Nigeria: Principal Denies Kidnapped Students Free – ABC News

NDTVNigeria: Principal Denies Kidnapped Students FreeABC NewsThe principal of a northeastern Nigerian school said she cannot confirm a military report that more than 100 female students kidnapped by Islamic militants are free. Asabe Kwambura tells The Associated Press that only 14 of the 129 abducted students have …Nigeria abduction: Fate of 8 girls still unknownCNNNigerian Government Vows to Free 129 Kidnapped Female StudentsAllAfrica.comKidnapped Borno schoolgirls regain freedomDaily SunABC Online -P.M. News -Business Standardall 277 news articles …read more    

NY Times: US Deportation of Illegal Immigrants Declines – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaNY Times: US Deportation of Illegal Immigrants DeclinesVoice of AmericaThe New York Times reports the number of court ordered deportations of illegal immigrants in the United States has fallen nearly in half since 2009. Figures released Wednesday by the Justice Department, which oversees the federal government’s …Obama, Cantor phone call on immigration highlights finger-pointing, deep divideFox NewsCourt deportations drop 43 percent in past five yearsTampabay.comCantor Blasts Obama for Immigration Attack on GOPABC NewsWashington Post (blog)all 417 news articles …read more    

Joe Biden’s First Selfie Is Just Awesome – TIME

CNN InternationalJoe Biden’s First Selfie Is Just AwesomeTIMEEleven hours after opening an Instagram account, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden wrote “Found a friend to join me.” He really couldn’t have featured a more prominent guest star. Want to see more scenes from the Veep’s life? Then follow “vp” on Instagram.Obama announces $600 million in grant programs to prepare workforce for jobsPhilly.comJoe Biden Gets Barack Obama on Board for His First SelfieMashableObama, Biden to announce $600 million for jobs grantChicago Daily HeraldIrish Examiner -Washington Post (blog) -Sky Newsall 391 news articles …read more    

Indian Election Favorite Modi Denies Shying Away From Gujarat Riots Issue – TIME

IBNLiveIndian Election Favorite Modi Denies Shying Away From Gujarat Riots IssueTIMEIn 2002, more than 1,000 people were killed in sectarian riots that swept the western Indian state of Gujarat, where Narendra Modi was and still is chief minister. Twelve years on, as he bids to become prime minister, the accusations of complicity keep coming.India holds biggest day of voting with Hindu nationalists gaining strengthReutersIndia elections: Congress party sharpens attack on biggest voting dayThe GuardianWhy Chidambaram says he could call Modi ‘Encounter Chief Minister’NDTVall 695 news articles …read more    

Base attack, referendum talk overshadow Russia, Ukraine talks – CNN

Telegraph.co.ukBase attack, referendum talk overshadow Russia, Ukraine talksCNN(CNN) — Russia and Ukraine were meeting face-to-face Thursday with a lot of political ground to cover. The crisis in eastern Ukraine is spiraling so fast, it has left diplomacy writhing in the dust. In the city of Mariupol, a gang of 300 attacked a Ukrainian military …Putin Condemns Ukraine OperationWall Street JournalCasualty numbers used as a weapon in Ukraine crisisReutersDeadly clashes at Ukraine port base as leaders meetBBC NewsUSA TODAY -Haaretzall 2,191 news articles …read more    

Rescuers Scramble to Find Missing in S. Korea Ferry Disaster – Voice of America

Irish IndependentRescuers Scramble to Find Missing in S. Korea Ferry DisasterVoice of AmericaSEOUL — Rescue efforts in South Korea have entered a second day, as rescuers try to save nearly 300 people, mostly high school students, who remain missing after a passenger ferry capsized and sank. At least nine people were killed and 179 rescued, …Nearly 300, mostly teens, missing after South Korean ferry sinksCBS NewsS Korea ferry: Bad weather hampers search for survivorsBBC NewsPark’s Leadership Is Tested Over Sunken Korean Ferry — UpdateWall Street JournalABC News -Telegraph.co.uk -ABC Onlineall 2,667 news articles …read more    

Dollar hurt by Yellen’s low rate stance, pound at four-and-a-half-year high – Reuters

New York TimesDollar hurt by Yellen’s low rate stance, pound at four-and-a-half-year highReutersLONDON (Reuters) – The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Thursday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen reiterated an accommodative monetary policy stance in comments which gave the euro and the yen a lift. The dollar’s weakness lifted the …European Shares Take Pause From Rally on Fed CommentsWall Street JournalLow inflation is major risk in US economy – YellenRTE.ieIndian Rupee Snaps Three-Day Loss as Yellen Supports U.S. PolicyBloombergBusiness Recorder -NASDAQ -Turkish Pressall 612 news articles …read more    

Deadly Fighting in East Ukraine – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalDeadly Fighting in East UkraineWall Street JournalA man climbs up a post to remove a Ukrainian flag as protesters hold a rally outside the mayor’s office in Mariupol, Ukraine, April 13, 2014. Reuters. MOSCOW—Three pro-Russian protesters were killed and 13 wounded in an overnight clash with Ukrainian …Ukraine Clash Kills Three as Big Powers Meet in Crisis Talks (1)Businessweek3 militants killed in attack on Ukraine baseLos Angeles TimesJapan postpones foreign minister’s trip to RussiaReutersVoice of America -CNN -USA TODAYall 2,158 news articles …read more    

Blast on Site of Explosives Plants Kills 1 – ABC News

MiamiHerald.comBlast on Site of Explosives Plants Kills 1ABC NewsAn explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based killed one person and left three others injured. Rescue workers were called Wednesday afternoon to a blast at the plant in McEwen, about 55 miles …Blast at Tennessee plant kills 1, injures 3STLtoday.comAt least 1 dead in plant blastChron.comall 138 news articles …read more    

Michael Bloomberg to Spend $50 Million on Challenging NRA on Gun Safety – Fashion Times

Fashion TimesMichael Bloomberg to Spend $50 Million on Challenging NRA on Gun SafetyFashion TimesMichael Bloomberg (Photo : Reuters) The former mayor of New York City is reportedly allotting around $50 million to be used in his campaign to minimize the influence of the National Rifle Association. Print This. Text + -. Share This. Facebook Share.Mike fires backNew York Daily NewsBloomberg plans challenge to pro-gun lobbyIndependent OnlineBloomberg plans $50M gun control networkPallTimes.com (subscription)Seacoastonline.com -Fox 28 -USA TODAYall 373 news articles …read more