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Republicans Fail to Override Obama Veto of Keystone Measure
La Repubblica - 3/4/2015
(Updates with vote breakdown in second paragraph.) Eight Democrats joined 54 Republicans in voting to overturn the veto, short of the two-thirds super majority needed. Obama said he opposed the bill
Republicans Fail to Override Obama Veto of Keystone XL Measure Washington Post
“Why circumvent the process?” Bloomberg
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Feds find discrimination against African-Americans
CNN - 3/4/2015
The probe is the result of an investigation ordered by Attorney General Eric Holder after the police shooting that killed Michael Brown last summer. Among the findings, reviewed by CNN: from 2012 to
Justice report finds Ferguson discrimination WCVB.com
Justice Department on Ferguson: No Wilson charges KTXS-TV
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Boston bombing lawyer: 'It was him'
BBC - 3/4/2015
The trial of the man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon two years ago has begun, with his defence lawyer telling the jury he committed the crime. "It was him," the lawyer said as she prepared to
Boston accused 'had murder in heart' BBC
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Defense admits Boston attacks but blames brother
CNN - 3/4/2015
Story highlights CNN legal analyst: "The prosecution got exactly what they wanted" The boat where police found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could be a key piece of evidence "It was him," defense attorney Judy Clark
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Thousands evacuated as Chile's Villarica volcano erupts
Los Angeles Times - 3/4/2015
SANTIAGO, Chile — One of South America's most active volcanos erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke as lava surged down its slopes and prompting authorities to evacuate thousands
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Privacy advocates take Big Data to task
Deutsche Welle - 3/4/2015
Collecting data is the currency of the digital economy, but consumer advocates have been calling on big Internet firms to adopt business models that don't revolve around tricking users into forgoing their
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Boston Bomb Accused's Lawyer: 'It Was Him'
Sky News - 3/4/2015
We use cookies to give you the best experience. If you do nothing we'll assume that it's ok. Close Boston Marathon bombing survivor Marc Fucarile By Sky News US Team Boston
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'It was him,' defense says as Boston trial begins
Deutsche Welle - 3/4/2015
The defense attorney for accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev says jurors should consider that the defendant was under his older brother's influence. Nearly two years after the attacks, Tsarnaev’s
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Nigel Scullion proclaims 'new relationship' with Indigenous Australians
Sydney Morning Herald - 3/4/2015
The Abbott government has proclaimed "a new relationship of engagement" with Indigenous Australia. The government will on Thursday end months of anxiety for 112 Aboriginal health services, by extending
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Evidence mounting of Russian troops in Ukraine
Deutsche Welle - 3/4/2015
Evidence is mounting that Russian soldiers are officially fighting in Eastern Ukraine. Reporters and human rights activists describe their attempts to remain undercover. It was a
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Bali nine executions: Julie Bishop offers prisoner swap to spare lives of Andrew
Melbourne Age - 3/4/2015
Executions 'will not happen this week' Transferred to execution island Duo 'stoic' during last moments in Kerobokan The 'nice criminals' facing firing squad Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has raised the
Bali nine: Bishop offers prisoner swap Sydney Morning Herald
Bishop's plan to save Bali nine death row pair Sydney Morning Herald
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need2know: ASX to open flat in backwards run
Melbourne Age - 3/4/2015
Local shares are poised to open flat ahead of retail trade data and as global investors position for the start of expanded bond buying by Europe's central bank. What you need2know: • SPI futures down
need2know: ASX to open flat Melbourne Age
need2know: ASX to open flat in ... Canberra Times
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US officer cleared in fatal Ferguson shooting
France24 - 3/4/2015
Read more India bans broadcast of rape documentary Read more Boston Marathon bombing suspect goes on trial Read more Mexican cartel leader arrested in pre-dawn raid
Islamic State group turning Yazidi boys into jihadists France24
Boston Marathon bombing suspect goes on trial France24
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Police officer in Ferguson shooting case cleared
Deutsche Welle - 3/4/2015
The US Justice Department will not prosecute the police officer who shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last year. It also released a report criticizing the Ferguson police department for racial
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Laywers for Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev admit he carried out killings
Sydney Morning Herald - 3/4/2015
Boston: Lawyers for the Muslim student on trial for the Boston Marathon bombings admitted he carried out the bloody assault, as gruesome details of injuries sustained by victims were recounted to jurors.
Boston bombing terror trial begins 9News.com.au
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Dozens killed in attack on regime stronghold in Aleppo
Deutsche Welle - 3/4/2015
Dozens were killed when Syrian rebels set off a tunnel explosion targeting an intelligence headquarters in Aleppo and clashed with regime forces. The explosion caused deaths on both sides.
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Greek restaurant targeted with hate mail in Düsseldorf
Deutsche Welle - 3/4/2015
A Greek restaurant in Düsseldorf has become the victim of anonymous hate mail which branded Greece as "corrupt and lazy." The German mass media is being held responsible for rousing negativity against
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New York And Manchester Bomb Plotter Guilty
Sky News - 3/4/2015
By A Pakistani man has been found guilty in US federal court of plotting al Qaeda attacks in New York and the UK. Abid Naseer, 28, was convicted on charges of providing material support to al Qaeda,
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Ukip wants Aussie-style immigration
Herald Sun - 3/4/2015
BRITISH populist politician Nigel Farage says Australia is on the right track when it comes to controlling who does - and doesn't - enter the country. HIS UK Independence Party (Ukip) wants Britain to
UKIP's Nigel Farage says Britain should adopt Australian-style immigration policy Canberra Times
Ukip wants Aussie-style immigration (AAP) West Australian
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Buybacks fuel bull market as investors head back to bonds
Melbourne Age - 3/4/2015
The biggest source of fresh cash in American equities isn't speculators or exchange-traded funds: It's companies buying their own stock, by a 6-to-1 margin. Chief executive officers, who just announced
Buybacks fuel bull market as ... Canberra Times
Buybacks at $46 Billion a Month Dwarf Everything in U.S. Market La Repubblica
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More than a dozen dead in Ukraine mine explosion, say authorities
Deutsche Welle - 3/4/2015
Officials in Ukraine report at least 17 workers have been killed after a blast at a coal mine near the eastern city of Donetsk. It's feared dozens of miners who are still missing have also died.
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In Kosovo, false promises lead many to seek a better life in Germany
Deutsche Welle - 3/4/2015
More than 18,000 people from Kosovo have arrived in Germany since the start of the year in search of a better life. DW's Bahri Cani met one family at a home for asylum seekers in the town of Hemer.
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US Supreme Court hears latest 'Obamacare' challenge
Deutsche Welle - 3/4/2015
The US Supreme Court has heard new arguments against "Obamacare." No majority is apparent in the case, which takes aim at a pivotal part of the statute providing tax subsidies to help people afford health
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Pre-election coalition deals in Lesotho 'not set in stone'
Deutsche Welle - 3/4/2015
Following general elections at the end of February, Lesotho's main parties are now looking for partners with whom they can form a coalition. What form that coalition will take is wide open, an analyst
Parties in Coalition Talks After Polls AllAfrica.com
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Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran's plight raises questions about Australia's 'Stop
Sydney Morning Herald - 3/4/2015
I write this as the lives of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran hang in the balance. Sentenced to be shot to death by an Indonesian firing squad, they may be dead by the time these words are published.
Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan board their final flight NEWS.com.au
Profiles: Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran ABC Radio Australia
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