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Rival Palestinian Groups Announce Unity Deal
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:30:06 GMT
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Voice of America
The two main Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, have announced a reconciliation deal, saying they will try to form a unity government in the coming weeks. Hamas and Fatah split violently in 2007, and have since divided their people between two sets of ...
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Facebook reports big boost in sales and profit, departure of CFO
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:00:11 GMT
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San Jose Mercury News
MENLO PARK -- Social networking company Facebook on Wednesday posted first-quarter earnings that blew past Wall Street's expectations and showed continuing strong growth in the company's revenue, particularly from advertising. The company's $2.5 ...
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South Korea Ferry: Sunken Ship Was Overloaded, Prosecutors Allege
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:36:19 GMT
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JINDO, South Korea - The South Korean ferry that sank likely killing more than 300 people was carrying more than three times its recommended cargo, a lawmaker said Wednesday. The Sewol was loaded with more than 3,600 tons of cargo when it left port, ...
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FCC, in Net Neutrality Turnaround, Plans to Allow Fast Lane
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:58:20 GMT
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New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission will propose new rules that allow Internet service providers to offer a faster lane through which to send video and other content to consumers, as long as a content company is willing to pay for it, ...
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Prince Charless Brother-In-Law Mark Shand Dies Following Head Injury
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:32:07 GMT
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ABC News
Prince Charles's brother-in-law Mark Shand has died following a head injury. He was 62. "It is with deep sadness that we have to confirm that The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, has today passed away in New York. Mr. Shand died in hospital as ...
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Apple Increases Earnings, Stock Buyback
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:12:26 GMT
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Wall Street Journal
Chief Executive Tim Cook said the company chose to expand its stock-buyback program by $30 billion because it views the company's shares as undervalued. "That should show you how much confidence we have in the future of the company," Mr. Cook said ...
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Georgias sweeping new gun law allows guns in bars, churches
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:35:16 GMT
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Los Angeles Times
In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places -- including bars, churches and government buildings -- following Gov. Nathan Deal's signing Wednesday of a bill celebrated by supporters as a victory for the 2nd Amendment but decried by critics ...
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Chelsea Manning: Not the Only Military Name Change
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:51:18 GMT
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With a stroke of his pen, President Harry Truman finished changing the name of the Department of War to the Department of Defense in 1949. Truman Library. The Pentagon has long replaced names it doesn't like. A Kansas judge on Wednesday allowed ...
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Police Twitter campaign backfires badly
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:46:17 GMT
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New York police Tuesday were eating extra helpings of humble pie after asking people to post images of themselves and NYPD officers on Twitter -- only to face a deluge of pictures of alleged police brutality, according to AFP. Photo - Photo via Yahoo
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The Supreme Court promises child pornography victims full restitution “someday ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:38:34 GMT
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Washington Post
This morning, the Supreme Court released its decision in Paroline v. United States, concluding that a restitution statute does not guarantee child pornography victims full restitution, jointly and severally, from all defendants convicted of harming them.
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