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Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll

SUMMARY: The exit poll showed that almost 90% of voters feel that the government needs to prioritize climate change more.

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South Africa's President Ramaphosa sworn in

South Africa's President Ramaphosa sworn in

SUMMARY: Read more: South Africa's President Ramaphosa vows 'new era'

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China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists

SUMMARY: The two Hong Kong activists - Ray Wong, 25, and Alan Li, 27 - were former members of Hong Kong Indigenous, a group advocating Hong Kong’s independence from China.

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Donald Trump arrives for ceremonial Japan visit of Reiwa era

Donald Trump arrives for ceremonial Japan visit of Reiwa era

SUMMARY: President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump departed the White House for a trip to Japan, in Washington, D.C. on Friday and arrived early Saturday morning ET.

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Russia ordered to release Ukraine sailors

Russia ordered to release Ukraine sailors

SUMMARY: Moscow says the sailors violated its maritime border near the peninsula which it seized from Ukraine in 2014.

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Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage

SUMMARY: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive aboard Air Force One at Tokyo Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan May 25, 2019.

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Japan and U.S. must work to narrow differences on trade: economy minister Motegi

Japan and U.S. must work to narrow differences on trade: economy minister Motegi

SUMMARY: REUTERS/Rodrigo GarridoTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade, Japan’s economy minister said on Saturday.

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French police hunt for man who left bomb in Lyon

French police hunt for man who left bomb in Lyon

SUMMARY: LYON (Reuters) - Police hunted on Saturday for a man who left a bomb in a pedestrian shopping street in the central French city of Lyon on Friday that wounded 13 people.

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Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall

SUMMARY: Acting Deputy Commissioner Ronald D. Vitiello visits the border wall construction site near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry as eight different prototypes of the border wall were unveiled at the U.S. border with Mexico on October 26, 2017.

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Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors: maritime tribunal

Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors: maritime tribunal

SUMMARY: FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Moscow must release 24 sailors who were aboard three Ukrainian vessels it intercepted in November as they crossed a strait between Russian-annexed Crimea and southern Russia, an international maritime tribunal said on Saturday.

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Mount Agung: Flights resume after Bali volcano disruption

Mount Agung: Flights resume after Bali volcano disruption

SUMMARY: International flights resumed on Saturday, but passengers on social media whose flights were cancelled reported ongoing difficulties.

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Video game titan Jason Kingsley wants to ride into history -- wearing bespoke armor

Video game titan Jason Kingsley wants to ride into history -- wearing bespoke armor

SUMMARY: (Tori Ferenc for The Washington Post)He says his grandmother made him a suit of mail when he was a young teen.

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Battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback

Battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback

SUMMARY: Rahul Gandhi, President of Congress party, his mother and leader of the party Sonia Gandhi and India's former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attend a Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting in New Delhi, May 25, 2019.

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Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday

SUMMARY: Next UpSki resorts seeing vital element to help their business, but its almost summer!

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Mount Everest has gotten so crowded that climbers are perishing in the traffic jams

Mount Everest has gotten so crowded that climbers are perishing in the traffic jams

SUMMARY: Climbers line up to stand at the summit of Mount Everest in this May 22 photo, released by climber Nirmal Purja's Project Possible expedition.

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British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18

SUMMARY: KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal’s Himalayas during the current climbing season.

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Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

SUMMARY: PRETORIA (Reuters) - Trade unionist-turned-businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as South Africa’s president on Saturday, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption that has strangled economic growth.

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Pope Francis says abortion is never OK and equates it to "hiring a hitman"

Pope Francis says abortion is never OK and equates it to "hiring a hitman"

SUMMARY: John Bel Edwards, a Democrat who ran on an anti-abortion rights platform, has said he will sign his state's fetal heartbeat bill.

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Bolton says North Korea is violating UN resolutions and refusing talks

Bolton says North Korea is violating UN resolutions and refusing talks

SUMMARY: “The president’s opened the door to North Korea, and we’re just waiting for them to walk through it,” he said.

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Record-breaking floods inundate parts of central U.S.

Record-breaking floods inundate parts of central U.S.

SUMMARY: Gas prices drop just in time for Memorial Day and may have peaked for 2019

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