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Trump causes 'major' shift in global view of US: Pew

The US president and his policies "are broadly unpopular around the globe", a wide new survey says.

- BBC - UK

Trump’s Anti-Nafta Stance Is on a Collision Course with Natural Gas

Mexico’s economy and U.S. energy companies depend on free-flowing cross-border natural gas. Both are scrambling to avoid the chaotic disruption ...

- New York Times - US

Melbourne set to overtake Sydney as Australia's largest city

Melbourne is set to overtake Sydney as Australia's most populous city; for the first time in history the majority of us born overseas are from Asia ...

- Stuff - NZ

Guards suspended from high-security South African jail after 'strippers' hired for inmates

South African prison officials have suspended 13 guards after women in black body suits and knee high boots were photographed cavorting with inmates ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

3 CNN investigative journalists resign over retracted Russia-Trump story

Following the retraction of an article on a Wall Street financier and ally of President Trump allegedly meeting with a Russian investment fund, three ...

- The Week - US

Asia and Australia Edition: Narendra Modi, Travel Ban, Liu Xiaobo: Your Morning Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

- New York Times - US

Is Angela Merkel about to shift her party's position on gay marriage?

The Chancellor has told a Berlin audience that she wants a "decision of conscience" on the issue of same-sex marriage. Merkel presented herself from a ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

CBO: Senate GOP healthcare bill would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026

By Amy Goldstein, Kelsey SnellUS Senate Republicans' bill to erase major parts of the Affordable Care Act would cause an estimated 22 million more ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

CBO estimates Senate health-care bill would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on Monday released its cost estimate of Senate Republicans' health-care bill, the Better Care ...

- The Week - US

#AI Stock News: Veritone, Joins Russell 3000 Index

#AI Stock News: Veritone, Joins Russell 3000 Index...

- MENAFN - JO

Leading US senator urges changes in foreign investment rules

A Republican senator leading the charge on updating little-known investment rules designed to protect national security said that he will soon ...

- The Raw Story - US

The real impact of the Republican health care plan

The Congressional Budget Office score' of Senate Republican's health care overhaul is bad news for the legislation's supporters, but not as bad as it ...

- The Raw Story - US

Confederate monument in St. Louis being dismantled

Crews on Monday began dismantling a divisive Confederate monument in a sprawling park near downtown St. Louis after the city and the Missouri Civil ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Australian woman arrested with swastika bong made from baby bottle

Police in Western Australia have arrested a woman for possessing a bong made out of a baby's bottle and emblazoned with a swastika.The officers were ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

News24.com | Ahmed Timol inquest to inspect scene of his death

The inquest into the death of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol is set to enter its second day at the High Court in Johannesburg.

- News24.com - ZA

The Breakdown: Ex-C.I.A. Chief Stirs War Debate in Australia. Also: How Much Is the Great Barrier Reef Worth?

Conversation starters and context, drawn from the day’s news in Australia.

- New York Times - US

3 CNN journalists resign over retracted story about Trump associate

CNN accepted the resignations Monday of three journalists involved in a retracted story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

UK's May faces backlash after DUP deal

Leaders in Scotland and Wales complain of austerity, and the DUP's rivals in Northern Ireland say deal threatens peace.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Few Overseas Have Faith in Trump’s Leadership, Survey Finds

A Pew Research Center poll found that President Trump and his policies are broadly unpopular around the world, especially among some of ...

- New York Times - US

US Supreme Court deals setback to gun control advocates on felon ban

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dealt a blow to gun control advocates by opening the door for some convicted felons to challenge a federal ban on ...

- The Raw Story - US

Russia sanctions bill remains stalled in Congress

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON - U.S. lawmakers said on Monday they did not know when legislation to impose new sanctions on Russia might come up for ...

- The Raw Story - US

Remains found of kidnapped journalist Salvador Adame

Salvador Adame, director of a local TV station, was abducted on May 18 in Mexico's western state of Michoacan.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Image of the United States has plunged under Trump, survey shows

BERLIN - The image of the United States has deteriorated sharply across the globe under President Donald Trump and an overwhelming majority of people ...

- Reuters - US

Consumer privacy expert qualifies Google announcement

'Most people think email should be private, just like a letter sent through postal mail.'

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Dozens feared dead after abandoned in Niger desert

Official says 24 Libya-bound people rescued but dozens are believed to have died after being left without food or water.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Detroit judge suspends all Iraqi deportations in U.S. for 2 weeks

A federal judge on Monday temporarily suspended the deportation of 1,400 Iraqi nationals in the U.S. while he determines whether his court is the ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

In first, woman officer leads Changing of the Guard

No British woman has yet led the Queen's Guard because they were not allowed in "ground close combat" until July 2016

- CBS NEWS - US

Pakistan’s Leader Orders Inquiry as Fuel Tanker Death Toll Reaches 157

Hundreds of people were crowded around an overturned truck in Punjab, trying to gather fuel, when it was engulfed by a fireball.

- New York Times - US

Colombia FARC rebels complete disarmament: UN

The disarmament by the roughly 7,000 rebels brings Latin America's oldest civil conflict close to a formal end.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Brazil's President Michel Temer charged with corruption

Brazilian President Michel Temer has been charged with corruption in the latest graft scandal to hit the country. He is the country's first leader to ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Brazil's top prosecutor charges President Temer with corruption

BRASILIA - Brazil's top federal prosecutor charged President Michel Temer on Monday with accepting bribes, the first of what is expected to be a ...

- Reuters - US

U.S. threatens Syria, says Assad is planning chemical weapons attack

WASHINGTON - The White House warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday that he and his military would "pay a heavy price" if it conducted a ...

- Reuters - US

Salvador Dali's bones to be exhumed in Spain for paternity test

Dali, considered one of the fathers of surrealist art, died in 1989 and is buried in his museum in the northeastern town of Figueres. Pilar Abel, a ...

- Times Of India - IN

Russia investigation: Obama did the right thing

Donald Trump has never been lacking for chutzpah. The president once encouraged Russia to break into Hillary Clinton's email server. He long decried ...

- The Raw Story - US

Brazil's President Michel Temer charged with taking bribes

BRASILIA - Brazil's top federal prosecutor charged President Michel Temer with taking multimillion-dollar bribes on Monday in a stinging blow to the ...

- Reuters - US

Gollum J. Trump Twitter account satirizes President

Welcome to the world of Gollum J. Trump, where Hillary Clinton is Hillbo Clintonses; Barack Obama is Obamaborns; Medicaid is Magicaid; Bernie Sanders ...

- The Raw Story - US

Long Island high school graduation ends in bloody beat down

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENTA shocking video shows the moment a bloody brawl breaks out after a graduation ceremony at a Long Island high school on ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

U.S. Conference of Mayors Passes Landmark Resolution Supporting 100% Clean, Renewable Energy

U.S. Conference of Mayors Passes Landmark Resolution Supporting 100% Clean, Renewable Energy...

- MENAFN - JO

Google Said to Face $1.2 Billion Antitrust Fine, but Battle With Europe Looms

The hefty penalty is likely to be quickly overshadowed by a more complex problem: How should Google comply with the decision to rein in its power?

- New York Times - US

Canadian nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer jailed for murdering eight elderly patients

A former nurse convicted of killing eight elderly people in her care was sentenced Monday to life imprisonment without possibility of parole for 25 ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

CBO: 22 million more would be uninsured by 2026 under Senate health bill

Senate Republicans' bill to erase major parts of the Affordable Care Act would cause an estimated 22 million more Americans to be uninsured by the end ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Key GOP senators say they may block Senate health care bill

The Senate Republican health care bill ran into serious trouble late Monday when key GOP senators indicated they may block the Obamacare overhaul from ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Trump's travel ban: What the new Supreme Court ruling means

By Abigail HauslohnerThe US Supreme Court granted the Trump Administration permission to implement a limited version of President Donald Trump's ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Breakdown: Australia, Land of Diversity and Undomesticated Men

Conversation starters and context, drawn from the day’s news in Australia.

- New York Times - US

Poll shows U.S. tumbling in world's regard under Trump

According to a new Pew survey of 37 countries, just 49 percent view the United States favorably. 

- Washington Post - US

Nasa plans mission to Uranus or Neptune

A new Nasa mission would study the gassy environments of Uranus and Neptune, two planets on the edge of the solar system that spacecraft have visited ...

- Stuff - NZ

Watch: 'Muslims contributed except terror'

Egyptian TV host blasts Muslims following attack in London, says no one should be surprised by it.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Jack Chan's Weekly Precious Metals Update

Jack Chan's Weekly Precious Metals Update...

- MENAFN - JO

NHRC: Gulf blockade violates Qatari students' rights

Rights Committee says 'unjust siege' impacts the right to education for Qatari students in Saudi, the UAE and Bahrain.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Spokeswoman: Cosby town hall's about education, not assault

A spokeswoman for Bill Cosby is clarifying the purpose of the comedian's planned town hall meetings after she and a colleague initially appeared to ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US