China denies US-Japan alliance’s Diaoyu Islands bearing – Xinhua

BBC NewsChina denies US-Japan alliance’s Diaoyu Islands bearingXinhuaBEIJING, April 23 (Xinhua) — The US-Japan alliance, a bilateral arrangement made in the Cold War, should not undermine China’s territorial sovereignty and legitimate rights, a Chinese spokesman said on Wednesday. The comment came after U.S. President …China Challenges Obama’s Asia Pivot With Rapid Military BuildupBloombergObama begins Asia tour with reassurance to JapanCNNJustin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine visitCBC.caIrish Times -Fox News -The Australianall 2,033 news articles …read more    

Palestinian Factions Announce Deal on Unity Government – New York Times

HaaretzPalestinian Factions Announce Deal on Unity GovernmentNew York TimesSenior leaders from Hamas, the Islamic militant group that controls Gaza, and rival Fatah party, met during unity talks in Gaza on Wednesday. Credit Ahmed Shaat/Gaza Prime Minister Office, via Reuters Video …US: New Palestinian government must recognize Israel, renounce violenceHaaretzHamas and Fatah Sign Palestinian Unity DealTIMEHamas and Fatah unveil Palestinian reconciliation dealBBC NewsCNN -Jerusalem Post -Voice of Americaall 801 news articles …read more    

US Weighs Clemency for Inmates Jailed for 10 Years – ABC News

NPRUS Weighs Clemency for Inmates Jailed for 10 YearsABC NewsThe Justice Department is encouraging nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars to apply for clemency, officials announced Wednesday.Rules change means more drug offenders eligible for clemencyCNNAPNewsBreak: Clemency After 10 Years In Prison?NPRDOJ announces clemency overhaul, allows release for some after 10 yearsFox NewsUSA TODAY -New York Times -Washington Postall 305 news articles …read more    

Google offers ‘time travel’ through Street View – Times of India

ABC NewsGoogle offers ‘time travel’ through Street ViewTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: Google says that “time travel” is possible. At least partially. You may not yet travel back in time and look at the dinosaurs up close but Google is claiming that by using its Street View service, you can at least get an idea of how a street or …Now You Can Travel Through Time on Google MapsABC NewsGoogle’s ‘Street View’ maps add digital time capsules to provide visual …Fox NewsGoogle Street View goes back in timeToronto StarUSA TODAY -PC Magazine -CBC.caall 84 news articles …read more    

Japanese officials’ visits to shrine for war dead put Obama in a bind – Los Angeles Times

Toronto StarJapanese officials’ visits to shrine for war dead put Obama in a bindLos Angeles TimesTOKYO — Hiroshi Kyoso says he values Japan’s relationship with the United States highly and feels warmly about Washington’s new ambassador to Tokyo, Caroline Kennedy. But as the 90-year-old veteran of World War II arrived Wednesday morning to pray …Obama begins Asia tour with reassurance to JapanCNNBieber sorry for visiting war shrine, says he was misledCTV NewsObama says US-Japan treaty applies to disputed Senkaku Islands ahead of visitFox NewsChannel News Asia -Sky News -Reuters Canadaall 2,011 news articles …read more    

Rules change means more drug offenders eligible for clemency – CNN

CNNRules change means more drug offenders eligible for clemencyCNNWashington (CNN) — More federal prisoners serving drug sentences can apply for clemency after the Justice Department announced new rules Wednesday. Deputy Attorney General James Cole announced that the department would broaden the criteria for …New clemency conditions setUSA TODAYThousands More Inmates Eligible for Clemency Under Justice Dept. PlanNew York TimesAPNewsBreak: Gov’t weighs clemency for nonviolent inmates imprisoned for at …Minneapolis Star -WSBT-TVall 300 news articles …read more    

Pro-Kiev activists drowned out by separatists in Ukraine’s east – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesPro-Kiev activists drowned out by separatists in Ukraine’s eastHindustan TimesWhen a group of pro-Kiev activists decided to hold a rally in Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk, they found that no shops stocked ribbons in blue and yellow, the colours of the Ukrainian flag. Instead, they had to use social media to appeal to supporters in other …Britain Calls on Russia to Show Commitment to Ukraine DealWall Street JournalBiden leaves Kiev as US deploysThe AustralianLavrov Says Russia Will Respond If Interests Attacked In UkraineRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyABC Online -The Independent -Christian Science Monitorall 4,100 news articles …read more    

March new home sales plunge 14.5% – USA TODAY

MiamiHerald.comMarch new home sales plunge 14.5%USA TODAYSales of new single-family homes dropped sharply last month, falling 14.5% to their weakest level since mid-2013, the Census Bureau said Wednesday. The annual sales rate was 384,000, down from February’s revised pace of 449,000. The original estimate …US New-Home Sales Fall 14.5% in MarchWall Street JournalUS new home sales dive to eight-month low in MarchReutersSales of new US homes plunge 14.5%The Denver ChannelTransport Topics Online -NuWire Investor -Commercial Property Executiveall 286 news articles …read more    

#myNYPD flop: Open dialogue is ‘good for our city,’ NYPD says – The Star-Ledger

New York Daily News#myNYPD flop: Open dialogue is ‘good for our city,’ NYPD saysThe Star-LedgerDespite the #myNYPD PR nightmare, New York’s Finest feels the open dialogue is beneficial to the community. The NYPD put out a call for photos of citizens with officers Tuesday afternoon through its official Twitter account, @NYPDnews. The tweet included …NYPD’s Twitter campaign backfiresUSA TODAYNYPD Twitter campaign backfires in a big wayCNNNYC Police Department Attempts Twitter Campaign That BackfiresAuto World NewsPetaPixel -MediaPost Communications -TIMEall 340 news articles …read more