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19 min ago | AlertNet

Mercy Corps Warns of Imminent Humanitarian Catastrophe in South Sudan

Many desperate families fled south to Ganyiel to escape the eruption of violence in Bentiu, South Sudan last week.

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

South Sudan president replaces army chief

A civilian carries her belongings as she flees from renewed attacks in Bentiu, Unity state of South Sudan April 20, 2014.

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7 hrs ago | United Nations

UN Mission in South Sudan condemns attack on barge convoy carrying aid supplies

Residents at the camp for internally displaced persons at the UN Mission for South Sudan Malakal Base in the Upper Nile State wait in line at the base's health facility.

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8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Juba Accused of Media Crackdown

Security forces in South Sudan have harassed journalists and interfered with independent media in the four months since the outbreak of fighting between rival political forces, media officials have told the International Press Institute.

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8 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Angry Muslims in Central African Republic call for partition

In this dusty town at the heart of the Central African Republic, many angry Muslims advocate a simple solution to the threat of religious violence from Christian militias terrorizing the country's south: partition.

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12 hrs ago | NewscastMedia.com

UN: Thousands of people flee fighting in South Sudan

Newscast Media KHARTOUM-Thousands of people have fled renewed fighting in Sudan's South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, adding to hundreds of thousands uprooted by conflict in the Darfur region this year, the UN said Thursday.

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17 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

South Sudan president fires longtime army leader

As negotiations falter, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion... The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines

South Sudan president fires longtime army leader

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20 hrs ago | The Mercury

Residents worry as Sudan violence escalates

Displaced people in a camp in Bentiu. Rebel gunmen in South Sudan have massacred hundreds of civilians in ethnic killings AFP PHOTO Imagine trying to sleep in Hobart knowing your mother and sisters were huddling terrified under their beds in your home country as simmering internal conflict erupts into violence of the most brutal kind.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

UN considering sanctions over South Sudan massacre

Jurors listened Wednesday as a man called two teenagers who broke into his central Minnesota home "vermin" on an audio recording shortly after fatally shooting them.

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WOI-TV West Des Moines

UN considering sanctions over South Sudan massacre

A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub.

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The Star Online

U.N. Security Council members mulling South Sudan sanctions

U.N. Security Council members are considering sanctions on South Sudan's warring parties, envoys said on Wednesday, after U.N. peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous demanded "serious consequences" be imposed to force an end to the violence.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

UN says it sheltered thousands from Sudan killings

Under a law just signed by Georgia's governor, people with a license can carry a gun into bars, some government buildings and places of worship if religious leaders say it's OK.

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News24

UN could have stopped S Sudan massacre - Uganda

Uganda's army, backing its neighbour South Sudan against a four-month-old rebellion, said on Wednesday UN peacekeepers should have done more to stop insurgents slaughtering hundreds of civilians there last week.

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ETaiwanNews.com

BC-AP News Coverage Advisory

Here are details of those stories, plus others we have in the works for today and notable pieces that we sent in the past 10 hours: that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Rebels Say On 'Rescue Mission' to Bor

South Sudanese rebels loyal to the former vice president, Riek Machar, said their forces were on a rescue mission to Bor town, the capital of Jonglei state which was the scene of the recent massacre of women and children from the Nuer ethnic group at a United Nations base.

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Asbury Park Press

10 things to know for today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SUPREME COURT DEALS BLOW TO AFFIRMATIVE ACTION By a 6-2 majority, the court declares that voters in a state can outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Journalism.co.uk

8 styles of online video at BBC News

According to a survey from Ofcom last year , 91 per cent of respondents still watch television on a 'main set', 49 per cent use their smartphones while watching and 25 per cent share what they are viewing via phone, text or social media.

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ABC News

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

By a 6-2 majority, the court declares that voters in a state can outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions.

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SFGate

'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

In this image taken from video, dead bodies lie on the road near Bentiu, South Sudan, on Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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