Archives for May 2015

NSA data collection debated as its expiration date looms – USA TODAY


USA TODAY
NSA data collection debated as its expiration date looms
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — "Political grandstanding" over reauthorizing key parts of the Patriot Act is threatening national security, CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday. Brennan, appearing on CBS' Face the Nation, spoke as provisions in the act, such as collecting …
NSA Domestic Surveillance Program 'Likely' to Expire Tonight, Former ABC News
In Iowa, GOP voters are uneasy about Paul's crusade against NSA spyingWashington Post
Senate meets with key Patriot Act provisions on the ropesNew Zealand Herald
The Guardian -Politico -Telegraph.co.uk
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John Kerry Cuts Short Europe Trip After Breaking Leg in Bike Accident – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal
John Kerry Cuts Short Europe Trip After Breaking Leg in Bike Accident
Wall Street Journal
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg Sunday while cycling near Geneva, suffering a serious injury during the critical lead up to the June 30 deadline for Iranian nuclear negotiations. Mr. Kerry canceled the remainder of the overseas trip, which had …
John Kerry heading home for treatment of broken legUSA TODAY
John Kerry breaks leg on bike ride, cancels ISIS talkTVNZ
Secretary of State Kerry breaks leg in biking accident overseasLos Angeles Times
RTE.ie -Washington Post -CNN
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Beau Biden, vice president’s son, dies at 46 of brain cancer – Washington Post


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Beau Biden, vice president's son, dies at 46 of brain cancer
Washington Post
Joseph Robinette “Beau” Biden III, the son of Vice President Biden and former state attorney general of Delaware, died Saturday after battling brain cancer for several years. Biden, 46, the oldest son of the vice president and the rising star of a family dynasty, …
Obamas visit Biden family after death of vice president's sonReuters
Biggest news you missed this weekendUSA TODAY
Outpouring of support after Beau Biden's deathCBS News
Politico -ABC News -Bloomberg
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2 apparently stabbed at Tufts University fraternity house – Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution
2 apparently stabbed at Tufts University fraternity house
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Want more news? Sign up for free newsletters to get more of the AJC delivered to your inbox. Authorities have lifted a shelter-in-place order at Tufts University after two individuals were stabbed at a university-affiliated fraternity house. "Tufts tells WBZ, the …
Two People Stabbed at Tufts University Frat HouseTIME
Two stabbed, wounded at Tufts University frat houseReuters
Police question student in double stabbing at Tufts fratBoston Globe (subscription)
Gawker -Montana Standard -Cosmopolitan.com (blog)
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Indian heatwave toll soars to 2200 – Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald
Indian heatwave toll soars to 2200
Sydney Morning Herald
India's death toll from one of the world's deadliest heatwaves has climbed to more than 2200. The southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana saw the most deaths after temperatures in the past week soared to their highest sustained levels in 12 years.
Indians go to desperate lengths to survive the summer heatwaveDaily Mail
More than 2200 dead as heatwave continues, rain relief for some areasHindustan Times
Rain Brings Relief as India Heatwave Death Toll Tops 2200Discovery News
IBNLive
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Jeb Bush Says He Is Still Just Considering a Presidential Run – New York Times


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Jeb Bush Says He Is Still Just Considering a Presidential Run
New York Times
Jeb Bush continued to maintain he was merely thinking about a presidential bid when asked on Sunday if he was delaying an announcement to continue courting wealthy donors. Watchdog groups have complained that Mr. Bush has evaded campaign …
Bob Schieffer bids farewell as 'Face the Nation' moderatorWashington Post (blog)
Journalist Bob Schieffer RetiresHuffington Post
'Face the Nation' Anchor Bob Schieffer TributeABC News
Los Angeles Times -CBS News -Daily Beast
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HVAC unit falls 30 stories into Manhattan street, hurts 10 – Reuters


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HVAC unit falls 30 stories into Manhattan street, hurts 10
Reuters
Ten people suffered non-life threatening injuries in New York on Sunday when a crane dropped a heating and air conditioning unit being loaded onto a Manhattan building, sending it crashing into the street 30 stories below, the fire department said.
New York crane's load falls in Manhattan injuring 10BBC News
10 Injured After AC Unit Falls from Crane in Midtown ManhattanABC News
Crane Collapse in Midtown Manhattan Injures 7 and Damages BuildingsNew York Times
New York Daily News -Newsday -Fox News
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Muslim Chaplain Tahera Ahmad Denied Diet Coke on United Flight Claims … – NBCNews.com


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Muslim Chaplain Tahera Ahmad Denied Diet Coke on United Flight Claims
NBCNews.com
A Facebook post by a Muslim chaplain about being denied an unopened can of soda because of what she said was discrimination on a United Airlines flight has sparked a flurry outrage on social media. "I am in tears of humiliation," Tahera Ahmad, wrote on …
United Airlines denies Tahera Ahmad pop can because it could be 'a weapon'CBC.ca
'You Muslim, shut the f**k up'NEWS.com.au
Muslim woman claims United Airlines attendant refused her an unopened can of New York Daily News
CNN -Huffington Post -The Hindu
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O’Malley to challenge Clinton for candidacy – Sky News Australia


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O'Malley to challenge Clinton for candidacy
Sky News Australia
The 52-year-old Democrat formally launched his 2016 campaign at a rally in Baltimore, where he served two terms as the city's mayor before going on to run the state. Mr O'Malley presented himself to voters as a next-generation leader and pointed to his …
Gov. Martin O'Malley Says 'New Leadership' Needed to Rein in Wall StreetABC News
Martin O'Malley: 'I am not beholden to Wall Street interests'Washington Post (blog)
O'Malley: Either Clinton or Bush would suit Wall StreetCNN
The Week Magazine -Wall Street Journal (blog) -Bloomberg
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Anti-Islam protesters stage demonstration at Phoenix mosque – Reading Eagle


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Anti-Islam protesters stage demonstration at Phoenix mosque
Reading Eagle
PHOENIX—Protesters gathered across the street from Phoenix's largest mosque on Friday, shouting obscenities and holding up signs depicting the Islamic prophet Muhammad, but a line of police kept the crowd from mixing with those attending evening …
Anti-Muslim hate rally inspires goodCNN
Anti-Islam Bigots Fail in PhoenixDaily Beast
Muslims, Anti-Islam activists yell at each other in protests in ArizonaNews Quench
The Arab Daily News -Benchmark Reporter -Times Gazette
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