1. FIFA Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges; Blatter Isn’t Among Them
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-27 at 00:31:05

As FIFA leaders gathered for a meeting, Swiss law enforcement officials arrived unannounced and made arrests at the Justice Department’s request on charges including racketeering and money laundering.

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2. Nebraska Abolishes Death Penalty
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-27 at 16:37:41

Nebraska became the first conservative state in 40 years to ban the death penalty after legislators voted to override the governor’s veto.

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5. U2’s longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, found dead
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-27 at 18:26:30

NEW YORK (AP) — For more than three decades, U2's beloved tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, kept the band running on time. Sheehan died early Wednesday, just a few hours after U2 kicked off its latest tour. But promoters vowed the shows would go on in ...

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6. German city evacuates 20,000 people to defuse WWII bomb
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-27 at 16:48:23

Residents living within a kilometre (about half a mile) of the site were told to leave their homes, among them around 1,100 people from a large old people's and care home, city officials said. Schools in the area as well as Cologne Zoo, also within t...

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7. Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflict
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-27 at 15:05:08

The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can rela...

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10. Rick Santorum Announces New Presidential Bid, and New Focus on Middle Class
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-27 at 17:51:58

A former senator from Pennsylvania, Mr. Santorum was the runner-up in the 2012 Republican primary race, buoyed by the support of social conservatives, but has had little traction this time.

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11. The slaves catching your seafood
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-27 at 03:23:23

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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13. Kenyan offers livestock to marry Obama daughter
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-27 at 13:27:50

Kenyan offers livestock to marry Obama daughter

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14. Indians Urged to Stay Indoors as Sweltering Heat Kills More Than 1,300
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-27 at 17:22:10

Most of the deaths were reported in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in southern India, as temperatures surpassed 116 degrees in some places.

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16. 31 dead after floods in Mexico, U.S.
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-27 at 00:38:00

The McComb family is not giving up hope.

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17. Is lack of sleep making us stupid?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-27 at 07:35:21

Is lack of sleep making us stupid?

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19. What is the Charlie Charlie Challenge?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-27 at 05:24:58

Please don't kill the messenger -- or send a Mexican demon our way.

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20. Where are they now?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-27 at 18:32:28

Where are they now?

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