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Hardy Divers in Korea Strait, ‘Sea Women’ Are Dwindling

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 19:34
For ages, the sea women of Jeju, off the southern coast of South Korea, have braved treacherous waters for their harvest.
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New G.O.P. Bid to Limit Voting in Swing States

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 19:18
Already, nine states, under Republican control, have passed measures making it harder to vote since the beginning of 2013.
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California Farmers Short of Labor, and Patience

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 18:56
Growers say inaction on immigration legislation is hurting productivity, and a powerful group that represents them says its members may withhold campaign contributions.
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Seeking Political Revival, Christie Joins ’16 Contenders at G.O.P. Forum

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 17:39
Amid the bridge scandal in New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie joined other G.O.P. presidential hopefuls at a meeting in Las Vegas and complained that the country is viewed as weaker since President Obama took office.

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Ukraine’s Hopes Riding on a Chocolatier

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 17:27
After a leading contender dropped out of Ukraine’s presidential race, the nation’s hopes and those of its Western supporters are now with the billionaire Petro Olekseyevich Poroshenko.

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2014 Preview: Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Epitomizes the Japanese Approach to Baseball

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 17:24
Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees’ $155 million import from Japan, grew up in a nation where joining a baseball team was like entering a religious order.
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Aftershocks Follow an Earthquake Near Los Angeles

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 16:43
Seismic activity could continue for weeks, but an official said it should not be a cause for serious concern.

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State Budget Deal Reached; $300 Million for New York City Pre-K

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 16:35
The agreement will finance the expansion of prekindergarten in New York City without the tax increase on high-earning residents sought by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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G.M. Recall Total in 2014 Reaches 4.8 Million

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 15:36
The automaker announced that it was recalling about 490,000 trucks and 172,000 small cars in the seventh major recall it has issued this year.
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In Hunt for Lost Jet, New Sightings of Debris Are Promising but Inconclusive

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 14:47
Officials involved in the search, mindful of the amount of detritus adrift in the world’s oceans, cautioned that the sightings are inconclusive so far.

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Amid Egypt’s Sweeping Crackdown, North Sinai Residents in Crossfire

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 14:43
Wreckage from assaults speaks to a crackdown so sweeping that even ardent supporters of the military say it risks spreading sympathy for the militants who are targeted.
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From Washington State Mudslide, Glimmers of Lost Lives

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 13:08
After a disaster that has left so many missing, ordinary objects have become connections to loved ones.

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In Audiences on Broadway, Fewer Guys Among the Dolls

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 12:44
While a night out at the theater used to be a staple for cultured American men, fewer shows are grabbing them these days.
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Warner’s C.E.O. Is Bullish on the Big Screen

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 12:23
In Hollywood’s sea of bravado, Kevin Tsujihara, the quiet new chief executive of Warner Bros., may seem miscast. But he is already making bold bets to keep the studio on top.
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Backing Rival, Ex-Boxer Ends Ukraine Presidential Bid

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 12:06
Vitali Klitschko, a leader of Ukraine’s recent political uprising, said he would throw his support to the billionaire Petro Poroshenko.

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Setback for High Blood Pressure Treatment

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:27
A large study showed that renal denervation, which more than 80 countries have already approved, was no more effective than a “sham” procedure.

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Port Authority Official Is Out Amid Scandal Over Shut Lanes

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 08:25
Gov. Chris Christie announced the resignation of David Samson, the highest-ranking official to quit during the scandal over the George Washing Bridge lane closings, as Mr. Christie set out to re-establish himself on the national stage.

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Taliban Attack Election Panel Headquarters Before Afghan Voting

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 06:48
The attack by the Taliban, who have vowed to violently derail the coming election for a new president, was the third in Kabul just this week.

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Election Commission in Kabul Under Attack by the Taliban

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 05:03
Suicide bombers targeted buildings near the Independent Election Commission headquarters in Kabul on Saturday, staff and police said, the latest in a spate of attacks ahead of next week's presidential election.

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Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles Area

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 02:52
The magnitude-5.1 quake on Friday night was followed by at least 20 aftershocks, but the Los Angeles Fire Department said there were no immediate reports of significant damage.

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