Obama invoking civil rights struggles past and present

In this Feb. 24, 2015, photo, President Barack Obama speaks during his meeting with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. In the first week of March Obama plans to invoke America’s civil rights struggles from past to present. He due to begin his week Monday by receiving the recommendations of his Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Obama plans to end the week by visiting Selma, Alabama, on Saturday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles.



Uganda: Victims back leniency for LRA chief but trial awaits

In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, Silveria Okweny, 55, whose husband and sons were killed in a 2004 attack by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) on the Barlonyo displaced persons camp, sits near her home in the camp in northern Uganda. Eleven years after the LRA attacked Barlonyo, the International Criminal Court in The Hague is preparing to try senior LRA commander Dominic Ongwen for war crimes and crimes against humanity and while Ugandan military officials and survivors say he helped direct the attack on the camp in Barlonyo, some survivors of the Feb. 21, 2004, attack say Ongwen should not be tried by the ICC. (AP Photo/Rebecca Vassie)BARLONYO, Uganda (AP) — This is the horror that Silveria Okweny is willing to forgive:



US to avoid 'political football' over Netanyahu speech - Kerry

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is due to arrive in the US on a 48-hour mission to try to stop a nuclear deal with IranIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is "welcome" to deliver his US speech, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday, insisting that Washington is eager to avoid a "political football" over the controversial visit. "The Prime Minister of Israel is welcome to speak in the United States obviously and we have a closer relationship with Israel right now in terms of security than in any time in history," Kerry told ABC television's "This Week" program. "We don't want to see this turned into some great political football," he said, just hours before Netanyahu was due to arrive in Washington.



Sierra Leone's vice president in quarantine for Ebola

In this photo taken on Sept. 25, 2014, Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo, center left, stands next to Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma, center, and Sierra Leone's Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana, centre right, during the opening ceremony of the China Friendship Hospital catering for Ebola virus patience in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards. Sam-Sumana voluntarily decided to quarantine himself for 21 days following the death from Ebola last Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015, of one of his security personnel, according to a report issued late Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, by the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff)FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards.



Germany trusts Greece to fulfill bailout terms

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2014 file picture German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble gestures during a cabinet meeting in Berlin. s German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday March 1, 2015 told German newspaper Bild am Sonntag he trusts Greece’s current government to fulfill the conditions for the bailout deal, but also made clear the country would not receive any further money if it didn’t. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn,file)BERLIN (AP) — Germany's finance minister says he trusts Greece's current government to fulfill the conditions for the bailout deal, but also made clear the country would not receive any further money if it didn't.





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