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20 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

Ukraine steps up military offensive in eastern towns, provoking Russian warning

Ukrainian security force officers walk past a checkpoint set on fire and left by pro-Russian separatists near the separatist-held city Slaviansk.

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Thu Apr 24, 2014

StreetsBlog.org

Free Parking Forever: Motorhead Group Wants to "Restore Balance" in SF

The vast majority of San Francisco's street space is devoted primarily to moving and storing cars, and most of that curbside parking for private automobiles is given away for free.

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Examiner.com

La Ventura and Jeffrey Saad cook up a new kind of Mexican flare

It was a great chance to catch chef Jeffrey Saad in action. He was showing a new employee how to cut the fruit for their special sangria in just the right way so that the fruit absorbs the alcohol it is soaked in and it doesn't get mushy.

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Related Topix: United Tastes of America, Entertainment, Television, Life, Fruits, Food, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, San Francisco, CA, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, Studio-City, CA

The Jewish News Weekly

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Passed away peacefully at his home in San Francisco on April 14, 2014 at age 90. Beloved husband of Diane Callman for 57 years; loving father of Rosalie Friedman, Joshua Callman and Elissa Callman; adoring grandfather of Max Friedman and Ariel and Adam Callman; dear brother of Shira Levy; caring uncle, cousin and friend.

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ARMINFO news agency

Views from Moscow: Armenian complementarity has temporarily hidden, not 'died out'

Armenian complementarity has temporarily hidden, not "died out," says Sergey Markedonov, a visiting fellow in the Russia and Eurasia Program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Moscow collecting every VHS copy of Speed

One local man said he dedicates his free time to collecting copies of the movie Speed.

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Related Topix: Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, History Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Travel, Europe Travel, Moscow, Russia Travel, Celebrities, Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

1888 shipwreck found in San Francisco Bay

The remains of an 1888 shipwreck were discovered near the Golden Gate Bridge. The passenger steamer City of Chester was traveling up the California coast on Aug. 22, 1888 when it was struck by the steamer Oceanic .

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Huffington Post

Obama Finally Gets Back to the Asia-Pacific

The Obama Administration is turning its focus back to the Asia-Pacific, and President Barack Obama's big trip there, beginning with a state visit to Japan on Wednesday and Thursday before proceeding to South Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Asia, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Travel, Europe Travel, Moscow, Russia Travel, Xi Jinping

Channelnewsasia.com

First US troops land in Poland

The first American troops arrived in Poland on Wednesday, after Washington said it was sending a force of 600 there and to the Baltic states amid rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Coast Reporter

Canada will send up to 500 observers to Ukraine election next month: Harper

Canada will send up to 500 people to monitor Ukraine's presidential election next month, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday.

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Canada.com

Canada wants Russia to notice its 500 observers to Ukraine election: Kenney

Canada is sending a message to Russia by deploying up to 500 people to monitor Ukraine's presidential election next month, a Harper government cabinet minister said Wednesday.

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The Baltic Times

Estonian business takes short-sighted view on Russian aggression - The Baltic Times

Estonian logistics and transit companies are actively participating at the transit fair TransRussia that started in Moscow this week.

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EurasiaNet

The Caucasus Concerned over Born-Again Russians

Russia's April 21 offer to turn into Russians anyone who has lived on the territory of the former Soviet Union or Russian Empire and speaks Russian fluently has got the South Caucasus on edge.

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Wall Street Journal

Low-Slung Berlin Is Growing Up

Developers are moving forward with plans for unusually tall apartment buildings in this low-slung city in response to demand for housing that is greatly exceeding supply.

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KQED

National Park Officials Propose New Bonfire Rules For San Francisco's Ocean Beach

Officials in charge of maintaining San Francisco's Ocean Beach are proposing to change rules governing fires on the beach to address issues of excess garbage and crime.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Globe and Mail

Russia orders Canadian diplomat to leave country

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a nationally televised question-and-answer session in Moscow on April 17, 2014.

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SF Weekly

A Native Returns: Scene Figurehead Jess Scott's New Band Flesh World Comes Home to S.F.

In a music scene full of transplants from other cities, Jess Scott carries the distinction of hailing from San Francisco.

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Examiner.com

Five great ways to celebrate International Earth Day

Just a few days after giving birth, I recall the first celebration of Earth Day.

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Merced Sun-Star

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The Big Valley Travel Club offers trips to games at the Oakland Coliseum and San Francisco through May 5. Call 634-6804 for information on dates, times and cost.

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UPI

Codeine frequently given to children in the ER, despite alternatives

Codeine, an opiate valued for its sedative and painkilling properties, is still given to children visiting hospital emergency rooms despite documented risks, says a new study by researchers at the Benioff Children's Hospital in San Francisco.

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