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  1. All Los Angeles schools closed after threat that NYPD calls a "hoax" straight out of "Homeland"
    Los Angeles school officials said they received an electronic threat that prompted them to close all public schools. But the NYPD later said New York City schools got the same threat, and called it a “hoax” from a possible Homeland fan. www.buzzfeed.com/maryanngeorgantopoulos/all-los-angeles-schools-closed-after-reported-bomb-threat
  2. Cease-fire begins in Yemen as U.N.-led peace talks gets underway
    The week-long cease-fire began Tuesday as peace talks started between the government and Shiite rebels. www.buzzfeed.com/aliciamelvillesmith/ceasefire-begins-in-yemen
  3. Tim Peake will become the first British astronaut to visit the International Space Station
    The 43-year-old is from Chichester and, before training to be an astronaut, spent 18 years as a helicopter pilot with the Army Air Corps. www.buzzfeed.com/kellyoakes/watch-live-british-astronaut-tim-peake-launches-to-space