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 2015-03-02 20:24   

Reuters

[ Business ]

  Mobile World looks to 5G...[ + ]

The wireless industry's annual conference gets underway in Barcelona with 85,000 executives taking part and numerous new smartphones and watches being launched. As Ivor Bennett reports from the show the race for 5G is one of the key themes....



 2015-03-02 20:24   

Reuters

[ Business ]

  Takata to double replacement inflator output over next six months...[ + ]

DETROIT (Reuters) - Takata Corp said on Monday it plans to double its capacity to make replacement air bag inflators over the next six months and testing on parts that could explode with...



 2015-03-02 20:22   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Accused al Qaeda operative wrote in code about UK bomb plot: U.S....[ + ]

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pakistani man used a code in which women's names substituted for bomb materials when he would email with al Qaeda about a plot to kill hundreds of people in England in 2009, a U.S....



 2015-03-02 20:21   

UPI

  Duritskaya, witness to Nemtsov's death, in custody...[ + ]

Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, March 2 (UPI) -- Anna Duritskaya, the key witness in the Moscow shooting death of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, is under police guard and unable to leave Russia....



 2015-03-02 20:20   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Lester to start opening night April 5 vs Cardinals...[ + ]

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Jon Lester is slated to make his first start for the Chicago Cubs on opening night, April 5, against the St. Louis Cardinals. Cubs manager Joe Maddon confirmed Monday what he had earlier indicated about Chicago's new ace. Lester sign...



 2015-03-02 20:20   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Cowboys put franchise tag worth $12.8 million on Dez Bryant...[ + ]

IRVING, Texas (AP) Dez Bryant will get four more months to work on a long-term deal with the Cowboys and make $12.8 million next year after the team used its franchise tag on the star wide receiver. Bryant led the NFL with a club-record 16 touchdowns in ...



 2015-03-02 20:16   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Parsons and Chandler will sit for Mavs against Pelicans...[ + ]

DALLAS (AP) Tyson Chandler and Chandler Parsons will miss Monday night's game against New Orleans because of injuries, leaving the Mavericks without two of their frontcourt starters for the second straight game. Chandler has a bruised left hip that k...



 2015-03-02 20:15   

UPI

  Alcoholic Russian bears may get rehab help in Romania...[ + ]

Ben HooperSOCHI, Russia, March 2 (UPI) -- A pair of Russian bears purported to have become alcoholics from living outside a Sochi restaurant for 20 years are being offered rehab in Romania....



 2015-03-02 20:14   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Snowy Boston starts removing parking-space savers...[ + ]

BOSTON (AP) Bostonians have another reason to be steamed about this winter of epic snow: The city is starting to remove the lawn chairs, milk crates, orange cones and other stuff that people set out on the street to reserve the parking spaces they've...



 2015-03-02 20:13   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Syria's opposition, rebels reject UN envoy's plan for Aleppo...[ + ]

BEIRUT (AP) Syria's main opposition and rebel factions in the northern city of Aleppo have rejected a proposal by the U.N. envoy to freeze fighting in parts of the city. Despite the rejection, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said on Monday the U.N. ...



 2015-03-02 20:10   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Attorney: Ex-superintendent charged in cheating scandal dies...[ + ]

ATLANTA (AP) Beverly Hall, the former superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools charged in a cheating scandal, has died. Hall's attorney J. Tom Morgan confirmed her death on Monday. She was among more than 30 APS educators indicted in March 2013 in wh...



 2015-03-02 20:10   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Canadian pastor missing after aid trip to North Korea...[ + ]

TORONTO (Reuters) - A head pastor of large Canadian church has failed to return from a humanitarian mission to North Korea, and the Canadian government has reached out to try to locate him, his Toronto-based...



 2015-03-02 20:08   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  No jail time for Nelson in assault on ex-football player...[ + ]

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) Former University of Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson won't serve any jail time for an assault that seriously injured a former Minnesota State football player. Nelson was sentenced Monday to 100 hours of community service for h...



 2015-03-02 20:07   

Reuters

[ US ]

  Armed men take $4 million in gold from armored truck in North Carolina: police...[ + ]

(Reuters) - Three armed men are on the run after they allegedly stole $4 million worth of gold from a tractor-trailer carrying a shipment along Interstate 95 in eastern North Carolina, police said Monday.Two...



 2015-03-02 20:07   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Pearl: Mason won't play at Missouri after father's death...[ + ]

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Auburn guard Antoine Mason could miss the Tigers' final two regular-season games after the death of his father, former New York Knicks forward Anthony Mason. Tigers coach Bruce Pearl said Monday that he doesn't believe there'...



 2015-03-02 20:07   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  No. 4 Villanova leads formidable Big East into home stretch...[ + ]

CINCINNATI (AP) No. 4 Villanova has clinched the top seed in the Big East tournament. The Wildcats have been the team to beat all season in one of the nation's toughest basketball conferences, top-to-bottom. There's still a lot at stake as the Bi...



 2015-03-02 20:03   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  New attack in disputed region claimed by Sudan, South Sudan...[ + ]

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The United Nations is reporting another deadly attack in the disputed region of Abyei area that's claimed by both Sudan and South Sudan. It's the fourth fatal attack in two months in the oil-rich area, signally a deterioration...



 2015-03-02 20:02   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  UN warns against complacency as Ebola fight enters new phase...[ + ]

BRUSSELS (AP) The United Nations is urging donors, organizations and countries fighting Ebola in West Africa not to give in to complacency as the death toll from the virus climbs toward 10,000. U.N. experts said Monday that the spread of the disease in G...



 2015-03-02 20:01   

Reuters Canada

  Harrington clears mental hurdle to return to winner's circle...[ + ]

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida (Reuters) - Padraig Harrington's drop down the rankings ended with a playoff win over Daniel Berger at the Honda Classic on Monday, the Irishman keeping those barren days out...



 2015-03-02 19:59   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  'Suge' Knight goes to hospital after saying he fired lawyers...[ + ]

LOS ANGELES (AP) Former rap mogul Marion ...



 2015-03-02 19:58   

Reuters Canada

  Canadian pastor missing after aid trip to North Korea...[ + ]

TORONTO (Reuters) - A head pastor of large Canadian church has failed to return from a humanitarian mission to North Korea, and the Canadian government has reached out to try to locate him, his Toronto-based...



 2015-03-02 19:58   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Libya's elected parliament agrees to resume U.N. talks: spokesman...[ + ]

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Libya's elected House of Representatives (HOR) on Monday agreed to go back to United Nations-brokered peace talks with a rival government, a week after they pulled out over...



 2015-03-02 19:58   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Venezuela tells U.S. embassy to downsize amid diplomatic tension...[ + ]

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela on Monday ordered the U.S. embassy in Caracas to reduce its personnel from 100 to 17 amid a new diplomatic flare-up between the socialist government and its ideological foe...



 2015-03-02 19:57   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Hawaii police officer arrested after bicyclist killed...[ + ]

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) A 30-year-old police officer on Hawaii's Big Island was arrested and placed on administrative leave after a fatal on-duty vehicle collision with a bicyclist visiting from Michigan. Hawaii Island police officer Jody Buddemeyer...



 2015-03-02 19:57   

UPI

  Man drives car on train tracks to underground station...[ + ]

Ben HooperDORTMUND, Germany, March 2 (UPI) -- A German drunk driver, who followed a train into an underground tunnel and drove on the tracks to a subway station, said he does not remember the incident....



 2015-03-02 19:56   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Kang hitless, Black over Gold 2-1 in Pirates intrasquad game...[ + ]

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang will have to wait for his first hit as a big leaguer. The rookie had a weak groundout in his only plate appearance in three innings of work at shortstop in a six-inning intrasquad scrimmage o...



 2015-03-02 19:55   

Reuters Africa

  Canadian pastor missing after aid trip to North Korea...[ + ]

TORONTO (Reuters) - A head pastor of large Canadian church has failed to return from a humanitarian mission to North Korea, and the Canadian government has reached out to try to locate him, his Toronto-based...



 2015-03-02 19:55   

Reuters Canada

  Libya's elected parliament agrees to resume U.N. talks: spokesman...[ + ]

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Libya's elected House of Representatives (HOR) on Monday agreed to go back to United Nations-brokered peace talks with a rival government, a week after they pulled out over...



 2015-03-02 19:54   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Bulls' Butler out 3 to 6 weeks...[ + ]

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler will miss three to six weeks because of a sprained ligament in his left elbow and join the injured Derrick Rose on the sideline. Butler, Chicago's scoring leader, was injured during Sunday's l...



 2015-03-02 19:52   

Reuters Canada

  Venezuela tells U.S. embassy to downsize amid diplomatic tension...[ + ]

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela on Monday ordered the U.S. embassy in Caracas to reduce its personnel from 100 to 17 amid a new diplomatic flare-up between the socialist government and its ideological foe...



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