California court revives suit claiming woman frozen alive in morgue -
LOS ANGELES - A California appeals court has revived a malpractice suit brought by the family of an 80-year-old grandmother they claim was prematurely declared dead by doctors then frozen alive inside a body bag in the hospital’s morgue.
A girl reads a book on her balcony as smoke rises from chimneys at a steel plant, on a hazy day in Quzhou, Zhejiang province, China, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A fake mayoral election campaign sign with a fictitious candidate is seen in Toronto March 31, 2014. Ford, who is running for re-election as Toronto Mayor, made global headlines last year after admitting he had smoked crack cocaine. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
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It feels like years since it’s been here (gallery): It’s springtime! Here comes the sun – in some parts of the world, at least.
The wait is over: An unpublished short story written by Samuel Beckett will hit shelves next month, roughly 80 years after it was written.
Leaving on a jet plane … eventually: What do you do when your flight is delayed – or worse, cancelled? Here’s some advice.
And you thought losing an hour of sleep was bad: Scientists say there may be a connection between heart attacks and daylight saving time.
Pushing women’s rights into the 20th century: In Afghanistan, female politicians are fighting a perceived erosion in freedoms.
Hurry it up, pup (gallery): In Santiago, Chile, greyhound racing is a tradition going back over 100 years.
Ugandan president dismisses aid cuts at rally against gays -
KAMPALA - President Yoweri Museveni told a rally of religious leaders, politicians and thousands of supporters on Monday that Uganda could live without aid that Western donors suspended or diverted in protest at an anti-gay bill that became law in February.
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Microsoft unveils Office for Apple's iPad -
SEATTLE - Microsoft said its Office suite of applications, including the core Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs, will be available as an iPad app. Click here for more: http://reut.rs/1l7HXlt
Children look at the fin of a mortar projectile that was found at the Al-Abassi camp for internally displaced persons, after an attack by rebels, in Mellit town, North Darfur, Sudan March 25, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah
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Two water buffaloes startled residents of an inner-Sydney suburb on Tuesday morning, as they ran 1.2 miles down a city street past disbelieving pedestrians, while car drivers scurried to get out of the way.
Eyewitnesses told local media the buffaloes looked agitated, having escaped from a city park where an advertisement was being filmed.
"I was just waiting for the bus and instead of a bus, two random buffalo ran past," Abril Felman, a student at the University of Sydney campus nearby, told Reuters by telephone.
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