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Vancouver Sun

Everest avalanche: American climber recounts how Sherpa saved his life
CNN
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 ...
Climate Change Likely to Make Everest Even RiskierABC News
Discovery Channel to make documentary Sherpas killed on Mount EverestDaily Mail
Sherpas stage walkout in honor of colleagues killed in Mount Everest avalancheWashington Post
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National Geographic

Experts: How did stowaway teen spend hours undetected at airport?
Los Angeles Times
Security experts say it's important to thoroughly trace what transpired over the approximately six-hour period that a 15-year-old apparently went undetected at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport before stowing away in the wheel well of a ...
Stowaway Spent 7 Hours Undetected Before Plane Took OffABC News
Teen stowaway reportedly fancied Africa, not MauiSFGate
Pilot: Stowaway teen got ride of his lifeCNN
Columbus Dispatch -National Geographic -Kansas City Star
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CTV News

Obama to back Japan in China islands dispute
USA TODAY
President Obama arrived in Tokyo Wednesday where he is kick starting the first part of a trip to Asia aimed in part at renewing the U.S.'s security commitment to the region. Ahead of his arrival in Japan he confirmed that America's mutual security treaty with ...
Obama Visit to Japan to Set Tone for Four-Nation Asia Tour (1)Businessweek
Obama, Arriving in Japan, Starts Work on Tightening US TiesWall Street Journal
Justin Bieber apologizes after Japan shrine visit sparks Asian angerReuters
CNN -Xinhua -Times of India
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Voice of America

S. Korea Ferry Death Toll Nears 150, Search for Victims Continues
Voice of America
The confirmed death toll from the South Korean ferry disaster climbed to 146 Wednesday, one week since the passenger boat capsized off the country's southwest coast. Divers are slowly working their way through the third and fourth floors of the Sewol ferry.
Hopes Fade for Families in Ferry DisasterNew York Times
UPDATE 1-S.Korean prosecutors raid family home of ill-fated ferry's ownerReuters
South Korea ferry toll hits 150 as search gets tougherIBNLive
Financial Times -Reuters UK -Sky News
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Ukraine's leaders say have US backing to take on 'aggressors'
swissinfo.ch
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's government said on Wednesday the United States had promised to stand by it in the face of aggression, and announced that it would press ahead with a security operation to crack down on pro-Russian armed groups. After a lull for ...
Kiev in talks with Europe on new Ukrainian gas consortium Economy April 23, 14 ...ITAR-TASS

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Washington Post

IRS Employees Act Up, Don't Pay Taxes But Still Get Bonuses---IRS Gone Wild?
Forbes
A new report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration is unlikely to improve the picture. This latest watchdog report covers the payment of performance bonuses to IRS employees as well as various other incentives and award payments.
Earth Day celebrates 44th anniversaryCBS News
Bonus Season at the IRSWall Street Journal
IRS Employees Who Owe Back Taxes Still Get BonusesFashion Times
7Online.com -Washington Post
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Philly.com

Supremes play some '50s nostalgia
Philly.com
US Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks during a Commonwealth Club event at Herbst Theatre on January 28, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Sotomayor spoke in conversation with Stanford law school dean Mary Elizabeth Magill at ...
Should Courts Stay Out of the Race Business?The Atlantic
Michigan affirmative action could haunt white minority in decadesFrost Illustrated
How Affirmative Action Ruling Could Impact IndianaIndiana Public Media
Reuters -Telegraph.co.uk -Albany Times Union
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Vancouver Sun

NYPD's social media outreach campaign backfires
Fox News
Its request that Twitter users share pictures of them posing with police officers has caused people to start sending in photos of police brutality. ADVERTISEMENT. ADVERTISEMENT. The NYPD sent a tweet on Tuesday, saying it might feature the photographs ...
NYPD attempts to start a viral hashtag; things do not go wellAtlanta Journal Constitution
NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires' after hashtag hijackedBBC News
NYPD's Twitter request for photos backfiresBusinessweek
Washington Post -kwgn.com -Fashion Times
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Washington Post

Aereo fights TV in Supreme Court | USA NOW
USA TODAY
Online video startup Aereo is in a tough battle with major broadcasters, being questioned in Supreme Court Tuesday. The court also ruled 6-2 upholding states' right to ban affirmative action in university admissions. Loading… Post to Facebook. Aereo fights ...
The Switchboard: Why Netflix wins if the Supreme Court sides with AereoWashington Post (blog)
Aereo argues that ruling against it could hurt cloud storage businessInfoWorld
US justices show little support for Aereo TV in copyright fightReuters
Boston Herald -Columbus Dispatch -whnt.com
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New York Times

Stephen Colbert pays visit to show he'll take over from David Letterman, says ...
Fox News
In this May 3, 2012 photo provided by CBS, Stephen Colbert, left, host of the “Colbert Report” on the Comedy Central Network, has a laugh on stage with host David Letterman on the set of the “Late Show with David Letterman,” in New York. Colbert says on a ...
David Letterman Welcomes His Replacement, Stephen Colbert, to 'Late Show'Boston.com
Stephen Colbert visits David Letterman and new 'Late Show' homeCNN
David Letterman welcomes 'the new kid,' Stephen ColbertWashington Post
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