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Iran, West Said To Be Closing Gap On Nuke Deal As Deadline Looms

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The two sides are reportedly close to a deal ahead of a Tuesday deadline, but diplomatic sources caution that an agreement could still fall apart. Shipping uranium to Russia is a point of contention.

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Arab League Approves Idea Of Ground Forces For Regional Security

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The 22-member body agreed in principle to the military force that could be rapidly deployed to regional trouble spots.

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Dozens Killed In Nigerian Election Violence As Polling Continues

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Boko Haram extremists are being blamed for more than 40 deaths, including one lawmaker, as balloting continues in a closely-fought presidential elections.

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At Palm Sunday Mass, Pope Remembers Germanwings Crash Victims

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Francis noted that schoolchildren were aboard the aircraft thought to have been deliberately crashed by its co-pilot. The pontiff also paid tribute to "martyrs" killed for their faith.

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Indiana Governor: Lawmakers To 'Clarify' Anti-Gay Law

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Mike Pence, who signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week, says he didn't anticipate the level of hostility the law has engendered.

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British Fraudster Walks Out Of Jail Using Forged Bail Letter

Saturday, March 28, 2015

The man, who was serving time for a $2.7 million fraud, simply showed guards the letter and walked free. He later changed his mind and turned himself back in to authorities.

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Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Bill Sparks Firestorm Of Controversy

Saturday, March 28, 2015

When Gov. Mike Pence signed a law that allows his state's businesses to refuse to serve same-sex couples, he could hardly have anticipated the dramatic backlash he's received.

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Arab Airstrikes Against Yemen Reportedly Could Continue For Months

Saturday, March 28, 2015

At a summit in Egypt, the embattled Yemeni President Abed Raboo Mansour Hadi also described Houthi rebels as "puppets of Iran."

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Amid Violence, Nigerians Go To The Polls To Choose A President

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan faces off against former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari in what is being described as the closest contest in the history of the West African country.

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Pilot Who Downed Airliner Vowed 'To Do Something' To Be Remembered

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Andreas Lubitz is believed to have locked the pilot of the Germanwings Flight 4U 9524 out of the cockpit before deliberately putting the aircraft into a fatal descent.

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Thai Ruler Says He's Prepared To End Martial Law

Friday, March 27, 2015

Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power last May, says he will lift martial law and replace it with a constitutional provision that gives him the very same powers.

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University Of Oklahoma: Racist Chant Learned At National Frat Event

Friday, March 27, 2015

President David Boren, releasing an investigation into the incident involving Sigma Alpha Epsilon, contradicts statements by the fraternity's national office that the chant was learned locally.

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He, She Or Hen? Sweden's New Gender-Neutral Pronoun

Friday, March 27, 2015

The latest edition of the official dictionary of the Swedish language contains a new pronoun among its 13,000 new words — hen, to go along with he (han) and she (hon).

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Indiana Suspends Ban On Needle Exchanges To Combat HIV Outbreak

Friday, March 27, 2015

The state's governor says he would temporarily OK a program in one county after dozens of new infections were reported stemming from the injection of the prescription drug Opana.

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Airlines Worldwide Rush To Adopt '2-Person' Cockpit Rule

Friday, March 27, 2015

In the wake of the apparently deliberate crash of a German airliner, carriers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia say they will emulate a U.S. rule requiring two people in the cockpit at all times.

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Indiana's Governor Signs 'Religious Freedom' Bill

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Among other things, the controversial new law would allow owners of businesses in the state to deny services to same-sex couples.

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Pilots Downing Their Planes Is Unusual, But Not Unprecedented

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Investigators looking into the crash of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 this week now believe it was the result of a "deliberate act" of the co-pilot. If so, it wouldn't be the first time.

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Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Prison

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson will serve out the remainder of his sentence for misappropriating campaign funds for personal use at a halfway house in Washington, D.C.

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Ashraf Ghani: U.S. Critical To Afghanistan's Future

Sunday, March 22, 2015

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, the Afghan president says most of his country wants U.S. troops to remain. He also says he's determined to make sure ISIS doesn't gain a foothold.

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Top Beijing Scientist: China Faces 'Huge Impact' From Climate Change

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The head of the country's meteorological administration says it faces climate disasters and ecological degradation resulting from a warming planet.

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