Fri, 24 May 2019 07:34:28 -0400
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Pro-EU Dutch parties see surprise gains in first results of EU election
Dutch mainstream, EU-supporting political parties made gains in the first test of the European Parliament election, according to an exit poll that showed a surprise Labour victory and a weak showing for eurosceptics in the Netherlands.
Fri, 24 May 2019 07:34:13 -0400
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Tearful Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU
Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union.
Fri, 24 May 2019 07:19:44 -0400
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Instructions from headquarters: Islamic State's new guerrilla manual
After losing territory, Islamic State fighters are turning to guerrilla war - and the group's newspaper is telling them exactly how to do it.
Fri, 24 May 2019 07:16:39 -0400
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Panasonic says has not stopped supplies to Huawei, still investigating
Japan's Panasonic Corp said on Friday it has not stopped any shipments of components to Huawei Technologies, a day after it originally called for a halt of transactions in line with a U.S. export controls against the Chinese firm.
Fri, 24 May 2019 07:14:10 -0400
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Huawei handsets draw fewer clicks after U.S. ban: PriceSpy
Huawei handsets are drawing fewer clicks from online shoppers since the United States blacklisted the Chinese telecom company, according to PriceSpy, a product comparison site that attracts an average of 14 million visitors per month.
Fri, 24 May 2019 07:13:34 -0400
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Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ
Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio's board members and the New York attorney general's office have reached a tentative $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollywood producer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people it said were familiar with the matter.
Fri, 24 May 2019 07:11:43 -0400
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New UK Conservative leader expected to be announced by late July
The result of the contest to find a new leader of the Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as British prime minister is expected to be announced before parliament breaks for its summer holiday, the party said on Friday.
Fri, 24 May 2019 07:01:56 -0400
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National Spelling Bee drops perfection as a prerequisite to entry
The field of competitors in the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee has nearly doubled in recent years, thanks to a program that gives young prodigies an alternative route into an event that has captivated many spell-check-dependent Americans.
Fri, 24 May 2019 06:46:31 -0400
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Ex-U.S. marine held in Russia on spying charge says he's being threatened: TASS
An ex-U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying on Friday accused a security service investigator of subjecting him to threats and asked a court to have the man removed from his case, the TASS news agency reported.
Fri, 24 May 2019 06:41:55 -0400
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EU holds ground on Brexit after PM May announces resignation: Commission
The European Union's position on the terms of Britain's exit from the bloc has not changed despite British Prime Minister Theresa May announcing her June 7 resignation earlier on Friday, Commission spokeswoman Mina Andreeva said.