1. New York Explosion Ignites Fire, Fells Buildings and Injures at Least 19
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-27 at 00:02:02

An explosion in the East Village caused two buildings to collapse and left at least 19 people injured. At least one person was reported missing.

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2. Who was co-pilot Andreas Lubitz?
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-27 at 01:24:38

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz's voice isn't heard in a recording of the final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525.

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3. This astronaut is going away for a very long, long time
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-27 at 01:30:47

This astronaut is going away for a very long, long time

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4. New invention: Humming bass sound blasts out fires
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-27 at 01:30:42

New invention: Humming bass sound blasts out fires

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7. How do you solve a problem like Ukraine?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-27 at 01:00:10

Analysis: Kiev should stop banning Russian films and TV programmes and start talking to Russophone Ukrainians, says Nicolai Petro Continue reading...

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8. We shouldn’t keep quiet about how research grant money is really spent
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-27 at 01:30:08

The same organisations that make it difficult to get a grant can be ridiculously laid back about how their money is spent once they have signed it over Continue reading...

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12. Warplanes hammer ISIS targets
     Published by CNN on 2015-03-27 at 03:50:15

U.S.-led warplanes continued to hammer ISIS positions around the pivotal Iraqi battleground city of Tikrit, stepping in at the Iraqi Prime Minister's request to get at what a spokesman called "difficult targets."

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13. Journalism students highlight plight of jailed journalists with bracelets
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-27 at 03:52:42

US university group launch Press Uncuffed project to raise money Continue reading...

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14. In Silicon Valley, the Rise of High-Speed Networking
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-03-27 at 03:00:22

Auto racing is becoming the new “it” hobby for the tech world’s elite ranks, as a small but growing group of men gather to drive fast and make connections.

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15. Germanwings crash site: a look on the ground – video
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-27 at 02:45:00

French interior ministry footage shows a close-up view of the Germanwings crash site. Rescue workers wearing gloves and hard hats and surrounded by scattered fragments of wreckage – including broken wheels and sections of fuselage –  search the steep ...

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16. Germanwings co-pilot had serious depressive episode: Bild newspaper
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-03-27 at 01:33:32

The pilot who appears to have deliberately crashed a plane carrying 149 others into the French Alps received psychiatric treatment for a "serious depressive episode" six years ago, German tabloid Bild reported on Friday. Prosecutors in France, a...

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18. Senate Passes GOP Budget After Late-Night Debate
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-03-27 at 01:33:15

WASHINGTON -- The Senate early Friday passed a Republican budget plan that would cut spending by $5.1 trillion over 10 years, raise military funding and repeal Obamacare.

The non-binding budget, debated all week and passed 52-46 during a 15-hour marathon...

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19. Election 2015: Cameron edges Miliband in first leaders’ interviews – live reaction
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-03-27 at 01:52:17

After the prime minister tops the polls for last night’s TV grilling by Jeremy Paxman, the Guardian’s politics team scoops up and analyses the falloutCatch up with our morning briefing  Continue reading...

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