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Obama opens four-country, Asia-Pacific trip

Obama opens four-country, Asia-Pacific trip

The eight-day trip is a do-over of the Asia tour that the president had scheduled last October but canceled in the midst of the partial shutdown of the U.S. government.
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More powerful sonar likely next step in jet search

More powerful sonar likely next step in jet search

Defense Minister David Johnston said Australia was consulting with Malaysia, China and the United States on the next phase of the search for the plane that disappeared March 8.
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Missouri executes inmate in 1993 farm slaying

William Rousan’s last words were: “My trials and transgressions have been many. But thanks be to my Lord and savior, Jesus Christ, I have a new home in his heavenly kingdom.”
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Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions end climbs

Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions end climbs

The government quickly announced that top tourism officials would fly to base camp Thursday to negotiate with the Sherpas and encourage them to return to work.
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NYPD’s Twitter request for photos backfires

NYPD’s Twitter request for photos backfires

Its request that Twitter users share pictures of them posing with police officers has caused people to start sending in photos of police brutality.
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