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2 University of Oklahoma students expelled over racist video

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma's president expelled two students Tuesday after he said they were identified as leaders of a racist chant captured on video during a fraternity event.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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As race for UN chief begins, new campaigns demand a woman

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At a private working lunch for the five most powerful members of the United Nations Security Council, the conversation turned to the question of the next U.N. secretary-general.

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Police shooting forces discussion of Madison's racial divide

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Known as a liberal haven with a long history of progressive politics, Madison takes pride in being named one of the nation's best places to live, raise a family and retire, lovingly embracing its unofficial motto as "77 square miles surrounded by reality."

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In battle against IS, Iraqi forces retake town near Tikrit

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces on Tuesday retook a town next to the militant-held city of Tikrit as they pressed their offensive against Islamic State militants, two military officials said.

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Bodies of French Olympians recovered in Argentina air crash

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Investigators on Tuesday recovered all 10 bodies from a remote site in Argentina where helicopters serving a reality TV show apparently collided, killing prominent French athletes and leaving the European nation in mourning.

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Feds: Truck stuck in crossing well before Amtrak train crash

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A huge truck with a state trooper escort was stuck in a crossing with time enough to warn the railroad of trouble, but no one told the Amtrak passenger train before a crash that injured 55 people, officials said.

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Train crashes into tractor-trailer; at least 55 hurt

HALIFAX, N.C. (AP) — An Amtrak train slammed into a tractor-trailer that got stuck on the tracks while trying to make a difficult left-hand turn Monday. One of the train's cars toppled and the conductor and at least 54 others were injured.

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GOP tries to undercut nuclear deal with warning to Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire the day he leaves office. The White House denounced the GOP's latest effort to undercut the international negotiations as a "rush to war."

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