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05-05 Key 9/11 suspects appear in court Guantanamo
2. 05-05 Peru drug clinic blaze kills 14 Chosica, Peru
D. 05-05 Deadly blasts rock Syria's main cities Aleppo, Northern Syria
E. 05-05 Japan closes last nuclear reactor Hokkaido, Northern Japan
5. 05-05 Tourist mauled by 'tame' cheetah Port Elizabeth, South Africa
6. 05-05 Surprise Nepal flood kills 13 Mount Annapurna, Nepal
H. 05-05 Obama rally kicks off campaign Columbus, Ohio
I. 05-05 Official opening for London 2012 stadium Olympic Stadium, London
J. 05-05 FA Cup success for Chelsea Wembley, London


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May.5   Guantanamo   Key 9/11 suspects appear in court
  Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, accused of planning the 9/11 attacks, and 4 other leading suspects, appear in court at Guantanamo Bay to be charged

  Peru   Peru drug clinic blaze kills 14 Map of Chosica Peru  Fourteen people have died after being trapped in Sacred Heart of Jesus centre during a fire, firefighters say, in the second such tragedy this year

  Northern Syria Deadly blasts rock Syria's main cities  An explosion at a car wash near Aleppo killed at least five people. In Damascus, two separate blasts left three government soldiers injured

  Northern Japan Japan closes last nuclear reactor  Japan is switching off its last working nuclear reactor, as part of the safety drive since the March 2011 tsunami

  South Africa Tourist mauled by 'tame' cheetah  A British tourist who tried to protect a girl being mauled by captive cheetahs has told of how the animals then turned on her

  Nepal Surprise Nepal flood kills 13  Dozens more are missing, police say, after a mountain river burst its banks, causing flooding around Mount Annapurna in the west of the country

Day News

  Ohio     Obama rally kicks off campaign
Map of Columbus Ohio
  President Obama has kicked off his campaign for re-election in November. To cheers, Obama said that the US had been fighting back from recession

  London Official opening for London 2012 stadium  A nine-year-old girl has officially opened the the 2012 Olympics stadium, at a ceremony in east London

  London FA Cup success for Chelsea  The nailbiting 2-1 victory at Wembley is but a tasty precursor to a Champions League final

  Kentucky I'll Have Another wins 138th Kentucky Derby  I'll Have Another cut loose down the home stretch to run down Bodemeister. Jockey Mario Gutierrez is earning his first Derby crown

Evening News

  Greece Greece votes in parliamentary elections  Greeks are voting in parliamentary polls, with the country's two mainstream parties expected to lose support to anti-austerity candidates

  South Korea 'Nine dead' in S Korea bar fire  A fire at a karaoke bar in the city of Busan has left at least nine people dead. The dead are thought to include 3 Sri Lankan nationals

San Francisco Bay Area , May 5, 2012 Timeline