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This year, China's cinema is represented in the official competition by "Ash is purest white" of Jia Zhangke who was a member of the Official Selection Jury at the 67th Cannes Film Festival in May 2014. "Actresses: don't answer that because you have no idea how to answer that question!" The news conference was the last time the five-women, four-men jury will speak to the media until the end of the fortnight.
  • Trump's Iran decision causes split between the U.S. and its allies

    Trump's Iran decision causes split between the U.S. and its allies

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    With Washington now out of the JCPOA, where does this leave the United States in relation to its European allies? "The kingdom supports and welcomes the steps announced by the U.S. They wonder how breaking this deal would improve things and fear it might only create a risky vacuum for Iran to resume its nuclear activities. It is important to note that the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) allows the enrichment of uranium under the supervision of the International ...
  • Syria downs two Israeli missiles near capital: state media

    Syria downs two Israeli missiles near capital: state media

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    Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , informed AFP that the missiles had focused a weapons depot in Kissweh, "presumably belonging to Hezbollah and the Iranians ". Israeli media said it was the first time there had been an order to prepare shelters in the occupied area since the Syrian civil war began. On April 30, Israel was said to have struck government outposts in northern Syria , killing more than a dozen pro-government fighters, ...
  • Nordstrom Rack wrongly accuses 3 black men of theft, apologizes

    Nordstrom Rack wrongly accuses 3 black men of theft, apologizes

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    Mekhi Lee, Dirone Taylor and Eric Rogers II went looking for prom clothes at a Nordstrom Rack on Thursday when they said they felt store employees were watching and following them as they shopped. Louis Post-Dispatch. "I was totally embarrassed, and we're the only ones defending ourselves against everyone in the store". The boys did end up purchasing something inside the store to prove a point, CBS 4 News reported .
  • Mental Health Week launched in North Battleford

    Mental Health Week launched in North Battleford

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    It's time for British Columbians to #Getloud, as today marks the first day of Mental Health Week. "Mental Health Week calls on all of us to share our stories and listen to others, and make sure those struggling with mental health issues know they are not alone", the prime minister said, adding that too often mental health is treated differently than other forms of health.
  • Hungary: Protesters Reject Re-Election Prime Minister Orban, Lack of Media Freedom

    Hungary: Protesters Reject Re-Election Prime Minister Orban, Lack of Media Freedom

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    His Fidesz party now holds 133 of 199 seats in the new parliament that will enable Fidesz to pass any laws, even those that require the support of two-thirds of the votes. Further pressure on judicial and media independence, squeezed in recent years, are seen as likely by analysts. His election victory then gave him a parliamentary majority large enough to make constitutional changes.
  • Proposal to include India part of OIC reforms: Shahriar

    Proposal to include India part of OIC reforms: Shahriar

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    Dr Faisal said that both the dignitaries discussed bilateral, regional and worldwide matters during the meeting. After the 45th OIC Council of Foreign Ministers at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka on Sunday, Bangladesh's minister of state for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam said a proposal to include India as an observer was made as part of reforming the organisation.
  • Marcus Morris reveals real reason for Joel Embiid bust-up

    Marcus Morris reveals real reason for Joel Embiid bust-up

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    Rozier took exception at the time. As Embiid continued to go after the basketball, the two would eventually get into each other's faces, and it was clear that Rozier even threw a punch at the Sixers giant. The 76ers made an adjustment to their starting lineup, inserting guard T.J. McConnell and benching Robert Covington . He didn't have the same problem in Game 3 on Saturday, when he had 18 points, seven rebounds three assists and no turnovers.
  • Alibaba Acquires South Asian E-commerce Platform Daraz

    Alibaba Acquires South Asian E-commerce Platform Daraz

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    The deal will see Alibaba take control of an online retailer that sells everything from fashion to electronics. Alibaba has expanded its e-commerce empire into South Asia after the Chinese internet giant acquired Daraz in an undisclosed deal.
  • 2 separate crashes snarl traffic on I-95 In Deerfield Beach

    2 separate crashes snarl traffic on I-95 In Deerfield Beach

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    Blubaugh drove off the right side of the roadway in a curve, struck an embankment, and collided with several small trees. They were pronounced dead at the scene, Durant said. Augustine, a Florida Highway Patrol news release said. Alcohol was involved in the crash, and Lawson was also not wearing a seat belt, a State Patrol crash update said.
  • Russian Federation fined for racist chants in friendly

    Russian Federation fined for racist chants in friendly

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    FIFA have confirmed a fine has been imposed the Russian Football Union for 30,000 Swiss francs (£22,000) for racist abuse directed at French players by Russian fans during a pre-World Cup friendly . The stadium in St. Petersburg will host seven World Cup games, including Russia's Group A game against Egypt and a semifinal match. The country will host the tournament from June 14 to July 15, in 11 cities including Moscow, St Petersburg and Sochi.
  • Ex-Obama official wins Dem Ohio governor primary

    Ex-Obama official wins Dem Ohio governor primary

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    Rep. Dennis Kucinich . Fox News and The Associated Press, meanwhile, project Richard Cordray, a former OH attorney general, will defeat former congressman Dennis Kucinich in the Democratic gubernatorial primary. There are a total of six Republicans vying to be his challenger in the fall. State Sen. Joe Schiavoni had 7 percent while former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O'Neill garnered 6 percent.
  • Malaysia's Anwar joins with former persecutor for election

    Malaysia's Anwar joins with former persecutor for election

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    It was a hard but pragmatic decision, Anwar's eldest daughter, lawmaker Nurul Izzah Anwar, told The Associated Press . Rashaad Ali, research analyst with S. It now holds 132 of 222 seats. The government has gerrymandered constituencies so that opposition supporters are packed into fewer districts, while BN's own supporters are spread out.
  • Kern County Peace Officer's Memorial to honor local heroes

    Kern County Peace Officer's Memorial to honor local heroes

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    National Police Week is next week and the Kern County community is invited to an annual salute to our fallen law enforcement. The list included Deputy Constable Mark Gregory Diebold, who died of a heart attack last September during tactical training qualifications.
  • Class 10 PSEB Result: Girls Outshine Boys in Class 10 PSEB Result

    Class 10 PSEB Result: Girls Outshine Boys in Class 10 PSEB Result

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    The speculations on the result date grows online. After declaring the results, the board will release the schedule for supplementary exam. As per trend it generally comes out in the last week of April. This year the board conducted the CGBSE HS 10th Class examination and the candidates who had written the exam can check the CG 10th Class Results from the official website.
  • Hunt for leopard that killed boy, 3

    Hunt for leopard that killed boy, 3

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    The big cat then dragged him into a bush as the boy frantically screamed. Mr Hangi said that the nanny was not aware the child has followed her and it was his screams that first alerted her that he was outside. He added: "The hunt is on with the intention of capturing the leopard and removing..." The horrendous attack comes a week after a lion mauled a safari park owner in South Africa.
  • Scarborough: Giuliani has assumed 'the role of henchman for President Trump'

    Scarborough: Giuliani has assumed 'the role of henchman for President Trump'

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    In the piece, the "Morning Joe" host praises the former Republican mayor's efforts to clean up New York City during his time in office there, before lamenting Giuliani's current status as Trump's newest lawyer on his defense team as he battles Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russian Federation probe MORE's special counsel investigation.
  • Police officer accused of killing Australian woman stays silent in court

    Police officer accused of killing Australian woman stays silent in court

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    Mohamed Noor is charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the July 15, 2017 killing of the former Sydneysider. Lawyers told the judge they have not discussed a plea deal with prosecutors. According to a criminal complaint, Noor's fellow officer, Matthew Harrity, said that Damond startled them at the scene, causing him to fear for his life.
  • Day voter totals in Haywood typical

    Day voter totals in Haywood typical

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    The state elections board voted late Tuesday to extend voting hours at the Hoke County precinct until 7:45 p.m. Polls statewide close at 7:30 p.m. Election officials told the state board the poll location opened 45 minutes late Tuesday morning and two people left after they arrived during the delay to attempt to vote.
  • Give all millennials £10000 'citizen's inheritance', says think tank

    Give all millennials £10000 'citizen's inheritance', says think tank

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    Improve the position of first-time buyers and movers by halving stamp duty and introducing a time limited cut to capital gains tax for those selling property to first-time buyers. There are many people in middle age who still haven't been able to buy their own home and get started on the housing ladder. They're bearing the brunt of the rise in insecure work.
  • Toronto voters crown Ford as victor of first provincial leaders' debate

    Toronto voters crown Ford as victor of first provincial leaders' debate

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    Lantsman called the decision "unnecessary and a mistake", and said "it will not happen again". Ontario's Political Party Leaders will square off today in the first round of debates before this spring's election. The official said the actors were hired by local candidate and the practice "won't be continuing". "I was shocked", he told the Guardian. "Many need whatever job they can get".
  • I could be PM after 2019 polls, says Rahul

    I could be PM after 2019 polls, says Rahul

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    After enactment, the state government's spending on these communities went up almost four times. "Why is it that farmers of Karnataka face the shortage of water?" Addressing election rallies in Koppala and Vijayapura , Modi blasted the Congress and its divisive politics.
  • Trump to make a decision on the Iran nuclear deal today

    Trump to make a decision on the Iran nuclear deal today

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    A United States intelligence report said Iran had a nuclear weapons programme until 2003. The nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) accused the Iranians of lacking transparency. Israeli forces have repeatedly attacked Hezbollah in Syria where the group is leading many of Iran's Shi'ite militia allies. The Pentagon reported to the Senate Armed Services Committee that the country had successfully deployed a long-range anti-aircraft system that marked a "generational ...
  • Kim Jong-un meets with Xi Jinping in eastern China

    Kim Jong-un meets with Xi Jinping in eastern China

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    Kim made his maiden foreign tour by travelling to Beijing by train in March during which the two countries sought to reinforce their close ties as the North Korean dictator warmed up to Trump agreeing to meet the main U.S. One possibility was that the events in Dalian amounted to preparations for an official visit by Xi to Pyongyang . But that was also the case when Kim left North Korea for Beijing in an armored train to make his first foreign visit since taking power in 2011.
  • 4-6 girls' bodies may be buried in woods

    4-6 girls' bodies may be buried in woods

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    The FBI, Warren police and other agencies spent Tuesday digging through dirt and vegetation at the site in Macomb Township for the remains of 12-year-old Kimberly King and expect to resume their search Wednesday. Zarzycki had been dating Ream's son at the time of her disappearance. Police say the cold case was reopened because they are confident remains will be found.
  • Russian Duma Expected To Confirm Medvedev For New Term As PM

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    Li said he is looking forward to working with Medvedev to make new contributions to enhancing the bilateral ties and promoting cooperation in various fields. The 52-year-old Medvedev was steered into the presidency in 2008 by Putin, who had reached his constitutional limit of two consecutive terms. The candidate has already submitted a preliminary composition of the new government: first Deputy Prime Minister, he proposed the appointment of Anton Siluanov, who now heads the Finance Ministry.
  • Libyan coast guard rescues 406 migrants off western coast

    Libyan coast guard rescues 406 migrants off western coast

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    Seventeen Nigerian survivors of a 2017 migrant boat sinking have filed a case with the European Court of Human Rights accusing Italy of violating their rights by subcontracting their rescue to the Libyan coastguard , AP said. Two of the 17 Nigerians who filed the case were rescued by the coast guard and brought back to Libya, where they reported being tortured and suffering other rights violations.
  • Democrats say Republicans' $15 billion spending cut request 'hypocritical'

    Democrats say Republicans' $15 billion spending cut request 'hypocritical'

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    The proposed cut to the CHIP program drew a rebuke from US Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer. Aside from the proposed CHIP cuts, Trump has also requested that Congress rescind: $4.3 billion from the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program, which officials said has not made a loan since 2011; $800 million from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, which the White House said is in excess of funds needed for fiscal years 2018 and 2019; and $252 million "in ...
  • Convicted felon, gang leader charged in shooting of ATF agent in Chicago

    Convicted felon, gang leader charged in shooting of ATF agent in Chicago

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    At least 65 federal agents, Celinez Nunez, special agent in charge of the Chicago field division, and the wounded agent's parents were in the courtroom. Godinez, dressed up in shorts plus also a tshirt, walked from his nearby residence to a cube plus shot seven times down a street toward several representatives and hitting the one agent in the face, as stated by the grievance.
  • United Kingdom government once again defeated in House of Lords on European Union bill

    United Kingdom government once again defeated in House of Lords on European Union bill

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    The blast got here forward of crunch votes within the Lords on two extra amendments to the EU Withdrawal Invoice, the place the PM is once more anticipated to be defeated. The government has suffered yet another defeat in the House of Lords today on its vital piece of Brexit legislation. The vote can be overturned by the lower house, the House of Commons, but underscores the deep divisions over Brexit across parliament and could encourage lawmakers hoping to derail May's plans to forge a new ...
  • People Are Paying Stormy Daniels To Stomp On Cheetos

    People Are Paying Stormy Daniels To Stomp On Cheetos

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    Reached for comment by the Atlantic's Natasha Bertrand, Cohen's attorney, Steve Ryan, wouldn't discuss the $500,000 , only saying, "I understand the shorthand you're using, but it wasn't a payment", before hanging up. In his report , Avenatti writes that those payments may have served as a reimbursement for the payment to Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford.
  • Facebook to reject abortion referendum ads from outside Ireland

    Facebook to reject abortion referendum ads from outside Ireland

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    Over 3,200 women travelled from Ireland in 2016 to access abortion care overseas and a further estimated 1,500 took abortion pills at home without medical supervision or support. We do not intend to block campaigns and advocacy organisations in Ireland from using service providers outside of Ireland. 'We are an open platform for people to express ideas and views on both sides of a debate.
  • Netanyahu: Iran wants to deploy arms in Syria to destroy Israel

    Netanyahu: Iran wants to deploy arms in Syria to destroy Israel

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    The festive feast was held at the official residence of Netanyahu and his wife, Sara Netanyahu, which featured mouth-watering chocolate pralines in a shoe sculpture. Not only do they not wear shoes at home, you also won't find shoes in their offices. A disrespect of the highest order. "No culture puts shoes on the table", the unnamed official told Yediot.
  • Rappers J. Cole, Young Thug announce Sacramento concert

    Rappers J. Cole, Young Thug announce Sacramento concert

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    The " KOD " Tour starts August 9 in Miami, Fla., and includes two stops in Canada before wrapping in Boston Oct. 10. Thugger will be on the majority of the tour, but he won't be performing on select dates including Atlanta, Phoenix, Little Rock, New York, and Washington, D.C.
  • Over 250 Jewish clergy oppose Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick, citing torture record

    Over 250 Jewish clergy oppose Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick, citing torture record

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    She had been in a meeting with her staff at Central Intelligence Agency headquarters in Langley, fielding mock questions to prepare for her confirmation hearing, when the summons arrived. Joe Manchin, a red-state Democrat whose vote is seen as crucial to her confirmation. He added that "in these very risky times, we have the most qualified person, a woman, who Democrats want OUT because she is too tough on terror".
  • Florida Mother, 2 Children Die After Car Collides With Alligator

    Florida Mother, 2 Children Die After Car Collides With Alligator

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    The driver, 24-year-old Amber Stanley, and her two children, 4-year-old Jack and 2-year-old Autumn, all died from burns suffered during the crash. I mean, I understand this just happened. Josh Stanley explained his spouse loved going to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens and he'd like to organize a clerk there because of his wife and kids.
  • Hatch Apologizes for McCain Funeral Comments

    Hatch Apologizes for McCain Funeral Comments

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    Trump's baby-boomer cohort, infamously known as the "me" generation. John McCain is in a battle for his life, yet all that is being talked about today is how the Senator from Arizona doesn't want President Donald Trump at his funeral .
  • Iyer may replace Virat Kohli for Afghan Test

    Iyer may replace Virat Kohli for Afghan Test

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    The Afghan cricket team, who are the newest entrants in the Test club alongside Ireland, are now based out of Greater Noida in India's National Capital Region. "When it comes to Prasidh, he played the Deodhar Trophy a year ago itself in Visakhapatnam and he was very impressive". That's why he has been rewarded.
  • Pelosi to Critics Within Own Party: 'Just Win, Baby'

    Pelosi to Critics Within Own Party: 'Just Win, Baby'

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    She called on the House Ethics Committee to investigate and said the congressman "will fully cooperate". Pelosi has held an iron grip on the Democratic Caucus since seizing the reins in 2003. Democrats are hopeful that backlash against Republican policies implemented over the past two years at both the federal and state level, combined with a low approval rating for GOP President Donald Trump, will help Democrats win big in November's midterm elections.