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A family member of one of the victims stands at the main entrance of the coal mine, in the village of Dubrave, near Tuzla, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Officials fear a landslide in an open-pit coal mine in Bosnia has killed at least four people. (AP Photo/Amel Emric) ** FILE **

Man dies in landslide in Bosnia as bad weather hits Balkans

- Associated Press

A man died Friday in a landslide in Bosnia as a wave of storms also closed down roads, flooded villages and disrupted power supplies throughout the Balkan region still recovering from record flooding last year.

A Palestinian woman holds a stone to throw at Israeli border policeman during a demonstration marking the 10th anniversary of their campaign against Israel's separation barrier in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallah, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed) ** FILE **

Palestinian assailant injures 5 Israelis in car attack

- Associated Press

A Palestinian assailant rammed his car into a group of Israeli pedestrians near an Israeli police station in east Jerusalem on Friday, injuring four officers and a bystander, and lunged at security guards with a knife before being shot and wounded, the police said.

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Libya says 11 oil fields non-operational after IS attacks

- Associated Press

Libya's state-run oil corporation has declared 11 oil fields in the country non-operational after attacks by suspected Islamic State militants, opting for a force majeure clause that exempts the state from contractual obligations.

Florida lawmakers criticize Obama's changes to Cuba policy

- Associated Press

Republican lawmakers blasted President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba on Thursday, saying it will only serve to empower the communist nation that's been ruled by a dictatorship since 1959.

In this March 3, 2015, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to the media at the Capitol in Washington. McConnell on Thursday, March 5 decided to postpone action on a bill giving Congress a chance to review and vote on any deal the U.S. inks with Iran over its nuclear program.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate majority leader decides not to fast-track Iran bill

- Associated Press

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday decided to postpone action on a bill giving Congress a chance to review and vote on any deal the U.S. signs with Iran over its nuclear program.

Miners sit on a bus after an explosion at the Zasyadko coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine Wednesday March 4, 2015. An explosion took place underground at the Zasyadko coal mine in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, an area controlled by pro-Russian rebels. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Coal mine blast in eastern Ukraine kills 1, traps dozens

- Associated Press

The speaker of Ukraine's parliament says he can confirm only one death in a coal-mining accident in the war-torn east, pedaling back on an earlier claim that 32 laborers had died.

In this March 3, 2015, photo, President Barack Obama speaks about Iran and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress during a meeting with Defense Secretary Ashton Carter in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Tug of war: Obama, Congress at odds over who's in control

- Associated Press

Since Republicans took control of Congress two months ago, an elaborate tug of war has broken out between GOP lawmakers and President Barack Obama over who calls the shots on major issues for the next two years.

Fu Ying, spokeswoman for the National People's Congress, waits for questions from journalists during a press conference in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Wednesday, March 4, 2015. China played down U.S. concerns that proposed anti-terror legislation would give the Chinese government sweeping power to police electronic communications and marginalize foreign companies fighting for a share of China's $465 billion technology market, saying Wednesday that the law is purely designed to address domestic security issues. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

China plays down US concerns over anti-terror legislation

- Associated Press

China played down U.S. concerns that proposed anti-terror legislation would give the Chinese government sweeping power to police electronic communications and marginalize foreign companies fighting for a share of China's $465 billion technology market, saying Wednesday that the law is purely designed to address domestic security issues.