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at 08:42 on February 28, 2015, EST.

Egypt state news agency reports that Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

CAIRO - Egypt's state news agency is reporting that a Cairo court has declared Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, a "terrorist organization."

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at 07:19 on February 28, 2015, EST.

Russian investigators look into provocation or personal life as motives in Nemtsov killing

MOSCOW - Russia's top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict and his personal life.

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at 07:06 on February 28, 2015, EST.

Western leaders condemn killing of Russia's Nemtsov, press Kremlin for full investigation

BERLIN - Western leaders are condemning the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and pressing the Kremlin to ensure that the killing is thoroughly investigated.

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at 00:28 on February 28, 2015, EST.

Mexican's Harry Potter collection goes on display, certified by Guinness as world's biggest

MEXICO CITY - A young Mexican's fascination with Harry Potter has grown into the world's biggest private collection of toys, books, clothes and other items related to author J.K. Rowling's fantasy hero. Now, other fans have a chance to see it all.

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at 22:18 on February 27, 2015, EST.

US appeals court rules that Boston Marathon bombing trial can stay in Massachusetts

BOSTON - The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can stay in Massachusetts, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.

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at 21:45 on February 27, 2015, EST.

Mexican police nab teacher-turned-drug lord, Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez of Knights Templar gang

MEXICO CITY - Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police as he tried to sneak out of a house wearing a baseball cap and a scarf to hide his identity.

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