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Japan warns China over ship seizure
ABC Australia: World Lead | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:59 UTC
Japan's government has warned that the seizure of a Japanese ship in Shanghai over pre-wartime debts threatened its ties with China and could undermine the basis of their diplomatic relationship.

Yemeni officials: Suspected US drone strike kills several al-Qaida militants, local commander
Foxnews: World | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:58 UTC
Yemeni security officials and tribal chiefs say that a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed several al-Qaida militants in the country's south, including a local militant commander.

On last day of Passover, militants from Gaza fire missile, rockets at Israel
Foxnews: World | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:55 UTC
Israel's military says Gaza militants have fired a missile at troops patrolling the border as well as several rockets into the south of the country.

Japan warns over China ship seizure
BBC: Asia | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:52 UTC
China's seizure of a Japanese cargo ship over a pre-war debt could hit business ties, Japan's top government spokesman warns.

More trouble for Malaysian Airlines
Euronews: Lead | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:46 UTC
An incident after takeoff has meant more problems for another Boeing belonging to Malaysian airlines. The 737-800 was taking 166 people from Kuala Lumpur to Bangalore in India, but it never left the

Myanmar democracy activist Win Tin dies at 85
Euronews: Lead | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:46 UTC
A veteran of Myanmars pro-democracy movement Win Tin has died at the age of 85. The former newspaper editor was one of the founder members of the Anug San Suu Kyi led National League for

Sherpas consider climbing boycott after Everest avalanche as funerals are held for victims
Foxnews: World | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:43 UTC
Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community.

Palestinians Meet in Gaza for Reconciliation Talks
ABC News (US): International | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:33 UTC
Palestinians Meet in Gaza for Reconciliation Talks

Iraqi officials: Suicide attack against police checkpoint kills at least 9 people, wounds 22
Foxnews: World | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:31 UTC
Iraqi officials say a suicide attack targeting a police checkpoint outside the capital, Baghdad, has killed at least nine people.

Japan March trade deficit jumps 300% to record $14.1 bn
RT.com | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:17 UTC
Japan’s trade deficit in March has quadrupled from a year ago, to $14.1 billion, the biggest ever monthly increase. A post – Fukushima boost in energy buying coupled with a spending spree ahead of the sales tax hike boosted imports.

APNewsBreak: Africa Land Grabs Endanger Elephants
ABC News (US): International | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:12 UTC
APNewsBreak: Africa Land Grabs Endanger Elephants

Russia Accuses Ukraine of Violating Peace Deal
NBC News | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:06 UTC
Russia accused Kiev on Monday of violating a deal backed by the United States and Europe that was intended to keep the peace in eastern Ukraine.Russian Forei...

Boy survives flight in wheel well
BBC News: Lead Headline | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:06 UTC
A 16-year-old boy survives an extraordinary journey hidden in the wheel well of a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.

Deadly shootout in eastern Ukraine threatens Geneva deal
France 24: World | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:06 UTC
The deadly shootout near the eastern Ukrainian city Slaviansk during the early hours of Sunday has sparked a heated international war of words in the wake of a deal signed in Geneva aimed at averting a broader conflict in the region.

Deadly shootout in eastern Ukraine threatens Geneva deal
France 24: World | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:06 UTC
The deadly shootout near the eastern Ukrainian city Slaviansk during the early hours of Sunday has shaken an already fragile international agreement aimed at averting a broader conflict.

Deadly shootout in eastern Ukraine threatens Geneva deal
France 24: World | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:06 UTC
The deadly shootout near the eastern Ukrainian city Slaviansk during the early hours of Sunday has shaken an already fragile international agreement aimed at averting a broader conflict.

US lawmakers call on sanctions against Gazprom, Russian banks
RT.com | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:04 UTC
Washington is inching closer to imposing a tighter financial grip on Russia. The next round of sanctions could target more banks and the heart of the Russian economy - the energy sector. In its sights Gazprom, Russia’s largest natural gas producer.

Gaza Militants Fire Missile, Rockets at Israel
ABC News (US): International | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:02 UTC
Gaza Militants Fire Missile, Rockets at Israel

EU Super-state: Single-market Stalinism
RT.com | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:02 UTC
Vested interests want the EU to ban something you have never heard of. The problem? It’s a key element of the future Brussels is turning its back on...

Police: Car bomb explosion in Somali capital kills 1 lawmaker, wounds another
Foxnews: World | Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:59 UTC
A Somali police official says a legislator in the country's parliament has been killed in a car bomb explosion in the Somali capital on Monday.

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Infographic: Boston Steps Up Marathon Security
NBC News | Mon Apr 21, 2014 12:05 UTC
The Boston Police Department vows the 2014 Boston Marathon will be a safe, family affair.After last year Boston Marathon bombings which left three dead and h...

Monday's Top 6 News Stories
NBC News | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:43 UTC
Good morning, and happy Monday. Here are some of the stories we're following today:1. Security tight for marathon day in BostonThe Boston Marathon will be mo...

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NBC News | Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:32 UTC
Good morning, and happy Monday. Here are some of the stories we're following today:1. Security tight for marathon day in BostonThe Boston Marathon will be mo...

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ABC News (US): Lead | Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:42 UTC
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Public Smoke-out Marks Pot Holiday in Colorado
ABC News (US): Lead | Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:13 UTC
Revelers toast joints, pipes in Colorado celebration of pot holiday that's now mainstream

Should captain go down with ship?
CNN: Lead Headline | Mon Apr 21, 2014 09:42 UTC
The Sewol and the Costa Concordia have raised questions about a captain's obligations to passengers

Scouts to Church: Stop Hosting Troop Led by Gay Man
NBC News | Mon Apr 21, 2014 09:08 UTC
The Boy Scouts organization has told a Seattle-area church that it can no longer host a troop because the church has vowed to keep a gay man on as troop lead...

Photos: 'Soul of Havana' cultural trip
Al Jazeera America | Mon Apr 21, 2014 09:08 UTC
Americans on a people-to-people tour gaze at stylish cars and crumbling buildings as they transcend ordinary tourism

Navy denies access to dozens with criminal histories under new rules in wake of shooting
Foxnews: Lead | Mon Apr 21, 2014 09:03 UTC
Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal records since more stringent rules were put in place following a fatal shooting aboard a destroyer in Virginia.

Stay Home, Sea Dogs Gale-Force Winds Warning
NBC News | Mon Apr 21, 2014 08:58 UTC

One Year Stronger: Boston Rolls Out Race Day Safety Fortress
NBC News | Mon Apr 21, 2014 08:58 UTC
Boston is one year stronger.Guarded by extra police officers and monitored by more security cameras, 36,000 runners will step off in the town of Hopkinton on...

10 things Italy does better
CNN | Mon Apr 21, 2014 08:50 UTC
This country would rule the world if it could settle on a government for more than five minutes.

Recalled: Oscar Mayer Wishes Wieners Weren't Cheesy
NBC News | Mon Apr 21, 2014 08:48 UTC
NEW YORK -- Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.The U.S. Department of Agriculture's...

AP-GfK Poll: Most agree with scientists on smoking, fewer buy Big Bang, evolution or warming
Foxnews: Lead | Mon Apr 21, 2014 08:41 UTC
Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer.

Some Oscar Mayer Wieners Wish They Weren't Cheesy
NBC News | Mon Apr 21, 2014 08:36 UTC
NEW YORK -- Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.The U.S. Department of Agriculture's...

Dozens Denied Navy Base Access Due to Past Crimes
ABC News (US): Lead | Mon Apr 21, 2014 08:04 UTC
Navy denies access to dozens with criminal histories under new rules in wake of shooting

Tens of thousands celebrate marijuana holiday across US
Foxnews: Lead | Mon Apr 21, 2014 08:00 UTC
Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the mainstream in the first state in the n

Ferry crew's actions 'akin to murder'
CNN: Lead Headline | Mon Apr 21, 2014 07:37 UTC
The actions of the captain and crew of the sunken ferry Sewol

Boston to hold first marathon since bombing under heavy security
Foxnews: Lead | Mon Apr 21, 2014 07:35 UTC
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'Exceptionally Lucky' Teen Stowaway Survives Hawaii Flight
NBC News | Mon Apr 21, 2014 07:09 UTC
A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the voyage halfway across the Pacific Ocean unscathed despit...

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