1. Congress passes NSA surveillance reform in vindication for Snowden
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-03 at 00:28:45

Bulk collection of Americans’ phone records to end as US Senate passes USA Freedom ActThe US Senate on Tuesday passed a bill to end the bulk collection of millions of Americans’ phone records, ushering in the country’s most significant surveillance ...

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2. Woman killed by lion identified
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-03 at 00:20:20

Witnesses to a lion attack honked their horns, trying to get the attention of those in danger as the animal approached.

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3. Blatter ‘under investigation in US’
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-03 at 03:55:48

Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter is being investigated by US officials as part of their inquiry into corruption, US media reports say.

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4. These are the world’s best restaurants
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-03 at 02:36:11

These are the world's best restaurants

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5. Huckabee: I wished I was transgender
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-03 at 01:47:44

Mike Huckabee says there's a time he wishes he could've been transgender: When it was time to hit the high school showers.

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6. FIFA chief Blatter back at work after shock resignation
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-03 at 03:49:09

Sepp Blatter returned to his office Wednesday and FIFA's headquarters tried to put on an air of routine after the drama of the resignation of the longtime world football boss. The president is still president, until the election of his successor,&quo...

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7. NSA ends bulk data collection
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-03 at 01:45:25

The Senate approved on Tuesday a bill to reform National Security Agency domestic surveillance programs, ending a drawn-out showdown on Capitol Hill that saw counterterrorism provisions expire.

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8. Shot Boston man ‘inspired by ISIS’
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-03 at 03:45:52

A man fatally shot by police in Boston after waving a large knife at officers was under 24-hour surveillance by police and federal agents, an FBI source says.

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9. World Economy Improving at Sluggish Pace, O.E.C.D. Reports
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-03 at 02:30:01

The organization of the world’s richest nations forecast that growth should be healthier by the end of 2016.

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10. Capsized ship: What we know
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-03 at 00:31:44

A luxury cruise liner, the "Dongfangzhixing" or Eastern Star, capsized late Monday in the waters of China's Yangtze River, with 458 passengers and crew on board.

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11. Fear of MERS Virus Leads More Than 230 South Korean Schools to Close
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-03 at 03:21:31

All of the country’s 30 reported cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome were tied to five hospitals, but the growing alarm reflected distrust of the government.

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12. Can you pick a $600M super team?
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-03 at 03:40:59

Can you pick a $600M super team?

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14. Hadron collider turns on data tap
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-03 at 02:42:37

The Large Hadron Collider has re-started scientific investigations after a two-year pause.

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15. Does FBI have a secret air force?
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-03 at 00:28:44

The FBI uses a fleet of planes registered under fictitious companies in order to conduct warrantless surveillance during federal, state and local investigations. The surveillance is conducted without a court order, but with oversight from within the Depar...

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16. And the most fashionable Americans are…
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-03 at 00:26:12

And the most fashionable Americans are...

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19. The junior who conquered the clay
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-03 at 01:01:59

Super Swede Mats Wilander's love affair with clay began with a shock French Open victory but he rates Rafael Nadal as the real clay court king.

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20. Inside the Caitlyn Jenner Vanity Fair cover story
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-03 at 01:34:50

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks to Vanity Fair magazine's contributing editor Buzz Bissinger about writing the cover story of Caitlyn Jenner and her journey.

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