No more Mr Europe: Macron forced to curb EU ambitions

Yellow vest protestors march in Paris, France, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Yellow vest protests are taking place for the 27th consecutive week to challenge President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies. (AP Photo/Rafael Yahgobzadeh) Rafael Yahgobzadeh Yellow vest protestors gather in Paris, France, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Yellow vest protests are taking place for the 27th consecutive week to challenge President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies. (AP Photo/Rafael Yahgobzadeh) Rafael Yahgobzadeh Yellow vest protestors gather in Paris, France, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Yellow vest protests are taking place for the 27th …read more Source:: Deseret News – U.S. & World News       

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Texas Latter-day Saint missionary dies from accidental asphyxiation in Mexico

Elder Andrew Carr, 19, from Fort Worth, Texas, died while serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Mexico Mexico City Northwest Mission from asphyxiation from a faulty water heater. Family photo SALT LAKE CITY — A Fort Worth, Texas family is grieving and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints extended its deepest sympathies after a young missionary died in Mexico from asphyxiation due to a faulty water heater. Elder Andrew Carr, 19, died Saturday morning while serving in the Mexico Mexico City Northwest Mission at his apartment from asphyxiation from …read more Source:: Deseret News – U.S. & World News       

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As states pass restrictive abortion laws, questions surface

FILE- In this April 11, 2019 file photo, Gov. Mike DeWine signs a bill imposing one of the nation’s toughest abortion restrictions, in Columbus, Ohio. Planned Parenthood and Ohio abortion clinics have sued to prevent the state’s restrictive abortion law from taking effect. The complained filed Wednesday, May 15 in federal court in Columbus says the ban of abortions after the first detectable fetal heartbeat is unconstitutional and would prohibit nearly all abortions in Ohio. A detectable heartbeat can come as early as five or six weeks into pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. (Fred Squillante/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File) Fred Squillante FILE – In this March 20,… Read More

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Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, wounds 17

A bus and a car are parked after being damaged by a bomb, in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, March 19, 2019. Egyptian officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids. They said Sunday’s blast wounded at least 17 people including tourists. (AP Photo/Mohammed Salah) Mohammed Salah Police inspect a car and a bus that were damaged by a bomb, in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, March 19, 2019. Egyptian officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids. They said Sunday’s blast wounded at least 17 people including tourists. (AP Photo/Mohammed Salah) Mohammed Salah …read more Source:: Deseret News – U.S. &… Read More

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Saudis say they don’t want war, but will defend themselves

CORRECTS DATE – In this Friday, May 17, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, the USS Abraham Lincoln sails in the Arabian Sea near the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge. Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targeted by “miscalculation or misidentification” from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions between the Islamic Republic and the U.S., American diplomats warned Saturday, May 18, 2019, even as both Washington and Tehran say they don’t seek war. (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian M. Wilbur, U.S. Navy via AP) Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian M. Wilbur CORRECTS DATE – In this Friday, May 17, 2019, photo released by the… Read More

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France’s Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe

Yellow vest protestors march in Paris, France, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Yellow vest protests are taking place for the 27th consecutive week to challenge President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies. (AP Photo/Rafael Yahgobzadeh) Rafael Yahgobzadeh Yellow vest protestors gather in Paris, France, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Yellow vest protests are taking place for the 27th consecutive week to challenge President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies. (AP Photo/Rafael Yahgobzadeh) Rafael Yahgobzadeh Yellow vest protestors gather in Paris, France, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Yellow vest protests are taking place for the 27th …read more Source:: Deseret News – U.S. & World News       

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The Netherlands wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv

Kate Miller-Heidke of Australia, center, performs the song “Zero Gravity” during the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest grand final in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner) Sebastian Scheiner Duncan Laurence of the Netherlands celebrates after winning the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest grand final in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner) Sebastian Scheiner Israeli singer Dana International, left, the winner of the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest and Israeli Netta Barzilai, the winner of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest perform during the 2019 …read more Source:: Deseret News – U.S. & World News       

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Inside the Newsroom: ‘The Wi-Fi ate my story!’ and other notes from the Samoa ministry tour

Deseret News photographer Ravell Call snaps photographs while in Samoa. Tad Walch, Deseret News Deseret News reporter Tad Walch speaks with members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa. Ravell Call, Deseret News Deseret News photographer Ravell Call snaps photographs while in Samoa. …read more Source:: Deseret News – U.S. & World News       

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Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance

In this March 25, 2019 photo, Ohio State Rep. Erica Crawley, D-Columbus, listens as Reps. Bob Cupp, R-Lima, and John Patterson, D-Jefferson, announce their proposed overhaul of Ohio’s school funding formula at the Statehouse. During a floor speech opposing Ohio’s heartbeat abortion ban, Crawley revealed for the first time publicly that she had been a victim of sexual assault. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) John Minchillo In this May 13, 2019 photo, South Carolina Rep. Nancy Mace discusses being sexually assaulted in Columbia, S.C. For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of… Read More

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