The U.S. Senate passed a budget plan today, after the House passed the plan last week. This is not a spending bill but only a GOP budget road map, so push-back might still occur later.

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Hillary Clinton took a clear stand in favor of a path to "full and equal citizenship"—what Republicans call "amnesty"—while speaking in Las Vegas.

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Scientists have discovered the earliest known ancestor to modern birds.

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The U.S. Treasury has granted licenses to three American companies to operate ferry services to Cuba for the first time in more than a half century.

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A school in Texas that doesn't allow for sex-ed is going through an outbreak of chlamydia.

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Astronomers have found a galaxy older and more distant than any spotted before: light we're seeing left the galaxy 13.1 billion years ago, just 670 million years after the Big Bang.

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It turns out that Germany's foreign intelligence service is accused of monitoring European companies and perhaps individuals; reports say the spying was done at the behest of the NSA.

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A Magnitude-7.4 earthquake has hit off the coast of Papua New Guinea causing a small Tsunami. There has been no report of injuries or major damage to infrastructure

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A black man and a woman—Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina—have put their hats in the ring for the Republican presidential nomination.

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NASA’s new 10-engine drone is half chopper, half plane.

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Scientists have discovered the earliest known ancestor to modern birds.

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Astronomers have found a galaxy older and more distant than any spotted before: light we're seeing left the galaxy 13.1 billion years ago, just 670 million years after the Big Bang.

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A school in Texas that doesn't allow for sex-ed is going through an outbreak of chlamydia.

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An analysis of drinking water sampled from three homes in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, has revealed traces of a chemicals commonly found in fracking operations.

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Large herbivores — elephants, hippos, rhinos and gorillas among them — are vanishing from the globe at a startling rate, with some 60 percent threatened with extinction, a team of scientists reports.

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A team of US high school students has detected a rare pulsar with the largest orbit ever

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Scientists have found that the genetic mutations underlying Werner syndrome, a disorder that leads to premature aging and death, result in the deterioration of bundles of DNA called heterochromatin.

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The US National Institutes of Health has reaffirmed its ban on research that involves gene editing of human embryos.

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A rare African plant seems to grow only on top of kimberlite pipes—columns of volcanic rock hundreds of meters across that extend deep into Earth, exhuming diamonds from the mantle of the earth.

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A magnitude-3.9 earthquake struck just outside Los Angeles today.

It turns out that Germany's foreign intelligence service is accused of monitoring European companies and perhaps individuals; reports say the spying was done at the behest of the NSA.

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A Magnitude-7.4 earthquake has hit off the coast of Papua New Guinea causing a small Tsunami. There has been no report of injuries or major damage to infrastructure

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An organization of Israeli soldiers known as “Breaking the Silence” released a report detailing how Israeli soldiers killed civilians in Gaza last summer.

The government of Nepal is asking foreign search-and-rescue teams to wrap up operations, now that the chance of finding survivors buried by last month’s earthquake has largely passed

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Italy rescues almost 6,800 migrants in the Mediterranean during a huge weekend operation.

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Afghan government officials and Taliban militants are now in their second day of meetings in the gulf state of Qatar, and for once neither side denied that the sessions were taking place.

Protesters clash with police after footage emerged last week of an Ethiopian Israeli in an army uniform being beaten by police

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The death toll in Nepal's devastating earthquake today jumped to 7,040 with another 14,123 people injured.

Bombardier to help build $1.5-billion monorail in Egypt.

Kim Jong Un to send North Korea's nominal Head Of State to attend Russia's WWII Victory Day Celebrations

The U.S. Treasury has granted licenses to three American companies to operate ferry services to Cuba for the first time in more than a half century.

5 hours ago

The U.S. Senate passed a budget plan today, after the House passed the plan last week. This is not a spending bill but only a GOP budget road map, so push-back might still occur later.

6 hours ago

Hillary Clinton took a clear stand in favor of a path to "full and equal citizenship"—what Republicans call "amnesty"—while speaking in Las Vegas.

5 hours ago

A black man and a woman—Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina—have put their hats in the ring for the Republican presidential nomination.

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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has announced his 2016 White House bid

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Texas attack at contest exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad, though it offered no evidence of a direct link to the attackers.

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Two men opened fire into a crowd at a Muhammad cartoon event last night and were immediately shot dead by police. One security guard was wounded.

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Hillary Clinton agrees to testify on Capitol Hill later this month about the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and about her email practices during her tenure as Secretary of State.

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Bill Clinton, defending his foundation, told NBC News, "I don't think there's anything sinister" in the organization's mission.

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Carly Fiorina, the former HP CEO, has announced her candidacy for the presidency.

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NASA’s new 10-engine drone is half chopper, half plane.

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Chuck Robbins will be the next CEO of Cisco Systems.

UN experts says that Internet censorship and kill switches violate human rights.

Many free Android apps connect to user tracking and ad sites.

Security researchers have managed to defeat Google's anti-phishing Chrome extension.

The government of Singapore has shutdown the Real Singapore political website.

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The public preview for Office 2016 for Windows desktops is now available.

Apple supposedly wants an end to free Spotify to open the way for a relaunch of Beats (which is now owned by Apple).

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Delivery Hero, the Germany-based online food ordering giant, has acquired Turkey’s Yemeksepeti, the leading local firm in the business, for $589 million, the companies announced on May 5.

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Hotel booking scams are costing Americans up to $220 million each year.

The union representing Ontario, Canada’s 73,000 public elementary school teachers and occasional teachers says it will take strike action as early as May 11.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper has appointed Senatoer Leo Housakos as the new Speaker of the Senate.

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P.E.I. election: Results show big drop in vote for traditional parties, and Green Party Leader Peter Bevan-Baker made political history by winning a seat in the legislature.

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Ottawa is to pay an Inuit land-claim group more than $250 million to settle a long-standing lawsuit and improve training for Inuit to enter the territorial civil service.

P.E.I. election day: voters to elect a new provincial government in Canada's smallest province.

The new royal baby is named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

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Legal advocacy groups have argued for years that the Baltimore Police Department routinely arrests citizens without cause, many of them young black men like Gray.

Today is World Naked Gardening Day!

Two tourists are facing possible criminal charges in Italy after breaking a priceless statue of Hercules in Cremona while trying to take a selfie.

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Kashmiri Pandits on Sunday staged a protest in New Delhi demanding setting up of a commission to probe the “genocide” which led to their exodus and to take them into confidence before rehabilitating.

The men who allegedly caused the shocking death of a 13-year-old girl who was molested and thrown out of a moving bus on Wednesday were staffers of a bus owned and operated by the ruling Badal family.

Floyd Mayweather got the unanimous decision by outlasting Manny Pacquiao over 12 extremely demanding rounds to unite three of the world welterweight titles here in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

Alex Rodriguez hits his 660th home run, tying Willie Mays for fourth place in the baseball career home run list.

Two more women, including an actress who had appeared on The Cosby Show, came forward with new accusations against Bill Cosby on Friday.

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Crime and mystery writer Ruth Rendell, perhaps best known for her Chief Inspector Wexford novels, died Saturday. She was 85.

A wrongful-death lawsuit was filed today in California against Bruce Jenner stemming from the four-car crash in February that left one of the drivers dead.

Ukrainian foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin wants Canada to send peacekeepers in conflict with Russia, in hoping that a commitment from Ottawa would prod others, like the European Union.

Substantial oil reserves found near Gatwick Airport.

A strong earthquake struck in New Zealand.The 5.9-magnitude quake hit at 3:36 pm (4.36am UK time) with its epicentre about 41 miles from the South Island town of Kaikoura.

The Iraqi army is fighting back to recover its lost territories. A senior commander in the Iraqi army has told Sky News they are taking back crucial territory from Islamic State militants.

American spokesperson for Al Qaeda killed. The White House announced Thursday that Adam Gadahn, 36, was killed in January in a U.S. government counterterrorism operation.

The fall in global crude oil prices may result in a revenue decline of about $10bn (about N2.2tn) to the Nigerian economy this year, international and local oil producers have said.

A 29-year-old man from California was rushed to the emergency room after tearing his own thumb tendon while playing the Candy Crush game non-stop for 6-8 weeks using his left hand.

Alfred Taubman, a real estate developer who changed the face of suburban life by popularizing indoor shopping malls, died Friday at the age of 91.

Police in Australia say they have foiled an Islamic State-inspired plot to carry out an attack at a World War One centenary event.

A Reactionless AC Synchronous Generator (RLG) has been invented by Paramahamsa Tewari, electrical engineer and former Executive Director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India.

Two federal agents involved with the Silk Road investigation have been separately charged with stealing or extorting BitCoin from Silk Road.