PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Malaysian election upset ousts ruling party

Clip: 05/10/2018 | 2m 38s

In the news wrap Thursday, Mahathir Mohamad, a 92-year-old former leader of Malaysia, was sworn in as the new prime minister, after a stunning election victory. The vote ousted the ruling party of more than six decades over corruption, a crackdown on dissent and an unpopular sales tax. Also, the U.S. House voted to revive the process of licensing a nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain in Nevada.

Aired: 05/10/18

Rating: NR

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