News Headlines - 18 May 2019

President Trump says foreign cars are a national security threat. Will Congress stop him in before it's too late? - CNNPolitics

Republicans on Capitol Hill at first breathed a sigh of relief this week when they learned President Donald Trump was planning to delay a decision on tariffs for foreign cars and auto parts by six months.
But their initial reaction overlooked a key implication of the move: Included in Trump's announcement was his first formal assertion that imported cars and parts are in fact a national security threat.

Man in German crossbow deaths reportedly led 'Medieval cult' - The Local

Germany has been baffled by the bizarre case since the man and two women killed with crossbows were found Saturday in a hotel in Passau, followed by Monday's discovery of two more dead women in the town of Wittingen.
The figure at the core of the group, Torsten W., 53, appeared to have controlled the four women like a harsh sect leader who used physical force and psychological manipulation, Bild daily and RTL television reported.

Glasgow and Edinburgh fight to become the UK's first 'net-zero' city - BBC News

Glasgow and Edinburgh are going head-to-head to try to become the UK's first "net zero" city.
Both cities have now unveiled ambitious plans to cut greenhouse emissions to a neutral level.
Glasgow wants to reach the target "well before" 2045, while Edinburgh has set its target to 2030.

More than half of Madagascar MPs suspected of corruption: enquiry

Madagascar's anti-corruption agency has begun legal action against more than half of the country's parliamentary deputies who are suspected of taking bribes, just two weeks ahead of legislative elections, a source said Friday.
After a year-long enquiry, a dossier on 79 MPs was sent to the prosecutor's office this week "to begin legal action against the accused", the source told AFP.

WATCH: Arnold Schwarzenegger attacked with flying kick at Sandton event | Sunday Tribune

Former movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked by an unknown person during an event in Sandton on Saturday... A man is seen attacking the former governor of California from the back with a flying kick. The attacker hits the floor, as the 71-year-old Schwarzenegger stumbles momentarily after contact. It is not clear why the man attacked Schwarzenegger... On Twitter, Schwarzenegger said he was fine and only realised after seeing the video that he had been kicked. He was more concerned about his Snapchat being interrupted.







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