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  • Stowaway Spent 7 Hours Undetected Before Plane Took Off

    Classmates Shocked by 15-Year-Old's Trip in Plane Wheel Well

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    • Bahrain expels envoy of Shiite Ayatollah Sistani

      Authorities in Sunni-ruled Bahrain on Wednesday expelled the representative of Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, in the latest manifestation of tension with the kingdom's Shiite majority. Sheikh Hussein al-Najati was among 31 Bahrainis who had their citizenship revoked in November 2012 over…

      AFP
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        • 9 indicted in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

          CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.

          Associated Press
          • MH370: Narrowed underwater search nears end as officials plan next steps

            Authorities are mapping out plans for a long search Malaysia says it will make its report on the missing plane public next week It delivered a preliminary report to the U.N., but did not release it publicly As the underwater sonar device plunged into the Indian Ocean for its 13th mission Friday,…

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            • China demands local solutions for grievances

              BEIJING (AP) — For decades, members of the Chinese public with grievances against local governments have been traveling to Beijing in the time-honored tradition of appealing to the country's highest authorities.

              Associated Press
              • Australia, Malaysia vow to keep searching to solve plane mystery

                * Australia PM says the nature of the search for the missing plane could change * Malaysian minister says authorities may "regroup and restrategise" if nothing found * Authorities investigate find of debris off southern tip of Western Australia (Adds debris found on Australian coast, Malaysia…

                Reuters
                • Defiant Egypt workers pose challenge to next president

                  Mahallah (Egypt) (AFP) - Egypt's next president will have to contend with frustrated workers who have threatened a new wave of nationwide strikes if their demands are not met by an already cash-strapped government. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the ex-army chief who overthrew Islamist president Mohamed…

                  AFP
                  • US lays charges in Syria smuggling scheme

                    US prosecutors have charged a man from the state of Pennsylvania and two foreign citizens with conspiring to illegally export chemical weapon detection devices and other equipment to Syria, according to authorities. A federal judge on Wednesday unsealed the case after the prosecutor, Todd Hinkley,…

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                      • Australia rules out link between debris and Malaysian plane

                        * Malaysia steps up assets used for deep sea search PERTH/MELBOURNE, April 24 (Reuters) - Authorities ruled out any link between debris picked up on an Australian beach and a missing Malaysian jetliner on Thursday as a tropical cyclone again threatened to hamper a 26-nation air, surface and…

                        Reuters
                        • Mexico steps back from telecom, Internet limits

                          MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's governing party appeared to step away on Wednesday from a proposal that would authorize officials to block Internet and telecom signals, pulling back a day after anti-censorship protests that ended in clashes in Mexico City.

                          Associated Press
                          • 9th suspect in NC kidnapping turns self in to FBI

                            CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.

                            Associated Press
                            • Judge allows partial release of Attica riot papers

                              ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge on Thursday approved a request to allow a fuller history of the nation's bloodiest prison riot to be revealed, including a look into whether there was any cover-up by authorities.

                              Associated Press
                              • France unveils plan to fight jihadist threat

                                PARIS (AP) — France is cracking down on youth who leave their homes to fight with Islamist radicals in Syria's civil war.

                                Associated Press