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Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

24 April 2014 06:13:14 WN.com - World News

The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's...

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Wise County, Texas, couple win $2.9 million jury award in drilling lawsuit

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

FORT WORTH, Texas — FORT WORTH, Texas_A Wise County couple who sued Plano-based Aruba Petroleum, claiming that natural gas operations near their 40-acre ranch made them sick, has won a $2.9 million award from a Dallas jury. Plaintiffs Bob and Lisa Parr had sought more than $9 million in the lawsuit, filed in 2011, alleging that Aruba's drilling operations at one point forced them to move from their Decatur property. In a 5-1 verdict...

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We can handle the truth – give us the insights, the nitty-gritty

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

Politics is relentless, exhausting, draining. Politicians should do more to help the voting public understand The truth is in there: Bob Carr with his memoir, Diary of a Foreign Minister. Photograph: Dean Lewins/AAP The hardest thing to achieve in political journalism is to get to a truth. Truths are there, but they tend to lurk implacably behind formulations and talking points. It’s genuinely exciting when you hear something of the person inhabiting the profession, the person’s authentic voice. I had the truth epiphany reading an interview the hugely talented writer Chloe Hooper did with Julia Gillard just before she lost the Labor leadership in 2013. Obviously with nothing left to lose,...

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UN considering sanctions over South Sudan massacre

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press= NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday viewed "horrific pictures of corpses" from the scene of last week's massacre in South Sudan and discussed taking actions that could include sanctions, diplomats said. The U.N. has said hundreds of civilians were killed in the massacre last week in Bentiu, the capital of oil-producing Unity state. The top U.N. aid official in South Sudan, Toby Lanzer, has said "piles and piles" of bodies were left behind. Security Council members watched a video showing bodies lining a street and the interior of a mosque where civilians had sought...

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Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer= BOSTON (AP) — Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night. The right-hander was thrown out in the second inning when plate umpire Gerry Davis found a shiny substance on the right side of Pineda's neck after Red Sox manager John Farrell asked him to check. Pineda walked from the mound without protest. "When it's that obvious, something has got to be said," Farrell explained after the game. "Our awareness was heightened, given what we had seen in the past." Pineda (2-2) had nothing on the right...

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China to open 8 state industries for investment

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

BEIJING (AP) — China's government says it will open 80 projects in eight state-run industries to private and foreign investors as part of efforts to make its slowing...

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Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis welcome baby boy

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a boy for Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis. A spokeswoman for the "Tron: Legacy" actress confirms the couple welcomed...

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Anzac Day: in the shadow of those lost, students get a poignant reminder of war

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

France: An Australian schoolgirl unexpectedly wells up with tears over a nameless Fromelles gravestone. Zoe Bell, 17, of St Leonard’s College...

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Relatives wait as ferry toll rises

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

Divers have plunged deeper into the submerged wreck of the South Korean ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll neared 160 and relatives of the 140-plus still missing pressed the government to finish the grim task of recovery. At a port on Jindo island near the scene of divers' efforts, relatives lined up for a daily ritual, crowding around a large board to read updates about bodies found overnight and the search plan for the day. Volunteers posted messages of support. "Please come back home," one of the messages said. "We pray for you." Navy divers are searching the rear of the ferry's fourth floor, officials posted on a board. The coastguard and a rescue company are...

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Huge iceberg breaks off Antarctic glacier

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

Washington: Scientists are monitoring a massive iceberg – one of the largest now in existence – that broke off...

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Royals come out swinging, fade in 5-3 loss

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

CLEVELAND -- The Royals flexed, then fizzled. Despite getting back-to-back home runs from Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas in the second inning, Kansas City's offense couldn't keep the momentum going and the Royals lost 5-3 to the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night. Jason Kipnis drove in Nick Swisher with a two-out double in the seventh inning off Kelvin Herrera (0-1) as the Royals followed a familiar pattern this season. Kansas City is 0-10 when it doesn't score at least four runs, and 10-0 went it does. Things started well for Kansas City as Perez and Moustakas connected in the second...

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China frees Japanese boat after boat owner pays up

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court says today it has released a Japanese commercial ship after owner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines paid more than $28 million involving...

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UN: Syria diplomacy ‘failure’

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

GENEVA — Two months after the U.N. Security Council ordered Syria’s warring parties to allow access for humanitarian aid...

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Russia threatens military response in Ukraine

24 April 2014 06:13:13 WN.com - World News

MOSCOW — Russia continued Wednesday to ratchet up pressure on the government in Kiev, warning that events in eastern Ukraine could prompt a military response and again accusing the United States of directing events there. “If we are attacked, we would certainly respond,” Sergey Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, said in an interview...

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Ferry death toll hits 156

24 April 2014 06:13:12 WN.com - World News

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ago, relatives of the nearly 150 still missing pressed the government Wednesday to...

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Survey: Californians support Common Core standards

24 April 2014 06:13:12 WN.com - World News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As other U.S. states move to delay or halt implementation of the shared learning framework known as the Common Core, the new national math and language standards still enjoy solid support in California, according to a survey released Wednesday. The survey by the Public Policy Institute of California found that the public's awareness of the Common Core State Standards is still sketchy, with just 19 percent of those questioned saying they had heard a lot...

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Japan, U.S. to continue TPP talks at ministerial level: NHK

24 April 2014 06:13:12 WN.com - World News

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President...

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China tells officials to fly discount on government travel

24 April 2014 06:13:12 WN.com - World News

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has ordered officials to buy discount airfares for business trips, as part of Beijing's campaign to crack down on wasteful government spending. The new rules ban officials from travelling on full-price tickets and force domestic airlines to offer discounts of at least 12 percent....

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U.S. mother, officials settle suit over airport breast milk

24 April 2014 06:13:12 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A nursing Southern California mother stopped from taking breast milk through airport security has reached a $75,000 settlement with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, her lawyer said on Wednesday. TSA officers stopped Stacey Armato at...

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Pentagon hails maritime guidelines for Pacific region

24 April 2014 06:13:12 WN.com - World News

The US Defence Department Wednesday hailed the maritime guidelines adopted by naval leaders at the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) in China....

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Death toll rises to 159

24 April 2014 06:13:12 WN.com - World News

The ninth day into search, 159 people have been confirmed dead, leaving 143 others still missing. The number of the rescued has been unchanged at 174, Xinhua reported....

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US deports Pakistani national for supporting terrorism

24 April 2014 06:13:12 WN.com - World News

The US has deported a Pakistani national sentenced to three years in prison for providing material support to a foreign terrorist organisation....

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US state`s new law allows guns in bars, churches

24 April 2014 06:13:12 WN.com - World News

A new law in the US state of Georgia will soon will allow licenced gun owners to take firearms into churches, bars, airports and government buildings, the media reported Wednesday....

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Ukraine emboldened to act against pro-Russia activists as US troops land in Poland

24 April 2014 06:13:12 WN.com - World News

Over 600 US troops have been planned for military exercises in Poland and three Baltic states, of which 150 landed in Poland yesterday....

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India Ink: What Female Voters Say About Women’s Safety in Mumbai

24 April 2014 06:10:38 NYT > World

Women from all walks of life talk about how secure they feel in the India’s financial capital.

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Access to government information crucial to expose wrongdoing, says former UK commissioner

24 April 2014 06:08:06 Hong Kong feed

Access to government information is essential to keep officials accountable as it can deter and expose impropriety, a former UK information commissioner says.

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'Class of 92' reunited to stabilize Man United

24 April 2014 06:06:33 rss_all

LONDON - Manchester United has brought the "Class of 92'' back together.

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Swaziland: Arrest, Release, Repeat - An Interactive Timeline of Bheki Makhubu and Thulani Maseko's Case in Swaziland

24 April 2014 06:02:32 AllAfrica News: Latest

[IFEX]It's been over a month since Bheki Makhubu and Thulani Maseko were first arrested. Makhubu, Editor-in-Chief of The Nation magazine and Maseko, a prominent human rights lawyer, were detained and charged with contempt of court after publishing two separate articles that criticised Swaziland's judiciary in the February 2014 issue of The Nation.

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China releases Japanese ship after US$28 million payment over 80-year-old contract claims

24 April 2014 06:00:53 China feed

China on Thursday released a seized Japanese ship after owner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines paid 2.9 billion yen ($28 million) to the Chinese side in a contract dispute dating back to the 1930s, a Chinese court said on Thursday.

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Northwestern city Dunhuang hit by biggest sandstorm in 10 years

24 April 2014 06:00:53 China feed

Schools were closed and visibility was reduced to just 20 metres in places as the strongest sandstorm to strike the northern Chinese city of Dunhuang swept in.

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