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Israel Halts Talks, Citing Palestinian Unity Agreement

N.Y. Times Headlines - 36 min 19 sec ago
The Israel government decided on Thursday to suspend American-sponsored peace talks with the Palestinians because of the reconciliation agreement the Palestinians.

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Big riders mean big horses on Western trails

Associated Press Top Stories - 38 min 56 sec ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain....
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Sur le chantier du barrage de Belo Monte

Le Monde - International - 40 min 30 sec ago
Le barrage de Belo Monte, 11 233 mégawatts, sera au troisième rang mondial, derrière les Trois-Gorges, en Chine (22 720 MW), et Itaipu (Brésil et Paraguay, 14 000 MW). De quoi éclairer 18 millions d’habitants ou répondre à un cinquième des nouveaux besoins énergétiques du Brésil. Pour plus de 10 milliards d’euros, c’est le plus grand projet d’infrastructure du gouvernement de Dilma Rousseff, lancé en 2011 malgré les recours des ONG et l'opposition des tribus locales.

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Wegmans to Open Sunday in Chestnut Hill

Boston Globe - 40 min 47 sec ago
The 80,000 square-foot store on Route 9 will be the second Wegmans in Massachusetts.

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Ronald McDonald Jumps on the Twitter Bandwagon – and Gets a New Look

Boston Globe - 40 min 48 sec ago
It looks like Ronald McDonald is joining the world of Twitter, but before he does, he's getting a bit of a makeover.

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Fetal Tissue Used to Power Oregon Homes

Boston Globe - 40 min 49 sec ago
An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia.

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Carriage drivers will NOT switch to cabs: union

NY Daily News - 41 min 9 sec ago
The head of the union representing the Central Park carriage drivers strongly denied a report Thursday the city is offering the horsemen yellow taxi medallions in exchange for banning their buggies. "There is no truth to today's report," said George Miranda, president of Teamsters Joint Council 16.
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Beyonce covers Time's '100 Most Influential' issue

NY Daily News - 44 min 8 sec ago
Beyonce is one of Time magazine's cover gals for its annual '100 Most Influential People' issue. The 32-year-old singer received the high honor from the mag along with some complimentary words from Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook.
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Mariage pour tous : « La loi est passée mais nous serons là jusqu'à son abrogation »

Le Monde - International - 46 min 24 sec ago
Près de 170 lecteurs du ont répondu à l'appel à témoignage lancé mercredi 23 avril à destination des personnes qui avaient manifesté il y a un peu plus d'un an contre la loi instaurant le mariage entre personnes du même sexe.

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E-Cigarettes Face First Regulations

The Wall Street Journal - 48 min 21 sec ago
The FDA imposed the first federal regulations on electronic cigarettes, eventually banning sales of the popular devices to anyone under 18 and requiring makers to gain FDA approval.
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As Ukraine Clashes With Pro-Russia Militias, Moscow Announces Military Drills

N.Y. Times Headlines - 48 min 53 sec ago
Russia’s move was certain to raise tensions with the United States and its allies, who have demanded that Russia stop stirring unrest in Ukraine.

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NYU-Langone Medical Center reopens emergency room

NY Daily News - 49 min 23 sec ago
Eighteen months after Hurricane Sandy ripped through and destroyed the emergency room at NYU-Langone Medical Center, officials reopened its doors with a state-of-the-art facility.
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American Voices: U.S. Middle Class No Longer Richest In World

The Onion - 50 min 10 sec ago
An analysis by the New York Times revealed that the United States no longer has the richest middle class in the world and is now second behind Canada.

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Yankees pitcher says he’ll learn from ejection for pine tar

Portland Press Herald - 53 min 36 sec ago
Less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, he vows never to do it again.
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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

Associated Press Top Stories - 54 min 7 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels....
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Two teens arrested, 9 summonsed after Westbrook drinking party

Portland Press Herald - 54 min 25 sec ago
Police say they continue to investigate the Tuesday night party, which also could lead to student athlete suspensions by Westbrook High School officials.
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Postal Workers Union to Protest Staples Program

Boston Globe - 56 min 7 sec ago
Thousands of postal workers around the country are expected to protest the opening of postal counters in Staples stores that are staffed with retail employees.

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Watch a Tourist Kiss a Gray Whale

Boston Globe - 56 min 7 sec ago
Watch a tourist smooch a gray whale on the head while whale watching in San Ignacio Lagoon in Mexico.

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NFL stars come to Harvard to talk social media presence and ‘social capital'

Boston Globe - 56 min 10 sec ago
On Wednesday afternoon, the Harvard Innovation Lab — usually home to talks by movers and shakers in the business and entrepreneurship worlds — hosted four world-class athletes fora discussion about the business of sports and howathletes navigatethe worlds of social media. The panel, “Social Capital of the Savvy Athlete,” featured Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks... Read more

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Cops found 'The Encyclopedia of Jihad' in hook-handed preacher's home: witness

NY Daily News - 1 hour 19 sec ago
The violent textbook seized from the London home of hook-handed preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri,in 2004 included instructions on bombing railroads, recruiting teens for holy war and taking hostages, jurors were shown.
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