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 2017-03-29 18:50 

Reuters

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Montana tribe sues Trump administration for lifting coal moratorium... +

A Native American tribe in Montana filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration on Wednesday, challenging its decision to lift a moratorium on coal leases on public land without first consulting with tribal leaders....

 2017-03-29 18:48 

AFP

Messi ban 'totally disproportionate' - Barcelona... +

Lionel Messi's four-match international ban for swearing at an assistant referee was "unfair and totally disproportionate";, his Spanish club Barcelona said Wednesday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have ne...

 2017-03-29 18:47 

AFP

Six decades of EU evolution... +

From the Treaty of Rome to the migration crisis and Brexit, here is a look at 60 years of ups and downs in the European Union.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or suggestion, co...

 2017-03-29 18:45 

UPI

North Korea legalizing marketplaces to 'manage' population... +

The North Korean regime is navigating sea changes in the country by legitimizing the country's expanding marketplaces....

 2017-03-29 18:41 

UPI

New York Mets 2017 MLB season preview: Few changes, high hopes... +

General manager Sandy Alderson expressed his faith in the New York Mets' core talent and its ability to produce a franchise-record third straight playoff berth by making no major additions or subtractions to the team that fell to the San Francisco Giants ...

 2017-03-29 18:40 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK police arrest two on 'suspicion of terrorism', not related to Westminster attack... +

Two people were arrested in the British city of Birmingham on ...

 2017-03-29 18:38 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Gonzaga athletic director is co-architect of hoops success... +

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) You might say Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth has tunnel vision. Roth, co-architect of the team that is making its first Final Four appearance this weekend, is too nervous to watch the Bulldogs play from a seat. Years ago, he star...

 2017-03-29 18:36 

UPI

Samsung unveils shiny new Galaxy S8 with 'Bixby' assistant... +

Samsung on Wednesday gave smartphone enthusiasts a look at its latest Galaxy at an unveiling in New York City....

 2017-03-29 18:36 

UPI

Christie to assist Trump in fight against opioid dependence... +

President Trump on Wednesday named New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as a lieutenant in the White House's effort to combat opioid dependence....

 2017-03-29 18:36 

UPI

Scientists are trying to make cows more eco-friendly... +

Researchers are trying to develop a more eco-friendly diet for the world's bovine population....

 2017-03-29 18:33 

UPI

George Clooney says 'ER' prepared him for twins... +

George Clooney joked that his role as pediatrician Doug Ross on "ER" prepped him to welcome kids with wife Amal Clooney....

 2017-03-29 18:29 

UPI

Indian navy commissions first Mk IV-class Landing Craft Utility ship... +

India's navy commissioned the first of eight MK IV-class Landing Craft Utility ships during a ceremony at Port Blair on Tuesday....

 2017-03-29 18:27 

UPI

Laser cutter used to assemble ham sandwich bust of Vin Diesel... +

A science vlogger took an unusual request from a fan and turned it into a reality: a laser-cut ham and cheese sandwich in the shape of actor Vin Diesel....

 2017-03-29 18:25 

Reuters Canada

U.S. agency moves to shake up government-subsidized telecom program... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to reverse an Obama era decision that allowed it to approve companies to offer government-subsidized telecommunications services...

 2017-03-29 18:24 

UPI

Russia, Iran urge dialogue between Afghanistan, Taliban... +

Russian President Vladimir Putin, after meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Moscow, urged dialogue between the Afghan government and the Taliban....

 2017-03-29 18:23 

Reuters Africa

Mexican news editor shot as attacks against journalists soar... +

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican journalist was shot and injured early on Wednesday in the eastern state of Veracruz, the state attorney general's office said, the latest in a spate of attacks against...

 2017-03-29 18:22 

UPI

Kangaroo teaches tailgating driver a lesson in fit of 'roo rage... +

A driver on a rural Australian road at night ended up having their car whacked by a road raging kangaroo that didn't take kindly to being tailgated....

 2017-03-29 18:19 

Reuters Africa

Inside Mosul, a huge blast, then screams, dust and horror... +

MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Crouching in his Mosul home, Abu Ayman suddenly felt the ground rock as if struck by an earthquake when a massive explosion tore through his street, filling the room with...

 2017-03-29 18:18 

Reuters

[ World ]

Mexican news editor shot as attacks against journalists soar... +

A Mexican journalist was shot and injured early on Wednesday in the eastern state of Veracruz, the state attorney general's office said, the latest in a spate of attacks against reporters in Mexico....

 2017-03-29 18:18 

Reuters

[ World ]

Colombia's Congress approves police general as vice president... +

Colombia's Congress backed the appointment of retired General Oscar Naranjo as vice president, replacing German Vargas Lleras who stood down to qualify for a run at the presidency next year....

 2017-03-29 18:18 

Reuters

[ World ]

Inside Mosul, a huge blast, then screams, dust and horror... +

Crouching in his Mosul home, Abu Ayman suddenly felt the ground rock as if struck by an earthquake when a massive explosion tore through his street, filling the room with dust and shattered glass. Then came the screams and cries from next door....

 2017-03-29 18:18 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Deutsche Boerse, LSE merger struck down... +

An attempted merger between the German and British stock exchanges was struck down by European regulators on Wednesday, formally ending a deal that unravelled in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Laura Frykberg reports...

 2017-03-29 18:18 

Reuters

[ US ]

U.S. judge says arrested Mexican 'Dreamer' can be released... +

A Mexican immigrant with a work permit who was arrested by U.S. authorities was granted bond by an immigration judge and is expected to be released from federal custody on Wednesday, his legal team said in a statement....

 2017-03-29 18:16 

AP

[ Big Story ]

International travelers cite politics as factor in US trips... +

NEW YORK (AP) Some international travelers are citing politics as a factor in whether to visit the U.S. this year, according to survey research by the tourism marketing agency Brand USA. The findings add to existing concerns about the tourism industry. O...

 2017-03-29 18:13 

Reuters Canada

Inside Mosul, a huge blast, then screams, dust and horror... +

MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Crouching in his Mosul home, Abu Ayman suddenly felt the ground rock as if struck by an earthquake when a massive explosion tore through his street, filling the room with...

 2017-03-29 18:12 

UPI

Engineered on-off switch brings HIV vaccine one step closer... +

Researchers at the University of Nebraska created an on/off switch in a weakened form of HIV to increase its safety for use in a potential vaccine....

 2017-03-29 18:09 

Reuters Africa

U.S. military says difficult to avoid Mosul casualties, probes blast... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. general said on Wednesday it will be difficult to maintain extraordinarily high standards to avoid civilian casualties in Mosul, even as the U.S. military begins a...

 2017-03-29 18:04 

UPI

New England Patriots tried to trade for Richard Sherman... +

Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots probably still had Super Bowl confetti embedded in their hair when they started preparing for next season....

 2017-03-29 18:02 

UPI

Lamar Odom: I cheated on Khloe Kardashian with 'multiple' women... +

Lamar Odom admitted to being unfaithful to Khloe Kardashian while discussing his drug use and hospitalization in the April 10 issue of Us Weekly....

 2017-03-29 18:01 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Sizzling St. John's baseball off to best start since 1981... +

NEW YORK (AP) Ed Blankmeyer expected his St. John's baseball team to have a solid start this season. But not even the veteran coach could have predicted the Red Storm to roll like this. They're 18-2, the program's best opening to a season sin...

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