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Published 1 hour ago
1 billion used Facebook on Wednesday
NEW YORK — For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday.

Updated 2 hours ago
Tropical storm kills 4 on island
ROSEAU, Dominica — Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people.

Updated 7 hours ago
Thai court issues warrant for suspect in 2nd blast
BANGKOK — A Thai court today issued an arrest warrant for an unnamed suspect in a riverside blast that occurred a day after the bombing of a shrine in central Bangkok which killed 20 people.

Updated 8 hours ago
Pistorius parole board review set for Sept. 18
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius’ parole board review will take place on September 18, meaning the Olympic athlete will have to spend at least another three weeks in jail.

Published 9 hours ago
Saudi records 15 MERS virus deaths in a week
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Health Ministry says 15 more people have died after contracting the Middle East respiratory syndrome, known as MERS, in the last seven days amid a surge in contractions in the capital, Riyadh.

Published 10 hours ago
Romania gives Moldova 110 million euros
CHISINAU, Moldova — Romania’s prime minister has given Moldova 100 million euros ($117 million) in financial aid in a gesture of support for the former Soviet republic’s EU membership bid.

Published 11 hours ago
China jails 45 on terror-related charges
BEIJING — Chinese courts in the restive, western region of Xinjiang have jailed 45 people on terrorism-related charges, including 18 convicted of organizing illegal border crossings, state-run media reported today.

Published 11 hours ago
Report links hacking scheme to Iran
NEW YORK — Researchers have linked a sophisticated hacking scheme targeting Iranian dissidents back to Iran.

Published 11 hours ago
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Published 22 hours ago
Tehran asks U.S. to release 19 Iranians
Turning the tables on the United States, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said today that the U.S. authorities were holding 19 Iranian citizens on what it described as unfounded charges of sanctions violations and called for their release.

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