Melania Trump praises Kavanaugh, laments attention on her clothes

  1. Melania Trump praises Kavanaugh, laments attention on her clothes  Reuters
  2. Melania Trump says Kavanaugh is “highly qualified” for the Supreme Court  CBS News
  3. Does Melania Trump Ever Tell the President to Put Away His Phone? ‘Yes!’  New York Times
  4. Trump derides protections for immigrants from ‘shithole’ countries  Washington Post
  5. Melania Trump wraps first solo international trip in Egypt with comments on Kavanaugh and Ford  Washington Post
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Melania Trump laments cyber bullying

Melania Trump laments cyber bullyingUS First Lady Melania Trump renewed her campaign to tackle cyber bullying Monday, as her husband lit up the internet with a stream of invective against his perceived foes. Appearing at a health department building outside Washington, the Slovenia-born first lady urged tech companies to listen more to “children’s ideas and concerns” about online bullying. “Let’s face it: most children are more aware of the benefits and pitfalls of social media than some adults,” she said.


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Cambodia dismisses poll criticism, opposition laments 'death of democracy'

Cambodia dismisses poll criticism, opposition laments 'death of democracy'By Prak Chan Thul and Amy Sawitta Lefevre PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodia woke to another chapter of rule by strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday, a day after his Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) declared victory in a general election that rights groups said was neither free nor fair. The White House said it would consider steps, including an expansion of visa restrictions placed on some Cambodian government members, in response to “flawed elections” in which there was no significant challenger to Hun Sen. CPP spokesman Sok Eysan said on Sunday the party won an estimated 100 out of 125 parliamentary seats.


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Merkel says climate change is a fact, laments US stance

  1. Merkel says climate change is a fact, laments US stance  ABC News
  2. Trump criticism supports far-right Germans against Angela Merkel  New York Daily News
  3. How Far Will Bavaria’s CSU Go to Fend Off Germany’s Far-Right?  Foreign Policy (blog)
  4. Trump says crime in Germany is way up. German statistics show the opposite.  Washington Post
  5. RPT-Macron’s euro zone reforms: Grand vision reduced to pale imitation  Reuters
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Freeman defends himself against allegations, laments his work could be 'undermined'

  1. Freeman defends himself against allegations, laments his work could be ‘undermined’  Los Angeles Times
  2. Visa Stops Morgan Freeman Commercials After Sexual Harassment Report  New York Times
  3. Morgan Freeman ‘Devastated’ by Reports of Sexual Harassment: ‘I Did Not Assault Women’  PEOPLE.com
  4. The shady side of Morgan Freeman  Nicki Swift
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Germany's BDI laments U.S. decision to quit Iran nuclear deal

Germany's BDI laments U.S. decision to quit Iran nuclear dealGermany’s BDI industry association on Tuesday said it deeply regretted the U.S. decision to pull out of the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran after the long and difficult negotiations required to conclude the deal with Tehran. The industry group said it was now important for the European Union, together with Russia and China, to send a clear signal about their continued commitment to the agreement. “This is about maintaining credibility in foreign, security and economic policy,” the group’s president, Dieter Kempf said.


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My Lai massacre photographer laments US 'carnage' fifty years on

My Lai massacre photographer laments US 'carnage' fifty years onFifty years after taking photos of an American massacre of Vietnamese villagers, a former US army photographer said he is sorry for the “carnage” his countrymen unleashed in one the war’s worst atrocities. Ronald Haeberle told AFP he started snapping instinctively, capturing the chilling photos that would later expose the full extent of the My Lai massacre: 504 Vietnamese dead in a single day, mostly unarmed women, children and older men. “I wanted to remember what was happening there, I wanted to capture a moment in time, and I did,” he told AFP while touring the My Lai massacre museum in the village on Friday, the 50th anniversary of the killings.


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