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AP Exclusive: Satellite Imagery of Iraq's Ramadi Shows Cost of Liberation From Islamic State Group Is the City Itself +
ABC News (US) | Thu May 05, 2016 06:17 UTC

AP Exclusive: Satellite imagery of Iraq's Ramadi shows cost of liberation from Islamic State group is the city itself.

Syria's Aleppo relatively calm as truce takes effect - residents +
Reuters Africa | Thu May 05, 2016 06:00 UTC

AMMAN (Reuters) - Relative calm prevailed on Thursday in Syria's war-torn Aleppo following a U.S.-Russian deal to extend a cessation of hostilities that had crumbled after nearly two weeks of violence

Syria's Aleppo relatively calm as truce takes effect: residents +
Reuters | Thu May 05, 2016 05:58 UTC

Relative calm prevailed on Thursday in Syria's war-torn Aleppo following a U.S.-Russian deal to extend a cessation of hostilities that had crumbled after nearly two weeks of violence between rebels and government forces that killed dozens.

Australia's Top ISIS Recruiter Has Been Killed in Iraq, Officials Say +
Time.com | Thu May 05, 2016 05:57 UTC

He had previously called for jihadist attacks in the U.S. and Australia, which is the biggest per capita supplier of fighters to ISIS

Dubai Billionaire Al Habtoor Says Donald Trump Is a Loose Cannon +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 05:49 UTC

Donald Trump is a loose canon and his possible U.S. presidency is dangerous to the world, a Dubai real estatebillionaire said.

Islamic State rockets hit Turkish town, wounding one person +
Reuters Canada | Thu May 05, 2016 05:46 UTC

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Two rockets fired from Islamic State-held territory in Syria hit a Turkish border town on Thursday, slightly wounding one person, a local mayor said.The town of Kilis, which stands

Hillary Clinton uses social media to launch aggressive ads against Trump - CNET +
CNET | Thu May 05, 2016 05:22 UTC

Technically Incorrect: The day after Donald Trump wins in Indiana and becomes the presumptive Republican nominee, his likely Democratic opponent goes straight to Twitter and Facebook to attack his very being.

Never Trump Stumped After Cruz Bows Out Tuesday And Kasich Wednesday +
Inquisitr | Thu May 05, 2016 05:11 UTC

The Never Trump movement hit a brick wall after Texas Senator Ted Cruz suspended his candidacy on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, and Ohio Governor John Kasich dropped out the next day, leaving a clear path for real estate magnate Donald Trump to become the Republi

Don't let screech of bombs shatter laws of war: Red Cross lawyer +
Reuters | Thu May 05, 2016 05:10 UTC

Bloodthirsty warlords, barrel bombs and sexual violence are such a regular feature of today's conflicts that you might think the laws of war have been pounded into irrelevance.

Trump: Cruz's Dad Didn't Help Kill JFK, But Look at Picture Anyway +
Newsmax | Thu May 05, 2016 05:10 UTC

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday admitted he doesn't really believe Ted Cruz's father was involved in the John F. Kennedy assassination.Trump was interviewed on Fox Friends Tuesday morning where he pointed to a re

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California raises smoking age to 21 +
CNN | Thu May 05, 2016 06:03 UTC

California has passed legislation raising its smoking age from 18 to 21 for most of its citizens.

Duterte 'very likely' to face coup if elected Philippines president, opponents say +
ABC Australia | Thu May 05, 2016 05:57 UTC

Anti-establishment Philippine politician Rodrigo Duterte's rollicking ride to presidential favouritism triggers warnings of a coup should he win next week's election, with opponents warning he is a dictator in the making.

Australia says top 'IS' recruiter killed in US airstrike in Iraq +
Deutsche Welle | Thu May 05, 2016 05:42 UTC

An Australian believed to be a top "Islamic State" recruiter has been killled in a US airstrike in Mosul, Iraq. Melbourne-born Neil Prakash left for Syria in 2013, a year after converting from Buddhism.

Political turmoil on the horizon in Turkey? +
Euronews | Thu May 05, 2016 05:31 UTC

Turkey could be thrown into political uncertainty in a matter of weeks as AKP officials announce the prime minister will not run for re-election as leader of the ruling party. It follows a meeting of more than one and a half hours with President Recep Tay

Obama drinks water in Flint to 'show it's safe' +
Euronews | Thu May 05, 2016 05:31 UTC

US President Barack Obama has visited Flint, Michigan, after receiving a letter from an eight-year-old resident who was concerned about the citys drinking water supply. A state of emergency was declared in January, 2016, following a change in water provid

Latin American cabbies step up protests over Uber +
Euronews | Thu May 05, 2016 05:31 UTC

Taxi drivers in Argentina have been out protesting again over competitor Uber Technologies for defying a ban and continuing to operate in the capital Buenos Aires. Cab drivers accuse the app-based firm of violating local regulations and risking passengers

Cameron says his reforms make staying in EU the better option +
Euronews | Thu May 05, 2016 05:31 UTC

British Prime Minister David Cameron has defended his position on his country remaining in the EU before a parliamentary committee. With six weeks to go before the referendum, he insisted London would be in a better position within the bloc due to the agr

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RBA Deputy Governor Philip Lowe to Replace Glenn Stevens +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 06:19 UTC

Philip Lowe will replace Glenn Stevens as governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia for a seven-year term on Sept. 18, Treasurer Scott Morrison said in a statement.

AP Exclusive: Satellite Imagery of Iraq's Ramadi Shows Cost of Liberation From Islamic State Group Is the City Itself +
ABC News (US) | Thu May 05, 2016 06:17 UTC

AP Exclusive: Satellite imagery of Iraq's Ramadi shows cost of liberation from Islamic State group is the city itself.

Navajos Shocked as Details of Kidnapping Death Emerge +
ABC News (US) | Thu May 05, 2016 06:08 UTC

Details of the final moments of the life of an 11-year-old girl found slain on a reservation in New Mexico emerged Wednesday through court documents

Plunder Complaint Filed Against Presidential Front Runner +
ABC News (US) | Thu May 05, 2016 06:06 UTC

A Philippine senator has filed a corruption complaint against the front runner in the country's presidential race, alleging he charged salaries for 11,000 non-existent government employees. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV filed the complaint Thursday aga

Morrison Sales Beat Estimates as Potts Turnaround Takes Hold +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 06:05 UTC

Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc reported its second consecutive quarter of sales growth, signaling that changes made by Chief Executive Officer Dave Potts have stabilized the business after a four-year slump.

First win gives Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz something to build on +
ESPN | Thu May 05, 2016 06:04 UTC

First win gives Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz something to build on

Texas A&M loses commitment of No. 3 QB Martell +
ESPN | Thu May 05, 2016 06:04 UTC

Texas A&M loses commitment of No. 3 QB Martell

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Manziel booked on misdemeanor assault charges +
MSNBC | Thu May 05, 2016 05:46 UTC

The former Cleveland Browns quarterback surrendered himself on Wednesday to police in Highland Park, Texas.

How 'Never Trump' failed +
Washington Examiner | Thu May 05, 2016 05:43 UTC

Donald Trump faced unprecedented organized intraparty opposition to his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.Where Mitt Romney had to deal mainly with disaffected social conservatives supporting Rick Santorum and the libertarian armies mobi

Hannity Says Its Extremely Shallow for People to Blame Him for Rise of Trump +
The Blaze | Thu May 05, 2016 05:34 UTC

Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity took a swipe at critics during a seven-minute monologue Wednesday night, contending it is

Kenya: Two men challenge anal medical tests on homosexuals in Mombasa +
Standard Digital | Thu May 05, 2016 05:34 UTC

Two men have challenged the practice of forcible anal examination of suspects at the Mombasa High Court.

The Crush +
LewRockwell.com | Thu May 05, 2016 05:01 UTC

Hidden in VWs announcement yesterday that it was setting aside nearly $9 billion to buy back and destroy about half a million diesel-powered cars convicted of cheating Uncles emissions tests was a statement by CEO Matthias Mueller that tells us how crav

Our Economic System Is Designed To Fail +
LewRockwell.com | Thu May 05, 2016 05:01 UTC

The current economic system is designed to fail, but so was socialism. Thats according to former GOP Congressman Ron Paul, who told RTs Boom Bust to show that we need to go toward a system of property ownership, voluntary contracts, and individual liberty

Hillarys Secret Weapon +
LewRockwell.com | Thu May 05, 2016 05:01 UTC

Last weekend, Hillary Clinton dispatched her husband, former President Bill Clinton, to offer a defense of her alleged espionage. The espionage allegations against her are that in order to escape public and Obama administration scrutiny, she had all of he

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Entertainment

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'Spotlight' Trailer Wins Best of Show at Golden Trailer Awards Warners Bros., along with New Line, led all studios by picking up 11 trophies at the event celebrating movie marketing. +
Hollywood Reporter | Thu May 05, 2016 05:45 UTC

A trailer entitled Answers for the Oscar-winning Spotlight won the Best of Show Prize at the 17th annual Golden Trailer Awards, which were held tonight in Beverly Hills. The trailer, from Open Road Films and InSync + BeemisBalkinds also won the top honor

Spotlight Takes Top Honors & The Jungle Book Wins Big At 17th Golden Trailer Awards +
Deadline Hollywood | Thu May 05, 2016 05:30 UTC

Trailers, teasers, and posters from the last year of motion pictures and television were celebrated tonight at the 17th annual Golden Trailer Awards held tonight in Beverly Hills. Over 1,100 marketing execs, trailer editors, movie fans, and celebrities we

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Downey Jr. Reveals Which 'Civil War' Co-Star is His Wife's 'Free Pass' +
Entertainment Tonight | Thu May 05, 2016 04:55 UTC

Hint: It's probably not the one you're thinking of (because you were thinking of Chris Evans and it's not Chris Evans).

The Kardashians Take Cuba! Family Unites for Vacation Days After Met Gala Madness +
Entertainment Tonight | Thu May 05, 2016 04:50 UTC

The reality stars shared shots from their latest vacation on Wednesday.

Screen Actors Guild Awards Sets 2017 Date +
Hollywood Reporter | Thu May 05, 2016 04:28 UTC

The 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS, will take place on Jan. 29, 2017, SAG Awards producer Kathy Connell announced Wednesday.

Nashville recap: The Trouble With The Truth +
Entertainment Weekly | Thu May 05, 2016 04:22 UTC

Every now and then,Nashville gets a little crazy and goes off the rails. Its just part of the shows DNA. Story lines build up, and then they come crashing down in a flurry of insults, misunderstandings, and straight-up terrible behavior. The Trouble With

Criminal Minds season 11 finale recap: The Storm +
Entertainment Weekly | Thu May 05, 2016 04:18 UTC

No good deed goes unpunished. And the BAUs most-recent punishment for all their crime-solving good deeds is a real doozy. Criminal Minds season 11 finale ended without anyones life in the balance nor another departing BAU member. Instead, the team finds t

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Science

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Elderly women more likely to be overprescribed prescription drugs: UBC study +
EurekAlert | Thu May 05, 2016 04:00 UTC

Nearly one in three B.C. women over age 65 received inappropriate prescription medicines in 2013, according to a UBC study. One in four men of the same age received similar prescriptions.

First global analysis indicates leopards have lost nearly 75 percent of their historic range +
E! Science News | Thu May 05, 2016 01:24 UTC

The leopard (Panthera pardus), one of the world's most iconic big cats, has lost as much as 75 percent of its historic range, according to a paper published today in the scientific journal PeerJ. Conducted by partners including the National Geographic Soc

Inheritable bacterium controls Aedes mosquitoes' ability to transmit Zika +
E! Science News | Thu May 05, 2016 01:24 UTC

Aedes mosquitoes carrying the bacterium Wolbachia--found inside the cells of 60 percent of all insect species--are drastically less able to transmit Zika virus, say researchers at Brazil's Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ) in a study published May 4 in Ce

Computer gleans chemical insight from lab notebook failures +
Nature | Thu May 05, 2016 00:43 UTC

Machine-learning approach mines unpublished 'dark' reactions that don't work, as well as ones that do.

Physics: Material to meaning +
Nature | Thu May 05, 2016 00:43 UTC

Robert P. Crease assesses Sean Carroll's attempt to construct morality out of quantum field theory.

Human embryos grown in lab for longer than ever before +
Nature | Thu May 05, 2016 00:43 UTC

Embryos cultured for up to 13 days after fertilization open a window into early development.

Can artificial intelligence create the next wonder material? +
Nature | Thu May 05, 2016 00:43 UTC

Some researchers believe that machine-learning techniques can revolutionize how materials science is done.

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Technology

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Australia copies UK's Google tax on 'contrived' dodges +
The Register | Thu May 05, 2016 06:22 UTC

Because you pay Microsoft Singapore for software bought inside the Sydney Opera House Australia has copied the United Kingdom's Government Digital Service and has now decided the UK's Google-busting Diverted Profits tax is also worth replicating.…

Jailed hacker 'Guccifer' claims Hillary server gave him spillery +
The Register | Thu May 05, 2016 06:04 UTC

Marcel Lazar turns pigeon for Fox Romanian hacker Marcel Lehel Lazar – aka “Guccifer” – has had a chat to Fox News from a Virginia jail to claim he waltzed through an e-mail server run for Hillary Clinton.…

Icky game 'The Binding Of Isaac' gets console expansion on May 10th +
Engadget | Thu May 05, 2016 05:33 UTC

The Binding of Isaac, that weird game about a naked infant fighting through pits into hell, has been so popular since its 2011 release that it's been continually released for new platforms as recently as last April, even on family-friendly Nintendo s

Hillary Clinton uses social media to launch aggressive ads against Trump - CNET +
CNET | Thu May 05, 2016 05:22 UTC

Technically Incorrect: The day after Donald Trump wins in Indiana and becomes the presumptive Republican nominee, his likely Democratic opponent goes straight to Twitter and Facebook to attack his very being.

Juniper patches OpenSSH's 'roaming' bug in Junos OS +
The Register | Thu May 05, 2016 05:05 UTC

Screen OS not affected The next vendor to kill off the OpenSSH roaming bug announced in January is Juniper Networks.…

Melissa McCarthy didn't get 'Ghostbusters' reboot trailer - CNET +
CNET | Thu May 05, 2016 05:04 UTC

The preview for the new

Reverse Engineer Your Robot Lawnmower +
Hackaday | Thu May 05, 2016 05:00 UTC

Your home is your castle, and you are king or queen of all you survey. You've built your own home-automation system from scratch. Why would you possibly settle for the stock firmware in your robotic l...

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8 wanted terrorists arrested overnight in Judea-Samaria +
Arutz Sheva | Thu May 05, 2016 06:27 UTC

RBA Deputy Governor Philip Lowe to Replace Glenn Stevens +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 06:19 UTC
Philip Lowe will replace Glenn Stevens as governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia for a seven-year term on Sept. 18, Treasurer Scott Morrison said in a statement.....

GOP Jewish group congratulates Trump - but withholds praise +
Arutz Sheva | Thu May 05, 2016 06:18 UTC

AP Exclusive: Satellite Imagery of Iraq's Ramadi Shows Cost of Liberation From Islamic State Group Is the City Itself +
ABC News (US) | Thu May 05, 2016 06:17 UTC
AP Exclusive: Satellite imagery of Iraq's Ramadi shows cost of liberation from Islamic State group is the city itself.....

BT profits boosted by broadband and TV +
BBC | Thu May 05, 2016 06:14 UTC
BT Group reports a 15% rise in annual profits and plans to invest 6bn in faster broadband and mobile services.....

BT reports 6% rise in full-year revenue +
CNBC | Thu May 05, 2016 06:13 UTC
BT reported a 6 percent rise in full-year revenue on Thursday to 18.91 billion ($27.46 billion). ....

Tick tock, it's 50 years on the Play School clock +
ABC Australia | Thu May 05, 2016 06:11 UTC
As Play School approaches its 50th year of entertaining and educating generations of Australian children, a very special birthday exhibition is launched at the Nati....

Explosions will be heard in Beer Sheva region on Thursday +
Arutz Sheva | Thu May 05, 2016 06:10 UTC

Navajos Shocked as Details of Kidnapping Death Emerge +
ABC News (US) | Thu May 05, 2016 06:08 UTC
Details of the final moments of the life of an 11-year-old girl found slain on a reservation in New Mexico emerged Wednesday through court documents....

British PM backflips on child refugees +
ABC Australia | Thu May 05, 2016 06:08 UTC
In a major reversal of policy, British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced the UK will now accept child refugees who have already registered in Europe.....

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Schedule, opponent turns postseason into grinding challenge +
AP | Thu May 05, 2016 06:27 UTC
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators have settled into quite a rhythm in the postseason. Game, off day. Rinse and repeat now for three weeks and counting.....

London votes for new mayor after bitter campaign +
AFP | Thu May 05, 2016 06:17 UTC
Londoners go to the polls on Thursday to elect their new mayor following a bitter campaign between the two leading candidates that stayed ugly to the very end.The g....

Clock starts for voters to reject new California tobacco age +
AP | Thu May 05, 2016 06:11 UTC
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) California has become the second state in the nation to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, starting the clock for opponents ....

City where Soviet workers rose up stays calm in Russian crisis +
Reuters | Thu May 05, 2016 06:06 UTC
Valentina Vodyanitskaya shows little emotion when talking about the bloody events in her home city in Russia more than half a century ago, despite being locked up i....

Islamic State rockets hit Turkish town, wounding one person +
Reuters | Thu May 05, 2016 06:06 UTC
Two rockets fired from Islamic State-held territory in Syria hit a Turkish border town on Thursday, slightly wounding one person, a local mayor said.....

BRIEF-Sunoco LP qtrly earnings per share $0.47 +
Reuters | Thu May 05, 2016 05:59 UTC

Syria's Aleppo relatively calm as truce takes effect: residents +
Reuters | Thu May 05, 2016 05:58 UTC
Relative calm prevailed on Thursday in Syria's war-torn Aleppo following a U.S.-Russian deal to extend a cessation of hostilities that had crumbled after nearly....

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RBA Deputy Governor Philip Lowe to Replace Glenn Stevens +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 06:19 UTC
Philip Lowe will replace Glenn Stevens as governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia for a seven-year term on Sept. 18, Treasurer Scott Morrison said in a statement.....

BT reports 6% rise in full-year revenue +
CNBC | Thu May 05, 2016 06:13 UTC
BT reported a 6 percent rise in full-year revenue on Thursday to 18.91 billion ($27.46 billion). ....

The Pay Discrimination In Sports We Wish Didn't Exist Will Only Dissipate With Women's Leadership +
Forbes | Thu May 05, 2016 06:09 UTC
The 2017 mens and womens World Squash Championships will have tournament prize money equality for the first time with both champions taking home $45,000. Profession....

Morrison Sales Beat Estimates as Potts Turnaround Takes Hold +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 06:05 UTC
Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc reported its second consecutive quarter of sales growth, signaling that changes made by Chief Executive Officer Dave Potts have stabili....

London's Best Restaurants According to Top Chefs +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 06:00 UTC
Seven of the world's best chefs on their favorite spots in the British capital.....

Dubai Billionaire Al Habtoor Says Donald Trump Is a Loose Cannon +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 05:49 UTC
Donald Trump is a loose canon and his possible U.S. presidency is dangerous to the world, a Dubai real estatebillionaire said.....

Brave to Call Bottom of Commodities Rout, Rio Chief Walsh Says +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 05:45 UTC
Rio Tinto Group saysits a brave move to call an end to the commodities rout with the outlook clouded by volatile prices and uncertainty over issues including the U.....

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Schedule, opponent turns postseason into grinding challenge +
AP | Thu May 05, 2016 06:27 UTC
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators have settled into quite a rhythm in the postseason. Game, off day. Rinse and repeat now for three weeks and counting.....

My mom died and nobody told me for 5 years +
NY Post | Thu May 05, 2016 06:14 UTC
Barbara Bracht Donsky was 3 years old when her baby brother arrived and her mother went missing. In her memoir, Veronicas Grave, out Monday, the 78-year-old Upper ....

BT reports 6% rise in full-year revenue +
CNBC | Thu May 05, 2016 06:13 UTC
BT reported a 6 percent rise in full-year revenue on Thursday to 18.91 billion ($27.46 billion). ....

Clock starts for voters to reject new California tobacco age +
AP | Thu May 05, 2016 06:11 UTC
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) California has become the second state in the nation to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, starting the clock for opponents ....

The Pay Discrimination In Sports We Wish Didn't Exist Will Only Dissipate With Women's Leadership +
Forbes | Thu May 05, 2016 06:09 UTC
The 2017 mens and womens World Squash Championships will have tournament prize money equality for the first time with both champions taking home $45,000. Profession....

10 things you need to know in markets today +
Business Insider | Thu May 05, 2016 06:06 UTC
Credit Suisse is cutting jobs, YouTube is working on a subscription service, Trinity Mirror is closing new newspaper the New Day shortly after launch, and.......

A look inside BHS shows you why it's in such a mess +
Business Insider | Thu May 05, 2016 06:06 UTC
The 88-year-old department store was sold for 1 last year and went into administration last week, putting 11,000 jobs at risk.....

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US Local Markets

My mom died and nobody told me for 5 years +
NY Post
Barbara Bracht Donsky was 3 years old when her baby brother arrived and her mother went missing. In her memoir, Veronicas Grave, out Monday, the 78-year-old Upper ....

BT reports 6% rise in full-year revenue +
CNBC
BT reported a 6 percent rise in full-year revenue on Thursday to 18.91 billion ($27.46 billion). ....

The Pay Discrimination In Sports We Wish Didn't Exist Will Only Dissipate With Women's Leadership +
Forbes
The 2017 mens and womens World Squash Championships will have tournament prize money equality for the first time with both champions taking home $45,000. Profession....

10 things you need to know in markets today +
Business Insider
Credit Suisse is cutting jobs, YouTube is working on a subscription service, Trinity Mirror is closing new newspaper the New Day shortly after launch, and.......

A look inside BHS shows you why it's in such a mess +
Business Insider
The 88-year-old department store was sold for 1 last year and went into administration last week, putting 11,000 jobs at risk.....

Britain is horribly unprepared for the coming recession +
Business Insider
The macro data is ugly.....

The 10 most important things in the world right now +
Business Insider
Here's what you need to know on Thursday, May 5.....

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Canada

Evacuation order lifted at second Alberta wildfire +
CTV News | Thu May 05, 2016 05:09 UTC
An evacuation order in another part of Alberta has been cancelled. Late Wednesday night, the order for the entirety of the County of Lac Ste. Anne was lifted and re....

North Carolina's anti-LGBT law violates federal civil rights protections: U.S. Justice Department +
National Post | Thu May 05, 2016 05:09 UTC
The law, which requires transgender people to use public bathrooms that conform to the sex on their birth certificate, has been broadly condemned....

Harper government funded B.C. shipyard after Coast Guard ship contract despite saying it wouldn't +
National Post | Thu May 05, 2016 05:05 UTC
One of the premises underlying the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy is that shipyards would fund their own improvements at no cost to Ottawa....

Communities south of Fort McMurray order to leave as wildfire advances +
CBC | Thu May 05, 2016 04:57 UTC
By day's end, Fort McMurray was effectively cut off from the rest of Alberta as a massive wildfire burned on both sides of the critical highway that links the o....

Fort McMurray cut off as wildfire closes Highway 63 +
CBC | Thu May 05, 2016 03:54 UTC
By day's end, Fort McMurray was effectively cut off from the rest of Alberta as a massive wildfire burned on both sides of the critical highway that links the o....

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Africa

Kenya: Two men challenge anal medical tests on homosexuals in Mombasa +
Standard Digital
Two men have challenged the practice of forcible anal examination of suspects at the Mombasa High Court.....

Recent rise proves fleeting as risk aversion hammers rand +
Business Day
Lower commodity prices and a firmer performance by the dollar drive the rand weaker....

EU rules in favour of plain packaging for cigarettes +
Business Day
The contested EU rules replaced a 2001 EU tobacco law forcing cigarette makers to put health warnings at the top of packages....

Vale and BHP face Brazil disaster suit +
Business Day
The civil suit also challenges an agreement the companies signed with Brazils federal government and the Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo state governments....

FUTURE MODELS: BMW i3 — go further on a single charge +
Business Day
More range, same power for Bavarias all-electric commuter car, writes Michael Taylor....

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Europe

London votes for new mayor after bitter campaign +
AFP | Thu May 05, 2016 06:17 UTC
Londoners go to the polls on Thursday to elect their new mayor following a bitter campaign between the two leading candidates that stayed ugly to the very end.The g....

BT profits boosted by broadband and TV +
BBC | Thu May 05, 2016 06:14 UTC
BT Group reports a 15% rise in annual profits and plans to invest 6bn in faster broadband and mobile services.....

Adele, Rolling Stones and other musicians angry at politicians using their songs +
The Telegraph | Thu May 05, 2016 06:05 UTC

President says 'Thanks' from his hospital bed +
Public Broadcasting of Latvia | Thu May 05, 2016 06:03 UTC
Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis returned to screens across the country Tuesday courtesy of a YouTube video uploaded to his official channel.....

PCCs too weak to stop another Hillsborough or Rotherham scandal +
The Guardian | Thu May 05, 2016 06:03 UTC
Police commissioners were introduced in 2011 to bolster police accountability, but events in South Yorkshire prove the system is not sufficient on its own....

Rents continue to rise across the UK and in London +
The Guardian | Thu May 05, 2016 06:01 UTC
Latest figures show average rent outside London rose to 755 a month, while within the capital it hit 1,543....

Tory MPs tell Cameron to accept steep cuts needed for UK's fifth carbon budget +
The Guardian | Thu May 05, 2016 06:01 UTC
Climate change is a problem that cannot wait, 20 backbenchers say in their statement to PM, urging him to accept cuts in greenhouse gas emissions....

Manchester City fans punched by Spanish police during Champions League semi-final in Madrid +
The Sun | Thu May 05, 2016 06:00 UTC

Alan Stubbs hits out at assistant referee Graham Chambers +
The Sun | Thu May 05, 2016 06:00 UTC

5-a-side: That's all United have left as Thommo wields the axe +
The Sun | Thu May 05, 2016 06:00 UTC

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Middle East

Explosions will be heard in Beer Sheva region on Thursday +
Arutz Sheva

Today in Kuwait's History +
Kuwait News Agency

IAF strikes Hamas targets in Gaza in response to mortar fire +
Ynetnews
News: Despite Palestinian claims of renewed ceasefire, the military to continue operations to locate more attack tunnels crossing into Israel and the exchange of f....

Deputy CoS backtracks: I never compared Israel to Germany +
Arutz Sheva
After his comments ignite firestorm, IDF Deputy CoS denies he meant to compare Israel to Nazi Germany.....

MK Shai: Listen carefully to Deputy IDF chiefs statements +
Arutz Sheva

Tesla Model 3 orders top $10 billion +
Oman Observer

Jordan: Record numbers of Syrian migrants waiting at our border +
Arutz Sheva

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East Asia

NTU hospital computer glitch affects thousands of patients +
Central News Agency
Taipei, May 5 (CNA) A major computer glitch disrupted the information system for several hours Thursday at National Taiwan University Hospital, one of the most pres....

NTU slips in university reputation survey +
Central News Agency
London, May 4 (CNA) National Taiwan University's ranking in a global survey of university reputations has slipped for the third consecutive year, according to t....

Court rules Occupy activist Ken Tsang must answer charges of police assault and resisting arrest +
South China Morning Post
A magistrate ruled on Thursday that pro-democracy activist Ken Tsang Kin-chiu has a case to answer over charges of police assault and resisting arrest during the Oc....

Chinese farmer finds right kidney missing after undergoing chest surgery +
South China Morning Post
A man in eastern China found to his shock that his right kidney was missing after he underwent chest surgery.....

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South Asia

103-year-old enclave dweller casts his first vote in Bengal elections +
IANS
Doddering and frail but nevertheless beaming with pride, 103-year-old former enclave dweller Mohammed Ajgar Ali cast his maiden vote in the sixth and final phase of....

Three JeM suspects sent to 10-day police custody +
IANS
A court on Wednesday sent three Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) suspects arrested for planning a terror attack in Delhi and nearby areas to 10-day police custody.....

Bengal polls' final phase: Over 23 percent turnout in first 2 hours +
IANS
Over 23 percent of the electorate cast their votes in the first two hours as polling began in 25 constituencies covering the Cooch Behar and East Midnapore district....

Soran Singh murder: Alam, Baroz confess to crime +
Daily Times
PESHAWAR Key suspects involved in the assassination of Sardar Soran Singh, special assistant to chief minister on minorities affairs, has admitted their crime, poli....

Islamic State has capacity to hit US: US spy +
Daily Times
WASHINGTON US National Intelligence Director James Clapper has said that the Islamic State group is capable of conducting a Paris-style attack in the United States....

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South East Asia

NY art auction season to kick off, break a taboo +
Malay Mail Online
NEW YORK, May 5 Some 1,500 artworks are to go under the gavel over the course of five days of auctions expected to fetch more than a billion dollars.The most impor....

Felda stay top of Super League after 2-0 win over Kelantan +
Malay Mail Online
KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 Felda United remains at the top of the Super League after beating Kelantan 2-0 at Tun Abdul Razak Stadium in Jengka, Pahang, last night.The vic....

Short-term interbank rates stable +
Malay Mail Online
KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 Short-term interbank rates are expected toremain stable today with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) intervening to absorbsurplus liquidity from the f....

Share prices open lower on cautious trading +
Malay Mail Online
KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 Share prices on Bursa Malaysia opened lowertoday on cautious trading, reversing yesterdays gains and following thedownbeat overnight performanc....

Selfie-gone-wrong shatters Lisbon’s 126-year-old statue +
Malay Mail Online
LISBON, May 5 A young mans attempt to take a selfie snapshot with the statue of a 16th century Portuguese king ended badly when the 126-year-old statue crashed to ....

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Oceania

UNHCR demands action for detainees +
Radio New Zealand | Thu May 05, 2016 05:12 UTC
United Nations Refugee Agency has called for the immediate transfer of refugees and asylum seekers out of the Australian-run detention camps on both Manus Island an....

Man accused of fatal stabbing in Logan park pleads not guilty to murder +
ABC Australia | Thu May 05, 2016 05:10 UTC
Michael Peter Klaassen was killed by a cut to his throat that severed his carotid artery, a vein and his larynx, a Brisbane jury hears.....

Border Force abandons Civic +
Sydney Morning Herald | Thu May 05, 2016 05:09 UTC
Belconnen town centre has won the right to keep thousands of staff with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.....

Teacher had sex with underage student in school grounds +
ABC Australia | Thu May 05, 2016 05:05 UTC
A 33-year-old female teacher who admitted to having sex with students had some of the encounters inside school grounds, Hobart's Supreme Court hears.....

Govt failed on shotgun ban: Greens +
The Australian | Thu May 05, 2016 05:02 UTC
The federal government has been accused of political window-dressing rather than trying to keep Australians safe after it emerged it had been warned gunsmiths could....

China urges objectivity as Trump triumphs +
The Australian | Thu May 05, 2016 05:02 UTC
China has urged Americans to take a rational and objective view of the relationship between the two countries, after Republican front-runner Donald Trump became the....

Cyber attacks routine for Chinese firms +
The Australian | Thu May 05, 2016 05:02 UTC
China has been cited as one of the most active countries for cybercrime attacks at New Zealand's first Cyber Security Summit in Auckland.....

New discrimination commissioners named +
The Australian | Thu May 05, 2016 05:02 UTC
The woman credited with kicking-off the career of Tony Abbott's chief of staff has been appointed to the Human Rights Commission.....

Syrian rebel factions end in-fighting +
The Australian | Thu May 05, 2016 05:02 UTC
Syrian mainstream rebel groups have set up a task force to defuse tensions that have led to widespread bloodletting among rival factions that killed dozens in recen....

Barangaroo worker in hospital after fall +
The Australian | Thu May 05, 2016 05:01 UTC
An apprentice electrician has been taken to hospital after falling five metres at the Barangaroo construction site in Sydney.....

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