I used to skim the world service RSS feed twice a week. That is not enough to even skim all the news. I ended up overwhelmed by the InformationOverload and dropped the feed. :/
04:05 UTC Ted Cruz pulls out of Republican race – Ted Cruz gives up his campaign for the US Republican presidential nomination, clearing the way for Donald Trump to claim his party's crown.
04:02 UTC Chanel stages fashion show in Cuba – French fashion house Chanel holds a show in the Cuban capital Havana - the first such event since the communist revolution on the island in 1959.
03:50 UTC Abu Sayyaf hostages make video plea – Three hostages held by Islamist militants in the Philippines appear in a video pleading for their governments to meet the captors' demands.
02:21 UTC VIDEO: Olympic flame arrives in Brazil – The Olympic flame has arrived in Brazil for the start of a torch relay that will culminate with the opening of the Olympic Games in Rio in August.
02:16 UTC Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation – A huge wildfire forces the evacuation of about 60,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the city in the Canadian province of Alberta.
00:30 UTC Unicef: 75m children deprived of school – Some 75 million school-age children in crisis areas around the world are in desperate need of educational support, according to a new report by Unicef.
00:15 UTC Lula had 'key role' in Brazil scandal – Brazil's Attorney General Rodrigo Janot asks the Supreme Court to authorise a corruption investigation against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.