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Putin says EU needs Russia to stay on global stage

Thursday, 8:52 AM

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has called for an energy alliance with EuropeRussian President Vladimir Putin claimed in an article published Thursday that the EU would not be a global player without his country's help as he prepared for his first visit to the bloc this year. "A rightful position of the Old Continent in the new international realities can only be secured by combining capacities of all European countries, including Russia," Putin said in the article in the Kathimerini daily. Trade and economy will top the agenda of the visit, Moscow said.


Symbolic Greek migrant camp cleared as more die crossing Med

Thursday, 8:51 AM

A child looks out of a window during a police operation to clear a makeshift camp for migrants near the village of Idomeni, northern Greece, on May 25, 2016The squalid Idomeni refugee camp in northern Greece which became a symbol of Europe's migrant crisis has been fully evacuated, police said Thursday, as another 30 died crossing the Mediterranean. Idomeni camp had become a potent symbol of human suffering and chaos as Europe struggles with its worst migrant crisis since World War II. The camp exploded in size after Balkan states began closing their borders in February to stem the human tide seeking new lives in northern Europe.


China hits back as G7 talk about economy

Thursday, 8:44 AM

US President Barack Obama (L) with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) as they arrive at Ise-Jingu Shrine on May 26, 2016, on the first day of the G7 leaders summitIse-Shima (Japan) (AFP) - World leaders focused Thursday on pumping up the global economy and worries over the growing clout of China -- which promptly told the G7 club of rich nations to mind its own business. Presidents and prime ministers from the Group of Seven huddled in Japan for two days of meetings, with the refugee crisis, terrorism, the threat of North Korea and sanctions against Russia also filling up their packed agenda.


Some Hispanics face ridicule over support for Trump

Thursday, 8:38 AM

In this May 24, 2016, photo, a woman waves the Mexican flag while driving past the Albuquerque Convention Center after a rally by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Albuquerque, N.M. Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas to protest the Republican presidential contender’s hard line approach to immigration. Yet far from the protests, an increasingly vocal Hispanic minority is speaking out in favor of the brash billionaire. (Jett Loe/The Las Cruces Sun-News via AP) MANDATORYANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas — clashing with police, at times — to protest the Republican presidential contender's hard line approach to immigration.


Donald hot on Hend's tail at European PGA Championship

Thursday, 6:47 AM

Scott Hend is ranked as the 85th best golfer in the worldAustralia's Scott Hend was the early pace-setter at the European PGA Championship at Wentworth on Thursday as he headed the field with an opening seven-under par 65. Two-time champion Luke Donald also put himself in the hunt with a 68, whilst South Africa's Jaco van Zyl was in the clubhouse on five-under, 67.


Off the boil Curry is fine, says Kerr

Wednesday, 10:28 PM

NBA: Playoffs-Golden State Warriors at Oklahoma City Thunder(Reuters) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has played down suggestions that point guard Stephen Curry is nursing an injury that is hampering his performances in the Western Conference Finals. The Warriors, who set an NBA record of 73 wins in the regular season, trail the best-of-seven series 3-1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder, who have overpowered the defending champions. Curry injured his right knee last month and website Yahoo Sports, citing an unnamed source, reported early on Wednesday the reigning Most Valuable Player is no more than 70 percent healthy, though Kerr later dismissed the report.


2 new casinos near NYC could save, or destroy, Atlantic City

Thursday, 8:52 AM

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two new casinos proposed for northern New Jersey near New York City could save, or destroy, Atlantic City, panelists at a major casino conference said Thursday.

90-minute tornado a rarity, even where tornadoes are common

Thursday, 8:49 AM

A tornado that raked the northern Kansas landscape for about 90 minutes was impressive both for its classic "wedge" shape and its sheer endurance — staying on the ground about 10 times longer than the typical twister.

Oil tests out $50 a barrel as supply concerns resurface

Thursday, 8:44 AM

Crude oil drips from a valve at an oil well operated by Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA, in the oil rich Orinoco belt, near Morichal at the state of MonagasOil prices tested the $50-per-barrel mark on Thursday as production outages brought a faster-than-expected recovery to an oversupplied market many thought will stay depressed through the year. While a crude glut could grow in coming months if demand stalls, wildfires in Canada's oil sands, unrest in the Nigerian and Libyan energy sectors, and a near economic meltdown in OPEC member Venezuela have knocked out nearly 4 million barrels per day in immediate production. Brent was up 14 cents at $49.88 a barrel by 11:36 a.m. EDT (1536 GMT) after soaring to $50.51, its highest since early November.


Bird flu reappears in Cameroon, killing thousands of birds

Thursday, 8:20 AM

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon's government says that the H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus has reappeared in Cameroon after an 8-year absence.

From displacement to death, U.N. data innovation aims to boost aid response

Thursday, 8:19 AM

By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From displacement and deaths to funding and food prices, a new data map will enable aid agencies to compare and contrast various needs in a humanitarian crisis and boost their response, according to the U.N. team behind it. The Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX), an open platform for sharing data among U.N. agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and governments, this week released an interactive map focusing on the humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad region. "The humanitarian data space used to be very fragmented - it was hard to find information and see where the main needs were," said data systems analyst Chad Hendrix.