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Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, Wrongfully Convicted Boxer, Dies

RT @WSJ: Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongfully convicted of murder, has died at 76. on.wsj.com/1kPpVFd (Reuters) http://t.co/0Hy…
RT @WSJ: Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongfully convicted of murder, has died at 76. on.wsj.com/1kPpVFd (Reuters) http://t.co/0Hy…
RT @WSJ: Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongfully convicted of murder, has died at 76. on.wsj.com/1kPpVFd (Reuters) http://t.co/0Hy…
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Former Justice Stevens: Supreme Court Justices Should Consider Politics in Retirement Decisions

blogs.wsj.com — Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said Sunday that politics should be a factor in justices' decisions on when to step down from the nation's highest bench. "It's an appropriate thing to think about," Mr. Stevens said in an interview on ABC's "This Week."
Former Justice Stevens: Supreme Court Justices Should Consider Politics in Retirement Decisions on.wsj.com/1eUFmfs via @WSJwashington
RT @WSJwashington: Former Justice Stevens: Supreme Court Justices Should Consider Politics in Retirement Decisions on.wsj.com/1fcdZYZ

Ministry of Interior Confirms 9 Saudis Detained Over YouTube Criticism of Government

blogs.wsj.com — Saudi Arabia confirmed Sunday that it had detained nine Saudis who had recorded videos critical of the government. The nine were under investigation for suspected links to terror organizations and for "violations of laws enforced in the kingdom," Ministry of Interior spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al Turki said in an email to The Wall Street Journal.
RT @BenLeubsdorf: Saudi Arabia has detained nine citizens who recorded YouTube videos critical of the government. on.wsj.com/1gYpCqz
Saudi Arabia has detained nine citizens who recorded YouTube videos critical of the government. on.wsj.com/1gYpCqz
RT @abuaardvark: WSJ: Ministry of Interior Confirms 9 Saudis Detained Over YouTube Criticism of Government on.wsj.com/1gYpCqz

Beijing Traffic Jam Stymies K-Pop Star

blogs.wsj.com — China has a passion for Korean pop culture and for cars. On Sunday, as the Beijing auto show opened to the media, the combination proved to be less than harmonious. Hyundai Motor Corp.'s China joint venture canceled its briefing at the Beijing International Auto Show on Sunday just minutes after it was due to take place at noon.
JAM, JAM, JAM, JAM OF FOOLS RT @ChinaRealTime Beijing traffic jam derails scheduled appearance by K-Pop star: on.wsj.com/1hZCe1g
RT @ChinaRealTime: Beijing traffic jam derails a scheduled appearance by K-Pop star Kim Soo-hyun: on.wsj.com/1hZCe1g

Ansan Church Filled With Sadness After Ferry Disaster

online.wsj.com — ANSAN, South Korea-Crowds of worshipers gathered Sunday morning at the Ansan Jeil Church, a modern, glass-walled building with a curved exterior inspired by Noah's Ark. The 15,000-member Presbyterian church, which was rebuilt in 2012, has been serving citizens of Ansan for over 50 years.
In South Korean churches, Easter celebrations turn to mourning for those lost in ferry tragedy. on.wsj.com/1r8i7yt
RT @AlastairGale: Churchgoers mourn lost local children in ferry disaster: "Why have you drowned our innocent sons and daughters?" http://…
RT @AlastairGale: Churchgoers mourn lost local children in ferry disaster: "Why have you drowned our innocent sons and daughters?" http://…
Churchgoers mourn lost local children in ferry disaster: "Why have you drowned our innocent sons and daughters?" on.wsj.com/Qwcxuc

Concerns Spread as New Saudi MERS Cases Spike

blogs.wsj.com — Some Saudi ambulance crews refused to transport suspected victims, while drugstores are fast selling out of protective face masks - as the toll of a lethal new viral disease continues its steep month-long climb in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi dictatorship's secrecy in MERS is reminiscent of China's with SARS. And this disease may be much worse. blogs.wsj.com/middleeast/201…

Shootout at Checkpoint in Eastern Ukraine

online.wsj.com — MOSCOW-A shootout erupted early Sunday at a roadblock outside an eastern Ukrainian city that has become the focal point of a pro-Russian separatist movement, with varying reports of casualties. The incident represented the first reported bloodshed in the region since Ukraine, Russia, the U.S.

The Changing Religious Sentiment in the U.S.

live.wsj.com — As we celebrate Passover and Easter, what is the religious sentiment in the U.S.? How has the power of religion changed over time? Fordham University theology department chair Patrick Hornbeck discusses. Photo: Getty.
RT @WSJLive: How has the power of religion changed in the U.S. over time? Theologian Patrick Hornbeck discusses: on.wsj.com/PjCxYS

Brazil's Eike Batista Says He Is Unfazed by a Reported Investigation

online.wsj.com — SÃO PAULO-Brazilian entrepreneur Eike Batista on Friday said he isn't concerned about a reported criminal investigation into the collapse of his once-highflying oil company. "It's excellent that everything get clarified," Mr. Batista said in a telephone interview. "I'm very calm. Let them investigate."

Eighth Submersible Mission Begins for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

online.wsj.com — The search for debris from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 continued Sunday, with an unmanned submersible continuing to scan the floor of the southern Indian Ocean. Planes and ships are again sweeping a vast stretch of the sea's surface after past sorties failed to spot anything related to the plane.

Hipsters Discover the Shuffleboard Set

online.wsj.com — Young urbanites have to put up with all sorts of indignities: a stagnant economy, poorly paid jobs, massive debts from student loans, parents who don't really like them. On the positive side, the young have great clubs and exciting coffee bars and electrifying poetry slams and ingenious tattoos to take their minds off their otherwise miserable existences.

Death Toll From Ferry Sinking Rises

online.wsj.com — JINDO, South Korea-Divers used axes to break windows and pull out bodies from the sunken South Korean ferry through the night on Saturday, raising the confirmed death toll to 49, the coast guard said. The total is likely to climb higher on Sunday after guiding ropes that help divers enter the ship were installed.
Transcripts show confusion on South Korean ferry as authorities widen inquiry into tragedy. on.wsj.com/QwcmiD
RT @paulwsj: Divers pulled out bodies from the sunken South Korean ferry, with the confirmed death toll rising to 52. ghastly http://t.co/g…
Divers pulled out bodies from the sunken South Korean ferry, with the confirmed death toll rising to 52. ghastly on.wsj.com/QwcmiD
Latest in ferry tragedy: more bodies recovered by divers working in treacherous conditions. A navy official dies. on.wsj.com/QwcmiD
So hard to think about this tragedy: divers use axes to break windows, pull out bodies from sunken S Korean ferry. on.wsj.com/QwcmiD
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Top Pakistani Political Talk-Show Host Hamid Mir Is Ambushed and Shot

online.wsj.com — KARACHI, Pakistan-The anchor of Pakistan's top political talk show, Hamid Mir, was shot and injured Saturday in the southern city of Karachi by assailants who ambushed his car on motorcycle, officials and colleagues said. Pakistani journalists are under regular threat from Islamist militants.
RT @SaeedShah: Leading Pakistani TV journalist @HamidMirGEO shot, in attack blamed by his family on the ISI spy agency http://t.co/cgyskVLr…
Leading talk-show host shot in Karachi. @saeedshah on the latest attack on a journalist in Pakistan: @http://on.wsj.com/1eM9MAd
Mir's brother says journalist shot for views on Balochistan, Gen. Musharraf & ISI's "overreaching role in Pakistan." m.us.wsj.com/article_email/…

Contractors A Good Play on Large Gulf Projects, Says HSBC

blogs.wsj.com — A drive down Dubai's main thoroughfare - Sheikh Zayed Road - is a great way to gauge its economic health: traffic these days suggests that business is as usual after the global economic crisis forced many of its expats to leave the desert emirate.
RT @LohadeNikhil: Contractors A Good Play on Large Gulf Projects, Says HSBC on.wsj.com/1nAufbp via @WSJmideast

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan, Angers GOP Colleagues but Wins Fans Elsewhere

online.wsj.com — WASHINGTON-Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators-Republican or Democrat-amiably chatting or huddled in...
RT @dramerling: Cruz Angers Colleagues, but Wins Fans Elsewhere @SenTedCruz is the fearless conservative leader we need. @lrihendry http:/…
"Some" RT @GeraldFSeib: Ted Cruz: "Some aspects of Senate are like the junior high lunchroom or Mean Girls cliques." on.wsj.com/1r8i4CT
RT @GeraldFSeib: Ted Cruz: "Some aspects of the Senate are like the junior high lunchroom or Mean Girls cliques." on.wsj.com/1r8i4CT
RT @GeraldFSeib: Ted Cruz: "Some aspects of the Senate are like the junior high lunchroom or Mean Girls cliques." on.wsj.com/1r8i4CT
Ted Cruz: "Some aspects of the Senate are like the junior high lunchroom or Mean Girls cliques." on.wsj.com/1r8i4CT
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