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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:24 AM

Palestinian Factions Announce Historic Unity Government

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:14 AM

Missing Jet Clue? “Material” Washes Ashore

An object that washed up on Australia’s shoreline is being investigated by authorities hunting for wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, officials said Wednesday. The material — possibly a piece of sheet metal with rivets — was found six miles east of Augusta, NBC News reported. In China, families of missing passengers on-board the jet were notified of the potential lead in the investigation. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 3:19 PM

Fla. Soldier Claims Squatters Stole His House

A soldier from Florida says the friend of someone he contracted to repair his home is now squatting in it without his permission. U.S. Army Spc. Michael Sharkey, who's stationed in Hawaii, said he has never met the man, or his girlfriend, who are now living in his house. Police say the issue is a civil matter and must go through a judge. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Ex-Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Sue Over Low Pay, "Jiggle Test"

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 3:10 PM

Prince Charles' Brother-in-Law Dies in NYC Fall

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 11:10 AM

Broken Fingers Reveal Ferry Victims' Desperate Struggle

Many of the children's bodies pulled from the submerged South Korea ferry in the past two days had broken fingers, local media reported — suggesting the victims had desperately tried to climb walls or floors to escape, NBC News reported. Divers continued to search the ferry Wednesday, feeling for bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks. The death toll reached 150, leaving 152 others people still missing after more than a week. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 7:47 AM

Ukraine Ends Truce With Pro-Russia Separatists

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 9:28 AM

DOJ Expands Clemency Rules for Drug Offenders

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:40 AM

U.S. Teacher May Have Molested Scores Overseas

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Chris Brown to Stay in Jail After Judge Denies Bail

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 7:25 AM

China State Media Attacks U.S. as Obama's Asia Tour Begins

Just hours before President Barack Obama touched down in Japan for a week-long tour of Asia on Wednesday, China's state media published a commentary slamming the U.S. as a "myopic" superpower that was trying to "cage" its Asian counterpart, NBC News reported. Obama will visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines over the next five days in an effort to "rebalance" and "pivot" toward Asia. Xinhua, which is a mouthpiece of the Beijing government, referenced Obama not visiting China during the trip and told him to "stop pampering its chums like Japan and the Philippines," a reference to its various island territorial disputes with maritime neighbors. Read »
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Bratton on Twitter Fail: I Welcome the Attention

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Highway Driver: I Was Shot at for Driving with High Beams On

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:55 AM

Lifting Sunken Ferry the Next Major Challenge for Officials

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 6:23 AM

Flight MH370: Titanic Technology to Be Deployed

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