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9/3/2014 6:52 AM
Ukraine says cease-fire steps agreed
KIEV, Ukraine — The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said today that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin are in agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, but the statement was ambiguous and a top rebel figure said no cease-fire was possible without Ukraine withdrawing its forces.

9/3/2014 6:51 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:

9/2/2014 5:14 PM
Obama urges eBola precautions
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama urged West Africans on Tuesday to wear gloves and masks when caring for Ebola patients or burying anyone who died of the disease. He also discouraged the traditional burial practice of directly touching the body of someone who died of Ebola, which is one way the disease has been spreading in the region.

9/2/2014 1:31 PM
American purportedly beheaded
BEIRUT — Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, “our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people.”

9/2/2014 2:35 PM
6 militants killed in U.S. Somalia strike
MOGADISHU, Somalia — A U.S. airstrike in Somalia killed at least six members of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, possibly including its leader who was in a car that was hit.

9/2/2014 11:57 AM
Police: Bieber charged with assault
TORONTO — Canadian police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario.

9/2/2014 11:50 AM
Islamic State accused of war crimes
BAGHDAD — An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group today of systematic “ethnic cleansing” in northern Iraq targeting indigenous religious minorities, as well as conducting mass killings of men and abducting women.

9/2/2014 8:17 AM
Yemen president dismisses gov't
SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi dismissed the government today and suggested a national unity administration, government sources told Reuters, in moves aimed at quieting weeks of protests by a Shia Muslim rebel group.

9/2/2014 8:14 AM
Court halts Uber in Germany
BERLIN — A court has barred ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the popular app’s fight with taxi drivers worldwide.

9/2/2014 8:07 AM
31 deaths from Congo Ebola outbreak
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo — The death toll from an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Djera region of northern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 31, Minister of Health Felix Kabange Numbi told Reuters today.