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Solar-Powered Airplane Embarks On Attempt To Fly Around The World

Monday, March 09, 2015

The trip began Monday morning in Abu Dhabi, with a 13-hour trip to Muscat, Oman. On Tuesday, the plane flies to India.

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Obama Imposes Sanctions On Venezuela, Invoking Emergency Powers

Monday, March 09, 2015

Citing an "erosion of human rights guarantees," President Obama issues an executive order imposing sanctions on members of Venezuela's military and intelligence services.

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Supreme Court Revives Notre Dame's Appeal In Contraception Case

Monday, March 09, 2015

Last February, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago backed a lower court's ruling that dismissed Notre Dame's challenge. That decision was vacated Monday.

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Oklahoma Fraternity Is Closed Over Video Of Racist Chant

Monday, March 09, 2015

The video reportedly captured a scene while the fraternity members and others, all in formalwear, were on a chartered bus.

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Anti-Smog Film Is Pulled In China; Protesters Reportedly Detained

Monday, March 09, 2015

A human rights group says police in China detained two people for protesting the government's approach to smog. A popular film about the same topic was recently removed from major websites.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Enters 2nd Week

Monday, March 09, 2015

Those testifying have included the father of Martin Richard, 8, who died in the attack. More survivors will tell their stories Monday.

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It's World Book Day: Time For Reading Lists And Dress-Up

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Put down that screen: Today's the day to celebrate holding a bound book in your hands. For World Book Day, we bring you a roundup of stories and reading lists.

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Michael Brown's Family Will File Civil Suit Over His Death

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The news comes a day after the Justice Department cleared Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Brown, in a civil rights probe — and gave a scathing appraisal of the Ferguson Police Department.

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Singapore Court Sentences 2 Germans To Caning And Jail Over Graffiti

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The pair were tracked down and arrested in Malaysia last November. For spray-painting graffiti on a commuter train car, they are sentenced to nine months in prison and three strokes from a cane.

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Hillary Clinton Asks State Dept. To Release Her Emails To The Public

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The State Department says it will review thousands of messages for possible release. Clinton announced her intentions Wednesday, after a House panel issued a subpoena for some of the emails.

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Ferguson Report: Former Officer Won't Face Civil Rights Charges

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

While Darren Wilson will avoid federal charges for the death of Michael Brown, the Justice Department did find racial bias in the Ferguson, Mo., police and justice system.

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Spain's Wine Exports Soar 22 Percent — But Profits Fall

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Spain's wine industry had a record year in 2014, posting numbers that could propel it past Italy as the world's biggest wine exporter. But most of the wine was sold cheaply, in bulk.

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Born In 1898: World's Oldest Living Person Celebrates Birthday

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Misao Okawa of Japan is now 117. She has reigned as the world's oldest living person since 2013, when Guinness World Records certified that she was 115.

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Man's Identity Questioned In LAPD Skid Row Shooting

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Officials say the man killed Sunday was the subject of a federal warrant for violating probation for a 2000 bank robbery. There's also word that he lived under a stolen identity.

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For U.S. Children, Minorities Will Be The Majority By 2020, Census Says

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

America is heading toward the day when whites will no longer make up the majority of the population. And U.S. children will get there soon, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Begins For Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Opening statements begin in Boston on Wednesday, in a capital trial that's expected to last several months. It took nearly two months to seat a jury to try the case.

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David Petraeus Enters Into Plea Deal With Justice Department

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The former CIA chief and retired general, whose military career has been overshadowed by charges that he gave classified data to his mistress, will plead guilty to a misdemeanor.

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Hillary Clinton's Use Of Personal Email At State Department Raises Questions

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The arrangement circumvented a process that could have automatically preserved Clinton's email communications in government archives.

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With Iran's Help, Iraqi Force Pushes Toward ISIS-Held Tikrit

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

A local source says that Iran, which has already been aiding Iraq with artillery and intelligence support, has sent fighters to help take the city of Tikrit.

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LAPD Shooting Update: Two Body Cameras And A Gun Malfunction

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck are calling for calm and patience, as three investigations are underway into the police killing of a homeless man Sunday.

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