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'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

 

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen in South Sudan who targeted civilians including children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies, many of them in a mosque and a hospital, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the country said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Teen stowaway shows holes in vast airport security

KAHULUI, Hawaii (AP) — Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet. But in the end, the cameras failed because no one noticed the security breach until the plane — and the boy — landed in Hawaii.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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General Motors seeks more protection from suits

LONDON (AP) — General Motors Co. has filed suit in a U.S. bankruptcy court asking a judge to protect the company from legal claims for actions that took place before it emerged from bankruptcy in 2009.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Powdered alcohols no longer have label approvals

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect powdered alcohol to hit store shelves anytime soon.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Swan Lockett had high hopes that President Barack Obama's health overhaul would lead her family to an affordable insurance plan, but that hasn't happened.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Novartis, GSK, Lilly in multibillion-dollar deals

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG announced a series of multibillion-dollar deals Tuesday with other major pharmaceutical companies that it said would reduce sales but boost profitability, while affecting some 15,000 of its employees globally.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Courthouse violence unpredictable despite security

 

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Utah's new federal courthouse opened last week, it came with security improvements that are becoming standard around the country: separate entrances and elevators for judges, defendants and the public; bullet-resistant glass and paneling; and vehicle barricades to keep car bombs at bay.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Grim work for families as more bodies discovered

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — There are no names listed as relatives huddle around white signboards to identify bodies from a sunken ferry — just the slimmest of clues about mostly young lives now lost. Many favored hoodies and track pants. One girl painted her fingernails red and toenails black. Another had braces on her teeth.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 April 2014

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