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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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17 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
A look at the key headlines

EU Commission recommends Turkish citizens can travel to Europe without visas on short vacations and business trips

42 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BRUSSELS (AP) — EU Commission recommends Turkish citizens can travel to Europe without visas on short vacations and business trips

Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministry

33 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BERLIN (AP) — Switzerland's defense minister says his department was targeted by hackers in January and is indicating that the motive was industrial espionage

Russia says planned truce in Syria's Aleppo disrupted by Nusra Front attacks: agencies

23 minutes ago - Yahoo News
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A "regime of calm" in Syria's Aleppo was planned for May 3 but its introduction was disrupted by attacks by Nusra Front militants, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov as saying on Wednesday. The "regime of calm" in Aleppo and its suburbs was originally planned to last for 24 hours and...

China military tries musical approach to image building

19 minutes ago - Yahoo News
China's military has a bulging arsenal of ships, warplanes and missiles, but this week, music is its weapon of choice. A new recruiting video aimed at Chinese millennials raised on pop tunes and video

China to carry out more military drills in South China Sea

45 minutes ago - Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military will carry out more military exercises in the South China Sea this month involving advanced warships and submarines, state news agency Xinhua said on Wednesday, terming the drills routine

Soaking in SoCal: 6 spectacular L.A. hotel pools

38 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
These South Californian oases are the ideal spots for year-round swimming, luxuriating and poolside posing Recent podcasts: Sanders Demands Clinton Apologize | Guns in America | Radical Islam in America

Sculptor of iconic knotted revolver, symbol of peace, dies

52 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reutersward, best known for his iconic sculpture of a revolver with a knotted barrel displayed outside the UN headquarters in New York, has died aged 81, Swedish officials said Wednesday. The artist, who was wheelchair bound after suffering from a stroke in 1989, died on Tuesday, Kjell Thoresson, the head of cultural aff...

China to carry out more military drills in South China Sea

45 minutes ago - Yahoo News
China's military will carry out more military exercises in the South China Sea this month involving advanced warships and submarines, state news agency Xinhua said on Wednesday, terming the drills routine. China claims almost all of the energy-rich waters of the South China Sea, through which more than $5 trillion of maritime trade passes each year...

It's Star Wars Day: May the 4th be with you

42 minutes ago - Yahoo News
It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one. May the Fourth, as in "May the Fourth Be With You" has become a day to celebrate all things Star Wars, especially following

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