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Bail For Alleged 'Flash Crash' Trader Set At More Than $7M

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

U.S. prosecutors say the U.K. man contributed to the 2010 "flash crash" that wiped about $800 billion from the value of shares. He told a London court that he opposes extradition to the U.S.

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Report Lays Out 10 Most Censored Countries

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Committee to Protect Journalists says Eritrea, North Korea, and Saudi Arabia are tops at silencing journalists.

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Saudis Say Operation In Yemen Entering New Phase

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

A military spokesman said the airstrikes were giving way to a period that would include diplomatic and political efforts, alongside military operations against the Shiite Houthi rebels.

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China's President Promises Pakistan $45B In Investment

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Up to $37 billion of that money will go toward the South Asian nation's electricity grid. But as NPR's Philip Reeves reports the challenge now is to make the projects happen.

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Ex-Auschwitz Guard Says He Was 'Morally Complicit' In Atrocities

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In his opening statement to a court in Germany, Oskar Groening, 93, said the judges must decide on his "criminal liability." He has been charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.

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Captain In Deadly Migrant Boat Sinking Charged With Manslaughter

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The captain and a crew member are among the boat's 28 survivors; the U.N. says more than 800 would-be migrants died after cramming themselves onto the 66-foot boat.

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Egypt's Former President Morsi Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Less than two years after he was removed from office by the military, Mohammed Morsi was sentenced by an Egyptian court for the arrest and torture of protesters.

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U.S. Navy Sends Aircraft Carrier To Coast Of Yemen

Monday, April 20, 2015

The move comes as fighting has intensified in Yemen between government forces and Houthi rebels allied with Iran. The U.N. has imposed an arms embargo on the Houthis.

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Argentine Prosecutor Dismisses Accusations Against President

Monday, April 20, 2015

The prosecutor assigned to the case is considered closely associated with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. His decision essentially puts an end to the case against her.

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Iran Charges 'Washington Post' Reporter With Espionage

Monday, April 20, 2015

Jason Rezaian's lawyer says he has been charged with four serious crimes. The Washington Post's Tehran bureau chief has been detained for nine months and held in the notorious Evin prison.

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FBI Chief's Comments Linking Poland To Holocaust Draw Angry Response

Monday, April 20, 2015

In a speech last week, James Comey appeared to suggest that Poles had been complicit in the Holocaust. Polish leaders, who have long recoiled at that assertion, demanded an apology.

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Japan, U.S. 'Close' To Major Deal

Monday, April 20, 2015

A 12-country trade agreement hinges on negotiations between Japan and the United States.

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EU Holds Emergency Meeting After Migrant Boat Capsizes; Hundreds Feared Dead

Monday, April 20, 2015

With 28 survivors reported and 24 bodies recovered, only a fraction of the hundreds of people who were reportedly on board are accounted for.

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Congo Monkey Spotted Decades After Species' Alleged Demise

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Bouvier's red colobus monkey — thought to have disappeared for good from the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo sometime in the 1970s — has been photographed by two researchers.

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Shroud Of Turin Goes Back On Display In Italy For A Limited Engagement

Sunday, April 19, 2015

The 14-by-3.5-foot cloth, believed by many faithful to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, will be shown to the public until June 24.

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New ISIS Video Purports To Show Shooting, Beheading Of Christians

Sunday, April 19, 2015

The footage shows some 30 people it says are Ethiopian Christians killed in two separate locations in Libya.

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Hundreds Of Migrants Feared Dead In Capsized Boat Off North Africa

Sunday, April 19, 2015

The vessel, carrying would-be migrants, appears to have been headed for the Italian island of Lampedusa.

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Australia Says It Broke Up ISIS-Inspired Plot To Attack WWI Event

Saturday, April 18, 2015

In a series of early-morning raids, Australian counterterrorism police arrested five men in the Melbourne area Saturday, over their possible involvement in a plot to attack a memorial ceremony.

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Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 35 In Jalalabad; ISIS Reportedly Claims Responsibility

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Both the United Nations and the Taliban have condemned the attack, which targeted civilians who were in a long line at a bank.

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Heavy Police Presence At Ferry Demonstrations Bring Seoul To A Halt

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Thousands of police formed a perimeter around the heart of South Korea's capital Saturday, in an effort to dampen a third day of protests over the government handling of a ferry disaster one year ago.

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