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8/9/2014 12:32 PM
Egypt court dissolves Muslim Brotherhood
CAIRO — Egypt’s highest administrative court dissolved Saturday the political party of the banned Muslim Brotherhood and ordered its assets liquidated, in the latest move against the 86-year old Islamist group.

8/9/2014 9:25 AM
Tibet tour bus with 40 people falls into valley
BEIJING — A tour bus carrying about 40 people has fallen into a valley following a crash in southwest China’s Tibet region.

8/9/2014 8:55 AM
Tiger carries away woman in India
KOLKATA, India — Officials say a tiger snatched a woman and disappeared into the surrounding mangrove forest in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.

8/9/2014 8:20 AM
3 al-Qaida militants killed in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen — Three suspected al-Qaida Yemeni militants were killed in an airstrike that targeted their house on Saturday in the country’s central province of Marib, a security official said.

8/9/2014 8:14 AM
Ukraine rebels surrouned in Donetsk
DONETSK, Ukraine — A top commander of the pro-Russia insurgency in eastern Ukraine said Saturday that Ukrainian forces have seized a key town, leaving the rebel region’s largest city of Donetsk surrounded.

8/9/2014 12:00 AM
U.S. aircraft bombard Iraqi rebels
IRBIL, Iraq — American warplanes and drones struck Islamist militants in northern Iraq on Friday, putting the U.S. military back in action in the skies over Iraq less than three years after the troops withdrew and President Obama declared the war over.

8/9/2014 6:24 AM
Kerry presses Myanmar on democratic reform
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned the leaders of Myanmar on Saturday that improved relations with the United States will require a significant speed-up in its democratic transition and a halt to what Washington sees as backsliding on commitments to improve human rights.

8/9/2014 6:19 AM
Obama: U.S. won't be dragged into another Iraq war
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the United States can’t and shouldn’t intervene in every world crisis. But he says when innocent people face a massacre and the U.S. has the ability to stop it, the nation shouldn’t look away.

8/8/2014 4:17 PM
New round of airstrikes in Iraq
IRBIL, Iraq — The U.S. unleashed its first airstrikes in northern Iraq against militants of the Islamic State group Friday amid a worsening humanitarian crisis. The extremists took captive hundreds of women from a religious minority, according to an Iraqi official, while thousands of other civilians fled in fear.

8/8/2014 10:30 AM
McDonald's global sales down 2.5% in July
NEW YORK  — McDonald’s says a global sales figure fell 2.5 percent in July, dragged down by persistent weakness in the U.S. and a food safety scare in China.