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Macron attacks nationalism in speech to US Congress

His comments have been widely interpreted as a thinly veiled attack on Mr Trump's America First agenda.

Golden State Killer: DNA links ex-officer to California cold cases

Police arrest Joseph James DeAngelo over the notorious Golden State murders from the 1970s and 1980s.

North Korea test site could be unusable after collapse - Chinese scientists

The last nuclear test may have rendered the Punggye-ri test site unusable, say Chinese scientists.

Facebook sales soar despite data scandal

The firm reports a near 50% revenue rise and says it is taking a broader review of its responsibilities.

Rodney Saunders: South Africa identifies body of missing horticulturalist

Horticulturalist Rodney Saunders and his wife disappeared in February, in a suspected IS kidnapping.

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Behind a Roadside Hit in Malaysia, Israeli-Palestinian Intrigue

An engineer is the latest Hamas figure to be targeted abroad by Israel’s Mossad spy agency, officials say, as another conspiracy plays out in Kuala Lumpur.

The Interpreter: Does Facebook Just Harbor Extremists? Or Does It Create Them?

Most believe that provocateurs are responsible for kindling hate on Facebook. But the evidence suggests that the platform itself may encourage ill will.

Asia and Australia Edition: France, Boracay, North Korea: Your Thursday Briefing

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

Indian Guru Sentenced to Life in Prison for Raping Teenage Girl

The guru, Asaram Bapu, had amassed hundreds of thousands of followers in India, and at least two witnesses who testified against him were murdered.

Hank Azaria Offers to Stop Voicing Apu on ‘The Simpsons’ After Criticism

The character of Apu, a thickly accented convenience store owner who has been on the show for nearly 30 years, has been called a racist stereotype.

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International Herold Tribune - Africa&Middle East

Global Health: Infant Deaths Fall Sharply in Africa With Routine Antibiotics

Providing one dose every six months saved one in four babies, researchers reported. Now the W.H.O. will consider recommending routine use.

Deported to Libya, Ex-Gitmo Detainees Vanish. Will Others Meet a Similar Fate?

Senegal deported two former Guantánamo detainees to Libya, raising fears of a broader collapse of Obama-era resettlement deals under President Trump.

By Stifling Migration, Sudan’s Feared Secret Police Aid Europe

Europe is outsourcing border management to distant countries, hoping to stop migrants before they cross the Mediterranean. But there may be a high moral cost.

Satellite Images Reveal the Birth of a Drone Base

Dust storms, scorching temperatures and lengthy delivery times have put the Pentagon’s new drone base in the Sahara in Niger more than a year behind schedule and $22 million over its original budget. Here is what images from space revealed about the construction process that started in 2016.

Swaziland’s King Wants His Country to Be Called eSwatini

It means “land of the Swazis” in the local language. The name Swaziland dates to the period of British colonial rule, which ended in 1968.

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Ex-cop arrested in infamous Golden State Killer cold case

Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, who police say fits the description of the elusive California killer, was arrested overnight.

Supreme Court hears Trump travel ban, likely to survive review

Justice Elena Kagan wondered what would happen if an anti-Semitic candidate was elected and called for a ban on immigration from Israel.

Macron breaks with Trump on climate change: 'There's no Planet B'

In an address to Congress, the French leader discussed the Paris accords, Iran and the dangers of isolationism. Was Trump listening?

Actor Hank Azaria willing to 'step aside' from voicing Apu on 'The Simpsons'

Appearing on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Azaria spoke about the controversy surrounding Apu.

This algorithm can help resettle refugees by giving them a better shot at employment

When refugees arrive in a new country, everything is unfamiliar. Most countries just assign refugees to cities completely at random -- or according to where the open spots happen to be when the person arrives. But a new algorithm developed by Stanford's Immigration Policy Lab could use refugees' backgrounds to match them with their ideal cities - vastly improving their chance at employment and integration.

The New York Times

Jackson, Macron, Golden State Killer: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Asia and Australia Edition: France, Boracay, North Korea: Your Thursday Briefing

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

Key Justices Seem Skeptical of Challenge to Trump’s Travel Ban

By the end of the argument, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority seemed ready to defer to the president’s national security judgments and discount his campaign promises to impose a “Muslim ban.”

Supreme Court Arguments on Trump’s Travel Ban: Annotated Excerpts

Was President Trump’s travel ban too broad? Did it amount to a ‘Muslim ban’? Is it the courts’ place to second-guess the president? This and other questions were among those that the Supreme Court contended with.

Supreme Court Weighs Claims That Texas Voting Maps Discriminate Against Minorities

The court heard arguments in a long and winding case about whether congressional and state legislative districts were drawn to discriminate.

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The Wallstreet Journal

'Avengers' Gets an Incomplete

“Avengers: Infinity War” si a star-packed, action-stuffed beginning of the end in the Marvel franchise.

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