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Happy Monday! Time for the news.

At Home

At least 16 separate tornadoes struck parts of eastern and northern Texas on May 15, including one that was rated EF-4, the second most dangerous type of tornado.

Jurors decided that Jodi Arias, who was recently convicted of killing her former boyfriend in a high profile trial, is eligible for the death penalty because the murder was “especially cruel.”

Nine people, one in critical condition, remain in the hospital after a train collision in Connecticut that initially injured over 70 people.

The World

$1 million worth of Chopard jewels was stolen from a hotel room in Cannes, France during the Cannes Film Festival.

British police say they have identified new leads in the case of Madeleine McCann, a British girl who went missing six years ago in Portugal. Madeleine would be about nine years old now, and police say she may still be alive.

Iranian authorities have executed two men convicted of working as spies for the U.S. and Israel. The Iranian news report contains no information about when the men were arrested or when their trials were.

Sporty

Ken Venturi, winner of the 1964 U.S. Open and longtime golf commentator for CBS, died at the age of 82.

A horse named Oxbow, ridden by jockey Gary Stevens, won the 138th Preakness Stakes.

Soccer star David Beckham has announced that he will retire at the end of this season.

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