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President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, centre, in a wheelchair, waves as he leaves after voting in the presidential elections in Algiers, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Algerians are trickling into the polls to elect a new president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be won by the ailing incumbent. President Bouteflika has ruled this nation for the past 15 years and, despite suffering from a stroke, is running for a fourth term on a platform of stability. His young nephew, no name given, walks behind him.
2014-04-18, The Los Angeles Times
Algeria’s ailing PresidentAbdelaziz Bouteflika secured a fourth five-year tenure Friday after amassing nearly 82% of votes, according to initial results announced...
 Gabriel Garcia Marquez of Colombia talks during an interview with the Associated Press nf2
2014-04-18, STL Today
MEXICOCITY (AP) — Nobel laureateGabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind...
 
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The Observer: Biofuels made from corn residue have attracted more than $1bn in federal support. Photograph: Marvin Dembinsky Photo Associate/Alamy Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a new...
Malaya: ARACATACA, Colombia – The sleepy Colombian town that was Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s birthplace and inspired him to write “One Hundred Years of Solitude” mourned its Nobel Prize-winning author on Friday with music, candles and flowers. A day after Garcia...
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Zeenews: A private plane has crashed in a northern Mexico city, killing all eight people on board....
CNN: updated 1:23 PM EDT, Sun April 20, 2014 Partygoers dance and smoke pot on the first of two days of The Official 420 Rally annual marijuana festival in Denver on Saturday, April 19. This is the first year of the festival where it has been legal to sell...
The Wrap: The Amazing Spider-Man 2” spun $47 million in its international debut, led by a whopping $15 million from the U.K. and Ireland. Sony's Marvel superhero sequel, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, opens in the United States on May 2. The...
The Examiner: Residents in a small, rural, otherwise peaceful town in Northern California were infiltrated with racially explicit Easter eggs bearing white supremacist messages, according to The Modesto Bee on Friday. The messages were inside of Easter eggs which were left...
San Francisco Chronicle: SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A former campaign manager for New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez accused of hijacking her campaign's email system and...
Khaleej Times: The Vice-President arrived early morning today at Mexico City Airport starting a two-day visit to...
The Observer: Urgent action is needed to tackle rogue landlords and rip-off letting agent fees, according to the Local Government Association. Photograph: Keith Leighton/Alamy Local welfare assistance is the social safety net for Britain’s poorest and most vulnerable...