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EU Proposes A Plan To Address The Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

Mon, 2015-05-11 09:14

The European Union presented a proposal to the UN Monday morning, hoping to activate a plan for handling the flood of migrants from the Middle East and Africa to Europe.

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2 Inmates Are Dead After Riot At Nebraska Prison

Mon, 2015-05-11 07:13

It took authorities hours to control a riot at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, where inmates started fires and destroyed properties.

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Report: Statistics Show That Baltimore Police Seem To Ignore Injuries

Mon, 2015-05-11 06:10

Records analyzed by The Baltimore Sun show that thousands of detainees were rejected by Central Booking because of injuries.

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The End Of 'American Idol'

Mon, 2015-05-11 05:53

Fox announced today that the 15th season of American Idol will be the end of the road for what was once the biggest show on TV.

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The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever

Mon, 2015-05-11 05:03

The month of May brings flowers, Mother's Day and graduations. Bring on those commencement speeches.

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Saudi King Won't Attend Camp David Summit

Mon, 2015-05-11 04:19

A statement by the Saudi foreign minister cited conflicts. The king of Bahrain also said he would not be attending the summit on Thursday.

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Storms Leave 2 Dead In Arkansas, More Than 20 Injured In Texas

Mon, 2015-05-11 02:46

The small town of Van, Texas, was badly hit and two people died in Nashville, Arkansas, after a tornado raked through a mobile home park.

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo to South Africans: Stop Attacking Immigrants

Mon, 2015-05-11 01:04

There's been a wave of violence against immigrant workers. Now the Grammy-winning singers have joined their voices with Mali's superstar Salif Keita. The message: "United we stand."

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South Korea's Single Moms Struggle To Remove A Social Stigma

Mon, 2015-05-11 00:16

Women who choose to raise their children out of wedlock are so rare in South Korean society that they face social ostracization, job losses and active encouragement to adopt out their kids.

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With Small Shifts, Israel Eases Restrictions On Some Palestinians

Sun, 2015-05-10 23:43

Older Palestinians can enter Israel without prior authorization; 100 Palestinian doctors are now permitted to drive to work. An Israeli officer describes these modest policy changes as an experiment.

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Two Guys In Paris Aim To Charm The World Into Climate Action

Sun, 2015-05-10 23:24

It's a nightmarish job: No exercise or fresh air and little food and sleep for days at a time, all in an effort to convince 200 countries to save Earth's climate and the planet. Can they do it?

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For Headache Pain, A Lifestyle Change May Be Better Than a Doctor Visit

Sun, 2015-05-10 23:22

Each year more than 12 million Americans go to the doctor because of severe, chronic headaches. Many are sent for expensive tests. Researchers say all this testing isn't doing people much good.

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Hundreds Of Rohingya Refugees Rescued At Sea After Fleeing Myanmar

Sun, 2015-05-10 11:14

The Muslim minority has long been persecuted in the country also known as Burma. Many Bangladeshis were also rescued.

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Raul Castro Says Pope Inspiring Him To Return To Church

Sun, 2015-05-10 09:24

The Cuban leader, who went to Jesuit schools as a child, says he might "resume praying and turn to the Church again" if Francis "continues in this vein."

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Yemen's Houthis Agree To 5-Day Cease-Fire To Allow Humanitarian Aid

Sun, 2015-05-10 06:59

The temporary truce comes amid an upsurge in Saudi-led airstrikes, including one in the capital that hit the private residence of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, said to be a rebel ally.

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Coming Soon To A Highway Near You: A Semi Truck With A Brain

Sun, 2015-05-10 06:06

Self-driving cars are hot news, with Google and others showing off their latest innovations. Now expand that concept from four to 18 wheels, and you get the Freightliner Inspiration.

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Tornadoes Hit Texas As Tropical Storm Ana Makes Landfall In S.C.

Sun, 2015-05-10 05:10

At least one person is dead and others still missing in Texas. Meanwhile, near Myrtle Beach, a weakening Ana has stormed ashore.

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2 Suspects In Custody Following Fatal Shooting Of Mississippi Officers

Sun, 2015-05-10 04:06

The suspects were arrested after a manhunt that followed the deaths of Hattiesburg police officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate.

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So You Want To Be A Great Mother? Ask A Village Mom For Advice

Sun, 2015-05-10 03:03

Mothers love their kids like crazy! Our man in India knows from firsthand experience. To find out what it takes to be a crazy loving amma, he interviewed moms in his village.

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Counting Poor Students Is Getting Harder

Sun, 2015-05-10 02:53

Changes to the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch program undermine a long-used measurement for child poverty.

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