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Floods in Texas, Kansas leave at least 6 dead, 2 missing
Mon, 30 May 2016 04:26:55 -0500

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities in central Texas have found two more bodies along flooded streams, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six.

It was unclear Sunday whether a...  Full Story

Eurozone economic sentiment improves for second month
Mon, 30 May 2016 04:52:45 -0500

BRUSSELS (AP) — Confidence in the economy of Europe's 19-country eurozone is up across the region for a second successive month thanks in particular to greater optimism among consumers.

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Paralympic jumper maintains Olympic hopes despite questions
Mon, 30 May 2016 04:51:11 -0500

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Paralympic long jump champion Markus Rehm says he is still hoping to compete at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro despite a scientific study's inconclusive findings on wh...  Full Story

In Haiti, cradle of rich visual heritage is being reinvented
Sun, 29 May 2016 23:04:43 -0500

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Youvensky Despeignes used to spend hours a day at home drawing pencil-and-ink abstractions on cheap notebook paper, his aspirations as a painter frustrated by a l...  Full Story

Cyclist says she and friend injured when jumped by kangaroo
Mon, 30 May 2016 04:42:50 -0500

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A woman says she and a friend were injured when they were jumped by a kangaroo while cycling in an Australian wine region.

Sharon Heinrich, 45, said Monday t...  Full Story

Obama's pets Bo and Sunny living the good life
Mon, 30 May 2016 02:17:59 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hardly a dog's life of just eating and sleeping for President Barack Obama's pets, Bo and Sunny.

The pair of Portuguese water dogs — Bo with his distinctive whit...  Full Story

Beijing tracks the elderly as they take buses, go shopping
Sun, 29 May 2016 23:26:27 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — These days, when people over 80 in Beijing take a bus, see a doctor or spend money, their activities are digitally tracked by the government, as part of an effort to improve se...  Full Story

Floods in Texas, Kansas leave at least 6 dead, 2 missing
Mon, 30 May 2016 04:26:55 -0500

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities in central Texas have found two more bodies along flooded streams, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six.

It was unclear Sunday whether a...  Full Story

G7 leaders pledge collective action on sagging global growth
Thu, 26 May 2016 23:14:19 -0500

SHIMA, Japan (AP) — The leaders of the Group of Seven rich economies pledged Friday to "collectively tackle" major risks to global growth, including direct political threats to the internatio...  Full Story

Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF
Sun, 29 May 2016 21:27:25 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women, putting heavy pressure on clinics and...  Full Story

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