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Story 3 of 19: ukraine, troops, ukrainian
Ukraine troops clash with pro-Russia insurgents / - latimes.com / - latimes.com

Ukraine troops clash with pro-Russia insurgents

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine  — Ukrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the country on Thursday and killed at least two of them in clashes at checkpoints manned by the insurgents, the government and insurgents said. Russian President Vladimir Putin decried what he described as a “punitive operation.”

4/24/2014 11:50am · / - latimes.com / - latimes.com
Story 4 of 19: bundy, government, didnt
Cliven Bundy: Are Black People 'Better Off As Slaves' Than 'Under Government Subsidy?' Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Cliven Bundy: Are Black People 'Better Off As Slaves' Than 'Under Government Subsidy?'

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who was involved in a tense standoff with federal rangers in a dispute over grazing rights, didn't hide his racism in an interview with the New York Times published Wednesday.  The Bureau of Land Management claims Bundy has let his cattle graze on federal land without paying since 1993, saying he now owes more than $1 million in grazing fees. When federal agents...

Story 5 of 19: obama, relatives, japanese

Obama meets with relatives of Japanese abducted by North Korea

TOKYO -- President Obama met Thursday with three relatives of Japanese citizens who were abducted by North Korea, a White House official confirmed, a move that underscored growing international concern over how to handle that regime’s human rights abuses.

4/24/2014 6:06am · The White House The White House

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Story 6 of 19: stewart, hannity, sean
Jon Stewart Escalates Feud With Hannity: 'This Sh*t Is Out There' (VIDEO) All TPM News All TPM News

Jon Stewart Escalates Feud With Hannity: 'This Sh*t Is Out There' (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart admitted Wednesday night that he was indeed obsessed with Fox News host Sean Hannity's show -- in the way one obsesses about something that seems to have come out of a "more medieval time." Read More →

4/24/2014 11:47am · All TPM News All TPM News

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Story 7 of 19: obama, president, robot
Obama finds Japanese robots ‘a little scary’ Post Politics Post Politics

Obama finds Japanese robots ‘a little scary’

TOKYO -- President Obama played soccer Thursday with a Japanese robot -- and came away a bit scared. Obama's visit to the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, or Mirikan, aimed to highlight both Japan's technological  prowess and the renewal of a 10-year scientific collaboration agreement between the two countries. While the event had plenty […]

4/24/2014 8:05am · Post Politics Post Politics

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Story 8 of 19: clinton, hillary, women
Hillary: Older women can make a difference msnbc.com Latest Headlines msnbc.com Latest Headlines

Hillary: Older women can make a difference

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is speaking out about the ability of women, and what she calls "older women," to make a difference in the work force. During a talk about the Simmons Leadership Conference, Clinton said women over a certain age...Read more Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is speaking out about the ability of women, and what she calls "older women," to...

4/24/2014 11:50am · msnbc.com Latest Headlines msnbc.com Latest Headlines

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Story 9 of 19: neutrality, net, content
New Net Neutrality Proposals Worry Campaigners Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

New Net Neutrality Proposals Worry Campaigners

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler will today present his proposals for net neutrality - which reportedly include the provision that content firms should in some cases be allowed to pay for faster access to customers' homes. According to reports, companies such as Netflix or Disney would be allowed to [...] Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler...

4/24/2014 11:51am · Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time
Story 10 of 19: bundy, cliven, better
Conservative hero Cliven Bundy: 'I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro ...' Daily Kos Daily Kos

Cliven Bundy Wonders If Blacks Are 'Better Off As Slaves' Than On Gov't Assistance

Now that he's won a confrontation with the Bureau of Land Management over grazing his cattle on federal land, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has time to hold court on everything from abortion to the current state of "the Negro." Read More →

4/24/2014 10:49am · All TPM News All TPM News

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Story 11 of 19: stock, apple, split
Why Tim Cook Decided To Do A 7-For-1 Stock Split Business Insider Business Insider

The Completely Arbitrary Nature Of Apple's Stock Split

We had the news overnight that Apple is going to have a seven for one stock split. This is generally held to be a good idea and Tim Cook has noted that he would like the stock price to be more accessible, this leading to greater liquidity in the stock. [...] We had the news overnight that Apple is going to have a seven for one stock split. This is generally held to be a good idea and Tim Cook...

4/24/2014 9:38am · Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

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Story 12 of 19: series, blues, overtime
Kane wins it for Blackhawks in OT News - chicagotribune.com News - chicagotribune.com

Kane wins it for Blackhawks in OT

Winger scores 11:17 into extra period to give Blackhawks 4-3 victory and even series with Blues at 2 games apieceFor the third time in four games, the Blackhawks and Blues headed to overtime. This time the Hawks came out on top.

4/24/2014 5:04am · News - chicagotribune.com News - chicagotribune.com

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Story 13 of 19: obama, abe, visit
In Asia, Obama reaffirms alliance with Japan / - latimes.com / - latimes.com

Japan's Abe defends visit to controversial shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe defended his visit to a controversial shrine that honors Japan's war dead, saying Thursday that he did so to pay respects to the war dead…Click to Continue »

4/24/2014 6:35am · McClatchy DC -- Homepage McClatchy DC -- Homepage

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Story 14 of 19: pikettys, book, read
Piketty's Tax Hikes Won't Help Middle Class RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

Piketty's Tax Hikes Won't Help Middle Class

Megan McArdle, BloombergI apologize in advance, because I am going to talk about a book that I have not yet read. To be clear, I intend to read Thomas Piketty’s "Capital in the Twenty-First Century." It is sitting on my (virtual) bedside with a big stack of other (digital) books that I intend to read. But it’s far down in the queue, and I’m afraid that I can’t wait to...

4/24/2014 11:16am · RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

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Story 15 of 19: ecigarettes, tobacco, fda
FDA set to regulate e-cigs — and cigars, pipe tobacco Hot Air » Top Picks Hot Air » Top Picks

FDA set to regulate e-cigs — and cigars, pipe tobacco

The "wild, wild West"? Do e-cigarettes cause more harm than good? Are teens buying them and getting hooked on traditional tobacco products with e-cigs as a gateway, or are these alternatives a great way to kick the habit? Anti-tobacco activists have been pressing the FDA for years to get involved, and they have finally proposed their first rules for […] Read this post » The "wild,...

4/24/2014 12:36pm · Hot Air » Top Picks Hot Air » Top Picks

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Story 16 of 19: earnings, quarter, company
GM BEATS EARNINGS EXPECTATIONS, SHARES RALLY (GM) Business Insider Business Insider

GM BEATS EARNINGS EXPECTATIONS, SHARES RALLY (GM)

GM Q1 earnings hung in despite having earlier declared a $1.3 billion write-down after a series of recalls. The automaker posted $0.29/share ex-one-time charges for the period ended March 31, above the $0.04/share expected but well below the $0.58/share a year ago. The company said higher truck prices had pulled up margins. Revenues came in mostly in-line at $37.4 billion versus $37.9 billion...

4/24/2014 11:41am · Business Insider Business Insider
Story 17 of 19: race, voters, udall
Mark Udall, Cory Gardner About Even In Colorado Senate Race Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Mark Udall, Cory Gardner About Even In Colorado Senate Race

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Democratic Sen. Mark Udall is about even with his Republican challenger in a new poll.  Thursday's Quinnipiac (KWIN'-ih-pee-ak) University poll shows Udall with support from 45 percent of voters, versus Rep. Cory Gardner's 44 percent. That's within the poll's error margin of 2.7 percentage points. The poll says the candidates are almost tied among independent voters and...

4/24/2014 12:21pm · Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

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Story 18 of 19: factory, bangladesh, garment
When Cheap Fashion Kills, How Do We Go Forward? RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

When Cheap Fashion Kills, How Do We Go Forward?

Bob Bland, RCPThis week marks the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh. On April 24, 2013, a decrepit eight-story factory collapsed on the outskirts of Dhaka, killing 1,133 garment workers, injuring 2,500 (including at least 800 children), and leaving many trapped under the rubble for days.At the time, “CBS Evening News” anchor Jim Axelrod asked me...

4/24/2014 9:34am · RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

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