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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 8:39 AM

NASA Astronauts Perform Spacewalk

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 5:47 AM

Ukraine Ends Truce With Pro-Russia Separatists

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 5:25 AM

China State Media Attacks U.S. as Obama's Asia Tour Begins

Just hours before President Barack Obama touched down in Japan for a week-long tour of Asia on Wednesday, China's state media published a commentary slamming the U.S. as a "myopic" superpower that was trying to "cage" its Asian counterpart, NBC News reported. Obama will visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines over the next five days in an effort to "rebalance" and "pivot" toward Asia. Xinhua, which is a mouthpiece of the Beijing government, referenced Obama not visiting China during the trip and told him to "stop pampering its chums like Japan and the Philippines," a reference to its various island territorial disputes with maritime neighbors. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 8:14 AM

Missing Jet Clue? “Material” Washes Ashore

An object that washed up on Australia’s shoreline is being investigated by authorities hunting for wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, officials said Wednesday. The material — possibly a piece of sheet metal with rivets — was found six miles east of Augusta, NBC News reported. In China, families of missing passengers on-board the jet were notified of the potential lead in the investigation. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 4:00 AM

China State Media Attacks U.S. as Obama's Asia Tour Begins

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Lifting Sunken Ferry the Next Major Challenge for Officials

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 3:03 AM

Abbas: If Talks Fail, Israel Can Take Over West Bank

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 3:06 AM

No Air Pockets Found on Sunken S. Korean Ferry

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 4:23 AM

Flight MH370: Titanic Technology to Be Deployed

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 9:51 PM

Dutch Police Hint at Crime in Women's Disappearance

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Ukraine Orders New Military Operation in the East

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Georgia Gov. Signs Controversial Gun Bill

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday signed one of the most permissive state gun bills into law. The “Safe Carry Protection Act” allows licensed owners to carry firearms into more public places than at any time in the past century, including bars and government buildings that don't have security checkpoints. The law also authorizes school districts to appoint staffers to carry firearms. Critics have called the law “extreme,” while the National Rifle Association lauded it as an “historic victory for the Second Amendment. Read »
Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 5:19 PM

Obama Praises Wash. Town Ravaged by Deadly Mudslide

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 4:15 PM

IRS Paid Bonuses to 1,100 Who Owe Back Taxes

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Leopard on the Loose Caught on Camera

A leopard was caught on camera running through a village in western India on Monday. Eventually the animal was captured and released it into the wild. Read »
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