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—Ronald Wilson Reagan (b. 1911) 40th US President, Republican

 

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Egypt's Morsi jailed for 20 years  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:32:27 GMT
Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi gets a 20 year jail sentence over the abuse of protesters during his rule, the first of many verdicts he faces. 
Sunk migrants' boat captain charged  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:46:28 GMT
The captain of a boat that capsized off Libya, killing about 800 migrants, has been charged with reckless multiple homicide, Italian officials say. 
Japan train sets new speed record  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:54:34 GMT
A Japanese magnetic levitation train breaks its own world speed record, hitting 603km/h (374mph) on a test run near Mount Fuji. 
Auschwitz guard admits 'moral guilt'  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:51:41 GMT
A 93-year-old former Nazi SS guard, known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz", admits he is "morally" guilty of aiding the killing of 300,000 Jews. 
SA army to tackle migrant attacks  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:52:24 GMT
South Africa to deploy army to deal with anti-immigrant violence after wave of attacks, defence minister says. 
Norway jails five over wolf hunting  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:39:49 GMT
Five men are sentenced to prison in Norway for organising an illegal wolf hunt, in the country's first prosecution in such a case. 
US court issues writ for chimpanzees  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:27:56 GMT
A judge in New York issues a writ of habeas corpus in a case brought by animal rights activists trying to free two chimpanzees. 
AC/DC drummer Rudd pleads guilty  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:04:58 GMT
Phil Rudd, drummer with Australian hard rock group AC/DC, unexpectedly pleads guilty at a New Zealand court to making a threat to kill. 
Russian economy shrinks 2% in slump  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:42:29 GMT
Russia's economy shrank by 2% in the first quarter of this year under the pressure of sanctions and a weak oil price, Russian PM Medvedev says. 
US sends carrier to Yemen patrols  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:20:12 GMT
The US sends an aircraft carrier to boost its patrols off Yemen, amid suspicions an Iranian naval convoy is carrying arms intended for Yemeni Houthi rebels. 
Bali suitcase murder: US pair jailed  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:15:08 GMT
An Indonesian court sentences a US man to 18 years in jail for killing the mother of his girlfriend and hiding her body in a suitcase. 
Three dead in New South Wales storm  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:40:27 GMT
Three people die as storms with winds of up to 135km/h (85 mph) batter New South Wales, Australia, with more bad weather forecast. 
VIDEO: Aden's 'DIY' defence force  Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:52:56 GMT
Orla Guerin reports from inside Aden in Yemen, where poorly armed local militias - including teenagers - are fighting against Houthi rebels. 
VIDEO: Greek residents aid migrant rescue  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:54:30 GMT
Greek coastguards and locals have rescued around 80 migrants whose boat ran aground off the island of Rhodes. 
VIDEO: Sicily's 'cemeteries of migrants'  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:29:57 GMT
Italian coastguards are continuing to search for bodies off the coast of Sicily as hundreds of migrants are feared dead after their boat capsized. 
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