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Murder trial opens for French farmer who shot truffle thief

published about 2 hours ago
PARIS (AP) — A French farmer is on trial for killing a suspected truffle thief with two blasts from a pump-action shotgun.

Japan coalition wants to end most Fukushima evacuations by 2017: draft

published about 2 hours ago
By Takaya Yamaguchi TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's ruling coalition will recommend lifting evacuation orders for most people forced from their homes by the Fukushima nuclear disaster within two years in a bid to speed up reconstruction, a draft proposal shows. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's party and its governing partner will also press local governments in the disaster zone to shoulder more of the reconstruction spending now being borne by central government, according to the draft seen by Reuters on Tuesday. ... more

Washington Post reporter's closed 'espionage' trial in Iran begins

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Washington Post reporter's closed 'espionage' trial in Iran begins
An Iranian security court Tuesday held the first hearing in the closed trial of an American-Iranian reporter for The Washington Post who has been detained for more than 10 months, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Eintracht Frankfurt coach Thomas Schaaf quits after 1 season

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Eintracht Frankfurt coach Thomas Schaaf quits after 1 season
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt coach Thomas Schaaf has stepped down, blaming the club's board for making him leave after only one season in charge.

Investment fund CEOs call for long-term greenhouse gas cuts

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Investment fund CEOs call for long-term greenhouse gas cuts
Some of the world's biggest investment funds urged the Group of Seven industrialized nations on Tuesday to commit to a long-term goal to cut world greenhouse gas emissions as part of a U.N. climate deal due to be agreed in December. Cuts in emissions would give investors more certainty, promote research and development and new technologies, and help create jobs, fund chiefs said. "We believe climate change is one of the biggest systemic risks we face," the fund managers, who ... more


B.B. King’s children claim blues legend was poisoned

Homicide investigators are reviewing the death of legendary blues guitarist B.B. King. He died two weeks ago in Las Vegas at the age of 89. ... more

Waterspout sends bounce house into sky with kids inside

A 6-year-old girl is in a Fort Lauderdale hospital after a waterspout sent a bounce house flying. The giant inflatable toy tumbled across a four-lane ... more

FBI searching for caller who threatened several airliners

The FBI is searching for the person who threatened more than half a dozen commercial airline flights. Anonymous phone calls led to searches at several ... more

This Morning from CBS News, May 26, 2015

Record flooding continued to swamp parts of Texas; it had an unusual impact on fans at a Houston Rockets playoff game

Shooting at Walmart in North Dakota turns deadly

Police say at least two were killed in an early morning shooting in Grand Forks, and several more injured
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Ex-council homes in London are a 'gold mine' for landlords

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As more than 1m housing association tenants are set to win the right to buy, estate agents spell out the advantagesRefurbished two-bedroom ex-council flats in ... more

When you're trans, every choice to be more feminine could mean life or death

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My gender presentation affects my ability to be gainfully employed and be physically secure. But my femininity comes at a cost I can’t always affordI’ve ... more

Nigel Slater’s fontina, sausage and mustard sandwich recipe

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Sometimes you just want a toasted sandwich, hot and sizzling from the panTo make two sandwiches, slit the skin of 175g of good, herb-freckled breakfast ... more

The best women's summer cycling kit, tried and tested

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The mercury is rising - time to put summer cycling gear to the test. But is a jersey costing £130 that much better than one ... more

Sydney mother allegedly abandoned her two children to join Isis in Syria

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A friend of Muslim convert Jasmina Milovanov says she travelled to Syria to get married ‘as she was very lonely’ and not to join fightingA ... more
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UniCredit Offices in Ukraine Searched

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Ukrainian security services have searched the local offices of Italian bank UniCredit as part of an investigation into the financing of Russia-backed separatists in the ... more

Russia's Putin Signs Law Against 'Undesirable' NGOs

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New restrictions signed into law over the weekend by Vladimir Putin allows Russian authorities the power to shut down foreign-backed groups deemed “undesirable,” in a ... more

Op-Ed Contributor: On Being African in Europe

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We lack inspiring symbols and leaders: our Martin Luther Kings, our Rosa Parkses, our Obamas.

Spanish Voters Turn to Political Upstarts

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A strong showing by upstart parties broke the ruling conservatives’ hold on cities and regions across Spain, raising the prospect that voters could thwart Prime ... more

Greece's Governing Left Divided Over Debt Terms

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A faction of Syriza says it favors default and an exit from the eurozone over swallowing cuts to pensions and other measures creditors are demanding.

Malaysia Rejects Entry by Joshua Wong, Hong Kong Democracy Activist

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Malaysia Rejects Entry by Joshua Wong, Hong Kong Democracy Activist
Mr. Wong, who was set to talk to youth groups about his experience leading pro-democracy demonstrations, said he was told a “government order” barred his ... more

Fire Kills 38 at Seniors Home in China

published about 10 hours ago
With a rapidly aging population and an underfunded social security system, China faces increasing pressure to provide safe, affordable care for retirees.

World Briefing: Bangladesh: Islamist Group Is Banned

published about 12 hours ago
The Ministry of Home Affairs said Monday that the Ansarullah Bangla Team had been banned in response to a request by the police because it ... more

Business Briefing: China to Reduce Import Taxes to Spur Spending and Growth

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China announced Monday that it would cut import taxes on clothing, cosmetics and some other goods by half as a new tactic to generate more ... more

Business Briefing: Japan Logs Trade Deficit of $440 Million in April

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Japan posted a trade deficit in April after a single month’s surplus in March, and economists said shortfalls were likely to persist given the weakness ... more

After a Political Reversal in Alberta, ‘Anything Seems Possible’

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After a Political Reversal in Alberta, ‘Anything Seems Possible’
With national elections expected in the fall, a sweeping victory this month by the left-leaning New Democrats in Alberta, a bastion of conservative voting, may ... more

El Bronco: Blunt, Frequently Obscene, and Aiming to Run Nuevo León

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El Bronco: Blunt, Frequently Obscene, and Aiming to Run Nuevo León
Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, 57, who goes by the nickname El Bronco, is an independent candidate making a serious run for governor of Nuevo León.

El Brono: Blunt, Frequently Obscene, and Aiming to Run Nuevo León

published 1 day ago
El Brono: Blunt, Frequently Obscene, and Aiming to Run Nuevo León
Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, 57, who goes by the nickname El Bronco, is an independent candidate making a serious run for governor of Nuevo León.

Salvadorans Flock to Honor Beloved Archbishop on Path to Sainthood

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Salvadorans Flock to Honor Beloved Archbishop on Path to Sainthood
People crowded the streets in San Salvador for a ceremony to beatify Archbishop Óscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 as the country lurched toward ... more

Honor Comes Late to Óscar Romero, a Martyr for the Poor

published Fri, May 22 2015 21:21 GMT
Pope Francis’ decision to beatify Óscar Romero, the Salvadoran archbishop who was killed in 1980, is widely seen as a recognition of the deep pastoral ... more

With ISIS in Crosshairs, U.S. Holds Back to Protect Civilians

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Many Iraqi commanders and some American officers say that exercising caution with airstrikes has harmed the coalition’s larger effort to destroy the Islamic State.

American Journalist Jason Rezaian Goes on Trial in Iran

published about 5 hours ago
American Journalist Jason Rezaian Goes on Trial in Iran
The trial, which is not open to the public, began in a Tehran courtroom, the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported. The charges include espionage.

Iran Judge Closes Reporter’s Trial, Ignoring Pleas for Transparency

published about 16 hours ago
Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post reporter in Tehran accused of espionage, will appear at his trial on Tuesday accompanied only by his lawyer.

Memo From the United Nations: Allegations Against French Peacekeepers Highlight Obstacles in Addressing Abuse

published about 18 hours ago
Nearly a year after French troops were accused of abusing boys while on a United Nations mission in Central African Republic, no one has been ... more

Netanyahu Names New Director of Israeli Foreign Ministry

published about 20 hours ago
The new director, Dore Gold, was an ambassador to the United Nations who is considered hawkish on Iran and the Palestinian issue.

The Cleveland primary: Fox’s debate limit shaping the 2016 race

David Letterman’s Top Ten List may now be history, but Fox’s Top Ten List could shape the Republican presidential campaign.
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Teenager in Austrian 'Playstation' terrorism case gets two years

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VIENNA (Reuters) - A 14-year-old boy from Austria who downloaded bomb-making plans onto his Playstation games console was sentenced to a two-year jail term on ... more

Vermont gun club ignoring noise ordinance citations

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WILLISTON, Vt. — Two weeks after police issued dubious noise-ordinance citations to a gun club in Vermont, club members say they have no plans to ... more
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Labor judge to Kansas union: Stop threatening 'bodily harm' against critics

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A federal labor arbiter ordered a Kansas union to stop threatening bodily harm against union dissidents it was supposed to represent in a grievance case.
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Source: Cleveland, Justice Department reach policing deal

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Cleveland has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by its police department, and ... more
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