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News on Wednesday continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Sunday Apr 13 | Suria

US plans first cabinet visit to Taiwan...

The top US environmental official will visit Taiwan in the first trip by a cabinet-level leader from Washington to the Chinese-claimed island in 14 years, officials aid Saturday.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Ma Ying-jeou

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Star Online

Private treasures: Art collector group lines up amazing discoveries

An art enthusiast ponders the heavy issues in Bayu Utomo Radjikin's work Does History Change?, which is on show at the National Visual Arts Gallery.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Under criticism, NY health commissioner to resign

ALBANY -- The state's health commissioner is resigning at the end of June amid criticism over his drawn-out review of whether New York should move forward with hydraulic fracturing.

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Related Topix: New York, Westchester County, NY, Abortion, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Indian Express

Over to voters today

THE stage is all set for 6.13 lakh voters of Chandigarh to decide the fate of 17 candidates, with the city going to polls on Thursday.

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The Miami Herald

US penned political satire in secret Cuban Twitter

Draft messages produced for a Twitter-like service in Cuba that the U.S. government secretly funded were overtly political, documents obtained by The Associated Press show, even though the Obama administration has said the program had a more-neutral purpose.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, US News, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Cellphones, Fidel Castro

The Standard

(USAID scandal) US had hand in Cuba political barbs

Draft messages produced for a Twitter-like service in Cuba that the US government secretly funded were overtly political, documents obtained by The Associated Press show, even though the Obama administration has said the program had a more-neutral purpose.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, US News, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Cellphones, Fidel Castro

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Indian Express

Last day, last show: Parties flex muscles, try to connect with one & all

AAP workers sweep BJP party pamphlets away after the passing of Kirron Kher's convoy in Sector 7, Chandigarh, on Tuesday.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

India Talkies

Anupam Kher to conduct acting workshop at IIFA 2014 - Indiatalkies.com

Mumbai, April 5: Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher has been appointed to conduct an acting workshop as part of the International Indian Film Academy Weekend and Awards in the US later this month.

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Related Topix: Anupam Kher, Bollywood, Arts, Cinema, Silver Linings Playbook, Celebrities, Robert De Niro

Fri Apr 04, 2014

RecordNET

Family of vet sues Lodi PD

The family of a man shot dead by Lodi police officers in January has filed a civil rights complaint in federal court alleging wrongful death, claiming excessive force and improper training of officers when involved with mental health patients.

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Related Topix: Lodi, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime, Life, Veteran Affairs

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Indian Express

CBI is floating trial balloons to somehow justify the PE'

The same MCX-SX was permitted by Sebi to trade in equities in 2012, long after both Abraham and I had left.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 2-US govt to sell most of Ally Financial stake in IPO

Bailed-out auto lender Ally Financial Inc said the U.S. government would sell the bulk of its stake in the company in an initial public offering that could raise up to $2.66 billion.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Newkerala.com

Offered a ticket, but not ready for politics: Divya Dutta

Mumbai, March 27 : Actress Divya Dutta, recently seen as a doctor in "Ragini MMS 2", says she was offered a ticket to contest the Lok Sabha polls but she isn't ready to take the plunge.

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Related Topix: Divya Dutta

Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Telegraph

20000 new voters

Bokaro, March 19: Around 20,000 new voters have been added in Bokaro, taking the total electorate count for the Lok Sabha polls in the district to 15,02,088.

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Related Topix: Bollywood

The Review

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 31 minutes

Surrendering to Russia's inexorable seizure of Crimea, Ukraine announced plans Wednesday for mass troop withdrawals from the strategic peninsula as Moscow-loyal forces seized control of Kiev's naval headquarters here and detained its commander.

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Related Topix: Prison, Russia, OH, World News, Malaysia,

The Indian Express

Women candidates strike a chord with industrialists

In an attempt to shed the 'outsider' tag, BJP's Kirron Kher and AAP's Gul Panag, both candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha election in Chandigarh, on Wednesday tried to strike an emotional chord with industrialists and traders of the city, narrating how their families had been adversely affected by the 'obsolete building byelaws' here.

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The Indian Express

The Cbi Friday registered a Pe against Bhave and former Sebi member K M Abraham.

Finanace Minister P Chidambaram Wednesday said the CBI did not have the entire facts when it registered a preliminary enquiry against C B Bhave, the former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India, in connection with permissions granted to the MCX Stock Exchange.

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Related Topix: India, World News, Asia

The Indian Express

Elections LIVE: Cong leader Manish Tiwari to contest from Ludhiana,...

9:08 am: Actor Kirron Kher, the BJP's candidate from Chandigarh, landed in the city amidst black flags being shown, stones being pelted and protests in different parts of the city.

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