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In America
May 3, 2015 9:10 am gmt |
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Baltimore isn’t the only city where there’s tension between cops and the community. The mayor of Cleveland said this week his city is prepared to handle reaction to the trial of an officer charged in the deadly shootings of two people. It comes as officials investigate the fatal police sh...
In World
May 3, 2015 8:42 am gmt |
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Astronauts exploring the solar system on a Mars mission might experience brain damage because of exposure to space radiation, a new study suggests. If the results are confirmed by other research, they could have implications for the feasibility of NASA’s planned Mars mission, set to take place someti...
In America
May 3, 2015 5:57 am gmt |
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A former aide to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges over a traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge, a major access route to New York City. David Wildstein admitted he played a part in shutting down one of the busiest crossings in the United States in Septe...
In World
May 3, 2015 4:58 am gmt |
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US-led strikes targeting the Islamic State group killed at least 52 civilians in northern Syria, a monitor said today, but the Pentagon said it could not confirm the report. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor also reported deadly violence elsewhere in Syria, including a rebel rocket atta...
In World
May 2, 2015 9:09 am gmt |
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Foreign media reports the Columbus Fire Department has been battling a massive fire Friday evening on the city’s south side.Nearly half of the city’s crews were called to Universal Paper and Plastic on Marion Road. Plastic and wood pellets burned as well as other recyclables in the 20,000 square foot...
In New Zealand
May 2, 2015 9:06 am gmt |
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Ninety-one-year-old Mary Manssen decided to show the young kids how it is done and bungee jump off a bridge in Queenstown. The crowd roared as the daredevil leaped into the New Zealand landscape. Manssen started her bungee jumping career in 2008, at the ripe age of 84. She has also taken a helicopter...
In America
May 2, 2015 8:57 am gmt |
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Prominent Baltimore activist Joseph Kent says he wants everyone to know he’s alright, despite his arrest Tuesday evening as Baltimore’s curfew was going to into effect. He was released late Wednesday and  gave his first media interview, saying he was undeterred by the arrest and planned t...
In World
May 2, 2015 8:27 am gmt |
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Nine people have been arrested by police after a secret ‘drugs tunnel’ was discovered behind a wardrobe in a house in Mexico. Officials suspect that Mexican gangs were intending to use the tunnel to smuggle drugs into America. The passageway was discovered under a trap door in a house nea...
In World
May 2, 2015 5:40 am gmt |
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Russia criticized Western and Arab members of the U.N. Security Council on Friday for paying “lip service” to humanitarian needs in Yemen after the council was unable to agree on a Russian-drafted statement calling for pauses in fighting to allow delivery of aid. In the latest sign of inc...
In America
May 1, 2015 11:55 am gmt |
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A protest had been organized long before the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo’s arrival, who was scheduled to make a speech in San Francisco Thursday. the protesters were holding slogans and were shouting “Abe, liar! Abe, Shame!”. Vehicles carrying protest slogans passed through the s...
In Asia
May 1, 2015 11:40 am gmt |
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Thousands of Indonesian workers marched the streets of Jakarta this morning (Friday) demanding higher wages during the annual May Day Rally. Protesters holding up placards reading “reject low wages” demanded the government increase the country’s minimum wage. According to the citize...
In Asia
May 1, 2015 11:01 am gmt |
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On April 25, a 8.1 magnitude earthquake, the country’s biggest in 80 years, shook Nepal, killing thousands and leaving some 3.5 million in bad need of food assistance. In particular, many millions in the country’s Western and Central Regions, including its largest cities Katmandu and Pokh...
In Asia
May 1, 2015 10:37 am gmt |
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An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands this afternoon at 2.30 pm. There is no tsunami warning, said experts. The small chain of islands lie hundreds of miles east of India in the Indian Ocean. Today’s quake comes as Nepal is struggling with relief o...
In Australia
May 1, 2015 10:16 am gmt |
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A second 7.1 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea. Tsunami warning was issued along the coast within 300 km of the quake’s epicentre but has since been lifted. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center had said dangerous tsunami waves were possible within 300 kilometres (186 mil...
In America
May 1, 2015 10:09 am gmt |
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Ten Chinese nationals who fled the United States this month were charged on Thursday (April 30) with violating federal court orders to stay during investigations into so-called maternity hotels in Southern California, the U.S. Department of Justice said. It said that all but one of the defendants wer...