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17 May 2018

Bing’s Propaganda

Trending on Bing

Backyard treasure

Suffers new tragedy

Trump donates salary

Abused by cousin?

US families struggling

Kilauea summit erupts

Historic confirmation

Keaton ‘Batman’ speech

‘Catfish’ suspended

Ceasefire for Ramadan

Undecided on NBA draft

Threatens to call ICE

Warmer months streak

Warns of ethics crisis

NJ school bus crash

Release single, video

Bumble Bee CEO charged

‘Witch hunt’ tweet

Troubled Kushner tower

Arrowverse crossover

Automation deal

Adaptive controller

Mormons, NAACP meet

First record since Rio

OnePlus 6 ‘Avengers’

To be in ‘Hard Knocks’

Music streaming launch

Ex-son-in-law cut deal

Final wedding prep

Production to resume

Legendary GK’s finale

CA explosion arrest

To drive Indy pace car

8M self-driving cars

Ebola hits urban Congo

GOP fights over bills

Pluralsight IPO price

Defends remark

ICE arrests 78

Meeting still possible

Outbreak nearing end

FB Stories testing ads

New migraine drug

Putin meets Assad

Google’s Propaganda

World

Call Kim Jong Un’s bluff

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Newly appointed Catalan leader Quim Torra (center) and other Catalan officials at Torra's ceremonial swearing-in on Thursday. Torra avoided promising to obey the constitution.
Ukip ousts Neil Hamilton as Welsh assembly leader

The Guardian

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Ahmed Al-Rubaye/Getty

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Over more than five years, Ecuador put at least $5m into a secret intelligence budget that protected Julian Assange.

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The Hamas Martyrdom Operation

National Review

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Authorities secute the residence of former Prime Minister Najib Razak on May 14. Photographer: Sanjit Das/Bloomberg

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A pipe-threading plant in Texas. President Trump’s trade representative said “gaping differences” on rewriting the North American Free Trade Agreement remained.

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Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henri Falcón addresses reporters in Caracas on May 8.

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The Holy Father is worried about the market.

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President Trump, walking to the White House from Marine One on Tuesday.

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Trump financial disclosure: What did we learn?

BBC News

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400 consecutive hotter-than-average months and we're still pretending climate change isn't real

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A Z-9 helicopter attached to an aviation regiment of the South China Sea Fleet under the People's Liberation Army Navy fires a missile at mock targets during a live-fire training exercise at an undisclosed sea area of the South China Sea on May 11.

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Protesters throwing stones at Indian forces in Srinagar, Kashmir, this month. The Indian-controlled territory has been sliding deeper into turmoil, with dozens of militants killed and huge protests erupting this year.

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: Former president of Mexico Vicente Fox speaks during a news conference at the Commonwealth Club of California on April 19, 2017 in San Francisco, California. Fox criticized U.S. President Donald Trump during a speaking engagement titled 'Immigration, the Wall, and the Future of U.S.-Mexican Relations.'

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Attorney’s history of racist rants

Attorney’s history of racist rants – CNN Video

CNN International

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Rare tornado leaves trail of destruction in Germany

AOL

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Macron and Merkel round on Trump as Europe rages over steel tariffs | The Independent

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R, front) greets builders before a ceremony opening a bridge, which was constructed to connect the Russian mainland with the Crimean Peninsula, near the Taman Peninsula in Krasnodar Region, Russia May 15, 2018. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

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Christopher Wylie, former director of research for Cambridge Analytica, is sworn in before testifying to the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on Wed., May 16, 2018, in Washington, D.C. As a whistleblower, Wylie was quizzed by the committee about his former employer's work with Russia and the Trump campaign. 'Social platforms are no longer safe," he said.

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Man kills girlfriend, makes necklace with teeth

Fox5NY

Man kills girlfriend, makes necklace with teeth

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Video reveals details of deadly Niger ambush

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