‘A silent catastrophe’: Chilean fishermen protest failure to mitigate toxic ‘red tide’

Thousands of fishermen are protesting the governments failure to mitigate effects of a poisonous red tide agal bloom scientists call largest in history Thousands of Chilean fishermen have blocked roads with barricades in the region of Los Lagos, saying government efforts to mitigate the economic effects of a harmful algal bloom have been insufficient. For […]

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Teen accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools makes her choice

(CNN)A Long Island teen who received acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League schools has decided where she’ll attend college in the fall. Drum roll, please. “I stand before you exuberant, but also humbled by my recent accomplishments,” Uwamanzu-Nna said. Uwamanzu-Nna is the second Elmont Memorial High School student in two years to gain acceptance […]

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Architect of bin Laden raid: The anxious moments

(CNN)The man who was the architect of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in the suburbs of a Pakistani city was getting anxious. He had thought it was possible to keep an element of surprise and evade any response from Pakistan’s military if the U.S. Navy SEALs could complete the mission in 30 minutes, […]

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How to make a floral arrangement

(CNN)When you’re a kid, gifting your mom a dried macaroni necklace is cute and endearing. But as the years go by, those handmade Mother’s Day gifts are often replaced with waning text messages and last-minute calls. Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/02/living/floral-arrangement-how-to/index.html

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Brazil blocks WhatsApp

Rio de Janeiro (CNN)A regional judge on Monday ordered all telephone operators in Brazil to block WhatsApp, the popular messaging app owned by Facebook, for failing to turn over data as part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation. Starting about 2 p.m., the app ceased to function, a move sure to frustrate and anger Brazilians […]

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Anger over ‘martyrs’ exhibition for Brussels and Paris bombers

Exhibit will include works on Ibrahim and Khalid El-Bakraoui, Brussels suicide bombers, and Foued Mohamed-Aggad, one of the Bataclan attackers A Copenhagen art exhibit planning to portray two of the Brussels suicide bombers and one of the Paris Bataclan attackers as martyrs has been reported to police for encouraging terrorism. In an exhibit partly inspired […]

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Johnson & Johnson loses another court case over talcum powder and cancer

Company to appeal, insisting product is safe, after being ordered to pay $55m to woman who said she developed ovarian cancer from feminine hygiene use Johnson & Johnson has been ordered by a US jury to pay $55m to a woman who said that using the companys talc-powder products for feminine hygiene caused her to […]

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Met Ball 2016: what celebrities wore on the red carpet in pictures

Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology was this years theme at the gala hosted by Anna Wintour, Taylor Swift, Idris Elba and Jonathan Ive of Apple Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gallery/2016/may/02/met-ball-2016-red-carpet-photos-celebrity-fashion

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Token podcast: why Beyonc can never leave her blackness at the door

Token host Monica Tan talks to Ijeoma Oluo about Beyoncs magnum opus, Lemonade, and why she is proof you cannot be rich enough to escape your blackness Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/audio/2016/may/03/token-podcast-why-beyonce-can-never-leave-her-blackness-at-the-door

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‘Peace matters to women’: Helen Clark launches campaign to lead UN

Former New Zealand PM, who wants to succeed Ban Ki-moon as secretary general, says women are a vector for stability New Zealands former prime minister become the first woman to lead the United Nations, saying in Paris that peace really matters to women. Clark, 66, said she never asked for supporters because Im a woman, […]

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