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Morning Must Reads: March 9

Mar 09, 2015

Bibi: Israel Won't Cede Land

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel will not cede territory due to the current climate in the Middle East, appearing to rule out the establishment of a Palestinian state: "any evacuated territory would fall into the hands of Islamic extremism"

Apple Watch Takes the Stage

Apple is holding an event in Monday to deliver new details about its Watch. Here are five questions we have about the device

OU Frat to Close After Racist Video

A University of Oklahoma fraternity will close and its members will be suspended after a video of members participating in a racist chant surfaced

The 1 Question Mark Zuckerberg Asks Before a Hire

Mark Zuckerberg has some advice you probably don’t want to miss. "I will only hire someone to work directly for me if I would work for that person," the young CEO told an audience at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Baby Found Alive 14 Hours After Car Crash

An 18-month-old girl survived a car crash in a frigid Utah river after being strapped in a car seat upside-down for some 14 hours before being found by a fisherman, officers said. The baby's 25-year-old mother was found dead in the car

World's First Solar-Powered Round-the-World Flight Begins

The world's first round-the-world trip on a solar-powered plane got under way on Monday with the initial leg from Abu Dhabi to the Omani capital, Muscat. "I am confident we have a very special airplane," said pilot André Borschberg

Nigeria's Allies Launch Joint Offensive Against Boko Haram

Troops from Chad and Niger launched a joint military offensive against Islamic militants Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria on Sunday. The fresh offensive comes a day after Boko Haram fighters were blamed for a series of bomb attacks in the Borno state capital Maiduguri, killing at least 50 people

Vince Vaughn's Unfinished Business Stinks Up Box Office

The critically panned comedy took in an abysmal $4.8 million to open in 10th place in this weekend's box office, marking one of the worst of Vaughn's career, while the robot movie Chappie took first place with a lackluster $13.3 million

Struggle Goes On at Selma High

When the commemorative events in the Alabama town come to an end Monday, students will return to a local high school just about as black as the one students attended in 1965, when the city was by law segregated

Decreased Sexual Activity Could Lower Testosterone Levels

It's normally thought that lower testosterone levels in older men lead to less appetite for sex. However, an intriguing new study from Australia finds that a decline in testosterone levels appear to be the result of a lower libido and not the cause

'Foul Play' Suspected in Bobbi Kristina Drowning

Bobbi Kristina Brown's aunt, Leolah Brown, publicly claimed on Saturday that her niece's boyfriend, Nick Gordon, is under investigation for "attempted murder" in connection with the 22-year-old's near drowning

Swine Flu Has Now Killed 1,370 in India

The highest number of reported deaths is in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, where 322 people have succumbed to the disease thus far. In the neighboring state of Rajasthan, 321 have died

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