1. 1,000-year-old potion kills MRSA superbug
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-01 at 03:42:38

1,000-year-old potion kills MRSA superbug

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2. World’s oldest person dies at 117
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-04-01 at 01:10:28

TOKYO (AP) — The world's oldest person has died nearly a month after celebrating her 117th birthday.

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3. Co-pilot told airline he had suffered depression
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-01 at 01:16:07

The co-pilot of crashed Germanwings Flight 9525, Andreas Lubitz told the Lufthansa Flight Training school that he had suffered a "severe" bout of depression, the airline said.

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4. Palestinian Authority becomes member of international criminal court
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-01 at 02:01:56

Move is welcomed by activists who see it as opportunity to bring accountability to years of conflict between Palestinians and IsraelThe Palestinian Authority has become a member of the international criminal court and is marking the momentous occasion wit...

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5. Joni Mitchell in ‘intensive care’
     Published by BBC on 2015-04-01 at 02:14:37

Singer songwriter Joni Mitchell is in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital after being found unconscious at her home.

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7. April Fools’ Day 2015 – the best jokes from around the world
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-01 at 01:47:08

The funniest spoofs in the press and on the web – share any you’ve spotted in the comments below Continue reading...

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9. Nigeria elections: Muhammadu Buhari hails peaceful handover of power
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-01 at 01:07:50

Election winner congratulates outgoing president for peacefully relinquishing power and says move shows world that Nigeria has embraced democracyNigeria’s election winner, Muhammadu Buhari, congratulated the outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan, for pe...

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10. Julianne Moore cut from Turkey tourist board ad for ‘poor acting’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-01 at 01:57:13

Still Alice Oscar-winner finds herself on the cutting room floor after the country’s tourism and culture ministry reportedly slammed her performanceEven though Julianne Moore might have finally won an Oscar this year for her performance in Still Alice, ...

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12. New ‘Daily Show’ host dubbed ‘Jew basher’
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-01 at 03:55:08

New 'Daily Show' host dubbed 'Jew basher'


13. Iran nuclear talks extended; Russia says deal within reach
     Published by Reuters on 2015-04-01 at 03:57:54

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Six world powers and Iran met again on Wednesday in a bid to reach a preliminary accord on reining in Tehran's nuclear program, after failing to agree crucial details such as the lifting of U.N. sanctions by a midnight de...

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15. Airport codes: What do they mean?
     Published by CNN on 2015-04-01 at 03:46:10

Airport codes: What do they mean?

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17. In Thailand’s Muslim south, authorities turn a blind eye to FGM
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-01 at 00:00:15

Female genital mutilation, banned by the WHO, seems to be common in the three Muslim-majority southern provinces, but officials are taking no action Continue reading...

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19. Gaza man ‘duped’ into selling Banksy work
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-04-01 at 02:39:45

Rabie Dardouna says he did not know the value of a door mural thought to have been painted by the British street artist and had been tricked into a saleA man in Gaza says he has been duped into selling a valuable work by British graffiti artist Banksy for...

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