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Four-state tornado outbreak kills 1

CNN - ‎6 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- At least one person was killed and around a dozen injured Sunday when a string of tornadoes tore through four states, ripping roofs off homes, downing power lines and tossing trees like matchsticks.
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Yahoo Is Planning to Buy Tumblr for $1.1 Billion

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The board of Yahoo, the faded Web pioneer, agreed on Sunday to buy the popular blogging service Tumblr for about $1.1 billion in cash, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, a signal of how the company plans to reposition itself as the technology ...
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Obama's Counsel Was Told of IRS Audit Findings Weeks Ago

Wall Street Journal - ‎44 minutes ago‎
The White House's chief lawyer learned weeks ago that an audit of the Internal Revenue Service likely would show that agency employees inappropriately targeted conservative groups, a senior White House official said Sunday.
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SKorea analyzing NKorea's 4 projectile launches

Houston Chronicle - ‎39 minutes ago‎
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea is analyzing whether projectiles North Korea fired into its eastern waters over the weekend are short-range missiles or a new type of artillery the country may be developing, officials said Monday.
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Hezbollah steps up Syria battle, Israel threatens more strikes

Reuters India - ‎27 minutes ago‎
By Khaled Yacoub Oweis. AMMAN | Mon May 20, 2013 8:14am IST. AMMAN (Reuters) - Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops on Sunday and Israel threatened more attacks on Syria to rein the militia in, ...
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Netanyahu says further strikes on Syria a possibility

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: “The Israeli government is acting in a responsible and measured way”. Reuters/Ronen Zvulun.
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China asks North Korea to free seized boat

BBC News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
China says it has called on North Korea to secure the release of a fishing boat and its crew seized earlier this month. Owner Yu Xuejun said the vessel had been in Chinese waters when the 16-man crew were seized on 5 May.
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One Killed In Tunisia Clashes - Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎49 minutes ago‎
One person is reported to have died in clashes between Tunisian security forces and supporters of the hard-line Islamist Ansar al-Sharia group.
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Gasoline prices at US pumps 11 cents over past 2 weeks

Washington Post - ‎15 minutes ago‎
CAMARILLO, Calif. - The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 11 cents over the past two weeks. The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular is $3.66.
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Connecticut Derailment's Effects Could Last All Week

Wall Street Journal
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A derailed Metro-North rail car is hoisted back on to the tracks in Bridgeport. Conn., on following the train collision Friday night.
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Phoenix Police Officer Dies in Fatal...

ABC News - ‎48 minutes ago‎
A Phoenix police officer and firefighter both died Sunday after suffering critical injuries in separate accidents on the job, officials said.
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Teenager Holding on to iPad Gets Run Over by Thieves in SUV in Las Vegas

Headlines & Global News - ‎7 minutes ago‎
A teenager walking down a street in Las Vegas with an iPad was mugged by two men who jumped out of an SUV and as they fled, they ran him over as held on to the device.
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Woah, Time to Slow That Yen Fall? - CNBC.com

CNBC.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Eight months into the yen's steep decline and Japan's policymakers are starting to voice their concern about the pace of the currency's move.

Suburbs' Share of Poor Has Grown Since 2000

New York Times - ‎9 minutes ago‎
The suburbs, which in 2000 accounted for 29 percent of the region's poor people, a decade later were home to 33 percent of metropolitan New Yorkers living below the federal poverty level, according to an analysis of the latest census results.
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Lawmakers Show Concerns About Google's New Glasses

New York Times - ‎May 16, 2013‎
Eight members of Congress on Thursday formally demanded that Google address a range of privacy concerns about its new wearable technology device, Google Glass.
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Syrian Electronic Army hackers, if tied to Assad, could lead to war

Stabley Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Syrian Electronic Army is an anonymous group of hackers with a political agenda leaning overtly in favor of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, though neither Assad nor the hackers will take credit for being affiliated with the other.
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'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice' season finale: And the winner is...

Entertainment Weekly - ‎1 hour ago‎
After a two-hour extravaganza (Tim Tebow! Magic tricks! Songs!) and the revelation that both Trace Adkins and Penn Jillette can launch semi-successful ice cream flavors and socials, it was time for one last firing and for one of the finalists to emerge victorious ...
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Game Of Thrones Season 3: Access' Guide To Episode 308's New Character ...

Access Hollywood - ‎15 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- A handsome new man crossed paths with Daenerys Targaryen in this week's episode of “Game of Thrones.” And, in our Sunday night episode wrap-up on AccessHollywood.
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Spurs Roll Grizzlies To Take 1-0 Lead

ESPN - ‎2 hours ago‎
SAN ANTONIO -- There was only one reasonable course of action, Zach Randolph concluded, after he managed a measly two points on just eight shots in the biggest game of his playoff life.
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Bruins beat Rangers for 2-0 lead

Tampabay.com - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Boston's Torey Krug tries to avoid the first-period pileup that has the Rangers' Brian Boyle on top of Adam McQuaid. Bruins, 1, 2, 2, 5. Rangers, 1, 1, 0, 2. BOSTON - Claude Julien wanted his Bruins to play more aggressively in the third period.
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Braves blast Jansen, Dodgers 2nd straight game

CBSSports.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
ATLANTA -- Ramiro Pena got a fierce wakeup call with the bases loaded and the scored tied in the eighth inning. Pena fouled the first pitch off his lower right leg and bent over in anguish.
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Paul George gets daunting task: Guarding LeBron James - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
Paul George, the Indiana Pacers' All-Star forward, is facing an unenviable challenge. George gets to go head-to-head with NBA MVP LeBron James in the Eastern Conference finals, which begin Wednesday (8:30 p.m.
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Matt Moore matches Babe Ruth as Rays sweep Orioles - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
BALTIMORE (AP) - Matt Moore isn't only breaking records set by Cy Young winner David Price, he's performing at a level that's drawing comparisons to a pretty good southpaw named Babe Ruth.
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Russia retrieves mice, lizards from space in preparation for Mars mission — all ...

The Space Reporter - ‎4 hours ago‎
Speaking late Sunday, Russian space officials announced the return of a number of creatures from space, saying most died during their time in space.
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Moon rocked by biggest meteorite explosion on record - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎5 hours ago‎
A boulder-sized meteor that slammed into the moon in March caused the biggest lunar explosion ever observed by NASA. The strike, which packed as much punch as five tons of TNT, was so bright that anyone looking up at the moon at that moment could ...
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Climate change: human disaster looms, claims new research

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Some of the most extreme predictions of global warming are unlikely to materialise, new scientific research has suggested, but the world is still likely to be in for a temperature rise of double that regarded as safe.
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A Journal Sentinel Watchdog Report Charity's investment a prescription for ...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - ‎18 hours ago‎
Kalydeco is a breakthrough, lifesaving life-saving cystic fibrosis drug that costs its users, or their insurance companies, $841 a day.
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