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Pentagon spokesman says deadly IS attack was a surprise +
Washington Times | Thu May 05, 2016 21:29 UTC

The Pentagon's spokesman says the attack in which IS fighters penetrated Kurdish Peshmerga lines and killed U.S. Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating was a surprise.

Seattle mayor decries sexist attacks to sports arena vote +
AP | Thu May 05, 2016 21:27 UTC

SEATTLE (AP) Seattle's mayor and an investor have condemned sports fans' sexist attacks against the mostly female City Council after its vote sidetracked a proposed arena project aimed at luring back the NBA. All five women on the nine-member cou

Valeant Forms Committee to Determine Drug Prices +
Wall Street Journal | Thu May 05, 2016 21:27 UTC

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., which has come under heavy fire from politicians because of dramatic price increases for its drugs, said it had formed a committee that will be responsible for those prices going forward.

Ben Carson Says Donald Trump Could Consider Democrat for Running Mate +
Wall Street Journal | Thu May 05, 2016 21:26 UTC

Ben Carson, the former rival now helping presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump choose a running mate, said he doesnt want the position and that Democrats may be among those considered.

Obama hosts final Cinco de Mayo reception at White House +
Stamford Advocate | Thu May 05, 2016 21:20 UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama's final Cinco de Mayo reception at the White House seemed more a celebration of him than of the holiday. Obama talked about rising high school and college graduation rates for Latinos and the 700,000 so-called

Prince George's Co. Police: Reports of shooting at High Pt. High School +
WMAR | Thu May 05, 2016 21:18 UTC

A Prince George's Fire Co. spokesman said one person is dead and one person is injured following a shooting at High Point High School in Beltsville. . Local News, Weather Sports | Baltimore, MD | WMAR-TV

Questions arise about California doctor's response to Prince +
WHDH | Thu May 05, 2016 21:18 UTC

By CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer Was a California doctor acting legally when he sent his son to Prince's home with a drug often used to treat people addicted to opiates such as prescription...

Paul Ryan: 'I'm just not ready' to back Donald Trump +
NJ.com: Star Ledger | Thu May 05, 2016 21:17 UTC

"We don't always nominate a Lincoln and a Reagan every four years. But we hope our nominee aspires to be Lincoln- and Reagan-esque."

Putin Issues Drastic Response To NATOs Plan For Additional Troops +
Western Journalism | Thu May 05, 2016 21:16 UTC

House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump +
Stamford Advocate | Thu May 05, 2016 21:15 UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP. Even in an election cycle that's exposed extreme and very pub

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Trump's the choice +
Al Jazeera | Thu May 05, 2016 21:11 UTC

After writing off his chances at the start of the campaign, Republicans must now accept Donald Trump as their candidate.

Raging wildfire in western Canadian province of Alberta expected to spread +
Deutsche Welle | Thu May 05, 2016 21:11 UTC

A massive wildfire in Alberta, Canada has forced the largest fire evacuation in the province's history. Officials have cautioned that the fire is expected to spread further due to high winds and "tinder dry" conditions.

Orlando Bloom: No one should have to live through this +
CNN | Thu May 05, 2016 21:08 UTC

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom recounts his recent trip to conflict-torn eastern Ukraine to see how local schools are coping.

Playing for Palmyra Russia holds a concert in the ruins +
Euronews | Thu May 05, 2016 21:06 UTC

The orchestra from Russias Marinsky Theatre has staged a surprise concert in the amphitheatre of the historic Syrian city of Palmyra. The concert was held just over a month after Russian air strikes helped push ISIL militants out of Palmyra. Conducted by

Liverpool and Sevilla in Europa League final +
Deutsche Welle | Thu May 05, 2016 21:06 UTC

Liverpool are all that stands in the way utter Spanish dominance in club football. On Thursday, the Reds beat Villarreal 3-0 in the semis to advance to the Europa League final. Their opponents will be Sevilla.

4 people, including 8-month-pregnant woman, rescued 6 days after Kenyan building collapse +
CBC | Thu May 05, 2016 20:53 UTC

A pregnant woman was rescued Thursday after being trapped for six days in a collapsed apartment building in the Kenyan capital, the second survivor found this week in the rubble of the seven-story structure that fell amid heavy rains and killed 36 people.

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan 'not ready' to back Donald Trump +
CBC | Thu May 05, 2016 20:53 UTC

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP.

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Former Boy Scout leader charged with sexually abused 5 boys +
CBS News | Thu May 05, 2016 21:36 UTC

The boys were between the ages of 11 and 14 when the incidents began in Tennessee, according to indictment

4th Circuit Rejects Virginia Death Row Inmate's Appeal +
ABC News (US) | Thu May 05, 2016 21:27 UTC

A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal of a Virginia death row inmate who killed two people during an escape

Redstone Trial to Cover Thorny Fights Among Friends, Family +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 21:26 UTC

Infighting amongSumner Redstones family and current and former friends will be on full display in a probate trial set to begin Friday morning in Los Angeles.

Watch: House Speaker Paul Ryan Flips on Prior Pledge to Support GOP Nominee +
ABC News (US) | Thu May 05, 2016 21:26 UTC

"At this point I think he needs to do more to unify this party," Ryan said.

Gundlach Says Trump Would Use Debt Like Reagan to Boost U.S. GDP +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 21:24 UTC

DoubleLine Capitals Jeffrey Gundlach said Donald Trump, if hes elected president, would help the U.S. economy recover by going further into debt, just as Ronald Reagan fueled growth in the 1980s.

Valeant Forms Committee to Oversee Drug Pricing Under New CEO +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 21:24 UTC

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. created a committee responsible for the pricing of drugs after new Chief Executive Officer Joseph Papa promised significant changes to the companys strategy.

Los Angeles jury convicts accused Grim Sleeper killer +
One America News Network | Thu May 05, 2016 21:20 UTC

LOS ANGELES - A former sanitation worker accused of being the "Grim Sleeper" serial killer was found guilty of murder on Thursday for the slayings of nine women and a teenage girl in a Los The post Los Angeles jury convicts accused ‘Grim SleeperR

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Why do 'true conservatives' (whatever that means) want to close the GOP tent? +
Best of Cain | Thu May 05, 2016 21:16 UTC

Purity. I saw an interesting comment on my Facebook page yesterday. It came from a reader who clearly considers himself a

For now, Paul Ryan balks at backing Trump +
MSNBC | Thu May 05, 2016 21:10 UTC

House Speaker Paul Ryan has repeatedly said he's ready to back the Republican Party's presidential nominee. Today, however, he said ... something else.

Immigration in the Primaries, in Retrospect +
National Review | Thu May 05, 2016 21:08 UTC

On immigration, the exit polls from the Republican primaries were pretty consistent across the country. Most Republicans nearly everywhere believed that many illegal immigrants should be offered legal status rather than being deported. Very few Republican

Poll: Will Ryan eventually endorse Trump? +
MSNBC | Thu May 05, 2016 21:06 UTC

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he is not ready to endorse presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Kenya: MCAs refund cash paid to them for imaginary trips +
Standard Digital | Thu May 05, 2016 21:04 UTC

Members of the Murang'a County Assembly have volunteered to refund money that they illegally pocketed as allowances in some cases for non-existent trips abroad.

Clinton highlights Ryan's reluctance to support Trump +
Washington Examiner | Thu May 05, 2016 21:02 UTC

Just moments after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he wasn't ready to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee yet, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton emailed out his comments to her entire press list, emphasizing the growing divide

UFC womens champion Miesha Tate: Im open to Trump +
The Hill | Thu May 05, 2016 21:01 UTC

Tate said she admires Trump's dislike of her bitter rival, Ronda Rousey.

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Finally Some Good News About When People Are Dying +
Gawker | Thu May 05, 2016 21:15 UTC

When it comes to discussions of mortality rates, it seems like all we hear these days is middle-aged white Americans are dying more. Okay, finebut heres the good news.

The New Power Rangers Uniforms Look Like This and the Internet Is Not Pleased +
E! Online | Thu May 05, 2016 21:01 UTC

Say bye to your childhood as you know it. The gang from thePower Rangers revealed their new unif...

Jeremy Scott Signs With WME-IMG +
Hollywood Reporter | Thu May 05, 2016 20:58 UTC

Fashion designer Jeremy Scott has signed with WME-IMG, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. He previously was with CAA.

Desierto Gets World Premiere Closing Night Film Of LA Film Festival; People Vs. O.J. Simpson Event To Take Place +
Deadline Hollywood | Thu May 05, 2016 20:58 UTC

Jons Cuarn's Desierto will get its world premiere at the LA Film Festival this year when it bows as its closing night film on June. 9. In addition, the cast and creators of The People v. O.J. Simpson will be at the Festival for a screening of the final ep

DreamWorks Animation Exceeds Quarterly Earnings Expectations +
Hollywood Reporter | Thu May 05, 2016 20:57 UTC

DreamWorks Animation blew past earnings expectations in the most recent quarter, recording 16 cents in per-share profit on $190.4 million in revenue while analysts were predicting just a penny a share on revenue of $183 million.

Russell Crowe's 'Blood Meridian' Deal Falls Apart Over Book Rights Issue +
Hollywood Reporter | Thu May 05, 2016 20:56 UTC

The splashy Cannes package Blood Meridian has fallen apart.

Let's Look Back at the Time Prince Harry, Prince William and Princess Diana Went to Disney World +
E! Online | Thu May 05, 2016 20:55 UTC

Prince Harry is back in Florida to kick off the Invictus Games in Orlando, but this isn't his fir...

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SpaceX Set for Night Launch and Drone Ship Landing Friday, May 6 Watch Live +
Universe Today | Thu May 05, 2016 20:34 UTC

Less than 4 weeks after launching a Dragon cargo ship for NASA to the International Space Station (ISS), SpaceX is poised for their next nearly simultaneous Falcon 9 rocket launch and first stage landing attempt for what promises to be a spectacular skysh

Intricate Animal and Flower Tattoos Found on Egyptian Mummy +
Scientific American | Thu May 05, 2016 20:00 UTC

Depictions of objects on a 3,000-year-old woman’s body may have had religious significance

3-D Printed Prosthesis Gives Paralympian a Leg Up +
Scientific American | Thu May 05, 2016 20:00 UTC

German Paralympian Denise Schindler tests a 3D-printed prosthesis, hoping to use it at the Rio Olympics in summer. Edward Baran reports.

Rivers Can Resist Floods from Climate Change +
Scientific American | Thu May 05, 2016 19:51 UTC

Heavy rainstorms, tied to global warming, will not send gravelly, stony rivers raging over the landscape

Leopards Have Lost 75 Percent of Their Historic Range +
Discovery News | Thu May 05, 2016 19:46 UTC

The first-ever comprehensive analysis of the big cat paints a grim picture.The first-ever comprehensive analysis of the big cat paints a grim picture.

How Do We Terraform Ceres? +
Universe Today | Thu May 05, 2016 19:32 UTC

We continue our "Definitive Guide to Terraforming" series with a look at another body in our Solar System - the dwarf planet Ceres. Like many moons in the outer Solar System, Ceres is a world of ice and rock, and is the largest body in the Asteroid Belt.

Why vultures matter, and what we lose if they're gone +
ScienceDaily.com | Thu May 05, 2016 18:50 UTC

The primary threat to vultures is the presence of toxins in the carrion they consume. Losses of vultures can allow other scavengers to flourish, and proliferation of such scavengers could bring bacteria and viruses from carcasses into human cities, say in

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Technology

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Google added a clever way to remove awful autocorrect suggestions +
The Verge | Thu May 05, 2016 21:20 UTC

Google's default Android keyboard got a big update this week that adds in all kinds of small changes and new features, including a one-handed mode. Today people started noticing another small...

GoPro delays its highly anticipated drone until winter +
The Verge | Thu May 05, 2016 20:48 UTC

GoPro announced its first quarter earnings today, and the details were fairly bleak. It saw its revenue drop by 49.5 percent from the same period in 2015, and it swung from a $22 million profit to...

Persona 5 countdown ends, revealing new trailer and a Japanese release date +
Digital Trends | Thu May 05, 2016 20:46 UTC

After a two-week countdown, Atlus revealed that Persona 5 will be released in Japan September 15 during a live stream on Thursday. Atlus also released detailed for a special collector's edition box set to celebrate the Persona series' 20th anniversary. Th

SteamVR can give your Vive controllers a Portal-themed makeover +
The Verge | Thu May 05, 2016 20:45 UTC

There's something wonderful about tiny custom items in video games. They're the virtual equivalent of jewelry: you don't have to coordinate an entire outfit, just add a few little accents that make...

The Du-Touch S is a weird and wonderful new instrument +
The Verge | Thu May 05, 2016 20:45 UTC

The other week a startup showed me how it was trying to reinvent the guitar for 2016: doing away with complicated chords and frets and letting anyone play by pressing buttons. It didn't really...

Drakes record-breaking week proves exclusive streaming belongs to the big dogs +
Digital Trends | Thu May 05, 2016 20:38 UTC

Drake is poised to smash Beyonc's recently set single-week streaming record, with his album Views garnering more than 191 million plays on Apple Music since it first hit the streaming service April 29. The post Drakes record-breaking week proves exclusive

Color-Changing Threads Might One Day Turn Your T-Shirt Into a Screen +
Gizmodo | Thu May 05, 2016 20:34 UTC

Look around and count the number of screens surrounding you. Youll probably run out of fingers before youre done, but why stop there? Researchers at UC Berkeley have come up with a way to weave color-changing threads into fabrics, turning even garments in

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Fort McMurray firefighters battle growing blaze, need 'significant rain to help us' +
CBC | Thu May 05, 2016 21:38 UTC
Supercharged by winds of up to 70 km/h, the Fort McMurray wildfire ballooned to 85,000 hectares overnight and is now raging across a wide front south of the city.....

Former Boy Scout leader charged with sexually abused 5 boys +
CBS News | Thu May 05, 2016 21:36 UTC
The boys were between the ages of 11 and 14 when the incidents began in Tennessee, according to indictment....

World Anti-Doping Agency suspends Bloemfontein doping lab +
SABC | Thu May 05, 2016 21:32 UTC
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the South African Doping Control Laboratory in Bloemfontein until 30 September 2016.....

Over 700 people lost power after Old Pactolus Highway accident +
WNCT-TV | Thu May 05, 2016 21:27 UTC
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT)- Greenville Utilities confirmed over 700 people lost power Thursday afternoon after a car rolled onto Old Pactolus H ....

4th Circuit Rejects Virginia Death Row Inmate's Appeal +
ABC News (US) | Thu May 05, 2016 21:27 UTC
A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal of a Virginia death row inmate who killed two people during an escape....

Redstone Trial to Cover Thorny Fights Among Friends, Family +
Bloomberg | Thu May 05, 2016 21:26 UTC
Infighting amongSumner Redstones family and current and former friends will be on full display in a probate trial set to begin Friday morning in Los Angeles.....

Watch: House Speaker Paul Ryan Flips on Prior Pledge to Support GOP Nominee +
ABC News (US) | Thu May 05, 2016 21:26 UTC
"At this point I think he needs to do more to unify this party," Ryan said.....

Hempstead parents complain of being kept in dark on school budget +
WABC-TV NY | Thu May 05, 2016 21:25 UTC
Parents are upset they have been kept in the dark about the Hempstead school budget.....

2 shot, 1 dead, at High Point High School +
WCSH | Thu May 05, 2016 21:25 UTC
BELTSVILLE, MD (WUSA9) A shooting has been reported at High Point High School in Beltsville, Md., according to a Prince George's County Fire Department spokesp....

'I don't want to make any more money': Dick Smith talks winning the 'lottery of life' +
ABC Australia | Thu May 05, 2016 21:25 UTC
From humble beginnings as the target of schoolyard bullying, to the founder of one of Australia's largest electronics retailers Entrepreneur Dick Smith has conquer....

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Lions sign WR Andre Caldwell +
AP | Thu May 05, 2016 21:38 UTC
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have signed free agent wide receiver Andre Caldwell. Caldwell played the past four seasons with the Denver Broncos. He cau....

Brazil Supreme Court suspends Rousseff impeachment architect +
AFP | Thu May 05, 2016 21:35 UTC
A Brazilian Supreme Court justice on Thursday suspended Eduardo Cunha, the senior lawmaker at the center of efforts to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, citing his ....

One dead, one hurt in shooting at Maryland high school: local television +
Reuters | Thu May 05, 2016 21:29 UTC
One person was killed and another injured in a shooting on the grounds of a high school in Beltsville, Maryland, a local NBC affiliate reported on Thursday, citing ....

Lockheed wins $424 million contract for radar emitter simulation products: Pentagon +
Reuters | Thu May 05, 2016 21:29 UTC
Lockheed Martin Corp has won a $424 million U.S. defense contract for threat radar emitter simulations products and services, and other simulation equipment, the Pe....

Seattle mayor decries sexist attacks to sports arena vote +
AP | Thu May 05, 2016 21:27 UTC
SEATTLE (AP) Seattle's mayor and an investor have condemned sports fans' sexist attacks against the mostly female City Council after its vote sidetracked a....

SAIC gets task order for Navy systems support +
UPI | Thu May 05, 2016 21:18 UTC
Richard TomkinsMCLEAN, Va., May 5 (UPI) -- SAIC is to provide technical services to the U.S. Navy Sea Systems Command under a task order with a potential value of $....

Flight forced to land in Florida following injuries +
AP | Thu May 05, 2016 21:17 UTC
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) Officials say a plane traveling from the Dominican Republican to Pittsburgh had to stop in Florida after several people were injured whe....

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Death of a Salesman Review: The Poetry of Showing Life as It Is +
Wall Street Journal | Thu May 05, 2016 21:38 UTC
Baltimores Everyman Theater is doing something very out of the ordinary: performing a pair of American plays in repertory....

FireEye Names Mandia as CEO, Loss Widens +
Wall Street Journal | Thu May 05, 2016 21:34 UTC
Revenue in the latest quarter was at the low end of the cybersecurity companys expectations, and it cut its sales view for the year.....

Bats Profit Doubles in First Earnings Report Since Going Public +
Wall Street Journal | Thu May 05, 2016 21:32 UTC
Bats Global Markets said its first-quarter profit doubled, driven by increased market volume and market share, in its first earnings report as a public company.....

Asian Morning Briefing: U.S. Stocks Give Up Gains +
Wall Street Journal | Thu May 05, 2016 21:31 UTC

Sothebys Cleans House +
Wall Street Journal | Thu May 05, 2016 21:30 UTC
As New York auctions begin next week, Sothebys replaces specialists, lessens guarantees and discourages sharing commissions with sellers.....

News Corp Reports Loss on Legal Settlement +
Wall Street Journal | Thu May 05, 2016 21:29 UTC
News Corp swung to a loss in the March quarter as the company took a $280 million charge related to a legal settlement and turmoil in the advertising markets and fo....

Amy Sedaris Helps Give Hotel Art a Proper Retirement +
Wall Street Journal | Thu May 05, 2016 21:29 UTC
Amy Sedaris helps hotel-chain Super 8 give away 100 old artworks to benefit the Center for Arts Education.....

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White House announces sentence commutations for 58 convicts +
Norwich Bulletin | Thu May 05, 2016 21:46 UTC
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday commuted the prison sentences of 58 federal convicts, including 18 who were given life sentences. ....

Women help construct Rochester Habit For Humanity home +
Fosters.com | Thu May 05, 2016 21:40 UTC
Women participating in National Women Build Week helped construct a condex in Rochester Thursday — a Habitat for Humanity project that will eventually be hom....

Sterling Republican Town Committee to host ham, bean supper +
Norwich Bulletin | Thu May 05, 2016 21:39 UTC
The Sterling Republican Town Committee will host a ham and bean supper at 5 p.m. May 21 at the Ekonk Community Grange, 723 Ekonk Hill Road, Sterling.....

Bouncer gets suspended prison sentence in Hampton assault +
The Union Leader | Thu May 05, 2016 21:39 UTC
BRENTWOOD - A Massachusetts man received a suspended prison sentence for assaulting two police officers after he was taken into custody outside of a Hampton pub las....

Lions sign WR Andre Caldwell +
AP | Thu May 05, 2016 21:38 UTC
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have signed free agent wide receiver Andre Caldwell. Caldwell played the past four seasons with the Denver Broncos. He cau....

Lowthorpe Meadows to host spring cleanup +
Norwich Bulletin | Thu May 05, 2016 21:37 UTC
Lowthorpe Meadow board members are seeking volunteers to join the spring cleanup at 9 a.m. May 7 at the Washington Street entrance of the 18-acre tract of land betw....

State narrows down firing range facility site to 2 towns +
Norwich Bulletin | Thu May 05, 2016 21:33 UTC
State officials have narrowed down their decision on a site for the proposed firing range down to two towns--Griswold and Sprague.The Department of Administrative S....

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White House announces sentence commutations for 58 convicts +
Norwich Bulletin
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday commuted the prison sentences of 58 federal convicts, including 18 who were given life sentences. ....

Women help construct Rochester Habit For Humanity home +
Fosters.com
Women participating in National Women Build Week helped construct a condex in Rochester Thursday — a Habitat for Humanity project that will eventually be hom....

Sterling Republican Town Committee to host ham, bean supper +
Norwich Bulletin
The Sterling Republican Town Committee will host a ham and bean supper at 5 p.m. May 21 at the Ekonk Community Grange, 723 Ekonk Hill Road, Sterling.....

Bouncer gets suspended prison sentence in Hampton assault +
The Union Leader
BRENTWOOD - A Massachusetts man received a suspended prison sentence for assaulting two police officers after he was taken into custody outside of a Hampton pub las....

Lowthorpe Meadows to host spring cleanup +
Norwich Bulletin
Lowthorpe Meadow board members are seeking volunteers to join the spring cleanup at 9 a.m. May 7 at the Washington Street entrance of the 18-acre tract of land betw....

State narrows down firing range facility site to 2 towns +
Norwich Bulletin
State officials have narrowed down their decision on a site for the proposed firing range down to two towns--Griswold and Sprague.The Department of Administrative S....

Orange County 4-H plans calf sale, alumni reunion +
Times Herald Record
One of the events many 4-H members remember is the annual Calf Sale and Silent Auction, traditionally held the day before Mother’s Day.This year’s eve....

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Canada

Fort McMurray firefighters battle growing blaze, need 'significant rain to help us' +
CBC | Thu May 05, 2016 21:38 UTC
Supercharged by winds of up to 70 km/h, the Fort McMurray wildfire ballooned to 85,000 hectares overnight and is now raging across a wide front south of the city.....

Loblaw looks to get in on medical marijuana business +
CBC | Thu May 05, 2016 21:24 UTC
Galen G. Weston, the head of Loblaw, the country's largest drugstore and grocery chain, said Thursday that pharmacists are well-positioned to dispense medical m....

Editorial: Compassion amid catastrophy in Fort McMurray +
Montreal Gazette | Thu May 05, 2016 21:10 UTC
Its hard not to be moved by the images of terrified residents making treacherous getaways past burning forests, buildings and roadsides.....

Fort McMurray shows us why we need to be prepared for disasters +
National Post | Thu May 05, 2016 20:54 UTC
Canadians can count on other Canadians to come to their aid. But that takes time and in that time, you're responsible for yourself....

4 people, including 8-month-pregnant woman, rescued 6 days after Kenyan building collapse +
CBC | Thu May 05, 2016 20:53 UTC
A pregnant woman was rescued Thursday after being trapped for six days in a collapsed apartment building in the Kenyan capital, the second survivor found this week ....

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World Anti-Doping Agency suspends Bloemfontein doping lab +
SABC
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the South African Doping Control Laboratory in Bloemfontein until 30 September 2016.....

MH370 analysis starts on debris: Australia +
News24
Investigators probing the fate of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have begun analysis on debris found in Mozambique, Australian authorities say.....

INFOGRAPHIC: Murder, assault and rape - the SA stats +
News24
Stats SA have released their third in-depth analysis of the circumstances surrounding contact crime. View the key points of the report here.....

Burning schools undermines right to basic education SAHRC +
News24
The South African Human Rights Commission has condemned the burning of 17 schools in Vuwani District in Limpopo, saying it had impacted negatively on children's....

Malaysia searches for foreigners missing in seas off Borneo +
News24
Malaysian authorities are searching for three foreigners who went missing in waters near the Philippines where a spate of recent kidnappings have taken place, a coa....

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Europe

Brazil Supreme Court suspends Rousseff impeachment architect +
AFP | Thu May 05, 2016 21:35 UTC
A Brazilian Supreme Court justice on Thursday suspended Eduardo Cunha, the senior lawmaker at the center of efforts to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, citing his ....

Caught On Tape: 100s Of M1 Abrams Tanks Roll Through Houston, TX +
Zero Hedge | Thu May 05, 2016 21:27 UTC
Just days after we exposed Texas police planning for riots and conducting mass arrest drills, the site of hundreds of M1 Abrams battle-tanks rolling on a train thro....

Speaker Ryan Ditches Donald: "Just Not Ready To Support Trump" +
Zero Hedge | Thu May 05, 2016 21:26 UTC
At this point Im not ready to jump in, but I hope we can get there.....

Jrgen Klopps prediction comes to pass as Liverpool vanquish Villarreal +
The Guardian | Thu May 05, 2016 21:19 UTC
Jrgen Klopp boldly promised that Villarreal wont know whats hit them when they visited Anfield, and at times that was precisely how it appeared....

Daniel Sturridge repays Jurgen Klopp's faith and reminds Liverpool and England of his class +
The Telegraph | Thu May 05, 2016 21:17 UTC

Liverpool vs Villarreal - key match stats +
The Telegraph | Thu May 05, 2016 21:15 UTC
Here are all the key match stats from Liverpool's 3-0 win against Villarreal in the Europa League at Anfield.....

Hillsborough: South Yorkshire police 'emphasised evidence' video +
The Guardian | Thu May 05, 2016 21:15 UTC
Former South Yorkshire Police press officer Hayley Court, speaks to the BBC about her experience as press officer with the constabulary....

UK local election results 2016: live updates and news +
The Guardian | Thu May 05, 2016 21:15 UTC
Rolling coverage of the results of the 2016 elections, covering the London mayor, the Scottish parliament, the Welsh assembly, the Northern Ireland assembly, Englis....

'Grim Sleeper' trial: former LA trash collector convicted in serial killings +
The Guardian | Thu May 05, 2016 21:15 UTC
Prosecutors said Lonnie Franklin Jr, who was found guilty of all 10 slayings, stalked vulnerable young black women during the crack cocaine epidemic....

Arabian Nights, Vol 3: The Enchanted One review elegant Portuguese austerity marvel +
The Guardian | Thu May 05, 2016 21:15 UTC
The final part of Miguel Gomess docu-fantasy trilogy includes Scheherazade as a romantic warrior queen and an interplanetary Karen Carpenter....

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Middle East

Al Hamad Praises HE Sheikh Joaan's Support to Qatari Athletics +
Qatar News Agency
Doha, May 05 (QNA) - Asian Athletics Association (AAA) and Qatar Athletics Federation (QAF) President, Major General Dahlan Al Hamad, on Thursday highly appreciated....

Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation honors winners of Arabic poetry contest +
Kuwait News Agency

White House: no excuse for airstrike on Syria refugee camp +
The Daily Star
The White House Thursday condemned an airstrike on a refugee camp in Syria that killed at least 28 people, including women and children....

Aerial Footage of Massive Tunnel Explosion before Militants' Attack Aleppo +
FARS News Agency
TEHRAN FNA - A video recently released shows a huge tunnel bombing which targeted the Northern building blocks of the al-Zahra district in Aleppo city. VIDEO....

Velayati, Nasrallah meet in Beirut +
IRNA
Beirut, May 5, IRNA Head of the Expediency Council's Research Center Ali Akbar Velayati conferred with Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Seyyed Hassan Na....

Trump's the choice +
Al Jazeera
After writing off his chances at the start of the campaign, Republicans must now accept Donald Trump as their candidate.....

Tunisia breaks up two Al-Qaeda-linked cells: ministry +
The Daily Star
Tunisian forces have dismantled two Al-Qaeda-linked cells that had been planning to carry out attacks against shopping malls and political parties, the interior min....

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East Asia

(Yonhap Interview) U.S. commitment to alliance with Korea won't change no matter what happens in election: senator +
Yonhap News
The United States will remain firmly committed to the alliance with South Korea ....

Why is Malaysia at center of Taiwan-China dispute? +
Central News Agency
A plane lands in Guangzhou, China. Led off the plane by Chinese police are 32 Taiwanese people suspected of carrying out telephone fraud. Malaysia deported them to ....

Growth in Chinas services sector slows but new orders on the rise +
South China Morning Post
A non-government survey reported softer growth in April for the services sector, an area on which the country has pinned hopes of reversing a slowdown in economic g....

Incoming Economics Minister Lee Shih-guang meets business leaders +
Formosa News

Lawmaker says China keeping Taiwan away from annual WHA meeting +
Formosa News

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South Asia

7 injured as T'puram-bound train hits local train +
Press Trust of India
Chennai, May 5 (PTI) Seven passengers of a local trainwere injured when a Thiruvananthapuram-bound train hit it atsuburban Pattabiram, Southern Railway said here to....

Gujarat government transfers 83 IAS officers +
Press Trust of India
Ahmedabad, May 5 (PTI) In a major bureaucratic reshuffle,Gujarat government today transfered 83 IAS officers includingthe Collectors of Amreli, Ahmedabad, Banaskant....

BJP leaders charge Allahabad Univ VC with mishandling +
Press Trust of India
agitationAllahabad, May 5 (PTI) A group of BJP leaders todaycharged the Vice Chancellor of Allahabad University with"mishandling" the ongoing agitation by o....

Supergiants beat Daredevils by seven wickets +
Press Trust of India
New Delhi, May 5 (PTI) Rising Pune Supergiants defeatedDelhi Daredevils by seven wickets in an Indian Premier Leaguematch, here today. Brief Scores: Del....

BJP asks Cong to act against Harish Rawat +
Press Trust of India
New Delhi, May 5 (PTI) BJP today asked Congress to takeaction against former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawatwho was summoned by CBI for questioning ove....

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South East Asia

Jennifer Lawrence posts new X-Men: Apocalypse clip +
Today Online
LOS ANGELES - Don't mess with Jennifer Lawrence. The actress' Raven-Mystique character manages to get into a fight - while attending a fight - in a brief new clip f....

Integrity, desire to serve matter more to PAP than packaging +
Today Online
SINGAPORE - The People's Action Party (PAP) may not score highly in its "packaging", nor does it wield the "emotional trump card", but its candidates are sincere in....

TODAYs brief, Friday, May 6 +
Today Online
Final public hearing on Elected Presidency scheme to be held The fourth and final public hearing on the review of the Elected Presidency scheme will be held on Frid....

Pakistani woman strangled for helping friend elope +
Today Online
PESHAWAR (Pakistan) - A Pakistani woman was drugged, strangled and then her body set ablaze because she helped her friend elope, police said on Thursday (May 5), an....

SDP to set up taskforce to handle emergency cases in Bt Batok if it wins +
Today Online
SINGAPORE - The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) plans to set up a taskforce to handle defects and shortfalls in the Bukit Batok constituency if Dr Chee Soon Juan w....

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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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