Olivia Jacks

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Officials: Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls likely split up, taken across border

Nigeria's embattled leader vowed Boko Haram's abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls would be the terror group's undoing, even as authorities admitted Thursday the girls likely have been separated and taken out of the country.<p>President Goodluck Jonathan's statements come amid mounting international …

Everest Avalanches Sweep Same Deadly Path Where Sherpas Perished

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Fresh ice avalanches struck on a perilous route where 16 Everest sherpas were killed last week, hiking officials said on Friday, making it almost certain that no one will summit the world's highest mountain from Nepal during this year's climbing season.<p>"Teams are leaving, it's …

Olympian Ian Thorpe Released from Hospital After Serious Infection

<b>Update from Wednesday, April 30</b><p>Ian Thorpe, five-time Olympic champion in the pool, has taken a significant step toward recovery from a serious infection that required intensive care.<p>Reuters reported via the <i>Guardian</i> on Wednesday:<p>Five-times Olympic champion swimmer Ian Thorpe has been released from a …

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S Korea, Japan leaders to meet at talks

<b>Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet South Korean President Park Geun-hye for the first time at a trilateral meeting with the US next week.</b><p>The talks come amid severe tensions over history issues and territorial disputes between the two neighbours.<p>The meeting will take place on the sidelines …

Split Decisions: Ukraine Signs Up With EU, Russia Wraps Up Crimea

There will be few days that better symbolize the crisis in Ukraine.<p>On Friday:<p>As Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was signing an agreement on closer relations with the European Union ...... Russian President Vladimir Putin was signing the laws his country has put in place to take Crimea …

Five things we hope happen at the Grammys

No longer are award shows the domain of teary-eyed starlets thanking their pet chihuahuas for their unwavering support. This year, if it hasn't involved tongues, twerks and a confused notion of female empowerment, it hasn't cut the award-show mustard.<p>So what will happen at the mother of all US …

New Music: Justin Bieber Feat. Chance the Rapper “Confident”

Chance the Rapper caught rap fans ears with the release of his stellar <i>Acid Rap</i> mixtape this year. The Chicago-native closes out 2013 with his biggest …

This A Cappella Cover Of Lorde's "Royals" Will Make Your Ears Happy

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