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BY NATHAN BYRNE

This is Newsy Now and here are your headlines.

President Barack Obama made his first visit to the demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea Sunday. Amid talk of a possible long-range missile launch by North Korea, President Obama said that decision would lead the country to miss an opportunity to change its path. Here’s CNN.

“ … a state that is decades behind their counterparts in the region in terms of development, in terms of economic strength, in terms of influence in world affairs.”

Rick Santorum notched another primary win Saturday night — taking 49 percent of the vote in the Louisiana primary. Santorum’s 11 primary wins still trail front-runner Mitt Romney’s 21 victories. But Santorum says he’s still in it — comparing his run to Ronald Reagan’s in 1976. Here’s the BBC.

“ … the establishment that said he was too conservative, he couldn’t win, they were telling him to get out of the race, he was only hurting the party, and he continued to run.”

The Mississippi State University campus remains under emergency status after a fatal shooting in a residence hall.

Tupelo’s WTVA reports law enforcement officers are looking for three men they say fled the campus after they shot a student in a men’s dorm. The student later died at a local hospital and has not been identified.

The clash continues between police and soccer fans in the Egyptian city of Port Said. But the demonstrations have an impact that reaches beyond the streets, according to an Al Jazeera report.

“The protests have closed streets. Authorities have shut Port Said Harbor and ships using the Suez Canal had to be redirected to a route east of the Mediterranean city.”

Stay with Newsy for more news analyses throughout the day. For Newsy Now, I’m Nathan Byrne, highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster.

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Mar 25, 2012

Newsy Now: March 25 (1330 GMT)

(Image source: BBC)

BY NATHAN BYRNE

This is Newsy Now and here are your headlines.

President Barack Obama made his first visit to the demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea Sunday. Amid talk of a possible long-range missile launch by North Korea, President Obama said that decision would lead the country to miss an opportunity to change its path. Here’s CNN.

“ … a state that is decades behind their counterparts in the region in terms of development, in terms of economic strength, in terms of influence in world affairs.”

Rick Santorum notched another primary win Saturday night — taking 49 percent of the vote in the Louisiana primary. Santorum’s 11 primary wins still trail front-runner Mitt Romney’s 21 victories. But Santorum says he’s still in it — comparing his run to Ronald Reagan’s in 1976. Here’s the BBC.

“ … the establishment that said he was too conservative, he couldn’t win, they were telling him to get out of the race, he was only hurting the party, and he continued to run.”

The Mississippi State University campus remains under emergency status after a fatal shooting in a residence hall.

Tupelo’s WTVA reports law enforcement officers are looking for three men they say fled the campus after they shot a student in a men’s dorm. The student later died at a local hospital and has not been identified.

The clash continues between police and soccer fans in the Egyptian city of Port Said. But the demonstrations have an impact that reaches beyond the streets, according to an Al Jazeera report.

“The protests have closed streets. Authorities have shut Port Said Harbor and ships using the Suez Canal had to be redirected to a route east of the Mediterranean city.”

Stay with Newsy for more news analyses throughout the day. For Newsy Now, I’m Nathan Byrne, highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster.

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