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Americans are fleeing 5 states to avoid income tax rates The most infamously anticipated day of the year might just be April 15 and
Yahoo! News | Apr 10, 2018 10:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Singing road strikes wrong chord with Dutch villagers AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Take the highway past the Dutch village of Jelsum and the road will play you a tune.
Reuters | Apr 10, 2018 8:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
GOP Senator: It Would Be 'Suicide' For Trump If He Fires Mueller Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) warned Tuesday that there would be dire
Yahoo! News | Apr 10, 2018 5:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As U.S. response looms, Russia and Syria urge inspection of attack site By Ellen Francis and Jack Stubbs BEIRUT/MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Bashar al-Assad's government has invited international inspectors to send a team to Syria to investigate an alleged chemical attack in the town of Douma in a move apparently aimed at ave
Yahoo! News | Apr 10, 2018 2:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Major Hungarian opposition newspaper to close after Orban victory By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST (Reuters) - One of Hungary's two national opposition dailies will shut down on Wednesday due to financial problems, its publisher said, in a sign of rapidly deteriorating prospects for media freedom after the landslide re-election
Yahoo! News | Apr 10, 2018 1:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chinese aviation buff builds full-scale Airbus replica KAIYUAN, China (Reuters) - A man in northeastern China who always wanted to own an aircraft is doing the next best thing: building a full-scale replica of an Airbus A320 jet.
Reuters | Apr 10, 2018 10:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japanese man, 112, recognized as world's oldest male ASHORO, Japan (Reuters) - A 112-year-old Japanese man born months before Albert Einstein published his theory of special relativity was recognized on Tuesday as the world's oldest man.
Reuters | Apr 10, 2018 10:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Border Patrol agent accused of killing teenager testifies TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) A U.S. Border Patrol agent charged in the 2012 fatal shooting of a teenager across the Mexican border testified Monday that he doesn't remember much after he fired his weapon the first two times.
Yahoo! News | Apr 10, 2018 12:53 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Colombia arrests ex-FARC negotiator, says could be extradited to US Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Monday that his forces have arrested a former peace negotiator for the FARC, the ex-rebel-group-turned-political-party, and that he could be extradited to the United States to face drug charges. The suspect, ide
Yahoo! News | Apr 10, 2018 12:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hamas leader, Israel PM dig in on Gaza border flare-up GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) The leader of Gaza's ruling Hamas group and Israel's prime minister staked out tough positions Monday, making de-escalation on the Israel-Gaza border in the near future unlikely.
Yahoo! News | Apr 9, 2018 5:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend