May 10, 2016

Top News Stories –

West Ham bid farewell to the Boleyn Ground –
West Ham United fans packed Upton Park for the final time for their Premier League game with Manchester United which they won 3-1. [Daily Telegraph]

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Farewell Boleyn 2015/16

Other News Stories –

Armed conflicts and attacks
Business and economics
Disasters
  • At least 50 are killed in flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Ethiopia. (FOX News)
  • 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire
    • Alberta authorities update information about the fire. About 2,400 homes and buildings were destroyed, but firefighters saved 25,000 others in the city, including the hospital, municipal buildings, and every functioning school. They expect most of the 88,000 evacuees will return to their homes within two weeks. The fire, which has merged with another blaze, is about 884 square miles (2,090 square kilometers) in size. The majority of Canada’s oil sands industry, and a third of the country’s total oil output, is offline, though Shell Canada has restarted its Albian Sands mining operations. (AP)
Law and crime
Politics and election
Science
  • NASA confirms that 1,284 objects discovered by its Kepler spacecraft are in fact exoplanets. (The Verge)
Sports

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