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He also added that the team would need to be "very good defensively" in order to have any chance of overturning the lead. Iniesta played 68 minutes of that loss to Los Blancos before he was substituted from the field of play on Sunday night, but will sit out the second leg as he nurses yet another injury setback.
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    Barack Obama's Charlottesville tweet most liked of all time

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    Comedian Ellen DeGeneres' 2014 Oscar selfie is the third most-liked tweet of all time with about 2.4 million likes, according to CNBC . The tweet broke the record at approximately 10:07 ET on Tuesday, Twitter said. The post surpassed a May 22 tweet from Ariana Grande after a terrorist attack that day killed 22 people at the end of her concert in Manchester .
  • South Korean leader demands peace in region

    South Korean leader demands peace in region

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    The comments by Marine Corps Gen Joseph Dunford in a series of meetings with senior South Korean military and political officials and the local media appeared to be an attempt to ease anxiety over tit-for-tat threats between President Donald Trump and North Korea while also showing a willingness to back up Trump's warnings if need be.
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    China says issues of US trade and North Korea are not connected

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    The incidence of saber-rattling and belligerent rhetorical exchanges has escalated significantly in recent weeks between the North Korea and the US, Japan and South Korea . North Korea's military said last week it would finalize the plan to fire four ballistic missiles near Guam, which is about 3,200 kilometers (2,000 miles) from Pyongyang.
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    Although Hackenberg disagreed with his coach's characterization ("I don't think I'd say that."), let's not expect miracles the rest of this preseason. "He was poised, and that's what you want to see", said Morton, who wouldn't detail the plans regarding quarterback snaps for Saturday's preseason game.
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    Trump says 'we'll see' what happens to his top strategist

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    He reminded reporters that the former CEO of Breitbart News had joined his campaign relatively late previous year. But well see what happens with Mr Bannon. "They will elevate other stories", Leonard said. We can not address the unsafe spread of white supremacy in America without honestly examining its influence on the Oval Office.
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    Scores feared killed in NE Nigeria's market attack: local sources

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    Kura is a member of a vigilante force set up to fight the group. "This has created panic, and the merchants were closing up their shop when two women blew themselves up, causing most of the deaths and injuries", says Kura. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Boko Haram has used women and children in bombings before. A rival faction - based in the Lake Chad region, led by Abu Musab al Barnawi and boasting ties to Daesh - has in the meantime quietly become a deadly force ...
  • Texas Bans Insurance Companies From Covering General Abortions

    Texas Bans Insurance Companies From Covering General Abortions

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    The bill prohibits general insurance policies from providing coverage of elective abortions, even in cases of rape. "I am grateful to the Texas legislature for getting this bill to my desk, and working to protect innocent life this special session", Abbot said, according to the Texas Tribune .
  • Australia church abuse: Priests 'must report' confessions

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    In an August 14 statementfrom the Australian Church's " Truth, Justice and Healing Council ", established in 2013 as a platform for the Church "to speak as one" on matters involving the Royal Commission, the council voiced opposition to the proposal involving Confession, but suggested that if implemented, the final decision on whether to comply would come down to each priest and his conscience.
  • White national extremist set to speak at University of Florida

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    White Nationalist Richard Spencer may be speaking at the University of Florida and a protest is already brewing. Because UF officials have made the space available to others, they aren't able to put it off-limits to more controversial speakers, said Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida Brechner Center , a think tank focused on media-related issues.
  • Pandya helps India score 487/9 at Lunch on Day 2

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    Chasing the first innings deficit of 352 runs after being asked to follow on, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 181 in their second innings. But it is interesting that during this reign, India have never played a series in New Zealand, England, Australia and South Africa, traditionally considered the most stern tests for an Indian Test team.
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    Can you do a handstand like Akshay Kumar?

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    Toilet Ek Prem Katha has earned Rs 63.45 crore within four days of its release and Bollywood Khiladi Akshay Kumar thanked all his fans, critics and the film fraternity for its success. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha collected Rs 21.25 crore (212.5 million) net approx. on Sunday. The total collection of the film now stands at around Rs 62 crore.
  • Israel arrests radical Islamic cleric for inciting violence

    Israel arrests radical Islamic cleric for inciting violence

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    In 1996, Salah was elected leader of the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, known for holding daily protests at East Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque - Islam's third holiest site - against perceived threats to the iconic mosque by the Israeli authorities.
  • Israeli aid arrives in Sierra Leone after deadly mudslides

    Israeli aid arrives in Sierra Leone after deadly mudslides

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    Abdul Nasir, programme coordinator for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), earlier said entire communities "seem to have been washed away and whatever is left is covered in mud". Numerous victims were buried in mud as they slept. Crowds of people gathered, waiting for news of missing family members. Another woman, called Adama, said she was still searching for her baby.
  • Iranian General speaks against USA inspections of Iran's military sites

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    Cohen's remarks came as Iranian lawmakers on Sunday overwhelmingly voted to approve a bill allotting $2.5 billion to the IRGC Quds Force, the unit entrusted with the regime's subversive activities overseas. Rouhani described the nuclear deal as a "model for peace", but noted, "The JCPOA is not and will not be the only option for the country." "By making this threat, Rouhani has exposed some of the reasons why this nuclear deal is so unacceptable, and that's the fact that Iran can ...
  • Tech companies urge Supreme Court to disallow warrantless cellphone data grab

    Tech companies urge Supreme Court to disallow warrantless cellphone data grab

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    A group of technology companies with a fondness for data collection have banded together to ask the US Supreme Court to stop the American government from snooping on cellphones without a warrant. Police seek these kinds of cell phone location records from phone companies tens of thousands of times each year. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and 19 other media organizations, filing in support of the ACLU's client, warned of the chilling effect on First Amendment freedoms that ...
  • Manchester Arena bomb hero charged with stealing bank card

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    But a spokesman stressed that a separate charitable fund has been established to pay for it, and that no money will be diverted from the existing We Love Manchester Emergency Fund . According to Sue Murphy , who is the chair of the fund, has said that there are still 9 people in the hospital who are recovering from the injuries they sustained during the horrific bombing.
  • Barcelona sign midfielder Paulinho for $47 million

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    Lionel Messi's penalty had cancelled out Gerard Pique's own goal early in the second-half to give Madrid the lead. "We dominated the play but they were clinical and when we left them space they were lethal on the counter". "They're a team that do well to exploit space and from that came their second goal, which hurt us". "We have a very unfavourable aggregate score and the opponent is the favourite", Valverde added.
  • At Large Public Rally, Dhinakaran Fights AIADMK Merger and Sasikala Ouster

    At Large Public Rally, Dhinakaran Fights AIADMK Merger and Sasikala Ouster

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    Palaniappan confirmed that 20 MLAs, including himself, and six MPs, attended the function. Sasikala's nephew was joined by at least 23 MLAs and four MPs at the rally near Madurai . Some 30 people were trying to take control of the party ignoring the facts, he claimed. Earlier, talking to reporters, he questioned the Palaniswami camp's move to adopt the resolution, questioning his appointment as the party's deputy general secretary.
  • CIO President Backs Out of Trump's Manufacturing Council

    CIO President Backs Out of Trump's Manufacturing Council

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    Trump on Monday denounced white supremacists, including neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan, as "criminals and thugs", bowing to days of mounting political pressure to condemn such groups explicitly. Even before Paul posted about his resignation on Twitter , the president beat him to the tweet, writing some 15 minutes earlier , "For every CEO that drops out of the Manufacturing Council, I have many to take their place".