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world UN Envoy Urges Syria's Warring Sides to Save Homs

UN envoy calls Syrian city of Homs 'theater of death and destruction,' asks for negotiations

15 minutes ago // CBS

world Boston Marathon bomb scare suspect Kevin "Kayvon" Edson's mom: We're sorry

Calls hoax's timing "unfathomable"; says son has mental issues; reveals twist involving her family and the race

15 minutes ago // NPR

world Police In Canada Make Arrest Related To 'Heartbleed' Bug

A 19-year-old computer science student was taken into custody for allegedly exploiting the bug to steal sensitive information from government servers.

16 minutes ago // CNN

world Reports: Possible survivors inside ferry

Some passengers purportedly sent text messages from aboard a sinking ferry in South Korea.

16 minutes ago // CNN

world Possible survivors inside ferry

Some passengers purportedly sent text messages from aboard a sinking ferry in South Korea.

17 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Indian elections: voters united by anti-fraud ink mark

Ink mark applied to index fingers of every voter worn by many as symbol of democratic privilege as they visit polling booths Continue reading...

19 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Putin says no Russian troops in east Ukraine

Putin discusses crisis on live television as hundreds gather to protest in deaths during barracks raid in Mariupol.

20 minutes ago // VOA

world Putin: No Russian Troops in Eastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin told Russians during a televised call-in show Thursday that he hopes he will not have to send Russian troops into eastern Ukraine, while blaming the Ukrainian government for unrest in those areas.Mr. Putin harshly criticized Ukraine and its western allies and expressed hope that four-party talks in Geneva will reach a diplomatic solution to Ukraine's problems. But he also said he hopes he does not have to use his "right" to send Russian troops to he

21 minutes ago // Reuters

world Gunmen kidnap Tunisian diplomat in Libya

TRIPOLI Reuters - A Tunisian diplomat was kidnapped on Thursday in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Libya's foreign ministry said, two days after gunmen seized Jordan's ambassador.

25 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Principal: Nigeria schoolgirls still missing

School principal denies army statements that most of the girls kidnapped from her school by gunmen have been freed.

25 minutes ago // BBC

world Charity fears closure over horse row

A County Antrim charity that rescues abandoned horses says it will have to shut because of a massive bill it says it is owed by Belfast City Council.

26 minutes ago // UPI

world Edward Snowden makes surprise appearance at Putin's Q&A

Aileen GraefMOSCOW, April 17 UPI -- NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden made a surprise appearance during Russian President Vladimir Putin's Q&A to ask the leader a question about surveillance.

29 minutes ago // New York Times

world India Ink: Bangalores Enthusiastic Young Voters Reflect New Kind of Politics

Candidates in this years elections have been eager to be perceived as presentable, articulate, performance-oriented and of significance in their parties.

30 minutes ago // ABC

world 2 Anglo Irish Bank Executives Convicted of Fraud

2 former Anglo Irish executives guilty of fraud; 1st convictions of Ireland's banking crisis

31 minutes ago // Fox News

world 2 former Anglo Irish executives guilty of fraud; 1st convictions of Ireland's banking crisis

Two former executives of Anglo Irish Bank, the reckless lender that brought Ireland to the brink of bankruptcy, have been convicted of committing fraud in a loans-for-shares scandal.

32 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Boy reported missing existed only on Facebook

Auvergne, France - Police searching for two-year-old Chayson Basinio knew it was a race against time to find the missing child, who had reportedly disappeared from a supermarket car park. The boy was reported missing on Friday by a woman who claimed to be the boy's great-aunt. …

32 minutes ago // ABC

world Putin 'Hopes' He Won't Have to Send Troops Into Eastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said today he hopes Russia will not have to use force in eastern Ukraine.

32 minutes ago // Reuters

world Burundi orders U.N. security adviser out after violence warning

BUJUMBURA Reuters - Burundi ordered a security adviser at the United Nations mission in the country to leave on Thursday, escalating a row that started with a warning by the U.N. last week of a possible outbreak of political violence.

34 minutes ago // BBC

world Cologne eviction 'hits tenants rights'

A man is evicted after a battle to keep his flat, turning him into a figurehead for German tenants' rights.

35 minutes ago // ABC

world 2 Die, 3 Missing as Spanish Fishing Boat Capsizes

2 die, 3 missing, 7 rescued as fishing boat capsizes off northern Spanish coast

35 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Royals visit bush fire-ravaged town

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited an area of the Blue Mountains n Australia devastated by bush-fires six months ago.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Royals visit bush fire-ravaged town

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited an area of the Blue Mountains in Australia devastated by bush-fires six months ago.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world Pistorius forensic tests challenged

The tests carried out by a forensic expert for Oscar Pistorius' murder trial are rigorously challenged by the state prosecutor in South Africa.

36 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Okinawa's musicians provide a focus for Japanese protest against US bases

With Barack Obama visiting Japan in April, resentment at plans for the US Futenma military base is finding a musical voice Continue reading...

36 minutes ago // Fox News

world 2 die, 3 missing, 7 rescued as fishing boat capsizes off northern Spanish coast

Spain's maritime rescue service says two fishermen have died, three are missing and seven have been rescued after a fishing vessel capsized off the northern Spanish coast.

37 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Tornado-Ravaged Moore, Oklahoma Toughens Building Codes

It's been almost a year since a massive tornado hit Moore, Okla., killing 24 people and injuring almost 400.Thursday, the city became the first in the country to adopt rules specifically to prevent extensive tornado damage with tough new residential building codes.

37 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Pistorius Trial a Battle of Bigwig Lawyers

As the trial of Oscar Pistorius continues, prosecutor Gerrie Nel, also known as The Pitbull, and lead defense lawyer Barry Roux, one of South Africas most expensive attorneys, are the focus of public attention. NBC national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen reports.

37 minutes ago // MSNBC

world America Must Rev Up to Stay Ahead of China: Commentary

In real terms, the U.S. economy expanded by a total of $290 billion dollars in 2013. With some minor adjustments, that's essentially the amount of extra income created by the nation as a whole. It also represents the increase in the purchasing power of its residents.

37 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Putin Hopes No Need to Send Troops Into Ukraine - ABC News

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but recognized for the first time that the troops in unmarked uniforms who had overtaken Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula before its annexation by Moscow …

39 minutes ago // Fox News

world Green party British lawmaker cleared of criminal charges stemming from anti-fracking protest

Britain's only Green Party lawmaker has been acquitted of charges stemming from her participation in a protest against shale gas extraction.

40 minutes ago // Fox News

world Pretrial hearing in 9/11 case at Guantanamo ends amid uncertainty over FBI probe of defense

A pretrial hearing in the Sept. 11 war crimes case has ended at the Guantanamo Bay naval base amid uncertainty over an apparent FBI investigation of the defense.

40 minutes ago // CNN

world Defense witness contradicts Pistorius

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel went on the attack again Thursday, trying to discredit a defense witness for Oscar Pistorius on the last day of testimony before the court takes a two-and-a-half week break.

41 minutes ago // ABC

world Ukraine: More Stringent Border Checks for Russians

Ukraine introduces "certain restrictions" on Russians crossing the border into Ukraine

42 minutes ago // Fox News

world Ukraine introduces "certain restrictions" on Russians crossing the border into Ukraine

Ukraine is introducing stringent checks for Russian citizens who want to cross the border into Ukraine.

42 minutes ago // CNN

world 5 Calgary students killed

Five University of Calgary students were stabbed to death Tuesday morning in what the city's police chief called "the worst mass murder in Calgary's history."

43 minutes ago // BBC

world Weather blights S Korea ferry search

Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for more than 280 people missing after a South Korean ferry sank.