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Indonesia riots: six dead after protesters clash with troops over election result

Mobs set fire to vehicles in Jakarta after supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who lost the vote, took to the streets

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May holds out promise of new Brexit referendum

British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Tuesday to give lawmakers a vote on whether to hold a second Brexit referendum as part of a last-gasp push to get her deal over the line.

Europol smashes major European crime gang

In an operation code named "Icebreaker," European authorities announced that they had dismantled a large criminal group. Police across five countries seized cash, diamonds, jewelry and luxury vehicles...

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe'

Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy message

Growing number of House Democrats seek action against Trump

More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House...

Cannes 2019: 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' and 'Frankie'

Today at the Cannes Film Festival, Palme d'Or-winning director Quentin Tarantino took to the red carpet with his latest film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood", starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and ...

APNewsBreak: Theme park to star 'Hunger Games,' 'Twilight'

Some of Lionsgate's most popular film franchises from "Hunger Games" to "Twilight" will be brought to life when the studio opens what it calls the world's first vertical theme...

Tariffs prompt US firms to rethink China business: survey

US businesses in China are increasingly worried about the trade conflict between the US and China. They are bearing the brunt of tariffs and non-tariff barriers adopted in recent months, a new survey ...

Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.


Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.

Mad Gassers, toxic buses and the Havana Syndrome: What society still gets wrong about the way stress can make us sick

The misconception that people who experience physical symptoms for psychological reasons are fakers, work shirkers and malingerers – or just plain weaklings – is not only scientifically flawed but har...

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Deflated, Venezuela’s Opposition Considers Negotiating With Maduro

Juan Guaidó remains upbeat in public. But he acknowledged in an interview that the opposition’s capacity to operate is hurting.

First images emerge from New Zealand's Pike river mine

Pictures show a lot of groundwater has seeped into the mine since 2010 disaster that killed 29

Revealed: 21,000 US women order abortion pills online in past six months

Three-quarters of mail order requests came from states with strict anti-abortion laws

Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.


Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.

The volcano that built Bermuda is unlike any other on Earth

Rock samples from the island suggest it’s a strange hybrid that represents a whole new way for the planet to make volcanoes.

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SpaceX’s Starhopper moves closer to its first flight

SpaceX hopes to launch its Starhopper test vehicle skyward on its first flights soon. The short tests, which will take place out of SpaceX’s launch site in Boca Chica, Texas, will send the rocket to j...

The Honor 20 Pro has flagship specs with a midrange price

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is announcing its flagship lineup for the year. The Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro will sit at the top of the budget brand’s range and feature Huawei’s flagship Kirin 980 processor...

EE will beat Vodafone with launch of UK’s first 5G network on May 30th

EE’s 5G network will launch in the UK next week on May 30th, four days before Vodafone. EE’s service will be available in six cities at launch, and the operator says it will add ten more cities to its...

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Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do?

The European Parliament elections that start Thursday have never been so hotly anticipated, with many predicting that this year's ballot will mark a coming-of-age moment for the...

What happens if Austria's chancellor is voted out?

Sebastian Kurz may be about to lose his position as Austria's chancellor. But even if a majority of lawmakers side against him in a no-confidence vote, that doesn't necessarily spell the end of his po...

Threat or promise? E-auto boom could cost industry jobs

Over 115 years the auto industry in the east German town of Zwickau has lived through wrenching upheavals including World War II and the collapse of communism. Now the...

No Policies? No Problem. The Patchwork Brexit Party Is Crushing Its Opponents.

Its candidates’ politics have little in common beyond gunning for a quick, hard Brexit, but that hardly matters. For now, anyway.

BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.


BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.

Oil prices drop on swelling U.S. stockpiles, trade war

Oil prices fell on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand concerns linked to a protracted trade war between China and the United States.

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Investors run for safety amid threat of broader U.S.-China spat

Global stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc in muted trade amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China spat after reports Washingt...

FDA Is Revamping Clearance Procedures for Medical Devices

The Food and Drug Administration is significantly revamping the way it clears most medical devices for U.S. marketing, planning to rely far less on comparisons with much older products already on the ...

UPS's Holiday Wish: Handling the Delivery Surge

UPS is hoping that billions of dollars in system improvements this year will help it avoid shipping problems during the online shopping surge of the holiday season.

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

'Resilient' Blues savor improbable run to Cup Final

As late as Jan. 2, the Blues were in last place overall in the NHL. Now they're four wins away from the first Stanley Cup in franchise history after eliminating the Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Con...

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Niki Lauda: World champion Lewis Hamilton pays tribute to 'bright light in my life'

World champion Lewis Hamilton has paid tribute to Niki Lauda by saying he was "a bright light in my life".

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team

For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tuesday.

VanVleet's shot reborn after birth of 2nd child

A day after the birth of his second child, Fred VanVleet broke out of his shooting slump and had his best game of the playoffs, scoring 13 points off the bench to help the Raptors rout the Bucks 120-1...

EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.


EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.

'Fosse/Verdon' recap: Razzle dazzle 'em

Tensions mount as Gwen struggles to exert creative control over 'Chicago' when Bob returns following his heart attack

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Natalie Portman Speaks Out About Moby's ''Disturbing'' Dating Claims: He Was ''Being Creepy''

Natalie Portman is setting the record straight on her rumored relationship with the singer Moby. In his tell-all memoir, the singer claimed to engage in a brief but romantic fling with...

Aladdin Premiere: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive

It's looking like "a whole new world" on Hollywood Blvd. The biggest and brightest stars flocked to the Los Angeles premiere of Disney's Aladdin on Tuesday evening. Held...

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark director adapting Stephen King's The Long Walk

Stephen King's early novel 'The Long Walk' to be turned into film by André Øvredal.