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8/5/2014 8:59 AM
Afghan attack kills U.S. major general
KABUL, Afghanistan — A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire today on NATO troops at a military base, killing a U.S. two-star general and wounding some 15 people, among them a German brigadier general and a number of Americans troops, authorities said.

8/5/2014 11:27 AM
2nd American with Ebola arrives in U.S.
ATLANTA  — The second American aid worker recently diagnosed with Ebola in west Africa landed via chartered plane in the Atlanta area today, three days after the first American patient’s arrival, and was headed to the same specialized isolation unit for treatment.

8/5/2014 10:04 AM
Bangladesh ferry sinks
DHAKA, Bangladesh — Families of scores of people presumed dead after their ferry capsized in central Bangladesh accused authorities today of launching a feeble rescue effort and leaving their loved ones trapped inside the vessel for more than 24 hours.

8/5/2014 7:01 AM
China to ban coal use in Beijing by 2020
BEIJING — China’s smog-plagued capital has announced plans to ban the use of coal by the end of 2020 as the country fights deadly levels of pollution, especially in major cities.

8/5/2014 6:57 AM
Japanese scientist in scandal dead
TOKYO — A senior Japanese scientist embroiled in a stem-cell research scandal died today in an apparent suicide, police said.

8/5/2014 6:55 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:

8/4/2014 10:09 PM
Plane leaves Liberia with 2nd American with Ebola
MONROVIA, Liberia — A special plane transporting the second American infected with Ebola has left Liberia’s capital en route to Atlanta.

8/4/2014 4:48 PM
Iraq agrees to help Kurds
BAGHDAD — Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki today ordered Iraq’s air force to support Kurdish forces fighting Sunni extremists in the north, a move that represented a thaw, out of military necessity, in the fraught relations between the central government and Kurdish leaders.

8/4/2014 4:06 PM
Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire
CAIRO — Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinian factions to begin a three-day ceasefire in Gaza starting at 0500 GMT on Tuesday, and invited them to dispatch senior delegations to Cairo for negotiations aimed at reaching a longer-term deal.

8/4/2014 10:02 AM
Ukrainian soldiers cross border into Russia
MOSCOW — A Russian border security official said today that more than 400 Ukrainian soldiers have crossed into Russia, although both sides gave conflicting accounts as to why they had decided to cross the border.