1. Honeybees’ Mysterious Die-Off Appears to Worsen
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-13 at 12:25:23

Deaths rose sharply last summer, a survey by the Bee Informed Partnership reported, and beekeepers who rent hives to farmers were hit especially hard.

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2. Sinosphere Blog: Chinese Billionaire Takes Over 6,000 Employees on a Trip to France
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-13 at 07:07:21

The Tiens Group, a direct-sales company founded by Li Jinyuan, treated workers to a vacation in France and Monaco last week for its 20th anniversary.

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3. Vatican to Recognize Palestinian State in New Treaty
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-13 at 19:06:01

The Vatican said in a statement that the treaty would be signed in the near future. Israeli officials said they were disappointed by the designation.

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4. Art Imitating Income: The $179 Million Picasso That Explains Global Inequality
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-13 at 12:41:50

The supply of certain paintings is fixed, but the number of people with the riches to buy top-end art is rising.

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5. Amtrak Train Derailed Going 106 M.P.H. on Sharp Curve; at Least 7 Killed
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-13 at 19:23:13

The Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night was traveling at a speed twice the speed limit on that stretch of track, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

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7. U.S. train crash at ‘twice speed limit’
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-13 at 19:12:04

U.S. train crash at 'twice speed limit'

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9. House Votes to End N.S.A.’s Bulk Phone Data Collection
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-13 at 18:20:43

The House overwhelmingly approved legislation to end the federal government’s bulk collection of phone records, exerting enormous pressure on Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader.

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10. Karachi Ismailis massacred on bus
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-13 at 11:17:04

Gunmen attack a bus in the Pakistani port city of Karachi, killing at least 45 Ismaili Shia Muslims.

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11. North Korea publicly executes defense chief
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-13 at 18:32:47

North Korea publicly executes defense chief

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13. Frozen Dreams
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-13 at 08:24:04

For Laís Souza, a Brazilian gymnast and aerial skier, a single moment in the snow changed the course of her life.

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14. World’s 10 most scenic airport landings
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-13 at 08:32:59

World's 10 most scenic airport landings

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17. Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet Uncovers Shipwreck’s Remnants
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-13 at 05:00:00

A scan of the seabed in the southern Indian Ocean found objects including an anchor and possibly a ship’s bell.

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18. Italian Nurse Who Worked in Sierra Leone Tests Positive for Ebola
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-13 at 11:12:25

The nurse, who was admitted to an infectious disease hospital in Rome, returned home last week after working in Sierra Leone.

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19. Traumatized Nepalis seek open spaces
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-13 at 00:42:41

Traumatized Nepalis seek open spaces

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20. Pentagon hunts for ISIS on the secret Internet
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-13 at 05:56:21


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