• Modi is the flavour of Indian election coverage in US

    Washington, April 20 (IANS) As American media reports on the sounds, colours and smells of India's crucial parliamentary election, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is the flavour of the season. The big story of course is India's 'insanely huge and complex' (Time),…

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    • Japan PM makes offering to Yasukuni Shrine, angers China, S.Korea

      By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine, seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, angering both South Korea and China on Monday and putting regional ties under further strain. Adding to unease in the…

      • Canada Embracing Climate Control Measures to Support Oil Sector

        Environmental advocacy groups put Canadian oil sands on the same footing as a weapon of mass destruction. With limited trade options on hand, provincial leaders are now trying to recast the Canadian oil ...

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        • Morici: Hardly Time to Call Obamacare a Success

          Here's how the law has failed to meet its original objectives.

          • Ahead of vote, Syria's Assad visits seized village

            BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's embattled president marked Easter with a tour Sunday of an ancient Christian village recently recaptured by his forces, an important symbolic prize for his government ahead of coming presidential elections he appears poised to contest.

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            • Comcast’s Real Repairman

              David Cohen, Comcast’s executive vice president, is the point man for moving deals like the one for Time Warner Cable past regulatory hurdles.

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              • US lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

                WASHINGTON (AP) — Two members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for tougher Western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries and warned that Moscow thus far has ignored U.S. and European efforts to persuade it to back off its…

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                • National energy boom blurs political battle lines

                  The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country. Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada-to-Texas ...

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                  • Sen. Warren's book focuses on working family woes

                    BOSTON (AP) — At the beginning of her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes the moment she grew up.

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                    • As America Hesitates on Keystone, Canada Is Moving On

                      Keystone is delayed again. But does it even matter?

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                      • Top Asian News at 3:00 p.m. GMT

                        JINDO, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster grew. As divers continued to search the interior of…

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                        • Today in History

                          Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.

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                          • The Good and the Bad From Canada's Oil Sands

                            Every classroom has its A-students and its troublemakers. The oil sands are no different.

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                            • AP Top News at 10:40 a.m. EDT

                              JINDO, South Korea (AP) — A transcript released Sunday shows the South Korean ferry that sank was crippled with confusion and indecision well after it began listing dangerously, possibly adding to a death toll that is officially at 58 but could eventually exceed 300. Three times in succession, and…

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                              • Japan minister at shrine honoring war criminals

                                TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese Cabinet minister on Sunday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead including war criminals, in what has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbors.

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                                • Obamacare enrollees urged to change passwords over Heartbleed bug

                                  By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans with accounts on President Barack Obama’s health insurance enrollment website, HealthCare.gov, were advised that their passwords had been reset to guard against the "Heartbleed" bug, in a message posted on the site on Saturday. The warning marks…

                                  • The Chart Of Government Job Losses Under Obama Will Never Get Old

                                    Although there are signs that the labor market...

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                                    • Troubled history fuel Japan-China tension

                                      NANJING, China (AP) — Strolling through China's sprawling memorial to a 1937 massacre by Japanese troops, a 64-year-old retired teacher said the incident remains an open wound.

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                                      • The Mind-Boggling Stat That Explains The Amazing Obamacare Comeback

                                        President Barack Obama took another victory lap...

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                                        • Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

                                          KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions even as violence continues.

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