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Washington Post

Asian stocks drop on no trade deal in Obama visit
Washington Post
TOKYO — Asian shares were mixed as stocks in Tokyo slipped Thursday after talks between Japan's prime minister and visiting President Barack Obama produced little on a trade agreement. epa04176175 Shane Red Hawk of the Sicangu Lakota band of the ...
Obama won't draw 'red line' over islands disputeUSA TODAY
Obama reaffirms commitment to Japan on tour of Asia allieseuronews
Tokyo Shares End Lower as Obama-Abe Summit Fails to InspireWall Street Journal
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ABC News

FDA Proposes First E-Cigarette Rules
NBCNews.com
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday, including e-cigarettes, flavored cigars and nicotine gels. It's a basic first step, extending the FDA's regulatory power, but the rule would ...
FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettesLos Angeles Times
The FDA Is Finally Cracking Down on E-CigarettesNew York Magazine
E-Cigarettes Face First RegulationsWall Street Journal
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CNNMoney

FCC eyes new rules on Net
Philly.com
WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday will circulate proposed rules that could give high-speed Internet providers more power over what content moves the fastest on the Web based on which firms pay the most, according to ...
Federal regulators to propose new net neutrality rules in MayColumbus Dispatch
FCC plans new open Internet rulesThe Denver Post
Net-Neutrality Advocates Angered by FCC's Planned New RulesTIME
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CNN

Korean prosecutors raid shipping safety watchdog after ferry disaster
Reuters
INCHEON, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors said on Thursday that they had raided the shipping safety watchdog as part of their expanded investigation following the fatal sinking of a ferry. The Sewol sank last week and more than 300 ...
Investigation continues into Sewol-ho crew membersArirang News
South Korea ferry engineer says no technical problemsZee News
South Korea ferry: Captain had 40 years' experienceNew Zealand Herald
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Telegraph.co.uk

3 American Doctors Killed by Guard at Afghan Hospital
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan policeman shot and killed three American doctors at a hospital here on Thursday, according to Afghan police officials. The attack took place at the Cure International Hospital in Kabul, a 100-bed facility that specializes in ...
Security Guard Opens Fire in Kabul Hospital, Kills 3Voice of America
Afghan guard shoots dead three foreigners at hospitalTelegraph.co.uk
Afghan security guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospitalFox News
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Politico

Obama says Russia not abiding by agreement to defuse Ukraine crisis
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON -- President Obama says Russia is not yet holding up its side of an agreement to de-escalate tension in Ukraine, and he suggested that the U.S. and its allies are prepared to hit Moscow with additional sanctions in coming days. “So far at least, ...
Obama Says US Ready to Move on Further Russia SanctionsBusinessweek
Obama: New Russia sanctions are "teed up," but Putin can change courseCBS News
Obama says more sanctions against Russia 'teed up' over UkraineIrish Times
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KTVZ

BC earthquake: 6.6 magnitude quake hits near Port Alice
CBC.ca
A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday night shortly aftter 8 p.m. PT. The epicentre was located 40 kilometres southwest of Port Alice, according to the Pacific Tsunami Information Centre. The earthquake was initially reported at 6.7 magnitude, but the ...
Magnitude 6.7 quake off British Columbia coastChron.com

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Washington Post

Yankees' Pineda ejected for goo
Philly.com
Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected in the second inning of Wednesday's New York-Boston game after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. Pineda's ejection came 13 days after the right-hander had brown goo on the palm of his pitching ...
Yankees' Michael Pineda ejected from loss to Red Sox after pine tar discovered ...New York Daily News
Watch Yankees' Michael Pineda get ejected for pine tar, which he later admits to ...al.com
Yanks' Pineda vows not to do it again being ejected for using pine tar in 5-1 loss ...The Republic
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BBC News

Ukraine crisis: Mariupol city hall 'liberated'
BBC News
The Ukrainian government says it has regained control of the city hall in the eastern port of Mariupol from pro-Russian separatists. There were no reports of serious injuries during the overnight operation in the city, where three pro-Russian protesters were ...
Ukraine official: city hall cleared of protestersChron.com
City hall cleared of protestersIrish Independent
Ukraine Says Army Repelled Overnight Attack on BaseThe Moscow Times
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Haaretz

Does the Palestinian Deal Jeopardize Peace Talks?
Bloomberg
April 24 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg's Elliott Gotkine reports on rival Palestinian factions agreeing to form a unity government which complicates efforts to revive U.S.-mediated peace talks with Israel. He speaks to Mark Barton and Anna Edwards on Bloomberg ...
Foreign Ministry: Palestinian reconciliation not near implementationHaaretz
Israel says new Palestinian unity pact threatens MidEast peace processeuronews
Fatah-Hamas deal could threaten Mideast talksPhilly.com
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