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Wednesday, March 4, 2015


Nuclear company Areva in turmoil after billions in losses

1 hour 7 minutes ago - Yahoo News
PARIS (AP) — Nuclear manufacturer Areva has announced a 4.8 billion euro loss for 2014, more than its entire market value, plunging the powerful French nuclear industry into turmoil

Lawyers: Georgia waffles on execution with cloudy drug

59 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials waffled on whether to proceed with an execution when the lethal injection drug was discovered to have a cloudy appearance, according to court documents, and one expert said their decision to postpone it was the right move

Netanyahu says he gave 'practical alternative' to Iran deal

59 minutes ago - Yahoo News
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his speech to the U.S. Congress offered a "practical alternative" to a possible Iranian nuclear deal and that lawmakers "better understand" why the deal is bad

A murderer and rapist's views reflect those of many in India

52 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NEW DELHI (AP) — When a rapist and killer said the woman brutally attacked on a New Delhi bus was responsible for what had happened to her, it sounded shocking around the world. But not in India

Russian security service chief says several suspects in Nemtsov case: agencies

56 minutes ago - Reuters
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The director of Russia's Federal Security Service said on Wednesday that an investigation into the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov had identified several suspects, Russian news agencies reported

One Final Storm? Snow, Ice Threaten 47 Million Americans

1 hour 16 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
A winter storm threatened to pelt Kentucky, the Ohio Valley and southern Plains with ice and snow Wednesday before heading for NYC and Washington D.C by Alastair Jamieson

Somalia top priority in U.N. agriculture organisation funding appeal: TRFN

1 hour 24 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has launched an emergency appeal for $697 million to help 30 million people in 31 crisis-hit countries, a senior official with the U.N. agency said on Tuesday. Somalia, Syria and countries in the Sahel region of Africa are some of the areas requiring...

Alabama probate judges ordered to halt gay wedding licenses

1 hour 22 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Probate judges must again decide whether to issue wedding licenses to gay couples after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is legal, despite a federal court's decision to the contrary

At least 10 dead after migrant boat sinks off Italy

1 hour 22 minutes ago - Yahoo News
A boat transporting migrants has capsized off Sicily, killing at least 10 people, while hundreds have been rescued in various incidents over the past day, the Italian coast guard said Wednesday. Scores of people have died in recent months as waves of migrants from North Africa and Middle East conflict zones attempt to reach Europe. A tugboat for Li...

NSA Shooting Suspect in Custody: FBI

1 hour 35 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The FBI said Wednesday that a suspect has been arrested in connection with a string of shootings near the nation's capital — including around the NSA

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