Iran, 6 powers discuss sanctions, nuclear cuts

VIENNA (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister and the EU’s top foreign policy chief have launched a new round of nuclear talks between Tehran and six world powers, putting a reported tiff behind them. The two sides hope to reach an agreement by July that trims...
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After Crimea, world anxious about next Putin move

FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2014 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the media at the end of an EU-Russia summit, at the European Council building in Brussels. With Crimea in Russia’s pocket, the world anxiously awaits Putin’s next move. The...

APNewsBreak: Out-of-sync response to LAX shooter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report on the emergency response to last year’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport cites serious shortcomings in communication between agencies that left major commanders in the dark and a long lag in establishing a coordinated...

APNewsBreak: Out-of-sync response to LAX shooter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report on the emergency response to last year’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport cites serious shortcomings in communication between agencies that left major commanders in the dark and a long lag in establishing a coordinated...
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2nd day of sentencing in Army general sex case

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair shakes hands with his defense attorney Ellen C. Brotman outside the Fort Bragg, N.C., courthouse, Monday, March 17, 2014. Sinclair, who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates, appeared to choke up as he told a judge that he’d...
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Putin approves draft bill for annexation of Crimea

Self-Defense activists perform military exercises at a military training ground outside Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, March 17, 2014. Ukraine’s parliament on Monday voted partial mobilization in response to Russia’s invasion onto the Ukrainian territory. (AP Photo/Efrem...
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Putin approves draft bill for annexation of Crimea

Self-Defense activists perform military exercises at a military training ground outside Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, March 17, 2014. Ukraine’s parliament on Monday voted partial mobilization in response to Russia’s invasion onto the Ukrainian territory. (AP Photo/Efrem...
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Why do airplane transponders have an ‘off switch?’

A woman reads messages for passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, at a shopping mall in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Checks into the background of all the Chinese nationals on board the missing Malaysian jetliner have...
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Russia’s Putin approves draft bill to annex Crimea

Pro-Russian people celebrate in the central square in Sevastopol, Ukraine, late Sunday, March 16, 2014. Russian flags fluttered above jubilant crowds Sunday after residents in Crimea voted overwhelmingly to secede from Ukraine and join Russia. The United States and Europe...