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Putin to Snowden: “We do not allow” mass surveillance

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Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden calls Russian Vladimir Putin during his televised question and answer session with the nation to ask about mass surveillance. Nathan Frandino reports.

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U.S. sending more non-lethal military aid to Ukraine

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the United States will send additional non-lethal military support to Ukraine. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial: Five Key Questions

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The Oscar Pistorius murder trial in South Africa is presenting two competing narratives to the judge. What are the key areas of dispute between the defense and prosecution in the case? WSJ’s Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer

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Church must be “refuge for sinners” – Pope Francis

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Pope Francis calls for the Church to always be a refuge for the poor and the sick as he leads a solemn Holy Thursday mass. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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The great British farmland boom

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Britain’s troubled Co-operative Group is preparing to cash in on nearly 18,000 acres of farmland in one of the biggest UK land sales in decades. As Ivor Bennett reports, the market timing couldn’t be better, with farmland prices soaring over 270 percent in the last 10 years.

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The 2014 New York Auto Show

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The auto show displays some of the newest models from Alfa Romeo, Hyundai, Ford and Toyota. There’s also a peek at what’s to come in the next-generation Mazda Miata.

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Can ‘revenge porn’ send you to prison?

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Sharing pornographic images of an ex for revenge? That’s perfectly legal — in most states. But as victims are speaking up, state governments are stepping in, making it a criminal offense to text, email or upload intimate photos of someone else without their consent.

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S Ratings’ managing director says the pension reform in Illinois is postive but litigation could prevent real progress, and New Jersey’s credit rating was downgraded

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S Ratings’ managing director says the pension reform in Illinois is postive but litigation could prevent real progress, and New Jersey’s credit rating was downgraded

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Oscar Pistorius Contradicted By Own Expert Witness

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Roger Dixon, the defense’s forensic expert, seemingly contradicted pieces of Oscar Pistorius’ testimony during cross-examination.

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Business frustrates sanctions calls

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The United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union have called for an immediate halt to violence in Ukraine after talks in Geneva. But as Sonia Legg reports the prospect of further sanctions is being clouded by divisions within Europe and big companies.

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SNTV – Kate Upton Loves Her Body, Every Part Of It

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Kate Upton has shot down the comments she supposedly made about wishing she had a smaller chest by saying that she loves her body, every part of it.

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Kate & William Show Off Prince George!

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If you had any doubt that Prince William and Kate Middleton were the perfect family, we have proof! The royal couple have been photographed all over Australian and New Zealand for their first tour with baby George! We’ve been dying over Kate’s amazing fashion choices, but let’s be honest, all eyes are on their adorable [...]

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Micro-organs to shape the future of personalised medicine

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Researchers at Vanderbilt University are developing an artificial liver as part of a larger system of synthetic organs being built to test drugs. If successful, the technology will not only change the way drugs are developed and tested, but also provide doctors with a way to personalise treatment for patients with diseases ranging from heart [...]

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Will ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ Make it to Broadway?

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Michael Grandage, the director of the new production of “The Cripple of Inishmaan” starring Daniel Radcliffe, has had success in London with a program that lures young people to theaters with cheap tickets. Will he try it on Broadway? WSJ’s Stefanie Cohen discusses. Photo: “The Cripple of Inishmaan.”

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'Homeless GoPro’ Offers First-Hand Perspective Of Those Living On The Streets

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Homeless GoPro outfits homeless volunteers with $300 GoPro cameras to capture the world as they see it.

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Yahoo’s Ousted COO Gets $58M Severance Package

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According to SEC filings, Yahoo gave ousted COO Henrique de Castro a $58 million severance package.

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The 2014 Cannes line-up is announced

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Meryl Streep, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Juliette Binoche, Nicole Kidman and Hilary Swank are among the attendees at this year’s Cannes film festival. Rollo Ross reports.

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3 Reasons Victoria Beckham Should Have a Major 40th Birthday

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Victoria Beckham marks a major milestone today! In honor of the former Posh Spice’s 40th birthday, we’re counting down the top three reason she should celebrate in a big way. On Allie: Black Halo dress, Gap blazer

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Is Apathy A Sign Of A Shrinking Brain?

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A recent study links apathetic feelings to a smaller brain. Researchers say the results indicate a need for apathy screening for at-risk seniors.

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Bentley Flying Spur Debuts at $195,000

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WSJ’s Lee Hawkins talks to Christophe Georges, president and CEO of Bentley America, at the New York Auto Show about the recent release of the Flying Spur, now sporting a V8 engine and with a price tag starting at $195,000.

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Saudi genome project targets high incidence of genetic disease in the kingdom

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Scientists in Saudi Arabia have embarked on an ambitious project to map the genetic codes of thousands of its citizens. The Saudi Human Genome Project is aimed at determining the genetic factors inherent in the kingdom’s high incidence of diseases like diabetes, which effect more than 20% of the population. Debi Bell-Hosking reports.

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10 Fetch Style Tips We Learned From Mean Girls!

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It’s hard to believe it was 10 years ago that Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, and the rest of the cast starred in one of our favorite chick flicks, Mean Girls. It goes without saying that we still, to this day, reference our favorite lines and jargon from the film, so in order to celebrate, we [...]

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Apple Rumored To Introduce Song ID Service In Next iOS Build

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Sources close to Apple told Bloomberg the company plans to introduce an integrated song identification service during the launch of its next iOS.

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Rare White Tiger Cubs Make First Public Appearance

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A trio of rare white Bengal tiger cubs, two females and a male, made their debut at the Buenos Aires Zoo on Wednesday. (Photo/ AP)

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Bad weather impedes the rescue efforts for the missing people of the South Korean ferry

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Since the sinking of the 6,800-ton South Korean ferry on Wednesday morning, more than 24 hours have passed. Nine people are confirmed dead and another 287 are missing. Rescue teams have saved the lives of at least 179 people. There is still no news about the missing 287 people. The ship was carrying children who [...]

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Captain of South Korea Ferry Apologizes

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Lee Joon-seok, the man identified by broadcaster YTN and Yonhap news agency as the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry, briefly appeared on TV, his face covered with a gray hoodie, and apologized for the disaster.

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Investors: Ignore Ukraine, Watch Rates, Buy Blue C

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Financial Advisor Kevin Myeroff doesn’t worry about Russian saber-rattling, but he does fear rising interest rates may slam bonds. And he thinks big company stocks will thrive.

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Industry’s Optimism Shines At New York Auto Show

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After seeing auto sales grow last month, there’s plenty for the industry to celebrate as it rolls out its newest designs.

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Omaha Man Convicted Of Murdering 4 People In 10-Day Span

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Twenty-seven-year-old Nikko Jenkins was convicted of shooting and killing four people, claiming an Egyptian god told him to.

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Portland Reservoir To Be Flushed After Man Urinates In It

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City officials decided to flush 38 million gallons of the city’s drinking water from a reservoir after a man reportedly urinated in the water.

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