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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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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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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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State Police and Scituate Police Arrest Wanted Subject Barricaded in a Scituate Apartment

Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a subject this morning, who was wanted on a felony warrant and had barricaded himself in a relative's apartment in Scituate, Rhode Island. On March 16, 2014, at approximately 4:00 , a subject identified as Adam J. Perry, age 32, of 447 Read School House Road, Coventry, Rhode Island, allegedly attempted to enter the residence of his estranged girlfriend in the City of Warwick. It was also reported that Mr. Perry also made harassing phone calls to the…
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Ukraine Prime Minister Promises More Resources for the Regions

The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatseniuk, promised during a speech televised in Russian, more powers and more resources to the regions. In a speech aimed at the regions of the South and the East of the country, Yatsenyuk said that it will introduce reforms on a large scale in order to preserve the unity and sovereignty of Ukraine. Specific requirements of each region, said the Prime Minister will be taken into account in the area of education, culture and history. Russia complained on several occasions that the rights of Ukrainian citizens of Russian ethnic origin in these regions had…
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Venezuelan Government Deploys Military in Caracas

The Venezuelan Government Monday deployed hundreds of troops for security in the area of Altamira, one of the major strongholds of opposition in the city of Caracas. The operation aims to control the violent protests that have occurred in the area in recent days. From little more than one month ago, Venezuela has experienced a wave of protest against President Nicolas Maduro, which have left at least 29 people dead, including an officer of the National Guard late Monday, after being shot during demonstrations in the city of Maracay the previous day. The Government troops were concentrated in the Plaza…
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Legislators Review Sakonnet River Bridge Toll

Rhode Island - The Finance Committee of the House of Representatives will be reviewing the controversial measure on the payment of tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge this week. Lawmakers will consider a proposal to use State funds and raise the rates of vehicles to maintain the new section. Residentes of the East Bay and merchants have complained, claiming that the toll is unfair to them and to their communities
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