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Portugal win first ever Eurovision Song Contest

Portugal win first ever Eurovision Song Contest

The 27-year-old singer performed a heartfelt rendition of "Amar Pelos Dios" - a song performed entirely in Portuguese - which was composed by his sister Luisa Sobral. Last year's victors, Ukraine, fin...

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Trump's Company Tells Congress Its Plan for Distributing Foreign Profits

Trump's Company Tells Congress Its Plan for Distributing Foreign Profits

Treasury. For properties the Trump Organization owns, the plan calls for estimating profit from revenue attributable to foreign governments at the same rate as gross operating profit for the bus...

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Trump heads off to Bethlehem to meet Palestinian president

Trump heads off to Bethlehem to meet Palestinian president

Trump delivered those remarks in a speech at the Israel Museum following his meetings on Monday and Tuesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud A...

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Manchester attack victims still in critical condition with 'horrific injuries'

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: "Three men have been arrested after police executed warrants in South Manchester in connection with the ongoing investigation". "She was so nice". "...

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Manchester bombing suspect was University of Salford student

Manchester bombing suspect was University of Salford student

British police are urgently trying to determine if the bomber acted alone or was part of a larger terror network. MANCHESTER , England A blast on Monday night at a concert in the northern English c...

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Five school bus passengers seriously hurt in truck crash

Five school bus passengers seriously hurt in truck crash

Investigators say the dump truck hit the bus, before veering off to the north shoulder, coming to rest in a ditch. The investigation showed Jon Cooley, 75, of Bagley, was driving the Warco Inc. Anth...

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Donald Trump's Budget Breaks These 7 Campaign Promises

Antonio Busalacchi, president of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, said UCAR is concerned that the proposed budget cuts for federal earth systems science programs will undermine s...

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Manchester shopping center evacuated hours after bombing at Ariana Grande concert

The Greater Manchester police said the three were arrested after warrants were executed in south Manchester . They provided no details on the individuals held. Abedi was born in Britain to a Libya...

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Pakistani police: Chinese couple abducted in the southwest

Pakistani police: Chinese couple abducted in the southwest

The abductions happened around midday in Quetta, the capital of the southwestern province of Balochistan, which is at the heart of the $50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project but i...

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Iranian President Responds to Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia Criticism

After meeting with the Supreme Leader, President Rouhani visited the mausoleum of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran to renew allegiance to him and the martyrs of the Islamic Revolution ...

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Trump, Abbas Call for Revival of Palestinian-Israeli Peace Talks

Trump, Abbas Call for Revival of Palestinian-Israeli Peace Talks

The U.S. president also pledged his support for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. Thank you for such a wonderful and unforgettable visit, Prime Minister @ Netanyahu and @PresidentR...

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Melania's 'slap' and other weird Trump trip moments

Netanyahu also criticized this practice in a statement made after Abbas's joint remarks with Trump on Tuesday, seemingly calling Abbas a hypocrite for offering his condolences to those who were hurt...

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Scotland police chief urges public to be alert

Scotland police chief urges public to be alert

The UK threat level has been has been judged to be severe for almost three years - which means an attack is considered highly likely. Some MSPs raised concerns that increasing the number of armed p...

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Manchester terror attack: Rivlin writes to the Queen to express 'deep sorrow'

The Manchester bomber Salman Abedi is believed to have travelled to Syria and had "proven" links with Islamic State , France's interior minister has said . French President Emmanuel Macron signe...

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US President Donald Trump Meets Pope Francis At Vatican

Wednesday morning, on the third leg of his first foreign trip as president, Trump met with the pope at the Apostolic Palace. Meanwhile, Trump looked on as his wife and the pope laughed at the ...

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British Prime Minister raises country's threat level

The 18-year-old Tweeted on Sunday that she was "so excited" to see Ariana Grande in concert. Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya as they worked to piece together his allegiances and foi...

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Trump Israel Trip: Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent

Trump Israel Trip: Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent

Earlier, on his fourth and final day in the Middle East, his motorcade crossed through the barrier surrounding biblical Bethlehem for a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abba...

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In Trump's private moments, it's small talk and compliments

In Trump's private moments, it's small talk and compliments

President Donald Trump travels to Israel on Monday, attempting to revive the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process with visits to Jerusalem and the West Bank. For once, it was not what Presi...

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Anthony Weiner Pleads Guilty In Sexting Case. Says He Has ‘Sickness’

Anthony Weiner Pleads Guilty In Sexting Case. Says He Has ‘Sickness’

As part of the plea agreement, he will have to comply with the Sex Offender Registry and Notification Act. Anthony Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin , finally filed for divorce on Friday. This discove...

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Iran accuses U.S. of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'

For Trump, the trip is a reprieve from the crush of controversies that have marred his young presidency and an attempt to reset his relationship with a region and a religion he fiercely criticised a c...

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Seoul says NKorean object that drew fire was likely balloon

Seoul says NKorean object that drew fire was likely balloon

Cyber security researchers have also said they have found technical evidence that could link North Korea with the global WannaCry "ransomware" cyber attack that infected more than 300,000 computers ...

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Iran's conservative candidate leaves presidential race

Some have speculated that Qalibaf could serve as a vice president in Raisi's administration in exchange for his support. Rouhani, a pragmatist who has eased Iran's worldwide isolation and now faces ...

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The 7 Most Awkward Moments From Trump's Israel Trip

The White House also referred to Abbas as president of "Palestine" in a schedule, despite the fact that the US does not recognize a Palestinian state. Trump praised Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's ...

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Trump Budget Deals 'Devastating Blow' To Low-Income Americans, Advocates Say

The White House on Tuesday will ask Republicans who control the U.S. Congress - and federal purse strings - to slash spending on healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor as they push ahe...

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Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican

During the election campaign, Francis criticized Trump's promise to build a wall on the Mexican border and his declaration that the USA should turn away Muslim immigrants and refugees. Trump's a...

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Manchester attack: Who was the suspect Salman Abedi?

May revealed that continuing investigations after the suicide bombing in Manchester Arena by Salman Abedi revealed the possibility that there is a wider group of individuals behind the attack that...

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WHO Elects First Director-General From Africa

WHO Elects First Director-General From Africa

Before his election to the WHO director-general position, Tedros was Ethiopia's foreign affairs minister, and from 2005 to 2012 he was the country's health minister, according to a press release tod...

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United States should stand by the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

United States should stand by the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

It is expected the USA president will announce a final decision after his return from Taormina, in Sicily, where he will attend the 43rd G7 Summit and where he will be pressured by other countries t...

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Manchester attack: Olivia Campbell was a 'precious girl'

Twenty-year-old Jess, who was at the concert with her sister, Hannah, 17, described to Manchester Evening News the moment she heard the huge explosion. Now, he is the administrative manager of the...

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Manchester bomber was 'likely' acting with others: minister

Tributes have also been paid to 26-year-old John Atkinson from Bury, who was named by friends on Facebook as an apparent victim. The 22-year-old studied business at Salford University but dropped ou...

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Betsy DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

Betsy DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

Perhaps foreseeing the resistance she'd face during her speech, DeVos told the crowd, "While we will undoubtedly disagree at times I hope we can do so respectfully". They said that this wasn't a d...

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Iran's foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after Saudi speech, arms deal

Iran's foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after Saudi speech, arms deal

It has nothing to do with ethnicity", Tillerson said . President Trump , along with Egypt's Abdel Fatah al-Sissi and Saudi Arabia's King Salman, opened the new Global Center for Combating Ext...

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Egypt denies Sudan claims of providing vehicles to rebels

Egypt denies Sudan claims of providing vehicles to rebels

The peace envoy said that the government's top priority was to end the war through negotiations but described the renewed attacks as a "tactic" to delay the permanent lifting of U.S. On Friday, fierce...

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US Bombs Syrian, Iranian-Backed Forces For First Time, Leaving Eight Dead

Prior to launching the strike, the coalition said in a statement it carried out an aerial "show of force", and fired warning shots. It's been publicly known for almost a year that USA special op...

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Ariana Grande 'flies home to Florida' after Manchester concert bombing

Rudd also said it was "irritating" that information about the investigation into the bombing had been leaked by USA security sources before the British police were ready to go public with it. "I'm s...

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