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UN envoy blasts electricity cuts in Gaza

Al Jazeera - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 7:19pm
Power crisis risks spiraling out of control with devastating consequences for Palestinians and Israelis alike, UN says.

Manchester attack: 'Abedi's flat smelled of chemicals'

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 7:16pm
Details emerge about a flat the bomber is said to have been using in Manchester until last month.

‘If you have tapes, burn ’em’: Nixon’s ghost offers Trump advice in hilarious Simpsons short

The Raw Story - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 7:13pm
“The Simpsons” spent Friday night trolling President Donald Trump again by releasing a new video marking the 125th day of President Donald Trump’s administration. The video opens showing Trump’s staffers hanging themselves in the press briefing room. Meanwhile, Vice President...

Senate intelligence panel requests Trump campaign documents: Washington Post

The Raw Story - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 7:08pm
The Senate Intelligence Committee, investigating Russian meddling in U.S. 2016 election, has asked President Donald Trump’s political organization to hand over all documents going back the campaign’s launch in June 2015, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing two people briefed o...

Deaf Poets Society

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 7:08pm
Poet Raymond Antrobus on playground taunts, deaf identity and what sounds he can hear

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

The Raw Story - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:55pm
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” constitutional issue. The criticism is in a lengthy secret ruling th...

U.N. Offers Regret but No Compensation for Kosovo Poisoning Victims

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:49pm
Roma families had sought compensation for deaths and disabilities caused by living for years in toxic refugee camps.

Art du Nord

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:47pm
Her memory was all but expunged by her widower's second wife, but Josephine Bowes' museum legacy lives on.

How Balenciaga shaped modern fashion

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:46pm
It marks 100 years of his first fashion house in San Sebastian and 80 years of his Paris fashion house.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:42pm
Dwayne Johnson "announced" he will run for president, and more news nuggets.

Manchester Attack: Eilidh MacLeod's family pays tribute

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:36pm
Eilidh MacLeod's parents Roddy and Marion pay tribute to a "beautiful and talented" daughter

Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner sought secret communications channel with Kremlin: WaPo

The Raw Story - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:29pm
In a Friday night news dump, The Washington Post revealed that one of the reasons for the increased scrutiny might be from Jared Kushner speaking to the Russian ambassador about setting up secret communications between President Donald Trump and the Kremlin. To make matters worse, retired Lt. Gen. M...

Baywatch: Amazing or awful?

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:14pm
The 90s TV series reboot with Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron manages to be both awesome and ridiculous.

Judge overturns life sentences for DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo

The Raw Story - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:10pm
A federal judge on Friday tossed out life prison terms for one of two men convicted in a deadly Washington, D.C. area shooting spree, saying he must be re-sentenced in light of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the Washington Post reported. Lee Boyd Malvo, 32, was one of two men found guilty in the serie...

The Pentagon is furious over a mortuary director’s treatment of John Glenn’s body

The Raw Story - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:07pm
According to the Military Times, a memo is circulating around the Pentagon that condemns the mortuary director who was in charge of the body of deceased Ohio Senator John Glenn (D-OH). The Military Times reports that a mortuary employee at Dover Air Force Base offered people a peek at Glenn’s dead b...

Genene Jones, former Texas nurse, charged again with baby murder

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:04pm
Genene Jones, dubbed the 'Angel of Death', is suspected of killing as many as 60 infants.

Clinton makes digs at Trump

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:02pm
She appeared to compare Donald Trump to Richard Nixon in a speech at Wellesley College.

Autism diagnoses 'could be reduced under NHS plan'

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:01pm
The National Autistic Society says it is deeply concerned about NHS plans in south-west London.

Texas ‘angel of death’ nurse charged again after alleged baby killing spree

The Raw Story - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 5:56pm
A former Texas nurse known as the “angel of death” for allegedly having killed up to 60 babies was served a new murder warrant linking her to the death of an infant boy more than 30 years ago, a district attorney said on Friday. Genene Jones, 66, was sentenced to 99 years in prison after...

Trump’s bid to open US monuments to development provokes uprising from protectors

The Raw Story - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 5:51pm
The Trump administration’s call for an opening of U.S. national monuments to economic development has drawn 107,00 comments from the public, with many expressing hope that sites like Utah’s Bears Ears can maintain their protected status. President Donald Trump last month ordered the Inte...
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