Reuters

Eight children killed in Australia in reported mass stabbing
Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Eight children have been killed and a woman who was mother to seven of them was injured in the northern Australian city of Cairns, police said on Friday, in what several media outlets reported was a mass stabbing. Australia is in a state ...
Cairns deaths: Eight children found in Australian homeBBC News
Stabbings in Cairns, Australia leave 8 children dead, woman injuredCBC.ca
Eight children murdered in their home in Cairns were found by their brotherSydney Morning Herald
Irish Times -Wall Street Journal -Washington Post
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Voice of America

Obama, Cuba and the Fierce Urgency of Now
Voice of America
WASHINGTON—. Something seems to have happened to President Barack Obama as he begins his final two years in office. Instead of being intimidated by the prospect of Republican Party control of both chambers of Congress beginning in January, the ...
Cuba's Golden Age of Tourism in Travel AdsABC News
How to Lift Cuba Embargo: More Trade, and a Few CigarsBloomberg
US Companies Clamor to Do Business in New Cuban MarketNew York Times
New York Daily News -Huffington Post -CBC.ca
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State Column

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev makes his first public appearance ...
State Column
The mother-in-law of a man killed by police during questioning after the attack shouting support at Tsarnaev in Russian. Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made his first appearance in public since his arraignment in July 2013 in his first ...
Lawyers for two friends of accused Boston bombers due in courtTown Hall
Friends of Marathon bombing suspect due in courtWHDH-TV
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seen in public for first ...The Independent
NECN -Philly.com
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Florence-based Pet Depot opening store in South Huntsville Square shopping ...
AL.com
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - A Florence-based chain of pet stores is opening its first Rocket City location in March next to Home Depot in south Huntsville. Pet Depot told AL.com Thursday it will launch a 9,000-square-foot store on 10008 South Memorial ...


Huntsville City Schools hires new Compliance Director after 25-year employee ...
whnt.com
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – When you think of who's responsible for students safety you may think of principals, teachers, and security guards. But the office of Compliance Director at Huntsville City Schools is a position solely dedicated to making sure ...


UPDATE: Huntsville City Council approves settlement over jail
whnt.com
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- Huntsville City Council approved a settlement that ends an era of legal battles. “Currently there is active litigation in regards to the building of the [Madison County] jail,” said city council president Mark Russell prior to ...


Reuters

Lawyers for two friends of accused Boston bombers due in court
Reuters
BOSTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for two friends of the accused Boston Marathon bombers are due in court on Friday for separate hearings as the city braces for the January start of a trial focused on the attack that killed three people and injured more than 260.
Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev makes his first public appearance ...State Column
Friends of Marathon bombing suspect due in courtWHDH-TV
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seen in public for first ...The Independent
NECN -Philly.com
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Black market kidney broker released from prison
seattlepi.com
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The first person convicted in federal court of profiting from the illegal sale of human organs is out of prison. His lawyer says Levy Izhak Rosenbaum was released from the federal correctional facility at Fort Dix in New Jersey and is back ...

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New York Daily News

Amber Alert ends after upstate New York boy, 5, found dead
New York Daily News
A little 5-year-old boy was found dead outside Albany late Thursday, hours after he was abducted from his upstate New York home, police said. Kenneth White was snatched from the Berne home around 1:20 p.m., sparking an Amber Alert that was cancelled ...
Sheriff: 'Person of interest' in death of 5-year-old Kenneth WhiteAlbany Times Union
Police: Abducted 5-Year-Old NY Boy Found DeadNew York Times

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Reuters

Eight children killed in Australia in reported mass stabbing
Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Eight children have been killed and a woman who was mother to seven of them was injured in the northern Australian city of Cairns, police said on Friday, in what several media outlets reported was a mass stabbing. Australia is in a state ...
Cairns deaths: Eight children found in Australian homeBBC News
Stabbings in Cairns, Australia leave 8 children dead, woman injuredCBC.ca
Eight children murdered in their home in Cairns were found by their brotherSydney Morning Herald
Irish Times -Wall Street Journal -Washington Post
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Charlotte Observer

Pakistan: 77 militants killed after school massacre
Charlotte Observer
A small group of rightwing activists of the Hindu Sena or the Hindu Army burn posters with portraits of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, top right, and Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi, the chief suspect in the Mumba attack trial, near the residence of Pakistan High ...
Can Taliban apologist Imran Khan reinvent himself and his politics once again?Quartz
50 insurgents killed in Pakistan strike back after school massacreDaily Mail
Pakistani military says it kills 32 militants in ambusheuronews
The Week Magazine -NEWS.com.au
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Toronto Star

Peshmerga Fighters Free Yazidis Besieged by ISIS on Iraq's Sinjar Mountain
NBCNews.com
ZUMAR, Iraq — Kurdish peshmerga fighters have fought their way to Iraq's Sinjar mountain and freed hundreds of Yazidis trapped there by ISIS fighters, a Kurdish leader said Thursday. "The peshmerga have managed to reach the mountain. A vast area has ...
Kurdish Fighters Regain Territory from ISIS in Most Successful Offensive YetTIME
Iraq Kurds press fightback as top jihadi reported killedThe Daily Star
Kurds 'pleased' after IS siege of Mount Sinjar brokenBBC News
Daily Mail -Business Standard -The Independent
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Bleacher Report

Celebrating Rajon Rondo's Greatest Moments as a Boston Celtic
Bleacher Report
Your first reaction may be a 125-point daydream starring Rondo, Tyson Chandler, Monta Ellis, Chandler Parsons and Dirk Nowitzki. And that's certainly understandable. This team was already good, and it may well become the Western Conference's team to ...
Celtics didn't get enough in Rajon Rondo tradeBoston Globe
Rajon Rondo's best & worst moments with CelticsBoston Herald
What did the Celtics really get out of the Rajon Rondo trade?USA TODAY
SI.com -SB Nation -NBA.com (blog)
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Bleacher Report

Should Chicago Bulls Shut Down Joakim Noah for a Rest?
Bleacher Report
Joakim Noah has long personified the competitive spirit of the Chicago Bulls, but his recent health issues mean it is time to put the emotive big on temporary leave. Following their 2014 first-round playoff elimination courtesy of the Washington Wizards, Noah ...
NBA roundup: Jimmy Butler (35 points) leads Rose-less Bulls over KnicksBoston Globe
Boomer & Carton: Jackson Not Fit For Job As Knicks Prez And Much MoreCBS Local
Bulls reap dividends of missing out on Carmelo AnthonyThe Elkhart Truth
Sportige -ChicagoNow (blog) -ESPN
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USA TODAY

Nightengale: Despite scare, Kemp deal to Padres done
USA TODAY
The San Diego Padres were worried, and, OK, a bit scared. Matt Kemp was the man they wanted. The cool dude with the Midwest charm and Hollywood looks would be the face of their franchise. The Padres pushed hard until the Los Angeles Dodgers finally ...
3 Available Players Still Within Reach of the Los Angeles DodgersBleacher Report
Giants, right-hander Jake Peavy strike 2-year, $24M dealCBSSports.com
Say hey, baseball: Matt Kemp is finally traded. Now what?SB Nation
ESPN -STLtoday.com -TBO.com
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