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  • 'I know they're in heaven together,' says woman who lost son, dad

    April 14, 2014 2:18 PM 52

    (CNN) -- The shootings at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, Kansas, and at the Village Shalom Retirement Community in Leawood claimed three lives -- a grandfather and grandson, and a woman whose identity has not been released by authorities. Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, faces charges of premeditated first-degree murder

  • Chinese, German foreign ministers hold talks - Xinhua

    April 14, 2014 12:43 PM 56

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) and his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier attend the fourth round of foreign ministerial talks between China and Germany in Beijing, capital of China, April 14, 2014. (Xinhua/Wang Ye) BEIJING, April 14 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and visiting German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier held the fourth

  • Third Nicaraguan tremor raises fears of quake to come

    April 14, 2014 10:25 AM 62

    A 5.1-magnitude earthquake shook Nicaragua on Sunday night, the third quake to hit the Central American nation within a week. Seven homes collapsed but there have so far been no reports of any casualties. Officials said the quakes could be an indication that the geological fault line which runs underneath the capital, Managua, has been re-activated

  • Vaisakhi parade features a special addition

    April 13, 2014 8:20 PM 59

    North America’s oldest Vaisakhi day parade is set to hit Vancouver streets on Saturday. The 25th annual event, which celebrates the Punjab harvest time and birthday of Sikhism (dating back to 1699), is expected to draw tens of thousands of people, so members of the Khalsa Diwan Society have been busily preparing at the Ross Street temple. This year’s

  • Interim Libyan PM declines to form new gov't, plans to step down

    April 13, 2014 5:24 PM 49

    TRIPOLI, Libya -- Libya's government says the interim prime minister has declined a parliamentary mandate to form a new government and will instead step down. Interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani announced Sunday on the interim government website that he was leaving his post, but would stay on as head of the Cabinet until a replacement could be found

  • Flight MH370: Black box batteries ‘may have died’

    April 13, 2014 4:51 PM 57

    FEARS are growing that the batteries in the black boxes from lost Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 may finally have died, stopping the devices from giving any further clues as to their location. Despite having no new transmissions from the black boxes’ locator beacons to go on, air and sea crews continued their search in the southern Indian Ocean for debris

  • Ukraine launches operation to clear Slavyansk separatists

    April 13, 2014 3:16 PM 52

    Ukrainian security forces have launched an operation to clear pro-Russian separatists from the police headquarters in the eastern city of Slavyansk. One Ukrainian state security officer was killed and five wounded on the government side in what interior minister Arsen Avakov called Sunday’s “anti-terrorist” operation. Avakov said security units from across

  • Ukraine: government building seized in Slaviansk

    April 13, 2014 11:53 AM 55

    A police building in the Ukrainian city of Slaviansk has been seized by armed men in camouflage uniforms. It’s the latest to be taken over in the east as pro-Russian protesters stand off against Kyiv. Government buildings in Donetsk and Luhansk have been occupied by pro-Russian protesters who want their regions to split from Kyiv. Interior Minister Arsen

  • Getty Images: The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand

    April 13, 2014 8:41 AM 59

    DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 13: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge waves to a baby after attending a Palm Sunday service at St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral on April 13, 2014 in Dunedin, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge

  • Missing plane MH370: HMS Echo in 'black box' search

    April 13, 2014 7:36 AM 55

    The crew of a Royal Navy ship are "working 24/7" to hunt for flight recorders from the missing Malaysian plane, their commander has said. HMS Echo is helping to scour the southern Indian Ocean after Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished with 239 people on board on 8 March. Sonar "pings" were detected last week by search teams - but no new signals have been confirmed