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Despite uproar in Indiana, Arkansas presses on
WASHINGTON — A "religious freedom" measure similar to Indiana's is close to becoming law in Arkansas, despite the national uproar and economic boycott Indiana faces as Gov. Mike Pence scrambles to change his state's law. Arkansas lawmakers ...
Arkansas poised to adopt religious freedom lawCNN
Arkansas passes 'religious freedom' bill similar to new Indiana law, sparking ...Fox News
Arkansas OKs religious-freedom bill amid Indiana furorDetroit Free Press
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Atlanta Journal Constitution

Video of Germanwings flight's final seconds?
Dusseldorf, Germany (CNN) Reports say video found in the wreckage on a French mountainside shows the nightmarish final seconds of Germanwings Flight 9525, but a police spokesman said the accounts were "completely wrong." French magazine Paris ...
Lufthansa knew of co-pilot's previous 'severe depression' in 2009Washington Post
Andreas Lubitz: Everything we know on Wednesday about Germanwings plane
French police deny reports of Germanwings crash videoCBS News -Daily Mail
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Obama Administration Releases Military Aid to Egypt
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama agreed to release to Egypt a dozen F-16 attack aircraft and other military equipment which his administration froze in response to a 2013 military coup, seeking to shore up a longtime alliance with Cairo at a time of ...
US Resumes Weapons Flow to EgyptTIME
US restores $1.3bn military aid to EgyptFinancial Times
Obama commutes sentences of 22 people in federal prisonDaily Mail
Xinhua -Washington Post (blog)
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Iran nuclear talks miss deadline as US threatens to walk away
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. With Iran asserting its "nuclear rights," the ...
Oil Steady After Quarterly Losing Streak as Iran Talks ExtendedBloomberg
Negotiators power past midnight deadline in Iran talksDaily Mail
Oil deepens loss on Iran talks; Brent ends March down 12 percentReuters
CNN -Reuters UK -Xinhua
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Christian Science Monitor

Defense rests in Boston Marathon Bombing trial. How successful have they been ...
Christian Science Monitor
If Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is found guilty, as expected, defense lawyers are expected to try to spare him the death penalty by shifting much of the blame for the bombings to his older brother, Tamerlan.
Tsarnaev Trial Update: Defense Rests Its Case After Calling Four Expert WitnessesInternational Business Times
Iran Nuke Talks: No Deal Yet; Defense Rests in Boston Bombing Trial; Power ...ABC News
Boston bombing trial: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev defence case restedBBC News
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The Independent

Turkish hostage situation: Prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz and 'DHKP-C militants ...
The Independent
A chief prosecutor and two militant members of a banned communist group, who held him hostage inside a courthouse in Istanbul, have died according to police. The men believed to be members of the banned Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front ...
Prosecutor, 2 Kidnappers Dead in Turkish Hostage DramaVoice of America
Prosecutor, Two Gunmen Killed During Shootout at Turkish CourthouseGawker
Three dead as Istanbul hostage situation ends in shootoutIrish Times
Al Jazeera America -Times LIVE -Washington Post
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Mohammedu Buhari claims victory in Nigeria's presidential elections
Nigeria's former military dictator, Mohammedu Buhari, declared himself his country's new leader last night after building up a substantial lead in the vote count from Saturday's presidential elections. Mr Buhari's campaign spokesman said incumbent President ...
Nigeria's Jonathan urges peace after election defeatReuters Africa
'Strongman' for NigeriaTimes LIVE
Nigeria`s Goodluck Jonathan publicly concedes electionZee News
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CBS Local

Man Killed by NSA Police Had Lengthy Record
CBS Local
WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checked into a motel, police ...
The Trans Ex-Convict Who Crashed The NSADaily Beast
Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy recordWBTV
Strange Path Leads to NSA Shooting IncidentWall Street Journal
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UPDATE 3-Trevor Noah, Comedy Central defend past jokes after backlash
(Editor's note: some readers may find paragraphs 6 and 7 offensive. Story recast with statement from Noah). NEW YORK, March 31 (Reuters) - Trevor Noah, the newly announced successor to Jon Stewart on Comedy Central's late-night news parody "The ...
New Daily Show host Trevor Noah in online uproar for old tweets in bad tasteSydney Morning Herald
Trevor Noah Responds to Backlash Over Past TweetsTIME
Trevor Noah speaks out in wake of Twitter scandalNew York Daily News
Mashable -Salon -New York Times
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Clinton is ready to testify on emails before Benghazi committee
Former secretary of state and all-but-declared presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she's ready to testify before the House committee investigating the Benghazi terror attack. RELATED: Benghazi committee formally asks Hillary Clinton to testify. Rep.
House Benghazi panel calls for Clinton to testify in privateThe San Luis Obispo Tribune
If Hillary Clinton Testifies About Her Emails, She Should Do It In PublicMother Jones
State Department found 4 emails about drones sent by

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