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Texas, Oklahoma Floods: 12 People Missing as More Rain Forecast
Tue, 26 May 2015 06:24:18 GMT
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NBCNews.com
Tornadoes and dangerous thunderstorms continued to race across the south-central U.S. after menacing Texas and Oklahoma on Monday with historic flooding that sent rescuers searching for 12 people still missing, including at least three young children.
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Obama heralds first US Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years
Tue, 26 May 2015 02:58:29 GMT
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Reuters
ARLINGTON, Va. President Barack Obama heralded the first U.S. Memorial Day in 14 years without a major ground war in an annual ceremony of remembrance on Monday for fallen American forces. In remarks at Arlington National Cemetery near ...
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UPDATE 4-Tornado tears through Mexican city on Texas border, killing 13
Tue, 26 May 2015 06:15:47 GMT
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Reuters
(Adds quote from president, updated number of injured and details on power outages). By Jaime Escamilla. CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico May 25 (Reuters) - At least 13 people died and dozens more were injured after a freak tornado ripped through the northern ...
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BB Kings death investigated as possible homicide
Tue, 26 May 2015 05:50:26 GMT
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Washington Post
The recent death of blues legend B.B. King in Nevada will be investigated as a possible homicide following unsubstantiated accusations from two of B.B. King's 11 surviving children that the singer was “poisoned.” “At this point, we don't have evidence that ...
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Malaysian police begin exhuming bodies at jungle camps
Tue, 26 May 2015 06:51:49 GMT
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Reuters
BUKIT WANG BURMA, Malaysia Malaysian police forensic teams, digging with hoes and shovels, began the grim task on Tuesday of exhuming the bodies of dozens of suspected victims of human traffickers found buried around jungle camps near the Thai ...
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After a Year of Outsize Expectations, Modi Adjusts His Political Course for India
Tue, 26 May 2015 05:58:20 GMT
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New York Times
NEW DELHI — Standing before India on the first anniversary of his swearing-in, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a speech that was notable for the subjects it avoided: Large-scale job creation. Manufacturing. Urbanization. Mr. Modi instead ...
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China Nursing-Home Fire Spurs Soul-Searching
Tue, 26 May 2015 06:24:34 GMT
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Wall Street Journal
BEIJING—A fire at a Chinese nursing home Monday that killed dozens of people has brought into focus whether the country's growing elderly population is being adequately cared for. The fire broke out on Monday night at the privately-owned Kangleyuan rest ...
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AP Source: Cleveland, Justice Department Reach Policing Deal
Tue, 26 May 2015 05:06:50 GMT
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New York Times
WASHINGTON — Cleveland has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by its police department, and it could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official ...
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James Holmes mental health will soon take focus in Colorado theater shooting ...
Tue, 26 May 2015 06:39:01 GMT
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Fox News
FILE - In this June 4, 2013, file photo Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes appears in court in Centennial, Colo. Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting trial say they are moving closer toward the heart of their case: whether Holmes was legally ...
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China to boost offshore military capability: defense strategy paper
Tue, 26 May 2015 05:57:06 GMT
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Reuters
BEIJING China outlined a defense strategy on Tuesday to boost its naval capability farther from its shores, saying it faced a grave and complex array of security threats including in the disputed South China Sea. In a policy document issued by the State ...
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