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5:48 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Hail Transforms Southern California Beach Into Winter Wonderland

Originally published on Tue March 3, 2015 6:03 am

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Around the Nation
5:44 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Hockey Player's Daughter Is Happy Her Dad Is Coming Home

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Analysis
4:54 am
Tue March 3, 2015

What's At Stake In The Iraqi Battle For Tikrit?

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Iraq
4:38 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Advised By Iran's Military, Iraqi Forces Launch Effort To Retake Tikrit

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Politics
4:12 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Controverisal Netanyahu Speech Is Latest Glitch In U.S.-Israel Relations

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures while addressing the 2015 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. on Monday.
Cliff Owen AP

Originally published on Tue March 3, 2015 6:28 am

Israel's Prime Minister is expected to deliver a stern warning when he speaks to a joint meeting of Congress Tuesday morning. Benjamin Netanyahu says the nuclear deal that the U.S. and other countries are pursuing with Iran could threaten Israel's survival.

That's not a new message from Netanyahu, but it's drawing extra attention because of the way the speech came about: Republican congressional leaders invited the prime minister with no involvement from the White House.

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