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Thousands march in South Korea anti-government protest

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans marched in Seoul for the second straight day Saturday to protest government labor policies and the handling of a ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people a year ago.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 April 2015

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Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'

NEW YORK (AP) — In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 April 2015

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NASA releases picture of starry fireworks for Hubble's 25th

 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — What better way to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's quarter-century in orbit than with cosmic fireworks?

Last Updated on Friday, 24 April 2015

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More than 12 hurt as stage collapses at Indiana high school

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — More than a dozen students suffered minor injuries after a stage filled with students collapsed during a musical performance at a central Indiana high school, authorities said Friday morning.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 April 2015

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Lynch to bring prosecutor's perspective to Justice Dept.

WASHINGTON (AP) — As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting terrorism, preventing cyberattacks and dealing with police and race — issues strikingly similar to what she's dealt with as top federal prosecutor for much of New York City and its eastern suburbs.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 April 2015

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Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the "heartbreaking tragedy" of accidental civilian deaths caused by U.S. military strikes in the fight against terrorism in places like Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 April 2015

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Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, an event which remains a diplomatic sore point for both sides.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 April 2015

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Comcast deal may be dead, but cable consolidation will go on

 

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Even though Comcast's $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is dead, consolidation among the companies that pipe in our TV, phone and Internet will carry on.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 April 2015

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