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General election 2017: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face-off over security

BBC News - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 4:03pm
Theresa May vows to 'take on extremists', as Jeremy Corbyn promises thousands more police and security staff.

‘They’re in full-scale war’: White House creating a ‘war room’ as scandals besiege Trump administration

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 3:56pm
Donald Trump is mulling the creation of a “war -room” as the administration beefs up its communications operations to contain fallout from the ongoing Russia probe, the Washington Post reports. “The White House is embracing the fight, which is going to last as long as Donald Trump is president...

Young and Unemployed, Tunisians Agitate for a ‘Second Revolution’

World News (NY Times) - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 3:49pm
Protests have been gathering steam in a remote region, leading to some government concessions but most recently resulting in a deadly clash with armed forces.

Has Egypt failed to protect its Christian minority?

Al Jazeera - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 3:05pm
Egypt has launched air strikes against targets in Libya in response to attack on Christians in Minya.

Burger King ad angers real-life Belgian royal family

BBC News - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 2:58pm
The advert asks people to choose between Belgium's king and the company mascot.

Legendary Southern rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 2:53pm
Southern rocker Gregg Allman passed away on Saturday at age 69, reports Billboard. According to a statement on Allman’s website, he “passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia. Gregg struggled with many health issues over the past several years. During that time, Gregg consi...

Suspect identified in double killing on Portland train

Al Jazeera - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 2:49pm
Man suspected of fatally stabbing two people who tried to stop him yelling anti-Muslim slurs had spent time in prison.

Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea

BBC News - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 2:41pm
Arsenal win the FA Cup for a record 13th time in a thrilling final by beating 10-man Chelsea, who are denied a league and cup double.

FA Cup: Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea highlights

BBC News - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 2:36pm
Arsenal win the FA Cup for a record 13th time, beating Chelsea in a thrilling final at Wembley to deny the Blues a league and cup double.

White House aides could face criminal charges for using auto-delete apps on Russia-related documents: report

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 2:35pm
According to a new POLITICO report, aides to President Donald Trump’s White House, campaign and transition will be forced to turn over any documents pertaining to Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Failure to do so, according to the report, could result in criminal charges...

Trump Ends Trip Where He Started: At Odds With Allies and Grilled on Russia

World News (NY Times) - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 2:27pm
Despite intense lobbying by world leaders, Mr. Trump did not endorse the Paris climate accords on the last day of his trip abroad.

Italian Police Search for Terrorism Suspect Who Slipped Through Border

World News (NY Times) - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 2:24pm
A Tunisian man with German residency papers who appears in Italy’s database of terrorism suspects entered the country this past week with another man in a white Citroën with a German license plate.

Los Angeles has enjoyed the same amazing climate for 50,000 years — according to beetles

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 2:08pm
Los Angeles has enjoyed the same amazing climate for 50,000 years According to the beetles, anyway. Modern darking beetle Joyce Gross Los Angeles is the land of sunshine, warm summers, and mild winters, with only a few dark and cloudy days to darken the relentless California cheerfulness. But what i...

New drama for Jared Kushner — in a family familiar with controversy

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 2:04pm
New drama for Jared Kushner, in a family familiar with controversy Jared Kushner’s father is immensely proud of his son, according to family friend. Kushner, now a high-level advisor to President Donald Trump and married to his daughter, plays a major role in the new administration and is invo...

Drunk you is still you — just slightly more intoxicated

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:58pm
Drunk You Is Still You, Just Slightly More Intoxicated Drunk alter egos are a foe many drinkers claim to have come face-to-face with, but although you may think that alcohol has the ability to drastically change your personality, a new study suggests that this shift is far more subtle. Research publ...

Here is why your pool may make you sick this summer

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:56pm
Why Your Pool May Make You Sick This Summer Before you go swimming in a public pool this summer, health officials want to offer one piece of advice: Don’t drink the water! If for some reason you end up swallowing some (even just a mouthful), don’t be surprised if you end up sick for weeks with unple...

Trump cut back on Twitter use during overseas trip — expect that to end soon

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:49pm
Trump Quells Twitter Use During Trip, But Will It Last? It seemed Donald Trump was tweeting a flurry of thoughts right up until he boarded Air Force One to embark on his first international trip as the leader of the free world. “This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in America...

Trump gearing up for intensified battle over Russia claims

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:45pm
Trump Plans Intensified Battle Over Russia Claims President Donald Trump returned to the U.S. on Saturday after a week-long trip which took in Saudi Arabia, Israel and Europe. On his first official foreign trip the president avoided major gaffes, focusing on key foreign policy objectives such as cem...

England v South Africa: Ben Stokes and Mark Wood seal series in Southampton

BBC News - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:43pm
Mark Wood bowls a brilliant final over to give England a two-run win over South Africa that seals the one-day international series.

System Failure at British Airways Shuts Down Flights Out of London

World News (NY Times) - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:42pm
The airline canceled flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports in London on Saturday after what it said was a “major I.T. failure” caused a global system shutdown.
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