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Japan marks 3rd anniversary of tsunami disasters
TOKYO (AP) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 05:17:26 -0400
On Senate floor, Dems talk all night about climate
WASHINGTON (AP) Senators have found plenty of common ground in an overnight debate about climate change that has been characterized by civil exchanges from lawmakers who hear plenty to like in each other's words. Could this really be happening in Washington?
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:08:51 -0400
States wrestle with developing, restricting drones
BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) Law enforcement, government agencies and others are itching to use drones for everything from finding lost hikers to tracking shifting wildfires. But privacy watchdogs are urging state legislatures to step in and head off any potential privacy violations.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:41:42 -0400
Pistorius friend identified in gunplay testifies
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) The friend of Oscar Pistorius who was identified by witnesses as being with the athlete on two occasions when a gun was shot in public is testifying at Pistorius' murder trial on Tuesday.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 05:39:17 -0400
AP PHOTOS: Afghan women boxers eye 2016 Olympics
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) A few yellow lamps light up the cavernous, sparsely furnished room in Kabul Stadium where Afghanistan's young female boxers train, hoping to become good enough to compete in the 2016 Olympics.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:32:26 -0400
Peverley falls ill, Stars-Blue Jackets called off
DALLAS (AP) Rich Peverley underwent a procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat six months ago after a physical revealed the condition at the start of training camp.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:04:31 -0400
Senators rally behind military sexual assault bill
WASHINGTON (AP) Senators rallied behind significant changes in military law to curb rape and sexual assault within the ranks, approving steps to protect the victims and barring the "good soldier defense" to ensure evidence alone determines a defendant's fate.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:49:44 -0400
Defense faces deadline in Army general sex case
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) Attorneys for an Army general charged with sexual assault have a deadline on Tuesday to decide on a judge's offer to plea-bargain the case with a new set of military officials.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:15:35 -0400
Ukraine seeks national guard, call-up of reserves
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine's acting president on Tuesday called for the formation of a national guard and for the mobilization of reserves and volunteers into the country's armed forces to counter Russian military moves.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:14:26 -0400
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