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Benfica overcome Guimaraes resistance to complete double

Benfica overcome Guimaraes resistance to complete double

Benfica only own 50 per cent of the goalkeeper's rights and are therefore holding out for as large a transfer fee as possible, as they will have to split half of the total between Rio Ave, the Brazili...

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Is North Korea behind WannaCry ransomware cyberattack? Hidden codes suggest so

Is North Korea behind WannaCry ransomware cyberattack? Hidden codes suggest so

Experts said earlier in the day that they had detected signs of a possible North Korean link to " WannaCry ", a malware which spread through computers in key European countries and demanded to receive...

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Another infiltration bid foiled on LoC, intruder killed in Poonch

Another infiltration bid foiled on LoC, intruder killed in Poonch

Jammu: The army today shot dead an intruder along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector, a defence official said. "Alert troops opened fire after noticing suspicious mov...

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Theresa May accused of "manifesto meltdown" after 'dementia tax' U-turn

The pound fell 0.20% against the dollar to US$1.3010. The 10% and 6% lead Theresa May's Conservatives had in two previous polls, which led to predictions of a historic triumph, has been wiped ou...

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McMaster: We are not anxious about 'back channel'

Donald Trump's top economic and national security advisers have declined to comment on allegations that the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner is facing regarding his contacts with Russian officials...

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Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, had contacts with Moscow in December about opening a secret back channel of communications, according to news reports published while Trump was aw...

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Nicola Sturgeon slams Tories over 'real damage to Scotland'

Although Labour have rejected a coalition with the SNP, Sturgeon is expected to unveil policies that could lead to a power-sharing deal. 'We'll work for progressive policies and we'll work for the...

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UK police say they have "hands around" some Manchester attack network

One of those arrested includes Abedi's brother Ismail. Intensive investigations have so far revealed that there are two gangs operating in Manchester: One is notorious South Manchester gang and ot...

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Carter adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Carter issued a statement late Friday, calling Brzezinski a "brilliant, dedicated and loyal", adding: "I will miss him". Former President Barack Obama called Brzezinski "an accomplished public serva...

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Members of Manchester bomber's network 'may still be at large'

Members of Manchester bomber's network 'may still be at large'

Former U.S. President Barack Obama offered his condolences to the victims and support for those wounded in the Manchester bombing during a meeting Saturday with Prince Harry at London's Kensington...

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Trump orders Justice Department to investigate Manchester bomb probe leaks

Trump orders Justice Department to investigate Manchester bomb probe leaks

U.K. 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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Lawyer: Kushner will to talk to investigators

The 38-year-old, who is married to the president's oldest daughter Ivanka, had reportedly proposed creating that line of communication to facilitate sensitive discussions aimed at exploring the incomi...

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Clinton: Losing to Trump was 'a crushing, devastating blow'

Clinton: Losing to Trump was 'a crushing, devastating blow'

Comey, who was overseeing an investigation of possible collusion between Russians and Trump's campaign, to Nixon's actions. Following the speech, Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDan...

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Iraq's Iran-backed paramilitary advances towards Syria border

Iraq's Iran-backed paramilitary advances towards Syria border

Iraqi paramilitary troops fire towards Islamic State militants during a battle with Islamic State militants on the outskirts of the ancient city of Hatra, south of Mosul April 27, 2017. Army, police...

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China calls for new talks with North Korea

However, a week ago U.S. U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Beijing had gone quiet. In New York, the council is set to hold a session on Tuesday on how to deal with the latest missile launch. North ...

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Kashmir tense after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Bhat's killing

Kashmir tense after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Bhat's killing

Separatists have also called a two-day protest shutdown. Hizbul commander Sabzar Bhat was killed in an encounter with security forces on Saturday. The PTI chairman reminded the world that the di...

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2000 trapped as fighting rages in Philippine city

Bodies of what appeared to be executed civilians were found in a ravine outside a besieged Philippine city on Sunday as a six-day occupation by Islamist rebels fending off a military onslaught took a ...

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Thousands trapped in Marawi as fighting rages in Philippine city

The discovery confirms days of speculation that Maute rebels had killed civilians during a bloody takeover of Marawi City, that the military believes is aimed at winning the Maute recognition from the...

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North Korea fires MISSILE at South as military scrambled to respond

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In speaks during a press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on May 10, 2017. "At the same time, we hope all parties can maintain restraint, no...

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Indian-occupied Kashmir under Ramazan curfew after rebel leader's killing

Indian-occupied Kashmir under Ramazan curfew after rebel leader's killing

In Bandipora's Ajas village, locals offered funeral prayers in absentia for the slain militants. Unrest soon gripped the region and curfew and restrictions were imposed in the Valley to maintain l...

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Parachute fails to open during Fleet Week show off Jersey City

Parachute fails to open during Fleet Week show off Jersey City

The accident occurred at about 12:10 p.m. today during a planned Fleet Week New York event that featured a parachute jump by the Leap Frogs , according to the U.S. "The cause of the mishap is under...

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Rouhani Wins Iran's Presidential Election

More ballot sheets were subsequently sent out, the agency reported. Nasrallah was apparently referring to gulf Arab nations that list Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. Last year, the Iranian Ch...

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Asia Pacific Trade Ministers Meet, Seek to Revive TPP

They also underlined their vision for the TPP to expand to include other economies, saying these efforts would address concerns about protectionism, contribute to maintaining open markets, strengtheni...

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North Korea Missile Test Appears to Tiptoe Over a US Tripwire

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (C) speaks to military commanders at the Defense Ministry in Seoul , South Korea, 17 May 2017, in his first visit to the ministry since his inauguration. "If an isl...

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Disharmony at G7 as Trump plays his own tune

But they were struggling to convince the USA president of the merits of free trade. "We commit to adopting appropriate policies so that all firms and citizens can make the most of opportunities offe...

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U.S. accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies

U.S. accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies

It described the U.S. State Department accusations from the day before as "lies" and "fabrications", noting what it called a U.S. track record of making up false claims as a pretext for military agg...

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Knox wants to bring more Americans to Wentworth for the BMW PGA

The West Course at Wentworth underwent a £5million renovation programme just eight days after Chris Wood's victory previous year, with all 18 greens stripped of their old turf and reseeded wit...

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British police in race to find Manchester terror network

Eleven people are now in custody in Britain in connection with the attack by Abedi, who was of Libyan origin but born in Manchester. Military personnel will remain ready to deploy in support of the ...

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China orders United States out of its territory

Lu Kang said China lays " indisputable sovereignty " over the Spratly Islands and the the USA warship had "undermined China's sovereignty and security interests and is highly likely to ca...

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Defeat-ISIS 'Annihilation' Campaign Accelerating, Mattis Says

The Islamic State took credit for last Monday's bombing after an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in England that killed 22 people . We're not going to allow them to do so. "We will do i...

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