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VA chief at center of controversy over veterans care

 

Obama says he’ll talk to Shinseki about whether he’s the right person to address the veterans’ care crisis. Facing calls to resign, Shinseki will meet a group representing homeless veterans this morning.FULL STORY

Shelly Sterling agrees to sell LA Clippers to Steve Ballmer

Donald Sterling’s wife says she’s selling team to former Microsoft CEO for $2 billion, but Sterling’s team appears poised to fight sale

 

 

 

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Obama Addresses Graduating Cadets at West Point

Obama Addresses Graduating Cadets at West Point

Premiere of the motion picture fantasy "Maleficent" in Hollywood

Premiere of the motion picture fantasy “Maleficent” in Hollywood

Remembering Maya Angelou

Remembering Maya Angelou

Candlelight Vigil and Memorial for Gun Violence Victims

Candlelight Vigil and Memorial for Gun Violence Victims

First Round of the French Open in Paris

First Round of the French Open in Paris

BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend in Glasgow

BBC Radio 1′s Big Weekend in Glasgow

U.S. breaks new ground on embassy in The Hague

U.S. breaks new ground on embassy in The Hague

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) –The U.S. Department of state broke ground Wednesday on a new embassy in The Hague, with completion expected in 2017.
Rift within Pakistani Taliban prompts factions to splinter

Rift within Pakistani Taliban prompts factions to splinter

ISLAMABAD, May 29 (UPI) –The Pakistani Taliban, also known as Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), announced Wednesday at a rare news conference it would split into two separate groups.
Mosque attacked in Central African Republic capital in retribution for Catholic church attack

Mosque attacked in Central African Republic capital in retribution for Catholic church attack

BANGUI, Central African Republic, May 29 (UPI) –Tension increased in the Central African Republic on Thursday after a mosque was attacked in the capital city of Bangui.
North Korea to investigate Japanese people missing since Cold War

North Korea to investigate Japanese people missing since Cold War

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 29 (UPI) –North Korean negotiators agreed to investigate the disappearance of Japanese citizens during the 1970s and 1980s, it said Thursday at talks in Sweden.
VP Biden to attend World Cup game during South America trip

VP Biden to attend World Cup game during South America trip

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) –U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will be traveling to South America in mid-June, where he will mix business and pleasure.
International Day of U.N. Peacekeepers observed on May 29

International Day of U.N. Peacekeepers observed on May 29

NEW YORK, May 29 (UPI) –The International Day of U.N. Peacekeepers, held annually since 2002, was observed on Thursday.
Vatican: Pope to pray with Peres and Abbas on June 8

Vatican: Pope to pray with Peres and Abbas on June 8

VATICAN CITY, May 29 (UPI) –Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian Territories President Mahmoud Abbas will pray with Pope Francis on June 8, the Vatican announced Thursday.
China's president calls for anti-terrorism 'nets spread from the earth to the sky'

China’s president calls for anti-terrorism ‘nets spread from the earth to the sky’

BEIJING, May 29 (UPI) –Chinese president Xi Jinping, speaking at a conference on China’s volatile Xinjiang region, called for a massive anti-terrorism effort to maintain stability.
Germany stocks up on natural gas

Germany stocks up on natural gas

BERLIN , May 29 (UPI) –Germany has increased its stock of natural gas, fearing a possible interruption of imports from Russia, its Economic Ministry announced.
China holds mass terror trial in sports stadium, sentencing 3 to death

China holds mass terror trial in sports stadium, sentencing 3 to death

BEIJING, May 29 (UPI) –China held a mass trial for 55 people on Wednesday to face terror charges.
Abbas asks for new Palestinian government

Abbas asks for new Palestinian government

JERUSALEM, May 29 (UPI) –Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas charged Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah with the task of forming a new government Thursday.
Pro-Russian separatists abduct OSCE monitors in eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russian separatists abduct OSCE monitors in eastern Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine, May 29 (UPI) –Four members of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s special monitoring mission in Ukraine have been detained by pro-Russian separatists.
Two teenage girls gang-raped, hanged in India by men in their village

Two teenage girls gang-raped, hanged in India by men in their village

NEW DELHI, May 29 (UPI) –Two teenage girls were gang-raped and then hanged in northern India on Tuesday night; one suspect has been arrested, and two others are being pursued.
Airlines begin denial of service to Venezuela over unpaid tickets

Airlines begin denial of service to Venezuela over unpaid tickets

CARACAS, Venezuela, May 29 (UPI) –International air carriers said Venezuela has not paid $4 billion in ticket fees, and are stopping flights in and out of the country.
30 killed in Central African Republic as rebels storm Catholic church

30 killed in Central African Republic as rebels storm Catholic church

BANGUI, Central African Republic, May 29 (UPI) –At least 30 people were killed when Islamist rebels opened fired in a Catholic church in Bangui, Central African Republic.

 

Sell in May? No way!

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Sell in May? No way!

 

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Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott have been going through a rough patch, and the True Tori cameras have been there to catch most of it.

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New Poster: NEW POSTER: ‘TAMMY’ HITS THE ROAD

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Look of the DayLOOK OF THE DAY

Elle Fanning wore a princess-worthy blue Elie Saab Couture gown — which she paired with a diamond, pearl and platinum Neil Lane choker — at the Maleficent premiere in Hollywood, Calif.

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DAILY FIRST
‘READING RAINBOW’ RETURNS!

Reading Rainbow is making a comeback! LeVar Burton, Star Trek actor and host of the PBS show from 1983-2006, launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $1 million to revive the series and the response has been overwhelming.

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Smokey Robinson Enlists Elton John, John Legend & Others For Duets AlbumSMOKEY ROBINSON ENLISTS ELTON JOHN, JOHN LEGEND & OTHERS FOR DUETS ALBUM

You’ll never guess who is Smokey Robinson’s latest duet partner!

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Jennifer Lawrence Recalls Puking on Oscars NightJENNIFER LAWRENCE RECALLS PUKING ON OSCARS NIGHT

Jennifer Lawrence brought family members to the Oscars the first two times she was nominated, but decided to bring her best friend Laura to this year’s 86th Annual Academy Awards. Needless to say, the ladies found some trouble …and Brad Pitt!

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