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Iraq in 5-prong attack on ISIS city 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:04:54 EST 
    Iraqi soldiers are reportedly approaching the ISIS-captured city of Tikrit from five directions -- seeking to prevent militants from escaping or sneaking in reinforcements.


Opinion: Why battle for Tikrit will defeat ISIS 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:26:46 EST 
    Political, religious and national rivalries are being put aside to fight ISIS in Tikrit -- a battle which will be won, says regional expert Hayder al-Khoei.


What Iranians think of Netanyahu's speech 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:27:16 EST 
    Shoppers at a Tehran market tell CNN what they thought of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech at to the U.S. Congress.


What happened in Ferguson 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:21:14 EST 
    A scathing 102-page report reveals systemic racial discrimination by police and city officials -- from racist emails to excessive force.


Premier League player collapses 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:08:08 EST 
    Bafetimbi Gomis, Swansea's French international striker, collapsed during a game at Tottenham in the Premier League on Wednesday.


Dad denies son is 'Jihadi John' 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:02:13 EST 
    A man who says he's Mohammed Emwazi's father has reportedly said there is no proof that his son was the masked ISIS killer known as "Jihadi John."


Zetas drug cartel boss captured 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:57:05 EST 
    Mexican authorities have captured Omar Trevino Morales, the reputed leader of the Zetas drug cartel, CNNMexico reported, citing federal officials.


Boston bomb lawyer: He did it 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:05:05 EST 
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorney made one thing clear during her opening statement in the Boston Marathon bombing trial: He did it. The question, she says, is why.


Israel asks U.S. for missile cash 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:54:16 EST 
    Publicly the U.S. and Israel have been clashing over Iran's nuclear program, but quietly Israelis have been making another appeal: getting more U.S. funds for missile defense systems to defend against Iran's growing ballistic missile program.


Iran nuclear talks hit speed bumps 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:36:08 EST 
    The United States and the five world powers negotiating with Iran to curb its nuclear program are getting closer to brokering a deal, but there might not be enough time to bridge some significant differences with less than a month until a first deadline.


Rape doc 'incites violence' 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:52:44 EST 
    Indian officials tell all news channels not to air a controversial documentary about rape, warning that the excerpts "appear to encourage and incite violence against women."


Conrad Hilton in pot plea deal 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:57:38 EST 
    Conrad Hilton, the younger brother of celebrity heiress Paris Hilton, has reached a federal plea deal in which he would admit guilt to misdemeanor assault against flight attendants in exchange for prosecutors dropping a felony charge and recommending probation for him, court records show.


Blast in war zone kills 33 miners 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:37:49 EST 
    At least 32 miners are killed in a suspected methane explosion at a mine in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, state-run media reports.


Plane skids off Nepal runway 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:39:38 EST 
    A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 224 people skidded off a runway Wednesday morning at Kathmandu's airport, forcing those on board to evacuate and effectively shutting down Nepal's lone international airport, authorities said.


Shopping mall bomb plotter guilty 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:06:15 EST 
    A federal jury Wednesday found Abid Naseer guilty of plotting with al Qaeda to bomb a shopping center in 2009 in Manchester, England, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York said.
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