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Baquiat's 'Untitled' Sells for Record $110.5 Million

Baquiat's 'Untitled' Sells for Record $110.5 Million

Collectors Jerry and Emily Spiegel bought the painting for $19,000 in 1984, when Basquiat was virtually unknown and had never been publicly exhibited. "I think it just speaks about the talent of thi...

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Palestinians mark 50th anniversary of the occupation of Jerusalem

Palestinians mark 50th anniversary of the occupation of Jerusalem

A USA -born Israeli says he was both delighted and disappointed by President Donald Trump's visit to Israel . The Palestinian leader added that "the key to peace" in the Middle East was the indep...

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Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia investigation

Crimes may have been committed, lies have been told under oath, and Mr. Trump has allegedly attempted a couple of times to obstruct justice and shut down an official investigation into whether som...

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South Korea's impeached president pleads not guilty in corruption trial

Prosecutors accuse her of bribery , coercion, abuse of power and leaking state secrets. When asked to comment on former President Park's trial, however, officials at the presidential office Cheong ...

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Republican Gianforte wins special congressional election in Montana

Gianforte also apologized to a Fox News crew that was in the room with him and Jacobs at the time of their encounter. Gianforte won the seat relatively comfortably with 50.6% of the vote compared ...

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Alleged Manchester bomber phoned mom before attack, said 'forgive me — NewsAlert

Alleged Manchester bomber phoned mom before attack, said 'forgive me — NewsAlert

British Prime Minister Theresa May plans to raise the issue with Trump during a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting on Thursday (25 May) in Brussels . His comments come after Manchester poli...

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Las Vegas AT and T Workers Walk Off The Job

Las Vegas AT and T Workers Walk Off The Job

Johnson believed the strike would not involve those employed at the AT&T call center at The Highlands, and that only AT&T Mobility workers - the cellphone sales clerks at AT&T stores - would be ...

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Kim's rocket stars: The trio behind North Korea's missile program

Kim's rocket stars: The trio behind North Korea's missile program

Susan Thornton, the acting assistant secretary for east Asian and Pacific affairs told a news briefing in Beijing that China understood that the US viewed the North Korea situation as an urgent "t...

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United Kingdom police resume intelligence sharing with USA after receiving assurances

United Kingdom police resume intelligence sharing with USA after receiving assurances

Prime Minister Theresa May said she would be confronting Trump directly at the summit following the publication of forensic photographs from the site of Monday night's bombing in the New York ...

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USAA pulling ads from Hannity's Fox News show

USAA pulling ads from Hannity's Fox News show

Hannity announced he would go on vacation, and of course rumors flew that Fox News had cut its most famous host. Fox News on Tuesday retracted a story regarding Rich's death after a massive...

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Moody's reduces China's credit rating over debt concerns

China's financial markets quickly brushed off Moody's Investors Service's decision to cut its rating on the nation's debt for the first time in nearly three decades, with stocks, bonds and the cur...

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International Monetary Fund could join Greek bailout in three weeks - Eurogroup head

International Monetary Fund could join Greek bailout in three weeks - Eurogroup head

Greece needs new cash from the eurozone to avoid a default in July when it has to repay 7.3 billion euros of previous loans. "There is no excuse for further delay on the issue of the debt relie...

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Manchester bomber's father arrested mid-interview in Libya

Manchester bomber's father arrested mid-interview in Libya

Elsewhere , the father of the suspected attacker denies his son is linked to Isis or responsible for the blast. The arrests Wednesday were made South Manchester, where police arrested a 23-year-...

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Another embarrassing moment for Donald Trump

Another embarrassing moment for Donald Trump

Mr. Abbas reiterated to Mr. Trump "our commitment to cooperate with you in order to make peace and forge a historic peace deal" and to become partners with the USA against terrorism. Wearing a black s...

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Jason Chaffetz announces early retirement from Congress

Jason Chaffetz announces early retirement from Congress

Comey was sacked last week as the FBI was investigating whether Trump's presidential campaign associates had colluded with Russian Federation to influence the outcome in his behalf. Jason Chaffetz wh...

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Manchester United parade to honour the fallen

Nobody can talk."Pogba also played in the League Cup final victory over Southampton at Wembley Stadium but missed the Community Shield win over last season's Premier League champions Leicester C...

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Media report: FBI's Russia probe moves into White House

Media report: FBI's Russia probe moves into White House

In a separate news report on Friday, the Washington Post claimed that a senior White House adviser was a person of significant interest in the investigation into possible ties between Trump's ...

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Korea fires at N. Korea after object crosses border

Korea fires at N. Korea after object crosses border

The North already has capability to strike US allies in the region with missiles or conventional weapons, like artillery in South Korea's case, but the long-term concern is that the North will be ca...

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Merkel's conservatives score decisive win in key state vote

The industrial state has been governed by a center-left coalition of the SPD and the Greens since 2010, with Social Democrat Hannelore Kraft serving as state governor. The SPD's national leader an...

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Terrorism, Russia & Manchester A Focus In Trump's 1st NATO Summit

Trump, on his first overseas trip as United States president, on Thursday met with Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, both of whom have been critical of Trump's re...

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Kachikwu: Nigeria open to joining OPEC production cut - but not right now

On Thursday, the Opec agreed to keep its own cuts of around 1.2 million bpd in place for nine months, Kuwaiti oil minister Essam Al Marzouq said. U.S. Saudi Arabia's energy minister, Khalid al-Fa...

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Trump, Macron handshake turns into showdown

Meeting Mr Macron for the first time before a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels , Mr Trump went in firm as usual. The moment has since gone viral. Trump and Macron tightly gripp...

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Brazil's Temer accused of corruption and obstruction of justice

Brazil's Temer accused of corruption and obstruction of justice

He claimed the illegal payments were destined for campaign slush funds. They have denied wrongdoing in the past. Temer on Thursday, in a terse address to the nation, said he would not resign from th...

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Donald Trump's son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

The Senate intelligence committee for weeks now has shown its interest in interviewing Kushner who is among several Trump Campaign associates who met with Kislyak before the President took office. "...

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Can dealmaker make the ultimate deal?

Trump also visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and embraced the Israeli ethos, saying that a mighty nation has emerged from the depths of Jewish suffering. The president continued his lengt...

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Trump tells Muslim leaders to 'drive out' terrorists

Trump tells Muslim leaders to 'drive out' terrorists

The President's speech , reportedly written by White House aide Stephen Miller, at the Arab Islamic American Summit comes after months of engaging in what critics described as anti-Muslim rhetori...

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Are All Those 'Fidget Spinners' Really Helping Kids?

Are All Those 'Fidget Spinners' Really Helping Kids?

Last Summer, I remember people physically running into me on the streets while they tried to catch their Jigglypuffs and Pikachus. Our results align with anecdotal accounts about fidget toys helping...

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Manchester: 3 Suspects Arrested in Relation to Monday Attack

He told BFMTV that British intelligence services had told their French counterparts that 22-year-old Salman Abedi , who was of Libyan origin, "grew up in Britain and then suddenly, after a trip to ...

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4 bodies found inside tent at the highest camp on Everest

The collapse was first reported in 2016 and it is thought to be due the quake that shook Nepal in 2015. The harrowing discovery comes after four climbers died while trying to reach Everest's 8,850-m...

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Foreigners involved in deadly Philippine urban battle: government

If Hapilon does escape, it would be a huge blow for the Philippine authorities in their efforts to stamp out what Duterte has said is a fast-rising threat from the Islamic State group. The cit...

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