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Moldova's Sunstroke Project finished a surprising third, with a bouncy, jazzy song called "Hey Mama" that featured a clever stage routine in which the female backup singers hid their microphones in bridal bouquets. Samoylova has already been announced as Russia's Eurovision candidate for 2018. The UK achieved its highest points haul in eight years - coming 15th - with former X Factor contestant Lucie Jones receiving 111 for her performance of Never Give Up On You.
  • Special counsel abruptly named to probe Trump-Russia ties

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    Also, at any moment, the Justice Department can find out what Mueller is doing and order him not to follow a certain path in the investigation. A key issue Mueller may have to tackle is whether Trump has committed obstruction of justice, an offense that could be used in any effort in Congress to impeach him and remove him from office.
  • Trump says special counsel appointment "hurts our country terribly"

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    Robert Mueller, the former FBI director appointed as special counsel, has deep ties to Boston, once working as a federal prosecutor under then-US attorney William F. Trump responded by tweeting that as president, he had authority to disclose whatever he'd like. The interactions had previously been kept secret by the campaign but are now being reviewed as part of the FBI and congressional investigation into Trump's relationship with Russian Federation.
  • Malware Attack Kill Switch Halts Spread of Ransomware in US

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    The threat from the cyber attack that crippled global services "will continue to grow" as people return to work on Monday, the head of Europol warned. "MeitY has initiated contact with relevant stakeholders in public and private sector to "patch" their systems as prescribed in the advisory issued by CERT-IN".
  • Campaigning ends ahead of Iran's presidential vote

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    Raisi is capitalising on this disillusionment by running a populist campaign promising "work and dignity". "Raisi would likely support the provocative military and regional policies that are already imperilling the nuclear agreement and are leading to increasing calls in Washington to reinstate extra-territorial sanctions", warned the analyst, adding that such policies could include "ballistic missile tests, arms shipments to the Houthi rebels and Syrian President Assad, and aggressive naval ...
  • Trump's White House 'surrounded by chaos'

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    Some Republicans are calling for an independent investigation and one even mentioned impeachment. The statement also said the panel had asked Andrew McCabe, the acting FBI director, to send any notes or other memos prepared by Comey about communications he may have had with senior White House and Department of Justice officials in relation to the investigation into Russian Federation and the 2016 election.
  • North Korea poses threat to China, Russia: US admiral

    North Korea poses threat to China, Russia: US admiral

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    Kishida also favored the resumption of summits between the two neighbors' leaders. North Korea has repeatedly said it would not abandon its missile and nuclear programs unless the U.S. it's a threat to Russian Federation - it's a threat to the United States, it's a threat to the entire world". North Korea repeatedly flaunts that it intends to develop a missile capable of striking the US mainland.
  • Kushner Family Hawks $500K Cash-For-Visa Program To Wealthy Chinese

    Kushner Family Hawks $500K Cash-For-Visa Program To Wealthy Chinese

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    Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner's family is soliciting wealthy Chinese clients to buy stakes in real estate through a controversial government program that offers United States residency in exchange for investment. The company had not made prior use of EB-5, it said, but would not confirm to CNN whether any other projects under development would as the project pitched in China is doing.
  • Killed as Car Mows Down Times Square Pedestrians

    Killed as Car Mows Down Times Square Pedestrians

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    Andrea Stalker, 41, said she doesn't recall ever seeing seeing anything like this tragedy before. Video shows the moment of impact when the auto stuck a metal pole: An 18-year-old tourist from MI died at the scene, officials said. "I was in shock, I was screaming", she said. She bolted across the street. "It just made me feel so helpless". "He's easily, probably going over 40 (mph)", Rivera said.
  • Air-conditioned Qatar FIFA World Cup stadium ready

    Air-conditioned Qatar FIFA World Cup stadium ready

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    Work has been completed on the first proposed venue for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar - the Khalifa International Stadium . Al Thawadi is the Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the organization responsible for the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup.
  • EU, US hold 'robust' talks on possible airline laptop ban

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    The broad topic of a laptop threat was less sensitive than the specific intelligence, which contained information from its context that could jeopardize the intelligence-gathering abilities of the US ally. In a statement , the E.U. said European and US officials talked about security enhancements, including large electronics in checked baggage. Michael McCormick, executive director of the Global Business Travel Association, said he believes the threat identified by security officials is ...