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world Protests flare in Rio de Janeiro after dancer killed

JC FinleySAO PAULO, April 23 UPI -- Protests flared in the Rio de Janeior slum of Paveo-Pavaozinho on Tuesday, after a young male dancer was killed.

32 minutes ago // ABC

world Car Bomb Outside Nairobi Police Station Kills 4

Car bomb explodes outside Nairobi police station; 4 people, including 2 officers, killed

34 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: Why Erdogans unprecedented statement on Armenian massacres left many unsatisfied

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a surprising move Wednesday: Speaking on the eve of the 99th anniversary of the controversial mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman soldiers in 1915, he expressed condolences for the "inhumane" incident. &#

34 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Study: Paper Money Hosts Hundreds of Bacteria

A new study finds cash is covered in hundreds of different types of bacteria, including pneumonia. KFYR's Sarabeth Ackerman reports.

34 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Chelsea Manning Allowed to Formally Change Name

The Army private convicted of funneling intelligence secrets to whistleblowing website WikiLeaks can legally change her name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, a judge ruled Wednesday.

38 minutes ago // Newsvine

world RUSSIA: Big oil is doubling down on Putin's Russia

For one group of powerful multinationals, Russia these days is less pariah than promised land. Big Western oil companies from BP to Shell have not just stayed the course in Russia in recent months -- many have essentially doubled down on oil and gas investments there and …

38 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Syrian lawmaker first to announce presidential bid

DAMASCUS, Syria A Syrian lawmaker registered as a candidate Wednesday for the country's June 3 presidential election, becoming the first official contender in a vote that will take place during the country's civil war and one that embattled President Bashar Assad likely will win.

38 minutes ago // BBC

world Deadly car bomb strikes Nairobi

Four people, two of them police, are killed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi by a car bomb outside a police station.

38 minutes ago // ABC

world Palestinian Rivals to Try Again for Unity Deal

After seven-year rift, Palestinian rivals to try again for unity deal leading to elections

39 minutes ago // CBS

world Inspired by the Bard

On Shakespeare's 450th birthday, a look at films inspired by his works

40 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Palestinian rivals to try again for unity deal

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah agreed Wednesday to form a unity government and hold new elections a potentially historic step toward mending the rift that has split their people between two sets of rulers for seven years.Following the announcement of the deal, hundreds of people took to the streets in Gaza to celebrate. Crowds hoisted Palestinian flags and posters.

42 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Noaa finds 19th century steamship sunk after collision off San Francisco

Steamship that sunk in 1888 collision with another vessel, killing 16, is found by researchers just inside the Golden Gate Bridge Continue reading...

42 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Noaa finds 19th century steamship sank after collision off San Francisco

Steamship that sank in 1888 collision with another vessel, killing 16, is found by researchers just inside the Golden Gate Bridge Continue reading...

43 minutes ago // CBS

world Chris Brown's DC assault trial delayed for months

The pop star's trial was been pushed back after prosecutors declined to grant immunity to the his bodyguard

47 minutes ago // ABC

world Watch: Mystery Material Washes Ashore in Southwest Australia

Investigators are studying the unidentified item to see if it is part of Flight 370, but admit they are not getting excited.

49 minutes ago // UPI

world Cardinal Dolan lauds 'heroic sanctity' of two popes, future saints

Ed Adamczyk NEW YORK, April 23 UPI -- Cardinal Timothy Dolan, on his way to Rome for the canonization of two popes, noted Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II are not museum pieces.

52 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world US lays charges in Syria smuggling scheme

Three men have been accused of illegally shipping goods to Syria through other countries for nine years.

53 minutes ago // Reuters

world Car bomb in Kenyan capital kills four people

NAIROBI Reuters - At least four people killed when a car bomb exploded outside a police station in a poor neighborhood of the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said.

54 minutes ago // Reuters

world U.S. Western Sahara draft urges respecting human rights, no U.N. monitors

UNITED NATIONS Reuters - A U.S.-drafted resolution that would renew the U.N. peacekeeping mission in disputed Western Sahara urges all sides to respect human rights but does not ask the United Nations to monitor abuses, according to a text obtained by Reuters on Wednesday.

57 minutes ago // Reuters

world At least four killed by car bomb in Kenyan capital: government

NAIROBI Reuters - At least four people were killed by car bomb outside a police station in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said.

57 minutes ago // UPI

world Third U.S.-Bangladesh Dialogue on Security Issues held

JC FinleyWASHINGTON, April 23 UPI -- Delegates from the U.S. and Bangladesh came together Tuesday for the third U.S.-Bangladesh Dialogue on Security Issues.

58 minutes ago // Reuters

world U.S. may charge ex-Blackwater guard with murder for Iraq massacre

WASHINGTON Reuters - The U.S. Justice Department is considering charging a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard with murder over his alleged role in a 2007 massacre of unarmed civilians in Baghdad, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday.

58 minutes ago // NPR

world Pennsylvania Congresswoman Goes All In For Obamacare

Does Rep. Allyson Schwartz's pro-Affordable Care Act television ad signal a new thinking among Democrats running in statewide races?

1 hour ago // UPI

world French hostage in Mali has died, Islamists say

Ed Adamczyk BAMAKO, Mali, April 23 UPI -- Gilberto Rodrigues Leal, a French citizen held in Mali since 2012, has died, a spokesman for an Islamist militant group said.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Venezuelan police arrest American man on murder, weapons charges

Venezuelan police have arrested an American on attempted murder and weapons charges.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Peru Takes Harder Line on Illegal Gold Mining

Concerned about the environment, Peru presses to bring the informal gold-mining sector into the mainstream or expel it altogether.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Cuban National Signs First Million Dollar Baseball Contract

HAVANA Cuban outfielder Frederich Cepeda has scored one for the history books.Next month, the 34-year-old heads to Tokyo to play for the Yomiuri Giants, a team known as the New York Yankees of Japan.The star athlete will be earning $1.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Oklahoma governor says executions to proceed despite court-ordered stays

Mary Fallin said state supreme court lacks authority to stay executions, but experts say governor's order legally untenable Continue reading...

1 hour ago // CBS

world Indonesia's medical mannequin industry

Javanese craftsman create human anatomy mannequins for schools, hospitals and laboratories

1 hour ago // ABC

world Watch: South Korea Ferry: Diver Describes Conditions Underwater

Gloria Riviera talks to one of the rescue scuba divers trying on the scene of the sunken ferry.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Officials Say Car Bomb in Northern Iraq Kills 9

Officials say car bombing targeting Shabak village in northern Iraq kills 9 people

1 hour ago // BBC

world Liverpool reveal Anfield expansion plan

Premier League leaders Liverpool plan to redevelop parts of Anfield to increase the ground's capacity to around 54,000.

1 hour ago // VOA

world Uganda Capital City Official Unhappy With Prolonged Court Battle

The Lord Mayor of Ugandas capital, Kampala, says the prolonged litigation battle with President Yoweri Musevenis government over his controversial impeachment has taken a negative toll on his finances, his familys health and plunged his political future into disarray. Erias Lukwago, an avowed critic of Mr. Museveni, says it appears the administration planned to prevent him from running the city after he was elected into office from an opposition party. Since November last year, Lu

1 hour ago // UPI

world Investigators search South Korean ferry company offices and affiliate companies

JC FinleySEOUL, April 23 UPI -- The criminal investigation into the sunken South Korean ferry expanded Wednesday, as authorities searched the ferry owner's office and affiliate companies.

1 hour ago // Time

world Palestinian Unity Deal Met With Skepticism

The rival Palestinian factions have said they've buried the hatchet twice before since 2011. There's skepticismbut also a glimmer of hopethat this time is different

1 hour ago // Time

world Palestinian Unity Deal Met With Skepticism

Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have been here before. They've buried the hatchet with "historic pacts" that fizzled twice since 2011. There's skepticismbut also a glimmer of hopethat this time could be different