1. Former North Korean spy reveals tactics
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-22 at 01:55:40

Former North Korean spy reveals tactics

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2. Irish voters make history in gay marriage referendum
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-22 at 02:45:05

Polls open as Ireland becomes first country to ask electorate about legalising gay marriage Polls have opened in Ireland, where voters are making history as the republic becomes the first nation to ask its electorate to legalise gay marriage.More than 3m ...

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3. Gaza economy ‘on verge of collapse’, with world’s highest unemployment
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-22 at 02:46:35

World Bank report says Israeli blockades, war and poor governance have left 43% of people out of work and the strip facing dangerous financial crisisThe economy of Gaza – assailed by war, poor governance and a joint Israeli-Egyptian blockade – has rea...

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4. Legend quits Barcelona
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-22 at 00:07:03

He has made more appearances for Barcelona than any other player in their history -- but now midfielder Xavi Hernandez has confirmed he is bringing down the curtain on his illustrious career at the Camp Nou.

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5. More Australians now relocating to New Zealand than the other way round
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-22 at 01:54:02

There was a net inflow of migrants to New Zealand from Australia reported in April 2015 – and that is for the first time since 1991 Continue reading...

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6. Appeals court frees ‘nut rage’ Korean Air heiress
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-22 at 00:19:43

The former Korean Air executive jailed for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts walked free Friday when a South Korean appeals court overturned her conviction for violating aviation safety laws. The High Court in Seoul ruled that Cho Hyun-Ah,...

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7. David Cameron plays down hopes of quick EU deal
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-22 at 03:05:37

Prime minister arrives in Latvia determined to press Britain’s case for change, but warns there will be ‘lots of ups and downs along the way’ Continue reading...

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8. First Ramadi, then Palmyra: Isis shows it can storm bastions of Syria and Iraq
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-22 at 00:20:53

Terror group faced little resistance from local forces, prompting re-evaluations across a region that had sensed it might be in retreatIslamic State fighters are celebrating their second major conquest in a week in Syria and Iraq as they pick through the ...

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10. Attacks on the last elephants and rhinos threaten entire ecosystems
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-22 at 01:00:07

Megafauna like elephants and rhinos are ecological engineers, creating conditions that hundreds of other species have evolved to exploit. Losing their last remaining populations will radically alter life on Earth Continue reading...

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11. Last Iraq-Syria crossing ‘falls to IS’
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-22 at 02:16:16

Islamic State militants reportedly seize the last government-controlled border crossing between Syria and Iraq, after taking over ancient Palmyra.

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13. Brazil’s ditching of climate change targets may not signal policy shift
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-22 at 00:00:08

Dilma Rousseff’s reneging on a plan to limit CO2 emissions had many fearing the worst but June’s summit with the US may simply mean a delayed announcementFirst it was there. Then it was gone. The long-awaited announcement of Brazil’s new climate tar...

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14. Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson to help set up African airline
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-22 at 01:03:31

Singer’s aviation company takes a role in developing Air Djibouti, the flag carrier of the East African nation Continue reading...

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15. Police to pay rape victim £20,000
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-22 at 03:01:23

Hampshire police agree a £20,000 out-of-court settlement with a rape victim after officers failed to investigate her complaint properly and arrested her.

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16. UK PM predicts ‘ups and downs’ in EU renegotiation bid
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-22 at 01:46:24

Prime Minister David Cameron predicted there would be "ups and downs" in Britain's bid to renegotiate its relationship with the European Union as he arrived at a summit in Riga Friday. "There will be lots of noise, lots of ups and down...

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18. Colombian takes BP to court in UK over alleged complicity in kidnap and torture
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-22 at 00:57:53

BP says it will defend unprecedented claim by trade union leader Gilberto Torres in case that spotlights role of big carbon in one of Colombia’s darkest periods Continue reading...

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19. Colombia air strike kills 18 FARC rebels as talks resume
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-22 at 01:34:56

A Colombian air strike killed 18 FARC guerrillas, the deadliest attack since President Juan Manuel Santos lifted a suspension of air strikes against the group last month, an official said. The air strike raises doubts over peace talks that resumed the sam...

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20. Obama Set to Strengthen Federal Role in Clean Water Regulation
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-22 at 03:00:24

The administration is to soon announce new executive action that would restore its authority to limit water pollution. Republicans are trying to block the president.

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