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World News Italy's populists get another chance to form government
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The relatively unknown law professor was due to meet Italy's president , Sergio Mattarella , on Thursday night. Only days ago, President Sergio Mattarella of Italy rejected a populist government over concerns about a key minister who had suggested he wants to withdraw Italy from the group of countries that use the euro, Europe's single currency .

World News Texas teen wins National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 Texas teen wins National Spelling Bee

She beat Nemmani at their county spelling bee this year, but he got into nationals as a wild card. On the contest's website, fans can play along with the competition in real time and test their knowledge of the words being recited by the competing children.

World News Trump wants to bar German luxury cars in US
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Within the EU, Germany is the biggest exporter of cars to the United States. Citing several unnamed US and European diplomats, the weekly business magazine reported that Trump told French President Emmanuel Macron last month he would maintain his trade policy with the aim of stopping Mercedes-Benz models from driving down Fifth Avenue in NY.

World News Zimbabwe votes on July 30 in first post-Mugabe polls
Author: 0 Zimbabwe votes on July 30 in first post-Mugabe polls

After the takeover by the army in November, Emmerson Mnangagwa was elected as leader of Mugabe's ZANU-PF party and inaugurated as president. In a brief statement in an official government gazette, Mnangagwa said he had fixed July 30 "as the day of the election of the president, the election of members of the national assembly and election of councillors".

World News Trump to give 'full pardon' to Dinesh D'Souza
Author: 0 Trump to give 'full pardon' to Dinesh D'Souza

On Thursday morning, after Trump announced the pardon , Republican Sen. She served five months in prison. "He was treated very unfairly by our government!" the president declared on Twitter. Attorney at the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara also denied political motivation. "Nonetheless, he's accepted responsibility and the president thinks it's appropriate that he receive a pardon after community service, paying a fine and doing other things that the judge has required", ...

World News Denmark passes ban on niqabs and burkas
Author: 0 Denmark passes ban on niqabs and burkas

Justice Minister Pape Poulsen, head of the conservative party in a government backed by the nationalist Danish People's Party, said when the bill was proposed in February: "It is incompatible with the values of the Danish society or the respect for the community to keep the face hidden when meeting each other in the public space".

World News Abramovich would want £1.17bn back if he sells Chelsea
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Chelsea issued a statement saying the club had delayed work on Stamford Bridge because of "the current unfavourable investment climate". The cost has apparently risen to a whopping £1 Billion and has been beset with delays, which included a dispute with a family located very close to the Stadium.

World News Dow sinks on Trump's steel, aluminum tariffs
Author: 0 Dow sinks on Trump's steel, aluminum tariffs

He cited a lack of progress in the renegotiations of the North American free-trade agreement as a reason for President Donald Trump eliminating an exemption Canada was given when worldwide tariffs were announced earlier this year. French President Emmanuel Macron, meanwhile, called the move was illegal. Trudeau and Macron will meet next week in Ottawa before the G7 to talk strategy.

World News Papua New Guinea to impose one-month Facebook ban
Author: 0 Papua New Guinea to impose one-month Facebook ban

Basil also suggested the country look to build its own social network for citizens to use instead of Facebook . The month sans-Facebook will reportedly allow police to find criminals utilizing Facebook , while the PNG government considers the role of Facebook in society.

World News Both sides preparing as if US-North Korea summit is a go
Author: 0 Both sides preparing as if US-North Korea summit is a go

KELEMEN: That's State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert, who says there's a US team meeting with North Koreans in the Demilitarized Zone and in Singapore , where the summit is due to take place. Analysts believe the United States is trying to determine whether North Korea is willing to agree to sufficient steps toward denuclearisation to allow a summit to take place.

World News Russian billionaire Abramovich granted Israeli citizenship
Author: 0 Russian billionaire Abramovich granted Israeli citizenship

Local reports suggest that he will take up residency in Tel Aviv, having bought a property from actress Gal Gadot. With a personal fortune valued at $10 billion, Mr. Although the Russian oligarch reportedly has close ties with President Vladimir Putin , there is no suggestion that he has been involved in any wrongdoing.

World News Activist against Muslim rapists sentenced hour after arrest
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However, the real explanation lies in the same legislation which landed Robinson in court - contempt of court . It could never happen here, as America's liberals are far too tolerant and too devoted to free speech. The barrister added: "He was mindful, having spoken to others and taken advice, not to say things that he thought would actually prejudice these proceedings".

World News Gowdy: Trump Should Be 'Glad' FBI Ran Down Leads on Russia Op
Author: 0 Gowdy: Trump Should Be 'Glad' FBI Ran Down Leads on Russia Op

Sessions and told him he should reverse his decision, an unusual and potentially inappropriate request. Trump has been angry at Sessions for failing to protect him from the DOJ investigation into any links between his presidential campaign and Russian officials, who worked to get Trump elected.

World News Trump hails release of American jailed in Venezuela for two years
Author: 0 Trump hails release of American jailed in Venezuela for two years

The couple's release followed a two-year effort by Utah Senator Orrin Hatch and after Senator Bob Corker , chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, met in Caracas with Maduro. US President Donald Trump speaks to the family (L) of Joshua Holt (C), who had been detained in Venezuela for two years, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 26, 2018 .

World News Kim Jong-un 'Nervous About Leaving N.Korea'
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Such positions, and his omnipresence before and during inter-Korean summits in April and on Saturday, make him one of the most powerful people in North Korea , South Korean officials say. side, and Washington has warned talks could be postponed if Kim is not serious about disarmament. They are expected to resume Thursday and may continue as the NY meetings begin.

World News Skeleton Found In Pompeii Of Man Crushed While Trying To Flee Eruption
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Archaeologists in Pompeii just unearthed the headless skeleton of an unfortunate man who appears to have died in the great explosion of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. Archeologists found his body on the first floor of a building, above a layer of "lapilli", or small rock fragments from the volcano. Officials suspect he was hit by a pyroclastic cloud during the eruption.

World News Four Russian military personnel killed in Syria’s Deir Ezzor - ministry
Author: 0 Four Russian military personnel killed in Syria’s Deir Ezzor - ministry

Several mobile groups of terrorists have attacked a Syrian government's artillery battalion. Five others were wounded, two of whom died in a Russian military hospital, and 43 insurgents were killed in the nighttime battle. Totals of armed workers have also passed away ever since Moscow activated its interference in backing of President Bashar al-Assad back in 2015. Russian-backed Syrian troops hold the western half of Deir Ezzor province, which is divided diagonally by the Euphrates River.

World News Over 50 Taliban leaders killed in United States operation
Author: 0 Over 50 Taliban leaders killed in United States operation

In a statement issued by US Forces-Afghanistan on Thursday evening, after the strike, USFOR-A said troops used the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS, against a structure known to be a meeting location for prominent Taliban leaders, where they planned and facilitated attacks against Afghan National Defense and Security Forces, who are supporting election security in the area.

World News Dam safe from mudslide; mandatory evacuations lifted in western NC
Author: 0 Dam safe from mudslide; mandatory evacuations lifted in western NC

They urged everyone in the evacuation zone to "act now to preserve your life!" A flash flood emergency was declared due to water spilling around the sides of the Lake Tahoma dam. "Areas along the Blue Ridge have received 10-20" of rain since May 15th, making conditions favorable for downed trees and mudslides. They include Lake Lure and Chimney Rock Village.

World News Woman Physically Assaulted by Police Officer on the Beach
Author: 0 Woman Physically Assaulted by Police Officer on the Beach

Chief Regalbuto stated that while he finds this video to be alarming, he does not want to rush to any judgement until having the final results of the investigation. In a Facebook post that was later taken down, Weinman says she was on the beach with her daughter, her daughter's father, and a friend when the incident occurred shortly after 4 p.m.

World News Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns
Author: 0 Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns

The 44-year-old Rhodes Scholar and ex-Navy SEAL made the announcement Tuesday. In the face of impeachment over the accusations and a campaign finance enquiry, the Governor made a decision to leave the office, indicating that his resignation would take effect on June 1.

World News Hero teacher speaks about IN school shooting for first time
Author: 0 Hero teacher speaks about IN school shooting for first time

Ella Whistler, the 13-year-old student who was also injured in the shooting, is still recovering at the hospital after going through surgery yesterday at IU Health Riley Hospital for Children. Seaman) swatted the gun from him and he just laid on the shooter so he couldn't do anything". "If it wasn't for him ... a lot of us could have been hurt", Ethan said.

World News Qatar bans Saudi Arabia, UAE goods from stores
Author: 0 Qatar bans Saudi Arabia, UAE goods from stores

Qatar has also been developing a closer relationship with Tehran - which has also been accused of interfering in other countries' affairs and of being behind terrorist operations. "Out of all the Gulf countries, we have the most historical disagreements with Qatar, but we are always trying to convince the brothers the size of the problems we face".

World News Subtropical depression Alberto: Latest updates
Author: 0 Subtropical depression Alberto: Latest updates

Anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer died while covering Alberto on Monday. "I strongly encourage everyone to be safe and stay informed", Mayor LaToya Cantrell said in a statement. Alberto had picked up strength as it headed north through the Gulf of Mexico, bringing with it the warning of life-threatening inundation, said the Miami-based hurricane centre.

World News US to keep confronting Beijing in S. China Sea: Mattis
Author: 0 US to keep confronting Beijing in S. China Sea: Mattis

The Secretary spoke to the media on Tuesday, May 29 on his way to a conference in Singapore, stating that China is creating conflict in the region and has not abided by promises to avoid militarization of the islands. Mattis said the US will continue those operations. The US Navy periodically conducts "freedom of navigation" operations in the contested waterway, where it sails close to island features China has built into military facilities as a way of showing it rejects any territorial ...

World News Teacher Corrects Trump Letter and Sends it Back
Author: 0 Teacher Corrects Trump Letter and Sends it Back

Making some necessary correction and explaining why it was wrong, Mason identified several incorrect capitalisation of words such as "president" and " state " and "federal". In her letter, Mason asked Trump to meet individually with the family members of the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Author: 0 Study hikes Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria death toll to 4645

Findings from a study led by scientists at Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggest that the official Puerto Rican death toll of 64 was "a substantial underestimate", and that the post-Hurricane Maria response has resulted in 4,645 "excess deaths".

World News Seven injured in massive blaze at German theme park
Author: 0 Seven injured in massive blaze at German theme park

However, parts of the Dutch and Scandinavian-themed areas have been extensively damaged and remain closed. At about 6.30 pm on Saturday, a blaze broke out in a warehouse at the Europa-Park Rust, which grew into a major fire. Visitors captured the conflagration and posted images to social media. He added that the Iceland, Portugal, Luxembourg Place and Colonial House sections of the park didn't sustain any damage.

World News Melania Trump issues rare statement to rubbish rumours about her 'disappearance'
Author: 0 Melania Trump issues rare statement to rubbish rumours about her 'disappearance'

However, that unnamed source added that Mrs Trump has spent longer out of the public eye before, including during the transition period she spent in NY with her son Barron before finally moving to the White House last summer. Melania Trump: After two weeks out of the public eye, will Melania visit Canada with her husband next month? She spoke out after wild - and totally unsubstantiated - internet rumors claimed that she had dumped Donald Trump and moved back to NY, reports Politico .

World News Top N Korea official lands in NY for talks with Pompeo
Author: 0 Top N Korea official lands in NY for talks with Pompeo

Top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol was en route to NY on Wednesday to meet Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for high-level talks. The summit, originally planned for June 12 in Singapore, has been cast in doubt as the two countries - which have technically been at war since the 1950s - test each other's diplomatic mettle.