Australia’s conservative coalition wins surprise 3rd term

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten prepares to vote during a federal election at Moonee Ponds West Primary School in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Polling stations opened across Australia on Saturday in elections that are likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill) Andy Brownbill Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten and his wife Chloe eat a sausage sandwich on a federal election day in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Polling stations opened across Australia on Saturday in elections that are likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill) Andy Brownbill …read more Source:: Deseret… Read More

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U.S.: Iran military could misidentify airliners amid tension

In this Thursday, May 16, 2019 photo released by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Nicholas Miller, from Spring, Texas, and Lt. Sean Ryan, from Gautier, Miss., launch an F-18 Super Hornet from the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea. On Saturday, May 18, 2019, U.S. diplomats warned that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman, U.S. Navy DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being …read more Source:: Deseret News – U.S. & World News       

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Jimmy Carter won’t teach Sunday school days after procedure

FILE- In this Sept. 12, 2018, file photo former President Jimmy Carter answers questions from students during his annual town hall with Emory University in Atlanta. Carter has been released from a Georgia hospital after hip replacement surgery. A spokeswoman for Carter says former first lady Rosalynn Carter also was hospitalized Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Americus after feeling faint but was discharged Thursday, May 16 along with her husband. The 94-year-old former president injured his hip earlier this week when he fell at his home before a planned turkey hunt. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File) Curtis Compton …read more Source:: Deseret News – U.S. & World News       

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Asian Americans push for Smithsonian gallery of their own

From left, members of the An family, Catherine, Elizabeth, Helene and Basilika pose for a photo at the family’s restaurant Crustacean Beverly Hills Monday, May 13, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. On May 18, the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center launches a $25 million fundraising drive for permanent gallery space on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. with a glitzy party in Los Angeles full of celebrities and politicians. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Marcio Jose Sanchez Helene An walks in the kitchen of her family’s restaurant Crustacean Beverly Hills, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. On May 18, the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center launches a $25 million… Read More

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Biden rejects Democrats’ anger in call for national unity

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally at Eakins Oval in Philadelphia, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Matt Rourke Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally at Eakins Oval in Philadelphia, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Matt Rourke Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally at Eakins Oval in Philadelphia, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) …read more Source:: Deseret News – U.S. & World News       

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S. Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park

FILE – In this Aug. 13, 2017, file photo, A man adjusts national flags on wire fences near a directional sign showing the distance to North Korea’s Kaesong city and South Korea’s capital Seoul at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File) Lee Jin-man FILE – In this March 16, 2016, file photo, Officials of South Korean firms with plants in the now-suspended inter-Korean factory complex in North Korea’s border town of Kaesong, release balloons during a rally at the Imjingak pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. The letters at banners read ” Make Kaesong Industrial Complex to resume”.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon,… Read More

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Australia’s ruling coalition gets surprise third term

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten prepares to vote during a federal election at Moonee Ponds West Primary School in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Polling stations opened across Australia on Saturday in elections that are likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill) Andy Brownbill Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten and his wife Chloe eat a sausage sandwich on a federal election day in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Polling stations opened across Australia on Saturday in elections that are likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill) Andy Brownbill …read more Source:: Deseret… Read More

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Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa

FILE – In this Thursday, April 4, 2019 file photo, Arnold Schwarzenegger, a cast member in the upcoming film “Terminator: Dark Fate,” discusses the film during the Paramount Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2019, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas. New video on Saturday, May 18, 2019 shows actor Arnold Schwarzenegger being assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa. It shows the 71-year-old standing and filming children at a sporting event in Johannesburg when a man makes a flying kick into his back. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) Chris Pizzello …read more Source:: Deseret News – U.S. & World… Read More

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Brawl suits against Turkey raise questions of law, diplomacy

FILE – In this June 15, 2017, file photo, pictures of people facing criminal charges are seen after a news conference in Washington, about an May 16, 2017, altercation outside the Turkish Embassy in Washington during the visit of the Turkish president. Lawsuits arising from a brawl outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington are raising tough questions of law and diplomacy, including about how much legal protection should be extended to the people who protect international leaders from raucous demonstrations when they travel abroad. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) Alex Brandon WASHINGTON — Turkey’s leader spoke of cooperation …read more Source:: Deseret News – U.S. & World News       

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Tribes across country push for better internet access

This undated photo provided by Amy Martin shows Ophelia Watahomigie-Corliss, a member of the Havasupai Tribal Council, at Red Butte, a site that the Havasupai consider sacred about 15 miles south of Tusayan, Ariz. Native American tribes are pushing the federal government to give them priority when it issues licenses that could expand internet coverage in their communities. Tribes in Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Washington, Idaho and others in Arizona also are pressing the FCC for a priority filing window. On the Havasupai Tribal Council, Watahomigie-Corliss is dubbed the telecommunications member. (Amy Martin via AP) Amy Martin FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — …read more Source:: Deseret News – U.S. & World News       

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