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For Separatists, Ballots Are On Their Way — But Plans Are Still Pending

Thu, 2014-05-01 12:04

The self-proclaimed governor of the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk announced that preparations were underway for an independence referendum. Separatists' intentions there appear to be unclear, and their opponents feel angry and abandoned by the government in Kiev.

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With Few Answers On Missing Teens, Frustration Simmers In Nigeria

Thu, 2014-05-01 12:04

Activists and parents demonstrated in the Nigerian capital, hoping to force the government to do more to rescue nearly 200 abducted teen girls, who have been missing for over two weeks. There is still little reliable information about the situation.

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Experts Expect A First For Ford: A Painless CEO Transition

Thu, 2014-05-01 12:04

Ford Motor Company will soon have a new CEO: Mark Fields, who's currently the chief operating officer. Michigan Radio's Tracy Samilton reports that Ford hopes this will quell doubts among investors.

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In Sex Assault Report, Pentagon Sees Progress — And A Long Way To Go

Thu, 2014-05-01 12:04

The Pentagon issued a study on sexual assault in the military, reports of which have jumped 50 percent in the past year. Defense Secretary Hagel says this is a positive sign of trust in the system.

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Effort To Force Treatment On Severely Mentally Ill Meets Resistance

Thu, 2014-05-01 12:04

An uneasy fact emerges from the two dozen mass shootings in this country over the past decade: The majority of those pulling the trigger have been severely mentally ill and not receiving treatment.

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Job Growth Trending Up, Survey Finds

Thu, 2014-05-01 12:00

The private sector added 220,000 jobs in April, which appears to signal an upward trend.

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Senior Prank Gone Wild: Police Arrest 62 N.J. Students

Thu, 2014-05-01 11:21

Police say the students broke into their high school, urinated in the hallways, flipped desks and taped hot dogs to lockers. An alarm alerted police who searched the school with a K-9 unit.

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Here's The Scoop On Jackfruit, A Ginormous Fruit To Feed The World

Thu, 2014-05-01 11:10

It's the largest tree fruit in the world. It's nutritious. And because it's pretty easy to grow, it has the potential to be a star in the developing world. But ... does it taste good?

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