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Steenkamp Was Afraid of Pistorius

During the trial of the South African athlete Oscar Pistorius it was revealed that his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, sent him a text message saying: "I'm scared of you sometimes". The message was sent when the couple had a fight when he accused her of flirting with another man, weeks before he killed her. A police captain testified about what was found on the mobile phones of the couple. Pistorius denies deliberately killing Steenkamp. He says that he mistook her for an intruder. The trial began its fourth week.
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Malaysia Says That Lost Plane Ended Up In The Ocean And Assumes That There Are No Survivors

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, confirmed in a press conference that flight MH370 is lost and that there are no survivors. Malaysia Airlines sent to the relatives of the people aboard the plane a text message in which they were informed of the facts before the statements of the Prime Minister. It was said that the message was sent both to family in Malaysia as well as in Beijing. The firms "have concluded that MH370 flew along the southern corridor, and that its last position was in the middle of the Indian Ocean, west of Perth," Mr Razak…
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International Night at Shea High School

Dr. Pablo Rodriguez talked with Donald Miller, Principal of Shea High School in Pawtucket, RI. Shea HS is one of four high schools in the city of Pawtucket. Currently, there are 860 students, comprising up to 30 countries. Of these students, about 40-50% are Latino and 27% make up the ESL population. Donald Miller discusses the new NECAP graduation requirements, community and parent engagement, and Friends of Shea. Miller also discusses an upcoming event International Night. Taking place on Thursday April 10, 2014, this is a chance to celebrate the diversity of Shea High School. It will be a night of…
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IKEA Recalls Children’s Bed Canopies Due to Strangulation Hazard

WASHINGTON, - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of Product: Children’s bed canopies Hazard: An infant or young child can get entangled at the neck in the canopy’s fabric, posing a strangulation hazard. Remedy: Refund Consumer Contact: IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at ;; and click on the recall link at the top of the page for more information. Recall Details Units: About 255,000 in the United States, 7,000 in Canada and million worldwide Description: This recall involves…
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Black And Latino Children Have More Health Problems Than Whites

Black and Latino schoolchildren in the United States have "substantial inequalities" in their health compared with whites, according to a study published today in the magazine ' New England Journal of Medicine'. The research, funded by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control, led at Children's Hospital in Boston, and focused on the socio-economic conditions and health risks of children in the fifth school year in different regions of the country. The study found that the children of all ethnic groups have better health if their parents have higher education and higher income, or if they have had the advantage of attending certain schools. Although white…
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“Click It or Ticket” Enforcement, March 24th to March 30, 2014

Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, announces that through funding obtained by the Department of Transportation Office on Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Rhode Island State Police will be joining with state and local law enforcement agencies by participating in the "Click it or Ticket" nationwide enforcement campaign. Starting on Monday March 24th and continuing through, and including Sunday, March 30th, drivers can expect an increased presence of troopers on all roadways. Speeding is one of the most prevalent factors…
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Australian Authorities Suspend Search For the Day Of MH370

The search for debris in the Indian Ocean of defunct Malaysia Airlines aircraft was suspended on Thursday. The authority of Australian Maritime Safety (AMSA) said that operations will continue on Friday morning. Australian authorities had seen via satellite two objects that could belong to the plane, which disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board while they were covering the route between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing. Aircraft and ships were sent to the area from Australia, New Zealand and United States to track these objects, which are 2,500 kilometres of Perth, on the southwest coast of Australia. The largest…
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The EU Meets To Discuss Response To Russia

European Union leaders met from 14:30 GMT in Brussels to discuss a new response to block the Russian intervention in the Ukrainian region of Crimea. The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, said that the EU leaders would agree to new sanctions against Moscow. Merkel said before the Parliament of her country that Russia's actions meant that the G-8 (composed of Germany, Canada, France, United States, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom and Russia) no longer existed. Meanwhile, the Swedish Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, told the BBC that the EU should offer clear support to Ukraine because the objective of Russia was not Crimea…
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Councilman Luis Aponte Endorses Michael Solomon for Mayor of Providence

City's First Latino Councilman Cites Solomon's Plan to Rebuild the City's Schools PROVIDENCE, RI - Providence City Councilman Luis Aponte (Ward 10) endorsed City Council President Michael Solomon for Mayor of Providence. Councilman Aponte has represented South Providence and Washington Park since being the first Latino elected to the City Council in 1998. He is the chair of the Providence Commission for Housing and Community Development and is the vice-chair of the powerful Ways and Means Committee. "I am supporting Michael Solomon for Mayor because we need a Mayor who will invest in our neighborhoods as well as ensure a…
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Files Deleted From Flight Simulator

Authorities investigating the disappearance of flight MH370 are analyzing data from the flight simulator pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah had in his house, but found that several files were deleted recently. "There are some deleted information, we tried to recover it," acknowledged the Minister of Defense of Malaysia, Hishamudin Husein who added that they are calling international experts to examine records of the simulator. Sources close to the investigation revealed that the program that was kept in the pilot's house had simulations of landings in Maldives, Sri Lanka, South India and at the US military base of Diego Garcia, data that were not…
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