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At Manila's autism-friendly cafe, it's A-OK to be different

AP - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 03:42
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Guided by a therapist and cue cards, Jose Canoy carefully removed a waffle from the griddle, turned off the waffle maker and asked for a serving plate from the kitchen staff at Manila's brightly-decorated Puzzle Cafe. Each of Canoy's next moves were similarly laid out in index cards with pictures: A script for greeting customers, offering them the menu, serving the food and finally handing out the bill....
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Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test - 9&10 News

Google - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 03:24

Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test
9&10 News
WASHINGTON (AP) - The cornerstone of President Barack Obama's plan to address climate change is still months away from being finished, but it's already facing a high-stakes legal challenge from critics who want to halt the process in its tracks. A federal ...

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UN peace envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar resigns - The Indian Express

Google - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 03:18

The Indian Express

UN peace envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar resigns
The Indian Express
The UN peace envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar, has resigned, a UN official has said, after losing support from Gulf countries for his mission in the conflict-riven nation. The Moroccan diplomat had been UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's special envoy for ...
UN peace envoy to Yemen quits as civil war escalates.Telegraph.co.uk
UN special envoy to Yemen stepping downU.S. News & World Report
UN says special envoy to Yemen stepping downFox News

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Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test - U.S. News & World Report

Google - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 03:14

U.S. News & World Report

Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test
U.S. News & World Report
FILE - In this April 7, 2015, photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Howard University in Washington, at the university's medical center to discuss the impact of climate change on public health and steps his administration is taking to reduce the health ...

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Israel comes to a standstill as sirens blare for Holocaust Remembrance Day - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Google - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 02:57

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Israel comes to a standstill as sirens blare for Holocaust Remembrance Day
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Traffic comes to a standstill as siren sounds on Holocaust Remembrance Day‏.. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST). Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. At 10 a.m. on Thursday morning, Israel came to a standstill as sirens blared ...
Bibi's second-worst Iran nightmare: That it will abide by the agreementHaaretz (blog)
Netanyahu accuses Iran of threatening to overtake Middle EastCBS News
Criticism of Israel is not anti-SemitismPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Clinton Foundation to continue accepting some foreign money

AP - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 02:36
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The board of the Clinton Foundation said Wednesday night that it will continue accepting donations from foreign governments, but only from six nations, a move that appears aimed at insulating Hillary Rodham Clinton from controversies over the charity's reliance on millions of dollars from abroad as she ramps up her presidential campaign....
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In Sudan, poverty, heavy security grip under longtime leader

AP - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 02:36
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) -- During a quarter-century in power, President Omar al-Bashir has succeeded in keeping an iron grip on Sudan despite repeated disasters that would have toppled many. This week's election seems certain to entrench his rule....
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India's die-hard Hindus push to ban beef in blow to poor

AP - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 02:36
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Every morning just before dawn, hundreds of trucks loaded with buffaloes trundle into New Delhi's sprawling slaughterhouse complex where young men rush to unload the bellowing cargo. Skidding on heaps of fresh dung, they pull the animals out of the trucks, herding them for the daily auction and eventual slaughter. The work is hard and the money at the end of it, poor....
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Brett Anderson gets first win in Dodgers' 5-2 victory - Los Angeles Times

Google - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 02:14

Los Angeles Times

Brett Anderson gets first win in Dodgers' 5-2 victory
Los Angeles Times
ON THE MOUND: Brett Anderson earned his first win with the Dodgers, limiting the Mariners to two runs (one earned) and six hits over five innings. The only earned run charged to Anderson came on a fourth-inning solo home run by Nelson Cruz. The home ...
Taijuan Walker struggles, Mariners swept by Dodgers, 5-2The Seattle Times
Los Angeles Dodgers Game Recaps: Dodgers Score Early, Sweep Seattle on ...Lasorda's Lair
Dodgers finish sweep of M's with 5-2 winKSL.com
Sports and Weather Right Now
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Swinging guns and fleeing foreigners: What is the state doing? - Mail & Guardian Online

Google - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 02:12

Mail & Guardian Online

Swinging guns and fleeing foreigners: What is the state doing?
Mail & Guardian Online
Although the latest outbursts revolve around xenophobia, the state needs to put a stop to all violence in South Africa. A Somali man who burned to death when his shop was torched is buried last year in Athlone, Cape Town. (David Harrison, M&G).

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UN special envoy to Yemen stepping down

AP - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 01:35
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N.'s special envoy to Yemen has stepped down after four years of efforts at a peaceful political transition in the Arab world's poorest country fell apart amid a Shiite rebel uprising and Saudi-led airstrikes....
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Davis leads Pelicans past Spurs, 108-103 and into playoffs

AP - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 01:35
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- After Anthony Davis' final flurry of clutch shots, blocks and rebounds ensured the Pelicans' first postseason berth since before he was drafted, the 22-year-old All-Star known as the "unibrow" was ready to admit how much it meant to him....
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Church bells, kind acts mark 2 years since fatal Boston Marathon Bombing - The Augusta Chronicle

Google - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 01:05

The Augusta Chronicle

Church bells, kind acts mark 2 years since fatal Boston Marathon Bombing
The Augusta Chronicle
Boston Marathon survivor Jane Richard (second from left) holds the hand of her brother, Henry (center), as their family walks down Boylston Street with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (left) after a ceremony honoring victims and survivors of the bombing in Boston.
Boston Marathon Bombing Victims Throw First Pitches at FenwayNBCNews.com
Church bells, kind acts mark 2 years since Boston bombingsTCPalm
2015 Boston Marathon Pre-Race Events Sponsored by City SportsVirtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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Clinton Foundation to limit donations from foreign governments - Reuters

Google - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 01:04

Kansas City Star

Clinton Foundation to limit donations from foreign governments
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Clinton Foundation will continue to accept funding from foreign governments in the wake of Hillary Clinton's decision to run for the U.S. presidency, but only from six countries that already support it, the charity said on Wednesday.
Clinton Foundation Limits Foreign Donations During Hillary's Run Probably To ...Bustle
Clinton Foundation to keep accepting donations from foreign governments amid ...Washington Times
What's News: World-WideWall Street Journal
Telegraph.co.uk -Al-Arabiya
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Two Army reservists arrested on suspicion of selling illegal firearms, some stolen ... - Los Angeles Times

Google - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:25

Los Angeles Times

Two Army reservists arrested on suspicion of selling illegal firearms, some stolen ...
Los Angeles Times
Two Army reservists assigned to the La Mesa armory were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trying to sell illegal weaponry, including miltary rifles and ammunition, to a member of a Mexican drug cartel. Jaime Casillas, 22, of El Cajon and Andrew Reyes, ...
Army reservists accused of trying to sell guns to Mexican drug cartelFox News
First on CNN: Feds say national guardsmen ​tried to sell guns, ammo to cartelsCNN
Two National Guard members sold arms to supposed Mexican drug cartel ...New York Daily News
ABC News -UPI.com
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Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran proves the world hasn't learnt from ... - ABC Online

Google - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:20

ABC Online

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran proves the world hasn't learnt from ...
ABC Online
Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has used his country's annual remembrance of the Holocaust to compare arch-foe Iran to Hitler's Germany. Speaking at Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, as Israel marked the 70th year since the ...

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Jawbone unveils mid-range Up2, AmEx-powered Up4 health bands - Engadget

Google - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00

Engadget

Jawbone unveils mid-range Up2, AmEx-powered Up4 health bands
Engadget
We're still waiting for Jawbone's long-delayed Up3 to start shipping next week, but that's not stopping it from debuting two new health bands today. The $99 Up2 (pictured above) sits between its $50 entry-level Up Move and the $179 Up3, and it includes ...
Jawbone Launches New UP4 Band Amid Partner Lawsuits, Shipping DelaysBloomberg
Jawbone tries to put troubles behind it with new fitness trackers, payment partnerFortune
Jawbone's new Up4 is a fitness tracker that's also a mobile walletThe Verge
CNET -PCWorld -Mashable
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Statement Given By Tulsa Reserve Deputy After Fatal Shooting Released - News On 6

Google - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 23:50

News On 6

Statement Given By Tulsa Reserve Deputy After Fatal Shooting Released
News On 6
The statement given of the Tulsa County reserve deputy involved in a fatal shooting has been released. Bob Bates was charged with manslaughter in the death of Eric Harris. Bates, 73, shot and killed Harris during an undercover gun deal April 2, 2015.

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Victims of South Korea's Sewol Ferry Disaster Remembered One Year On - TIME

Google - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 23:47

TIME

Victims of South Korea's Sewol Ferry Disaster Remembered One Year On
TIME
Thursday marks one year since the Sewol ferry sunk off the southwest coast of South Korea. But for Lee Keum-hui, it only feels like only a day or two since she lost her daughter, Eun-hwa, who was one of 476 passengers setting out from Incheon for Jeju, ...
Tears, anger mark 1st anniversary of SKorean ferry disasterChron.com
Tears mark 1st anniversary of South Korean ferry disasterUSA TODAY
Sewol ferry disaster: Demands for answers go onBBC News
STLtoday.com -The Guardian
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Supermodel Gisele takes her last stroll down the catwalk

AP - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 23:32
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Gisele Bundchen bid adieu to the catwalk Wednesday night, strutting her stuff at an emotionally charged show in Sao Paulo that she said will be her last stroll down a runway in a 20-year career that has made her a fashion legend....
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