U.S. Stocks Jump; Dow up 324 Points on First Day of Trading in March

  Tuesday March 01, 2016 – With a slowdown in China, rising emerging markets debt, falling corporate profits and oil prices, recession fears, a strong U.S. dollar and a climate of negative interest rates from Japan to Europe, the state of the global economy has more subplots than a George R.R. Martin novel right now. But history appeared to be repeating ...

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Secret Service Agent in Scuffle With Photographer at Trump Rally

  Tuesday March 01, 2016 – A Secret Service agent was filmed body-slamming a photographer amid a rowdy and protest-ridden Donald Trump rally on Monday, after the photographer cursed at the agent while trying to cover the commotion. Chris Morris, the photographer who is contracted to cover the campaign for TIME, was escorted out of the tense rally in Virginia amid ...

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French Police Clash With Migrants as ‘Jungle Camps’ are Taken Down

  Tuesday March 01, 2016 – PARIS — Police scuffled Tuesday with migrants protesting the demolition of a shantytown known as “the Jungle” as authorities moved ahead with plans to dismantle the camp in northern France used for attempts to sneak into Britain. The French decision to raze the makeshift settlement in Calais reflects wider measures across Europe to tighten border ...

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State Dept. Confirms Two U.S. Consulate Employees Killed in Pakistan by IED

  March 01, 2016 – Two local employees of the U.S. consulate in Peshawar, Pakistan, were killed by an improvised explosive device, Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday. Mr. Kerry, speaking at a State Department event about countering violent extremism, said he awoke to the news that the two employees had been killed while out on a drug eradication mission. ...

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First Case of Zika Virus Confirmed in Chicago

  Tuesday March 01, 2016 – Hospital officials announced Monday the first case of Zika virus in Chicago – a woman in her 30s who had recently traveled to Colombia. This is the fifth confirmed case in Illinois. “Based on her clinical symptoms we had a high suspicion that she had Zika virus,” said Dr. Roberta Luskin-Hawk, of Presence St. Joseph Hospital ...

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Osama bin Laden Feared Wife’s Tooth Held a Tracking Device

  Tuesday March 01, 2016 – American drones were decimating the upper ranks of Al Qaeda, his men were killing suspected spies, and Osama bin Laden wondered: Could an Iranian dentist have planted a tracking device in his wife’s tooth? “The size of the chip is about the length of a grain of wheat and the width of a fine piece ...

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Donald Trump Favored To Sweep Most Super Tuesday Contests

  Tuesday March 01,2016 – With more delegates up for grabs than any other day in the Republican race for president, Donald Trump seems likely to roundly defeat his rivals in most of the Super Tuesday contests, including in a number of southern states. According to the polls included in the Real Clear Politics polling average, Trump has solid leads in ...

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