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  1. New chief executive appointed for BridgewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Warrington Guardian

    The Board of Directors and Council of Governors have announced that Colin Scales will take over as chief executive in April from Dr. Kate Fallon who is retiring after nearly 40 years' service in the NHS. "This is a very exciting and challenging time for the NHS and Bridgewater, and we believe Colin possesses the skills and knowledge we need to lead this organisation into the next stage of its development.

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  2. Saudi Arabia says strikes push Yemen rebels out of air basesRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | KMIR 6

    A Saudi-led airstrike campaign targeting Shiite rebels who control much of Yemen has pushed them out of contested air bases and destroyed any jet fighter remaining in the Arab world's poorest country, the kingdom has said. Saudi Brig.

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  3. Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, left, was welcomed by Singapore Minister of the Prime Minister's Office Grace Fu, right, as he arrived at the state funeral for the late Lee Kuan Yew, at the University Cultural Center Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Singapore. Thousands of Singaporeans lined a nine-mile route through the Southeast Asian city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession Sunday for longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew.

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  4. Yemen: Unintended consequencesRead the original story

    37 min ago | Lethbridge Herald

    The Sunni Arab countries that started bombing Yemen on Wednesday night seem to think they are fighting an Iranian-backed plot to expand Shia power and influence in the Arab world. Most other countries find that hard to believe, but even if the Sunni countries are right, wars often have unintended consequences.

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  5. Ebola Veterans Warn That Vigilance Is Still Needed as Case Numbers DropRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Global Voices Online

    Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices! See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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  6. Young Chippenham dancers jete to the topRead the original story

    39 min ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

    Poised for the top, from left, Tara Morris, Daniel Wilshire, Gabrielle MacAllister and Corey Macdonald. By Siobhan Boyle Corey Macdonald, 10, and Tara Morris, 11, have been offered places at White Lodge at The Royal Ballet School, which receives thousands of applications from all over the world and has places for only 12 boys and 12 girls.

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  7. Pablo Sandoval finds inner peaceRead the original story

    39 min ago | Boston Herald

    Before you join Pablo Sandoval in his happy place - which is anywhere on or near a baseball field, perhaps giving advice to eager admirers, cracking jokes with veterans and coaches, signing autographs, taking pictures or, his personal favorite, smacking home runs - take a peek into his past to better understand it. We got a hint of it last week when the Red Sox third baseman reached high into his locker at JetBlue Park and felt around the top shelf before pulling out an old bottlecap.

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  8. 'Lewis calls for Alonso report'Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Sky Sports

    Lewis Hamilton has reportedly 'demanded' that F1's governing body release more information about what caused Fernando Alonso's crash in testing. According to The Sunday Telegraph , Hamilton 'became increasingly agitated' during Friday night's drivers' briefing as he called upon the FIA to release its findings into the mysterious accident that resulted in Alonso spending three days in hospital and missing the season-opening Australian GP.

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  9. Singapore's first prime minister died Monday at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | KIDK CBS 3

    Singaporeans are gathering in the thousands for the funeral of Lee Kuan Yew, the Southeast Asian city-state's founding prime minister and the man who charted its spectacular economic rise. They will be joined by a number of current and former world leaders, including former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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  10. 5Wisconsin teenager forced to live in basement, wear diaper, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Washington Post

    A Wisconsin couple is accused of locking their teenage daughter in the basement without access to a toilet or a sink before sending her to school covered in feces, according to news reports. The 13-year-old, who has autism and cognitive disabilities, was not allowed to sit on furniture or use the bathroom in the family home in Brookfield, Wis., and was referred to as "Stink" by her mother's boyfriend, according to court records cited by the Associated Press .

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  11. US rescues Saudi airmen from water south of YemenRead the original story

    43 min ago | New Jersey Herald

    A Defense Department official says U.S. forces rescued two Saudi airmen after they ejected from an F-15 fighter jet over waters south of Yemen, where Saudi Arabia is leading airstrikes against Iran-allied Houthi rebels. The official says a U.S. helicopter flew Thursday from neighboring Djibouti to the Gulf of Aden and rescued the airmen.

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  12. Amanda Knox grateful to 'have my life back' after court sagaRead the original story

    43 min ago | New Jersey Herald

    Amanda Knox says she's "so grateful to have my life back" after Italy's highest court overturned her murder conviction in the slaying of her roommate. Knox spoke briefly Friday evening to reporters gathered outside the Seattle home of her mother, Edda Mellas.

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  13. US Asks Iran To "Compromise" For Clinching Nuclear Deal: Defected ...Read the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | International Business Times

    The United States has put the onus on Iran to clinch a nuclear deal by making suitable compromises. The talks between Iran and the U.S. with a March 31 deadline have been in progress at Lousanne, Switzerland.

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  14. Boat capsized, one killed, one injuredRead the original story

    46 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Udomsak Khaonuna, chief of the disaster prevention and mitigation office of Ayutthaya, said the incident occurred about 500 metres from Ko Kerd bridge across the Chao Phraya River in tambon Bang Kasan. The boat that capsized and sank was hauling four other boats.

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  15. FM preparing to evacuate Thais in YemenRead the original story

    46 min ago | Bangkok Post

    The ministry has ordered the Thai embassy in Mascat, Oman, whose area of jurisdiction also covers Yemen, to closely monitor the fighting in that country, particularly in Aden. The embassy has also been instructed to warn the Thai people and students in Yemen to avoid areas prone to dangers.

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  16. Global Agenda, 8:37 AMPutin: Russia Ready to Help 'Palestine' Become RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Russia plans to continue helping Palestinians achieve their goal of establishing an independent state in Judea and Samaria, President Vladimir Putin announced Saturday. Putin made the address to participants at the 26th Arab League Summit in Egyptian Red Sea resort Sharm el-Sheikh.

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  17. Inside Israel, 7:56 AMMagal: PM Stopped Being 'Heroic' When Elections EndedRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    However, on Channel Ten's "Central Headquarters" program on Saturday night, he went even further, alleging that Netanyahu didn't offer Jewish Home any ministerial positions in the next government. "Until elections, we had a terribly heroic prime minister, who sent thanks to residents of Judea and Samaria.

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  18. Bermagui Bike Show a successful fundraiser for cancer | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Bega District News

    THE Bermagui Bike Show on Saturday attracted a menagerie of different bikes to its picturesque setting in the coastal town. Hanging out at the show are Dan Bonney of Tathra, Jeff O'Neill of Merimbula and Jason Parsons of Cobargo.

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  19. It's All the Fault of BushRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had the chutzpa to accept a visit by the Republicans to speak in Congress without asking the White House for permission and not getting President Obama's approval. The White House' below-par golfer refused to meet the Prime Minister while he was in the United States because it would be interfering in the Israeli elections.

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  20. Support for NIF is Support for the Southampton Anti-Semitic ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The headline of the UK Telegraph reads "University's 'anti-Semitic' Israel conference condemned" , describing the conference which will be held on at The University of Southampton in the UK. Reading on in that article, one learns that " Critics have said the conference International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism would be a 'one-sided' exercise in Israel-bashing and provide a platform for anti-Semitic views."

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