Fielder ends HR drought, Rangers beat M’s 5-0

April 16th, 2014

Texas Rangers Prince Fielder is congratulated after his solo home run during the second inning of the MLB American League baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday night.


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Boston marks bombing anniversary

April 16th, 2014

Boston marks the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year’s marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the strength of the survivors.

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Shots Fired As Troops Land At Ukraine Airport

April 16th, 2014

Ukrainian troops defy pro-Russian separatists and take control of an air base in the eastern city of Kramatorsk.

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Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year

April 15th, 2014

The moon is seen turning red, during a lunar eclipse over Asuncion, Paraguay,Tuesday April 15, 2014. Tuesday's eclipse is the first of four total lunar eclipses that will take place between 2014 to 2015.(AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse — at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.


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US Airways apologises for porn tweet

April 15th, 2014

US Airways apologises after an explicit photo was sent from its official Twitter account in response to a customer complaint.

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Oscar Pistorius ‘Killed Reeva On Purpose’

April 15th, 2014

Pistorius reads Reeva’s Valentine’s card: “Roses are red, violets are blue. I think today is a good day to tell you I love you.”

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Former Egyptian finance minister detained in France: report

April 15th, 2014

Boutros-Ghali, Chairman of the IMFC stands in front of security officers at the venue of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in GyeongjuFormer Egyptian finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali was detained in Paris on Monday on an international warrant over corruption charges relating to his time in former President Hosni Mubarak's government, the state news agency reported. Boutros Ghali was sentenced in absentia to 30 years in prison for corruption and abuse of power following the uprising that unseated Mubarak in 2011. The Egyptian state news agency MENA said the Interior Ministry in Cairo would pursue steps necessary to secure his extradition. Boutros Ghali, nephew to former U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros Ghali, was detained after arriving in Paris from London.


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Boston to mark bombing anniversary

April 15th, 2014

Memorial ceremonies are due to be held in the US city of Boston to mark the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year’s marathon.

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Brooks Robinson seeks $9.9M from tribe over fall

April 14th, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson is seeking a settlement of $9.9 million from the Seminole Indian tribe over injuries he suffered in a 2012 fall from a stage at the tribe’s South Florida casino.

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Hate crime seen in Kansas shooting

April 14th, 2014

Authorities say they will pursue hate crime charges against the suspect in Sunday’s deadly shootings at Jewish community sites in Kansas.

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