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Global News 5/24/19 – Theresa May out as UK Prime Minister, Trump empowers AG's spying probe, Modi faces challenges as he starts new term as India PM

Mr. Modi campaigning in Vadodara, Gujarat, in 2014, the first time he ran for prime minister. Credit Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times

Mr. Modi campaigning in Vadodara, Gujarat, in 2014, the first time he ran for prime minister. Credit Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times

This Friday, embattled UK PM Theresa May steps down after multiple Brexit failures; Trump empower AG Barr in surveillance investigation; Modi faces continued challenges with unemployment, Pakistan as he begins new historic term; Colorado becomes first state to cap price of insulin for consumers; and economic opportunity in US is now tied to geography more than ever.

Global News 5/9/19 – North Korea launches short-range missiles, Guiadó's deputy arrested in Venezuela, and Syrian government captures strategic town from rebels

A television showing file footage of North Korean missiles during a South Korean news broadcast at the Seoul Railway Station on Thursday. Credit Jung Yeon-Je/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

A television showing file footage of North Korean missiles during a South Korean news broadcast at the Seoul Railway Station on Thursday. Credit Jung Yeon-Je/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

This Wednesday, North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles, South’s military says; deputy of Venezuela’s Guaido arrested and dragged away by tow truck; Syrian government captures strategic town from rebels-residents, war monitor; trade war: Trump says China ‘broke the deal’ in trade talks; South Africa election: ANC leads as votes counted.

Global News 4/11/19 – Julian Assange arrested, Al-Bashir ousted, and the middle class in decline

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested Thursday at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he had sheltered since 2012. Credit Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested Thursday at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he had sheltered since 2012. Credit Henry Nicholls/Reuters

This Thursday, some huge developments around the world took place. Julian Assange, the leader of WikiLeaks who had been taking shelter in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, was arrested today and faces extradition to the US. In addition, Sudan’s genocide-accused president Al-Bashir was ousted by the country’s military after months of protests. Finally, the middle class is no longer truly “middle.” Read more on why, and check out more stories, below.

Global News 4/10/19 – Netanyahu re-elected, Algerian army backs interim leader, New Zealand bans semiautomatic weapons

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel appeared close to winning a fourth consecutive term, and his fifth overall, according to the latest results. Credit Dan Balilty for The New York Times

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel appeared close to winning a fourth consecutive term, and his fifth overall, according to the latest results. Credit Dan Balilty for The New York Times