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Cleveland Cop Verdict: Multiple Arrests as Protests Continue Into Evening

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Most demonstrations have been peaceful, city officials say.

The Latest on Flooding: Highway Closures Across Oklahoma

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The Latest on flooding: Major roads, highways closed across Oklahoma; flood waters inside mall

Saudi clerics urge calm as village hit by Islamic State seethes

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's top Sunni cleric on Saturday branded a deadly attack on Shi'ite Muslims a bid to sow chaos, after villagers targeted in the bombing vented their anger at what they saw as the Sunni-dominated government's indifference to their safety.

Giants Extend Winning Streak to 8 With 10-8 Win Over Rockies

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Crawford leads clutch Giants to eighth straight win, 10-8 over slumping Rockies

Irish voters back gay marriage in 'social revolution'

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DUBLIN (Reuters) - The people of Ireland backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum that marked a dramatic social shift in a traditionally Catholic country that only decriminalized homosexuality two decades ago.


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The Balkan connection: smugglers build bridge of bribes to western Europe

From Syria and Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ivory Coast, Iran and Afghanistan, all are here, in the Serbian town of Tutin.

Women's walk across Koreas' DMZ denied; they cross on bus

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Women's walk across Koreas' DMZ denied; they cross on bus
DORASAN STATION, South Korea (AP) — International women activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates on Sunday were denied an attempt to walk ... more

Putin signs Russian law to shut 'undesirable' organizations

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Putin signs Russian law to shut 'undesirable' organizations
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law Saturday giving prosecutors the power to declare foreign and international organizations "undesirable" in Russia ... more

Chris Weidman defends UFC title, stops Belfort in 1st round

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Chris Weidman defends UFC title, stops Belfort in 1st round
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chris Weidman stopped Vitor Belfort in the first round with a relentless series of punches on the ground Saturday night, defending ... more

Ethiopia votes with ruling party set to return

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Ethiopia votes with ruling party set to return
Ethiopia, Africa's second-most populous country, holds its first general election on Sunday since the death of strongman Meles Zenawi, whose successor Hailemariam Desalegn is all ... more

Cleveland protests erupt after officer found not guilty in fatal shooting of two unarmed suspects

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CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A Cleveland police officer was found not guilty on Saturday in the shooting deaths of an unarmed black man and a woman ... more

Saudi clerics urge calm as village hit by Islamic State seethes

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's top Sunni cleric on Saturday branded a deadly attack on Shi'ite Muslims a bid to sow chaos, after villagers targeted ... more

Irish voters back gay marriage in 'social revolution'

published about 3 hours ago
DUBLIN (Reuters) - The people of Ireland backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum that marked a dramatic social shift in a traditionally ... more

Firefox browser for iOS is almost ready for testing

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It's been a long time coming, but Firefox for iOS is nearly here... in a manner of speaking. Mozilla has revealed that it's about to ... more

Anguished cries of mother punctuate Chicago weekend violence

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Anguished cries of mother punctuate Chicago weekend violence
A 4-year-old girl playing outside a South Side party was shot in the head Friday evening after someone opened fire from a passing car. The ... more

Third And Final 'Dragon Ball Xenoverse' DLC Scheduled For Release

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Third And Final 'Dragon Ball Xenoverse' DLC Scheduled For Release
The third and final set of Dragon Ball Xenoverse DLC has been scheduled for release in the US and Europe on June 9th.

World Briefing | United Nations: Emergency Fund Created for World Health Agency

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Diplomats approved the creation of a $100 million fund to help the World Health Organization respond rapidly to emergencies.

This is what an astronaut sees during an aborted spaceflight

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This is what an astronaut sees during an aborted spaceflight
Yesterday, SpaceX released footage of a May 6th pad abort test for its Crew Dragon spacecraft. SpaceX was testing the process of ejecting crew members ... more

NBA treads lightly but significantly into world of legalized gambling

NBA treads lightly but significantly into world of legalized gambling
Nothing about the man in the dark suit suggested he felt uncomfortable or out of place.

Warriors one game from NBA Finals after blasting Rockets for 3-0 lead

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Warriors one game from NBA Finals after blasting Rockets for 3-0  lead
Warriors one game from NBA Finals after routing Rockets in Game 3Golden State takes three-games-to-none lead in best-of-seven seriesStephen Curry’s 40 points lead way for ... more

Rally monkey, chew on this: Dodgers try the rally banana

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Rally monkey, chew on this: Dodgers try the rally banana
The Dodgers had not scored in 35 innings, their longest stretch of zeros in 53 years. Someone had to do something.

UFC 187 Live Coverage: Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier/Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort

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UFC 187 Live Coverage: Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier/Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort
UFC 187 takes place Saturday night from Las Vegas, headlined by a UFC light heavyweight title matchup between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson. MMA's pound ... more

Josh Hamilton Set to Join Texas Rangers on Monday

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Josh Hamilton headed back to majors, set to join the Texas Rangers on Monday vs. Cleveland

Boys' volleyball: City championship scores

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BOYS' VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFS

Volleyball: Palisades win City Section Division I title

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Palisades pulled out a five-set victory over Carson on Saturday night to win the City Section Division I volleyball championship.

Rally monkey, chew on this: Dodgers try the rally banana

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Rally monkey, chew on this: Dodgers try the rally banana
The Dodgers had not scored in 35 innings, their longest stretch of zeros in 53 years. Someone had to do something.

Football: Oaks Christian wins Pierce passing tournament

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 Oaks Christian, behind sophomore-to-be quarterback Matt Corral, won the Pierce College seven on seven passing tournament on Saturday, defeating Calabasas in the final.

Crews working to dig up broken pipeline at Refugio State Beach

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Crews working to dig up broken pipeline at Refugio State Beach
A section of broken pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the Santa Barbara County coast could be dug up for inspection before ... more
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Cleveland protests erupt after officer found not guilty in fatal shooting of two unarmed suspects

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CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A Cleveland police officer was found not guilty on Saturday in the shooting deaths of an unarmed black man and a woman ... more

Longtime Oscars director Marty Pasetta dies in car accident

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LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Marty Pasetta, a television veteran who directed Academy Awards telecasts for most of the 1970s and 80s, has died.

Saudi clerics urge calm as village hit by Islamic State seethes

published about 3 hours ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's top Sunni cleric on Saturday branded a deadly attack on Shi'ite Muslims a bid to sow chaos, after villagers targeted ... more

Johnny Depp Enjoys Stomping Faces in New 'Black Mass' Trailer

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Depp stars as gangster Whitey Bulger in the Warner Bros. film.

Australians dance, cheer in 'world class' Eurovision debut

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Australians dance, cheer in 'world class' Eurovision debut
Excited Australians partied and sang, with some dressed up in glittering costumes as they cheered on their wildcard entry to Eurovision on Sunday despite the ... more

World Briefing | United Nations: Emergency Fund Created for World Health Agency

published about 3 hours ago
Diplomats approved the creation of a $100 million fund to help the World Health Organization respond rapidly to emergencies.

G.M. may face criminal charges over faulty ignition switches

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G.M. may face criminal charges over faulty ignition switches
Doug G. WareDEARBORN, Mich., May 23 (UPI) -- General Motors might face criminal charges due to its handling of a defect involving certain ignition switches, ... more

Adult dating website hacker exposes millions of users' secrets

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Adult dating website hacker exposes millions of users' secrets
Doug G. WareWASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- People who have used the dating site Adult FriendFinder may have damage control to do, after a hacker ... more

Red Nose Day telethon raises $21M for fighting poverty

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Red Nose Day telethon raises $21M for fighting poverty
Karen ButlerNEW YORK, May 23 (UPI) -- The inuagural U.S. Red Nose Day telethon has raised $21 million to help impoverished young people around the ... more

With 10K rooms, world's largest hotel coming to Saudi Arabia

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With 10K rooms, world's largest hotel coming to Saudi Arabia
Doug G. WareMECCA, Saudi Arabia, May 23 (UPI) -- The two largest hotels in the world are located in Las Vegas, but Saudi Arabia will ... more