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Doctors: Postpone or move Olympics due to Zika

CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎
(CNN) The summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro should be postponed or moved "in the name of public health" due to the widening Zika outbreak in Brazil, more than 100 prominent doctors and professors said Friday in an open letter to the World Health ...
Rio could host 'Olympic Games of brain damage' if this summer's event is not moved or postponed, say experts
Zika crisis: Rio Olympics 'should be moved or postponed'
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Migrant crisis: UK set to send Royal Navy warship to Libya

BBC News - ‎17 hours ago‎
The UK is set to send a Royal Navy warship to the Mediterranean to help tackle arms smuggling in Libya, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced.
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Islamic State advance near Turkish border, civilians trapped

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
BEIRUT, May 27 (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters captured territory from Syrian rebels near the Turkish border on Friday and inched closer to a town on a supply route for foreign-backed insurgents fighting the jihadists, a monitoring group said.
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Argentina's last military dictator jailed over role in Operation Condor

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Reynaldo Bignone, former dictator waiting for the verdict of his trial in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Victor R Caivano/AP. Uki Goñi in Buenos Aires.

'The world was forever changed here': Obama's words at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan

Washington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
President Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima Friday. Nearly 71 years after the U.S. deployed an atomic bomb on the Japanese city, Obama called for an end to nuclear weapons and offered respects to the victims.
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Smoke Alerts Like That on Flight 804 Have Raised Questions in the Past

Wall Street Journal - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Long before EgyptAir Flight 804's pilots received an alert signaling smoke in a vital electronics compartment, U.S. safety watchdogs documented that such warnings on that airliner model were frequently erroneous and sometimes prompted unnecessary and ...
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Putin warns Romania and Poland that hosting US missile shield system puts them in Russia's cross-hairs

The Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a US missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security.
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David Cameron says Boris Johnson is still a front-runner to succeed him despite EU referendum rows - ‎59 minutes ago‎
David Cameron has said that Boris Johnson remains one of the front-runners to succeed him as he vowed not to carry out any "blue-on-blue" attacks for the rest of the EU referendum campaign.
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Battle of Jutland centenary to be commemorated

BBC News - ‎14 minutes ago‎
The centenary of the largest naval battle of World War One is to be officially commemorated in Rosyth and South Queensferry on Saturday.
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Yellen points to summer rate rise

Financial Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
The head of the US Federal Reserve said on Friday that a rate rise would probably be appropriate in “coming months” if the US economy continued to improve, in the strongest signal yet that the central bank could tighten monetary policy this summer.
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Commodities hit by oil and metal falls amid flat pre-holiday trade - ‎5 hours ago‎
Commodities producers were knocked by a sudden reversal in metal and oil prices, as the rally in Brent crude that began earlier this year gave way.
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Watchstone: energetic and robust?

Interactive Investor - ‎11 hours ago‎
Companies often speak of "transformational" years when they are trying to pull themselves out of the gutter, but this former AIM-darling needed it more than most.
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Overwatch PC Benchmarks: Making Ultra HD Look Easy

Kotaku - ‎9 hours ago‎
Though there are still some hotly anticipated titles due in 2016, we might already have the game of the year on our hands. Overwatch has been on our radar for a while now but it recently blew up in a big way with an open beta that attracted 9.7 million ...
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Mobile phone customers outraged as it emerges they are paying for watchdog's 'free' nuisance call blocker - ‎7 hours ago‎
Hundreds of thousands of people face being charged after signing up to a "free" nuisance call blocking service launched yesterday by telecoms watchdogs, it has emerged.
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Competition Watchdog Slams British Cloud Providers

TechWeekEurope UK - ‎9 hours ago‎
The UK's top competition watchdog has issued warnings to several major cloud providers following concerns that the firms may potentially be breaching British consumer law.
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Dragon Quest's On and Off History With PlayStation

PlayStation LifeStyle - ‎7 hours ago‎
Today is Dragon Quest's 30th anniversary! The influential role-playing game franchise is a phenomenon in Japan, and is has a dedicated fanbase worldwide.
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To cut or not to cut? RSC and Globe at odds over Shakespeare - ‎1 hour ago‎
As two of Britain's leading theatres, they are no stranger to rivalry, bitterness and outright war on stage. But the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare's Globe are in danger of taking the drama into real life, as leading figures publicly ...
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Magician Richard Jones is bookmakers' favourite to win Britain's Got Talent

Belfast Telegraph - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Magician Richard Jones is the current favourite to win Saturday's grand final of Britain's Got Talent. The army bandsman of The Household Cavalry has wowed with his mind-reading and illusions, and is at 11-10 with bookmaker Coral.
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Republic of Ireland 1-1 Holland: Shane Long's opening goal is cancelled out by Luuk de Jong

Daily Mail - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Ireland will probably get a far tougher pre-Euros workout when they face Belarus in Cork next week. For so bad were Holland that Martin O'Neill will be concerned that his side somehow managed to squander victory when former Newcastle striker Luuk De ...
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England captain Dylan Hartley: My career could be over if I suffer one more concussion - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dylan Hartley, the England captain, admits his playing career could be over if he sustains one more concussion injury. Hartley has already missed 14 weeks this season after being twice knocked unconscious and admits that a third serious head injury ...
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New derby boss nigel pearson honoured to join 'one of biggest clubs in country'

Daily Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
Nigel Pearson said it was an honour to be named the new Derby manager and he believes he is taking charge of one of the biggest clubs in the country.
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climate change threatens iconic tourist sites

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎14 hours ago‎
A general view of Stonehenge during the annual Perseid meteor shower in the night sky in Salisbury Plain, southern England August 13, 2013.
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World faces tough challenge turning words into action on antibiotic resistance

Royal Society of Chemistry - ‎9 hours ago‎
Economist Jim O'Neill's reports make the case that the world can't afford to not act on antibiotic resistance. Forging global a global agreement may be difficult, however.
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Dr. Heimlich, 96, uses his maneuver to save choking woman

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
CINCINNATI (AP) - The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.
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Glasgow has highest lung disease death rate in Britain

BBC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
Scotland's urban areas, particularly around Glasgow, have the highest lung disease mortality rates in Britain, a new report has found.
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