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  • Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

    Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:15:21 GMT
    Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.
    Three Americans - a pediatrician and a father and son - were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled aid workers,...
  • Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

    Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:46:10 GMT
    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern city of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for over a week.
    Russia announced new military exercises Thursday involving ground and air forces near its border with Ukraine, swiftly responding to a Ukrainian operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the...
  • China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

    China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:46:56 GMT
    China's official news agency says authorities plan to revoke two crucial publication licenses for web giant Sina.com because pornographic content was found on its sites.
    China plans to revoke two crucial publication licenses for Sina.com, which might partially ban the web giant's operations, because obscene content was found during an anti-pornography crackdown, state media said Thursday.
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  • Northwestern players to cast historic union vote

    Northwestern players to cast historic union vote

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:35:23 GMT
    The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the university are essentially employees of the school with full collective...
    Northwestern University's football players will cast secret ballots Friday on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes - a potentially landmark vote that will be kept sealed for months and...
  • Oregon moves to dump health exchange website

    Oregon moves to dump health exchange website

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:25:00 GMT
    A technology committee is poised to make a final recommendation for the future of Cover Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange.
    Oregon, once expected to be a national leader in the federal health care overhaul, on Thursday moved to become the first state to dump its troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead.
  • Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy defends race remarks

    Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy defends race remarks

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:24:55 GMT
    A Nevada rancher at the center of a national feud with the federal government over cattle grazing is facing sharp criticism for racist comments he made that were published in a New York Times article.
    A Nevada rancher at the center of a feud over cattle grazing on public land is defending himself from sharp criticism over comments he made about slavery.