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  • Militants kill UN soldier in Mali's capital: security sources
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/militants-kill-un-soldier-malis-capital-security-sources-025544382.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/X_LzWpHXJiXEUt5HK0CTLA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/1d5813331b41159f2e064b714faa1797b1b5aa45.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="United Nations peacekeeping solders stand by a cordon set up at the site where a gunman opened fire at a UN residence in Bamako on May 20, 2015" align="left" title="United Nations peacekeeping solders stand by a cordon set up at the site where a gunman opened fire at a UN residence in Bamako on May 20, 2015" border="0" /></a>Militants opened fire on two Bangladeshi United Nations peacekeepers in Mali&#039;s capital Bamako on Monday, killing one and wounding the other, security sources said. &quot;Armed men that we have not yet identified shot at two peacekeepers who were on board a UN vehicle on Monday night. A source from MINUSMA, the UN&#039;s peacekeeping mission in Mali, told AFP the two UN soldiers were Bangladeshi.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • AP source: Cleveland reaches deal with Justice on policing
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/ap-source-cleveland-reaches-deal-justice-policing-224729985--politics.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/Hi5XX3KJjW2j58pUc3vx8w--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/abc4ce157fab8b17770f6a7067001b24.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="FILE - In this May 23, 2015, file photo, riot police stand in formation as a protest forms against the acquittal of Michael Brelo, a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects in Cleveland. The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by its police department, and the agreement could be announced as soon as Tuesday, May 26, 2015, a senior federal law enforcement official said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)" align="left" title="FILE - In this May 23, 2015, file photo, riot police stand in formation as a protest forms against the acquittal of Michael Brelo, a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects in Cleveland. The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by its police department, and the agreement could be announced as soon as Tuesday, May 26, 2015, a senior federal law enforcement official said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)" border="0" /></a>WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, and the agreement could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Fears for pink iguanas as Galapagos volcano erupts
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/fears-pink-iguanas-galapagos-volcano-erupts-184144306.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/d01eko.LNQRG_wDCaUgiRg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/005fd26b15b335db8068d4b7e1f7756aedd91694.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="The eruption of Wolf Volcano on Isabela Island in the Galapagos on May 25, 2015" align="left" title="The eruption of Wolf Volcano on Isabela Island in the Galapagos on May 25, 2015" border="0" /></a>A volcano in the Galapagos Islands erupted for the first time in more than 30 years Monday, spilling streams of bright orange lava and raising fears for the world&#039;s only colony of pink iguanas. The Galapagos National Park warned on Twitter that Isabela Island, where Wolf Volcano erupted at dawn, holds &quot;the world&#039;s only population&quot; of the critically endangered Conolophus marthae, also known as the Galapagos rosy iguana. Park officials then flew over the zone to assess the impact of the eruption.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Asian shares turn higher as China rallies, dollar up
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/asian-shares-slip-dollar-stands-tall-004654881--business.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/eSeFFYs1JofS8XqvogdnsA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2015-05-26T004654Z_1006950001_LYNXMPEB4P00B_RTROPTP_2_CBUSINESS-US-MARKETS-GLOBAL.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="A pedestrian is reflected in an electronic board showing the various stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo" align="left" title="A pedestrian is reflected in an electronic board showing the various stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo" border="0" /></a>By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares turned higher on Tuesday, reversing earlier losses on the back of gains in Hong Kong and China, while the dollar extended highs scaled in holiday-thinned trading in the previous session. MSCI&#039;s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.5 percent, after eking out a late gain in the previous session. Hong Kong&#039;s Hang Seng index jumped 1.5 percent, flirting with seven-year highs, on expectations of more money inflows from the mainland following Beijing&#039;s fresh moves to expedite cross-border investment.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Tornado, floods leave deadly trail at Mexico-US border
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/tornado-kills-least-11-mexico-170059869.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/FSUZklX.frBlaA0MNxeWvg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/ad5a28b8b8416f951b2bc4284743dfc3a75eb847.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Debris spread by flooding is shown scattered on land next to Texas Ranch Road 12 on May 25, 2015 in Wimberly, Texas" align="left" title="Debris spread by flooding is shown scattered on land next to Texas Ranch Road 12 on May 25, 2015 in Wimberly, Texas" border="0" /></a>A tornado ripped into a town in northern Mexico, killing at least 13 people and flattening hundreds of homes in a deadly six-second blast of carnage, officials said. The savage twister roared through the Mexican border town of Ciudad Acuna at dawn, tossing cars and big rig trucks into the air before they smashed into houses and buildings. The tornado came as ferocious weather battered swathes of Mexico and the southern United States, where rescuers hunted for 12 people missing in flash floods across Texas and Oklahoma that left three people dead.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/brides-sale-european-women-lured-sham-marriages-011848832.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/eVTDiQ9OCWSOBog3xAes7g--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/fd5864747f3a8917770f6a7067005cab.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="In this March 2, 2015 photo, Klara Balogova is silhouetted against a window at a Roma settlement near Kralovsky Chlmec, Slovakia. Balogova was 18, penniless and pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. Each year, dozens of women from the poorer corners of eastern Europe are lured to travel to western Europe for sham marriages with men who pay large sums because they want to live, work or claim benefits more easily in their chosen country and move freely within Europe. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)" align="left" title="In this March 2, 2015 photo, Klara Balogova is silhouetted against a window at a Roma settlement near Kralovsky Chlmec, Slovakia. Balogova was 18, penniless and pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. Each year, dozens of women from the poorer corners of eastern Europe are lured to travel to western Europe for sham marriages with men who pay large sums because they want to live, work or claim benefits more easily in their chosen country and move freely within Europe. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)" border="0" /></a>LONDON (AP) — Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/deadly-storms-swamp-plains-midwest-force-texans-homes-061128015.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/WBU2ANTkHSFKpHFKAKZ56w--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/7443ceb959fc8317770f6a7067008b86.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="A bulldozer clears away debris after a powerful tornado swept past in Ciudad Acuna, northern Mexico, Monday, May 25, 2015. A tornado raged through the city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes and flinging cars like matchsticks. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said. The twister hit a seven-block area, which Victor Zamora, interior secretary of the northern state of Coahuila, described as &quot;devastated.&quot; (AP Photo)" align="left" title="A bulldozer clears away debris after a powerful tornado swept past in Ciudad Acuna, northern Mexico, Monday, May 25, 2015. A tornado raged through the city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes and flinging cars like matchsticks. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said. The twister hit a seven-block area, which Victor Zamora, interior secretary of the northern state of Coahuila, described as &quot;devastated.&quot; (AP Photo)" border="0" /></a>CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Man diagnosed with Lassa fever dies in US after Liberia trip
    NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said.
  • NBA MVP Stephen Curry takes nasty fall, walks off court
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/nba-mvp-stephen-curry-takes-nasty-fall-walks-021324521--spt.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/grIhMAq.UscF2v_Q1FxTeQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/461de6107f788a17770f6a7067000054.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) topples over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs as center Festus Ezeli (31) looks on, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)" align="left" title="Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) topples over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs as center Festus Ezeli (31) looks on, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)" border="0" /></a>HOUSTON (AP) — MVP Stephen Curry was able to return to Game 4 of the Western Conference finals after a nasty spill where he flipped over in the air and his head crashed to the court against Houston on Monday night.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • The Latest: Search suspended in flood-ravaged Texas county
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/latest-weather-more-rain-store-memorial-day-061533025.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/XHtsAvycseISAOdDfQ9gXA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/a8edbb815a0a8317770f6a7067000976.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="A carving of St. Francis of Assisi stands amid debris next to a destroyed home on River Road in Wimberley, Texas, Monday, May 25, 2015. Around a dozen people were reported missing in flash flooding from a line of storms that stretched from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes. (Jerry Lara/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)" align="left" title="A carving of St. Francis of Assisi stands amid debris next to a destroyed home on River Road in Wimberley, Texas, Monday, May 25, 2015. Around a dozen people were reported missing in flash flooding from a line of storms that stretched from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes. (Jerry Lara/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)" border="0" /></a>9:30 p.m. CDT</p><br clear="all"/>

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