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5/9/2014 3:17 PM
Texas man on run arrested in India
McALLEN, Texas— A man who was able to escape a 2007 murder conviction in a scheme that sent a former South Texas prosecutor and judge to prison been captured in India, authorities said today.

5/9/2014 10:04 AM
Experts arriving to help in Nigeria
BAUCHI, Nigeria — British experts arrived in the Nigerian capital today to help find at least 276 girls being held by Islamic militants in northeastern Nigeria as an international effort began taking hold.

5/9/2014 7:36 AM
Putin arrives in Crimea
SEVASTOPOL, Crimea — President Vladimir Putin today traveled to Crimea on his first trip to the Black Sea region since its annexation, a triumphant visit that follows a massive show of military muscle in the annual Red Square parade marking victory over Nazi Germany.

5/9/2014 6:51 AM
S. Korean ferry owner formally arrested
SEOUL, South Korea  — The head of the company that owns a South Korean ferry that sank and left more than 300 people dead or missing was formally arrested today as authorities worried he may destroy evidence, officials said.

5/9/2014 6:49 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:

5/9/2014 6:48 AM
4 dead after Ghana helicopter crash
ACCRA, Ghana  — An aviation official in the West African nation of Ghana says at least four people are dead after a helicopter crash.

5/8/2014 7:00 PM
New Benghazi probe planned
WASHINGTON — House Republicans today rammed through a measure opening a new investigation of the deadly assault in Benghazi, Libya, vowing to dig deeper in a search for truth. Democrats declared it merely a political ploy to raise campaign cash and motivate voters.

5/8/2014 1:25 PM
Strong earthquake shakes Mexico City
MEXICO CITY — A strong earthquake on the Pacific coast of Mexico shook the capital today, sending frightened office workers streaming into the streets away from high-rise buildings.

5/8/2014 12:08 PM
Rebels blow up historic Aleppo hotel in Syria
BEIRUT — Syrian rebels bombed a once luxurious, historic hotel being used as a government army base in the northern city of Aleppo today, levelling the building and causing multiple casualties in a giant explosion carried off by digging tunnels under the complex, activists and militants said.

5/8/2014 8:35 AM
1100 B.C. tomb found in Egypt
CAIRO  — Archeologists have found a tomb dating back to around 1100 B.C. south of Cairo, Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry said today.