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Fort McMurray fire: Escape convoy starts heading south
(CNN) A convoy of 1,500 vehicles packed with evacuees fleeing the Fort McMurray fire began rolling south early Friday under the watchful eye of Canadian police. Helicopters hovered overhead to look out for smoke and flames along the route, while ...
Evacuations Continue Friday in Wildfire-Struck AlbertaWall Street Journal
Evacuees begin exodus through fire-ravaged Fort McMurrayReuters
Evacuee convoys to dash down fire-besieged highway in CanadaUSA TODAY
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The GOP resistance to Donald Trump
Washington (CNN) Donald Trump's march to the White House encountered fierce resistance from his own party Thursday as senior lawmakers hesitated to endorse him, party luminaries said they'd skip his nominating convention and others pondered the ...
The Daily 202: Donald Trump's relentless media tour calls attention to him —and his general-election strategyWashington Post
First Read: Battleground Map Shows Disadvantages for
Ben Sasse Is Not the Republican SaviorThe Atlantic
Huffington Post -Wall Street Journal (blog) -Politico -Slate Magazine (blog)
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US employment slows as only 160000 jobs created in April, joblessness rate at 5.0 percent
Washington Post
The U.S. added 160,000 jobs in April, new government data showed Friday morning, the weakest pace of hiring in seven months. Though the unemployment rate held steady at 5.0 percent, Friday's jobs data provided an unexpectedly downcast signal about ...
US Stocks Trim Losses After April Jobs ReportWall Street Journal
This Was a (Mildly) Disappointing Jobs ReportNew York Times
Employers added disappointing 160000 jobs in AprilUSA TODAY
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Son of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno calls latest allegations 'bunk'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Paterno's son said Friday that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State University football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk." In a tweet ...
Scott Paterno calls allegations that Joe Paterno knew of Jerry Sandusky's molestations in 1976 'bunk'New York Daily News
Claim: Joe Paterno was told of Sandusky abuse as early as 1976CNN
Report: Insurer alleges child told Joe Paterno of Jerry Sandusky sex abuse in 1976ESPN -Sports Illustrated -LancasterOnline
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This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father
North Korea's highest political body, the Workers' Party Congress, is convening Friday for the first time in 36 years. Over the course of the next few days, about 3,000 delegates are expected to endorse the leadership of Kim Jong Un, formalizing a ...
There's a big to-do going on in North Korea. Just don't ask what's happeningLos Angeles Times
Kim Jong Un could promote his sister during secretive ruling party congressFox News
North Korea's Kim seeks to cement power at rare congressBBC News
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Chicago Tribune

1 dead, 1 hurt when 4 vehicles collide on Kennedy near Harlem
Chicago Tribune
A man driving a Dodge Caravan has died and another man was injured in a four vehicle chain-reaction collision on the inbound Kennedy Expressway on the Northwest Side Friday morning, authorities said. The crash occurred around 7:35 a.m. near a ...
4-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Inbound KennedyNBC Chicago
2 injured in pin-in crash on inbound Kennedy Expressway at Nagle AvenueWLS-TV
Serious crash shuts down multiple lanes of IB Kennedy at NagleWGN-TV
Chicago Daily Herald
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E! Online

Arsenio Hall Sues Sinéad O'Connor for $5 Million Over Prince and Drug Accusations
E! Online
There's a new feud brewing following Prince's death and $5 million is on the line. E! News recently learned the U.S. Attorney's office and Drug Enforcement Administration are joining the investigation into the 57-year-old legendary singer's April 21 death.
Arsenio Hall Sues Sinead O'Connor for $5 Million Over Her Claim He Provided Prince with DrugsPeople Magazine
Arsenio Hall Sues Sinead O'Connor for Defamation Related to Prince's
Arsenio Hall Suing Sinead O'Connor for $5 Million for Suggesting He Provided Prince With DrugsABC News
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Spaceflight Now

[ May 6, 2016 ] Falcon 9 succeeds in middle-of-the-night launch and landing Falcon 9
Spaceflight Now
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket streaks due east from Cape Canaveral after lifting off at 1:21 a.m. EDT (0521 GMT). Credit: SpaceX. A Japanese communications satellite rode a Falcon 9 rocket into space from Cape Canaveral early Friday, reaching an on-target ...
SpaceX Racks up Another Sea LandingScientific American
SpaceX flies Falcon 9 from Cape, lands on Atlantic Ocean bargeFlorida Today
SpaceX has landed its fastest-flying rocket yet on a floating platform at seaQuartz
Wall Street Journal -TIME -CNET -Washington Post
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Will Smith's widow attends ceremony to receive his graduate degree
Wiping away tears and sitting in a wheelchair, the widow of former Saints defensive end Will Smith accepted his graduate degree from the University of Miami on Thursday. Will Smith was shot and killed in New Orleans on April 9. His wife Raquel was shot ...
Widow of NFL Star Will Smith Accepts Posthumous DegreeABC News
Will Smith's widow accepts his degree from University of MiamiCNN
Will Smith's Wife, Racquel, Accepts Miami MBA on Deceased Husband's BehalfBleacher Report
Sporting News -WCVB Boston
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E! Online

Alden Ehrenreich Cast as Young Han Solo: 5 Things to Know About Star Wars' Newest Star
E! Online
The New York Post's Page Six revealed Thursday that the actor will play a young Han Solo in a spinoff, due out May 25, 2018. E! News reached out to Disney and Lucasfilm, but the studios declined to comment on the casting. Other outlets, including ...
Meet Alden Ehrenreich, a Hollywood Throwback (and the Next Han Solo?)New York Times
Here's everything we know about the new Han SoloPolygon
The New Han Solo Has Been Chosen -- Find Out Who's Replacing Harrison Ford In The Next Star Wars Spinoff!
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