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world Ex-Dictator Buhari Defeats Incumbent in Nigeria Vote

Nigerians chose a former military dictator and anticorruption crusader to lead Africas top economy, after a bruising election that raised hopes for closer relations with the U.S.especially in the fight against Islamist insurgency Boko Haram.

6 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world J. Paul Getty's grandson found dead; LAPD investigating

Andrew Getty, an heir to the Getty oil fortune, was found dead at his Hollywood Hills home Tuesday. Los Angeles police are investigating.

15 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Amazon's new Dash Button is not an April Fools' joke introduced a device Tuesday with which customers can reorder products with, literally, the push of a button.

18 minutes ago // New York Times

world Group Linked to Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Tunisia Attack

The announcement, made in an audio recording that was posted Monday to YouTube, is the clearest claim of responsibility of the fatal museum attack by members of the Islamic State group.

18 minutes ago // USA Today

world Reports: Video from inside Germanwings flight found

Publications say they have seen video from inside the plane just before the crash.

22 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Mad Max: Fury Road main trailer video

The official trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road has been released. 'Mad Max 4' stars Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron in an action-packed, epic voyage through the wasteland. Thirty years after the last film in the franchise, George Miller returns to tell the story of Max, with Namibia providing the backdrop instead of New South Wales What the trailer teaches us

24 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Andre Ethier OK after hit on elbow in Dodgers' 2-1 loss to White Sox

Late scares in spring training are the worst. At this point, teams have pretty much decided on how theyre going to break camp, players are rounded into shape and finally honed, and everybody is all packed to go home.

26 minutes ago // USA Today

world Nigerian President Goodluck loses re-election

President Goodluck Jonathan calls former Army general Muhammadu Buhari to concede.

26 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Big leap in 4K video streaming tech

A new method of compression could see ultra-HD video streamed to TVs and other devices using around 50% of the bandwidth currently needed.

28 minutes ago // BBC

world Deadline for Iran talks extended

Nuclear talks between world powers and Iran will continue past a midnight deadline into Wednesday, US officials say.

31 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Hungary Amends Law To Freeze Assets In Criminal Financial Cases

Hungarys parliament Tuesday amended a law to allow the country to freeze assets of financial services firms, their top executives and auditors if losses over $180,865 occur as a result of criminal action.

34 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline

LAUSANNE, Switzerland With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement.Enough progress had been made to warrant the extension past midnight Tuesday, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said, although there still were "several difficult issues" to bridge.

34 minutes ago // ABC

world Cuba Delegate Reports 'Civilized' Talks on Rights With US

Cuban delegate reports 'civilized' talks with US on human rights; differences remain

40 minutes ago // Reuters

world Iran nuclear talks miss deadline; U.S. threatens to walk away

LAUSANNE, Switzerland Reuters - Six world powers and Iran negotiated past a March 31 deadline into the wee hours of Wednesday, struggling to conclude an outline accord on Tehran's nuclear program in the face of a U.S. threat to abandon the talks.

43 minutes ago // BBC

world Paracetamol no good for back pain'

Paracetamol is ineffective at treating back pain and osteoarthritis despite being a recommended treatment, a group of Australian researchers warns.

45 minutes ago // BBC

world Care system 'gets biggest shake-up'

Major changes to the care system in England, dubbed the biggest shake-up for 60 years, are being introduced, while Scotland merges NHS and care budgets.

46 minutes ago // BBC

world Bosses sign letter supporting Tories

More than 100 company leaders declare support for a Conservative-led government as Labour pledges to end "exploitative" zero hours contracts.

46 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Durst arrest warrant should be 'thrown out,' attorneys say

In the latest legal wrangling over Los Angeles murder suspect and New York real estate scion Robert Durst, his attorneys on Tuesday challenged his recent New Orleans arrest and underlying search warrants as unconstitutional.

47 minutes ago // BBC

world EU milk quota system is abolished

EU milk quotas are scrapped, bringing an end to more than 30 years of efforts to prevent overproduction.

48 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: Map: How the world executed people in 2014

The year 2014 was a mixed one forexecutions. According to new data collected byAmnesty International, the number of executions carried out around the world dropped but the number of death sentences given out as legal punishmentsincreased dramatically.

48 minutes ago // BBC

world Air passenger duty cut from 1 April

A number of tax changes come in on 1 April, which will mean cheaper flights for thousands of people who travel over 4,000 miles.

49 minutes ago // The Independent

world Postcard from... Quarteira

A hot spring sun beats down on the promenade at Quarteira, with its pristine beach and cute cafs offering cheap beer and great seafood. Its a heady mix for anyone whos just struggled through a British winter.

49 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne list 2 unfinished Hollywood Hills West homes

A pair of unfinished houses owned by Ozzy Osbourne and his wife, Sharon Osbourne, have come on the market in Hollywood Hills West at $1.999 million each.

52 minutes ago // NPR

world Oversight Committee Issues Subpoena To Two Secret Service Agents

The Secret Service, said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, is refusing to allow his committee to interview two agents involved in the investigation of a potential bomb near the White House.

52 minutes ago // NPR

world Oversight Committee Issues Subpoena To Two Secret Service Agents

The Secret Service, said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, is refusing to allow his committee to interview two agents involved in the investigation of a potential bomb near the White House.

52 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Gunman, woman killed in murder-suicide in Fresno medical office

A gunman entereda pediatric medical office Tuesday in downtown Fresno and fatally shot a woman and then himself, police said.

53 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Lufthansa knew of co-pilots previous severe depression in 2009

BERLIN The co-pilot who crashed Flight 9525 into a French mountainside last week had informed the German carrier Lufthansa in 2009 about a previous episode of severe depression, the airline said on Tuesday, raising fresh questions about the series of decisions that allowed Andreas Lubitz to stay in the skies.

54 minutes ago // VOA

world Gaultier's Fashion Career Feted in Paris Exhibition

Paris' first ever exhibition devoted to fashion's "enfant terrible" Jean-Paul Gaultier opens its doors on Wednesday, showcasing the French couturier's avant-garde creations as well as his childhood inspirations. The Grand Palais Museum will display more than 300 pieces, made up of haute couture and ready-to-wear designs from between 1976 and the present day, accompanied by videos and pictures. "The Fashion World of Jean-Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk", which runs to Aug. 3,

56 minutes ago // ABC

world Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan Concedes Defeat, Says Ambition Not Worth Bloodshed

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan concedes defeat, says ambition not worth bloodshed

56 minutes ago // Reuters

world Lufthansa flight school knew of crash pilot's depression

BERLIN Reuters - The German pilot who crashed a plane in the French Alps last week, killing 150 people, told officials at a Lufthansa training school in 2009 that he had gone through a period of severe depression, the airline said on Tuesday.

58 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Buhari Defeats Incumbent in Nigeria Vote

Nigerians chose a former military dictator and anticorruption crusader, Muhammadu Buhari, to lead Africas top economy, unseating President Goodluck Jonathan.

59 minutes ago // Reuters

world Iraqi forces drive Islamic State out of central Tikrit: PM

TIKRIT, Iraq Reuters - Iraqi troops aided by Shi'ite paramilitaries have driven Islamic State out of central Tikrit, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday, but the fight to retake all of Saddam Hussein's hometown continued.

59 minutes ago // BBC

world Turkey hit by massive power cut

A huge power cut hits dozens of provinces across Turkey for several hours, causing transport chaos.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Nigeria's Buhari wins historic election landslide

ABUJA Reuters - Three decades after seizing power in a military coup, Muhammadu Buhari became the first Nigerian to oust a president through the ballot box, putting him in charge of Africa's biggest economy and one of its most turbulent democracies.

1 hour ago // CBS

world 200 years ago: A volcano that blocked out the sun

In 1815, the Tambora volcano, located in what is now Indonesia, killed more than 60,000 people and turned summer to winter