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7/16/2014 7:48 PM
U.S. using all means for Israel cease-fire
WASHINGTON  — President Barack Obama said today that the United States will use all its diplomatic resources and relationships to secure a deal on a cease-fire to end violence between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

7/16/2014 3:08 PM
Starbucks opens first store in Colombia
SEATTLE — Starbucks opened its first Colombian store in Bogota on Wednesday, a foray into one of the world’s top producers of quality coffee — and one that has big coffee retailers of its own.

7/16/2014 3:44 PM
Obama pushes to stop corporate overseas tax moves
The Obama administration is urging Congress to act swiftly to curtail a growing trend in which U.S. corporations reorganize overseas with foreign entities in part to trim their taxes back home.

7/16/2014 1:41 PM
Rio de Janeiro police suspended for beating
SAO PAULO — Four police officers have been suspended after being caught on video as they beat journalists during an anti-World Cup protest, the Rio de Janeiro police department said today.

7/16/2014 8:09 AM
UAE plans first Arab spaceship
DUBAI — The United Arab Emirates, already home to the world’s tallest tower, is now reaching for the stars, with plans to send the first Arab spaceship to Mars in 2021.

7/16/2014 6:17 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:

7/16/2014 6:16 AM
Assad sworn in for 3rd term
DAMASCUS — Syrian President Bashar Assad has been sworn in, marking the beginning of his third seven-year term in office.

7/16/2014 6:14 AM
Iraqi army retreats from Tikrit
BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces have withdrawn from the militant-held city of Tikrit after their new offensive met heavy resistance, in a blow to the government effort to push back Sunni insurgents controlling large parts of the country.

7/16/2014 6:12 AM
Typhoon kills 12 in Philippines
MANILA, Philippines — A typhoon left at least 12 people dead, knocked out power in many areas, damaged a parked plane but spared the Philippine capital today when its fierce wind shifted, officials said.

7/15/2014 3:12 PM
Group opposes Mexican sugar deal
NEW YORK - U.S. food manufacturers and sugar users have urged top U.S. government officials to reject pressure to negotiate a trade deal with Mexico to end a months-long dispute over allegations of cheap sweetener imports from across the border.