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  • newObama backs Japan over islands row
    The United States stands by its security agreement with Japan in its dispute with China over a group of islands, President Barack Obama said Thursday.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 9:06pm -
  • newPutin's fighters, missiles, warships
    Though the days of the USSR are gone, Russia remains an economic and military superpower. Here's what you need to know.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 8:38pm -
  • newMalaysia to release MH370 report, prime minister tells CNN
    Facing anger from families of Flight 370 passengers, Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday his government will release its preliminary report on the plane's disappearance.
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 8:10pm -
  • newSyrian Army 'used barrel bombs'
    A Syrian army helicopter dropped barrel bombs on a vegetable market in Aleppo on Thursday, killing 24 people, opposition activists said.
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:49pm -
  • new5 police officers killed in Maoist rebel attack in India
    A landmine explosion triggered by Maoist rebels killed five police officers in eastern India on Thursday, authorities said.
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:48pm -
  • newWorld's fastest elevator
    In the time it takes you to skim this piece, you could travel 95 stories into the clouds on the world's new fastest elevator.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 6:40pm -
  • new16 killed in Pakistani military strikes
    Pakistan's military launched a series of airstrikes Thursday against suspected militant hideouts, killing at least 16 people in the northern tribal area, the military said.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 6:39pm -

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Kerry attacks Russia for Ukraine deception
Kerry attacks Russia for Ukraine deceptionUS Secretary of State John Kerry has issued a stark warning to Russia. He accused Moscow of stoking instability in Ukraine and said that if it did not de-escalate the crisis, the rest of the world…
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Army and parents continue search of missing girls in Nigeria
Army and parents continue search of missing girls in NigeriaIn Nigeria, parents have joined the army to search for almost 200 schoolgirls kidnapped last week.They were taken from their school in Chibok in the northeastern Borno state.  A…
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US to regulate e-cigarettes industry
US to regulate e-cigarettes industryThe US is planning to introduce its first ever regulations on electronic cigarettes. Under the proposed rules, e-cigarettes would be banned for sale to minors. There will also be advertising and health res…
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Israel suspends peace talks with Palestinians
Israel suspends peace talks with PalestiniansThe US says it's not giving up on peace in the Middle East, even as its latest efforts to broker a deal lie in tatters.    Israel has suspended all discussions with the Palestinians - a day…
- 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 14, 1:36am -
US-Japan trade talks stall
US-Japan trade talks stallTalks between the US and Japan on a Pacific Rim trade pact have stalled, spoiling any chance of a showcase deal during the US President's visit to Tokyo. Besides pushing the trade deal, Barack Obama has also backed Tok…
- 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 14, 1:12am -
Australian hate speech reform faces backlash
Australian hate speech reform faces backlashFollow The Stream and join Al Jazeera's social media community:This episode's story:http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/201404241629-0023670FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AJStreamTWITTER:…
- 3 hours ago, 25 Apr 14, 12:20am -

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  • newRussia to Start Drills, Warning Ukraine Over Mobilization
    Russia announced military exercises along the border with Ukraine on Thursday, prompting a warning from Secretary of State John Kerry that Moscow would face additional sanctions if it does not act to ease tensions.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 14, 1:10am -
  • newObama Suffers Setbacks In Japan and the Mideast
    While offering security assurances to Japan, President Obama did not take sides over who has sovereignty over islands that are also claimed by China.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 14, 1:02am -
  • newDealBook: Zimmer Holdings to Buy Biomet for $13.35 Billion
    The deal is just the latest in a spree of consolidations in the health care industry, driven in part by the Affordable Care Act and an aging U.S. population.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 14, 12:49am -
  • newTech Giants Settle Antitrust Hiring Suit
    Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe reached an agreement with plaintiffs over charges that the companies conspired not to hire one another’s employees.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 14, 12:42am -
  • newAmericans Die In Grim Trend In Afghanistan
    Officials said the gunman appeared to be a police officer who reacted in the moment when he saw a small group of American visitors outside his guard post, raising fears of a new wave of so-called green-on-blue shootings spurred by deepening Afghan re…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Apr 14, 12:15am -
  • newMemo From Damascus: If Assad Wins War, Challenge From His Own Sect May Follow
    Some loyalists of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria would be likely to push for a bigger share of power if they came to feel safe from the threat of insurgent revenge.
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Apr 14, 12:12am -
  • newProvision Could Limit U.S. Food Aid
    A new law would require that three-quarters of United States food aid, instead of one-half, be sent on American vessels, potentially preventing nations in need from receiving it.
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Apr 14, 12:09am -

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    Keiser Report: Zombie Banks, Debt Schools (E592)
    Keiser Report: Zombie Banks, Debt Schools (E592)In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss how with a university education, one may steal the whole railroad but will also leave the student heavily in debt with tumb…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:15pm -
    'Feed the troops, motherf*****!' Angry locals 'bomb' RT report at Slavyansk barricade attack scene
    'Feed the troops, motherf*****!' Angry locals 'bomb' RT report at Slavyansk barricade attack sceneSlavyansk locals, enraged by the Ukrainian army's raid on a self-defence checkpoint, 'bomb' RT's Graham Phillips report to accuse the special ops tr…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 1:05pm -
    Palestine Unity? Israeli peace accord on hold as Hamas and Fatah join forces
    Palestine Unity? Israeli peace accord on hold as Hamas and Fatah join forcesPalestine could soon be united, as Israeli peace accord comes to a halt. Deadly rival fractions -- Fatah and Hamas have signed a deal that calls for a unified government…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 12:50pm -
    Footage: APCs, military helicopters on route to Slavyansk
    Footage: APCs, military helicopters on route to SlavyanskFighting has erupted just outside Slavyansk, a town in east Ukraine where population voiced their protest against Kiev authorities - READ MORE http://on.rt.com/1q9y34COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 11:54am -
    Video: Ukrainian troops APCs, choppers amid burning checkpoint in Slavyansk
    Video: Ukrainian troops APCs, choppers amid burning checkpoint in SlavyanskNOTE: Video partly mutedFighting erupted again just outside Slavyansk, eastern Ukraine. Kiev restarted anti-terrorism operation leaving a checkpoint in ruin. Ukrainian tr…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 11:16am -
    Video: US troops put boots on Polish ground as Ukraine crisis spirals
    Video: US troops put boots on Polish ground as Ukraine crisis spiralsThe first wave of US troops has arrived in Poland to begin military drills "promoting peace and stability" across Eastern Europe. Tensions continue to mount in the region, as Uk…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 10:55am -

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    • newChina to outlaw eating of protected animal species
      China will jail people who eat rare animals for 10 years or more under a new interpretation of the criminal law, state media reported, as the government seeks to close a legal loophole and better protect the natural environment. China lists 420 speci…
      - 26 mins ago, 25 Apr 14, 2:34am -
    • newKorean school tribute leaves empty spaces for unfound ferry victims
      By Ju-min Park and James Pearson ANSAN, South Korea/SEOUL (Reuters) - A floral tribute to the children who drowned in a sinking South Korean ferry features photographs of the victims in their school uniforms and lines of empty spaces waiting to be fi…
      - 27 mins ago, 25 Apr 14, 2:33am -
    • newEverest climbing season in disarray after deaths
      KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's attempts to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season took another hit Friday as more Sherpa mountain guides packed and left the base camp for their village homes a week after the deadliest disaster on the world's hig…
      - 27 mins ago, 25 Apr 14, 2:33am -
    • newFBI seeks victims of major international pedophile
      The FBI was Thursday hastily seeking to identify victims of a serial paedophile who drugged and molested dozens of children over four decades teaching at international schools around the world. William James Vahey, 64, committed suicide in March in a…
      - 28 mins ago, 25 Apr 14, 2:32am -
    • newTop Asian News at 2:30 a.m. GMT
      TOKYO (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in the United States. South Korea is reel…
      - 28 mins ago, 25 Apr 14, 2:32am -
    • newKorea investigators say life rafts not working properly on sunk ferry's sister ship
      South Korean investigators said on Friday that life rafts and escape chutes on a sister ship to a sunken ferry were not working properly. The Sewol ferry, weighing almost 7,000 tons, sank on a routine trip from the port of Incheon, near Seoul, to the…
      - 34 mins ago, 25 Apr 14, 2:26am -
    • newSouth Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit
      TOKYO (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in the United States.
      - 38 mins ago, 25 Apr 14, 2:22am -

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