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By By MATTHEW LEE and GEORGE JAHN | March 29, 2015 12:12 am
Kerry cancels plan to return to US to stay at Iran talks
  • Air Canada plane leaves Halifax runway on 'abrupt' landing
    Associated Press | March 29, 2015 12:06 am
    An Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said early Sunday that 25 people were taken to a hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries.
  • Struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot in doomed flight
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 11:54 pm
    A disgruntled worker shoots up a workplace. A student opens fire at a high school. A pilot crashes a planeload of people into a mountainside.
  • France's far-right breakthrough expected in local elections
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 11:18 pm
    The conservative party of former President Nicolas Sarkozy is expected to dominate the final round of France's local elections, give the far-right National Front another electoral breakthrough and deal a new blow to the governing Socialists.
  • Saudi Arabia says strikes push Yemen rebels out of air bases
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 11:00 pm
    A Saudi-led airstrike campaign targeting Shiite rebels who control much of Yemen has pushed them out of contested air bases and destroyed any jet fighter remaining in the Arab world's poorest country, the kingdom has said.
  • Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 10:55 pm
    Tens of thousands of Singaporeans undeterred by heavy rains lined a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the Southeast Asian city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession Sunday for longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew.
  • Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 9:42 pm
    The Eiffel Tower went dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.
  • Mariners pitching prospect Sanchez dies 42 days after injury
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 9:37 pm
    Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez died Saturday night from head injuries he suffered in a boating accident last month, his Venezuelan team announced.
  • Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 7:43 pm
    The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.
  • Winter Olympics inspectors positive after Beijing visit
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 6:48 pm
    IOC inspectors left Beijing Sunday after offering praise for the Chinese capital's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics that, if successful, would make it the first city to hold both the winter and summer games.
  • Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 5:20 pm
    Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history.
  • Australia signs up to negotiations on Chinese-led bank
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 4:12 pm
    Australia announced on Sunday that it would join negotiations to establish a new a Chinese-led Asian regional bank that has emerged as a potential challenge to United States influence in a part of the world where the Obama administration has tried to forge stronger ties.
  • Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida in Syria seize major city
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 2:07 pm
    Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government buildings in a powerful blow to President Bashar Assad whose forces rapidly collapsed after four days of heavy fighting, opposition activists and the extremist group said.
  • 4 killed while trying to recover gasoline after Mexico crash
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 1:56 pm
    An attempt to take gasoline from a crashed tanker truck led to four deaths and 26 injuries when the vehicle exploded, Mexican officials said Saturday.
  • Questions and answers about the Arab peacekeeping force
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 1:48 pm
    Arab League member states have agreed in principle to form a joint inter-Arab military peacekeeping force. While details of how such a force would actually operate remain thin, the agreement is a telling sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia, Egypt and their allies to intervene aggressively in regional hotspots, whether against Islamic militants or spreading Iranian power. Here's a look at some of the questions surrounding the plan:
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