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Report: British Army Sniper's Single Shot Kills Six Taliban

Tue, 2014-04-01 05:57

The marksman's commanding officer says the bullet hit a suspected militant who was wearing a vest rigged with explosives. The subsequent blast killed a group of men in Afghanistan.

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Missing Malaysian Jet May Never Be Found, Head Of Search Warns

Tue, 2014-04-01 04:50

With no firm data on how fast the plane was flying and how far it actually went, the operation to find it is "the most challenging ever," retired Australian Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston cautions.

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Names Released Of 22 Missing Since Mudslide

Tue, 2014-04-01 03:00

Authorities say the death toll from the disaster stands at 24 and that some of those on the list of the missing may be among five bodies yet to be identified.

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What 'The Simpsons' Says About Ukraine's Language Divide

Mon, 2014-03-31 23:46

Some Ukrainians insist the show is funnier when dubbed in Ukrainian rather than Russian. In the recent crisis in Ukraine, much has been made of the country's language divide.

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Latvia's Ex-President: 'We Have To Worry' About Russia

Mon, 2014-03-31 23:21

Latvia joined NATO and the European Union a decade ago. Its former president sees these strong ties to the West as vital to maintaining its security and independence.

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This Tax Season, Fraudsters May Target Your Refund

Mon, 2014-03-31 23:19

Credit card data breaches get a lot of attention, but payroll system data breaches can have even more damaging effects.

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An Intern At 40-Something, And 'Paid In Hugs'

Mon, 2014-03-31 23:08

Your boss may be younger than you, your fellow interns may be decades younger, and you work for free. For Renee Killian and Danielle Probst, reconsidering their careers meant interning in their 40s.

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For Native Americans, Losing Tribal Membership Tests Identity

Mon, 2014-03-31 23:07

For nearly 30 years, Jade Unger's family was embraced by a tribe. Then, in September, everything changed when the tribe's enrollment committee said they were enrolled in error.

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Lending Circles Help Latinas Pay Bills And Invest

Mon, 2014-03-31 23:05

Participants in these social networks pool their money to give each other informal, no-interest loans. They're called cundinas or tandas, and politicians are taking notice.

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Pentagon Reorganizing How It Brings Home America's War Dead

Mon, 2014-03-31 18:19

The agency tasked with finding the remains of over 83,000 service members had been reluctant to use up-to-date technology, but will now move toward a DNA-led approach to identifying the missing.

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Congress Passes Bill To Stop Payment Cuts To Medicare Doctors

Mon, 2014-03-31 16:18

Congress has passed a so-called "doc fix" 17 times before, but has yet to pass a permanent solution.

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Reports: U.S., Israel Discussing Release Of American Spy

Mon, 2014-03-31 15:43

The possible release of Jonathan Pollard, an American convicted of spying for Israel, is seen as a way for the U.S. to keep Middle East peace negotiations from faltering.

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When Politics Is Really Hardball — Baseball's Opening Day

Mon, 2014-03-31 15:18

There aren't many other political photo ops that scream out patriotism, tradition and fun than throwing the ceremonial first pitch.

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The New Mozilla CEO's Political Past Is Imperiling His Present

Mon, 2014-03-31 14:57

When Mozilla, best known for the Firefox browser, hired Brendan Eich as its CEO, it ignited a firestorm over free speech and equal rights. Now, the dating site OkCupid is getting involved.

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I'm Darth Vader, And I Approve This Message

Mon, 2014-03-31 14:38

Promising that he knows what it takes to rebuild an empire, Darth Vader has declared his candidacy for Ukraine's highest office.

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Authorities Raise Number Of Dead In Mudslide To 24

Mon, 2014-03-31 14:19

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office said it had identified 17 of the 24 bodies it has received. Crews are still searching for remains.

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No Break From Politics On Obamacare Deadline Day

Mon, 2014-03-31 14:07

Bickering over the Affordable Care Act is now focused on White House estimates that it will beat enrollment projections, and on how many uninsured have gotten coverage.

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The Long Road To GM's Ignition Switch Recall

Mon, 2014-03-31 13:46

Records show that GM knew about faulty ignition switches in its cars at least a decade ago. The first death now linked to the problem happened the same year the company was shedding thousands of jobs.

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D.C. Mayor Signs Bill Decriminalizing Some Marijuana Use

Mon, 2014-03-31 13:43

The bill now goes to Capitol Hill for a 60-day congressional review. Marijuana use is still against federal laws.

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British Drugmaker Funds Research On Chronic Disease In Africa

Mon, 2014-03-31 13:34

As infectious diseases come under control in Africa, other illnesses common in the West are becoming problems. GlaxoSmithKline is opening a research lab to promote research by African scientists.

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