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2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Security threat on delta flight

Officials say a Delta Air Lines plane on a flight from Detroit to Denver reported a potential security threat Friday and taxied to a remote area after landing safely at Denver International Airport.

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6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest 04/18/2014

OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.

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10 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

President congratulates Bouteflika

ABU DHABI, 19th April 2014 - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan today sent a congratulatory cable to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria on his re-election for a new presidential term.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, April 19

The bombing occurred as worshipers left a mosque on the edge of Akrama after Friday prayers, the report said, and also wounded at least 50 people.

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KFVS12

Forgiveness stops an Iranian execution at the last minute

Bilal's mother embraces the victim's mother, praising her and her husband for what they did.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Algeria's ailing president, 77, wins 4th term

A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.

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Reuters

Algeria's Bouteflika set for re-election, foes cry fraud

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika appeared set to win re-election for another five years on Friday after a vote opponents dismissed as a stage-managed fraud to keep the ailing leader in power.

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The Daily Star

Algeria's Bouteflika set for re-election, foes cry fraud

Election workers count ballots at the end of voting for presidential election at a polling station in Algiers April 17, 2014.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Algeria Presidential Election Turnout Reaches Over 50 Per Cent

Algerian Interior Minister Tayeb Belaiz on Thursday said turnout at the presidential elections on Thursday reached 51.7 per cent, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Al Jazeera

What difference will Algeria's election make?

Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been in power since 1999. Last year year he suffered a stroke.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Opposition cries fraud in Algerian election

A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the then-all white... A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around ... (more)

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Algeria's ailing president votes from wheelchair

Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and... Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Anti-vote youths, police clash in Algeria's Kabylie

ALGIERS: Clashes erupted in Algeria's restive Kabylie region between security forces and youths opposed to Thursday's presidential election, leaving around 40 people wounded, local sources said.

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News Times

Algerians trickle to polls in presidential vote

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika arrives on a wheelchair to vote in the presidential elections in Algiers, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Yahoo!

Ailing Bouteflika eyes 4th term as Algeria votes

Algerians were voting in presidential elections on Thursday, with incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika widely expected to win a fourth term despite chronic health problems, fraud warnings and opposition calls for a boycott.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABC News

Algerian Election Faces Disaffected Populace

The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing the sentiments of many young Algerians.

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Suria

Algeria aims to stem youth brain drain...

They fled Algeria to escape the violence ravaging the country in the 1990s, but now more and more young exiled Algerians are returning, lured by better economic prospects linked to government financial enticements.

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The Baltimore Sun

Algeria's bloody past, energy wealth keep status quo for now

Cramped with his young wife and three infants in a shack in Algiers' Citi Hofra slum, Amin Kerchach could be forgiven for being angry at missing out on Algeria's gas wealth.

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The Economist

Arab democracy: The lesson of Algeria

MANY people argue that it would have been better if the Arab spring had never happened.

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Malaysian National News Agency

23 Million Algerians Go To The Polls Thursday To Pick President

Nearly 23 million Algerian voters will go to the polls on Thursday to choose among the six candidates for their President for the next five years.

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