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Keeping Bohemian as Real Estate Prices Soar: The Canada Letter

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:28pm
The Times’s Team Canada gets another member, the pressures on a historic neighborhood and buildings that change cities.

Zhao Kangmin: The man who 'discovered' China's terracotta army

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:25pm
Zhao Kangmin was the first expert to identify the ancient warriors, one of China's cultural treasures.

James Clapper doubles down on Russians swinging election to Trump — and hints that both used same playbook

The Raw Story - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:23pm

On Friday, CNN’s Erin Burnett suggested that there will never be enough evidence to support “spygate,” and asked when President Donald Trump would stop making up a rabbit hole of lies. “Will there ever be evidence that makes the president stop making these claims?” she ...

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Irish abortion referendum: Exit polls suggest landslide for repeal

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:19pm
Referendum exit polls suggest a landslide in favour of liberalising the law, as counting is due to begin.

Trump’s On-Again, Off-Again Summit Style Unnerves Asian Allies

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:10pm
The zigzagging, apparently done without consulting regional allies, has aggravated questions about whether America’s partners can rely on Washington.

The mysterious musician who wears a mask

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:08pm
The enigmatic musician surrounded by mystery - Claptone - has taken influences from jazz to rock and roll and even reggae to create his own brand of music.

Cycling through Africa: Turkish Hasan Söylemez's adventure of a lifetime

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:08pm
Turkish journalist Hasan Söylemez is cycling across Africa asking people about their dreams.

Trump tweets he and Kim Jong-un may get back together — one day after he sends break-up letter

The Raw Story - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:06pm

Donald Trump and brutal North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un might be meeting, after all. The president tweeted Friday night that he and Little Rocket Man are having “very productive talks” to reinstate the canceled summit, which Trump called off in an epic break-up letter. We are having ve...

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Week in pictures: 19 - 25 May 2018

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 8:00pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

North Korea Blew Up Its Nuclear Test Site. Here’s What the Videos Show.

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:53pm
Foreign journalists were given access to the facility in Punggye-ri, and witnessed the destruction of tunnel entrances and buildings. But was the site completely destroyed?

100 Women: Fatma Samoura - the most powerful woman in sport

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:52pm
Fatma Samoura, Fifa's first female secretary general, says she has broken the glass ceiling, by joining the male-dominated organisation.

Watch: Fox News host Tucker Carlson gets confused about gas prices — and guest humiliates him with simple explanation

The Raw Story - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:40pm

Fox News host Tucker Carlson apparently became confused about commodity prices and taxes on his Friday night show, humiliating himself as he attempted to paint Democrats as “hypocrites” for favoring a light tax on oil when it was at low rates during the Obama administration while critici...

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Obama’s White House photographer Pete Souza just trolled Trump again — and it’s perfect

The Raw Story - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:27pm

President Barack Obama’s official White House photographer Pete Souza (photo) has been trolling Donald Trump since the election. He’s become so good at it he has a new book coming out: “Shade.” Souza’s first book of photos of President Obama was exquisite – it was numbe...

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How to survive a parachute failure

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:22pm
It's rare, but some people live after plummeting thousands of feet when a parachute fails. Is there a way to make this more likely?

Business groups write to PM urging Heathrow expansion

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:14pm
Business groups write to the prime minister urging the government not to waver on Heathrow expansion.

Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson readies himself for space

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:04pm
The UK entrepreneur puts himself through a gruelling training programme so he can rocket to space.

What will director Danny Boyle bring to James Bond?

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 7:01pm
Will it be a case of Bond, James Bond or will 007 find his Martini both shaken and stirred?

Trump tweets cops have a ‘right to legally protest’ — one day after telling kneeling black athletes to leave country

The Raw Story - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 6:50pm

President Donald Trump endorsed the demands of Chicago police officers in their conflict with the city’s mayor in a tweet Friday night, saying they have “have every right to legally protest” — a sentiment seeming to conflict with his push to punish black athletes in the NFL who pro...

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Coming home after 130 years

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 6:45pm
A family of Syrian refugees returns to the island that their great-grandparents fled 130 years ago.

YouTube stars 'might encourage kids to eat more calories'

BBC News - Fri, 25 May 2018 - 6:33pm
Researchers are calling for more protection for children online, particularly on social media channels.
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