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Obama says US-Japan treaty applies to disputed Senkaku Islands ahead of visit
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President Barack Obama confirmed Wednesday that America's mutual security treaty with Japan applies to the islands at the center of a territorial dispute between China and Japan. "The policy of the United States is clear," he said in a written response to ...
Obama arrives in Japan for first leg of tension-filled Asia tripTimes of India
Obama begins Asia tour with reassurance to JapanCNN
Obama arrives in Japan to begin week-long Asia visitKansas City Star
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Everest avalanche: American climber recounts how Sherpa saved his life
Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- To set foot on Mount Everest is to risk death. Mountaineering tourists and their native Nepali guides both have this on their minds, as they straddle cavernous ravines in the ice. But nothing could have prepared American climber ...
Nepal government to inspect Mt Everest avalanche siteBusiness Standard
Discovery Channel to make documentary Sherpas killed on Mount EverestDaily Mail
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Hawaii-bound teen stowaway likely saved by hypothermia
A 15-year-old Santa Clara boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane from San Jose on Sunday may have hoped to hop a flight to Africa to visit his mother, but he was lucky to have survived what ended up being a much shorter trip to Hawaii. The boy ...
Airplane security vulnerabilities not uncommonThe Seattle Times
Experts: How did stowaway teen spend hours undetected at airport?Los Angeles Times
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South Korea ferry disaster: Royal Navy salvage experts join recovery
Britain has sent two Royal Navy salvage experts to join international efforts to recover a capsized South Korean ferry. Naval sources said the two reservist officers are among the Navy's most skilled underwater recovery specialists and have 45 years of ...
Grim work of recovering bodies from submerged vessel continued today as ...Daily Mail
South Korea ferry disaster: Service honours victimsBBC News
Children's corpses reveal desperate attempts to escape South Korean ferryTimes of India
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Michigan Affirmative Action Ban Upheld by US High Court
Jennifer Gratz, right, CEO of XIV Foundation, and Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette during a press conference outside the Supreme Court after the "Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action" presentation on Oct. 15, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Supreme Court Upholds Michigan's Affirmative Action BanWall Street Journal
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NYPD's Twitter campaign backfires
The New York Police Department's callout for people to tweet photos with the city's police officers has backfired. Instead, some tweeters have used the hashtag #myNYPD to post photos of police brutality. @Nycresistance posted a photo of a man and woman ...
NYPD Twitter campaign backfires in a big wayCNN
NYPD Twitter Outreach BackfiresTIME
NYPD's social media outreach campaign backfiresFox News
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IRS gave bonuses to employees who owed back taxes. And that's not all.
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So, where do you work? That's a question Internal Revenue Service employees must dread. Besides the fact that nobody like paying taxes, the agency's reputation has suffered in the past year because of accusations that it subjected applications for tax ...
IRS Employees Act Up, Don't Pay Taxes But Still Get Bonuses---IRS Gone Wild?Forbes
IRS gave bonuses to naughty employees IRS makes a supreme case out of ...Politico
IRS reports millions of dollars in fraud filed for 2014 tax
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Watch NASA Astronauts Perform a Spacewalk Live
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Albert Pujols celebrates 'special moment' with 500th homer
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — It was a majestic blast, exploding off the bat as if shot from a cannon, and as the ball arced its way toward the outer reaches of Nationals Park, it looked as if it might put a dent in the Capitol dome beyond the left-field wall. Albert Pujols ...
Change your current location »The Star-Ledger
Albert Pujols' next milestones are more important to the AngelsUSA TODAY
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Stephen Colbert Nearly Worked for David Letterman -- Twice
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Stephen Colbert almost worked for David Letterman -- twice. Colbert, who will take over for the retiring Letterman on CBS' "Late Show" next year, discussed the duo's missed connections Tuesday, his first appearance on the program since he was selected as ...
Stephen Colbert visits David Letterman and new 'Late Show' homeCNN International
David Letterman Welcomes His Replacement, Stephen Colbert, to 'Late Show'
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