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1 hr ago | The Mercury

Residents worry as Sudan violence escalates

Displaced people in a camp in Bentiu. Rebel gunmen in South Sudan have massacred hundreds of civilians in ethnic killings AFP PHOTO Imagine trying to sleep in Hobart knowing your mother and sisters were huddling terrified under their beds in your home country as simmering internal conflict erupts into violence of the most brutal kind.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

UN considering sanctions over South Sudan massacre

Jurors listened Wednesday as a man called two teenagers who broke into his central Minnesota home "vermin" on an audio recording shortly after fatally shooting them.

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WOI-TV West Des Moines

UN considering sanctions over South Sudan massacre

A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub.

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The Star Online

U.N. Security Council members mulling South Sudan sanctions

U.N. Security Council members are considering sanctions on South Sudan's warring parties, envoys said on Wednesday, after U.N. peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous demanded "serious consequences" be imposed to force an end to the violence.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

UN says it sheltered thousands from Sudan killings

Under a law just signed by Georgia's governor, people with a license can carry a gun into bars, some government buildings and places of worship if religious leaders say it's OK.

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News24

UN could have stopped S Sudan massacre - Uganda

Uganda's army, backing its neighbour South Sudan against a four-month-old rebellion, said on Wednesday UN peacekeepers should have done more to stop insurgents slaughtering hundreds of civilians there last week.

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ETaiwanNews.com

BC-AP News Coverage Advisory

Here are details of those stories, plus others we have in the works for today and notable pieces that we sent in the past 10 hours: that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Rebels Say On 'Rescue Mission' to Bor

South Sudanese rebels loyal to the former vice president, Riek Machar, said their forces were on a rescue mission to Bor town, the capital of Jonglei state which was the scene of the recent massacre of women and children from the Nuer ethnic group at a United Nations base.

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Asbury Park Press

10 things to know for today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SUPREME COURT DEALS BLOW TO AFFIRMATIVE ACTION By a 6-2 majority, the court declares that voters in a state can outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Journalism.co.uk

8 styles of online video at BBC News

According to a survey from Ofcom last year , 91 per cent of respondents still watch television on a 'main set', 49 per cent use their smartphones while watching and 25 per cent share what they are viewing via phone, text or social media.

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ABC News

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

By a 6-2 majority, the court declares that voters in a state can outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions.

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SFGate

'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

In this image taken from video, dead bodies lie on the road near Bentiu, South Sudan, on Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Daily Mail

Gunmen target children and elderly in South Sudan leaving 'piles...

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Voice of America

African Union Team to Visit South Sudan to Probe Rights Abuses

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, shown here addressing a news conference in Dakar, Senegal, on Feb. 25, 2012, leads the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan.

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BBC News

S Sudan rebels in 'multiple attacks'

Rebels in South Sudan are involved in fierce fighting with the army in several areas of the country, the military spokesman has told the BBC.

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MacLeans

Your morning five: Ukraine's eastern flank endures limbo

Protesters remain dissatisfied with Kyiv leadership and refuse to vacate dozens of occupied administrative buildings.

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AlertNet

New Report Warns of Worsening Humanitarian Disaster in South Sudan

This mother walked to the distribution center in Pagak, Upper Nile with her elderly mother and three small children.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

New Vision

West Nile marks centenary, here for good says Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has assured the people of West Nile that they will remain part of Uganda and no one will again alter the country's borders to place the region in another country.

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TurkishPress.com

U.N. envoy holds talks in Djibouti on Sudan, S. Sudan

U.N. special envoy to the African Union Haile Menkerios held talks on Monday with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh on the situation in Sudan and South Sudan, a presidential spokesperson said.

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Voice of America

Another Town in South Sudan Falls to Rebels, Spokesman Says

Rebels loyal to former South Sudanese vice president Riek Machar have captured another town in oil-producing Unity state, a spokesman for the opposition fighters said Monday.

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