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We start today with chaos in the Austrian government, exit polls in the Indian elections and a man scaling the Eiffel Tower.
The far-right Freedom Party pulled out its remaining ministers and cast adrift important parts of the government.
The fresh turmoil came as the governing coalition collapsed this weekend, when a video was made public that appeared to show the vice chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache of the Freedom Party, promising government contracts to the niece of a Russian oligarch close to President Vladimir Putin. Mr. Strache quit on Saturday.
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Monday that he would ask the president to dismiss the interior minister, Herbert Kickl, for failing to take action in the scandal’s wake. In retaliation, the Freedom Party quickly jettisoned its remaining four ministers — from the ministries of integration and foreign affairs, labor and social affairs, defense and transportation.
Impact: Ahead of this week’s European Parliament elections, the scandal has raised concern about the influence the Kremlin wields with sympathetic far-right and populist parties around the Continent.
Minutes after taking office, President Volodymyr Zelensky announced a snap parliamentary election that he hopes will consolidate his power and help him deliver on campaign promises to end endemic corruption and a prolonged separatist conflict.
He has said his first priority is to reach a cease-fire in the war against Russian proxies in the country’s east that has claimed 13,000 lives.
His party, Servant of the People, does not hold any seats in Parliament. Voting for a new Parliament had been scheduled for October, but Mr. Zelensky dissolved the current Parliament and moved the election to July, aiming to seize an advantage while he remains very popular.
Quotable: “My whole life I tried to do everything to make Ukrainians laugh,” said Mr. Zelensky, who became famous as a comedian. “Now I will do everything to make sure Ukrainians at least won’t cry any more.”
The Chinese technology giant has begun to feel the effects of a Trump administration order effectively banning American firms from selling components and software to the company.
Google, whose Android software powers Huawei’s smartphones, is limiting support to the company. The German supplier Infineon said it would restrict its business with Huawei. Several chip makers are also cutting Huawei off. Other companies will inevitably follow, our New New World columnist writes.
Reaction: Investors weren’t happy. Tech shares — including in Google’s parent, Alphabet, as well as in Apple and Qualcomm — led a decline in the broader U.S. stock market.
The Chinese government suggested Huawei could take up a legal challenge.
If exit polls are to be believed, India seems poised to bring back Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The official results, scheduled to be announced Thursday, will reveal what kind of government voters want.
A victory for Mr. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party would confirm that Indians want a strong national leader, a contrast to the weak, messy coalitions that have governed in the past.
Takeaway: Mr. Modi fits the mold of the political strongman, and many such figures have risen to power around the world. He stirs huge crowds, projects a macho image of his country abroad, speaks to voters directly via Twitter and has the ability to stoke nationalism.
Perspective: Voters hoping that Mr. Modi would be a Reaganesque figure who would shrink the government’s role in the Indian economy shouldn’t hold their breath, according to Ruchir Sharma: “India’s political DNA is fundamentally socialist,” he writes in an Op-Ed.If you have 25 minutes, this is worth itRihanna, muse and creator
The Barbados-born pop star and fashion icon upended the barriers that black immigrant women in the U.S. face to step into a fantasy of abundance few could imagine, confidently using her otherness to forge her own path.
In an exclusive interview, she opens up about becoming the first black woman to lead and create an LVMH luxury fashion house, Fenty, as well as the future of fashion and her next album.
France: A 42-year-old man who has spent more than a decade in a vegetative state was put back on life support hours after doctors began giving him heavy doses of sedation. It continues years of battles in a country that accepts “passive euthanasia.”
Middle East peace plan: President Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, announced that the U.S. will hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain next month, hoping that investment and financial incentives will encourage the Palestinians and other Arabs to resolve the conflict with Israel.
The Philippines: President Rodrigo Duterte has gone a week without appearing in public, igniting speculation that he could be seriously ill and in a hospital.
Amazon: Shareholders are expected to vote on two proposals this week aimed at restricting sales of Amazon’s facial recognition software to government agencies and investigating the extent to which the product might threaten civil, human and privacy rights.
U.S. immigration: If the president wants Kansas’ former secretary of state to be the nation’s “immigration czar,” he’ll have to agree to a few demands, including 24-hour jet access and “walk in” privileges to the Oval Office.
Also, a 16-year-old boy became the third child from Guatemala to die in the custody of Customs and Border Protection since December.
Snapshot: Above, a man in black scaled the Eiffel Tower in Paris, prompting officials to evacuate and close the landmark. The man has not been identified and it’s unclear why he was climbing the tower.
In memoriam: Niki Lauda, the Austrian racecar driver who won three world championships in Formula One, was regarded as one of the greatest speedway drivers of all time. He died on Monday at 70.
Gay athlete: Dutee Chand, a champion sprinter, has become India’s first openly gay professional athlete, less than a year after the country’s top court overturned a longstanding ban on gay sex.
Comedy: Wanda Sykes spoke to our Talk columnist. She talked about France’s guillotine, the time she snubbed Michelle Obama and her former job at the N.S.A., among other things.
What we’re reading: This BuzzFeed News investigation into Tony Robbins. “Jane Bradley and Katie J.M. Baker totally blew me away with their yearlong investigation,” says our magazine writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner. “This is so rigorous. I hope they feel like it’s worth it from beneath the mound of lawyer letters it probably launched.”Now, a break from the news
Cook: Try replacing the meat with cauliflower in chicken adobo, a sweet-and-sour classic of Filipino cooking. (Our Five Weeknight Dishes newsletter has more recommendations.)
Watch: Keanu Reeves fights ninjas in a scene from “John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum.”
Go: In Sarajevo, find a layering of religions, cultures and history in a setting that looks like something out of a fairy tale. Intertwined with the haunting remnants of the 1990s war is a soulful, warm culture.
Listen: “Doin’ Time,” Lana Del Rey’s version of a 1990s song by Sublime, has an echoey, nostalgic undertow and a crisply unhurried hip-hop beat.
Smarter Living: People want more of what they think is scarce. That’s a truism backed up by research — and you can use it to increase your professional appeal. Don’t be too readily available for projects or offers, to avoid conveying that you’re in low demand. Holding your eagerness in check can show confidence. Trust in your self-worth, and try an “abundance” mind-set, meaning that if a particular offer doesn’t work out, something better will be around the corner.
And we’ve compiled a few pointers for shopping for outdoor accent tables.
Tonight in London, the winner of this year’s Man Booker International Prize, the most significant award for translated fiction, will be announced.
It is worth 50,000 British pounds, or about ,000, split equally between author and translator, making it one of the few book prizes that puts the art of translating on the same level as writing itself.
This year’s shortlist is dominated by women, who make up five of the six authors and all of the translators.
Jen Calleja, whose translation of Marion Poschmann’s “The Pine Islands” from German is shortlisted, said translating had historically been seen as an administrative task — as women’s work. But she said awards like this one had helped change that, bringing awareness to the skill involved.
“There are hundreds of considerations that go into each page,” she said, pointing out that each word choice affects the emotion of a novel. “I write, too,” she said, “but translating is my big passion. It’s a real puzzle.”
That’s it for this briefing. See you next time.
Thank youTo Mark Josephson, Eleanor Stanford and Kenneth R. Rosen for the break from the news. Alex Marshall, our culture reporter in Europe, wrote today’s Back Story. You can reach the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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十二生肖买马谜语2016“【神】【武】【棍】【啊】【神】【武】【棍】，【你】【到】【底】【是】【什】【么】【来】【历】！【为】【什】【么】【这】【些】【家】【伙】【竟】【是】【都】【很】【忌】【惮】【你】！” 【预】【料】【中】【的】【没】【有】【回】【应】，【龙】【啸】【昆】【将】【神】【武】【棍】【给】【收】【起】【来】，【他】【走】【到】【护】【甲】【跟】【前】，【将】【那】【护】【甲】【给】【捡】【了】【起】【来】。 “【哎】【呀】，【真】【是】【可】【惜】【了】！【要】【是】【这】【护】【甲】【也】【能】【跟】【我】【融】【合】，【说】【不】【定】，【我】【的】【实】【力】【还】【能】【提】【升】【里】！” 【看】【着】【那】【通】【体】【黑】【暗】，【没】【有】【一】【点】【魂】【力】【的】【护】【甲】，【龙】【啸】【昆】
【那】【支】【筷】【子】，【带】【着】【强】【劲】【的】【力】【道】，【硬】【硬】【的】【击】【歪】【了】【男】【人】【的】【拳】【头】，【让】【他】【扑】【了】【个】【空】。 【众】【人】【愣】【住】。 【能】【用】【一】【支】【筷】【子】【化】【解】【这】【记】【攻】【击】【的】【人】，【实】【力】【绝】【对】【高】【他】【们】【几】【个】【档】【次】。 【众】【人】【抬】【眸】【望】【去】，【发】【现】【不】【远】【处】【的】【桌】【子】【上】，【坐】【着】【一】【个】【男】【人】。 【一】【身】【黑】【衣】【包】【裹】【着】【他】【颀】【长】【的】【身】【材】，【下】【颌】【到】【脖】【颈】【的】【线】【条】【凌】【厉】，【周】【身】【上】【下】【散】【发】【着】【生】【人】【勿】【近】【的】【疏】【离】。
【我】【有】【一】【个】【朋】【友】…… 【咳】【咳】！ 【一】【个】【和】【我】【一】【起】【玩】【守】【望】【先】【锋】【的】【朋】【友】【开】【新】【书】【了】，【目】【前】【已】【经】【把】【签】【约】【合】【同】【给】【寄】【出】【去】【了】，【大】【家】【可】【以】【去】【看】【一】【下】【投】【个】【资】【瓜】【分】【一】【下】【奖】【池】，【大】【概】【也】【能】【领】【个】【几】【百】【起】【点】【币】【吧】。 【书】【名】：【灵】【气】【复】【苏】【在】【末】【日】 【简】【介】：【在】【张】【阳】【十】【八】【岁】【生】【日】【那】【天】，【他】【收】【到】【了】【两】【年】【未】【见】【的】【姐】【姐】【从】【军】【校】【寄】【来】【的】【礼】【物】。 【这】【一】【天】【注】【定】【是】【不】
【乌】【峡】【郡】【连】【山】【县】。 【残】【破】【的】【城】【墙】【上】【布】【满】【了】【斑】【驳】【的】【血】【迹】，【将】【士】【们】【沉】【默】【的】【把】【各】【种】【守】【城】【物】【资】【运】【到】【城】【头】。【滚】【木】、【擂】【石】、【箭】【矢】、【攻】【城】【弩】【与】【一】【根】【根】【丈】【许】【长】、【大】【腿】【粗】【的】【巨】【箭】，【高】【大】【的】【机】【关】【兽】【被】【组】【成】【一】【架】【架】【投】【石】【车】。【瞭】【望】【台】【上】，【士】【卒】【全】【神】【贯】【注】【的】【看】【向】【城】【外】【苍】【莽】【的】【大】【地】。 【大】【地】【上】【残】【枪】【断】【剑】【尸】【横】【遍】【野】，【焦】【黑】【的】【土】【地】【还】【冒】【着】【袅】【袅】【的】【浓】【烟】，【盘】【旋】
【秦】【桔】【梗】【终】【于】【有】【了】【自】【己】【的】【意】【识】，【走】【在】【雪】【地】【里】。 【她】【问】【自】【己】，“【为】【什】【么】【创】【造】【了】【他】【们】？” 【秦】【桔】【梗】【仔】【细】【的】【想】【了】【想】，【回】【到】【了】【自】【己】，“【因】【为】【爱】，【因】【为】，【她】【太】【爱】【她】【自】【己】【了】。” 【所】【以】，【才】【有】【了】【自】【我】【的】【救】【赎】。 【所】【以】，【她】【要】【给】【他】【们】【一】【个】【很】【完】【整】【的】【归】【宿】。 【按】【响】【了】【金】【浒】【家】【里】【的】【铃】【声】，【铃】【声】【响】【了】【起】【来】，【金】【浒】【半】【穿】【着】【大】【棉】【袄】，【看】【到】【秦】十二生肖买马谜语2016【一】【声】【把】【整】【座】【天】【枢】【阁】【的】【灰】【尘】【都】【震】【得】【颤】【抖】【了】【一】【阵】【子】【的】【巨】【大】【轰】【响】【后】，【那】【架】【古】【琴】【的】【琴】【身】【上】【出】【现】【了】【一】【道】【裂】【痕】。 【还】【真】【是】【质】【地】【坚】【硬】【啊】……【大】【智】【感】【叹】【着】，【挥】【起】**【又】【往】【下】【劈】【去】。 【几】【声】【动】【静】【过】【后】，【那】【古】【琴】【已】【经】【从】【中】【间】【彻】【底】【裂】【开】【了】，【一】【半】【的】【琴】【身】【耷】【拉】【着】【悬】【在】【案】【几】【外】。 【大】【智】【屏】【住】【了】【呼】【吸】，【眼】【珠】【子】【都】【不】【敢】【动】【地】【凑】【近】【那】【琴】【身】【正】【中】【间】。
【只】【可】【惜】…… “【老】【婆】【真】【乖】。” 【韩】【瑾】【微】【微】【一】【笑】。【然】【而】【紧】【跟】【着】，【她】【就】【暗】【道】【一】【声】【不】【妙】：【不】【好】，【她】【不】【小】【心】【将】【对】【可】【儿】【姐】【的】【称】【呼】【喊】【出】【来】【了】——【她】【可】【从】【来】【没】【在】【芸】【儿】【面】【前】【说】【过】【这】【个】【词】。 （【老】【婆】？） 【果】【然】，【周】【芸】【闻】【言】，【起】【初】【还】【只】【觉】【这】【词】【新】【鲜】，【但】【等】【她】【抬】【起】【头】【察】【觉】【到】【韩】【瑾】【眼】【中】【的】【小】【慌】【乱】【时】，【这】【词】【就】【变】【味】【了】——【实】【际】【上】，【周】【芸】【早】【就】
【将】【人】【类】【脑】【袋】【中】【的】【控】【制】【芯】【片】【全】【部】【取】【出】【之】【后】，【人】【类】【恢】【复】【了】【意】【识】。 【那】【些】【海】【怪】【的】【控】【制】【芯】【片】【并】【没】【有】【被】【移】【出】，【这】【样】【可】【以】【防】【止】【海】【怪】【对】【人】【类】【发】【动】【进】【攻】。 【人】【类】【的】【深】【海】【战】【舰】【开】【始】【撤】【退】，【绿】【皮】【乘】【坐】【着】【深】【海】【舰】【艇】，【让】【深】【海】【航】【母】【直】【接】【回】【去】。 【在】【深】【海】【战】【舰】【中】，【绿】【皮】【下】【潜】【到】【鱼】【人】【的】【族】【地】【中】。 【这】【些】【鱼】【人】【从】【刚】【才】【开】【始】【就】【在】【冲】【着】【他】【跪】【拜】，【因】【此】【绿】
【等】【等】，【在】【这】【里】【撞】【到】【了】【与】【叔】【叔】【一】【样】【坚】【硬】【的】【胸】【膛】，【是】【不】【是】【她】【的】【叔】【叔】【回】【来】【了】？ 【林】【默】【儿】【惊】【喜】【地】【抬】【起】【头】，【谁】【知】【印】【入】【眼】【帘】【的】【是】【一】【张】【完】【全】【陌】【生】【的】【脸】，【看】【样】【子】，【对】【方】【是】【个】【二】【十】【出】【头】【的】【年】【轻】【男】【子】。 【林】【默】【儿】【还】【没】【有】【完】【全】【打】【开】【的】【笑】【容】【慢】【慢】【地】【隐】【去】，【取】【而】【代】【之】【的】【是】【莫】【名】【升】【起】【的】【怒】【火】，【陌】【生】【人】【竟】【然】【闯】【入】【了】【她】【缅】【怀】【叔】【叔】【的】【地】【方】。 “【你】【是】【谁】，