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Lionel Messi has paid an emotional tribute to his departing teammate Andres Iniesta on social media after the Spaniard confirmed his Barcelona exit during a press conference on Friday. Despite his absence, however, Iniesta reserved part of his farewell speech for the Argentina worldwide, stating: "For me, it has been and always will be an honour and a privilege to have shared a team with him", as quoted by SPORT .
  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Riyadh

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Riyadh

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    US officials told reporters that Pompeo would seek to reassure Saudi leaders of the United States' commitment to defend its allies in the Middle East . Pompeo was one of the first Trump administration officials to visit Saudi Arabia early in his tenure as Central Intelligence Agency director. Sen.
  • How did the Browns do on Day 2 of the draft?

    How did the Browns do on Day 2 of the draft?

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    Corbett can help offset the loss of 10-time Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas , who retired after last season. He also was voted a two-time team captain, and it seems he has the maturity and leadership that will transition well into a National Football League locker room.
  • National Day of Prayer is Thursday

    National Day of Prayer is Thursday

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    Meigs County's annual National Day of Prayer activities and events will kick-off on Sunday and continue throughout the week. The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation.
  • Hunting halted in portions of central ME towns while manhunt continues

    Hunting halted in portions of central ME towns while manhunt continues

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    The man who allegedly murdered a sheriff's deputy in central ME was captured Saturday after a four-day manhunt that involved hundreds of law enforcement officials and left several communities on edge. The search team had previously found tracks and signs of movement suggesting Williams was in the wooded area. After school programming at MSAD 54 schools were canceled.
  • Armenians rally against govt; lawmakers to vote on new PM

    Armenians rally against govt; lawmakers to vote on new PM

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    Tsarukyan says his faction will support the "people's candidate" while the Republican Party of Armenia offered a tacit mea culpa and separately said it would not introduce its own candidate for the prime minister position. "If I am not elected prime minister, then Armenia will not have a prime minister at all", the 42-year-old former newspaper editor said. "The head of state is hoping that it will be possible to find a mutually acceptable solution through joint effort", his office ...
  • Fire in Baku high-rise extinguished - UPDATED-2

    Fire in Baku high-rise extinguished - UPDATED-2

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    The Trump Tower in Azerbaijan was on fire in the Khatain region of the Azerbaijani capital. Firefighters are desperately battling to contain a fire raging through a Trump hotel tower in Azerbaijan. The company had partnered on the project with Anar Mammadov , the son of the transport minister of Azerbaijan at the time. The property is still under construction but the Trump Organization ended its affiliation with the project in November, 2016 due to repeated delays and rumored corruption.
  • We can not rely on USA anymore, - Merkel

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    In a joint press conference on Friday afternoon, it was apparent that despite the back-to-back visits, Mr Trump's divisions with Europe are still substantial. But European Union officials told reporters that they think it is likely that Trump will not grant the exemption, and that the USA tariffs of 25 percent on steel products and 10 percent on aluminum will go into effect at the end of this month.
  • Aditya Ghosh to step down as IndiGo prez

    Aditya Ghosh to step down as IndiGo prez

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    Achieving the largest market share, the company has collected whopping 55,000 crore market capitalization. "We do not believe that we have the capability to take on the task of acquiring and successfully turning around all of Air India's airline operations", MrGhosh said at the time.
  • Military solution will only prolong Syria crisis: Zarif

    Military solution will only prolong Syria crisis: Zarif

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    The Astana process refers to crisis resolution talks, which have been underway in the Kazakh capital of Astana since late 2016, when the trio (Tehran, Moscow , Ankara) started working together to end the crisis in Syria. Even though Israel has insisted it will not get drawn into the Syrian civil war, it has carried out dozens of air strikes on regime positions and has targeted weapons convoys it says were coming from Iran and were destined for Hezbollah, the Lebanese guerrilla organization ...
  • Hundreds of Palestinians storm Gaza border fence

    Hundreds of Palestinians storm Gaza border fence

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    A child crying at the funeral of Azzam Oweida. Gaza is run by the Islamist Hamas movement, which Israel and the West designate a terrorist organization. "Moscow is deeply concerned about these tragic events and possible subsequent escalation of the situation on the Palestinian territories, including with regard to the intention voiced by the U.S.
  • Mattis: Administration still weighing Iran nuke deal

    Mattis: Administration still weighing Iran nuke deal

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    You can play with fear and anger for a time, but they do not construct anything. But Trump's defense secretary, James Mattis, who met Liberman later in the day, seemed to question the wisdom of hastily withdrawing from the nuclear accord in a Thursday congressional hearing.
  • Houthi ballistic missile intercepted, destroyed

    Houthi ballistic missile intercepted, destroyed

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    Al-Masirah, a Houthi-run satellite tv for pc information channel, acknowledged Houthi leaders met Friday to debate Saturday's funeral of Saleh al-Sammad, a Houthi political chief earlier killed in a Saudi airstrike. The Huthis control Yemen's capital, Sanaa, as well as much of Yemen's north and the key Hodeida port on the country's western coastline. Saudi defence forces have also halted Yemen's financial aids and food and fuel imports as well.
  • Trump to be Nobel nominee for North Korea

    Trump to be Nobel nominee for North Korea

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    A few are even saying Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize . Republican Senator Lindsey Graham told Fox News on Friday that if North Korea abandoned its nuclear program and the situation on the Korean Peninsula was resolved, then " President Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize".
  • Three more killed in Gaza protest

    Three more killed in Gaza protest

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    Not a single rocket has been fired into Israel from Gaza in over two months, yet since March 30 Israel has killed more Palestinians in Gaza than it did in the previous 16 months, during which time militants launched over 60 rockets and mortars.
  • ASEAN growing closer to China and India, Singapore PM says

    ASEAN growing closer to China and India, Singapore PM says

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    In addition to attending the 11th IMT-GT Summit, Jokowi will be present at the opening of the 32nd ASEAN Summit and the ASEAN Leaders Retreat Meeting to discuss regional and worldwide issues. Also on the agenda at the summit were the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, and security tensions in the disputed South China Sea, but it was unclear how much substantive progress could be accomplished.
  • Tamil Nadu parties slam Centre over Cauvery Board

    Tamil Nadu parties slam Centre over Cauvery Board

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    Chennai: Madras High Court allowed farmer leader P Ayyakannu to stage protest at Marina beach for one-day over the issue of constitution of Cauvery Management Board (CMB). The top court was however critical of the fact that despite a specific direction on the setting up of the scheme within six weeks, the Centre has been unable to do so.
  • Indu Malhotra profile | 8 facts about the newly sworn-in SC Judge

    Indu Malhotra profile | 8 facts about the newly sworn-in SC Judge

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    The collective opinion of a collegium was much safer than the opinion of the Chief Justice alone, it said. However, appointment of Indu Malhotra , the second name recommended by the top judges, was cleared on Wednesday. The note said at this stage, the elevation of one more judge from Kerala High Court as an apex court judge does not appear to be justified as it does not address the legitimate claims of the Chief Justices and puisne judges of many other high courts and "forestalls" the ...
  • Steve Irwin just got his Walk of Fame star

    Steve Irwin just got his Walk of Fame star

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    Almost 12 years after the world-famous television personality and conservationist died, Steve Irwin was remembered with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Terri remembered her time with Irwin and encouraged fans to follow his "love of everything". It's something where, I don't think a lot of people realize how emotional is it.
  • Kenya bans 'lesbian' movie ahead of Cannes debut

    Kenya bans 'lesbian' movie ahead of Cannes debut

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    The board has banned it citing that its homosexual theme and clear intent to promote lesbianism in Kenya is contrary to the law. Film director Wanuri Kahiu told Reuters , "I'm really disappointed because Kenyans already have access to watch films that have LGBT content, on Netflix, and in global films shown in Kenya and permitted by the classification board itself..." "I am incredibly sorry to announce that our film " Rafiki " has been banned in Kenya", she said.