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Thursday, April 24, 2014


Blackhawks Tie Series With Blues in Overtime Win

20 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Patrick Kane added to his big-game legacy with a 4-3 OT winner to lock his Chicago Blackhawks up 2-2 with the St. Louis Blues by Maggie Fox

More Than 7 Percent of Kids on Behavioral Meds

20 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
A new survey finds that 7.5 percent of children aged 6–17 are taking some sort of prescription medicine for emotional or behavioral difficulties.It’s a first look at the problem, and supports evidence that more and more U.S by Maggie Fox

Obama Urges China and Japan to Resolve Island Spat

20 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
President Barack Obama on Thursday called on China and Japan to resolve their long-simmering dispute over islands in the East China Sea

President Obama Arrives at Imperial Palace to Meet Japanese Emperor

20 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Japanese Emperor Akihito, second left, and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Thursday, local time

Buoyant Benfica set for Juventus showdown

23 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Having shaken off the hangover from their title celebrations on Sunday, Portuguese champions Benfica host Juventus in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday. The Eagles have been driven this season by the bitter memory of 12 months ago, when they found themselves on the verge of winning a treble of Portuguese league and Cup and...

Thai opposition leader seeks compromise to avert bloodshed

21 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Alarmed by the prospect of bloodshed in Thailand as a six-month political crisis nears a critical juncture, former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has called for talks between the government and its foes, urging compromise to restore stability. The 49-year-old leader of Thailand's main opposition Democrat...

Buffett: moving oil by rail safely major industry concern

19 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Luciana Lopez NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail industry, after a recent spate of accidents raised concerns about how to transport oil safely. He added that the delay in the construction of the Keystone pipeline was unlikely to prompt a...

Berkshire's Buffett says would buy few tech stocks currently: BBG TV

19 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and Chief Executive Warren Buffett said on Wednesday he would buy very few technology stocks at current levels and that the U.S. government should play a part in the housing market. The U.S. stock market has been hit with a wave of selling, particularly in high-growth stocks in the technology and biotechnology industries...

Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

12 minutes ago - Yahoo News
CHICAGO (AP) — A life-sized bronze statue of esteemed movie critic Roger Ebert will be unveiled outside the central Illinois theater that hosts the annual film festival he started, "Ebertfest."

Obama: US would defend Japan in islands dispute

10 minutes ago - Yahoo News
TOKYO (AP) — Showing solidarity with Japan, President Barack Obama affirmed Thursday that the U.S. would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over a set of disputed islands, but urged all sides to resolve the long-running dispute peacefully

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