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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 4/23/19 – Why did Sri Lanka not stop Sunday's attacks? Climate change has made the global wealth gap worse. New malaria vaccine to be tested.

Surveying the damage at St. Sebastians Church in Negombo on Monday. Credit Adam Dean for The New York Times

Surveying the damage at St. Sebastians Church in Negombo on Monday. Credit Adam Dean for The New York Times

Global News 4/18/19 – North Korea tests new weapon, major prescription opioid crime crackdown, and dozens arrested in Nicaragua protest

Global News 1/11/19: Oceans warming rapidly, Trump tours border, and Canada announces that it will accept 1 million new immigrants...

The Earth’s oceans are warming 40% faster than previously thought. Credit Unsplash.

The Earth’s oceans are warming 40% faster than previously thought. Credit Unsplash.

It’s Friday! End the week by checking out today’s top stories, including an update on the state of the world’s oceans, Mr. Trump’s border tour, Canadian immigration policy, and an update on the DRC election saga.

  • The oceans are warming faster than scientists thought (CNN) Read More

  • Trump tours border after repeating threat to call national emergency (The Guardian) Read More

  • Canada wants to welcome more than 1 million new immigrants in the next three years (CNN) Read More

  • White House considers diverting aid from disaster relief to build wall (NY Times) Read More

  • DR Congo election: Defeated candidate vows legal challenge (BBC) Read More

  • South Africa sniffer dog intercepts 116kg of rhino horn (BBC) Read More

  • Myanmar Reuters journalists lose appeal against 7-year sentence (Agence France-Presse) Read More

  • Poland arrests Chinese businessman suspected of spying (Agence France-Presse) Read More

  • People older than 65 share the most fake news, a new study finds, and the finding holds true across party lines (The Verge) Read More

  • US begins Syria withdrawal process, amid uncertainty over strategy (NY Times) Read More

  • Farm country stood by Trump. But the shutdown is pushing it to its breaking point. (NY Times) Read More

  • Texas Republicans rally behind Muslim official as some try to oust him over religion (NY Times) Read More

  • An Indian girl wanted to see her boyfriend. She may have been beheaded for jt. (NY Times) Read More

  • Female composers are trying to break film’s sound barrier (NY Times) Read More

  • Google's parent company Alphabet sued over sexual misconduct policy (BBC) Read More