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23 Apr 2014 - United States
The Next 'City-Killer'Asteroid impacts on Earth are three to ten times more common than we imagined, new data shows, indicating that an galactic catastrophe could be just around the cornerPermalink
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Deciphering the Signs ofReagan was diagnosed with anorexia, a classified mental illness, at 10.Permalink
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Sherpa guides stage Everest base camp walkout

Al Jazeera English - 23 Apr 2014 09:24
Gesture to honour 16 colleagues killed last week threatens to throw Nepal's lucrative climbing season into disarray.Permalink
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Some Drama off-Camera inIn film about Israeli-Palestinian conflict, some of the drama plays out off cameraPermalink
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WASHINGTON -- A joint fundraising committee controlled by Republican Senate leaders Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) received contributions exclusively from executives of the... independent oil and gas company Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, according to a report filed with the Federal Election Commission. The McConnell Cornyn Victory Committee took in $49,600 from Anadarko executives and the company's political action committee from January through March of this year. The committee raised an additional $8,000 from Anadarko executives in October. Anadarko did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The contributions came while Anadarko faced a lawsuit from the government over the contamination of lands stretching from Pennsylvania to Navajo Nation, a territory...Permalink
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New data indicates that last month was the world's fourth-warmest March in recorded history. But, apparently to troll American environmental activists, that warmth was obvious everywhere except the... United States.Permalink
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Obama enters Japan-China dispute

CNN - 23 Apr 2014 13:17
At the start of a long-awaited visit to Asia, U.S. President Barack Obama has waded into a fraught territorial dispute between Japan and China.Permalink
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An "object of interest" in the search for the Malaysian airliner has been recovered on the coast of Western Australia, an official says.Permalink
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The trial of three Al Jazeera journalists held on terrorism-related charges in Egypt was adjourned until May after the court on Tuesday viewed videos presented by the prosecution.Permalink
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Teen stowaway jumped airport fence

CNN - 23 Apr 2014 13:03
The teen stowaway who survived a five-hour flight hidden in the plane's wheel well is recovering in a Hawaii hospital, a state health official said.Permalink
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Syrian 'internal opposition' figure to run

Al Jazeera English - 23 Apr 2014 12:58
Maher Abdul-Hafiz Hajjar, believed to represent Aleppo governate in parliament, to challenge Assad, state media says.Permalink
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Barcelona's transfer ban suspended

Al Jazeera English - 23 Apr 2014 12:58
Spanish football club allowed to buy and sell players while the appeal into ban is pending, says FIFA.Permalink
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CNN's Rosa Flores takes us inside a simulation of a sinking ship.Permalink
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Clean water solutions for Haiti

CNN - 23 Apr 2014 12:42
Dr. Sanjay Gupta explores how technology like reverse osmosis and chlorine purification can help solve the country's water crisis.Permalink
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Haiti desperately needs clean water to avoid a new outbreak.Permalink
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Obama seeks to reassure partners on Asia trip

Al Jazeera English - 23 Apr 2014 12:40
Islands at centre of China-Japan are covered by US-Japan defence alliance, US president says as he leaves for Tokyo.Permalink
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Ferry disaster: Children attempted to escape

Eyewitness News - 23 Apr 2014 12:29
Most of the bodies found were from the children frantically trying to climb the walls or floors to escape.Permalink
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Pro-Russian militants in four key cities will be targeted as authorities seek to regain control of Ukraine's restive east, Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister Vitaliy Yarema said Wednesday.Permalink
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Teen went into 'frozen state'

CNN - 23 Apr 2014 12:26
Erin Burnett talks to Dr. Armand Dorian, who treated a man who spent hours in a plane's wheel well and lived.Permalink
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China Says Quality of ItsChinese authorities say the quality of the country's groundwater has deterioratedPermalink
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Europe Recovery Shows Signs ofPurchasing manager survey shows business activity at highest level in 3 yearsPermalink
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City Room: New York Today: Balloon's-Eye View

The New York Times - 23 Apr 2014 12:17
City Room: New York Today:What you need to know for Wednesday: Looking down from 1,000 feet, gusty weather, and a police social-media effort goes awry.Permalink
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EU Says Greece ReachedEU says Greece reached milestone in improving its finances, opens way for more debt reliefPermalink
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