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6/7/2014 12:00 AM
Kaptur part of U.S. delegation
U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) is a member of the official American delegation to Ukraine this weekend to witness the inauguration of Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko.

6/7/2014 6:36 AM
Iraq militants storm university, seize students
BAGHDAD — Gunmen have stormed a university in the restive Anbar province west of Baghdad and are holding dozens of students hostage, Iraqi officials said today.

6/7/2014 6:32 AM
More than 50 dead in Afghan flooding
KABUL, Afghanistan — Flooding in a remote part of northern Afghanistan has claimed more than 50 lives and forced thousands to flee their homes, a provincial official said today.

6/6/2014 6:49 PM
Billionaire seeks to help climate-change victims
FRESNO, Calif. — An environmentalist billionaire who has pledged to spend tens of millions of dollars targeting Republicans who reject climate change announced today that he is now creating a fund to help victims of extreme weather disasters, starting with wildfires in the American West.

6/6/2014 5:18 PM
Tourist detained in N. Korea is Ohio man
CINCINNATI — An attorney says a southwest Ohio man is the American tourist who has been detained by North Korea for an unspecified crime.

6/6/2014 1:41 PM
Hezbollah chief hails Assad win in Syria
BEIRUT — The chief of the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group today hailed Syrian President Bashar Assad’s victory in the country’s presidential election this week, saying the “massive” turnout shows the war and the West’s conspiracy against Syria have failed.

6/6/2014 12:22 PM
Canadian dollar weakens
The Canadian dollar weakened after a report showed the nation’s unemployment rate unexpectedly rose and full-time employment declined last month, bolstering the central bank’s wary outlook on the economy.

6/6/2014 11:13 AM
Blast rocks Kosovo power plant
OBILIC, Kosovo — A huge explosion rocked Kosovo’s main power plant today, killing at least three people and injuring more than a dozen, a government official told The Associated Press Friday.

6/6/2014 9:09 AM
17 Indian police convicted of killing
NEW DELHI — Seventeen Indian police officers were convicted today of kidnapping and killing a 22-year-old jobseeker in custody and could face the death penalty.

6/6/2014 8:27 AM
N. Korea says it is holding U.S. tourist
SEOUL — North Korea said today it has detained an American tourist for committing an unspecified crime, the third U.S. citizen being held there.