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Crews in Japan search for earthquake survivors

By Leigh Jones
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Disaster | Rescue crews in Japan are scrambling to find about 100 people thought trapped in rubble from two earthquakes that rattled the southwestern island of Kyushu…

Midday Roundup: CDC confirms Zika causes microcephaly

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Newsworthy | Zika link. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed the link between the Zika virus and severe birth defects. While…

Midday Roundup: Danes arrest four suspected ISIS recruits

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Newsworthy | Terror recruits. Police in Denmark arrested four men today suspected of being Islamic State (ISIS) recruits. After taking the men into custody, investigators…

Midday Roundup: New tax rules nix big pharma merger

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Newsworthy | Big pharma breakup. Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Allergan canceled their much anticipated $160 billion merger today after the Obama administration…

Midday Roundup: Trump’s latest abortion gaffe alarms pro-lifers

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Newsworthy | Flip-flop. Donald Trump raised alarm among pro-life advocates Wednesday when he said women who sought abortions should be punished if the procedure is…

Midday Roundup: GOP rivals backpedal on support for eventual nominee

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Newsworthy | Bad blood? All three men vying for the Republican presidential nomination said last night they weren’t sure they could support the party’s candidate in…

Midday Roundup: EgyptAir hijacking ends peacefully

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Extreme domestic dispute. A man who claimed to be wearing a suicide vest hijacked an EgyptAir passenger plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo this morning and…

Capitol shooting suspect known to officers

By Leigh Jones & Mickey McLean
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Shooting | UPDATE: Capitol Police shot a man today after he pulled a weapon at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. Initial reports that a police officer was injured…

More terrorists detained in Belgium and France as Kerry visits Brussels

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Terrorism | Belgian police arrested three suspects after raids in Brussels today. One man was carrying a bag of explosives and was shot in the leg before being detained.

Midday Roundup: U.S. announces take down of senior ISIS leader

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Target acquired. A U.S. special operations team conducting a pre-dawn raid in Syria on Friday killed senior Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abd…

Cruz win in Utah barely dents Trump’s lead

By Leigh Jones
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Campaign 2016 | Billionaire businessman’s victory in Arizona pads his delegate count even more

Midday Roundup: Presidential contest heads west

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Decision day. Voters in Arizona and Utah are weighing in on the presidential selection process tonight. Democrats in Idaho also are caucusing.

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