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Tornado flattens Jefferson City car dealership

· USA Today · 3h ago · A car dealership in Jefferson City, Missouri suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the capital city as part of an outbreak of severe weather across the state overnight. (May 23)

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Wild chimpanzees eat tortoises after cracking them open against tree trunks

· Science Daily · 8h ago · Researchers have observed wild chimpanzees in the Loango National Park, Gabon, eating tortoises. They describe the first observations of this potentially cultural behavior where chimpanzees hit tortoises against tree trunks until the tortoises' shells break open and then feed on the meat.

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Durant, Cousins unlikely for start of Finals

· ESPN · 2h ago · Kevin Durant still has not been cleared for on-court activities and is unlikely to be ready at the start of the NBA Finals, while DeMarcus Cousins' return depends on his progress.

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House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with president

· Reuters · 2h ago · U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump threw a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earlier and that she wished his family or staff would conduct "an intervention" with him for the good of the country.

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German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise

· Reuters · 10h ago · A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool tensions in the region, a German diplomatic source told Reuters.

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Two Senior Aides to Leave the White House

· New York Times · May 21, 2019 · Johnny DeStefano, a counselor to the president, and Shahira Knight, the White House legislative affairs director, announced their departures.

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American who joined the Taliban released from prison

MSNBC · 3h ago · The man known as the “American Taliban” is now free, but some officials fear he still holds extremist views. NBC’s Ken Dilanian joins Stephanie Ruhle and Ali Velshi to discuss why John Walker Lindh was still released from prison – early.

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Outrage as Trump delays putting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill until 2026

The Guardian · 4h ago · As a candidate Trump called planned replacement of Andrew Jackson with anti-slavery activist ‘pure political correctness’Donald Trump’s administration is facing criticism for delaying a move to put the anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman on th

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Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme to get Trump administration post

Reuters · 5h ago · The head of a Chicago-based bank was charged in an indictment unsealed on Thursday with bribery and accused of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in a scheme to land a top Trump administration post such as secretary of the U.S.

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'American Taliban' militant John Walker Lindh released from prison

· Fox News · 9h ago · The Islamic militant who became known as the infamous "American Taliban" member was released from a U.S. federal prison Thursday despite lawmakers' concerns about the “security and safety implications” of freeing an unrepentant terrorist who o

Pompeo says Huawei CEO lying over ties to China government: CNBC

Reuters · 7h ago · U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government, and he believed more American companies would cut ties with the tech giant.

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Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold

· USA Today · 10h ago · Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on the $20 bill would be delayed and will not happen in 2020. (May 22)

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Mika: Why don't we know about these children?

MSNBC · 8h ago · A previously unreported sixth migrant child died in U.S. custody last year, authorities said Wednesday. The 10-year-old El Salvadoran girl, who entered U.S. care in March 2018, died in September of fever and respiratory distress.

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Pelosi: Trump 'took a pass' on infrastructure

· USA Today · May 22, 2019 · House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump "took a pass" on working together with Democrats to address the nation's crumbling infrastructure. (May 22)

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Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic

· USA Today · May 22, 2019 · An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood. (May 22)

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Trump’s Financial Secrets Move Closer to Disclosure

· New York Times · 21h ago · A federal judge rejected President Trump’s efforts to block banks from complying with congressional subpoenas, and New York lawmakers voted to let Congress obtain his state tax returns.

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Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump

· CNN · 22h ago · Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide with direct knowledge of the discussion confirmed to CNN.

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Can Congress stop war with Iran?

MSNBC · 21h ago · Sen. Chris Murphy pushed for an amendment barring the Trump administration from an unauthorized military action -- but Republicans voted it down.

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Tornado flattens Jefferson City car dealership

· USA Today · 3h ago · A car dealership in Jefferson City, Missouri suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the capital city as part of an outbreak of severe weather across the state overnight. (May 23)

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Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak

Fox News · 2h ago · As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease.

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Memorial held for Texas woman shot by officer

ABC News · 3h ago · Community leaders and relatives of a Houston-area woman with mental illness who was fatally shot by a police officer say her death must be a call to action

Memorial held for Texas woman shot by officer

· Fox News · 3h ago · The Latest on the Houston area woman who was shot and killed by a police officer (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Community leaders, elected officials and relatives of a Houston-area woman shot and killed by a police officer say her death must be a call to action.

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Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma

USA Today · 2h ago · Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Near Crescent, erosion left several homes hanging over the Cimarron River.

Oklahoma town urges evacuation due to rising river

· ABC News · May 22, 2019 · Oklahoma is bracing for more rain, with parts of the state already flooded following days of severe weather that's blamed for at least three deaths after also battering Iowa, Kansas and Missouri

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NOAA: Expect a slightly weaker hurricane season

· USA Today · 4h ago · The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday predicted nine to 15 named storms. It says four to eight of them will become hurricanes and two to four of those major hurricanes with 111 mph winds or higher. (May 23)

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Slain CIA officer's daughter slams Lindh release

ABC News · 3h ago · The daughter of a CIA officer killed in Afghanistan after interrogating John Walker Lindh in 2001 wrote President Donald Trump urging him to block the early release of the so-called "American Taliban."

NTSB: Plane veered back and forth before stopping in river

ABC News · 3h ago · A chartered jet that ran off a runway and into a river at a Florida military base earlier this month touched down to the right of the runway's centerline, returned to the centerline and then veered again to the right

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Utah man dies on Mount Everest

· NBC News · 7h ago · “He taught us that nothing was impossible,” said the daughter of mountaineer Don Cash, who died while descending from the summit of Mount Everest.

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China has more weapons in US tariff war _ but do they work?

· Fox Business · 16h ago · Looking for ways to hit back at Washington as a tariff fight escalates, President Xi Jinping and his economy czar visited a Chinese factory that processes rare earths — exotic minerals used in electric cars, mobile phones and other technology.

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Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest

· ABC News · 19h ago · Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, has taken top honors in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest

· Fox News · 19h ago · Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, took home top honors Wednesday in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge.

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China seeks Asian neighbors' support in trade fight with US

Fox News · 13h ago · China is seeking to support from some of its Asian neighbors and Russia in its escalating tariff fight with the U.S. Speaking Wednesday at a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Kyrgyzstan, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said representatives

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Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crime

ABC News · 16h ago · Media law experts pushed back against the San Francisco police chief who said a freelance journalist conspired to steal a police report, saying that it is not a crime to disclose a public record

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New Jersey man charged with threatening to bomb Trump Tower

· Reuters · 21h ago · A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in New York City was arrested on Wednesday on a string of federal charges, prosecutors said.

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Arizona Prisons Urged To Reverse Ban On 'Chokehold' Book

· NPR · May 22, 2019 · State officials view the book as being potentially "detrimental to the safe, secure and orderly operation" of prison facilities. The book looks at how the criminal justice system affects black men.

California police defend using spit mask on 12-year-old boy

· Fox News · 20h ago · Police on Wednesday defended their use of a clear mesh "spit mask" on a combative 12-year-old boy as irate bystanders videotaped the tense encounter in Sacramento while objecting that the boy was being detained.

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Trump honors officers with Medal of Valor awards

· USA Today · May 22, 2019 · Fourteen public safety officers were awarded the nation's highest honor for bravery from President Donald Trump on Wednesday, including eight who responded to a mass shooting on Election Day 2016 in southern California. (May 22)

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Ford's delivery robot walks like a human

· CNN · May 22, 2019 · Ford, best known for its cars, pick-up trucks and SUVs, is experimenting with something totally different: a package-carrying robot.

Truck falls through upper level of NJ garage

· USA Today · May 22, 2019 · A truck has fallen through the upper level of a parking garage in northern New Jersey. The accident happened shortly before noon Wednesday at a parking facility in North Bergen township, some 9 miles west of New York City. (May 22)

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Wife thanks doctors as trooper goes home after shooting

ABC News · May 22, 2019 · A Montana Highway Patrol trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being shot three times was released from a Utah hospital after his wife gave emotional thanks to the medical team and supporters

Wife thanks doctors as trooper goes home after shooting

· Fox News · May 22, 2019 · A Montana Highway Patrol trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being shot three times was released Wednesday from a Utah hospital after his wife gave emotional thanks to the medical team and supporters.


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Dow tumbles more than 400 points on trade concerns

· Los Angeles Times · 2h ago · The Dow Jones industrial average tumbled more than 400 points Thursday as investors worried that the U.S. and China were headed for a long standoff in their costly trade dispute.

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Stocks open lower on developments in China trade war

· Los Angeles Times · May 22, 2019 · Stocks are opening lower Wednesday on Wall Street as investors eye developments in the U.S.-China trade dispute and absorb a key ruling in an antitrust case involving chipmaker Qualcomm.

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Tokyo-Vegas investment chief gets 50 years in Ponzi scheme

ABC News · 2h ago · The former head of a Tokyo and Las Vegas investment firm has been sentenced to 50 years in a U.S. prison for bilking thousands of Japanese victims in what prosecutors called a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme

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African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers

Reuters · 8h ago · French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in China, they said on Thursday, warning of potential bankruptcies in the sector.

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Best Buy beats quarterly same-store sales estimates

· CNBC · 10h ago · Best Buy beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Thursday, as the consumer electronics retailer sold more wearables and tablets and signed up more people to its subscription-based tech support services.

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Tesla produced 900 Model 3 cars per day this week: Musk

· Reuters · 7h ago · Tesla Inc hason an average produced 900 Model 3 cars per day this week, bringing the company closer to its target of making 7,000 cars per week, according to an email from Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk to employees that was widely posted on socia

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India's ruling party claims victory with wide lead in votes

· Fox News · 8h ago · Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party claimed it won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while the head of the main opposition party conceded a personal defeat that signaled the end of an era for modern India's main political dynasty.

India PM Modi looks set for electoral win

· NBC News · 10h ago · Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were on course to win 298 seats of the 542 available, up from the 282 it won last time.

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Justice Department staff has urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger

· Washington Post · May 22, 2019 · Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two companies offered a set of concessions this week.

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Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting

· Fox News · 11h ago · Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared the challenge the result in court.

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Germany's Bosch fined $100 million over diesel scandal

ABC News · 10h ago · German prosecutors have fined auto components and technology company Robert Bosch GmbH 90 million euros ($100 million) over its role in the diesel emissions scandal that erupted at Volkswagen in 2015

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NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project

· Reuters · 1h ago · NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S.

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Samsung’s new AI can create talking avatars with a single photo

The Next Web · 12h ago · Samsung’s research center at Moscow has developed a new AI that can create talking avatars of photos and paintings without using any 3D modeling. A paper posted by the research team suggests that while traditionally researchers have used a large nu

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Won't you be my neighbor?

· Amazon Book Review · 4h ago · Celebrating Mister Rogers with "143 Day" and a lovely illustrated collection of 75 of his very special songs and poems.

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Judge: Actor didn't appear to be seeking privacy

· ABC News · 3h ago · A judge that ordered the file from Jussie Smollett's criminal case unsealed says the actor's actions did not appear to be those of someone seeking to maintain his privacy

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‘Gentleman Jack’ Renewed for Season 2 at BBC, HBO

· Variety · 2h ago · “Gentleman Jack” will return to TV screens on both sides of the Atlantic after the BBC and HBO ordered a second season of the period drama. The series is based on a true story and stars Suranne Jones as Anne Lister, a lesbian, and the proprietor of her family’s coal mines.

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BuzzFeed News issued cease-and-desist letter from woman in Tony Robbins scandal

· Fox News · 22h ago · BuzzFeed News has been accused of using illegal and unethical means to obtain some information used in its recent bombshell accusing self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual wrongdoings, according to a cease-and-desistletter obtained by Fox News -- butBuzzFeed is standing by its reporting.

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Busy Philipps stars in ACLU ad for #YouKnowMe abortion access campaign

Fox News · 9h ago · In the wake ofrevealing to “Busy Tonight” viewersthat she had had an abortion — and creating the #YouKnowMe hashtag on social media —Busy Philippsis teaming up with theACLUon a “You Know Me” ad campaign meant to rebut recent legislation in several states that restrict access to abortion.

ACLU, Busy Philipps Take on Abortion Bans With #YouKnowMe Ad Campaign

· Variety · 12h ago · In the wake of revealing to “Busy Tonight” viewers that she had had an abortion — and creating the #YouKnowMe hashtag on social media — Busy Philipps is teaming up with the ACLU on a “You Know Me” ad campaign meant to rebut recent legisla

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Review: ‘The Name of the Rose’

Los Angeles Times · 10h ago · It may be a coincidence that a new television adaptation of Umberto Eco's 1980 medieval ecclesiastic detective novel "The Name of the Rose" begins the same week that HBO's "Game of Thrones" finished its business, just as it may be mere happenst

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Zombie Comedy ‘Zomboat!’ Sets Sail for ITV and Hulu

Variety · 12h ago · The zombie apocalypse is coming to the U.K. and will be seen on British and U.S. TV after ITV and Hulu greenlit “Zomboat!” The upcoming comedy will star Leah Brotherhead (“White Gold”), Hamza Jeetooa (“Doctor Who”), Ryan McKen (“White D

Hulu & ITV2 Set Sail On Zombie Apocalypse Comedy ‘Zomboat!’

· Deadline Hollywood · 12h ago · Hulu and ITV have partnered on a new zombie apocalypse comedy set on a canal board in Birmingham, England. The digital platform and youth skewing network ITV2 have ordered Zomboat!, a six-part comedy from ITV-owned Noho Film & Television, the company

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Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act

· USA Today · May 22, 2019 · Adam Driver, who is Tony nominated for his work in “Burn This,” credits his military service with providing him with enough courage to become an actor. Driver joined the Marines shortly after the 9/11 terror attacks. (May 22)

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Warner Bros’ ‘DC Super Pets’ Animated Movie Moves To 2022

· Deadline Hollywood · 21h ago · Warner Bros has pushed back the release of DC Super Pets, its animated film based on the kids cartoon franchise. The studio said the pic, previously due to hit theaters in May 2021, will now open a year later, on May 22, 2022.

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Fashion Watch: Old-school 'Hollywood' glamour

· USA Today · May 22, 2019 · The stars of Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" - Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie - bring high wattage glamour to the Cannes red carpet. (May 22)

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Elton John: Taron Egerton is 'wonderful'

· USA Today · May 22, 2019 · At the London premiere of "Rocketman," Elton John and star Taron Egerton talk about their friendship and the film's long road to the big screen. (May 21)


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Pirates slug 4 homers, beat Rockies 14-6

ABC News · 1h ago · Josh Bell, Bryan Reynolds and Starling Marte each homered in the seventh inning as the Pirates offense broke out to beat the Colorado Rockies 14-6 on Thursday

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Schedule of WNBA season openers this weekend

Los Angeles Times · 2h ago · The WNBA opens its 23rd season on Friday night with a pair of games. The Los Angels Sparks close out the season-opening weekend on Sunday in Las Vegas.

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Gómez HR sinks Nats after Martinez ejection, Mets sweep

ABC News · 2h ago · Carlos Gómez hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning, helping the New York Mets overcome a rally started by Washington manager Dave Martinez's heated ejection to beat the Nationals 6-4 and cap off a four-game sweep

Davis speeds to NY as Mets stun Nationals in 8th for 6-1 win

· USA Today · 17h ago · Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets and New York rallied to beat the Nationals 6-1

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Rose: Howard hiring heals Fab Five wounds

· ESPN · 7h ago · Former Fab Five member and current ESPN analyst Jalen Rose said that the hiring of Juwan Howard at Michigan resolves ongoing tensions between the former teammates and with the school.

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Mississippi State outlasts LSU 6-5 in 17 innings at 3 am

· ABC News · 13h ago · Gunner Halter hit a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning and Mississippi State beat LSU 6-5 just after 3 a.m. CDT to end the longest game by time in Southeastern Conference Tournament history at 6 hours, 43 minutes.

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Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts

ABC News · 8h ago · An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations that are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as "decoration" but federations view as "essential"

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NFL draft headed to Cleveland in 2021, KC in '23

· ESPN · May 22, 2019 · The NFL draft is heading to Cleveland in 2021 and Kansas City in 2023. A site for 2022 has been delayed because about 20 cities are interested in hosting that year.

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WNBA's new season ready to tip off

ABC News · 15h ago · It's been a busy offseason for the WNBA with big names changing places, a new commissioner and sadly a few injuries to some of the games' greatest players

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Hamels gets a no-decision against Phillies, Cubs win 8-4

ABC News · 16h ago · Cole Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Chicago Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 Wednesday night

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Torres hits 2 of Yankees' 5 HRs in 7-5 win over Orioles

· ABC News · 18h ago · Gleyber Torres hit two of New York's five home runs off Baltimore's beleaguered pitching staff, and the New York Yankees survived a shaky outing from CC Sabathia in a 7-5 victory over the Orioles

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Watch Alex Verdugo throw out Kevin Kiermaier at third

· Los Angeles Times · May 22, 2019 · Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier thought he had a good chance of turning a double into a triple Tuesday night when his hard-hit ball skipped past Dodgers center fielder Alex Verdugo and off the wall.

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Macron woos green vote in European elections

· Fox News · 11h ago · The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a green-friendly guy.

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Central African Republic massacres leave more than 50 dead

Washington Post · 3h ago · More than 50 people were reportedly killed in an attack by a militia on several villages in the Central African Republic’s volatile northwest near the border with Chad, the United Nations said Thursday.

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Wild chimpanzees eat tortoises after cracking them open against tree trunks

· Science Daily · 8h ago · Researchers have observed wild chimpanzees in the Loango National Park, Gabon, eating tortoises. They describe the first observations of this potentially cultural behavior where chimpanzees hit tortoises against tree trunks until the tortoises' shells break open and then feed on the meat.

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Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning alive

· Fox News · 8h ago · As balloting for the European Parliament gets underway Thursday, voters over 55 are emerging as a powerful bloc on a rapidly aging continent where younger voters are staying away from the polls in growing numbers.

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D-Day veteran committed to saving France's honor

USA Today · 10h ago · Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too. (May 23)

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Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo

ABC News · 12h ago · Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the breeding of zoo animals unless they are destined to be reintroduced into the wild

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo

· Fox News · 12h ago · Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the reproduction of captive animals unless their young are destined to be reintroduced into the wild.

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Dutch polls open, kicking off 4 days of European elections

· Fox News · 16h ago · Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments.

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Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court

· Fox News · 17h ago · The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence.

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ABC News

Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debate

ABC News · 22h ago · The Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Netherlands should remain in the European Union in a debate on the eve of European Parliament elections

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ABC News
ABC News
ABC News

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike

ABC News · May 22, 2019 · Nicaragua's finance minister has warned banks that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike

· Fox News · May 22, 2019 · Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners.


Science

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Hilary Swift for The New York Times
Nature Communications
Nature Communications

Seeing Red in the Fossil Record

New York Times · 3h ago · A discovery in a fossilized mouse could help scientists work out the true colors of dinosaurs and other creatures from prehistory.

The healing power of fish skin for a dog named Stella

Science Daily · 3h ago · Veterinarians used a creative approach to treat the burns of Stella, a 1-year-old Rottweiler puppy, who escaped a house fire. Smoke inhalation prohibited Stella from being sedated for skin grafts, so the team used cod fish skins to help heal Stella's burns.

Function of liver cancer genes in mini-organs

Science Daily · 3h ago · Researchers have developed a human model in which they use organoids, or mini organs, to study the function of specific genes that are mutated in liver cancer.

Health

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ABC News

'Smart' hearing aids would identify speakers in crowded room

Reuters · 2h ago · - People wearing hearing aids often struggle to differentiate between speakers in a crowded environment, but a small experiment suggests that brain-controlled assistive hearing devices would be able to detect which voice the user is paying attention to, and enhance it.

Raphaelle Macaron
Raphaelle Macaron
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Sebastian Modak / The New York Times

Lens replacement because of cataracts may improve sleep

Reuters · 3h ago · - Seniors who get new lenses implanted during cataract surgery may not only see better but also experience better sleep, suggests a new study of how light entering the eye regulates the body's internal clock.

Forbes
Forbes
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times

Treadmill classes are calling: Bring on the sweat, rain or shine

Los Angeles Times · 4h ago · Los Angeles has has so many great places to run outdoors. So why are so many people paying to run indoors? That piece of gym equipment that everyone loves to hate is now at the center of one of the hottest boutique fitness trends: treadmill running classes.

Books

Choosing Not to Cancel 'War and Peace'

New York Times · 58m ago · The writer and artist Anya Ulinich illustrates her life-long and changing relationship with Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece.

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Andrew White for The New York Times
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David Kasnic for The New York Times

The many reconfigurations of "Rabbits for Food"

Amazon Book Review · 5h ago · Binnie Kirshenbaum's latest follows a writer succumbing to crippling depression, who is then institutionalized. Hilarious, right?! Actually, it is. Here, Kirshenbaum describes her process for piecing a book together, including this acerbic literary treat.

Leonardo da Vinci drawings go on display at Buckingham Palace

Reuters · 6h ago · Leonardo da Vinci's thumbprint and preparatory sketches for some of his most famous works are going on display to the public at Buckingham Palace, in what is being billed as the biggest exhibition of the artist's work in more than 65 years.

Lifestyle

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Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Bloomberg

Forbes
Forbes
Forbes
Forbes
Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Forbes
Forbes

Serve These Trendy Batch Cocktails For Memorial Day 2019

Forbes · 3h ago · MDW, as PR people seem to have dubbed it, is the unofficial start to day-drinking season. Mix up a trendy pink drink with Singani 63, a crushable Pimm's Cup with artisanal gin, a classic rum swizzle or a bubbly cocktail-- any one of these will make you everyone's favorite party guest.

Forbes
Forbes

5 Things You Probably Don't Know About Coffee

Forbes · 5h ago · Sixty-three percent of American adults enjoy a cup of coffee every day, according to the National Coffee Association. Coffee has become more complex and more drinkers are demanding more transparency about their morning drink of choice.

Forbes
Forbes
Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Forbes
Forbes

As US Wine Sales Are Expected To Decline, One Wine Brand Defies The Trend

Forbes · 8h ago · While much of the US wine industry contends with lagging growth, Josh Cellars exhibits impressive gains year after year. While Josh’s success has wine industry insiders scratching their heads, one must take into account research showing that wine lovers crave an authentic story and connection.

Travel

Forbes
Forbes

Impeccable Italy: The Ostuni Art Resort in Puglia

Forbes · 2h ago · Puglia is one of those places where “the clock stops, the beat slows, and the senses awaken”…a place that seems to have always been there, “that the soul recognizes, even though the consciousness is barely aware of it.”

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ABC News
Forbes
Forbes
The Independent UK
The Independent UK
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Forbes

Opinion

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Bloomberg

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Bloomberg
Washington Post
Washington Post
Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Washington Post
Washington Post
Washington Post
Washington Post
Bloomberg
Bloomberg

Features

Rapper on the Run

Longform · 7h ago · When Spanish authorities sentenced this provocative musician to prison for “glorifying terrorism,” his dedicated fans helped him make a daring escape across the border.

Longreads
Longreads

Optimizing Meat 2.0

Longreads · 8h ago · Can Impossible Foods' meat facsimiles save us from our carnivorous appetites?

Longreads
Longreads

America Is Still Hard To Find

Longreads · 9h ago · Kathleen Alcott’s latest novel is a dramatic reenactment of the ethical dilemmas posed in antiwar activist Father Daniel Berrigan’s '60s manifesto.

Longreads
Longreads

How Refugees Die

Longreads · 11h ago · Wars and heightened border security have created a humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean.

Longform Podcast #344: Emily Bazelon

Longform · May 22, 2019 · Emily Bazelon is a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine and a co-host of Political Gabfest. Her latest book is Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration.“I'm pretty convinced that if everybody w

The Artist Who Gave Up Her Daughter

Longform · May 22, 2019 · Camille Billops abandoned her four-year-old to become the artist she knew she was meant to be. Twenty years later, her daughter wanted to know: why did you leave me?