Italy searches for 700 migrants lost at sea north of Libya
Full Article Springfield News-Sun
19 Apr 2015

Emergency services mounted a major search and rescue operation Sunday north of Libya after a ship containing hundreds of migrants trying to reach Italy capsized in the Mediterranean. Italy's ANSA news agency said an estimated 700 people were aboard and only 28 people had been rescued. Barbara Molinario, spokeswoman...

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An Italian Coast Guard officer helps migrants disembarking from Italian Coast Guard ship "Dattilo", in Augusta's port, near Siracusa, Sicily, Italy, Thursday, April 16, 2015.
photo: AP / Carmelo Imbesi

updated 19 Jul 2014; published 19 Jul 2014
Italy migrants Nineteen 'suffocate' aboard boat from Africa
updated 14 Apr 2015; published 14 Apr 2015
Another tragic day off the Italian coast: 400 migrants die, witnesses report
updated 19 Jul 2012; published 19 Jul 2012
BBC - Italy: North African migrant and racism
updated 29 Oct 2014; published 29 Oct 2014
Mare Nostrum: Inside Italy's Migrant Rescue Mission
updated 30 Jun 2014; published 30 Jun 2014
Italy finds dozens of dead migrants in sea off Sicily
updated 20 Mar 2015; published 20 Mar 2015
Italy Wants North African Countries to Rescue Migrants at Sea
GOP 2016 hopefuls take aim at Hillary, each other at New Hampshire summit
Full Article CNN
19 Apr 2015

Nashua, New Hampshire (CNN)They mocked her black "Scooby Van" and chided her tipless trip to Chipotle. They ripped her use of a personal email server, her family foundation's acceptance of foreign gifts and her tenure as secretary of state. Hillary Clinton won't be in New Hampshire for two more days, but she was the star of the show on Saturday as...

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, visits with local residents at The Tremont, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Marshalltown, Iowa.
photo: AP / Charlie Neibergall

updated 02 Feb 2008; published 02 Feb 2008
Yes We Can - Barack Obama Music Video
updated 24 Jul 2014; published 24 Jul 2014
Pope Francis meet with FREE mother Meriam Ibrahim who put on death row for marrying a Christian
updated 26 Jan 2015; published 26 Jan 2015
Palin, Trump Hint At 2016 Presidential Runs
updated 20 Nov 2012; published 20 Nov 2012
Obama To Visit Moscow - Meeting With Hilary Clinton
updated 10 Jun 2014; published 10 Jun 2014
Hilary Duff Takes Time Off From Parenting To Shop In Beverly Hills
updated 06 Dec 2013; published 06 Dec 2013
Hilary Duff - Fly
Teenager shot dead by police in Kashmir
Full Article Dawn
19 Apr 2015

SRINAGAR: Police shot dead a 16-year-old boy on Saturday during a demonstration in India-held Kashmir as a strike shut down the Himalayan region, officials said. The uncle of the boy said police first detained his nephew before shooting him at point-blank range in front of many other protesters. Police said they would investigate the uncle’s...

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Relatives of Suhail Ahmad Sofi mourn near his body in Narbal on the outskirts of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 18 April 2015. Sofi, a teenaged boy was killed when Police opened fire at a group of protesters.
photo: WN / Imran Nissar

updated 05 May 2014; published 05 May 2014
Uncle showing off Gun Collection Shoots 10-year-old Nephew to Death
updated 15 Apr 2015; published 15 Apr 2015
Frank Ernest Shepherd Police shoot dead unarmed black man live on TV as his family watched at home
updated 05 May 2014; published 05 May 2014
Boy, 10, Shot in the Head to Death by a Laser Glock 27 when Uncle showing off Gun Collection
updated 04 Dec 2014; published 04 Dec 2014
Boy, 10, Shot in the Head to Death by a Laser Glock 27 when Uncle showing off Gun Collecti
updated 14 Dec 2012; published 14 Dec 2012
Cop Shoots Unarmed Man 11 Times RIP Ernesto Duenez Jr
updated 07 Feb 2012; published 07 Feb 2012
Trigger Happy Cops Shoot & Kill Autistic Boy Holding A Butter Kitchen Knife
Iran's Rouhani criticises Saudis over Yemen strikes
Full Article Al Jazeera
18 Apr 2015

Iran's president has criticised Saudi Arabia for continuing to carry out air offensive against the Houthi rebels, warning that its regional rival will harvest "the hatred" it is sowing in Yemen. "You [Saudi Arabia] planted the seeds of hatred in the hearts of people's region and you will see the response sooner or later," Hassan Rouhani told...

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a military parade marking National Army Day in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Saturday, April 18, 2015.
photo: AP / Ebrahim Noroozi

updated 19 Apr 2015; published 19 Apr 2015
Iran's,Rouhani criticises Saudis over Yemen strikes
updated 18 Apr 2015; published 18 Apr 2015
Iran's Rouhani criticises Saudis over Yemen strikes
updated 09 Apr 2015; published 09 Apr 2015
2015 - BBC World News - Relations Btw Iran & Saudi Arabia Deteriorate over Yemen Crisis - 9/4/15
updated 16 Apr 2015; published 16 Apr 2015
FM Zarif: Iran ready to help resolve crisis in Yemen
updated 08 Apr 2015; published 08 Apr 2015
Leader of Iran, Turkey agree about need to stop Yemen conflict 터키-이란 정상 ″
updated 13 Apr 2015; published 13 Apr 2015
Yemen:Saudi Arabia rejects Iran's calls to stop air strikes
Mali crisis: Attack on UN convoy kills two
Full Article BBC News
18 Apr 2015

18 April 2015 From the section Africa The UN's Minusma force has some 9,000 personnel in Mali A United Nations supply convoy has been attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed. The attack took place about 15km (9 miles) west of the city late on Friday, the UN Mission in Mali said. The UN took over security...

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File - Rwandan Peacekeepers from the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) patrol the streets of Gao, in northern Mali, 19 May, 2014.
photo: UN / Marco Dormino

updated 17 Jan 2013; published 17 Jan 2013
updated 16 Jan 2013; published 16 Jan 2013
updated 28 Jan 2015; published 28 Jan 2015
Border Fire: UN peacekeeper dead after IDF shells Lebanon border
updated 03 Oct 2014; published 03 Oct 2014
Mali's UN troops killed in 'deadliest attack'
updated 19 Feb 2013; published 19 Feb 2013
Algerian hostage crisis ends, but dozens killed
updated 14 Apr 2012; published 14 Apr 2012
First aid convoy reaches northern Mali

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The Daily Beast
Lawmakers are pushing Obama take a page out of the World War II playbook—and let Jordan borrow some Predator drones to keep the terror group at bay. In 1941, before the United...
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BBC News
By Laurence Peter BBC News 16 April 2015 From the section Europe Italy has brought thousands of rescued migrants to Sicily Hundreds of migrants have drowned this month trying to...
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Article By Guest Writer Gilad Atzmon Just a few month ago, in a speech in front of the Labour Friends Of Israel Lobby group, Ed Miliband - the Labour party's current leader,...

Rand Paul speaking to Tea Party Express supporters at a rally in Austin, Texas. USA
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NASHUA, N.H. — Sen. Rand Paul is leaving the Granite State with a freshly cemented foreign policy campaign message — and a defiant tone for critics who suggest he’s weak on national defense. “I think there are those in our...
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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator  monitor the Orion spacecraft
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NASA really wants humans make it to Mars, and it also really wants to be the one that gets us there. In fact, NASA administrator Charles Bolden went so far as to say that "No commercial company without the support of NASA and government is going to...
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Turkish and Afghan security personal inspect a damaged vehicle at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.
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A suicide bomber in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100, setting off a blast outside a bank where government workers collect salaries. President Ashraf Ghani blamed Islamic State militants, without...
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French frigate Hermione (2012) : Hermione in Bordeaux
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Reuters ROCHEFORT, FRANCE— A replica of the warship that carried France's Marquis de Lafayette to help American colonists in their war of independence sets sail for the United States on Saturday, symbolic of a historic moment that binds the two...
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File - Health workers in Monrovia, during the visit of Hervé Ladsous, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, to assess how the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) can further support the fight against Ebola, 11 September, 2014.
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Liberia has weathered the worst ever outbreak of Ebola, which has killed more than 10,600 people....
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File - President Barack Obama listens to Dr. Nancy Sullivan, Senior Investigator, Chief Biodefense Research Section, explain the investigational Ebola vaccine candidate currently being tested on humans during a lab tour at the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., Dec. 2, 2014.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — With a tone of outrage and eye-rolling dismissiveness, President Barack Obama and his White House team are working out their aggressions on Republicans. Well into the final quarter of Obama's presidency the White House approach is,...
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This stunning color image taken by NASA's MESSENGER probe shows the complex crater Bartok as well as the limb of Mercury.
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(CNN)Let's start with a pop quiz (space junkies can skip this test). True or False, Mercury is: 1) The planet closest to the sun in our solar system 2) So hot that water couldn't possibly exist there 3) Something used in old-style glass thermometers...
photo: NASA / Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics