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3/28/2015 4:36 PM
Eiffel Tower goes dark
PARIS — The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly, with lights going out to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.

3/28/2015 8:26 AM
Somalia hotel siege ends with 17 dead
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali troops on Saturday took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing. At least 17 people died and dozens were wounded.

3/28/2015 6:35 AM
Saudi king vows to continue strikes in Yemen
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Saudi King Salman has vowed that the military intervention in Yemen will not stop until the country is stable and safe.

3/28/2015 6:31 AM
2 Czechs kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 freed
PRAGUE — Two Czech tourists who were abducted by gunmen two years ago as they were traveling on a bus through southwestern Pakistan have been released, the Czech government said on Saturday.

3/27/2015 5:57 PM
Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned
ROME -- Italy’s highest court overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Friday, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated people on both sides of the Atlantic.

3/27/2015 10:18 AM
Germanwings co-pilot hid illness
MONTABAUR, Germany — Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said Friday.

3/27/2015 9:32 AM
3 astronauts to blast off for space station
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts are to blast off early Saturday to begin a year away from Earth.

3/27/2015 7:08 AM
Lawyer for Knox's ex makes final appeal
ROME — Lawyers for Amanda Knox’s ex-boyfriend made a final appeal to Italy’s top criminal court today to overturn the pair’s murder conviction for the 2007 slaying of Knox’s roommate, saying there were errors of “colossal proportions” in the guilty verdict.

3/27/2015 7:04 AM
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3/26/2015 7:23 PM
Mexico businesses cite losses during Bond filming
MEXICO CITY — The leader of small businesses in Mexico City’s historic downtown district says owners have complained of a 60 percent drop in sales during the first week of filming of the new James Bond movie, “Spectre.”

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