Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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MAY 10 1940: Churchill takes helm as Germans advanceGerman forces have invaded Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg by air and land. The invasion began at dawn with large numbers of aeroplanes attacking the main aerodromes and landing troops. The Dutch High Commission says more than 100 German planes were shot down by its forces. In London, it has been announced that Winston Churchill will lead a coalition government after Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain said he was stepping aside.

On This Day May 10, 1869, a golden spike was driven at Promontory, Utah, marking the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.




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This week, Apple was valued at more than $800 billion. It marked the first time that the company’s market capitalization ever reached that figure, breaking its own record from February 2015 when its market capitalization was $774.7 billion. The tech giant became the first publicly traded company to ever achieve that milestone.

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 Russia rolled out a rather subdued version of its annual Victory Day parade on Tuesday, with President Vladimir V. Putin calling for international cooperation in fighting terrorism even though foreign leaders had mostly stayed away. Despite Mr. Putin’s call for cooperation, the parade served as a reminder of just how isolated Russia has become, particularly in light of strained ties with the West over a variety of issues, including the 2014 crisis in Ukraine and accusations of election meddling.
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Like him outing her and the Dem shenanigans had nothing to do!



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As many as 90,000 people demonstrated in Warsaw on Saturday in protest of the government’s perceived anti-democratic tendencies and anti-Brussels rhetoric. Poland’s largest opposition party Civic Platform, which organized the the so-called Freedom March, recently outstripped the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party in the polls for the first time in years. I GUESS THE NATIVES ARE GETTING RESTLESS!

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Poland is mulling setting up special camps where asylum seekers would be housed in containers and kept behind fences in the event of another migration crisis, according to the country’s interior minister. “The thing is to be ready for such a situation in the form of places in which those waiting for deportation would be kept who may try to break the law,” Mariusz Błaszczak told Polish radio on Tuesday. “That’s all it entails. Besides, there are similar container camps in France and in Germany.” It’s a very similar approach to one adopted by Hungary, which has come under fire from the EU for its harsh approach to asylum seekers.

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A state university in Indonesia has come under fire from international human-rights advocates for requiring prospective students to declare on a form that they are not lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender before applying and enrolling at the institution.

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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Laos are eager to explore potentials in developing the halal industry to diversify trade activities between the two countries. The two countries are also planning to enhance investment cooperation with Laos expressing commitment to ensure ease of doing business for Malaysian investors. Economy was the main topic of discussion between Prime Minis­ter Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and visiting Laos Prime Minister Dr Thongloun Sisoulith who is here for a two-day official visit.

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Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart attack, study says  Taking even over-the-counter doses of common painkillers known as NSAIDs -- nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack in a new study.

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Juliana Ossa, 10, describes how she escaped the clutches of a nine-foot-long alligator near Orlando, Florida.

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