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Iran told: comply with US demands or face 'strongest sanctions in history'

The Guardian / US 209 sources

Mike Pompeo threatens Tehran with additional measures and warns: ‘The Iranian regime should know this is just the beginning’

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry release official royal wedding photos

Fox News 235 sources

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are giving royal enthusiasts a closer look at their wedding, which took place on Saturday at Windsor Castle.

Trump's lauded North Korea summit increasingly looks set to blow up in his face

President Donald Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un increasingly looks doomed. Trump has often talked up his work on North Korea, crediting himself with creating the conditions for talks through a hardline policy,…

Grenfell inquiry opens to emotional testimony from survivors

Chair pledges tributes to those who died in fire would be treated as ‘integral evidence’

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Democrats Plan Big Anti-Corruption Theme For Midterms

It's a revival of a successful tactic Dems used in 2006, when they took control of both chambers of Congress.


DoJ agrees to expand election inquiry after Trump meeting, White House says

The Guardian / US 32 sources

Trump on Sunday demanded DoJ ‘look into whether the FBI/DoJ infiltrated or surveilled Trump campaign for political purposes’

Venezuela’s Sham Election

Sunday’s vote giving Nicolás Maduro another term was flawed by low turnout and rampant corruption. Venezuela’s Latin neighbors must unite to isolate and force him from office.




Trump: Haspel becomes first woman to ever lead CIA

Fox News 68 sources

President Trump speaks at swearing-in ceremony for incoming CIA director Gina Haspel.

Ken Livingstone quits Labour after antisemitism claims

Former mayor of London says issues around his suspension have become a distraction


Axe murderer Henri van Breda found guilty of killing parents and brother

ABC.net.au / News 33 sources

Former Perth student Henri van Breda has been found guilty of murdering his parents and brother with an axe in South Africa in 2015, and the attempted murder of his sister.

Grenfell victim's family plays audio of last words at public inquiry

The Guardian 49 sources

The family of one of the people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire has played harrowing audio of his last recorded words on the first day of the long-awaited public inquiry into the disaster. Mohamed Neda, a Kabul-born chauffeur who lived…


Despite losing GOP primary, convicted ex-coal exec Don Blankenship says he’ll continue his U.S. Senate bid

Despite losing the Republican primary in a distant third-place, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship announced Monday that he will continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate, though it's unclear if the move violates…

Pompeo outlines new Iran strategy after US exit from deal

Fox News 209 sources

Secretary of State Pompeo delivers his first major foreign policy speech on Iran since taking office.


China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a temporary truce in a dispute companies worried might chill global commerce


Jailed British-Iranian faces new charge

BBC 17 sources

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is charged in Iran with spreading propaganda, her campaign says.


Grenfell Tower: Inquiry opens with 72-second silence

BBC / UK 29 sources

Every family affected by the fire will get the chance to tell the public inquiry about their loss.


US Justice Department expands probe to add 'campaign infiltration'

BBC.com 199 sources

The Department of Justice pledges to seek out any "political motivation" in its own investigation.

Maduro declared winner of Venezuelan presidential election decried as a sham

Fox News / World 325 sources

Venezuela's election officials say socialist leader Nicolas Maduro has won a second six-year term as president of the oil-rich South American country, while his main rivals are disputing the legitimacy of the vote and calling for a new…


Russian 'dirty money' is damaging UK security, MPs say

The Guardian 29 sources

Government must stop money laundering by ‘kleptocrats and rights abusers’, which is helping Putin subvert international rules

Why celebs scored VIP seats at royal wedding

News.com.au 263 sources

MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding was the event of the year, attended by some of the world’s most famous faces.

Monday, May 21

Trump Sets Up Showdown With DOJ Over Claims Of Campaign Surveillance

The Huffington Post 199 sources

President Donald Trump said on Sunday he intends to direct the Department of Justice to investigate whether his 2016 presidential campaign was “infiltrated” or surveilled” by the government under the orders of officials in the…

Sunday, May 20

Meghan outlines royal plans as couple return to London

Sky News / US News 263 sources

Meghan Markle has laid out her royal plans after she and husband Prince Harry returned to London to begin married life.

U.S. Suspending New Tariffs While Negotiating Trade With China, Mnuchin Says

While American officials had signaled last week that China had agreed to increase purchases by $200 billion, Mr. Mnuchin declined to confirm that figure.

Texas school shooting: Arm teachers to stop gunmen, official says

BBC 249 sources

'Four or five guns to one' could stop gunmen from killing students, he says after a school shooting.

Cuba: 110 confirmed dead in plane crash as black box found

Al Jazeera 133 sources

Three survivors pulled from wreckage remain in critical condition as investigation into cause of the crash goes on.

Saturday, May 19

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry marry as millions watch

The Guardian 1639 sources

Couple exchange vows in Windsor Castle chapel before celebrity-studded congregation

Pakistan: Student Sabika Sheikh killed in Texas school shooting

Al Jazeera 156 sources

Sabika Sheikh, 17, was among at least 10 schoolchildren killed when a gunman opened fire at the Sante Fe High School.

Texas School Shooting: 10 Dead, 10 Hurt, and Many Not Surprised It Happened

“I’ve always kind of felt like eventually it was going to happen here, too,” said one student after the massacre at Santa Fe High School.

Havana plane crash leaves more than 100 dead

BBC / News 562 sources

Just three survivors are found after a passenger plane crashes near Havana, state media say.

Friday, May 18

Santa Fe shooting: Texas governor confirms 10 people dead and 10 wounded

The Guardian 1194 sources

Governor Greg Abbott confirms the number of fatalities in a shooting at a high school about an hour south-east of Houston

Prince Charles 'pleased' to walk Meghan down aisle

Sky News 547 sources

Prince Charles is to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle at the royal wedding, Kensington Palace has announced.

Gina Haspel Confirmed As CIA Director With Aid Of Democrats

The Huffington Post 143 sources

Democrats had the power to block her nomination, but they couldn't stick together.

Donald Trump's warning to Kim Jong-un: make a deal or suffer same fate as Gaddafi

The Guardian / US 106 sources

Asked about ‘Libya model’, Trump says: ‘That model … was total decimation. That model would take place if we don’t make a deal’

Thursday, May 17

Explosive Eruption Rocks Kilauea Volcano's Summit

The Huffington Post 377 sources

The long-simmering Hawaiian volcano erupted Thursday morning.

Meghan's sadness over father's wedding absence

Sky News / US News 630 sources

Meghan Markle has spoken of her sadness that her father will not be attending her wedding to Prince Harry on Saturday.

Trump: We'll have to see if N Korea summit still on

Sky News 521 sources

Donald Trump has thrown fresh doubt over a planned US summit with North Korea next month, saying "we'll have to see".

How rival agendas threaten Trump's summit with Kim

BBC.com 76 sources

North Korea's threat to cancel its summit with the US suggests a problem of interpretation.