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  1. 10 Things to Know for ThursdayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    Asa Hutchison is the second GOP governor is as many days to give ground to opponents of the measure, versions of which have been passed in 20 states. The Justice Department declines to pursue contempt charges against Lois Lerner, who refused to testify before Congress about her role in a controversy over how the agency treated conservative political groups.


  2. AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    With even a vague outline of an Iran nuclear deal eluding their grasp, negotiators headed for double overtime Wednesday night in a marathon attempt to find common ground for a more important task - forging a final deal by the end of June. Iran and six world powers had cited progress in abandoning their March 31 deadline for the basic understanding that would prepare the ground for a new phase of negotiations on a substantive deal.


  3. Iraqi forces push extremists out of Tikrit, declare victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    The government declared victory in Tikrit on Wednesday over extremists of the Islamic State group, and it warned the militants holding other Iraqi provinces that they would be the next to fall. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi walked triumphantly along a street in Tikrit, carrying an Iraqi flag and surrounded by jubilant forces.


  4. 10 Things to Know for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    A police officer creates a perimeter outside a home in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Police say a man was found dead at the home of Andrew Getty, heir to Getty oil fortune.


  5. Palestinians hail official joining of ICCRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    RAMALLAH/GAZA, April 1 -- The Palestinians hailed on Wednesday the official joining of the International Criminal Court , saying it's a first ever unprecedented decision that gives a right to the Palestinians to sue Israel for committing "war crimes" against them. The ICC organized earlier on Wednesday an official ceremony in Hague, the Netherlands, to make the official declaration of accepting the state of Palestine as the state member at number 123 in the court.


  6. Other Views: Iran deal not what was promisedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    When the late, much-admired Washington Post political reporter David Broder covered presidential elections, he lamented how with every four-year cycle, the national media focused more on political dynamics and less on actual substance. We're now seeing the same phenomenon, unhelpfully enough, in coverage of foreign policy.


  7. Yemen's Houthis advance despite Saudi-led bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    At least 19 killed in intense fighting in southern city of Aden as Shia rebels push forward despite week of air strikes. Houthi fighters and allies backed by tanks have advanced onto a key district in the main southern city of Aden, despite a week of air strikes by Saudi-led coalition forces.


  8. Tikrit victory boosts Iraq fight to defeat ISRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New Vision

    Iraq vowed Wednesday to reclaim the entire country from jihadists after retaking Tikrit from the Islamic State group, as its forces fought to consolidate control of the city. Speaking from a newly-recaptured area of central Tikrit after a month-long operation that was Baghdad's biggest success yet against IS, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the government was "determined to liberate every inch of Iraqi land".


  9. A Jerusalem-Beijing 'Expressway'?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council

    Since Washington blocked some controversial Israeli arms sales to China in the late 1990s, Jerusalem and Beijing have progressively developed and deepened their economic, commercial and cultural ties. Israeli priorities are primarily bilateral, while China's eager demand for Israeli technology and know-how is a part of Beijing's global, multi-layered strategy for dealing with dependence on Middle East oil and energy supplies.


  10. Islamic State captures most of Palestinian refugee camp in Syria's capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Islamic State militants infiltrated a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus on Wednesday, marking the deepest foray yet by the extremist group into the capital, seat of President Bashar al-Assad's power, Syrian opposition activists and Palestinian officials said. Jordan, meanwhile, closed its only functioning border crossing with Syria, following heavy clashes on the Syrian side between rebels and government forces.


  11. Republicans slap Obama over Iran talks extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    Republicans on Wednesday rebuked President Barack Obama for refusing to walk away from nuclear talks with Iran after negotiators in Switzerland missed a key deadline. The Obama administration said earlier in the day that talks would be extended for a second time, to Thursday, after world powers haggling with Iran failed to conclude a political framework agreement by Tuesday's target date.


  12. Killing women, children OK: accused terroristRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Surrey Leader

    An accused British Columbia terrorist calmly dismisses the killing of women and children as "collateral damage" while he and an undercover police officer drive around Victoria scoping out possible targets to attack. In a video recorded May 2013 and played for a jury on Wednesday, John Nuttall says the slaying of bystanders is OK as long as it is not done on purpose.


  13. Legit saladRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | San Diego Reader

    And so does everybody else in the little room. It's huge. A boat-shaped plate, laden with fries, chicken shawarma, tahini sauce, and, underneath, tons of greens, tomatoes, onions, pickles, and I don't know what-all else.


  14. Female bomber shot dead in Istanbul before police HQ attack a day after hostage crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    An armed woman was shot dead by security forces after trying to attack police headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey. Photos: AP, Reuters Turkish security forces shot dead a female assailant, armed with a bomb and a gun, after she and an accomplice sought to attack the police headquarters in Istanbul yesterday, in the second evening of violence in the city.


  15. IAF planes bring over 350 Indian nationals home from warravaged YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Over 350 Indian nationals have arrived home so far as part of the government's efforts to evacuate Indians stranded in strife-torn Yemen. The evacuees landed in Mumbai and Kochi in early on Thursday morning in two special flights of Indian Air Force planes carrying them from Djibouti after being evacuated on a navy vessel from Aden.


  16. Double overtime: Faltering Iran nuclear talks extended againRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    US Secretary of State John Kerry looks at the view of Lake Geneva from his hotel room as the Iran nuclear talks continue in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Negotiations over Iran"TMs nuclear program resumed Wednesday but were almost immediately beset by competing claims, just hours after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreeing to press on.


  17. Israel approves 2,200 homes for Palestinians in East JerusalemRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Nerve News

    ... project for Palestinian families in East Jerusalem since Israel captured and annexed the territory in the 1967 Middle East War. Under the plan, residential units, schools, commercial centres and parks would be built on 1,500 dunams (about 370 acres) ...


  18. In fight against Islamic State, U.S. would be better off without its Arab alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    The base is the regional nerve center for the air war against Islamic State militants. A B-1 bomber is seen at the al-Udeid Air Base in Doha, Qatar.


  19. Four British children held trying to join ISIS in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Arrested: Nine British nationals, three men, two women and four children, have been arrested trying to enter Syria illegally, and are now in the custody of Turkish officials Turkey is a key staging ground for foreign fighters attempting to reach IS-controlled areas of Syria and Iraq. Over the past three months more than a dozen Britons, including three teenage schoolgirls, have made the journey.


  20. April astronomy: Lunar eclipse, Venus herald the arrival of springRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    With autumn's and winter's stellar spectacles soon to become fondly recalled dreams, these springtime April nights breathe new life into familiar celestial wonders.