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Friday, April 18, 2014


Rob Ford Officially Kicks Off Mayoral Campaign

Yesterday - MSNBC Top Stories
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford officially kicked off his campaign Thursday, asking voters to stand by him in his re-election bid."I owe the people of Toronto a great, great deal of gratitude by Becky Bratu

Remembering Jerrie Mock's Solo Flight Around the World

Yesterday - MSNBC Top Stories
It’s been 50 years since Jerrie Mock became the first woman to fly solo around the earth

J.J. Watt Proves Naysayers Wrong

Yesterday - MSNBC Top Stories
A Texas fan named Trey was vindicated recently when J.J. Watt took to social media to prove they are friends

SSudan: 12 die after mob attacks UN base

Yesterday - Yahoo News
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — An angry mob of South Sudanese youths attacked a U.N. base on Thursday in order to harm members of an ethnic minority sheltering inside. Peacekeepers were forced to open fire, amid rampaging violence that killed at least 12 people, officials there said

Rangers score 3 in 3rd, top Flyers in opener 4-1

Yesterday - Yahoo News
NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored power-play goals 47 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat Philadelphia 4-1 in the playoff opener on Thursday night to stretch their home-winning streak over the rival Flyers to nine games

Third officer, not captain, at helm when South Korean ferry capsized: investigator

Yesterday - Yahoo News
The third officer was at the helm of a South Korean ferry when it capsized on Wednesday with 475 people on board, an investigating prosecutor told a news conference on Friday, and the captain may not even have been on the bridge at the time. "He may have been off the bridge ... and the person at the helm at the time was the third officer," the inve...

Excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Yesterday - Yahoo News
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Here are some excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

UN Security Council urged to take action on N. Korea

Yesterday - Fox News

Watch cat leap out of burning building

Yesterday - CNN Top Stories
Cat flies out window, kitties get shipped. Jeanne Moos reports on felines with one less of their nine lives to live

Reaction to the death of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Yesterday - Yahoo News
Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature and was a master of magical realism, died on Thursday. Tributes poured in from presidents, authors and pop stars: U.S. President Barack Obama: "With the passing of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the world has lost one of its greatest visionary writers - and one of my favorites...

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