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3/8/2015 8:54 AM
MH370 underwater locator beacon battery had expired
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The first comprehensive report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 revealed Sunday that the battery of the locator beacon for the plane’s data recorder had expired more than a year before the jet vanished on March 8, 2014.

3/8/2015 6:34 AM
Canadian solider killed in friendly fire in Iraq
IRBIL, Iraq — A Canadian special forces soldier was killed in a friendly fire incident after he and others ignored an order to stay in their car and showed up to the front line unannounced, a spokesman for Iraq’s Kurdish forces said Sunday.

3/7/2015 6:52 PM
Slain aid worker honored at memorial service
PRESCOTT, Ariz. — The father of an international aid worker killed while being held captive by Islamic State militants read a moving letter at his daughter’s hometown memorial service Saturday, recounting her discovery that her life’s purpose was to ease the suffering of others.

3/7/2015 6:06 PM
Nigeria's Boko Haram aligns with ISIS
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Nigeria’s home-grown Boko Haram Islamic extremists have pledged formal allegiance to the Islamic State group in a message allegedly by the Nigerian insurgent leader posted on Twitter and reported by the SITE Intelligence monitoring service.

3/7/2015 1:20 PM
Train carrying crude oil derails in northern Ontario
GOGAMA, Ontario — A CN Rail train carrying crude oil derailed early Saturday in northern Ontario, causing numerous tank cars to catch fire and spill into a local river system, the railway and provincial police said.

3/7/2015 9:02 AM
2 killed in Egypt bank bombing
CAIRO — Egyptian officials say a bomb has exploded in front of an Emirati bank branch north of the capital, killing a policeman and a civilian and wounding 16.

3/7/2015 6:26 AM
2 detained in murder of Boris Nemtsov
MOSCOW — The head of Russia’s federal security service said Saturday that two suspects have been detained in the killing a week ago of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

3/7/2015 6:23 AM
5 dead in shooting at Mali restaurant
BAMAKO, Mali — At least one masked gunman sprayed bullets in a nightclub popular with foreigners in Mali’s capital early Saturday, killing at least five people including a French person and a Belgian national, officials and witnesses said.

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