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Here's a top 10 of world news items, in English. We're aiming at providing an unbiased view on global news, mixing together news sources from the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

01

Britain's Queen wants son Charles to lead Commonwealth

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday said she hopes the Commonwealth will "one day" choose her son, Prince Charles, as its head as she opened a leaders' summit in London. (CNN 19/04 18:34)

» Commonwealth meeting: Queen hopes Prince Charles will succeed her (BBC News 19/04 18:15)
» Britain's Queen wants son Charles to lead Commonwealth (CNN 19/04 18:34)
» Queen Elizabeth pushes for Prince Charles as next Head of Commonwealth (UPI 19/04 16:12)

» BBC News  CNN  UPI  

02

Syracuse suspends frat over 'extremely racist' video

Kent Syverud, Syracuse's chancellor, said of the video purportedly showing members of Theta Tau: "I am appalled and shaken by this." (MSNBC 19/04 17:47)

» BBC News  MSNBC  Google News  

03

The U.K. Might Want to Ban All Plastic Straws and Drink Stirrers So Savor Those Sips Today

"Plastic waste is one of the greatest environmental challenges facing the world" (Time Magazine 19/04 17:58)

» Time Magazine  

04

Southwest Airlines emergency sparks on-board safety warnings

Airline staff take to social media to complain about passengers ignoring their advice. (BBC News 19/04 16:56)

» BBC News  

05

President Trump’s Attorney Drops Libel Suits Over Steele Dossier

The dossier claimed that Cohen met with Russian operatives in Prague (Time Magazine 19/04 16:50)

» Time Magazine  


06

Britain to ban sale of plastic products in environmental push

The British government on Thursday announced a ban on the sale of plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton swabs. (UPI 19/04 16:49)

» UPI  

07

Cuba's Raúl Castro hands over power to Miguel Díaz-Canel

For the first time in almost six decades, Cuba has a leader who is not a Castro. (BBC News 19/04 17:08)

» BBC News  BBC News  

08

Black men arrested at Philly Starbucks say they feared for their lives

"Anytime I'm encountered by cops, I can honestly say it's a thought that runs through my mind," one said. "You never know what's going to happen." (MSNBC 19/04 15:55)

» MSNBC  

09

FAA orders inspections for Boeing 737 engines after Southwest death

The FAA ordered enhanced inspections of many Boeing 737 engines in response to the death of a passenger during an emergency landing of a Southwest plane. (UPI 19/04 13:29)

» UPI  

10

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak spreads

The number of people hospitalized due to a multistate E. coli outbreak linked to chopped romaine lettuce continues to grow, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. (CNN 19/04 13:27)

» CNN  


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