1. 43 killed in 3-hour Mexico shootout
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-23 at 03:13:37

43 killed in 3-hour Mexico shootout

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2. Count to start in Irish vote on gay marriage
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-23 at 01:49:59

Before the day's out in Ireland, the country's citizens will know if enough of them have voted to change the country's constitution to allow gay marriage. If so, it'll be a world first.

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3. Senate Blocks Bill on N.S.A. Collection of Phone Records
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-23 at 00:06:07

The Senate voted 57-42, short of the 60 votes needed to move ahead on a House bill that would have ended the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of domestic phone records.

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4. Former N. Korean spy: ‘We were taught to be ready to die’
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-23 at 00:51:59

Former N. Korean spy: 'We were taught to be ready to die'

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5. James Rhodes interview: ‘It’s important to say that bad things happen – and we don’t lie about it’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-23 at 01:00:12

Pianist James Rhodes has written a personal memoir so raw and harrowing that the court of appeal – and his ex-wife – prevented him from publishing it. Now that the ban has been lifted, he explains why he refused to be silenced Continue reading...

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7. Leading health charities should divest from fossil fuels, say climate scientists
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-23 at 00:00:10

Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust risk losing moral authority, say researchers including ‘hockey stick’ graph originator Michael Mann  Continue reading...

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8. Quake gives girl second chance
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-23 at 01:48:46

Just 10-years old, Maya lost her leg after she was hit by two boulders in separate quakes in Nepal. The double-blow could have made life even harder for her impoverished family. Then events took another turn...

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9. What you asked Will Ripley about NK
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-23 at 00:51:24

CNN's Will Ripley answers Facebook users questions about his trip to North Korea.


12. Swimwear through the ages
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-23 at 03:26:17

While the stars congregate at Cannes and workers everywhere begin planning their seaside escapes, a new London exhibition is looking back on the history of the humble swimsuit.

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14. Ethiopia’s election is a wake-up call on human rights and sound governance
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-23 at 00:00:13

The international community must challenge Ethiopia’s oppressive regime by funding local human rights and democracy groups Continue reading...

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19. Report: German woman, 65, gives birth to quadruplets
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-23 at 02:24:41

BERLIN (AP) — German media report that a 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets.

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20. Nerves at biker rallies after Texas massacre
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-23 at 03:58:43

Nerves at biker rallies after Texas massacre



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