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3 Things You Need to Know Today: March 24, 2014

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It’s Monday–welcome to it. Here are a few pieces of interest to let you know what’s been happening in the world.

Breaking: Malaysian Flight 370 Crashed in Indian Ocean with No Survivors
At a press conference early this morning, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razik announced that Flight 370 crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. This is in accordance to the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch who have concluded that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370’s last position was in the middle of the Indian Ocean west of Perth. Malaysia Airlines also confirmed the news in a statement, saying that the “plane has been lost and none of those on board survived.”


Ex-Prez Jimmy Carter Uses Snail Mail to Hide from NSA
Former President Jimmy Carter isn’t taking any chances, telling Meet the Press that he uses snail mail these days–because isn’t the government always watching? “I have felt that my own communications are probably monitored. And when I want to communicate with a foreign leader privately, I type or write the letter myself, put it in the post office, and mail it,” he said.


James Rebhorn of “Homeland” Dies at 65
Veteran actor James Rebhorn, who most recently played Frank Mathison on Homeland, has passed away after fighting skin cancer since the early ’90s. A longtime actor for 50 years, he was also known for notable appearances in Meet the Parents, Scent of a Woman, and as the lawyer who put Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer in jail in the Seinfeld finale. Skin cancer and early prevention, please monitor your skin, folks.

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Shameless Pug Photobombs Two Women
Two women who tried to take a decent photo together in London recently got a sneaky surprise when they discovered they were upstaged by this random pug. After posting the offending photo on Reddit, other Redditors helped them out using their Photoshop skills to “fix” the problem, ranging from silly to just odd.

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