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AP Exclusive: Before leak, NSA mulled ending phone program

AP - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 08:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice, current and former intelligence officials say, because some officials believed the costs outweighed the meager counterterrorism benefits....
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Police investigate threat to BBC boss over Clarkson firing

AP - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 08:36
LONDON (AP) -- British police are investigating a death threat made to the head of the BBC after the broadcaster fired "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson over an assault on a colleague....
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Leading suspect in Tunisia museum attack killed - USA TODAY

Google - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 08:15

USA TODAY

Leading suspect in Tunisia museum attack killed
USA TODAY
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's prime minister said Sunday a leading suspect in a deadly museum attack on foreign tourists has been killed in anti-terrorist operations, as tens of thousands of Tunisians marched through the capital to denounce extremist ...
Tens of thousands of Tunisians march after Bardo attackReuters
Tunisia PM: Leading suspect in museum attack killedCBS News
Gunman from museum terror attack who was one of the Tunisia's 'most ...Daily Mail

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Egypt's Sissi: Arab Leaders Agree to Joint Military Force - Voice of America

Google - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 07:13

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Egypt's Sissi: Arab Leaders Agree to Joint Military Force
Voice of America
Arab leaders have agreed to form a joint military force in the face of the "challenges" facing the region, Egypt's president announced on the final day of a two-day Arab summit. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi made the comment Sunday during the Arab ...
Arab summit agrees on unified military force for crisesReuters
Reports: Arab League agrees to create joint Arab military forceUSA TODAY
Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen to continue until rebels withdrawCTV News
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Worshippers pray at historic Holy Land sites on Palm Sunday

AP - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 06:35
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Hundreds of Christians in Jerusalem are marking Palm Sunday, the start of the Holy Week that concludes with Easter....
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Montana wildfire expands, but evacuation lifted for ski area - MiamiHerald.com

Google - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 06:17

MiamiHerald.com

Montana wildfire expands, but evacuation lifted for ski area
MiamiHerald.com
Dozens of firefighters battled a wind-fueled wildfire in southern Montana that prompted the shot-term evacuation of a ski lodge. The unseasonable blaze a few miles west of the community of Red Lodge had grown to 700 acres by Saturday night, but ...
Ski area evacuation forced by Montana wildfireThe Silver Ink
Wildfire Season is upon the American West with Sections of Montana Presently ...The Standard Daily
AP News - Wildfire grows in Montana, but ski area evacuation liftedNew York Recorder
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Netanyahu says expected Iranian nuclear deal even worse than Israel feared - The Daily Star

Google - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 05:43

The Daily Star

Netanyahu says expected Iranian nuclear deal even worse than Israel feared
The Daily Star
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a ceremony at President Reuven Rivlin's residence in Jerusalem March 25, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar Awad. RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Reuters. OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister ...

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Pope Francis leads Palm Sunday procession ahead of Holy Week

AP - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 05:32
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has walked solemnly through St. Peter's Square in a Palm Sunday procession to usher in Holy Week ahead of Easter....
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9 killed in Tunisian anti-terrorism operations

AP - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 05:32
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisia's Interior Ministry says nine terrorist suspects have been killed in overnight security operations ahead of a national march to denounce extremist violence....
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How to read Turkey's stance on the Yemen crisis - Al-Arabiya

Google - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 04:37

Al-Arabiya

How to read Turkey's stance on the Yemen crisis
Al-Arabiya
Hardly a day passes without a new development in the Middle East. The already complicated picture in the region has even become more challenging with the Saudi led- military operation in Yemen. Backed by 10 nations, Saudi Arabia launched the ...

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Islamist alliance takes Syrian city of Idlib - euronews

Google - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:26

Islamist alliance takes Syrian city of Idlib
euronews
An alliance of Islamist forces, rivals of the group calling itself Islamic State (ISIL), have seized the Syrian city of Idlib close to the Turkish border. It is the second city to fall from the Assad regime into the hands of hardliners after ISIL captured Raqqa. “They have ...

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Struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot in doomed flight

AP - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:12
LONDON (AP) -- A disgruntled worker shoots up a workplace. A student opens fire at a high school. A pilot crashes a planeload of people into a mountainside....
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Kerry cancels plan to return to US to stay at Iran talks

AP - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:12
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Amid signs of trouble in the Iran nuclear negotiations, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry cancelled plans Sunday to return to the United States for an event honoring his late Senate colleague Edward Kennedy in order to remain at the ongoing talks in Switzerland....
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Meredith Kercher's Mother 'Very Shocked' by Amanda Knox Decision - NBCNews.com

Google - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:06

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Meredith Kercher's Mother 'Very Shocked' by Amanda Knox Decision
NBCNews.com
The mother of the murdered British exchange student who shared an apartment with Amanda Knox said Saturday she is "very shocked" that Italy's highest court overturned convictions against Knox and her ex-boyfriend. Meredith Kercher's mother, Arline ...

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Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girls Rock!'

AP - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:09
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black woman while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of life....
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Air Canada Plane Runs Off Runway During Landing in Halifax - NBCNews.com

Google - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:02

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Air Canada Plane Runs Off Runway During Landing in Halifax
NBCNews.com
A Canadian passenger jet experienced an "abrupt landing" and left the runway at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Nova Scotia late Saturday night, authorities said. There were no immediate reports of injuries from officials. "There was bad weather and ...
Air Canada plane exits runway at Halifax's Stanfield AirportCTV News
No injuries after Air Canada plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landingFox News
Air Canada Flight Makes Rough Landing in Nova ScotiaNew York Times
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Notre Dame Is Just the Latest to Almost Defeat Kentucky - New York Times

Google - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 01:42

New York Times

Notre Dame Is Just the Latest to Almost Defeat Kentucky
New York Times
CLEVELAND — The most consistent lament of Kentucky's opponents this season has been, “Almost.” Saturday night, a tenacious Notre Dame team became the 38th consecutive Kentucky opponent to say, “Almost.” Kentucky opponents and their fans have ...
Notre Dame almost pulls shocker against unbeaten KentuckyChicago Sun-Times
Undefeated Kentucky withstands Notre Dame to advance to Final FourWashington Post
The Fighting Irish had a chance to end Kentucky's run and fell just shortESPN
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Air Canada plane leaves Halifax runway on 'abrupt' landing

AP - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 01:07
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) -- Air Canada says a flight from Toronto to Halifax has "exited" the runway at Halifax's airport upon making what the airport calls an "abrupt" landing....
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Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral

AP - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 01:07
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Thousands of Singaporeans undeterred by heavy rains lined a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the Southeast Asian city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession Sunday for longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew....
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Jolie delivers empowerment message at Kids' Choice Awards

AP - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 01:07
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The traditional green slime flowed at the Kids' Choice Awards, but it was Angelina Jolie's message of empowerment for youngsters that stuck....
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