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Alan Bean, moon-walking astronaut and artist, dies aged 86

Alan Bean, moon-walking astronaut and artist, dies aged 86

SUMMARY: Alan Bean is survived by his wife Leslie, a sister and two children from a previous marriage.

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Bitcoin still a buy says blockchain venture capitalist

Bitcoin still a buy says blockchain venture capitalist

SUMMARY: Bitcoin is still a buy despite its continued losses, blockchain venture capitalist Spencer Bogart told CNBC.

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Elizabeth Warren is quietly working to defang Trump's 'Pocahontas' slur as 2020 looms

Elizabeth Warren is quietly working to defang Trump's 'Pocahontas' slur as 2020 looms

SUMMARY: Since March, Warren has met 16 times with Native American groups and tribal leaders, at times bringing up the issue in those meetings.

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Headstones spray-painted with swastikas in Illinois cemetery

Headstones spray-painted with swastikas in Illinois cemetery

SUMMARY: (CNN) As many as 200 headstones were vandalized with swastikas at a cemetery in Glen Carbon, Illinois, Glen Carbon Police Lieutenant Wayne White said.

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Real Madrid win Champions League today, 3-1 over Liverpool; Gareth Bale goal in final seals 3rd straight title

Real Madrid win Champions League today, 3-1 over Liverpool; Gareth Bale goal in final seals 3rd straight title

SUMMARY: Real Madrid hasn't lost a Champions League final since 1981, and with Saturday's win, they become the first team to win three in a row since Bayern Munich in 1976.

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Ireland set to end abortion ban

Ireland set to end abortion ban

SUMMARY: When abortion becomes legal in the Republic of Ireland, it will become the only part of Britain and Ireland to ban the procedure.

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Brazil's truckers protest drags on despite dispatch of military

Brazil's truckers protest drags on despite dispatch of military

SUMMARY: Truckers attend a protest against high diesel fuel prices at BR-116 Regis Bittencourt highway in Sao Paulo, Brazil May 26, 2018.

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Italy president under pressure to accept eurosceptic minister

Italy president under pressure to accept eurosceptic minister

SUMMARY: Italian President Sergio Mattarella meets Giuseppe Conte at the Quirinale Palace in Rome, Italy, May 23, 2018.

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China’s secret goal is to crush Silicon Valley

China’s secret goal is to crush Silicon Valley

SUMMARY: For the first time, two of the unicorns on the list are mammoth Chinese unicorns — Didi Chuxing and Xiaomi — each of which has attracted billions in equity financing.

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Astronaut Alan Bean, fourth man on the moon, dies at 86

Astronaut Alan Bean, fourth man on the moon, dies at 86

SUMMARY: Leslie Bean, Alan Bean's wife of 40 years, said her husband was the strongest and kindest man she ever knew.

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The curious case of the White House official Trump says 'doesn't exist'

The curious case of the White House official Trump says 'doesn't exist'

SUMMARY: So on Thursday the aide was identified in stories as "a senior White House official" or "a senior administration official."

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Venezuela frees U.S. missionary Josh Holt after two years

Venezuela frees U.S. missionary Josh Holt after two years

SUMMARY: “I could not be more honored to be able to reunite Josh with his sweet, long-suffering family,” Hatch said.

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Bale sinks Liverpool dreams in Champions League final

Bale sinks Liverpool dreams in Champions League final

SUMMARY: Liverpool have been beaten 3-1 by Real Madrid in the Champions League final after two goals from Gareth Bale.

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Bale sinks Liverpool dreams in Champions League final

Bale sinks Liverpool dreams in Champions League final

SUMMARY: Liverpool have been beaten 3-1 by Real Madrid in the Champions League final after two goals from Gareth Bale.

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Joshua Holt: Venezuala "hostage" release praised by Trump in tweet today; American man and wife were in prison for 2 years

Joshua Holt: Venezuala "hostage" release praised by Trump in tweet today; American man and wife were in prison for 2 years

SUMMARY: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, tweeted he is "very happy for Josh Holt & his family.

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Homeland Security authorizes 15,000 visas to help struggling companies

Homeland Security authorizes 15,000 visas to help struggling companies

SUMMARY: May 26 (UPI) -- The Department of Homeland Security will provide 15,000 additional H-2B visas to at-risk businesses to bring in low-skilled foreign labor this summer.

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Pakistan to hold general election on July 25: officials

Pakistan to hold general election on July 25: officials

SUMMARY: ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan will hold a general election on July 25 and President Mamnoon Hussain has approved the date, electoral officials said on Saturday, as the government enters its final week in office.

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Lava destroys 82 structures as eruptions continue in Hawaii

Lava destroys 82 structures as eruptions continue in Hawaii

SUMMARY: May 26 (UPI) -- The number of structures destroyed by Kilauea's volcanic lava climbed to 82 on Friday, up from 50 earlier this week, as firefighters go door-to-door in Leilani Estates urging residents who remain to leave.

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The only county that voted no in Ireland abortion reform

The only county that voted no in Ireland abortion reform

SUMMARY: A largely rural county, farming, fishing and tourism sustain the local economy here.

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Trump signs executive orders on federal work regulations

Trump signs executive orders on federal work regulations

SUMMARY: May 26 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump signed executive orders addressing the role of unions in the federal workforce.

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