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Giant atom smasher starts up after 2-year shutdown

April 6, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE In this Aug. 7, 2010 file picture a photographer takes a picture in the assembly room of the elements of the LHC (large hadron collider) at the European Particle Physics laboratory CERN in Geneva, Switzerland The world’s biggest particle accelerator is about to start up again after a two-year shutdown and upgrade. Scientists at [&hellip...

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Pope presides over Easter Vigil service amid martyr concerns

April 5, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Pope Francis holds a lit white candle as he arrives for an Easter vigil service, in St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican, Saturday, April 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis presided over the solemn Easter Vigil...

FM: Iran could resume nuclear activities if West withdraws

April 5, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is also Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, waves to his well wishers upon arrival at the Mehrabad airport in Tehran, Iran, from Lausanne, Switzerland, Friday, April 3, 2015. Iran and six world powers...

Video: Islamic State group shot, hammered away Iraq’s Hatra

April 5, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image made from a militant video posted on YouTube on Friday, April 3, 2015, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows an aerial view of Hatra, a large fortified city recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site, 110...

Kenya: Extremists vow more attacks; president responds

April 5, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Women look across as Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers arrive at a hospital to escort the bodies of the attackers to be put on public view, in Garissa, Kenya Saturday, April 4, 2015. Authorities displayed the bodies of the alleged attackers involved in the...

More than 300 slave fishermen now safe on Indonesian island

April 5, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Burmese fishermen arrive at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources to report themselves for departure to leave the fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be...

AP investigation prompts emergency rescue of 300 plus slaves

April 4, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Burmese fishermen arrive at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources to report themselves for departure to leave the fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be...

Kenya mourns 148 dead in university attack by militants

April 4, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

One of the survivors of the university attack, centre, at the Garissa, Hospital in Garissa Kenya, Friday, April 3, 2015. Al-Shabab gunmen rampaged through the university at dawn Thursday, killing over 140 people in the group’s deadliest attack in the...

Al-Shabab militants kill 147 at university in Kenya

April 3, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A member of Kenya Defence Forces secures the area of the Garissa University college, in Garissa, Kenya, Thursday, April 2, 2015. Al-Shabab gunmen attacked Garissa University College in northeast Kenya early Thursday, targeting Christians and killing over 100...

Asia stocks gain as weak global data raises stimulus hopes

April 2, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Trader John Panin works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. U.S. stocks moved lower in early trading Wednesday, extending losses from the day before. A report indicating that U.S. businesses slowed their pace of hiring last...