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US judge charged with aiding undocumented immigrant in escape

  • immigrant: US judge charged with aiding undocumented immigrant in escape- BBC News.
  • immigrant: A Massachusetts judge and court officer have been charged for allegedly helping an undocumented immigrant dodge immigration officials and escape court.
  • arrest: The two allegedly allowed the man to exit through a courthouse back door while an immigration officer waited outside to arrest him.
  • obstruction: Boston-area judge Shelley Joseph and Wesley MacGregor have been charged with conspiracy and obstruction of justice.
  • plead: In their first court appearance on 25 April, both Judge Joseph, 51, and Mr MacGregor, 46, pleaded not guilty and were released.

Sudan crisis: 'Million-strong march' for civilian rule

  • caption: Image copyright EPA Image caption Thousands have gathered in Khartoum despite resignations from Sudan's ruling military council.
  • resignation: Image copyright EPA Image caption Thousands have gathered in Khartoum despite resignations from Sudan's ruling military council.
  • civilian: Many had travelled in from across Sudan to take part in the " million-strong march" for civilian rule.
  • resignation: It comes despite the resignation of three controversial figures from the ruling Transitional Military Council- one of the protesters ' key demands.
  • waste: The military council is simply wasting time hoping that we will get disappointed and go home," said another.

Europe and nationalism: A country-by-country guide

  • sense: With European elections weeks away, nationalist and far-right parties across Europe are sensing an opportunity.
  • opportunity: With European elections weeks away, nationalist and far-right parties across Europe are sensing an opportunity.
  • coalition: A boom in voter support has led to the far right sharing power in Austria and the nationalist League forming a populist coalition in Italy.
  • major: Poll success in the 23-26 May elections could have a major impact on the balance of power in the European Parliament.
  • balance: Poll success in the 23-26 May elections could have a major impact on the balance of power in the European Parliament.

Cyprus: Man confesses to killing seven women and girls

  • caption: Image copyright EPA Image caption Police and rescue vehicles have been investigating the area where one of the bodies was found, near the village of Orounta in Cyprus.
  • rescue: Image copyright EPA Image caption Police and rescue vehicles have been investigating the area where one of the bodies was found, near the village of Orounta in Cyprus.
  • vehicle: Image copyright EPA Image caption Police and rescue vehicles have been investigating the area where one of the bodies was found, near the village of Orounta in Cyprus.
  • investigate: Image copyright EPA Image caption Police and rescue vehicles have been investigating the area where one of the bodies was found, near the village of Orounta in Cyprus.
  • village: Image copyright EPA Image caption Police and rescue vehicles have been investigating the area where one of the bodies was found, near the village of Orounta in Cyprus.

The other Mueller finding: How one state addresses Russian hacking risk

  • risk: The other Mueller finding: How one state addresses Russian hacking risk.
  • debate: Amid all the debate over whether the Mueller report incriminates or exonerates President Donald Trump, one salient point is being largely overlooked: Russia interfered in the 2016 election to undermine American democracy as a whole.
  • interfere: Amid all the debate over whether the Mueller report incriminates or exonerates President Donald Trump, one salient point is being largely overlooked: Russia interfered in the 2016 election to undermine American democracy as a whole.
  • undermine: Amid all the debate over whether the Mueller report incriminates or exonerates President Donald Trump, one salient point is being largely overlooked: Russia interfered in the 2016 election to undermine American democracy as a whole.
  • democracy: Amid all the debate over whether the Mueller report incriminates or exonerates President Donald Trump, one salient point is being largely overlooked: Russia interfered in the 2016 election to undermine American democracy as a whole.

By playing Korean peacemaker, Putin seeks to revive Russia’s Far East

  • nuclear: With nuclear talks between the United States and North Korea in at least temporary disarray since they broke down in Hanoi two months ago, Mr. Putin sees an opportunity to insert Russia into the peace process for the first time since the Group of Six negotiations on the Korean crisis, of which Russia was a member, fell apart almost a decade ago.
  • temporary: With nuclear talks between the United States and North Korea in at least temporary disarray since they broke down in Hanoi two months ago, Mr. Putin sees an opportunity to insert Russia into the peace process for the first time since the Group of Six negotiations on the Korean crisis, of which Russia was a member, fell apart almost a decade ago.
  • opportunity: With nuclear talks between the United States and North Korea in at least temporary disarray since they broke down in Hanoi two months ago, Mr. Putin sees an opportunity to insert Russia into the peace process for the first time since the Group of Six negotiations on the Korean crisis, of which Russia was a member, fell apart almost a decade ago.
  • process: With nuclear talks between the United States and North Korea in at least temporary disarray since they broke down in Hanoi two months ago, Mr. Putin sees an opportunity to insert Russia into the peace process for the first time since the Group of Six negotiations on the Korean crisis, of which Russia was a member, fell apart almost a decade ago.
  • crisis: With nuclear talks between the United States and North Korea in at least temporary disarray since they broke down in Hanoi two months ago, Mr. Putin sees an opportunity to insert Russia into the peace process for the first time since the Group of Six negotiations on the Korean crisis, of which Russia was a member, fell apart almost a decade ago.

How the US military's opium war in Afghanistan was lost

  • camera: The night vision camera shows a network of streets in a town in Helmand province, the poppy-growing centre of Afghanistan.
  • camera: The camera wheels around the targets before the missiles come arcing in.
  • wheel: The camera wheels around the targets before the missiles come arcing in.
  • target: The camera wheels around the targets before the missiles come arcing in.
  • missile: The camera wheels around the targets before the missiles come arcing in.

France's Macron responds to yellow vests with promise of reforms

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Emmanuel Macron made the live address at the Elysee Palace.
  • protest: French President Emmanuel Macron has given a long-awaited response to the yellow vest protest movement with promises of tax cuts, higher pensions and a reform of the civil service.
  • pension: French President Emmanuel Macron has given a long-awaited response to the yellow vest protest movement with promises of tax cuts, higher pensions and a reform of the civil service.
  • reform: French President Emmanuel Macron has given a long-awaited response to the yellow vest protest movement with promises of tax cuts, higher pensions and a reform of the civil service.
  • civil: French President Emmanuel Macron has given a long-awaited response to the yellow vest protest movement with promises of tax cuts, higher pensions and a reform of the civil service.

As Joe Biden jumps in, the ‘front-runner’ concept gets scrambled

  • release: The speculation over whether or not former Vice President Joe Biden would join the crowded 2020 Democratic primary field officially ended Thursday when he released a video declaring his bid for president.
  • candidate: He has led most polls against candidates who declared months earlier, including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, and has reportedly lined up big donors and endorsements from key party figures, elected officials, and organized labor.
  • donor: He has led most polls against candidates who declared months earlier, including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, and has reportedly lined up big donors and endorsements from key party figures, elected officials, and organized labor.
  • labor: He has led most polls against candidates who declared months earlier, including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, and has reportedly lined up big donors and endorsements from key party figures, elected officials, and organized labor.
  • candidate: Twenty candidates are now gunning for the nomination, including a former tech executive, a self-help author, and a sprinkling of House representatives.

‘Mr. Game 7’ scores again: The everyman at helm of Carolina Hurricanes

  • hair: The Canadian winger was in grubby surfer shorts, a busted T-shirt, flip-flops, set off by a mop of wild hair and a full beard.
  • huge: Sam is a huge Hurricanes fan and a fantastic hockey player, so of course I believe his impression of the three-time champ: hockey star as regular schlub.
  • fan: Sam is a huge Hurricanes fan and a fantastic hockey player, so of course I believe his impression of the three-time champ: hockey star as regular schlub.
  • course: Sam is a huge Hurricanes fan and a fantastic hockey player, so of course I believe his impression of the three-time champ: hockey star as regular schlub.
  • decisive: On cue, Mr. Williams scored a decisive goal on Monday to force the do-or-die.

North Korea 'demanded $2m for care of Otto Warmbier'

  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years hard labour for attempting to steal a propaganda sign.
  • sentence: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years hard labour for attempting to steal a propaganda sign.
  • labour: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years hard labour for attempting to steal a propaganda sign.
  • steal: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years hard labour for attempting to steal a propaganda sign.
  • propaganda: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years hard labour for attempting to steal a propaganda sign.

Sri Lanka attacks: Death toll revised down by 'about 100'

  • revise: Sri Lanka attacks: Death toll revised down by 'about 100'- BBC News.
  • revise: Sri Lanka attacks: Death toll revised down by 'about 100'.
  • caption: Image copyright EPA Image caption Security is tight in the aftermath of the attacks.
  • revise: Sri Lanka has revised down the death toll from Sunday's blasts by more than 100, to "about 253 ", the health ministry says.
  • ministry: Sri Lanka has revised down the death toll from Sunday's blasts by more than 100, to "about 253 ", the health ministry says.

Handsome Her: Australian vegan café to close after ‘man tax’ furore

  • accuse: Handsome Her was accused of reverse sexism after opening in Melbourne in 2017.
  • announce: Two years on and the owners have announced they will cease trading on 28 April.
  • advertise: They made the announcement in the description of a Facebook event created to advertise their last day of business.
  • reaction: The reaction to the man tax " showed us how fragile masculinity is and solidified the necessity for us to confront and dismantle patriarchy ", they wrote.
  • fragile: The reaction to the man tax " showed us how fragile masculinity is and solidified the necessity for us to confront and dismantle patriarchy ", they wrote.

James Bond 25: Rami Malek joins cast and Phoebe Waller-Bridge to co-write

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rami Malek won an Oscar for playing Freddie Mercury.
  • confirm: Oscar-winning actor Rami Malek is to play a villain in the 25th official James Bond film, it was confirmed at the movie's launch event in Jamaica.
  • launch: Oscar-winning actor Rami Malek is to play a villain in the 25th official James Bond film, it was confirmed at the movie's launch event in Jamaica.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Phoebe Waller-Bridge was responsible for the first series of Killing Eve.
  • responsible: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Phoebe Waller-Bridge was responsible for the first series of Killing Eve.

Tenerife cave: Son leads police to bodies of mother and brother

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mountains rise up behind Adeje, a coastal resort.
  • resort: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mountains rise up behind Adeje, a coastal resort.
  • island: A little German boy's testimony led Spanish police to the bodies of his mother and 10-year-old brother in a cave on the island of Tenerife.
  • arrest: Police arrested the German father, suspected of killing the two victims.
  • suspect: Police arrested the German father, suspected of killing the two victims.

Cyclone Kenneth: East Africa residents brace for deadly storm

  • resident: Residents in Tanzania and Mozambique are bracing for the touchdown of Cyclone Kenneth- which is barrelling towards land with winds of 205km/h ( 125mph) and torrential rain.
  • warn: Communities in the southern Tanzanian region of Mtwara and in northern Mozambique are being warned to seek higher ground and shelter.
  • shelter: Communities in the southern Tanzanian region of Mtwara and in northern Mozambique are being warned to seek higher ground and shelter.
  • storm: More than 900 people died when the storm brought devastation to Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.
  • further: The latest system is expected to hit further north than Idai, forecaster say.

US election 2020: Joe Biden launches presidential bid, joining crowded field

  • launch: US election 2020: Joe Biden launches presidential bid, joining crowded field- BBC News.
  • launch: US election 2020: Joe Biden launches presidential bid, joining crowded field.
  • argue: In a video announcement, Mr Biden argued that the " core values of the nation... our very democracy, everything that has made America America, is at stake ".
  • democracy: In a video announcement, Mr Biden argued that the " core values of the nation... our very democracy, everything that has made America America, is at stake ".
  • riot: In his announcement, Mr Biden recalled President Donald Trump's much-criticised remark that there were " very fine people on both sides" of the deadly Charlottesville white nationalist riots of 2017.

IS conflict: Coalition strikes on Raqqa 'killed 1,600 civilians'

  • conflict: IS conflict: Coalition strikes on Raqqa 'killed 1,600 civilians '- BBC News.
  • civilian: IS conflict: Coalition strikes on Raqqa 'killed 1,600 civilians '- BBC News.
  • conflict: IS conflict: Coalition strikes on Raqqa 'killed 1,600 civilians '.
  • civilian: IS conflict: Coalition strikes on Raqqa 'killed 1,600 civilians '.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption At the height of the battle for Raqqa, the coalition conducted some 150 air strikes a day.

Sudan crisis: Three top generals agree to quit as protests continue

  • crisis: Sudan crisis: Three top generals agree to quit as protests continue- BBC News.
  • crisis: Sudan crisis: Three top generals agree to quit as protests continue.
  • caption: Image copyright Anadolu Agency Image caption Protesters are keeping up their campaign in Sudan.
  • campaign: Image copyright Anadolu Agency Image caption Protesters are keeping up their campaign in Sudan.
  • resignation: Three of the most controversial figures of Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council have offered their resignations- one of the key demands of the protest movement.

Brazil's indigenous people: 'We fight for the right to exist'

  • indigenous: Brazil's indigenous people: 'We fight for the right to exist'- BBC News.
  • indigenous: Brazil's indigenous people: 'We fight for the right to exist'.
  • indigenous: Some 4,000 indigenous people from across Brazil are expected for the three-day annual" Free Land" demonstration.
  • annual: Some 4,000 indigenous people from across Brazil are expected for the three-day annual" Free Land" demonstration.
  • camp: They have set up camp along the main avenue leading to the iconic Congress building amid heavy security.

Sri Lanka attacks: Sister of 'ringleader' deplores attack

  • caption: Image caption Zahran Hashim was not widely known in Sri Lanka until this week.
  • suicide: Mohammad Hashim Madaniya has found out that her brother, Zahran Hashim, is the alleged ringleader of a group of suicide bombers who attacked churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing more than 350 people.
  • treat: She has been interviewed by police but is not being treated as a suspect.
  • suspect: She has been interviewed by police but is not being treated as a suspect.
  • accuse: It's still not clear if Mr Hashim, who is accused of leading a group of bombers ( alleged to include two sons of a wealthy tycoon), is alive or dead.

The Venezuelan who’s feeding thousands of youths in his hungry country

  • burst: Wilbert bursts out on a dusty street from his tin roof shack that in the midday heat feels like a burning oven.
  • dig: The boy, clutching a spoon in his hand, knows that in a few minutes he will dig it into a rice, beans, and meatloaf meal.
  • rice: The boy, clutching a spoon in his hand, knows that in a few minutes he will dig it into a rice, beans, and meatloaf meal.
  • meal: The boy, clutching a spoon in his hand, knows that in a few minutes he will dig it into a rice, beans, and meatloaf meal.
  • fog: Recommended: What the Mueller report is and isn't: The fog begins to lift.

Egypt Coptic monks sentenced to death for killing bishop

  • sentence: Egypt Coptic monks sentenced to death for killing bishop- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The bishop was found dead in July last year at the Monastery of Saint Macarius the Great.
  • sentence: Two former Coptic Christian monks have been sentenced to death in Egypt over the murder of a bishop last year, officials have confirmed.
  • murder: Two former Coptic Christian monks have been sentenced to death in Egypt over the murder of a bishop last year, officials have confirmed.
  • confirm: Two former Coptic Christian monks have been sentenced to death in Egypt over the murder of a bishop last year, officials have confirmed.

Muslim woman's picture with anti-Islam protesters goes viral

  • reaction: Shaymaa Ismaa'eel told Newsbeat: " The reaction to all this has been crazy, it's overwhelming.
  • convention: It was taken in Washington DC during a three day Islamic convention.
  • attend: Shaymaa, who lives on the US east coast and works with children with autism, was one of the 24,000 Muslims attending the 44th annual Muslim American Society and the Islamic Circle of North America ( MAS-IC NA) convention in the US capital.
  • annual: Shaymaa, who lives on the US east coast and works with children with autism, was one of the 24,000 Muslims attending the 44th annual Muslim American Society and the Islamic Circle of North America ( MAS-IC NA) convention in the US capital.
  • convention: Shaymaa, who lives on the US east coast and works with children with autism, was one of the 24,000 Muslims attending the 44th annual Muslim American Society and the Islamic Circle of North America (MAS-IC NA) convention in the US capital.

Unseen Clockwork Orange 'sequel' by Anthony Burgess unearthed

  • novel: A previously unseen manuscript for a follow-up to writer Anthony Burgess's novel A Clockwork Orange has been unearthed in his archive.
  • unearth: A previously unseen manuscript for a follow-up to writer Anthony Burgess's novel A Clockwork Orange has been unearthed in his archive.
  • novel: The novel told the story of the state's attempt to cure a teenage deli nquent.
  • cure: The novel told the story of the state's attempt to cure a teenage deli nquent.
  • philosophical: The unfinished non-fiction follow-up is described as " part philosophical reflection and part autobiography ".

Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un meet in Vladivostok

  • island: The two shook hands on Russky island near the port city of Vladivostok, in Russia's far east.
  • port: The two shook hands on Russky island near the port city of Vladivostok, in Russia's far east.
  • discuss: The Kremlin said the leaders would discuss denuclearisation, but Mr Kim is also said to be seeking support after talks with the US failed.
  • brass: Mr Kim was entertained by a brass band before he got inside a car flanked by bod yguards, who- in now familiar scenes- jogged alongside the vehicle as it departed.
  • vehicle: Mr Kim was entertained by a brass band before he got inside a car flanked by bod yguards, who- in now familiar scenes- jogged alongside the vehicle as it departed.

Deforestation: Tropical tree losses persist at high levels

  • wet: The decline is due to a number of factors, including two wet years that limited the fire season.
  • persist: Deforestation: Tropical tree losses persist at high levels- BBC News.
  • equivalent: Around 12 million hectares of forest in the world's tropical regions were lost in 2018, equivalent to 30 football fields per minute.
  • complex: The Global Forest Watch report paints a complex picture of what's going on in the heavily forested tropical regions of the world that range from the Amazon in South America, through West and Central Africa to Indonesia.
  • estimate: The forests of the Amazon basin are home to an estimated 20 million people.

Prince William given Maori greeting in New Zealand

  • rub: The Duke of Cambridge was greeted with a traditional Maori nose rub from New Zealand's prime minister as he began his two-day tour of the country.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Prince William shared in a traditional Maori greeting with New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Arden.
  • traditional: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Prince William shared in a traditional Maori greeting with New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Arden.
  • traditional: The Duke of Cambridge was greeted with a traditional Maori nose rub from New Zealand's prime minister as he began his two-day tour of the country.
  • prime: The Duke of Cambridge was greeted with a traditional Maori nose rub from New Zealand's prime minister as he began his two-day tour of the country.

Ghosn: Tokyo court grants $4.5m bail to former Nissan boss

  • financial: He faces four charges in Japan over allegations of financial misconduct.
  • release: It will be the second time Mr Ghosn, who denies any wrongdoing, has been released on bail.
  • breach: His lawyers applied for bail on Monday after Mr Ghosn was charged with aggravated breach of trust.
  • access: No details on the conditions of his bail were immediately given, but his movements and access to communications are expected to be limited.
  • camera: As part of his previous bail conditions, a 24-hour surveillance camera had to be installed at the entrance of his court-approved permanent residence.

Millions of children miss measles jab

  • quadruple: It comes as NHS chief Simon Stevens warned measles cases had almost quadrupled in England in just one year and urged families to get the vaccine.
  • complacency: But, according to Unicef, a mixture of complacency, misinformation, scepticism about immunisations, and a lack of access to jabs has led to inadequate vaccination rates globally.
  • caption: Image copyright PA Image caption Experts say children should have two doses of the measles vaccine to fully protect against the disease.
  • vaccine: Image copyright PA Image caption Experts say children should have two doses of the measles vaccine to fully protect against the disease.
  • disease: Image copyright PA Image caption Experts say children should have two doses of the measles vaccine to fully protect against the disease.

The secret world of Russia's North Korean workers

  • log: The rest are involved in a range of jobs from garment work and agriculture, to log ging, catering and traditional medicine.
  • slave: That's despite the sub-standard accommodation and conditions often akin to slave labour which have been endured by many mig rants.
  • balance: Russia is currently home to thousands of North Korean migrant workers whose future remains in the balance- UN sanctions passed in 2017 require them to leave by the end of this year.
  • require: Russia is currently home to thousands of North Korean migrant workers whose future remains in the balance- UN sanctions passed in 2017 require them to leave by the end of this year.
  • diplomatic: Both the workers and the companies that employ them are watching to see if progress on the diplomatic front might open a way for them to stay.

Notre-Dame fire: Has too much money been given to rebuild it?

  • rebuild: Notre-Dame fire: Has too much money been given to rebuild it?
  • pour: Since the fire that tore through Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris last week, donations have been pouring in from across the world to restore the structure to its former glory.
  • structure: Since the fire that tore through Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris last week, donations have been pouring in from across the world to restore the structure to its former glory.
  • estimate: One early estimate by French construction economists suggests that the donations may far surpass the cost of repairs.
  • repair: One early estimate by French construction economists suggests that the donations may far surpass the cost of repairs.

How fake news from Sudan’s regime backfired

  • stick: Racist insults rained down on John and his friends as, he claims, the security services beat them with fists and sticks and stunned them with electric shocks.
  • attest: BBC Arabic's investigations team has spoken to multiple sources who can attest to the torture that John and his fellow students from Darfur underwent, for hours at a time.
  • ravage: Darfur is a region in the west of Sudan which has been ravaged by conflict since 2003.
  • incite: The students in the videos declared that they had attempted to incite violence and that they had carried weapons to protests.
  • attest: They attested that their friends were ordinary students, peaceful young men, and had no ties to any militant groups.

Can India’s political prince unseat the PM?

  • pedigree: That's because Rahul Gandhi has the right pedigree: he is the scion of India's political royalty.
  • extempore: In the parliament too, rather than reading out prepared speeches, he speaks extempore, with confidence.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rahul Gandhi ( centre) received a tumultuous welcome during his road show in Amethi.
  • constituency: The BBC's Geeta Pandey visits his constituency to assess whether he can unseat the prime minister this time.
  • assess: The BBC's Geeta Pandey visits his constituency to assess whether he can unseat the prime minister this time.

The deadly disease wiping out Chinese pigs

  • cull: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption China claims to have culled more than one million pigs, but analysts believe the figure may be under-reported.
  • pig: It alone accounts for more than half of the world's pig population.
  • pig: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption China is home to around half of the world's pig population.
  • pig: China's National Bureau of Statistics says the country's pig population has fallen by nearly 40 million to 375.3 million from a year earlier, because of the swine fever outbreak.
  • pig: Pork prices collapsed due to insufficient domestic production and more than a third of pig farms went out of business.

Antarctica: Thousands of emperor penguin chicks wiped out

  • caption: Image copyright Christopher Walton Image caption Emperor penguins need a reliable and stable platform of sea-ice.
  • drown: Thousands of emperor penguin chicks drowned when the sea-ice on which they were being raised was destroyed in severe weather.
  • severe: Thousands of emperor penguin chicks drowned when the sea-ice on which they were being raised was destroyed in severe weather.
  • edge: Scientists say the colony at the edge of the Brunt Ice Shelf has collapsed with adult birds showing no sign of trying to re-establish the population.
  • collapse: Scientists say the colony at the edge of the Brunt Ice Shelf has collapsed with adult birds showing no sign of trying to re-establish the population.

What does the Mueller report prove? Depends on who you ask

  • evidence: Democrats see the report as providing ample evidence of obstruction of justice as well as various other unethical actions by the president.
  • obstruction: Democrats see the report as providing ample evidence of obstruction of justice as well as various other unethical actions by the president.
  • access: House Democrats are picking up where the report leaves off, planning hearings with Mr. Mueller himself, and pressing for access to redacted sections and underlying documents.
  • document: House Democrats are picking up where the report leaves off, planning hearings with Mr. Mueller himself, and pressing for access to redacted sections and underlying documents.
  • partisan: Yet Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she sees no benefit to pursuing impeachment as a purely partisan exercise.

Facebook sets aside $3bn for privacy probe

  • pathological: Facebook was labelled " morally bankrupt pathological liars" by New Zealand's privacy commissioner this month after hosting a livestream of the Christchurch attacks that left 50 dead.
  • quarter: We had a good quarter and our business and community continued to grow, " founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said.
  • community: We had a good quarter and our business and community continued to grow, " founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said.
  • issue: We are focused on building out our privacy-focused vision for the future of social networking, and working collaboratively to address important issues around the internet.
  • publish: Facebook is facing a probe over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, however no findings have yet been published.

What's behind the rise of anti-abortion 'heartbeat bills'?

  • sickness: For context, morning sickness generally happens around the nine-week mark, according to Mayo Clinic, and one study found about only half of women experienced pregnancy symptoms by the end of the fifth week of pregnancy.
  • amenable: President Donald Trump has thus far successfully placed two conservative Supreme Court justices- moving the nation's top court further to the right, and, Ms Nash says, making it seem more amenable to revoking abortion rights.
  • caption: Image copyright The Washington Post via Getty Images Image caption A group of students hold heart balloons to show support for the 'Heartbeat Bill' during the March for Life, the world's largest annual pro-life demonstration, in Washington DC.
  • balloon: Image copyright The Washington Post via Getty Images Image caption A group of students hold heart balloons to show support for the 'Heartbeat Bill' during the March for Life, the world's largest annual pro-life demonstration, in Washington DC.
  • annual: Image copyright The Washington Post via Getty Images Image caption A group of students hold heart balloons to show support for the 'Heartbeat Bill' during the March for Life, the world's largest annual pro-life demonstration, in Washington DC.

Death penalty with dignity? Supreme Court reopens debate

  • peddler: To fuel his peripatetic lifestyle, he was a low-level drug peddler smuggling cocaine.
  • heinous: This aim to uphold the humanity and minimize the pain of those who have committed heinous acts is not a natural impulse for most people.
  • impatience: Led by Justice Neil Gorsuch, the five conservative justices have expressed a new impatience at the constant stays and decadeslong litigation that characterize a lot of capital cases.
  • jurisprudence: Aside from technical issues of Constitutional jurisprudence, Dr. Maull and others have posed difficult, if fundamental, questions.
  • denomination: At the time of execution, should prisoners have a right to have a religious cleric of their own faith or denomination at their side?

Not criminal, but not ethical either: Mueller reignites a political debate

  • censure: Some Trump critics, concerned by the political risks and impact on the country of impeachment, have proposed that Congress censure Mr. Trump.
  • copious: The report lays bare copious contacts between Russians and Trump associates during the campaign, though it finds no criminal conspiracy.
  • replete: American history is replete with examples of leaders who violated commonly accepted morals.
  • criminal: Not criminal, but not ethical eithe r: Mueller reignites a political debate.
  • debate: Not criminal, but not ethical eithe r: Mueller reignites a political debate.

Migrant boy, 3, found crying and alone on US border

  • border: Migrant boy, 3, found crying and alone on US border- BBC News.
  • border: Migrant boy, 3, found crying and alone on US border.
  • caption: Image copyright US Customs and Border Protection Image caption The boy was taken to a border station in Texas.
  • border: Image copyright US Customs and Border Protection Image caption The boy was taken to a border station in Texas.
  • border: A three-year-old migrant boy was found in tears as he wandered alone in a Texas cornfield near the US-Mexico border, officials say.

Russia offers passports to people in eastern Ukraine territories

  • conciliatory: During the campaign he 'd made vague if slightly conciliatory noises about the important of dialogue and talks.
  • passport: Russia offers passports to people in eastern Ukraine territories- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People in the self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic await Denis Pushilin, the acting leader, in November 2018.
  • decree: President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Wednesday that makes it easier for those living in eastern Ukraine's separatist territories to access a Russian passport.
  • access: President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Wednesday that makes it easier for those living in eastern Ukraine's separatist territories to access a Russian passport.

Sri Lanka attacks: Government admits 'major intelligence lapse'

  • lapse: Sri Lanka attacks: Government admits 'major intelligence lapse'- BBC News.
  • mourn: Volunteers provide water, food and support to those mourning the bombing.
  • brass: Information was there but the top brass security officials did not take appropriate actions.
  • simultaneous: The nearly simultaneous attacks targeted three churches packed for Easter services and three major hotels in the capital, Colombo.
  • funeral: The first mass funeral was held on Tuesday, as Sri Lanka marked an official day of mourning for the victims.

James Byrd Jr: Killer to be executed for notorious hate crime

  • engrave: Authorities followed a blood trail of evidence- including a lighter engraved with " KK K" and King's nickname, Possum- placing the three men at the scene of the crime.
  • execute: James Byrd Jr: Killer to be executed for notorious hate crime- BBC News.
  • notorious: James Byrd Jr: Killer to be executed for notorious hate crime- BBC News.
  • hate: James Byrd Jr: Killer to be executed for notorious hate crime- BBC News.
  • crime: James Byrd Jr: Killer to be executed for notorious hate crime- BBC News.

Syrian film aims to cut capital city's divorce rate

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Divorce in Syria has been on the rise as a result of the conflict.
  • conflict: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Divorce in Syria has been on the rise as a result of the conflict.
  • deter: Courts in the Syrian capital Damascus will try to deter married couples from divorcing by playing them a film about the ill-effects of separation, the country's justice minister has announced.
  • announce: Courts in the Syrian capital Damascus will try to deter married couples from divorcing by playing them a film about the ill-effects of separation, the country's justice minister has announced.
  • generate: The news was reported by Dimashq Now whose Facebook post on the story generated significantly more comments than usual- several of them sarcastic.

Syria war: Unexplained blast kills 15 in rebel-held Idlib

  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption Children were reportedly among those killed by the explosion in Jisr al-Shughour.
  • explosion: Image copyright AFP Image caption Children were reportedly among those killed by the explosion in Jisr al-Shughour.
  • explosion: An explosion in the opposition-held Syrian province of Idlib has killed at least 15 people, rescue workers say.
  • rescue: An explosion in the opposition-held Syrian province of Idlib has killed at least 15 people, rescue workers say.
  • alliance: A monitoring group said it happened in front of an office belonging to the jihadist alliance that largely controls the province, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham.

Dozens killed in South Africa flooding

  • flood: South Africa floods: Death toll after heavy rains rises to 51- BBC News.
  • flood: South Africa floods: Death toll after heavy rains rises to 51.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption The rains have led to landslides destroying property and roads.
  • flood: Floods and mudslides in the South African city of Durban and the wider KwaZulu-Natal province have killed at least 51 people, officials say.
  • displace: More than 1,000 people have been displaced according to President Cyril Ramaphosa who has flown into the region to visit the affected areas.

Japan sterilisation law victims get compensation and apology

  • eugenics: Under a eugenics law which was in effect from 1948 to 1996, people were made to undergo operations to prevent them having children deemed " inferior".
  • victim: Japan sterilisation law victims get compensation and apology- BBC News.
  • victim: Tens of thousands of victims of forced sterilisation in Japan are now entitled to compensation.
  • effect: Under a eugenics law which was in effect from 1948 to 1996, people were made to undergo operations to prevent them having children deemed " inferior".
  • victim: Many of the victims had physical or cognitive disabilities, mental illness, or behavioural problems.

Iran oil waivers: Is it about to become more expensive to fill my car?

  • forecourt: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Middle East tension might translate to prices in the forecourt... or maybe it won't.
  • pinch: Iran's 81m people had already started to feel the pinch in recent months as its oil exports slowed down and other US sanctions hit its energy, ship-building, shipping, and banking sectors.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Middle East tension might translate to prices in the forecourt... or maybe it won't.
  • translate: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Middle East tension might translate to prices in the forecourt... or maybe it won't.
  • announce: The goal remains simple," US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday while announcing new measures against Iran.