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FILE - In this April 8, 2013 file photo, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa.  Former British leader Tony Blair said Wednesday April 23, 2014 the West should set aside its differences with Russia and China to focus on the growing threat from radical Islam. Blair says tackling "a radicalized and politicized view of Islam" should be at the top of the global political agenda. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Blair: Radicalized Islam a growing threatTony Blair says West should work with Russia, China to fight 'radicalized Islam'
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In this photo taken on Sunday, April 13, 2014, a reporter Simon Ostrovsky, right, stands next to a Pro-Russian gunman at a seized police station in the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk. Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine say they are holding an American journalist captive. Ostrovsky, a journalist for Vice News, has not been seen since early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Pro-Russian insurgents hold journalist hostagePro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine hold American journalist hostage
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An off-duty helmsman Oh Yong-seok of the sunken ferry Sewol speaks on a bed at Mokpo Hankook Hospital where he gets treatment for minor injuries in Mokpo, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. “He (the ship's Capt. Lee Joon-seok) was generous, a really nice guy,” Oh , a 57-year-old helmsman, said of the boss who always asked about his wife and kids and was happy to dispense personal and professional advice. (AP Photo/Lee Won-cheol)
Captain who left doomed ferry had 40 years at seaNicest man on ship: Captain had 40 years' experience, love of sea, but abandoned sinking ferry
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In this map provided on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, by the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. The hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will likely soon deploy more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper as the current search of the most likely crash site in the Indian Ocean has failed to yield any clues, Australia's defense minister said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Joint Agency Coordination Centre) EDITORIAL USE ONLY
More powerful sonar likely next step in jet searchAustralia says search for Malaysian jet likely to use more powerful sonar to delve deeper
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Government finances improved across Europe in 2013Government budget deficits fell across Europe in 2013, but overall debt burden rose slightly
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A Lebanese man steps outside a cave after he showed journalists where people hide from the shelling of Syrian government forces, in Tfail village, at the Lebanese-Syrian border, eastern Lebanon, Tuesday, April 22, 2014 A Lebanese convoy of soldiers, clerics and Red Cross officials delivered aid Tuesday to a remote village near the Syrian border that was bombed by Syrian government aircraft and blocked by Lebanese militants fighting alongside President Bashar Assad’s forces in the civil war next door. Hezbollah fighters have been patrolling the area on the Lebanese side and fighting has flared up inside Syria, cutting Tfail’s residents off from all sides for months. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
UN heads say Syria aid needs 'largely unanswered'UN heads say their $6.5 billion appeal for Syria humanitarian aid remains 'largely unanswered'
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Identification, Kelvin Melton is shown. A North Carolina prosecutor was the intended target of an elaborate kidnapping plot, but the kidnappers looked up the wrong address on the Internet and abducted the prosecutor's father instead, according to an indictment released Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Authorities have said the kidnapping was retaliation for Colleen Janssen's prosecution of Melton for his involvement in a 2011 shooting. Melton, a high-ranking member of the Bloods gang, orchestrated the abduction from behind bars using a cellphone, the indictment said. (AP Photo/Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Identification, File)
9 indicted in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's fatherProsecutors: Assistant DA in North Carolina intended kidnapping target, father taken instead
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Bombing in Cairo kills senior Egypt police officerOfficials: Bombing in Cairo suburb kills senior Egyptian police officer
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Shares mixed on lackluster China dataShares mixed on lackluster China data; Japan buoyed by yen, Seibu IPO
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