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6/6/2014 8:24 AM
Russian, Ukrainian leaders meet
OUISTREHAM, France — Ukraine’s incoming president spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin after world leaders gathered for a photo today at D-Day commemoration ceremonies.

6/6/2014 7:30 AM
Obama honors troops at Normandy
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France — Seventy years after Allied troops stormed the beaches at Normandy, President Barack Obama returned today to this hallowed battleground and said “the tide was turned in that common struggle for freedom” on D-Day and now lives on in a new generation.

6/6/2014 6:15 AM
German spy agency comes clean
BERLIN — Germany’s foreign intelligence agency officially lifted the lid on some of its worst-kept secrets today, acknowledging that half a dozen facilities around the country are in fact spy stations — as anyone with Internet access could already figure out.

6/6/2014 6:13 AM
China: Detained artist had visa problem
BEIJING — The Chinese government said today that an Australian artist detained in Beijing ahead of the politically sensitive 25th anniversary of the deadly military crackdown on protests around Tiananmen Square had fraudulently obtained a visa.

6/6/2014 6:11 AM
Bombs strike Afghan candidate convoy
KABUL — Two blasts struck the convoy of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah as it left a campaign event at a wedding hall in the capital Kabul today, killing four civilians but leaving the candidate himself unharmed, the Interior Ministry said.

6/5/2014 10:49 PM
Nigerian sect kills villagers
DAKAR, Senegal — The Boko Haram men, disguised in army uniforms, gathered the villagers together and promised them protection.

6/5/2014 10:28 PM
Peru police break up cocaine ring at airport
LIMA, Peru — Peru’s counter-narcotics police say they broke up a ring that shipped cocaine from Lima’s international airport to Mexico on commercial flights by swapping out unsuspecting passengers’ luggage with identical suitcases. The passengers’ real bags would be put on later flights.

6/5/2014 8:34 PM
Bergdahl's health improving daily
WASHINGTON — A Pentagon spokesman says former military captive Bowe Bergdahl’s health is improving daily, and he is resting more comfortably and becoming more involved in a treatment plan designed to ease his return to the U.S.

6/5/2014 6:19 PM
U.S. says its moving ahead with Gitmo closure
MIAMI — A U.S. official says President Barack Obama is moving ahead with the effort to close the Guantanamo Bay prison despite the uproar over the exchange of five Taliban prisoners for a captured American soldier.

6/5/2014 1:31 PM
U.S., Britain set new Russia sanctions deadline
BRUSSELS — President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron laid down a new deadline for Russia today, giving Moscow a month to meet their conditions in Ukraine or face further sanctions.