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at 21:47 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

15-year-old stowaway homesick for Africa had no clue he was in Maui after jumping from plane

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner's wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after the freezing, low-pressure ordeal, airport officials said Wednesday.

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at 21:39 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Northern Colorado 4th graders get grandparents' pot; principal warns parents to secure drugs

GREELEY, Colo. - School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to take care with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus.

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at 21:37 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Attorneys for 2 Ohio women held captive say Joan Rivers should apologize for hurtful comment

CLEVELAND - Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.

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at 21:37 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

SKorea ferry toll hits 159 as divers plunge deeper into submerged ferry to reach victims

JINDO, South Korea - Divers made their way deeper Thursday into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll neared 160 and relatives of the more than 140 still missing pressed the government to finish the grim task of recovery soon.

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at 21:35 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Bashtag: NYPD learns the hard way that Twitter campaigns can backfire

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The largest police department in the U.S. learned the hard way that there are legions online devoted to short-circuiting even the best-intentioned public relations campaign — in this case, the NYPD's Twitter invitation to people to post feel-good photos of themselves posing with New York's Finest.

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at 21:35 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Founder of Russia's leading social media network quits company, flees country

MOSCOW - The founder of Russia's leading social media network — a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg — has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the company's ownership.

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23.04.2014

15-year-old stowaway homesick for Africa had no clue he was in Maui after jumping from plane

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23.04.2014

Northern Colorado 4th graders get grandparents' pot; principal warns parents to secure drugs

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23.04.2014

Attorneys for 2 Ohio women held captive say Joan Rivers should apologize for hurtful comment

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23.04.2014

SKorea ferry toll hits 159 as divers plunge deeper into submerged ferry to reach victims

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