1. Russian aircraft head off U.S. destroyer in Black Sea: RIA
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-30 at 10:08:47

Russian military aircraft were scrambled to head off a U.S. warship that was acting "aggressively" in the Black Sea, state news agency RIA reported on Saturday, citing an anonymous source in Russia's armed forces in Crimea. The source was quoted as saying...

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2. Flood disaster declared in Texas
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 07:06:43

Every drop of rain is a drop too many in much of Texas where 22 people have died and President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster. Showers were in the forecast for Saturday.

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3. Swordfish kills Hawaii fisherman
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 18:43:42

Swordfish kills Hawaii fisherman

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4. Strong earthquake strikes off Japan
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-30 at 08:44:41

A powerful undersea earthquake south of Japan shakes buildings in the capital Tokyo and is felt across the country.

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5. Golden Gate Bridge’s grand opening
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 01:27:25

Golden Gate Bridge's grand opening

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6. Profiting From Addiction: A Choice for Recovering Addicts: Relapse or Homelessness
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-30 at 05:58:16

Virtually unnoticed and effectively unregulated, a system of housing known as “three-quarter” homes profits off the poor and desperate in New York City.

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7. Gallery: Earth but not as you know it
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 10:40:20

Gallery: Earth but not as you know it

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8. Doctor, blogger, schoolgirl: Who are the women of ISIS?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 10:32:41

"I made my little steps ... I was trembling. Nervous. Scared..." Shams' breathless prose reads like a trashy romance novel, as she describes every tiny detail of her first meeting with her husband-to-be.

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9. Yorkville Journal: Yorkville, Where Hastert Taught, Is Shaken by Charges for ‘Denny’
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-30 at 14:23:35

J. Dennis Hastert worked for 16 years as a teacher and coach in the Illinois city, which has long taken pride in its ties to the former speaker of the House.

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10. Why these coffee cups caught the world’s attention
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 10:39:52

Why these coffee cups caught the world's attention

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11. VIDEO: Blatter asked if Fifa is ‘rotten’
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-30 at 04:53:01

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has responded to questions about the arrests of Fifa officials under an American anti-corruption warrant.

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12. Found: A new branch on human family tree?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 08:21:24

Found: A new branch on human family tree?

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14. Taylor Swift ‘fine’ with squeaky-clean image
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 08:22:29

Taylor Swift 'fine' with squeaky-clean image

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15. Photographer sells others’ Instagram
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 19:32:36

Photographer sells others' Instagram

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16. At least 30 killed in Nigerian city after day of violence
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-30 at 16:12:01

Suicide bomb blast and rocket-grenade attacks kill dozens in separate incidents in Maiduguri in troubled north-east of countryA suicide bomb blast outside a mosque and rocket-propelled grenades that exploded into homes as people slept have killed at least...

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17. Paris to cut the ‘love locks’
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 19:31:58

Paris to cut the 'love locks'

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19. Nigeria’s Buhari ‘belongs to everybody’
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-30 at 11:21:27

Nigeria's new President was sworn in Friday at a boisterous ceremony that marked the first peaceful transfer of power between rival parties in the nation.

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20. US demands China halt reclamations
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-30 at 01:59:33

The US calls for an "immediate halt" to land reclamation in disputed areas of the South China Sea, saying China is "out of step" with international rules.

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