A popular German state governor announced Tuesday that he is stepping down after being diagnosed with cancer, prompting a change to Chancellor Angela Merkel's federal Cabinet less than four months before a national election.
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May 30th - 6:54am
Tens of thousands of people marooned by severe flooding and mudslides in Sri Lanka remained in relief camps Tuesday, as aid teams bolstered by Indian navy divers and doctors pushed forward with rescue efforts.
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May 30th - 6:44am
Japan on Tuesday urged China to exert greater pressure on North Korea to stop its nuclear and missile development, saying Beijing's role in getting Pyongyang to abandon those efforts was "crucially important."
White House communications director Michael Dubke has resigned. Kellyanne Conway, White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President Donald Trump left for his international trip earlier this month. Conway told Fox News that Dubke promised to "see through" the president's trip abroad before leaving.
Egypt removed the security chief of a province south of Cairo where Islamic State militants last week killed 29 Christians traveling to a remote monastery in the desert, an acknowledgment of the lapses by authorities in dealing with the attack.