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Tuesday, March 10

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Tuesday, March 10, the 69th day of 2015. There are 296 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1496 - Christopher...full story
updated 2015-03-03 09:01 AM
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Iranian Christians pray during the New Year's mass at the saint Sarkis church of Armenians in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Around 120,000 Christians live in Iran, mostly in Central and north-western parts of the country. Most Iranian Christians are of the Armenian ethnicity, however and they are mostly adherent to the Gregorian faith. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) A rescue worker cuts the iron rods on the site of the collapsed building in the capital Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross, a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim) Rescue workers reach for survivors of a multi-storey building collapse in the capital Nairobi, Kenya Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross, over a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo) Kiyoshi Kimura, president of Kiyomura Co., poses a bluefin tuna at his Sushi Zanmai restaurant near Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Kimura bid the Pacific bluefin tuna caught off northeastern Japan, for 4.5 million yen or about $37,500 in the first auction of the year.  (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) An Egyptian Muslim, member of the Al-Hamdeya Al-Shazeleya Sufi order, takes part in a parade celebrating the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad known as Moulid Al-Nabi, in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. Banner in Arabic carries Islamic verses and the names of prominent Sufi clerics. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy) Rescue workers use a sniffer dog to look for survivors at the site of the collapsed building in the capital Nairobi, Kenya , Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross, a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim) Indonesian Armed Forces Chief, Gen. Moeldoko, left, and National Police Chief, Gen. Sutarman, right, listen to a question during  a press conference in Surabay, East Jave, Indonesia, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The Singapore-bound plane crashed into the sea 42 minutes after taking off on Dec. 28.(AP Photo/Firdia Linsawati) Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian waves to supporters as he is wheeled in a chair from the Taichung prison by his son Chen Chih-chung Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 in Taichung, Taiwan. Chen, who is serving a 20-year-term for corruption, was granted a one-month medical parole Monday for treatment of neural degeneration, more than four years into his 20-year prison sentence for corruption. But he must return to prison to serve the remainder of his sentence if his condition improves. (AP Photo) Kenyans watch rescue workers from a nearby building at the site of the collapsed building in the capital Nairobi, Kenya , Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross, a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim) Palestinian mourners carry the body of Palestinian Imam Dwikat who was shot dead by Israeli troops on Monday, in the West Bank village of Baita near City of Nablus , Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. The Israeli military said its forces shot and killed Dwika who was throwing stones at drivers in the West Bank. The military said forces on patrol Monday were confronted by a group of stone throwers. The forces called out to them to stop and fired live rounds into the air to disperse them, then opened fire on the stone throwers when they persisted. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
    Updated: 2015年03月03日11:26 GMT+08:00
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Tuesday, March 10
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Tuesday, March 10, the 69th day of 2015. There are 296 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1496 - Christopher....Fullstory

2015-03-03 09:01 AM

NYC mayor to skip St. Patrick's parade over policy on gays
By JONATHAN LEMIRE
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is not planning to march in the nation's biggest and oldest St. Patrick's Day....Fullstory

2015-03-03 06:01 AM

US House leader to give Israeli leader bust of Churchill

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker John Boehner plans to give Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a bust of Winston Churchill when he speaks to a....Fullstory

2015-03-03 03:01 AM

Israel rights group criticizes army's use of dogs at rallies

Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli human rights group has criticized the military's use of dogs at protests, citing the case of a Palestinian teenager who....Fullstory

2015-03-03 03:01 AM

Australia expected to announce more troops bound for Iraq

Associated Press

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia is expected to confirm an increase in troop numbers to be sent to Iraq to help train Iraqi security forces....Fullstory

2015-03-03 09:01 AM

Romanian parliament approves new spy chief

Associated Press

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- The Romanian parliament has approved a new spy chief who has named the fight against corruption and cyber security in Ukraine....Fullstory

2015-03-03 03:02 AM

Macedonia: Opposition head claims PM behind illegal wiretaps

Associated Press

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- The leader of Macedonia's leftist opposition has accused the conservative prime minister of ordering illegal wiretaps of his closest aides: the....Fullstory

2015-03-03 03:01 AM

Netanyahu tells AIPAC that US-Israel alliance strong
By ARON HELLER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israel's leader insists the alliance between his country and the Unites States is "stronger than ever." Benjamin Netanyahu's comments Monday to the American....Fullstory

2015-03-03 03:01 AM

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