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12/28/2013 6:27 AM
Protester killed in new Thai political violence
BANGKOK — Gunmen killed an anti-government activist and wounded two others in Thailand’s capital on Saturday, while protesters elsewhere blocked candidates from registering for upcoming elections, deepening a political crisis that threatens to derail democracy in the Southeast Asian nation.

12/27/2013 11:18 PM
Libya holds 4 Americans
WASHINGTON — Four U.S. military personnel assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, were detained Friday and were being held by the country’s Interior Ministry, U.S. officials said.

12/27/2013 12:05 PM
Ship trapped in Antarctic ice awaits rescue
SYDNEY — A ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve was nearing rescue today, after a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon drew close to the icebound vessel.

12/27/2013 10:10 AM
Crude oil inches closer to $100 a barrel
Oil prices inched closer to $100 a barrel today, supported by a fall in applications for unemployment benefits and expectations of a decline in U.S. crude stockpiles.

12/27/2013 10:07 AM
Two Russians start spacewalk
MOSCOW — Two Russian astronauts have begun a spacewalk to install cameras and perform other work on the International Space Station.

12/27/2013 8:31 AM
Suicide car bomb kills 3 in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan  — A suicide car bomber attacked a convoy of international troops in an eastern district of the Afghan capital Kabul today, killing three service members and wounding six Afghans, officials said.

12/27/2013 8:28 AM
GM to recall 1.5M cars in China
BEIJING — General Motors Co. and its main Chinese partner will recall almost 1.5 million cars to replace a bracket that secures a fuel pump, China’s product quality agency said today.

12/27/2013 7:02 AM
Car bomb kills politician in Lebanon
BEIRUT — A powerful car bomb tore through a business district in the center of the Lebanese capital today, killing a prominent pro-Western politician and at least five other people in an assassination certain to hike sectarian tensions already soaring because of the civil war in neighboring Syria.

12/27/2013 7:00 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

12/26/2013 8:42 PM
Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law
CAIRO -- Egypt stepped up pressure on the Muslim Brotherhood a day after declaring it a terrorist group, using the new classification to detain dozens of its supporters on Thursday, while one person died in street clashes ignited by political tension.