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world Crisis-Stricken FIFA Gears Up for Election

Hundreds of officials from soccers crisis-ridden world governing body gathered at an arena in Zurich to elect a leader at FIFAs annual congress.

6 minutes ago // BBC

world Pure Gym to buy rival LA Fitness

Pure Gym, the UK's largest gym operator, buys rival workout chain LA Fitness.

11 minutes ago // The Guardian

world No relief from India heatwave as death toll reaches 20-year high

Monsoon still days away and will bring a change only to the southern coastline, leaving the north exposed for weeks more Continue reading...

15 minutes ago // BBC

world Boy arrested over two knife murders

A 16-year-old boy is arrested over the murders of a man and a Saudi woman who were repeatedly stabbed in separate attacks in Colchester.

17 minutes ago // NPR

world New Jersey Lassa Fever Death Reveals Holes In Ebola Monitoring System

Back from a Liberia trip, the patient developed Ebola-like symptoms. One hospital sent him home. A few days later he ended up in an Ebola isolation ward and died. What went wrong?

20 minutes ago // NPR

world A Year Later, #WeNeedDiverseBooks Has Left Its Mark On BookCon

The Twitter campaign was born out of the controversy around the lack of diverse voices in the event's panels. This year, one organizer says, the first panel they booked was with that campaign.

20 minutes ago // NPR

world On The California Shore, Sizing Up Female Marines' Combat Readiness

The Marines are conducting a yearlong experiment aimed at settling whether women can handle the punishing world of ground combat. The goal is to create gender-neutral physical standards.

25 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Fifa corruption scandal live: Greg Dyke says England would consider pulling out of World Cup if Sepp Blatter is re-elected

Fifa crisis: Blatter refuses to admit wrongdoing as Friday's election nears

29 minutes ago // MSNBC

world The Bulge in This Thief's Pants Was an Assault Rifle

A Florida store owner took matters into his own hands, tackling a would-be thief outside of his store. And it wasn't your everyday shoplifter.

32 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: Map: The world according to the Islamic State

The Islamic State had one of its most successful weeks recently with the capture of Ramadi in Iraq and Palmyra in Syria. But another statement about the group is also quite disturbing: The militants established 10 networksoutside of Iraq and Syria, according to the Soufan Group.

32 minutes ago // BBC

world Neverland ranch goes up for sale

Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale for $100m, according to reports.

32 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Time-lapse video shows construction of New York's tallest tower

Watch this time-lapse video recorded over a nine-year period showing the construction of One World Trade Center in New York City.

32 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: Kazakhstans ecological mystery: Why have over 100,000 saiga antelopes died in just a few weeks?

As a species, saiga antelopes have endured a lot. Theyonce roamed the Earth with Wooly Mammoths during the last Ice Age and butwerealmost driven to extinction by a loss of habitat and hunting during the late-20th century. Now the distinctive animals, easily distinguished bytheir large noses and prized for their meat and horns, areconsidered an endangered species and protected by the government of Kazakhstan.

33 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Brazilian opposition leader Eduardo Cunha sets sights on the presidency

RIO DE JANEIRO An evangelical Christian who plays rock drums and has been likened to Frank Underwood, the ambitious schemer in the Netflix series House of Cards, has upended Brazils politics since being elected speaker of the countrys lower house four months ago.

33 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Vladimir Katriuk, alleged Nazi war criminal, dies in Canada

Ukrainian-born beekeeper, who was charged with genocide in absentia by Russia for alleged involvement in 1943 Khatyn massacre, dies after long illnessThe second most wanted man on the Simon Wiesenthal Centres list of Nazi war criminals has died at 93 after a long illness, his lawyer has said.News of Vladimir Katriuks death emerged several hours after the Canadian Centre for Israel and Jewish Af

33 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Vladimir Katriuk, alleged Nazi war criminal, dies in Canada

Ukrainian-born beekeeper, who was charged with genocide in absentia by Russia for alleged involvement in 1943 Khatyn massacre, dies after long illnessThe second most wanted man on the Simon Wiesenthal Centres list of Nazi war criminals has died at 93 after a long illness, his lawyer has said.News of Vladimir Katriukshis death emerged several hours after the Canadian Centre for Israel and Jewish

35 minutes ago // The Independent

world North Korea's hacker army 'could kill people and destroy cities', says defector who trained them

Thousands of military hackers in North Korea could launch cyber attacks that could kill people and destroy cities, a defector has warned.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: The fans who built their own football stadium

The official opening of a new football stadium tonight is timely with the scandal engulfing FIFA.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world Boy arrested over two knife murders

A 16-year-old boy is arrested over the murders of a man and a woman who were repeatedly stabbed in separate attacks in Colchester.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world Boy arrested over two knife murders

A 16-year-old boy is arrested over the murders of a man and a woman in Colchester who were repeatedly stabbed in separate attacks.

36 minutes ago // Reuters

world Civilians emerge as pawns in South China Sea legal chess game

HONG KONG/MANILA Reuters - On tiny specks in the disputed Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, Vietnamese and Filipino children skip to school each day. Not far away, China is building lighthouses and weather stations on reclaimed land. Further north, a Chinese cruise ship takes "patriotic" tourists to a separate group of contested islands.

39 minutes ago // BBC

world Buhari to assume Nigeria presidency

The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari, is to be sworn in as leader of Africa's most populous country.

41 minutes ago // BBC

world Pure Gym to buy LA Fitness

Pure Gym, the UK's largest gym operator, buys rival workout chain LA Fitness.

41 minutes ago // NPR

world It All Came Down To 'Nunatak'

The Scripps National Spelling Bee had drama, excitement and a lot of really hard words.

41 minutes ago // ABC

world Britain's Cameron in Poland in Search for Support on Reform

Britain's Cameron holds 'difficult' talks in Poland as he seeks changes in relationship to EU

41 minutes ago // Reuters

world Leak of radioactive material at India's Delhi airport

NEW DELHI Reuters - There was a leak of radioactive material on Friday on board a Turkish Airlines freight plane at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, government and airport officials said, adding it had been contained.

43 minutes ago // BBC

world Embattled Fifa votes on presidency

Fifa is set to vote for a new president amid a corruption scandal, with Sepp Blatter seeking a fifth term but challenged by Jordan's Prince Ali.

43 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Ireland's media silenced over MP's speech about Denis O'Brien

Injunction prevents newspapers and radio stations from reporting claims made in Irelands parliament about media owners banking affairs Continue reading...

43 minutes ago // Fox News

world Britain's Cameron holds 'difficult' talks in Poland as he seeks changes in relationship to EU

British Prime Minister David Cameron is in Warsaw as a part of a visit to four European capitals as he seeks support for renegotiating his country's relationship with the European Union.

45 minutes ago // The Independent

world Most-wanted Nazi Gerhard Sommer accused of 342 murders is 'unfit for trial' says German court

A German court has found former SS lieutenant who is top of a most-wanted list of Nazis, Gerhard Sommer, unfit for trial.

47 minutes ago // The Guardian

world David Cameron stance on EU 'dangerous', warns France

Prime ministers attempt to renegotiate terms of Britains membership will be blocked, says French foreign minister, if he is seeking special status Continue reading...

48 minutes ago // ABC

world Muhammadu Buhari Takes Over Nigeria in Crisis

Muhammadu Buhari, first Nigerian to oust president at polls, offers hope to nation in crisis

50 minutes ago // ABC

world Israel Begins Honoring Long-Overlooked Jewish WWII Veterans

7 decades on, new Israeli museum aims to honor long-overlooked Jewish World War II veterans

53 minutes ago // Fox News

world 7 decades on, new Israeli museum aims to honor long-overlooked Jewish World War II veterans

As a proud patriot, Brooklyn-born Dan Nadel enlisted in the U.S. army right after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

57 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Pictures of the day: 29 May 2015

In pics: Tiger cubs take first steps, Scripps National Spelling Bee and lots of lego

58 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Meet the Verdugo Mountains' very own mountain lion: P-41

Johanna Turner, a sound effects editor for Universal Studios, joined the ranks of citizen scientists years ago, placing remote cameras in the San Gabriel Mountains to record the movements of wildlife.