16 of the Funniest Tweets About the U.K. Election — TIME

Brits are waiting with bated breath for the result of what is increasingly looking like one of the most uncertain elections in the U.K.’s recent history. And as they wait to find out if Prime Minister Theresa May’s snap election gamble has paid off or whether the country is looking at a hung parliament, they’re…

via 16 of the Funniest Tweets About the U.K. Election — TIME

Ivanka Trump’s Brand is Distancing Itself From a Chinese Shoemaker After Labor Activists’ Detention — TIME

(SHANGHAI) — Ivanka Trump’s fashion brand sought to distance itself from a Chinese manufacturer that has come under scrutiny after activists investigating labor conditions there were detained, saying the company last made its products three months ago. In a statement released Wednesday, the brand’s president, Abigail Klem, said Ivanka Trump shoes, which are made by…

via Ivanka Trump’s Brand is Distancing Itself From a Chinese Shoemaker After Labor Activists’ Detention — TIME

A Church Bus Carrying High School Students Has Crash in Atlanta, Killing One — TIME

(ATLANTA) — A church bus carrying dozens of high school students and adults from Alabama crashed near Atlanta on Thursday afternoon, killing one person and injuring several others, authorities said. The Mount Zion Baptist Church bus from Huntsville, Alabama, was headed to the airport for a student ministry mission trip to Africa when it collided…

via A Church Bus Carrying High School Students Has Crash in Atlanta, Killing One — TIME

Taylor Swift Is Bringing Her Music Back to All Streaming Services — TIME

Taylor Swift just gave her fans the biggest gift. “In celebration of 1989 selling over 10 million albums worldwide and the RIAA’s 100 million song certification announcement, Taylor wants to thank her fans by making her entire back catalog available to all streaming services tonight at midnight,” Swift’s management team shared Thursday on Twitter and…

via Taylor Swift Is Bringing Her Music Back to All Streaming Services — TIME

Jeremy Corbyn Celebrates a Strong Election Night With One of the Worst High Fives Ever — TIME

Britain’s Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn was having a better election night than many predicted on Thursday, gaining ground on Prime Minister Theresa May after some exit polls predicted that the Tories would fall short of an absolute majority. But not everything went Corbyn’s way. Surrounded by cheering supporters in his home constituency of Islington…

via Jeremy Corbyn Celebrates a Strong Election Night With One of the Worst High Fives Ever — TIME

Japan Will Allow Emperor Akihito to Step Down, the Country’s First Abdication in 200 Years — TIME

Japan’s parliament has passed historic legislation that allows the country’s emperor to step down, in what would be the first imperial abdication in more than two centuries. Reuters reports that Emperor Akihito, 83, will be succeeded by his eldest son, 57-year-old Crown Prince Naruhito. Tokyo is reportedly considering December 2018 — when the emperor turns…

via Japan Will Allow Emperor Akihito to Step Down, the Country’s First Abdication in 200 Years — TIME

U.K. Snap Election Leads to a Hung Parliament — TIME

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May has won the most seats in the June 8 snap election, but lost her majority to form an effective government. With 639 seats declared, the Tories had taken 310 seats. They are projected to amass 316 seats, according to the BBC, which means voters have elected their second hung parliament…

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