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3 hrs ago | The China Post
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika clinched a fourth term on Friday, despite his poor health, winning a landslide victory in an election marred by low turnout and his rival alleging fraud.
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7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times
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.
11 hrs ago | Daily Kos
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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.
Bilal's mother embraces the victim's mother, praising her and her husband for what they did.
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.
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.
Election workers count ballots at the end of voting for presidential election at a polling station in Algiers April 17, 2014.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been in power since 1999. Last year year he suffered a stroke.
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)
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)
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.
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika arrives on a wheelchair to vote in the presidential elections in Algiers, Thursday, April 17, 2014.
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.
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.
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.