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Published on March 12, 2015 - Page 2
Sites ban ‘selfie sticks’ PARIS (AP) — “Selfie sticks” have now been banned at Palace of Versailles outside Paris and Britain’s National Gallery in...
Published on March 11, 2015 - Page 2
ISIS video shows execution BEIRUT (AP) — A video released Tuesday by the Islamic State group purports to show the killing of a Palestinian man...
Published on March 11, 2015 - Page 2
1942: As Japanese forces continued to advance in the Pacific during World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur left the Philippines for Australia. (...
Published on March 11, 2015 - Page 6
BRUSSELS (AP) — Skiers beware! La Plagne may be a bustling ski resort in the Alps but a badly programmed bus GPS won’t be able to tell it from Plagne...
Published on March 10, 2015 - Page 2
Five stabbed in Japan spree OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Police say five people have been killed in a stabbing spree in Japan. Tatsuhiko Hirano, 40, has...
Published on March 10, 2015 - Page 2
1969: James Earl Ray pleaded guilty in Memphis, Tennessee, to assassinating civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (Ray later repudiated that...
Published on March 10, 2015 - Page 5
TOKYO (AP) — Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen and his research team have found the wreckage of a massive Japanese World War II...
Published on March 10, 2015 - Page 6
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tough new sentences for the gender-related killings of women and girls were signed into law Monday by Brazilian President Dilma...
Published on March 9, 2015 - Page 2
1933: Congress, called into special session by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, began its “hundred days” of enacting New Deal legislation. 1935: The...
Published on March 9, 2015 - Page 2
Dog found in checked bag NEW YORK (AP) — This Chihuahua could be headed to the dog house. Transportation Security Administration officers say a...
Published on March 8, 2015 - Page 2
1944: Two days after an initial strike, U.S. heavy bombers resumed raiding Berlin during World War II. 1965: The United States landed its first...
Published on March 8, 2015 - Page 2
Saudi arms imports spike LONDON (AP) — Saudi Arabia has passed India to become the world’s biggest arms importer last year as concerns about Iran’s...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 2
Cops: Boy forced out window ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A woman wielding a shotgun forced her 7-year-old son to jump out a second-floor apartment...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 2
Cops: Husband killed three LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old man shot and killed his 33-year-old wife and two other people at an apartment...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 2
1946: Winston Churchill delivered his “Iron Curtain” speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. 1955: Elvis Presley made his television...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 2
Ex-CIA director makes deal RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose political future was all but destroyed over an affair with...
Published on March 3, 2015 - Page 2
Cleveland mayor apologizes CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s mayor apologized on Monday after the city’s lawyers suggested in court documents a 12-year-...
Published on March 2, 2015 - Page 2
1917: Puerto Ricans were granted U.S. citizenship as President Woodrow Wilson signed the Jones-Shafroth Act. 1940: The cartoon character Elmer Fudd...
Published on March 2, 2015 - Page 4
SIEM REAP, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a...
Published on March 1, 2015 - Page 2
1790: President George Washington signed a measure authorizing the first U.S. Census. 1945: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, back from the Yalta...

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