May says sorry to MPs who lost seats after election debacle

May says sorry to MPs who lost seats after election debacle

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said in an interview she feels sorry for MPs of the Conservative party who lost their seats after she called the snap election which led to the party losing 13 seats. However, May also highlighted the importance of forming a functioning government to be prepared for the upcoming Brexit negotiations but would not speak about possible staff changes. Jun 10, 2017
Chinese exam authorities use High Tech to catch cheaters taking college exam

Chinese exam authorities use High Tech to catch cheaters taking college exam

Chinese education authorities are using high tech for the Gaokao exam,  the annual college entrance test that many believe could lead to lucrative jobs. High school students have reportedly been cheating by using wireless devices over the years. In 2017, exam centers used metal detectors, wireless detectors and even drones to deter cheating. 9.4 million students took the exam this year.If caught, cheaters can face up to 7 years in jail. Jun 10, 2017
Tillerson: Gulf states blockade against Qatar hindering US military actions

Tillerson: Gulf states blockade against Qatar hindering US military actions

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged for calm and an ease to the blockade imposed against Qatar by the Arab nations. He said the diplomatic row was causing unintended humanitarian consequences like food shortages, the forced separation of families and children being pulled out of school. Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Bahrain and the Western-recognised governments of Libya and Yemen as well as the Maldives cut ties with Doha on 5 June, accusing it of supporting terror groups, including the Islamic State. The countries also denounced Qatars perceived tolerance of Saudi Arabias arch-rival, Iran. Jun 10, 2017