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Watch One Direction fans sob after Zayn quits. CNN's Jeanne Moos rounds up the best of the tears and jeers.
Dozens of tuna have died at the Tokyo Sea Life Park, leaving workers fishing for answers.

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Twin brother will undergo same tests to compare effects of space living.
Sollecito's defense urges court to overturn the pair's murder conviction.
Netanyahu says in the current Mideast climate Israel must act "responsibly and thoughtfully."
Antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections cause 23,000 deaths each year in the U.S.
Teen confessed to baking with a psychoactive ingredient, officials said.
Opponents fear law could allow business owners to refuse service to gays, lesbians and bisexuals.

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The archbishop of Canterbury presided over the service on Thursday, but critics said the notorious monarch should not have been given such honors.
The goal of the Norwegian penal system is to get inmates out of it.
When good news of solid job growth at both the national level and in states is a conservative nightmare.
For years, conditions inside the United States’ only federal supermax facility were largely a mystery. But a landmark lawsuit is finally revealing the harsh world within.
An explosion in the East Village caused two buildings to collapse and left at least 19 people injured. At least one person was reported missing.

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ADEN (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi rebels made broad gains in the country's south and east on Friday despite a second day of Saudi-led air strikes meant to check the Iranian-backed militia's efforts to overthrow President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

PARIS (Reuters) - Online fashion retailers Yoox and Richemont's Net-a-Porter are trying to resuscitate merger talks that took place more than a year ago to better fight cut-throat competition, industry sources told Reuters.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is considering a proposal from life insurers that could delay the implementation of a costly nationwide capital framework for the $1 trillion industry, according to records of a recent meeting between the two sides seen by Reuters and people familiar with the matter.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Major powers and Iran were pushing each other for concessions on Friday ahead of an end-March deadline for a preliminary nuclear deal, with Tehran demanding an immediate end to sanctions and freedom to continue sensitive atomic research, officials said.

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