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Ste­wardess Killed by Taxi Driver 887,916

A ste­wardess in Zhengzhou, He­nan Prov­ince, was al­legedly killed by a driver from China’s big­gest car-hail­ing plat­form Didi Chux­ing. The sus­pect was later found dead in a river, an al­leged sui­cide fol­low­ing the killing, ac­cord­ing to po­lice.

So­cial Me­dia Ac­count Closed for Il­le­gal Con­tent 770,346

“Er­geng Shi­tang,” a Wechat so­cial me­dia ac­count was sus­pended for seven days by a lo­cal cul­tural watch­dog for re­leas­ing im­proper and vul­gar in­for­ma­tion about the ste­wardess al­legedly killed by the Didi Chux­ing driver. Ding Feng, the founder, later an­nounced the ac­count would not re-open.

10th An­niver­sary of Wenchuan Earthquake 468,669

China’s me­dia and pub­lic held events to com­mem­o­rate the 10th an­niver­sary of the dev­as­tat­ing Wenchuan Earthquake of May 12, 2008, in which nearly 70,000 peo­ple died.

North Korea Sus­pends Meet­ing with South 301,715

The Korean Cen­tral News Agency, North Korea’s state me­dia agency, an­nounced it was can­cel­ing a sched­uled meet­ing with the South on May 16, say­ing that a South Korea-us joint mil­i­tary ex­er­cise was tar­get­ing the North.

Rus­sian Bombers Fly Near US 225,476

Ac­cord­ing to CNN, two Rus­sian bombers were in­ter­cepted by Amer­i­can F-22 stealth fight­ers af­ter they en­tered the US’S air de­fense iden­ti­fi­ca­tion zone near the western coast of Alaska on May 11.

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