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Ted Cruz on Friday claimed that “far more children would be murdered” and “many more” women would be assaulted if the US banned guns. The Republican senator made his comments during the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Houston, less than 300 miles from where 19 children and two adults were killed in a school shooting on Tuesday. “Let me tell you what would happen if they succeeded in confiscating guns, many more people would lose their lives,” Cruz said.
Severe storms produced at least one tornado in North Carolina on Thursday, May 26, the National Weather Service (NWS) reported.This footage of storm clouds was posted by Kelly Meade, who said he shot it between Kingstown and Polkville in Cleveland County on Thursday evening.The NWS said Meade’s footage of Thursday’s “scary-looking storm” shows a “low-hanging wall cloud with evidence of rotation.”On Friday, the service confirmed that an EF-2 tornado hit Iredell County around 7 pm the previous evening with estimated peak winds of 115 mph.Over the course of Thursday’s weather event, the NWS station servicing the greater Greenville-Spartanburg area issued a total of 11 tornado warnings, nine flash flood warnings, and eight severe thunderstorm warnings. Credit: Kelly Meade via Storyful
THE new Pembrokeshire County Council cabinet has been announced with Paul Miller moving up the tree as new deputy leader.
An Algerian military officer-turned-democracy activist has been deported from Spain and charged in Algeria in a case that human rights groups see as another sign of an ever-expanding crackdown on dissent
Francois-Marie Dibon was afraid of heights as a child and struggled to dive from the side of a swimming pool. Mr Dibon, who works as an actuary in Stockholm, will attempt to break the record set by New Zealander Mike Heard, 35, who completed 430 jumps from Auckland Harbour Bridge during one day in 2017. Mr Dibon will jump from the Garry Bridge near Killiecrankie in Perthshire, operated by Highland Fling Bungee in Scotland, jumping through the night while relying on short rest breaks and micro-naps.
Countries around the world on Saturday adopted an initial U.S.-led reform of the rules around disease outbreaks, known as the International Health Regulations (IHR), the United States said. The amendments, adopted at the World Health Organization (WHO) assembly, were agreed at a meeting seen as a once-in-a-generation chance for the U.N. health agency to strengthen its role after some 15 million deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes sought by Washington, and backed by others such as Japan and the European Union, mark a first step in a broader reform of the IHR, which set out countries' legal obligations around disease outbreaks, expected to take up to two years.
Fans with tickets were kept outside the stadium before Liverpool lost to Real Madrid 1-0.
Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says it has seized two Greek oil tankers in the Persian Gulf
A look at some of the more … unusual merch available in honour of the platinum milestone
A more effective SEND system could also free up some of this talent to become economically active once again
Outlet says it promised confidentiality to source over 2016 video and story
Relatively strict laws help keep firearms violence well below US levels but advocates say ‘there’s much more we could be doing’
The Bowelbabe Fund for Cancer Research UK had reached more than six and a half million pounds
European football governing body Uefa has blamed “fake tickets which didn’t work in turnstiles” for a 35-minute delay to Saturday’s Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid in Paris. But the English club has called for an investigation into the “unacceptable” way its fans were treated. The final of Europe’s most prestigious club competition was due to kick off at 21:00 CET but the match at the Stade de France in Paris did not begin until 21:36, with Real Madrid beating Liverpool
Russia should cooperate with the International Criminal Court's investigation into alleged war crimes carried out during Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, the tribunal's prosecutor told AFP on Friday.
A landmark display of “superbloom” flowers in the moat of the Tower of London is undergoing an unexpected rescue mission after cold and dry weather left it in danger of failing to blossom in time for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
A planned strike at two London Underground stations over the Jubilee weekend has been suspended. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) at Green Park and Euston Tube stations had planned to walk out on 3 June in a row over allegations of bullying. RMT added if no immediate improvements are seen and the review does not lead to a just settlement, the strike action will take place on a different day instead.
The proposed settlement of more than $1 billion as compensation for the 98 people who died in a Florida condominium collapse is far from the largest in U.S. history
AN E-SCOOTER rider was injured in a hit and run crash.