Sunday, May 24, 2015
May 24, 20151:47 pm
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The Gerontology Research Group considers her to be the oldest person in the world, based on available records.

May 23, 20152:50 pm
President Barack Obama walks to the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 2, 2015, to speak about the breakthrough in the Iranian nuclear talks. The president heralded a framework nuclear understanding with Iran as an "historic" agreement that could pave the way for a final deal that would leave the U.S., its allies and the world safer.

The House of Representatives passed the measure overwhelmingly last week, with Democrats and Republicans uniting in their desire to rein in the NSA's highly controversial program.

May 23, 201511:49 am
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Trade Promotion Authority bill's passage is a critical step toward enabling US to negotiate modern trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific and Europe that reflect its values.

May 23, 20159:07 am
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A 10-square-mile oil (25.9-square kilometer) slick off the coast of California is thinner than a coat of paint, officials said.

May 23, 20158:43 am
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The death toll was one of the heaviest to hit Mexico since President Enrique Pena Nieto took office in December 2012.

May 22, 20152:01 pm
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FBI has arrested two men in southern California, suspected of attempting to travel abroad to join Islamic State.

May 23, 20158:40 am
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There is nothing in the emails to suggest that Clinton was actively soliciting Blumenthal's advice or alleged intelligence information, although the documents contain few replies she may have sent to him.

May 22, 20159:42 am
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The decision was put on hold decision on hold until the US Supreme Court issues a ruling on same-sex marriage.

May 21, 20151:58 pm
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When Morales next week swears in mayors and governors elected in runoff voting May 3, he will be face-to-face with those who have benefited from the discontent with his Movimiento a Socialismo.

May 21, 20157:37 am
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Colombia's coast guard says the body of the pilot, whose nationality was unknown, was found among the wreckage along with 1.2 metric tons of cocaine.

May 21, 201512:42 am
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Oil not the main source of income for IS; has a big salary bill, but low investment in infrastructure.

May 20, 20158:52 pm
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The released material included a variety of declassified documents, a list of English language books recovered from the compound and material published by other militant groups.

May 20, 20151:39 pm
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The violence led to the arrests of 170 people who were charged with organized crime resulting in death.

May 20, 20158:38 am
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The disaster, killing at least 78, hit around 3 am local time (4 am EDT; 0800 GMT) in the town of Salgar, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) southwest of Medellin.

May 20, 20158:28 am
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The official confirmed the arrests late Tuesday, but did not have any other details.

May 20, 201510:17 am
Under the Tier-1 facility, the selected agency will have to set up a round-the-clock OSR centre within six months of acquiring the Rs 33-crore contract.

Coast Guard Petty Officer said Tuesday's pipeline break created an oil slick stretching for about 6.4 kms of beach and about 45 meters into the ocean.

May 19, 201511:51 am
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Bobby Jindal testing waters for 2016 presidential run, expected to formally run after his Legislature ends on June 11.

May 19, 201510:41 am
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The gun battle between two biker gangs outside a restaurant in Waco, Texas killed nine people and injured 18 others.

May 19, 201510:33 am
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'The river took out everything in its path.' said a Colombia worker who witnessed flash flood and mudslide reducing the modestly built houses to rubble.

May 20, 201512:37 pm
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The @POTUS Twitter account will serve as a new way for President Obama to engage directly with the American people, the White House said.

May 18, 201512:35 pm
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He faced charges for allegedly sexually abusing two men and two women when they were his students in the 1970s and 1980s

May 18, 20159:42 am
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Officials didn't provide details about the conditions of the injured due to the hard US Marines aircraft landing in Hawaii.

May 18, 201512:15 pm
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The clash took place outside the Twin Peaks Sports Bar and Grill at a shopping mall in the central Texas city, police said.

May 17, 20158:38 am
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The protest march was organized through social media without any discernible leadership.

May 17, 20158:59 pm
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International negotiators are rushing to finalize a nuclear deal with Iran by the end of June.

May 16, 201510:41 am
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About 1,100 residents took shelter in schools as Typhoon Dolphin hit the US territory late on Friday.

May 16, 20159:52 am
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The report said the boy picked up a handgun in the car and fired it, striking his sister while her mother was talking to people outside in the parking lot.

May 16, 20159:33 am
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A woman accused of slashing the corpse of her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend at a funeral home last month is now accused of removing body parts of the deceased woman.

May 16, 20151:55 am
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Khalid al-Fawwaz was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan after being convicted of four conspiracy counts in federal court in New York in February.

May 16, 201512:16 pm
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The federal jury chose death by lethal injection for Tsarnaev, 21, over its only other option: life in prison without possibility of release.

May 16, 201510:41 am
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"A heavy band is moving across the island and the eye will hit northern Guam,'' he told The Associated Press.

May 15, 201512:39 pm
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US State Department has reportedly said that American and Cuban negotiators will meet next week to discuss the re-opening of embassies in each other's capitals.

May 15, 20151:55 pm
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Boardman wrote, "Amtrak takes full responsibility and deeply apologizes for our role in this tragic event.''

May 15, 201510:41 am
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While Bush is expected to launch a formidable campaign, he faces a crowded field of Republican candidates.

May 13, 201510:47 am
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The front of the train was going into a turn when it shook.

May 12, 201511:31 am
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In Texas, a tornado pummeled the small town of Van, damaging about 30 percent of the community.