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Celebrities gather for Peaches Geldof funeral

April 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Celebrities gather for Peaches Geldof funeral

LONDON (AP) — Celebrities have joined the family of Peaches Geldof gathered for the funeral of the British model and TV personality, who died at age 25 earlier this month.…

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Finnish sky diver crash probe could take weeks

April 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Finnish sky diver crash probe could take weeks

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish authorities say the investigation into the plane crash that killed eight sky divers could take weeks or longer to complete.
The head of the investigation, Ismo…

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Sherpas consider boycott after Everest avalanche

April 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sherpas consider boycott after Everest avalanche

Associated Press
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are considering a boycott after the deadliest avalanche in the mountain’s history, a move that could seriously disrupt the…

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Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

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Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Ukraine to meet with leaders of the turbulent country.
Biden’s visit comes a day after violence erupted in eastern Ukraine…

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Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 19 people

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Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 19 people

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a suicide attack targeting a police checkpoint outside the capital, Baghdad , has killed at least nine people.
A police officer says the bomber…

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Thousands celebrate Easter in Holy Land

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Thousands celebrate Easter in Holy Land

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of pilgrims from around the world are celebrating Easter in the Holy Land, commemorating the day when according to Christian tradition Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem…

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Troubled history fuels Japan-China tension

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Troubled history fuels Japan-China tension

NANJING , China (AP) — Strolling through China’s sprawling memorial to a 1937 massacre by Japanese troops, a 64-year-old retired teacher said the incident remains an open wound.
” Japan…

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Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

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Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

PERTH, Australia (AP) — From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa , there’s just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing…

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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty years ago, big media companies failed to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings.
Now they’re back — and trying to…

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SKorean president: Ferry crew actions ‘murderous’

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SKorean president: Ferry crew actions ‘murderous’

JINDO , South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed “unforgivable, murderous acts” in the…

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