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6/11/2014 7:30 PM
Costa Rica seizes 4 tons of cocaine
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Costa Rican officials say they have seized more than four tons of cocaine from three boats disguised as fishing vessels off the Central American country’s Pacific Coast.

6/11/2014 7:28 PM
Car bomb in N. Mali kills peacekeepers
BAMAKO, Mali — A suicide attack at a U.N. camp in northern Mali killed four peacekeepers today, the country’s peacekeeping mission said, raising concerns of worsening security as government officials warn about the possible return of Islamic extremists to the region.

6/11/2014 2:41 PM
Germany: looted Matisse belongs to Jewish family
AMSTERDAM  — The German task force investigating a huge trove of art recovered from a Munich apartment says one of the paintings — Henri Matisse’s 1921 “Woman Sitting in an Armchair” — was looted from Jews by the Nazis and belongs to the descendants of Paris art dealer Paul Rosenberg.

6/11/2014 7:18 AM
Rowling against Scottish separation
LONDON — “Harry Potter” creator J.K. Rowling waded into the world of Muggle politics today, announcing a 1 million pound ($1.68 million) donation to the campaign against Scottish independence.

6/11/2014 1:58 PM
ESPN: Donovan to analyze World Cup
LOS ANGELES  — ESPN has hired Landon Donovan to offer commentary on the U.S. soccer team he was cut from just before the World Cup.

6/11/2014 1:14 PM
Subway workers threaten World Cup walkout
SAO PAULO — Subway workers in Brazil’s biggest city threatened today to walk out during the opening day of the World Cup unless union members fired during a strike are rehired.

6/11/2014 9:32 AM
Ukraine rejects Putin's offer of gas discounts
MOSCOW — Russia offered today to restore the discounted gas price it granted Ukraine under the ousted pro-Russian president, but Ukraine demanded an even better deal and called for arbitration to settle the dispute.

6/11/2014 9:49 AM
EU probes Apple, Starbucks, Fiat tax deals
AMSTERDAM — The European Union’s antitrust regulator has launched an investigation into tax deals that Apple, Starbucks and Fiat struck with some European countries, the start of a wider push to keep multinationals from taking advantage of loopholes.

6/11/2014 9:47 AM
Airbus loses order for 70 of its troubled A350
PARIS  — Emirates Airlines has cancelled its order for 70 Airbus A350 aircraft, a blow to the manufacturer that has seen its share price sink 4 percent in morning trading.

6/11/2014 7:22 AM
Spy games return to melting Arctic
OSLO, Norway — In early March, a mysterious ship the size of a large passenger ferry left a Romanian wharf, glided through the narrow strait that separates Europe from Asia and plotted a course toward Scandinavia. After a two-year refitting, the $250 million ship will begin its mission: to snoop on Russia’s activities in the Arctic.