1. How this 5-year-old boy made diners cry
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-19 at 19:13:36

How this 5-year-old boy made diners cry

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2. Porn or pop? Ugandan saucy singer on trial for music video
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-19 at 09:23:29

Bouncing and grinding, singer Jemimah Kansiime's music video was a hit among her Ugandan fans, but not for conservative politicians who say it broke a tough new anti-pornography law. The 21-year old singer, who uses the stage name "Panadol wa Ba...

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3. Obama: No grenade launchers for cops
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-19 at 02:11:32

The Obama administration plans to prohibit federal agencies from providing to local cops certain kinds of military equipment such as grenade launchers, high-caliber weapons and bayonets, in the wake of controversy over a "militarized" police response to u...


4. Proud mother gives birth
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-19 at 03:18:17

Proud mother gives birth

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5. The Chinese homeowners who refused to budge
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-19 at 18:56:29

The Chinese homeowners who refused to budge

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6. Glass-bottom bridge 300 meters high
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-19 at 04:37:36

Glass-bottom bridge 300 meters high

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7. Police: Biker fight started in bathroom
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-19 at 00:32:48

Police say a fatal gunfight between rival biker gangs started in the bathroom of the Twin Peaks restaurant, before spilling into the car park where bikers were between with brass knuckles, clubs and chains.

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8. 5 Things You Might Not Know About Hillary Clinton
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-19 at 03:00:21

The Democratic candidate for president grew up memorizing passages from the Bible and once had a job “sliming” fish in Valdez, Alaska.

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9. Migrant ghost ships lost at sea
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-19 at 19:14:23

Migrant ghost ships lost at sea

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10. Thailand: Seafood from slavery
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-19 at 03:33:54

The hours would be long and the work hard, but spending a year as a fisherman seemed like a good option to Samart Senasook.

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11. T Magazine: In London, Creative Types Celebrate an Old Architect’s Restored Apartment
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-19 at 08:57:12

A section of Sir John Soane’s Museum will open to the public for the first time in 160 years along with an exhibition of new postcard artworks provided by the likes of Manolo Blahnik and Paul Smith.

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12. 4 Cancer Charities Accused in F.T.C. Fraud Case
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-19 at 16:45:29

A network of people controlled the “sham charities” and used a chunk of the more than $187 million in donations on personal expenses, regulators said.

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13. Palestinians Plan New Tack Against Israel: Soccer Sanctions
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-19 at 15:18:36

The Palestinians have placed a proposal to suspend Israel from FIFA, the governing body of world soccer, on the agenda for FIFA’s annual congress.

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14. Charlie Hebdo Cartoonist Who Depicted Muhammad After Attack to Leave
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-19 at 08:20:13

Luz, whose cartoon of the prophet put him in a global spotlight after January’s assault, said that working at the satirical newspaper was “too much to bear.”

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16. No. 10: How to Leave ‘Late Show With David Letterman’; No. 9: What’s Next?
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-19 at 09:04:05

When David Letterman brings down the curtain on his final “Late Show” broadcast, it is not just his own 33-year history in late-night television that is coming to a conclusion.

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17. With Fall of Ramadi, Plight of Iraq Sunnis Worsens
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-19 at 15:37:28

Most Sunnis, after years of upheaval, just want to try to carve out a place in Iraq’s society, but the arrival of the Islamic State has made that even harder.

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18. The Night the Ali-Liston Fight Came to Lewiston
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-19 at 06:35:56

May 25 is the 50th anniversary of what many consider the most controversial and craziest title fight in history, a rematch between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston.

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19. Photo highlights of the day
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-19 at 07:03:13

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including refugee crises in southeast Asia and Burundi, flowers in Holland and Chelsea, and a temporary duck lane  Continue reading...

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20. Pakistani Investigators Raid Offices of Axact, Fake Diploma Company
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-19 at 08:53:26

After a report by The New York Times, Pakistan’s interior minister ordered the inquiry into the company and hundreds of school websites linked to it.

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