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  • 10 Things to Know for Today
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/10-things-know-today-095815578.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/Yat1W2vmz6RHtJpipr6fpQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/07924bdcf5867c13750f6a70670071ea.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2014 file photo, a man walks by a McDonald&#039;s logo in front of its restaurant in Tokyo. McDonald’s is set to unveil its latest plans to revive its sputtering business on Monday, May 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)" align="left" title="FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2014 file photo, a man walks by a McDonald&#039;s logo in front of its restaurant in Tokyo. McDonald’s is set to unveil its latest plans to revive its sputtering business on Monday, May 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)" border="0" /></a>Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:</p><br clear="all"/>
  • The Latest on Nepal: Foreign reconstruction help needed
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/latest-nepal-nepal-urging-foreign-rescuers-leave-054352679.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/a2zBauWI2WAzhQcXRLKMCA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/2a9185d7f5f67e13750f6a70670017cd.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="A Nepalese Buddhist woman prays at the Swayambhunath shrine during Buddha Jayanti, or Buddha Purnima, festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, May 4, 2015. The shrine was partially closed by the authorities who feared that the thousands of people who visit the shrine on Buddha&#039;s birthday could damage the structure in the aftermath of the April 25 earthquake. (AP Photo/Bernat Amangue)" align="left" title="A Nepalese Buddhist woman prays at the Swayambhunath shrine during Buddha Jayanti, or Buddha Purnima, festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, May 4, 2015. The shrine was partially closed by the authorities who feared that the thousands of people who visit the shrine on Buddha&#039;s birthday could damage the structure in the aftermath of the April 25 earthquake. (AP Photo/Bernat Amangue)" border="0" /></a>2 p.m. (0815 GMT)</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Burundi: Anti-government protests enter second week
    BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Anti-government demonstrations have resumed in Burundi's capital after a weekend pause as thousands continue to protest the president's decision to seek a third term.
  • Thai police arrest Rohingya man suspected of running deadly jungle camp
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/thai-police-arrest-rohingya-man-suspected-running-deadly-085918281.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/bs4pOKEKRbqo8xqzviuGsQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2015-05-04T085918Z_1_LYNXMPEB4309U_RTROPTP_2_THAILAND-ROHINGYA-TRAFFICKING.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="Soe Naing, who is widely known as Anwar, gestures after being arrested at the provincial police station in Nakhon Si Thammarat, southern Thailand" align="left" title="Soe Naing, who is widely known as Anwar, gestures after being arrested at the provincial police station in Nakhon Si Thammarat, southern Thailand" border="0" /></a>By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Aubrey Belford PADANG BESAR / NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Thailand (Reuters) - Thai police have arrested a man they believe is the key figure behind a brutal human trafficking network that ran a jungle camp where dozens of bodies have been found. Soe Naing, widely known as Anwar, was detained last Tuesday as authorities closed in on a camp near the Thai-Malaysia border where as many as 400 trafficked migrants, mainly Rohingya and Bangladeshis, were imprisoned for ransom, Police Colonel Anuchon Chamat, deputy commander of police in Nakhon Si Thammarat province, told Reuters. His arrest, and the uncovering of the camp containing 26 bodies on Friday, is the first major bust of a trade in humans that activists and some Thai officials say has been allowed to flourish for years amid indifference and, sometimes, complicity by Thai authorities. People with grudges against him circulated his photo and accused him of trafficking, he told Reuters in Nakhon Si Thammarat police station on Tuesday.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Qatar inks deal for 24 French Rafale jets
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/frances-hollande-qatar-warplane-deal-072037511.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/RO4uqtoQrt.t56BQquz7zA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/8eadd87e7ca6f85f25b1608239eb70ae27900f00.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Pilot Benoit Flanche performs a manoeuvre in his Dassault Rafale aircraft during a demonstration flight at Halim airport in Jakarta on March 25, 2015" align="left" title="Pilot Benoit Flanche performs a manoeuvre in his Dassault Rafale aircraft during a demonstration flight at Halim airport in Jakarta on March 25, 2015" border="0" /></a>Doha (AFP) - Qatar signed a multi-billion-euro deal with French defence group Dassault on Monday to buy 24 Rafale fighter jets, in a ceremony attended by the leaders of both countries in Doha.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • French far-right patriarch to go before disciplinary board
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/french-far-patriarch-disciplinary-board-050227218.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/FUDD3QFbKoiR.9z7OqVj_w--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/f9ec7ce5f69d8113750f6a7067001bd3.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Jean-Marie le Pen, former head of far-right party National Front, arrives at the party headquarters in Nanterre, outside Paris, France, Monday, May 4, 2015. Jean-Marie Le Pen goes before a party disciplinary board over anti-Semitic remarks, in what could be the culmination of a high-stakes family feud. Rising stars within the party — especially his daughter, the current party leader — want to shut him up. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)" align="left" title="Jean-Marie le Pen, former head of far-right party National Front, arrives at the party headquarters in Nanterre, outside Paris, France, Monday, May 4, 2015. Jean-Marie Le Pen goes before a party disciplinary board over anti-Semitic remarks, in what could be the culmination of a high-stakes family feud. Rising stars within the party — especially his daughter, the current party leader — want to shut him up. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)" border="0" /></a>PARIS (AP) — The man who for nearly four decades built France&#039;s far-right National Front into a political force may now be on the fast track to disgrace.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Taliban welcome Afghan peace efforts after Qatar talks
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/suicide-bomber-strikes-government-bus-afghanistan-1-dead-053542438.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/72calWNSNwZ5lYP2cGBNFA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/ef17abe6f6567f13750f6a70670097c4.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 4, 2015. An Afghan official says a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying government employees in Kabul, killing at least one person and wounding more than a dozen. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi says the minibus was carrying employees of the attorney general&#039;s office when it was attacked early Monday. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)" align="left" title="Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 4, 2015. An Afghan official says a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying government employees in Kabul, killing at least one person and wounding more than a dozen. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi says the minibus was carrying employees of the attorney general&#039;s office when it was attacked early Monday. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)" border="0" /></a>KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban militants who have been waging war on the Afghan government for more than a decade have expressed a willingness to soften their position on a range of issues that could lead to talks on ending the conflict.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Nepal: We will need huge foreign support for reconstruction
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/nepal-urges-foreign-rescue-workers-capital-return-home-054039388.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/Sd43OSlLQx3UDmm6pnjVYg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/5a313580f5f77e13750f6a70670068c9.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Nepalese Buddhists light incense sticks at the Boudhanath Stupa during Buddha Jayanti, or Buddha Purnima, festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, May 4, 2015. Hundreds of people have visited Buddhists shrines and monasteries in Nepal’s quake-wracked Kathmandu on the birthday of Gautama Buddha to pray for the country and the people who suffered during April 25 earthquake. (AP Photo/Bernat Amangue)" align="left" title="Nepalese Buddhists light incense sticks at the Boudhanath Stupa during Buddha Jayanti, or Buddha Purnima, festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, May 4, 2015. Hundreds of people have visited Buddhists shrines and monasteries in Nepal’s quake-wracked Kathmandu on the birthday of Gautama Buddha to pray for the country and the people who suffered during April 25 earthquake. (AP Photo/Bernat Amangue)" border="0" /></a>KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal&#039;s government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstruction in the coming weeks, in the wake of the devastating April earthquake, a top official said Monday.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Protests flare for second week over Burundi president's vote bid
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/protests-flare-second-week-over-burundi-presidents-vote-093234622.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/3sdRMDGHA4yvHtLywxFCrg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_ZA/News/Reuters/2015-05-04T093234Z_1007970001_LYNXMPEB430AS_RTROPTP_2_OZATP-UK-BURUNDI-POLITICS.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="The wreckage of a car burnt during recent clashes between protesters and riot police is used to block a main street in Burundi&#039;s capital Bujumbura" align="left" title="The wreckage of a car burnt during recent clashes between protesters and riot police is used to block a main street in Burundi&#039;s capital Bujumbura" border="0" /></a>By Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters rallied on the streets of Bujumbura on Monday, the start of a second week of demonstrations demanding President Pierre Nkurunziza abandon his bid for a third term in office, which opponents say violates the constitution. At least six people have been killed in unrest since Nkurunziza announced on April 25 he would stand in a June election.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Everest not officially closed to climbers, Nepal says
    Nepal's worst earthquake in decades has killed more than 7,200 people, including at least 18 climbers on Everest who were hit by a massive avalanche that wiped out part of the base camp. "The government will not officially announce the closure because we have given the permit to climbers," Tulsi Prasad Gautam of Nepal's tourism department told Reuters. It's up to the climbers and the organizers who are at base camp to take a decision: we are not asking them to do one thing or another." Gautam, who had last Thursday said a team could repair the route through the treacherous Khumbu icefalls in a week, said on Monday that small tremors were still being felt on Everest.

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