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Threat of ground incursion looms ov...

Threat of ground incursion looms over Yemen

Saudi Arabia's military is hauling tanks near its border with Yemen, as Yemen's foreign minister says he expects coalition troops to arrive within days. FULL STORY | PHOTOS: UNREST IN YEMEN
Arab Spring wasn't supposed to turn...

Arab Spring wasn't supposed to turn out like this

It wasn't supposed to turn out like this.
Opinion: Was Middle East better off...

Opinion: Was Middle East better off with its dictators?

Was the Middle East better off under dictatorships? It is certainly tempting to think so when one looks at conflicts in the region today, from Yemen to Libya to Syria.
Reports: Germanwings co-pilot treat...

Reports: Germanwings co-pilot treated for vision problems

German investigators found antidepressants in the apartment of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz this week, according to news reports.
Air Canada jet comes off runway

Air Canada jet comes off runway

An Air Canada jet came off the runway during its landing early Sunday at an airport in the eastern city of Halifax, officials said.
7 shot on spring break

7 shot on spring break

Officers in Panama City Beach, Florida, met "complete chaos" when they tried to find out what happened in the shooting that left seven people wounded in or near one house on the beach's main drag. FULL STORY

FoxNews

UNDER PRESSURE Indiana gov support...

UNDER PRESSURE Indiana gov supports clarification of religious law

'WE'RE CRASHING!': Germanwings co-p...

'WE'RE CRASHING!': Germanwings co-pilot reportedly dreamed about crash

'DIFFICULT WORK' Iran nuke talk ta...

'DIFFICULT WORK' Iran nuke talk takes frantic tone as deadline looms

FIGURES FUDGED? FBI may be skewing...

FIGURES FUDGED? FBI may be skewing gun crime reports, experts say

THE 'MAN IN BLACK' Ex-boxer Reid kn...

THE 'MAN IN BLACK' Ex-boxer Reid known for his share of bouts on Hill

Senate GOP probes key Clinton aide ...

Senate GOP probes key Clinton aide Abedin's special employment status - Hillary deleted all emails, Benghazi chairman says

MSNBC

Wanted at the White House: A Fence ...

Wanted at the White House: A Fence That Says Halt! (With Curb Appeal)

'Animal House' or house of horrors?...

'Animal House' or house of horrors? US fraternities at a crossroads

Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girl...

Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girls Rock!'

How To Watch Pope Francis' Palm Sun...

How To Watch Pope Francis' Palm Sunday Mass

Making time for kids? Study says qu...

Making time for kids? Study says quality trumps quantity

Boston area expects a flood of clai...

Boston area expects a flood of claims after record winter

Washington Post

Foreign ministers arrive amid cruci...

Foreign ministers arrive amid crucial weekend for Iran nuclear talks

LAUSANNE, Switzerland ? Diplomats from Germany and France joined the United States in frenetic talks with Iran on Saturday, amid indications that negotiations were foundering with only days left before a deadline for an agreement.Read full article >>
Bill Cosby, to Baltimore hecklers: ...

Bill Cosby, to Baltimore hecklers: We are here to enjoy my gift

BALTIMORE ? Not 15 minutes into his show, Bill Cosby found himself being jeered by several protesters in the balcony of the Modell Performing Arts Center. They demanded he respond to the more than two dozen women who have accused him of sexually assaulting them.Read full article >>
Making time for kids? Study says qu...

Making time for kids? Study says quality trumps quantity

Do parents, especially mothers, spend enough time with their children?Though American parents are with their children more than any parents in the world, many feel guilty because they don?t believe it?s enough. That?s because there?s a widespread cultural assumption that the time parents, particularly mothers, spend with children is key to ensuring a bright future.Read full article >>
In the hunt to be the 2016 GOP pick...

In the hunt to be the 2016 GOP pick, top contenders agree on 1 thing: Guns

There are 15 noteworthy contenders for the Republican Party?s presidential nomination. Together, they own at least 40 guns.Some of them have been building their collections since childhood. Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (S.C.) is up to 12 now, including an AR-15 assault weapon that he has talked about using if law and order ever breaks down in his neighborhood. Former Texas governor Rick Perry is so well-armed, he has a gun for jogging.Read full article >>
Nigerian presidential vote is exten...

Nigerian presidential vote is extended amid glitches and fears of violence

KADUNA, Nigeria ?Nigerians voted Saturday in the most bitterly contested election in the history of the country?s young democracy ? a poll that will determine the next chapter in a long-standing fight against Islamist insurgents and the management of Africa?s largest economy.Read full article >>
Saudi-led airstrikes intensify in Y...

Saudi-led airstrikes intensify in Yemen as possible coalition land attack looms

SANAA, Yemen ? Arab leaders vowed Saturday to back the embattled Yemeni president as a Saudi Arabia-led coalition intensified airstrikes on Shiite rebel targets across Yemen, escalating a conflict that many residents fear could lead to a land invasion.Read full article >>

Reuters

ChemChina chairman says hopes to re...

ChemChina chairman says hopes to re-list Pirelli in Italy

BEIJING (Reuters) - The chairman of China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) said on Sunday he hopes to re-list Italy's Pirelli on the Italian stock exchange after his firm agreed earlier this month to acquire the world's fifth-largest tire maker.
U.S. jobs to add heat to Fed lift-o...

U.S. jobs to add heat to Fed lift-off debate

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The state of the U.S. labour market in March will consume economists and investors in the week leading up to Easter, adding to the seesaw debate over when the Federal Reserve will spring its first interest rate hike.
Denmark applies to join China-backe...

Denmark applies to join China-backed AIIB investment bank

BEIJING (Reuters) - Denmark has applied to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Bank (AIIB), China's Ministry of Finance said on Sunday, becoming the latest European power to join the institution despite misgivings of the United States.
China central bank governor calls f...

China central bank governor calls for vigilance on deflation

BOAO, China (Reuters) - China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan warned on Sunday that the country needs to be vigilant for signs of deflation and said policymakers were closely watching slowing global economic growth and declining commodity prices.
Best Buy warns of profit hit as it ...

Best Buy warns of profit hit as it consolidates Canadian stores

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc plans to close some stores and consolidate its operations in Canada, the U.S. electronics retailer's second-largest market, in a move that will hurt earnings this year, the company said on Saturday.
President Xi says China should not ...

President Xi says China should not focus on growth rate only

BOAO, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that the country should not focus on its economic growth rate only, reiterating China's push for a more sustainable, higher-quality expansion.

ABC

Crash Co-Pilot Seemed Like a 'Norma...

Crash Co-Pilot Seemed Like a 'Normal Guy,' Fellow Pilot Says

"We put our lives and our children's lives in their hands."
Students Wounded in Spring Break Sh...

Students Wounded in Spring Break Shooting 'Innocent Victims'

Seven people were shot and one person is in custody, officials said.
Seattle Mayor Bans Travel to Indian...

Seattle Mayor Bans Travel to Indiana Over 'Religious Freedom'

Seattle Mayor is the first to take official action against Indiana over the state's "religious freedom" law, barring travel to Indiana on city funds.
Officials: Iran Nuke Talks Solving ...

Officials: Iran Nuke Talks Solving Some Issues, Not Others

Officials: Iran nuke talks make headway on enrichment, but other problems remain
Pope Francis Leads Palm Sunday Proc...

Pope Francis Leads Palm Sunday Procession Ahead of Holy Week

Clutching palm frond, Pope Francis leads Palm Sunday procession to usher in Holy Week
Possibility of Criminal Charges in ...

Possibility of Criminal Charges in NYC Building Collapse Growing

Investigators are looking at whether gas lines might have been tampered with.

BBC

Singapore holds Lee Kuan Yew funera...

Singapore holds Lee Kuan Yew funeral

Singapore holds a state funeral for its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, with tens of thousands lining the streets despite torrential rain.
Kerry stays on for more Iran talks

Kerry stays on for more Iran talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry cancels a planned return to the US to stay in Switzerland as the Iran nuclear talks approach their deadline.
Tunisia 'kills Bardo attack gunman'

Tunisia 'kills Bardo attack gunman'

Tunisian government sources say that security forces have killed Lokman Abu Sakhra, described as one of the country's "most dangerous terrorists".
Air Canada plane 'exits' runway

Air Canada plane 'exits' runway

An Air Canada aeroplane landing at Halifax leaves the runway while landing at Halifax, but only minor injuries are reported.
Nigeria voting continues after dela...

Nigeria voting continues after delays

Voting is to continue for second day in some parts of Nigeria after technical problems during Saturday's presidential election.
Briton's father in plea to airlines

Briton's father in plea to airlines

The father of a British man killed in the Alps air crash urges airlines to look after pilots "properly", saying the victims of the disaster should "never be forgotten".

New York Times

Air Canada Flight Makes Rough Landi...

Air Canada Flight Makes Rough Landing in Nova Scotia

Flight 624 crash-landed at the Halifax airport early Sunday morning, causing a widespread power outage after clipping utility poles on entry. No major injuries were immediately reported.
Kentucky 68, Notre Dame 66: Almost ...

Kentucky 68, Notre Dame 66: Almost 37-1, Kentucky Isn?t Done, Holding Off a Fearless Notre Dame

The Wildcats trailed well into the second half, but ultimately managed to take the lead and keep it, advancing to the national semifinals, where they will play Wisconsin.
Indiana May Clarify Religious Objec...

Indiana May Clarify Religious Objections Law

Gov. Mike Pence said he would support legislation to ?clarify the intent? of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns that it could allow discrimination against gay people.
ArtsBeat: Vin Scelsa, Host of Radio...

ArtsBeat: Vin Scelsa, Host of Radio?s ?Idiot?s Delight,? to Retire

Vin Scelsa has been a fixture on radio for nearly 50 years and a master of free-form programming.
Australia to Join Regional Developm...

Australia to Join Regional Development Bank Led by China

The decision to join the bank is an about-face for the nation, which had earlier agreed with the Obama administration?s requests to stay aloof from the bank.
Residents in Eastern Ukraine City R...

Residents in Eastern Ukraine City Rally Against Separatism

The participants from Dnepropetrovsk had hoped to help mend a rift between President Petro O. Poroshenko and the regional governor he fired and to ease worries that Ukraine is also now at risk of unraveling into privately ruled fiefs.

WallStreet Journal

How Wall Street Helps Tech Workers ...

How Wall Street Helps Tech Workers Cash In

Financial firms are creating a murky market where the red-hot stocks of closely held technology companies trade largely out of sight of regulators, other investors and the companies themselves.
Dufry Nears Deal for World Duty Fre...

Dufry Nears Deal for World Duty Free

Swiss airport retailer Dufry said it has agreed to buy Italy?s World Duty Free in a deal that values the latter at about ?3.6 billion ($3.9 billion), including debt.
Silicon Valley Venture Firm Prevail...

Silicon Valley Venture Firm Prevails in Sex-Bias Suit

A jury said prominent venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers didn?t sexually discriminate or retaliate against a former female partner, in a closely watched case that raised questions about the treatment of women in Silicon Valley.
Intel in Talks to Buy Chip Maker Al...

Intel in Talks to Buy Chip Maker Altera

Intel is in advanced talks to buy Altera?a maker of programmable semiconductors used in phone networks and cars?in a deal that would be the computer chip-making giant?s largest takeover ever.
ChemChina to Uphold Pirelli's Auton...

ChemChina to Uphold Pirelli's Autonomy

China National Chemical, which is bidding for tiremaker Pirelli, says it is committed to upholding the Italian company?s autonomy and reputation.
Retail Investors Fuel Surge ...

Retail Investors Fuel Surge in Chinese Stocks

Despite slowing economic growth, corporate earnings under pressure and a property market in a funk, China?s long-maligned stock market is among the strongest in the world.

Wired News

Fantasy Novels Inspired These Soldi...

Fantasy Novels Inspired These Soldiers to Pick Up the Pen

Fantasy Novels Inspired These Soldiers to Pick Up the Pen

In the latest episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, two fantasy author/military vets discuss their contributions to the Operation Arcana anthology.

The post Fantasy Novels Inspired These Soldiers to Pick Up the Pen appeared first on WIRED.

While You Were Offline: Some One Di...

While You Were Offline: Some One Direction Punk Just Ruined the Whole World

While You Were Offline: Some One Direction Punk Just Ruined the Whole World

If the Internet taught us anything this week it's that it pays to think about domain registrations in advance. Also, people get really sad about pop stars.

The post While You Were Offline: Some One Direction Punk Just Ruined the Whole World appeared first on WIRED.

Preview the Military Fantasy Story ...

Preview the Military Fantasy Story ?Rules of Enchantment?

Preview the Military Fantasy Story ‘Rules of Enchantment’

Read "Rules of Enchantment" from the military fantasy anthology Operation Arcana here.

The post Preview the Military Fantasy Story ‘Rules of Enchantment’ appeared first on WIRED.

We Have No Way to Screen Every Pilo...

We Have No Way to Screen Every Pilot for Mental Illness

We Have No Way to Screen Every Pilot for Mental Illness

The regular physical exams pilots go through don't seriously address the risk of mental illness.

The post We Have No Way to Screen Every Pilot for Mental Illness appeared first on WIRED.

Wii U Zelda Won?t Arrive in 2015, o...

Wii U Zelda Won?t Arrive in 2015, or Even Show at E3

Wii U Zelda Won’t Arrive in 2015, or Even Show at E3

Nintendo said today that its highly anticipated new Legend of Zelda for Wii U won't make its planned 2015 release date, and won't be at this year's E3 Expo.

The post Wii U Zelda Won’t Arrive in 2015, or Even Show at E3 appeared first on WIRED.

To Stay Relevant, Intel Explores It...

To Stay Relevant, Intel Explores Its Biggest Takeover Ever

To Stay Relevant, Intel Explores Its Biggest Takeover Ever

Intel, the world's largest chip maker, is in talks to acquire Silicon Valley chip builder Altera, according to reports. If the deal goes through, it would be Intel's largest takeover ever.

The post To Stay Relevant, Intel Explores Its Biggest Takeover Ever appeared first on WIRED.

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Heat's Bosh out for season with blo...

Heat's Bosh out for season with blood clots

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh will miss at least the remainder of the season after developing blood clots on one of his lungs, the team announced Saturday.
Late free throws lift Kentucky by N...

Late free throws lift Kentucky by Notre Dame

Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66 win over Notre Dame on Saturday night in the Midwest Regional final.
Wisconsin beats Arizona to return t...

Wisconsin beats Arizona to return to Final Four

Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker combined for 56 points to spur Wisconsin to a win over Arizona in the West Regional final to return the Badgers to the Final Four.
Sources: Barnes out at Texas after ...

Sources: Barnes out at Texas after 17 seasons

The Texas Longhorns have decided to fire coach Rick Barnes after 17 seasons, multiple sources told ESPN.
Kanter rips Jazz, praises 'professi...

Kanter rips Jazz, praises 'professional' OKC

Enes Kanter claimed to have more to say about his tumultuous tenure with the Utah Jazz, but didn't hold back all that much.
Bama's Taylor arrested for domestic...

Bama's Taylor arrested for domestic violence

Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor has been arrested again on domestic violence charges in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Yahoo Movies

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in let...

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a news conference for "The Fifth Estate" at the Toronto International Film FestivalLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds a risk worth taking in debut

Somali actor Barkhad Abdi poses for a portrait during a media publicity event for the film "Captain Phillips" in Los Angeles in this file photoBy Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...

France bows to stage director Patri...

France bows to stage director Patrice Chereau, dead at 68

French director Patrice Chereau attends a photocall in Venice.By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sex...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sexiest woman alive' by Esquire

Johansson poses at the premiere of the movie "Iron Man 2" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema fin...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema finds dark new twist

By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - British director Paul Wright's new film "For Those in Peril" pans across a dour Scottish coastal town where madness, tragedy and a feared sea monster lurk close beneath the surface. It's a dark tale, typical of a new generation of filmmakers like this year's Oscar hopeful Steve McQueen, who are taking Britain's tradition of gritty "kitchen sink" cinema in a stark and sometimes strange direction. ...
Lebanon bans two films in setback f...

Lebanon bans two films in setback for tolerant image

By Stephen Kalin BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has banned the screening of a film about homosexuality and another on short-term "pleasure marriages" practiced in some Muslim communities, in a blow to its reputation as a bastion of tolerance in a deeply conservative region. The films, which had been due to be shown at the Beirut International Film Festival that opened last week, were blocked by a government censorship committee, festival organizers said. ...

Editorial New York Times

Opinionator | The End: Tweeting Mom...

Opinionator | The End: Tweeting Mom?s Goodbye

In the loneliness of saying farewell, solace comes in 140-character bursts.
Download: Katherine Meyer

Download: Katherine Meyer

A lawyer who fought for the rights of circus elephants on reading Kafka, playing the ukulele and watching ?Dance Moms.?
Opinion: Pregnant, Obese ... and in...

Opinion: Pregnant, Obese ... and in Danger

Extremely overweight women, and their babies, face complications.
Opinion: Why Reconstruction Matters

Opinion: Why Reconstruction Matters

The post-Civil War era dealt with many of the same issues we grapple with today.
Editorial: Preparing for Tomorrow?s...

Editorial: Preparing for Tomorrow?s Storms

Drought is not the only environmental risk California residents face.
Editorial: Progress on Payday Lendi...

Editorial: Progress on Payday Lending

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took the most important step in its four-year history this week.

Editorial MSNBC

Slideshow: The Week in Political Ca...

Slideshow: The Week in Political Cartoons

NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.

Clicked: One day at a time

Clicked: One day at a time

This blog is not dead.This blog is not dead.

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclips...

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse online

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online. Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online.

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entr...

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entries

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gi...

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gift ideas

From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.

First Read: The day in politics

First Read: The day in politics

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Daughter bests father in feud at Ja...

Daughter bests father in feud at Japan shareholder's meeting

TOKYO (Reuters) - A rare family feud erupted in a Japanese shareholders meeting on Friday, when the chief executive of Otsuka Kagu Ltd defeated her father's attempt to oust her, vowing to push ahead with her plan to take the furniture retailer more mass-market.
Missing in Missouri: two Bactrian c...

Missing in Missouri: two Bactrian camels

(Reuters) - The hunt is on for two missing Bactrian camels apparently taken from a central Missouri farm along with a pair of steers, authorities said on Wednesday.
Hospital beds, nurses and IV drips ...

Hospital beds, nurses and IV drips on India's fashion catwalk

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Nine hospital beds in a row and imaginary patients hooked up to intravenous drips. Not the usual setting for a fashion catwalk.
Heave, ho: Elephants rescue 18-whee...

Heave, ho: Elephants rescue 18-wheeler stranded on Louisiana road

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - When an 18-wheeler truck became stranded by the side of a Louisiana road, two elephants inside came to the rescue.
North Korea's well-to-do feast on F...

North Korea's well-to-do feast on French baguettes

SEOUL (Reuters) - French-trained chefs are cooking up a storm in Pyongyang where North Korea's privileged classes are devouring their baguettes, a pro-North newspaper reported on Wednesday, even as much of the population outside the capital struggles to feed itself.
Washington goose poop prompts offic...

Washington goose poop prompts officials maybe to let the dogs out

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Park Service is weighing using dogs to drive off Canada geese that each foul the U.S. capital's National Mall with up to three pounds (1.4 kg) of droppings a day, the agency said on Tuesday.
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