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5/13/2014 6:35 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:

5/12/2014 12:28 PM
At least 15 dead in Congo soccer stampede
KINSHASA, Congo — A stampede at a soccer stadium in Congo’s capital killed at least 15 people after angry fans threw rocks from the stands, prompting security officers to fire tear gas that caused crowds to flee in panic, government officials and witnesses said today.

5/12/2014 9:17 AM
Insurgents in Ukraine declare independence
DONETSK, Ukraine  — Pro-Russia insurgents in Ukraine’s Donetsk region declared independence today and asked to join Russia — a day after holding a hastily arranged vote on separatism that Ukraine’s government and its western allies said violated international law.

5/12/2014 6:45 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:

5/11/2014 8:09 PM
Afghan front-runner gets endorsement
KABUL, Afghanistan — Abdullah Abdullah, the front-runner in Afghanistan’s presidential election campaign, announced today that he has received the endorsement of Zalmai Rassoul, the third-place candidate, as part of his effort to gather enough votes to win in the next round of voting.

5/11/2014 1:46 PM
Syria opens presidential campaign
DAMASCUS, Syria — On billboards and in posters taped to car windows, new portraits of President Bashar Assad filled the streets of Damascus today as Syria officially opened its presidential campaign despite a crippling civil war that has devastated the country and left large chunks of territory outside of government control.

5/11/2014 8:01 PM
Nigerian escapee afraid of school
BAUCHI, Nigeria — One of the teenagers who escaped from Islamic extremists who abducted more than 300 schoolgirls says the kidnapping was “too terrifying for words,” and she is scared to go back to school.

5/11/2014 2:05 PM
Ukraine guardsmen open fire on crowd
KRASNOARMEISK, Ukraine — Ukrainian national guardsmen opened fire today on a crowd outside a town hall in eastern Ukraine and an official for the region’s insurgents said there were fatalities.

5/11/2014 12:51 PM
Sticker fever in Brazil as World Cup nears
SAO PAULO — The frenzy over the World Cup sticker album has taken over Brazil like never before.

5/11/2014 10:59 AM
36 students sentenced for protesting in Egypt
CAIRO — An Egyptian judge sentenced today 36 students from an Islamic university in Cairo to four years imprisonment for taking part in a protest against the overthrow of the former Islamist president that turned violent, court officials said.