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  • Gaza official: Israeli airstrike wounds 3

    Gaza official: Israeli airstrike wounds 3

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:34:34 GMT
    Palestinian officials say Hamas and the Fatah party of President Mahmoud Abbas are making a new attempt to overcome the Palestinians' political split by holding general elections in seven months.
    Hamas officials say an Israeli airstrike has hit the northern Gaza Strip.
  • Poland holds security exercise, 1st in decades

    Poland holds security exercise, 1st in decades

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:25:01 GMT
    Poland's security services have begun their first major security exercise in decades, evacuating the Interior Ministry in Warsaw and rescuing three foreigners allegedly injured in a helicopter crash.
    Poland's security services have begun their first major security exercise in decades, evacuating the Interior Ministry in Warsaw and rescuing three foreigners allegedly injured in a helicopter crash.
  • FM vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine

    FM vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:06:01 GMT
    Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine say they are holding an American journalist captive.
    Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday promised a firm response if its citizens or interests come under attack in Ukraine - a vow that came after Ukraine announced a renewal of its "anti-terror" campaign against those...
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  • High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim

    High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:44:40 GMT
    The Supreme Court has thrown out a nearly $3.4 million judgment against a man convicted of possessing two pornographic images of a child that have been seen by thousands of online viewers.
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman...
  • Judge to mull Chelsea Manning name change request

    Judge to mull Chelsea Manning name change request

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:25:27 GMT
    A Kansas judge has scheduled a hearing to consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley Manning.
    A Kansas judge will on Wednesday consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley, as she serves a 35-year sentence for passing classified U.S. government information to the...
  • Spacewalking astronauts tackle urgent repair job

    Spacewalking astronauts tackle urgent repair job

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:15:02 GMT
    Space station astronauts are taking a spacewalk to replace a dead computer and get their orbiting home back up to full strength.
    Space station astronauts are taking a spacewalk to replace a dead computer and get their orbiting home back up to full strength.