1. The Price of Nice Nails
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-08 at 03:18:59

Manicurists are routinely underpaid and exploited, and endure ethnic bias and other abuse, The New York Times has found.

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2. David Cameron and Conservatives Emerge Victorious in British Election
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-08 at 03:49:32

Even if his party falls short of a majority, Mr. Cameron appears all but certain to remain prime minister, projections and partial results suggested.

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3. Conservatives on course for majority
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-08 at 03:43:56

David Cameron heads back to Downing Street with the Tories set to defy pre-election polls and win a majority, with Ed Miliband set to quit after Labour was all but wiped out in Scotland, and the Lib Dems routed.

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4. Envoys killed in Pakistan air crash
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-08 at 03:37:32

A Pakistan military helicopter crashes, killing six people including Norwegian and Philippine ambassadors, in the north, the army says.

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5. SNP wins 56 seats in Scots landslide
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-08 at 03:26:12

The SNP records a historic landslide general election victory in Scotland, winning 56 out of 59 seats.

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6. ‘Lion roars’ as Scottish nationalists score historic sweep
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-08 at 01:44:16

The Scottish National Party (SNP) won a landslide in Scotland on Friday, destroying the Labour party north of the border in a historic leap forward which could increase pressure for a fresh referendum on independence. The nationalists won 56 of 59 parliam...

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7. Liberia set to be declared Ebola-free
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-08 at 00:00:03

World Health Organisation to declare country free of virus 42 days after last case was reported, but state of high alert remainsLiberia is a day away from being declared Ebola-free but the country remains on high alert, with neighbouring Sierra Leone and ...

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9. The world’s richest soccer team is …
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-08 at 03:54:11

The world's richest soccer team is ...

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11. Climate contrarian Bjørn Lomborg’s centre dropped by WA university
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-08 at 03:20:43

Controversial grant of $4m for a ‘consensus centre’ handed back to Abbott government after universities’ academics voiced opposition Continue reading...

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12. Photographer: ‘The day I infiltrated an African cult’
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-08 at 02:23:18

Photographer: 'The day I infiltrated an African cult'

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13. New Scottish MP, 20, sends message to Labour
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-08 at 02:07:12

New Scottish MP, 20, sends message to Labour

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14. Australia PM’s adviser: climate change is UN hoax to create new world order
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-08 at 01:19:21

Maurice Newman, chairman of Tony Abbott’s business advisory council, says UN is using debunked climate change science to impose authoritarian ruleThe Australian prime minister’schief business adviser has accused the United Nations of using debunked cl...

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15. Nepal earthquake: UN says it has only received fraction of necessary aid
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-08 at 02:23:09

UN says aid contributions must be ‘dramatically ramped up’ because it has received only $22m of the requested $415mThe United Nations says it has received just $22m (£14m) of the $415m it has appealed for in Nepal following the recent earthquake...

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16. Chinese province seeks to ban crosses on church roofs
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-08 at 00:55:22

Authorities in Zhejiang have removed crosses from more than 400 churches in a move critics say is spurred by unease at the growth in popularity of Christianity Continue reading...

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17. Charlotte the Japanese monkey to keep her name despite right royal row
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-08 at 03:20:22

City officials rule out complaints after baby macaque at Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden given same name as British princessA monkey born in a Japanese zoo will keep its name Charlotte, after all.Oita city officials have settled a national debate o...

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18. Bollywood star Salman Khan’s jail term suspended
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-08 at 02:21:00

Actor found guilty on Wednesday of culpable homicide and other charges for driving his vehicle into group of homeless men in Mumbai in 2002Salman Khan, the Bollywood superstar sentenced to five years in jail for killing a homeless man with his car after a...

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20. We Shall Overcome: Guy Carawan, who popularised rights anthem, dies at 87
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-08 at 01:01:26

Folk singer’s performances turned church hymn from the 1800s into resistance cry of civil rights movements from Selma to Tiananmen Square and Berlin Continue reading...

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