US demands immediate halt to South China Sea reclamations
Full Article Deccan Herald
30 May 2015

The United States today called for an "immediate and lasting halt" to reclamation works in disputed waters in the South China Sea, saying Beijing's behaviour in the area was "out of step" with international norms. "First, we want a peaceful resolution of all disputes. To that end, there should be an immediate and lasting halt to land reclamation by...

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This areal photo taken through a glass window of a military plane shows China's alleged on-going reclamation of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea Monday, May 11, 2015.
photo: AP / Ritchie B. Tongo

updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
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Defense Secretary Calls for Halt to Artificial Islands In South China Sea
updated 30 May 2015; published 30 May 2015
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US condemns China's land reclamation in South China Sea
updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
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U.S. opposes China construction in disputed areas in South China Sea 미 국방, 중 남
updated 29 May 2015; published 29 May 2015
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US: CHINA MUST STOP building "islands of sand" in SOUTH CHINNA SEA Immediately
updated 30 May 2015; published 30 May 2015
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US calls halt to land reclamation in South China Sea
updated 30 May 2015; published 30 May 2015
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US calls halt to land reclamation in South China Sea
Europe's rift with FIFA deepens with Blatter's re-election
Full Article Tampa Bay Online
30 May 2015

ZURICH (AP) — Relieved and elated at being re-elected, Sepp Blatter seized on his fresh mandate to remind world soccer: "I am the president of everybody." Across Europe, many hoped the 17-year reign of Blatter would be over by Friday night. Instead, it was extended to 2019 by defeating Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan in a vote for FIFA's...

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File - Sepp Blatter announcing that the 2014 World Cup will be held in Brazil.
photo: ABr / Ricardo Stuckert

updated 09 Jun 2014; published 09 Jun 2014
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: FIFA and the World Cup (HBO)
updated 23 Mar 2015; published 23 Mar 2015
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UEFA unhappy with FIFA president Sepp Blatter
updated 01 Jul 2014; published 10 Feb 2013
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Fifa's Sepp Blatter angry with Uefa
updated 21 Aug 2014; published 01 Dec 2011
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adidas UEFA EURO 2012™ match ball — The Tango 12
updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
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Michel Platini on FIFA: "A very large majority of European associations will vote for Prince Ali"
updated 06 Aug 2012; published 10 May 2008
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FIFA Foreign Membership Vote
India heat wave tests water supply as deaths near 2,000
Full Article Al Jazeera
30 May 2015

Dizzying temperatures have caused water shortages in thousands of Indian villages and killed hundreds more people over the past day, driving the death toll from a weeks-long heat wave to at least 1,826, officials have said. Meteorological officials on Friday called the heat wave "severe" and warned that it...

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School Girls enjoy on a cascading waterfall in a pond at the Nishat Mughal Garden, which overlooks Dal Lake, in Srinagar on July 04, 2012.
photo: WN / Imran Nissar

updated 24 May 2015; published 24 May 2015
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Red alert as severe heat wave kills hundreds in India
updated 29 May 2015; published 29 May 2015
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India heat wave tests water supply, death toll over 1,800
updated 25 May 2015; published 25 May 2015
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More than 500 people killed as heat wave bakes parts of India
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
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Nearly 800 Die in Indian Heat Wave
updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
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India's heat wave claims the lives of more than 1400
updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
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India's Heat Wave Death Toll Climbs Past 1,100
US orders anthrax review after more live shipments discovered
Full Article BBC News
30 May 2015

30 May 2015 From the section US & Canada The Pentagon said that it accidentally sent shipments of live anthrax bacteria from the Dugway Proving ground facility (pictured) The US military has ordered a review of how it handles anthrax after discovering more cases of live samples being accidentally sent to labs. Live anthrax samples were believed...

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File - Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Robert Carroll administers a shot of anthrax vaccine to a patient on the mess decks of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis during immunizations, Pacific Ocean, 4 September, 2012.
photo: US Navy / MCS3 Kenneth Abbate

updated 30 May 2015; published 30 May 2015
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Widespread Live Anthrax Shipments Prompt US Military Review
updated 30 May 2015; published 30 May 2015
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US orders Anthrax review after more LIVE shipments Discovered
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
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Pentagon: Live Anthrax Inadvertently Shipped To US Labs
updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
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US Military Ships Live Anthrax Via FedEx
updated 12 Jul 2014; published 12 Jul 2014
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CDC closes labs after anthrax, bird flu scares
updated 21 Jul 2014; published 21 Jul 2014
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CDC Exposes Employees To Live Anthrax & Bird Flu
Obama Steps Up Pressure for Renewal of Surveillance Measures
Full Article Voa News
30 May 2015

Cindy Saine CAPITOL HILL— President Barack Obama is stepping up pressure on the U.S. Senate, which appears set for a political showdown Sunday when it meets only hours before some key surveillance powers of the National Security Agency are set to expire. Before both chambers of Congress left for a one-week recess, the House of Representatives...

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Obama Steps Up Pressure for Renewal of Surveillance Measures
photo: AP / Haraz N. Ghanbari

updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
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PATRIOT ACT EXPIRING - Obama Turns Up Pressure. "This Needs To Get Done to Keep Americans Safe"
updated 23 May 2015; published 23 May 2015
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Senate Will Have 8 Hours To Make An NSA Decision
updated 16 May 2015; published 16 May 2015
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Senate faces pressure to pass bill to end NSA spying
updated 13 Feb 2014; published 13 Feb 2014
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Republican Senator Paul sues government over NSA spying
updated 03 Sep 2014; published 03 Sep 2014
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Obama being pushed to 'a clandestine war on Syria'
updated 14 Apr 2013; published 14 Apr 2013
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Government Surveillance Through Your Smartphone

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Judicial Watch obtained a declassified 2012 anticipating ISIS (the Islamic State - IS) emerging from US support for Al Qaeda and other takfiri terrorists. It predicted what...
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Nick Bryant New York correspondent 27 May 2015 From the section US & Canada comments Jeb Bush has struggled to articulate what he would have done over Iraq On both sides of the...
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Belfast Telegraph
A leading international watchdog has accused the militant Hamas group of abducting, torturing and killing Palestinians during the war in the Gaza Strip last year, saying some of...

In this citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network SNN, taken on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, smoke leaps the air from purported forces shelling in Homs, Syria.
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VOA News Syrian activists said an airstrike by Syrian government forces has killed 71 people, most of them civilians, in the northern province of Aleppo. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said military helicopters dropped barrel bombs –...
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Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks before signing a bill abolishing capital punishment in the state during a ceremony in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, May 2, 2013.
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Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is ready to enter the Democratic presidential campaign with a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the 2016 nomination. For the site of the official announcement Saturday morning, O'Malley picked a...
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Armed vehicles are seen driving as the sun rises over a desert road leading south out of Misrata, Libya, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011.
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Battle for control of Libyan city has been going on for a year, in a conflict between former rebel groups who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 ...
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Silk Road Marketplace :  Ross William Ulbricht under the name of "Dread Pirate Roberts
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Ross Ulbricht, 31, who has been sentenced to life in prison. Photo: Reuters The American convicted of masterminding the criminal website Silk Road has been sentenced in court to life in prison over the online enterprise that sold $US200 million...
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Migrants rest inside a sports center after they were rescued by the sea rescue service at the Strait of Gibraltar near the coast of Tarifa
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The Italian coastguard said it had coordinated the rescue of about 4,200 migrants sailing across the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, but also found 17 corpses on several of the rickety boats. Distress calls were made from 22 different boats, many off...
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Chinese health workers, wearing masks, walk past a group of security guards blocking a petitioner outside China's Health Ministry where a joint press conference between Chinese health officials and World Health Organization
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China said on Friday a 44-year-old Korean man had tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), China's first confirmed case, but that it had not found any symptoms in 38 people who had been in close contact with him. Health...
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US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shake hands at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City
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The United States on Friday dropped Cuba from a blacklist designating the communist country as a state sponsor of terrorism in another step toward the resumption of diplomatic links between the two nations after a five-decade standoff. Shortly after...
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