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at 08:30 on July 01, 2015, EDT.

Militants launch attacks on Egyptian army checkpoints in Sinai, killing at last 50 troops

EL-ARISH, Egypt - Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 50 soldiers, security and military officials said.

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at 08:07 on July 01, 2015, EDT.

The Latest: Egyptian officials say death toll from Sinai militant attacks climbs to 50 troops

CAIRO - The latest news on the co-ordinated militant attacks in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Peninsula that killed 50 soldiers (all times local):

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at 08:05 on July 01, 2015, EDT.

The Latest: EU says its assessment of the latest Greek offer is going to all 19 euro nations

ATHENS, Greece - The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

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at 07:31 on July 01, 2015, EDT.

Indonesia investigates if paying passengers were on crashed military plane; death toll 141

MEDAN, Indonesia - Indonesia's air force said Wednesday it will investigate if the transport plane that crashed into a city neighbourhood, killing 141 people, was violating orders by carrying paying passengers. A local military commander said the search for bodies has ended.

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at 07:02 on July 01, 2015, EDT.

Fire burns at South Carolina church previously burned down by KKK; cause being investigated

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Twenty years after the Ku Klux Klan burned it down, a South Carolina black church, north of Charleston, has caught fire again and authorities were trying to determine why.

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at 06:37 on July 01, 2015, EDT.

A look at wildfire hotspots around the West

People returned to find their homes reduced to rubble following a destructive wildfire in Washington state, while crews battled blazes in California and Nevada.

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