May 24, 2015

Hamilton upset as Rosberg wins

Lewis Hamilton is denied victory in the Monaco Grand Prix because of a strategic error by his Mercedes team. ....[BBC News]»

'Beautiful Mind' mathematician killed

Renowned mathematician John Nash, subject of the film A Beautiful Mind, dies in a New Jersey taxi crash with his wife. ....[BBC News]»

May 23, 2015

US Senate Blocks Bill on N.S.A. Collection of Phone Records

The Senate voted 57-42, short of the 60 votes needed to move ahead on a House bill that would have curbed the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of domestic phone records. ....[NYTimes]»

Scientists: Oldest stone tools found in Kenya

Archaeologists have made a discovery that may mean our school textbooks have to be rewritten. ....[CNN News]»

US: The fall and rise of lawyers

The American legal profession has faced a tsunami of bad news since 2008. White-shoe, corporate law firms have faced waves of layoffs or even shuttered their doors. While the very top firms are... ....[CNN News]»

Supermodel breastfeeds on magazine cover

#NormalizeBreastfeeding is trending after ELLE Australia put out a cover of model Nicole Trunfio breastfeeding her baby. ....[CNN News]»

US Senate OK's trade bill

After weeks of tense negotiations on Capitol Hill and heavy lobbying from the White House, the Senate Friday night cleared a major trade bill that is a top priority of President Barack Obama. ....[CNN News]»

Mom shames 13-yr-old daughter for racy pics

CNN's Poppy Harlow speaks to a mom who posted a video online shaming her daughter after she discovered her secret Facebook account. ....[CNN News]»

42 gunmen, 1 cop die in shootout

A three-hour shootout between Mexican security forces and unidentified gunmen Friday left 42 of the gunmen dead, as well as one federal police officer, officials said. ....[CNN News]»

Catholic Ireland OKs same-sex marriage

Ireland has become the first country to legalize same-sex marriage through popular vote. FULL STORY ....[CNN News]»

Barcelona 2-2 Deportivo La Coruna

Barcelona players will wear special shirts in their final league game to honour Xavi as he ends his association with the club. ....[BBC News]»

Breast-feeding protest at McDonald's

Mothers with babies occupy a McDonald's restaurant in the Hungarian capital Budapest in protest after a woman was told not to breast-feed there. ....[BBC News]»

World's oldest woman turns 116

An American woman, said to be the oldest person in the world, is celebrating her 116th birthday on Saturday. ....[BBC News]»

Woman, 65, gives birth to quadruplets

A 65-year-old German woman gives birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports. ....[BBC News]»

Somali MP killed in Mogadishu attack

A Somali MP is shot dead in the capital Mogadishu in an attack by suspected Islamists, one of a number of violent incidents in the war-torn country. ....[BBC News]»

IS group radio claims Saudi mosque suicide attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia, warning that more "black days" loom ahead in a direct challenge to the rulers of... ....[AP News]»

May 22, 2015

Suicide attack at Shiite Mosque in Saudi Arabia Kills 6

The attack could be one of the first signs that the country’s intervention in the sectarian conflict in Yemen is escalating tensions.... NYTimes

U.K. Investigates Reciprocity Among Banks

The U.K.’s financial regulator is investigating a banking-industry practice known as “reciprocity,” where investment banks bring rivals into deals in exchange for future business..... WSJ.com

Minnesota man linked to ISIS threatened to kill FBI agents

Another man accused of trying to join militant group allegedly told friends he'd "spit on America" at the U.S.-Mexico border.... CBSNews

London cab driver convicted in death of U.S. soldier

A London judge sentenced Anis Abid Sardar to life in prison for the bombing death of a U.S. soldier in Iraq. A jury found him guilty of murder Thursday in an extraordinary prosecution that stretched across three continents.... CBSNews.com

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