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8/18/2014 2:23 PM
Rick Warren hopes to expand ministry in Africa
NAIROBI, Kenya — The American evangelical pastor Rick Warren, who visited Rwanda this week, told The Associated Press that he hopes to expand his ministry to East Africa.

8/18/2014 12:50 PM
15 new U.S. airstrikes in Iraq
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says a new round of 15 U.S. airstrikes near the Mosul dam in northern Iraq were justified because the dam’s failure could trigger a humanitarian disaster.

8/18/2014 11:13 AM
Ukraine: 'Dozens' of civilians killed in convoy
KIEV, Ukraine  — Dozens of civilians were killed today when separatist rebels shelled a convoy of refugees trying to flee war-torn eastern Ukraine, a top Ukrainian official said. A rebel chief said no such attack had occurred.

8/18/2014 10:08 AM
Journalists in Iran held over 'security issues'
TEHRAN, Iran — A spokesman for Iran’s judiciary says a Washington Post reporter and two other journalists detained last month are being held over “security issues.”

8/18/2014 9:54 AM
Floods in Nepal, India cause 180 deaths
KATMANDU, Nepal — The death toll from three days of flooding and torrential rain in Nepal and India rose to more than 180 people today, as relief teams sent food, tents and medicine to prevent any outbreaks of disease.

8/18/2014 7:12 AM
Assange talks of leaving embassy
LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sowed confusion today with an announcement that appeared to indicate he was leaving his embassy bolt hole, but his spokesman later clarified that that would not happen unless the impasse over his extradition were resolved.

8/18/2014 6:50 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:

8/17/2014 6:23 PM
New U.S. strikes hit Iraq
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — The United States has expanded its air campaign in Iraq with attacks aimed at helping Iraqi forces regain control of the strategic Mosul dam.

8/17/2014 6:33 PM
Pope eyes ties to China
HAEMI, South Korea — Pope Francis made his strongest gesture yet to reach out to China today, saying he wants to improve relations and insisting that the Catholic Church isn’t coming in as a “conqueror” but is rather a partner in dialogue.

8/17/2014 1:36 PM
Man with many piercings denied entry to Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A heavily tattooed German man whose face is embellished with horn implants and more than 100 piercings said Sunday he was refused entry to Dubai without reason, forcing him to skip a planned appearance at a nightclub.