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Trump abruptly cancels surprise rally in Iowa

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:42pm
Trump Suddenly Cancels Surprise Rally In Iowa Donald Trump will no longer host a major rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Thursday—his first of the campaign-style events scheduled since his international trip to the Middle East and the G7 summit in Sicily. The Trump administration had only just announce...

Secret court rebukes NSA for 5-year illegal surveillance of US citizens

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:37pm
Secret court rebukes NSA for 5-year illegal surveillance of US citizens WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies conducted illegal surveillance on American citizens over a five-year period, a practice that earned them a sharp rebuke from a secret court that called the matter a “very serious&#82...

Minute's silence held for Manchester at Radio 1's Big Weekend in Hull

BBC News - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:19pm
A minute's silence takes place in at Radio 1's Big Weekend in Hull in memory of Manchester.

British Airways flights cancelled due to system outage

Al Jazeera - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:17pm
Airline cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports after IT failure caused severe delays.

RNC officials gripe after Trump sons show up to plan ‘strategy’ to boost president’s profile

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:12pm
According to a report by the Washington Post, Eric and Donald Trump, Jr., the business protégés and sons of President Donald Trump, went to the headquarters of the Republican National Committee to air frustrations about the party’s treatment of their dad. After “having met privately with...

Sri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll rises to 122

Al Jazeera - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:07pm
Ninety-seven missing and hundreds of homes destroyed after heavy rain triggers devastating flooding and landslides.

WATCH: Ex-Veep Joe Biden blisters Trump’s ‘hate speech’ in Cornell commencement address

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 12:46pm
Former Vice President Joe Bidentook some sharp jabs at President Donald Trump while addressing the graduating class at Cornell University on Saturday. Without mentioning the Republican president by name, it was hard to miss who he was attacking when he railed against “hate speech and fringe id...

Bali deports Australian after 12-year drug saga

Al Jazeera - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 12:30pm
Media frenzy follows departure of Schapelle Corby, whose imprisonment for drug smuggling riveted her homeland.

Greed, Injustice and Decadence: What 5 Scenes From a Hit TV Show Say About China

World News (NY Times) - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 12:16pm
“In the Name of the People” has become one of the most popular shows in Chinese history, with themes and scenes that mirror real life.

U.S. Sees a Vital Iraqi Toll Road, but Iran Sees a Threat

World News (NY Times) - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 12:10pm
Along an insurgent-riddled Iraqi national highway, the United States wants new rest areas and cafes — and brokered a long security contract to shield them.

‘Americans can die’: Ex-CIA agent hammers Kushner for ‘criminal’ actions involving Russian contacts

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 12:10pm
In Saturday’s episode of AM Joy, host Joy Reid assembled a panel to discuss the biggest news of the weekend: that Friday night Washington Post news dump that revealed President Donald Trump’s adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner had reportedly set up an undisclosed meeting with Russians ...

Suspect in stabbing that left two dead after anti-Muslim rant in Portland is a well-known white supremacist: report

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 11:55am
Authorites have identified the man who is accused of stabbing two men to death on Friday at a Portland transit center as a well-known white supremacist who has had run-ins with the police previously, reports the Portland Mercury. Jeremy Christian, 35, was identified and booked early Saturday morning...

Former Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning dies at age 85

The Raw Story - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 11:37am
Former Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY) has passed away at age 85, the River City News is reporting. “Heaven got its #1 starter today. Our lives & the nation are better off because of your love & dedication to family,” tweeted David Bunning, the senator’s son and a federal judge ...

Campaigning too soon for Manchester?

BBC News - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 11:36am
As election campaigning resumes after a three-day pause, is Manchester ready to move on and talk politics?

Manchester attack: Balloon tribute for Georgina Callander

BBC News - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 11:26am
The family of Georgina Callander release balloons in her memory.

Premiership final: Wasps 20-23 Exeter Chiefs (aet)

BBC News - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 11:22am
Gareth Steenson kicks a late penalty in extra time to seal an exhilarating Premiership final win for Exeter over Wasps at Twickenham.

General election 2017: Osborne: Tory plans badly thought through

BBC News - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 11:20am
Former Chancellor George Osborne criticises manifesto commitments on social care and immigration.

BA passengers 'trying not to cry' over cancelled flights

BBC News - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 11:19am
How passengers at Gatwick Airport deal with the news IT problems led to their flights being cancelled.

Celtic 2-1 Aberdeen: Brendan Rodgers' side win Scottish Cup and the domestic treble

BBC News - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 11:03am
Celtic wear down Aberdeen to lift the Scottish Cup and complete an unbeaten domestic treble thanks to Tom Rogic's stoppage-time winner.

‘Forgive Me’: Manchester Bomber’s Tangled Path of Conflict and Rebellion

World News (NY Times) - Sat, 27 May 2017 - 11:01am
The life of Salman Abedi, the bomber whose attack killed 22 people in Manchester this past week, was interwoven with the tortured recent past of Libya.
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