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  • Air strikes on Syrian camp kill 28, monitor says

    Thursday, 10:50 AM

    Civil defense members work at a site hit by an airstrike in the rebel held area of Aleppo's Baedeen districtBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Air strikes on a camp housing Syrians uprooted by war killed 28 people near the Turkish border on Thursday, a monitoring group said, and fighting raged in parts of northern Syria despite a temporary deal to cease hostilities in the city of Aleppo. Sarmada lies about 30 km (20 miles) west of the city of Aleppo, where a cessation of hostilities brokered by Russia and the United States had brought a measure of relief on Thursday. The army blamed Islamist insurgents for violating the agreement overnight by what it called indiscriminate shelling of some government-held residential areas of divided Aleppo.


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  • Canadian wildfire explodes in size, forces more evacuations

    Thursday, 1:36 PM

    A helicopter flies into thick smoke while battling a major forest fire outside of Fort McMurrayBy Rod Nickel LAC LA BICHE, Alberta (Reuters) - A catastrophic wildfire that has forced all 88,000 residents to flee Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada exploded tenfold in size on Thursday, cutting off evacuees in camps and shelters north of the city. The out-of-control blaze has burned down entire neighborhoods of Fort McMurray in Canada's energy heartland and forced a precautionary shutdown of some oil production, driving up global oil prices. Three days after the residents were ordered to leave Fort McMurray, firefighters were still battling to protect homes, businesses and other structures from the flames.


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  • U.S. embassy in Kabul warns of kidnap threat

    Thursday, 11:48 AM

    The United States embassy in Kabul issued an emergency security warning to U.S. citizens on Thursday after an attempted kidnapping of an American and a number of other foreigners in the Afghan capital earlier in the week. The warning, posted on the U.S. embassy website, said that an attempt to kidnap several expatriates, including a U.S. citizen, was made on Monday and it said that the threat of kidnapping and hostage-taking was high. Last month, there was widespread outrage and protests after reports of the discovery of the murdered body of a teenaged boy who had been kidnapped in Kabul earlier.... read more

  • US names prominent Panama family big money launderers

    Thursday, 1:45 PM

    The United States named Panama's prominent Waked family as a major drug money-laundering organizationThe United States named Panama's prominent Waked family, who run a large luxury goods, duty-free shops and real estate business, as a major drug money-laundering organization on Thursday. The move placed top members of the Lebanese-origin family and their businesses, from the Grupo Wisa and La Riviera luxury goods and real estate groups to the Balboa Bank and Trust and two top newspapers, on the US sanctions blacklist, which locks them out of doing business with Americans and freezes their US assets. The Treasury named Abdul Mohamed Waked Fares, 66, and Nidal Ahmed Waked Hatum, 36, as co-leaders of the "Waked Money Laundering Organization".


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  • Merkel warns of return to nationalism unless EU protects borders

    Thursday, 1:41 PM

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said border defence represents a "challenge for the future of Europe"German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday urged European leaders to protect EU borders or risk a "return to nationalism" as the continent battles its worst migration crisis since World War II. As Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi kicked off two days of talks in Rome with Merkel and senior EU officials, the German leader said Europe must defend its borders "from the Mediterranean to the North Pole" or suffer the political consequences. In Austria, Norbert Hofer of the far-right Freedom Party is expected to win a presidential run-off on May 22 after romping to victory in the first round on an anti-immigration platform.


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  • First lady wants next White House to keep focus on military

    Thursday, 1:41 PM

    First lady Michelle Obama speaks as Jeff Bezos, right, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, listens, during an event in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 5, 2016, to announce commitments from more than 50 companies that have pledged to hire and train veterans and military spouses. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama said Thursday that the next White House occupant should continue to make a "national priority" of supporting service members, veterans and their families, as she has tried to do with a nationwide initiative marking its fifth anniversary.


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  • Indian Lahiri sets clubhouse pace at Quail Hollow

    Thursday, 12:33 PM

    PGA: The Masters - Final RoundBy Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Anirban Lahiri took the clubhouse lead as Rory McIroy recovered from a poor start and a case of the hooks to haul his way back into a reasonable position in the Wells Fargo Championship first round on Thursday. Lahiri reeled off six birdies for a six-under-par 66 in cool morning conditions to set the early pace at Quail Hollow. Defending champion McIlroy, a day after celebrating his 27th birthday, plunged to four over after playing the more difficult back nine first, but he improved on the inward half to card a one-over 73.


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  • Golf-Indian Lahiri sets clubhouse pace at Quail Hollow

    Thursday, 12:30 PM

    By Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, May 5 (Reuters) - Anirban Lahiri took the clubhouse lead as Rory McIroy recovered from a poor start and a case of the hooks to haul his way back into a reasonable position in the Wells Fargo Championship first round on Thursday. Lahiri reeled off six birdies for a six-under-par 66 in cool morning conditions to set the early pace at Quail Hollow. Defending champion McIlroy, a day after celebrating his 27th birthday, plunged to four over after playing the more difficult back nine first, but he improved on the inward half to card a one-over 73.... read more

  • Better together? Men and women tee-it up in Rabat

    Thursday, 12:23 PM

    European golf claimed a slice of history on May 5, 2016, when both men's and women's tours competed at the same venue at the same time at Rabat's Royal Golf Dar Es Salam courseEuropean golf claimed a slice of history on Thursday when both men's and women's tours competed at the same venue at the same time at Rabat's Royal Golf Dar Es Salam course. In the men's EPGA Trophee Hassan II tournament, Francesco Laporta, Thomas Linard and Jason Scrivener shared the lead on four under, playing the Red Course. England's Florentyna Parker, meanwhile, topped the leaderboard in the LPGA's Lalla Meryem Cup on the neighbouring Blue Course with a five-under 67.


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  • Wall Street flat ahead of April jobs report; retailers fall

    Thursday, 1:39 PM

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City"Weekly jobless claims came in a bit higher than expected, and when you combine them with the ADP report from yesterday, that raises the possibility the national employment report tomorrow could be a bit on the softer side," said Michael Sheldon, chief investment officer at Northstar Wealth Partners in West Hartford, Connecticut. The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 9.45 points, or 0.05 percent, to 17,660.71, the S&P 500 lost 0.49 points, or 0.02 percent, to 2,050.63 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 8.55 points, or 0.18 percent, to 4,717.09. A Reuters survey ahead of Friday's report showed nonfarm payrolls likely rose by 202,000 last month, after rising 215,000 in March, while the unemployment rate is forecast to hold at 5 percent.


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  • Health supplements maker Herbalife sales rise after five quarters of fall

    Thursday, 1:26 PM

    An Herbalife logo is shown on a poster at a clinic in the Mission District in San Francisco(Reuters) - Herbalife Ltd's quarterly sales rose 1.3 percent, the first rise after five quarters of decline, as demand increased for its health supplements in North America and China.


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  • The Wirecutter's best deals: $20 off the Amazon Echo

    Thursday, 1:25 PM

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  • British canoeist Pennie has novel answer to Zika threat

    Thursday, 1:35 PM

    British Canoe Slalom Olympic & Senior team media dayBy Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - British slalom canoeist Fiona Pennie is leaving nothing to chance at this year's Rio Olympics where she will fit a mosquito net to her boat between races to minimize the threat of the Zika virus. Pennie will contest the K1 kayak event at the state-of-the-art Deodoro Whitewater Stadium in the hills above Rio and has already trained on the course several times during the scorching Brazilian summer with no problems. "They've had water readings from Rio and compared them to here in London and it's been totally fine.


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  • Canoeing-British canoeist Pennie has novel answer to Zika threat

    Thursday, 1:30 PM

    By Martyn Herman LONDON, May 5 (Reuters) - British slalom canoeist Fiona Pennie is leaving nothing to chance at this year's Rio Olympics where she will fit a mosquito net to her boat between races to minimise the threat of the Zika virus. Pennie will contest the K1 kayak event at the state-of-the-art Deodoro Whitewater Stadium in the hills above Rio and has already trained on the course several times during the scorching Brazilian summer with no problems. "They've had water readings from Rio and compared them to here in London and it's been totally fine.... read more

  • Health supplements maker Herbalife sales rise after five quarters of fall

    Thursday, 1:26 PM

    An Herbalife logo is shown on a poster at a clinic in the Mission District in San Francisco(Reuters) - Herbalife Ltd's quarterly sales rose 1.3 percent, the first rise after five quarters of decline, as demand increased for its health supplements in North America and China.


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