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20:09 World
Polish Judas ritual 'anti-Semitic' - Jewish congress

The Good Friday ritual in Pruchnik, south-eastern Poland, was filmed and posted by a Polish news website.

19:24 World
UK police say 1,065 climate protesters arrested in last week

Police said Monday the arrest total stands at 1,065 since Extinction Rebellion set out to paralyze parts of central London to emphasize the need for sharp reductions in carbon use. Only 53 of those people have been formally charged with criminal offenses.

19:00 World
Kosovar returnees from Syria eager to leave shelter, go home

On Saturday, 110 Kosovar citizens — four alleged foreign fighters, 32 women and 74 children — were brought back home with the assistance of the United States.

18:16 World
Gold tub at Japanese resort recognized by Guinness as heaviest

The tub worth 800 million yen ($7.15 million) measures 1.3 meters in diameter, large enough to allow two adults to relax, said Huis Ten Bosch Co. in the city of Sasebo in Nagasaki Prefecture.

18:16 World
Anti-poaching ranger's extraordinary selfies with two gorillas that look almost human in Congo national park

Virunga, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has 600 dedicated rangers and two of them snapped the heart-warming series of selfies with the gorillas who can weight up to 400lbs.

17:24 World
A massive donkey living in a British animal sanctuary is set to become the biggest in the world

Derrick, the enormous young animal stands at a staggering 16.3 Hands (5ft 7ins) tall -and isn't finished growing yet.

17:00 World
Rare albino deer captured in photo by man driving through Michigan park

A rare albino deer born in Kensington Metropark several years ago was spotted Wednesday afternoon by Russell Rheaume a 74-year-old Brighton Township man.

16:38 World
Samsung has delayed the Galaxy Fold launch in China

The firm is blaming the decision on a last minute issue with the venue, according to someone claiming to be familiar with the matter.

16:16 World
Archaeologists unearth largest Mayan figurine factory to date

Finding the workshop was a stroke of luck: Brent Woodfill, an archaeologist at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, learned about it from friends in Cobán, Guatemala, who were doing construction on their property.

15:45 World
Gorillas pose for selfie with DR Congo anti-poaching unit

The image was taken at a gorilla orphanage in Virunga National Park, DR Congo, where the animals were raised after poachers killed their parents.

15:28 World
Ukraine election: Comedian Zelensky wins presidency by landslide

With nearly all ballots counted in the run-off vote, Mr Zelensky had taken more than 73% with incumbent Petro Poroshenko trailing far behind on 24%.

15:01 World
Bengal tigers could vanish from one of their final strongholds

Already threatened by poaching, and humans spreading into its shrinking habitats, researchers say that in just 50 years it could completely disappear from one of its last remaining strongholds -- a huge mangrove forest called the Sundarbans, which crosses India and Bangladesh.

14:49 World
US bitcoin trader and girlfriend could face death penalty over Thai 'seastead'

Chad Elwartowski and his partner Nadia Supranee Thepdet have fled their home, built atop a platform around 12 miles off the coast of Phuket, and gone into hiding after authorities revoked the American's visa.

14:44 World
Mesopotamian King Sargon II envisioned ancient city Karkemish as western Assyrian capital

The cuneiform inscription was found on fragments from three different clay cylinders in 2015 as part of the Nicolò Marchetti-led Turco-Italian Archaeological Expedition at Karkemish. Now in ruins, the site is located on the Euphrates river on the border between present day Syria and Turkey.

14:26 World
Giuliani rails against Mueller report as Democrats mull Trump impeachment

Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani toured the Sunday talk shows, arguing with interviewers in a series of chaotic encounters.

13:41 World
Huawei says launches 'world's first' 5G communications hardware for autos

Huawei said in a statement that the so-called MH5000 module is based on the Balong 5000 5G chip which it launched in January. 'Based on this chip, Huawei has developed the world’s first 5G car module with high speed and high quality,' it said.

12:29 World
The Hubble just took a gorgeous new image of the Southern Crab Nebula's wonky gas bubbles

Every year, Hubble spends a small portion of its time snapping a gorgeous anniversary picture like this one, according to a statement from the European Space Agency (ESA), the agency that manages the telescope in cooperation with NASA.

12:02 World
Ex-Nissan Chairman Ghosn indicted on aggravated breach of trust charge

Ghosn’s lawyers filed a request for bail shortly after the latest indictment, which comes after authorities arrested him on April 4 for the fourth time, on suspicion he enriched himself by a total of $5 million at Nissan’s expense.

11:16 World
Comedian wins landslide victory in Ukrainian election

Petro Poroshenko concedes defeat as Volodymyr Zelenskiy takes over 70% of votes, promising: ‘I won’t mess up.

10:27 World
Swedish teen climate activist joins London protest as arrests top 830

Climate group Extinction Rebellion has targeted sites such as Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge in a campaign of non-violent civil disobedience with the aim of stopping what it calls a global climate crisis.

10:07 World
Ukraine enters uncharted new era after comedian wins presidency

The emphatic victory of Volodymyr Zelenskiy, 41, is a bitter blow for incumbent Petro Poroshenko who tried to rally Ukrainians around the flag by casting himself as a bulwark against Russian aggression and a champion of Ukrainian identity.

18:16 World
Li Na: Tennis player wants the movie about her life to inspire women

The now 37-year-old Li has devoted most of her time to her family and her business career since chronic knee injuries forced Asia's first grand slam singles tennis champion into retirement five years ago.

17:45 World
Ku Klux Klan killing: Wife admits murder of Missouri leader

Malissa Ancona, 47, was sentenced to life after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and other charges.

17:24 World
Two teen girls arrested for 'plotting nine murders' in Florida

The pair from Avon Park Middle School, both aged 14, were arrested on Wednesday after a teacher found a folder detailing their alleged plans.

17:00 World
Young Algerian protester dies of injuries; police accused

Friend and neighbor Lyes Lamara says that protester Yettou Ramzi died and was buried Friday after several days in an Algiers hospital.

16:38 World
German plane evacuated Madeira bus crash survivors

Portuguese state broadcaster RTP says Saturday that one German survivor will remain in the hospital in the island*s capital, Funchal. Another German injured in the crash was flown out on Friday.

15:01 World
Gunmen kill 13 at Veracruz bar in one of worst Mexican slayings this year

Seven men, five women and a child died in the shooting, which occurred close to Minatitlan’s oil refinery, one of six run by state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex).

13:53 World
Blind sailor sails non-stop from USA to Japan

Mitsuhiro Iwamoto arrived at port in Fukushima in his 12-metre (40-foot) sailboat Saturday morning, around two months after he left California.

13:48 World
Fiat Chrysler recalls 320,000 Dart cars that could roll away

The Italian-American automaker said the recall covers 2013 through 2016 model year automatic transmission Dart cars and that the defect could prevent drivers from shifting vehicles into park.

12:43 World
California couple sentenced to life in prison for torturing 12 children

David and Louise Turpin sentenced during hearing that saw some of the children speak publicly about the abuse for the first time.

12:29 World
Saudi-led coalition in Yemen targets presidential palace camp in Sanaa

The Saudi-led coalition backs the government of Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. The Houthis ousted Hadi’s government from power in Sanaa in late 2014.

12:02 World
Kosovo returns families of jihadists from Syria

After hours at the airport, two buses with women and children were transported under police escort to army barracks just outside Pristina.

10:27 World
Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade

This flu season has been officially going for 21 weeks, according to reports collected through last week and released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

10:00 World
Rare Kakapo parrot produces strong breeding season, scientists say

Of the more than 200 hundred eggs laid by the kakapo females, 75 of them are predicted to live, Andrew Digby, who serves as a science advisor to New Zealand's kakapo recovery operation.

20:30 World
Alex Ross Perry to write and direct Stephen King’s 'Rest stop' for legendary

Craig Flores will produce through his Bread & Circuses banner, while Alex Garcia and Ali Mendes will oversee the pic for Legendary.

20:09 World
Gilets jaunes banned from protesting near Notre Dame in Paris

France’s interior minister says demonstrators are planning action on Saturday.

19:47 World
Report about pink-maned pony on Île-Ste-Hélène was a hoax

The story of a pink-maned pony on the loose on Montreal's Île-Ste-Hélène captured the hearts of many on social media on Wednesday.

19:00 World
China confirms oldest tomb with 'squatting' owner

The tomb, part of the Qingtang ruins in southern China's Guangdong Province, hosts a female aged between 13 and 18, who was placed in a squatting posture with her head missing for unknown reasons.

18:38 World
Clint Eastwood may direct 'The ballad of Richard Jewell'

The film is currently set up at Disney/Fox and could reunite Eastwood with Alan Horn, the current Disney Studios chief who worked with the filmmaker when he was in charge of Warner Bros. motion picture division.

17:24 World
Weeping teenage climate activists in peaceful protest near London's Heathrow

The group has called for non-violent civil disobedience to push the British government to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2025 and to stop what it calls a global climate crisis.

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