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Own Party Asks 'Kissing' Congressman to Resign

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:27pm
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday joined a growing number of Republicans calling for the resignation of Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La., after he was caught on tape kissing a former aide.






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Outraged Orthodox Jews Protest Mandatory Military Service

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:11pm
Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jewish protesters burned garbage cans and blocked roads in Jerusalem on Thursday, outraged over the arrest of a Yeshiva student who refused to join the army.






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Stabbing Suspect Alex Hribal Motivated by Rage and Adrenaline, Criminologists Say

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:11pm
The high school student who stabbed 21 classmates and a security guard at a Pennsylvania high school was probably simmering with rage before the rampage and pumped with adrenaline as he moved through halls and classrooms to confront his victims, up close and one by one.






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Florida Day Care Crash Suspect in Custody

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:56pm
The man police said fled in the vehicle that caused another car to crash into a Florida day care, killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring more than a dozen others, turned himself in to authorities at Orange County Jail Thursday.Robert A. Corchado, 28, had been on the lam following the crash.






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Senate Orders Review of USAID 'Cuban Twitter' Program

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:40pm
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee asked the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to turn over all records about the secret "Cuban Twitter" program as part of a wider review of the agency's democracy programs.The committee's chair, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J.






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Stocks Tumble in Tech Share Rout; Nasdaq's Worst Day in 2 Years

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:40pm
Stocks were slammed on Thursday, with high-flying technology and biotech shares leading the declines that saw the Nasdaq posting its worst session in more than two years.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed unofficially down 266 points or 1.62 percent.






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The Week in Pictures: April 3 - 10

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:40pm

A bride relishes Ladies Day, elephant kisses for the New Year, the president's handshake thrills, Rwanda remembers, UConn sweeps NCAA & more








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Police Seek Driver in Deadly Florida Day Care Crash

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:25pm
Florida authorities Thursday said they were scouring the state for the man they said fled in the vehicle that caused another car to crash into an area daycare, killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring more than a dozen others.






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Ice Cream? Immigration? Colbert Quotes Keep Truthiness Alive

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:38pm

From immigration to ice cream, Stephen Colbert always had something gleefully blunt and funny to say. Here are 12 great quotes.








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Rock the Vote: India Stages World's Largest Election

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:23pm

Polling continues across India after 815 million people registered to vote in the country's general election, the world's largest election to date.








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N.C. Kidnap Victim Abducted in 'Elaborate' Plot Tied to Inmate

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:07pm
The suspects accused of abducting a North Carolina man for ransom sent his wife chilling text messages that they would dismember him and send his body to her “in 6 boxes” if she contacted cops, authorities said.






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Armed Pro-Russian Separatists Dig Into Donetsk

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:52pm
Donetsk, a city in eastern Ukraine, has become one of the latest battlegrounds between armed pro-Russian separatist and Ukrainian officials trying to hold their fledgling country together.






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Young and Single? You'll Pay More for Car Insurance

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:51pm
Take pity on the 20-year-old single man who buys auto insurance.A new study by InsuranceQuotes.com shows someone in this group will pay far higher monthly premiums than a single woman his age, a married man his age — and dramatically more than a married man who is just five years older.






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Travel Nightmare: Passengers Stuck on Plane for 34 Hours

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:51pm
As travel horror stories go, this one is a doozy.A Cathay Pacific flight from New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport to Hong Kong wound up being a 34-hour journey — including a 15-hour unscheduled layover in Zhuhai, China — where the 256 passengers never left the plane.






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GM Adds Part to Recall, Says Key Can Be Removed While Running

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:51pm
General Motors said Thursday it is adding ignition lock cylinders to its existing recall of more than 2 million older model cars in the U.S. because the ignition key can be removed while the engine is running, leading to a possible rollaway or crash.






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Ex-Household Staffer Accuses Netanyahu's Wife of Abusive Conduct

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:20pm
A former maintenance man at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence has filed a lawsuit alleging abusive conduct by his wife, Sara -- just one of a series of complaints faced by Israel's first lady.






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Feds Find 'Serious' Problems In Albuquerque Police Probe

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:20pm
The U.S. Justice Department says the embattled Albuquerque Police Department engaged in "patterns of excessive force" and believes the force violated the U.S. Constitution.






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Doctors Operate Again on Teen Nearly Stabbed in Heart

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:20pm
The knife went through his liver, sliced his diaphragm and missed his heart and aorta by a few millimeters — but after a second surgery to control bleeding, 17-year-old Jared Boger appears to be on the mend.






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Teen Charged in Stabbings Could Face Effective Life Sentence: Expert

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:20pm
The teenager accused in the mass stabbing at a high school outside Pittsburgh could face what amounts to a life sentence if he is convicted, an expert on Pennsylvania criminal law said Thursday.
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Armed Russian Separatists Dig Into Donetsk

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:05pm
Donetsk, a city in eastern Ukraine, has become one of the latest battlegrounds between armed pro-Russian separatist and Ukrainian officials trying to hold their fledgling country together.






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