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Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 - 8:52am

Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'stooges of Iran'

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) -- Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "stooges of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender....

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Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 - 8:42am

Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) -- The ravine echoes with helicopter rotors, the scrape of metal on stone, the rumble of sliding scree as the remnants of Germanwings Flight 9525 dislodge from the mountainside....

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Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 - 8:20am

Iran nuke talks expand as deadline for deal looms

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program picked up pace on Saturday with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Tehran's top diplomat ahead of an end-of-March deadline for a preliminary deal....

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Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 - 7:44am

Police on trial: Tears, anger resurge over 2005 French riots

RENNES, France (AP) -- One October afternoon, two teenage boys were kicking around a football in their desolate housing project northeast of Paris. Two hours later, they lay lifeless, electrocuted in a power substation as they hid from police....

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Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 - 6:44am

Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 17 dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Somali troops on Saturday took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing. At least 17 people died and dozens were wounded....

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Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 - 6:42am

German pilot visited glider field near crash site as a child

SISTERON, France (AP) -- The German co-pilot accused of crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps frequented a gliding club near the crash site as a child with his parents, according to a member of the club....

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Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 - 6:33am

In Thailand, a mercurial junta leader known for sharp tongue

BANGKOK (AP) -- Ear tugs. A flying banana peel. Sarcastic remarks about getting smacked, or punched - or even executed. Such is life for the press corps covering Thailand's notoriously testy military ruler....

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Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 - 12:48am

Marriage plans and writing occupy Amanda Knox

SEATTLE (AP) -- Despite the murder case hanging over her head, Amanda Knox tried to lead a normal life in the more than three years since she was freed from an Italian prison: She recently got engaged and has started writing theater reviews and other articles for a weekly paper in her hometown....

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Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 - 12:33am

Italian court throws out Knox conviction once and for all

ROME (AP) -- Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy's highest court threw out their convictions once and for all....

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Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 - 12:14am

About 4,000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved....

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