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7/11/2014 11:29 AM
19 Ukraine servicemen killed in rocket attack
KIEV, Ukraine  — Pro-Russia rebels fired missiles today at government troops near the Russian border, killing at least 19 servicemen, Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said, adding that four troops were killed in other clashes.

7/11/2014 8:34 AM
4 suspended for rigging ski results
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended today for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

7/11/2014 8:30 AM
Man loses fingertips on Disney ride
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Officials say a tourist from the United Kingdom lost two fingertips on his right hand while riding on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Florida.

7/11/2014 7:52 AM
Thai poachers kill elephant in sanctuary
BANGKOK  — A conservation center in Thailand says poachers have killed and sawed the tusks off a 50-year-old elephant that performed in royal processions and was even featured in Oliver Stone’s 2004 movie “Alexander.”

7/11/2014 6:57 AM
Taliban attacks in Afghanistan kill 13
KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing targeting police officers and an attack on a convoy of de-miners killed at least 13 people in Afghanistan, authorities said today, separate attacks blamed on the Taliban ahead of foreign troops withdrawing from the country.

7/11/2014 6:54 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:

7/10/2014 9:37 PM
Van falls into pond, killing 8 children in China
BEIJING — Eight kindergarteners and three adults died in central China after the minivan they were in crashed into a pond, state media reported Friday.

7/10/2014 8:24 PM
More than 85 dead in Gaza conflict
KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip — The Al Haj family never heard it coming: An Israeli missile smashed into their home in the middle of the night, destroying the structure and killing eight relatives in a matter of seconds. A survivor said all the dead were civilians.

7/10/2014 1:14 PM
U.S. sending $22M more to aid S. Sudan
WASHINGTON — The U.S. announced on Thursday an additional $22 million in humanitarian assistance to refugees and people displaced by the violence in South Sudan.

7/10/2014 6:51 AM
Samsung faces child labor claim
SEOUL, South Korea  — Samsung is facing a fresh accusation that one of its China suppliers hired children to meet production targets during a period of high demand from the South Korean electronics giant.