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283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

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South Korea: Hundreds missing after ferry sinks External link

Source country TheScotsman Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:27:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Other categories: Maritime Safety;

A HIGH school field trip to a holiday island turned to disaster today when a ferry sank off South Korea, leaving at least four dead and 283 others missing....

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Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag

Articles : 249 | Last update : Apr 16, 2014 7:26:00 PM | Start : Apr 16, 2014 2:59:00 AM | Sources : 123 | Peak : 2 | Current rank : 2

Six Ukrainian armored vehicles seized in Kramatorsk, Kyiv says External link

Source country deutschewelle-en Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:14:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Arseniy Yatsenyuk[1]; Anders Fogh Rasmussen[3];

Other categories: EU Russia; External Relations;

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Arseniy Yatsenyuk told: "The Russian government must immediately call off its intelligence-diversionary groups, condemn the terrorists and demand that they free the buildings,"

According to Ukraine's defense ministry, six armored vehicles were taken by pro-Russian militants in Kramatorsk in eastern Ukraine. There are also reports of defections to the separatists' side....

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Seán FitzPatrick acquitted on all charges in Anglo trial

Articles : 45 | Last update : Apr 16, 2014 7:38:00 PM | Start : Apr 16, 2014 10:59:00 AM | Sources : 24 | Peak : 9 | Current rank : 3

Sean FitzPatrick thanks jury as he is found not guilty at Anglo trial External link

Source country thejournal Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:38:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland. FORMER CEO AND Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick has been found not guilty on all ten charges he faced on providing unlawful financial assistance to bank customers to buy shares in the bank in 2008. The jury returned to the courtroom just after 5pm this evening and delivered its verdict....

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US stock indexes extend their gains into a third day; Yahoo soars after solid earnings

Articles : 35 | Last update : Apr 16, 2014 7:20:00 PM | Start : Apr 16, 2014 3:59:00 PM | Sources : 13 | Peak : 7 | Current rank : 4

Yahoo, China news send US stocks higher at midday External link

Source country miamiherald Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:20:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Stocks are moving higher for a third day in a row after more U.S. companies report solid earnings and on encouraging news about China's economy....

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Pakistani Taliban refuse to extend ceasefire, will continue talks

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Pakistan Taliban end ceasefire External link

Source country GazzettaDelSud-en Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:20:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Nawaz Sharif[1];

Rome, April 16 - The Pakistan Taliban said Wednesday they will not extend a ceasefire that started in March. A Pakistani Taliban (TTP) spokesman accused the government of ignoring their demands, He said the TTP still wanted peace talks. There was no immediate response from the ......

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Tucson Elected Officials, Moms, Gun Violence Survivors, Gun Owners And Faith Leaders Gather To Launch New Group That Unites Moms, Mayors And Millions Of Americans To End Gun Violence: 'Everytown for Gun Safety'

Articles : 45 | Last update : Apr 16, 2014 7:31:00 PM | Start : Apr 16, 2014 1:38:00 PM | Sources : 29 | Peak : 5 | Current rank : 6

Michael Bloomberg plans $50 million to build gun control network to fight NRA External link

Source country startribune Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:13:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Barack Obama[1]; Larry Pratt[1]; Thomas Menino[1]; Michael Bloomberg[2];

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Michael Bloomberg said: "This new organization will bring more people into the fight against gun violence, which affects every town in America,"

NEW YORK — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls, adding a new dimension to his long-running fight for tighter firearms regulation....

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Bank of America swings to loss from profit, hurt by legal expenses

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Bank of America reports unexpected first-quarter loss External link

Source country guardian Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:28:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Bruce Thompson[1];

Other categories: Monetary Issues EU; Financial Crisis;

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Bruce Thompson said: "Higher litigation costs clearly blurred the progress we made,"

Larger-than-expected legal costs overshadow improved revenue in many of bank's major businesses Continue reading......

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Jordan: Combat vehicles from Syria destroyed

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Jordanian jets strike vehicles on Syrian border External link

Source country charlotteobserver Wednesday, April 16, 2014 6:18:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Jordanian military warplanes struck a convoy of vehicles as they were trying to enter Jordan from Syria, the army said in a statement Wednesday, in an unusual move at a Click to Continue...

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North Korea asks British government to act over barber's Kim Jong Un 'Bad Hair Day?' poster

Articles : 34 | Last update : Apr 16, 2014 7:27:00 PM | Start : Apr 16, 2014 12:45:00 PM | Sources : 29 | Peak : 8 | Current rank : 9

North Korea protest over Kim Jong-Un hair poster External link

Source country TheScotsman Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:27:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Kim Jong-un[3];

THE Foreign Office has confirmed that the North Korean embassy have lodged a complaint over a west London hair salon’s use of Kim Jong-Un to advertise discount haircuts....

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Yellen: Fed Stimulus Still Needed for Job Market

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Federal Reserve Chair Stresses Inflation, Employment in First Policy Speech External link

Source country voanews Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:39:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says inflation is expected to rise slowly from current levels to the U.S. central bank's two percent target rate. In her first major policy speech, Yellen told the Economic Club of New York the low rate of inflation appears due to "temporary" influences such as the deceleration in consumer energy prices....

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