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Woman being held hostage uses online Pizza Hut order to send 911 hostage message[+]
Fox St. Louis | Wed May 06, 2015 04:07 UTC

AVON PARK, Fla. -- A Florida woman being held hostage by her boyfriend used Pizza Hut's website to submit an order where she secretly added a comment telling workersshe was being held hostage. The woman ordered a pizza online and included a comment,

Weve Seen an Obama Snapback Work Before[+]
Wall Street Journal | Wed May 06, 2015 04:01 UTC

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Hillary Clinton Pledges Action on Immigration, Saying System Is Broken[+]
NY Times | Wed May 06, 2015 04:00 UTC

Hillary Rodham Clinton made her remarks at a Las Vegas high school during a round-table discussion attended by children whose parents faced deportation.

Top Obama Strategists on Opposite Sides in UK Election Cliffhanger[+]
Newsmax | Wed May 06, 2015 03:58 UTC

As Britain's national election goes down to the wire, the two men vying to become the nation's next prime minister are both hoping that a top adviser to President Barack Obama will steer them to victory, USA Today reports.

New Travel Warning Issued for Mexico Travelers[+]
KGRV | Wed May 06, 2015 03:49 UTC

The U.S. State Department is issuing a new travel warning for U.S. citizens planning to travel to Mexico. The warning was sent out because of the increase in cartel violence. Flames and gunfire rang out last week in Guadalajara. Last month, a gunfight in

Bill to Improve Security Guard Licensing Approved[+]
NBC San Diego | Wed May 06, 2015 03:45 UTC

A bill to clean up California’s security industry was unanimously approved by the Assembly Business and Professions Committee Tuesday, moving it one step closer to becoming law.Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) introduced the bill, AB 1042, af

Sister of Marine Veteran Imprisoned in Iran Asks Red Cross to Visit Him[+]
NY Times | Wed May 06, 2015 03:34 UTC

The request came a day after Amir Hekmati, who has been incarcerated more than three and a half years, resumed a hunger strike.

Jon Stewart Suggests 2016 Change: Lets Get Rid of Ted Cruz[+]
Mediaite | Wed May 06, 2015 03:34 UTC

Jon Stewart tonight played a game of "Let's Get Rid of Ted Cruz," arguing the 2016 candidate is unable to abide by his own standards.

Internet Pioneer Vint Cerf Calls for Rapid Web Security Enhancements[+]
eWeek | Wed May 06, 2015 03:17 UTC

NEWS ANALYSIS: Cerf said Web administrators need to quickly implement IP Version 6 and all Web users should broadly implement encryption to bolster data privacy.

Protect yourself from sexual assault, other attack[+]
WTNH | Wed May 06, 2015 03:14 UTC

Surveillance video helped Stamford police track down a man they say sexually assaulted a woman in an elevator recently. A self-defense says about 30-percent of his students turned to him for lessons after they were victimized.Connecticut's latest brea

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Rio museum opens its doors to Carnival's anonymous artisans[+]
CBS 8 | Wed May 06, 2015 04:12 UTC

Jeff Koons' "Balloon Dog" and Henry Moore's "Archer" are among some of the world's most iconic sculptures competing for space at a new museum exhibition where one of Alberto Giacometti's signature figurines...

California drought: Cities asked to limit watering on public property[+]
CBC | Wed May 06, 2015 02:55 UTC

California water regulators have adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought.

Charlie Hebdo to be honoured for its 'dauntlessness' at NY gala[+]
ABC Australia | Wed May 06, 2015 02:54 UTC

The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, targeted in a deadly attack in January by Islamist gunmen, will be given an award by the PEN American Centre at a New York gala under heavy security.

Five paintings missing since WWII being returned from US to German collections[+]
Deutsche Welle | Wed May 06, 2015 02:40 UTC

Five paintings, including three won by an American GI in a poker game, have been turned over to the German government. Their return was organized by the State Department and the Monuments Men Foundation.

"Monuments Men" help return paintings missing since WWII to Germany[+]
CBS News | Wed May 06, 2015 02:29 UTC

The paintings, including three won by an American GI in a poker game, were turned over to the German government Tuesday

Jesse Matthew to face capital murder charge in killing of Virginia student[+]
CBC | Wed May 06, 2015 02:23 UTC

A former hospital worker already charged with abducting and killing an 18-year-old University of Virginia student was hit with additional charges on Tuesday that make him eligible for the death penalty.

Chameleon art: Hiding in plain sight[+]
CBS News | Wed May 06, 2015 01:44 UTC

Give Johannes Stoetter some paint and human bodies and he'll create an incredible illusion

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Canada's Most Conservative Province Elects Leftist Party[+]
ABC News (US) | Wed May 06, 2015 04:19 UTC

Canada's most conservative province has elected a left-of-center government, ending a 44-year-long conservative party dynasty The western oil-rich province of Alberta elected a New Democratic Party government on Tuesday. Few predicted such a result ju

Phone line set-up for questions about births at Homer G. Phillips[+]
Fox St. Louis | Wed May 06, 2015 04:12 UTC

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) Following the story brought to you by FOX2 of a mother being reunited with her daughter after being told her baby had died after birth, the City of St. Louis has set-up a phone for families with questions about children who were born at

Rio museum opens its doors to Carnival's anonymous artisans[+]
CBS 8 | Wed May 06, 2015 04:12 UTC

Jeff Koons' "Balloon Dog" and Henry Moore's "Archer" are among some of the world's most iconic sculptures competing for space at a new museum exhibition where one of Alberto Giacometti's signature figurines...

Former Biddeford man stand by sexual assault allegations[+]
WLBZ | Wed May 06, 2015 04:09 UTC

Matt Lauzon is one of several people who are accusing the Biddeford Police Department of covering up sexual assault.

Woman being held hostage uses online Pizza Hut order to send 911 hostage message[+]
Fox St. Louis | Wed May 06, 2015 04:07 UTC

AVON PARK, Fla. -- A Florida woman being held hostage by her boyfriend used Pizza Hut's website to submit an order where she secretly added a comment telling workersshe was being held hostage. The woman ordered a pizza online and included a comment,

Ezekiel Elliott Throws out First Pitch[+]
Fox St. Louis | Wed May 06, 2015 04:06 UTC

NCAA football champion Ezekiel Elliott threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Tuesday's Cubs vs Cardinals game at Busch Stadium. Elliott, a St. Louis native, won the NCAA football championship game with Ohio State this past season. Elliott is an

PUC Vote on Carlsbad Gas Plant Due[+]
NBC San Diego | Wed May 06, 2015 04:04 UTC

A tug-of- war over the future of electrical power for coastal North County is coming to a head this week.In dispute is how big a role solar power and other renewable energy sources should play in combination with a new, natural gas power plant in Carlsbad

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Charlie Hebdo receives standing ovation[+]
MSNBC | Wed May 06, 2015 04:01 UTC

The French magazine Charlie Hebdo has been presented a freedom of expression award from the PEN American Center.

New York Mets Honor Salin NYPD in Classy Way[+]
The Blaze | Wed May 06, 2015 03:36 UTC

The New York Mets honored slain NYPD officer Brian Moore, wearing NYPD hats during batting practice before Tuesday's game against the Baltimore Orioles. https://twitter.com/Mets/status/595667240512524288/ https://twitter.com/Mets/status/595711247326

The Coming Summer Border Surge of Illegal Immigrant Children[+]
PJ Media | Wed May 06, 2015 03:23 UTC

Texas and Arizona brace for the worst while California opens its arms.

Lawrence to journalists: Stop saying 'thug'[+]
MSNBC | Wed May 06, 2015 03:21 UTC

In his latest Rewrite, msnbc's Lawrence O'Donnell says the media must stop using the word "thug." He says, "there is nothing that needs to be said about what has happened in Baltimore that demands the use of that word."

On the bus with Ben Carson: An insider's look[+]
USA Today | Wed May 06, 2015 03:20 UTC

Hillary Clinton: Giving Immigrants Legal Status Will Make Job Market Better For Everybody [VIDEO][+]
The Daily Caller | Wed May 06, 2015 03:03 UTC

In laying out her plan for immigration on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton sought to comfort Americans who are

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Syn[+]
Crooks and Liars | Wed May 06, 2015 03:00 UTC

A few members of Yes were in this band during its short time together. Some have even gone so far to describe the band as a precursor to Yes, which is not too far off. You can definitely hear some of it in the sound, but only in traces. Yes definitely pus

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NBC, ESPN Win Big At 36th Annual Sports Emmys[+]
Deadline Hollywood | Wed May 06, 2015 04:04 UTC

ESPN and NBC both won big tonight at the 36th annual Sports Emmy Awards, with each network taking home 11 trophies. NBC’sOlympics coverage helped considerably, with the event bringing the Peacock network 7 awards. ESPN meanwhile, won more broadly, w

Film Review: Reese Witherspoon in Hot Pursuit[+]
Variety | Wed May 06, 2015 04:00 UTC

Throughout the 87-minute runtime of the action-comedy Hot Pursuit, director Anne Fletcher returns again and again to two gags about her stars appearances. In one, Sofia Vergara endures cracks about her age, which one character estimates as 50; in another,

Katy Perry Is a Kardashian Defender: They Are 'Completely Valid'[+]
Entertainment Tonight | Wed May 06, 2015 03:56 UTC

The singer talked to ET about her Kris Jenner-inspired hair, nails, and Kardashians at fashions biggest night, the Met Gala.

Miguel Sued Two Years Later for Kicking Woman During Billboard Music Awards Performance[+]
Entertainment Tonight | Wed May 06, 2015 03:55 UTC

In 2013, Miguel though a stage jump would be a good idea. He was wrong.

Ernie Johnson Wins Sports Emmy and Gives It to Stuart Scott's Daughters Video[+]
Hollywood Reporter | Wed May 06, 2015 03:32 UTC

TNT host Ernie Johnson paid tribute to the late Stuart Scott at Tuesday's Sports Emmy Awards ceremony.

Person of Interest Finale Blasts Into Cloudy Future (SPOILERS)[+]
Variety | Wed May 06, 2015 03:30 UTC

Person of Interest aired what could be its final episode Tuesday the programs renewal prospects remain uncertain heading into CBS fall upfront presentation and in some respects, the series offers a cautionary tale. Not just about artificial intelligence

'DWTS' Season 20: Double Elimination! Who Went Home and Who Moved on to the Semi-Finals?[+]
Entertainment Tonight | Wed May 06, 2015 02:21 UTC

Two 'Dancing With the Stars' couples were eliminated! Find out who faced the chopping block this week and who came out unscathed.

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Science

Images expose thunder in exquisite detail Nature
Acoustic measurements reveal the energy that radiates from a lightning bolt.....

Research: Africa's fight for equality Nature
After years of second-class status in research partnerships, African scientists are calling for change.....

Japanese academics spooked by military science incursions Nature
Relationship between traditionally pacifist research community and military is changing.....

Traffic Around Mars Gets Busy Astrobiology Magazine
NASA has beefed up a process of traffic monitoring, communication and maneuver planning to ensure that Mars orbiters do not approach each other too closely.....

Seeker Daily: The Bizarre History of Blood Transfusions Discovery News
These days, blood transfusion is one of the most common medical procedures performed in U.S. hospitals. It's a procedure we've all but perfected, but it was....

X-Flare! New Sunspot Makes Presence Known | Video Space.com
Sunspot AR2339 unleashed an X2.7 solar flare on May 5th, 2015. A radio blackout alert was issued for areas over the Pacific Ocean by NASA/NOAA. NASA's Solar Dynamic....

Pop Music Gets Its Fossil Record Analyzed Scientific American
An investigation of more than 17,000 hit tunes suggests popular music undergoes periods of shifting diversity, and that new styles evolve in bursts. Christopher Int....

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Get ready to see more ads in mobile Google searches Mashable | Wed May 06, 2015 03:59 UTC
Google introduced a new lineup of mobile ads Tuesday, which include specialized ads for cars, hotels and home mortgages.....

Volkswagen's Apple Watch app will let you unlock your car from your wrist Mashable | Wed May 06, 2015 03:59 UTC
Volkswagen's Apple Watch app will let you control your car from your wrist. ....

The first self-driving big rig licensed to operate in the US Engadget | Wed May 06, 2015 03:49 UTC
A Daimler-built autonomous truck can now legally operate on the highways of Nevada. Gov. Brian Sandoval has officially granted the "Freightliner Inspiration Truck" ....

TPG ups offer for iiNet to AU$1.56bn, winning de facto auction with M2 The Register | Wed May 06, 2015 03:37 UTC
ISP's board to investors: SIGN NOW YOU FOOLS! Australia's TPG Telecom has increased its offer for internet service provider iiNet, leapfrogging a counter-bid by the....

Boffins turns landfill WinPhones into microscopes The Register | Wed May 06, 2015 03:32 UTC
A drop of polydimethylsiloxane saves lab rats $19,999.97 Four University of Houston researchers say ordinary phone cameras can be turned into microscopes comparable....

Google Maps for Android lists your events, flights and reservations Engadget | Wed May 06, 2015 03:32 UTC
Google Maps' Play listing doesn't quite elaborate on what's new with the latest version, but the update's definitely more than just a bunch of bug fixes. Android Po....

A Physical Bitcoin Wallet Will Put Coins In Your Non-Digital Pocket Gizmodo | Wed May 06, 2015 03:30 UTC
Owning Bitcoin might give your inner crypto-anarchist a bit of a rush, but the currency lacks the tactile fat-cat feels of physical notes in your wallet. Plus, only....

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Canada's Most Conservative Province Elects Leftist Party ABC News (US) | Wed May 06, 2015 04:19 UTC
Canada's most conservative province has elected a left-of-center government, ending a 44-year-long conservative party dynasty The western oil-rich province of A....

French Judges End Inquiry into Arafat's Death Arutz Sheva | Wed May 06, 2015 04:15 UTC

Phone line set-up for questions about births at Homer G. Phillips Fox St. Louis | Wed May 06, 2015 04:12 UTC
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) Following the story brought to you by FOX2 of a mother being reunited with her daughter after being told her baby had died after birth, the City o....

As elections loom, the fight for Mandela Bay metro intensifies News24 | Wed May 06, 2015 04:10 UTC
Opposition parties, including the new United Front, are competing to wrest control of the municipality from the ANC, which has announced a R4.6bn housing project.....

Comair to challenge SAA bailouts News24 | Wed May 06, 2015 04:10 UTC
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria is set to hear Comair's challenge against the government's bailout of SA Airways.....

Malema's Zim appearance called off over xenophobia News24 | Wed May 06, 2015 04:10 UTC
EFF leader Julius Malemas speaking engagement at a conference in Harare has been cancelled at short notice after delegates boycotted the event due to the xenophobic....

Malema outlines terms for working with Numsa and Vavi News24 | Wed May 06, 2015 04:10 UTC
EFF leader Julius Malema has discouraged metalworkers union Numsa and expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi from forming a political party, urging them ....

Comair cabin staff strike looms News24 | Wed May 06, 2015 04:09 UTC
A strike certificate has been issued to Solidarity after salary negotiations with Comair broke down, the trade union says.....

Former Biddeford man stand by sexual assault allegations WLBZ | Wed May 06, 2015 04:09 UTC
Matt Lauzon is one of several people who are accusing the Biddeford Police Department of covering up sexual assault.....

Woman being held hostage uses online Pizza Hut order to send 911 hostage message Fox St. Louis | Wed May 06, 2015 04:07 UTC
AVON PARK, Fla. -- A Florida woman being held hostage by her boyfriend used Pizza Hut's website to submit an order where she secretly added a comment telling wo....

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Canada

Wild play better, but still nothing to show for their desperate play Vancouver Sun | Wed May 06, 2015 04:00 UTC
By Scott Stinson ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild finally played a game they could be proud of on Tuesday night. All it got them was a game away from elimination....

New Alberta premier Rachel Notley is a giant killer with deep NDP roots National Post | Wed May 06, 2015 03:58 UTC
Charismatic NDP Leader Rachel Notley rode an orange tidal wave into office Tuesday night as a dramatic sea change in Alberta politics ended a four-decades old Progr....

Blackhawks shut out Wild, go up 3-0 Vancouver Sun | Wed May 06, 2015 03:33 UTC
Patrick Kane scored in the first period for Chicago, and Corey Crawford and the Blackhawks made the superstars goal stand up for a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild o....

Blue Jays' ninth-inning comeback attempt too little, too late against Yankees National Post | Wed May 06, 2015 03:32 UTC
Marco Estrada, making his first start of the season for the Blue Jays after six relief appearances, gave up back-to-back hits to start the game....

Rachel Notley rides stunning orange wave in Alberta: Tim Harper Toronto Star | Wed May 06, 2015 03:15 UTC
Voters in Alberta made history Tuesday night — and they sealed it with an exclamation point.Rachel Notley and her New Democrats secured a majority victory in....

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Two Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers killed in Congo ambush Reuters | Wed May 06, 2015 04:13 UTC
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Two United Nations peacekeepers from Tanzania were killed, 13 wounded and four were missing in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday ....

Venezuelan president's bout with thrown mango inspires game AP | Wed May 06, 2015 04:10 UTC
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Two Venezuelans who emigrated to escape the country's economic woes are drawing laughs with a mobile game mocking President Nicolas Mad....

Canada's most conservative province elects leftist party AP | Wed May 06, 2015 04:07 UTC
TORONTO (AP) Canada's most conservative province has elected a left-of-center government, ending a 44-year-long conservative party dynasty The western oil-rich....

Rio museum opens its doors to Carnival's anonymous artisans AP | Wed May 06, 2015 04:02 UTC
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Things to know about new water rules in California drought AP | Wed May 06, 2015 03:53 UTC
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Brown lawns, dusty cars and idle sprinklers loom this summer under Gov. Jerry Brown's mandate to reduce urban water use by 25 percent t....

Latos, Marlins limit Nationals to 3 hits in 2-1 victory AP | Wed May 06, 2015 03:53 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) Three innings into the game, Mat Latos was getting into a groove and an ailing Stephen Strasburg was done for the night. Latos and four relievers c....

White Sox end 5-game slide with 5-2 victory over Tigers AP | Wed May 06, 2015 03:52 UTC
CHICAGO (AP) The White Sox needed a win after a lousy road trip, and Jeff Samardzija wanted the ball. That last start in an empty ballpark had stayed with him for ....

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'Flash crash' overhaul is snarled in red tape Marketwatch.com | Wed May 06, 2015 04:08 UTC
A giant data project at the center of the regulatory response to the 2010 flash crash that sent the Dow industrials ....

Noodles & Co. swings to loss, cuts outlook Marketwatch.com | Wed May 06, 2015 04:08 UTC
Noodles & Co. swung to a loss in the first quarter and cut its projections saying it now expects 2015 earnings, excluding items, to be flat. The company had previou....

How to reach your small business customers USA Today | Wed May 06, 2015 04:02 UTC

Slow Growth Increases Inequality of Incomes Wall Street Journal | Wed May 06, 2015 04:01 UTC
letters in The Wall Street Journal slow growth incrdeases income inequality, William Galston, Federico Cingano, cause and effect....

Dubious Benefits of Animal Testing Wall Street Journal | Wed May 06, 2015 04:01 UTC
letters in The Wall Street Journal animal testing of drugs and treatments, Frankie L. Trull, better alternatives....

Shinzo Abe Needs to Apologize Wall Street Journal | Wed May 06, 2015 04:01 UTC
A letter responding to Andrew Brownes May 1 articel Japanese Leader Throws Wrench in Rivals Agenda in The Wall Street Journal.....

The Young Should Learn the Nobility of Labor in Person Wall Street Journal | Wed May 06, 2015 04:01 UTC
letters in The Wall Street Journal summer jobs for youths, Dave Shiflett, real-world work, education on the job about life....

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U.S. public pensions outperform in first quarter: Wilshire Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. public pension funds returned a median 2.19 percent in the first quarter of 2015, outperforming the 1.61 percent returns for the larger asset class....

Wilmer Flores rewards Mets faith for one day, at least NY Post
It wasnt just a pep talk. It was also a reminder. A reminder the Mets havent lost faith in Wilmer Flores despite his making seven errors in 27 games. I.......

Loretta Lynch thanks Baltimore cops for their service during riots NY Post
US Attorney General Loretta Lynch thanked Baltimore cops on Tuesday for their service during the riots that roiled the citys streets in the wake of Freddie Grays de....

Meghan Trainor Meets Her Doppelganger As She Wows Australian Audiences At The Logies [Video] Inquisitr
“All About The Bass” singer Meghan Trainor, 21, is currently on tour in Australia for her That Bass Tour. Even though, she is wowing audiences at her pa....

City boasts strong first quarter as private-sector employment rises NY Post
The city posted a strong first financial quarter this year, adding 31,300 private-sector jobs between Jan. 1 and March 31, according to Comptroller Scott Stringer. ....

Two Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers killed in Congo ambush Reuters
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Two United Nations peacekeepers from Tanzania were killed, 13 wounded and four were missing in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday ....

Kevin Bacon Fat? Actors Face Looks Fuller And Unrecognizable In Selfie Inquisitr
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Wilmer Flores rewards Mets faith for one day, at least NY Post
It wasnt just a pep talk. It was also a reminder. A reminder the Mets havent lost faith in Wilmer Flores despite his making seven errors in 27 games. I.......

Loretta Lynch thanks Baltimore cops for their service during riots NY Post
US Attorney General Loretta Lynch thanked Baltimore cops on Tuesday for their service during the riots that roiled the citys streets in the wake of Freddie Grays de....

Meghan Trainor Meets Her Doppelganger As She Wows Australian Audiences At The Logies [Video] Inquisitr
“All About The Bass” singer Meghan Trainor, 21, is currently on tour in Australia for her That Bass Tour. Even though, she is wowing audiences at her pa....

City boasts strong first quarter as private-sector employment rises NY Post
The city posted a strong first financial quarter this year, adding 31,300 private-sector jobs between Jan. 1 and March 31, according to Comptroller Scott Stringer. ....

Kevin Bacon Fat? Actors Face Looks Fuller And Unrecognizable In Selfie Inquisitr
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Phone line set-up for questions about births at Homer G. Phillips Fox St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) Following the story brought to you by FOX2 of a mother being reunited with her daughter after being told her baby had died after birth, the City o....

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Africa

As elections loom, the fight for Mandela Bay metro intensifies News24
Opposition parties, including the new United Front, are competing to wrest control of the municipality from the ANC, which has announced a R4.6bn housing project.....

Comair to challenge SAA bailouts News24
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria is set to hear Comair's challenge against the government's bailout of SA Airways.....

Malema's Zim appearance called off over xenophobia News24
EFF leader Julius Malemas speaking engagement at a conference in Harare has been cancelled at short notice after delegates boycotted the event due to the xenophobic....

Malema outlines terms for working with Numsa and Vavi News24
EFF leader Julius Malema has discouraged metalworkers union Numsa and expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi from forming a political party, urging them ....

Comair cabin staff strike looms News24
A strike certificate has been issued to Solidarity after salary negotiations with Comair broke down, the trade union says.....

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Europe

Ten Commandments Dead Sea scroll to go on display for two weeks in Israel The Guardian | Wed May 06, 2015 04:20 UTC
Worlds oldest complete copy of Ten Commandments has only previously been displayed overseas, but will be at Israel Museum for first time....

Islamic police clamp down on spiky hair claiming it's a sign of DEVIL WORSHIP Express | Wed May 06, 2015 04:19 UTC
AUTHORITIES in ultra-conservative Iran have banned spiky hairstyles because they imply ....

Clive Palmer calls senior correspondent at the Australian a 'journalistic prostitute' video The Guardian | Wed May 06, 2015 04:18 UTC
Speaking to media after the supreme court in Brisbane dismissed claims that his company fraudulently siphoned off $12m from a joint iron ore venture, Clive Palmer s....

The Guardian: Ukraine oligarch claims US extradition request is political interference KyivPost.com | Wed May 06, 2015 04:14 UTC
Last year's Maidan revolution in Ukraine was meant to usher in a new kind of politics and end official corruption and behind-the-scenes oligarchic influence. But an....

Richard Di Natale elected as Greens leader, says Rachel Siewert video The Guardian | Wed May 06, 2015 04:12 UTC
The Victorian senator Richard Di Natale has been elected as Greens leader, Senator Rachel Siewert says....

Dan Donovan wins special election in New York to fill Michael Grimm seat The Guardian | Wed May 06, 2015 04:12 UTC
Staten Island district attorney connected to Eric Garner police death case had 58% of votes on Tuesday in 11th congressional district....

Eric Garner prosecutor wins congressional seat in special election RT.com | Wed May 06, 2015 04:08 UTC
Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan (R), the prosecutor at the center of the case involving the chokehold death of Eric Garner at the hands of police, de....

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New rules for oil-packing bomb trains leave all parties dissatisfied RT.com | Wed May 06, 2015 04:04 UTC
After 141 oil train derailments and fires in 2014, US federal regulators were forced to devise new rules for the vehicles. However, the regulations have sparked cri....

Boy sexually abused by psychologist in 'play therapy' sessions, inquiry told The Guardian | Wed May 06, 2015 04:03 UTC
Terence Fitzpatrick was 11 years old when he alleges he was abused by Stuart Frank Simpson at the Royal North Shore hospital, royal commission told....

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Middle East

French Judges End Inquiry into Arafat's Death Arutz Sheva

Iran, Russia call for halt to Saudi aggression against Yemen ISNA
TEHRAN (ISNA)- An Iranian deputy foreign minister and his Russian counterpart have called for a halt to Saudi Arabias onslaught on Yemen so that humanitarian aid co....

Washington Allows Commercial Ferry Services to Cuba Arutz Sheva

Senate sets test vote on Iran sanctions bill Times of Israel
Stalled legislation would let Congress review and possibly reject final nuclear deal with Tehran....

Al Jazeera America denies being anti-Semitic, sexist, anti-US Times of Israel
CEO dismisses charges leveled by former employee last week, who claims his boss made derogatory remarks about Israel, women and America....

Cruz: Iran deal 'makes war a certainty' Press TV
Senator Cruz says President Obama's efforts to reach a nuclear deal with Iran make "war a certainty."....

Investigate Israel's political leadership over civilian deaths in Gaza Haaretz Daily
Probing specific incidents of civilian fatalities in last summer's Gaza war won't alone contribute to uncovering the truth. An external probe must be launched that ....

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East Asia

Largan shares down despite April sales report Central News Agency
Taipei, May 6 (CNA) Shares of Largan Precision Co. () moved lower Wednesday morning despite posting its highest monthly sales of the year in April because the stron....

ROC passports falling prey to counterfeiting: official Central News Agency
Taipei, May 6 (CNA) Passports of the Republic of China (Taiwan), which now receive visa-free treatment in around 140 countries and regions, have become subject to c....

Alleged Hong Kong kidnapper appears in court, asks for shower South China Morning Post
One of the six men accused in last weeks high-profile kidnapping of a woman from a wealthy local family appeared in court for the first time on Wednesday and did no....

Vancouver man Li Zhao charged with dismembering corpse in multimillion-dollar mansion South China Morning Post
A Vancouver resident named Li Zhao has been charged with dismembering a corpse in his multimillion-dollar mansion in the prestigious British Properties neighbourhoo....

Chinas services sector grows at fastest pace this year, survey suggests South China Morning Post
Chinas services sector grew at its fastest pace this year in April as a sizzling stock market rally helped boost consumer confidence and spending, a private survey ....

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South Asia

Rupee up 13 Paise Against Dollar in Early Trade New Indian Express
The rupee strengthened by 13 paise to 63.31 against the US dollar in the early trade today on fresh selling of the American currency by exporters.....

Van Gogh painting fetches over $66 million at auction The Hindu
A Vincent van Gogh painting of an autumnal scene in the south of France has brought in more than $66 million at an auction in New York City. The painting was made i....

Mani Ratnam visits hospital for check-up The Hindu
Ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam visited a private hospital in New Delhi on Tuesday for a master health check-up and contrary to the rumours, he was not hospitalised due t....

Senate adopts Republican budget targeting 'Obamacare' The Hindu
The Senate on Tuesday adopted a Republican budget that paves the way for an assault on President Barack Obamas signature healthcare law this summer and a partisan s....

U.S. approves first ferry service to Cuba The Hindu
The U.S. issued specific licenses for commercial ferry passenger service to Cuba, opening the door to the start of operations between Florida and the island, the Tr....

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Amazon Prime members get free streaming on JetBlue flights Malay Mail Online
NEW YORK, May 6 In what appears to be a move to compete with Netflix, Amazon and JetBlue announced yesterday their upcoming unlimited on-demand video streaming ser....

May the force be with you: Star Wars confirms six new characters Malay Mail Online
LOS ANGELES, May 6 With specific roles revealed in Star Wars: The Force Awakens for Adam Driver and Gwendoline Christie on Star Wars Day 2015 known as ....

Our Fourth Estate Lee Yew Meng Malay Mail Online
MAY 6 In 18th century England a free press was alluded to as the fourth power or The Fourth Estate, as a constant reminder of the oaths taken by members of the thr....

Charlie Hebdo to be honoured at NY gala under heavy security Malay Mail Online
NEW YORK, May 6 The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, targeted in a deadly attack earlier this year by Islamist gunmen, will be honoured today at a New York g....

Celebrity chef Marc Murphys first book serves comfort food with a kick Malay Mail Online
NEW YORK, May 6 In his first cookbook, Season with Authority: Confident Home Cooking, celebrity chef and restaurateur Marc Murphy encourages the home cook to be bo....

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Kerry pays surprise visit to Somalia news.com.au | Wed May 06, 2015 04:04 UTC
JOHN Kerry has become the first US secretary of state to travel to Somalia, with his brief visit interpreted as a warning to Islamist terrorists in the country.....

Budget: Proposed changes to indexation of pension payments scrapped news.com.au | Wed May 06, 2015 04:01 UTC
ALMOST 4.1 million Australians will remain better off after next weeks federal Budget, with Cabinet approving the scrapping of proposed changes to the indexation of....

Women with school-aged children to be given jobs under new government scheme news.com.au | Wed May 06, 2015 03:55 UTC
MOTHERS with school-aged children who have dropped out of the workforce will be given jobs in the community and aged-care sectors as part of a new program to be unv....

Ex-IRA commander shot dead in Belfast The Australian | Wed May 06, 2015 03:08 UTC
A FORMER IRA commander has been shot dead in Belfast.....

Paris envoy Stephen Brady threatens to resign after his partner barred from greeting Tony Abbott news.com.au | Wed May 06, 2015 02:59 UTC
AUSTRALIAs ambassador to France threatened to resign in a fit after his partner was barred from greeting the Prime Minister at Paris airport despite being aware thi....

Breast cancer screening harming hundreds of women a year: Surgeon Sydney Morning Herald | Wed May 06, 2015 02:56 UTC
Hundreds of Australian women are being "over diagnosed" with breast cancer every year that was never going to cause them harm and about 35,000 are receiving false p....

Nepal earthquake: Fears Tyronne White is among the dead news.com.au | Wed May 06, 2015 02:47 UTC
THERE are grave fears missing Aussie hiker Tyronne White may be among dozens of bodies still trapped in the rubble of a remote Nepalese village.....

This is why you don't take a selfie with Mike Tyson The West Australian | Wed May 06, 2015 02:40 UTC
Mike Tyson might not be the same fearsome man he was in the 80s but he is still terrifying enough. This is why you don't try to take a selfie with him.....

'Gee, people are kind' Stuff.co.nz | Wed May 06, 2015 02:39 UTC

Six hurt as crash causes mayhem on Auckland Harbour Bridge One News | Wed May 06, 2015 02:37 UTC
The New Zealand Transport Agency says two affected lanes have reopened, but traffic is backed up.....

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