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17:45 World
'Eco E-Type': Royal newly-weds stun crowds with electrifying style

Prince Harry drove his new bride, wearing a Stella McCartney dress, from Windsor Castle to nearby Frogmore House in a silver blue Jaguar E-Type, originally built in 1968 but recently converted to electric power.

16:38 World
Mushroom poisoning death toll in Iran rises to 11

More than 200 people have been hospitalized, the official added, noting that mushroom poisoning has no effective medical treatment and many victims may need liver transplantation.

16:16 World
Bradley Cooper may be reuniting with Clint Eastwood in his next film

Sources tell Variety that Cooper is in talks to join Eastwood in “The Mule,” Eastwood’s next directing gig that he also plans to star in.

15:45 World
Verdict to be delivered in family ax murder trial

Van Breda, who handed himself over to police in September 2016, has pleaded not guilty to all the charges, including an additional charge of obstructing justice.

15:27 World
Poland's Walesa visits disabled protesters in parliament

The young adults in wheelchairs and their parents, their full-time caretakers, want more state aid, a demand that the government has not fully met.

14:44 World
Janet Jackson rails against abuse in awards speech

The singer, whose 1986 breakthrough album Control, dealt with themes of feminism and taking charge of her own identity, has previously sung about domestic abuse on songs like What About and Lessons Learned.

13:41 World
Stocks, oil and dollar rise as trade war put 'on hold'

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared the U.S. trade war with China “on hold” following an agreement to drop their tariff threats that had roiled global markets this year.

13:28 World
Russian 'dirty money' flowing through London damages Britain: UK lawmakers

But Britain has led an international diplomatic backlash against Russia following the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in an English city - an attack which the government blames on the Kremlin. Moscow has denied any involvement in the incident.

13:00 World
India police extract 106 cocaine capsules from woman's stomach

The 25-year-old foreign national was arrested at the international airport in the capital Delhi on 14 May after a tip-off, police said.

12:43 World
Starbucks is opening its bathrooms to everyone

The company informed US employees on Friday that people can gather in their cafes and patios even if they don't buy drinks, and that store bathrooms are available to everyone.

12:29 World
China aims to land on dark side of moon via launch of 'Magpie Bridge' satellite

Relay station will eventually let teams on the ground talk to a lunar probe that China plans to launch this year in world-first mission.

12:02 World
'Beautified' China shows country's modern architecture in new light

In Kris Provoost's striking images, however, China's unusual modern architecture takes on a new, surreal beauty. 

11:38 World
Venezuela elections: Nicolás Maduro wins second term

Main rivals both declare poll, which was boycotted by the opposition, illegitimate due to alleged widespread irregularities.

10:27 World
Japan's exports accelerate in April as volumes rise, outlook positive

In terms of volume, which strips away the impact of exchange rates, Japan’s exports rose an annual 4.6 percent in April, faster than the 1.8 percent annual increase seen in March.

10:00 World
Thai police declare no-go zones for anti-junta march

Around 3,000 police were on standby ahead of the march, which is due to start at Bangkok’s Thammasat University and end at Government House in a bid to pressure the military government to hold a general election by November.

18:16 World
South China Sea dispute: China lands bombers on island

The long-range H-6K bomber was among those which took part in drills on islands and reefs to improve China's ability to "reach all territory".

17:46 World
Burundi opposition says referendum wasn't free, transparent

Opposition leader Agathon Rwasa says in a statement there was proof of intimidation, arrests of perceived opponents and threats of assassination against those who voted against changing the constitution.

17:24 World
Egypt says prominent socialist activist arrested

The officials said Haytham Mohamedeen, arrested on Friday, is a member of the Revolutionary Socialists movement.

17:00 World
Man with two birthdays uses them to win $1.9M lottery jackpot

The 79-year-old Gaithersburg man said a paperwork error when he was born in Louisiana mistakenly listed his birthday as April 23, and it was only recently that official records were corrected to list his correct birthday, April 21.

16:38 World
Alligator found camped out under family's SUV

The alligator put up a struggle, but was eventually captured by Stephens and relocated to a new home in the Brazos River.

16:16 World
Archaeologists may have discovered the truth about a mysterious shipwreck

East Carolina University archaeologists may have discovered a 400-year-old pirate ship in Bermuda, the university announced in a May 17 news release.

15:57 World
Just Married! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle declared husband and wife

After exchanging vows to love and to cherish “till death us do part”, Harry, 33, sixth-in-line to the British throne, placed a ring of Welsh gold on Markle’s finger before a congregation including Queen Elizabeth, senior royals, and celebrities including U.S. media mogul Oprah Winfrey.

15:01 World
No N. Korea response to Seoul's list of journalists to cover test site dismantlement

The North earlier invited four reporters each from a wire news agency or broadcasting company for the event to be held from Wednesday to Friday to shut down the Punggye-ri site, where the North carried out all six of its nuclear denotation tests.

14:44 World
'Maduro would beat Jesus': Venezuelans lament rigged system as election looms

Many fear dirty tricks will keep the unpopular president in power, but the opposition is urging people not to boycott Sunday’s vote.

14:26 World
Bill Gates: Trump twice asked me the difference between HIV and HPV

Microsoft co-founder tells foundation meeting it was ‘kind of scary’ how much Trump knew about what Gates’ daughter looked like.

14:02 World
Ten things you'll be wearing from Australian fashion week – in pictures

Outlandish designs always steal the headlines but there are plenty of outfits in this year’s resort collections to inspire you for next summer.

13:41 World
Edward Burtynsky: 'The technical revolution has turned us into a virus'

For some 35 years, Burtynsky has been photographing humankind's industrial intervention in natural landscapes. His panoramas have expanded with technology.

13:28 World
Blasts at Afghan sports stadium kill as many as eight-officials

The blasts occurred at a football stadium in the city that was hosting a cricket match at the start of the holy month of Ramadan, Sohrab Qaderi, a member of the provincial council said.

13:00 World
China air force lands bombers on South China Sea island

It said the pilot of the H-6K bomber conducted assault training on a designated sea target and then carried out take-offs and landings at an airport in the area, describing the exercise as preparation for “the West Pacific and the battle for the South China Sea”.

12:43 World
Ed Sheeran denounces use of song in anti-abortion campaign in Ireland

Days out from Irish referendum, Sheeran says use of Small Bump in anti-abortion campaign ‘does not reflect what the song is about’.

12:02 World
Rapper Diddy buys $21.1m Kerry James Marshall painting

The sum is believed to be the most ever paid for a work by a living African-American artist.

11:16 World
More than 100 killed in Cuba plane crash, state media reports

Three female passengers are in critical condition after surviving the crash into thick vegetation just miles from the runway, the state-run newspaper Granma reported.

10:53 World
Alleged shooter at Texas high school spared people he liked, court document says

Suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, has cooperated with police, said Galveston County Magistrate Mark Henry said. Henry denied bail for the student, who is accused of capital murder of multiple people and aggravated assault on a public servant.

10:27 World
China air force lands bombers on South China Sea island

It said the pilot of the H-6K bomber conducted assault training on a designated sea target and then carried out take-offs and landings at an airport in the area, describing the exercise as preparation for “the West Pacific and the battle for the South China Sea”.

10:02 World
Top executive behind Baidu's artificial intelligence drive stepping down

He will remain vice chairman of Baidu and Vice President Wang Haifeng will now oversee the company’s AI projects, Baidu said in a social media posting, adding Lu was stepping back for “personal and family reasons”.

20:21 World
Italy populists Five Star and League launch government pact

The anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and far-right League are now consulting their members on the coalition plan, but they have not yet nominated a prime minister.

19:24 World
Cambridge Analytica files U.S. bankruptcy after data scandal

The U.K.-based political consulting firm had already said it would cease operations and wind down in its home country and the Chapter 7 petition in New York will address issues raised by U.S. creditors.

19:00 World
Big Ag turns to peas to meet soaring global protein demand

The resulting powder ends up blended into waffle mixes, sports drinks, nutrition bars and protein shakes - small examples of a much larger push by the world’s biggest agriculture firms to find alternative plant-based proteins to feed people and livestock worldwide.

18:38 World
Socially responsible funds dump or rethink Facebook over data privacy

Cambridge Analytica, a now-defunct political data firm hired by Trump’s 2016 election campaign, has been accused of harvesting data for 87 million Facebook users and is under investigation in the United States and Europe.

17:24 World
After 110 days of isolation, Chinese volunteers emerge from virtual 'Lunar Lab'

Volunteers lived in the sealed lab called 'Lunar Palace' to simulate a long-term space mission with no input from the outside world.

17:00 World
China denies it has offered a $200 billion package to slash U.S. trade gap

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is in Washington this week for talks with U.S. officials led by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin aimed at heading off a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. 

16:38 World
Elon Musk brings high-tech charm offensive to Los Angeles tunnel plan

It remained uncertain whether construction permits he has received thus far, or is still seeking from various agencies, would allow public access to his tunnels on an experimental basis.

16:16 World
Cambodia court extends detention of radio journalists

The journalists, Uon Chhin and Yeang Socheamet, were arrested in November and charged with undermining Cambodian national security by supplying information to a foreign state.

15:27 World
Ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged after poisoning

The 66-year-old was found slumped on a park bench in the city on 4 March, with his daughter Yulia.

15:01 World
Cambridge Analytica starts bankruptcy proceedings in US

The bankruptcy proceedings are part of the process of closing down the company and its UK parent, SCL Elections, that started in early May.

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