• Ireland: Facebook to curb foreign ads related to abortion referendum
Ireland: Facebook to curb foreign ads related to abortion referendum

Facebook has already stepped up efforts to tackle fake news ahead of the vote, rolling out a new tool in Ireland to give users more information about political advertisements and sponsored posts in their news feeds. The move comes as Twitter has clarified that it will not allow any ads relating to the abortion referendum. Ads funded from overseas...

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  • Russia: Medvedev approved as prime minister
Russia: Medvedev approved as prime minister

The main character of Vladimir Putin's inauguration became Natalia Poklonskaya, which has been sealed bored waiting for the President of the Russian Federation , reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Comments. The candidate has already submitted a preliminary composition of the new government: first Deputy Prime Minister , he proposed th...

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  • Michael Cohen Accused of Taking $500000 From Putin Associate After Election
Michael Cohen Accused of Taking $500000 From Putin Associate After Election

Viktor Vekselberg, the oligarch, is close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. So let's review: Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti put out a document with multiple new allegations about Michael Cohen . CNN has not independently authenticated the documents. The memo suggests that federal prosecutors "could be looking to see if Cohen w...

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  • Aftermath of Israel strikes targeting Syria army position near Kisweh
Aftermath of Israel strikes targeting Syria army position near Kisweh

The reported strikes targeted an "arms depot belonging to Hezbollah and the Iranians", according Rami Abdel Rahman, the director of the Syrian Observatory for Human rights, according to the AFP. Troops have been told to be ready for "all scenarios" after "irregular activity of Iranian forces in Syria" was identified, the IDF said. With the backin...

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  • Boom! Lords land serious blow to government on single market
Boom! Lords land serious blow to government on single market

By a vote of 245 to 218, the unelected upper chamber, the House of Lords, supported an amendment to her Brexit blueprint, the EU withdrawal bill, requiring ministers to negotiate continued membership of the European Economic Area, meaning that it would remain in the single market .

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  • China's trade gap with the U.S. widens despite tariffs threat
China's trade gap with the U.S. widens despite tariffs threat

The April surge in the US-China trade gap was partly the result of rebounding Chinese exports in April, rising 12.9 percent from a year earlier and bouncing back from a 2.7 percent drop in March. The two sides fully exchanged views on expanding United States exports to China, bilateral service trade, two-way investment, the protection of intellectu...

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  • It's still hard to digest Trump's McCain comments
It's still hard to digest Trump's McCain comments

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) apologized personally for calling Sen. The future funeral of GOP Senator John McCain , who was diagnosed with late-stage brain cancer a year ago, has triggered a heated debate, as details of the ceremony were leaked.

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  • Singapore likely to host US-N Korea summit
Singapore likely to host US-N Korea summit

It is also reported that the Trump-Kim summit would most likely be held in the third week of June, after Trump attends the G-7 Summit slated for June 8 to 9 in Quebec, Canada. Observers have said that holding the summit in Panmunjom would run the risk of shifting the focus from the more immediate USA concern of denuclearization to securing a peace ...

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  • Washington Capitals: 3 Reasons They Finally Beat The Pittsburgh Penguins
Washington Capitals: 3 Reasons They Finally Beat The Pittsburgh Penguins

Holtby stopped 28 of 30 shots from the Penguins in Game 6 on Monday, helping the Capitals advance to the Eastern Conference finals. Pittsburgh came in 4-0 in elimination games under Sullivan, including a 2-0 victory in Game 7 in Washington last spring on its way to a second straight title.

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  • Joseph man stabbed, killed in Lee's Summit
Joseph man stabbed, killed in Lee's Summit

Around 7:30 p.m., police were dispatched to the area on a report of a man stumbling in traffic. When police arrived, they found Harter collapsed in the inner median and was pronounced dead. "[Harter] brought us unbelievable enjoyment". He knew great joy. "My son did not die alone even though whoever did this, you left him out there to die alone...

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  • Sri Lankans arrested in Malaysian operation to bust Human Smuggling ring
Sri Lankans arrested in Malaysian operation to bust Human Smuggling ring

Australia's Border Safety Minister Peter Dutton informed reporters on Monday that Australian authorities had been working with the Malaysians to forestall the ship reaching Australian or New Zealand . "Exploitation of individuals and families by people-smugglers is repugnant and will not be tolerated. We thank the Malaysian authorities for th...

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  • Egypt: Radar scans at Tutankhamun's tomb reveal no secret chamber
Egypt: Radar scans at Tutankhamun's tomb reveal no secret chamber

A picture taken on November 28, 2015 shows the golden sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun displayed in his burial chamber in in the Valley of the Kings, close to Luxor, 500 kilometres south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo . El-Enany said that the chariot was discovered in 1922 in Tutankhamun's tomb. This means that the radar waves could have travelle...

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  • Facebook Users Still Faithful Amid Scandal
Facebook Users Still Faithful Amid Scandal

The social media company has been conducting market research in the recent past to determine if a paid model would lead to an increase in its user base, the report said. Its executives have apologized for the data-harvesting, pledged to investigate others who collected Facebook user data and reduced the amount of data available to similar app dev...

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  • National shocker! Minor gang raped and burnt alive in Jharkhand
National shocker! Minor gang raped and burnt alive in Jharkhand

Protesters backing the Hindu suspects threw stones at the auto of a Jammu and Kashmir state minister, Sham Lal Chaudhary, on Sunday, demanding a new inquiry into the case, media reports said. 77-year-old Indian guru Asaram Bapu, a sermon which was attended by representatives of the government of India , was convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl...

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  • Thousands rally against President Emmanuel Macron in Paris
Thousands rally against President Emmanuel Macron in Paris

The 40-year old centrist president has ushered in reforms tackling everything from education, employment, and the state rail operator. Protesters, mostly from the CGT and SUD-rail unions later left the site in calm, and some of them had been briefly detained by police, the report added.

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  • US Embassy Makes Preparation For Jerusalem Move
US Embassy Makes Preparation For Jerusalem Move

The White House has announced an official delegation to the US embassy opening, to be led by Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and attended by White House advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump . The Palestinians, on the other hand, see the eastern sector as the capital of their future state and oppose any Israeli attempt to extend sovere...

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  • President Trump attends roundtable discussion in Cleveland
President Trump attends roundtable discussion in Cleveland

On Friday, Trump said the southern border is "under siege". He also looked ahead to his meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. US President Donald Trump has floated a new idea about border security, saying that people might "have to think about closing up the country", the media reported.

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  • US Attorney General Jeff Sessions in San Diego
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions in San Diego

Immigration activists denounced the new policy to separate parents from children, and said they expect to see it challenged in court. Senior immigration and border officials called for the increased prosecutions last month in a confidential memo to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

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  • New fissure triggers 230-feet 'lava fountains' on Big Island of Hawaii
New fissure triggers 230-feet 'lava fountains' on Big Island of Hawaii

Wendy Stovall, a volcanologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, predicts that the most recent fissures could spew out lava as high as 1,000 feet. Scientists also reported "new ground cracks in the vicinity of fissures 8 and 9 that were emitting thick steam and gases, but no lava spattering was observed by the time of this status report", posted...

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  • Grab Your Bikinis, Britain Is Hotter Than Mexico On Bank Holiday Monday
Grab Your Bikinis, Britain Is Hotter Than Mexico On Bank Holiday Monday

Today, temperatures are expected to peak at about 20C (68F) in the county. The hot day in England comes as people round off their three-day weekend - making it the hottest Bank Holiday Monday in 40 years. And low cloud, mist and sea fog is affecting the northern coast of Devon and Cornwall. The RAC predicts 1.91 million auto journeys on Monda...

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