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Corbyn could bring spirit of Syriza to UK's Labour
Four threats Olympics security chiefs need to stop
NAACP's 'Journey for Justice' protest march begins in Selma
LEADING OFF: Latos debuts for Dodgers, Leake with Giants
Subway sandwich artists set world record in Las Vegas
Duda helps make Cespedes a winner in Mets debut
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UK and France seek EU help over Calais
The UK home secretary and her French counterpart urge other EU nations to act to help address the root causes of the Calais migrant crisis.
Your pictures: Metal
Readers photographs on the theme of metal.
How many people have gone to Syria to fight?
How many people have gone to Syria to join Islamic State?
Been and Gone: The British film actress who missed out on fame
The British film actress who missed out on fame
Big walls can cause big problems
The problems that come from building mega walls
Weekend Edition: The week's best reads
The best features of the week to enjoy, including your comments
VIDEO: The elephant playing with birds - and more trends of the week
The animal that charmed the internet and other trends
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Dozens killed in monsoon
Heavy monsoon rains in the past month have left at least 27 people dead and displaced more than 150,000 others in Myanmar, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Saturday.
4 die from Legionnaires' in NYC
The number of deaths in the New York City Legionnaires disease outbreak is up to four.
Seau's daughter to speak at Hall
After a week of controversy, the daughter of the late NFL star Junior Seau will speak on stage during her fathers induction at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the halls president said in a written statement.
Family tiff aired at Bobbi Kristina Brown's funeral
Family and friends said goodbye Saturday to Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of the late Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, at a private funeral just north of Atlanta.
Italy seizes $205K from Snoop
Snoop Dogg left Italy $205,000 lighter on Saturday after police seized money from him at an airport in Calabria.
Fans woo Foo Fighters with music video
A group of 1,000 Italian Foo Fighters fans banded together to entice the rockers to play a gig in Cesena. CNNs Natalie Allen has more.
Ian McShane joins 'Game of Thrones'
Actor Ian McShane is joining hit HBO series Game of Thrones, the network confirmed Saturday morning.
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18-year-old Palestinian protester killed by Israeli troops
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BILLIONAIRE BACKING: Torrent of money pours into 2016 campaigns
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SHORT CIRCUIT Robot destroyed in Philly during cross-country trip
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Secrets of Las Vegas landmark
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'Year in space' update
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The best changes in Windows 10
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EFFORTS ON THE HILL: Emails reveal Clinton's role in ObamaCare passage
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Debris unlikely to solve mystery of missing Malaysian plane, experts say
More than 16 months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished en route to Beijing, experts say there is little hope that a bit of wing found on an Indian Ocean beach will unravel what happened to the 239 people on the
Jewish extremists torch Palestinian homes, killing toddler, authorities say
DUMA, West Bank — Arsonists set fire to two Palestinian homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Friday, burning a toddler alive and injuring three others in an attack that authorities say was most likely carried out by Jewish extremists.Read
Discovering a piece of Flight 370 won’t help investigators find the rest
While confidence increased Friday that a piece of airplane wing that washed ashore on an Indian Ocean island this week belonged to an airliner that disappeared more than 16 months ago, the discovery will provide little help to those searching for
British leader pledges tougher line to block migrant crush across Channel
LONDON — Britain’s prime minister pledged Friday to send extra fencing and sniffer dogs across the English Channel to the French port of Calais as part of escalating efforts to block desperate migrants attempting to cross to England via the
Female Ukrainian war hero facing 25 years in Russian jail
MOSCOW — The contentious trial of a female Ukrainian war hero charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists began in southern Russia on Thursday, amid public protest from the Ukrainian government and private negotiations to strike a deal for
Debris washed up on island could be clue to missing Malaysia Flight 370
BEIJING — The cold case known as Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been jolted by a piece of flotsam that washed ashore, and now investigators are scrambling again.Authorities in France plan to examine what appears to be part of a
The U.S. now has an embassy in Cuba. But relations are hardly normal.
HAVANA — In nations all over the world where the United States has an embassy, U.S. diplomats promote trade and assist American companies looking to make business contacts.And now, the United States has an embassy in Cuba. But it also
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Airplane debris arrives in France for Malaysia crash investigation
PARIS/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and may belong to a vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 arrived in France on Saturday for investigators to study its origin.
Palestinian youth dies after West Bank clash with Israeli troops
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian youth died on Saturday at a West Bank hospital following a clash with Israeli troops near Ramallah, Palestinian hospital officials said.
Biden's late son urged him to run for U.S. presidency: New York Times
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden, inspired in part by his late son, has been holding meetings at his Washington home to discuss challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, The New York Times reported on Saturday.
Yemeni vice president arrives in Aden, fighting continues in country
ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Yemeni vice president Khaled Bahah arrived in the southern port city of Aden on Saturday, the most senior official from Yemens exiled government to visit since local fighters drove out the Iranian-backed Houthis.
Three members of bin Laden family killed in UK jet crash: police
LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Three members of former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Ladens family were killed when a private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, British police said on Saturday.
Greece may seek up to 24 billion euros in first new aid tranche: paper
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece may seek 24 billion euros in a first tranche of bailout aid from international lenders in August to prop up its banks and repay debts falling due at the ECB, a pro-government Greek newspaper said in
Syrian Kurdish forces say 'provocative' Turkey targeting them
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week and called on U.S-led forces to clarify their approach toward Ankara in light of
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Walker: Biden, Clinton 'names from the past'
Walker speaks at Koch summit where candidates and senators mingle with wealthy donors.       
Study: Popular in your 20s, better off at midlife
Researchers say social life at 20 and 30 predicts well-being later in life.       
Tennessee’s bravest man refused to surrender in WWII
Charles Coolidge left Chattanooga a bookbinder and returned a hero.       
Sailor faces charges for submarine photos on cellphone
The pictures showed classified engineering spaces on the attack submarine USS Alexandria.       
Status of Jericho the lion disputed
Jericho, an ally of Cecil the lion, may be dead.       
Young killer released from Florida prison
MELBOURNE, Fla. — After spending the last 16 years in prison for murder, Catherine Jones, 30, is a free woman.     
How a small Ind. town became a gay rights battleground
Debate over Goshen’s nondiscrimination ordinance has attracted statewide attention.       
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Thousands Rally in Israel After Gay Pride Stabbing Attack
What happened in Jerusalem goes against the spirit of (the Jewish) people, Benjamin Netanyahu said in a video intended for demonstrators.
Dr. Dre Announces First Album in 15 Years
The hip-hop super-producer said on his radio show that the album will be his grand finale, and the record is bananas.
9-Year-Old Bat Boy Critical After Being Struck by Player's Swing
A witness said Kaiser Carlile was running to retrieve a bat when a Liberal Bee Jays player taking practice swings hit him in the head Saturday.
Head of Failed Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Arrested
Mark Karpeles, 30, is suspected of accessing the exchanges computer system in February 2013 and inflating his account.
Are Polar Bears Skating on Thin (Arctic) Ice?
The polar bear may not be physiologically equipped to deal with a warming climate, experts say.
'Ghost Fishing' Nets in Ocean Threaten Marine Life
An estimated 25,000 nets are discarded annually in the Northeast Atlantic alone, and they can continue snaring wildlife for decades.
Man Drowns After Bar Fight Sends Two Into Water in Conn.
Two people fell into the water behind a Bridgeport bar during the course of a fight early Saturday, authorities said. The other man fled the scene.
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Joe Biden Said to Be Taking New Look at Presidential Run
The vice president’s advisers are reaching out to Democrats who have not yet committed to Hillary Rodham Clinton or are concerned she is vulnerable.
Palm Oil Company Is Accused of Exploiting Liberia’s Ebola Crisis
During the height of the Ebola outbreak, a community signed over large swaths of farming land. Now, some are questioning the benefits, and ethics, of the deal.
Grand Jury Indicts Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton, on Felony Charges
Mr. Paxton has been charged by a grand jury in connection with securities fraud and with failing to register with the state securities board.
Your Money: Guesswork in Cashing In Delta’s Frequent-Flier Miles
Over the last 18 months, the airline has been engaged in some sleight of hand, no longer posting a chart explaining how many miles a free ticket will require.
How to Live Wisely
What does it mean to live a productive life? What about a happy life? Five exercises that tackle the tough questions. Try these at home.
Bronx Residents Anxious After 4th Death From Legionnaires’ Disease
As the number of cases climbed to 65, city officials said tests revealed the outsides of five building were contaminated.
Ronda Rousey’s U.F.C. Dominance Evokes a Young Mike Tyson
Rousey, who is 5-0 since joining the Ultimate Fighting Championship and whose last two fights lasted 16 seconds or less, will defend her title on Saturday against Bethe Correia of Brazil.
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Charles Koch Urges Conservatives to Skip ‘Corporate Welfare’
Conservative billionaire Charles Koch told his ultra-rich friends that they face a “life and death” decision whether to keep lobbying for tax breaks and government subsidies. “Business leaders (must) recognize that their behavior is suicide, that it is suicide long
Carly Fiorina: I’ve Been Called Bimbo—and Worse
I’ve been called the other name that starts with a B.
Scott Walker Still Isn’t Sure If President Obama Is Christian
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker still isn’t sure President Obama is Christian. “I don’t know,” the Republican presidential candidate said Saturday during an appearance before 450 donors to the political network backed by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch. “I presume
Migrants Wait With Hope and Resignation at French Camp Called ‘The Jungle’
“It is not a good life here
Conflicting Reports Over Cecil the Lion’s Brother Jericho
Jericho had been caring for his brother Cecils cubs
Game of Thrones Casts Ian McShane in Season 6
The former Deadwood star will have a small but key role
Watch Adorable Baby Turtles Crawl to the Ocean
Nesting season is from May to October
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Hall of fame, pall of shame
Who is Ed Morris, Sr.?
One man critical, another uninjured after being trapped by rip currents in Long Beach, police say
Long Beach police rescued two men from the water who had been trapped in a rip current Saturday night, with one in critical condition, authorities said.
It's a bull market for Tuesday's Billy Joel tickets
Billy Joel fans who still dont have tickets to see him Tuesday at the final concert before the Nassau Coliseum closes will likely have to pay significantly higher prices -- more than triple the face value in some case --
Sandy volunteers bid farewell, LI Disaster Recovery Center to close
With a picnic and cheers, the last of a group of volunteers who helped Long Islanders rebound from the ravages of superstorm Sandy were bid farewell.
Verizon strike possible as contract deadline looms
Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators dont reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier.
Fran Udell dies; former London Jewelers president was 94
Fran Udell, 94, whose drive and integrity helped her and her husband transform a family watch and clock repair shop into London Jewelers, died after a short illness Saturday at her Glen Cove home, her two sons said.
Sandy volunteers bid farewell, LI Disaster Recovery Center to close
With a picnic and cheers, the last of a group of volunteers who helped Long Islanders rebound from the ravages of superstorm Sandy were bid farewell.
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