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Anti-Trump protests break out for second day in California
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By Sharon Bernstein BURLINGAME, Calif. (Reuters) - Protests erupted in California for the second day in a row on Friday against U.S. presidential cand...
   
Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers
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NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company's latest effort to target billboard ads to...
   
Kenya's president sets fire to 105 tons of elephant ivory in dramatic statement against poaching
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's president sets fire to 105 tons of elephant ivory in dramatic statement against poaching.
   
White House: Malia Obama to take a year off before attending Harvard University in 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: Malia Obama to take a year off before attending Harvard University in 2017.
   

Protesters try to block access to the party congress of right-wing populist party "Alternative Fuer Deutschland" (Alternative for Germany) in Stuttgart on April 30, 2016German riot police on Saturday arrested some 400 protesters as clashes erupted outside a meeting of the right-wing populist AfD party, which is set to adopt an anti-Islamic manifesto amid a rise in European anti-migrant groups. Left-wing demonstrators burned tyres and threw firecrackers as they tried to prevent delegates of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party from getting into the congress in the western city of Stuttgart. The AfD meeting comes a week after the far-right Freedom Party's Norbert Hofer sent shock waves through Austria's political establishment by winning the first round of a presidential ballot.


Hundreds arrested in clashes outside German right-wing congress
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German riot police on Saturday arrested some 400 protesters as clashes erupted outside a meeting of the right-wing populist AfD party, which is set to...
   

FILE- In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, Muslim pilgrims walk outside the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Employees at giant construction firm, the Saudi Binladin Group, have set fire to more than seven company buses to protest a reportedly large round of looming layoffs and not being paid their salaries for months. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy, File)Employees at the Saudi Binladin Group, a construction giant, have set fire to more than seven company buses in the latest protest by disgruntled staff over not being paid salaries for months and a large ...


Saudi Binladin Group employees set fire to buses in protest
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Employees at the Saudi Binladin Group, a construction giant, have set fire to more than seven company buses in the latest protest by disgruntled staff...
   

A Syrian family runs for cover amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Al-Qatarji in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on April 29, 2016Terrified residents fled a new wave of air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria's second city Aleppo on Saturday, as a "freeze" in fighting held on two other fronts. Aleppo was left out of the temporary US-Russian brokered truce, which appeared intact in the regime stronghold of Latakia as well as Damascus and the nearby rebel bastion of Eastern Ghouta. In Aleppo's rebel-held east, dozens of civilians left the battered district of Bustan al-Qasr early on Saturday morning, an AFP correspondent said.


Residents flee as air strikes shake Syria's Aleppo
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Terrified residents fled a new wave of air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria's second city Aleppo on Saturday, as a "freeze" in figh...
   

Nico Rosberg celebrates his seventh Grand Prix win in a row at the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi on May 1, 2016Nico Rosberg became only the fourth driver in Formula One history to record seven successive wins when he cruised to victory ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's incident-filled Russian Grand Prix. "Lewis did a great job to come up to second so quickly from 10th and I know he is right on it and he will always be motivated and challenge and keep going. "It is four races from 21 and Lewis is going to come back of course.


Rosberg strolls to Russian GP win, Hamilton second
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Nico Rosberg became only the fourth driver in Formula One history to record seven successive wins when he cruised to victory ahead of Mercedes team-ma...
   
60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach
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SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — It literally was a whale of a job.
   

A woman and child enter the general hospital in Samawa, 230 kms south of Baghdad, on February 19, 2004The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for rare attacks in Iraq's deep Shiite south on Sunday, twin suicide car bomb blasts in the city of Samawa killing at least 33 people. "The hospitals have received 33 dead," a senior official in the Muthanna health department, which covers Samawa, told AFP. An officer in Muthanna Operations Command confirmed the toll.


Rare IS group bombings in southern Iraq kill 33
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The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for rare attacks in Iraq's deep Shiite south on Sunday, twin suicide car bomb blasts in the city o...
   
Cries heard as rescuers search rubble of Nairobi building, at least 10 dead
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By George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Rescue workers raced on Saturday to save more residents from the rubble of a six-storey building in Nairobi - i...
   
Frenchman flies more than a mile on a hoverboard
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PARIS (AP) — A Frenchman has flown more than 2 kilometers (over a mile) on a hoverboard in an apparent new world record.
   
Iran moderates win back parliament
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Run-off elections give moderates and reformists a working majority in the Iranian parliament for the first time in more than a decade.
   
2nd-seeded Kerber loses in 1st round of Madrid Open
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MADRID (AP) — Second-seeded Angelique Kerber lost 6-4, 6-2 to Barbora Strycova in the first round of the Madrid Open on Sunday.
   
German party congress marred by clashes
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Clashes erupt at the start of a meeting of Germany's right-wing Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) party, with hundreds of protesters detained. ...
   
Appeals ruling clears way for Bowe Bergdahl case to resume
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An appeals court has cleared the way for Bowe Bergdahl's legal case to resume by rejecting prosecutors' argument that defense attorneys were given too...
   
VIDEO: The Queen vs The President: 'Boom'
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The Queen and Prince Harry have responded to Barack and Michelle Obama's Invictus Games challenge.
   

German Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates after winning the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom racetrack in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, May 1, 2016.(AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday as his title rival and teammate Lewis Hamilton dodged crashes and battled through the pack for second.


Rosberg wins Russian Grand Prix as Hamilton takes second
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SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday as his title rival and teammate Lewis Hamilton dodged crash...
   
VIDEO: Plucky pony makes break for freedom
BBC
A pony that was part of a biblical-themed spring festival in Russia escaped, pursued by a costumed actor.
   

Turkish anti-riot police detain a protester during clashes at a May Day rally in Bakirkoy, a district of Istanbul, on May 1, 2016Turkish police used tear gas and water cannon against May Day protesters on Sunday while France was on high alert for more violent protests against labour reforms during the annual celebration of worker's rights. From Moscow to Marseille, rallies were held in cities across the globe to celebrate Labour Day as the working classes battle economic crises and rising unemployment. Some 25,000 police were on duty, cordoning off the central Taksim Square and releasing volleys of teargas and water cannon on those trying to make their way to the protest hotspot, an AFP photographer said.


Tear gas in Turkey, tensions in France for May Day rallies
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Turkish police used tear gas and water cannon against May Day protesters on Sunday while France was on high alert for more violent protests against la...
   

Militants free 10 Indonesian hostages in south Philippines
Labour Party denies anti-Semitism in its ranks as vote nears
Yemen officials say peace talks suspended after Houthis seize base
Liverpool loses 3-1 at Swansea in Premier League
3 dead in eastern Ukraine amid Easter armistice violations
French far-right father-daughter feud disrupts tradition
Labour candidate favourite for London mayor after racially charged campaign
Pope insists pedophile criminals be 'severely' punished
The Latest: Train derails in DC, leaking hazardous material
Slovakia's premier leaves hospital after heart surgery
Nationalist party declares Islam doesn't belong to Germany
Death toll from building collapse in Kenya rises to 16
South Africa: Rescued lions explore new home in sanctuary
First rites: China's Orthodox Christians see Easter resurrection
Tear gas in Turkey, tensions in France for May Day rallies
Rosberg wins Russian Grand Prix as Hamilton takes second
Appeals ruling clears way for Bowe Bergdahl case to resume
2nd-seeded Kerber loses in 1st round of Madrid Open
Frenchman flies more than a mile on a hoverboard
Rare IS group bombings in southern Iraq kill 33
Rosberg strolls to Russian GP win, Hamilton second
Saudi Binladin Group employees set fire to buses in protest
White House: Malia Obama to take a year off before attending Harvard University in 2017
Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers
Donald Trump says Republican race all but over if he wins Indiana
Skeletal human remains found at 100-year-old music venue
Sanders raises $26M in April in primary bid against Clinton
Trump dismisses riots, focuses on battle against Clinton
Grenade explodes during drunken argument in Russia; 1 killed
Hit on Maatta, late shoves put Caps' Orpik under microscope
Anti-immigrant AfD says Muslims not welcome in Germany
Trump hits out at Clinton and Cruz ahead of Indiana primary
Leicester misses 1st chance to clinch Premier League title
Kenya officials: Death toll of collapsed building up to 16
Teacher gets felony charge for lying about puppy
First class of students with disabilities graduate from University of Cincinnati
Poll: Trump has 15-point lead over Cruz in Ind.
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The Money Issue: President Obama Weighs His Economic Legacy
Malia Obama to Attend Harvard, but Not Until 2017
First Draft: Bernie Sanders’s Fund-Raising Plunges Amid Campaign Woes
Malia Obama to take 'gap year,' enter Harvard in 2017
Bombings kill 31 as Iraq grapples with political crisis
Woman jailed over foetus-cutting attack
German party adopts anti-Islam policy
Manchester United 1-1 Leicester City
Woman, four great-grandchildren killed in Texas flooding
Iraq: Car bombings kill at least 18
Class of students with disabilities graduate from University of Cincinnati
Mom of 4 kids killed in floods: 'They were my heart'

 


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