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Civil society coalition calls for inclusive Sustainable Energy for All agenda

At the second annual UN Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Forum, to be held in New York from 18-22 May, a group of 26 civil society organisations (CSOs) from around the world are calling for the SE4ALL initiative to ensure civil society can participate effectively in national and regional decision-making processes.

By News on the Net International Institute for Environment and Development- Monday, May 18, 2015 - Full Story

192 suspected biker gang members arrested after deadly shooting in Waco

WACO — Waco police arrested 192 accused biker gang members in the shootout at a Twin Peaks restaurant here that killed nine and wounded 18, authorities said Monday.

By News on the Net Dallas News- Monday, May 18, 2015 - Full Story

Saudi Arabia to buy nuclear bombs from Pakistan: report

Saudi Arabia will join the nuclear club by buying “off the shelf” atomic weapons from Pakistan, US officials told a London newspaper.

By News on the Net New York Post- Monday, May 18, 2015 - Full Story

Nigerian military says it destroyed 10 Boko Haram camps

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria’s military destroyed 10 Boko Haram camps in the country’s remote northeast on Sunday as it pressed on with an offensive against militant Islamist fighters now confined to a final hideout there, the army said.

By News on the Net Reuters- Monday, May 18, 2015 - Full Story

Assisted Suicide: How One Woman Chose to Die, Then Survived

In 1994, Jeanne Hall, a resident of King City, Ore., voted in favor of Ballot Measure 16, which for the first time in the United States, would allow terminally ill patients to end their own lives through physician-assisted suicide.

By Heritage Foundation Daily Signal- Monday, May 18, 2015 - Full Story

Jay Z posted bail for protesters, writer says

New York (AFP) - Rap mogul Jay Z has quietly used his wealth to post bail for people arrested in protests across the United States against police excesses, an author close to him said.

By News on the Net Yahoo News- Monday, May 18, 2015 - Full Story

Pope Allegedly Halts Publication of Eco-Encyclical amid Controversy

A Vatican insider asserts that Pope Francis has scrapped the draft of his encyclical letter on the environment and sent it back for major revision. The letter was slated for publication in early summer, but now may not be ready until much later, he suggests.

By News on the Net Breitbart News- Sunday, May 17, 2015 - Full Story

9 dead in Texas biker brawl

(CNN)Gunfire erupted Sunday among rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas, leaving at least nine people dead, according to police.

By News on the Net CNN- Sunday, May 17, 2015 - Full Story

New York City councilman seeks to dim skyline at night to save energy

NEW YORK –  Bright lights, big city?

By News on the Net Fox News- Sunday, May 17, 2015 - Full Story

San Diego police officer wounded in shooting

SAN DIEGO – A female San Diego police officer was injured and a suspect was killed in a shooting in Kearny Mesa Sunday morning, authorities said.

By News on the Net Fox5 San Diego- Sunday, May 17, 2015 - Full Story

Air Force general who spoke of God in talk should be court-martialed, group says

An Air Force general who recently spoke about how God has guided his career should be court-martialed, a civil liberties group is saying.

By News on the Net Fox News- Sunday, May 17, 2015 - Full Story

Terror attack fears shift AU summit to Sandton

Fears of a possible Boko Haram attack have forced African Union leaders to move their summit scheduled for next month from Chad to South Africa.

By News on the Net Sunday Times- Sunday, May 17, 2015 - Full Story

Ireland could be first nation to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote

DUBLIN — Catholic and deeply conservative, Ireland was long known as one of the toughest places in the Western world to be gay. Homosexuality was decriminalized here only in 1993, after years of pressure from European authorities.

By News on the Net Washington Post- Sunday, May 17, 2015 - Full Story

CSIS can’t keep up with ‘daily’ state-sponsored cyber attacks

OTTAWA—Canada’s spies admit they can’t keep up with daily cyber attacks from state-sponsored hackers, according to an internal report obtained by the Star.

By News on the Net Toronto Star- Sunday, May 17, 2015 - Full Story

Feds Say That Banned Researcher Commandeered a Plane

A security researcher kicked off a United Airlines flight last month after tweeting about security vulnerabilities in its system had previously taken control of an airplane and caused it to briefly fly sideways, according to an application for a search warrant filed by an FBI agent.

By News on the Net Wired- Saturday, May 16, 2015 - Full Story

Victim beaten and robbed of pants on subway platform

NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - A man was attacked by at least five people and left pantless on a Brooklyn subway platform on Friday.

By News on the Net NEW YORK (MYFOXNY)- Saturday, May 16, 2015 - Full Story

SHOCK CLAIM: Hillary Clinton Forces Campaign Parody Taken Down

Hillary Clinton has forced the online store Zazzle to remove from its site a bumper sticker mocking her presidential campaign over an alleged trademark infringement.

By News on the Net Gateway Pundit- Saturday, May 16, 2015 - Full Story

Girl, 12, beaten by classmate, for wearing crucifix in Italy

(ANSA) Terni, May 15 - A schoolboy of African origin attacked a 12-year-old-girl at a school in central Italy because she was wearing a crucifix on a neck chain, police said Friday.

By News on the Net - Saturday, May 16, 2015 - Full Story

Obama: We Have to Transition Off of Fossil Fuels to Prevent Climate Change

(CNSNews.com) - At a press conference at Camp David on Thursday evening, after meeting with representatives from Arab countries in the Persian Gulf, President Barack Obama said that the world needs to transition off of fossil fuels in order to stop climate change and that he is working toward this end.

By News on the Net - Saturday, May 16, 2015 - Full Story

Egyptian court sentences ousted President Mohammed Morsi to death

CAIRO –  An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced ousted President Mohammed Morsi to death over his part in a mass prison break that took place during the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

By News on the Net -FoxNews- Saturday, May 16, 2015 - Full Story