May 2016


Rome calls on companies and the rich to adopt crumbling ancient sites

City asks philathropists to provide cash for excavations of the Forum, restoration of parts of the Colosseum and repair of fountains and aqueducts Rome has issued a 500m (380m) SOS to companies, wealthy philanthropists and its own citizens to help restore many of the Italian capitals historic sites and prevent others fromFendi bankrolled the cleaning […]

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Capybaras on the loose in Toronto after escape from local zoo

Residents, police and zookeepers are on the alert for the canine-sized rodent escapees, which were described by zoo volunteers as quite shy Toronto police, zookeepers, and residents are on the alert after two Toronto Sun. Residents have been City of Toronto (@TorontoComms) #HighParkZoo should contact Capybaras are the worlds largest rodents and can weigh […]

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Thunder roar to leave Warriors on brink in Western Conference finals

Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 118-94 Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 118-94 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference finals […]

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Man mauled by lions in Chilean zoo is recovering, say authorities

Metropolitan Zoo in Santiago fends off criticism for shooting two lions as details emerge of its poor safety record and delusions of man who stripped naked in pen Two zoo lions shot dead after the mauling of a man who jumped into their enclosure have been given a private funeral in Chile while the man […]

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Reboot: Adidas to make shoes in Germany again but using robots

Company unveils new factory in Germany that will use machines to make shoes instead of humans in Asia Adidas, the German maker of sportswear and equipment, has announced it will start marketing its first series of shoes manufactured by robots in Germany from 2017. More than 20 years after Adidas ceased production activities in Germany […]

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Adventure road: 7 days on Central Asia’s Pamir Highway

(CNN)A weathered sign indicated our altitude on Tajikistan’s Ak-Baital Pass — 4,655 meters above sea level. Barren mountains stretched in every direction, casting shadows over the second-highest international road in the world. China loomed over the eastern horizon. Kyrgyzstan was behind us. To the south lay Afghanistan and the fabled Wakhan Corridor. We were heading […]

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Official: Hacker who claimed Clinton server break-in expected to plead guilty to separate charge

Washington (CNN)The Romanian hacker, Marcel Lehel Lazar, also known as “Guccier,” who claims to have illegally accessed Hillary Clinton’s private email server, is expected to plead guilty to at least one of the charges he is facing, according to a law enforcement official. Lazar allegedly hacked into longtime Clinton adviser and friend Sidney Blumenthal’s AOL […]

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Brutalism, a revival: From cool to crude and back again

(CNN)And in the fifth decade of Modernism Le Corbusier said “Let there be concrete”: and there was Brutalism. Well, perhaps not quite. However the Swiss-French polymath certainly kick-started what became the most divisive school of architecture in the twentieth century. His buildings from the late 1940s onwards paved the way for a new brand of […]

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Trump: suicide of Bill Clinton’s counsel Vince Foster ‘very fishy’ as it happened

Follow live updates from the 2016 campaign trail as news emerges Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe is under federal investigation Read more:

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Tinder sues threesome app rival 3nder

Smaller, independent app fights back by asking users to tweet pictures of their socks with #TinderSuckMySocks Twos company but threes a crowd according to dating app Tinder, which has launched a legal bid to kill off a rival app aimed at people looking for threesomes. Tinder, owned by global dating firm Match Group, is alleging […]

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