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The day in photos
Critters celebrate Easter, American troops receive a warm welcome in Prague and more.
(Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:15:25 -0400)

Radical cleric’s co-conspirator pleads guilty in plot to set up terror camp
The right-hand man of the terrorist known as “Hook” ​pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court on Monday. Haroon Aswat, of Yorkshire, England, copped to providing material support to al Qaeda...
(Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:07:09 -0400)

McDonald’s begins table service in bid for ‘modern’ reinvention
McDonald’s Corp. is introducing table service in Germany as it reinvents itself as a “modern, progressive burger company” under new chief executive Steve Easterbrook, it said Monday. Diners at its...
(Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:15:25 -0400)

SeaWorld attempt at damage control devolves into feud with ‘PETA trolls’
SeaWorld is blaming PETA activists for derailing their #AskSeaWorld campaign with fake accounts and repeat questions about the treatment of animals in its water parks. SeaWorld launched the campaign last...
(Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:56:31 -0400)

Prosecution rests in Boston Marathon trial after jurors see grisly autopsy photos
BOSTON — Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical...
(Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:37:12 -0400)

Rampaging rhino kills 1, terrorizes city
KATHMANDU, Nepal — A wild rhino charged into a city in southern Nepal on Monday, killing a woman, injuring several others and chasing panicked people through the main market and a hospital, an official said.
(Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:28:57 -0400)

Obama to make first visit to Kenya as president
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will make his first trip as president to Kenya, the country of his father’s birth. The White House says Obama will visit Kenya in July...
(Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:53:08 -0400)

US denies drone strike killed Iranian military advisers
BAGHDAD — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says a US drone strike has killed two of its advisers in Iraq, though the US said Monday it has only struck militants in its campaign...
(Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:41:19 -0400)

Germanwings kamikaze was treated for suicidal tendencies
The homicidal Germanwings co-pilot, who crashed his plane into the French Alps last week, was treated years ago for suicidal tendencies, prosecutors said Monday. Several years before becoming a pilot,...
(Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:37:10 -0400)

Amanda Knox’s Italian ex-beau: We’re still friends
ROME — Amanda Knox’s former Italian boyfriend said Monday he needs to heal wounds inside his heart and soul, now that he and the American have been definitively acquitted of her...
(Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:12:44 -0400)