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Deal With Iran Announced

Deal With Iran Announced

| April 2, 2015

 LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) – The United States, Iran and five other world powers say they’ve reached an understanding that will direct them toward achieving a comprehensive nuclear agreement within three months. Reading out a joint statement, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says a “decisive step” has been achieved. Secretary of State John Kerry tweeted […]

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More than 70 People Killed in Nairobi, Kenya

More than 70 People Killed in Nairobi, Kenya

| April 2, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – More than 70 people have been killed in an attack by Somali-based Islamic extremists on a college in northeast Kenya. Kenya’s interior minister says 79 people were wounded in the attack today, and four suspected attackers have been killed. He told reporters the total number of the attackers is still unknown and […]

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Co-Pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 Researched Suicide and Cockpit Door Security

Co-Pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 Researched Suicide and Cockpit Door Security

| April 2, 2015

BERLIN (AP) – The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have researched suicide methods and cockpit door security in the days before the plane crashed last week. Duesseldorf prosecutors said Thursday investigators found a tablet computer at Andreas Lubitz’s apartment. They said they were able to reconstruct searches from March 16 to March 23. […]

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Man Charged in New Brunswick Snake Deaths

Man Charged in New Brunswick Snake Deaths

| March 31, 2015

A 38-year-old man from Montreal, formerly of Campbellton, has been charged in connection with the deaths of two children.  Jean Claude Savoie has been charged with one count of criminal negligence causing the deaths of brothers Noah and Connor Barthe.  Four-year-old Noah Barthe and his six-year-old brother Connor both died on August 5, 2013 in Campbellton.  Autopsies […]

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More than 500 Maine Children Waiting to be Adopted

More than 500 Maine Children Waiting to be Adopted

| March 30, 2015

There is a shortage of foster and adoptive homes available in the state.  The Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) drew attention to this increasing problem Monday.  According to a press release, in Maine, there are currently 1,990 children in foster care.  Of those children, 502 are seeking adoption. “Unfortunately, the number of […]

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