The World Bank report on May 21 indicated that Turkey and the Gulf countries have so far delivered only part of the aid they pledged to Gaza during a donors conference held in Cairo last October.

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Rohingya Muslim children, sometimes kidnapped, were trapped out at sea by themselves.

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Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said Sunday that Iraqi forces had demonstrated “no will to fight” against ISIS, saying their retreat enabled ISIS's capture of the Iraqi city of Ramadi.

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Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat to the conservative challenger Andrzej Duda in Sunday's presidential election.

Rachel Notley sworn in as Alberta's 17th premier, and the 1st NDP premier in the province's history.

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Juan Pablo Montoya wins the 2015 Indianapolis 500.

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BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable.

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Mumbai Indians defeated the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL-8 final by 41-runs, winning nine of their last ten games to lift the trophy for the second time.

Saudi Arabia's king on Sunday vowed to punish those responsible for a suicide bombing that killed 21 people at a Shiite mosque in the country's east.

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Two people were killed in storms and flash flooding in Texas and Oklahoma that forced evacuations, with over 1,000 people rescued in Hays County, Texas, alone.

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The World Bank report on May 21 indicated that Turkey and the Gulf countries have so far delivered only part of the aid they pledged to Gaza during a donors conference held in Cairo last October.

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Rohingya Muslim children, sometimes kidnapped, were trapped out at sea by themselves.

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Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said Sunday that Iraqi forces had demonstrated “no will to fight” against ISIS, saying their retreat enabled ISIS's capture of the Iraqi city of Ramadi.

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Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat to the conservative challenger Andrzej Duda in Sunday's presidential election.

Famous feminist Gloria Steinem led a group of women's activists on a very rare crossing from North Korea into South Korea on Sunday.

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Saudi Arabia's king on Sunday vowed to punish those responsible for a suicide bombing that killed 21 people at a Shiite mosque in the country's east.

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More than 200 migrants have been found in boats offshore of the Thailand coast.

23 May

In the first result of vote counting, 70.4% in Dublin North West say "yes" for legalizing gay marriage in Ireland,

A suicide bomber killed six people at a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia, which is mostly Sunni—which NYT calls evidence that the war in Yemen is escalating sectarian tensions at home.

More than 40 people were killed Friday in a confrontation with members of the federal police, who have sought to tamp down a flare-up of crime in southwest Mexico.

Juan Pablo Montoya wins the 2015 Indianapolis 500.

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Mumbai Indians defeated the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL-8 final by 41-runs, winning nine of their last ten games to lift the trophy for the second time.

The two finalists of IPL (Indian Premier League of Cricket) Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have so far met 21 times with Mumbai winning 11 games and Chennai 10.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have reached the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the sixth time, defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and will meet Mumbai Indians (MI) there.

BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable.

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U.S. stocks fell after data showed inflation firming, and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she expects to raise interest rates this year, though the pace of further increases will be gradual.

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Rachel Notley sworn in as Alberta's 17th premier, and the 1st NDP premier in the province's history.

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Two people were killed in storms and flash flooding in Texas and Oklahoma that forced evacuations, with over 1,000 people rescued in Hays County, Texas, alone.

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After vigorous debate and intense last-minute pressure by Republican leaders, the U.S. Senate on Saturday rejected legislation that would curb the government’s bulk collection of phone records.

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UPDATE: Police arrested 71 people during protests in Cleveland that followed the acquittal of a white police officer who shot two unarmed black people.

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Police successfully apprehended Daron Dylon Wint, 34, who murdered Savvas Savopoulos, 46; his wife, Amy, 46; son Phillip, 10; and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa, 57; and then set the house aflame.

Cities in northern Texas and southwestern Oklahoma are ordering some residents to evacuate amid warnings from the National Weather Service about potentially historic flooding.

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50 million gallons of water have been lost in California when vandals destroyed a dam.

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Released emails shed light on how Clinton and her team managed the Benghazi situation.

President Obama scored a victory Friday when the Senate gave him "fast-track" powers that would help wrap up negotiations on a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal projecting American influence in Asia.

23 May

Yellen said “it will be appropriate at some point this year to take the initial step to raise the federal funds rate” in a speech on May 22, 2015

22 May

A 5.4 earthquake occurred, centered 37km (23mi) SSW of Caliente, Nevada at 2015-05-22 18:47:42 (UTC)

22 May

Josh Duggar, one of the stars of reality TV shows about America’s most-famous large family, has acknowledged molesting underage girls as a teenager.

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Mathematician John Nash, 86, famous for the Nash equilibrium—a major advance in game theory—a Nobel Prize, and portrayal in "A Beautiful Mind," died in a car crash along with his wife, Alicia, 82.

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A 65-year-old German woman has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine.

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Half of the planet’s oxygen is generated by 40 million different genes of plankton.

The FBI has admitted that they did not break even a single terrorist plot using the powers granted by the Patriot Act.

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Exoskeletons, once science fiction, are now a commercial reality.

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Uber has tested its first autonomous car.

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The Pebble Time smartwatch will ship MAy 27, 2015.

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The latest Windows 10 preview is out.

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Adobe is terminating Photoshop Touch for Android and iOS.

The blazing summer sun scorched cities across India - reportedly causing death of at least 335 people so far in the last three days.

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Ahead of Narendra Modi's rally in Mathura on May 25, security agencies and district administration went into a tizzy after a Whatsapp message threatening to kill the PM reached the police and media.

AAP government has called for a 2-day emergency session of the Delhi assembly from Tuesday to discuss the Home Ministry's notification giving absolute powers to the LG in appointment of bureaucrats.

Jayalalithaa took oath for the fifth time as the CM of Tamil Nadu today.

The Centre today said the Home Ministry's notification on allocation of powers in Delhi would "remove" all confusion regarding governance and help the AAP government run the state efficiently.

Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage in Friday's referendum, both sides say; it was the world's first national vote on the issue.

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Josh Duggar resigned from Family Research Council after sexual abuse allegations involving him arose.

Columbia professor Donald Green retracted article in Science magazine about how in person pollsters can change opinion on gay marriage because the study was fake.

Most US voters doubt the accuracy of political news coverage and think most reporters will slant their coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign.

21 May

Stunningly, 1,400 men—including 261 high-profile individuals—are now under investigation for being part of Great Britain's massive child sex abuse conspiracy.

Gerry Adams, who is the president of the Irish republican party Sinn Fein, has claimed he spoke to and shook hands with Prince Charles about lives lost in Northern Ireland's 30-year conflict.

UK police arrest 7 men over major jewel heist in London during Easter holiday.

Baby spiders reportedly rained down on an Australian town.

The New York Times' Nathaniel Popper is arguing that American software developer Nick Szabo is the mysterious inventor of Bitcoin.

Nigeria's President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari stated he would not intervene or take sides in the choice of the Senate leadership

A Nigerian-born Briton, Chuka Umunna to run for UK Labour Party leadership

Former Prime Minister of Britain, Tony Blair stated that the international communities have confidence on the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari

Two tourists are facing possible criminal charges in Italy after breaking a priceless statue of Hercules in Cremona while trying to take a selfie.

Ukrainian foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin wants Canada to send peacekeepers in conflict with Russia, in hoping that a commitment from Ottawa would prod others, like the European Union.

A 29-year-old man from California was rushed to the emergency room after tearing his own thumb tendon while playing the Candy Crush game non-stop for 6-8 weeks using his left hand.

Alfred Taubman, a real estate developer who changed the face of suburban life by popularizing indoor shopping malls, died Friday at the age of 91.

A Reactionless AC Synchronous Generator (RLG) has been invented by Paramahamsa Tewari, electrical engineer and former Executive Director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India.