• People share why they're celebrating Cinco de Mayo

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    These days, Cinco de Mayo is promoted by watering holes as Cinco de Drinko or Drinko de Mayo. According to José Alamillo, professor of ethnic studies at Washington State University in Pullman, a 2006 study found there are more than 150 official Cinco de Mayo events across the country.
  • ASEAN Holds Summit in Philippines among Regional Challenges

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    But in the statement issued after he hosted the Asean Summit in Manila, Mr Duterte merely took note of "concerns expressed by some leaders over recent developments in the area". "But on the other hand, the leaders highlighted improving relations between ASEAN and China", Patron said in Manila . President Rodrigo Duterte said he will ask United States President Donald Trump in a phone call tonight not to go to war with North Korea to spare the region from suffering.
  • Rugby League: GB & Irish Lions to tour New Zealand

    Rugby League: GB & Irish Lions to tour New Zealand

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    The four-year cycle also includes an Emerging Nations Championship in 2018 leading up the 2021 World Cup which will be hosted by the Rugby Football League in the UK. A dedicated mid-season worldwide weekend will be created, giving nations an opportunity to build on the success of this year's Pacific Test Series in Sydney.
  • New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in native Gaza

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    Hamas has run Gaza since 2007 but is considered a terrorist organisation by Israel, the United States and the European Union. The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners' Affairs likewise described the release of the video as part of an Israeli "war of lies" to discredit Barghouti and other hunger strikers.
  • Sally Yates: Michael Flynn was 'compromised' and vulnerable to Russian blackmail

    Sally Yates: Michael Flynn was 'compromised' and vulnerable to Russian blackmail

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    She told White House counsel Don McGahn on January 26, less than a week into Trump's presidency, that Flynn had not been telling the truth about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to Washington . The same month, Priebus described the Yates conversation in similar terms, telling CBS's "Face the Nation" that "our legal counsel got a heads up from Sally Yates that something wasn't adding up with his story".
  • Fireworks cache explodes in Mexico, killing at least 12

    Fireworks cache explodes in Mexico, killing at least 12

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    The explosion came during preparations for a religious festival on May 15, the Puebla state government said. A senior official in the Puebla state government, Diodoro Carrasco, told a local radio station that despite state laws on storing fireworks it was hard to prevent these types of accidents.
  • Does Turkey Think Trump's Resolve in Syria is Weakening?

    Does Turkey Think Trump's Resolve in Syria is Weakening?

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    Turkish president said that he will talk this issue with his US counterpart Donald Trump during their meeting on May 16. The YPG is a key component of the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), a US -backed alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighting groups involved in a campaign to drive Islamic State out of its Syria stronghold, Raqqa.
  • 85-year-old dies trying to become oldest Everest climber

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    Sherchan's death comes at a time when a record number of climbers have flocked to Everest. Meanwhile, Everest Base Camp - the tent city where climbers live for several weeks to acclimatize themselves to the altitude - has continued to grow, with more trekkers and tourists flying in by helicopter for day trips, and some even indulging in Champagne breakfasts with a view.
  • ISIS radio station destroyed, 34 militants killed in Nangarhar

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    Officials said the announcement of Hasib's death was delayed until his remains could be positively identified. The three most recent US deaths in Afghanistan were in combat last month against the IS affiliate, which also was the target of a much-publicized USA airstrike April 13 using the "mother of all bombs".
  • Trump's comments on Muslims at center of travel ban case

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    The defining issue at Monday's hearing, as in previous proceedings, was whether courts can look past the text of Trump's order - which refers to incidents of terrorism and government deficiencies in the targeted countries - to his statements and other evidence of alleged discriminatory motives.