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'Moores set for England recall'

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Peter Moores is set to be recalled as England coach five years after being dramatically axed from the job, the BBC and The Times both reported Friday. Earlier, a brief statement issued by the England and Wales Cricket Board said manging director Paul Downton and England...(more) 



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Obama signs law aimed at stopping Iran diplomat from serving in U.N. post

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President Barack Obama signed a law on Friday that effectively bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy at the United Nations because of suspicions he was involved in the 1979-81 Tehran hostage crisis. Obama signed a law passed by the U.S. Congress that blocks...(more) 




10-year-old sings gospel song to defeat Ga. kidnapper

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A young boy kidnapped from his Atlanta home sang a gospel song for nearly three hours until the suspect kicked him out of the car. The man used cash to lure little Willie Myrick close enough for him to grab and shove into his car the...(more) 



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Captain of capsized South Korean ferry arrested: Yonhap

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The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized, leaving 29 people dead and 274 others missing, was arrested on Saturday, the country's Yonhap news agency said. Yonhap said Captain Lee Joon-seok, 69, faced five charges including negligence of duty and violation of maritime law. 



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Obama signs law aimed at barring Iran UN envoy

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President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a bill barring US visas for UN envoys seen as a threat to American security or having engaged in "terrorist activity" -- a measure aimed at Iran's ambassador. The United States said earlier this week that it would...(more) 



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Russia says U.S. treating it like 'guilty schoolboy' over Ukraine

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The Kremlin on Friday described as unacceptable a U.S. threat to impose sanctions if Russia fails to fulfil its side of an international deal on Ukraine, accusing the White House of treating Moscow like a "guilty schoolboy". President Barack Obama said Thursday's deal in Geneva between...(more) 



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After Algerian landslide, what next?

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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's frail president won a fourth term in a landslide victory, but it only masks a bigger question for this oil-rich North African nation — what now? It's still unclear who will eventually succeed the 77-year-old leader who has been in power...(more) 




Oregon priest busted for having child porn: police

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Stanley Brittain, aka Father Isidore of Albany, was arrested Thursday morning on charges of encouraging child sex abuse after authorities said they were tipped off to his extremely disturbing material on his home computer.  



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South Korea ferry captain 'held'

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The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank earlier this week leaving hundreds of people missing has been arrested, Yonhap news agency says. 



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South Korea ferry sinking: Arrest warrants sought for captain, 2 crew

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ANSAN, South Korea – Prosecutors asked a court Friday to issue arrest warrants for the captain and two crew members of a ferry that capsized off the southern coast of South Korea, leaving 28 people confirmed dead and 268 missing, most of them schoolchildren. 



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Russia, West still far from breakthrough in Ukraine crisis

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The four-way agreement on Ukraine thrashed out in Geneva is the first sign of progress between Russia and the West in a months-long standoff, but a litany of problems remain unresolved, analysts said. Russia is clearly keen to avoid sanctions that could hurt its already fragile...(more) 



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Trade deal eluding U.S., Japan, senior U.S. official says

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U.S. and Japanese trade negotiators have been unable to reach a deal to open Japan's markets more widely to imports ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to Japan, a senior U.S. administration official said on Friday. Momentum behind the talks need not stall because negotiators have...(more) 



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