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Populists set for big win across EU as millions head to the polls

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Europeans are voting in the final day of the EU’s parliament elections, as the UK waits to see which of its candidates have been successful. Germany, France, Spain and Italy are among 21 countries where voters go to the polls today after voting concluded in seven nations, including the UK. The results will be announced Read More

Pyongyang testing ‘small weapons’ disturbed ‘my people’ but not me – Trump

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US President Donald Trump brushed off the North Korea hawks on his team, saying he was not at all “disturbed” by the news of renewed muscle flexing by Pyongyang. The launch of “some small weapons” by North Korea worries “some of my people, and others, but not me,” Trump tweeted on Saturday during his trip to Japan. Pyongyang test-fired short-range ballistic Read More

Europeans head to polls for EU elections as UK awaits results

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Europeans are voting in the final day of the EU’s parliament elections, as the UK waits to see which of its candidates have been successful. Germany, France, Spain and Italy are among 21 countries where voters go to the polls today after voting concluded in seven nations, including the UK. The results will be announced Read More

Thousands of Israelis protest immunity bill that would shield Netanyahu from indictment (PHOTOS)

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Protesters took to the streets of Tel Aviv, rallying against the recently tabled immunity bill that could shield Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from mounting corruption investigations. The demonstration under the banner “Defensive Shield for Democracy” showed a rare unity of almost all the parties in Israeli opposition. The exact number of the protesters remains unclear, Read More

NATO experts ‘adopt new strategy,’ says Stoltenberg & points finger at ‘Russia threat’… again

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NATO ‘experts’ have developed an updated strategy, the bloc’s chief Jens Stoltenberg revealed. And one doesn’t have to look for long for an explanation, with ‘bad Russia’ conveniently cited as a reason for the overhaul. “Our military experts have adopted a new military strategy for the alliance this week,” NATO’s Secretary General Stoltenberg told Germany’s Read More

Google thwarts Baltimore ransomware fightback

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Google has inadvertently thwarted attempts by Baltimore’s city government to fight off crippling ransomware. The cyber-attack struck civil computers in Baltimore on 7 May, blocking email accounts and online payment systems. City officials set up GMail accounts to restore communications between citizens and staff. The mass creation of the accounts triggered Google’s GMail defences which Read More

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors. Trump said late on Thursday that he saw a resolution to the trade war with China “happening fast.” Read More

‘Toyota Cow-rolla’: Indian woman plasters her car with bovine DUNG to cool it down (PHOTOS)

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An Indian woman has come up with quite unconventional tactics to keep her car and herself cool while driving in hot weather, plastering her vehicle with cow manure – invoking a storm of online jokes. The game of car climate control was taken to a whole new level by the female driver from Ahmedabad, Sejal Read More

Final results: Modi’s party wins overwhelming majority in Indian parliament

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India’s ruling Hindu Nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party won 303 out of 525 seats in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament, securing President Narendra Modi’s second term with his closest rival’s party taking only 52 places. Modi celebrated his landslide victory after official voting ended on Friday with well beyond the simple majority needed Read More

Anger mounts at Vale in Brazil town at risk for new dam burst

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BARAO DE COCAIS, Brazil (Reuters) – It was bad enough for Paulo de Morais when he was expelled in early February from the house where he lived for 22 years, in the shadow of a mining dam at risk of collapse. Flavio Godinho, the Civil Defense Agency Lieutenant, reacts as he talks with journalists in Read More