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She was performing her track Storm dressed in a white asymmetric jumpsuit with flashing lights behind her as the audience sang along enthusiastically when an intruder snatched her microphone. The kitsch is conspicuously absent this year and the usual extravagant stage effects are nowhere to be seen. "It's just harmless fun, it is just a really good atmosphere", said Lee Torrance, a 43-year-old from Worcestershire in the United Kingdom who wore a vest and bowtie with the Union Jack pattern ...
  • AT&T's quest for Trump insight is ham-fisted

    AT&T's quest for Trump insight is ham-fisted

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    The company said the agreement "focused on USA healthcare policy matters" and that the "terms were consistent with the market". There are also unconfirmed rumors from Roger Stone of ties between John Podesta, who served as Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman , and Vekselberg, involving money that was allegedly laundered through an energy company Podesta held shares in.
  • Every vote in the primary counts

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    Conversely, registered GOP voters can't cast a ballot in the Democratic primary for District Attorney in Guilford County. Poll workers are still needed, Barger noted. Absentee ballots may not be turned in at a polling place except to be surrendered and voided, in which case the voter would vote in person at their precinct.
  • Music Crush Monday: Childish Gambino

    Music Crush Monday: Childish Gambino

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    The Grammy victor also debuted another track called Saturday - his first new music since his 2016 album Awaken, My Love! On top his performance, he was also the host of the episode. The number, directed by Hiro Murai , reflects the current political turmoil in the United States, especially pertaining to gun violence, an issue that is taking America by storm right now.
  • FINAL RESULTS: Indiana primary election

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    Lamb has loaned himself $800,000. Braun ran as an outsider, blasting Reps. WISH-TV's David Williams said it felt like a party early Tuesday night inside the Brickyard Crossing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where U.S. The president had urged voters not to support Blankenship, who retorted by describing himself as "Trumpier than Trump". Thurston says: "Just because the president says to do something isn't necessarily why it needs to be done".
  • Joe Burrow will take visits to LSU and Cincinnati, per report

    Joe Burrow will take visits to LSU and Cincinnati, per report

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    The Advocate's Ross Dellenger reported Tuesday that LSU and Cincinnati have gotten permission to talk to the 6-3, 215-pound rising junior. Burrow will visit the Bearcats on Thursday and head to Baton Rouge, La. A graduate transfer, Burrow will be eligible to play this season. While the Buckeyes have yet to announce the starter for 2018, Burrow's plans to transfer would appear to back up the speculation that Haskins will be the team's No.
  • Trump PAC Urges Support For CIA Pick

    Trump PAC Urges Support For CIA Pick

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    Both senators say they want to learn more about Haspel's 33-year career working mostly undercover at the Central Intelligence Agency. Robert Ford, a former USA ambassador to Syria, said confirming Haspel could undercut US efforts to promote human rights because she'll always be identified with the enhanced interrogation program.
  • Takeda Agrees To Buy Shire In £46bn Deal

    Takeda Agrees To Buy Shire In £46bn Deal

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    Shire shareholders will own 50% of the enlarged group following the deal, which is expected to complete in the first half of 2019. Under the terms of the deal, Shire investors will receive $30.33 in cash for each share they own, plus shares in Takeda , making the total offer worth about £49 a share.
  • Mystery surrounds landing of North Korean airliner in China

    Mystery surrounds landing of North Korean airliner in China

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    It is the second meeting between the two leaders in less than two months, after they held a secret meeting in the Chinese capital of Beijing in late March. It said in the short-term, China is an "indispensable stability guarantor for a possible unsuccessful US-North Korea summit". Chinese internet users posting on social media described heavy security in the city and extensive flight delays on Monday.
  • House chaplain wins job back after scalding letter to Ryan

    House chaplain wins job back after scalding letter to Ryan

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    In the letter , ostensibly addressed to Ryan, but quickly made public, Conroy said the aide in question, Jonathan Burks, told Conroy the Speaker wanted him to resign over, in part, a prayer the Chaplain led that, Burks said, offered a negative view of the GOP tax bill.
  • Atty. Gen. Sessions Vows to Prosecute All Who Illegally Cross Border

    Atty. Gen. Sessions Vows to Prosecute All Who Illegally Cross Border

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    Beauregard SessionsWhite House steps up efforts to confirm Central Intelligence Agency director Sentencing reform is moving in the wrong direction We should oppose Gina Haspel's Central Intelligence Agency nomination because of her torture record MORE on Monday is reportedly set to announce that the administration will increase its prosecution of parents crossing the USA border illegally, in the hope it will convince people to avoid making the trek for fear they will be separated from ...
  • Excitement builds as first 'US Embassy' road signs go up in Jerusalem

    Excitement builds as first 'US Embassy' road signs go up in Jerusalem

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    The global community considers the annexation illegal and considers east Jerusalem as occupied territory. The Palestinian authorities have called on the diplomatic corps, worldwide non-governmental organizations and religious authorities to boycott the opening of the USA embassy in Jerusalem.
  • Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres, 5/5/2018 Prediction & Odds

    Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres, 5/5/2018 Prediction & Odds

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    He will be making his third start this season. BC-BBN-Dodgers-Padres, 4th Ld-Writethru, 820 Buehler, Dodgers' bullpen combine to no-hit Padres in MexicoAP Photo MXEV132, MXEV133, MXEV134, MXEV131, MXEV137, MXEV140, MXEV135, MXEV136, MXEV138, MXEV124, MXEV123, MXEV120, MXEV121Eds: Dodgers 4, Padres 0.
  • Taylor Swift visits 8-year-old burns girl

    Taylor Swift visits 8-year-old burns girl

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    Before she departed, Swift invited McCune to attend any upcoming "Reputation" tour date once she's able to leave the burn unit. "I heard you were here and I wanted to visit you, but maybe you can come and visit me", the little girl said in the impromptu video , which was shot by an Arizona Republic photographer and uploaded online.
  • 23 miners die in Balochistan twin coal mine collapse

    23 miners die in Balochistan twin coal mine collapse

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    Rescue operations have been completed at both sites, and the explosions were not linked. There were 30 workers inside the mine at the time of the accident. Atique said. "There were no arrangement inside the mine, including air ventilation", Akhterzada, an injured coal miner told Al Jazeera. At least 16 miners died on May 5 and more than a dozen were trapped after an explosion in a mine in the Marwar coalfields in Baluchistan province, Director of Disaster Management Attaullah Khan said.
  • Cynthia Nixon Earned More Than $1 Million in Income in 2017

    Cynthia Nixon Earned More Than $1 Million in Income in 2017

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    The actress's Fickle Mermaid firm listed gross receipts of $1 million previous year. Nixon and Marinoni also contributed more than $44,000 to charitable organizations via a family foundation they established to give out grants to organizations, according to the Democrat and Chronicle .
  • New Torture Charges Trouble Trump's CIA Choice

    New Torture Charges Trouble Trump's CIA Choice

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    Democrats' obsession with opposing President Trump on all fronts, no matter the merits, opens a new phase this week as CIA Director-designate Gina Haspel goes before the Senate Intelligence Committee. According to the Seattle Times , Haspel was at the Central Intelligence Agency headquarters when she was preparing for the upcoming confirmation hearing.
  • Killed by Armed Bandits in Northern Nigeria

    Killed by Armed Bandits in Northern Nigeria

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    The vigilante said the bandits struck at about 2:30 pm (1330 GMT) on Saturday and stayed for three hours before retreating to their base in the forest in Zamfara. "The bandits , after sacking the entire village of about 3,000 people, razed their houses", the source said. In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, El-Rufai commiserated with Birnin Gwari Emirate over the "fatal" attack.
  • Trump could defy Mueller subpoena: Lawyer

    Trump could defy Mueller subpoena: Lawyer

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    But he declined to elaborate. Giuliani's statement indicates that Trump was aware of the payment and reimbursed Cohen for it. The sum was paid along with a non-disclosure agreement meant to prevent her talking about an alleged tryst with the president.
  • Jeffrey Tambor to remain on Arrested Development

    Jeffrey Tambor to remain on Arrested Development

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    Speculation had been rampant about whether the actor would still be featured on the show, given the turmoil around his role on Amazon's " Transparent ". "He came in close, put his bare feet on top of mine so I could not move, leaned his body against me, and began quick, discreet thrust back and forth against my body", Lysette said.
  • Erdogan has put forward a candidate in Turkey's presidential elections

    Erdogan has put forward a candidate in Turkey's presidential elections

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    Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said lawmakers of the Justice and Development Party, or AKP , agreed to back Erdogan during a meeting on Thursday. At a Republican People's PartY (CHP ) conference at a sports arena in the capital, Ankara , party chief Kemal Kilicdaroglu announced Ince as the candidate, to roaring applause from attendees.
  • North Korea summit likely in Singapore

    North Korea summit likely in Singapore

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    On Saturday the North's state media hailed the inter-Korea summit as a "historic meeting", adding that Kim and Moon " confirmed the common goal of realising, through complete denuclearisation, a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula". Trump has ordered the Pentagon to prepare options for reducing the number of U.S. troops in South Korea, the New York Times reported, citing several people briefed on the deliberations.
  • 12 killed in ISIL-claimed attack in Libya

    12 killed in ISIL-claimed attack in Libya

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    The attack appeared aimed at derailing efforts to organise elections in Libya by the end of this year, part of a UN-led attempt to unify and stabilise the country after years of conflict and political division. Observers believe the group might carry out similar attacks to deter Libyans from holding elections. The commission, which has registered almost 1 million new voters across Libya, said the database wasn't damaged.
  • The Boy Scouts Are Getting A New Name

    The Boy Scouts Are Getting A New Name

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    BSA also announced a new campaign called " Scout Me In ", that aims to encourage boys and girls to join its Cub Scout program. Though girls have been allowed to participate in the Venture Scouting program for over twenty years, girls will now fully be able to participate in all levels of BSA scouting.
  • Corbyn Has Little to Celebrate in Britain's Local Elections

    Corbyn Has Little to Celebrate in Britain's Local Elections

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    With 99 of the 150 councils declared, the party had won just two seats - both in Derby - and lost 92. There was also success for the Conservatives in the north London borough of Barnet, which they won even though it had been a big target for Labour .
  • USA not set to withdraw troops from Korea: Seoul

    USA not set to withdraw troops from Korea: Seoul

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    According to Victor D. Cha, a Korea scholar at Georgetown University, Trump is considering the move as he believes it would appeal to his political base and also reduce the expenses on the part of the U.S. "What will happen to USA forces in South Korea if a peace treaty is signed", special adviser Moon Chung-in said in an opinion column . The presence of USA troops and their families is seen as a key deterrent that's kept more serious hostilities from breaking out on the Korean peninsula.
  • Banks again raise oil price forecast for 2018, WSJ survey says

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    According to the survey, OPEC pumped about 610,000 bpd below this implied target in April, not least because of the involuntary declines in Venezuela and Angola. Since 2016, Iran has since managed to up its production capacity to pre-sanctions levels of 3.9 million barrels per day, with output now averaging 3.81m bpd in compliance with Opec restrictions.
  • Netanyahu welcomes Japan's Abe, says Iran deal 'based on lies'

    Netanyahu welcomes Japan's Abe, says Iran deal 'based on lies'

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    President Donald Trump likes", a source close to the prime minister said, indicating he needed to show indirect support for Washington by serving as a mediator between Israel and the Palestinians at a time when the situation surrounding North Korea is changing at a rapid pace.
  • Kim Jong Un Agrees To Meet Donald Trump At DMZ

    Kim Jong Un Agrees To Meet Donald Trump At DMZ

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    Meanwhile, South Korean trust in North Korea has surged since last week's feel-good summit at which their leaders declared an end to hostilities and to work towards denuclearization of the peninsula'. The genesis of this perception can be attributed to the January 12, 1950 National Press Club speech given by then Secretary of State Dean Acheson, which defined the USA sphere of influence from Japan to the Philippines.
  • #ICYMI Asks: Should Donald Trump win the Nobel Peace Prize?

    #ICYMI Asks: Should Donald Trump win the Nobel Peace Prize?

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    A decade after Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, could his White House successor Donald Trump follow suit for navigating the thorny North Korean nuclear standoff ? "Although North Korea has evaded demands from the global community to cease its aggression for decades, President Trump's peace through strength policies are working and bringing peace to the Korean Peninsula ", the lawmakers' letter to the Nobel Peace Prize committee concludes.
  • Nikol Pashinyan is the only candidate for PM

    Nikol Pashinyan is the only candidate for PM

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    The parliamentarian expressed confidence that all the lawmakers anxious about the fate of the country would vote for Pashinyan. Pashinyan, if elected, wants to reform the electoral system to ensure it is fair before holding new parliamentary elections, the result of which would in turn help determine who becomes permanent prime minister.
  • Three dead as protests on Gaza border turn violent

    Three dead as protests on Gaza border turn violent

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    A 15-year-old Palestinian boy succumbed to his wounds Saturday from IDF gunfire in the fifth straight week of protests in the Gaza Strip on Friday, bringing yesterday's death toll to four. Israel and the United States have long had a close relationship, with the United States being Israel's biggest ally , and the connections between the two nations could deepen following Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel - a move that was widely criticized within the global ...
  • Approaching monsoon puts Rohingya refugees at higher risk, says UN

    Approaching monsoon puts Rohingya refugees at higher risk, says UN

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    The Government and the people of Bangladesh are the biggest donors to this crisis. The delegation will submit report once they go back to NY after wrapping the visit on May 2. While UN reports have already condemned the violence as both ethnic cleansing and having "all the hallmarks of genocide", this is the first visit by the security council and holds great significance.
  • Quick Read: Israeli teenagers killed in Dead Sea flash flood

    Quick Read: Israeli teenagers killed in Dead Sea flash flood

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    The head of a seminary who organized a desert trek in which 10 Israeli teenagers were killed in a flash flood has been arrested on suspicion of causing death through negligence, police said. Local reports quoted one of the survivors as saying that a three meters high wave hit his group, and that he had seen bodies floating in the water.
  • NBC News Says It's Taking Tom Brokaw Harassment Claim Seriously

    NBC News Says It's Taking Tom Brokaw Harassment Claim Seriously

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    In keeping with The Washington Put up, Brokaw , now 78, allegedly made undesirable strikes on Linda Vester , a former NBC correspondent and former Fox Information anchor, twice through the 1990s, together with an alleged transfer to forcibly kiss Vester, who was in her 20s on the time.
  • 13 children, driver die in bus, train collision in India

    13 children, driver die in bus, train collision in India

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    The train involved in the incident when it was on its way from Sivan to Gorakhpur . Adityanath announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2-lakh each for the bereaved families of the victims. The Chief Minister also ordered to register an FIR against the principal of the school. "Kindly let us go through the area and inspect the accident site", he said.
  • New lead in death of Palestinian engineer

    New lead in death of Palestinian engineer

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    The body of an assassinated Palestinian scientist was Wednesday driven through the Malaysian capital accompanied by a crowd shouting "God is greatest", as mourners accused Israel of killing him. A Palestinian journalist has died of his wounds after being shot by an Israeli sniper in ongoing protests along the Gaza fence, the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza said.
  • Pompeo becomes US secretary of state as Iran, North Korea issues await

    Pompeo becomes US secretary of state as Iran, North Korea issues await

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    Warren Snyder, Eastminster Presbyterian's assistant pastor, prayed several Sundays ago. Pompeo's confirmation comes after weeks of uncertainty as to whether he would make it through the Senate at all, given the robust objection from almost every corner of civil society and with theearly opposition of Sen.