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7/10/2014 8:24 PM
More than 85 dead in Gaza conflict
KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip — The Al Haj family never heard it coming: An Israeli missile smashed into their home in the middle of the night, destroying the structure and killing eight relatives in a matter of seconds. A survivor said all the dead were civilians.

7/10/2014 1:14 PM
U.S. sending $22M more to aid S. Sudan
WASHINGTON — The U.S. announced on Thursday an additional $22 million in humanitarian assistance to refugees and people displaced by the violence in South Sudan.

7/10/2014 6:51 AM
Samsung faces child labor claim
SEOUL, South Korea  — Samsung is facing a fresh accusation that one of its China suppliers hired children to meet production targets during a period of high demand from the South Korean electronics giant.

7/10/2014 6:49 AM
5 Myanmar journalists jailed 10 years
YANGON, Myanmar — Four reporters and the chief executive officer of a magazine in Myanmar have been sentenced to 10 years at hard labor in prison on a national security charge for investigative stories about a weapons factory.

7/10/2014 6:47 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:

7/9/2014 9:33 PM
Civilian casualties rising in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan — Driven by increased ground combat between insurgents and government forces, civilian casualties in Afghanistan surged 24 percent through the first half of the year, reaching their highest levels since 2009, according to the United Nations. The findings were released just as a Taliban attack unfolded in the densely populated center of Kandahar, the main city in southern

7/9/2014 4:34 PM
U.S. students average on financial knowhow
WASHINGTON  — In an increasingly global economy, just 1 in 10 teenagers around the world is able to make some key — but complex — financial decisions, including choosing among various loans or analyzing invoices and pay slips.

7/9/2014 4:09 PM
American author gored in Pamplona
PAMPLONA, Spain — An American who co-authored the book “Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona” became one of their victims today when he was one of two men gored at the festival.

7/9/2014 3:20 PM
Fifty bodies found in Iraq
BAGHDAD — At least 50 bodies turned up blindfolded and bound in a predominantly Shiite area south of Baghdad on Wednesday, raising the specter of sectarian war as Iraqi forces, aided by Shiite militias, battle Sunni insurgents across the country.

7/9/2014 3:17 PM
Ukrainian charged with journalists' deaths
MOSCOW — A Ukrainian air force pilot who was captured by separatist rebels last month has been arrested in Russia and charged with abetting the killing of two Russian journalists, Russian officials said today.