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» Judge denies request to depose media mogul Sumner Redstone
14/04/16 17:24 from Reuters: Top News
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A California judge has denied a request by a former girlfriend to depose Sumner Redstone as part of a lawsuit that challenges the 92-year-old media mogul’s mental competency.

» Tax avoidance a global risk, says Lagarde
14/04/16 17:19 from FT.com – World
Statement of intent ahead of plans to swap information

» The Latest: Was Will Smith Shot in Anger or Self-Defense?
14/04/16 17:19 from ABC News: ABCNews
Legal experts say an autopsy showing New Orleans football star Will Smith was shot eight times is powerful evidence as prosecutors build a case against Smith’s alleged killer

» Laws Decried as LGBT Discrimination Proposed Across Country
14/04/16 17:18 from ABC News: ABCNews
Legislation has been proposed in statehouses across the country that critics say would effectively legalize discrimination against LGBT people

» Football Star’s Slaying Plays out in Court of Public Opinion
14/04/16 17:17 from ABC News: ABCNews
Legal experts say there appears to be a strong case building against the man jailed in the death of football star Will Smith _ including an autopsy report showing eight bullet wounds, seven of them in the back

» Federal police present at Mexican students’ disappearance
14/04/16 17:17 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
Mexico’s national human rights commission says it found a witness to the 2014 disappearance of college students who reported that federal and municipal police were present when 15 to 20 youths were taken off a bus and disappeared.

» French president won’t withdraw labor reform bill
14/04/16 17:17 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
French President Francois Hollande is standing firm on labor reforms which have angered his left-wing base, saying in a nationally-televised appearance Thursday that the government won’t withdraw a bill on the issue.

» France following 9,000 tips on Islamic extremism
14/04/16 17:16 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
French authorities have received 9,000 tips related to Islamic extremism through a dedicated hotline and a website, President Francois Hollande said Thursday.

» Delta Drops Fee for Tickets Bought on Phone and at Airports
14/04/16 17:16 from ABC News: ABCNews
Delta Air Lines drops fee of $25 to $35 for buying tickets on the phone or at airport ticket counters

» Microsoft Sues Justice Department Over Data Requests
14/04/16 17:13 from ABC News: ABCNews
Lawsuit was filed today in federal court in the Western District of Washington.

» Pelosi Criticizes Pro-Edwards Ad in Maryland Senate Race
14/04/16 17:13 from ABC News: ABCNews
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is joining the White House in criticizing an ad being run in the Maryland Democratic primary for Senate in support of Congresswoman Donna Edwards

» Woman Hurt in Kalamazoo Shootings Trying to Forgive Suspect
14/04/16 17:12 from ABC News: ABCNews
The first person hurt in a mass shooting in southwestern Michigan says she can’t hate the man charged in the rampage and seeks to forgive him

» US Condemns ‘Reckless’ Russian Warship Fly-bys
14/04/16 17:10 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
John Kerry says the low-altitude passes could have ended in a “shoot-down”, but Russia expresses shock at the US “sore reaction”.

» At Least 2 Critically Injured in Military Humvee Crash
14/04/16 17:05 from ABC News: ABCNews
An accident injured at least four people on the New Jersey turnpike today.

» VIDEO: Protests against Mugabe in Zimbabwe
14/04/16 17:04 from BBC News – World
Around 2,000 opposition supporters in Zimbabwe marched in protest against the deteriorating economic situation there.

» The Latest: Ex-Cop’s Lawyer Upset by Stairwell Case Ruling
14/04/16 17:04 from ABC News: ABCNews
An attorney for a former New York City police officer who accidentally shot an unarmed man in a public housing project stairwell says he is disappointed a judge refused to toss his client’s manslaughter conviction

» Trump Campaign Manager Won’t Face Battery Charges
14/04/16 17:02 from ABC News: ABCNews
Donald Trump’s campaign manager will not be prosecuted on a misdemeanor battery charge after prosecutors determined there wasn’t enough evidence to convict him of grabbing a female reporter

» Uruguay Catholic Church Apologizes for Sex Abuse by Priests
14/04/16 17:02 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Roman Catholic Church in Uruguay is apologizing for sexual abuses committed by priests 20 years ago that went unpunished because the statute of limitations expired

» Guatemala prosecutors target lawmakers over racism complaint
14/04/16 17:01 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
Prosecutors are seeking to have the immunity of office withdrawn from eight Guatemalan lawmakers over a complaint of racially tinged insults directed at an indigenous governor, officials said Thursday.

» Putin says Panama Papers are authentic but show no wrongdoing
14/04/16 17:01 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
During televised remarks, the Russian president defended an old friend.

» U.S. stock indexes wobble to a mixed finish
14/04/16 17:01 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
U.S. stocks hardly budged Thursday and finished with a mix of small gains and losses. Banks and airlines rose on strong first-quarter reports, while consumer products companies struggled.

» Kerry: ‘We could have shot down jets’
14/04/16 17:01 from BBC News – World
The US would have been within its rights to shoot down Russian jets that flew close to a warship in the Baltic Sea, Secretary of State John Kerry says.

» Trump campaign manager avoids prosecution for grabbing reporter
14/04/16 17:00 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE – Top Stories
A US state attorney has found insufficient evidence to prosecute Donald Trump’s campaign manager for grabbing a reporter. Corey Lewandowski was charged in March after the incident at a campaign event in Florida.

» Lawmakers Urge Veto of UN Initiatives Biased Against Israel
14/04/16 16:59 from ABC News: ABCNews
House Republicans and Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to reject any actions by the United Nations to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that are biased against Israel

» Rousseff Asks Brazil Supreme Court to Suspend Impeachment Process
14/04/16 16:59 from WSJ.com: World News
The Brazilian government asked the Supreme Court to suspend an impeachment process against President Rousseff, claiming a special panel considered prejudicial evidence that was unrelated to the main accusations against her.

» Bank of America and Delta Climb, While Seagate Tumbles
14/04/16 16:58 from ABC News: ABCNews
Bank of America, Delta and Amazon rise in Wall Street trading, while Seagate Technology and Progressive slide

» Deputy ambushed, shot 4 times
14/04/16 16:58 from CNN.com
A Texas deputy constable talking to his partner was shot multiple times in the back — for no obvious reason.

» Man convicted in 1957 could go free
14/04/16 16:58 from CNN.com
Cheers erupted in the courtroom nearly four years ago when a judge found Jack McCullough guilty of the 1957 kidnapping and murder of Maria Ridulph. Many believed that the bogeyman who stole the 7-year-old — and this community’s sense of…

» Czech Republic, Seeking a Snappier Name, Considers a Change
14/04/16 16:58 from NYT > International
The foreign minister has announced a proposal to rename the country Czechia.

» Russia jets make ‘simulated attack’ passes near U.S. destroyer: U.S.
14/04/16 16:57 from Reuters: International
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Russian warplanes flew simulated attack passes near a U.S. guided missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, the U.S. military said, with one official describing them as one of the most aggressive interact…

» Macedonia President’s Amnesty Move Prompts Civil Unrest
14/04/16 16:57 from WSJ.com: World News
The Macedonian president’s decision this week to grant amnesty for politicians accused of fraud has sparked street protests in the country’s capital and complaints from the European Union and U.S.

» Clinton campaign, DNC sue Arizona
14/04/16 16:56 from CNN.com
The Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign are suing the state of Arizona following complaints of voter suppression during the Arizona primary last month.

» Democrats to debate as tensions rise
14/04/16 16:54 from BBC News – World
Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will face off in their final debate before the crucial New York primary.

» U.S. Vice President Biden, new Ukraine PM discuss reforms: White House
14/04/16 16:52 from Reuters: International
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke on Thursday to new Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, emphasizing the need to move quickly on reforms and implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement with Russia, the Wh…

» 4 ‘Avatar’ sequels on the way
14/04/16 16:52 from CNN.com
Fox ended its CinemaCon presentation in Las Vegas on Thursday with a surprise guest: James Cameron.

» US Thinks North Korea Might Test Mobile Launch Missile Soon
14/04/16 16:50 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Musudan missile is thought to be able to reach Guam.

» US Thinks North Korea Might Test Mobile Launch Missile Soon – ABC News
14/04/16 16:49 from World – Google News
Times LIVE US Thinks North Korea Might Test Mobile Launch Missile Soon ABC News A photo made available by the North Korean Central News Agency shows a Musudan missile displayed during a military parade marking the 65th anniversary of the…

» Earthquake Strikes Southern Japan
14/04/16 16:49 from WSJ.com: World News
A strong earthquake struck the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, killing at least four people, injuring many more and causing houses to collapse in a town close to the epicenter.

» Putin says Panama Papers are authentic but show no wrongdoing – Washington Post
14/04/16 16:48 from World – Google News
Washington Post Putin says Panama Papers are authentic but show no wrongdoing Washington Post MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday acknowledged the authenticity of recent disclosures about offshore companies owned by pro…

» An early rally fades, leaving stock indexes little changed
14/04/16 16:46 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
U.S. stocks ended up more or less where they started after a brief midday rally faded.

» Canada’s new assisted suicide bill doesn’t allow visitors
14/04/16 16:46 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
To use the proposed law, a person would have to be eligible for health services in Canada.

» Argentina’s Macri sides with taxi drivers against Uber
14/04/16 16:46 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
Argentine President Mauricio Macri is siding with Buenos Aires taxi drivers in a dispute against Uber.

» At lawmaker meeting, Trump aide details ‘glide path’ to nomination
14/04/16 16:44 from Reuters: Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s presidential campaign met with congressional supporters on Thursday, with a top aide telling the lawmakers how they could help the leading Republican candidate on his “glide path” to the nomination.

» Sunscreen may affect men’s fertility
14/04/16 16:43 from CNN.com
Researchers have found that certain chemicals in sunscreen can stop sperm from functioning properly, potentially contributing to the decline in male fertility seen worldwide.

» Khan: Song, Dance Not a Must for Bollywood Films
14/04/16 16:43 from Voice of America
The Indian film industry is changing, and films no longer have to have a song-and-dance sequence to be successful, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan said Wednesday. Khan, who was in London to promote his latest film, told Reuters in an …

» The world’s most spectacular… toilets?
14/04/16 16:42 from CNN.com
It’s an unfortunate traveler that must choose a vacation destination on the quality of its toilets.

» Iran’s President Is Squeezed by Opposition Leader’s Demand for a Trial
14/04/16 16:42 from NYT > International
The request by the opposition leader, Mehdi Karroubi, who is under house arrest, highlighted a deepening rift in Iran’s reformist wing.

» Four Things to Watch For In Tonight’s Democratic Debate – NBCNews.com
14/04/16 16:42 from Google News – Top Stories
NBCNews.com Four Things to Watch For In Tonight’s Democratic Debate NBCNews.com This could be final time Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders go head-to-head in a debate. The Democratic presidential candidates agreed in theory to anoth…

» Pakistan’s Premier Leaves the Country Amid Panama Papers Scandal
14/04/16 16:41 from NYT > International
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif left Pakistan to receive medical treatment in London in the middle of an unfolding scandal over his family’s offshore wealth.

» Strong Earthquake Strikes Japan’s Kyushu Island, Killing at Least 3
14/04/16 16:41 from NYT > International
The quake, which had a preliminary magnitude of 6.4, damaged buildings, knocked out power and killed at least three people, according to Japanese news media.

» Girl held by Boko Haram: ‘I’d have shot at rescuers’
14/04/16 16:41 from CNN.com
In February 2016, I interviewed 16-year-old Zara John, who was freed from Boko Haram by the Nigerian military in March 2015. She told me how much she relished her life with the Islamist militant commander to whom she was married off whil…

» AP Top Entertainment News at 4:38 P.m. EDT
14/04/16 16:39 from ABC News: ABCNews
AP Top Entertainment News at 4:38 p.m. EDT

» Chinese citizen arrested on charges of violating U.S. export law: U.S.
14/04/16 16:39 from Reuters: International
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Chinese citizen has been charged with trying to illegally export to China high-grade carbon fiber used primarily in aerospace and military applications, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.

» U.S. to Put Warplanes in Philippines Amid South China Sea Tensions
14/04/16 16:38 from WSJ.com: World News
The U.S. will start stationing warplanes in the Philippines this week as the vanguard of a major deployment as Washington and its allies mount a coordinated response to Beijing’s assertiveness in the South China Sea.

» US Government to Buy Wild Blueberries to Help Prop up Prices
14/04/16 16:37 from ABC News: ABCNews
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will buy up to 30 million pounds of wild blueberries to help with flagging prices and over-supply

» For U.K. Business, No Guarantees of Less Regulation Outside EU
14/04/16 16:35 from WSJ.com: World News
The U.K.’s economic path after leaving the European Union would be critically shaped by the political decisions that follow, Stephen Fidler writes.

» Jaime Garcia Pitches 1-Hitter as Cardinals Beat Brewers 7-0
14/04/16 16:34 from ABC News: ABCNews
Jaime Garcia pitched a one-hitter, allowing only Domingo Santana’s lined single into right field with two outs in the sixth inning, as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-0 Thursday

» Ukraine Recovers 4 Stolen Dutch Paintings
14/04/16 16:34 from ABC News: ABCNews
Ukrainian officials have announced the recovery of four paintings from a trove of Dutch Golden Age art that was stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago

» SuperPACs, mega-donors switch strategies, target delegates
14/04/16 16:34 from Latest News
Insight from Julie Bykowicz

» Football hero’s slaying plays out in court of public opinion
14/04/16 16:34 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The bullet-riddled corpse of a retired football hero – seven shots to the back, one to the side – makes a powerful starting point for prosecutors as they build the case against a gunman jailed in the death of former N…

» Government Soldiers Leave Juba Before Rebel Leader’s Return
14/04/16 16:34 from Voice of America
Rows of soldiers in camouflage uniforms stood at attention Thursday, chanting war songs in a dusty field at Jebel Makor, 45 minutes from South Sudan’s capital, Juba. The troops are some of the thousands that South Sudan’s army is suppose…

» Putin blasts Panama Papers ‘provocation,’ soothes crisis-hit Russians
14/04/16 16:34 from Reuters: International
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed media reports that billions of dollars in Panama offshore accounts might be linked to him as a U.S.-backed “provocation”, as he told ordinary Russians that the country’s economic cr…

» The Latest: Sanders Releases New Ad Focused on Wall Street
14/04/16 16:34 from ABC News: ABCNews
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is releasing a new 30-second ad that urges voters in New York to “send a message” to Wall Street banks and billionaires

» Gongos And Zombie Monitors: New Book Warns of ‘Authoritarian Surge’ Around World
14/04/16 16:33 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
A new book is warning of an authoritarian surge around the world led by China, Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela, who are using sophisticated methods to silence dissent and manipulate domestic media.

» US Sending Commandos, Combat Aircraft to Philippines – NBCNews.com
14/04/16 16:33 from Google News – World
NBCNews.com US Sending Commandos, Combat Aircraft to Philippines NBCNews.com The United States on Thursday revealed for the first time that American ships have started conducting joint patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea,…

» US Engineer Helped China’s Nuclear Program for 2 Decades, Authorities Say
14/04/16 16:32 from ABC News: ABCNews
The suspect allegedly helped China build nuclear material.

» US Sending Commandos, Combat Aircraft to Philippines
14/04/16 16:32 from ABC News: ABCNews
The United States will send troops and combat aircraft to the Philippines for regular, more frequent rotations, and will conduct more joint sea and air patrols with Philippine forces in the South China Sea.

» Texas Bans Inmate Social Media Profiles Managed by Others
14/04/16 16:32 from ABC News: ABCNews
Texas prison officials are cracking down on social media accounts managed for inmates by friends or relatives while the prisoners themselves have no Internet access because they’re locked up

» Connecticut judge won’t dismiss Sandy Hook lawsuit against gun manufacturers – Washington Post
14/04/16 16:30 from Google News – Top Stories
Washington Post Connecticut judge won’t dismiss Sandy Hook lawsuit against gun manufacturers Washington Post A judge in Connecticut on Thursday rejected a request from gun manufacturers and sellers to dismiss a lawsuit filed by relat…

» Cruz dodges Chuck Todd’s questions on personhood
14/04/16 16:29 from Top Stories
The personhood amendment Cruz endorsed “would guarantee a constitutional right to life for every innocent human being, from earliest biological beginning until natural death.”

» Microsoft sues U.S. government over data requests
14/04/16 16:29 from Reuters: Top News
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp has sued the U.S. government for the right to tell its customers when a federal agency is looking at their emails, the latest in a series of clashes over privacy between the technology industry an…

» Microsoft sues US government over data requests – Reuters
14/04/16 16:29 from Google News – Top Stories
Reuters Microsoft sues US government over data requests Reuters SAN FRANCISCO Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) has sued the U.S. government for the right to tell its customers when a federal agency is looking at their emails, the latest in a seri…

» Ivorian soccer star Drogba threatens legal action over attacks on his charity
14/04/16 16:28 from Reuters: International
DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Ivorian soccer star Didier Drogba said on Thursday he would take legal action over accusations that his charity set up to help children in Africa had spent less than one percent of money raised on wor…

» Parents see stolen children, now 2 years older
14/04/16 16:25 from CNN.com
They were stolen from their beds in a school dormitory — hundreds of teenage girls kidnapped by gunmen.

» ‘Proof of life’ video highlights failure to rescue stolen girls
14/04/16 16:23 from CNN.com

» Case against Trump aide dropped
14/04/16 16:22 from CNN.com

» Trump aide meets with lawmakers, says on ‘glide path’ to nomination
14/04/16 16:18 from Reuters: Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s presidential campaign held the first in a series of regular meetings with congressional supporters on Thursday, dispatching a top aide to describe the “glide path” he was on to win the nomination and…

» Refugees Wanting to Reach Europe Choose a Perilous Route
14/04/16 16:18 from World news
ITV NEWS Africa Correspondent John Ray reports from the city of Misrata where an estimated 100,000 migrants are waiting to make the dangerous journey.

» Canada’s new assisted suicide bill doesn’t allow visitors
14/04/16 16:17 from World news
Canada has a new assisted suicide bill that will only apply to Canadians and residents, meaning Americans won’t be able to travel to Canada to die.

» Russia jets make ‘simulated attack’ passes near US destroyer: US – Reuters
14/04/16 16:17 from Google News – World
Reuters Russia jets make ‘simulated attack’ passes near US destroyer: US Reuters WASHINGTON Two Russian warplanes flew simulated attack passes near a U.S. guided missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, the U.S. military s…

» New Aleppo assault casts fresh cloud over Syria peace talks
14/04/16 16:17 from Reuters: Top News
BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) – Syria’s army backed by Russian warplanes launched an assault north of Aleppo on Thursday, threatening to block a vital rebel route into the city in fighting that has cast new clouds over Geneva peace talks.

» New York primary brings campaign tension to a boil _ again
14/04/16 16:16 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — As Democrats readied for their first debate-stage clash in a month, Florida officials declared Thursday they would not prosecute Donald Trump's campaign manager for misdemeanor battery, the latest extraordinary …

» The Latest: Opposition: Assad allies OK for transition
14/04/16 16:15 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
The Latest on Syria’s civil war as another round of peace talks gets under way in Geneva (all times local):

» Fast food workers protest in front of Disneyland Paris
14/04/16 16:15 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
Fast food workers and union members have held a protest at a McDonald’s restaurant at Disneyland Paris to demand higher wages and an end to the use of tax havens by multinational corporations.

» How Urban Research Center in Los Angeles Will Track Bugs
14/04/16 16:15 from ABC News: ABCNews
How unique urban research center in Los Angeles will track bugs and other creepy creatures

» Will Beijing Declare Another Air Defense Zone?
14/04/16 16:14 from Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The FPA Global Affairs Blog Network
In a potential geopolitical tit-for-tat, some analysts warn Beijing may soon declare an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in the South China Sea , should the U.S. go ahead with plans to conduct a freedom of navigation exercise annou…

» Missing Florida Priest’s Car Found, Driver Arrested
14/04/16 16:13 from ABC News: ABCNews
Law enforcement authorities in two states are searching for Roman Catholic priest missing from St. Augustine, Florida, after a person of interest was arrested late Wednesday in Aiken, South Carolina

» Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Named VOA Director
14/04/16 16:12 from Voice of America
Amanda Bennett, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and author, has been chosen as the new director of the Voice of America, the U.S. government’s largest international broadcaster. Bennett will be sworn in on Monday April …

» Burning Incense Caused NY Fire That Killed 2 Toddler Sisters
14/04/16 16:11 from ABC News: ABCNews
Investigators say burning incense caused a New York City fire that killed two toddler sisters

» Zimmermann Stays Sharp, Tigers Top Pirates 7-4
14/04/16 16:10 from ABC News: ABCNews
Jordan Zimmermann pitched six shutout innings, Nick Castellanos homered and drove in four runs and the Detroit Tigers remained unbeaten on the road with a 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday

» Kerry: Russian Warplanes In Baltic Sea Made ‘Reckless’ Provocation
14/04/16 16:10 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has condemned Russia’s military for flying warplanes close to a U.S. guided missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea, saying the April 12 incident was a “dangerous” and “reckless” provocation.

» Spending Bills Advancing Despite Budget Impasse
14/04/16 16:09 from ABC News: ABCNews
Even as Congress is blowing its deadline to produce a budget, a once-dominant Senate committee is trying to move ahead on 12 annual spending bills that for years have been gathered together in a take-it-or-leave-it bundle

» Trump’s Long Island Visit Evokes Memories of 2008 Hate Killing
14/04/16 16:09 from ABC News: ABCNews
His stance on immigration dredges up painful memories of Ecuadorian’s death.

» Obama heads to Riyadh for talks on counterterrorism, defense
14/04/16 16:05 from Reuters: International
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Ash Carter will talk next week with leaders in Saudi Arabia and other countries in the Gulf region about agreements on counterterrorism and bolstering ballistic mis…

» Ontario Providing Nearly $2 Million to Help First Nation With Suicide Crisis
14/04/16 16:05 from ABC News: ABCNews
Attawapiskat First Nation declared state of emergency over suicide attempts.

» Six Years After BP Spill, US Sets New Offshore Oil Safety Rules
14/04/16 16:04 from Voice of America
The Obama administration on Thursday unveiled new oil well control rules to prevent the kind of blowout that happened six years ago on a BP Plc rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The Interior Department’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enfor…

» Kissing couple oblivious to robbery behind them
14/04/16 16:04 from Latest News
Surveillance footage captured the heist

» What Kasich Would Tell His Daughters If They Came Out
14/04/16 16:04 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Ohio governor is opposed to gay marriage but attended one in 2015.

» New York Met Opera’s Music Director James Levine to Retire
14/04/16 16:04 from Voice of America
James Levine, the music director at New York’s Metropolitan Opera for 40 years, will retire this year for health reasons, the Met announced on Thursday. Levine, 72, will step down at the end of the current 2015-16 season in May and conti…

» Japan earthquake kills 2, destroys houses; more aftershocks expected – CNN
14/04/16 16:03 from Google News – World
CNN Japan earthquake kills 2, destroys houses; more aftershocks expected CNN Tokyo (CNN) At least two people died and 19 houses collapsed after an earthquake struck Japan late Thursday — and the threat of aftershocks is far from over. S…

» ‘Blind Side’ Star Opens up About Being Bullied
14/04/16 16:02 from ABC News: ABCNews
“I know how important it is to give hope to kids,” he said.

» Military Humvee flips on New Jersey Turnpike, leaving several hurt – New York Daily News
14/04/16 16:02 from Top Stories – Google News
New York Daily News Military Humvee flips on New Jersey Turnpike, leaving several hurt New York Daily News Several people were hurt after a military vehicle flipped Thursday afternoon on the New Jersey Turnpike, state police said. Two me…

» No Charges Will Be Filed Against Trump’s Campaign Manager
14/04/16 16:01 from ABC News: ABCNews
Donald Trump’s campaign manager faced a simple battery charge from the police.

» Group donates bulletproof vests to K9 officers
14/04/16 16:01 from Latest News
Effort to protect canine cops

» Pennsylvania Day Care Closed After Infant Dies on 1st Day
14/04/16 16:00 from ABC News: ABCNews
The baby’s mother had returned to work from maternity leave the day she died.

» After Europe and Turkey Strike a Deal, Fears Grow That Migrants Will Turn to Italy
14/04/16 15:59 from NYT > International
With an agreement reached to curb the flow of refugees into Greece, there is new focus on a dangerous sea route from Libya to Italy.

» 6.2 magnitude quake hits Japan
14/04/16 15:59 from CNN.com
At least 19 houses collapsed after an earthquake struck southern Japan late Thursday, the country’s National Police Agency said. The U.S. Geological Survey said a magnitude 6.2 quake struck near Ueki, Japan. Several smaller aftershocks o…

» Ex-Student Says Buried Coffee Can of Porn Implicates Teacher
14/04/16 15:58 from ABC News: ABCNews
A former student at a Connecticut boarding school says that more than 30 years ago, he buried a coffee can of pornographic photos that would help prove a teacher sexually abused youngsters

» Global Finance Leaders Seek to Bolster Growth
14/04/16 15:58 from ABC News: ABCNews
The leaders of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank pledge to re-double efforts to bolster shaky global growth prospects and combat increasing political attacks on free trade and other hallmarks of globalization

» Fighting surges in Syria amid apparent collapse of truce backed by U.S., Russia
14/04/16 15:58 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
The partial cease-fire failed to stop intense government assaults on the key city of Aleppo.

» The Latest: Man stabbed at Greek port where migrants camped
14/04/16 15:58 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
The Latest on European efforts to respond to the wave of migration (all times local):

» Truck Plows Into Kids at School Bus Stop; 1 Seriously Hurt
14/04/16 15:58 from ABC News: ABCNews
Authorities say a pickup truck slammed into children at a school bus stop in a small town outside Seattle, severely injuring one of them

» James Levine to Retire as Met Music Director After 40 Years
14/04/16 15:58 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Metropolitan Opera says conductor James Levine will retire at the end of the season after 40 years as music director

» AP Top Entertainment News at 3:56 P.m. EDT
14/04/16 15:58 from ABC News: ABCNews
AP Top Entertainment News at 3:56 p.m. EDT

» Woman charged with livestreaming alleged rape of friend on Periscope app – Los Angeles Times
14/04/16 15:56 from Google News – Top Stories
Los Angeles Times Woman charged with livestreaming alleged rape of friend on Periscope app Los Angeles Times A 17-year-old was raped by a man with whom she had been drinking and her 18-year-old female friend livestreamed the attack on th…

» Harry Reid: ‘I learned a lot in honesty from a man who ran a whorehouse’
14/04/16 15:56 from Top Stories

» Turkish Parliament Considering Lifting Immunity for Kurd Deputies
14/04/16 15:55 from Voice of America
The Turkish parliament has begun the process of lifting the immunity of leading parliamentary deputies of the pro-Kurdish party.   Parliament is considering a motion by the ruling AKP to amend the constitution to ease immunity for parlia…

» The Latest: Pope Francis will not meet Sanders at Vatican
14/04/16 15:54 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 in the lead up to Tuesday's New York primary (all times Eastern Daylight Time):…

» No charges for Trump campaign manager
14/04/16 15:54 from BBC News – World
A Florida prosecutor will not charge Republican front-runner Donald Trump’s campaign manager for alleged battery against a reporter at a campaign event.

» Clinton, Sanders Set to Debate Ahead of NY Primary
14/04/16 15:51 from Voice of America
U.S. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are debating late Thursday in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, just days before next week’s key party nominating contest in New York state. Pre-election sur…

» Renewed Fighting Threatens Latest Round of Syria Peace Talks
14/04/16 15:50 from Voice of America
Syrian government delegates are due to attend peace talks with opposition representatives Friday in Geneva to try to bring an end to five years of fighting that has killed more than half a million people. However, there are growing fears…

» The World Should Be Ashamed of the Failure to #BringBackOurGirls – Huffington Post
14/04/16 15:50 from world – Google News
Huffington Post The World Should Be Ashamed of the Failure to #BringBackOurGirls Huffington Post Not since the end of World War II have so many — about 30 million girls and boys — become displaced from their homes. Never outside the cont…

» Florida Seeks 4th Straight Gymnastics Title With New Coach
14/04/16 15:49 from ABC News: ABCNews
Florida will try to win a fourth consecutive NCAA women’s gymnastics title with first-year coach Jenny Rowland when the national meet returns to Texas starting Friday

» Powerful 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Japan
14/04/16 15:48 from World news
There was no risk of a tsunami, but police said people may be trapped under the rubble.

» James Levine to Retire as Met Music Director After 40 Years – ABC News
14/04/16 15:48 from Top Stories – Google News
Chicago Sun-Times James Levine to Retire as Met Music Director After 40 Years ABC News James Levine will retire as the Metropolitan Opera’s music director at the end of the season because of Parkinson’s disease, ending a 40-year …

» German broadcaster ZDF defends Böhmermann satire as ‘legally permissible’
14/04/16 15:48 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE – Top Stories
German comedian Jan Böhmermann has not signed a “cease and desist” letter, increasing the likelihood that the case may be taken to court. German broadcaster ZDF has defended his controversial poem to prosecutors.

» Vince Velasquez Strikes out 16, Phillies Beat Padres 3-0
14/04/16 15:47 from ABC News: ABCNews
Vince Velasquez struck out a career-high 16 in a dominant three-hitter, Ryan Howard homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 3-0 Thursday

» AP Top Entertainment News at 3:45 P.m. EDT
14/04/16 15:47 from ABC News: ABCNews
AP Top Entertainment News at 3:45 p.m. EDT

» ‘Deadpool 2’ in Works, Fourth ‘Avatar’ Sequel Announced
14/04/16 15:44 from ABC News: ABCNews
20th Century Fox executives confirmed Thursday at CinemaCon that a sequel to “Deadpool” is in the works with star Ryan Reynolds and director Tim Miller

» Brazil’s Top Court to Decide on Motion to Annul Impeachment
14/04/16 15:44 from ABC News: ABCNews
Brazil’s top court decided on Thursday that it will soon rule on President Dilma Rousseff’s motion to annul the upcoming impeachment vote against her

» AP Top Entertainment News at 3:43 P.m. EDT
14/04/16 15:44 from ABC News: ABCNews
AP Top Entertainment News at 3:43 p.m. EDT

» Baby, No: Cavs Playoffs Could Bump Bieber Show in Cleveland
14/04/16 15:43 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Cleveland Cavaliers could have a conflict with pop singer Justin Bieber

» Sandy Hook Families’ Lawsuit Against Gun Companies Can Move Forward, Judge Says – NPR
14/04/16 15:43 from Top Stories – Google News
ABC News Sandy Hook Families’ Lawsuit Against Gun Companies Can Move Forward, Judge Says NPR A Connecticut judge has ruled that a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the weapon used in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary Schoo…

» Chinese state-owned firm, U.S. citizen charged in nuclear case: U.S.
14/04/16 15:43 from Reuters: International
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Chinese state-owned nuclear power company and a U.S. citizen were indicted on Thursday on charges of conspiracy to produce special nuclear material outside the United States without the required U.S. authorizatio…

» Veterans memorial marred by spray-painting vandals
14/04/16 15:42 from Latest News
Outrage in Stockton, California

» Strong quake kills 2, injures 45 in Japan
14/04/16 15:42 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
Rescuers in southern Japan were searching for trapped residents in at least two dozen collapsed houses after a powerful 6.5 earthquake struck Thursday evening with a force that knocked out power and water and swept people off their feet.

» Led by banks, US stocks inch higher in afternoon trading
14/04/16 15:42 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
U.S. stocks are wavering between small gains and losses Thursday afternoon. Banks are rising as they continue to report their first-quarter results, and airlines are rising after Delta said low fuel costs boosted its results. Consumer st…

» Flash floods in Iran kill 2
14/04/16 15:42 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
Iran’s state TV is reporting that heavy rains in Iran’s western and southwestern provinces has resulted in flash floods that killed two people.

» Clinton, Sanders Return to the Debate Stage Amid Tensions
14/04/16 15:42 from ABC News: ABCNews
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders return to the debate stage Thursday night for the first time in five weeks, a showdown that comes at a pivotal moment in their increasingly contentious fight for the Democratic presidential nomination

» The new reality: What the Titans-Rams trade means for the NFL draft – ESPN
14/04/16 15:40 from Google News – Top Stories
ESPN The new reality: What the Titans-Rams trade means for the NFL draft ESPN The Rams constructed a large chunk of their roster upon the largesse of another team’s big bet, having acquired a mountain of players and picks from Washin…

» Boko Haram captive: ‘I’d have shot at rescuers’
14/04/16 15:39 from CNN.com
In February 2016, I interviewed 16-year-old Zara John, who was freed from Boko Haram by the Nigerian military in March 2015. She told me how much she relished her life with the Islamist militant commander to whom she was married off whil…

» Data study shows Kasich beating Clinton in general election
14/04/16 15:39 from Latest News
Morning Consult CEO explains findings

» Suspect in Ohio Officer’s Killing Passes on Initial Hearing
14/04/16 15:37 from ABC News: ABCNews
The suspect in the death of an Ohio police officer has given up his right to an initial court hearing

» Grain Mixed, Livestock Mostly Higher
14/04/16 15:37 from ABC News: ABCNews
Wheat and soybeans lower, corn and oats higher on the CBOT; beef mixed and pork higher on the CME.

» Million Student March organizer on push for free college
14/04/16 15:36 from Latest News
Darletta Scruggs makes her case

» Putin Dismisses Panama Papers as American ‘Provocation’
14/04/16 15:35 from TIME: Top World Stories
Putin also defended a friend named in the leak

» Prosecutor: Not enough evidence against campaign manager
14/04/16 15:34 from CNN.com

» Canada Assisted Suicide Bill Precludes Tourists
14/04/16 15:34 from ABC News: ABCNews
Canada introduces new assisted suicide law only for citizens, permanent residents

» Anger as CNN ‘proof of life’ video highlights failure to rescue stolen girls – CNN
14/04/16 15:34 from Google News – World
CNN Anger as CNN ‘proof of life’ video highlights failure to rescue stolen girls CNN Abuja, Nigeria (CNN) It was footage that broke hearts around the world, underlining the ongoing suffering of the Chibok mothers — and the unima…

» Meijer Gardens Announces Full Lineup for 2016 Concert Series
14/04/16 15:34 from ABC News: ABCNews
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is announcing the full lineup for the 2016 concert series at the Grand Rapids attraction

» Six years after BP spill, U.S. sets new offshore oil safety rules
14/04/16 15:33 from Reuters: Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Thursday unveiled new oil well control rules to prevent the kind of blowout that happened six years ago on a BP Plc rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

» RNC committeeman: Trump may not need 1,237 delegates to win
14/04/16 15:33 from Latest News
Randy Evans predicts ‘bandwagon effect’

» Obama to discuss counterterrorism with Saudi, other Gulf nations
14/04/16 15:33 from Reuters: International
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will talk next week with leaders in Saudi Arabia and other countries in the Gulf about recent agreements on counterterrorism and streamlining the transfer of defense capabilities to U.S….

» Million student march organizer: Clinton doesn’t prioritize quality education
14/04/16 15:33 from Latest News
Students push free college

» Baku Says Soldier Killed In Nagorno-Karabakh Despite Cease-Fire
14/04/16 15:33 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry says one its soldiers was killed in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh on April 14, the first casualty in almost a week following the worst outbreak of violence there for decades.

» AP Top Entertainment News at 3:31 P.m. EDT
14/04/16 15:32 from ABC News: ABCNews
AP Top Entertainment News at 3:31 p.m. EDT

» Slack hires its first lobbyists
14/04/16 15:32 from Top Stories

» Ex-Manson Family Member Van Houten Details Night of Murders
14/04/16 15:31 from ABC News: ABCNews
Former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten has described in graphic detail how she and other Manson family members went to the Los Angeles home of victims Leno and Rosemary La Bianca in 1969

» BlackRock to restructure after ‘tough’ first quarter
14/04/16 15:31 from Reuters: Top News
(Reuters) – BlackRock Inc said on Thursday it will cut 400 jobs and take a $76 million restructuring charge after posting a 20 percent drop in first-quarter profit amid a dramatic reversal in financial markets.

» In London, Obama to wade into thorny Brexit debate
14/04/16 15:29 from Reuters: Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will put himself in an unusual, and risky, position next week in London: smack-dab in the middle of the heated British debate over whether to remain part of the European Union.

» These 5 Facts Explain the Scary New Era of ‘Forced Transparency’
14/04/16 15:29 from TIME: Top World Stories
The Panama Papers leak follows Wikileaks, the Sony hack and countless other examples that show data privacy is an illusion

» Minnesota Man Changes Plea to Guilty in Islamic State Case
14/04/16 15:28 from ABC News: ABCNews
One of five Minnesota men due to go on trial next month for conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group has changed his plea to guilty

» Brussels metro bomb suspect talking to police, lawyer says
14/04/16 15:28 from Reuters: Top News
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A Swedish man held in Belgium on suspicion of taking part in last month’s Islamic State attacks on Brussels is talking to investigators, his lawyer said on Thursday, after Osama Krayem’s detention was extended by a m…

» Putin Praises Obama, but Dodges on Clinton vs. Trump
14/04/16 15:27 from ABC News: ABCNews
Putin’s yearly marathon call-in as freewheeling and unpredictable as ever.

» Democrats Push McConnell, GOP on Supreme Court Nomination
14/04/16 15:27 from ABC News: ABCNews
Democrats are keeping the pressure on Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, asking them to hold a hearing on Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland’s nomination and vote by Memorial Day

» Sandy Hook suit can proceed, judge rules
14/04/16 15:26 from Top Stories

» Sandy Hook lawsuit can proceed, judge rules
14/04/16 15:26 from Top Stories

» Canada Introduces Doctor-Assisted Suicide Law
14/04/16 15:26 from WSJ.com: World News
Canada unveiled a plan to legalize doctor-assisted suicide, setting parameters that would limit end-of-life decisions to Canadians over the age of 18 with terminal illnesses.

» Fighting surges in Syria amid apparent collapse of truce backed by US, Russia – Washington Post
14/04/16 15:24 from Google News – World
Washington Post Fighting surges in Syria amid apparent collapse of truce backed by US, Russia Washington Post GAZIANTEP, Turkey — A surge in fighting across Syria on Thursday signaled the apparent collapse of a landmark cease-fire that h…

» Apostolos Nikolaidis: “Refugees have the support of the Christian Church”
14/04/16 15:24 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE – Europe
A visit to Lesbos by the Pope and the head of the Greek Orthodox Church is a further sign of the readiness of the churches to work together, says theologian Apostolos Nikolaidis.

» Paul Ryan says Middle East allies thanked him for taking on Trump
14/04/16 15:23 from Yahoo! News – Latest News & Headlines
Fresh from a trip to the Middle East, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters on Thursday that American allies in the region — including Israel — thanked him for taking on Donald Trump over his call to bar Muslim immigrants fro…

» Will Cruz’s strategy pay off?
14/04/16 15:22 from Latest News
The fight for delegates

» World Bank: Panama Papers Show Need For Change
14/04/16 15:22 from Voice of America
VOA’s Jim Randle, Sri Mulyani Indrawati called on policymakers worldwide to draw up new laws and cooperate more closely.

» Putin: Obama is a ‘decent,’ ‘very responsible’ man
14/04/16 15:21 from Top Stories

» U.S. has raised concerns with Russia over jets’ actions near U.S. warship: White House
14/04/16 15:20 from Reuters: International
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington has raised its concerns with Moscow over Russian jets that earlier this week passed close to a U.S. destroyer in the Baltic Sea, the White House said on Thursday.

» James Levine, Transformative at the Met Opera, Is Stepping Down – New York Times
14/04/16 15:19 from Google News – Top Stories
New York Times James Levine, Transformative at the Met Opera, Is Stepping Down New York Times James Levine will step down from his post after this season to become music director emeritus. Credit Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera. James Levi…

» Judge Rules Newtown Lawsuit Against Gun-Maker Can Go Forward
14/04/16 15:17 from ABC News: ABCNews
A Connecticut judge has ruled that a lawsuit can go forward against the maker of the rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings

» More jail time for top jihad recruiter
14/04/16 15:17 from BBC News – World
A Belgian appeal court prolongs the jail term of Khaled Zerkani, convicted of recruiting some of the Paris and Brussels attackers.

» Brazil’s Rousseff asks Supreme Court to stop impeachment
14/04/16 15:17 from Reuters: Top News
BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff resorted to the Supreme Court on Thursday in a last ditch attempt to avert a critical impeachment vote in Congress that could lead to her removal from office.

» Met Opera Maestro James Levine to Step Down – Wall Street Journal
14/04/16 15:17 from Google News – Top Stories
Met Opera Maestro James Levine to Step Down Wall Street Journal James Levine, the Metropolitan Opera’s longtime music director, is stepping down at the end of the current season for health reasons, the opera company announced Thursda…

» Air strikes hit Islamic State in Afghanistan under new rules: U.S.
14/04/16 15:16 from Reuters: International
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has carried out 70 to 80 air strikes against Islamic State in Afghanistan in the three months since U.S. forces were given broader authority to target the militants, a U.S. military spokesman said…

» Clinton-Sanders fracking fracas heats up – Politico
14/04/16 15:14 from Google News – Top Stories
Politico Clinton-Sanders fracking fracas heats up Politico Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are feuding over fracking as they head toward primaries in gas-rich New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland — exposing a rift among Democrats that …

» Pa. lawmakers back Trump, expect more to join from Congress
14/04/16 15:13 from Latest News
Republicans detail meeting

» Clinton-Sanders fracking fracas heats up
14/04/16 15:13 from Top Stories
Their feud is exposing a rift among Democrats that could haunt Clinton beyond the party’s convention in July.

» Australia Develops ‘Gluten-free’ Barley
14/04/16 15:13 from Voice of America
Australian scientists say they’ve developed the world’s first World Health Organization-approved “gluten-free” barley, a common ingredient in beer. Developed by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, (CSIRO) Ke…

» DA: Teen’s rape live-streamed
14/04/16 15:12 from CNN.com
An Ohio woman has been accused of live-streaming the rape of a 17-year-old friend on the Twitter-owned video app Periscope, according to Franklin County prosecutor Ron O’Brien. Popular: Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes Republica…

» Putin’s geopolitical trolling: the strategy behind Russian jets buzzing a US destroyer – Vox
14/04/16 15:12 from Google News – Top Stories
Vox Putin’s geopolitical trolling: the strategy behind Russian jets buzzing a US destroyer Vox On Monday and Tuesday, Russian planes and helicopters flew very, very close to the USS Donald Cole, a destroyer operating in the Baltic Se…

» Trump’s Long Island Visit Evokes 2008 Hate Killing
14/04/16 15:12 from ABC News: ABCNews
His stance on immigration dredges up painful memories of Ecuadorian’s death.

» Low Rates, Troubled Loans Send Bank Profits Lower
14/04/16 15:12 from ABC News: ABCNews
Profits are declining at big banks

» Rich states urged to lift migration aid
14/04/16 15:12 from FT.com – World
World Bank and IMF say crisis is growing threat to global economy

» Poland’s Church, Government Mark Christianity Anniversary
14/04/16 15:11 from ABC News: ABCNews
The head of Poland’s influential Catholic Church appealed for an end to enmity and divisions as he celebrated a Mass on Thursday that marked 1,050 years of Christianity in Poland

» In Western Town, Iraqi Forces Uncover Remnants of IS Rule
14/04/16 15:10 from ABC News: ABCNews
While Iraqi forces say they’re now in control of most of the town of Hit, the operation has been painfully slow going

» Ordeal Of Chibok Girls Goes On In New Video
14/04/16 15:09 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
Looking timid and staring at the ground the girls, among more than 200 taken by Boko Haram in 2014, are questioned in the footage.

» APNewsBreak: USDA to Buy Wild Blueberries Amid Price Drop
14/04/16 15:09 from ABC News: ABCNews
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will buy up to 30 million pounds of wild blueberries to help with flagging prices and over-supply

» Microsoft sues US government over secret requests for user data – Computerworld
14/04/16 15:09 from Google News – Top Stories
Computerworld Microsoft sues US government over secret requests for user data Computerworld Microsoft has sued the U.S. government in an attempt to strike down a law allowing judges to gag tech companies when law enforcement agencies wan…

» Vatican conference urges end to doctrine of ‘just wars’
14/04/16 15:08 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
Participants at a Vatican conference have called for the Catholic Church to renounce its “just war” theory and for Pope Francis to write an encyclical on nonviolence and “just peace.”

» Spain: 1 dead, 3 hurt in Canary Islands building collapse
14/04/16 15:08 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
A four-story apartment building in the popular Canary Islands tourist destination of Los Cristianos collapsed Thursday, killing one person and injuring at least three, Spanish authorities said.

» Israel announces ‘small’ number of new West Bank homes
14/04/16 15:08 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
The Israeli prime minister’s office says Israel will “upgrade” some Israeli settlement buildings in the West Bank and build only a “small” number of other structures in the territory, but an Israeli settlement watchdog is questioning the…

» Fox News Exclusive: Budget Cuts to Military
14/04/16 15:06 from Latest News
A Fox News exclusive tonight–we’ll take you to the home of Marine Corp Aviation where most jets are nearly 25 years old, parts are being reused and pilots are missing out on vital training.

» Not enough evidence against Lewandowski, prosecutor says
14/04/16 15:05 from CNN.com

» Republicans, Democrats Urged to Stand Against Anti-Muslim Bigotry
14/04/16 15:04 from Voice of America
Religious leaders representing a mosaic of faiths gathered on Thursday at a news conference to urge the U.S. Republican and Democratic parties to add into their party platforms a rejection of anti-Muslim bigotry. During the conference, h…

» Poll: Majorities dislike Trump, Cruz
14/04/16 15:04 from CNN.com
The top Republicans remain handicapped by their deep unpopularity with the American public, according to a new poll released Thursday.

» Trump aide: We’ll lock up nomination by June
14/04/16 15:04 from CNN.com
A top Donald Trump adviser told House Republicans Thursday there’s no need to worry about a contested Republican National Convention, promising to clinch the nomination outright in June.

» Europe|Ukraine’s Parliament Approves a New Prime Minister – New York Times
14/04/16 15:03 from Google News – World
New York Times Europe|Ukraine’s Parliament Approves a New Prime Minister New York Times Ukraine’s Parliament approved Volodymyr B. Groysman, a former speaker of the Parliament and an ally of President Petro O. Poroshenko, as the …

» Prosecutor drops battery charge against top Trump aide
14/04/16 15:03 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign manager will not be prosecuted on a misdemeanor battery charge after prosecutors determined there wasn't enough evidence to convict him of forcibly grabbing a female…

» Obscure Ohio State Law Could Shake Up GOP Convention
14/04/16 15:02 from ABC News: ABCNews
Why GOP hopefuls planning to woo delegates in Cleveland better be careful.

» Ohio woman accused of live-streaming rape on Periscope – CNN International
14/04/16 15:02 from Google News – Top Stories
CNN International Ohio woman accused of live-streaming rape on Periscope CNN International (CNN) An Ohio woman has been accused of live-streaming the rape of a 17-year-old friend on the Twitter-owned video app Periscope, according to Fra…

» Ukraine’s Parliament Approves a New Prime Minister
14/04/16 15:02 from NYT > International
Volodymyr B. Groysman, an ally of the president, replaced Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk in the most significant shuffle of the country’s senior leadership since a revolution two years ago.

» Woman Dies In Tenerife Building Collapse
14/04/16 15:01 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
Locals say they heard an explosion followed by the smell of gas and as many as nine people may have been trapped, reports say.

» Entire 2016 Field Descends on New York City Ahead of Primary
14/04/16 15:00 from ABC News: ABCNews
Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will hold their first debate in more than a month Thursday, a showdown in Brooklyn that comes at a tense moment in the party’s primary

» Political Crisis in Baghdad Hits Boiling Point
14/04/16 15:00 from Voice of America
Iraqi lawmakers broke into fistfights Thursday as Baghdad plunged deep into a political crisis over how the fractured country should be governed.   The first victim of the scrum appears to have been the outspoken Sunni Speaker of Parliam…

» Slow and Steady Is Sexy Again: Investors Return to Munis
14/04/16 14:59 from ABC News: ABCNews
The municipal-bond market looks like it’s regaining its reputation for delivering reliable if unsexy returns

» Microsoft Sues US Over Secret Demands for Customer Data
14/04/16 14:59 from ABC News: ABCNews
In the latest clash over privacy rights in the digital age, Microsoft is suing the U.S. government over a federal law that allows authorities to examine customer emails or online files without the individual’s knowledge

» Kentucky Jury Awards $5.3M for Alleged Discrimination at UPS
14/04/16 14:59 from ABC News: ABCNews
Eight black men have won a $5.3 million jury award in a lawsuit over claims that they endured a hostile work environment at UPS in Lexington, Kentucky, and that an effigy of a black UPS driver was hung from a ceiling

» Planned Parenthood CEO Summoned Over Senate Subpoena
14/04/16 14:58 from ABC News: ABCNews
Missouri lawmakers have voted to summon a regional Planned Parenthood CEO to explain why she should not be held in contempt of the state Senate for defying a subpoena

» IS Losing Its Grip in Afghanistan, US General Says
14/04/16 14:58 from Voice of America
Coalition forces are seeing success against Islamic State (IS) fighters in Afghanistan, where they are rapidly recapturing land from the insurgent army, a United States military spokesman said Thursday. During a briefing at the Pentagon,…

» DNC sues Arizona over voter irregularities
14/04/16 14:56 from Top Stories

» Ukraine’s Parliament Approves New Prime Minister in Vote – New York Times
14/04/16 14:56 from Google News – World
New York Times Ukraine’s Parliament Approves New Prime Minister in Vote New York Times Ukraine’s Parliament approved Volodymyr B. Groysman, a former speaker of the Parliament and an ally of President Petro O. Poroshenko, as the c…

» State attorney explains decision not to prosecute Trump aide
14/04/16 14:56 from Latest News
Details of investigation revealed

» Firefighters thought they were getting pranked …
14/04/16 14:56 from CNN.com
Firefighters were in for a surprise when they responded to a call and found a 120-pound Great Dane stuck in a tree. CNN affiliate KMTV has the story.

» Obama Touts Gains Against ISIS, Fails To Address Coalition’s Crucial Flaws – Daily Caller
14/04/16 14:55 from Google News – World
USA TODAY Obama Touts Gains Against ISIS, Fails To Address Coalition’s Crucial Flaws Daily Caller Iraqi security forces gather in the streets during a sit-in for supporters of prominent Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, near …

» April 14, 2016
14/04/16 14:55 from Voice of America
A look at the best news photos from around the world.

» EU Approves Law to Access Airline Passenger Records
14/04/16 14:53 from WSJ.com: World News
The European Parliament has approved a long-delayed law obliging airlines to hand over passenger data to national authorities, in a move seen as an important step in fighting terrorism and organized crime.

» US Protests To Russia Over Warship Fly-bys
14/04/16 14:52 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
Russia says it is surprised by America’s “sore reaction” to low-altitude passes in international waters and denies recklessness.

» British Astronaut Plans to Run the London Marathon from Space
14/04/16 14:52 from TIME: Top World Stories
It will take about 2 1/2 laps of Earth for him to finish

» No prosecution for Trump campaign manager Florida battery charge
14/04/16 14:52 from Reuters: Top News
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s campaign manager will not be prosecuted in Florida on a misdemeanor battery charge involving a reporter, Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg…

» Poland’s church, government mark Christianity anniversary
14/04/16 14:52 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post
The head of Poland’s influential Catholic Church appealed for an end to enmity and divisions as he celebrated a Mass on Thursday that marked 1,050 years of Christianity in Poland.

» Israeli soldier who shot Palestinian to face manslaughter charges – USA TODAY
14/04/16 14:52 from Google News – World
USA TODAY Israeli soldier who shot Palestinian to face manslaughter charges USA TODAY TEL AVIV — An Israeli soldier caught on video fatally shooting a Palestinian in the head will be charged with manslaughter, prosecutors announced Thurs…

» NATO Chief: We Are ‘Ready To Help’ Libya
14/04/16 14:51 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
Jens Stoltenberg tells Sky News that members of the alliance have offered to help Libya disarm militia groups in the country.

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