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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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As Trump becomes presumptive nominee, China urges objectivity

1 hour 8 minutes ago - Yahoo News
China on Wednesday urged people in the United States to take a rational and objective view of the relationship between the two countries, after Republican front-runner Donald Trump became the party's presumptive presidential nominee. Trump has proposed that tariffs on imported Chinese goods be increased to up to 45 percent and asserted that China h...

Dozens killed in Aleppo battle

1 hour 32 minutes ago - Reuters
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Dozens of people were killed in a day-long battle between Syrian rebels and government forces in western Aleppo that was still going on intermittently on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and combatant sources on both sides said

'Real-Life Fairy Tale' Gives Hope to Terrible Teams' Fans

1 hour 45 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Across social media, fans compared Leicester City's win to a Braves World Series. Or a Cleveland Browns Super Bowl. Or a Philadelphia 76ers NBA title

AB InBev profits down on weakness in Brazil market

1 hour 58 minutes ago - Yahoo News
The world's top brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev said Wednesday its first quarter profits fell due to weakness in the Brazilian market but that its acquisition of SABMiller was on track to be completed this year. The group, which is awaiting to hear later this month whether the European Commission has approved its buyout of British rival SABMiller, said...

San Francisco officials save backyard pine tree from the ax

1 hour 49 minutes ago - Yahoo News
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A spindly pine tree standing all alone in a tiny backyard became an official landmark Tuesday in San Francisco, a city that boasts such picturesque sights as the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf

EU countries could face fines for rejected refugees

1 hour 49 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries that refuse to accept refugees under proposals to overhaul the EU's failed asylum laws could face large fines for each asylum seeker

Alaska town's first liquor store in more than 40 years opens

1 hour 41 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska town's first liquor store in more than 40 years has opened, and the police chief there worries he won't have enough officers to handle an expected spike in alcohol-related calls

Dozens killed in Aleppo battle

1 hour 32 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Dozens of people were killed in a day-long battle between Syrian rebels and government forces in western Aleppo that was still going on intermittently on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and combatant sources on both sides said. The combatant sources gave conflicting accounts of the outcome of the battle that began early on Tuesda...

How 'Stop Trump' failed to halt the Republican front-runner  

2 hours 1 minute ago - Reuters
(Reuters) - Republican John Hammond III had made no secret of his distaste for Donald Trump and his desire to halt his march to the party's presidential nomination, telling the Indianapolis Star newspaper in March that the mogul was "unfit" to lead the country

Author says he doesn't think father was Iwo Jima flag-raiser after all

2 hours 34 minutes ago - Fox News
by foxnewsonline@foxnews.com (Fox News Online)

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