• Manchester turns to music to mark one year anniversary of terror attack

    Manchester turns to music to mark one year anniversary of terror attack

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    The Parrs Wood High School's Harmony Group joined several local organisations, including the Manchester Survivors Choir, which features Grande fans who attended the fateful concert a years ago. People sang the anthemic chorus at the top of their voices as the city showed the same spirit and resilience that it displayed in the aftermath of the bombing.
  • USA employee suffers brain injury in China after 'abnormal sounds'

    USA employee suffers brain injury in China after 'abnormal sounds'

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    The US State Department has said that at least 24 individuals working at the US Embassy in Havana experienced health effects caused by these purported attacks. The mployee was sent back to the United States for assessment. For most the symptoms occurred around May 2017, but they were first reported in late 2016.
  • That Scumbag Laywer's Racist Rant Is Costing Him

    That Scumbag Laywer's Racist Rant Is Costing Him

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    Schlossberg then said he didn't believe the Spanish-speaking employees were documented. There have already been some consequences besides online reviews , though: The midtown building where the attorney's office was located evicted him on Thursday .
  • Kilauea volcano erupts, Hawaii hands out 18000 ash masks

    Kilauea volcano erupts, Hawaii hands out 18000 ash masks

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    But they say they expect no loss of life given that the most exposed residential areas have been evacuated and the region where the volcano is located - on the southeastern part of the island - is not densely populated. Magno said 18,000 masks that protect from particulates like ash were given out Thursday. A new fissure cracked open Thursday on the Island of Hawai'i and others "reactivated" with new flows of oozing black lava, as noxious gas and ash became biggest immediate problem for ...
  • Iran nuclear deal: European Union looks to avoid impact of U.S. sanctions

    Iran nuclear deal: European Union looks to avoid impact of U.S. sanctions

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    US President Donald Trump last week controversially pulled Washington out of the 2015 worldwide deal with Iran that placed limits on its nuclear program in return for easing economic sanctions. sanctions take effect on August 6. EC will maintain its cooperation with Iran while the US Treasury Department has recently announced to European companies that they have been given a six-month deadline to end their investment in Iran.
  • Israel launches airstrikes against 'terrorist' targets in Gaza

    Israel launches airstrikes against 'terrorist' targets in Gaza

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    Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi called upon the IDF to respond "in full force" to the bullet fire. Vietnam is concerned about the ongoing tension and violence at the Gaza Strip and the country is on the side of peace and Palestinians, spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang of Vietnam's foreign ministry said Thursday.
  • Sharif misquoted, says Pakistan PM

    Sharif misquoted, says Pakistan PM

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    Sources privy to the development said a meeting of the National Security Committee, Pakistan's highest forum, headed by the PM and mandated to consider national security and foreign policy matters, is likely to take place within the next two days.
  • Rafael Nadal avoids double blemish against Canadian teen with emphatic win

    Rafael Nadal avoids double blemish against Canadian teen with emphatic win

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    Nadal lost his first match on clay in over a year last week in the Madrid quarter-finals to Austrian Dominic Thiem and as a result lost his world number one ranking to Roger Federer . For Zverev it was an 11th consecutive win after back-to-back title runs at Munich and Madrid. I also had control, more or less, of a high percentage of the points.
  • Rundle: the krude yet kreative legacy of Tom Wolfe

    Rundle: the krude yet kreative legacy of Tom Wolfe

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    Wolfe worked as a reporter at the Springfield Union in MA and as the Latin American correspondent for the Washington Post . While the stories have no connecting theme, this is the first book that gave early examples of New Journalism. In 1987, Wolfe published " The Bonfire of the Vanities ", a novel that also later became a film. The film version of " The Right Stuff ", about the Mercury Seven astronauts, was directed by Philip Kaufman in 1983.
  • Five confirmed dead as severe thunderstorms batter Northeast

    Five confirmed dead as severe thunderstorms batter Northeast

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    The risk of flooding continues in the area Wednesday. Local news showed footage of trees resting on top of crushed cars and houses, and vehicles submerged in water. Several lightning strikes led to structure fires in New Jersey and MA. Airlines also canceled and delayed flights in and out of the region. Metro-North service resumed in the late evening, though some service changes continued today north of the city due to downed trees.
  • Killed in Explosion at Office Building in California

    Killed in Explosion at Office Building in California

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    A powerful explosion tore through an Aliso Viejo office building that houses a medical office on Tuesday afternoon, killing a woman, injuring three other people and drawing a swarm of law enforcement officers who blanketed the scene amid a throng of curious and concerned onlookers.
  • Farage Offers Words Of Wisdom To EU's Tusk After Trump Outburst

    Farage Offers Words Of Wisdom To EU's Tusk After Trump Outburst

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    The EU's 28 leaders are due to discuss two challenges that Trump has confronted them with: his decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, and the US threat to impose tariffs on metal imports. "But frankly speaking, Europe should be grateful to President Trump". Thanks to him we got rid of all illusions . He has made us realise that if you need a helping hand, you will find one at the end of your arm.
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin inaugurates newly built Kerch Strait bridge

    Russian President Vladimir Putin inaugurates newly built Kerch Strait bridge

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the opening ceremony for the Crimean Bridge motorway and drives the lead vehicle in a construction equipment convoy. A parallel bridge for rail transport should be ready by December 2019, the Russian authorities stressed. Crimea was annexed from Ukraine following the 2014 Ukrainian revolution and takeover of the area by pro-Russian separatists and armed forces.
  • Turkey asks Israeli consul general to leave

    Turkey asks Israeli consul general to leave

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    The manner of Naeh's departure angered the Israeli government, with the ambassador filmed going through an extra security check and then sitting alone at the gate. Furthermore, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold an emergency meeting in Istanbul regarding Palestine on May 18. But earlier, Erdogan spoke by telephone to Jordans King Abdullah and Malaysias 92-year-old new leader Mahathir Mohamed.