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  • Senate sleuths focus on ex-State Department aide in Clinton email ‘cover-up’ May 27, 2016
    As Hillary Clinton seeks to rebound from a highly critical report from the State Department’s inspector general, Senate investigators and a conservative group are zeroing in on newly revealed evidence about the activities of a now retired State Department computer specialist in orchestrating what they charge was a “cover-up” of the former secretary of state’s email […]
  • Statue of Liberty, other world sites threatened by climate change, says U.N. May 27, 2016
    The Statue of Liberty is seen in New York harbor. Climate change might dampen Lady Liberty’s glow, according to experts. The United Nations released a report Thursday saying 31 natural and cultural World Heritage sites in 29 countries are vulnerable to the effects of climate change: rising temperatures, rising sea levels, intensifying storms, longer droughts […]
  • 19 people rescued from Kentucky cave0
  • G7 told to act on antibiotics as dreaded superbug hits U.S. May 27, 2016
    By Kylie MacLellan and Ben Hirschler ISE-SHIMA, Japan/LONDON (Reuters) - Britain told the G7 industrial powers on Friday to do more to fight killer superbugs as the United States reported the first case in the country of a patient with bacteria resistant to a last-resort antibiotic. U.S. scientists said the infection in a 49-year-old Pennsylvania […]
  • Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes May 27, 2016
    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons.
  • IOC: 23 positives in retests of samples from London Olympics May 27, 2016
    LONDON (AP) — Nearly two dozen athletes tested positive in reanalysis of their doping samples from the 2012 London Olympics, adding to the more than 30 already caught in retesting from the 2008 Beijing Games.
  • 19th-century shipwreck unearthed in Boston0
  • Can affirmative consent apps combat campus sexual assault? May 26, 2016
    The creators of YES to SEX, a smartphone app that promises to help “all gender partners get and give a safe sexual consent in as little as 25 seconds,” have released a new platform that allows colleges and universities to customize the application to meet the specific needs of their campuses. YES to SEX founder […]
  • Vincent Foster’s sister: Trump’s comments are ‘beyond contempt’ May 27, 2016
    Sheila Foster Anthony, sister of former Clinton White House aide Vincent Foster, took to the Washington Post opinion page Thursday to admonish Donald Trump for his recent comments about her brother’s death. Earlier this week, the same paper published an interview with Trump in which the presumptive Republican presidential nominee was quoted drudging up a decades-old conspiracy […]
  • Video shows before police kill unarmed man0

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