1. Man dressed as woman killed at NSA
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-31 at 03:59:22

Man dressed as woman killed at NSA

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2. Buhari holds lead but tense Nigeria vote too close to call
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-03-31 at 02:49:03

Nigerian opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari held a lead of more than two million votes Tuesday in the country's general election, but with President Goodluck Jonathan's strongholds yet to report, the final result was too close to call. Just over...

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3. African comedian replaces Jon Stewart
     Published by BBC on 2015-03-31 at 01:16:02

Comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, it is announced.

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4. Co-pilot worried health issues would halt career
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-31 at 03:49:07

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may have deliberately crashed Flight 9525 in the Alps because he was afraid his medical problems could prevent him from flying, German tabloid reports.

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5. Singapore: World’s hottest cocktail city?
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-31 at 03:15:14

Singapore: World's hottest cocktail city?

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6. Captive pilot tells Putin: Defeat me first
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-31 at 03:15:55

Captive pilot tells Putin: Defeat me first

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8. Spain arrests family including two teens allegedly heading for Syria
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-31 at 03:30:01

Interior ministry says a couple and two boys under 16 were about to travel to Syria to become jihadi fighters when they were stopped near Barcelona Continue reading...

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10. Uganda bombing trial stalls after top prosecutor assassinated
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-03-31 at 03:02:55

A key trial in Uganda of 13 men accused of taking part in Al-Shebab bombings that killed 76 people in 2010 was postponed Tuesday after the top prosecutor was shot dead. Police on Tuesday vowed to catch the killers of Joan Kagezi, acting assistant director...

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11. Why many Chinese parents don’t want two children
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-31 at 03:14:42

Why many Chinese parents don't want two children

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12. How Ukraine rebels rely on Russians
     Published by BBC on 2015-03-31 at 02:12:18

Rare evidence of key Russian role in Ukraine combat

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13. Malaysia arrests three editors for sedition
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-31 at 01:11:50

Offices of Malaysian Insider raided over news report discussing proposal to amend federal law to introduce Islamic punishments Continue reading...

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14. Iraqi forces repel ISIS in Tikrit
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-31 at 01:06:14

Iraqi forces repel ISIS in Tikrit

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15. Jay Z aims to topple Spotify with music streaming service Tidal
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-31 at 00:31:33

Musicians including Beyoncé and Madonna show support for rapper as he overhauls service designed to make more money for artistsHe has sold 100m records, founded a business empire worth upwards of $520m (£350m) and married Beyoncé. Now, Jay Z...

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17. Bangladesh blogger hacked to death
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-31 at 02:04:07

Bangladesh blogger hacked to death

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18. Captain tried to save Germanwings passengers, crew
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-31 at 03:35:31

Captain tried to save Germanwings passengers, crew

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19. Iron maiden voyage: world’s largest aircraft looking for investors
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-31 at 01:40:28

The manufacturer of the Airlander 10 is looking for investors to follow in the footsteps of Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson and the US militaryIt could be the future of aviation, British eccentric genius on a grand scale, or possibly a bit of both. S...

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20. IS ‘executes at least 30 civilians’ in central Syria
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-03-31 at 03:34:47

The extremist Islamic State group Tuesday executed at least 30 civilians, including two children, in a raid on a regime-held village in Syria's central province of Hama, a monitor said. IS "executed at least 30 people, including women and childr...

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