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Deadly Blast Rocks Coal Mine in East Ukraine

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Deadly Blast Rocks Coal Mine in East Ukraine
Several miners were killed in the explosion, and dozens more were trapped underground and feared dead.

Juice attack: Israeli-Arab politician splashed at debate - video

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An Israeli-Arab politician is splashed with a bottle of liquid at a fiery election debate at a college in Ramat Gan. Haneen Zoabi was among several guests that was speaking on women's issues at the College for Law and Business when right-wing activists disrupt the event. A man is seen calling Zoabi a terrorist before splashing her with a bottle of liquid that appears to be juice Continue reading...

Russian security service chief says several suspects in Nemtsov case: agencies

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Russian security service chief says several suspects in Nemtsov case: agencies
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The director of Russia's Federal Security Service said on Wednesday that an investigation into the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov had identified several suspects, Russian news agencies reported. FSB boss Alexander Bortnikov said, however, that the suspects were only one version that investigators were considering, Interfax news agency said. (Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Alexander Winning)

Netanyahu says he gave 'practical alternative' to Iran deal

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Netanyahu says he gave 'practical alternative' to Iran deal
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his speech to the U.S. Congress offered a "practical alternative" to a possible Iranian nuclear deal and that lawmakers "better understand" why the deal is bad.

Britain sells interest in Eurostar for $1.1 billion

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LONDON (AP) — Britain's government has agreed to sell its stake in Eurostar, the high-speed rail service that connects London, Paris and Brussels, for 757 million pounds ($1.1 billion), wrapping up a major deal months before the general election.


“CSI” creator on history, future of franchise

Anthony Zuiker tells CBS News' Lauren Moraski about "CSI: Cyber," the life-expectancy of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and his idea for a "CSI" movie.

Boston Marathon bombings trial: one key question

With opening statements set to begin, fate of suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could rest with what jurors see as the answer

Suspect held in shootings near NSA, elsewhere: FBI

Agency says it thinks suspect fired near National Security Agency, on highway, and at other locations in D.C.-Baltimore vicinity

Opting out of state assessments proves murky process for parents, students

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Opting out of state assessments proves murky process for parents, students
Once considered a rare act of rebellion, more students than ever are expected to ditch controversial standardized tests in Illinois this spring, parents, nonprofit groups ... more

Cop Fatally Shot by Suspect in Ga.: BreakingNews.com

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A police officer in Fulton County, Georgia, has died after reportedly being shot in the head by a suspect.
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Services sector boosts eurozone's first quarter growth prospects - live updates

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Growth in the services sector across the eurozone has put the single currency bloc on course for economic growth of 0.3% in the first quarter ... more

Ghostpoet performs Off Peak Dreams live in session – video

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Ghostpoet, alias London MC Obaro Ejimiwe, performs Off Peak Dreams in an exclusive session recorded for the Guardian at the Lexington in Islington, north London. ... more

Do Twitter users have the right to ruin someone's life? – video

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In December 2013, New York PR officer Justine Sacco tweeted an ill-advised joke to her 170 followers. The Twitter storm that followed cost her her ... more

Peers to vote on 60% rise in court fees

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‘Enhanced court fees’ are expected to bring in £120m a year but opponents warn they could deter claimants and limit access to justicePeers will vote ... more

UK public cautious with spending despite rising incomes, says IFS

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Incomes are nearing pre-banking crisis levels, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies - but the UK’s spending on food and fuel is recovering much ... more
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Putin Makes First Public Comments on Nemtsov Killing

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Russian President Vladimir Putin told senior police officials they should “finally rid Russia of shame and tragedy” such as the killing of opposition activist Nemtsov.

Snowden Seeks to Return Home to U.S., His Lawyer Says

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The lawyer said he was working with a team of Americans and Germans on legal issues that would allow for the former intelligence contractor’s return.

Deadly Blast Rocks Coal Mine in East Ukraine

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Several miners were killed in the explosion, and dozens more were trapped underground and feared dead.

U.K. Wins Court Case on Euro Clearing

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A European Central Bank policy requiring U.K. companies managing trades in euros to relocate to the eurozone will be annulled, Europe’s second-highest court ruled.

Ukraine Mine Hit by Explosion

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Death toll estimates vary dramatically following mine explosion in the separatist-controlled Ukrainian region of Donetsk.

Countries Questioning Indonesia’s Push to Execute Drug Offenders

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Countries Questioning Indonesia’s Push to Execute Drug Offenders
With six convicts put to death in January, and 10 more set to be executed soon, countries like Australia, Brazil and the Netherlands are questioning ... more

China’s Military Budget Increasing 10% for 2015, Official Says

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A legislative spokeswoman has estimated that military spending will expand at a rate faster than the overall Chinese economy.

RBA: Australia Unemployment Likely to Rise

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RBA: Australia Unemployment Likely to Rise
Australia’s unemployment has further to rise as economic growth is below levels needed to drive the jobless rate lower, said John Edwards, a member of ... more

Crackdown Deals Macau a Rough Hand

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Crackdown Deals Macau a Rough Hand
Macau gambling revenue remained in a free fall in February, sinking 49% from a year earlier amid China’s crackdown on corruption.

Seoul Swallows Tough Medicine for Economy

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Seoul Swallows Tough Medicine for Economy
Government’s push for telemedicine, now available only on remote islands, is a test case for a broader effort to reduce the country’s dependence on exports.

Migrant Train Raided

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The Mexican authorities said Tuesday that they had staged 153 raids in the last year on a train known as “The Beast” that rolled toward ... more

World Briefing: Chile: Eruption Sets Off Evacuations

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One of South America’s most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes ... more

Toronto Police Say Tunnel Mystery Is Solved

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The site near where the Pan Am Games will be held raised suspicions, but officials say that two men simply dug a hole with plans ... more

World Briefing: Canada: Truth Behind a Mystery Tunnel

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Toronto’s mystery tunnel has turned out to be a place for a couple of guys to get away from it all, more a “man cave” ... more

Venezuela Tells U.S. to Reduce Embassy Staff

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In the latest sign of frayed relations, the government of President Nicolás Maduro announced measures that it said were intended to halt American meddling.

The Hardest Job in Afghanistan

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The Hardest Job in Afghanistan
A week on the frontlines with the Afghan National Police.

Green Column: Delivering Unwelcome Species to the Mediterranean

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Green Column: Delivering Unwelcome Species to the Mediterranean
Egypt’s plan to expand the Suez Canal threatens the sea’s fragile biodiversity.

Netanyahu Speech Raises Burden for Obama on Iran Nuclear Talks

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Netanyahu Speech Raises Burden for Obama on Iran Nuclear Talks
The president must now overcome not only the animosity of Republicans but also the words of the leader of Israel.

An Atmosphere Reminiscent of a State of the Union Address, but More Electric

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An Atmosphere Reminiscent of a State of the Union Address, but More Electric
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before Congress represented to some a compelling argument against Iran, and to others a provocative challenge to President Obama ... more

Iraq’s Drive Against ISIS Reveals Tensions With U.S.

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Iraq’s Drive Against ISIS Reveals Tensions With U.S.
Iraqi officials said that they would fight the Islamic State on their own timetable with or without American help, and U.S. warplanes sat out the ... more

Hillary’s private email fiasco: Why she remains a huge media target

It was like a mantra when Bill Clinton ran for president in 1992, that we should reward people who “work hard and play by the ... more
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Hillary Clinton's email server traced to home-based service: AP

Setup would have given her extra control over her emails as secretary of state; didn't mention the controversy but cheered prospect of woman president during ... more

Obamacare on the line at SCOTUS

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Obamacare on the line at SCOTUS

Russian security service chief says several suspects in Nemtsov case: agencies

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - The director of Russia's Federal Security Service said on Wednesday that an investigation into the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov had ... more