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  • World Elections: India: Exit polls in India’s month-long election are pointing to a win for Prime Minister Neandra Modi and his party. More than 8,000 candidates ran for 543 seats. CNBC.

  • World Elections: Australia: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been re-elected in a shocking victory, despite having trailed in most polls for months. Morrison’s conservative coalition rode a wave of populism to victory similar to other recent elections, from the U.S. to Brazil to Italy. NPR.

  • Impeachment Debate: A Michigan congressman became the first Republican lawmaker to declare that President Trump committed impeachable offenses and that the attorney general “deliberately misrepresented” the findings in the Mueller report. Rep. Justin Amash said Congress is failing to do its constitutional duties to begin impeachment proceedings because of “extreme partisanship.” President Trump shot back on Twitter, calling Amash a “lightweight” looking for attention. Politico.

  • Presidential Pardons: President Trump is reportedly considering pardons for military members convicted of or accused of committing war crimes. That includes Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL scheduled to stand trial for killing unarmed civilians, including a child, while deployed in Iraq. NY Times.

  • Trump on Abortion: President Trump has suggested the recently-passed abortion ban in Alabama went too far. In a tweet, the president said that while he is “strongly Pro-Life,” there are three exceptions: “Rape, Incest and protecting the Life of the mother” -- pointing to President Reagan’s “same position.” The bill does not include exemptions for rape and incest but does allow abortions if a mother’s life is at risk. ABC News.

  • Graduation Present: Morehouse College graduates have an extra reason to celebrate: at their weekend graduation, philanthropist Robert F. Smith told them his family was creating a grant to wipe out all of their student loan debts. The cost is estimated to be $40 million for the nearly 400 graduates. The announcement was met with wide eyes and cheering: Watch.

  • Google & Huawei: Google has reportedly suspended some of its business with Chinese tech giant Huawei, which means current Huawei phones could lose access to Android updates. This comes amid the recent placement of Huawei on a trade blacklist by the Trump administration. Reuters.

  • Sports Roundup: PGA: Brooks Koepka held off Dustin Johnson to win his fourth major, even after hitting four consecutive bogies on the back nine Sunday that brought his seven-stroke lead down to one. ESPN.

  • Sports Roundup: Preakness: War of Will won the second leg of the Triple Crown, but it was the No. 9 horse who stole the show: Bodexpress ran the length of the Preakness Stakes without a jockey. The horse threw jockey John Velazquez out of the gates -- and continued right on without him. Baltimore Sun.

  • Sports Roundup: NBA: With Drake cheering on the sidelines, the Raptors beat the Bucks in a double-OT thriller on the back of their star Kawhi Leonard. The Bucks are now up 2-1 in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Western Conference is a little less interesting: the Warriors are up 3-0 against the Blazers. CBS Sports.

  • Royal Wedding Pics: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shared new behind-the-scenes photos from their wedding on Instagram to mark their one-year anniversary. See pics.

  • Schwarzenegger Drop-Kicked: Arnold Schwarzenegger says he won’t press charges against a man who ran up and drop-kicked him at an event in South Africa. The 71-year-old former California governor called him an “idiot” but said he wasn’t hurt. The unprovoked kick was caught on camera: Watch.

  • Box Office: The Avengers’ three-week reign at the top of the box office came to an end thanks to John Wick. The latest installment of the Keanu Reeves-helmed shoot-em-up franchise took in a strong $57 million at theaters. Avengers: Endgame added another $29 million, propelling it to a $2.6 billion worldwide gross. Variety.

  • Blue Flower Moon: Saturday night’s moon was what’s called a “full flower moon” or “blue flower moon.” Full moons in May are called “flower moons” because it’s the time of year when flowers bloom. Saturday’s moon was also considered a blue moon, says, because it fell under a “somewhat obscure” rule: when there are four full moons in a season, the third is considered a “blue moon.” Hence, the “blue flower moon.” See pics.

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