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April Jones murder trial – in tweets

Mark Bridger is on trial for the abduction and murder of schoolgirl April Jones, who vanished near her home in Machynlleth, mid-Wales, last year. He …

Michigan I-Corps Program In Ann Arbor Begins Today

Michigan Innovation Corps (I-Corps) is a statewide program that was designed to foster and grow an innovation ecosystem. The program was designed through partnerships between the National Science Foundation (NSF), several universities in Michigan, Michigan SmartZones, and multiple entrepreneurial …

U.S. Stocks Rise as S&P 500 Extends Last Week’s Record

Most U.S. stocks rose, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index extended its record level, following data last week that showed American employers added …

Two Sobering China Reads—and Some Cheer

A society that has huge problems -- and that many outsiders are nonetheless drawn to<p>1) Recently I mentioned some of the obstacles that might slow China's path to ever-greater prosperity and influence. In a similar vein, consider an essay from Ely Ratner, of the Center for a New American Security, …

Colombian police catch three fake nuns with cocaine under their habits

Police in Colombia arrested three women masquerading as nuns with a total of more than six kilos of cocaine concealed about their persons.<p>The fake nuns' outfits didn't seem to be quite right in the eyes of observant airport police, who asked the three women to step aside when they arrived on the …

Warriors lose big lead, fall in 2 OTs

Curry's 44 and big lead both wasted in 2-OT loss<p>SAN ANTONIO - When the Warriors last won a playoff game in the Alamo City, Stephen Curry had just turned 3.<p>He was a month away from his ninth birthday when the Warriors last won a game of any type in San Antonio.<p>And, he was 25 when the Warriors moped …

Afghan-Pakistani Forces Exchange Fire Along Shared Border

Tensions between Afghanistan and Pakistan are on the rise again following two border clashes in the space of a week. The trouble was apparently sparked by Pakistan's decision to erect a new border gate despite Afghan objections.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>Some other news. For the second time in …

Dame Helen: One Loves Drummers, Just Not Outside A Theatre

Helen Mirren has defended telling a crowd of street drummers to be quiet after the noise disrupted a performance of her new play The Audience<p>Dame …

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Jimmy Tarbuck arrested in child abuse inquiry

<b>Comedian Jimmy Tarbuck has been arrested over an allegation of child sex abuse dating back to the 1970s.</b><p>North Yorkshire Police confirmed that a 73-year-old man was arrested in Kingston upon Thames on 26 April.<p>The entertainer and quiz show host - who has an OBE for services to showbusiness and …

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