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For Second Night, Valparaiso Fire Spreads Misery In Chile

Mon, 2014-04-14 05:36

At least a dozen people were killed and more than 2,000 homes destroyed by a large fire that wreaked havoc Saturday and Sunday in the city of Valparaiso. Some 10,000 people have evacuated their homes.

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Dozens Dead, Scores Injured After Bomb Blast In Nigeria

Mon, 2014-04-14 04:25

The explosion at a bus station near Abuja is thought to be the latest in a string of such attacks by the extreme Islamist group Boko Haram. More than 70 people were killed. More than 120 were injured.

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In Ukraine: Pro-Russia Occupiers Defy Deadline, War Fears Grow

Mon, 2014-04-14 03:35

A deadline set by the Ukrainian government passed without gunmen leaving sites they have seized in the eastern part of the country. But the prospect of Ukrainian troops moving in is rattling nerves.

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'This Was A Hate Crime,' Police Say Of Kansas City-Area Killings

Mon, 2014-04-14 02:50

Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Glenn Miller, is accused of killing three people Sunday during attacks on a Jewish community center and a Jewish retirement home.

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Kiev Deadline For Disarming In East Ukraine Passes

Mon, 2014-04-14 00:36

A deadline for pro-Russian gunmen to leave government buildings in eastern Ukraine and surrender weapons passed early Monday. There was no immediate sign of any action to force the insurgents out.

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Police In Utah Seek Answers After 7 Dead Babies Found

Mon, 2014-04-14 00:33

The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one noticing.

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Supremacist ID'd As Suspect In Kansas Attacks

Mon, 2014-04-14 00:12

The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist.

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Official Says Sub Will Be Used In Search For Jet

Mon, 2014-04-14 00:06

Crews will for the first time send a robotic sub into the Indian Ocean. It's trying to determine whether signals detected by sound-locating equipment are from the missing Malaysian jet's black boxes

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Mind Over Milkshake: How Your Thoughts Fool Your Stomach

Sun, 2014-04-13 23:22

What we think about food may change how our bodies respond to it. Sip what you think is a rich milkshake, and your body acts as if you've had a fatty treat, even if it's really a lower-calorie drink.

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A Gold Obsession Pays Dividends For Indian Women

Sun, 2014-04-13 23:20

Gold is not just about ornamentation in India. It's an insurance policy against bad economic times and bad marriages. Enterprising Indian women are using it to get loans to start small businesses.

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Kiev Government To Deploy Troops In Ukraine's East

Sun, 2014-04-13 18:53

Kiev government to deploy troops in Ukraine's east

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Bubba Watson Dons Green Jacket For Second Time At Masters

Sun, 2014-04-13 15:04

After a blustery final round at Augusta National, Bubba Watson earned his second win at the prestigious Masters golf championship on Sunday.

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Drought Could Complicate Already Difficult Food Crisis In Syria

Sun, 2014-04-13 14:07

The World Food Programme is moving about 40,000 tons of food around Syria each month, navigating conflict zones and checkpoints. And now a potential drought could hurt food production in the country.

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3 Dead After Shootings At Jewish Facilities Near Kansas City

Sun, 2014-04-13 13:21

One shooting took place at a Jewish community center and another happened at an assisted-living facility. Authorities say a person of interest is in custody, The Associated Press reports.

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Huge Fire Kills At Least 11 And Destroys Hundreds Of Homes In Chile

Sun, 2014-04-13 13:03

In Chile, a large fire has reportedly killed at least 11 people and destroyed 500 homes. Thousands of residents have been forced to evacuate areas near the port city of Valparaiso.

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Outdated Tax Code Gives Some Working Spouses A Bad Deal

Sun, 2014-04-13 12:59

The U.S. tax code, which dates back to the days of Ozzie and Harriet, can work against dual-income spouses. In some cases, it's cheaper for one spouse to stay home.

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Keep It Brief, Commencement Speakers! No One Will Remember Anyway

Sun, 2014-04-13 12:59

Former college President Hal Wilde has endured dozens of graduation ceremonies. He says procuring the speaker was one of his most annoying tasks. And for what? Students rarely remember the message.

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'Bully' Serves His Punishment: Holding Sign In Public

Sun, 2014-04-13 12:32

After a court found Edmond Aviv had abused his neighbors with racial slurs and pranks, he was forced to sit by a busy street with a sign proclaiming, "I am a bully."

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'Pay Secrecy' Policies At Work: Often Illegal, And Misunderstood

Sun, 2014-04-13 11:12

President Obama has signed an order that reinforces part of a law that's existed for nearly 80 years: Employees can discuss compensation without fear of retaliation. Here's what you should know.

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A Girl Ages From 0 To 14 Years Old, In 4 Minutes

Sun, 2014-04-13 11:06

Lotte turned 14 in October; that led her father, Dutch filmmaker Frans Hofmeester, to make a new "time lapse edit" of the images he has collected since her birth.

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