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Oscar Pistorius Sobs On Witness Stand At His Murder Trial

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

The double-amputee runner tells the court of the moment he says he realized he shot and killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, and not an intruder.

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Russia Issues Warning As Ukraine Forcibly Removes Protesters

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

A Ukrainian minister says police arrested around 70 demonstrators who had seized an administration building in Kharkiv, Ukraine's 2nd-largest city. Separatists have also seized a building in Donetsk.

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Sick 1-Year-Old Rescued From Sailboat 1,000 Miles Off Mexican Coast

Monday, April 07, 2014

The parents activated a distress beacon from their 36-foot sailboat en route to the Pacific islands after the girl developed a fever and rash that wouldn't respond to medications.

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WATCH: Giant Container Ship Collides With Hong Kong Park

Monday, April 07, 2014

The 633-foot-long vessel, which may have suffered a loss of power, ran aground within yards of a popular jogging path in the Chinese territory.

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Mob In Ukraine Seizes Provincial Building, Declares Independence

Monday, April 07, 2014

Pro-Russian protesters stormed the building in the country's eastern city of Donetsk, proclaiming sovereignty from Kiev.

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On Stand, A Weeping Pistorius Apologizes To Girlfriend's Family

Monday, April 07, 2014

An emotional Oscar Pistorius broke down soon after taking the witness stand at his murder trial Monday, saying he has nightmares about the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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Signal 'Just Like' Emergency Beacon Detected In Search For Flight 370

Monday, April 07, 2014

Calling it the "most promising lead" so far, the leader of the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner says ships have again detected a signal used by "black box" beacons.

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Search For Flight MH370: Ship Detects Pulse Signal Again

Sunday, April 06, 2014

Ships and search planes are being sent to investigate a pulse signal that a Chinese patrol ship picked up twice this weekend, says the head of the search effort for a Malaysia Airlines jet.

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Ban On Stores' Late Hours Is Lawful, French Court Says

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Cosmetics retailer Sephora had hoped to keep its top Paris store open until midnight. Instead, the shop must observe the traditional closing time of 9 p.m.

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Chinese Ship Reportedly Detects 'Pulse Signal' In Search For Airliner

Saturday, April 05, 2014

A search ship has detected an ultrasonic pulse on a frequency used by black box recorders, according to China's state-run Xinhua news agency.

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Defying Taliban Threats, Afghans Vote For Next Leader

Saturday, April 05, 2014

No major violence has been reported since polls opened Saturday, in elections that may result in the nation's first democratic transfer of power.

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McDonald's Shuts Its Restaurants In Crimea

Friday, April 04, 2014

The fast food chain cited the "evolving situation" for a decision to close its restaurants in Simferopol, Sevastopol and Yalta.

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Kerry: 'Reality Check Time' In Middle East Peace Talks

Friday, April 04, 2014

The secretary of state says both Israel and the Palestinians need to "spend some time thinking about making some very difficult decisions."

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India Sentences 3 To Hang For Multiple Rapes

Friday, April 04, 2014

The men were sentenced under a new, tougher law on sexual assaults. They were convicted in two separate cases, including the rape of a 23-year-old photojournalist in Mumbai.

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Racing's Michael Schumacher Has 'Moments Of Consciousness'

Friday, April 04, 2014

The Formula One driving legend suffered a severe head injury while skiing in December. Doctors started to bring him out of a medically induced coma in late January. He is hospitalized in France.

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AP Photographer Killed, Reporter Wounded By Gunman In Afghanistan

Friday, April 04, 2014

Anja Niedringhaus died and Kathy Gannon was seriously injured when a man opened fire. They were in a car in eastern Afghanistan. The gunman is reported to have been a police officer.

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Ukraine Inquiry Finds That Police Snipers Killed Protesters

Thursday, April 03, 2014

The report comes a day after ousted President Viktor Yanukovych denied in an interview that he ordered the killings.

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White House: Creation Of 'Cuban Twitter' Was Not Covert Program

Thursday, April 03, 2014

According to a report by the Associated Press, the U.S. funded the creation of a social media platform designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba.

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Court In Turkey Orders Twitter Service Restored

Thursday, April 03, 2014

The social media site was blocked in the runup to last Sunday's local elections, but the ban was deemed a breach of free expression and ordered reversed.

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NASA Suspends Some Ties With Russia Over Ukraine Crisis

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The two sides will continue to work together, however, in the operation of the International Space Station.

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