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Ukraine’s Parliament Approves New Prime Minister in Vote

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:43
Volodymyr B. Groysman replaced Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk in the most significant shuffle of the country’s senior leadership since a revolution two years ago.









#BringBackOurGirls: Two years after Nigerian girls kidnapped, majority still missing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:43

Two years after 276 girls were kidnapped from their school in the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok by the Boko Haram extremist group, th...

       

VIDEO: My expensive Brazilian hair

BBC World News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:43
Persuading my mum to fund a new hairstyle in instalments
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More UMass student protesters arrested during second sit-in

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:42
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — University of Massachusetts officials say police arrested 19 student protesters who were among those occupying an administrative building on the school's Amherst campus.

Iraqi forces rely on air power in battling IS for key town

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:40

HIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s counterterrorism forces are increasingly relying on air power in their battle to take full control of a key town in the sprawling western Anbar desert from Islamic State militants. Gen. Abdel Ghani al-Asadi, who leads the elite troops, says his men control most of Hit but that IS fighters are […]
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Iraqi forces rely on air power in battling IS for key town

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:40

HIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s counterterrorism forces are increasingly relying on air power in their battle to take full control of a key town in the sprawling western Anbar desert from Islamic State militants. Gen. Abdel Ghani al-Asadi, who leads the elite troops, says his men control most of Hit but that IS fighters are […]
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Iraqi forces rely on air power in battling IS for key town

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:40

HIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s counterterrorism forces are increasingly relying on air power in their battle to take full control of a key town in the sprawling western Anbar desert from Islamic State militants. Gen. Abdel Ghani al-Asadi, who leads the elite troops, says his men control most of Hit but that IS fighters are […]

McDonald’s stores targeted by protests for $15 an hour

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:37

NEW YORK (AP) — Protesters calling for pay of $15 an hour and a union will be at McDonald’s restaurants around the country and overseas Thursday as part of an ongoing push targeting the world’s biggest hamburger chain. The “Fight for $15” campaign says low-wage workers including airport workers, adjunct professors and home care workers […]
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McDonald’s stores targeted by protests for $15 an hour

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:37

NEW YORK (AP) — Protesters calling for pay of $15 an hour and a union will be at McDonald’s restaurants around the country and overseas Thursday as part of an ongoing push targeting the world’s biggest hamburger chain. The “Fight for $15” campaign says low-wage workers including airport workers, adjunct professors and home care workers […]
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McDonald’s stores targeted by protests for $15 an hour

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:37

NEW YORK (AP) — Protesters calling for pay of $15 an hour and a union will be at McDonald’s restaurants around the country and overseas Thursday as part of an ongoing push targeting the world’s biggest hamburger chain. The “Fight for $15” campaign says low-wage workers including airport workers, adjunct professors and home care workers […]

Florida man claims stand-your-ground in road rage death

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:35

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man is seeking to have a murder charge against him dropped based on the state’s stand-your-ground law. The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/1Xx8SJA ) reports 63-year-old Robert Gelles faces second-degree murder in the Sept. 13 shooting of 44-year-old Joseph Bailey after a collision at a Port Orange intersection. […]
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Florida man claims stand-your-ground in road rage death

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:35

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man is seeking to have a murder charge against him dropped based on the state’s stand-your-ground law. The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/1Xx8SJA ) reports 63-year-old Robert Gelles faces second-degree murder in the Sept. 13 shooting of 44-year-old Joseph Bailey after a collision at a Port Orange intersection. […]
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Florida man claims stand-your-ground in road rage death

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:35

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man is seeking to have a murder charge against him dropped based on the state’s stand-your-ground law. The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/1Xx8SJA ) reports 63-year-old Robert Gelles faces second-degree murder in the Sept. 13 shooting of 44-year-old Joseph Bailey after a collision at a Port Orange intersection. […]

Hamilton faces big challenge at Chinese GP after penalty

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:34

SHANGHAI (AP) — Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton will have to make up considerable ground in the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday if he’s going to capture his third straight race in Shanghai and close the gap with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the drivers’ standings. Hamilton received a five-place grid penalty in Shanghai […]
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Hamilton faces big challenge at Chinese GP after penalty

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:34

SHANGHAI (AP) — Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton will have to make up considerable ground in the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday if he’s going to capture his third straight race in Shanghai and close the gap with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the drivers’ standings. Hamilton received a five-place grid penalty in Shanghai […]
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Hamilton faces big challenge at Chinese GP after penalty

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:34

SHANGHAI (AP) — Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton will have to make up considerable ground in the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday if he’s going to capture his third straight race in Shanghai and close the gap with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the drivers’ standings. Hamilton received a five-place grid penalty in Shanghai […]

Philadelphia nun goes on trial on drunken driving charge

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:34

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia nun facing drunken driving charges says she had a sedative and doesn’t remember crashing her car into a southern New Jersey building. Sister Kimberly Miller testified Wednesday at her trial in Washington Township she had a glass of wine and an Ambien before bed but woke up in […]
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Philadelphia nun goes on trial on drunken driving charge

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:34

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia nun facing drunken driving charges says she had a sedative and doesn’t remember crashing her car into a southern New Jersey building. Sister Kimberly Miller testified Wednesday at her trial in Washington Township she had a glass of wine and an Ambien before bed but woke up in […]
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Philadelphia nun goes on trial on drunken driving charge

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:34

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia nun facing drunken driving charges says she had a sedative and doesn’t remember crashing her car into a southern New Jersey building. Sister Kimberly Miller testified Wednesday at her trial in Washington Township she had a glass of wine and an Ambien before bed but woke up in […]

Florida man claims stand-your-ground in road rage death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 19:33
PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man is seeking to have a murder charge against him dropped based on the state's stand-your-ground law.