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6/17/2015 7:00 AM
Wikipedia wins Spanish prize
MADRID — The popular Internet encyclopedia service Wikpedia has been awarded Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for international cooperation.

6/17/2015 6:56 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:

6/16/2015 9:54 PM
Russia to add 40 new intercontinental missiles
MOSCOW — Russia’s military will add over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles this year alone that are capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said today in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.

6/16/2015 6:53 PM
4 land on Florida beach in makeshift vessel
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — When Dmytro Donets emigrated to the U.S. four years ago, he arrived on a plane, with his parents and fully documented. “We won the green card lottery in Kiev, Ukraine,” said Donets. “That was probably the easiest way to get here.”

6/16/2015 6:27 AM
Al-Qaeda's No. 2 figure killed in U.S. strike
CAIRO — U.S. airstrike has killed Al-Qaeda’s No. 2 leader, who commanded its powerful Yemeni affiliate, dealing the global network its biggest blow since the killing of Osama bin Laden and eliminating a charismatic leader at a time when it is vying with the Islamic State group for the mantle of global jihad.

6/16/2015 2:17 PM
Egypt court hands ex-leader Morsi death sentence
CAIRO — An Egyptian court sentenced deposed President Mohamed Morsi to death today over a mass jail break during the country's 2011 uprising and issued sweeping punishments against the leadership of Egypt's oldest Islamic group.

6/16/2015 1:07 PM
Taliban gives ISIS ultimatum
Afghan Taliban Deputy Leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour told Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to fight alongside his organization, or face more attacks.

6/16/2015 12:00 AM
Magna Carta at 800 years
This is the last in a four-part series on Magna Carta at 800, exploring what the document brought about. Today’s story covers the commemoration at Runnymede, outside London, where Magna Carta was sealed.

6/16/2015 10:40 AM
South Korean schools reopen despite MERS fear
SEOUL, South Korea — The death toll in South Korea’s MERS outbreak increased today even as schools reopened and people recovered from the virus.

6/16/2015 10:37 AM
Vatican yanks credentials of reporter
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has suspended the press credentials of the Vatican columnist for the Italian newsweekly L’Espresso, which published a leaked draft of Pope Francis’ eagerly awaited encyclical on the environment.

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