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Death toll rising as 7.8 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:50:46 GMT
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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas. It was the worst temblor to hit the ...
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Olympic hero Jenner: Im a woman
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:41:13 GMT
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Boston Herald
A misty-eyed Bruce Jenner broke his silence last night saying, “I'm a woman.” The Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete and reality TV star focused on his transition on ABC's “20/20” show with Diane Sawyer, offering a sobering look into a lifelong struggle ...
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Baltimores Broken Relationship With Police
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:21:47 GMT
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New York Times
BALTIMORE — For nearly two years, ever since her brother Tyrone West died after a struggle with the police, a 35-year-old preschool teacher named Tawanda Jones has been in the streets here on Wednesday nights, protesting. Her message: “We need ...
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Armenia marks centenary of mass killings with ceremony
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:03:47 GMT
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Irish Times
Armenia has marked the centenary of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders, as Germany became the latest country to recognise that what happened constituted genocide.
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Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores to reopen Saturday
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:47:15 GMT
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SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons. The company said the outage was resolved Friday night after several hours.
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Rogin: US never knew where hostage Warren Weinstein was
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:34:42 GMT
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Northwest Herald
The U.S. government and intelligence community had lost the trail of kidnapped aid contractor Warren Weinstein long before his death in a counterterrorism strike in January, according to several top administration officials who were deeply involved in the ...
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More fighting, air strikes in Yemen, civilian death toll exceeds 550
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:26:26 GMT
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ADEN (Reuters) - Fighting between Yemen's warring factions raged in southern and central parts of the country and air strikes hit Houthi militia forces in Aden on Friday, but there were no fresh moves toward dialogue. Saudi Arabia says it is winding down its ...
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Insurgents seize large parts of Syrias Jisr al-Shughour: monitor
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:19:40 GMT
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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamist insurgents including al-Qaeda's wing in Syria Nusra Front on Saturday captured large parts of the northwestern Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour for the first time in the four year conflict. Syrian activists and a violence monitoring ...
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5 things you need to know this weekend
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:47:03 GMT
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1. The White House Correspondents' dinner is a go! President Obama will do Saturday what he and every president since JFK has done: make fun of himself at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. The event began in 1921, but the jokefest ...
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Apple Watch launches quietly at handful of big-city boutiques
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:54:46 GMT
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Times of India
NEW YORK/TOKYO: The Apple Watch launched quietly around the world on Friday without the usual frenzy or fanfare for an Apple rollout, as a handful of boutiques in major cities like Tokyo and Paris sold the timepiece — but not for purchase at its own stores ...
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