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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014
By United Press InternationalApril 16 (UPI) -- UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014

UPI Sports Schedule for Saturday, April 19

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Caroline LeeApril 17 (UPI) -- A roundup of all the sporting events scheduled for April 19, 2014.

Sub search for missing plane to be done in week

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Sub search for missing plane to be done in week
PERTH, Australia (AP) — An underwater robotic submarine is expected to finish searching a narrowed down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane within the next week, after completing six missions and so far coming up empty, the search coordination center said Saturday.

Deadly Clash Between Vietnamese Border Guards and Chinese Migrants Reported

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Seven people died during the gunfight Friday, which began after migrants grabbed one or more assault rifles from the guards and began firing, the reports said.

Search resumes for bodies in Everest avalanche

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Search resumes for bodies in Everest avalanche
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.


Joakim Noah grieves over loss of his mentor

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Joakim Noah grieves over loss of his mentor
Bulls center missed practice Friday as he mourned death of Tyrone Green, who he credits for his basketball development DigitalPLUS: Bulls center Joakim Noah missed ... more

Search resumes after Everest's worst climbing tragedy

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KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Sherpa climbers aided by helicopters resumed a search on Saturday for four missing guides after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes ... more

Legislation would address backlog of unused state police cars

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Legislation would address backlog of unused state police cars
Statehouse Republicans this week proposed legislation they say would get new squad cars off state police parking lots and onto Illinois highways, resolving a backlog ... more

Burglary Suspect's Creepy Act Goes Viral

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A man accused of lurking over a child's crib after breaking into a family's home has been charged. KPRC's Joel Esienbaum reports.

Multiple Homes Destroyed in New Jersey Beachfront Fire

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Multiple Homes Destroyed in New Jersey Beachfront Fire
At least three houses were destroyed after a fire broke our near the beach front in Sea Isle City, N.J., on Friday. Numerous adjacent properties ... more
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Tommy Crossan murder: Northern Ireland police arrest man in Belfast

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Tommy Crossan murder: Northern Ireland police arrest man in Belfast
Police question 26-year-old man following murder of former Belfast commander of Continuity IRA on FridayA man has been arrested in connection with the murder of ... more

The one day when Christians and atheists sing from the same hymn sheet

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The one day when Christians and atheists sing from the same hymn sheet
Holy Saturday is the theological no man's land between the crucifixion and the resurrection where faith is traditionally absentI suppose it has been coming for ... more

Narendra Modi: India's saviour, or sectarian with blood on his hands?

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Narendra Modi: India's saviour, or sectarian with blood on his hands?
The likely new prime minister of India is wildly popular among his supporters, and has a rags-to-riches backstory to warm the hearts of meritocrats, but ... more

Great-Aunt Dolly was a thief, a rough sleeper and my inspiration

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Great-Aunt Dolly was a thief, a rough sleeper and my inspiration
Lillian Pizzichini's great aunt brought welcome relief from the tense relationship between her parents and taught her not to take life too seriouslyAs I get ... more

Q&A: Ricky Gervais

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Q&A: Ricky Gervais
'When did I last cry? Over a YouTube clip about animals' Continue reading...
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U.S. Plans Military Drills in Eastern Europe

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The moves in Poland and Estonia are part of a broader effort to strengthen NATO’s air, sea and land presence in the region in response ... more

Snowden Defends Query to Putin on Surveillance

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Edward J. Snowden expressed surprise at criticism directed toward him, insisting that he had been trying to hold Russia’s government to account over its surveillance ... more

Italian Bank Proposes Increased Stock Offering

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Italian Bank Proposes Increased Stock Offering
The plan to issue $6.9 billion in new stock comes as the bank fights to avoid nationalization and braces for stress tests of its balance ... more

World Briefing: Ukraine Seeks Inquiry Into Killings

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Ukraine has asked the International Criminal Court to investigate the deaths of civilians on its territory that occurred from Nov. 21, 2013, to Feb. 22, ... more

Memo From Berlin: Twin Shocks Shake Foundation of German Power

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Memo From Berlin: Twin Shocks Shake Foundation of German Power
Revelations of American spying and the crisis in Ukraine have left Germany feeling that the established rules of the 21st century have been broken.

Deadly Clash Between Vietnamese Border Guards and Chinese Migrants Reported

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Seven people died during the gunfight Friday, which began after migrants grabbed one or more assault rifles from the guards and began firing, the reports ... more

U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

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The Department of Defense has identified 2,302 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.

Underwater Search for Plane Continues

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Underwater Search for Plane Continues
An underwater search of a remote stretch of southern Indian Ocean seabed for the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 continued.

Why You Shouldn't Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

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Why You Shouldn't Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
In the first comprehensive study of the DNA on dollar bills, New York University researchers identified 3,000 types of bacteria in all—many times more than ... more

China Issues Rules for Banks' Preferred Shares

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To help banks address tougher capital requirements in accord with global guidelines, China unveiled fresh rules on their issuance of preferred shares.

Powerful Earthquake Rattles Mexico, Shakes Buildings

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Powerful Earthquake Rattles Mexico, Shakes Buildings
A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out into the street, although there were no early ... more

World Briefing | The Americas: Haiti: Housing Effort Said to Lag

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A post-earthquake housing program in Haiti financed by the United States Agency for International Development has delivered only a quarter of the planned number of ... more

World Briefing: Venezuela: Opposition Talks Resume

published Tue, Apr 15 2014 21:51 GMT
Venezuela’s opposition resumed negotiations with the government on Tuesday, despite rising doubts that the talks will produce a political opening.

World Briefing: Canada: 5 Students Killed in Alberta

published Tue, Apr 15 2014 21:50 GMT
A guest at an end-of-semester party in Calgary, Alberta, stabbed and killed five other university students early Tuesday morning, the police said.

Brazil’s Star, Petrobras, Is Hobbled by Scandal and Stagnation

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Brazil’s Star, Petrobras, Is Hobbled by Scandal and Stagnation
Petrobras has recently come to symbolize disarray in Brazil’s sluggish economy and the reassessment of growth prospects in emerging markets.

Covert Inquiry by F.B.I. Rattles 9/11 Tribunals

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A reminder that the invisible hand of the United States government is at work in ways unlike anything seen in typical courtrooms.

In Pistorius Trial, Critics See a Justice System Favoring the Rich and Famous

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In Pistorius Trial, Critics See a Justice System Favoring the Rich and Famous
The murder trial of the double-amputee sprinter has highlighted the wide gap between celebrity justice and the treatment meted out to ordinary South Africans.

World Briefing: Algerian President Wins a Fourth Term

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World Briefing: Algerian President Wins a Fourth Term
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has won a fourth term as Algeria’s leader, receiving 81.5 percent of the vote, officials said Friday.

Paper Shows U.S.-Flagged Plane in Iran Has Ties to Ghana

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The ownership ties between a Utah bank and a Ghanaian company raise questions about the role of sanctions.

Ex-Marine Held in Iran Asks Official for Help

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Amir Hekmati, an American incarcerated in Iran since August 2011, recently wrote to its foreign minister seeking help in gaining his release.

Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout

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Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation's health care law and the Democratic ... more

Mark Twain, Writing Coach

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Mark Twain, Writing Coach
Young writers besotted by the image of a swaggering, confident Twain should take heart: Underneath that white suit lurked an author as insecure and neurotic ... more

ObamaCare enrollees told to change passwords after Heartbleed review

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People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide ... more

Millennials and the American City

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Millennials and the American City
Michael Tubbs, a 23-year-old councilmember in Stockton, California, and the star of the documentary ‘True Son,’ says that now is the time for young people ... more

Burma’s Badass Gun-toting Medics

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Burma’s Badass Gun-toting Medics
The Free Burma Rangers are one of the few aid groups left operating in Myanmar’s contested ethnic states—and their work often straddles the line between ... more