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4/8/2014 7:36 PM
Intel eliminates 1,500 jobs in Costa Rica
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Chipmaker Intel says it’s eliminating 1,500 jobs from its assembly and test operation in Costa Rica.

4/8/2014 3:11 PM
Bomb hits train in southwest Pakistan
QUETTA, Pakistan — A bomb ripped through a railway car parked at a station in southwestern Pakistan, killing 16 people and sending flames and smoke billowing into the air, officials said.

4/8/2014 1:57 PM
U.S. contractor begins a hunger strike
WASHINGTON — Alan Gross, a former contractor for the U.S. Agency for International Development who has been imprisoned in Cuba for four years, announced today that he has begun a hunger strike to help him win his freedom.

4/8/2014 1:57 PM
Strike continues at Rio Olympic venues
RIO DE JANEIRO  — More than 2,000 workers stayed away from venue construction sites for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics today as a strike that began last week continued without an end in sight.

4/8/2014 11:59 AM
Wal-Mart to open 50 more outlets in India
NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will open 50 more wholesale stores in India over the next four to five years, adding to the current total of 20 in the country.

4/8/2014 11:05 AM
Kerry warns Russia of new sanctions
WASHINGTON  — Secretary of State John Kerry is warning Russia of harsher economic sanctions if it doesn’t back down from involvement in Ukraine.

4/8/2014 9:20 AM
Pistorius sobs, testifies in murder trial
PRETORIA, South Africa  — Oscar Pistorius broke down in sobs and howls while testifying at his murder trial today, forcing the court to adjourn as the star athlete was describing the moments he said he first realized he had shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a toilet door in his home last year.

4/8/2014 6:47 AM
U.K. scientists make body parts in lab
LONDON — In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in the laboratory in a bold attempt to make body parts using stem cells.

4/8/2014 6:43 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:

4/7/2014 9:30 PM
Dutch priest assassinated in Syria
DAMASCUS, Syria — A beloved, elderly Dutch priest who made headlines this year with a desperate plea for aid for civilians trapped in the besieged Syrian city of Homs was assassinated today by a masked gunman who shot him at his monastery, the latest attack targeting Christian clergymen in the country’s civil war.