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1888 shipwreck found in San Francisco Bay

The remains of an 1888 shipwreck were discovered near the Golden Gate Bridge. The passenger steamer City of Chester was traveling up the California coast on Aug. 22, 1888 when it was struck by the steamer Oceanic .

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Huffington Post

Obama Finally Gets Back to the Asia-Pacific

The Obama Administration is turning its focus back to the Asia-Pacific, and President Barack Obama's big trip there, beginning with a state visit to Japan on Wednesday and Thursday before proceeding to South Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Asia, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Travel, Europe Travel, Moscow, Russia Travel, Xi Jinping

Channelnewsasia.com

First US troops land in Poland

The first American troops arrived in Poland on Wednesday, after Washington said it was sending a force of 600 there and to the Baltic states amid rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine.

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Coast Reporter

Canada will send up to 500 observers to Ukraine election next month: Harper

Canada will send up to 500 people to monitor Ukraine's presidential election next month, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday.

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Canada.com

Canada wants Russia to notice its 500 observers to Ukraine election: Kenney

Canada is sending a message to Russia by deploying up to 500 people to monitor Ukraine's presidential election next month, a Harper government cabinet minister said Wednesday.

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The Baltic Times

Estonian business takes short-sighted view on Russian aggression - The Baltic Times

Estonian logistics and transit companies are actively participating at the transit fair TransRussia that started in Moscow this week.

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EurasiaNet

The Caucasus Concerned over Born-Again Russians

Russia's April 21 offer to turn into Russians anyone who has lived on the territory of the former Soviet Union or Russian Empire and speaks Russian fluently has got the South Caucasus on edge.

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Wall Street Journal

Low-Slung Berlin Is Growing Up

Developers are moving forward with plans for unusually tall apartment buildings in this low-slung city in response to demand for housing that is greatly exceeding supply.

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KQED

National Park Officials Propose New Bonfire Rules For San Francisco's Ocean Beach

Officials in charge of maintaining San Francisco's Ocean Beach are proposing to change rules governing fires on the beach to address issues of excess garbage and crime.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Globe and Mail

Russia orders Canadian diplomat to leave country

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a nationally televised question-and-answer session in Moscow on April 17, 2014.

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SF Weekly

A Native Returns: Scene Figurehead Jess Scott's New Band Flesh World Comes Home to S.F.

In a music scene full of transplants from other cities, Jess Scott carries the distinction of hailing from San Francisco.

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Examiner.com

Five great ways to celebrate International Earth Day

Just a few days after giving birth, I recall the first celebration of Earth Day.

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Merced Sun-Star

AROUNDTOWN 0422

The Big Valley Travel Club offers trips to games at the Oakland Coliseum and San Francisco through May 5. Call 634-6804 for information on dates, times and cost.

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UPI

Codeine frequently given to children in the ER, despite alternatives

Codeine, an opiate valued for its sedative and painkilling properties, is still given to children visiting hospital emergency rooms despite documented risks, says a new study by researchers at the Benioff Children's Hospital in San Francisco.

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Kincardineshire Today

Inner Wheel Club of Laurencekirk

The members of the Inner Wheel Club were once again privileged to welcome Nila Monkton as the guest speaker, at the monthly meeting held last week at the Panmure Arms Hotel, Edzell.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

SFGate

Residents try to designate Mission a Latino cultural district

A window ledge on 24th Street contains reminders of people and businesses that have disappeared over the years as home and retail prices have risen in San Francisco's Mission District, driving longtime residents out.

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The Sunnyvale Sun

San Francisco: Salon Dore exhibit back at Legion of Honor

The Salon Dore exhibit, a recreation of an 18th century Parisian room originally from the Hotel de La Tremoille, has undergone a painstaking 18-month restoration and is once again open to the public at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco.

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BusinessWeek

Las Vegas on the Black Sea? Putin's Weird Plan for Crimean Casinos

Russian President Vladimir Putin has crusaded against gambling, calling it a dangerous addiction and a magnet for organized crime.

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Fox News

Family goes for a year without sugar

Inspired by a video exploring the damage caused by sugary foods, one family went without sugar for an entire year-and lived to tell about it.

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Asia News Network

SINGAPORE: Russia's renewed charm offensive in the East

After the US, it's now Russia's turn for an Asia "pivot". Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov recently took no less than two days off handling the Ukraine crisis for a trip to Beijing, in preparation for President Vladimir Putin's visit to China, scheduled for next month.

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