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Date registered: October 6, 2015

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  1. Ivanka Trump says it’s ‘ridiculous’ that Serena Williams is being ‘penalized’ for her pregnancy — May 26, 2018
  2. ‘I get mad every time I watch it,’ NBA player says of video showing police using stun gun on him — May 26, 2018
  3. Ireland overwhelmingly votes to repeal abortion ban, exit polls project — May 26, 2018
  4. Macron tries to woo Putin during state visit — May 26, 2018
  5. How a Norwegian sound festival puts experimental music at the forefront — May 26, 2018

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May 26

Ivanka Trump says it’s ‘ridiculous’ that Serena Williams is being ‘penalized’ for her pregnancy

Al Bello/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Ivanka Trump is not happy about the way Serena Williams was treated in the lead up to the French Open. The First Daughter came to the defense of the tennis star on social media on Thursday, writing that it was “ridiculous” that Williams was unseeded from the tennis tournament after having …

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May 26

‘I get mad every time I watch it,’ NBA player says of video showing police using stun gun on him

Claus Andersen/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — NBA rookie Sterling Brown felt “defenseless” when police surrounded him in a parking lot, pulled him to the ground and tased him in an arrest for which the Milwaukee police chief apologized. A day after police body camera video was released showing officers allegedly using excessive force on him over what …

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May 26

Ireland overwhelmingly votes to repeal abortion ban, exit polls project

iStock/Thinkstock(DUBLIN) — Two major exit polls project that Irish voters have voted to repeal the country’s Eighth Amendment, passed by voters in 1983, which effectively bans abortions in the island nation. One poll, by The Irish Times, projected 68 percent in favor of repealing. Another, by RTE, showed a similar projection of 69.4 percent in …

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May 26

Macron tries to woo Putin during state visit

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG, Russia) — France’s president Emmanuel Macron on Friday used a state visit to Russia to mount an energetic charm offensive on President Vladimir Putin. The two leaders rubbed elbows in a series of appearances at an economic forum in Saint Petersburg, but repeatedly stumbled on some of the stark disagreements that …

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May 26

How a Norwegian sound festival puts experimental music at the forefront

Sarah Hucal/ABC News(OSLO, Norway) — On a warm spring evening in Oslo, a series of brass notes — some electrifying, others solemn — are played by a dozen instrumentalists perched in various corners of the multi-story entryway of the Sentralen, a former savings bank turned cultural center. The performance is part of the two-day experimental …

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May 26

Brazilian grandparents convicted in high-profile Texas kidnapping case

iStock/Thinkstock(SAO PAULO) — A federal jury in Texas on Friday found a Brazilian couple guilty of helping their daughter kidnap a Houston doctor’s son and take him to Brazil, where the child remains, but declined to convict them of a related conspiracy charge. The split verdict came five years into Houston doctor Chris Brann’s campaign …

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May 26

‘Pain au chocolat’ vs ‘chocolatine’: Pastry-name war heading to French Parliament

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) — Should one of the best known French pastries be called chocolatine or pain au chocolat? This is a debate that has been going on for decades in France. A group of right-wing French MPs are bringing the question to the French National Assembly as they are fighting to promote the term chocolatine. A …

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May 26

South Koreans expect US-North Korea summit to take place ‘eventually’ despite cancellation

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — Many South Koreans were shocked when President Trump called off the June 12 summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Many also believe the historic summit could still happen. “Eventually, Kim Jong Un has no other choice but to come and meet Trump,” Kenneth Choi, an international …

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May 26

3 in stable condition after IED detonated at restaurant

iStock/Thinkstock(TORONTO) — Three people earlier listed in critical condition after an explosion a restaurant in Canada have been upgraded to stable condition, authorities confirmed to ABC News. At least 15 people were hurt around 10:30 p.m. local time when an improvised explosive device was detonated at Bombay Bhel Indian, according to authorities in Mississauga, a …

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May 26

Santa Fe school shooting survivors discuss solutions to make schools safer: ‘Inaction is not an option’

KTRK(SANTA FE, Texas) — Survivors of the Santa Fe High School shooting held a press conference Friday in which they detailed what they believe needs to be done to ensure safety in schools and other public places. The students, many of whom participated in the March for Our Lives rally in response to the Valentine’s …

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