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Jackie Northam

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Iran Charges 'Washington Post' Reporter With Espionage

Monday, April 20, 2015

Jason Rezaian's lawyer says he has been charged with four serious crimes. The Washington Post's Tehran bureau chief has been detained for nine months and held in the notorious Evin prison.

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Why A Blockbuster Of A Trade Deal With Asia Matters

Friday, April 17, 2015

Congress is giving President Obama new powers to help seal the deal on an ambitious Asia-Pacific free trade agreement, a move that angers many Democrats and unions.

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Feds Cancel Commercial Sardine Fishing After Stocks Crash

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Federal regulators close commercial sardine fishing in an effort to rebuild the depleted populations of the fish. Sardine shortages are blamed for the high rates of starvation deaths of sea lion pups

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Pro-Russia Journalist Shot Dead In Ukraine

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Oles Buzyna was gunned down in broad daylight in Kiev, one day after a former pro-Russia lawmaker was found dead there. The Ukrainian government is calling for a quick and transparent investigation.

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Documents Show Global Outpouring Of Grief Over Lincoln's Assassination

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The State Department has released documents from 1865 that highlight the disbelief and profound sympathy over the president's death from governments and private citizens the world over.

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Iraqi Leader Visits Washington Looking For Help In Fight Against Islamic State

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Iraq's prime minister is trying to drum up military support against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, which controls parts of his country. He is also looking for billions of dollars in loans.

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Obama Pledges Support To Iraqi Prime Minister In Fight Against Islamic State

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is on his first official visit to Washington, D.C.

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Blackwater Security Guards Handed Lengthy Sentences For Iraqi Killings

Monday, April 13, 2015

Three of the Blackwater security guards were found guilty of manslaughter and voluntary manslaughter, while a fourth was convicted of first-degree murder.

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Alan Turing Notebook Sells For More Than $1 Million At Auction

Monday, April 13, 2015

The manuscript dates to 1942, when the mathematician and computer science pioneer worked to break the German Enigma code. It is filled with complex mathematical and computer science notations.

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Federal Government Protects Bat, Angers Industry

Saturday, April 11, 2015

The northern long-eared bat has been designated as a threatened species, triggering new regulations to protect it. But oil and gas and agriculture organizations say those new rules will hurt them.

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Alleged Mastermind Of 2008 Mumbai Attack Out On Bail

Friday, April 10, 2015

Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, accused of plotting the Mumbai attack that left more than 160 people dead, walked out of a Pakistani prison on Friday. The move threatens to strain relations with India.

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Royal Dutch Shell's $70 Billion Deal For BG Would Create Gas Giant

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The deal would put Shell on track to surpass ExxonMobil as the world's largest publicly traded oil and gas company. It comes as global oil prices have dropped sharply.

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Is It Time To Resurrect The Brontosaurus?

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

More than a century ago, the Brontosaurus was deemed too similar to the dinosaur Apatosaurus. Recent research finds there is enough difference between the two creatures after all.

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Power Outages Hit Parts Of Washington, D.C., Including The White House

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Several government buildings, including the Capitol and the State Department were affected. The problem was traced back to a transmission line in southern Maryland.

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StuckInYemen.com Website Offers To Help Americans Trapped In Yemen

Monday, April 06, 2015

The site was created after Arab-American advocacy groups began to hear from U.S. citizens stuck in Yemen. The groups are pushing the U.S. government to step in and help those who are unable to leave.

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Framework Nuclear Deal Could Be Good News For Iran's Oil Sector

Saturday, April 04, 2015

If a final agreement is reached, crippling sanctions on Iran's oil industry could be lifted. But the oil sector faces a number of challenges before ramping up production.

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U.N. Report: 25,000 Foreign Fighters Joining Islamist Militant Groups

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Thousands have left their homes en route to Iraq and Syria, which the U.N. report calls an "international finishing school" for extremists.

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Yemen's Rebels Seize Presidential Palace In Aden, Despite Airstrikes

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Houthi fighters capture a central district of Aden, Yemen's economic hub, as al-Qaida militants free inmates from a prison. The ongoing violence is turning many Yemenis against the Saudi air campaign.

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Iraq Claims Victory Over Militants In Strategic City Of Tikrit

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Iraqi flags are flying over government buildings again, one month into a major offensive to reclaim the city from fighters with the self-proclaimed Islamic State.

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U.S. Creates First Sanctions Program Against Cybercriminals

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

President Obama signed a new executive order that will allow the administration to freeze the assets of any individual or group involved in "malicious" cyberattacks.

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