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Blatter condemns U.S., Europe corruption claims - 12 Hours ago
Story highlights Blatter: It's no coincidence that arrests on U.S. warrants came two days before the FIFA World Congress "I am not certain, but it doesn't smell good," he said of action by the United
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WRAPUP 1-FIFA's Blatter faces division and suspicion as 5th term begins - 14 Hours ago
ZURICH May 30 FIFA President Sepp Blatter began his fifth term at the helm of soccer's governing body on Saturday facing the daunting task of restoring public faith in an organisation tainted by allegations
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Why Indian-Americans win spelling bees - 21 Hours ago
Story highlights South Asians have won the last eight spelling bees Parents push their kids hard on education Many kids participate in spelling bees that gives them practice Such as "scherenschnitte,"
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Top Burundi election official flees country
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Blatter Hits Out European 'Hate' Campaign
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Blatter 'shocked' at US prosecutor's remarks
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FIFA Scandal: Blatter Hits Out At US Authorities
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Russia releases travel ban blacklist
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Making amends in a German refugee shelter
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U.S. Slams China Over 'Militarization' of Disputed Isles - 13 Hours ago
SINGAPORE — China's land reclamation in the South China Sea is out of step with international rules, and turning underwater land into airfields won't expand its sovereignty, Defense Secretary Ash Carter

U.S. defense chief to China: End sea expansion - 16 Hours ago
Story highlights A U.S. surveillance plane flew over a Chinese artificial island this week Chinese officials warned the plane eight times to back off On Saturday, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called

Protest heated but peaceful at Phoenix mosque - 18 Hours ago
PHOENIX — Police officers lined barricades separating protesters and counter-protesters Friday evening in response to a planned "freedom of speech" demonstration where attendees were encouraged to bring
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>>   Politics/Law
UPDATE 3-Obama says 'handful of senators' blocking U.S. surveillance reforms - 11 Hours ago
(Adds context on House and comment from Republican aide, paragraphs 7-8.) By Patricia Zengerle and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON May 29 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama warned on Friday that surveillance

Lindsey Graham to enter GOP race as hawkish counterpoint to Rand Paul - 12 Hours ago
Sen. Lindsey Graham, the South Carolina defense hawk, plans to enter the crowded Republican presidential primary field Monday with a campaign that probably won't deliver him to the White House, but will

O'Malley's Democratic challenge is not only Clinton but Sanders too - 12 Hours ago
The campaign launch was the type Martin O’Malley long envisioned: a scenic waterfront setting, a big, enthusiastic hometown audience, and introductory speakers lauding the Democratic hopeful’s record
 
>>   Business
Greece open to compromise to seal deal this week: interior minister - 13 Hours ago
ATHENS Greece and its EU/IMF creditors have been locked in talks for months on a cash-for-reforms deal and pressure is growing for a deal, since Athens risks default without aid from a bailout program
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Carter fires Crusaders to win - 11 Hours ago
Video Image Hurricanes score tremendous team try 0:45 Play video Super Rugby: Ardie Savea has finished off an incredible team try for the Hurricanes in their clash with the Crusaders. Fox Sports 29

Intel close to deal to buy Altera for 16bn - 12 Hours ago
(MENAFN - Arab News) NEW YORK: Intel Corp. has resumed negotiations to buy smaller chip maker Altera Corp. and is close to a 16 billion acquisition agreement people familiar with the matter said. The
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>>   Finance
Wall St falls on weak economic data, but gains in May - 17 Hours ago
US stocks closed lower on Friday as data showed the economy contracted in the first quarter but indexes still posted gains for the month. Transportation shares also weighed on the market, extending
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Movie-screen giant IMAX China files for IPO in Hong Kong - 20 Hours ago
IMAX China, majority-owned by the namesake giant-screen movie theatre equipment maker, has filed for an initial public offering in Hong Kong, looking to benefit from booming entertainment demand in the
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G7 backs inclusion of yuan in IMF basket\ - 12 Hours ago
A clerk counts yuan bills at a bank in Huaibei, East China's Anhui province. [Photo/IC] The Group of Seven countries are in fundamental agreement that the Chinese yuan should be part of the IMF's international
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>>   Sports
Tennis-Kvitova eases into French Open last 16 - 11 Hours ago
PARIS May 30 Czech fourth seed Petra Kvitova cantered into the last 16 of the French Open with a 6-3 6-2 win against Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu on Saturday. The double Wimbledon champion, a semi-finalist

The Latest: Kvitova, Mitu Advance at French Open - 11 Hours ago
The Latest from the French Open : ——— 1:05 p.m. Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is having her best French Open since she was a semifinalist in 2012. The fourth-seeded Czech is through

FIFA Scandal Strikes Latin America - 11 Hours ago
Several Latino Execs Arrested The corruption scandal engulging FIFA, the worldwide soccer governing body, has hit Latin America hard. Among the sports execs facing charges is Alejandro Burzaco, principal
 
>>   Industry
U.S. and Iran address obstacles to nuclear deal as deadline nears - 12 Hours ago
GENEVA The meeting in Geneva is the first substantive talks since Iran and the six world powers - Britain, France, the United States, Russia, China and Germany - struck an interim deal on April 2.
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Obama declares flood disaster in Texas, more rain on way - 12 Hours ago
Story highlights The federal government will send aid to the devastated region At least 42 people have died in the recent severe weather More storms are forecast for the weekend Torrential rains have

Presidential disaster declaration signed after Texas storms kill 21 - 14 Hours ago
DALLAS (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration late on Friday for areas in Texas hammered by severe weather that killed at least 21 people, caused massive flooding and prompted
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>>   Internet
Google's Sundar Pichai on why the company can afford to be patient - 21 Hours ago
Funny fact about Google I/O, the advertising company’s software developer conference held Thursday at San Francisco’s Moscone Center: The big, bland institutional bathrooms there featured the same thoughtful
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Stephanie Hannon: Hillary Clinton's Chief Technology Officer - 21 Hours ago
With many of the power players from Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential run are sitting this one out, the big question is: Who’s in? What follows is the latest installment of a Fortune series looking
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Apple should hate itself for Google Photos Backup - 21 Hours ago
It’s been almost a year since Apple unveiled iCloud Photo Library, but I remember how excited I was. Like a lot of dads, I’ve accumulated a ton of digital photos and videos. Nearly 30,000, at last count.
 
>>   Science
Air Liquide CEO Seeks Growth Through Energy Innovation: Investir - 13 Hours ago
Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube 4:36 AM EDT Share on FacebookShare on Twitter Share on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on Google+E-mail (Bloomberg) -- CEO Benoit Potier says in interview

Hunan Tianrun Enterprises Holding to acquire Shanghai-based company - 22 Hours ago
Hunan Tianrun Enterprises Holding Co Ltd:To acquire 100 pct stake in a Shanghai-based company engaged in networked mobile game business, from four investment centers based in Xinyu, for 800 mln yuan.

Fireproof Ceramics Market Analysis Segments And Forecasts To 2022 Grand View Research - 12 Hours ago
(MENAFN Press) Global rise in fireproof ceramics penetration in various end-use industries such as chemicals electronics and explosives coupled with growing infrastructure industry in emerging markets
 
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>>   Technology
IBM Employees Will Now Get Choice of Apple MacBooks - 21 Hours ago
As its newfound partnership with Apple ramps up, IBM has announced that it’ll be offering its employees Mac computers, 9to5Mac reports. A memo to employees said that IBM workers would be able to select
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Everyone Wants to Acquire Tech Darling Slack - 20 Hours ago
AFRICANEWSWIRE.NET (May, 29 2015) CEO Stewart Butterfield says the suitors have been lining up

Google Wants to Turn Your Clothes Into a Computer - 14 Hours ago
A little-known research group inside the search giant is working on ways to allow textiles to respond to touch and send information and is teaming up with Levi Strauss to explore the technology.
 
>>   Health
Vitamin D to be added to M&S bread - 15 Hours ago
Marks and Spencer is to become the first UK retailer to add vitamin D to all its packaged bread and bread rolls. The firm says two slices of its bread will provide a minimum of 15% of the daily requirement

Effect of instant controlled pressure drop process on some physicochemical and nutritional - 16 Hours ago
Summary The chickpea and wheat seeds were processed using laboratory-scale equipment of instant controlled pressure drop process (DIC) to produce nutritious snack products. In this study, we present

Optimisation of process parameters to develop nutritionally rich spray-dried honey - 16 Hours ago
Summary The aim of present research was to optimise the conditions to develop nutritionally rich honey powder using honey, whey protein concentrate (WPC), aonla ( Emblica officinalis. Gaertn) and basil
 
>>   Culture
Gestational weight gain and the risk of offspring obesity at 10 and 16 years: a - 19 Hours ago
Objective To study the association between gestational weight gain (GWG) and offspring obesity risk at ages chosen to approximate prepuberty (10 years) and postpuberty (16 years). Design Prospective

I got my car repaired at Ink&Iron, Toronto's all-women body shop - 20 Hours ago
Hilary Noack’s Ink&Iron body work and restoration shop in Mississauga, Ontario had been open less than a month when I stopped by in early May, but already the shop floor was littered with classic cars.

Impact of functional training on cardiac autonomic modulation, cardiopulmonary parameters - 22 Hours ago
Summary Functional training (FT) promotes benefits in various physical abilities; however, its effect on autonomic modulation, cardiorespiratory parameters and quality of life in the healthy adult population
 
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Silk Road creator Ulbricht sentenced to life - 15 Hours ago
The US man convicted of being the mastermind behind the drug-selling website Silk Road has been sentenced to life in prison. Six people were said to have died from drugs bought on the site.

Turkey's elections force maturity test on 'Spirit of Gezi' protest movement - 17 Hours ago
Protests in favor of preservation of Istanbul's Gezi Park snowballed into a movement of resistance against Prime Minister Erdogan in 2013. The "spirit of Gezi" could play a key role in Turkey's parliamentary

US warns Beijing over land reclamation in South China Sea - 20 Hours ago
The US Defense Secretary has told a meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders that China's land reclamation in the South China Sea is out of step with international rules. The US opposes any further militarization
 
>>   Media & Advertising
Injured Workers Stop in Oshawa During 600 km Bike Ride to Draw Attention to a Compensation - 12 Hours ago
OSHAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/30/15 -- Injured workers Richard Hudon and Peter Page, with the support of the Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups (ONIWG), have embarked on a 600 km bike
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16,000 TELUS Volunteers Celebrate 10th Annual TELUS Days of Giving - 12 Hours ago
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/30/15 -- Editors Note: There are photos associated with this press release. More than 16,000 TELUS Held annually, TELUS Days of Giving was launched

Burdette & Rice, a Texas Probate Litigation Law Firm,... - 13 Hours ago
Burdette & Rice, a Dallas, Texas, trust, probate and estate law firm, specializes in disputes and litigation. With a commitment to continuing education, the firm participates in many national events.
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