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3/13/2015 6:43 AM
Turkey captures 337 migrants
ANKARA, Turkey — A Turkish official says the Coast Guard has fired on and stopped a migrant ship, detaining 337 mostly Syrian refugees who were hoping to illegally reach Italy.

3/13/2015 6:42 AM
Japan signs arms deal
TOKYO — Japan and France are set to sign an arms transfer deal in talks between the nations’ ministers toay as Japan seeks to play a greater military role internationally.

3/12/2015 1:15 PM
Venezuela owes O-I $455M, panel says
Perrysburg-based Owens-Illinois Inc. has been awarded more than $455 million from Venezuela because that country nationalized two O-I plants there in 2010.

3/12/2015 10:54 AM
Centuries-old pretzels found in Bavaria
BERLIN  — Archaeologists say two pretzels unearthed during a dig on the banks of the Danube in the German city of Regensburg could be more than 300 years old — and are little different to the doughy product available in the state’s famous beer halls today.

3/12/2015 7:03 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:

3/11/2015 3:23 PM
Gunmen stage jewel heist in France
PARIS — About 15 gunmen ambushed two vans carrying jewels worth millions on a French highway in the dead of night, ejecting their drivers and speeding off into the Burgundy countryside, police said. It was the latest of several big jewelry heists in France.

3/11/2015 9:19 AM
Witnesses: Iraqi forces enter Tikrit
BAGHDAD — Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen entered the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit today, authorities said, breaching one of the biggest strongholds of the extremists in a key test for Iraqi forces.

3/11/2015 10:31 AM
Official: 500 Boko Haram militants killed
NIAMEY, Niger — Niger's police spokesman says that military operations in the country's east have killed at least 500 of Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists.

3/11/2015 9:31 AM
WWII: Britain offered U.S. copy of the Magna Carta
LONDON  — Documents being displayed at the British Library show that Britain offered the United States a copy of the Magna Carta in hopes of persuading a reluctant America to enter World War II and fight against Nazi Germany.

3/11/2015 7:03 AM
Nemtsov suspect tortured, activist says
MOSCOW — A Russian human rights activist says there is evidence of torture on the body of the suspect charged with killing opposition politician and Kremlin foe Boris Nemtsov.




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