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India's PM Modi set to sweep to general election victory

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA (Reuters) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is set for a historic victory as India began counting on Thursday hundreds of millions of votes from its general election, according to data from the Election Commission. Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrate after learning of initial poll results in Ahmedabad, India, May 23,…

Canes look to avoid sweep against the Bruins

Bruins sweep Hurricanes to reach Stanley Cup Final Tuukka Rask posted his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Boston Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final, winning 4-0 on Thursday night to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in nine years. www.espn.com – NHL

Thousands of bystanders caught in Toronto police sweep of cellphone data

Toronto police and RCMP officers deploying controversial “Stingray” surveillance technology over a two-month period swept up identifying cellphone data on more than 20,000 bystanders at malls, public parks and even a children’s toy store. As police sought cellphone data for 11 suspects in a 2014 investigation, they deployed a Stingray — also known as an…