1. CNN on board as U.S. plane flies over Chinese islands
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 00:11:43

CNN on board as U.S. plane flies over Chinese islands

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2. Irish Church needs ‘reality check’
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-24 at 01:04:31

One of Ireland's most senior Catholic clerics calls for the Church to take a "reality check" following the country's overwhelming vote in favour of same-sex marriage.

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3. Grandmother, 65, gives birth to quadruplets
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 01:27:32

Grandmother, 65, gives birth to quadruplets

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4. Boy, 16, is Real Madrid’s youngest player
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 01:37:34

Boy, 16, is Real Madrid's youngest player

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5. IS seizes Iraqi side of key Syria border crossing
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-24 at 01:54:30

The Islamic State group seized the Iraqi side of a key border crossing with Syria after isolated government forces pulled out, a police officer and a provincial official said. "Daesh (IS) early this morning took control of the Al-Walid post on the bo...

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7. Sterile mosquitoes released in China to fight dengue fever
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-24 at 00:00:04

Scientists carry out trial in southern province of Guangdong aimed at reducing population of insects that carry the disease Continue reading...

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8. 1 dead as rain breaks records in U.S.
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 03:06:26

1 dead as rain breaks records in U.S.

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9. At Least 10 Afghan Police Officers Killed in Taliban Assault
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-24 at 00:06:48

Officials in Afghanistan say at least 10 police officers have been killed in an ongoing Taliban assault in the country's volatile south.

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10. Peace Activists Cross Demilitarized Zone Separating Koreas
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-24 at 02:50:18

Gloria Steinem was among a group of 30 female peace activists who crossed by bus on Sunday from North Korea to South Korea, calling for an end to unresolved hostility.

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11. Ex-army chief urges PM to consider ‘boots on the ground’ to fight Isis
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-24 at 01:52:45

Government quick to dismiss call by Sir Richard Dannatt, who says ground forces are needed to beat terror group because air campaign has failed Continue reading...

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12. Malaysia Finds Graves of Suspected Trafficking Victims
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-24 at 03:09:45

The Malaysian home minister says police have discovered mass graves of suspected trafficking victims near the country's border with Thailand.

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13. Chinese dominance worries Nigeria’s textile traders
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-24 at 02:57:09

Nafiu Badaru, a junior civil servant in northern Nigeria's biggest city Kano, doesn't make much money and it takes some cash to look good so he tends to buy made-in-China fabric. The proliferation of Chinese-made textiles is a boon for consumers...

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15. ‘The police didn’t see Deen as a victim despite blood pouring out of his head’
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-24 at 01:00:08

Deen Taiwo’s ordeal at the hands of racists is being made into a documentary in an innovative attempt to improve police responses to hate crimes Continue reading...

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17. Greece’s misery shows we need Chapter 11 bankruptcy for countries
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-24 at 02:05:06

Argentina defaulted in 2001, and is still not free of its creditors. There needs to be a clear resolution to the blight of vulture funds and neverending austerity Continue reading...

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18. Burundi activists suspend govt talks as opposition figure killed
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-24 at 01:44:40

Activists in Burundi behind weeks of protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's controversial bid to seek a third term said Sunday they were suspending talks with the government after the murder of an opposition figure. Zedi Feruzi, the leader of...

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19. Rohingya Muslims found on boat rescued by Myanmar navy
     Published by Reuters on 2015-05-24 at 01:24:43

ALAETHAKAW VILLAGE, Myanmar, May 24 (Reuters) - At least eight Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar were among some 200 migrants rescued from a trafficking boat by the Myanmar navy on Thursday, according to interviews conducted by Reuters, contradicting official...

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