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Iran nuclear talks near deadline; differences remain

March 30, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program reached a critical phase Monday with diplomats struggling to overcome substantial differences just a day before a deadline fo... more »»

Saudi-led forces strike Yemen rebels, blockade ports

March 30, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen's ports as coalition airstrikes on Monday repelled an advance on the southern port city of Aden by Shiite rebels and forces... more »»

Coalition spokesman: Saudi-led forces block Yemen ports

March 30, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The spokesman for the Saudi-led campaign against Yemeni rebels says coalition naval forces have besieged the country's ports. more »»

Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim

March 30, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. more »»

Nerves on edge in Nigeria as vote count begins

March 30, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's electoral commission began counting votes in hotly contested presidential elections Monday as the United States and Britain warned that the count may be subverted... more »»

Campaign begins for most unpredictable UK election in years

March 30, 2015

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron paid a courtesy call on Queen Elizabeth II, then launched a most uncourteous attack on his main political rival as campaigning formally began... more »»

A look at those involved in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen

March 30, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — A Saudi-led coalition is targeting Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen in a campaign of airstrikes that began last week. more »»

NATO chief seeks closer cooperation with the European Union

March 30, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO'S secretary-general wants more joint action with the European Union to face the security challenges coming from Russia and the violent Islamic extremism plaguing some... more »»

Knox's ex-beau needs time to 'heal' after murder acquittals

March 30, 2015

ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox's former Italian boyfriend said Monday he needs to heal wounds inside his heart and soul, now that he and the American have been definitively acquitted of her British... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Iraqi forces struggle to take back Tikrit

March 30, 2015

The Iraqi offensive aimed at driving the Islamic State group out of the northern city of Tikrit has been slowed by booby traps, snipers and suicide bombers, but received a powerful boost last wee... more »»

Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine

March 30, 2015

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A rebel leader in eastern Ukraine on Monday accused the Kiev government of hampering a political solution for the conflict that has claimed more than 6,000 lives. more »»

Turkish Cypriots halt gas search for peace talks restart

March 30, 2015

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Hopes of a restart to talks to reunify the small Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus swelled Monday after breakaway Turkish Cypriots said they will halt their own search... more »»

Prosecutors: Co-pilot treated for suicidal tendencies

March 30, 2015

DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed into the French Alps last week had received treatment for suicidal tendencies several years ago, prosecutors said... more »»

France's Senate debates punishing prostitutes' customers

March 30, 2015

PARIS (AP) — A French bill which aims to make it illegal to buy sex is being turned upside down by the Senate, led by the conservative opposition. more »»

Muslim family carves chair for Pope Francis' Bosnia visit

March 30, 2015

ZAVIDOVICI, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Salem Hajdarovac says he didn't sleep for a week when he heard his workshop had been granted the honor of carving a special chair that Pope Francis will sit... more »»

Tracey Emin's messy bed installed at Tate Britain

March 30, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The world's most famous messy bed has gone on display at London's Tate Britain gallery, complete with a security system to deter would-be sleepers. more »»

Turkish flight diverted to Casablanca in bomb threat hoax

March 30, 2015

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish Airlines said it diverted an Istanbul-to-Sao Paulo flight with 256 people aboard to Morocco after finding a note with the word "bomb" in the toile. more »»

Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption case

March 30, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. more »»

Iran nuclear talks at crunch time, differences remain

March 30, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered a critical phase on Monday with substantial differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the... more »»

US, UK: Signs of political interference in Nigerian election

March 30, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The United States and Britain said Monday there are signs that the vote counting for Nigeria's presidential election may be subverted by "deliberate political interference. more »»

Yemeni rebels shell Aden as Saudi launches more airstrikes

March 30, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels and security forces loyal to the former president launched a fresh offensive Monday against the southern city of Aden, shelling it and battling local... more »»


Belmont County Commissioners Meeting April 1, 2015

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