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U.S. officials mock Venezuela's "terrorist" designation

Embattled President Nicolas Maduro listed several specific U.S. politicians in travel ban, to which they gave tongue-in-cheek responses

ISIS releases several captured Christians: activists

At least 19 of an estimated 220 captured Christian Assyrians - most of them elderly - freed by extremist group for reasons still unclear

Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win

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Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Likely locking up a run at his record-tying seventh championship before it even turns to spring, Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps to go Sunday, winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Fast and furious: Rousey looks to future after 14-second win

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Fast and furious: Rousey looks to future after 14-second win
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey won a fight in 16 seconds last summer, falling a second short of the quickest victory in UFC history. At the time, the bantamweight champion figured the speed with which she pummeled Alexis Davis was a fluke.

Will Nemtsov's assassination affect Ukraine peace?

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein said the Russian opposition leader's death comes at a "bad time," and sees a possible connection to Putin


Dallas nurse who treated Ebola patients to sue hospital

Nina Pham, one of two nurses working at Texas Health Presbyterian hospital who contracted Ebola while treating an infected patient, says her employer was negligent

Stolen NASCAR car found in suburban Atlanta

The $250,000 race car was spotted on the side of a quiet stretch of road in Georgia, nearly 50 miles from where it was stolen. ... more

NASCAR race car stolen from hotel parking lot found

Thieves apparently dumped the No. 44 $250,000 race car on a rural stretch of Georgia road where no one could see them unloading it

As March begins, winter keeps grip on much of U.S.

Snow, ice and cold continue from Colorado to New England; Boston poised to break 20-year-old winter snowfall record

March 1: Boehner, Feinstein, Huckabee

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The latest on the Department of Homeland Security funding, U.S.-Israel relations, and a panel on politics with House Speaker John Boehner, Senator Dianne Feinstein, and ... more
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Liberal Democrats propose extra bank charge to help eliminate deficit

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Danny Alexander says the 8% tax, additional to the bank levy, would raise £1bn a year and be included in party’s election manifesto if it ... more

Serious case review slams police failure in serial abuse of Oxford girls

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Some of the 300 victims, mostly girls in care, were exploited for more than eight years despite repeated calls for help to authoritiesMore than 300 ... more

Indian Summers recap: season one, episode three – power, politics and cake

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Indian Summers’ energy was always going to come from agitation beyond the garden gates – and there are signs the unrest is now approaching a ... more

Academics urge University of Edinburgh to end fossil fuel investment

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Staff back student and global calls for fossil fuel and arms trade divestment in open letter to vice-chancellor before crucial funding deadlineFifty academics from Edinburgh ... more
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Thousands March in Moscow for Slain Activist

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Thousands of Russians gathered in downtown Moscow for a march in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead just steps from the ... more

Russia Looms Large in Estonian Elections

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Estonians headed to the polls in an election dominated by socio-economic issues and concerns over national security in light of Russia’s moves in Ukraine.

Tens of Thousands March in Moscow to Honor Putin Critic

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The crowd, waving Russian flags and holding pictures of Boris Y. Nemtsov, who was fatally shot on Friday, marched through the heart of Moscow’s government ... more

German Energy Firm Pushes Ahead on Russian Deal, Despite British Objections

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RWE signaled on Sunday that it expected to complete the sale of its oil and gas subsidiary to a Russian investment company on Monday.

European Banks Draw Scrutiny Over Reciprocity

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Banks dole out work to competitors partly based on how much business the lenders will receive in return.

India’s Ruling Hindu Party Forms Coalition Government in Kashmir

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata joined a regional party to create a state government in Kashmir, the first time the Hindu party has held ... more

Afghan Policewomen Struggle Against Culture

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Afghan Policewomen Struggle Against Culture
In a clash between Western ideals and Afghan realities, an effort to elevate the status of women by recruiting them to the police force has ... more

South Korean President Urges Japan to Admit Past Wrongs

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In a speech marking the anniversary of the 1919 uprising against Japanese rule, President Park Geun-hye said Japan should apologize for holding Korean women in ... more

Violent End to Activist's Career as Democracy Dims in Russia

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Violent End to Activist's Career as Democracy Dims in Russia
Boris Nemtsov’s nearly three-decade career as a liberal activist traced the arc of Russia’s now-dimmed and tarnished hopes for democracy and reform after the Soviet ... more

AirAsia Flight 8501 Fuselage Recovered

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AirAsia Flight 8501 Fuselage Recovered
Searchers have recovered the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501, which crashed into the Java Sea late last year, an Indonesian official said.

Mexico Moves to Save Endangered Porpoise

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The government’s new policy bans gillnets for two years across the northern Gulf of California and compensates shrimp fishermen for their lost catch.

Detained American Missionaries Leave Venezuela

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The four missionaries, who were held for three days and questioned by Venezuelan authorities, were on their way home on Saturday.

American Missionaries Are Detained in Venezuela

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The four missionaries, affiliated with a church in North Dakota, were involved in a medical assistance program when they were detained by the Venezuelan authorities ... more

Servando Gómez, Mexican Drug Lord Known as La Tuta, Is Captured

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Mr. Gómez, who led the Knights Templar gang, vowed in taunting videos not to be taken alive. He was arrested at a hot dog stand, ... more

Cuba’s Spot on U.S. Terror List Gums Up Restoration of Relations

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Cuba’s Spot on U.S. Terror List Gums Up Restoration of Relations
Some Republicans openly oppose the removal of the island nation from the list of countries that sponsor terrorism, while Cuban officials demand it as a ... more

Netanyahu’s Speech Opens Political Divisions in Israel, Too

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Netanyahu’s Speech Opens Political Divisions in Israel, Too
The debate over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coming speech to Congress is taking place in a highly charged election period in Israel and has spawned ... more

Arts, Briefly: The National Museum of Iraq Reopens

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Arts, Briefly: The National Museum of Iraq Reopens
In response to the destruction of ancient artifacts by militants in northern Iraq, the museum has officially reopened for the first time in 12 years.

Kerry and Netanyahu Hold Phone Conversation Amid Tensions

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The discussion took place just days before Mr. Netanyahu is to speak to Congress and voice his concerns about the agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear ... more

Nearly Beaten in Sierra Leone, Ebola Makes a Comeback by Sea

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Two fishing boats carrying three sick mariners arrived at a wharf in Sierra Leone in early February, cutting short a two-week trip.

Pirates Free 4 Fishermen in Somalia

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The four Thais were released after being held for nearly five years, longer than any other hostages seized off the Somali coast.

U.S. officials mock Venezuela's "terrorist" designation

Embattled President Nicolas Maduro listed several specific U.S. politicians in travel ban, to which they gave tongue-in-cheek responses

Scott Walker on immigration: "My view has changed"

In testing the national waters of a 2016 run, the potential GOP candidate tells why he changed his mind on hot-button issue

Huckabee: In or out in 2016?

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The former Arkansas governor weighs in on his presidential ambitions

Boehner: U.S. is just "poking [ISIS] in the nose"

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Many Republicans say the U.S. needs a more robust strategy to actually defeat the militant group once and for all

Israeli PM in US for controversial speech

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington to deliver the speech to Congress that the Obama administration did not want him ... more