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5/9/2015 10:06 AM
Spanish military plane crashes, killing crew
MADRID — A military transport plane crashed near southwestern Seville airport Saturday, killing its crew, Spain’s prime minister said. It is unclear if any others were injured.

5/9/2015 8:08 AM
Egypt's Mubarak, sons get 3 years in prison
CAIRO — Egypt’s deposed leader Hosni Mubarak and his two sons were sentenced Saturday to three years in prison and a fine in a retrial on corruption charges they faced earlier. It wasn’t immediately clear whether it will include time he’s already served since his country’s 2011 revolt.

5/9/2015 12:00 AM
Britain’s Tories win 1st majority in decades
LONDON — In the end, the result came more swiftly and more clearly than anyone had expected.

5/9/2015 6:35 AM
Liberia declared free of Ebola
MONROVIA, Liberia — The World Health Organization says Liberia is now free of Ebola after going 42 days — twice the maximum incubation period for the deadly disease — without any new cases.

5/9/2015 6:31 AM
Greenpeace ordered to stay away from drill ships
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A federal judge has ordered Greenpeace protesters to stay away from Royal Dutch Shell PLC ships.

5/9/2015 6:25 AM
36 killed in Iraqi prison break
BAGHDAD — Forty inmates in a prison in eastern Iraq, including some convicted of terrorism charges, have escaped amid a riot that killed at least six police officers and 30 prisoners, Iraq’s Interior Ministry spokesman said Saturday.

5/8/2015 7:02 AM
U.K. Conservatives sweep into power
LONDON — The Conservative Party swept to power today in Britain’s parliamentary elections, winning an unexpected majority that returns Prime Minister David Cameron to 10 Downing Street in a stronger position than before.

5/8/2015 7:11 AM
Ambassadors killed in Pakistan helicopter crash
ISLAMABAD — The ambassadors to Pakistan from the Philippines and Norway and the wives of the ambassadors from Malaysia and Indonesia were killed today when a Pakistani army helicopter carrying foreign dignitaries made a crash landing in the country’s north, the military said.

5/8/2015 12:00 AM
China tries to slow stock boom
BEIJING — China’s leaders are trying to tap the brakes on a stock market boom that could run out of control and disrupt economic reform plans.

5/8/2015 7:07 AM
School attacked in northeast Nigeria
POTISKUM, Nigeria — Suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked a business school in northeast Nigeria today with gunfire and two bomb blasts before being overcome by security forces.

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