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Brexit ‘Red Lines’ Became a Trap for Theresa May 24 May 11:44pm Updated Brexit ‘Red Lines’ Became a Trap for Theresa May
Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union.
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Kenya’s High Court Upholds a Ban on Gay Sex 24 May 11:40pm Updated Kenya’s High Court Upholds a Ban on Gay Sex
The ruling on laws that date from the British colonial era disappointed gay rights advocates in Africa, where anti-gay views remain common.
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John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions 24 May 11:33pm John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions
Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their importance.
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Canada Eyes a New Course on the Boeing 737 Max 24 May 6:37pm Canada Eyes a New Course on the Boeing 737 Max
Prospects that the plane linked to two deadly crashes will soon fly again dimmed following a meeting of the world’s aviation regulators.
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Theresa May Announces Her Resignation, Leaving Brexit in Limbo 24 May 6:16pm Updated Theresa May Announces Her Resignation, Leaving Brexit in Limbo
The prime minister’s departure throws Britain into an unpredictable quandary after three years of trying and failing to pull the country out of the European Union.
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24 May 6:14pm Colombia Will Review Military Orders Amid Human Rights Fears
After senior officers raised concerns that the military may be committing abuses, a commission will review all orders, the president said.
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24 May 6:03pm Theresa May, Missouri, Summer Reading: Your Friday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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The Kabul Bureau’s Accidental Gardener 24 May 5:59pm Updated The Kabul Bureau’s Accidental Gardener
The garden is not often the first thing on our minds, as we cover Afghanistan’s long war. I didn’t notice what was going on until I looked out the window in front of my desk on the second floor and saw a hollyhock at eye level.
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4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them? 24 May 5:37pm Updated 4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them?
Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been circumcised. Four of them shared with The Times their pain, emotional trauma and sexual struggles — and their journey to feel whole.
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Explosive Device in French City of Lyon Injures at Least 13 24 May 4:59pm Updated Explosive Device in French City of Lyon Injures at Least 13
The precise nature of the device was not immediately clear, but President Emmanuel Macron said the explosion in Lyon, in central France, was an “attack.”
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Modi Has a Huge Mandate in India. Now What Will He Do? 24 May 4:28pm Updated Modi Has a Huge Mandate in India. Now What Will He Do?
A mix of hope and fear defined his first five years as prime minister. Both supporters and critics wonder whether a defining victory will tilt him more to one side.
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Violent Protests Erupt in Kashmir After Indian Forces Kill Militant 24 May 3:25pm Updated Violent Protests Erupt in Kashmir After Indian Forces Kill Militant
Thousands took to the streets of the Indian part of the disputed region after Indian forces said they had killed Zakir Rashid Bhat, who was on their most-wanted list.
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Three More Die on Mount Everest During Crowded Climbing Season 24 May 3:24pm Updated Three More Die on Mount Everest During Crowded Climbing Season
Record numbers of permits and a window of clear weather have led to a large number of simultaneous summit attempts.
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Fire Kills at Least 18 in Western India as Students Jump From Building 24 May 3:23pm Fire Kills at Least 18 in Western India as Students Jump From Building
Firefighters struggled to quell flames in a commercial building in Gujarat state that housed a tutoring center and a gym. Video shared online showed young people jumping to escape the fire.
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Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East 24 May 2:49pm Updated Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East
President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday.
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Explosion in French City of Lyon Injures at Least 8 24 May 2:34pm Explosion in French City of Lyon Injures at Least 8
The origin of the explosion in Lyon, a city in central France, was not immediately clear, but President Emmanuel Macron called it an “attack.”
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Theresa May to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister 24 May 1:36pm Updated Theresa May to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister
Mrs. May said she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan through Parliament.
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24 May 12:41pm Updated How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen
In our video, a former State Department official sent to advise the Saudi-led coalition says he saw firsthand how it failed to avoid civilian casualties in Yemen — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way.
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Theresa May to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister: Live Updates 24 May 12:19pm Updated Theresa May to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister: Live Updates
Mrs. May said she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan through Parliament.
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The Frugal Leftist Who Shook Up Madrid 24 May 12:16pm Updated The Frugal Leftist Who Shook Up Madrid
At 75, Mayor Manuela Carmena of Madrid, known as “grandmother,” has confounded doomsayers by almost halving the city’s debt in four years.
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Kenya’s High Court Upholds Ban on Gay Sex 24 May 11:17am Updated Kenya’s High Court Upholds Ban on Gay Sex
The ruling on laws that date from the British colonial era disappointed but did not surprise gay rights advocates in Africa, where anti-gay views are common.
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Theresa May Resigns: Live Updates 24 May 10:21am Updated Theresa May Resigns: Live Updates
Mrs. May said on Friday that she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as Britain’s prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan through Parliament.
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India Election Gives Modi a 2nd Term. Here Are 5 Takeaways. 24 May 9:58am India Election Gives Modi a 2nd Term. Here Are 5 Takeaways.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become one of the most powerful politicians in Indian history, and his success has lifted the Hindu right to its greatest power in modern Indian history.
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‘Red Lines’ on Brexit Became a Trap for Theresa May 24 May 9:46am Updated ‘Red Lines’ on Brexit Became a Trap for Theresa May
Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union.
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24 May 9:44am Updated Theresa May, Harvey Weinstein, Julian Assange: Your Friday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.
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Theresa May’s Resignation Speech 24 May 9:25am Theresa May’s Resignation Speech
In announcing her departure, Mrs. May lamented the fact that she had tried and failed to persuade lawmakers to back her Brexit deal. Here is the text of that speech.
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Assange Indicted Under Espionage Act, Raising First Amendment Issues 24 May 7:17am Updated Assange Indicted Under Espionage Act, Raising First Amendment Issues
The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces 17 counts in a superseding indictment over his role in obtaining and publishing classified documents in 2010.
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Theresa May, Britain’s Prime Minister, Resigns: Live Updates 24 May 7:10am Updated Theresa May, Britain’s Prime Minister, Resigns: Live Updates
Mrs. May announced Friday morning that she would be stepping down, after repeatedly failing to win Parliament’s approval for a deal to withdraw Britain from the European Union.
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‘Red Lines’ on Brexit Became a Snare for Theresa May 24 May 5:50am ‘Red Lines’ on Brexit Became a Snare for Theresa May
Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union.
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May Faces Calls to Resign Amid a Fresh Brexit Revolt 24 May 5:29am May Faces Calls to Resign Amid a Fresh Brexit Revolt
Britain’s prime minister is confronting a ferocious backlash over her latest proposals for leaving the European Union, including the resignation of a key cabinet member.
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Theresa May, Undone by Brexit, to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister 24 May 5:18am Theresa May, Undone by Brexit, to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister
The announcement comes after almost three years of trying and failing to lead Britain out of the European Union.
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Theresa May, Undone by Brexit, to Step Down as U.K. Prime Minister 24 May 5:10am Theresa May, Undone by Brexit, to Step Down as U.K. Prime Minister
The announcement comes after almost three years of trying and failing to lead Britain out of the European Union.
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24 May 5:00am My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan
A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fated mission and he did not.
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24 May 3:38am A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections
Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage.
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24 May 2:57am Updated Huawei, Britain, Julian Assange: Your Friday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.
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Narendra Modi, India’s ‘Watchman,’ Captures Historic Election Victory 24 May 2:08am Updated Narendra Modi, India’s ‘Watchman,’ Captures Historic Election Victory
Mr. Modi’s party captured a commanding parliamentary majority for the second time in a row, a feat not achieved for decades.
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After a Long Fight, Taiwan’s Same-Sex Couples Celebrate New Marriages 24 May 12:29am Updated After a Long Fight, Taiwan’s Same-Sex Couples Celebrate New Marriages
The registrations of the marriages follow a topsy-turvy, yearslong battle to make Taiwan the first in Asia to recognize same-sex unions.
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Modi and B.J.P. Make History in India. Gandhi Concedes. 24 May 12:07am Updated Modi and B.J.P. Make History in India. Gandhi Concedes.
With a commanding lead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party are set to expand their majority. “India wins yet again!” he posted on Twitter.
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