Thursday April 24, 2014




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Afghan police guard opens fire at Kabul hospital, kills 3 foreign doctors and wounds 2 others

KABUL - An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three foreign physicians and wounding two other people, officials said....

posted: April 24,2014





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AP sources: Taliban signals it'll free US soldier but doesn't know who in US could OK any deal

WASHINGTON - The captors of an American soldier held for nearly five years in Afghanistan have signalled a willingness to release him but are unclear which U.S. government officials have the authority to make a deal, according to two...


Obama warns Russia that more sanctions are 'teed up' but admits they may not stop Putin

TOKYO - Accusing Russia of failing to live up to its commitments, President Barack Obama warned Moscow on Thursday that the United States has another round of economic sanctions "teed up" even as he acknowledged those penalties may do...


Kashmiri protesters chant anti-India slogans, hurl rocks at police during Indian elections

SRINAGAR, India - Indian forces used tear gas and wooden batons Thursday to disperse scores of Kashmiri demonstrators who shouted anti-India slogans and threw rocks to protest against voting in national elections in the disputed region....


Malaysia Airlines unit Firefly plane forced to turn back because of landing gear problems

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Firefly Airlines says one of its domestic flights was forced to turn back shortly after takeoff early Thursday due to landing gear problem. None of the 68 people on board were hurt....


Classes begin at South Korean school hit hard by ferry disaster; toll hits 159

ANSAN, South Korea - Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes Thursday, their school campus a tragic landscape of yellow ribbons, chrysanthemums and photos of classmates and teachers who make...


Obama: New sanctions against Russia 'teed up;' Moscow not easing tensions in Ukraine

TOKYO - Warning Russia that new economic sanctions are "teed up," President Barack Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement last week to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine....






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