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A Newly Restored 'The Shining' Debuts in Cannes

A Newly Restored 'The Shining' Debuts in Cannes

ENTERTAINMENT | May 18
Thirty-nine years later, Jack is still not a dull boy. In a new pristine restoration, Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday evening.

Thousands March in Northern Ireland for Same Sex Marriage

Thousands March in Northern Ireland for Same Sex Marriage

NEWS | May 18
Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region's leaders permit same-sex marriage.

Italy's Salvini Stakes Out Post as Europe's Populist Leader

Italy's Salvini Stakes Out Post as Europe's Populist Leader

NEWS | By Colleen Barry | May 18
Italy's anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders Saturday seeking historic results in next week's European Parliament elections in their bid to transform European politics.

 Australia's Ruling Coalition Elected to Surprise Third Term

Australia's Ruling Coalition Elected to Surprise Third Term

NEWS | By Rod McGuirk | May 18
Australia's ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country's general election on Saturday.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Assaulted During Event in South Africa

Arnold Schwarzenegger Assaulted During Event in South Africa

ENTERTAINMENT | May 18
Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old appeared to quickly recover and say "I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat."

Wynn and MGM in Talks About Sale uf Encore Boston Casino

Wynn and MGM in Talks About Sale uf Encore Boston Casino

NEWS | By Steve LeBlanc and Bob Salsberg | May 18
Two major casino operators said Friday they were in preliminary talks about the possible sale of one of the largest casinos in the Northeast.

Netflix Announces Fashion Design Competition Series

Netflix Announces Fashion Design Competition Series

ENTERTAINMENT | May 18
It's been a minute since a new fashion design competition has occurred. Enter: "Next in Fashion," soon to come on Netflix.

In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

NEWS | By Jessica Gresko and Mark Sherman | May 18
For all of President Donald Trump's talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser as his team tries to defy congressional attempts to investigate him.

Warren Building Unlikely Connection with Black Female Voters

Warren Building Unlikely Connection with Black Female Voters

NEWS | By Errin Haines Whack | May 18
Elizabeth Warren was the last of eight presidential candidates to take the stage at Texas Southern University last month when she was pressed for a solution to black women dying during childbirth at far higher rates than white women.

Report Shocks, Angers Some of Ohio State Doc's 177 Victims

Report Shocks, Angers Some of Ohio State Doc's 177 Victims

NEWS | May 18
Victims of a now-dead Ohio State team doctor are reacting with shock, grief and anger at investigative findings that validated a heinous pattern of sexual abuse that many of them say they experienced as young men and then worked to forget for decades.


News

Australian Election Vote Count Reveals Close Contest

Australian Election Vote Count Reveals Close Contest

POLITICS | By Rod McGuirk | May 18
The vote count in Australia's general election on Saturday was proving closer than opinion polls had predicted, with the ruling conservative coalition appearing more likely to form a government than the favored center-left opposition party.


Business

A Separate War: Pioneering Black Marines Endured, Prevailed

A Separate War: Pioneering Black Marines Endured, Prevailed

LEGAL | By Tom Foreman Jr. | May 18
It was the dress blue uniforms that drew John Thompson to join the U.S. Marines, where black men were not welcome, so he could defend a country that denied him the rights he wanted to fight for.


Technology

Why Is the Pentagon Interested in UFOs?

Why Is the Pentagon Interested in UFOs?

SCIENCE | By Iain Boyd | May 18
U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them to keep track of what they see.


Finance

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

HEALTH | By Shefali Luthra | May 18
The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand.


Cars

Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

AUTO NEWS | May 17
President Donald Trump on Friday delayed any decision to impose tariffs on car and auto-part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting ongoing talks with European nations and Japan.


Health/Fitness

In Abortion Debates, Female Lawmakers Recount Their Rapes

In Abortion Debates, Female Lawmakers Recount Their Rapes

NATIONAL | By Julie Carr Smyth and Christina A. Cassidy | May 18
For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina's legislature.


Travel

Sri Lanka's Hotels, Beaches and Eateries Now Empty of Tourists

Sri Lanka's Hotels, Beaches and Eateries Now Empty of Tourists

INTERNATIONAL | By Bharatha Mallawarachi | May 17
Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled.