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Turkish Airlines' Near-Miss Creates Big Problem At Kathmandu's Tiny Airport

Wed, 2015-03-04 08:51

What do you do when a plane crash-lands at your country's only international airport and you have no equipment to move it out of the way? Nepalese airport officials are grappling with that question.

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Spain's Wine Exports Soar 22 Percent — But Profits Fall

Wed, 2015-03-04 08:50

Spain's wine industry had a record year in 2014, posting numbers that could propel it past Italy as the world's biggest wine exporter. But most of the wine was sold cheaply, in bulk.

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Putin Speaks About The Killing Of Kremlin Critic Boris Nemtsov

Wed, 2015-03-04 08:11

Russia's president said Nemtsov's death was a shameful tragedy. Nemtsov was gunned down near the Kremlin on Friday. His supporters blame the Russian authorities.

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The Magic Trick That Could Shorten The FAFSA

Wed, 2015-03-04 07:36

The IRS and the Education Department already have the power to make the FAFSA easier without cutting questions. So why haven't they?

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A Few Reactions to the DOJ's 'Scathing' Report on Ferguson Cops And Racial Bias

Wed, 2015-03-04 07:33

Racists emails and shocking statistics will be on display when the Justice Department (officially) releases a report about the Ferguson Police Department.

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What's A Patient To Do When Hospital Ratings Disagree?

Wed, 2015-03-04 06:25

Many people check up on hospitals before they check in as patients. But there's a catch. A hospital that gets lauded by one group can be panned by another.

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Born In 1898: World's Oldest Living Person Celebrates Birthday

Wed, 2015-03-04 06:25

Misao Okawa of Japan is now 117. She has reigned as the world's oldest living person since 2013, when Guinness World Records certified that she was 115.

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Japanese World War II Battleship Musashi Found, Billionaire Paul Allen Says

Wed, 2015-03-04 06:01

The Microsoft co-founder says his team found the ship's wreckage in the Sibuyan Sea off the Philippines. The vessel was sunk during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

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Rapper Jin Tries To Stretch His '15 Minutes' Of Fame

Wed, 2015-03-04 05:50

In 2004, Jin was one of the first Asian-Americans to drop a major label rap album. One controversial song, "Learn Chinese," raised eyebrows. A decade later, he's trying to rephrase the message.

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Man's Identity Questioned In LAPD Skid Row Shooting

Wed, 2015-03-04 05:12

Officials say the man killed Sunday was the subject of a federal warrant for violating probation for a 2000 bank robbery. There's also word that he lived under a stolen identity.

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For U.S. Children, Minorities Will Be The Majority By 2020, Census Says

Wed, 2015-03-04 04:05

America is heading toward the day when whites will no longer make up the majority of the population. And U.S. children will get there soon, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report.

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Watch A Film From Mali: The Day Before The Music Died

Wed, 2015-03-04 04:03

The Last Song Before the War presents the glorious sounds of the 2011 Festival in the Desert, held shortly before Islamic extremists took over the region and banned music.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Begins For Dzokhar Tsarnaev

Wed, 2015-03-04 03:02

Opening statements begin in Boston Wednesday, in a capital trial that's expected to last several months. It took nearly two months to seat a jury to try the case.

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Federal Agents Carry Out Search For Evidence Of Illegal Support For 'Birth Tourism'

Wed, 2015-03-04 02:22

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says some wealthy foreigners seek to give birth to their children in the U.S. so they will obtain U.S. citizenship.

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Injured Workers Suffer As 'Reforms' Limit Workers' Compensation Benefits

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:04

Over the past decade, states have slashed workers' compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers.

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Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

Tue, 2015-03-03 23:34

Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.

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Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

Tue, 2015-03-03 23:32

Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.

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Alabama Supreme Court Again Halts Gay Marriage

Tue, 2015-03-03 17:14

In a 134-page opinion, the court issued an order that goes against what higher courts has decided. The decision once again will pit the state against the federal judiciary.

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Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:51

The Peace Corp will recruit and train about 650 additional volunteers to focus on girls' education around the world. The expansion is part of a larger program launched by Michelle Obama Tuesday.

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Why Shark Finning Bans Aren't Keeping Sharks Off The Plate (Yet)

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:12

Fewer shark fins are being imported into Hong Kong, the epicenter of shark-fin soup, a culinary delicacy. But while the trade in shark fins may be down, the trade in shark meat is still going strong.

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