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Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers signs autographs before an English Premier League match at Goodison Park in Liverpool, on April 16, 2014Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers remains confident he will be able to keep his players focused against Norwich City as they attempt to take another step towards the Premier League title. With Manchester City drawing 2-2 against Sunderland on Wednesday, the sense of anticipation at Anfield has increased even further, but Rodgers insists his players are simply focused on Sunday's match against strugglers Norwich at Carrow Road. "It doesn't matter about Chelsea, Crystal Palace or Newcastle now -- we have to do the job against Norwich.


Liverpool's Rodgers only has eyes for Norwich
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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers remains confident he will be able to keep his players focused against Norwich City as they attempt to take another s...
   
Grim work for families as more bodies discovered
AP
JINDO, South Korea (AP) -- There are no names listed as relatives huddle around signboards to identify bodies from a sunken ferry. Just the slimme...
   
Lottery winners top up Scottish independence coffers with 3 million pound donation
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A Scottish couple who won the lottery have donated at least 3 million pounds ($5 million) of their winnings to the campaign for an independent Scotlan...
   
Red Sox rally for 6-5 win over O's
AP
BOSTON (AP) -- Dustin Pedroia scored from third on left fielder David Lough's throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Boston...
   

Pope Francis gives the traditional "Urbi et Orbi" blessing for Rome and the world from the balcony of St Peter's basilica during Easter celebrations on April 20, 2014 at the VaticanPope Francis urged the international community to "prevent violence" in Ukraine in his Easter Sunday message after pro-Russian insurgents in the east of the country reported four people killed in a gunbattle. "We ask you to enlighten and inspire the initiatives that promote peace in Ukraine," the Catholic leader said in his prayer for the holiday, which this year coincides with Easter in the Orthodox calendar. Francis asked that "all those involved, with the support of the international community, will make every effort to prevent violence and in a spirit of unity and dialogue, chart a path for the country's future". The Vatican said 150,000 people crowded into St Peter's Square and the main avenue leading up to it for the Easter mass and the pope's traditional "Urbi et Orbi" blessing to the city of Rome and to the world.


Pope makes Easter plea for Ukraine peace after gunbattle
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Pope Francis urged the international community to "prevent violence" in Ukraine in his Easter Sunday message after pro-Russian insurgents in...
   
Man's decomposed body found inside portable toilet
USA Today
Police think the man may have been using the toilet for shelter.
   
On Easter, Pope calls for end to war, condemns waste exacerbating hunger
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By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulnes...
   
'Game of Thrones' third episode: 3 things to know
USA Today
This story contains spoilers from Sunday's episode.
   
Ukraine nationalists deny role in east Ukraine clash, blame Russia
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KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's Right Sector nationalists denied playing any role in a gunfight in Slaviansk, eastern Ukraine, early on Sunday in which at ...
   
Captain of ill-fated Korean ferry praised safety in promotional video
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By Ju-min Park JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - The captain of a ferry that sank off South Korea's southwestern tip with hundreds feared dead said ...
   

Performers dance near Trax a Chevrolet urban SUV during it's China launch ahead of Auto China 2014 in Beijing, China, Saturday, April 19, 2014. The Trax will go on sale in China starting at RMB 119,900 or $19,300. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)BEIJING (AP) — Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of Chinese tastes on the industry.


Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing
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BEIJING (AP) — Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the gr...
   
Prosecutor says 4 ferry crewmembers detained
AP
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing t...
   
Anger over 'slow' Korea ferry rescue
BBC
Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry protest angrily over the rescue operation, scuffling with police on Jindo island.
   
Ex-Officer Killed Wife, Police Say; Children Ran for Help
New York Times
A former New York City transit officer fatally shot his wife while their two young children were in the house, according to the police and neighbors.
   
Algeria militants 'kill 11 soldiers'
BBC
Islamist militants have killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, security sources say.
   

Pro-Russian protesters stand in front of a barricade outisde the occupied Regional State Administration building in Donetsk on April 20, 2014Slavyansk (Ukraine) (AFP) - US Vice President Joe Biden will begin a two-day visit to Ukraine on Monday, hours after a fragile Easter truce was shattered and pro-Kremlin rebels in the country's east appealed for help from Russian "peacekeepers". Biden's arrival in Kiev comes after a deadly gunfight gunfight killed at least two pro-Russian militants, an incident which sparked "outrage" in Moscow. But the Western-backed authorities in Kiev claimed the violence was a set-up by Russia to create a pretext for it to send in troops. The attack, near the flashpoint town of Slavyansk, undermined an accord worked out in Geneva between Russia, Ukraine and Western powers on Thursday under which "illegal armed groups" were to surrender their weapons.


US vice president heads to Ukraine after fragile truce shattered
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Slavyansk (Ukraine) (AFP) - US Vice President Joe Biden will begin a two-day visit to Ukraine on Monday, hours after a fragile Easter truce was shatte...
   
VIDEO: Pro-Russians 'shot dead in Ukraine'
BBC
Russian media is reporting that up to 5 people were killed after gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian activists near Sloviansk. ...
   

FILE - This Jan. 21, 2014 file photo shows American film producer and director Joss Whedon at the screening of "Much Ado About Nothing" in Paris. Whedon will release a film he wrote as a $5 digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution. In a video announcement Sunday following the premiere of the supernatural romance “In Your Eyes” at the Tribeca Film Festival, Whedon said that the film will immediately be released online worldwide via Vimeo On Demand. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Joss Whedon is releasing a film he wrote as a $5 digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution.


Joss Whedon releasing film for digital download
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NEW YORK (AP) — Joss Whedon is releasing a film he wrote as a $5 digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution.
   
Lavabit loses contempt appeal
BBC
A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden. ...
   

Relatives of victims of the South Korean ferry 'Sewol' sit before the sea at Jindo harbour on April 20, 2014Jindo (South Korea) (AFP) - Anger flared in South Korea on Monday over fresh indications that the evacuation of a capsized ferry was delayed by panic and indecision, as the death toll from the disaster pushed past 60 with hundreds still missing. "Precious minutes just wasted," ran the front page headline in the Dong-A Ilbo newspaper, in response to a communications transcript released Sunday revealing the confusion as the crew and marine traffic control debated evacuating the sinking vessel.


S. Korea transcript fuels anger over ferry disaster
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Jindo (South Korea) (AFP) - Anger flared in South Korea on Monday over fresh indications that the evacuation of a capsized ferry was delayed by panic ...
   

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