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Current events of
May 25, 2018
Armed conflicts and attacks
Noblesville West Middle School shooting
A shooting at the Noblesville West Middle School in
, leaves two people injured. One suspect is in custody.
Business and economy
Economy of the European Union
reach an agreement on reforming bank capital rules.
Economy of Colombia
member countries admit
as its 37th member.
Economy of Italy
rises to over 2% for the first time in a year, due to the political uncertainty.
Disasters and accidents
Transport in Uganda
48 people die in an accident involving a tractor, a bus and a truck in
2018 lower Puna eruption
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake occurs at
Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
official asks European powers to come up with a "Plan B" before the end of May, so that Iran may decide 'within weeks' whether to stay in the agreement.
2018 North Korea–United States summit
tweets that "very productive talks" are being held with
on reinstating the June 12
summit, which he had cancelled Thursday.
Law and crime
General Data Protection Regulation
GDPR rules come into effect in the European Union. Several U.S. news sites are subsequently taken offline in the
and Europe, including the
Los Angeles Times
files complaints to regulators in four EU countries alleging that
are violating the GDPR.
Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations
After surrendering to the
, film producer
is formally charged with
and other sexual abuse offences involving two women.
state that mobs have killed three people after social media warned of roaming gangs of child kidnappers. They say that there is no evidence of such gangs.
Tampa Bay Times
customs agents seize 191 kilograms (421 lb) of
in transit for
at the border with
. The drugs, with a street value of
6 million, were hidden under tile glue and detected by a
The Washington Post
Politics and elections
Politics of Spain
Socialist Workers' Party
motion of no confidence
following the publication of the sentence in the
Gürtel corruption scandal
, which involved the ruling
party gives an ultimatum to Rajoy to call snap elections or otherwise they'll support the motion of no confidence.
The New York Times
Rajoy reaffirms that he will not resign, nor call elections and that the motion of no confidence is bad for the stability of the country.
Barbadian general election, 2018
Barbados Labour Party
, entering the election as the opposition party, wins all 30 seats in the
House of Assembly
becomes the first female
Prime Minister of Barbados
Politics of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
, two major opposition figures in the
Democratic Republic of the Congo
, issue a joint statement; they discuss choosing a single candidate to run in the
now scheduled for December 23.
Russian presidential election, 2024
says that he will respect the
and step down when his term expires in 2024.
Thirty-sixth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2018
holds a referendum which will decide whether to repeal the
. Exit polls suggest the results shall be 68% "yes" and 32% "no". The results will be released at 09:00 UTC tomorrow.
The Irish Times
Science and technology
2018 Atlantic hurricane season
Subtropical Storm Alberto
becomes the first named storm of the
2018 Atlantic hurricane season
. It formed at the western
and is expected to move north of the
Gulf of Mexico
later in the weekend.
The Weather Channel
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