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2 dead, 104 unaccounted as rescuers scramble to sinking South Korean ship

CNN  - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- Rescue boats and helicopters scrambled to pluck hundreds of passengers, most of them high school students, from a passenger ferry as it listed and slow sank off the southwest coast of South Korea on Wednesday.
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Rescuers Race to Find Survivors of South Korean Ferry Sinking - by Kwanwoo Jun
South Korea ferry: Scores missing as ship sinks
South Korea »
A ferry with about 450 people on board is sinking off the south-west coast of South Korea, coastguard officials say: Many passengers have already been lifted off and TV reports say remaining passengers have been told to jump into the sea to await rescue.

Russia, West lock horns on Ukraine at UN crisis talks

Sin Chew Jit Poh  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ambassadors attending an emergency session at the UN Security Council on the Ukraine crisis. Photo courtesy: AFP. By Jennie MATTHEW.
Ukraine »
Kiev targets separatists as Russia warns of civil war
Ukraine Retakes Airfield With 'Anti-Terrorist' Operation
Ukraine »
Eva Tornado
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"STATEMENT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DONETSK PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC Today, on 04.15.2014, the newly founded Donetsk People's Republic became the target of military aggression on part of Ukraine. The Ukrainian authority that came to power as a result of an armed anti-constitutional coup, initiated military actions in the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic, using the soldiers of Ukrainian armed forces, gunmen from illegal armed...

Man arrested after dropping backpack at Boston Marathon finish line

Fox News  - ‎17 minutes ago‎
One man was arrested Tuesday after leaving a backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line on the one-year anniversary of a deadly bombing of the famous road race.

'Blood moon' draws an appreciative crowd to Griffith Park

Los Angeles Times
44 minutes ago
Written by
Deborah Netburn
They came with iPhones, iPads, digital cameras and even some film cameras - ready to capture the total lunar eclipse known as a "blood moon.
'Blood moon' mesmerizes sky gazers
Three more lunar eclipses to occur in the next 18 months
Sean Bagshaw
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Blood Moon! Lunar eclipse, April 15 2014. I had a great time photographing the lunar eclipse all night last night with my friend Kai. It has been almost seven years since the last time I had the opportunity to photograph a lunar eclipse. We just avoided being clouded over and missing it. I have a lot of developing still to do. This is the first image from the shoot. If you missed the eclipse I hope this image provides a strong visual of what the ...

Washington Post  - ‎28 minutes ago‎
CHICAGO - The Boston Red Sox believed they were headed to extra innings on a frigid night at U.S. Cellular Field. Tied at one against the White Sox in the bottom of the ninth inning, Boston reliever Chris Capuano appeared to strike out Marcus Semien on a ...

China's Growth Slows to Six-Quarter Low

Bloomberg  - ‎8 minutes ago‎
A real estate agent shows a customer a scale model of a property development inside the Sea Shore of China showroom in Sanya. An extended slowdown would put pressure on Premier Li Keqiang to add stimulus or ease up on efforts to curb financial risks ...
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China economic growth slows to 18-month low in first quarter
Asian stocks higher after China GDP data
China Growth Slows to 7.4% -- 2nd Update
China »   Economy »
The Indian Express
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CHINA Q1 GDP GROWTH: China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter but appeared strong enough to satisfy Chinese leaders who are trying to put the country on a more sustainable path without politically dangerous job losses. China Q1 GDP growth slows to 7.4 pct, beats expectations
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Defence gets its turn in Oscar Pistorius murder trial

Hindustan Times  - ‎36 minutes ago‎
For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony.

Toronto Star
1 hour ago
Written by
Tim Alamenciak
CALGARY—The son of a senior Calgary police officer is behind bars after the worst mass murder in the city's history - a bloody night that saw the lives of five young people snuffed out in a sudden knife attack at a house party.
5 University of Calgary students fatally stabbed in city's 'worst mass murder'
Five dead after University of Calgary student, son of cop, goes on stabbing spree ...
Calgary »
Condolences are pouring in for five young people stabbed to death in Calgary early today. They had been celebrating the last day of university classes overnight with a backyard bonfire in the northwest neighbourhood of Brentwood, according to neighbours.The stabbings happened around 1:20 a.m. MT on Tuesday. A suspect is in custody. Police have not yet released the name of the victims. Follow our ongoing coverage of this story at

Alleged serial killings highlight GPS limits  - ‎12 minutes ago‎
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon proved not once, but allegedly twice, that GPS trackers - the electronic leashes worn by 100,000 freed criminals in the U.S.

Christian Science Monitor
3 hours ago
Written by
Linda Feldmann
More money than ever is sloshing around political campaigns, which means more ads and more competition for attention. So how does a lesser-known candidate break through?

Cheryl Miller, Pamela Jackson were killed in car accident, authorities say

Fox News  - ‎3 hours ago‎
ELK POINT, S.D. - Authorities say two South Dakota girls missing since 1971 died after driving into a creek on their way to a party at a nearby gravel pit.

College Board provides a glimpse of redesigned SAT

Fox News  - ‎25 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Anxious students -- not to mention their parents -- can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years.

Stocks slip but then mount a comeback

Boston Globe  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Continue reading below. Stocks managed a late rebound for the second time in two days as investors seemed to brush off lower confidence among home builders and simmering tensions in Ukraine.

Yahoo's quarterly sales top estimates amid turnaround

Boston Globe  - ‎49 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo reported first-quarter sales that exceeded analysts' estimates, showing the turnaround effort under chief executive Marissa Mayer is displaying some signs of success.

Why spend $1500 to be a Google Glass 'explorer'?

USA TODAY  - ‎2 hours ago‎
One of the hottest and most controversial new toys in technology, Google Glass went on sale to the general public for the first time Tuesday.
Larry Magid: Google Glass: I have better things to do with $1500
Google sells out of 'Cotton' Glass model in hours
Google Glass
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Welcome to our new Explorers! All spots in the Explorer Program have been claimed for now, but if you missed it this time, don’t worry. We’ll be trying new ways to expand the Explorer program in the future. You can sign up below to stay updated. That's all for now, folks.

CNNMoney  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Security Research Labs says smartphone makers like Samsung need to implement biometric technology "in a way that does not put their users' crucial data and payment accounts at risk.
Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner is hackable, allowing access to online ...
Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint sensor bypassed
Bobby Situkangpoles
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Asus is comfortable comparing their affordable ZenFones to flagship phones costing three to four times as much From Asus ZenFone distributors' conference Here's a slide in which they compared low light camera performance of the $180 ZenFone to the $1000 iPhone 5s and $800 Samsung GS4 (Indonesian retail pricing). On another site they compared the ZenFones screen response time to the Galaxy Note 3, and apparently, the ZenFone 5 won b...

Twitter To Buy Social Data Provider Gnip

RTT News  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Micro-blogging site Twitter Inc. (TWTR: Quote) said Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire social data provider and its long-standing partner Gnip.

40 minutes ago
Written by
Drew McWeeny
<p>Johnny Depp and Rebecca Hall struggle mightily to make &#39;. Johnny Depp and Rebecca Hall struggle mightily to make 'Transcendence' work, but there's no saving a film this deeply dopey.

'X-Men: Days of Future Past': Wolverine center stage in final trailer

Los Angeles Times  - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sunspot (Adan Canto), left, Kitty Pryde (Ellen Page), Iceman (Shawn Ashmore) and Colossus (Daniel Cudmore) prepare for an epic battle to save their kind in "X-Men: Days of Future Past.

New York Daily News  - ‎1 hour ago‎
The 21-year-old Bangerz star tweeted a photo of herself lying in a hospital bed after canceling her show at the Kansas City Sprint Center Tuesday night.

Daily Mail  - ‎1 hour ago‎
A close friend of AC/DC's Malcolm Young said the 61-year-old guitarist is seriously ill and will never perform live again. Choirboys frontman Mark Gable said the founder of Australia's most successful rock band is physically unable to perform anymore and will ...
AC/DC retirement rumors center on founding guitarist Malcolm Young's health
AC/DC Retirement Rumors Swirl Around Malcolm Young's Health
Keith Charles
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Send your good thoughts, prayers, meditations, and visualizations to Malcolm Young of AC/DC  - if you can - apparently he recently suffered a stroke. An amazing guitarist, visionary, artist, and individual. Wishing you a full recovery Malcolm. Thanks for your music.  - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Sharon Robinson, daughter of Jackie Robinson, and Frank Robinson, the first African-American manager in baseball, at a ceremony Tuesday in New York.
Jackie Robinson Day at AT&T Park: Honoring No. 42 - by Al Saracevic
MLB honors the 67th anniversary of Robinson debut
ABC7 News - SF Bay Area
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HONORING 42: Major League Baseball is marking the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color line with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Every player on every team is wearing No. 42 today in his honor. CLICK +1 in honor of Jackie Robinson.

Blake Griffin, Clips cruise past Nuggets for franchise-record 57th win

ESPN  - ‎38 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES -- Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.
Recap: LA Clippers vs. Denver
Clippers Mine The Nuggets, 117-105
Los Angeles Clippers
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Halftime: The #Clippers lead the Denver Nuggets, 63-46 Chris Paul has a team high 17 points along with five assists and one steal. Blake Griffin follows with 14 points, four rebounds, three assists, one steal, and one block. STATS » Watch the second half on NBA on TNT or #PrimeTicket. Listen on KFWB / KWKW.

Royals beat Astros, Ventura earns first MLB win

Reuters  - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Royals beat Astros, Ventura earns first MLB win. HOUSTON -- Lost amid the fawning and hoopla over the raw stuff Kansas City Royals rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura wields at his choosing was the fact that, entering Tuesday night, he had yet to record ...

Smith brothers take family feud out of the basement for Red Wings-Bruins series

The Detroit News  - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Brendan Smith of the Red Wings and Reilly Smith of the Bruins fought through several playoff series as kids, but never to a definitive conclusion.

Science Recorder  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Researchers in China have created a new artificial surface that can bend and focus electromagnetic waves just like an antenna. This innovation may lead to the fabrication of flat, very low profile antennas that also could conform to the shape of curved ...

Saturn Is Spawning Another Moon

The Escapist
4 hours ago
Written by
Brett Slabaugh
Our solar system is expecting another body very soon, as mass from Saturn's rings clump together into a new moon. With all our research into the distant reaches of space, it's easy to forget that there's still interesting astronomical activity going on right on our ...
Congratulations, Saturn! It's a moon: NASA's Cassini snaps a photo of 'Peggy'
Has NASA discovered a new Saturn moon?
Photographs taken by NASA's Cassini probe in April 2013 show a bright arc about 750 miles long and 6 miles wide at the edge of Saturn's outermost ring. This arc was probably created by the gravity of a small, icy object nearby — possibly a newborn moon.

Study finds brain changes in young marijuana users

Boston Globe  - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Young adults who occasionally smoke marijuana show abnormalities in two key areas of their brain related to emotion, motivation, and decision making, raising concerns that they could be damaging their developing minds at a critical time, according to a new ...
Casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in the young: study
Study shows how marijuana could be affecting the brain
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New study links casual marijuana use to brain changes in crucial areas involving emotion, motivation and some types of mental illness. But one scientist says, "I'm more comfortable with young people having a casual marijuana habit than drinking regularly." AGREE or DISAGREE?

State Column  - ‎4 hours ago‎
Relief may be in sight for type 2 diabetes patients. Tanzeum, a drug produced by GlaxoSmithKline, has been approved to improve glycemic control by the FDA.

PET Scans Offer Clues on Vegetative States

New York Times  - ‎3 hours ago‎
People with severe brain injuries sometimes emerge from a coma awake but unresponsive, leaving families with painful questions. Are they aware?
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