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4 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

Activists say Syrian airstrikes in north kill 30

In this Feb. 11, 2014 file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad, hold up his portraits as they march during a demonstration is solidarity with government forces, in the al-Inshaat neighborhood of Homs, Syria.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, Activism

8 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Nevada rancher Bundy condemned for racist remarks

A Nevada rancher at the center of a national feud with the federal government over cattle grazing is facing sharp criticism for racist comments he made that were published in a New York Times article.

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Related Topix: Guns, Prison, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

8 hrs ago | KION 46

Israel: Hamas presence a no-go for talks

Israel's Security Cabinet announced Thursday the country won't hold peace negotiations with a Palestinian government backed by the militant Hamas movement.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Terrorism

8 hrs ago | WTKS-AM Savannah

'Furious' Israel yanks peace talks

The Israeli government says it has decided to halt peace talks with the Palestinians in response to yesterday's unity agreement between rival Palestinian factions, abruptly ending the nine-month peace initiative brokered by Secretary of State John Kerry.

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10 hrs ago | National Public Radio

China Set To Punish Web Giant Sina For Pornography

China plans to revoke two crucial publication licenses for Sina.com, which might partially ban the web giant's operations, because obscene content was found during an anti-pornography crackdown, state media said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Media, Computers, Search Engines, Sina, China, Asia, The National, Entertainment, Television

13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers

NEW YORK: The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of "flagrant violations" of international law.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

17 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Afghan Guard Shoots Dead 3 Foreigners In Hospital

An Afghan security guard opened fire on the medical staff at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning and killed three foreigners, including at least one doctor, police said.

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan,

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Russia's Lavrov: U.S. 'running show' in Kiev

The Ukraine crisis simmered Wednesday, if not with actual fighting, then with fighting words from the key outside players in the conflict: the United States and Russia, whose foreign minister accused Washington of "running the show" in Kiev.

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Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military, US Army

4029TV.com

Dutch fighter jets intercept Russian bombers

Dutch fighter jets scrambled Wednesday to intercept a pair of Russian military aircraft that entered their airspace, a fairly routine action that comes amid heightened tensions between Russia and NATO, a Dutch official said.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Europe, United Kingdom, US Military, US Air Force

Bellingham Herald

Camilla's brother dies in US after head injury

A June 24, 2010 photo showing Mark Shand, left, brother of The Duchess of Cornwall showing her an elephant sculpture titled Mr. Cameron as she is escorted around the Elephant Parade exhibition at Chelsea Hospital Gardens.

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Related Topix: Cornwall, NY, World News, Prince Charles

96-5 KISS FM Cleveland, OH

Jihadists now control secretive U.S. base in Libya

A key jihadist leader and longtime member of al Qaeda has taken control of a secretive training facility set up by U.S. special operations forces on the Libyan coastline to help hunt down Islamic militants, according to local media reports, Jihadist web forums, and U.S. officials.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, Terrorism

WXOW-TV La Crosse

APNewsBreak: Gacy case helps solve unrelated death

A Kansas judge has scheduled a hearing to consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley Manning.

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Related Topix: Bulgaria, Agriculture, Science, Jay Nixon, US Governors

WTOP-FM Washington

Some drama off-camera in Mideast conflict film

An American director's short film about an Israeli army raid in a Palestinian refugee camp ends with a surprise -- literally involving a rabbit, though not one pulled from a hat.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WMDT

Australia signals deeper search for Malaysian jet

CANBERRA, Australia - Australia may use more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper beneath the Indian Ocean in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet as the prime minister said Wednesday that failure to find any clue in the most likely crash site would not spell the end of the search.

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Related Topix: Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Malaysia, Asia Travel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Australia, US Navy, US News, US Military

TwinCities

FBI investigates suspected serial child molester who killed himself in Minnesota

The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and other international schools abroad for more than four decades before committing suicide last month in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Luverne, MN, Nicaragua, Central America,

Washington Examiner

New York AG seeks Airbnb's NYC sublet information

Most New York City rentals listed by the global website Airbnb appear to violate state law, according to the New York attorney general who's trying to subpoena information about nearly 16,000 so-called "hosts" renting apartments.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Lower East Side (New York, NY)

National Public Radio

'Piles And Piles' Of Bodies In S. Sudan Slaughter

Gunmen who targeted both children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies - many of those in a mosque - in a provincial capital in South Sudan, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the country said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Africa, South Sudan

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Biden to Kiev: 'Fight cancer of corruption'

Vice President Joe Biden has been speaking in Ukraine on the second day of a trip where he is showing support to the nation's fledgling pro-Western government.

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Brandon Sun

Death count in South Korean ferry sinking tops 100, with nearly 200 still missing

Searchers and divers look for people believed to have been trapped in the sunken ferry boat Sewol near the buoys which were installed to mark the vessel in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: South Korea, Asia,

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KTVN Reno

Thousands line up to bid goodbye to Garcia Marquez

MEXICO CITY - The ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez arrived Monday at Mexico City's majestic Palace of Fine Arts to several minutes of thunderous applause from admirers paying tribute to the Colombian Nobel laureate, considered one of the greatest Spanish-language authors of all time.

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Related Topix: Fine Arts, Arts, Mexico

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