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  • Prosecutor has depicted Pistorius as a man with a disdainful attitude to authority
    2014-04-16 07:05:20 UTC
    It has been exhausting just to watch Oscar Pistorius - doubled up on the ropes for hour after hour, heavy arms trying to fend off another clinical combination of lethal jabs and low blows from prosecutor Gerrie Nel. As the athlete finally slink...

  • Ship carrying 476 people sinks off South Korea
    2014-04-16 06:28:10 UTC
    Two people have died and more than 100 remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 476 people capsized and sank off South Korea. So far, 368 people have been rescued, local reports say. A major rescue operation is under way, involving 34 n...

  • Eight people were killed in Ukrainian troops clash with pro-Russia gunmen
    2014-04-16 06:22:40 UTC
    DONETSK, Ukraine — Eight people were killed Tuesday in clashes between Ukraine's military and pro-Russian armed separatists in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk, Russian state television reported. Ukraine launched a military operation aga...

  • Stocks finish higher on turnaround Tuesday
    2014-04-16 02:22:59 UTC
    Investors seemed to have trouble making up their minds Tuesday. Stocks rallied out of the gate, then languished for most of the day before sprinting into the close. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq all ended the day hi...

  • Murder charges for former leader of the Ku Klux Klan
    2014-04-16 02:11:13 UTC
    Frazier Glenn Cross is accused of shooting to death a boy and his grandfather outside a Jewish community center near Kansas City, Kansas, on Sunday and then a woman at a nearby Jewish assisted living facility. He has been charged with one count of...

  • GM: 'We know the world is watching'
    2014-04-16 01:33:03 UTC
    GM CEO Mary Barra announced that the automaker has created a new global product integrity unit to ensure that a "situation like the ignition-switch recall doesn't happen again." Speaking at the New York Auto Show, Barra acknowledged that GM still...

  • Suddenly, Europe Is Taking a Harder Line on Russia Sanctions
    2014-04-16 01:21:48 UTC
    As violence escalates in eastern Ukraine, Europe is moving toward an action some thought it might never take: the imposition of stringent economic sanctions on Russia. Angela Merkel, the Russian-speaking German chancellor whose country has more at...

  • Ukrainian troops clash with armed pro-Russian gunmen
    2014-04-16 00:05:45 UTC
    Ukrainian government forces launched their first significant military action in the east of the country on Tuesday, clashing with about 30 pro-Russian gunmen at a provincial airfield and heightening fears that the standoff could escalate into a ma...

  • Putin, declared the Ukrainian moves "anti-constitutional acts"
    2014-04-15 23:57:36 UTC
    Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, declared the Ukrainian moves "anti-constitutional acts" and in a phone call to the United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, demanded that the UN condemn them. But the US voiced strong support for the Ukrai...

  • 'Blood moon' sweeping across the night sky
    2014-04-15 18:03:50 UTC
    Los Angeles - Sky gazers caught a glimpse of the "blood moon" crossing the Earth's shadow Tuesday in all its splendor. The moon took on a reddish hue as it appeared in different phases between 2 and 4:30 a.m. ET. In North and South America, wher...

  • Michael Jackson's mum should pay costs
    2014-04-15 04:06:15 UTC
    A US judge says Michael Jackson's mother should pay the promoter of her son's ill-fated comeback concerts more than $US800,000 in costs associated with her failed negligent hiring lawsuit. Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos issued a tentative...

  • Washington Post and Guardian share Pulitzer Prize
    2014-04-14 23:06:02 UTC
    <h3>The Guardian and Washington Post have shared the Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism for a series of stories on US electronic spying.</h3>Their reporting was based on documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edwa...

  • Prosecutor: Oscar Pistorius is using his emotions "as an escape"
    2014-04-14 17:45:40 UTC
    The prosecutor at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has suggested the South African athlete is using his emotions "as an escape". He broke down in tears four times on Monday and has also vomited in court. "Now you trying to be emotional and i...

  • Ukraine calls for UN peacekeepers, protesters ask Putin for help
    2014-04-14 17:27:44 UTC
    Following the death of a state security officer and the wounding of two others near Slaviansk, Turchynov gave a televised address on Sunday night in which he promised amnesty to those who had not fired at security forces if they laid down their ar...

  • Suspect shouts 'Heil Hitler' from police car
    2014-04-14 08:49:30 UTC
    Kansas City - A Missouri man, with a long virulent history of anti-Semitism, is suspected of killing a boy and his grandfather outside a Jewish community center in Kansas City, and a woman at a Jewish assisted living facility nearby. While police...

  • US Woman Arrested After Police Find Corpses Of 7 Babies In Garage
    2014-04-14 08:42:36 UTC
    An American woman accused of killing seven babies she gave birth to over a decade has been arrested after police discovered the tiny bodies stuffed in cardboard boxes in the garage of her former home. Megan Huntsman, 39, who lived in the house ...

  • MH370 was 'flown like fighter jet' in bid to avoid radar
    2014-04-14 07:37:17 UTC
    Missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 was “thrown around like a fighter jet” in the moments after it lost contact with authorities in a bid to avoid radar, an investigator has said. The plane climbed 10,000ft above its cruising altitude to 45,000ft...

  • A skirmish between Apple and a French publisher
    2014-04-14 07:29:56 UTC
    I wonder how many fewer copies French author Bénédicte Martin's book La femme would have sold had her publishers opted for a subtler, more abstract cover design. The image they chose to illustrate her disquisition of "Woman 2013" is a striking chi...

  • Ukraine Crisis: Russia isolated in UN Security Council
    2014-04-14 05:48:27 UTC
    The United Nations security council held an emergency session on Sunday night to discuss the escalating crisis in Ukraine as the war of words between its western allies and Russia continued. Just hours before a deadline by Ukraine for pro-Russi...

  • Assad make clear that he is not willing to stand down
    2014-04-14 04:46:20 UTC
    Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has claimed the upper hand in what he called a "turning point" in the three-year long civil war. President Assad made the comments in an address at Damascus University, His forces have been steadily recaptur...

  • Police shoot knife-wielding suspect in East Hollywood
    2014-04-14 02:45:33 UTC
    Los Angeles - A suspect armed with a knife was fatally shot by Los Angeles police officers responding to a report of a man with a deadly weapon in East Hollywood, police said Sunday. Police responded about 3:45 p.m. to Sunset and Hobart boulevar...

  • Russia calls "grotesque Russophobia" in Ukraine's parliament
    2014-04-14 01:45:37 UTC
    <h3>Russia's representative to the UN, Churkin said that there neo-Nazis and anti-Semites within the ranks of what he called "the self-proclaimed government in Kiev".</h3>"The henchmen of Maidan [protest movement] must stop attacking their own peo...

  • 'Russia is waging war against Ukraine'
    2014-04-13 19:35:22 UTC
    Ukraine's president Oleksander Turchinov accused Russia of waging war against Ukraine in a televised address to the nation. The president also said the Ukrainian authorities will launch a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" involving the army...

  • US: Pro-Russian armed men are professional and coordinated
    2014-04-13 17:47:29 UTC
    Samantha Power, the United States' ambassador to the United Nations, said the unrest in eastern Ukraine was following the same pattern of events in Crimea, where unidentified forces took over government installations before the peninsula was effec...

  • 'Casualties' in Ukraine gun battles - Anti-terrorist operation
    2014-04-13 17:26:57 UTC
    Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov calls Ukraine's foreign minister, urges Ukraine's government to avoid use of force.<h3>'Casualties' in Ukraine gun battles - Official says 'anti-terrorist operation has started'</h3>Ukraine's president says a full-s...