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Thousands Reportedly Flee Battle In Tikrit

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Iraqi army forces, Shiite militias and Kurdish peshmerga are battling to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from Islamic State extremists.

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Ringling Bros. Says No More Circus Elephants By 2018

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The "Greatest Show on Earth" has been under pressure for years from animal rights advocates over its use of Asian elephants in its 5,000 annual shows.

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Plane Skids Off Runway At New York's LaGuardia; 6 Injured

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The Delta Air Lines flight inbound from Atlanta ran into a fence on the side of the tarmac. A spokesman for the Port Authority said none of the injuries was life-threatening.

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Winter's Final Punch? Forecasters Say Maybe

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Up to 10 inches of snowfall is possible in some areas of the Mid-Atlantic. A slippery "wintry mix" caused the closing of federal government offices.

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North Korea: Attack On U.S. Ambassador Is 'Deserved Punishment'

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Pyongyang said it welcomed the attack on Ambassador Mark Lippert, who was assaulted in Seoul by a knife-wielding political activist who said he opposed joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises.

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Kerry Tries To Calm Tensions Over Netanyahu Visit

Sunday, March 01, 2015

The Secretary of State said the Israeli prime minister is welcome to speak in the U.S. and that the White House does not want to see his address to Congress become "a political football."

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Avalanches Kill Nearly 250 In Afghanistan

Sunday, March 01, 2015

The latest avalanches, in the Panjshir Valley north of the capital, Kabul, have cut off villages in the area for almost a week.

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6 In 10 Young Republicans Favor Legal Marijuana, Survey Says

Sunday, March 01, 2015

A Pew Research Center survey shows that 63 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 favor legalization.

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Venezuela Cuts American Embassy Staff, Restricts U.S. Travel

Sunday, March 01, 2015

President Nicolas Maduro accused Washington of "gringo" meddling and placed several individuals, including George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Marco Rubio, on a list of people banned from the country.

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ISS Spacewalkers Perform Tricky Cable, Antenna Installation

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Two American astronauts at the Space Station are outside the craft for the last of three jobs aimed at paving the way to receive a new generation of crew modules beginning in 2017.

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Opposition Rally In Moscow To Mourn Boris Nemtsov

Sunday, March 01, 2015

The Russian opposition leader was gunned down in Moscow on Friday in what many of his supporters believe was a directed political assassination.

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Iraq's National Museum To Open For First Time Since 2003 Invasion

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The planned reopening was moved up following the release of a video showing self-declared Islamic State extremists destroying priceless ancient artifacts in the Mosul museum.

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Egypt Declares Hamas 'Terrorist' Group

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The organization, an offshoot of Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood, controls the Gaza Strip.

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West Calls On Russia For Independent Probe Of Nemtsov's Murder

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The opposition leader and harsh critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down in public on Friday.

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Funding Homeland Security: Where Do We Go From Here?

Saturday, February 28, 2015

President Obama late Friday signed a stopgap measure to keep the department running for another week, but the tussle over his executive action on immigration, linked to the funding, is not over yet.

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Bomb Blast Kills 2 At Pro-Kiev Rally In Eastern Ukraine

Sunday, February 22, 2015

The explosion, at the demonstration marking the one-year anniversary of the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych, occurred in the eastern city of Kharkiv.

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Homeland Security Chief: Threat To U.S. Malls 'A New Phase' For Terrorists

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Jeh Johnson, speaking on CNN's State of the Union, said he is taking seriously a video put out by the Somali-based al-Shabab group calling on followers to attack Western shopping malls.

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Clark Terry, Acclaimed Jazz Trumpeter And Composer, Dies At 94

Sunday, February 22, 2015

The famed musician was one of the most prolific recording artists in jazz and performed with such greats as Ella Fitzgerald and Quincy Jones in a career that spanned decades.

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Bangladesh Ferry Accident Kills Dozens

Sunday, February 22, 2015

The vessel, carrying more than 100 passengers, capsized after being hit by a cargo ship about 25 miles northwest of the capital Dhaka.

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Chilean Cyclist Nearing Record Killed By Truck In Rural Thailand

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Juan Francisco Guillermo, 47, had been hoping to set a Guinness record by cycling more than 155,000 miles on five continents over five years.

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