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Stephen Hawking: Trump ‘is a demagogue’

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California governor endorses Clinton

California Governor Jerry Brown is endorsing Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton for president, saying it is the only way to stop Donald Trump. BBC News – US & Canada

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SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Zhong Guoyan sifted through piles of fish at a Wal-Mart in Shenzhen, one of China’s largest cities. She studied the fins, to make sure they were

Kenya to close world’s largest refugee camp ‘by November’

Kenya is to send Somali refugees in the world's largest camp back to their war-torn country or third nations by November, the interior minister said Tuesday. Kenya said earlier this

Lashes out while announcing he’s raised $5.6M for vets

Donald Trump on Tuesday went on a sustained frontal assault against the media Tuesday during a contentious news conference. CNN.com – U.S.

German terrorists come out of retirement to rob, police say

CNN.com – Europe

Malawi leader ‘ashamed of albino attacks’

Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika tells the BBC he feels ashamed by attacks on albinos in his country and calls on the church to help stop them. BBC News – Africa

Power Struggles Stall South Sudan’s Recovery From War

The world’s youngest country has, at least officially, emerged from civil war, but its government has done little to right a devastated economy. NYT > Africa

Asia shares firm but set for monthly loss

TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian shares recovered from a wobbly start on Tuesday, but remained on track for a monthly loss, while the dollar edged away from recent peaks scaled on

Inmates in Syrian Prison Fear Reprisal After Revolt

Tensions at a prison in Hama were so high on Monday night that prisoners feared that government forces would try to storm the compound by morning. NYT > Middle East

The difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day

We are here to make sure you don’t embarrass yourself. CNN.com – U.S.

Zoo defends Harambe gorilla shooting

The director of Cincinnati zoo says he would do the same again after a gorilla, into whose enclosure a child fell, was shot dead. BBC News – US & Canada

Sadiq Khan, London’s New Mayor, and David Cameron Find Common Cause Fighting Brexit

After heated exchanges during the recent mayoral campaign, the prime minister and Sadiq Khan of the Labour Party are working together on European Union vote. NYT > Europe

Chad’s Habre gets life in landmark case

A Senegalese court jails Chad ex-leader Hissene Habre for life for crimes against humanity, in the first African Union-backed trial of a former ruler. BBC News – Africa

Oman’s MB Holding Co hires banks for $150 million sukuk sale

Omani conglomerate MB Holding Co has hired banks to help it raise up to $ 150 million via an Islamic bond (sukuk) programme, bank officials said on Monday, in what

Ruined Kabul palace to be rebuilt

An ambitious project to reconstruct the historic Darul Aman palace, reduced to ruins in the Afghan civil war, has begun in the capital, Kabul. BBC News – Asia

White House back to normal after security lockdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A brief, partial lockdown at the White House was lifted on Monday after a metal object tossed over the fence was tested and determined not to be

Migrants rescued on Greece-Italy route

Rescuers pick up 29 migrants at sea off Greece’s western island of Lefkada as they headed for Italy, raising concerns about a new smuggling route. BBC News – Europe

Flooding, severe weather devastate Texas

Six people killed and at least two missing after heavy rains in Texas and Kansas.           USATODAY – News Top Stories

Jaguar sales lift profit at Tata Motors

Strong sales of the luxury car brand Jaguar Land Rover have lifted profits at India’s Tata Motors. BBC News – Business

Flooding, severe weather devastate Texas

Six people killed and at least two missing after heavy rains in Texas and Kansas.           USATODAY – News Top Stories

Jaguar sales lift profit at Tata Motors

Strong sales of the luxury car brand Jaguar Land Rover have lifted profits at India’s Tata Motors. BBC News – Business

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