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Chris Cornell, vocalist for Rocklahoma headliner Soundgarden, dies unexpectedly

Cornell began his career in the Seattle rock scene. "I've lost a lot of young, brilliant friends, people that I thought were very inspired", he told Rolling Stone in 2015. Louis has been cancele...

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Services return to normal after cyber-attack at the weekend

Services return to normal after cyber-attack at the weekend

Riverbank IT Management managing director Malcolm Newdick said: "Last week's ransomware attack was the most unsafe malware attack we have seen". At least eight Australian businesses have been hit ...

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President Trump's aide comment on West Bank shock Israel

President Trump's aide comment on West Bank shock Israel

Trump is due in Israel May 22-23, stopping first in Saudi Arabia. He will also visit Brussels and the Vatican after leaving the Mideast. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman took office on Tue...

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In US, left and right go along with Macron's win

In US, left and right go along with Macron's win

Macron has promised that half will be complete newcomers, meaning a diverse range of figures from business, civil service, local activism and academia are set to make their first foray into politics. ...

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5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

The company believes the problems are related to the ransomware attack, although no ransom is being demanded. Many workers, particularly in Asia, had logged off on Friday before the malicious soft...

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Donald Trump pledges to move quickly to nominate new FBI chief

Trump fired Comey on Tuesday, at first saying he accepted recommendations from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein , that he be ousted because of the role he played past yea...

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Sen. Lindsey Graham to President Trump: Stop Tweeting About the Russia Investigation

Did Trump break the law by firing Comey?... McCabe contradicted Trump this week, telling lawmakers that Comey enjoyed widespread support among the FBI's rank and file, and that the probe into alle...

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Trump Tweet Suggests His Conversations With Comey Might Have Been Recorded

That's why Trump's tweet gave pundits and historians fresh ammunition to continue drawing comparisons between Trump and Nixon as they have in the days since Trump fired Comey, who as head of the FBI...

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Volvo To Start Assembling XC90s In India

Additional models slated for local assembly will be announced at a later stage, it said. The new unit will be in Hoskote near Bengaluru and would be the company's second assembly unit after Malaysia...

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Rolf Harris to be freed from jail tomorrow

Rolf Harris to be freed from jail tomorrow

Jurors had previously been told Harris had already been convicted and sentenced for other offences in 2014. The jury was told Harris was due to appear in court, in person, on Monday. At one point, t...

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Hungary's FM: European Parliament motion a 'new attack by Soros network'

Hungary's FM: European Parliament motion a 'new attack by Soros network'

Referred to as a "nuclear option", Article 7 can be activated when there is a risk of a serious breach by a member state of the fundamental values of the EU. Hungary must "reach an agreement with the ...

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Goa: Two dead, 30 missing as bridge collapses in river

Goa: Two dead, 30 missing as bridge collapses in river

The Portuguese-era bridge across the river Sanvordem, a tributary of river Zuari, was closed for traffic for the last four years. "So far no casualties have been reported", said a police official of C...

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Netanyahu: Abbas lied to President Trump

At a White House meeting with Mr Abbas on Wednesday, Mr Trump said he would "do whatever is necessary" to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, but offered no specifics. Abbas said that the talks w...

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French President-Elect to Take Over on Sunday

French President-Elect to Take Over on Sunday

Candidates from mainstream parties that alternated to govern the country in the past four decades were eliminated in the first round. - "On the Move" - political movement plans to field candidates for...

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Trump to dive into Mideast conflict on first presidential trip

In a statement Sunday, Netanyahu said moving the embassy would "not only not harm the peace process, rather the opposite", according to The Washington Post. The U.S. passed a law in 1995 mandating t...

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Lawmakers Issue Requests For Comey's Memo Regarding Flynn Investigation

To date, no Republican has publicly voiced support for impeachment. The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the Justice Department and FBI seeking th...

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Canada deploys troops to evacuate thousands of residents

The Canadian Red Cross has started a fundraising campaign to provide financial support to Quebec flood victims when they eventually return home. In Montreal, the province's most populous city, 221 p...

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Trump Asked FBI's Comey to Drop Flynn Inquiry

Trump said on May 16 that he had "an absolute right" as president to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" with Russian Federation. Yet US allies and some members of Congress have expressed alarm. The...

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Puerto Rico Militant Oscar Lopez Rivera Freed From Custody After 36 Years

Supporters of Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera gesture in San Juan early Wednesday as Rivera is released from home confinement after 36 years in federal custody. This story has been correct...

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Len McCluskey wrong to say Labour can not win election - Kezia Dugdale

Len McCluskey wrong to say Labour can not win election - Kezia Dugdale

Britain, Mr. Corbyn said at his manifesto announcement at the University of Bradford, had been "run for the rich, the elite and the vested interests", adding: "They have benefited from tax cuts and bu...

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Ninth Circuit hears oral argument on Trump travel ban

Ninth Circuit hears oral argument on Trump travel ban

MICHAEL HAWKINS: Has the president ever disavowed his campaign statements? "The order on its face doesn't have anything to do with religion". As many of us suspected this fight concerning the execut...

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Macedonia opposition leader given mandate to form government

Macedonia opposition leader given mandate to form government

The party came in second in December's elections, behind Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski's conservative party, which did not receive enough of a parliamentary majority to form a government. On Monday, ...

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US Added 211000 Jobs in April; Unemployment at 4.4 Percent

US Added 211000 Jobs in April; Unemployment at 4.4 Percent

The national unemployment rate was 4.4 percent this April and 3.3 percent in the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett area. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.4 percent. Ms Cash said under Labor, the economy had cr...

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Trump assails naming of counsel as 'witch hunt'

Special counsel is a relatively recent term, replacing special prosecutors and independent counsels. Mr Mueller, whose appointment was announced by the Justice Department, will have sweeping power...

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Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

President Donald Trump's transition team reportedly knew Michael Flynn was under investigation before he was hired as national security adviser. According to four current US officials, the conta...

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Westtown five-star Mohamed Bamba commits to Texas over Kentucky, Duke & Michigan

Westtown five-star Mohamed Bamba commits to Texas over Kentucky, Duke & Michigan

Bamba is ranked the No. 2 player in the nation in the 2017 class by Scout .com and was one of the few top uncommitted prospects in the country before Thursday. There is a potential for more opening...

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With Macron win, Euro market rally hits pause

On Monday, though, Hollande gripped Macron's arm before the two men walked side by side and then announced the transfer of power would take place on Sunday, a week after the election. "With markets ha...

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Predators grab Game 1 from Ducks in overtime

The Kings motored through the 2012 postseason, falling just four times . In game seven against the Oilers, Gibson gave up a goal after three and a half minutes. Watson continued the trend of fourth...

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US Set to Start Three-Month Countdown to NAFTA Renegotiation

US Set to Start Three-Month Countdown to NAFTA Renegotiation

A member of the Mexican trade delegation, Felipe Basarte, spoke about watching the corn markets sharply increase when U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted about the possibility of the U.S. "NAFTA's t...

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Watch live as House Democrats hold news conference on Trump and Russia

Watch live as House Democrats hold news conference on Trump and Russia

Not really! It will, however, provide the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee with another talking point to use against vulnerable Republicans who don't sign it: They refused to support an i...

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Mathieu Valbuena responds to Benzema's recent sex scandal comments

Mathieu Valbuena responds to Benzema's recent sex scandal comments

Benzema continues to pine in worldwide exile over his role in the alleged attempt to blackmail former global teammate Valbuena over a sex tape that was leaked to certain individuals in 2015. Valbuena ...

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Trump removes tweet saying it was 'honor' to host Abbas

Netanyahu accused the Palestinian Authority Chairman of lying to Trump: "I heard President Abbas yesterday say that they teach their children peace. They work together - beautifully". Sanders said he ...

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Edouard Philippe named French PM

Edouard Philippe named French PM

Philippe's age reinforces the generational shift in France's corridors of power and the image of youthful vigor that Macron is cultivating. Mr. Juppe, also a presidential hopeful, lost the Les Repub...

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Korean leader scraps plan for state history books

Korean leader scraps plan for state history books

Moon also spoke to Xi about the difficulties faced by some South Korean companies doing business in China facing discrimination in retaliation for the THAAD deployment. President Moon said "South Kore...

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Iran's VP quits presidential race in favor of Rouhani

During the third and final presidential debate on May 12, Rouhani made similar comments on being prepared in his second term to remove the remaining sanctions against Iran. "All administrative, moni...

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