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Germany launches probe into Turkey spy claims

Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere meanwhile warned Turkey against spying in Germany, saying "espionage activities on German soil is punishable by law and will not be tolerated by us".
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Russia, Iran ink trade deals, cooperate on terrorism...

Moscow and Tehran helped Assad's forces gain ground in recent months, including in the Syrian army's major offensive last year to retake rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
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Margaret Atwood expands The Handmaid's Tale for audiobook

Margaret Atwood hasn't quite finished telling The Handmaid's Tale, with the Canadian author contributing fresh material for a special audiobook editi
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Drake's More Life smashes records, including his own

He started from the bottom, but now Drake's sitting atop the music charts again. More Life, the Toronto rapper's latest release, is officially a reco
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Family files lawsuit in Canadian filmmaker's Florida Keys dive death

The family of a Canadian filmmaker and conservationist who died during a shark filming excursion in the Florida Keys has filed a wrongful death lawsu
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Tougher laws, said to be 'probably illegal' by transport minister, pushes Uber out of Denmark

The Danish branch of the ride-sharing service Uber is shutting down its services in the Scandinavian country due to a proposed law that toughens standards for taxis.
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South Korea says bones found near ferry wreckage were from animals

Bones found near the wreckage of a South Korean ferry belonged to animals, not missing passengers from the ship's 2014 sinking in which more than 300 people died, the government announced in a sur
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'Housewives' personality Kelly Dodd relists her home in the O.C. for $6 million

“Real Housewives of Orange County” cast member Kelly Dodd is at it again, this time relisting her home in Corona del Mar for $5.995 million. Built in 1996 and recently remodeled, the multilevel co
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White House stopped Yates testimony about Russian meddling in presidential election, lawyer says

House Trump-Russia probe in question amid calls for Nunes to step aside March 28, 2017, 10 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump moves to undo Obama's
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Trump signs bills overturning Obama-era education regulations

Essential Education: L.A. Unified board committee hears parents' case against colocations March 28, 2017, 9:28 a.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and be
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California was lucky to have Pete Wilson as governor

To the editor: Former Gov. Pete Wilson may always be associated with Proposition 187, but he is the least racist person I know. (“Pete Wilson looks back on Proposition 187 and says, heck yeah, he'
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San Diego schools to begin posting records responses online

Essential Education: L.A. Unified board committee hears parents' case against colocations March 28, 2017, 9:28 a.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and be
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Using Aliso Canyon is about keeping Southern California safe during a heat wave

To the editor: This editorial misleadingly implies that I am blocking consideration of SB 57 and ignores my continued commitment to renewable energy and, above all else, the safety and well-being
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Payback for stonewalling Merrick Garland is no reason to oppose Neil Gorsuch

To the editor: The Times’ righteous indignation is an example of why our government is paralyzed. (“It's not Neil Gorsuch's fault, but we can't support his ascension to a stolen Supreme Court seat
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Trump praises Ford's 'big announcement,' even though it predates his presidency

Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about) March 28, 2017, 10:05 a.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up - or down - and galvanize
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