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6/4/2014 10:18 AM
Troops, rebels killed in eastern Ukraine
LUHANSK, Ukraine — Pro-Russian insurgents dislodged government troops from three bases in eastern Ukraine, a new blow to beleaguered armed forces as its president-elect vowed new initiatives to help end the regional mutiny.

6/4/2014 6:46 AM
Putin dominates G-7 summit in absentia
BRUSSELS  — Russian President Vladimir Putin was kept out of today‘s summit of major economies over his actions in Ukraine, yet world leaders appeared eager to seek his renewed cooperation to settle the crisis.

6/4/2014 6:44 AM
Taliban video shows handover of soldier
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban today released a video showing the handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan, touting the swap of the American soldier for five Taliban detainees from Guantanamo as a significant achievement for the insurgents.

6/4/2014 11:05 AM
Queen unveils British government's plan
LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II unveiled the British government’s legislative agenda today in a ceremony that combined a sumptuous display of pomp and power with a slim slate of bills on crime, pensions and fracking.

6/4/2014 10:59 AM
Putin looks to bolster ties with N. Korea
TOKYO — Angry with the West’s response over Ukraine and eager to diversify its options, Russia is moving rapidly to bolster ties with North Korea in a diplomatic nose-thumbing that could complicate the U.S.-led effort to squeeze Pyongyang into giving up its nuclear weapons program.

6/4/2014 6:44 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:

6/3/2014 9:41 PM
Security tight on Tiananmen anniversary
BEIJING — Authorities in Beijing blanketed the city center with heavy security Wednesday on the 25th anniversary of the bloody military suppression of pro-democracy protests centered on Tiananmen Square.

6/3/2014 8:46 PM
Tropical Storm Boris forms off Mexico's coast
MEXICO CITY — Tropical Storm Boris formed off Mexico’s Pacific coast Tuesday, forcing evacuations in seaside and mountain communities vulnerable to flooding and mudslides.

6/3/2014 2:48 PM
'Hunger Games' salute used in Thailand
BANGKOK  — The three-finger salute from the Hollywood movie “The Hunger Games” is being used as a real symbol of resistance in Thailand. Protesters against the military coup are flashing the gesture as a silent act of rebellion, and they’re being threatened with arrest if they ignore warnings to stop.

6/3/2014 6:52 AM
U.S. to boost military presence in Europe
WARSAW, Poland — The United States is preparing to boost its military presence in Europe and at a cost of up to $1 billion, President Obama said today, as tensions in the region simmer over Russia’s aggressive actions in Ukraine.