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 2015-04-19 08:43   

AP

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  Finns expected to vote for change in recession-hit country...[ + ]

HELSINKI (AP) Finns are voting in parliamentary elections that will determine which coalition of parties can lead the country out of a three-year recession. Conservative Prime Minister Alexander Stubb acknowledges economic reforms should have been made e...



 2015-04-19 08:39   

Reuters

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  Khamenei says Iran nuclear weapons are a "myth"...[ + ]

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the concept of Iranian nuclear weapons was a fabrication and the United States was the real source of threat, hardening his rhetoric...



 2015-04-19 08:32   

AP

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  Search under way for 700 migrants lost at sea south of Italy...[ + ]

ROME (AP) A major air and sea search and rescue operation is under way south of the Italian island of Lampedusa after a migrant ship capsized. Italy's ANSA news agency says an estimated 700 people were aboard and only 28 people have been rescued so f...



 2015-04-19 08:31   

AP

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  Indian farmers protest gov't plans to ease land acquisition...[ + ]

NEW DELHI (AP) Tens of thousands of Indian farmers are rallying in New Delhi to protest the government's plans to ease rules for obtaining land for industrial projects. Prime Minister Narendra Modi says the 2013 law meant to protect land owners from ...



 2015-04-19 08:24   

AP

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  AP Exclusive: China activist more determined after lockup...[ + ]

BEIJING (AP) The most prominent of five recently released Chinese feminists feels her dedication to activism has grown only stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation, ...



 2015-04-19 08:20   

AP

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  Reports say migrant ship with some 700 overturns north of Libya, coast guard rescue under way...[ + ]

ROME (AP) Reports say migrant ship with some 700 overturns north of Libya, coast guard rescue under way....



 2015-04-19 08:06   

Reuters

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  Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya -newspaper...[ + ]

ROME (Reuters) - As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, the Times of Malta reported on Sunday.Twenty eight people were rescued in...



 2015-04-19 07:52   

AFP

  Ben Affleck asked for slave-owning ancestor story to be cut...[ + ]
 2015-04-19 07:47   

Reuters

  Saudi's SABIC Q1 revenues down 28 pct y/y, oil price "out of control"...[ + ]

DUBAI, April 19 (Reuters) - Revenues at Saudi BasicIndustries Corp (SABIC) plunged 28 percent from a yearearlier to 35.56 billion riyals ($9.48 billion), and dropped 18percent from the previous quarter,...



 2015-04-19 07:44   

Reuters

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  Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees arrive in Cleveland...[ + ]

Honorees and performers arrive in Cleveland, Ohio for the 30th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Julie Noce reports....



 2015-04-19 07:30   

UPI

  UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 19, 2015...[ + ]

By United Press International UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 19, 2015...



 2015-04-19 07:18   

Reuters

  UPDATE 1-MIDEAST STOCKS-UAE, Qatar mkts slip as investors position for Saudi opening...[ + ]

(Updates with markets open)DUBAI, April 19 (Reuters) - Gulf stock markets were narrowlymixed in early trade on Sunday as the United Arab Emirates andQatar pulled back after a few strong sessions and...



 2015-04-19 07:16   

Reuters

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  Fast-moving brush fire forces home evacuations near Los Angeles...[ + ]

(Reuters) - A fast-moving brush fire east of Los Angeles has forced the evacuation of more than 200 homes just hours after it started, fire department officials said on Sunday.The blaze, named the Highway...



 2015-04-19 07:08   

AP

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  Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy...[ + ]

LONDON (AP) Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy. The question is whether the patient is recovering or is st...



 2015-04-19 07:02   

Reuters

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  UN investigation finds corruption in Afghan police oversight division...[ + ]

KABUL (Reuters) - A United Nations sponsored report has found that Afghanistan government officials who headed oversight of the police suppressed complaints of corruption against the force and has recommended...



 2015-04-19 07:01   

Reuters

  Foreign automakers double down on China bets despite slowing growth...[ + ]

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Foreign automakers continue to plough money into factories in China, the world's largest car market, even as the biggest economic slowdown in a quarter of a century crimps sales growth.Market...



 2015-04-19 06:55   

AP

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  Capitals goalie Holtby healthy, ready for Game 3 at Isles...[ + ]

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Capitals goalie Braden Holtby wasn't sure what felt worse: Sitting out a playoff game because of an illness, or watching the Capitals fall behind the New York Islanders by two goals before rallying for a victory. ...



 2015-04-19 06:55   

Reuters

  India issues fresh tax notice to Vodafone - report...[ + ]

MUMBAI, April 19 (Reuters) - Indian tax authorities haveissued a fresh notice to Vodafone Group Plc seekingre-assessment of tax returns for assessment year 2009-2010, newschannel ET Now reported on...



 2015-04-19 06:51   

Reuters

  Foreign automakers double down on China bets despite slowing growth...[ + ]

SHANGHAI, April 19 (Reuters) - Foreign automakers continueto plough money into factories in China, the world's largest carmarket, even as the biggest economic slowdown in a quarter of acentury crimps...



 2015-04-19 06:30   

AP

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  Iran Guard rejects inspection of military sites...[ + ]

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard says inspectors would be barred from military sites under any nuclear agreement with world powers. Gen. Hossein Salami, the Guard's deputy leader, said Sunday on state TV that all...



 2015-04-19 06:20   

Reuters

  Kim holes out from fairway to win LOTTE Championship...[ + ]

(Reuters) - LPGA Tour rookie Kim Sei-Young produced a stunning turnaround to win the LOTTE Championship in Hawaii on Saturday, chipping in to force a playoff with Park In-bee before holing out from 150...



 2015-04-19 06:19   

Reuters

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  2015 NASA Rover Challenge underway in Alabama...[ + ]

Teams face an uphill battle for fastest rover in this year's NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge in Alabama. Julie Noce reports....



 2015-04-19 06:17   

Reuters

  Guangzhou Auto to open 2 factories, searching for U.S. dealer partners -executive...[ + ]

SHANGHAI, April 19 (Reuters) - Guangzhou Automobile GroupMotor plans to spend roughly 6 billion yuan ($968 million) ontwo new factories in an aggressive expansion push despite aslowdown in the world's...



 2015-04-19 06:16   

AP

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  Breakaway Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader...[ + ]

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) Turkish Cypriots are electing a new leader for the breakaway north of Cyprus in an unpredictable contest as talks to reunify the ethnically split island are expected to resume next month. Some 177,000 residents are eligible to vote S...



 2015-04-19 06:04   

AP

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  FC Dallas beats Toronto FC 3-2 after 3-hour weather delay...[ + ]

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Fabian Castillo scored twice, including the fastest goal in his club's history, and FC Dallas beat Toronto FC 3-2 in a game that ended early Sunday morning after a three-hour weather delay. Officials stopped the game Saturday night...



 2015-04-19 06:01   

Reuters

  Lloyd's of London targets Islamic insurance market...[ + ]

* Opened Dubai office last month, eyes Malaysian market* Backing new London Islamic insurance bodyBy Bernardo Vizcaino and Carolyn CohnSYDNEY/LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) - Lloyd's of London has set...



 2015-04-19 06:00   

AP

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  Matthysse wins majority decision against Provodnikov...[ + ]

VERONA, N.Y. (AP) Lucas Matthysse won a majority decision against Ruslan Provodnikov in a 12-round super lightweight bout Saturday night. Matthysse landed the majority of the punches in the first round and opening a cut near Provodnikov's left eye ea...



 2015-04-19 05:56   

Reuters

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  Toddler shot in drive-by near Seattle dies...[ + ]

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A one-year-old girl who was shot in the head during a drive-by shooting near Seattle on Thursday died late Saturday from her wounds, hospital officials said.The girl was brain dead...



 2015-04-19 05:49   

Reuters

  Ducks 2, Jets 1...[ + ]

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It seems that the Anaheim Ducks have borrowed the rally monkey from their neighbors at Angel Stadium and kept him in the postseason.The Ducks won for the second straight game when...



 2015-04-19 05:45   

Reuters

  MIDEAST STOCKS-Foreign investment plan may lift Saudi market...[ + ]

DUBAI, April 19 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's stock market mayrise on Sunday after the regulator said it would open the bourseto direct foreign investment from June 15. Strong oil prices mayalso support...



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