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Federal Court Orders Release of Terrorism Memo

Posted On April 21, 2014

(New York, NY) -- A federal appeals court is ordering the U.S. Department of Justice to release key parts of a memo that justifies the targeted killing of people linked to terrorism. The government wanted to protect the memo's secrecy, arguing it's release could jeopardize military plans and intelligence activities. The "New York Times" claims…

Peaches Geldof Mourned At Private Funeral

Posted On April 21, 2014

(Kent, England) -- The funeral for rocker Bob Geldof's daughter, Peaches Geldof, drew a who's who of celebrities in the United Kingdom Monday. The Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, model Kate Moss and former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman were among the mourners reported to be in attendance for the private service held in the…

England’s Queen Turns 88 Today

Posted On April 21, 2014

(London, UK) -- The Queen of England is celebrating a birthday today. She is 88. The Queen actually has two birthdays, something that's allowed under British monarch tradition. There's her actual birthday, which is today. Her official birthday will be celebrated on June fourteenth, when the weather should be much better for a big birthday…

Biden To Meet With Ukraine’s Acting President

Posted On April 21, 2014

(Kiev) -- Vice President Joe Biden is in Kiev ahead of tomorrow's meeting with Ukraine's acting president. The White House says Biden will meet with president Oleksander Turchinov and the nation's prime minister. He'll also talk with members of Ukraine's parliament as well as representatives from non-governmental organizations during his two-day visit. At least three…

Death Toll Rises Again In Ferry Disaster

Posted On April 21, 2014

(Seoul) -- At least 65 people are now confirmed dead from last week's tragic ferry sinking in South Korea as recovery efforts continue. More than 230 people are still missing and no survivors have been found by divers who have entered the submerged vessel. Addressing the tragedy earlier today in South Korea, that country's president…