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  • With ISIS in Crosshairs, US Holds Back to Protect Civilians - New York Times
    26.05.2015, 09:00:16 With ISIS in Crosshairs, US Holds Back to Protect Civilians New York Times WASHINGTON -- American intelligence analysts have identified seven buildings in downtown Raqqa in eastern Syria as the main headquarters of the Islamic State. But the buildings have gone untouched during the 10-month allied air campaign. And just last ... Iraq launches new operation against Islamic State USA TODAY Iraq announces counterattack against ISIS in Anbar province Fox News Ramadi Under ISIS: Iraq Launches Military Campaign to Retake Anbar CBS News  - Washington Post  - BasNews all 2,800 news articles »
  • Houston, Texas, Submerged by Unprecedented Flooding; Eight States At Risk -
    26.05.2015, 08:48:07 Houston, Texas, Submerged by Unprecedented Flooding; Eight States At Risk Flash-flood watches and warnings were issued across eight states early Tuesday as an unprecedented downpour of torrential rain triggered "extremely dangerous and potentially life-threatening" conditions in Houston. More than 30 million Americans were ... Drivers Stranded, Homes Damaged by Houston-Area Flash Flooding ABC News The Latest: Flash Flood Emergency Declared in Houston Area New York Times Texas suffers devastating flash flooding - video The Guardian (blog)  - International Business Times, India Edition  - Newser all 79 news articles »
  • Iran begins closed trial of detained Washington Post reporter - Fox News
    26.05.2015, 08:48:14
    Fox News Iran begins closed trial of detained Washington Post reporter Fox News FILE - In this photo April 11, 2013 file photo, Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, smiles as he attends a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani, in Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File). TEHRAN ... Trial of detained Post reporter underway in Iran Washington Post Washington Post reporter goes on trial behind closed doors in Tehran Reuters American Journalist Jason Rezaian Goes on Trial in Iran New York Times all 110 news articles »
  • BB King was poisoned, his daughters claim - CNN
    26.05.2015, 07:36:36
    CNN BB King was poisoned, his daughters claim CNN (CNN) Two of B.B. King's daughters are alleging that the blues legend was poisoned to death by his closest associates. But the coroner says preliminary autopsy results don't support that contention. King's daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams, made the ... BB King's death to be investigated as murder BBC News B.B. King's Daughters Allege Blues Singer Was Poisoned Before His Death E! Online all 403 news articles »
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  • Unprecedented Floods Submerge Houston; Eight States At Risk
    26.05.2015, 08:45:12
    An unprecedented downpour of torrential rain triggered "extremely dangerous and potentially life-threatening" flash flooding in Houston early Tuesday.
  • At Least 38 Killed in Nursing Home Blaze
    26.05.2015, 08:21:31
    The cause of the blaze was being investigated by local officials, but state media quoted a witness who claimed the fire was due to a circuitry problem.
  • Al Shabab Ambush, Landmines Kill 25 Cops in Kenya
    26.05.2015, 08:11:01
    Al Shabab gunmen killed around 25 Kenyan police Monday, ambushing some in a village after others died when their vehicle hit a landmine.
  • 8 Killed, 12 Missing in Deadly Floods -- And More on the Way
    26.05.2015, 07:53:15
    12 people were still missing after heavy flooding caused havoc across Texas and Oklahoma. Meteorologists warned that another deluge was on the way.
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  • Taliban suicide bombers attack Afghan court killing two
    26.05.2015, 08:44:15
    Taliban suicide bombers attacked a court in Wardak province on Tuesday, killing two police officers before being shot dead as they entered the compound, the police chief said. The police officers were killed when one of the bombers detonated his vest at the first entrance. Wardak province is about an hour's drive west of the capital.
  • Meth seizures quadruple across much of Asia-Pacific: UN
    26.05.2015, 08:24:24
    Methamphetamine seizures across much of the Asia-Pacific region have quadrupled over five years, the UN said Tuesday, citing rising wealth as one reason for a boom in production and consumption. Growing economic integration across the region was also enabling cross-border criminal networks to cooperate in peddling amphetamine-type stimulants and so-called "legal highs", the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said in a report. The study, which was released in Bangkok, covers Southeast Asia, East Asia and Oceania, but excluded South Asia.
  • Washington Post reporter stands trial in Iran for spying
    26.05.2015, 08:19:20
    Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian went on trial behind closed doors in Iran Tuesday on charges of spying, a case that has clouded a rapprochement with the United States. Rezaian's wife, Yeganeh Salehi, who is also a journalist, appeared in court alongside her husband and a female press photographer, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported. The trial is being held in Branch 15 of the Tehran revolutionary court, which usually presides over political cases or those related to national security.
  • China to extend offshore military reach to counter 'provocations'
    26.05.2015, 08:15:05
    By Megha Rajagopalan BEIJING (Reuters) - China outlined its defense strategy to boost its naval capability farther from its shores on Tuesday, saying it faced a grave and complex array of security threats including in the disputed South China Sea. The document comes as tensions rise over China's increasingly assertive posture in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where Beijing has engaged in land reclamation in the Spratly archipelago. China, which claims most of the South China Sea, criticized Washington after a U.S. spy plane flew over areas near the reefs last week, with both sides accusing each other of stoking instability.
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  • B.B. King's daughters believe he was 'murdered'
    26.05.2015, 07:32:28
    Family members allege foul play in blues legend's death, but initial autopsy report doesn't back the claims.
  • B.B. King, the Beale Street Blues Boy
    26.05.2015, 06:00:46
    B.B. King died Thursday, May 14, in Las Vegas, according to his daughter Patty King. Two weeks earlier, it was announced that King was in home hospice care after suffering from dehydration. He was 89.
  • Teen dies in Texas flooding on way home from prom
    26.05.2015, 07:43:13
    At 18, Alyssa Renee Ramirez's accomplishments read like a list of many teenagers' dreams: Homecoming queen. Student council president. Cheerleader. Star athlete.
  • Waterspout lifts bounce house
    25.05.2015, 20:38:38
    Three children were injured on Monday when a waterspout came onshore and lifted the inflatable bounce house they were in, authorities said.
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  • News Analysis: After a Year of Outsize Expectations, Narendra Modi Adjusts His Plan for India
    26.05.2015, 00:49:52
    The Indian prime minister gave a speech on Monday that was notable for the subjects it avoided: Large-scale job creation, manufacturing and urbanization.
  • Taliban and Afghan Peace Officials Have Secret Talks in China
    25.05.2015, 16:23:10
    Afghan government representatives said at the meeting that it was ready to make an effort to build trust, if the Taliban agreed to peace negotiations.
  • Migrants Flooding Into Malaysia and Indonesia Trade One Nightmare for Another
    25.05.2015, 15:15:53
    While the refugees wait for citizenship or resettlement, they are not allowed to work or send their children to government-accredited schools.
  • With ISIS in Crosshairs, U.S. Holds Back to Protect Civilians
    26.05.2015, 09:00:02
    Many Iraqi commanders and some American officers say that exercising caution with airstrikes has harmed the coalition’s larger effort to destroy the Islamic State.
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