A Noah's Ark of animals rescued from Hawaii lava

The animal-friendly Red Cross shelter in Pahoa, a town about 25 miles (40 km) east of the volcano, has about 100 dogs and 30 cats, along with bunnies, birds and pigs, said Burgandy Singleton, a Hawaii Island Humane Society volunteer. May 20, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Modi faces revived opposition after setback in Karnataka

A coalition of Congress and a regional group said on Sunday they will establish a government in Karnataka state next week, after Modi's BJP failed to prove its majority despite bagging more seats than any other party in a closely-fought election. May 20, 2018

Maoist landmine kills six policemen in Chhattisgarh

The blast took place two days before Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh is set to hold a public meeting in Dantewada. Officials said security would be further increased for the Chief Minister's meeting. May 20, 2018
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China agrees to import more from U.S., no sign of $200 billion figure

President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on up to $150 billion on Chinese goods to combat what his administration says is Beijing's misappropriation of U.S.intellectual property through joint venture requirements and other policies that force technology transfers. May 20, 2018