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Eurovision 2017 averages 6.7m viewers on BBC One

Eurovision 2017 averages 6.7m viewers on BBC One

Twenty-five competitors carried on that tradition this year - performing on a wide stage backed by flashing lights, bursts of flames and other effects. But this year's Russian entrant, Yuliya Samoylov...

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Trump plan for hotel profits blasted by top Democrat

Trump plan for hotel profits blasted by top Democrat

According to a new company pamphlet , the Trump Organization does not "attempt to identify individual travelers who have not specifically identified themselves as being a representative of a foreig...

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"Football feast" overshadowed by Manchester attack, says Ajax boss

Amsterdam giants Ajax have impressed with their swashbuckling, attacking style of play en route to reaching the Stockholm showpiece, with a pulsating 5-4 aggregate victory over Lyon in the last f...

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Ariana Grande returns home to Florida after Manchester bombing

Police said officers carried out a controlled explosion to enter the property. Announcing that the death toll had risen, Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins said: 'What I can...

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Two Chinese nationals kidnapped at gunpoint from Quetta

Two Chinese nationals kidnapped at gunpoint from Quetta

Local authorities said that the two Chinese nationals were kidnapped from Jinnah town , which is an affluent residential neighborhood in Quetta. "A Chinese couple has been kidnapped", Kakar told Re...

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Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President

As reported by the BBC, Rouhani was quick to dismiss the criticism and said it was actually Iran and its allies that were fighting terrorists . Asked earlier on Monday whether Paris agreed with Tru...

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Donald Trump ends Middle East tour

Donald Trump ends Middle East tour

The president was greeted in the West Bank by streets lined with USA and Palestinian flags joined on lampposts, as well as signs with the faces of Trump and Abbas , saying, "The City of Peace Welcome...

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Trump treads carefully between Israelis and Palestinians

Trump, for his part, stressed the need to forge a historic peace deal, without mentioning any reference to the two-state solution or to an independent Palestinian state. The problem isn't that Abbas a...

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British Police Search For Bomber's Accomplices, Warn Of 'Imminent' Attack

Police had earlier named British-born Salman Abedi , 22, as the perpetrator of the bombing at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by U.S. A total of 59 people were taken to ho...

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Cardinal Dolan confident Pope 'got his points across' with Trump

The US president visited Pope Francis with his wife Melania and several aides, including daughter Ivanka, and the two had a private chat for half an hour. " Potica? " Francis asked Melania , in a...

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Britain's security alert level raised to 'critical'

Police asked for back up from the army, she said. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday through its social media channels. "We struggle to comprehend the warped and twisted min...

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Manchester, U.K.: 22 Killed in Concert Arena Attack Claimed by ISIS

Manchester, U.K.: 22 Killed in Concert Arena Attack Claimed by ISIS

Trump made personal pleas to both sides of the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian conflict during the first leg of his overseas trip, which took him to both Saudi Arabia and Israel and the West B...

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Syria 'built crematorium to hide killings', says US

Syria 'built crematorium to hide killings', says US

The State Department released commercial satellite photos showing what it described as a building in the prison complex that was modified to support the crematorium . Jones said Washington's informat...

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Weiner pleads guilty to sexting; faces possible prison time

Weiner pleads guilty to sexting; faces possible prison time

He agreed to not appeal any sentence between 21 and 27 months in prison. The investigation infamously intersected a year ago with the 2016 presidential campaign, when agents seized devices and found...

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Trump puts the onus on Muslim world to combat terrorism

RIYADH , Saudi Arabia (AP) - Having declared that finding a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict is "maybe not as hard as people have thought", President Donald Trump will make his first visit ...

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North Korea accused of breaching South Korean border

North Korea accused of breaching South Korean border

North Korea on Sunday launched an unidentified ballistic missile , which flew over 500 km, just a week after Pyongyang carried out its most successful missile test , South Korean military has confi...

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Tehran mayor Qalibaf drops out of Iranian presidential race, backs conservative Reisi

According to local Iranian news outlet Tasnim News Agency, Raisi reportedly expressed his gratitude to Ghalibaf saying 'I thank him. With President Rouhani's economic record under attack from both Q...

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After Monday's 'hand swat,' Tuesday the Trumps make a show of to

Palestinian activists rallied and demonstrated during U.S. President Donald Trump's brief visit to the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday, calling for a "Day of Rage" to amplify the voices a...

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Republicans voice opposition to Trump's budget: 'Dead on arrival'

The Budget would cut more than 800 billion dollars nationally from the program. Trump's budget also proposes fewer agriculture subsidies and would impose new limits to the federal earned income tax ...

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World Health Organization to be headed by an African for the first time

World Health Organization to be headed by an African for the first time

Nabarro, who had strong support from his native Britain and touted his decades of experience within the United Nations system, ultimately failed to persuade voters that the agency needed an inside...

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