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  1. Royal succession gets radical shake-upRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | IcTamworth

    Handout photo taken by Michael Middleton, the Duchess's father in early August and supplied by Kensington Palace of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they stand with their son, Prince George in the garden of the Middleton family home in Bucklebury, Berkshire. Photo: Michael Middleton/PA Wire Male bias has been removed thanks to a radical shake-up of the rules of royal succession which has now come into force.

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  2. Costa Rica sacks ambassador in Caracas for defending VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Costa Rica said Wednesday it has sacked its ambassador to Caracas for breaking the diplomatic service's rule against talking about local politics. The ambassador had said that he believed Venezuela enjoys wide press freedom -- an opinion not shared by opposition figures and critics who say the government of President Nicolas Maduro restricts media liberties.

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  3. Khan Provides Update on International Arbitration AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Khan Resources Inc. announced on March 2, 2015 that an international arbitration tribunal had rendered an award to Khan as compensation for the Government of Mongolia's actions in relation to the cancellation of Khan's uranium licenses in 2009. The award is now due from the Government of Mongolia and Monatom LLC. The award consisted of a Base Amount of US$80 million plus interest at LIBOR +2% from July 1, 2009 to the time of payment.

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  4. Cardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones to sign for AFC Bournemouth on...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Jones is the Bluebirds' top scorer with 13 goals this season and Eddie Howe's Cherries sit top of the Championship Cardiff City top-scorer Kenwyne Jones is set to leave the club to go on loan to high-flying Championship side Bournemouth for the remainder of the season, according to reports. The 30-year-old has hit 13 goals so far this campaign for Russell Slade's side and played the full 90 minutes in the Bluebirds last outing, a 2-0 home win over Birmingham last weekend.

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  5. Nigeria's presidential candidates sign second peace accordRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Nigeria's main presidential candidates signed a second peace accord ahead of general elections on Saturday, the government said on Thursday, promising to hold peaceful polls and not incite religious or ethnic tensions. "Now that the campaigns have come to an end, we meet today to renew our pledge for peaceful elections.

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  6. UPDATE 1-Nigeria's military detains two Al Jazeera reportersRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Reuters

    Nigeria's military has detained two Al Jazeera journalists in the northeast city of Maiduguri since Tuesday, the television broadcaster said on Thursday, days ahead of the country's general elections. Al Jazeera said the journalists, Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustafa, were being kept in their hotel rooms until further notice.

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  7. Menendez Begs Justice to Skip Charges as Pressure Mounts on His BenefactorRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | News Max

    Federal investigators in the corruption case against New Jersey Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez are trying to convince his friend at the center of the allegations to cooperate and provide information, The New York Times reported. Dr. Salomon Melgen, a wealthy Florida eye surgeon, has been offered a deal to be the star witness in the case that accuses Menendez of offering political influence in exchange for gifts, lavish vacations, and $58,000 worth of private flights.

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  8. Boston hospital treating survivors of Honduran market blastRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    When a gas explosion ripped through a crowded marketplace in Honduras last month, Paola Matute Porter suffered burns over 40 percent of her body. Now, she and three other children who were among dozens of patrons engulfed in flames are receiving free medical treatment at a Boston hospital specializing in burn care.

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  9. Take a Walk Through the Streets of CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | TIME.com

    ... drove the capitalists half a century ago, tobacco growers packed up seeds on their way out to plant them in Central America, but it turned out it wasn't the seeds that made a cigar Cuban. It was the soil of Pinar del Rio, on the island's western ...

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  10. Kufuor to observe Nigerian electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Abuja, March 26, GNA - Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has expressed optimism at the smooth conduct of next Saturday's presidential elections in Nigeria and appealed to all sides to avoid violence after the declaration of results. Speaking on arrival in Abuja to take charge of the 250-member Observer Mission of the Economic Community of West African States , former President Kufuor said the elections would once again test the democratic credentials of Nigerians.

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  11. What Country Powered Itself Entirely On Renewable Energy For 75 Days?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

    The idea of an electricity grid powered entirely by renewable energy may seem like a utopian dream, but one country has recently achieved it, albeit briefly. This was largely thanks to heavy rainfall, which powered four hydroelectric plants during that period, the state-run Costa Rican Electricity Institute told The Independent .

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  12. Nigeria Election: Top tech helps voters decideRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CNN

    The elections on March 28 will see president Goodluck Jonathan face off against presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari from the All Progressive Congress party. The Co-Creation Hub is where the TechSQUADS originate.

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  13. Cholera will plague Haiti until water, sanitation crisis solved, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fox News

    Cholera will continue to kill and infect Haitians as long as they lack access to clean water and sanitation, with a thousand new cases reported each week, health experts say. Cholera, a water-borne disease caught by drinking and using contaminated water, has killed nearly 9,000 Haitians and infected 732,000 since it broke out in the country in late 2010.

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  14. Road to Russia kicks off in ConcacafRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Soccer America

    The U.S. Virgin Islands opened the long World Cup 2018 qualifying campaign in Concacaf with a surprise 1-0 win at Barbados and can clinch the series when they meet Thursday in the second leg. The star for the Dashing Eagles was goalkeeper , whose college career took him to three U.S. colleges and played for the Southern West Virginia King's Warriors in the PDL.

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  15. A powder kegRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Economist

    ON MARCH 28th Nigerians go to the polls in the most important contest that Africa's most populous nation, and biggest economy, has held since its return to civilian rule in 1999 . Nigeria has been one of the world's fastest-growing economies over the past 15 years.

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  16. Three Saudis, one Russian arrested near Turkey's Syrian borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Three Saudi Arabian citizens and one Russian citizen were arrested on March 25 in the southeastern province of Gaziantep province before entering Syria, local officials have said. The Russian citizen, identified by middle initials of S.D., was arrested for trying to illegally cross the border into Syria and with intentions of joining the ongoing civil war in the country, the Gaziantep Governor's office said in a statement.

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  17. 'Diner en Blanc' Fans the Flames of Jamaica's Social and Economic DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

    Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices! See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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  18. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff At City Hall, a push for a diverse workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Boston.com

    At age 5, Shaun Blugh emigrated from Trinidad and Tobago to Brooklyn. He was tapped for a program for promising students of color, giving him entree into the elite world of prep school and beyond.

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  19. Cholera will plague Haiti until water, sanitation crisis solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  20. Nigerian military detains two reporters as pre-election security tightensRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Nigeria's military has detained two Al Jazeera journalists in the northeast city of Maiduguri since Tuesday, the television broadcaster said on Thursday, days ahead of the country's general elections. Al Jazeera said the journalists, Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustafa, were being kept in their hotel rooms until further notice.

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