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“Let the Headlines Speak”
by From the Internet   
April 27th, 2014

St. Peter's overflows for historic day of 4 popes
Tens of thousands of people filled St. Peter's Square on Sunday for a historic day of four popes, with Francis and Benedict XVI honoring their predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II and declaring them saints in the first ever canonization of two pontiffs.  

Palestinian pact with Hamas threatens US aid
The Palestinian Authority’s latest push to establish a reconciliation government with the terrorist group Hamas jeopardizes hundreds of millions of dollars in US aid that the self-ruling body has consistently received for nearly two decades.  

Illinois Dems back off $100 million push for Obama library following outrage
Illinois Democrats are backing off a plan to give $100 million of state money toward landing President Obama’s presidential library and museum -- following accusations of voting “shenanigans” and nasty Chicago-style politics, not to mention the state’s dire financial situation.  

Driver who hit boys suing dead youth
Sharlene Simon was driving her SUV when it struck two young bicyclists, killing one and seriously injuring another. Now she is suing the boys, claiming her “enjoyment of life has been irretrievably lessened.”  

Russia Unexpectedly Raises Key Rate as S&P Cuts Rating Near Junk
Russia’s central bank sprung a surprise by raising its benchmark interest rate after Standard & Poor’s downgraded the world’s biggest energy exporter for the first time in six years as capital outflows threaten growth.  

Chung Hong-won offers resignation over ferry sinking response
South Korea's prime minister offered to resign Sunday over the government's handling of a deadly ferry sinking, blaming "deep-rooted evils" in society for a tragedy that has left more than 300 people dead or missing and led to widespread shame, fury and finger-pointing.  

Ukraine PM says Russia provoking to start war
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Saturday that Russian military aircraft had crossed the country's airspace seven times "to provoke Ukraine to start a war." "Russian military aircraft today overnight crossed and violated Ukrainian airspace seven times. The only reason is to provoke Ukraine to start a war," he told journalists at a briefing in Rome, following a meeting with Pope Francis and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.  

Kim Jong-Un tells N Korea soldiers to be ready for conflict with US
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has chided his soldiers, telling them to be ready for "impending conflict with the United States," Pyongyang media reported Saturday as satellites showed a nuclear test could be near.  

Report: Palestinians attack Israeli in Berlin
A group of six Palestinian youths punched an Israeli in the face on Friday in Berlin after they questioned him about citizenship. The 31-year-old Israeli filed a criminal complaint, according to the daily BZ newspaper. The paper titled its article ”Anti-Semitism: Punched in the face because he is Israeli.”  

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