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These 5 Facts Explain the State of Iran

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These 5 Facts Explain the State of Iran
Sanctions, demographics, oil and cyberwarfare
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Prosecutors: Germanwings co-pilot hid illness from airline

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German authorities say Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid the extent of his illnesses from the airline company. Investigators also found evidence that he was undergoing regular medical treatment. Allen Pizzey reports from Montabaur, Germany.

‘I feel no anger towards Andreas Lubitz,’ says crash victim’s father - video

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The father of an American victim of the French Alps plane crash says he does not feel anger towards Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane. Robert Tansill Oliver, who lost his 37-year-old son Robert Oliver Calvo, says his thoughts go out to Lubitz's family. Oliver says he hopes all airlines take action to prevent such a tragedy recurring Continue reading...

Beijing seeks to put a damper on dancing grannies

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Imagine a flash mob in a public space with dancing old ladies -- that scene is creating controversy in parts of China. But now, the government may be backpedaling from its plan to roll out 12 state-sanctioned "square dance routines" that would have curbed the disputes over public dancing. Seth Doane reports from Beijing.

Oscars producers leaving award show after three years

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Oscars producers leaving award show after three years
Veronica LinaresLOS ANGELES, March 27 (UPI) -- Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron who have produced the Oscar for the past three years, won't be returning to produce the Academy Awards in 2016.


School: Racist chant stems from national frat event

University of Oklahoma investigation finds chant caught on video being recited by SAE members originated at leadership cruise

Angry birds on the attack in Florida park

A popular park in Melbourne, Florida, has gone to the birds. The city says feeding the ducks, geese and seagulls is making them aggressive. WKMG-TV's ... more

Early morning dance parties heating up NYC

DJs performing to packed dance clubs usually takes place late at night, but early morning raves known as "daybreakers" are becoming a popular way to ... more

Ohio couple fights to keep toothless black bear as pet

State to deny permit for owners who filed civil complaint in their effort to keep the 41-year-old male bear named Archie

Body of missing Virginia boy found in septic tank

A missing boy's body was found in a septic tank near the family's home in Dublin, Virginia. CBSN's Elaine Quijano and Anne-Marie Green have more ... more
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Dermot O'Leary quits X Factor after eight series

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Popular presenter’s surprise announcement fuels speculation he will move to BBC to host Top GearThe X Factor host Dermot O’Leary is leaving the hit ITV ... more

Francis Maude warned by scientists over 'chilling effect' of new media rules

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Letter to minister expresses fears that changes to the civil service code will effectively silence government scientists on important public issuesFrancis Maude has been warned ... more

Helena Morrissey: ‘If I was doing it for a popularity contest, I probably wouldn't say anything’

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She hates the term ‘superwoman’ — but since she’s CEO of a £50bn investment fund and a mother of nine, you can see why people ... more

Six-year-old girl abducted in Burnley found abandoned a few miles away

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Young child snatched from the street in broad daylight by unknown man was discovered in distressed state by member of the publicA manhunt is underway ... more

I asked David Cameron how he would help Britain’s disabled people. How did he do?

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It’s been a hard five years for disabled people under the coalition. I at least got the chance to quiz the PM on this during ... more
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Turkish Parliament Expands Police Powers and Cracks Down on Demonstrations

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Lawmakers passed a bill making it easier to detain people to uphold public order and giving the police more leeway to investigate.

France to Launch Push for U.N. Resolution on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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France said it will move forward on discussions with its partners on a possible U.N. Security Council resolution that could present a framework for negotiations ... more

Prosecutor Says Co-Pilot ‘Hid Illness’

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The German state prosecutor, Christoph Kumpa, said the preliminary investigation into Andreas Lubitz indicated that the Germanwings Airbus A320 co-pilot hid an existing illness from ... more

Greece to Send Overhauls List to Creditors

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Representatives from the Greek government are shortly expected to leave for Brussels, where they will discuss the overhauls with the heads of teams overseeing the ... more

Spain Meets Deficit Target for First Time Since 2008

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Spain’s budget deficit narrowed significantly last year, the government said, meeting the target agreed with the European Commission for the first time since the start ... more

Airlines in Thailand Face Bans Over Safety Concerns

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Airlines in Thailand Face Bans Over Safety Concerns
New flights could be blocked and carriers could be subject to more inspections after the International Civil Aviation Organization found problems.

Cambodian War Tribunal Charges Another Ex-Member of Khmer Rouge

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The 79-year-old suspect has been charged with “extermination, persecution on political and religious grounds and other inhumane acts.”

Stampede at Hindu Bathing Ritual in Bangladesh Kills at Least 10

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Stampede at Hindu Bathing Ritual in Bangladesh Kills at Least 10
The crush, which also injured dozens of pilgrims southeast of the capital, Dhaka, may have been set off by a rumor that a bridge was ... more

Seoul Urges North Korea to Release Detainees

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Seoul Urges North Korea to Release Detainees
South Korea on Friday called for the release of two of its citizens detained in North Korea and denied Pyongyang’s accusation that they are spies.

Japan Inflation Falls to Zero: Has 'Big Bazooka' Misfired?

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Japan Inflation Falls to Zero: Has 'Big Bazooka' Misfired?
Japan drifts back toward deflation, two years after launching a radical monetary policy experiment to cure the affliction.

President of Argentina Won’t Face Charges

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The president and her political supporters had been accused of conspiring to hide Iranian officials’ involvement in a bombing Buenos Aires in 1994.

World Briefing: Canada: Role Against ISIS to Grow

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper asked Parliament on Tuesday to extend and expand the country’s military mission against Islamic State militants by another year.

Dozens Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash in Peru

published Mon, Mar 23 2015 21:40 GMT
Dozens Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash in Peru
At least 37 people were killed when a bus swerved into oncoming traffic in Peru on Monday, leading to a multi-vehicle collision involving two other ... more

World Briefing: Brazil: 60% Favor Impeaching Rousseff, Poll Shows

published Mon, Mar 23 2015 20:50 GMT
A majority of Brazilians favor impeaching President Dilma Rousseff because of an economic slump and a snowballing corruption scandal at the state-run oil company Petrobras, ... more

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: In Denial Over Racism in Brazil

published Mon, Mar 23 2015 05:27 GMT
We have the largest black population outside Africa, and yet Afro-Brazilians remain marginalized.

Australia Warns of Terror Threat in Kenyan Capital

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The alert from the Australian diplomatic branch in Kenya follows a similar advisory two days ago from the United States about neighboring Uganda.

France Seeks U.N. Security Council Resolution on Mideast Talks

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Laurent Fabius, the French foreign minister, said France would consult with other Council members soon over a framework for negotiations.

Houthi Forces Move on Southern Yemen, Raising Specter of Regional Ground War

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Houthi Forces Move on Southern Yemen, Raising Specter of Regional Ground War
On a second day of Saudi airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, Saudi and Egyptian officials declined to rule out the possibility of ground troops.

Republicans, in Shift, Demand Lockstep Support for Israel

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Republicans, in Shift, Demand Lockstep Support for Israel
Party members like James A. Baker III have learned that anything but unquestioning support for the Jewish state can mean trouble.

Israel Releasing Impounded Palestinian Tax Revenue

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The move by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel was seen as an indication of his desire to ease tensions with the Palestinians and Washington.

Despite White House spin, the media quickly nailed the Bowe Bergdahl story

It’s hard to imagine now, but the Obama administration initially tried to present the freeing of Bowe Bergdahl as a good news story.
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Musical about Bill, Hillary Clinton to make off-Broadway debut

"Clinton: The Musical" traces the ups and downs of the former president's time in office

Ted Cruz 2016 campaign raises $1 million in first day

Conservative presidential candidate rakes in donations since launching his campaign on Monday

Who does Harry Reid want to see replace him as Democratic leader?

The Senate minority leader announced his retirement Friday, setting up the competition to replace him between Senators Chuck Schumer and Dick Durbin

Ben Affleck gives Sen. Leahy shoutout for Batman cameo

The actor, director and activist used his star power to press Congress for more foreign aid for the Democratic Republic of Congo. He also gave ... more