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Study Shows Life-Saving Health Care in Poor Nations Would Cost $5.00 per Person

  Monday April 11, 2016 – The cost of health care that could save the lives of millions of children and their mothers every year would be less than $5 per person, researchers report.  The money would expand basic health services — such as birth control, nutritional supplements and medication to treat serious illnesses such as pneumonia and malaria — in ...

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Tiger Population Rises for First Time in 100 Years

  Monday April 11, 2016 – There are nearly 700 more tiger than there were in 2010 Wildlife conservationists are aware of more tigers than they were in 2010, marking the first rise in the tiger population count in nearly 100 years. There are about 3,890 tigers in the wild according to the most recent count of the feline released Sunday. At ...

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Faces Recall Petition Over Flint Water Crisis

  Monday April 11, 2016 – Detroit pastor leads effort that aims to gather at least 790,000 signatures within 60 days: ‘I haven’t seen this kind of momentum in a long time’ In late January 2015,  Governor Rick Snyder sent an email to several aides with a list of priorities he wanted his administration to tackle in the forthcoming year. “At ...

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3 Militants Killed In Failed Attack On Russian Police Station

  Monday April 11, 2016 – Two militants were killed and a third blew himself up in an attempt to attack a police station in southern Russia on Monday, police said, adding that no police officers or civilians were hurt. The identity of the militants who attacked the police station in the town of Novoselitskoye in the Stavropol region was not ...

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This Puppy Was Frozen For 12,400 Years, and it’s Body is Nearly Intact

  Sunday April 10, 2016 – As a warming climate melts some of the permafrost that covers much of Siberia, ancient treasures are emerging. Five years ago, hunters were searching there for some woolly mammoth tusks, which can sell for big money. What they happened upon, though, was priceless: The tiny snout of a puppy that had been frozen in ice since ...

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Car Bomb in Somalia Kills at Least Two

Saturday April 09, 2016 – A car bomb killed at least two people at a restaurant in the Somali capital Saturday, a police official said. A bomb in the car, which was parked outside a small restaurant in Mogadishu’s Shibis district, was detonated by remote control as dozens of people were dining inside the restaurant, Ahmed Hassam said Saturday. There was no ...

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Mexico Detains Woman Wanted in Murder For Hire Plot

  Saturday April 09, 2016 – After months on the run, a woman who allegedly plotted the death of a romantic rival in Texas has been captured in Mexico. Brenda Delgado orchestrated the murder-for-hire of a Dallas dentist who was dating her former boyfriend, authorities said. After her accomplices killed the other woman on September 2, Delgado fled to Mexico, according to ...

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