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BBC Director General receives 'death threats'

The BBC's Director-General, Tony Hall, has reportedly received death threats days after "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson was dropped.

"Police in Westminster are investigating an allegation of threats to kill," The Metropolitan Police confirmed to CNN i...

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Threat of ground incursion looms over Yemen

Oversized military trucks painted in desert beige hauled tanks in the same camouflage color down a dark highway late Saturday past glowing billboards in the Saudi Arabian town of Jazan.

With the border with Yemen little more than 20 miles away, the t...

Singapore's first prime minister died Monday at 91

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Singapore holds funeral for Lee Kuan Yew

Thousands of Singaporeans gathered in pouring rain Sunday to bid farewell to Lee Kuan Yew, the Southeast Asian city-state's founding prime minister who charted its spectacular economic rise.

Draped in the national flag, Lee's coffin was taken on a sol...

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Decorated Boston officer shot in the face

Boston police officer John Moynihan was in a medically induced coma at a hospital after being shot in the face at point-blank range the night before. The gunman was shot and killed.

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Alabama lineman charged with domestic violence

Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested Saturday night on a domestic violence charge for the second time in a year. The 6-foot-4, 335-pound Taylor was charged with assaulting his girlfriend.

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Dog walks again ... on four artificial limbs

Here's a dog tale about a pooch with a literal "spring" in his steps.

Brutus, a 2-year old Rottweiler, is walking again thanks to modern technology and months of training. He's said to be only the second dog ever known to have four prosthetic limbs.

22 taken to hospital after Air Canada plane goes off runway

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Air Canada plane goes off runway while landing

An Air Canada jet came off the runway during its landing early Sunday at an airport in the eastern city of Halifax, officials said.

"It was a hard landing, and the aircraft left the runway," said Peter Spurway, a spokesman for Halifax Stanfield Intern...

East Village fire, explosion

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Mayor says gas line may have been 'inappropriately accessed'

An explosion turned part of New York's East Village into heaps of bricks, pockets of smoldering flames and a crisscross of barricades. It used to be a vibrant block teeming with artists, students and urban eclectics.

7 wounded in Florida spring break shooting

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7 young people shot during spring break in Florida

Seven college-age people, some who came to Panama City Beach, Florida, for spring break, were wounded in a late-night shooting, the Bay County Sheriff's Office said in a press release.

Wildcats advance to Final Four

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Kentucky joins Wisconsin in Final Four

Kentucky's record might be perfect but coach John Calipari likes to say his team isn't. He uses the word "undefeated." The 38-0 Wildcats barely stayed undefeated Saturday, edging third-seeded Notre Dame 68-66.

Andreas Lubitz Germanwings co-pilot

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Reports: Antidepressants at Germanwings co-pilot's home

German investigators found antidepressants in the apartment of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz this week, according to published reports. A German newspaper's source said he had a mental illness.

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Yemen bombing intense; political will growing

In just a few weeks' time, good relations with neighbors have become a matter of survival for Yemen President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi.

On Saturday, he rallied regional allies in Egypt, while they bombarded his enemies in his country.

After Houthi rebels...

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On this day: March 29

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Coca-Cola is brewed for the first time, Elvis Presley begins boot camp, the last U.S. soldiers leave Vietnam, Henry Fonda wins his first and only Oscar, and the Tennessee Lady Vols complete an unbeaten season, all on this day.

On this day: March 28

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Vikings sack Paris, the Hollywood Walk of Fame gets its first star, President Eisenhower dies, and Three Mile Island melts down, all on this day.

Germanwings plane crash: Timeline of events

Germanwings Airbus A320 search effort

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French authorities say audio from the voice recorder of Germanwings Flight 9525 reveals the co-pilot appeared to make a deliberate attempt to destroy the plane.

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