world news today 050518

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    ‘Drunk’ United Airlines stewardess disrupts flight with foul-mouthed rant – The Telegraph

    United Airlines refunded passengers after a stewardess was accused of being drunk and disrupting a flight from Denver to North Dakota. She was said to have told passengers in an on board announcement: “If your seatbelt isn’t tight, you f—– up.” Police in Williston, in northwestern North...
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    John McCain’s Funeral Being Planned, Pence is Invited but Not Trump –

    John McCain’s Funeral Being Planned, Pence is Invited but Not Trump Breaking News John McCain‘s health is apparently concerning enough to being planning for his funeral and Vice President Mike Pence is on the invite … Read more via – Get more World News
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    John Kerry engaging in shadow diplomacy to salvage Iran deal: The Boston Globe – More Top...

    Over recent months, Kerry has been holding meetings and speaking with big players in the Iran nuclear agreement, who, like Kerry, do not want President Donald Trump to withdraw the US from the deal, The Boston Globe reported. Citing a person briefed on the … Read more via More Top Stories...
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    Anger in the UK and France over Trump’s NRA speech – Reuters

    Trauma surgeons in London said U.S. President Donald Trump had missed the point after he linked a wave of knife crime in the British capital to a ban on handguns. People walk towards the Royal London Hospital, in London, Britain May 5, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Anger … Read more via...
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    Man trying to take selfie with a bear ends up being mauled to death – Metro

    Man dies after trying to take selfie with a bear. A taxi driver was mauled to death after he stopped his cab to take a picture with a bear. Prabhu Bhatara was … Read more via Metro – Get more World News
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    Trump wins the first round in US-China trade war – More Top Stories – Google News

    Two books written by President Trump in 2000 and 2015 help to explain why he has been remarkably secretive about the instructions that he gave to two Cabinet members and his three closest White House economic advisors for two days of talks in Beijing. The … Read more via More Top Stories –...
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    Nigerian lawmaker invites Kanye West to visit slave ports in Africa – CNN

    Kanye West is facing immense criticism following his remarks during an interview with TMZ live this week in Los Angeles, where he said the slave trade was a “choice”. The musician opened up about his mental health, his family, and his art during the show. He also said this … Read more via...
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    Burundi To Suspend BBC, VOA Radio Broadcasts – Channels Television

    Karenga Ramadhan, president of The National Council of Communication in Burundi, speaks during a press conference in the capital Bujumbura on May 4, 2018, to announce the suspension of BBC and VOA for six months from May 7. Burundi’s press regulator on Friday said it was … Read more via...
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    George H.W. Bush released from hospital, preparing to travel to Maine – ABC News

    Former President George H.W. Bush has been released from the hospital and is already making plans for summer travel. Bush’s spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted Friday evening the president was released from Methodist Hospital in Houston after being treated for an infection for two weeks. “His...