Saturday April 19, 2014




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East Ukraine insurgents prepare for Easter, fortify barricades

DONETSK, Ukraine - Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the...

posted: April 19,2014





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Iran's vice-president says row over Arak heavy water nuclear reactor 'virtually resolved'

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran will redesign its Arak heavy water reactor to greatly limit the amount of plutonium it can make, the country's vice-president said Saturday, marking a major concession from the Islamic Republic in negotiations with...


Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists claim massive blast that killed 75 in Nigerian capital

LAGOS, Nigeria - Islamic extremists Saturday claimed responsibility for the massive rush-hour explosion earlier this week that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 75 people and wounding 141....


Kansas students, parents not thrilled about having Michelle Obama at high school graduation

TOPEKA, Kan. - If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady...


4 questions on the lips of Asian travellers about missing jet answered

Travellers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers....


College student fought Dutch bureaucrats to obtain justice for Amsterdam Holocaust survivors

AMSTERDAM - Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city...


NASA's space station humanoid Robonaut finally getting legs, next step for astro-apprentices

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs....






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