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Islamic State Shoots Dead 20 in Palmyra Amphitheatre: Monitor[+]
NY Times | Wed May 27, 2015 15:32 UTC

Islamic State militants shot dead around 20 men inside an ancient amphitheatre in the Syrian city of Palmyra on Wednesday, accusing them of being government supporters, a group monitoring the conflict said.

Congress wants to know how thieves stole tax info from IRS[+]
WNCT | Wed May 27, 2015 15:28 UTC

Congress is demanding answers about how identity thieves were able to steal the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website.

Spanish air controllers call partial strikes in June over penalties for 2010 strike chaos[+]
Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:26 UTC

Spanish air traffic controllers have called partial strikes over four days in June as the summer holiday season kicks off, triggering memories of the traffic chaos they caused in 2010.

Donald Trump: Those Who Support Iraq Invasion 'Unqualified' To Be Prez[+]
Talking Points Memo | Wed May 27, 2015 15:21 UTC

Donald Trump made his thoughts on the Iraq War very clear on Tuesday with a tweet knocking potential presidential candidates who struggled to say whether they would have invaded Iraq given what they know now.If any candidate believes that with what we kno

New flood warning as Houston searches for bodies[+]
NY Post | Wed May 27, 2015 15:17 UTC

The National Weather Service issued a new flash flood warning on Wednesday for Houston as the fourth most-populous U.S. city searched for bodies from deadly storms that turned neighborhoods into lakes.

Hezbollah Says It Struck Syria Militants With Help of Drone[+]
NY Times | Wed May 27, 2015 15:15 UTC

Lebanon's Hezbollah group says it has struck a group of al-Qaida militants near the border with Syria with the help of a drone for the first time.

Coming to a Comic Book Store Near You: Hillary Clinton[+]
NY Times | Wed May 27, 2015 15:15 UTC

The Timess ArtsBeat blog reports that Bluewater Productions is set to release the Hillary Clinton: The Road to the White House comic book.

Love not war wins for small businesses and large companies[+]
AP | Wed May 27, 2015 15:14 UTC

NEW YORK (AP) Imagine a world where David and Goliath are best buds. Well it's becoming reality more frequently in the business world. Boston Beer Co., maker of Sam Adams, mentors and lends money to small craft brewers. It hopes their sales will grow

Letter to Obama Discussed at Post Reporter's Trial in Iran[+]
ABC News (US) | Wed May 27, 2015 15:13 UTC

A letter a detained Washington Post journalist wrote to U.S. President Barack Obama has become a major topic of his espionage trial in Iran. Jason Rezaian, the Post's 39-year-old bureau chief in Tehran, had his first hearing Tuesday. At the hearing, I

UN chief cool on EU smuggler boat destruction plan, Libya security operation[+]
Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:11 UTC

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FIFA Corruption Scandal Is 'World Cup Of Fraud'[+]
Sky News | Wed May 27, 2015 15:33 UTC

US investigators say they are "issuing FIFA the red card" over the alleged "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" bribery racket.

Group of 7 most powerful democracies meet to find ways to help global economy[+]
Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:32 UTC

Top finance officials from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies are gathering in Germany to discuss ways to strengthen the global economy.

Top FIFA execs arrested in soccer bribery scandal[+]
CBS News | Wed May 27, 2015 15:28 UTC

Some of soccer's top executives were indicted in a corruption and bribery investigation led by the U.S. Department of Justice. Seven people were arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, where FIFA, the sport's international governing body, is set to hold its annu

Tunisian truth commission begins hearings into rights abuses by ex-dictator Ben Ali[+]
Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:27 UTC

Tunisian authorities have begun hearings on thousands of human rights abuse claims submitted to the country's Truth and Dignity commission, the body set up to investigate alleged abuses under the regime of ex-dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

Spanish air controllers call partial strikes in June over penalties for 2010 strike chaos[+]
Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:26 UTC

Spanish air traffic controllers have called partial strikes over four days in June as the summer holiday season kicks off, triggering memories of the traffic chaos they caused in 2010.

Airstrike in Yemen kills 36 police commandos[+]
Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:25 UTC

Yemen's Health Ministry has raised the death toll from a Saudi-led airstrike that targeted a sprawling police camp in the capital, Sanaa, earlier in the day, saying 36 commandos were killed.

Police Dog Saves Cop From Ambush On Dark Road[+]
Sky News | Wed May 27, 2015 15:22 UTC

The K-9 springs to the rescue as an outnumbered deputy activates a remote control device to open the back door of his vehicle.

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Air Force Certifies SpaceX for Missions, Ends Launch Monopoly[+]
Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:37 UTC

The U.S. Air Force has certified SpaceX to launch military satellites, ending a Lockheed Martin Corp.-Boeing Co. joint venture's decade-long monopoly on the business.

Int'l Court Case Against Ivory Coast Ex-1st Lady Admissible[+]
ABC News (US) | Wed May 27, 2015 15:35 UTC

International Criminal Court appeals judges have upheld a ruling that the court can prosecute Ivory Coast's former first lady on charges including murder and rape linked to violence that left 3,000 people dead in the aftermath of the country's dis

Group of 7 most powerful democracies meet to find ways to help global economy[+]
Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:32 UTC

Top finance officials from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies are gathering in Germany to discuss ways to strengthen the global economy.

Police seek help identifying person who brutally attacked man, robbed him of $1 on video[+]
Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:31 UTC

Police in Washington are asking for the public's help after they say surveillance video captured a brutal attack on a 63-year-old man who was robbed of $1.

5 Business Lessons Learned Playing in a Punk Rock Band[+]
Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:30 UTC

The endless hours of grueling, low-paid work typical of playing in a band is a lot like launching a business.

Santorum set to announce 2016 plans Wednesday[+]
Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:29 UTC

Rick Santorum is expected to announce a second White House run Wednesday afternoon, hoping to build off his solid performance in 2012 though the field is much more crowded this time around.

Top FIFA execs arrested in soccer bribery scandal[+]
CBS News | Wed May 27, 2015 15:28 UTC

Some of soccer's top executives were indicted in a corruption and bribery investigation led by the U.S. Department of Justice. Seven people were arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, where FIFA, the sport's international governing body, is set to hold its annu

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Democrats recount labor tactics Texas yes, N.Y. no, Cali split on fast track Trade bill targets tax cheats[+]
Politico | Wed May 27, 2015 15:32 UTC

Democrats recount labor tactics.

Santorum set to announce 2016 plans Wednesday[+]
Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:29 UTC

Rick Santorum is expected to announce a second White House run Wednesday afternoon, hoping to build off his solid performance in 2012 though the field is much more crowded this time around.

Feds hire Google veteran for Internet role[+]
Politico | Wed May 27, 2015 15:28 UTC

The Commerce Department has recruited former Google executive Alan Davidson for the newly created position of director of digital economy, the latest example of the Obama administration tapping tech industry veterans to fill key roles. Davidson is a well-

Back to the Drawing Board: Self Parking Car Runs Over Reporters[+]
Economic Policy Journal | Wed May 27, 2015 15:25 UTC

Reports indicate thatthe two men hit were bruised but are ok. According to sources the driver forgot to turn on City-Safe mode.

Oh Boy, I Have Heard This Before[+]
Economic Policy Journal | Wed May 27, 2015 15:25 UTC

Bernanke: 'I don't see anything that's extreme' in US markets http://t.co/Xcxco8cgfY pic.twitter.com/qNi6ZUODcZ BI Partners (@BI_contributors) May 27, 2015Yeah right, Ben, real normal: Developer Building $500 Million HomeSan Francisco'

Lower Minimum Wage To $0[+]
Economic Policy Journal | Wed May 27, 2015 15:25 UTC

ByKatie KiefferIf you love In-N-Out burgersandcare about the workers who flip your burgers, then you should support a minimum wage of $0.Deep down, I know youre tired of seeing actors jump up and down for TV cameras while waving professional signs that re

No, Video Games Are Not Subsidized[+]
Mises Institute | Wed May 27, 2015 15:23 UTC

The video game industry has been criticized for taking advantage of tax breaks, with critics claiming that the industry is being "subsidized" by a smaller tax bill. But, there's a very big difference between a tax break and a subsidy.

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'Diary of a Teenage Girl' Trailer: Kristen Wiig Warns Bel Powley of Her Sexual Power Video[+]
Hollywood Reporter | Wed May 27, 2015 15:34 UTC

"I get distracted sometimes, overwhelmed by my all-consuming thoughts about sex and men," admits a newly-awakened Bel Powley in the Diary of a Teenage Girl trailer.

Houston Mayor's Office -- Colin Kaepernick Should Put Money Where His Mouth Is[+]
TMZ | Wed May 27, 2015 15:08 UTC

If Colin Kaepernick is

Matthew Lewis Posing With a Puppy Will Melt Your Heart[+]
Entertainment Tonight | Wed May 27, 2015 15:05 UTC

Go behind the scenes of the Harry Potter stars recent sexy photo shoot.

Jennifer Lopez -- Don't Clown Me in the Airport! Gets Confetti Bombed (VIDEO)[+]
TMZ | Wed May 27, 2015 15:00 UTC

Jennifer Lopezflaunted her abs and nerves of steel at LAX when some idiot -- actually a clown -- attacked her ... with

EXCLUSIVE: Jason O'Mara Goes Dark in USA's Thrilling New Drama 'Complications'![+]
Entertainment Tonight | Wed May 27, 2015 15:00 UTC

ETonline has your extended first look at the upcoming one-hour series.

Khloe Kardashian -- Damned If You Dubai ... Damned If You Don't[+]
TMZ | Wed May 27, 2015 14:52 UTC

Khloe Kardashian did something totally bizarre for her family -- she covered up her entire face -- and still managed to stir controversy in the Middle

Discovery Chief Says U.S. TV Market Is Weakening While Overseas Grows[+]
Deadline Hollywood | Wed May 27, 2015 14:51 UTC

Discovery CEO David Zaslav seemed more skepticalthan usual about the growth prospects for U.S. television in hisappearance this morning before investors at the Bernstein Annual Strategic Decisions Conference. He provided a dreary report about everything f

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Science

Military technology: Laser weapons get real Nature
Long a staple of science fiction, laser weapons are edging closer to the battlefield thanks to optical fibres.....

Antibiotic alternatives rev up bacterial arms race Nature
From predatory microbes to toxic metals, nature is inspiring new ways to treat infections.....

Ebola teaches tough lessons about rapid research Nature
Public-health officials make plans for how to speed up responses to tropical-disease outbreaks.....

The week in science: 22 28 May 2015 Nature
Europes wild birds are in peril; the LHC breaks an energy record; and Nobel-prizewinning mathematician John Nash dies.....

Big compromises needed to meet carbon-emissions goal Nature
Independent assessments of national climate plans find little common ground between wealthy and developing countries.....

Hawaii's Governor Supports Giant Telescope, Sets New Rules for Astronomers Scientific American
The embattled Thirty Meter Telescope project can proceed on Mauna Kea, but only by cutting back astronomy elsewhere on the mountain ....

Today's 'Galaxy' Insight --"Intervals of Life in the Cosmos" The Daily Galaxy
"There are only certain intervals of time when life of any sort is possible in an expanding universe and we can practice astronomy only during that habitable time i....

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Millennials Are Snake People, Chrome Extension Reveals The Huffington Post | Wed May 27, 2015 15:22 UTC
We millennials need to get this off our chest. For too long, our generation has been holding back a secret: We are actually crawl-on-our-belly, slither-through-the....

People Are Redesigning World Cup Sponsors' Logos to Protest Worker Abuse Gizmodo | Wed May 27, 2015 15:08 UTC
FIFA is getting it from all sides right now, and for good reason. Last night the US Justice Department reportedly arrested officials for fraud related to the upcomi....

Microsoft unveils its latest Japanese anime mascot for Windows 10 Digital Trends | Wed May 27, 2015 15:05 UTC
The young woman, who is currently nameless, will have her own campaign in June. Youll be able to offer your opinion on what her name should be. Thus far, we know th....

Everything We Know So Far About Google I/O 2015 Gizmodo | Wed May 27, 2015 15:00 UTC
Google I/O is the annual tech holiday for all fandroids and lovers of Mountain View moonshots. Its a software party mostly, so check your new hardware expectations ....

This alarm clock lets you literally wake up and smell the coffee Digital Trends | Wed May 27, 2015 14:47 UTC
Waking up is tougher for some people than others, but making it more pleasant is always welcome. The SensorWake alarm, now on Kickstarter, wakes you up with the sce....

Apples $2 billion data center building catches fire in Arizona Digital Trends | Wed May 27, 2015 14:40 UTC
An Apple data center caught fire in Mesa, Arizona. Local firefighters were fighting flames on the roof's solar panels Tuesday morning. The data center was empty at ....

'Ultra Street Fighter IV' for PlayStation 4 has big issues Engadget | Wed May 27, 2015 14:40 UTC
Turns out the PS4 port of Street Fighter IV isn't all that Ultra. Sony secured a next-gen exclusive for the fighting game and its sequel, but its release has been m....

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TV News - US/International (All Markets)

Group of 7 most powerful democracies meet to find ways to help global economy Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:32 UTC
Top finance officials from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies are gathering in Germany to discuss ways to strengthen the global economy.....

Police seek help identifying person who brutally attacked man, robbed him of $1 on video Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:31 UTC
Police in Washington are asking for the public's help after they say surveillance video captured a brutal attack on a 63-year-old man who was robbed of $1.....

Blocked in China, Twitter still courts Chinese firms for ads SABC | Wed May 27, 2015 15:31 UTC
Despite being blocked in China, Twitter is courting Chinese companies to buy advertising space on its service.....

Syrian FM Plays Up Russia, Iran Alliances Arutz Sheva | Wed May 27, 2015 15:30 UTC

5 Business Lessons Learned Playing in a Punk Rock Band Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:30 UTC
The endless hours of grueling, low-paid work typical of playing in a band is a lot like launching a business.....

Santorum set to announce 2016 plans Wednesday Foxnews | Wed May 27, 2015 15:29 UTC
Rick Santorum is expected to announce a second White House run Wednesday afternoon, hoping to build off his solid performance in 2012 though the field is much more....

Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflict WNCT | Wed May 27, 2015 15:29 UTC
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many ....

THE LATEST: US: A dozen FIFA scams, some with 2010 World Cup WNCT | Wed May 27, 2015 15:29 UTC
The Latest on FIFA developments:....

Top FIFA execs arrested in soccer bribery scandal CBS News | Wed May 27, 2015 15:28 UTC
Some of soccer's top executives were indicted in a corruption and bribery investigation led by the U.S. Department of Justice. Seven people were arrested in Zurich,....

Rick Santorum launching second White House run WNCT | Wed May 27, 2015 15:28 UTC
Rick Santorum, an aggressive advocate for conservative family values, will launch a second bid for president on Wednesday, a spokesman said.....

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Canada

Alberta uncertainty: Oilsands firm delays forecast amid concerns over potential new policies CBC | Wed May 27, 2015 15:31 UTC
An oilsands company has cancelled its presentation of future spending plans because of the new NDP government in Alberta and potential new policies.....

Drug to boost women's sex drive struggles for government approval as debate rages over need for it Vancouver Sun | Wed May 27, 2015 15:20 UTC
Twice the FDA has rebuffed flibanserin, dubbed pink Viagra, leading to charges that the agency is sexist for approving sexual medicines for men, but not for women....

Kinder Morgan underestimating environmental, health risks of pipeline expansion - report with video Vancouver Sun | Wed May 27, 2015 15:20 UTC
A small First Nation's environmental assessment of Kinder Morgan Canada's $5.4-billion oilsands pipeline expansion could ....

B.C. premier defends Vancouver from 'mind-numbingly boring' title CTV News | Wed May 27, 2015 15:20 UTC
B.C. Premier Christy Clark has responded to a blog post that called Vancouver ....

Investigations into FIFA won't tarnish upcoming World Cup in Canada: minister Vancouver Sun | Wed May 27, 2015 15:20 UTC
The federal sports minister says two probes into corruption allegations at soccer's governing body won't tarnish the upcoming Women's World Cup in Canad....

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South Sudan hunger at its worst since independence in 2011: experts Reuters | Wed May 27, 2015 15:31 UTC
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 40 percent of South Sudan's 11 million people need food aid, the latest analysis shows, the highest hunger leve....

US prosecutor: No allegations that soccer games or tournaments were influenced by corruption AP | Wed May 27, 2015 15:26 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) US prosecutor: No allegations that soccer games or tournaments were influenced by corruption.....

Etihad Airways says it will add $6.2 billion to U.S. economy by 2020 Reuters | Wed May 27, 2015 15:23 UTC
DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airway's contribution to the U.S. economy will almost double to $6.2 billion by 2020, it said on Wednesday, in an appar....

Swiss arrest top global soccer officials Reuters | Wed May 27, 2015 15:23 UTC
Swiss police have arrested some of the most powerful figures in global soccer, announcing a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two world cups. As ....

Sofia Vergara stays motivated using this steamy cardboard cutout UPI | Wed May 27, 2015 15:19 UTC
Marilyn MalaraLOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) -- Sofia Vergara shared a funny photo of her and her gym-buddy -- a cardboard cutout of her fianc Joe Mangianello.....

Engineers say Texas dam will hold another day, unclear how long UPI | Wed May 27, 2015 15:19 UTC
Amy R. ConnollyMIDLOTHIAN, Texas, May 27 (UPI) -- A dam thought to be teetering on the brink of collapse as a result of non-stop rain in Texas, will last another da....

Fortinet buying Meru Networks for about $39.6 million AP | Wed May 27, 2015 15:16 UTC
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) Tech security company Fortinet is buying Meru Networks Inc. for about $39.6 million in a move aimed at strengthening its position in the wir....

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Etihad Airways says it will add $6.2 billion to U.S. economy by 2020 Reuters | Wed May 27, 2015 15:23 UTC
DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airway's contribution to the U.S. economy will almost double to $6.2 billion by 2020, it said on Wednesday, in an appar....

Swiss arrest top global soccer officials Reuters | Wed May 27, 2015 15:23 UTC
Swiss police have arrested some of the most powerful figures in global soccer, announcing a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two world cups. As ....

Microsoft Corporation's Augmented Reality Push Gains Famed Developer Casey Hudson Fool.com | Wed May 27, 2015 15:21 UTC
Mass Effect director Casey Hudson is now in charge of gaming experiences for Microsofts HoloLens. - Leo Sun - Tech and Telecom....

What the Heck Happened to Google? Fox Business | Wed May 27, 2015 15:19 UTC
When Eric Schmidt turned over the company to Larry Page, he said, adult supervision was no longer needed at Google. Maybe he was wrong.....

Obamacare's big overhead bill? Try $273.6 billion CNBC | Wed May 27, 2015 15:11 UTC
The Affordable Care Act will add more than a quarter-of-a-trillion dollars in insurance administrative overhead costs from 2012 to 2022.....

Merrill Lynch Sees YouTube as Key to Google Growth (NASDAQ: GOOGL) - 24/7 Wall St. 247wallst.com | Wed May 27, 2015 15:10 UTC
Merrill Lynch views the current value of YouTube at over $80 billion, and it sees the online video streamer continuing to grow. ....

Finra Chief Says Labor Plan to Tighten Broker Rules Is Misguided Bloomberg | Wed May 27, 2015 15:09 UTC

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Senate GOP Backing Plan to Extend Obamacare Subsidies Newsmax
In preparation for a decision by the Supreme Court to strike down Obamacare subsidies, a number of Senate Republicans are backing a plan that would temporarily rest....

'Diary of a Teenage Girl' Trailer: Kristen Wiig Warns Bel Powley of Her Sexual Power Video Hollywood Reporter
"I get distracted sometimes, overwhelmed by my all-consuming thoughts about sex and men," admits a newly-awakened Bel Powley in the Diary of a Teenage Girl ....

Democrats recount labor tactics Texas yes, N.Y. no, Cali split on fast track Trade bill targets tax cheats Politico
Democrats recount labor tactics.....

South Sudan hunger at its worst since independence in 2011: experts Reuters
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 40 percent of South Sudan's 11 million people need food aid, the latest analysis shows, the highest hunger leve....

Olde Port Traders collapse sends bricks, cement across road Seacoastonline.com
PORTSMOUTH — William Hurd said he was driving along Islington Street Tuesday morning when he heard "rumbling," followed by "the tell-tale sounds of falling c....

Military technology: Laser weapons get real Nature
Long a staple of science fiction, laser weapons are edging closer to the battlefield thanks to optical fibres.....

Antibiotic alternatives rev up bacterial arms race Nature
From predatory microbes to toxic metals, nature is inspiring new ways to treat infections.....

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Senate GOP Backing Plan to Extend Obamacare Subsidies Newsmax
In preparation for a decision by the Supreme Court to strike down Obamacare subsidies, a number of Senate Republicans are backing a plan that would temporarily rest....

'Diary of a Teenage Girl' Trailer: Kristen Wiig Warns Bel Powley of Her Sexual Power Video Hollywood Reporter
"I get distracted sometimes, overwhelmed by my all-consuming thoughts about sex and men," admits a newly-awakened Bel Powley in the Diary of a Teenage Girl ....

Democrats recount labor tactics Texas yes, N.Y. no, Cali split on fast track Trade bill targets tax cheats Politico
Democrats recount labor tactics.....

Olde Port Traders collapse sends bricks, cement across road Seacoastonline.com
PORTSMOUTH — William Hurd said he was driving along Islington Street Tuesday morning when he heard "rumbling," followed by "the tell-tale sounds of falling c....

Military technology: Laser weapons get real Nature
Long a staple of science fiction, laser weapons are edging closer to the battlefield thanks to optical fibres.....

Antibiotic alternatives rev up bacterial arms race Nature
From predatory microbes to toxic metals, nature is inspiring new ways to treat infections.....

Ebola teaches tough lessons about rapid research Nature
Public-health officials make plans for how to speed up responses to tropical-disease outbreaks.....

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Africa

Blocked in China, Twitter still courts Chinese firms for ads SABC
Despite being blocked in China, Twitter is courting Chinese companies to buy advertising space on its service.....

How the awful joke about former VP Moody Awori began Daily Nation
I'm as fit as a fiddle, Kenya's ninth Vice President and former Funyula MP Moody Awori tells Kenyans and the world.....

ECSA, F State defend recruitment of foreign professionals SABC
ECSA has says that any engineer can practise in South Africa no matter where they come from, be it from Cuba, Zimbabwe, Russia or even Canada but they have to go th....

Feeding scheme tender box bombed in Limpopo SABC
The tender box at the Limpopo Department of Education in Polokwane where applications for a feeding scheme were submitted, has been bombed.....

SARS achieves 92% conviction rate for tax crime offenders Business Day
In 2014/5 financial year total of 256 individuals/entities convicted in cases involving R196m, with fines totalling R9.6m issued SARS says....

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Europe

EC calls on Poland to take on 2,659 refugees Radio Poland | Wed May 27, 2015 15:39 UTC
The European Commission has proposed that Poland take on 2,659 refugees from Syria and Eritrea as part of a bid to relieve Italy and Greece.....

A cold night of chemical hair: the reality of the Stone Roses at Spike Island The Guardian | Wed May 27, 2015 15:38 UTC
The Stone Roses played their legendary show at Spike Island 25 years ago today but the reality of the gig was distinctly underwhelming....

Everton hero Andy King dies at the age of 58 The Guardian | Wed May 27, 2015 15:38 UTC
The former Everton and Luton Town midfielder Andy King has died from a heart attack at the age of 58....

Are these Spain's ten most powerful women? The Local | Wed May 27, 2015 15:37 UTC
Only one Spaniard may have made it onto the list of Forbes 100 most powerful women, but there are many more Spanish women who are masters in their fields. Here is T....

Madrid's Aguirre pleads for anti-Podemos pact The Local | Wed May 27, 2015 15:36 UTC
Esperanza Aguirre, the PP candidate who failed to win a majority in Madrid, is desperately courting the socialist opposition to form a pact against the anti-austeri....

Schubert: The Great C Major Symphony CD review rusticity and irresistible energy The Guardian | Wed May 27, 2015 15:36 UTC
The late Claudio Abbado leads his Orchestra Mozart to balance Schuberts symphony on the cusp of Romanticism....

Tony Blair resigns as Middle East peace envoy report The Guardian | Wed May 27, 2015 15:35 UTC
Associated Press reports that former British PM has written to UN chief to confirm resignation from job he took in 2007....

Recipe swap: summer cocktails The Guardian | Wed May 27, 2015 15:34 UTC
Share your best summer cocktail recipes with us for a chance to be printed in Cook....

FIFA Corruption Scandal Is 'World Cup Of Fraud' Sky News | Wed May 27, 2015 15:33 UTC
US investigators say they are "issuing FIFA the red card" over the alleged "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" bribery racket.....

Greg Dyke: this is a very serious day for Fifa leadership video The Guardian | Wed May 27, 2015 15:33 UTC
The chairman of the Football Association, Greg Dyke, issues a statement on Wednesday, after Swiss authorities arrested a string of Fifa officials in a dawn raid....

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Middle East

Syrian FM Plays Up Russia, Iran Alliances Arutz Sheva

Niger says arrested more than 600 people for Boko Haram links since February The Daily Star
Niger has detained and charged 643 people since February for their links to the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram, Security Minister Hassoumi Massaoudou told parli....

Reuters: Expats to Feel Pinch as Bahrain Plans to Cut Subsidies Bahrain Mirror
Reuters: Bahrain will begin cutting subsidies for goods and services to reduce state spending on its foreign population as low oil prices pressure its budget, a top....

Iraq rebrands military campaign against ISIS over fears of sectarianism The Daily Star
A campaign led by Shiite paramilitaries to drive ISIS militants from Iraq's Sunni heartland was rebranded Wednesday after criticism that the name chosen for the pus....

Abu Faour vows to press ahead with crackdown The Daily Star
Health Minister Wael Abu Faour Wednesday pledged to move forward with a six-month-old crackdown on food safety and said he hoped other government departments would ....

Kuwait Univ. confers honorary Ph.D. degree on Abdulaziz Al-Babtain Kuwait News Agency
KUWAIT, May 27 (KUNA) -- Abdulaziz Al-Babtain, chairman of the board of trustees of Abdulaziz Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation, deserves the honor....

Drone strikes kill 6 rebels in E. Afghanistan Kuwait News Agency
ISLAMABAD, May 27 (KUNA) -- At least six Taliban rebels including a dreaded commander were killed in two drone strikes in Afghanistan's east....

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East Asia

New image of Made-in-China Ecns.cn
When Chinese technology firm DJI was founded in 2006, the idea of civilian drones was far beyond the grasp of ordinary consumers.....

Guizhou creates preferred place for start-ups Ecns.cn
Guizhou has been praised as the first choice for business start-ups by many overseas Chinese returnees, with its one-stop services including financial support, hous....

Amazing clouds sea scenery over Jingmai Mountain Ecns.cn

Dongguan's hotel tycoon goes on trial for prostitution Ecns.cn
A famous businessman went on trial in Dongguan Intermediate People's Court on Wednesday for allegedly organizing prostitution rackets and destroying material eviden....

Ozone overtakes PM2.5 to become top pollutant of Beijing air Ecns.cn
(ECNS) ? Ozone has overtaken PM2.5 as the top pollutant of Beijings air, according to the municipal environmental monitoring center.....

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South Asia

Yes, minister: Rijiju speaking his mind on eating beef has meat in it Hindustan Times
Its not every day that you come across a Union minister taking a strong stand against his colleagues controversial remarks. And for that, minister of state for home....

Vintage cars: A 'drive back into the past' of Pakistan Hindustan Times
For an elite but passionate group of vintage car collectors in Pakistan, restoring antique rides is like travelling back in time - and money seems to be no obstacle....

Pakistan 'haven' for several Islamist terror groups: US report Hindustan Times
Pakistan is a ....

Want to be a global leader? Apply for Humphrey Fellowship now Hindustan Times
If you are interested in broadening your perspectives and becoming a global leader, the Humphrey Fellowship is meant just for you. ....

Rahul Gandhi bats for rights of fishermen, Modi hits back Hindustan Times
Aggrieved fishermen in coastal Kerala found an aggressive Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi by their side on Wednesday as he accused the Narendra Modi government....

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South East Asia

Eating kumquats with Sesame Street’s Grover (VIDEO) Malay Mail Online
NEW YORK, May 27 Grover visits the New York Times Melissa Clark and some young friends to talk about a new cookbook, Sesame Street Lets Cook! Can you guess what Gr....

Iran says nuclear talks with powers might be extended past June 30 Today Online
ANKARA - A self-imposed deadline of June 30 for Iran and six major powers to reach a final nuclear deal to resolve a decade-long standoff may be extended, Iran's st....

Swiss hold FIFA officials in Zurich for US, and question World Cup bids Malay Mail Online
ZURICH, May 27 Swiss police arrested some of the most powerful figures in global football today, announcing a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next ....

More than 2,500 migrants still adrift, UN says ahead of SE Asia meeting Today Online
BANGKOK - More than 2,500 migrants could still be stranded on boats in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, according to estimates by the United Nations (UN), as Thai....

New movies for Coco, Vice, Jessy and Matteo Manila Bulletin
Lady luck continues to smile on bankable stars Vice Ganda, Coco Martin, Jessy Mendiola, and Matteo Guidicelli, who are all about to come out with their respective n....

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Move over Marilyn! Reality star Kim Kardashian poses as iconic film star Marilyn Monroe for Vogue Brazil Courier Mail | Wed May 27, 2015 15:24 UTC
IS Kim Kardashian this generations Marilyn Monroe?....

Microsoft’s Cortana heads to iPhone and Android phones The Australian | Wed May 27, 2015 15:04 UTC
Microsofts quest to be a meaningful part of your mobile life continues.....

Pell prepared to give evidence in person The Australian | Wed May 27, 2015 15:04 UTC
CARDINAL George Pell has told the chair of the royal commission he's prepared to give evidence in person.....

Funds to adult kids create sponge society The Australian | Wed May 27, 2015 15:04 UTC

Ted Pretty to be replaced as CEO of Hills The Australian | Wed May 27, 2015 14:55 UTC
Hills Group chief executive Ted Pretty has made a sudden exit from the revamped technology company.....

Qld man arrested over cow gallstone theft news.com.au | Wed May 27, 2015 14:40 UTC
GALLSTONES are something most people would be happy to part with - but not if they're running an abattoir and the stones are worth $20,000 per kilogram.....

Suncorp's flags $75m efficiency program news.com.au | Wed May 27, 2015 14:29 UTC
SUNCORP is spending $75 million to improve its operating systems in a move it says will to allow it to process insurance claims more efficiently.....

Legionella found in Qld hospital water news.com.au | Wed May 27, 2015 14:18 UTC
QUEENSLAND health officials say there is a ....

Amtrak to install cameras after crash news.com.au | Wed May 27, 2015 14:12 UTC
AMERICAN rail service Amtrak will install video cameras inside train cabs to record the actions of engineers, following a deadly derailment earlier this month.....

Thieves steal tax info from 100,000 in US news.com.au | Wed May 27, 2015 14:12 UTC
SOPHISTICATED criminals have accessed the personal tax information of more than 100,000 American taxpayers in a scheme to steal identities and claim fraudulent tax ....

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