Airstrike on Hospital in Aleppo, Syria Kills at least 14

  Thursday April 28, 2016 – At least 14 doctors and patients were killed after a direct airstrike destroyed a hospital specializing in pediatrics in Syria, the medical charity supporting the facility said Thursday. Doctors Without Borders said at least three of the eight doctors working at the Al Quds hospital in a rebel-held area of Aleppo were killed in Wednesday ...

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Yahoo Reshuffles Board in Truce With Rebellious Shareholder

  Thursday April 28, 2016 – Yahoo has reached a truce with an activist investor threatening to oust CEO Marissa Mayer and the rest of its board, removing a major distraction as the company evaluates bids to buy its Internet operations. The agreement announced Wednesday will give the rebellious shareholder, Starboard Value, four seats on Yahoo’s board. The company is diluting ...

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The strange story of how Kelly Ripa got her job on ‘Live!’ in 2001

Thursday April 28, 2016 – Kelly Ripa has dominated the entertainment news cycle for the last week after she walked off “Live! With Kelly and Michael,” angry that Disney-ABC executives left her out of the loop about co-host Michael Strahan departing for “Good Morning America.” Ripa gave a candid monologue upon her return Tuesday, where she wryly noted that this story has ...

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Feds expand Medicaid coverage to most of those in halfway houses

Thursday April 29, 2016 – Most inmates in halfway houses after release from prison will be eligible for Medicaid benefits under a new federal policy announced today. The change, part of a larger push by the Obama administration to help former inmates or reduce sentences, means nearly 100,000 people in halfway houses in states where they would be eligible for Medicaid should soon have access ...

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UPDATE – Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as his running mate

  Wednesday April 27, 2016 – Ted Cruz, looking for a shake-up in the 2016 race as Donald Trump moves steadily closer to the Republican nomination, on Wednesday announced former GOP primary rival Carly Fiorina as his choice for running mate should he win the party nod. The move was immediately dismissed as an act of “desperation” by the Trump ...

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Mitsubishi Admits to Manipulating Fuel Testing for Decades

  Wednesday April 27, 2016 – Japanese car maker Mitsubishi Motors said on Tuesday that it did not comply with the country’s standards for fuel-economy testing on cars sold in Japan for 25 years. The company said an external committee has been tasked with investigating what led employees to use improper testing methods and to overstate the fuel economy of Mitsubishi ...

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Trump Sweeps East Coast Primaries, Clinton Wins 4 of 5

  Wednesday April 27, 2016 – Donald Trump swept all five Republican primary contests held Tuesday, racking up significant wins in Delaware, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton also got close to a sweep in contests in the same states, winning in four of the five northeastern state primaries. Clinton prevailed in Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania, ...

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