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Police Dog On Payroll: 'Indiana Bones' Is Woman's Best Friend

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 4:15pm

Dogs are routinely used by police forces for crime investigations, drug sniffing or search and rescue missions. But to L.A. county K-9 handler, Karina Peck, "Indy" the dog is more than a co-worker.

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Massive Protests Against Brazil's President Seek Her Ouster

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 2:44pm

NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro says protesters don't just want Dilma Rousseff gone: They are demanding the ruling party be booted as well. Some estimates say 1 million people protested across Brazil.

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Kerry To Resume Talks Over Iran's Nuclear Program

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 1:38pm

Today's meeting in Switzerland comes a week after 47 Senate Republicans signed an open letter to Iran suggesting any deal reached would lapse the day President Obama leaves office.

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Arrest Made In Shooting Of Two Officers In Ferguson, Police Say

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 12:37pm

The St. Louis County Police Department announced the arrest on social media. A news conference announcing the details of the arrest was scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

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'We Have To Negotiate In The End' With Syria's Assad, Kerry Says

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 12:06pm

The comments were made to CBS. The U.S. has previously said the Syrian leader "needs to go." But nearly four years into the Syrian civil war, there are few signs of that happening.

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5 Obama Jokes That Stood Out From His Gridiron Club Routine

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 12:00pm

The Gridiron Club's motto is "singe but never burn." The president and other distinguished jokers did plenty of singeing at the club's annual dinner Saturday.

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Robert Durst, Subject Of HBO's 'The Jinx,' Arrested In New Orleans

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 10:41am

Durst, the troubled heir to a New York real estate fortune, has been questioned in the past over two deaths and a disappearance. It is unclear if his arrest is linked to those cases.

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