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Obama wont draw red line over islands dispute
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:06:04 GMT
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TOKYO — President Obama reaffirmed Thursday a decades-old U.S. pledge to defend Japan if its territory is threatened while also acknowledging that Tokyo's dispute with Beijing over a chain of islands would not cause him to draw a "red line" over military ...
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FDA Proposes First E-Cigarette Rules
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:54:17 GMT
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday, including e-cigarettes, flavored cigars and nicotine gels. It's a basic first step, extending the FDA's regulatory power, but the rule would ...
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FCC eyes new rules on Net
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:03:27 GMT
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WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday will circulate proposed rules that could give high-speed Internet providers more power over what content moves the fastest on the Web based on which firms pay the most, according to ...
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Korean prosecutors raid shipping safety watchdog after ferry disaster
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:49:36 GMT
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INCHEON, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors said on Thursday that they had raided the shipping safety watchdog as part of their expanded investigation following the fatal sinking of a ferry. The Sewol sank last week and more than 300 ...
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Obama Says U.S. Ready to Move on Further Russia Sanctions
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:51:28 GMT
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U.S. President Barack Obama, left, speaks during a joint news conference with Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, unseen, at the State Guest House in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
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3 American Doctors Killed by Guard at Afghan Hospital
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:13:01 GMT
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New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan policeman shot and killed three American doctors at a hospital here on Thursday, according to Afghan police officials. The attack took place at the Cure International Hospital in Kabul, a 100-bed facility that specializes in ...
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Yankees Pineda ejected for goo
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:06:53 GMT
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Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected in the second inning of Wednesday's New York-Boston game after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. Pineda's ejection came 13 days after the right-hander had brown goo on the palm of his pitching ...
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Ukraine official: city hall cleared of protesters
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:20:10 GMT
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Washington Post
DONETSK, Ukraine — Police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern Ukrainian city of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for over a week, Interior Minister Avakov said on Thursday. epa04176175 Shane Red Hawk of the Sicangu Lakota ...

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Earthquake shakes British Columbia; no injuries reported
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:45:35 GMT
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Reuters Canada
SEATTLE (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 rattled the coast of British Columbia's Vancouver Island on Wednesday evening and was felt by hundreds of people in dozens of cities in Canada and the United States, the U.S. Geological Survey ...
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Foreign Ministry: Palestinian reconciliation not near implementation
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:13:10 GMT
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The Foreign Ministry's intelligence wing believes that Palestinian reconciliation is far from implementation, declaring in a document distributed late Wednesday that the gaps between Hamas and Fatah are still far too wide. The Foreign Ministry's evaluation ...
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