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The story of prisoner 5770102414
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The story of prisoner 5770102414

Yahoo News When she was inmate 5770102414 in a Thai prison, Prontip Mankong had ample opportunity for despair. Each night she slept with 70 to 80 other women, mostly drug offenders, on the linoleum

Tennis: Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open
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Tennis: Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open

'Rafa, I have nothing to say -- you were too good,' said his opponent Wawrinka.

Trump to make room soon for Melania and son at White House
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Trump to make room soon for Melania and son at White House

Melania Trump and the boy are reportedly moving to Washington next week to take their place in the White House.

Readers write: Prior colonization, new plan, travel experiences
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Readers write: Prior colonization, new plan, travel experiences

Yahoo News Regarding the May 29 OneWeek article “To colonize space, start close to Earth”: Establishing an outpost on Mars is in no way comparable to the settling of North America. Finally,

G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both sides, Death penalty isn't the answer, New Zealanders ready for a new approach to drug addiction
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G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both sides, Death penalty isn't the answer, New Zealanders ready for a new approach to drug addiction

Yahoo News “Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since

US forces assist Philippines in battle to end city siege
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US forces assist Philippines in battle to end city siege

Military help follows months of strain between long-time allies.

Protesters urge Hong Kong restaurant to stop selling shark fin
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Protesters urge Hong Kong restaurant to stop selling shark fin

With more than 70 million sharks killed each year, over a quarter of species have been driven to extinction, the WWF says.

Trump says US committed to NATO's mutual defense pledge
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Trump says US committed to NATO's mutual defense pledge

'I'm committing the United States to Article Five. Certainly we are there to protect.'

For denizens of D.C., life and work in unusual times
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For denizens of D.C., life and work in unusual times

Yahoo News From Senators to low-level staffers workaday Washington is dealing with the drama and disruption of Donald J. Trump's singular presidency. A Trump tweet or sudden statement can blow up

Eyeing Beijing's backwater, China sees next megacity as a game-changer
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Eyeing Beijing's backwater, China sees next megacity as a game-changer

Yahoo News Su Jiaxing has had a busy spring. Soon after April 1, when the Chinese government declared plans to create a megacity from scratch in this industrial backwater 70 miles south of Beijing,

Macron's strong start impresses the French. But will it launch his party?
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Macron's strong start impresses the French. But will it launch his party?

Yahoo News No sooner had Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency that doubts about his ability to govern clouded the victory. The real race would come in June, when a man without a political party

Keeping the global promise of a quality education
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Keeping the global promise of a quality education

Yahoo News One example is an investigation of test scores at some 200 American colleges by The Wall Street Journal. The World Bank is expected to devote its upcoming World Development Report solely

Three questions raised by the Comey hearings
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Three questions raised by the Comey hearings

Yahoo News Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony on Thursday about his interactions with President Trump riveted Washington like no such congressional appearance in decades. Trump and his

China says it is vigilant as two US bombers fly over South China Sea
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China says it is vigilant as two US bombers fly over South China Sea

The exercise comes after a U.S. warship carried out a 'maneuvering drill' within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the troubled waters.

Philippine war refugees facing deadly health risks
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Philippine war refugees facing deadly health risks

'The health situation is not yet critical at this point, but we fear that this may worsen in the coming days with prolonged displacement.'

Hunt for missing Myanmar plane enters third day; total of 31 bodies recovered
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Hunt for missing Myanmar plane enters third day; total of 31 bodies recovered

'We have not received any information about survivors.'

UK election deals May a crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks
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UK election deals May a crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks

Brexit talks are more uncertain than ever.

May's grip on power in doubt as UK election heads for stalemate
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May's grip on power in doubt as UK election heads for stalemate

Pound sterling falls sharply on unclear outcome.

Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row
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Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row

'No one has the right to intervene in our foreign policy.'

Comey: 'I hope we love America equally'
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Comey: 'I hope we love America equally'

Yahoo News “There should be no fuzz on this whatsoever,” Mr. Comey said Thursday. “It is very, very serious, which is why it’s so refreshing to see a bipartisan focus on that,” Comey told the

Dreamers' limbo: Granted protection but still facing deportation
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Dreamers' limbo: Granted protection but still facing deportation

Yahoo News After a two-hour hearing in Courtroom 1905 at the Richard B. Russell Federal Building and United States Courthouse in Atlanta, Jessica Colotl found herself mobbed by friends. Ms. Colotl,

Comey hearings fallout? Depends on the listener
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Comey hearings fallout? Depends on the listener

Yahoo News Former FBI director James Comey’s testimony in the Senate, a moment of high anticipation like few in recent Washington history, put questions about unorthodox presidential behavior at

This theater director gets at the big issues of the day – with young actors
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This theater director gets at the big issues of the day – with young actors

Yahoo News Martina Droste guides her young actors at the Frankfurt Theater. After the mindfulness exercise, the 15 youths are ready to perform “Frankfurt Babel,” their version of the biblical story

Why a gay, Indian-heritage prime minister isn't a sign of a 'new' Ireland
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Why a gay, Indian-heritage prime minister isn't a sign of a 'new' Ireland

Yahoo News Rarely does the appointment of a new Irish prime minister make global headlines. Openly gay and the son of an Indian immigrant doctor, the 39-year-old Mr. Varadkar will be Ireland’s

Forget Mexico. Could solar energy pay for Trump’s border wall?
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Forget Mexico. Could solar energy pay for Trump’s border wall?

Yahoo News By floating a simple suggestion, President Trump has single-handedly improved the prospects for his border wall: If Mexico won’t pay for it, maybe the wall can pay for itself. In a