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Cyprus' Rival Leaders Take Stroll Through Divided Capital

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Cyprus' rival leaders take stroll through divided capital to boost hopes for peace

Cannes Hails Premiere of a Bloody, Stylish 'Macbeth'

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Cannes Film Festival hails premiere of a bloody, stylish 'Macbeth'

Vettel Posts Fastest Time Ahead of Rosberg in 3rd Practice

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Ferrari's Vettel fastest in Monaco GP final practice, ahead of Mercedes' Rosberg and Hamilton

Bank of England confirms EU exit research after email misfire

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LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England plans to assess the implications of a possible British exit from the European Union, it said in a statement, confirming an email it inadvertently sent to a newspaper about the supposedly confidential research project.


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Class action planned over Montara oil spill

An Australian law firm is preparing a class action on behalf of Indonesian fishermen and seaweed farmers who say their livelihoods were devastated by one ... more

Senate unable to agree on U.S. surveillance program

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Senate unable to agree on U.S. surveillance program
Amy R. ConnollyWASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- The Senate couldn't agree on a measure that would stop U.S. spying through phone records and extend the ... more

Bank of England confirms EU exit research after email misfire

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LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England plans to assess the implications of a possible British exit from the European Union, it said in a ... more

Duggar family's '19 Kids and Counting' series is pulled from TLC's schedule

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Duggar family's '19 Kids and Counting' series is pulled from TLC's schedule
Karen ButlerROGERS , Ark., May 23 (UPI) -- TLC has yanked "19 Kids and Counting" from its lineup, following the revelation that one of its ... more

The 20 photographs of the week

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The ongoing Rohingya migrant crisis, gorillas, volcanoes, Jane Fonda and 156 outlaw bikers – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the ... more

'Tomorrowland' in Dolby Cinema: the best picture I've seen in a theater

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'Tomorrowland' in Dolby Cinema: the best picture I've seen in a theater
In the Dolby Cinema presentation of Disney's "Tomorrowland," fiber-optic-fed laser light engines, 4K resolution, HDR contrast and Atmos sound combine to create a breathtaking cinema ... more

Bank of England confirms EU exit research after email misfire

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Bank of England confirms EU exit research after email misfire
By William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England plans to assess the implications of a possible British exit from the European Union, it ... more

Bank of England confirms EU exit research after email misfire

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LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England plans to assess the implications of a possible British exit from the European Union, it said in a ... more

ECB's Draghi urges euro zone to unite for economic reform

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ECB's Draghi urges euro zone to unite for economic reform
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has urged euro zone countries to unite in the task of reforming the bloc's economies, saying sharing sovereignty was ... more

Islamic State raises flag over citadel in Syria's Palmyra: supporters

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have raised their flag over an ancient citadel in Syria's historic city of Palmyra, pictures posted online overnight by ... more

This Artificial Intelligence Pioneer Has a Few Concerns

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Increasingly rapid advances in AI have given Stuart Russell's concerns heightened urgency. The post This Artificial Intelligence Pioneer Has a Few Concerns appeared first on ... more
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Google Maps Is Racist Because the Internet Is Racist

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A slur recently showed up on Google Maps, and it was the work of trolls. It was the work of algorithms. The post Google Maps ... more
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While You Were Offline: We’d Like to Buy Furiosa a Coke

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This week the Internet showed us that we were shortchanged by puberty. The post While You Were Offline: We’d Like to Buy Furiosa a Coke ... more
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Design FX: The Magic Behind Tomorrowland’s 6-Minute Jetpack Shot

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See how Industrial Light & Magic created the futuristic tech and magical world in Brad Bird’s 'Tomorrowland.' The post Design FX: The Magic Behind Tomorrowland’s ... more
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It’s Finally Time to Say Goodbye to Hellraiser’s Pinhead

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In the latest episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, horror author Clive Barker talks about writing one last Pinhead story in his new novel. ... more
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Hibernian v Rangers: Scottish Premiership play-off semi-final – live!

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Hibernian v Rangers: Scottish Premiership play-off semi-final – live!
The latest updates on the play-off semi-final second leg at Easter RoadFirst leg match report: Rangers 2-0 HibernianDave King confirmed as Rangers chairman after SFA ... more

Tomic 'confident' of shrugging off virus to start French Open

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Tomic 'confident' of shrugging off virus to start French Open
Australia’s No.1 ‘did right thing’ by pulling out of NiceTomic to face Italian qualifier Luca Vanni in ParisBernard Tomic has dispelled lingering fitness doubts to ... more

England v New Zealand: first Test, day three – live!

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England v New Zealand: first Test, day three – live!
Latest updates from the third day’s play at Lord’sJason Gillespie confirms talks with ECB over England jobMike Selvey’s day two match report from Lord’sEmail dan.lucas@theguardian.com ... more

Steven Gerrard’s 11 big moments, as told by those involved

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Steven Gerrard’s 11 big moments, as told by those involved
Liverpool team-mates, managers and rivals, past and present, remember legend who inspired the miracle of Istanbul, endured the gut-wrenching slip in the title run-in against ... more

The gifs that keep on giving: stealing, sliding, skating and showboating

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The gifs that keep on giving: stealing, sliding, skating and showboating
Featuring a lesson in how not to track your runner, a balancing act, a lonely team-mate, snowboarding in the dark and a boxer with his ... more

Pursuits: In Vietnam, Street Food Moves From Sidewalk to Storefront

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Pursuits: In Vietnam, Street Food Moves From Sidewalk to Storefront
Savoring the specialties in Hanoi and Hoi An restaurants that preserve the informality and limited menus of Vietnam’s beloved street stalls.

Date at his beach house has everything but her heart

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Date at his beach house has everything but her heart
I had one of those amazing sunset dinners a few weeks ago — with an orange and pink sky and waves hitting the rocks nearby ... more

The runner in midlife: working up a sweat before the smog-rise

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Several times a week, I run along the blind curves on the leafy side of town till I reach the contented exhaustion that comes from ... more

F1 Overtakes Premier League Soccer With 130% Boost In Prize Money

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F1 Overtakes Premier League Soccer With 130% Boost In Prize Money
Formula One auto racing teams have received a bigger boost to their prize money over the past seven years than the clubs in Premier League ... more

How the Juilliard School is changing the way we hear early music

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The Juilliard’s early music ensemble, Juilliard415, play not just Bach, but Beethoven, Haydn and new works – one sign of the way in which the ... more
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Bank of England confirms EU exit research after email misfire

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LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England plans to assess the implications of a possible British exit from the European Union, it said in a ... more

John C Reilly: 'I have a strong female side'

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The self-styled ‘Irish galoot’, who plays a brave king in Matteo Garrone’s Tale of Tales, has spent a career mixing it up between studio comedies ... more

What Don Draper, David Letterman had to say about retirement

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What Don Draper, David Letterman had to say about retirement
Within the space of 72 hours last week, a pair of aging alpha males, one real, one fictional, said goodbye for good. Both feel like ... more

Islamic State raises flag over citadel in Syria's Palmyra: supporters

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have raised their flag over an ancient citadel in Syria's historic city of Palmyra, pictures posted online overnight by ... more

'I spent most of my life as a nobody': the last of the silent movie stars

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Baby Peggy made her film debut at 18 months. By 10, she was one of the biggest child stars in Hollywood. Then came the talkies ... more

Senate unable to agree on U.S. surveillance program

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Senate unable to agree on U.S. surveillance program
Amy R. ConnollyWASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- The Senate couldn't agree on a measure that would stop U.S. spying through phone records and extend the ... more

Duggar family's '19 Kids and Counting' series is pulled from TLC's schedule

published less than 1 hour ago
Duggar family's '19 Kids and Counting' series is pulled from TLC's schedule
Karen ButlerROGERS , Ark., May 23 (UPI) -- TLC has yanked "19 Kids and Counting" from its lineup, following the revelation that one of its ... more

Ebola-free Liberia allowed to host internationals

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Ebola-free Liberia allowed to host internationals
Liberia can host international soccer matches again after being declared free of the deadly Ebola virus, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Friday. ... more

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 23, 2015

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 23, 2015
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 23, 2015

Police believe additional suspects involved in D.C. quadruple murder

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Police believe additional suspects involved in D.C. quadruple murder
Doug G. WareWASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- Washington, D.C., police don't believe Daron Wint acted alone in the murders of a prominent family and their ... more