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Breaking News Wed, 16 Apr 2014
Nato sends support to eastern Europe over Ukraine crisis
Europe   Nato   Photos   Ukraine   Wikipedia: Russia  
 The Irish Times 
Nato sends support to eastern Europe over Ukraine crisis
Nato said today it would send more ships, planes and troops to eastern Europe to reassure allies worried by Russia’s annexation of Crimea but shied away from new permanent bases in the east as Polan... (photo: WN / marzena)
The Tbu 50000 series (50000?) is a commuter EMU operated by Tbu Railway in Japan and manufactured by Hitachi, Ltd. to its "A-train" concept. The trains resemble the Seibu 20000 series EMUs, and represent the first use of aluminium body cars on Tbu commuter trains. They are also the first Tbu trains to feature bilingual (Japanese and English) automated passenger announcements.
Funding   Japanese   Photos   Train   Wikipedia: Hitachi  
 BBC News 
Hitachi seals £2.7bn train-building deal
Japanese firm Hitachi has secured £2.7bn of funding for its contract to bring new high-speed trains to a key London to Scotland route. | The UK government announced that nearly 500 carriages for the ... (photo: GFDL / Lover of Romance)
Iggy Azalea performs at a Vampire Academy special event featuring a performance by Iggy Azalea hosted by The Weinstein Company and Universal Music Enterprises, on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Los Angeles.  Entertainment Wise 
Iggy Azalea Announces Special London Show At Shepherd's Bush Empire
Iggy Azalea has been away from the UK for several months but the blonde bombshell will finally return for a special show later this year at London's Shepherd' Bush Empire. | The 'Fancy' rapper will re... (photo: AP / Jordan Strauss)
Gossip   Iggy Azalea   Photos   Stars   Wikipedia: Iggy Azalea  
Alameda Point, Calif.  Petty Officer Jennifer Jewell loads in frozen turkeys donated to the Alameda Food Bank warehouse Nov. 19, 2011. Every year, Coast Guard members and their families, Sea Scouts, Boy Scouts and Elks Club volunteers unpack and sort food donations at the Alameda Food Bank warehouse in preparation for Thanksgiving delivery to low-income families in Alameda. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sarah B. Foster (1464292) ( Alameda Food Bank Thanksgiving volunteers )  BBC News 
'Shocking' rise in use of food banks
16 April 2014 Last updated at 06:56 BST | A food bank charity says it has handed out more than 900,000 food parcels in the last year. | The Trussell Trust, which runs 400 food banks, says it handed ou... (photo: US Coastguard / Chief Petty Officer Sarah B. Foster)
Bank   Charity   Food   Photos   Wikipedia: Food bank  
Top Stories
Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers defeated the Florida Atlantic University Owls football team's inaugural game at its on-campus FAU Stadium 20-0 Boca Raton, Florida October 15, 2011 The Irish Times
GAA says it was ‘Sky or nothing’ for controversial television deal
Sky Sports was the only British broadcaster interested in screening Gaelic games, GAA director general Páraic Duffy has said. Mr Duffy told the Oireachtas Committee on T... (photo: WN / Aaron Gilbert)
Photos   Sport   Television   Tourism   UK  
British Foreign Secretary William Hague arrives for an EU Foreign Ministers meeting at the EU Council in Brussels, Thursday March 10, 2011. The European Union is hitting the regime of Moammar Gadhafi with more financial sanctions just as France says it is recognizing the Libyan opposition's Interim Governing Council and plans to exchange ambassadors with it. Belfast Telegraph
'Crucial moment' in Ukraine crisis
Foreign Secretary William Hague has warned the crisis in Ukraine is at a "crucial moment" after local government forces retook an airport from pro-Moscow militia. | He sp... (photo: AP / Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Defense   Photos   Politics   Ukraine   Wikipedia: 2014 Crimean crisis  
A Malian soldier takes cover behind a truck during exchanges of fire with jihadists in Gao, northern Mali, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. Voa News
EU Agrees to Train Mali Police, Extends Army Training Mission
Reuters | LUXEMBOURG — The European Union agreed on Tuesday to send civilian advisers to train and advise Mali's police while extending by two years a mission to tr... (photo: AP / Jerome Delay)
European Union   Mali   Mali conflict   Photos   Police   Wikipedia: Northern Mali conflict  
The moon turns red and orange during a total lunar eclipse. The Salt Lake Tribune
‘Blood moon’ sets off apocalyptic debate among some Christians
Could a series of "blood moon" events be connected to Jesus’ return? Some Christians think so. | In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, the moon slid into Earth’s shado... (photo: US Navy / Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Scott Taylor)
Earth   Lunar Eclipse   Moon   Photos   Wikipedia: Blood Moon Prophecy  
Silvio Berlusconi speaks at a rally in Brescia, Italy, Saturday, May 11, 2013. Skynews
Berlusconi Told To Work In Old People's Home
Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been ordered to do a year of community service for his tax fraud conviction. | A Milan court on Tuesday ruled he must ... (photo: AP / Antonio Calanni)
Berlusconi Tax Fraud   Community service   Photos   Silvio Berlusconi   Wikipedia: 2013 Silvio Berlusconi conviction  
Victoria's Secret Angels, from left, Lindsay Ellingson, Adriana Lima and Doutzen Kroes pose together at a Valentine's Day promotional event on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) Entertainment Wise
Adriana Lima Wants Prince Harry For The Victoria's Secret Show Front Row When The Show Comes To London
Adriana Lima is hoping to get some royal action when  the Victoria's Secret Show moves to the UK later this year, admitting she'll save a seat for him in the front r... (photo: AP / Evan Agostini)
Adriana Lima   Gossip   Photos   Prince Harry   Wikipedia: Adriana Lima  
India Kolkata Transgender Members join the rally at Kolkata in Eastern India City The Guardian
India recognises transgender people as third gender
Activists say landmark ruling by supreme court will help millions of people who face discrimination in India's conservative society | Indian transgender dancers put on ma... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick)
Gender Discrimination   Hijra   Photos   Transgenders in India   Wikipedia: LGBT rights in India  
This image taken by Michael Middleton, the Duchess's father, in early August 2013 and supplied by Kensington Palace, shows the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their son, Prince George, in the garden of the Middleton family home in Bucklebury, England. Belfast Telegraph
Prince George star of the show
If royal visits are judged by the size of the welcoming crowds, positive headlines and the number of gifts received then the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's tour of New Z... (photo: AP / Michael Middleton/TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge)
Gossip   Photos   Prince George   UK   Wikipedia: Prince George of Cambridge  
Armed pro-Russian activists seize the Ukrainian regional administration building in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slovyansk, Ukraine, Monday, April 14, 2014. A pro-Russian mob stormed a Ukrainian police station in Horlivka, another city near the Russian border. BBC News
Ukraine crisis: Obama urges Putin to rein in separatists
US President Barack Obama has urged his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to use his influence to make separatists in eastern Ukraine stand down. | The phone call betwee... (photo: AP / Evgeniy Maloletka)
Barack Obama   Photos   Ukraine Crisis   Vladimir Putin   Wikipedia: 2014 pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine  
Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he meets with members of the so-called Valdai Club of foreign political scholars in his Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. China Daily
Putin gets 'requests for assistance'
Ukrainian govt appeals to UN for deployment of peacekeepers | Russian President Vladimir Putin is receiving many requests for help from eastern Ukraine, where pro-Moscow ... (photo: AP / Sergey Ponomarev)
Photos   Politics   Putin   Russia   Wikipedia: Vladimir Putin  
Business & Economy Politics
- What it was like to work at Wawa in the 1980s (Video)
- Tencent brings popular game Candy Crush to China
- Confidence continuing to return to businesses, report says
- Scottish Retail Consortium: Decline in footfall slows
The Tbu 50000 series (50000?) is a commuter EMU operated by Tbu Railway in Japan and manufactured by Hitachi, Ltd. to its "A-train" concept. The trains resemble the Seibu 20000 series EMUs, and represent the first use of aluminium body cars on Tbu commuter trains. They are also the first Tbu trains to feature bilingual (Japanese and English) automated passenger announcements.
Hitachi seals £2.7bn train-building deal
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- Abbott’s vision for Australia: a surplus at whatever cost
- 'No new evidence' in Tower Hamlets fraud probe, sa
- The 2021 census should not be scrapped, MPs tell ministers
Alameda Point, Calif.  Petty Officer Jennifer Jewell loads in frozen turkeys donated to the Alameda Food Bank warehouse Nov. 19, 2011. Every year, Coast Guard members and their families, Sea Scouts, Boy Scouts and Elks Club volunteers unpack and sort food donations at the Alameda Food Bank warehouse in preparation for Thanksgiving delivery to low-income families in Alameda. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sarah B. Foster (1464292) ( Alameda Food Bank Thanksgiving volunteers )
'Shocking' rise in use of food banks
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Computers & Internet Science & Technology
- London Underground on track to join the Internet of Things
- London Underground on track to join the Internet of Things
- Internet Britain: Drive For 2.5m New Surfers
- Internet Britain: Drive For 2.5m New Surfers
Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla boss Brendan Eich resigns after gay marriage storm
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- London Underground on track to join the Internet of Things
- Discovery exits Britain's Channel 5 bidding: sources
- Virgin Media apologises for email distribution glitch
- Starbucks to move European base to London, pay more UK tax
Students and other citizens burn candles while expressing solidarity with the cancer victims at Foot Bridge in Srinagar, India, on Monday 04, February 2013. As the world anti-cancer day was observed across the globe.
1 million new cancer cases being diagnosed in India each year: Study
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Sport Media
- City lad bags zonal golf title OUR CORRESPONDENT Rohit Kumar
- Rising star Sam Robson ready for England Test selection: Chr
- Rising star Sam Robson ready for England Test selection: Chr
- City&aposs title hopes take major hit
Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers defeated the Florida Atlantic University Owls football team's inaugural game at its on-campus FAU Stadium 20-0 Boca Raton, Florida October 15, 2011
GAA says it was ‘Sky or nothing’ for controversial television deal
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- Virgin Media apologises for email distribution glitch
- Google is building up a digital superstate, says German medi
- Illegal raves: social media messages bring in a new generati
- Media poles apart in Ukraine crisis
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Entertainment Society & Culture
- A roundup of productions in the Bay Area this week
- 'Once Upon a Time' 3x18: Photos for 'Bleeding
- Single-day lineups for Outside Lands 2014 announced - ticket
- 'Sons of Anarchy' season 7 spoilers: Season 7 to s
Channing Tatum speaking at the 2012 WonderCon in Anaheim, California.
Channing Tatum likely to act in 'X-Men'
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- The 2021 census should not be scrapped, MPs tell ministers
- Tencent brings popular game Candy Crush to China
- Hospital infection rates must come down, says watchdog
- High infection rates 'unacceptable'
Iggy Azalea performs at a Vampire Academy special event featuring a performance by Iggy Azalea hosted by The Weinstein Company and Universal Music Enterprises, on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Iggy Azalea Announces Special London Show At Shepherd's Bush Empire
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