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8:46am

Tue March 20, 2012
The Two-Way

Gunman May Have Filmed Shootings At Jewish School In France

Mourners follow the hearse carrying the coffins of one of the victims of the French school shooting.
Remy de la Mauviniere AP

There's a development from the shocking attack yesterday on a Jewish school in southern France that killed three children and a rabbi, the father of two of the slain children. French interior minister Claude Gueant says the suspect was wearing an "apparatus" around his neck that could be used to take photographs and film video during the shootings.

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8:19am

Tue March 20, 2012
The Two-Way

'Justice Will Be Done,' Pentagon Official Says Of Afghan Massacre

Originally published on Tue March 20, 2012 10:35 am

Marine Corps Gen. John Allen during today's hearing.
Mandel Ngan AFP/Getty Images

8:05am

Tue March 20, 2012
The Two-Way

On Persian New Year, Obama Tries To Pierce Iran's 'Electronic Curtain'

Originally published on Tue March 20, 2012 8:06 am

Saying that "because of the actions of the Iranian regime, an electronic curtain has fallen around Iran," President Obama today used his annual message marking Nowruz, the Persian New Year, to talk about Internet freedom.

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5:10am

Tue March 20, 2012
The Two-Way

Dozens Killed By More Bombings In Iraq; 'Deadliest Day' In A Month

The scene in Ramadi, capital of Iraq's Anbar province, after a bomb exploded there today.
Azhar Shallal AFP/Getty Images

Another wave of bombings in Iraq killed dozens of people today and wounded about 200 in more than a dozen cities and towns.

According to The Associated Press, it's the kind of violence "officials had dreaded in the run-up to a Baghdad meeting of the Arab world's top leaders, which the government hoped would showcase the nation's stability." That summit is scheduled for next week. As the AP adds:

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2:00am

Tue March 20, 2012
Afghanistan

Afghan Farmer Lost 11 Relatives In Shooting Rampage

Originally published on Tue March 20, 2012 3:49 pm

Afghans gather outside a military base in the Panjwai district in Afghanistan on March 11, after 16 civilians were killed in a massacre allegedly carried out by a U.S. soldier.
Allauddin Khan AP

Afghans say they're so inured to civilians killed in wars that they bury their dead and move on. That's not so easy for Muhammad Wazir. He lost his mother, his wife, a sister-in-law, a brother, a nephew, his four daughters and two of his sons in last week's mass shooting in two villages.

"My little boy, Habib Shah, is the only one left alive, and I love him very much," says Wazir.

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