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20 May 2019

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French doctors begin switching off life support for man who has been in a vegetative state for a decade (4)
Vincent Lambert, 42, was left with severe brain damage after a traffic accident in 2008 Topic | Emmanuel Macron Agence France-Presse Published: 9:40pm, 20 May, 2019 Updated: 9:40pm, 20 May, 2019 Advertisement TOP PICKS Link Copied 0 Italian members of the support committee of French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert, hold a banner reading '#I'm Vincent Lambert' as they protest in front of Montecitorio in central Rome.
Sniper-killing journalist game pulled after outcry over 'Breaking News' mission (2)
Published time: 19 May, 2019 10:04 Sniper 3D Assassin © TFG Co. Games website A popular sniper-mission video game encouraging players to assassinate a journalist has been pulled by its developer after media reports exposed the controversial shooting scene. ‘Sniper 3D Assassin' was a free game on Apple devices as well as gaming platform Steam, and was available on Amazon, Google and Microsoft app stores.
Xi Jinping visits rare earth minerals facility, amid talk of use as weapon in US-China trade war (2)
China produces 90 per cent of the world's rare earth minerals, used in hi- tech production such as electric vehicles Rare earth minerals one of the few goods not hit by incoming US tariffs on US$300 billion of Chinese goods as trade war escalates Topic | US-China trade war Zhou Xin Published: 5:38pm, 20 May, 2019 Updated: 5:41pm, 20 May, 2019 Advertisement TOP PICKS Link Copied 0 President Xi Jinping paid a visit to the country's rare earth mining base
'We're on red alert': Thailand ramps up efforts to prevent African swine fever from spreading (2)
Thailand has tightened border inspections, cracked down on illegal slaughterhouses and traders, and imposed stricter requirements for reporting hog deaths The Agriculture Ministry has estimated an outbreak may cost the Thai economy more than US$1 billion if over 50 per cent of the country's hogs are infected Topic | Thailand Bloomberg Published: 7:00pm, 20 May, 2019 Updated: 7:06pm, 20 May, 2019 Advertisement TOP PICKS Link Copied 0
Chinese economy will not be number one, says Trump (3)
US president tells Fox News he is 'very happy' with trade war China will not surpass the US on his watch, he says Topic | US-China trade war Bloomberg Published: 2:39pm, 20 May, 2019 Updated: 2:38pm, 20 May, 2019 Advertisement TOP PICKS Link Copied 0 US President Donald Trump has told Fox News he is "very happy" with the trade was.
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