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Apr 04

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.

Apr 03

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 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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Apr 01

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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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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Mar 31

Reuters FYI: News worth knowing

Rainwater drips from cherry blossoms at a park in Tokyo March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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The wait is overAn unpublished short story written by Samuel Beckett will hit shelves next month, roughly 80 years after it was written.

Leaving on a jet plane … eventuallyWhat do you do when your flight is delayed – or worse, cancelled? Here’s some advice.

And you thought losing an hour of sleep was badScientists say there may be a connection between heart attacks and daylight saving time.

Pushing women’s rights into the 20th centuryIn 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.

Greyhounds compete during a race, March 8, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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.

Mar 28

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Mar 27

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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

Mar 26

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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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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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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