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3/30/2015 6:58 AM
Bangladesh blogger hacked to death
DHAKA, Bangladesh — A blogger was hacked to death by three men in Bangladesh’s capital today, and two of the attackers were caught near the scene, police said.

3/30/2015 12:11 PM
Iran says U.S. drone kills 2 advisers
BAGHDAD — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike killed two of its advisers near the Iraqi city of Tikrit, where a major offensive is underway against the Islamic State group, but the U.S. said today its coalition conducted no airstrikes in the area during the time of the incident.

3/30/2015 7:00 AM
Strong quakes hit in South Pacific
SYDNEY  — A pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa today, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

3/30/2015 6:56 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

3/29/2015 4:04 PM
Liberia urges caution to beat Ebola
MONROVIA - Liberia called upon Ebola survivors on Sunday to extend a period of sexual abstinence or protected sex beyond an already advised three months following their recovery, amid fears the country's latest case may have resulted from sexual transmission.

3/29/2015 1:43 PM
ISIS beheads 8 Shiites in Syria
BEIRUT — A new video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday shows its fighters cutting off the heads of eight men said to be Shiite Muslims. The video posted on social media said the men were beheaded in the central Syrian province of Hama.

3/29/2015 8:39 AM
25 hospitalized as Air Canada plane skids off runway
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — An Air Canada plane made an “abrupt” landing and skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said early Sunday that 25 people were taken to a hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries.

3/29/2015 6:29 AM
Pope Francis leads Palm Sunday procession
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has walked solemnly through St. Peter’s Square in a Palm Sunday procession to usher in Holy Week ahead of Easter.

3/28/2015 7:09 PM
Boko Haram kills 41, prevents voting
ABUJA, Nigeria — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation’s history.

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.




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