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LAST_UPDATEThu, 28 May 2015 1am

Indonesia Launches Search And Rescue Effort For Migrant Boats

A migrant who arrived in Indonesia this week by boat washes outdoors at the end of the day at a temporary shelter in Aceh Timur regency, near Langsa in Indonesia's Aceh Province May 24, 2015./Pic:ReutersJAKARTA: Indonesia has begun search and rescue operations for stranded migrant boats carrying Bangladeshis and ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, an official said today, after it dropped a hardline policy of refusing them sanctuary.

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Saudis Say ISIS Ordered Suicide Bombing Of Mosque

RIYADH — The Saudi Interior Ministry on Saturday said that a Saudi man taking direction from the Islamic State had carried out a deadly suicide bombing a day earlier, bolstering the group’s claim of responsibility.

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KFC’s ‘Big Breasted’ Chicken Nugget Is All Kinds Of Wrong

Introducing chesty nugget Muneko – which literally translates as ‘breast girl’.

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Myanmar’s New Family-Planning Law Seen As Targeted At Rohingya

The plight of Myanmar’s Rohingya people could be set to worsen after President Thein Sein signed into law a new family planning measure which activists fear could target vulnerable minorities.

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B.B. King Memorial More Cheers Than Tears In Las Vegas

Pictures of B.B. King are displayed on a screens as Shirley King, the eldest daughter of King, performs Friday, May 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. Shirley King hosted and performed at a free musical event at the Brooklyn Bowl. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS — A standing ovation for B.B. King and more cheers than tears marked a family-and-friends memorial of the late blues great's life and legacy Saturday in Las Vegas.

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65-Year-Old German Woman Gives Birth To Quadruplets

BERLIN — German media report that a 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets.

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'Bold' Ireland Votes To Legalize Gay Marriage In Landslide

Rory O'Neill, known by the Drag persona Panti, celebrates with yes supporters at Dublin Castle, Ireland, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued. Senior figures from the "no" campaign, who sought to prevent Ireland's constitution from being amended to permit same-sex marriages, say the only question is how large the "yes" side's margin of victory will be from Friday's vote. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

DUBLIN — Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday — a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution."

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5.7-Magnitude Quake Hits Off Papua New Guinea

SYDNEY: A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea in the early hours today, US geologists said, but there were no warnings it had triggered a tsunami.

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Qatar Refuses To Let Nepalese Workers Return To Attend Funerals After Quake

Nepalese workers building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have been denied leave to attend funerals or visit relatives following the earthquakes in the Himalayan country that have killed more than 8,000 people, its government has revealed.

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