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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

WORLD NEWS

WORLD NEWS

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when...
Jacob Zuma, Africa, South Africa, Pietermaritzburg

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has appeared in court facing charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering. Zuma, 77, appeared at the High Court...

Ukrainian television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has disbanded the parliament after he was sworn in as the country’s new president. Disbanding the Supreme Rada was one...
Venezuela, Oil, Sanctions, Nicolas Maduro, U.S., Donald Trump

American sanctions on oil-rich Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long queues for fuel in the South American nation’s second largest city,...
Donald Trump, Politics, Abortion, Alabama, Law, U.S., Anti-abortion

American president Donald Trump is imploring anti-abortion activists to stay united for the 2020 election, as Alabama’s restrictive new abortion law stirs divisions on...
Hosni Mubarak, Sinai Peninsula, Giza Pyramids, Egypt

A roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids, Egyptian officials have said. The blast on Sunday wounded at least 17 people,...
Austin Eubanks, Columbine School, Shooting, Drug Addiction, U.S.

A Colorado man who survived the 1999 Columbine school shooting and later became an advocate for fighting addiction has died. Routt County Coroner Robert Ryg...

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the country’s general election. Mr Shorten made the announcement to supporters...
Police, Oregon, Shooting

A former college American Football player tackled an armed student at a US high school. Keanon Lowe, a football and track coach and a security...
Persian Gulf, Iran, U.S., Travel, Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia

US diplomats have warned that commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf face a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions between the US...