Daily News Thread 5/5

North Korea claims CIA plotted to kill Kim Jong-un

North Korea has accused US and South Korean agents of plotting to kill its Supreme Leader, Kim Jong-un.
bbc.com/news/world-asia-39815561

‘I will kill you & that’s why UN is here’: Duterte fumes over UN rapporteur’s surprise visit

The Philippines is up in arms over a UN special rapporteur’s unofficial visit to the country, claiming she is biased against the country’s controversial ‘war on drugs,’ and threatening to lodge a complaint to the UN.
rt.com/news/387205-duterte-un-killings-complaint/

Donald Trump will visit Israel, the Vatican and Saudi Arabia in first foreign trip as US president

President Donald Trump will visit Israel, the Vatican and Saudi Arabia in his first foreign trip as president this month, the White House as confirmed. The visits come in addition to the president's previously scheduled trip to Europe.
independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/donald-trump-israel-vatican-rome-saudi-arabia-first-foregn-trip-us-president-7-summit-sicily-italy-a7718031.html

Senate Moves Obamacare Repeal to Slow Lane After House Vote

Passage of the House’s health-care bill gives the Obamacare repeal effort new life after months of wrangling, but key Republican senators are already pushing it aside to write their own bill with no clear timetable to act.
bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-05-05/senate-moves-obamacare-repeal-to-slow-lane-after-house-squeaker

Local and mayoral results: Tories advance amid Labour losses

The Conservatives have gained ground in local elections across Britain at the expense of Labour and UKIP.
bbc.com/news/uk-politics-39810488

Brexit: English language 'losing importance' - EU's Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told a conference in Italy on the EU that "English is losing importance in Europe".
bbc.com/news/world-europe-39816044

Macron stretches lead as French presidential campaign enters final day

Centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron extended his lead in the polls over his far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Friday, the final day of a tumultuous election campaign that has turned the country's politics upside down.
reuters.com/article/us-france-election-idUSKBN18014H

‘We’re not fragile like US, which went on its knees to China’ – Zimbabwe president Mugabe

Robert Mugabe, the 93-year-old leader of Zimbabwe who is seeking reelection next year, has rejected the view that his country is in economic turmoil. Mugabe instead claims Zimbabwe is the second most developed in Africa, while calling the US “fragile.”
rt.com/news/387230-zimbabwe-not-fragile-mugabe/

Exclusive: Uber faces criminal probe over software used to evade authorities

The U.S. Department of Justice has begun a criminal investigation into Uber Technologies Inc's use of a software tool that helped its drivers evade local transportation regulators, two sources familiar with the situation said.
reuters.com/article/us-uber-tech-crime-exclusive-idUSKBN1802U1

US-led coalition warplanes banned from Syria safe zones – Russian envoy

The four safe zones to be established in Syria will be closed for flights by US-led coalition warplanes, said the Russian envoy to the Astana peace talks, where the zones were agreed upon.
rt.com/news/387203-syria-safe-zones-warplanes-coalition/

Most US homes have mobiles but no landline

Less than half of US households now have a landline, according to a study from the US government.
bbc.com/news/technology-39807186

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vice.com/en_us/article/showing-texass-true-colors-through-the-quiet-activism-of-borderland-residents-v24n4
rt.com/op-edge/387106-fbi-comey-russia-wikileaks-clinton/
rt.com/op-edge/387248-saudi-arabia-yemen-famine/
thenation.com/article/its-not-too-late-to-save-net-neutrality-from-a-captured-fcc/
theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/05/you-cannot-encrypt-your-face/524073/?utm_source=feed
nakedcapitalism.com/2017/05/great-china-crash-upon-us.html
vice.com/en_us/article/a-high-school-was-evacuated-after-a-student-showed-up-in-a-darth-vader-costume
thehill.com/homenews/administration/332132-fcc-probing-colberts-trump-putin-joke

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OP/ED

Surprising Photos from the US-Mexico Border

We spoke to men and women who are trying to show what Texas really is.
vice.com/en_us/article/showing-texass-true-colors-through-the-quiet-activism-of-borderland-residents-v24n4

‘Greatest threat to US democracy is its sham two-party system, not Russia’

The FBI chief's statement about Russian threat to US democracy is hot air designed to obfuscate Clinton’s failure, while the attacks on WikiLeaks are fanning the flames of Julian Assange’s mistrial, says former MI5 intelligence officer Annie Machon.
rt.com/op-edge/387106-fbi-comey-russia-wikileaks-clinton/

‘Saudi aid to Yemen – camouflage to conceal war crimes’

Saudi Arabia tries to play a public relations game to mitigate the growing international chorus of criticism against its war crimes in Yemen, and placate the real backers in Washington, says the director of the anti-war ANSWER Coalition, Brian Becker.
rt.com/op-edge/387248-saudi-arabia-yemen-famine/

It’s Not Too Late To Save Net Neutrality From a Captured FCC

The Trump-appointed FCC chairman has ushered in a virulent strain of market libertarianism. He can and must be stopped.
thenation.com/article/its-not-too-late-to-save-net-neutrality-from-a-captured-fcc/

You Cannot Encrypt Your Face

Democracy may be impossible in a world where no dissent is anonymous.
theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/05/you-cannot-encrypt-your-face/524073/?utm_source=feed

Is the Great China Crash Upon Us?

No large economy has made a crisis-free transition from being investment/export led to consumption led. Is China finally starting its Big One?
nakedcapitalism.com/2017/05/great-china-crash-upon-us.html

BONUS:

A High School Was Evacuated After a Student Showed Up in a Darth Vader Costume

According to FOX 11 News, Ashwaubenon High School in Green Bay, Wisconsin, was placed on lockdown Thursday morning after a concerned parent called 911 to report seeing a person walking near the school wearing dark clothing, possibly a bulletproof vest.
vice.com/en_us/article/a-high-school-was-evacuated-after-a-student-showed-up-in-a-darth-vader-costume

Bless you, unsung Daily News Thread user.

The NewsAnon is the hero we need but don't deserve

What a fucking cunt. English is fucking convenient, nobody wants to learn German and French.

Bravo, Holla Forums.

thanks guys :7)

This should be funny.

SOON.

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Is Junker's job just to shit on Anglos and America?

t. Buttmad Anglo

FCC to investigate, 'take appropriate action' on Colbert’s Trump rant
thehill.com/homenews/administration/332132-fcc-probing-colberts-trump-putin-joke
lol

Tes larmes sont délicieuses rosbif

What a wonderful waste of tax payer dollars.

Ebin

This is so painfully true

The alt right is pathetic

I'm Dutch actually.

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