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3/15/2016 8:24 AM
Site of 1503 shipwreck found off Oman
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The 500-year-old wreckage of Portuguese ship piloted by an uncle of explorer Vasco da Gama has been found off the coast of Oman, archaeologists said today, a discovery that included the recovery of an incredibly rare coin.

3/15/2016 7:50 AM
Iran says it recoverd information from U.S. devices
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s state TV says the country has retrieved thousands of pages of information from devices used by 10 U.S. Navy sailors briefly detained by Iran in January.

3/15/2016 7:11 AM
Moscow: Russian warplanes start to leave Syria
MOSCOW — Russian warplanes and troops stationed at Russia’s air base in Syria started leaving for home today after a partial pullout order from President Vladimir Putin the previous day, a step that raises hopes for progress at the newly reconvened U.N.-brokered peace talks in Geneva.

3/15/2016 7:10 AM
Police probe car explosion in Berlin
BERLIN — An explosion that destroyed a car and killed the driver in downtown Berlin during rush hour traffic today was likely caused by a bomb, police said.

3/14/2016 7:13 PM
U.S. confirms death of ISIS operative
Two U.S. officials told CNN that the Obama administration has confirmed that ISIS senior operative Omar al-Shishani is dead.

3/14/2016 6:01 PM
Diplomat to plead guilty to bribery
NEW YORK — A suspended deputy United Nations ambassador from the Dominican Republic accused of participating in a scheme to bribe a former U.N. General Assembly president is expected to plead guilty on Wednesday, according to a court filing.

3/14/2016 5:54 PM
Mexico nabs alleged cartel leader
MEXICO CITY — Mexican officials say they have arrested a suspected drug cartel boss linked to a string of deadly gunbattles in Reynosa, across the border from McAllen, Texas.

3/14/2016 3:39 PM
U. S. sailor arrested in Okinawa
TOKYO — A U.S. serviceman stationed in Japan's southern island of Okinawa has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman, Japanese police said on Monday, likely adding to complications for a controversial plan to relocate a U.S. base on the island.

3/14/2016 1:57 PM
Putin orders military pullout from Syria
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Russian armed forces would begin pulling out of Syria and instructed his diplomats to step up the push for peace, as U.N.-mediated talks resumed in Geneva on ending the five-year war.

3/14/2016 2:45 PM
U.S. to fire college monitor
WASHINGTON — The Education Department is removing a law firm hired to oversee the turnaround of schools owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., a for-profit education company whose financial collapse had placed at risk more than $1 billion in federal student loans.

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