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Sunday, March 1, 2015

State police say 2 men face multiple criminal charges after driving truck onto ice near Toms River, NJ; searchers believe dog inside truck drowned - @NBCNewYork

State police say 2 men face multiple criminal charges after driving truck onto ice near Toms River, NJ; searchers believe dog inside truck drowned – @NBCNewYork
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Estonia's governing center-left coalition takes early lead in election count over pro-Kremlin party - @AFP

Estonia’s governing center-left coalition takes early lead in election count over pro-Kremlin party – @AFP
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Photo: A section of Blanchard Street in the Belltown area of Seattle was closed after this truck jammed into an overpass - @KIRO7Seattle

Photo: A section of Blanchard Street in the Belltown area of Seattle was closed after this truck jammed into an overpass – @KIRO7Seattle
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Fresh avalanches hit Afghanistan's Panjshir valley, closing off areas already difficult to reach, local officials say - @bbcnews_ticker

Fresh avalanches hit Afghanistan’s Panjshir valley, closing off areas already difficult to reach, local officials say – @bbcnews_ticker
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Photo: The area where crews are searching for a truck that went under the ice on Toms River in Pine Beach, NJ - @kemrichardson7

Photo: The area where crews are searching for a truck that went under the ice on Toms River in Pine Beach, NJ – @kemrichardson7
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President Obama on the death of Minnie Minoso: 'Minnie may have been passed over by the Baseball Hall of Fame during his lifetime, but for me and for generations of black and Latino young people, Minnie's quintessentially American story embodies far more than a plaque ever could'

President Obama on the death of Minnie Minoso: ‘Minnie may have been passed over by the Baseball Hall of Fame during his lifetime, but for me and for generations of black and Latino young people, Minnie’s quintessentially American story embodies far more than a plaque ever could’
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'Fifty Shades of Grey' becomes Universal Picture's highest-grossing R-rated international release, surpassing $330 million made by 'Ted' - @Variety

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ becomes Universal Picture’s highest-grossing R-rated international release, surpassing $ 330 million made by ‘Ted’ – @Variety
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Photo: Tents are raised on Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv in protest against Israeli housing market - @Benhartman

Photo: Tents are raised on Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv in protest against Israeli housing market – @Benhartman
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Photo: Pope Francis addresses worshipers at the Vatican Sunday, where he spoke out against the 'intolerable brutality' being inflicted on Christians and other minorities in Iraq and Syria - @FRANCE24

Photo: Pope Francis addresses worshipers at the Vatican Sunday, where he spoke out against the ‘intolerable brutality’ being inflicted on Christians and other minorities in Iraq and Syria – @FRANCE24
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German finance minister urges Greece to implement reforms during bailout extension, says Athens will get funds in summer if conditions are met, 'But if that's not the case then it won't be paid' - @Reuters

German finance minister urges Greece to implement reforms during bailout extension, says Athens will get funds in summer if conditions are met, ‘But if that’s not the case then it won’t be paid’ – @Reuters
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Mudslide shuts both lanes of Pacific Coast Highway near Point Mugu, Cailf.; highway patrol says reopening expected in 3-4 hours - @NBCLA

Mudslide shuts both lanes of Pacific Coast Highway near Point Mugu, Cailf.; highway patrol says reopening expected in 3-4 hours – @NBCLA
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Israel conducts 1st West Bank drill in 3 years; military spokeswoman says 'not necessarily linked to anything specific' - @AlArabiya_Eng

Israel conducts 1st West Bank drill in 3 years; military spokeswoman says ‘not necessarily linked to anything specific’ – @AlArabiya_Eng
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Organizers say 70,000 people turned out at march for slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov; police estimate crowd at more than 16,000 - @AFP

Organizers say 70,000 people turned out at march for slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov; police estimate crowd at more than 16,000 – @AFP
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19 Assyrian Christian captives in Syria released by Islamic State, monitoring group says; more than 200 still held - @Reuters

19 Assyrian Christian captives in Syria released by Islamic State, monitoring group says; more than 200 still held – @Reuters
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Photo: NASA astronaut Terry Virts takes inventory and puts his tools away after he and Butch Wilmore completed their spacewalk tasks 1 hour ahead of schedule - @NASA

Photo: NASA astronaut Terry Virts takes inventory and puts his tools away after he and Butch Wilmore completed their spacewalk tasks 1 hour ahead of schedule – @NASA
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House Speaker John Boehner dismisses apparent GOP infighting over Homeland Security funding as an 'argument over tactics' - @CBSNews

House Speaker John Boehner dismisses apparent GOP infighting over Homeland Security funding as an ‘argument over tactics’ – @CBSNews
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Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur al-Hadi accuses predecessor Ali Abdullah Saleh of conspiring with Iran to scuttle 2011 power-transfer deal - @Reuters

Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur al-Hadi accuses predecessor Ali Abdullah Saleh of conspiring with Iran to scuttle 2011 power-transfer deal – @Reuters
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House Speaker John Boehner says he is glad Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu accepted his invitation to address Congress, says, 'The animosity between the White House and Netanyahu is no secret in this town' - @FaceTheNation

House Speaker John Boehner says he is glad Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu accepted his invitation to address Congress, says, ‘The animosity between the White House and Netanyahu is no secret in this town’ – @FaceTheNation
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US-led coalition launched 9 airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria over past 24 hours

US-led coalition launched 9 airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria over past 24 hours
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Albuquerque's Sunport airport gets 9.6 inches of snow in 3 days; amount equal to what city usually gets over an entire year - @NWSAlbuquerque

Albuquerque’s Sunport airport gets 9.6 inches of snow in 3 days; amount equal to what city usually gets over an entire year – @NWSAlbuquerque
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