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Ferry Disaster: 9 Dramatic Images Tell Horrific Story
NBC News | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:37 UTC

Mexico's rights commission investigating death of pregnant indigenous woman at clinic
Foxnews: World | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:34 UTC
Mexico's latest case of denial of medical care for poor and Indian women has resulted in the death of a pregnant woman and her unborn child.

US official: Russia-Ukraine talks last attempt to ease tension before new sanctions on Moscow
Foxnews: World | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:29 UTC
A senior U.S. official says high-stakes diplomatic meetings in Geneva on Thursday to try to ease burgeoning violence in eastern Ukraine will mark Kiev's final attempt to engage with Russia before the West hits Moscow with additional economic sanctions

​Canadian arrested for hacking revenue agency using Heartbleed security bug
RT.com | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:28 UTC
A 19-year-old Canadian man has become the first person arrested in relation to the Heartbleed security vulnerability, which he used to steal taxpayer information.

Snowden’s email provider Lavabit loses federal appeal
RT.com | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:22 UTC
A federal appeals panel on Wednesday dismissed what attorneys for the Lavabit email service said was “immense public concern” surrounding the government’s request for the site’s encryption keys, and instead upheld a lower court’s earlier ruling.

Doomed Ferry's Death Toll Could Rise Drastically
NBC News | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:22 UTC
Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for...

Japan, S. Korea talk over 'comfort women'
CNN: World Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:19 UTC
Japan and South Korea are meeting over the controversial issue of 'comfort women' during WWII. Paula Hancocks reports.

President Bouteflika expected to win fourth term in Algerian elections
Euronews: Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:13 UTC
Stability for Algeria or a sham presidential election? That is one aspect of the debate as the north African country goes to the polls. Incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika looks set to win a fourth term

Dominican Republic Installs Beach Despite Drought
ABC News (US): International | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:02 UTC
Dominican Republic Installs Beach Despite Drought

Lonely panda watches TV
CBS News : World | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:01 UTC
Sijia appeared dejected and depressed and stopped eating properly after her companion moved out, so the worried staff at the Yunnan Wild Animal Park in Kunming, China installed a television to entertain the lonely panda.

Marathon runner's family 'shocked'
BBC News: Lead Headline | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:59 UTC
The family of a runner who died after completing the London Marathon thank the public for their support.

Romania decorates for Easter
CBS News : World | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:59 UTC
Romania's big cities are decorating for the Easter holiday. Town halls brought huge Easter eggs, live rabbits and rabbit statues to the streets and central squares.

Third of arrested migrants removed
BBC News: Lead Headline | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:55 UTC
A third of immigration arrests following public tip-offs resulted in deportation in 2013, says the Home Office.

Students Trapped in Sinking Ferry Send Heartbreaking Texts
ABC News (US): International | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:51 UTC
Heartbreaking text message exchanges between students trapped in the sinking ferry off the coast of South Korea and their anxious parents are offering a glimpse into the desperate situation in the crippled vessel.

Mexico Probes Death of Pregnant Woman at Clinic
ABC News (US): International | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:40 UTC
Mexico Probes Death of Pregnant Woman at Clinic

US: Russia Facing Diplomacy or New Sanctions
ABC News (US): International | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:40 UTC
US: Russia Facing Diplomacy or New Sanctions

Inmates Perform 'Jesus Christ Superstar' Behind Bars
NBC News | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:33 UTC
Inmates perform a production of the play

​Four anti-govt protesters shot while rallying near Ukrainian military base - reports
RT.com | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:20 UTC
Four people have reportedly been injured by gunfire in a confrontation between anti-Maidan protesters and soldiers stationed at an Interior Ministry base in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol.

Beyond the Black Box: Will Missing Jet Remains Ever Be Found?
NBC News | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:19 UTC
Retrieving wreckage of the missing Malaysian jet and its black boxes has been met with dead ends and misplaced hope, leaving families to wonder whether the r...

Court clears ex-Anglo bank boss
BBC News: Lead Headline | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:17 UTC
The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others.

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N.D. law banning most abortions tossed
CNN | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:41 UTC
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that North Dakota's abortion law, considered one of the most restrictive in the nation, is unconstitutional.

Hospital tech falsified mammograms
CNN | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:40 UTC
A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 patients.

Why Americans' trillion-dollar college debt burden is still rising
Al Jazeera America | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:39 UTC
Analysis: Formula crafted by Obama and GOP will see interest rates almost double by 2017

Federal judge overturns North Dakota six-week abortion ban
Al Jazeera America | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:37 UTC
A federal judge strikes down North Dakota's ban on abortion when fetal heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks

Nevada probe detects cheating on standardized test at Vegas school, concludes adults involved
Foxnews: Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:29 UTC
At least one adult altered the answer sheets on standardized tests at a Las Vegas elementary school, leading to skyrocketing scores from one year to the next, an investigation by the Nevada Department of Education concluded.

Death Toll in Washington Mudslide Hits 39
ABC News (US): Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:28 UTC
Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 39 as medical examiner works to identify bodies

Portland Plans Reservoir Flush After Teen Cited
ABC News (US): Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:22 UTC
Big Flush II: Teen cited for urinating in city water; Portland to drain 38 million gallons

A Columbine Survivor's Trip to Virginia Tech
NBC News | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:13 UTC
Virginia Tech University Blacksburg, VirginiaApril 16, 2007: 32 Killed (33 including shooter), 25 injuredAt Virginia Tech Sam met up with an old friend--Vi...

Knife found in enchilada at Calif. airport
Foxnews: Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 21:07 UTC
A woman is facing a possible fine after federal officials say they found a knife inside an enchilada in her bag during security screening at a Northern California airport.

Colorado Socialite Killed by Blunt Force to Head
ABC News (US): Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:58 UTC
Coroner: Colorado socialite killed by blunt force to head, was dead for 36 hours before found

Suspect Pays the Price for Yawning in Judge's Face
NBC News | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:50 UTC
A yawning suspect earned a stern rebuke and a trip to jail after he told a South Florida judge,

Jill Biden promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits website
Foxnews: Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:45 UTC
Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs.

Boston Marathon bombing: The case against Tsarnaev
Al Jazeera America | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:35 UTC
As the nation remembers the victims a year on, prosecutors are still building a case against the surviving suspect

New York Police Department disbands Muslim surveillance unit
Al Jazeera America | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:35 UTC
As the policing unit probing New York's Muslim communities ends, we ask: Is a secret program like this ever acceptable?

Portland, Ore., officer wounded, dog killed in shootout with burglary suspect
Foxnews: Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:34 UTC
A Portland, Ore., police dog sicked on a burglary suspect was fatally shot early Wednesday, and his handler was wounded.

Nevada Probe Detects Cheating on Standardized Test
ABC News (US): Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:30 UTC
Nevada probe detects cheating on standardized test at Vegas school, concludes adults involved

Ga. farmer ships Vidalia onions ahead of official start date at center of legal battle
Foxnews: Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:18 UTC
A major grower of Georgia's famous Vidalia onions says he's shipping early to supermarkets in defiance of the state agriculture commissioner, who has warned that a new regulation prohibits shipments before Monday.

Miley Cyrus Snapped a Hospital Selfie, But Should You?
ABC News (US): Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:06 UTC
Miley Cyrus did it in a hospital. Ellen DeGeneres did it at the Oscars. And even though his finger wasn’t on the shutter button, President Obama did it at a funeral.

Knife Found in Enchilada at California Airport
ABC News (US): Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:05 UTC
Screeners find knife inside enchilada in passenger's carry-on bag at California airport

Convicted robber who lived productive life while awaiting prison seeks release in Missouri
Foxnews: Lead | Wed Apr 16, 2014 20:04 UTC
A Missouri man who waited years to be sent to prison after being convicted of armed robbery is fighting for his release.

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