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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Mother duck and ducklings waddle through school halls in Michigan

Elementary in Hartland is used to hosting Vanessa, who hatches her brood under the same shrub each year, then parades them through buildings to a pond A mother duck has grown attached to a Michigan elementary schools courtyard, returning each year to lay her eggs and then walk the hallways with her ducklings with the […]

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Cruz wins majority of Virginia delegate slots at state convention

Harrisonburg, Virginia (CNN)Ted Cruz dominated yet another delegate selection process over the weekend, winning 10 of the 13 at-large delegate slots available at the Virginia state GOP Convention — delegates the Texas senator hopes he can use in a second ballot at the Republican National Convention in July. A delegation made up of 10 Cruz […]

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Missing mom, daughter rescued from New Zealand forest

(CNN)Hiker Rachel Lloyd said she was on the verge of dying when search and rescue crews found her and her mother five days after they got lost in the New Zealand wilderness. The North Carolina natives set out on a day hike Tuesday but soon became lost in Tararua Forest Park in New Zealand. Rachel, […]

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