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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

First state to legalize composting of humans

Washington has become the first state in the nation to pass a law allowing composting as an alternative to burial or cremation of human remains. (CNN 22/05 15:46)

» First state to legalize composting of humans (CNN 22/05 15:46)
» Washington becomes 1st US state to legalize human composting (RT 22/05 10:50)

» CNN  RT  

02

US border: Calls for inquiry after teen dies in detention

A 16-year-old becomes the fifth child to die after being detained at the US border since December. (BBC News 22/05 14:45)

» BBC News  

03

Indonesia post-election protests leave six dead in Jakarta

The police chief denies his officers used live ammunition during protests against election results. (BBC News 22/05 14:29)

» BBC News  

04

Author and gay rights activist dies at 48

Renowned Kenyan author and gay rights activist Binyavanga Wainaina has died, a friend with direct knowledge told CNN. He was 48. (CNN 22/05 12:08)

» CNN  Time Magazine  

05

North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘Philistine’ in latest invective

North Korea is condemning former Vice President Joe Biden and accusing the "low IQ" Democratic presidential candidate of "disgraceful behavior" around women. (UPI 22/05 16:16)

» CNN  UPI  


06

UK PM under fire over new Brexit plan

Some Tory MPs are renewing calls to oust the PM, as Labour calls her new offer "too weak". (BBC News 22/05 12:36)

» BBC News  

07

Taiwan 'Tank Man' marks Tiananmen crackdown anniversary

An inflatable installation in Taiwan marks 30 years since China's crackdown on democracy activists. (BBC News 22/05 12:45)

» BBC News  CNN  

08

More impeachment calls as ex-White House lawyer skips hearing

After a former Trump White House lawyer refuses a subpoena, more Democrats call for impeachment. (BBC News 22/05 11:51)

» BBC News  

09

Great white shark visits 'unusual' area

A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first of the ocean predators researchers have ever tracked in the area. (CNN 22/05 10:29)

» CNN  

10

Huge surprise in 'NCIS' season finale

This article contains spoilers about the season finale of "NCIS." (CNN 22/05 06:32)

» CNN  


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