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'Scandal' recap: Olivia flies off into the sunset... for now - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:40am

ABC News

'Scandal' recap: Olivia flies off into the sunset... for now
Los Angeles Times
In Thursday's “Scandal” season finale, Olivia finally seizes the opportunity to stand in the sun, boarding a plane bound for who-knows-where with Jake at her side, if not exactly in her heart. After the death of little Jerry, the bombing at Sen. Hightower's funeral ...
"Scandal" season 3 finale explodes with murder, betrayalCBS News
A nutty finale for 'Scandal,' TV's craziest showWashington Post
Scandal Review: “The Price of Free and Fair Elections”Paste Magazine
New York Daily News (blog)
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Alabama jobless rate jumps to 6.7 percent - Businessweek

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:37am

SFGate

Alabama jobless rate jumps to 6.7 percent
Businessweek
The state Department of Labor says Alabama's March unemployment rate is 6.7 percent, which is three-tenths of a percent higher than the February rate. It's also above the March 2013 rate of 6.6 percent. The job rate represents 144,628 unemployed people.
California adds 11800 jobs, unemployment rate rises slightly to 8.1%Los Angeles Times
SC unemployment fell to 5.5 percent in MarchSFGate
Maryland employers add 2300 jobs in MarchBaltimore Sun
Chron.com -Fox News -DesMoinesRegister.com
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Powerful quake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings - Hindustan Times

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:24am

Powerful quake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings
Hindustan Times
A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out into the street, though there were no early reports of major damage. The magnitude 7.5 quake was centered in the southwestern state of Guerrero, ...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: 'He made a reader of me' - BBC News

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:21am

BBC News

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: 'He made a reader of me'
BBC News
The author was best known for his masterpiece of magic realism, One Hundred Years of Solitude, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. Gabriel Garcia Marquez's other works include Love in the Time of Cholera, Chronicle of a ...
Magical realist who lit Latin America's imaginationThe Australian
Peres mourns death of 'great dreamer' Gabriel Garcia MarquezJerusalem Post
Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies at 87; Glen Campbell Reportedly Moved to ...ABC News
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Gabriel García Márquez and the manager - Livemint

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:25am

Livemint

Gabriel García Márquez and the manager
Livemint
Reading Nobel literature prize-winner Gabriel García Márquez can be inspiring. Photo: Yuri Cortez/AFP. Gabriel García Márquez, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, and arguably the greatest storyteller of the past century, died last week.

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Denver Husband Shoots Wife on 911 Call after Eating Pot Candy - Fashion Times

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:05am

Washington Post

Denver Husband Shoots Wife on 911 Call after Eating Pot Candy
Fashion Times
Denver Husband Shoots Wife on 911 Call after Eating Pot Candy (Photo : YouTube) A Denver hallucinating husband shot his wife, who was making a 911 call, after he allegedly consumed pot candies. Print This. Text + -. Share This. Facebook Share.
Denver man consumed edible pot before killing wife, police suspectLos Angeles Times
Police: Man bought pot candy, shot wifeKWCH
Police: Man ate pot candy before shooting wifeMyrtleBeachOnline.com

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What Gabriel García Márquez taught us about literature, journalism and history - Washington Post

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 7:26am

Washington Post

What Gabriel García Márquez taught us about literature, journalism and history
Washington Post
In a 1981 interview with the Paris Review, novelist Gabriel García Márquez, who died on April 17 at age 87, told Peter H. Stone that “I've always been convinced that my true profession is that of a journalist.” epa04170553 (FILE) A file picture dated 26 March ...

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S-Korea ferry Live: Rescued vice principal found hanged - Firstpost

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:01am

S-Korea ferry Live: Rescued vice principal found hanged
Firstpost
Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree. The news of the death came Friday as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of people still missing from the ferry and feared ...

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Updated Obamacare Enrollment Exceeds Estimates - NPR

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:17am

Washington Post

Updated Obamacare Enrollment Exceeds Estimates
NPR
President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website. Share. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email. Comment ...
Enrollment surge should end debate over Obamacare, Obama says (+video)Christian Science Monitor
The 8 Million Sign-Up ManABC News (blog)
Here's how we got to 8 million Obamacare signupsWashington Post (blog)
Wall St. Cheat Sheet -Fashion Times -Chippewa Herald
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Scientific advance allows adults' stem cells to be cloned - Yakima Herald-Republic

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:10am

Irish Independent

Scientific advance allows adults' stem cells to be cloned
Yakima Herald-Republic
FILE This Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1997 file photo shows seven-month-old Dolly, the genetically cloned sheep, looking towards the camera at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, Scotland. Keith Campbell, a prominent biologist who worked on cloning Dolly the sheep, ...
First Embryonic Stem Cells Cloned From A Man's SkinNPR (blog)

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MH370: Underwater drone scans ocean floor for 5th time; frustration bubbles - CNN

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:10am

NDTV

MH370: Underwater drone scans ocean floor for 5th time; frustration bubbles
CNN
(CNN) -- An underwater drone dipped into the ocean Friday for its fifth trip to search for traces of the missing Malaysian plane as relatives of those aboard maintained their demand for answers. Relatives compiled a list of 26 questions that they want addressed ...
Australia's Houston: Calm face of Flight 370 huntChron.com
Drone risks damage at record depth in search for Malaysian planeReuters India
6 weeks since disappearance of Malaysian jet, Chinese families gather to cry ...Fox News
NDTV -Independent Online -Bernama
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Clinton White House documents set for release - Washington Times

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:15am

Clinton White House documents set for release
Washington Times
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Archives is releasing about 7,500 pages of documents Friday from former President Bill Clinton's administration. The records will cover a wide range of topics, including former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's role in health ...

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Church official hopes that West hears Putin's call to build Europe basing on ... - Interfax-Religion

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:08am

The Guardian

Church official hopes that West hears Putin's call to build Europe basing on ...
Interfax-Religion
Moscow, April 18, Interfax – The Russian Church hopes that the West will make positive steps in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's communication with people. “It is joyful that in spite of all unfriendly words that were have been by overwhelming ...
Would Obama save Putin from drowning? Putin says yes. (+video)Christian Science Monitor

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Oscar Pistorius trial: what we have learnt from the last seven days - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:03am

Telegraph.co.uk

Oscar Pistorius trial: what we have learnt from the last seven days
Telegraph.co.uk
Oscar Pistorius denies the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by shooting her through a locked lavatory door early on February 14 last year. He has said he believed she was an intruder and acted to protect himself and Steenkamp.
Pistorius Trial Adjourns With Key Witness in DoubtNew York Times

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A short but well-lived life: Family remembers police officer killed days after ... - Fox News

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:25am

Washington Post

A short but well-lived life: Family remembers police officer killed days after ...
Fox News
FILE - This undated photo provided by the Middlesex District Attorney's Office shows Massachusetts Institute of Technology Police Officer Sean Collier, 26, of Somerville, Mass. Investigators said Collier was shot to death Thursday, April 18, 2013 on the school ...
Remembering an officer slain after bombs went offSalon

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In a cloning first, scientists create stem cells from adults - TODAYonline

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:11am

In a cloning first, scientists create stem cells from adults
TODAYonline
NEW YORK - Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a patient's DNA in order to treat diseases, they announced on Thursday, creating patient-specific cell lines out of the skin cells of two adult men.

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South Carolina Man Faced $525 Fine for Soda Refill - ABC News

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:37pm

ABC News

South Carolina Man Faced $525 Fine for Soda Refill
ABC News
A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning. When Christopher Lewis of North Charleston, S.C., refilled his drink without paying Wednesday, a federal police officer gave him a ...
Accreditation group wraps up visit to SC State campusWIS
Today's Most: VA Hospital changes mind, won't fine man $525 dollars for refilling ...Tucson News Now
Man avoids $525 fine for refill at SC hospitalNewsOK.com
International Business Times -KOLO -WPTV
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Bryan Singer's Accuser Says He 'Was Raped Numerous Times' - AceShowbiz

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:25pm

AceShowbiz

Bryan Singer's Accuser Says He 'Was Raped Numerous Times'
AceShowbiz
A man named Michael F. Egan III who accuses Singer of sexually abusing him says in a press conference, 'You were like a piece of meat to these people.' Tweet. Bryan Singer. See larger image. Photo credit: Adriana M. Barraza/WENN. A man who accuses ...
Bryan Singer's Lawyer: The 2000 Suit That Didn't Name Director Is a 'Smoking ...TheWrap
'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer Accused Of Drugging And Molesting TeenStarpulse.com
Man details abuse claims against 'X-Men' directorSFGate
New York Daily News -Hollywood Reporter -Daily Beast
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Portland, Ore., is dumping 38 million gallons of drinking water because of a ... - Washington Post

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:57pm

SFGate

Portland, Ore., is dumping 38 million gallons of drinking water because of a ...
Washington Post
It took one teenager urinating in a reservoir for the city of Portland, Ore., to dump enough water to fill about 57 Olympic-size swimming pools, even though the water was deemed to be safe. A 19-year-old man was spotted on camera urinating through a fence ...
Teen urinates in water supplyABC 57 News
Incident Prompts Reservoir Flush in OregonWall Street Journal
A wee error and city flushes 143m litresThe Australian
The Oregonian -Slate Magazine (blog) -CBC.ca
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Does Russia spy on millions? Edward Snowden asks Vladimir Putin on live TV - Brisbane Times

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:24pm

Does Russia spy on millions? Edward Snowden asks Vladimir Putin on live TV
Brisbane Times
Edward Snowden calls Vladimir Putin. Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden calls Russian Vladimir Putin during the leader's televised question and answer session with the nation to ask about mass surveillance. PT1M35S ...

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