1. Amtrak Train Derails in Philadelphia, Killing at Least 5 and Injuring Dozens
Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-13 at 02:45:21
At least five people were killed and dozens more injured when an Amtrak train carrying 243 people derailed, shutting down service in the Northeast region, the authorities said. 11622 | 340 | 13 | 3
2. North Korea defence chief ‘executed with anti-aircraft fire’
Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-13 at 03:43:10
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un had his defence minister executed with anti-aircraft fire for insubordination and dozing off during a formal military rally, South Korean intelligence said Wednesday, hinting at possible instability in the Pyongyang leaders... 6318 | 1 | 736 | 6 | 6 | 1
4. Traumatized Nepalis seek open spaces
Published by CNN on 2015-05-13 at 00:42:41
5. Former European leaders call for change in EU policy on Israel
Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-13 at 00:15:16
Europe must hold Israel to account for the way it maintains the occupation, says letter from former prime ministers and diplomatsA high-profile group of former European political leaders and diplomats has called for the urgent reassessment of EU policy on... 12 | 138 | 1356 | 1
6. Gunmen Kill 43 in Attack on Shiite Minority in Pakistan
Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-13 at 02:39:00
Pakistani police say gunmen have killed 43 people in an attack on the country's Shiite minority. 4313 | 28
7. Atheist blogger hacked to death
Published by CNN on 2015-05-13 at 00:40:44
8. Bayern win not enough as Barca progress
Published by CNN on 2015-05-13 at 00:31:26
11. Could this be the world’s most efficient solar electricity system?
Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-13 at 00:00:03
Using military technology and a zero-emission engine invented by a 19th-century Scot, Swedish firm seeks to revolutionise solar energy production Continue reading... 6 | 320 | 1067 | 50 | 1
12. Art Imitating Income: The $179 Million Picasso That Explains Global Inequality
Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-13 at 03:00:06
The supply of certain paintings is fixed, but the number of people with the riches to buy top-end art is rising. 2160 | 102 | 1 | 4
13. U.S. searches for missing chopper
Published by CNN on 2015-05-13 at 00:13:41
A U.S. military helicopter with eight people on board has gone missing in Nepal as Marine personnel worked to help people in the earthquake-ravaged country. 1 | 1921
17. India and China: Friends, foes or frenemies?
Published by CNN on 2015-05-13 at 03:40:06
19. New laws to target radicalisation
Published by BBC on 2015-05-13 at 02:13:42
David Cameron is to set out new powers aimed at tackling radicalisation, saying the UK has been a "passively tolerant society" for too long. 469 | 278 | 382 | 20 | 1 | 1
20. Rescue resumes after Nepal quake
Published by BBC on 2015-05-13 at 02:36:37
Rescue work resumes after the latest deadly earthquake in Nepal, after thousands of scared residents spent the night in the open. 96 | 1 | 967 | 9 | 9 | 1
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