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Mexico Says Murdered Students were Mistaken for Rival Gang The 43 Mexican students who disappeared four months ago were murdered on the orders of a drug cartel who mistook them for members of a rival gang, the government said on Tuesday, finally confirming the deaths of the trainee teachers. Their disappearance o
Voice of America | 1 hour, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mexico investigators say missing students killed Investigators confirm 43 college students were killed in September bus hijacking, but doubts remain over the evidence.
Al Jazeera | 2 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Uganda: Agency Cuts Refugees Rations Faced with a funding shortfall, the World Food Program, the lead United Nations relief agency for fighting hunger, halved rations on Tuesday to nearly 150,000 South Sudanese refugees in Uganda.
New York Times | 2 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Japan seeks help from Jordan on ISIL hostage Efforts to free Japanese journalist and Jordanian pilot comes after ISIL threatens to kill the two within 24 hours.
Al Jazeera | 3 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Fidel Castro breaks silence on US-Cuba rapprochement Cuban leader Fidel Castro has broken his silence on a historic rapprochement between Washington and Havana, implicitly endorsing it even as he expressed an abiding distrust of his old foe. The 88-year-old revolutionary icon had said nothing since last mon
Yahoo! News | 4 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Auschwitz survivors mark 70th anniversary of liberation Ceremony for Holocaust prisoners freed from Nazi Germany's concentration camps in Poland is attended by world leaders.
Al Jazeera | 4 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Greece's new government halts sale of Piraeus port Greek PM Tsipras names anti-austerity cabinet and appointments signal hard line in talks with creditors.
Al Jazeera | 5 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Astronomers Spot Oldest Known Star An international team of astronomers has discovered the oldest known star in the universe, and it's more than twice the age of our solar system. The star is orbited by five planets, with sizes comparable to those of Mercury and Venus, but the scientists s
Voice of America | 7 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Spanish priests charged over child sex abuse Ten Catholic priests among those indicted in case brought after Pope Francis corresponded with one of victims.
Al Jazeera | 7 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Blake pleads for Scotland patience Scotland's controversial new recruit, Hugh Blake, has urged fans to let him prove his worth following the furore over his call-up into the Six Nations squad. The Edinburgh back-row forward only arrived from his native New Zealand last month and has y
Yahoo! News | 7 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend