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U.K. 'Super Thursday' Election Results: The Big Upsets

7 minutes agoNews : Newsweek: US

Results are coming in from the U.K.’s local, mayoral and devolved elections—”Super Thursday,” as over-excited politicos are calling it. The Labour Party, led by left-wing leader Jeremy Corbyn, is looking stronger than many expected in England and Wales, but has had a terrible night in Scotland. Show More Summary

Cristiano Ronaldo: Is Gareth Bale More Important To Real Madrid?

7 minutes agoNews : Newsweek: US

Real Madrid has strained and sweated since 2009 to keep Cristiano Ronaldo happy at the Santiago Bernabeu, but perhaps those efforts are at an end. Gareth Bale’s performance in the UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester...Show More Summary

Hand Meets Machine in Met Costume Institute Exhibit

10 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

It stands on a dais in the center of a circular room, sparkling and mesmerizing from its exalted perch. Karl Lagerfeld’s haute couture wedding ensemble is worthy of worship in the context of Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, a new exhibition from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in Manhattan. Show More Summary

Stop Torturing Kids: L.A. Joins Push Against Solitary Confinement of Juveniles

10 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

If solitary confinement is inhumane, as many have come to believe, then solitary confinement of juveniles approaches pure barbarism. And while criminal justice reform often moves at a turtle’s pace, this issue is proving a welcome exception. Show More Summary

Lyft, General Motors Will Soon Test Self-Driving Taxis: Report

10 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

The dream of self-driving cars hitting the streets may become reality very soon, as GM and Lyft plan to test a fleet of autonomous taxis on public roads in an as-yet-undisclosed American city by next year. The Wall Street Journal reports that GM and Lyft will manufacture self-driving Chevrolet Bolts for Lyft’s ride-sharing services. Show More Summary

After ISIS, Normal Life Slowly Returns to the Streets of a Libyan City

14 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

In April, fighters from the Shura Council—a coalition of Islamist militias linked to Al-Qaeda in the eastern Libyan city of Derna—and the Libyan military both claimed responsibility for the ousting of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) from their last bastions, “district 400” and the al-Fatayeh mountains south of the city. Show More Summary

U.K. Chief Rabbi Among Many Residents Barred From Barnet Poll

14 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Politicians threatened legal action after many residents in a North London borough were prevented from voting in local elections on Thursday. Voters in Barnet were turned away from polling stations because their names were missing from lists. Show More Summary

Memory Manipulation Makes Mice Forget Bad Experiences

14 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Imagine being able to erase bad memories or amplify ones that might be fading. In a study that is reminiscent of the film Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind, scientists at Stony Brook University in New York have found a way to strengthen,...Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood Sues Kansas Over Funding Cut Plan

14 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Planned Parenthood, a U.S. women's healthcare and abortion provider, has filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Kansas over a plan to strip it of government healthcarefunding, court records showed. Planned Parenthood says at least...Show More Summary

Big Shots: This Week's News in Photos

14 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Costa Mesa, California—Police face off against protesters displaying a variety of placards outside a Donald Trump campaign rally in Orange County on April 28. Some protesters tried to flip over cars, including a police cruiser. Costa Mesa police arrested as many as 20 people and broke up the crowd. Show More Summary

'Game of Thrones' Season 6, Episode 3: Spoilers, Theories and More for 'Oathbreaker'

14 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

As the shock of Jon Snow’s resurrection subsides, Game of Thrones will this week focus on Daenerys Targaryen, who, last we saw her, was captured by a Dothraki clan and told she would be sent to a convent for widows after revealing herself...Show More Summary

Trump's Deportation Plan Could Shrink the U.S. Economy: Study

14 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Donald Trump's vow to round up and deport all of America's undocumented immigrants if he is elected president could shrink the economy by around 2 percent, according to a study to be released on Thursday by conservative think tank the...Show More Summary

Roy Keane: How Manchester United Can Start Winning Titles Again

14 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Advice on how to win major titles is not something Manchester United is used to taking. But, having gone more than two years without a trophy, Roy Keane has been on-hand to offer his counsel. A former captain of the club, Keane, whoShow More Summary

Watch: Hubble Telescope Captures View of Milky Way's 'Galactic Core'

14 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

NASA's Hubble telescope now has an unprecedented view of the galactic core, the rotational centre of the Milky Way galaxy. A new video released by the Hubble team shows how the telescope's infrared camera allowed scientists to peer into...Show More Summary

Irvine Welsh to Write Alan McGee Biopic

14 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

We’re used to seeing biopics about musical greats—Tom Hiddleston, for example, is currently starring as Hank Williams in I Saw the Light—but rarely do we see the stories of the people behind those icons. That’s what makes a new movie...Show More Summary

Planned Layoffs Surge Across the U.S. as Jobless Claims Rise

17 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, posting the biggest gain in more than a year, but the underlying trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market. Another report on Thursday showed a 35 percent surge in planned layoffs by U.S.-based employers last month. Show More Summary

To Curb Radicalization We Should Battle Extremist Ideas, Not Ban Them

17 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Security, prosperity and opportunity for all will be the themes of the Queen’s Speech on May 18, No. 10 has indicated, as David Cameron is set to reveal tough new laws to clamp down on extremists. This carries on from plans announced last year. Show More Summary

Turkey's Prime Minister Confirms His Resignation

17 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Turkey’s prime minister has confirmed he is resigning from his post, following reports of divisions between him and the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said he would step down following a meeting...Show More Summary

Le Pen to Merkel: Keep Out of French Politics

17 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

French far-right leader Marine le Pen has returned fire in a war of words with Angela Merkel, calling the German chancellor’s intervention in French politics “outrageous.” During a visit to a French school in Berlin on Tuesday, Merkel...Show More Summary

Putin Ally Accuses New NATO General of Stoking 'War Hysteria'

17 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Less than a week into the job, NATO’s new head of U.S. European Command, General Curtis Scaparrotti, has already riled allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Scaparrotti succeeded retiring general Philip Breedlove on Tuesday and...Show More Summary

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