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A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a quango managing public funds has resigned after it emerged he had been declared bankrupt.

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Witnesses are sought after woman is seriously sexually assaulted in a Redditch park.

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The following is a portion of the transcript released Sunday by the South Korean coast guard of the conversation between the ferry that sank Wednesday and the Jindo Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jindo island. The ferry Sewol issued its distress call to another VTS center before these communications began. The Associated Press translated the transcript from Korean. The names of other ships included in the transcript are omitted at the request of South Korean authorities.

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Darlings Island

Water levels have begun to slowly rise again on the Saint John River after a major ice jam in Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska broke in two overnight and began slowly moving downstream.

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The bi-annual fundraiser for cancer research is not expected to go ahead this year because no one volunteered to help run it.

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Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing (via AFP) On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved. The 127 engravings of people,...

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The jackpot in the Florida Lotto game has grown to $36 million after no one matched the six winning numbers in the latest drawing, lottery officials said Sunday.

Danish website turns homes into take-away restaurants (via AFP) A Danish website is turning private homes into take-away restaurants by letting users advertise what they are cooking, when and for what price. "Sometimes I only put one serving up for sale, sometimes up to 20. It depends on what...

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Bishop of Truro

Cuts in local authority spending are having "sinful consequences", the Bishop of Truro says.

Fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots: There comes a time in everyone's life when we look in the mirror and realize the signs of aging are upon us. Whether we like it or not, there's no stopping the aging process and how it affects the skin. However, using products that utilize the best preventative aging ingredients can certainly help keep skin looking more youthful.

Easter war of words breaks out between Ukraine and Russia (via AFP) Politics overshadowed Easter observances in Kiev and Moscow, with the Orthodox religious leaders in each capital trading barbs over the crisis in Ukraine -- while the US reportedly prepared to send ground forces to...

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From music streaming services to magazine mobile apps, the last few years have brought us an array of options when it comes to choosing a message's medium. New platforms, like Vine, have even reinvented publishing categories -- which, in theory, sounds great. However, with more options comes more responsibility for brands. Marketers can no longer expect a clever radio tagline to reach the highly coveted Millennial -- Millennials have moved on from traditional radio. Essentially, this change has not only encouraged brands to reevaluate their medium of choice, but it has created an industry-wide discussion on the importance of tailoring each message to each medium.

Researchers use Twitter to predict crime (via AFP) Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters -- even before a crime has been committed. Researchers at the University of Virginia demonstrated tweets could predict certain kinds of crimes if...

Everyone on Twitter kind of freaked out about the royal baby visiting the zoo in Australia... but we don't blame them. There is seriously nothing cuter than baby George petting a baby kangaroo alongside his parents. The royal baby was Down Under to "open" the new bilby enclosure, but he also got to visit like ALL of our favorite animals. Now that Prince George is starting to surface more and more on Twitter and Instagram, we can't get enough... and this Australia tour is the perfect opportunity to stalk the royal family. The Internet pretty much exploded over these, so you're going to want to check 'em out.

dog kidnapped vancouver

Police in Vancouver, B.C., are investigating an alleged dognapping after a woman was filmed running out of a tattoo parlor with an employee's French bulldog. Store manager Shaughnessy Keely, who is the dog's owner, often brings the 10-month-old pooch, named Chloe, to work with her. The suspect came into the shop on Thursday evening and asked to pet the dog. Then while Keely went to help a customer, the woman ran out of the store with Chloe. The a brief clip of security camera footage posted to YouTube show's the alleged dognapper's brazen attempt. Keely and the dog's other owner, Kyle Otsuji, have been circulating photos of both Chloe and the suspect on social media. Otsuji told The Province that the dog is microchipped. "This is what happened and where we are at. Luckily, we have a strong presence on Instagram and social media is proving to be more powerful than expected," Otsuji told the newspaper. He said he has confidence that Chloe will be returned home soon.

Mindful of tragedy, Boston Marathon goes on (via AFP) Defending champions Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Rita Jeptoo of Kenya are among a host of past winners in Monday's 118th Boston Marathon, all mindful of last year's bombing tragedy. Two bombs hidden inside backpacks exploded near...

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