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Filmmaker: Missed chance to highlight abuses 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:40:14 EST 
    The maker of a controversial documentary about rape in India tells CNN she is shocked by the Indian authorities' move to ban the film without seeing it.


Why has film 'India's Daughter' caused anguish? 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:36:02 EST 
    An interview with one of the men accused in a notorious India gang rape in which he blamed the victim has touched a raw nerve. What else does the documentary expose?


Gay Syrians tell of fear of ISIS persecution 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:19:46 EST 
    There have been at least six cases of Syrians being thrown from high buildings or beheaded by ISIS because of their perceived sexual orientation. But there may be many more cases.


Jet breaks through fence at snowy LaGuardia 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:13:43 EST 
    A Delta flight skidded off a runway at New York's LaGuardia airport. Pictures show the aircraft on the ground at the snow-covered airport, with its nose pushed through a fence


ISIS: American carried out suicide attack 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:55:06 EST 
    A suicide bomb attack in Iraq this week was carried out by an American jihadist, ISIS claims.


More Americans joining ISIS 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:44:37 EST 
    One is a 21-year-old California man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS. Another, a 17-year-old Virginia student charged with helping recruit for the radical Islamist group.


North Korea applauds knife attack 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:13:57 EST 
    North Korea says an attack on the U.S. ambassador to Seoul, Mark Lippert, reflects "anti-U.S. sentiment" in South Korea.


Survivor: Tsarnaev 'is a nobody' 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:41:06 EST 
    Boston Marathon bombing survivor Rebekah Gregory, who lost her leg in the April 15, 2013, attack, saw her attacker in person for the first time Wednesday, on the first day of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial.


'Seinfeld' actor dies 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:39:43 EST 
    Daniel von Bargen, the talented character actor perhaps best known for playing George Costanza's imbecilic boss Mr. Kruger during the last season of Seinfeld, has died. He was 64.


Dog shot, tied to rail tracks 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:14:12 EST 
    Cabela's not a cat, but the young pit bull mix apparently had a few lives to spare.


Players charged for spitting 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:36:49 EST 
    Manchester United defender Jonny Evans and Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse have been charged by the Football Association for allegedly spitting during an altercation in Wednesday night's Premier League game at St James' Park.


Iran: Netanyahu fear-mongering 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:45:39 EST 
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his supporters are trying to create "an atmosphere of hysteria" and "fear-mongering," the Iranian foreign minister says.


Indonesia rejects Bali 9 swap offer 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:17:00 EST 
    Following a candlelight vigil in Canberra, the Australian government said it had made a last-ditch attempt to save two Australians on death row by proposing a prisoner swap with Indonesia.


Why UK needs more female spies 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:46:23 EST 
    Britain needs more women as spies -- and it could do worse than look to recruit them on popular parenting website Mumsnet.


Common ground for U.S. and Iran? 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:49:37 EST 
    As the U.S. and Iran work to reach a nuclear agreement, some in Tehran believe there would be benefits if the climate between the two countries improves.
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