More than 1,000 deaths reported in India's intense heat wave
Full Article The Los Angeles Times
26 May 2015

A relentless heat wave has claimed more than 1,000 lives in southern India in recent weeks, officials said Tuesday, warning that the scorching temperatures would continue for several more days.lRelated WorldFrom U.S. ally to prison to redemption in AfghanistanSee all related 8 Temperatures of at least 113 degrees were also recorded in the...

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An Indian passenger takes a bath beside rail tracks on a hot summer day at a railway station in Jammu, India, Monday, May 25, 2015.
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Heat wave claimed nearly 500 lives in India
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Red alert as severe heat wave kills hundreds in India
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Heat Wave Makes Life Miserable for People Across India - India TV
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SE India Heat Wave Kills About 230 in Past 5 Weeks
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Hundreds Are Dying in a Blistering Heat Wave Sweeping Across India
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More Than 500 People Dead From Indian Heat Wave
The World's Most Powerful Women 2015
Full Article Forbes
26 May 2015

The world’s most powerful woman, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, has a lot on her mind these days: Mediterranean migrants, Russian sanctions, homegrown spying scandals, Eurozone stability and the Germanwings crash, to name a few pressing issues. One thing she surely isn’t thinking about — but we are — is that come next year’s U.S....

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US First Lady, Michelle Obama, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, chat during a dinner at the Charlottenburg palace in Berlin Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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Merkel most powerful woman in world: Forbes
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Ivan Eland on Germany’s Angela Merkel: Most Powerful Woman in the World
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Germany's Angela Merkel named world's most powerful woman in 2013
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Forbes List of Top 10 Powerful Women in The World
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Angela Merkel named world's most powerful woman by Forbes
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Merkel again tops Forbes' list of most powerful women
Politics and Geography of ISIS' and Al Qaeda's Bluffs
Full Article WorldNews.com
26 May 2015

Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling Since the greatest dangers facing the world are unknown unknowns, every possible threat should be of great importance. Unfortunately, both former Vice President Dick Cheney, and now President Barack Obama, ignored this principle. Indeed, in a new book by then CIA Director Mike Morell, he records how...

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Displaced Iraqis from Ramadi cross the Bzebiz bridge fleeing fighting in Ramadi, 65 km west of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, May 20, 2015.
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Chris Matthews: Dick Cheney Created Al Qaeda and ISIS
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Cheney: Obama's decimated U.S. Defense, not al Qaeda
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January 2015 in December 2014 Breaking News Dick Cheney CIA interrogation techniques I'd do it again
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Obama Arming ISIS by Stealth
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Dick Cheney on Pres Obama's UN Speech ,Iran, ISIS .
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911 September 2014 Breaking News Former VP Cheney Speech ISIL/ISIS/Terrorism worldwide Eve of 911
B.B. King death probed as homicide after poison claim: coroner
Full Article Jakarta Post
26 May 2015

Police in Las Vegas have launched a homicide investigation into the death of B.B. King, a Nevada coroner's office said Monday, after the blues guitar legend’s daughters reportedly accused his aides of poisoning him. King died at age 89 on May 14 in Las Vegas, where he kept his residence while he kept up a gruelling schedule of tours that ended only...

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In this Aug. 22, 2012 photograph, the then 86-year-old B.B. King thrills a crowd of several hundred people at the annual B.B. King Homecoming, a free concert on the grounds of an old cotton gin where he worked as a teenager many years ago, in Indianola, Miss.
photo: AP / Rogelio V. Solis

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BB King's Death to Be Investigated
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BB King's death to be investigated as murder
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BB King's death to be investigated as murder
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BB King's death to be investigated as murder.
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BB King: coroner says there is no immediate evidence of poisoning
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BB King's death investigated after poison claims
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, addresses journalists during press conference in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Turkish President Erdogan is in one day visit to Bosnia.
photo: AP / Amel Emric

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US House resolution urges Turkey to uphold media freedom, rights
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Turkish President Attacks Journalism, Learns How Not To Kill A Story
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Erdoğan blasts New York Times: ‘Who are you? Know your place’
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Egypt tells Turkey: stop meddling in Egypt's internal affairs
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Turkey's Erdogan accuses New York Times of meddling in country's affairs
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Kurds’ own affairs do not concern Erdoğan, says PYD

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South China Morning Post
When thousands of Rohingya people from Myanmar were discovered floating in boats on the Southeast Asian seas much of the world was understandably gripped by this unfolding human...
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The Independent
A malign shade named Iraq has returned to haunt America’s nascent 2016 presidential campaign. The past few days, beginning with the humiliating fall of Ramadi to the radical...
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CNN
(CNN)Earlier this month in New York, the advocacy group AID-Free World launched a campaign to end impunity for personnel who commit sexual abuse during U.N. peacekeeping missions....

WHO Executive Board's Special Session on Ebola
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Lisa Schlein GENEVA— The numbers of Ebola cases in Sierra Leone and Guinea have been rising and falling since Liberia was declared Ebola-free on May 9. The World Health Organization says that the road to zero will be bumpy, but that for the most...
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Iraqi forces, backed by Shia volunteer forces, have killed at least 70 militants belonging to the ISIL Takfiri group in the holy city of Samarra in Salahuddin province. Mohammed Abbas, the commander of Badr Corps' sixth brigade, made the...
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File - A man walks past a burnt out building following an attacked by Boko Haram in Bama, Nigeria, Thursday, Feb, 20. 2013. The latest attack by suspected Islamic extremists in Nigeria's northeast has left 115 people dead.
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By Lanre Ola GUBIO, Nigeria (Reuters) - Boko Haram militants have killed at least 43 people in a five-hour assault on the town of Gubio in northeastern Nigeria's Borno state, witnesses said on Tuesday. Thousands of people have been killed and...
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Boko Haram hostages released VOA.
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LAGOS, Nigeria — An "alarming spike" in suicide bombings by girls and women used by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria has children in danger of being seen as potential threats, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday. The number of...
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US storms kill 13 people; 12 missing in Texas
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Torrential rains and flooding have killed at least 13 people in the United States and left some 170,000 homes and businesses without power from Texas to Mississippi, authorities say. US officials said on Tuesday that 12 people were...
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An Iraqi policeman checks a man’s identification card in al Anbar Province, Iraq.
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Iraq’s Shia paramilitaries said on Tuesday that they had taken charge of the campaign to drive Islamic State from the western province of Anbar, with an openly sectarian...
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Ta’if (الطائف aṭ-Ṭā’if) is a city in the Mecca Province of Saudi Arabia at an elevation of 1,879 m (6,160 ft) on the slopes of the Sarawat Mountains (Al-Sarawat Mountains). It has a population of 521,273 (2004 census). Each summer the Saudi Government moves from the heat of Riyadh to Ta'if. The city is the centre of an agricultural area known for its grapes and honey.
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Saudi Arabia has beheaded three more of its nationals convicted of drug trafficking and murder, bringing to 88 the number of such executions in the kingdom so far this year and surpassing the total for all of 2014. The two convicts were beheaded in...
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