• Labour Day 2018: Google celebrates May Day, here's how it all began
Labour Day 2018: Google celebrates May Day, here's how it all began

But for most people in the US, it's just another Tuesday. On 1 May 1886, there was a general strike for the eight-hour workday by labours . The International Labour Day is a three-day holiday in China and people usually celebrate by going on shopping sprees and visiting scenic spots around the country.

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  • U.S. annual inflation measures jump; consumer spending picks up
U.S. annual inflation measures jump; consumer spending picks up

The US dollar traded higher against other major currencies as inflation neared the US Federal Reserve's target, potentially signalling a faster increase in US interest rates. USA stocks fell in late morning trading as the latest batch of earnings from companies such as Pfizer (NYSE: PFE - news) and Tapestry, formerly Coach (NYSE: COH - news),...

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi meets United Nations team investigating Rohingya crisis
Aung San Suu Kyi meets United Nations team investigating Rohingya crisis

Hasina said the refugees should return "under United Nations supervision where security and safety should be ensured". Daw Khin Nyo, a Lower House lawmaker and member of the Advisory Board on Rakhine State who met with the delegation on Monday, told The Irrawaddy the delegation accused the government of deliberately putting off the repatriation...

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  • Pope Francis
Pope Francis "deeply moved" by death of British toddler

The toddler, whose exact condition had not been diagnosed, is believed to have suffered from a DNA-related mitochondrial disease. The pope, who met with Alfie's father last week, has offered public prayers for Alfie and his family several times, including at a general audience and in several Twitter posts.

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  • Royal baby: Here's everything we know about Prince Louis so far
Royal baby: Here's everything we know about Prince Louis so far

On April 23 the family of Kate Middleton and Prince William was a joyful event - they became parents for the third time . Kensington Palace said yesterday the baby would be known as His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge. It is also a part of newborn's father and elder brother's full names - William Arthur Philip Louis and Georg...

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  • Israeli Soldiers Kill 7 Palestinians in Gaza over the Weekend
Israeli Soldiers Kill 7 Palestinians in Gaza over the Weekend

Israel has refused any right of return for Palestinians who were expelled or fled and became refugees after the country declared independence in 1948, fearing that it would lose its Jewish majority. We certainly believe the Israelis and Palestinians need to have political engagement. Pompeo has looked to Syria's seven-year civil war as an area wh...

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  • Migrants from Central American caravan scared and hopeful for as
Migrants from Central American caravan scared and hopeful for as

She came to Tijuana to counsel the migrants on US law. Expressing solidarity with the asylum seekers, she told EFE it is hardly a choice "because they have to do it" owing to the violence at the hands of the gangs which plague their countries, and so they have surrendered "to do everything legally", and not in an illicit manner.

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  • Ronny Jackson won't return to job as Trump's physician
Ronny Jackson won't return to job as Trump's physician

The White House refuted reports Monday that Navy Rear Adm. Ronny L. Jackson, who withdrew his name to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs last week, will not return to his job as President Donald Trump's personal physician. "I stayed there a very short period of time, but of course I stayed". The president had already fired his first ta...

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  • As Koreans iron out differences, Trump may receive Nobel Prize?
As Koreans iron out differences, Trump may receive Nobel Prize?

The global community knows just how hard it is to deal with North Korea . But experts say the Libya model is a risky one to trot out when discussing North Korea. In his conversation with Moon, Kim denied that he would be merely clearing out damaged goods, saying the site also has two new tunnels that are larger than previous testing facilities...

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  • Rodrigo Koxa rides 80ft 'monster' wave to set world surfing record
Rodrigo Koxa rides 80ft 'monster' wave to set world surfing record

Koxa took on the 24.28 metre monster in Nazare , Portugal , in November 2017, overtaking the mark of 23.77m set by Garrett McNamara in 2011. Footage captures the Brazilian riding through a huge 80-foot wave in Nazare , Portugal . Ian Walsh walked off with the Ride of the Year Award for that Jaws wave , Andrew Cotton got Wipeout of the Ye...

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  • 'My door is open' - Michel Barnier
'My door is open' - Michel Barnier

Speaking at the All Island Dialogue conference earlier, Mr Varadkar said he had "no interest in a land grab" in the North - but Donaldson went on to accuse the Taoiseach of using Brexit to "undermine" Northern Irish politics. "We have red lines, so does the European Union, but nobody seems to focus on that", said Irish Deputy Prime Minister Simon...

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  • Aditi Ashok in with a chance of Top-10 at LPGA
Aditi Ashok in with a chance of Top-10 at LPGA

The odds of getting the shot from 214 metres away close to the pin looked slim, especially given it came with the pressure of a playoff after she was tied with Minjee Lee at 12-under at the end of 72 holes. "I've got to play as best I can, stay focused and have a lot of fun and if it happens that's great", Ko said. Thailand´s Moriya Jutanugarn, w...

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  • Billy Horschel, Scott Piercy win 2018 Zurich Classic by 1 stroke
Billy Horschel, Scott Piercy win 2018 Zurich Classic by 1 stroke

Billy Horschel and Scott Piercy got it right Sunday. "They didn't lose a tee all day - and that's pretty tough in alternate shot". The switch to a teams format has proved a big hit for the tournament, organisers announcing Sunday that Zurich would remain the title sponsor through 2026.

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  • Stormy Daniels escalates legal fight with Trump, sues president for defamation
Stormy Daniels escalates legal fight with Trump, sues president for defamation

The White House says Trump did not have a sexual encounter with Daniels, and the president has denied the other allegations as well. Porn star claims Trump defamed her in Tweet calling her story of threat a 'con job'. The president did say, however, that Cohen represented him with regard to the Daniels matter. Just ten days before the 2016 electi...

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  • At Least 26 Killed in Missile Attack on Syria, Iranian Positions
At Least 26 Killed in Missile Attack on Syria, Iranian Positions

The capacity of the Israeli strikes against Syria may be linked to the strengthening of Iran's positions. The Minister of Strategic Affairs, Israel Katz, said Monday to army Radio that he was not aware of facts. As the Inquisitr reported earlier today, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is now touring the Middle East, held a joint pr...

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  • US Launches 'Military Response' to Caravan of Asylum Seekers
US Launches 'Military Response' to Caravan of Asylum Seekers

The caravan has triggered vitriol from USA conservative media outlets, the White House and many Trump supporters, who see it as a mass effort to illegally cross into the United States . Immigration authorities are warning more migrants will be arriving at the USA southern border over the coming days. Around 200 migrants will seek asylum in t...

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  • Congress Leaders Criticise Modi Govt on Jobs, Agrarian Distress at Delhi Rally
Congress Leaders Criticise Modi Govt on Jobs, Agrarian Distress at Delhi Rally

Political observers said Gandhi's comments reflected his aim to maintain order in the Congress and not let discordant voices within the party eclipse the larger narrative at the time of elections. He said this was the difference between the Congress and the BJP, as neither BJP president Amit Shah nor Prime Minister Narendra Modi could say somethi...

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  • UK vows to have 'humane' immigration policy as scandal grows
UK vows to have 'humane' immigration policy as scandal grows

Rudd told the committee she had no knowledge of quotas. May apologized to Caribbean leaders for any "anxiety" caused by the records destruction, which occurred when she was home secretary under the previous administration. "Yes, I did talk to the home secretary about that and the overall work that we were doing and the overall ambition to see a...

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  • Trump may allow Jonathan Pollard to immigrate to Israel
Trump may allow Jonathan Pollard to immigrate to Israel

During a joint press conference Friday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared less than amused as President Donald Trump went off on a lengthy story about how he negotiated a lower price for the United States Embassy set to open in Jerusalem next month.

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  • Merkel: Europe will push back if hit with trade tariffs
Merkel: Europe will push back if hit with trade tariffs

A tree taken from a World War I battlefield in France and planted during French President Emmanuel Macron's state visit last week has disappeared from the White House lawn. "The decision lies with the president", Merkel told a joint press conference after Trump complained about the US-European trade imbalance, particularly in regards to autom...

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