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Former Christie aides seek to quash subpoenas

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s former Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Kelly, and her attorney Michael Critchley, right, arrive at court for a hearing Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Trenton, N.J. Attorneys for Kelly and two-time campaign manager Bill Stepien are in court to try...
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Crimea’s parliament pushes for independence

A woman holds a banner that reads: “Putin is Occupier” during a rally against the breakup of the country in Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. The Crimean parliament voted Tuesday that the Black Sea peninsula will declare itself an independent state...
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EU eyes new travel, asset sanctions against Russia

People hold Ukrainian flags and banners that read: “Putin! Take away the green men”, “They got me married without me being there”, “Referendum is a step to war”, during a rally against the breakup of the country in Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine,...
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Friend: ‘Mad’ Pistorius shot gun out car sunroof

Oscar Pistorius, left, with unidentified man leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe) Oscar Pistorius,...

Hancock commissioners close meeting, citing new state rules

Hancock County’s commissioners held a closed session today under a new rule allowing public bodies to privately discuss economic development. It is likely that state law requires more disclosure, said Dennis Hetzel, director of the Ohio Newspaper Association. “Yes, this was...
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Ex-Iowa player sues over 2011 workout injuries

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One of 13 University of Iowa football players who were hospitalized after a high-intensity workout three years ago says it caused him lasting physical and mental harm, outlining his claims in the first lawsuit to stem from...

Men’s Wearhouse buying Jos A Bank for $1.8 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s time to suit up: Men’s Wearhouse is buying Jos. A. Bank for $1.8 billion. Men’s Wearhouse Inc. will pay $65 per share, a 5 percent premium to Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc.’s closing price Monday of $61.83. The agreement ends a...
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Malaysian military says missing jet changed course

Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 watch a TV news program about the missing flight as they wait for official updates from Malaysia Airlines at a hotel ballroom in Beijing, China, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Nearly three days after the...
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Suicide bombers strike Kurdish town in north Syria

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a group of nuns, who were freed after being held by Syrian rebels, greet church officials at the Syrian border town of Jdeidat Yabous, early Monday, March. 10, 2014. Rebels in Syria freed more than a dozen Greek...

Colts re-sign kicker Adam Vinatieri

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts re-signed kicker Adam Vinatieri on Tuesday, hours before he was to become an unrestricted free agent. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Vinatieri is widely considered the best clutch kicker in league history. He...