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Protests over Obama Asia trip

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Protests in the Philippines and Japan as Obama begins Asia visit. Paul Chapman reports.

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Rising Ford finds ‘sweet spot’ in China -CEO

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With an expansion in both its China production capacity and its product lines, Ford CEO Alan Mulally argues why he sees the American automaker pulling ahead in the world’s largest car market. Jon Gordon reports.

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Underwater video of ferry search released

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South Korea’s navy releases underwater video of search operations those still missing from the sunken ferry. Paul Chapman reports.

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Yields Fall Sharply In Portuguese Debt Auction

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Portugal’s chances of ending its three-year bailout program without requiring more help have increased after interest rates fell steeply in a 10-year bond auction. The government debt agency said it raised about $1 billion in Wednesday’s sale at an affordable rate of 3.575 percent. Portugal needed a $100 billion bailout in 2011 when it was [...]

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Obama arrives in Japan for state visit

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President Barack Obama arrives in Tokyo for the first state visit to Japan by a U.S. president in 18 years. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Has the Small Stock Run Come to an End?

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In recent weeks big company stocks have beaten small, and two Merrill Lynch technicians think it’s the beginning of a trend.

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Ukraine Occupation Ongoing Despite Call for Action

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Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine say they aren’t taking acting President Turchynov’s threats seriously. They continue to occupy government buildings despite yesterday’s order for security forces to resume antiterrorist operations in the region.

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U.S. Reinstates a Portion of Egypt’s Military Aid

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April 23 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg’s Adam Johnson reports on today’s top headlines on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

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NYC Toddler Survives Fall From Third Floor Window

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A 2-year-old boy is alive after falling from a third-floor window at his family’s Manhattan apartment early Wednesday morning.

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Boeing Profit Beats Estimates on Jet Delivery Boost

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April 23 (Bloomberg) – Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu reports on first-quarter results from Boeing on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

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Cuba Gooding Jr. — Wife Files For Divorce … After 20 Years

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Marriage was NOT as good as it gets for Cuba Gooding Jr. ‘s wife — she just filed for divorce from the Oscar-winning actor after 20 years of marriage. Sara Kapfer filed today in L.A. She and Cuba were high school sweethearts and got married in 1994. It’s surprising — just last year, Cuba gushed [...]

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David Letterman hosts replacement, Stephen Colbert

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Stephen Colbert makes first visit to David Letterman on “The Late Show” since being named his replacement to the late night talk show. Rough cut – no narration

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SNTV – Cuba Gooding Jr. Wife Files For Separation After 20 Years Marriage

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Cuba Gooding Junior’s wife just filed for separation from the actor after 20 years of marriage. The 46 year-old and wife Sara Kapfer were childhood sweethearts who married in 1994 and have 3 kids together.

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Nuclear-Level Asteroids Might Be More Common Than We Realize

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The B612 Foundation says asteroids strike Earth much more often than previously thought, and are hoping to build an early warning system.

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Consultants Help Clients Find, Fire Advisers

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A small industry of consultants don’t manage any money but help wealthy investors pick financial advisers-those who not only create solid portfolios but have a steady employment history and obey to stringent fiduciary standards, or are able to add a specialty to a family office.

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SNTV – Drew Barrymore Gives Birth To Baby Girl Called Frankie

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Drew Barrymore has given birth to her new girl and called her Frankie. Both mom and baby are healthy and happy.

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FBI Seeking Information About Alleged Child Molester

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The FBI says William James Vahey could’ve molested more than 90 boys within a 30-35 year span while teaching abroad.

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Earnings give momentum back its mojo

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Summary: Market friendly earnings from momentum players like Netflix and Gilead, along with a Facebook upgrade before its results, propel stocks back toward record levels. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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Gypsies’ Lives in Limbo After Eviction in Romania

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Across Europe, Roma, or Gypsies, are still being stigmatized, despite efforts by the European Union to change that. In Eforie, Romania, more than 100 Roma are still in limbo after their homes were demolished by the local government in September 2013.

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China’s assembly lines still sluggish

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A leading indicator measuring activity in China’s vast manufacturing sector registers a weak reading for April, suggesting a slow start to the second quarter for the world’s 2nd largest economy.

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NYPD Twitter Hashtag Gets Turned Against It

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The hashtag #myNYPD was meant to establish dialogue between the department and the community. Twitter had other ideas.

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Obama’s journey East tests delicate Asian alliances

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U.S. President Barack Obama heads to Japan kicking off an Asian tour amid simmering tension in the region. Experts say it’s time for the U.S. to reaffirm its pivot to Asia. Yonggi Kang reports.

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Playing with our environment

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America needs to move towards renewable energy sources/

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David Gaud of Edmond de Rothschild discusses the latest HSBC China flash manufacturing PMI, and the impact of the RMB’s depreciation on China’s economy.

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David Gaud of Edmond de Rothschild discusses the latest HSBC China flash manufacturing PMI, and the impact of the RMB’s depreciation on China’s economy.

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UK scuba boss shot in Philippines

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A Briton who set up a scuba diving business in the Philippines is allegedly shot dead by a security guard. Paul Chapman reports.

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Breakingviews: Investors lose appetite for China pork IPO

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The world’s largest pork producer scales back its much-trumpeted IPO following a lukewarm response from investors who balked at the valuation of the company, says Breakingviews Peter Thal Larsen.

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Explore The Ship From ‘Star Trek: Voyager’ With Oculus Rift

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The starship from the science-fiction television series “Star Trek: Voyager” has been carefully reproduced in the virtual world, ready for anybody with a pair of Oculus Rift glasses to take a walk around the bridge. Oculus VR, the company that makes the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, was purchased by Facebook last month for $2 [...]

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Should Tina and Amy Take Over Late Night?

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Late-night television is mostly dominated by men. And with all the big changes happening lately in the talk-show scene, we’ve rounded up five female comedians that could easily take over. From Tina Fey to Mindy Kaling, who do you think would be the hostess with the mostest?

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Reboot And Reuse: Apple Offering Free Recycling Of Its Gadgets

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Apple Stores will recycle Apple gadgets for free and even give some customers store credit. Apple Stores worldwide will accept all Apple products “for free, responsible recycling.” Customers who bring in gadgets that have resale value will also receive store credit in the form of a gift card. It’s part of a larger environmental push [...]

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WhatsApp Hits 500 Million Users

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A couple of months ago, Facebook announced it was acquiring WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock options. Today, WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum wrote a blog post saying that the service now has 500 million active users. Koum named the company WhatsApp because it sounded like “what’s up.” WhatsApp was able to use push [...]

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