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All involved in the musical contest of 43 countries . This year, the competition is taking place in Lisbon in Portugal - the first time ever that this country has hosted the event. Only ten of them will qualify for the Grand Final on May 12. Netta, the Israeli representative, will be competing in Tuesday's first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, hoping to secure her place in Saturday's final.
  • Federal Budget to benefit hard-working Aussies, Turnbull says

    Federal Budget to benefit hard-working Aussies, Turnbull says

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    And the government has delivered, announcing modest income tax relief for low- and middle-income earners. The latest Guardian Essential poll also suggests the looming income tax cut will need to be in the order of $25 to $35 or more per week to make a practical difference to Australian families at a time when wages growth has been stagnant, with 34% saying that they would require $35 or more per week to register an impact.
  • 2% Less Windstream Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:WIN) Short Interest

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    This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. Finally, Paloma Partners Management Co purchased a new position in shares of Windstream during the 4th quarter worth about $126,000. Aperio Group LLC now owns 155,688 shares of the technology company's stock worth $288,000 after purchasing an additional 87,066 shares during the period.
  • Justiça Eleitoral amplia horário de atendimento para goianos regularizarem titulo

    Justiça Eleitoral amplia horário de atendimento para goianos regularizarem titulo

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    Os cartórios eleitorais de Dourados se preparam para atender cerca de 3 mil eleitores para regularização do título. Para mais informações gerais e esclarecimentos de outras dúvidas, consulte o Portal do TSE . O prazo também é o limite para os eleitores interessados em trocar de domicílio eleitoral. Também termina na próxima quarta-feira o prazo para que o eleitor que tem 15 anos, mas vai completar 16 anos até a data da eleição e pretende votar, requerer o título.
  • RSS worker, CPM member hacked to death

    RSS worker, CPM member hacked to death

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    Blaming the BJP/RSS behind the murder, CPI (M) called for a dawn-to-dusk hartal in Kannur and Mahe on Tuesday. The incident occurred at around 9 pm. "However, there hadn't been any issue in the recent days", Indian Express quoted Pallur SHO R Shanmukham as saying. "Shamoj was returning home by his autorickshaw when a gang waylaid the vehicle and hacked him".
  • Sunday begins National Nurses Week

    Sunday begins National Nurses Week

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    National Nurses' Week runs from May 6 to May 12 and if you are a nurse, there are some deals and freebies at businesses around town to help you celebrate. The ANA notes that the first National Nurses Week was celebrated in 1954, on the 100th anniversary of Nightingale's famous mission to the Crimea, when she brought a team of volunteer nurses to care for the British soldiers fighting Russians in the Crimean War.
  • Cauvery dispute: Tamil Nadu govt moves SC over Karnataka's affidavit

    Cauvery dispute: Tamil Nadu govt moves SC over Karnataka's affidavit

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    The Tamil Nadu government on Monday moved the Supreme Court over Karnataka government's contention that additional 4 TMC of Cauvery water can not be released as "more water than allotted has already been released". As soon as the order was passed in court, Karnataka's Water Resources Minister B R Patil had told mediapersons that since there was a water shortage in their State, it would not be possible to release water to Tamilnadu.
  • China's trade surplus with U.S. widens to United States dollars 22.19 billion in April

    China's trade surplus with U.S. widens to United States dollars 22.19 billion in April

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    The visit by Vice-Premier Liu He - considered President Xi Jinping's right-hand man on economic issues - comes after he led talks in Beijing last week with a high-level USA delegation. Economists at ANZ believe some Chinese exporters may be accelerating electronics shipments amid the tariff threats. A statement from the White House described the discussions as "frank".
  • Exit tax : un débat disproportionné ?

    Exit tax : un débat disproportionné ?

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    Cette taxe avait pour but de freiner les investisseurs français dans leur tentative de fraude fiscale, une mesure sur laquelle l'actuel président Emmanuel Macron souhaite revenir prochainement. Elle sera effective dès l'"année prochaine", a précisé M. Macron au magazine américain, en estimant que les entrepreneurs et les contribuables devaient être "libres d'investir comme ils le souhaitent".
  • Bride Marries Days After Crocodile Bites Her Arm Off

    Bride Marries Days After Crocodile Bites Her Arm Off

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    After Fox created a makeshift tourniquet to stop the flow of blood long enough to get her to the hospital, surgeons were able to save Ndlovu's life. The couple got married days after the crocodile attack. Crocodiles were the biggest killers of humans among all the beasts in Zimbabwe past year, with 21 people suffering fatal attacks. Canoe trips on the Zambezi, which forms part of the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, are popular with tourists keen to see wildlife.
  • Fire Destroys Apartment Deck In Fargo

    Fire Destroys Apartment Deck In Fargo

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    Soeth says the fire spread from one deck to another and then into the atic portion of the apartment building. Firefighters were able to put out the fire quickly. Tenants in at least four apartments are displaced. There were no firefighter or civilian injuries. Fargo Fire responded to a complex at 2545 14th St.
  • Quick Take: Former Rising Political Star Sun Zhengcai Gets Life in Prison

    Quick Take: Former Rising Political Star Sun Zhengcai Gets Life in Prison

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    In addition to being imprisoned, Sun was deprived of political rights for life and all his personal property was confiscated. His illegal gains and relevant yields they generated will be retrieved, the court said. He was the youngest member of the Politburo before he was expelled and was once widely considered a strong candidate to sit on the Politburo Standing Committee, the Chinese leadership's inner sanctum.
  • JD(S) manifesto promises immediate farm-loan waiver

    JD(S) manifesto promises immediate farm-loan waiver

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    With five days left for the polls, the party's 28-page-long manifesto promised waiver of the Rs 53,000 crore farmers' loan, which includes crop loans, horticulture loans and medium-term loans. The party has promised free education for girls in all courses. All children study the same syllabus up to 7th grade. "Both streams will ensure growth of the knowledge of the student".
  • N.Korea's senior official rumored to be in China

    N.Korea's senior official rumored to be in China

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    It has been widely reported in various media around the world that Kim Jong-un would meet with U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss the steps toward denuclearization if the summit was a success. But the North has not even specified how it would invite outside inspectors to watch its demolition of Punggye-ri. South Korea's Yonhap News Agency quoted North Korean sources as saying there are rumors that a high-ranking official from North Korea visited the city.
  • 'Young can read only digital clocks'

    'Young can read only digital clocks'

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    A 2017 survey in Oklahoma City found that only 1 in 10 children ages 6 to 12 owned a watch, and only 1 in 5 could read the analog versions. Now, students accustomed to telling the time from digital devices are getting worked up in the classroom during tests because they can't figure out how much time they have left before having to hand in their work.
  • Uttar Pradesh: Naeemul Hasan is Samajwadi Party candidate for Noorpur bypoll

    Uttar Pradesh: Naeemul Hasan is Samajwadi Party candidate for Noorpur bypoll

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    The Rashtriya Lok Dal ( RLD ) and Samajwadi Party-led by Akhilesh Yadav have chose to come contest the upcoming bypolls to two seats in Uttar Pradesh against the BJP. Tabassum Hasan will be contesting on RLD's symbol in the election. The party had lost deposits on both the seats. Before making an announcement, the SP and RLD are expected to apprise BSP chief Mayawati - the other alliance partner - regarding the names of the candidates, the RLD leader said, adding that all the Opposition ...
  • Shopian encounter: Till two days ago, professor taught at Kashmir University

    Shopian encounter: Till two days ago, professor taught at Kashmir University

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    Five civilians were killed and more than 50 wounded when Indian troops opened fire on hundreds of people who pelted them with stones as they carried out an operation against militants in Kashmir, a senior police official said. Most of the mourners were his students from the University of Kashmir. More than 270 rebels have been killed in intensified operations led by the Indian army since a year ago, officials say.
  • "Multiple fatalities" reported in Montgomery County home

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    The shooting is said to have in the 22000 block of Brown Farm Way, near Brookeville, which is north of Olney and east of Gaithersburg. The number of deaths was not known, but police reported "multiple fatalities". Police said they "do not believe this was random". According to police, the suspect is not in custody and they can't confirm where he is at this time.
  • U.S. judge questions Mueller's powers in Manafort case

    U.S. judge questions Mueller's powers in Manafort case

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    Years after he left to become a federal judge, former colleagues were still telling Tim Ellis stories. " He's a respected person". It was hard not to. "You really care about what information Mr. Manafort can give you to lead you to Mr. Trump and an impeachment, or whatever". Ellis clearly isn't eager to be enlisted for this objective.
  • Osinbajo Now Poster Boy For Buhari's Impunity - PDP

    Osinbajo Now Poster Boy For Buhari's Impunity - PDP

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    He said PDP is on a rescue mission to wrest power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC ). A copy of the letter with REF NO: EESE&C/02/03/05/1 and dated 3rd May, 2018 titled "Re: Mention of Prince Uche Secondus on the list of Looters of Nigeria Economy" was copied to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation as well some Foreign Missions in Nigeria.
  • Facebook Considering Paid Subscription Without Ads?

    Facebook Considering Paid Subscription Without Ads?

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    To be clear, a subscription-based Facebook offering wouldn't replace the free version of the site. For example, last week, after announcing earnings that beat Wall Street expectations, Facebook put out a filing that said those "undesirable accounts" represented as much as 4 percent of its user base , or about 87 million accounts.
  • China committed to peaceful settlement of sea disputes: Li

    China committed to peaceful settlement of sea disputes: Li

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    Indonesia, the world's largest palm oil exporter, sold 3.73 million tonnes to China a year ago. "Despite our differences in views, we shall maintain stability in the South China Sea", Li told reporters after the meeting. According to data from Indonesia's investment agency, China was the third-largest foreign investor in Indonesia previous year, contributing around 10 percent of total foreign direct investment.
  • Names of five killed on I-80 Sunday released

    Names of five killed on I-80 Sunday released

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    Sunday's collisions were not dust-related. The three other passengers killed are identified as Cody Richardson, 20, Troy Wanzek, 20, and Cole Austin, 19, all of Clinton, Iowa. The lone occupant of the SUV, Jeffrey Eymann, 68, of Grand Island was transported to the hospital with what were believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.
  • U.S. list of trade demands to China

    U.S. list of trade demands to China

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    Beijing also has potential support from American companies and business groups that have criticized Trump and favor globalization. The expert consensus is that they won't achieve much. "The US must stand up to Chinas unfair practices". Still, hedge all you want, the deficit is enormous-and enormously political. The immediate question is whether the USA saw enough progress to delay Trump's planned tariffs on Chinese imports.
  • Cuomo calls for NY attorney general's resignation amid abuse allegations

    Cuomo calls for NY attorney general's resignation amid abuse allegations

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    Four women who have had romantic relationships with New York's attorney general have accused him of physically abusing them. Schneiderman has denied the accusations, but the stories are consistent with one another and, Jane Mayer and Ronan Farrow report, some of their claims are backed up by documentary evidence.
  • Michelle Obama Says She Does Not Want To Run For President-Again

    Michelle Obama Says She Does Not Want To Run For President-Again

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    Obama then said she thinks society encourages girls to depend on a man instead of themselves. And while she didn't address President Donald Trump by name, she expressed frustration that women didn't vote for the "most qualified person" ( Hillary Clinton ) and that men can fail repeatedly and yet still reach powerful positions.
  • Zimmerman charged with stalking Trayvon film investigator

    Zimmerman charged with stalking Trayvon film investigator

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    According to investigators from the Seminole County Sheriff's Office, Zimmerman threatened and harassed Dennis Warren , a private investigator, in December 2017. "Dennis is a [expletive] who bothered my uncle in his home". That's a reference to February 26, 2012, when Zimmerman, a neighborhood watchman in Sanford, shot and killed Trayvon around 7 p.m.
  • Bomb Blast Inside Mosque Kills At Least 14 In Eastern Afghanistan

    Bomb Blast Inside Mosque Kills At Least 14 In Eastern Afghanistan

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    Thirty-six people, 30 of them children, were killed in an airstrike last month by the Afghan Air Force in northern Kunduz during a religious ceremony, the United Nations revealed in a report on Monday. According to the report, at least 36 people, including 30 children, were killed and 71 wounded, leading to questions "as to the government's respect of the rules of precaution and proportionality under global humanitarian law".
  • New York State Department of Health: Potential measles exposures in Chemung County

    New York State Department of Health: Potential measles exposures in Chemung County

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    Public health officials are warning people who visited several NY locations including a rest stop and a diner that they could be at increased risk of contracting measles. Exit 5 on Interstate 390 in Dansville, Livingston County, between 9:30 a.m. and noon on May 2. Individuals should contact their health care provider if they develop measles symptoms.
  • Teen charged over power-drill attack on woman in Northern Ireland

    Teen charged over power-drill attack on woman in Northern Ireland

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    The detective said: "It is my understanding that the victim has since told medical staff that she heard the noise of the drill and felt her head being twisted". The attack occurred on Saturday, when Brenda McLaughlin was making her way home from Ruby's nightclub in Strabane, Northern Ireland . Corey French, who described himself as a family friend, said he spoke to the victim at a local nightclub just hours before the attack.
  • Devin Nunes: AG Jeff Sessions should be held in contempt of Congress

    Devin Nunes: AG Jeff Sessions should be held in contempt of Congress

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    Nunes is the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and would like to see material about the FISA program, which involves counterintelligence operations. "Disclosure of responsive information to such requests can risk severe consequences, including potential loss of human lives, damage to relationships with valued worldwide partners, compromise of ongoing criminal investigations, and interference with intelligence activities", stated the May, 3 letter from Assistant Attorney General ...
  • Rouhani: Iran could remain in nuclear deal if its interests are guaranteed

    Rouhani: Iran could remain in nuclear deal if its interests are guaranteed

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    The president's Iran decision comes as he is preparing to enter nuclear talks with North Korea. "Iran is behaving badly, Iran has a tendency to develop intercontinental ballistic missiles, we've got to stop that", he told Fox News. Over the weekend a number of media reports alleged former Secretary of State John Kerry has been meeting with Iranian and European officials in an effort to save the Iran nuclear agreement.
  • Court date pushed back for accused Waffle House gunman

    Court date pushed back for accused Waffle House gunman

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    Two minutes after the initial dispatch went out, a new call was made to a police precinct closer to the Waffle House with the shooter. The officers eventually received the correct address after a minute and a half, arrived at the right Waffle House at 3:32 a.m., five minutes after the first vehicle arrived at the other location, which police were reportedly more familiar with because it has has been open longer.
  • Giuliani's Trump defense off to rough start

    Giuliani's Trump defense off to rough start

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    Giuliani said Trump repaid Cohen. He would also like the time to prepare for a potential interview with the special counsel. North Korea - who is now in talks with the U.S.as both countries prepare for an upcoming summit to discuss Pyongyang's nuclear program - has yet to release the prisoners.
  • PM Modi misused his office by targeting opponents: Manmohan Singh

    PM Modi misused his office by targeting opponents: Manmohan Singh

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    Our farmers are facing an acute crisis, our aspirational youth are not finding opportunities, and the economy is growing below its potential", Singh told reporters here. "People of this country must demand answers as to what use this money was put to", he pointed out. " PM Modi should practice the advice he gave me".
  • Hawaii to ban certain type of sunscreens to protect coral reef

    Hawaii to ban certain type of sunscreens to protect coral reef

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    The bill is awaiting the governor's signature. If signed into law, the ban will take effect on January 1, 2021. Bob McDermott - voted against it. "Hawaii is definitely on the cutting edge by banning these risky chemicals in sunscreens". The ban, however, does not affect sunscreen that is brought into the state by tourists, nor does it apply to prescription sunscreens. Bayer, which manufactures sunscreens by Coppertone, said that the bill was "at odds with skin cancer prevention efforts".
  • Man accused of trying to burn hotel to kill sex offenders

    Man accused of trying to burn hotel to kill sex offenders

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    He has been formally charged with four counts of attempted premeditated murder. He poured gasoline outside a motel room and broke a window so that he could pour gasoline inside the room, witnesses said. Witnesses said he was carrying a cigarette the whole time. The headlines station reported that at least two of those four sufferers are convicted sex offenders.