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Barcelona Table €15m Pact Deal to Avoid Antoine Griezmann Release Clause Kerfuffle

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After the final yes, but not before. It always made much more sense for Barcelona to try to do things amicably, and that's what Sport report on Sunday. Griezmann, who wanted his future sorted before spearheading France's attack at the World Cup, looked set on a move to Manchester United last summer, but remained at the Wanda Metropolitano after the club was hit with a transfer ban. Read More »

Early results announced for Iraq election

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The initial results do not include voters outside Iraq, and the results of the remaining eight Iraqi provinces will be released later on Monday, Riyadh al-Badran, an IHEC senior official, told the press. Celebrations erupted on the streets of Baghdad after the commission's announcement, with thousands of Sadr's supporters singing, chanting, dancing and setting off fireworks in the capital while carrying his picture and waving Iraqi flags. Read More »

Take Steps On Pak Involvement In Terror Activities, Congress Tells Centre

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He has said that no one takes Pakistan's plaint of being a victim of terror seriously because of the Pak military's support for terrorists who attack India. Former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, reportedly admitted to the country playing a role in the deadly 26/11 attacks in India's financial capital Mumbai. Read More »

S.Korean ship spotted alongside N.Korean tanker

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This photo, released by the Ministry of Unification on April 8, 2016, shows the group of North Korean restaurant workers coming into South Korea. "And this is all that I can say here and now", Baik said, when asked whether the South Korean government would repatriate the women should the JTBC prove to be true. Read More »

Asiana Flight Collides with Turkish Plane in Istanbul

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Sunday at Ataturk Airport, resulting in a fire on the Turkish plane. The Asiana aircraft was taxiing along taxiway Golf when it's right side wingtip sliced through the A321's vertical stabilizer much like a knife slicing through a stick of butter. Read More »

Bounce house with 9-year-old inside rolls onto California highway

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The child fell out as the house rolled onto a highway and struck a vehicle. Police said the driver of the auto that struck the bounce house was also shaken up, but not injured. This is not the first time that a bounce house went airborne with terrified children inside. A wild wind took a bounce house over a fence and down a freeway Saturday - with a child briefly trapped during the ordeal. Read More »

Michael Avenatti Posts Photos Of Cohen With Qatari Investor Accused Of Bribery

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Avenatti later followed up with another tweet asking why Cohen was meeting with Al-Rumaihi and Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security advisor. Bannon had recently lost support from his main financial backer, Rebekah Mercer. Kwatinetz says he rejected the offer, which he viewed as bribe. Avenatti's photo of Flynn appears to be a screenshot of a YouTube video that does not feature the footage of Al-Rumaihi. Read More »

MI5 chief: Russian Federation could become 'outlaw' due to Skripal case

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Director general Andrew Parker will make the warning at a meeting of European security chiefs in Berlin. Disinformation that followed the horrific attack in Salisbury will also be discussed by the MI5 boss. Moscow denied any involvement in the first known use of an offensive nerve agent on European soil since World War Two, though the attack sparked the biggest Western expulsion of Russian diplomats since the height of the Cold War. Read More »

Petrol, diesel prices hiked after Karnataka Assembly polls

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Apart from resulting in higher retail prices of petrol and diesel, higher oil prices increase India's oil import bill and shoots up current account deficit and also results in higher subsidy pay outs. The prices were increased by almost 20 paise across India. 80 per litre from Rs 74. However, it seems that with the elections out of the way, the oil companies have again got the green light to increase prices in accordance to rising global rates. Read More »

Indiana rally returns Trump to campaign roots, projects party unity

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The GOP holds a 51-49 edge, and Vice President Mike Pence can break a possible tie. "I believe that she has learned from the past, and that the Central Intelligence Agency under her leadership can help our country confront serious global threats and challenges", Donnelly says in the statement. Read More »

Thousands celebrate Jerusalem Day as U.S. embassy set to open in city

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May 14 also marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of Israel . Trump "was clear and explicit, and he revealed the true face of the modern Crusade, where standing down and appeasement does not work with them, but only resistance through the call and jihad", Zawahiri said, according to a transcript provided by the SITE monitoring agency. Read More »

After 7895 days and 1235 games, Wenger bids farewell to Arsenal

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Frenchman Wenger, who is leaving the club after nearly 22 years in charge, was given a guard of honour by both sets of players before the kickoff and then walked to the visiting Arsenal supporters to acknowledge them. Arsene Wenger picks his last ever starting lineup as Arsenal manager, and he does have a few problems in his side. As the half progressed the home's sides frenetic start faded in the sun as their intensity levels dropped. Read More »

€8.5m Lotto ticket sold in Loughrea

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An $18 million prize has been claimed. "It was definitely an understatement", laughed the winner's mother. One Irish Lotto player is waking up a staggering €8.5 million richer today after bagging Saturday night's jackpot. The winning ticket was a Quick Pick and the victor has not yet come forward. "I'll be sharing the prize with my family, for sure - that's the biggest thing for me. Read More »

Sizzling Lindor leads Indians against Royals

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Cleveland is not one of Duffy's favorite opponents. The Royals are listed with a money line of +210 to prevail, while the over/under total has been set at 8 runs. Carrasco got the win after throwing a complete game, giving up just two runs on five hits while striking out 14 to improve to 5-1 this season. Kluber (6-2) was backed by four hits from Yan Gomes, including a three-run homer. Read More »

Schlumberger (SLB) Holdings Cut by Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI

Lynch & Associates who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $98.46B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $19.96. 75,000 shares were sold by AYAT SIMON, worth $5.91 million. KIBSGAARD PAAL bought $646,800 worth of stock or 10,000 shares. Insiders have purchased a total of 18,000 shares of company stock worth $1,163,650 in the last ninety days. Read More »

Georgian PM Calls on Protesters to Unite and Fight Against Drugs Together

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May 12, the police conducted large-scale security operation in the two most popular night clubs in Tbilisi, the result of which was the arrest of eight defendants in the drug trade. Dozens of armed police officers were deployed to remove the protest camp. The members of a radical right-wing group, clad in black shirts and burgundy arm badges, some wearing face masks, claimed they were against "drug traders" and "LGBT propaganda" and announced the creation of a "national guard army to protect ... Read More »

Chase Anderson: Lands on DL

Brewers manager Craig Counsell said the team was still deciding who will start Sunday's series finale against the Rockies in place of Suter. After blowing a six run lead in Friday night's loss to the Milwaukee Brewers , the Rockies and a red-hot Trevor Story rebounded with a smooth 4-0 victory Saturday. Read More »

Doha hosting Iran-Qatar Joint Economic Committee meeting

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For this goal, a delegation composed of 70 experts, businessmen and merchants in public and private sectors of the Islamic Republic of Iran, headed by Mohammad-Reza Fayyaz Deputy head of International Affairs at the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, arrived in Qatari capital Doha early Sunday. Read More »

Roberto Mancini to leave Zenit St Petersburg as coach after missing UCL

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A Zenit statement read this morning: "Zenit and Roberto Mancini agree to an early end to the manager's contract". Mancini, 53, signed a three-year deal with Zenit last summer with an option of a two-year extension. Petersburg". The four-time champions Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup in Russian Federation starting next month, which is their first absence in 60 years. Read More »

Bolton: US sanctions 'possible' on European firms over Iran

As a private citizen, Bolton suggested in the past that the United States push for a change in Iran's government. "The circumstances I'm in now is that I'm the national security adviser to the president". Where does New Zealand stand? Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said while the Iran deal was "a flawed agreement" because of a lack of unfettered inspections and other problems, leaving the deal isolates the United States and Trump should have extended it for at least another six ... Read More »

Coveney Dismisses Technology On Irish Border Post-Brexit

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The DUP MP Sammy Wilson has accused the Irish foreign minister of being "belligerent, interfering and a Brit basher" and said he was using Brexit as an "excuse to break-up the UK". That means we're not talking about cameras and scanning systems and drones here. He said the British government might not like the idea of a backstop but the Irish Government's position was that it protected the kind of normality that emerged from the peace process. Read More »

White House slams Iran for 'reckless actions' against Israel, Saudi Arabia

Israeli Minister of Construction and Housing Yoav Galant said that the IDF's response to the recent Iranian rocket attack severely weakened Iranian infrastructures in Syria. Before he left for Moscow, the Israeli premier said that his talks with Putin were "especially" important. Together with Putin, Netanyahu toured a parade celebrating the anniversary of the World War II victory over the Nazis and then met the Russian president at the Kremlin for consultations. Read More »

Tropical system developing in the gulf, New Orleans impact not expected

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Hurricane season officially begins June 1st. Where could it go? "Regardless of subtropical or tropical formation, this system will enhance rainfall across portions of Florida and the northeaster Gulf Coast during the next few days". It is likely that we continue to see rain on and off through the rest of Tuesday, and still on and off into the weekend. As it pulls north it brings moisture and will allow for better rain chances and more clouds mid-week. Read More »

Sonoma Gas Station Employee Shoots, Injures Deputy

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When two Sonoma Sheriff's deputies arrived at the gas station they spotted the 19-year-old employee, who pulled out a handgun and shot at them. The employee reportedly refused to leave, and the manager said the employee appeared to have a BB gun. Read More »

Missing sailor from IL found dead in Washington

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The search team hiked in to investigate the discovery and located the deceased remains of who they believe to be is Adams, based on physical characteristics as well as clothing description. An autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death, but foul play is not suspected. Notifications to Adams' next of kin have been made, according to the sheriff's office. Read More »

Early voting for March primary runoffs begin next week

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The Madison County Republican Party will host a forum for county commission District 4 and 5 Republican candidates as well the state senate Republican candidates. Early voting for the primary runoffs will take place from May 14 through May 18. If you did not vote in the March 6 primary elections, you can still vote in the May 22 primary runoff elections. Read More »

EPS for The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Expected At $1.66

Now it had 14.35M shares held by the institutional investor. The stock increased 0.68% or $0.94 during the last trading session, reaching $138.79. Mackenzie Financial Corp grew its holdings in shares of Scotiabank by 290.6% in the 4th quarter. Read More »

Shahid Kapoor to star in Hindi remake of Telugu hit Arjun Reddy

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The film about a doctor who falls in love with his junior. In the meantime, the makers are yet to finalise the female lead opposite Shahid. "Exciting times ahead with Shahid Kapoor , Ashwin Varde, Sandeep Reddy Vanga". Shahid Kapoor will be seen portraying the titular role in the film, portrayed brilliant by Vijay Deverakonda in it's original version. IMDB interviewed Vijay on the phenomenal response of the film and it was the third highest rated Indian film on IMDB 2017. Read More »

At least five dead, 12 missing after Pakistan bridge collapses

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Imtiaz said other students were injured in the accident. An old wooden bridge over a fast-moving river in Kashmir has collapsed as dozens of students were taking pictures on it, leading to at least five deaths. Local police official Saleem Durrani confirmed the toll and said that the authorities had posted a warning near the bridge, telling visitors to walk across it in small numbers because it was only created to accommodate five people at a time. Read More »

Orioles hope to keep momentum alive vs. Rays

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Baltimore won consecutive series for the first time this season. Some more ineffective bullpen work by Andrew Kittredge let the Orioles creep back within 4-3. The Orioles (10-27) have been mired in last place in the American League East. Baltimore has lost both meetings with Tampa Bay this season. For the home team, Baltimore's pitchers have allowed 5.7 runs per game overall this year. Read More »

UFC staff robbed in Brazil

Last month, just two days prior to UFC 223 in Brooklyn, lightweight star Conor McGregor appeared unannounced at a media event and attacked a bus filled with UFC fighters and employees. My thoughts are with all UFC staff and anyone else affected by the incident in Brazil tonight. UFC 224 takes place Saturday night. Headlining the UFC 224 card is a bantamweight title bout between champion Amanda Nunes, who retired Ronda Rousey, and Raquel Pennington, who is on a four-fight win streak. Read More »

WH spokeswoman chides staffers for leaking 'unacceptable' comment about 'dying' McCain

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One staffer at the meeting described the off-handed remark as "jaw-dropping". But it's hard to imagine how these clowns can go any lower after White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders refused to offer an apology or regret over a widely reported remark by an aide that dismissed Senator John McCain's opposition to the nominee for Central Intelligence Agency director by saying, "He's dying anyway". Read More »