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World powers, Iran reach framework for nuke deal by June 30

 

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — After marathon negotiations, the United States, Iran and five other world powers announced a deal Thursday outlining limits on Iran's nuclear program so it cannot lead to atomic weapons, directing negotiators toward a comprehensive agreement within three months.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 April 2015

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2 women arrested in NYC, accused of trying to build bomb

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City women were arrested Thursday on charges they were plotting to wage violent jihad by building a homemade bomb and using it for Boston Marathon-type terror attack, prosecutors said.

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NY Boy Scouts hire gay Eagle Scout despite national policy

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts' New York chapter said Thursday that it has hired the nation's first openly gay Eagle Scout as a summer camp leader, which is in public contrast to the national scouting organization's ban on openly gay adult members.

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Plane crash co-pilot eyed suicide methods, cockpit security

BERLIN (AP) — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have researched suicide methods and cockpit door security in the days before he crashed the plane into the French Alps, killing everyone aboard, German prosecutors said Thursday.

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Bomb threats shared electronically close schools

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tech-savvy students and others are using smartphone apps, social media and Internet phone services to make anonymous reports of bombs and other threats of violence at schools. The result: school evacuations and police sweeps.

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3 countries investigate fishing slavery exposed by AP

 

BENJINA, Indonesia (AP) — Officials from three countries are traveling to remote islands in eastern Indonesia to investigate how thousands of foreign fishermen wound up there as slaves and were forced to catch seafood that could eventually end up being exported to the United States and elsewhere.

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The Latest: Officials: 147 die in Kenya attack

9:30 p.m. (1830 GMT, 2:30 p.m. EDT)

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At least 15 dead as gunmen attack university in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Al-Shabab gunmen attacked a college in northeast Kenya early Thursday, targeting Christians and killing at least 15 people and wounding 60 others, witnesses said.

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