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Panama City Beach shooting wounds 3 Alabama A&M students – AL.com

Saturday, March 28, 2015

It was the wrong place and the wrong time for three Alabama A&M University students who are among the seven college-age people shot during a house party in Panama City Beach early Saturday morning, March 28, 2015. “As a father of a daughter, the young ladies seemed to be doing what I’d want my daughter to do — stick closely with your friends and don’t get separated,” said A&M spokesman…

What happens if nuclear talks with Iran fail? – CBS News

Saturday, March 28, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – As the U.S. helps an Arab coalition carry out bombing runs against Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen, it is trying hard to avoid taking its own military action to destroy Tehran’s nuclear program. That threat of force is the leverage underpinning these negotiations in Lausanne to peacefully persuade Iran to freeze its nuclear development for a decade or more. Yet few diplomats believe that armed confrontation with Iran…

Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz Examined for Vision Problems – Wall Street Journal

Saturday, March 28, 2015

BERLIN—Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who flew Germanwings Flight 9525 into a French mountainside killing himself and the 149 other people on board, was examined for vision problems that may have affected his ability to fly, according to a person familiar with the investigation. It is unclear whether Mr. Lubitz’s difficulties were so serious that doctors considered him unfit to fly, the person said, adding that investigators only know…

Nigerian elections: Boko Haram is one of many disruptions, but voters persist – Christian Science Monitor

Saturday, March 28, 2015

In the weeks and months leading up to Nigeria’s presidential elections, the Islamic militant group Boko Haram had vowed to disrupt the democratic process. And indeed, Saturday’s elections in the West African nation have been extended to Sunday as the militants waved guns at voters and attacked several villages, forcing residents to abandon polls, the BBC reported. Technical problems with the country’s new polling machines, as well as violence between…

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