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world Patagonia forest fire chief sacked

The head of Argentina's national fire control agency is sacked as a huge forest fire threatens a renowned national park in Patagonia.

18 minutes ago // NPR

world How Conservatives Are Readying Their 'Grassroots Army' For 2016

The message from the Conservative Political Action Conference's first-ever Activism Boot Camp was clear: a win for Republicans in 2016 must be a team effort.

22 minutes ago // CBS

world Police looking for Lupita Nyong'o's stolen gown catch a break

Pearl-adorned Calvin Klein Collection dress worn by Oscar-winning actress was stolen from her hotel room this week

31 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Maps to the Stars' an incendiary tour of Hollywood hell, reviews say

In the new film "Maps to the Stars," director David Cronenberg and screenwriter Bruce Wagner chart a course through a Hollywood hellscape populated by damaged and dysfunctional people.

33 minutes ago // CBS

world "House of Cards" creator explains what the show is really about

Beau Willimon joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to tell us more about the show and why it's not about politics.

43 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world A less-than-charitable view of a Cars 4 Causes donation

You've got an old car you'd like to unload, and the deal sounds pretty good: Donate it to an agency that handles all the paperwork, get a tax deduction and support a good cause.

44 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Iraq bombs kill dozens in attacks north of Baghdad

Suicide bombs target checkpoints near Samarra following attack near busy market in town of Balad RuzAt least 37 people have been killed by car bombs targeting a crowded market and Shia militia checkpoints north of Baghdad, Iraqi authorities have said.The first bombs exploded on Saturday near the market in the town of Balad Ruz, 45 miles 70km north-east of Iraqs capital, killing 11 people and wounding 50, police and hospital officials said. Related:

53 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Pedestrian dies in hit-run incident in North Hollywood

Authorities are searching for a motorist involved in a hit-and-run incident that killed a female pedestrian Friday night, Los Angeles police said.

55 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Husband, 108, and Wife, 104, Celebrate Joint Birthday

Duranord and Jeanne Veillard were married in November 1932 and have been wed for 82 years one of the oldest couples in Rockland County, New York.

55 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Clippers vs. Chicago Bulls preview

The Clippers play the Chicago Bulls at United Center inChicago on Sunday at 10 a.m. in what will be their third game of a four-game trip.

58 minutes ago // UPI

world Baghdad opens formerly looted museum in response to IS video

Fred LambertBAGHDAD, Feb. 28 UPI -- Iraq's national museum in Baghdad officially reopened following the release of a video showing Islamic State militants destroying ancient artifacts in Mosul.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ducks get Tomas Fleischmann from Panthers for Dany Heatley, draft pick

The Ducks acquired left wing Tomas Fleischmann from the Florida Panthers on Saturday for winger Dany Heatley and a third-round pick in the June entry draft.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Heart of Midlothian 10-0 Cowdenbeath

Hearts scored 10 goals without reply to condemn Cowdenbeath to the joint-heaviest defeat in their history.

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world Shuttered for a decade, Iraqs national museum reopens its doors

BAGHDAD Iraqs national museum in Baghdad officially reopened to the public Saturday, 12 years after it was shuttered because of the looting of thousands of ancient artifacts in the days following the U.S.-led invasion.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Russia looking into motives for Putin critic's killing

Nation's top investigative body says it's exploring several possible motives for killing of prominent opposition figure

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Amid mourning, Putin vows justice for the killers of his political foe

As hundreds of people brought flowers Saturday to a bridge near the Kremlin where opposition politician Boris Y. Nemtsov was slain the night before, President Vladimir Putin swore that he would do his best to have the killers of his outspoken critic brought to justice.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Unionists deny pact talks breakdown

Unionists deny that talks have broken down over electoral pacts in the forthcoming general election on 7 May.

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Robert Mugabe celebrates turning 91 with 800,000 party - and anti-white tirade

Guests at lavish Victoria Falls resort party gatherto hear children read poetry they had written in Mr Mugabe's honour, before venomous speech against white game reserve owners by Zimbabwe's president

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world William Shatner will miss Leonard Nimoy's funeral: 'I feel really awful'

When Leonard Nimoy is laid to rest, his most famous Star Trek co-star will be absent.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Attacks Kill 37 People in and North of Iraq's Capital

Attacks targeting marketplace, Shiite militias kill 37 in and north of Iraq's capital, Baghdad

1 hour ago // Newsvine

world Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

CAIRO AP — An Egyptian court declared Hamas a "terrorist organization" on Saturday, further isolating the blockaded rulers of the Gaza Strip once openly welcomed by the country's toppled Islamist-dominated government. The move underlines Egypt's increasing hostility to …

1 hour ago // CBS

world GOP leaders struggle to show who's boss

Two months into full Republican control of Congress, GOP leaders are struggling to demonstrate they really are in charge

1 hour ago // CBS

world Robin Thicke faces court for "Blurred Lines"

The court battle begins over Robin Thicke's hit single. Did Thicke steal from Marvin Gaye's classic, "Got to Give It Up"? Anthony Mason reports.

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world How Syria's Christians stopped turning the other cheek

New Christian militia goes into battle against Isil - but pays a high price

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world Attacks kill 37 people in and north of Iraq's capital

BAGHDAD A series of attacks targeting public places and Shiite militia checkpoints in and north of Iraq's capital killed 37 people Saturday, authorities said.The first bombs exploded near the market in the town of Balad Ruz, 70 kilometers 45 miles northeast of Baghdad, killing 11 people and wounding 50, police and hospital officials said.Two suicide car bombers later attacked checkpoints manned by Shiite militiamen near the city of Samarra, killing 16 Shite fighters and w

1 hour ago // New York Times

world U.S. Seeks to Deport Bosnians Over War Crimes

Immigration officials are moving to deport at least 150 Bosnians living in the United States who they say took part in war crimes in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Egyptian Court Declares Hamas a 'Terrorist Organization'

The court in its ruling said there is no doubt Hamas "has committed acts of sabotage, assassinations and the killing of innocent civilians" in Egypt.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Russia Probes Motives in Putin Critic's Killing

Russian investigators said they were probing motives into the killing of prominent opposition leader Boris Nemtsov that include possible links to the Ukraine conflict, Islamic extremism or a plan to destabilize the country.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Yasar Kemal, celebrated Turkish novelist, dead at 91

Ethnic Kurdish writer nominated for a Nobel prize in 1973, who wrote stirringly of peasants lives and fell foul of the authorities, has died of organ failure in Istanbul Continue reading...

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Yasar Kemal, celebrated Turkish novelist, dies at 91

Ethnic Kurdish writer nominated for a Nobel prize in 1973, who wrote stirringly of peasants lives and fell foul of the authorities, dies of organ failure in Istanbul Continue reading...

1 hour ago // USA Today

world U.S., Cuban officials pleased with 'cooperative' talks

Diplomats are hopeful of reopening embassies after second round of negotiations.

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world CPAC shows Republicans must stake out new territory to win 2016 election

More than 30 years after Ronald Reagan left office Republicans are still stuck hankering for a bygone era. It is time to move on, writes

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world US-led task force launches 20 air strikes in continued attacks on Isis

Coalition says strikes targeted militant fighters and positions in Iraq and Syria Suicide bomb attacks north of Baghdad killed at least 27 people on Saturday Continue reading...

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Soko mines '80s new wave on 'My Dreams Dictate My Reality'

A rich, oddly magnetic new wave record far removed from the artist's introspective 2012 debut, the new "My Dreams Dictate My Reality" sees the singer known as Soko mining retro synths, echoed guitar tones suggestive of New Order and the Cure and hitting the mark without sounding too...

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Robert de Niro plans to restore luxury beach resort once favoured by Princess Diana

K-Club, on the Caribbean island of Barbuda, could be redeveloped by Hollywood star if islanders vote in favour at meeting on Monday

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Silicon Valley boys' club goes on trial with sex discrimination case

California's hi-tech industry is very publicly put on trial as an employee of one of renowned internet start-up takes her firm to court accusing staff of sex discrimination