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  • African sides ready for U20 World Cup
    Nigeria, Ghana, Mali and Senegal will mount Africa's challenge at the 2015 Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand.
    BBC News.  Fri, 29 May 2015 18:14:29 GMT.
  • U.S. Soccer’s Next Generation Set to Kick Off in Under-20 World Cup
    The United States, placed in a group with Ukraine, Myanmar and host New Zealand, could be a contender in the tournament, which begins this weekend.
    Victor Mather.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 29 May 2015 16:29:10 GMT.
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  • Anderson takes 400th Test wicket
    James Anderson becomes the first England bowler to take 400 Test wickets, in the second Test against New Zealand.
    BBC News.  Fri, 29 May 2015 12:45:37 GMT.
  • ArtsBeat: What’s On This Week Around the World
    A film festival kicks off in Sydney, Australia; a large music festival runs in Rabat, Morocco; and a sculpture park opens for the summer in Edinburgh, Scotland.
    Christopher D. Shea.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 29 May 2015 12:28:41 GMT.
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  • Africa: DNA Editing Could Reduce Sickle Cell Symptoms
    [SciDev.Net] Editing the DNA of human blood cells has the potential to significantly reduce the impact of hereditary blood diseases such as sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia, according to researchers from Australia and the United States.
    All Africa.  Thu, 28 May 2015 06:46:04 GMT.
  • Pope’s finance chief ready to appear at Australia child abuse inquiry
    Pope Francis’ finance chief said May 27 he was ready to give evidence at a child abuse inquiry in his native Australia, as the nation’s most notorious pedophile priest insisted the pair had little to do with each other.
    Hurriyet.  Wed, 27 May 2015 14:05:00 +0200.
  • Australia Secretly Processed Asylum Seeker Claims At Sea
    Australia's military held 46 Vietnamese asylum seekers at sea for nearly a month and rejected their refugee claims following brief interviews, Australian officials said Tuesday. Maj. Gen. ...
    Voice of America.  Tue, 26 May 2015 04:50:05 -0400.
  • Australia to Pass Law to Strip Citizenship for Terror Crimes
    Australia plans to pass a law within weeks to give the government power to strip citizenship from dual nationals who are suspected terrorists even if they are not convicted of a crime, the prime minister said Tuesday. ...
    Voice of America.  Tue, 26 May 2015 03:15:44 -0400.
  • Good Samaritan who removed turban to help bleeding child gets surprise
    A Sikh man in New Zealand who removed his turban to aid a boy struck by a car received worldwide praise — and then an unexpected bonus.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Mon, 25 May 2015 19:05:41 EDT.
  • A Poor Man's Tesla? GoFar Smartens Regular Cars
    OK, it's not quite Tesla, but a development by an Australian startup is aiming to make regular cars a little smarter. ...
    By Ben Kepes.  Forbes.  Thu, 21 May 2015 15:25:00 GMT.

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