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A look at the Operation Condor conspiracy in South America

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced to prison Friday for human rights crimes committed during the Operation Condor conspiracy.
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EU leaders are planning a post-Brexit future without the UK

The Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎
Senior EU leaders are preparing the ground for a possible Brexit vote with high-level meetings aimed at a “plan B” future of the bloc without the UK, including closer co-operation on security and defence matters.
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Islamic State advance near Turkish border, civilians trapped

Reuters Canada - ‎8 hours ago‎
BEIRUT (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.

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

Washington Post - ‎9 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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'Loneliest elephant in the world' dies in Tokyo zoo after living alone for 67 years

ITV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
An elephant that lived alone for 67 years in a Tokyo zoo has died in her concrete pen at the age of 69. Hanako, or "flower child", was described by animal rights campaigners as the loneliest elephant in the world and had been the subject of a global ...
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Tony Blair warns 'very dangerous experiment' to give Jeremy Corbyn power - ‎1 hour ago‎
Britain would be embarking on a "very dangerous experiment" if it gave Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn power, former prime minister Tony Blair has warned.
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Battle of Jutland centenary to be commemorated

BBC News - ‎4 hours 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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A Late Push for the Dollar from Yellen Puts Bulls on Notice

Nasdaq - ‎55 minutes ago‎
May NFPs is an automatic draw for headlines, but the focus on rate expectations likely finds the PCE more pressing; Low global risk and local volatility is likely a necessity for a June hike, but will the market abide such quiet as a hike nears?
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George Osborne's claim that retirees would lose out from Brexit slammed by experts

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Pensioners were last night told they face losing 'dramatic' sums of money if Britain votes to stay in the European Union. The warning flies in the face of George Osborne's claim that Brexit would cost every pensioner up to £32,000 - and asserts that ...
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Drone in near miss with Boeing 757 jet as it took off from UK airport - ‎5 hours ago‎
According to an official near-miss report the pilot of the jet “expressed his surprise” after spotting the object shortly after take-off.
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'Overwatch' is here, and it packs a wallop

The Boston Globe - ‎May 26, 2016‎
It's a point I've made before: As fun as it is to explore the world of scrappy independent titles - and I've certainly devoted many columns to them - it can be refreshing to jump back into the realm of AAA - meaning the biggest budget and most ...
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Reduce nuisance calls by texting 78070 - ‎19 hours ago‎
A new 'text-to-register' service means you can now opt out of unsolicited calls. Share this. Facebook; Twitter; Google plus; Email; Share.
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Three UK cloudy firms promise CMA they'll be 'fairer' to customers

The Register - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has found cloud storage providers were using contract terms and practices which could have breached consumer protection law - and has secured a “commitment” from three companies to not be naughty.
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Radiohead Find Relaxed New Groove At London Show

MOJO - ‎10 hours ago‎
Group promise “adventure”, showcase eight songs off A Moon Shaped Pool on first night of intimate-ish Roundhouse residency. By Danny Eccleston May 27, 2016.
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Review: Warcraft film is a game effort but not great

Leighton Buzzard Today - ‎15 hours ago‎
Welcome to Azeroth, a peaceful realm that has a big problem - the kingdom stands on the brink of war as its fair citizens face being invaded by a fearsome race of bloodthirsty orcs.
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Magician richard jones is bookmakers' favourite to win britain's got talent

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours 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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To cut or not to cut? RSC and Globe at odds over Shakespeare - ‎5 hours 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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Republic of Ireland 1-1 Holland: Shane Long's opening goal is cancelled out by Luuk de Jong

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours 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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New derby boss nigel pearson honoured to join 'one of biggest clubs in country'

Daily Mail - ‎10 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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England captain Dylan Hartley: My career could be over if I suffer one more concussion - ‎7 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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Sea sponge the size of a minivan discovered in ocean depths off Hawaii

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
The massive sponge was photographed in the Papahanaumokuakea marine park off the shores of the north-western Hawaii. Photograph: AP.
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climate change threatens iconic tourist sites

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎18 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 - ‎13 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 - ‎5 hours 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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Beauty Report: Here comes the sun

Irish Times - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Melanoma is on the rise in Ireland, despite the fact it is so preventable. I am a firm believer in wearing SPF all year round, but even if you don't, you should be wearing SPF during the summer, and not just when you're in sunny climates.
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Scots in cities most likely to fall victim to lung disease

Scotsman - ‎4 hours ago‎
Scots living in urban areas are more likely to die from lung disease than anywhere else in the UK, a new report said. The impact of heavy industry and a higher than averagerate of smoking is blamed for mortality rates from the condition being almost ...