1. Import tariffs strain rich-poor gap in ‘madly expensive’ Luanda

    LUANDA (Reuters) - In Luanda’s Jumbo supermarket, a half-liter tub of imported vanilla ice-cream used to cost $25, testament to the Angolan capital’s rank as one of the world’s most expensive cities.

     
  2. Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage

    CAIRO (Reuters) - When French Egyptologist Olivier Perdu saw a fragment of a pharaonic statue on display in a Brussels gallery last year, he assumed it was a twin of an ancient masterpiece he had examined in Egypt a quarter of a century earlier.






     
  3. China military says faces ‘complex’ task keeping secrets

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s military faces a “severe and complex” task in maintaining secrecy, especially given the widespread use of the internet and mobile communications, and needs to ensure security is tightened, a top military paper said on Wednesday.

     
  4. Lawyer takes GM strategy to task - Boston Herald


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    QUESTION OF PROTECTION: A lawyer representing families of those killed driving recalled cars, including that of a Massachusetts man, says GM should not be entitled to bankruptcy protection from lawsuits due to faulty ignitions because the company …
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  5. Asteroids colliding with Earth cause atomic-scale blasts - Telegraph.co.uk


    Asteroids colliding with Earth cause atomic-scale blasts
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    Asteroids hurtling towards the planet threatening to wipe out entire cities are normally the reserve of Hollywood blockbusters like Armageddon. But now scientists have found that there could be some truth to the hysteria, as minor planets hitting the Earth …

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  6. Sherpas Move to Shut Everest in Labor Fight - New York Times


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    Three days after an avalanche killed 13 Sherpas on Mount Everest, a funeral procession was held for six of them in Kathmandu. Credit By Rajneesh Bhandari on Publish Date April 22, 2014. Credit Narendra Shrestha/European Pressphoto Agency. Continue …
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  7. Russia holds snap military drills in Caspian Sea: report

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s navy launched snap military exercises involving its fleet in the Caspian Sea, Interfax reported the Defense Ministry as saying on Wednesday.






     
  8. Australia vows to keep searching to solve missing Malaysian plane mystery

    PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Australia vowed on Wednesday to keep searching for a missing Malaysian plane despite no sign of wreckage after almost seven weeks, and as bad weather again grounded aircraft and an undersea drone neared the end of its first full mission.






     
  9. Stowaway: San Jose airport eyes security changes after ‘very serious’ incident - San Jose Mercury News


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    Stowaway: San Jose airport eyes security changes after ‘very serious’ incident
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    SAN JOSE — The director of San Jose’s airport on Tuesday called the unusual security breach involving a teen stowaway who sneaked onto the airfield a “very serious” incident that could spark changes in how the airport protects its passengers. But Aviation …
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  10. Sharks win in OT, go up 3-0 over Kings - San Francisco Chronicle


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    Sharks win in OT, go up 3-0 over Kings
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    San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl, left, of the Czech Republic, scores on Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, lower left, as defenseman Willie Mitchell, second from left, and center Tommy Wingels look on during the third period in Game 3 of an NHL …
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