1. Sam Simon, Who Helped Shape ‘The Simpsons,’ Dies at 59
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-10 at 00:37:07

Mr. Simon left the show after its fourth season in a lucrative arrangement that allowed him to spend much of the rest of his life giving his money away.

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2. ‘Disgraceful’ fraternity shuttered after racist chant
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-10 at 06:35:47

'Disgraceful' fraternity shuttered after racist chant

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3. U.S. tourists held for Colosseum vandalism
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-10 at 07:20:56

Another one for the "tourists behaving badly" file.

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4. TSA finds dog in checked luggage
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-10 at 06:03:06

TSA finds dog in checked luggage

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5. G.O.P. Senators Write to Iran on Nuclear Pact
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-10 at 06:33:21

The letter, signed by 47 Republican senators, warns Iran that a nuclear agreement may not last without congressional approval, angering the president and Iran.

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6. Solar-powered plane lands on a high
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-10 at 06:11:25

Solar-powered plane lands on a high

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7. Apple Watch Success Will Hinge on Apps
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-10 at 06:11:56

Apple designed its device, which will be available for preorder on April 10, to suit the tastes of various users, from fitness buffs to collectors of luxury watches.

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9. Solar plane completes 1st leg of epic round-the-world bid
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-03-10 at 01:05:07

Solar Impulse 2 landed Monday in Oman after the first leg of its epic bid to become the first solar-powered plane to fly around the world, in a test of its pilots' endurance. The aircraft touched down in Muscat after nightfall, 13 hours and two minut...

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10. Oklahoma Football Recruit Jean Delance Decommits One Day After Racist Frat Video Surfaces
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-03-10 at 03:37:53

An offensive tackle who committed to play for the University of Oklahoma football team last November rescinded that commitment Monday, one day after a video surfaced of some of the school’s students singing that “there will never be a n----r” in the...

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11. Chad and Niger armies take two towns from Boko Haram
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-03-10 at 02:36:42

Chadian military source says 200 fighters killed in battle to seize Malam Fatouri and Damasak in northeast Nigeria.

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13. U.S. declares Venezuela a national security threat, sanctions top officials
     Published by Reuters on 2015-03-10 at 03:13:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday declared Venezuela a national security threat and ordered sanctions against seven officials from the oil-rich country in the worst bilateral diplomatic dispute since socialist President Nicolas Maduro too...

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14. Well: Keeping Your Hair in Chemo
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-10 at 02:33:52

A growing number of breast cancer patients are freezing their scalps as a way to preserve their hair during chemotherapy.

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16. Nine foreigners ‘kidnapped’ in Libya
     Published by BBC on 2015-03-10 at 00:51:15

Islamic State militants are said to have kidnapped nine foreign oil workers in an attack in Libya, when they reportedly beheaded eight guards.

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17. Nato, Ukraine and the EU army plan
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-10 at 01:37:39

Continue reading...

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19. Nemtsov suspect blows himself up
     Published by edition.cnn.com on 2015-03-10 at 05:56:52

One of the six suspects implicated in the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov reportedly blows himself up in the Chechen capital Grozny.

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