Archive | April, 2013

Ex-UK Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher dies, aged 87

April 8, 2013

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Ex-UK Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher dies, aged 87 BBC News Former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher has died “peacefully” at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke, her family has announced. David Cameron called her a “great Briton” and the Queen spoke of her sadness at the death. Lady Thatcher was Conservative prime minister […]

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Holocaust Remembrance Memorial Day-70 years ago was the Warsaw ghetto uprising

April 8, 2013

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Holocaust Remembrance Memorial Day   Associated Press JERUSALEM — Israel dedicated its annual memorial day for the 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust to mark 70 years to the Warsaw ghetto uprising, a symbol of Jewish resistance against the Nazis in World War II that resonates deeply in Israel to this day. At the […]

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Africa’s 2 new technology cities: Ghana’s Hope City and Kenya’s Konza Technology City

April 7, 2013

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Africa’s 2 new technology cities: Ghana’s Hope City and Kenya’s Konza Technology city Hope City is planned to have Africa’s tallest building 270m (885ft) passing the 223m (732ft) Carlton Centre in Johannesburg BBC News Ghana’s President John Mahama has launched a project to build a $10bn (£6.6bn) IT hub near the capital, Accra, within three […]

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NFL: San Francisco 49ers new stadium progress in Santa Clara

April 6, 2013

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San Francisco 49ers new stadium progress in Santa Clara The San Francisco 49ers will be moving 37.5 miles south to the San Jose suburb of Santa Clara. The new stadium is located near several major highways and expressways including Highways 101, 237, 880, Lawrence Expressway, and San Tomas Expressway. The stadium also provides excellent transit […]

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Korea: A division created from the Cold War and not by the Korean people

April 6, 2013

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Korea: A division created from the Cold War and not by the Korean people 2013 once again a Korean crisis An independent kingdom for much of its long history, Korea was occupied by Japan beginning in 1905 following the Russo-Japanese War. Five years later, Japan formally annexed the entire peninsula into the Empire of Japan. […]

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US unemployment lowest in 4 years at 7.6% for March 2013 with only 88,000 jobs: – White 6.7%, African American 13.3%

April 5, 2013

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US March 2013 unemployment the lowest in 4 years at 7.6% -White 6.7%, African American 13.3% Job participation rate 63.3% is the lowest since May 1979 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Nonfarm payroll employment edged up in March (+88,000), and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics […]

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NASA: Hubble space telescope breaks record in search for farthest supernova

April 5, 2013

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Hubble space telescope breaks record in search for farthest supernova National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has found the farthest supernova so far of the type used to measure cosmic distances. Supernova UDS10Wil, nicknamed SN Wilson after American President Woodrow Wilson, exploded more than 10 billion years ago. SN Wilson belongs […]

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45 years ago on March 4, 1968 the 39 year old Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed

April 4, 2013

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Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed by James Earl Ray at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, 45 years ago, on April 4, 1968. January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968 (died at aged 39) Memphis march honors slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. By Adrian Sainz Associated Press MEMPHIS— Hundreds […]

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13th Chinese navy convoy fleet visits north Africa’s Algeria for 4 days

April 4, 2013

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13th Chinese navy convoy fleet visits north Africa’s Algeria for 4 days Xinhua BEIJING- The 13th Chinese navy convoy fleet has arrived at the capital of Algeria, beginning its 4 day visit to the country. It’s the first time for a Chinese navy fleet to dock at an Algerian port. During the visit, the two […]

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Seattle, Sacramento will make their cases to NBA on April 3rd for the Kings

April 3, 2013

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Seattle, Sacramento will make their cases to NBA for the Kings Groups from Seattle and Sacramento will be in New York City on Wednesday to discuss their plans for the Kings. Each group will present its plan to a combined NBA relocation and finance committee. By Bob Condotta Seattle Times staff NEW YORK — In […]

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