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Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students.
Police detonate bags left at Boston Marathon finish line
NBC News: Police evacuated the block surrounding the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday after a man dropped two bags in the area.
As a precaution, a bomb squad detonated the bags after using a remote-controlled robot to examine one. It is currently unclear what was inside the backpacks. Police took the man into custody.
The threat comes on the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people.
Photo: A backpack that was left unattended Tuesday on Boylston Street at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. (WBZ-TV via Reuters)
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Almost 300 people were unaccounted for Wednesday after a ferry mainly carrying students on a high school trip capsized and sank off South Korea’s coast.
Canadian police arrest teen in connection to Heartbleed bug attack
CBC News: Canadian police arrested a 19-year-old man in London, Ontario, on Wednesday in connection to the theft of tax-payer information through the Heartbleed bug.
Police allege the man stole 900 social insurance numbers from the Canada Revenue Agency by exploiting the Heartbleed vulnerability in the OpenSSL encryption software. He faces counts of unauthorized use of a computer and mischief in relation to data.
This is the first charge related to an attack exploiting the Heartbleed bug.
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The bells of Boston’s Old South Church tolled as a flag was hoisted up a small flagpole Tuesday at the spot of the Boston Marathon finish line, one year to the minute after tragedy struck there.
Sky gazers see the red side of the moon
CNN:Sky gazers were treated to a view of the red side of the moon overnight as refracted sunlight during a total lunar eclipse produced a reddish hue known as a ‘blood moon’
Photo: The moon takes on a deep red color in a view captured from the Mount Lemmon Sky Center (UA Mt. Lemmon Sky Center)
Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge tour of New Zealand continues in Christchurch
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge met members of the public in Latimer Square Gardens, Christchurch, as well as taking part in a game of cricket
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