Bring Back Our Girls Portland Rally

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on May 14, 2014
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Portland, Ore.— Hundreds of Portland-area residents will rally with cities from around the world to urge the release of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by anti-education extremists. The rally will demonstrate support for the girls’ families, provide information about the girls’ plight, and provide solidarity with the growing number of international leaders and organizations working to find …

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Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year

Posted by Associated Press on April 15, 2014
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Boylston Street on the day of the bombing and as it looks today

BOSTON — Life has resumed on the streets of Boston.

A year after three people were killed and more than 260 injured when two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, the city’s landscape bears few reminders of the explosions, or …

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Pistorius Refuses to Look At Dead Lover’s Photo

Posted by Associated Press on April 9, 2014
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PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius refused to look at a photo of his dead girlfriend’s bloody head wounds while testifying at his murder trial Wednesday as the prosecutor urged the star athlete to “take responsibility” for killing her.

“It’s time that you look at it,” chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel said, setting the stage for a rigorous first day of cross-examination …

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Drunk Secret Service Agent Recalled to US

Posted by Associated Press on March 26, 2014

WASHINGTON — A Secret Service agent found drunk by staff at a Dutch hotel was recalled to the U.S. along with two of his colleagues, the day before President Barack Obama was set to arrive in the Netherlands.

Word of another embarrassing incident to hit the elite agency came as the president was midway through a weeklong, four-country trip to Europe …

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Australia Says Nothing Spotted In Search For Malaysia Plane

Posted by Associated Press on March 19, 2014
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Satellite imagery shows a floating object at sea

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – Australia’s acting prime minister says nothing of significance has been spotted so far by search planes flying deep into the southern Indian Ocean looking for possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

Warren Truss, who is acting prime minister while Tony Abbott is in Papua New Guinea, told …

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