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  • Air strikes in Yemen kill 40 al Qaeda militants in two days

    By Mohamed Mukhashaf ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Air strikes in southern Yemen killed about 30 suspected al Qaeda members on Sunday, local tribal sources said, in the second day of strikes against militant targets in the country. On Saturday an air strike killed 10 al Qaeda militants and three…

    Reuters
  • Protesters fight police, burn Maduro puppets in Venezuela

    By Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS (Reuters) - Masked youths battled police, protesters burned and hung from lamp-posts effigies of President Nicolas Maduro and marchers demanded the "resurrection" of democracy on a volatile Easter Sunday in Venezuela. Though millions of Venezuelans have headed for…

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  • Japan PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine: Japanese media

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine, seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, media reported on Monday, in a move likely to further strain ties with China and South Korea. Abe's latest offering comes just days before U.S.…

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  • Nevada range war: Western states move to take over federal land

    The tussle over Cliven Bundy’s 400 cows – grazing on federal land, although he refuses to pay the required fees now amounting to more than $1 million – sharpens this debate, which has featured state legislators, county officials, environmentalists, and federal judges (all of whom have ruled against…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • 420 festival: How far and fast could legal marijuana spread?

    Today is a big day for marijuana in the United States. But that's never stopped marijuana aficionados from adopting the date as their own, and this year they have good reason to think they're on the winning side of America's drug war.  Since Colorado voters legalized marijuana for recreational…

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  • Wyoming, Washington State landslides: Natural or human-caused?

    But human activities can trigger landslides as well: commercial and residential development, logging, mining, road-building, and water diversions among them. That may have been the case in this weekend’s landslide in Jackson, Wyo., and in an earlier, massive slide in Oso, Wash., that killed at…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Blended learning revolution: Tech meets tradition in the classroom

    But in bursts of learning, hunched over her laptop in her Summit Shasta High School classroom, she has managed to zoom at her own rapid pace to the completion of all of her ninth-grade English, history, science, and math classes. But in her school's "blended learning" program, Gabi has had as much…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released Sunday showed, suggesting the chaotic situation may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300.

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  • Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east

    BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Within hours of an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming militant Ukrainian nationalists and Russian state television stations aired pictures of supposed proof of…

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  • Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck?

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  • Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.

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  • Ahead of vote, Syria's Assad visits seized village

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's embattled president marked Easter with a tour Sunday of an ancient Christian village recently recaptured by his forces, an important symbolic prize for his government ahead of coming presidential elections he appears poised to contest.

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  • Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — A Malaysian official met Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued its search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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  • Top Asian News at 11:00 p.m. GMT

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released Sunday showed, suggesting the chaotic situation may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300. About 30 minutes after the…

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  • Niger could sign new deal with Areva within days: mines minister

    The government of Niger, the world's fourth largest uranium producer, is on the verge of renewing an agreement with French state-controlled nuclear group Areva, the West African nation's mines minister said on Sunday. Niger, one of the world's poorest nations, is pushing to boost revenues from its…

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  • Liverpool closes in on Premier League title

    LONDON (AP) — Liverpool secured a return to the Champions League on Sunday — but there's a much bigger prize just around the corner.

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  • Guardiola, Mourinho back in Madrid for CL semis

    Madrid will be the center of the football world this week when Real Madrid hosts Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid welcomes Chelsea in the Champions League semifinals.

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  • Gunmen kill 11 Algerian soldiers in ambush

    Gunmen killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush overnight, the defence ministry said on Sunday, in the first attack of its kind since President Abdelaziz Bouteflika won a fourth term. The attack took place in the restive Kabylie region east of Algiers, where discontent with the ailing 77-year-old…

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  • Top Asian News at 10:30 p.m. GMT

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released Sunday showed, suggesting the chaotic situation may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300. About 30 minutes after the…

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  • Mob in Dominican Republic kills Haitian father

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A Haitian man died after being attacked by a mob in the Dominican Republic for allegedly stabbing his 4-month-old daughter, authorities said Sunday.

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