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Titanic victim promoted tourism to ship's owner

Vancouver Sun -
A few years ago I visited Halifax. Among other things, the Nova Scotia capital is known for the Fairview Cemetery, the final resting place of 121 victims of the RMS Titanic.

US Secret Service storm ahead of Summit of the Americas

BBC News -
Several Secret Service agents providing security for President Barack Obama in Colombia have been recalled, following allegations of misconduct.

Isolate North Korea over missile launch says Barack Obama -
US President Barack Obama says he will keep pressure on North Korea after its failed rocket launch. US President Barack Obama said on Friday that the United States would work with the international community to further isolate North Korea after the ...

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's long-awaited engagement certain to fuel media ...

Washington Post -
LOS ANGELES - Will and Kate were just the warm up for the true wedding of the century. After years of cohabitation, six kids and countless tabloid headlines, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie made it official: They plan to make it official.

FACT CHECK: Romney skips past a contraception compromise, is on point on ...

Washington Post -
WASHINGTON - Did Vice President Joe Biden really call for a new global business tax on US companies operating abroad? Could it be true that half of high school students in the 50 largest cities don't graduate?

Los Angeles wins again -
AP / April 14, 2012 Dustin Brown tied an NHL playoff record with two shorthanded goals, Jonathan Quick made 46 saves, and the visiting Los Angeles Kings beat top-seeded Vancouver, 4-2, on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
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Iran Begins Nuclear Talks With Six Nations

New York Times -
ISTANBUL - Talks between Iran and six world powers about the aims of its nuclear-enrichment program began on Saturday morning with a plenary session of all parties.

Syrians forces open fire on protesters, opposition activists say

By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Syrian forces targeted opposition neighborhoods Saturday, activists said, days into a fragile cease-fire aimed at ending a bloody crackdown against anti-government protesters.

S.Sudan says repulses Sudan attack on Heglig

Reuters -
| JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan said on Saturday it had repulsed an attempt by the Sudanese army to retake the disputed oil-producing border area of Heglig, which the southern army seized earlier this week.

A Brotherhood show of force, as Egypt turns to presidential election

Christian Science Monitor -
The Muslim Brotherhood led tens of thousands of protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square today, sending a message to Egypt's military rulers.

Portuguese leaders meet to discuss Guinea-Bissau coup

By the CNN Wire Staff Residents walk past parliament in Bissau last month. Military forces are in the streets of the capital Friday.

Weekly Roundup: Martin Case Draws Nation's Eyes

Sunshine State News -
The national debate over guns, racial profiling and Florida's controversial self-defense law continued this week as murder charges were brought against a neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed a 17-year-old black teenager.

Forecasters say Saturday storms across middle of country 'life threatening'

Fox News -
Apr. 13, 2011: NOAA's Storm Prediction Center warns of severe weather in portions of Kansas and Oklahoma on Saturday. According to forecasters, there is a 60 percent chance of tornadoes, high wind and hail within 25 miles of a point in an area from ...

Feds seek evidence after fiery Calif. standoff -
AP | Posted: Saturday, April 14, 2012 3:33 am | ( Loading… ) comments. Smoke rises from an apartment complex Friday April 13, 2012 following an overnight fire where a standoff with police took place in Modesto, Calif.

Arizona Bans Abortions After 20 Weeks

National Journal -
By Meghan McCarthy Arizona's Republican Governor Jan Brewer officially banned abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy on Thursday, when she signed into law the latest in controversial state statutes aiming to restrict abortion access.

$4.2 billion profit for Wells Fargo -
Wells Fargo & Co. posted a $4.2 billion profit in the first quarter of 2012, a 13 percent increase over the same quarter a year ago.

China's Economic Growth Slowest In Nearly 3 Years

Forbes -
China's economy grew 8.1% in the first quarter, after expanding 8.9% in the fourth quarter of last year, according to the country's National Bureau of Statistics.

Letter: Standing with Ann

Naples Daily News -
I heard Hilary Rosen, CNN political contributor, when she commented about Ann Romney never having worked a day in her life, and the backlash she's receiving for the comment is ridiculous.

Republicans must go on the offensive

Las Vegas Sun -
What Mitt Romney and the Republicans must do from now until November is deconstruct the existing political platform of President Barack Obama.

Megaupload user data in limbo

By Matthew Barakat, AP ALEXANDRIA, Va. - It's a cache of data roughly equivalent to half of the Library of Congress and nobody quite knows what to do with it.

Facebook weighs in on cybersecurity legislation

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Washington Post -
Facebook has added its voice to the debate over the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), saying it supports aspects of the legislation, but wants to work with lawmakers to address privacy concerns about the bill.

This Week in Tablets: Apple and Amazon's proxy war, plus Windows 8

TabTimes -
by George Jones April 14 2012, 3:50 am Comment Also inside: First Windows 8 hardware details for Intel-based tablets, and Paper's phenomenal App Store success.

Nokia says fixed flagship smartphone software bug

Reuters -
By Tarmo Virki | HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia (NOK1V.HE) said on Saturday it has fixed a software bug in its Lumia 900 smartphones which went on sale a week ago in the United States, its answer to Apple's (AAPL.

'American Idol' recap: Jessica Sanchez gets voted off, but angry judges bring ...

New York Daily News -
By Jim Farber / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Jessica Sanchez (left) is rescued from elimination by judges Randy Jackson, Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez as host Ryan Seacrest (right) looks on during Thursday's telecast of 'American Idol.

'The Three Stooges' Who'd You Rather?

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"The Three Stooges" aka Moe (Chris Diamantopoulos), Larry (Sean Hayes) and Curly (Will Sasso) are back on the big screen.

Lakers turn to B-team to beat Nuggets, clinch playoff berth

Los Angeles Times -
Andrew Bynum scores 30 points, Matt Barnes has 24 off the bench, and Lakers hang on for 103-97 victory without injured star Kobe Bryant and Coach Mike Brown, who misses game because of a family issue.

Flyers take control with 8-5 win over Penguins

AP PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jaromir Jagr rubbed the stubble on his still-developing playoff beard and mulled the question. Was Philadelphia's 8-5 comeback win over Pittsburgh in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Friday one of the wildest games ...

Gordon and Hornets get past Jazz

Chicago Tribune -
New Orleans, LA - Eric Gordon had 25 points and six assists on Friday and the Hornets downed the playoff-hopeful Jazz, 96-85. With the loss Utah fell to 10th in the Western Conference standings, a half- game behind the Suns and 1 1/2 games behind the ...

Lengthy absence would really hurt -
The Rays' Reid Brignac comes down hard on Jacoby Ellsbury's right shoulder on a play at second, knocking him from the game - and possibly much longer.

Drew Brees: Joe Vitt 'obvious choice' to take over Saints

By Jonathan Bachman, AP By Jonathan Bachman, AP NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drew Brees, the unquestioned leader in the New Orleans Saints' locker room, calls Joe Vitt "the obvious choice" to take over as interim head coach while Sean Payton spends the entire ...

Auroras spotted on Uranus for first time

Zee News -
Washington: Scientists have for the first time captured images of auroras above the giant ice planet Uranus, finding further evidence of just how peculiar a world that distant planet is.

Satellite pictures help scientists count penguins in Antarctica -
Emperor penguins are far more plentiful in Antarctica than previously thought scientists have discovered after finding seven new colonies of the birds by using satellite images to count the birds from space.

Pet Pointers: Ticks

YNN Hudson Valley -
With a milder than usual winter behind us, scientists say tick activity is on the rise. Lisa Chelenza tells us more about ticks in this edition of Pet Pointers.

Shift workers 'risking' Type 2 diabetes and obesity

BBC News -
By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News Shift workers getting too little sleep at the wrong time of day may be increasing their risk of diabetes and obesity, according to researchers.


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