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Giant mystery sea creature washes up on Indonesian beach

The cause of the creature's death remains a mystery. The unusual finding attracted scores of residents to Hulung Beach at Iha village in West Seram district. Earlier this year, more than 400 whales were stranded on a New Zealand beach with a lot of them dying quickly as frustrated volunteers desperately raced to save the survivors.



House speaker Paul Ryan defends James Comey firing

In case there's any doubt that the FBI is going through a particularly rough time these days, the new acting head of the agency, Andrew McCabe , told current and past colleagues today: "I didn't think I would ever reach a point in my life where I'd look back on the Benghazi investigation as the good ol' days".



Acting FBI Director Tells US Senators No Effort To Impede Russia Investigations

Today during testimony in of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe confirmed there was in fact controversy. The topic of the May 11 panel was scheduled to be "worldwide threats", and panel speakers include heads of major USA intelligence agencies, including the CIA and National Security Agency.



China's new Silk Road, explained for American children

Despite aggressive promotion of the May 14-15 summit in China, including media carrying positive comments from Western leaders, some diplomats are suspicious about China's aims. Minister Li Kexin did not reveal the name or title of the potential U.S. participant, but said it was "encouraging" news. "Some people in India think that the CPEC, a key element of the Belt and Road that passes through the Kashmir region claimed by both India and Pakistan, is a threat for its sovereignty issues, ...



France President-elect Emmanuel Macron triumphs but focus turns to challenges ahead

At 39, the former investment banker will be the country's youngest-ever leader and faces a huge challenge to heal a fractured and demoralised country. Whether he gets it will depend on the results of France's parliamentary elections June 11 and 18, Nature noted. Unpopular President Francois Hollande was the first to bow to the rebellious mood in December as he declared he would be the first sitting president not to seek re-election in the French republic, founded in 1958.



Trump to launch voter fraud panel

As per the executive order, the "Commission on Election Integrity" will study vulnerabilities in voting systems used for federal elections that could lead to improper voter registrations, improper voting, fraudulent voter registrations, and fraudulent voting.