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Pope Beatifies Murdered Salvadoran
Voice of AmericaPope Beatifies Murdered Salvadoran ArchbishopVoice of AmericaHundreds of thousands of worshippers converged on the Salvadoran capital Saturday to witness the the beatification of the late Archbishop Oscar Romero. A papal declaration leaves the assassinated prelate one step from Roman Catholic sainthood. Romero ...Angelenos to celebrate Oscar Romero's beatificationLos Angeles Timesall 267 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 3:03 pm
3 Decades After Galvanizing Hate Crime,
Belfast Telegraph3 Decades After Galvanizing Hate Crime, Ireland's Gays Hail VoteNew York TimesDUBLIN — Many of the young voters so pivotal to the successful campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Ireland were not even born when the country's version of New York's Stonewall Riots occurred. In 1982, Declan Flynn, a 31-year-old homosexual, ...Ireland votes overwhelmingly in favor of same-sex marriageCNNCouple plan big day as Ireland set to back gay marriageTimes of IndiaIreland passes same-sex marriage referendum with 62 percent of the voteFox News LatinoBBC News -Irish Independentall 2,594 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 2:35 pm
Nigerian Senator-Elect Wanted for US Drug
CHANNELS TELEVISIONNigerian Senator-Elect Wanted for US Drug Deal Put Under House ArrestWall Street JournalNigerian drug agents Saturday surrounded the house of a senator-elect wanted by the U.S. for his alleged involvement in a nearly 20-year-old heroin deal that is said to be the basis for the TV hit “Orange Is the New Black.” Buruji Kashamu is under house ...Drug agency: Nigeria senator-elect wanted in US for drug deal under arrest ...Minneapolis Star Tribuneall 66 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 2:30 pm
Netanyahu thanks US for blocking Mideast
YnetnewsNetanyahu thanks US for blocking Mideast nuclear initiativeYnetnewsUS blocks global document aimed at ridding world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to 'cynically manipulate' the process by setting deadline for Israel and its neighbors to meet within months. Reuters, AP ...Israel thanks US for stand on Mideast nuclear arms ban at UNReutersNetanyahu thanks Kerry: US met its commitment to Israel over nuclear issueHaaretzUS blocks nuclear disarmament document over Israel, Moscow fumesRTall 173 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 2:26 pm
Saudi suicide bombers identified - New
Al-BawabaSaudi suicide bombers identifiedNew Zealand HeraldA Bahraini Shiite protestor shouts slogans amid tear gas smoke during clashes with riot police on May 23, 2015. Photo / Getty Images. Saudi Arabia has identified the suicide bomber who killed 21 worshipers at a mosque for the minority Shiite community and ...Isis threatens 'black days' for Shia MuslimsThe Times (subscription)No room for sectarianismArab NewsISIS Claims Responsibility for Bombing at Saudi MosqueNew York TimesThe Guardianall 1,112 news articles »
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 2:23 pm
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Tens of thousands turn up for funeral of
Tens of thousands of people turned out at a mass funeral in eastern Saudi Arabia for 21 Shi'ite Muslims killed last week in a suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State, a Reuters witness said. Saudi security forces stayed away from the funeral in Qatif, as delegates converged on the city from various regions in the eastern province, where most of the country's Shi'ite Muslim minority live, to attend the burial. "Here I am, O Hussein," the crowd chanted, invoking the name of Prophet Mohammad's grandson Imam Hussein, one of the most revered figures in Shi'ite Islam, as they marched toward the cemetery behind the flower-covered coffins, held shoulder-high by local men.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 11:21 am
Texas governor declares states of emergency,
The governor of Texas on Monday declared states of disaster in 24 counties, citing the severe weather and flash flooding that have killed at least two people.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 11:19 am
Obama pays tribute to fallen service members
President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the nation's fallen service members at Arlington National Cemetery, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns and saying Americans "can never fully repay the debt" to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 11:11 am
Fighter Jets Scramble Following Reports of
An Air France plane was escorted to JFK Airport in New York City this morning after an anonymous threat was made against the flight -- one of several threats made to multiple airplanes bound for different U.S. airports, law enforcement officials told ABC News. Authorities said that the decision to have the plane escorted by two fighter jets was done "out of an abundance of caution" after the Maryland State Police McHenry Barrack, in Garrett County received an anonymous call of a “chemical weapons threat” aboard Air France Flight 22, which was en route from Paris to New York City airport.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:50 am
Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish
Conservative challenger Andrzej Duda has won Poland's presidential election and ousted the incumbent in a runoff vote, according to official results Monday.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:29 am
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Saturn's Spectacular Sights Stun
Once per orbit, as the Earth completes its annual revolution around the Sun, it also passes and laps the outer worlds, who move so slowly they take decades — or, in the case of Neptune and Pluto, centuries — to complete even one orbit around our ...
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 4:24 am
South African rhino survives horrific attack
The rhino’s rescuers gave her a name: Hope. Poachers in South Africa had darted the rhino with a tranquilizer and hacked off her horns while she was sedated, leaving the animal with a horrific wound covering much of her face. A couple of days later ...
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 4:23 am
The fried-chicken wars: Inside KFC’s weird
These are dark days for KFC's once-dominant chicken empire. After five years of crumbling sales, the extra crispy mega-chain, which in 2012 lost its throne as America's top chicken seller to Chick-fil-A, now makes less money than eateries half its ...
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 4:20 am
Bernie Sanders Aims To Catch On With
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders might be the next best thing. Sanders, who is opening his official presidential campaign Tuesday ...
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 4:16 am
'I need to get a lot better': 17-year-old
PARIS – As the first 17-year-old American man in the French Open since Michael Chang won the 1989 title, Frances Tiafoe learned a valuable lesson from a straight-set loss in his Grand Slam debut. "I need," Tiafoe said with a chuckle, "to get a lot better.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 4:14 am
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Triple-Murder Suspect Jed Allen: Body Found
Police have found a body they believe to be that of triple-murder suspect Jed Allen.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:16 am
Norwich City Promoted To Premier League
The Canaries triumph in the richest game in football, securing a comfortable win to return to the top flight at the first attempt.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:03 am
Murder Suspect's Bizarre Online Videos
The 21-year-old is seen dancing while driving a car in one clip, while another shows him vigorously brushing his teeth.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:55 am
Body Of Kayaker Found In Fiancee Murder Case
Vincent Viafore's body was discovered about a mile from where his kayak capsized last month while paddling with his partner.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 7:32 am
Police Officer Found Shot Dead In Patrol Car
Investigators don't know why or when the officer, whose vehicle came to a stop at the kerb after the shooting, was targeted.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 7:31 am
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England seal thrilling win over NZ
England produce a magnificent final-day bowling display to win the first Test against New Zealand by 124 runs.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:23 am
Police find murder suspect body
UK police say they have found body of Jed Allen, who is suspected of killing his sister, his mother and her partner
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:23 am
PM and Juncker to discuss EU reforms
Prime Minister David Cameron is to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to discuss terms of a potential new UK deal.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:20 am
Deadly tornado strikes Mexican city
At least 10 people are reported killed and scores of houses destroyed as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:19 am
NI leader has suspected heart attack
Northern Ireland's first minister Peter Robinson is admitted to hospital with a suspected heart attack.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:59 am
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Pressure cooker in D.C. car blasted
A pressure cooker in a parked car on the National Mall aroused the suspicions of Capitol Police in Washington on Sunday, and they called out a bomb squad to do away with it.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:13 am
Mass graves of migrants found
Mass graves of refugees caught up in the human-trafficking trade have been found in northern Malaysia near the border with Thailand, authorities said Sunday.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:13 am
$200 million payday for one victory
Norwich City hit the $200 million jackpot Monday as it defeated Middlesbrough 2-0 in England's Championship Playoff final at Wembley Stadium.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:11 am
Why Dave Grohl had a better weekend than you
Fresh off his performance with his band the Foo Fighters on David Letterman's final show, Dave Grohl kept the good times rolling this weekend.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:08 am
Obama: Holiday with no major ground war
President Barack Obama observed during remarks at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday that this year is the first Memorial Day in 14 years "that the United States is not engaged in a major ground war."
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:08 am
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Ben Stiller on Anne Meara: We were 'lucky to
After sharing the news that his mother, actress and comedienne Anne Meara, died on Saturday at age 85, Ben Stiller took to Twitter to thank ...       
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 5:47 am
The best and worst cities for commuting in
For the vast majority of Americans (86%), the morning ritual involves slipping the key into the ignition of your car and pulling into traffi...       
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 5:40 am
Reports: U.S. military escorts Air France
FBI says jets were scrabbled after threat against Air France airliner.       
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 5:37 am
Obama hails first Memorial Day since end of
President delivers annual Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery.       
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 5:17 am
Iraq, Iran push back on U.S. defense chief
Spokesman for Iraq's prime minister says U.S. defense chief given incorrect information.       
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 4:54 am
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On Anniversary, Jurors in Etan Patz Case
Seven jury members who voted to convict a former clerk of murder in his deadlocked trial met in SoHo on Monday, the day of Etan’s disappearance 36 years ago.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:24 am
The Appraisal: Still Secret and Secure, Safe
Once built behind fake bookcases or trap doors, fortified spaces today double as bathrooms, closets and even master bedroom suites.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 8:24 am
Migrants Flooding Into Malaysia and
While the refugees wait for citizenship or resettlement, they are not allowed to work or send their children to government-accredited schools.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 8:15 am
Jon Stewart, Iraq War Critic, Runs a Program
A five-week boot-camp-style introduction to the television industry, exclusively for military veterans, began with the host of “The Daily Show.”
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 7:33 am
With Dispute, Venerable Korean American
With two members claiming the presidency, disarray has befallen the Korean American Association of Greater New York, one of the oldest such groups in the region.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 7:13 am
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Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, bombs in
BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State poured more fighters into Ramadi as security forces and Shi'ite paramilitaries prepared to retake the Iraqi city that fell to the Islamists a week ago in a major setback for the government.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:07 am
Greece says wants to make debt payments but
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece intends to make good on its debt obligations but needs aid urgently to be able to do so, the government said on Monday, after several senior officials insisted Athens had no money to pay a loan installment falling due next week.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:08 am
Houthis suffer first serious setback in
ADEN/CAIRO (Reuters) - Local Sunni Muslim militia ejected Shi'ite Houthi rebels from much of the southern Yemeni city of Dalea on Monday, residents and combatants said, inflicting the first significant setback on the Iranian-backed rebels in two months of civil war.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 8:23 am
Malaysia finds 139 graves in 'cruel' jungle
WANG KELIAN, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysia has found 139 graves, and signs of torture, in more than two dozen squalid human trafficking camps suspected to have been used by gangs smuggling migrants across the border with Thailand, the country's police chief said on Monday.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 7:38 am
Insight - Stalling economy hurts Turkey's AK
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Murat Dalga stands in a shop filled with everything but customers and swears he won't be voting for Turkey's ruling AK Party this time around.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 7:16 am
Source: RT
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​Rape more frequent in Sweden than India
India's women's minister says that Sweden has a worse rape problem than her home country. It comes as India struggles to rebuild its reputation following the 2012 gang-rape of a woman on a Delhi bus, which cast the nation into the international spotlight.Read Full Article at
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 10:05 am
Hummus-ide: ‘After Palestinian land,
Merely altering a culinary map at a Rotterdam eatery has set off a firestorm of debate regarding Israeli actions against Palestinians, which Richard Becker, a member of the anti-war ANSWER coalition, says is increasingly isolating Israel.Read Full Article at
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:20 am
Switzerland publishes names of foreign tax
Switzerland has reportedly published the names of foreigners wanted for tax frauds after requests from Russia, France, Germany, India and other countries. This may mark the end of Swiss bank privacy tradition, dating back to the 1930s.Read Full Article at
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:20 am
​Chemical jihad? ‘Growing chance’ of
Britain is facing a growing threat of chlorine attack on its soil by UK jihadists returning home from Syria and Iraq, chemical warfare experts warn. Bombs containing chlorine are said to be the “chemical weapon of choice” for terrorists.Read Full Article at
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 8:55 am
Invading young Muslims’ ‘private
UK’s top Muslim policeman believes the country has entered a dangerous phase of Islamization that even the smallest children are vulnerable to. He says the country’s obsession with “private space” is to blame for its failure to notice the warning signs.Read Full Article at
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 8:49 am
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Nepal rebuilds: Before and after the
As the country struggles to rebuild after the earthquake, these before and after images show the extent of the job.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:49 am
French Open: Sharapova advances with easy
Russian seals straight-sets win in first round at Roland Garros but Radwanska is knocked out.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:45 am
Hundreds die in India heat wave
Death toll from severe heat wave reportedly crosses 500, with the country's southern states the worst affected.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:38 am
Russia plans to use prison labour for 2018
Labour will be used to work at factories with a focus on driving down costs of building materials for WC projects.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 8:20 am
Disease threatens livestock on Lebanon's
The most common disease is foot-and-mouth but a new virus that causes lumpy skin has also raised concern.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 7:53 am
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Tornado kills 10 in Mexican border city
AT least 10 people are dead following a tornado in the northern Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 8:33 am
Finn murder may not be solved: WA top cop
A 2002 royal commission was the golden opportunity to solve the Shirley Finn murder case, and a fresh probe may not reveal her killers, WA's top cop says.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 4:38 am
Man busted with $60K worth of dope
A MAN has been charged with drug offences after being caught with $60,000 worth of cannabis on the NSW and Victorian border.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 4:12 am
China, NSW govt put trade on the menu
PREMIER Mike Baird has spruiked the relationship between NSW and China at a state dinner to honour a senior Chinese government official.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 4:09 am
United Arab Emirates launches space agency
THE UAE says its space agency will help diversify the country's economy and create highly skilled jobs for a growing youth population.
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 3:03 am
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William Cooper, artist - obituary
Artist who painted the honeyeaters, parrots and brush turkeys of the Australian rainforests
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:59 am
Twinkle, singer - obituary
Singer-songwriter who achieved a fleeting fame in 1964 with Terry, her lament for a dead motorcyclist
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:58 am
Danish fitness instructor sets new plank
Fitness instructor Tom Hoel has regained the world record for holding the gruelling fitness position after losing it to a Chinese policeman last October
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:56 am
Nick Mead, naval officer - obituary
Naval officer whose sinking of a German U-boat in April 1945 turned out to be one of the last of the war
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:55 am
Cyclist runs red light, crashes into
A cyclist in Manchester has learnt a painful lesson about disobeying the Highway Code, after being filmed jumping the lights and slamming into a bus
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:45 am
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Ethiopia counting votes after parliamentary
Ethiopia has started counting the votes after Sunday's elections. Provisional results should emerge within a few days and the final result is…
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:29 am
Thousands of air passengers grounded during
Thousands of people were suffering the consequences on Monday of a 24-hour strike of pilots and cabin crews at Italy's flagship carrier Alitalia.…
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 9:10 am
One month after the quake Nepal waits in
It is a "month": since an…
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 8:17 am
Burundi protests resume after murdered
Demonstrators have taken to the streets in Burundi's capital Bujumbura and elsewhere in the country, to protest against the murder of an opposition…
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 8:02 am
Venice crowd protests against Matteo
Left-wing protesters in the Italian city of Mestre, near Venice, chanted "we are all anti fascists" and used rubber dinghies for protection during a…
Posted on 25 May 2015 | 7:59 am
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British Gas owner posts huge profits
British Gas' owner has increased profits at its residential arm by 23 per cent in a move fanning flames of anger over recent price hikes.Related StoriesCentrica criticised over profitsBatman shootings: Amateur video of audience fleeingJamie Heaton's parents visit Shaw explosion siteBo's wife charged with murder of British businessmanRelated StoriesFirst outing for fastest cubs on landMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingPolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 yearsKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 6:12 am
Warsi cleared of expenses fiddle
The Conservative Party says its co-chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of allegations she wrongly claimed Parliamentary expenses.Related StoriesDavid Cameron heckled at Olympic eventMost over-the-top PMQs question ever?Cameron: 'We have to deal with banking culture'David Cameron confronted by angry Yorkshire residentRelated StoriesDavid Beckham surprises Team GB fans in photo boothAll children to be given flu vaccineOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungePolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 years
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 6:12 am
Bo's wife charged with murder of British
The wife of scandal-hit Chinese politician Bo Xilai is to be prosecuted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.Related StoriesNorth Korean soldiers dance to celebrate Kim's promotionBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWedding party's cars plunge into river as bridge collapsesRelated StoriesChina shows off elite Harbin Z-9 helicopterAdorable white lion cubs born in MexicoBreathtaking volcano eruption in JapanSenior Syrian diplomats defectKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:49 am
Olympics kicks off with flag gaffe
Olympic organisers LOCOG have been forced to apologise to the North Korean women's football team, after the South Korean flag was displayed before their first match.Related StoriesDavid Beckham: 'I have a small role in opening ceremony'London 2012 kicks off with footballOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedTall ships sail to the Thames for the Olympics
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:11 am
Police numbers drop to lowest level in 9
The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nine years, figures showed today.Related StoriesEngland and Wales are ageing faster than ever beforeBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeRelated StoriesBritish Gas owner posts huge profitsHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San DiegoWarsi cleared of expenses fiddle
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:03 am