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Populists, nationalists again test their strength in pan-European vote
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 03:00:00 PDT
From feeds.latimes

The last time elections for the European Parliament were held, the vote was dismissed by many as a sleepy, low-stakes affair.

Five years ago, Brexit wasnat even a blip on the horizon. Populist and extreme-right parties were mainly political sideshows. The pillars of the postwar order a NATO, the...



Blaming Brexit, British Steel collapses putting nearly 25,000 jobs at risk
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:52:15 GMT
From rss.cnn


May faces MPs over embattled Brexit deal
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:07:59 GMT
From rss.cnn


Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 08:27:44 GMT
From rss.cnn
Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election.


Airlines demand compensation from Boeing over 737 Max
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:10:10 GMT
From rss.cnn
Two of China's largest airlines have joined a growing list of carriers demanding compensation from Boeing over the grounding of its 737 Max aircraft.


The most effective ways to curb climate change might surprise you
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What was Leonardo da Vinci doing at your age?
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Goodbye, old iPhone: This could be 40X better
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Bitcoin up 30,000X -- here's your backdoor in
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Hungaryas Far-Right Government Has Been Getting a Boost from President Trump Ahead of E.U. Elections
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:22:53 +0000
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For months, the European Union's leaders have waged a fierce battle against Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban. They have accused him of targeting minorities and opposition media, and threatened to withdraw Hungary's voting rights in the E.U. Parliament, and to eject permanently members of Orban's far-right Fidesz party from the biggest political grouping in the...


A State of Disorientation: Dispatch from Sri Lanka after the Easter Bombings
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:00:10 +0000
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In Colombo, as though there is war once more, the ominous presence of heavily armed soldiers is everywhere. Ever since the Easter Sunday bombings, checkpoints have been posted on all the main roads, as well as outside churches and mosques. There are rumors every day of further possible bombings, of newly discovered perpetrators and accomplices...


An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australiaas Election
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:37:14 +0000
From feedproxy.google
A detainee reported suicide attempts but authorities say they may not be related


Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died at 48
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:02:26 +0000
From feedproxy.google
He was a key figure in the artistic community and helped to promote tolerance


Here Are the Safest and Most Effective Sunscreens
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:00:57 +0000
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The Environmental Working Group released its annual ranking of the safest and most effective sunscreens, just as the Food and Drug Administration is finalizing its sunscreen rules


aCocaine Mitcha McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:00:41 +0000
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"Cocaine Mitch" is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's re-election campaign has sold more than 2,000 T-shirts referencing the derogatory, drug-themed nickname a former opponent once gave him. The $70,000-plus brought in by the "Cocaine Mitch" swag has helped propel record online fundraising for McConnell -- and is attracting new,...


Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into Chinaas Sex Trade, a Report Says
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 08:19:53 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Trafficking is fueled by "voracious appetite" in China, a new report says


Protests Over Indonesiaas Election Results Have Turned Deadly
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 06:15:17 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Protestors set a police building on fire and clashed with security forces


Malaysia to Send Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 05:30:28 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The Southeast Asian nation has already sent five containers back to Spain


North Korea Calls Joe Biden a aFool of Low I.Q.a for Criticizing Kim Jong Un
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 05:21:20 +0000
From feedproxy.google
The U.S. presidential hopeful called Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech


Two transgender women have been killed and a third stabbed in the past seven months in Dallas
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 01:34:55 GMT
From rss.cnn
Dallas police are investigating whether the killing of two transgender woman and the assault of third over the past seven months are related, authorities said Tuesday.


Trump lawyers to fight House subpoenas for bank records in hearing
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:08:53 GMT
From rss.cnn
A federal judge in New York on Wednesday will field another clash over House Democrats' pursuit of President Donald Trump's financial records.


Cory Booker vows to take executive action to protect abortion rights if elected president
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:00:25 GMT
From rss.cnn
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday will outline executive actions he would take if elected to protect abortion rights, including creating a White House Office of Reproductive Freedom to oversee his administration's efforts.


Maine House votes to allow more medical professionals to perform abortions
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:44:25 GMT
From rss.cnn
Maine's House of Representatives has passed a bill that would expand the number of medical professionals allowed to perform abortions in the state.


5 things to know before the bell
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:18:02 GMT
From rss.cnn
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.


Sisters sell lemonade to pay off classmates' school lunch debt
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Firemen battle house fire filled with loose snakes
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Local man overcame paralysis, beat bone cancer
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Aquarium set to release 2 rescue seals in ocean
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Girl creates toy for police dogs around the state
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School opens largest e-sports arena
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Man scams $80k from woman he met on dating site
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Neighbor helps elderly man escape house fire
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Firemen stop warehouse fire from reaching propane
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Miami police now enforcing strict curfew on teens
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Baseball player thankful for help after heart attack on mound
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Mom receives son's tissue donation after his death
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Boy raises money for grandfather's heart transplant
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Boy assaulted as baby dies at 14
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6-year-old puts on cop outfit, slows traffic
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Homeschooled teen graduates college at 16
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Boy hit by car collects bike helmets for kids
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US-China trade war: Shoe giants urge Trump to end tariffs
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:24:03 GMT
From https:
Nike and Adidas are among 173 firms who say higher tariffs are "catastrophic" for consumers.

Huawei faces break with key chip maker
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:24:47 GMT
From https:
Chinese company is dealt an "insurmountable" blow as chip designer says it must comply with US trade ban.

Indonesia post-election protests leave six dead in Jakarta
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:45:32 GMT
From https:
The police chief has denied his officers used live ammunition during protests against election results.

US border: Calls for inquiry after teen dies in detention
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:55:17 GMT
From https:
A 16-year-old becomes the fifth child to die after being detained at the border since December.

Man Booker International Prize: Jokha Alharthi is first Arabic winner
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:32:21 GMT
From https:
Omani author Jokha Alharthi takes the APS50,000 prize for her novel Celestial Bodies.

Binyavanga Wainaina: Kenyan author and gay rights activist dies
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:36:19 GMT
From https:
Prize-winning writer and critic Binyavanga Wainaina dies at the age of 48 in Nairobi.

More impeachment calls as ex-White House lawyer skips hearing
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:51:29 GMT
From https:
After a former Trump White House lawyer refuses a subpoena, more Democrats call for impeachment.

Italian teen released after killing abusive father
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:07:30 GMT
From https:
Deborah Sciacquatori, 19, acted in self-defence in an episode of domestic abuse, say prosecutors.

New Zealand parliament shocked by assault allegations
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:45:33 GMT
From https:
Some 14 people tell an inquiry they suffered sexual assault working in New Zealand's parliament.

Taiwan 'Tank Man' marks Tiananmen crackdown anniversary
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:45:04 GMT
From https:
An inflatable installation in Taiwan marks 30 years since China's crackdown on democracy activists.

Tear gas fired as Indonesia protest turns violent
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:16:49 GMT
From https:
A peaceful protest against the Indonesian election result turned violent overnight in Jakarta.

'Meteor' captured on camera over Australia
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 08:45:40 GMT
From https:
It was seen be people from South Australia to Adelaide on Tuesday night.

How a secret recording sparked a crisis
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:01:24 GMT
From https:
Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPA) has pulled out of the ruling coalition, days after a secret video featuring party members emerged.

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 08:04:30 GMT
From https:
When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them.

College scam parent caught saying he was "not worried about the moral issue"
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:35:02 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Gordon Caplan expressed his remorse outside Boston federal court Tuesday after admitting to a judge that he paid $75,000 to rig his daughter's ACT


Court hears oral arguments in Trump fight over bank subpoenas
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:30:30 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Trump, his family and his company contend in a Manhattan federal court lawsuit that the subpoenas are unlawful and unenforceable


Woman with 2 dogs in stolen RV leads police on wild chase in L.A.
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:40:44 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
It was just after rush hour Tuesday evening when authorities in Santa Clarita chased a stolen motor home


Flood warnings issued in 3 states as rivers rise across Southern Plains
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:43:35 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
"CBS This Morning" reports from Skiatook, Okla., where large portions of the town are underwater


Woman with 2 dogs and stolen RV lead California police in wild chase
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:44:53 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
A woman is in custody after leading police on a wild chase through a California neighborhood in a stolen RV. At one point, the driver slammed into a tree, ripping off the entire side of the RV. Jamie Yuccas reports.


Third deadly plane crash in Alaska in just over a week
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:44:34 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Alaska suffered its third deadly plane crash in just over a week. One person was killed and two others were hurt when the plane went down Tuesday in Prince William Sound. Don Dahler reports.


Abortion rights activists hold rallies in all 50 states
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:39:37 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Two out of three Americans do not want the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, according to a new CBS News poll. Abortion rights activists held more than 400 rallies across the country Tuesday, protesting efforts to outlaw abortion. Jan Crawford reports.


Trickle of Democrats contemplating impeachment has become a flood
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:37:01 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Rank-and-file Democrats in Washington are intensifying demands for impeachment hearings. But the most powerful Democrat, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, does not support them. Sheall meet with lawmakers after the latest snub from the White House. Nancy Cordes reports.


Neighbors helping one another amid Oklahoma flooding
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:25:32 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Severe storms in the middle of the country are now blamed for two deaths. Flooding is the biggest danger, with many areas under water in Missouri, Oklahoma and Kansas. In Skiatook, Oklahoma, a local creek is at more than double its flood stage. David Begnaud reports.


Texas migrant facility suspends intake after death of 16-year-old
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:21:43 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
The border patrolas largest migrant processing center is closed for now over fears of a potentially deadly flu outbreak. A 16-year-old from Guatemala, Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, died Monday after coming down with the flu in the Weslaco, Texas, facility. Omar Villafranca reports.


Eye Opener: Severe weather turns deadly in central U.S.
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:42:18 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Severe storms in the middle of the country are now blamed for two deaths. Also, the biggest processing center for migrants in Texas is shut down to new arrivals after a 16-year-old dies amid signs of a flu outbreak. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.


Kirsten Gillibrand proposes "Family Bill of Rights"
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:00:37 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Gillibrand said her plan "levels the playing field starting at birth" for children and parents


Americans feel good about economy and give Trump credit - CBS News poll
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:20:23 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
In latest CBS News poll, Americans show confidence in stock market but are skeptical of tariffs


Russian warplanes intercepted off Alaska for 2nd day in a row
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:54:23 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
NORAD sent F-22s to ward off Russian bombers and fighter jets that entered the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone twice


Transcript: Tamir Pardo on "Intelligence Matters"
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:31:07 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
International Spy Museum to offer newly dimensional look into world of espionage, Costa tells Michael Morell on "Intelligence Matters" podcast this week


Booker unveils plan to protect abortion rights if he wins presidency
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:01:28 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
The plan includes the creation of a White House Office of Reproductive Freedom, which would be designed to advance abortion rights


Ex-Mossad chief: Cyber attacks pose biggest threat to free world
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:03:51 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
On "Intelligence Matters" this week, Tamir Pardo told CBS senior national security contributor Michael Morell that cyber attacks are a "soft and silent nuclear weapon"


Proposed rule prompting immigrants to avoid gov't benefits
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:42:32 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Report finds some immigrants a including U.S. citizens a not participating in government programs due to so-called "public charge" proposal


Harris in renewed focus on maternal mortality rate among blacks
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 08:44:39 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
2020 presidential candidate's legislation comes after CDC study finds that black women are more likely to die of pregnancy-related causes


Texas facility stops taking in migrants after teen's death
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:23:25 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
McAllen, Texas facility makes temporary move after being hit with widespread, flu-like illness; Guatemalan teen who just died was diagnosed with flu there


Texas migrant facility suspends intake after death of 16-year-old
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:21:43 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
The border patrolas largest migrant processing center is closed for now over fears of a potentially deadly flu outbreak. A 16-year-old from Guatemala, Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, died Monday after coming down with the flu in the Weslaco, Texas, facility. Omar Villafranca reports.


Russian warplanes intercepted off Alaska for 2nd day in a row
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:54:23 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
NORAD sent F-22s to ward off Russian bombers and fighter jets that entered the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone twice


World getting better in spite of "authoritarian populism," UN told
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:08:56 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Harvard psychology professor tells leaders "there is no limit to the betterments we can attain if we continue to apply knowledge," and history shows we will


Proposed rule prompting immigrants to avoid gov't benefits
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:42:32 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
Report finds some immigrants a including U.S. citizens a not participating in government programs due to so-called "public charge" proposal


U.S. intercepts 4 Russian bombers and 2 fighter jets
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 00:10:35 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
They never entered American or Canadian airspace, according to NORAD


Members of Congress demand answers after migrant child dies
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:27 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
A 16-year-old boy from Guatemala survived the journey to the border, but died in U.S. custody. Now some in Congress are demanding answers. Omar Villafranca reports.


Brother of migrant teen who died in U.S. custody speaks out
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:58:23 +0000
From feeds.cbsnews
"We never thought this would happen in a place where he's supposed to be in a better place," Carlos Hernandez's brother told CBS News