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Gunmen in Egypt Force Coptic Christian Pilgrims From Buses and Kill 28

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 5:49pm
The assault on vehicles carrying Coptic worshipers, including children, was the latest in a wave of violence targeting the Christian minority in the country.

The Papers: Bank holiday terror lockdown

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 5:46pm
Headlines focus on armed police patrols at weekend events and reports the Manchester bombing has sparked an election row.

Fernando Alonso mania arrives at Indy 500 in America

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 5:33pm
Fernando Alonso's decision to skip the Monaco Grand Prix to race in the Indy 500 is big news in F1, but how has he become the talk of America?

Danny Rose: Tottenham need Champions League 'marquee signing'

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 5:21pm
Full-back Danny Rose says "one marquee signing" this summer could help Tottenham claim silverware next season.

Manchester, Hillary Clinton, Paris Agreement: Your Evening Briefing

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 5:21pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

'No regrets' over bomb photo use - editor

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 5:12pm
The New York Times' decision to publish crime scene images was criticised by many in the UK.

Sri Lanka: Buddhist leader stokes anti-Muslim tension

Al Jazeera - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 5:11pm
Spate of recent mosque and Muslim-business attacks blamed on hard-line Buddhist leader who is now on the run.

We have Melissa McCarthy to thank for Sean Spicer’s downfall — raising his profile was the kiss of death

The Raw Story - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 5:10pm
A blockbuster new Wall Street Journal report details the “major changes” in store for the White House. One major change may be putting a “team of lawyers” between President Donald Trump and his infamous @realDonaldTrump Twitter account. “To help deal with the legal rami...

‘Will lawyers come in at 2am for phone duty?’: CNN panel mocks Trump’s new babysitters

The Raw Story - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 5:04pm
President Donald Trump might be getting attorneys to serve as his babysitter and police his Twitter usage and this afternoon’s CNN panel thought it was hilarious. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that attorneys want to monitor Trump’s Twitter account and vet the tweets before they&#8...

Manchester attack: Take That praise city’s ‘spirit’ on live return

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 4:58pm
The pop group say profits from their first live show since Monday’s bombing will go to charity.

USA 1967: When American soccer's Summer of Love ended in tears

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 4:47pm
The little-known tale of when the British inspired sports entrepreneurs to launch a football league in America.

FA Cup final: Arsene Wenger one of the game's greats - Antonio Conte

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 4:39pm
Arsene Wenger will go down as "one of the best managers in history" even if his Arsenal side lose the FA Cup final, says Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.

Going off-grid - could you live in a house like this?

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 4:38pm
The couple who have built a self-sufficient and totally recycled house.

A Russian Businessman’s Road From Siberia to Success

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 4:37pm
A cosmetics company is a rare bright spot for a Russian economy that has been languishing in recent years.

European Rugby Champions Cup play-off final: Northampton 23-22 Stade Francais

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 4:32pm
Ahsee Tuala scores a late try as Northampton seal a place in next year's European Champions Cup with a dramatic win against Stade Francais.

Inside Saudi Arabia's rehab centre for jihadists

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 4:28pm
Frank Gardner sees the work being done in Saudi Arabia to deradicalise former Guantanamo Bay inmates.

Why Spend $110 Million on a Basquiat? ‘I Decided to Go for It,’ Japanese Billionaire Explains

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 4:25pm
About 7,000 miles away, in New Jersey, the artist’s sister summed up her family’s response: “We were speechless.”

Trump’s America brings trickle-down lawlessness to once safer communities

The Raw Story - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 4:15pm
“You’re lucky someone doesn’t pop one of you.” A Montana voter said that to a CNN crew Thursday night, the day after Montana’s new Republican congressman-elect, Greg Gianforte, body-slammed a reporter who was asking him about President Trump’s health care plan. Fox News filmed the ...

Egypt hits 'jihadist camps' after attack on Coptic Christians

BBC News - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 4:13pm
The military strike, reportedly in Libya, follows a deadly attack on Coptic Christians.

Breitbart.com’s readership numbers are plummeting in what should be its hour of triumph

The Raw Story - Fri, 26 May 2017 - 4:07pm
This year was supposed to be a time of triumph for the “alt-right” website Breitbart.com and its readers. The website’s CEO Steve Bannon became one of the most powerful men in the country, a senior White House adviser with a reputation for ruthlessness in the name of forwarding his...
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