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Breaking News: Ukraine: Crackdown on pro-Russian separatists falters as elite forces defect

Kramators'k :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-16 18:47:24 -0700 | disasters-news

Elite Ukrainian troops sent with armored personnel carriers (APCs) from Kiev to Kramatorsk and Slavyansk to carry out "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Russian militia in the region have defected. The latest incident indicates Kiev could be facing bigger challenges than it...
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Breaking News: We've reached a point where it's the owners and the owned
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 14:09:44 -0700 | business-news

Oligarchy: A small group of people having control of a country, organization or institution. If you listen to the people running things in this country, the great tragedy in which our country started slipping away from its original ideals was...
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Breaking News: At least 290 missing, two dead after ferry sinks in South Korea
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-16 18:26:37 -0700 | disasters-news

Hundreds of people are missing after a passenger ferry carrying 470 persons, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea’s southern coast Wednesday. At least two people are dead, including one of the students, and around 290 people are missing....
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Breaking News: Ukraine refuses to take Russian bait
Posted by: Robert Weller

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-04-16 18:07:43 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion The new Kiev government is content for papers such as Le Monde to describe its failure to suppress a Russian-backed revolt as humiliating. So far the Ukrainian government has acted enough to satisfy its internal critics, who are demanding...
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Breaking News: NFL execs believe Sam Bradford is a valuable trade asset
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin SelectMedia

St Louis :: MO :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 16:55:56 -0700 | sports-news

It's kind of tough to know what to make of Sam Bradford's career to this point. After being selected first overall by the St. Louis Rams in 2010, Bradford has generally improved in each of his professional seasons. He was...
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Breaking News: Internet in Syria hostage to censorship, intermittent service
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-04-16 13:34:24 -0700 | political-news

Rami spends many hours every day trying to surf the Internet from his home in the suburbs of Harasta near the capital of Damascus. The 20-something youth, a law student at Damascus University, complains of the “constant interruptions of network...
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Breaking News: Alabama mama allegedly kills gay son's lover at 'Love's Truck Stop'
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Tuscaloosa :: AL :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 10:35:07 -0700 | odd-news

In Alabama, 51-year-old Anita Hill has been charged with murder after she allegedly shot and killed her son's gay lover. As reported by, the Tuscaloosa County sheriff said that Hill’s son had been “involved in a long-term relationship” with...
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Breaking News: Chris Johnson signing with New York Jets could make them a contender
Posted by: Shawn Lealos

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 16:49:51 -0700 | sports-news

The New York Jets just made a huge move in the free agency period as ESPN reported Wednesday that Chris Johnson just signed a new contract with them. This comes just a short time after the Tennessee Titans dumped their...
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Breaking News: What gives abused animals the will to survive?
Posted by: itobin53

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 17:51:06 -0700 | disasters-news

The world can be a very cruel place, especially when it comes to how some people treat animals. There is no species distinction when it comes to animal abuse. What’s amazing is how so many of them can recover when...
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Breaking News: 'Environmental injustice' demarcates white and nonwhite districts causing 7,000 deaths annually
Posted by: Robert Myles

Minneapolis :: MN :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 13:55:18 -0700 | health-news

Whatever your views of race relations in America you may consider that when it comes to the air you breathe, there’s no color divide. But in the first study of its kind, University of Minnesota researchers discovered that on average,...
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Breaking News: Israelis and Palestinians to meet Wednesday to try to save peace talks
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2014-04-16 16:56:54 -0700 | disasters-news

Negotiators for Israel and the Palestinian Authority plan to meet Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to save failing peace talks scheduled to expire at the end of April. Both sides reportedly want the talks to continue, according to US officials,...
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Breaking News: ‘Mind over milkshakes': How your mind affects your metabolism
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 06:49:25 -0700 | health-news

Indulging in ice cream, pizza or fast food leaves many of us feeling too satisfied. We feel full to the point of sickness and guilty because we know what we just ate wasn’t the best choice for our health. Research...
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Breaking News: Some states bar sales of futuristic Tesla cars
Posted by: Robert Weller

Denver :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 16:04:16 -0700 | political-news

Money is supposed to talk in America, though sometimes you may need a sort of Rosetta Stone. It seems some in America, especially legislatures and car dealers, have as much trouble with present day engineless Tesla cars as Thomas Edison...
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Breaking News: Bloomberg to spend $50 million fighting NRA on gun control

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 18:44:35 -0700 | political-news

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced a plan to spend $50 million this year building up a national grassroots organization, Everytown for Gun Safety. The group will mobilize voters who support gun control. According to the New...
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Breaking News: Methane leaks from some fracking sites 1,000 times above official figures
Posted by: Robert Myles

West Lafayette :: IN :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 14:23:36 -0700 | technology-news

The furor over fracking took a further twist this week as levels of the greenhouse gas methane were found above drilling wells, in some cases, 1,000 times greater than previous Environmental Protection Agency estimates. The shocking figures came from air...
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