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Ukraine bans Russian contestant from Eurovision song contest

After being announced as the victor, Sobral performed the song once again, this time in duet with his sister. The contest's organising body, the European Broa...


Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev

Lucie Jones, representing the United Kingdom with I'll Never Give Up on You, came 15th. A gentle romantic ballad challenged the Eurovision Song Contest's deca...


Here's what to expect from the NEXT Guardians of the Galaxy films

Now his long-awaited encore, "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ", continues the screwball adventures of the first film's spacefaring misfits as the jolly, B-movi...


Salvador Sobral wins Portugal's first Eurovision in tense Kiev final

Russian Federation should have been the 43rd entrant in the show, but pulled out last month amid a row over its chosen singer, Julia Samoylova. It is the firs...


Eurovision 2017: Most Britons want to quit contest

Last year, 204 million people watched at least some part of the contest from around the world. Reigning Eurovision champion Jamala will perform during the l...


Salvador Sobral Of Portugal Wins Eurovision Song Contest

Moldova came third with 374 points, at quite a distance from the victor and the runner-up. It began in 1956 with just seven countries. The early favorite, Fra...


Here's What We Learned From Former Acting AG Sally Yates' Senate Hearing

Flynn had done", she said. Yates testified on Monday that President Trump's transition team had been informed in January that Michael Flynn could be blackmailed...


Portugal makes history with Eurovision Song Contest win

Speaking after his win, Sobral - who has fought ill health to take part in the competition - dedicated his triumph to "music that means something". "We live i...


Whitehouse was warned about Flynn's blackmail risk

After warning the White House, Yates was sacked on January 30 for refusing to comply with an executive order barring travel from seven predominantly Muslim coun...


Portugal wins Eurovision 2017, Armenia finishes 18th

Russian Federation should have been the 43rd entrant in the show, but pulled out last month amid a row over its chosen singer, Julia Samoylova. Previous year ...


Trump Warns Comey, Blasts Media, Asks 'When Does It End' on Russian Federation

Comey has recounted to others, he told Mr. Trump that he would always be honest with him, but that he was not "reliable" in the conventional political sense", t...


Melissa McCarthy, as Sean Spicer, rides motorized podium on midtown Manhattan streets

The sheer number of freakish incidents in USA politics lately could be overwhelming for iconic comedy TV show Saturday Night Live , which has been seen filming...


President Donald Trump Fires Back At Stephen Colbert

Our beloved Stephen Colbert took the brunt of the rant, with Trump calling him "filthy" and a "no-talent guy". President Trump attracted similar criticism...


Watch Jon Stewart, 'Daily Show' Correspondents Reunite on 'Colbert'

Helms: "I can't believe you're leaving us, Stephen...it's like Beyoncé leaving Destiny's Child". "I do not understand why in this country, we try and hold com...


Outrageous Get-ups We Loved At The 2017 Met Gala

It is the glamorous fundraiser event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute which is held annually on the first Monday of May. The sleeves o...


North Korea ballistic missile launch challenges new leader in Seoul

The ballistic, believed to be a new type of missile, flew for 30 minutes before landing in the Sea of Japan. Analysts were still working to identify the kind ...


Sessions ends Obama-era leniency on sentencing

Sound off in comments. Social justice advocates and experts, with the support of communities and lawmakers nationwide, have growing consensus that we can not af...


"King Arthur" packs a (special effect) punch in theaters

Chief bad guy is Jude Law's Vortigern, who steals the crown from his older brother Uther (Eric Bana) and has a penchant for morphing into a fire-breathing CGI...


Quest For Free Chicken Nuggets Inspires Twitter's Most Retweeted Tweet

The official Wendy's Twitter account announced that Wilkerson posted "the most retweeted tweet of all-time". And that's chicken nuggets and a teen's pursuit fo...


Trump praises virtues of being an 'outsider'

Trump's speech in friendly territory followed tumultuous days in which the Republican president came in for forceful criticism for his firing of former FBI Di...


Nor'easter to Soak State Mother's Day Weekend

Southeast winds 5-7. Showers likely tonight , 80% chance, low of 56. Sunday still brings the chance for a few showers, but there should be some dry time for ...


Keep on 'Rollin', Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris has released a new single, Rollin . First, it was the name of the album - Funk Wav Bounces Vol.1 - and a video detailing the collaborators he'd w...


Moon condemns N. Korean missile launch

That range would make the missile capable of raining down on USA territory Guam, where they launch North Korean operations and nuclear bombers. The North has co...


Layoffs in Indian IT may continue for 1-2 years

The number is at least twice the employees laid off by the companies past year, reflecting their under-preparedness in adapting to newer technologies and dealin...


Eurovision: Pop, politics and a dancing ape _ but no Russia

Speaking to reporters after the vote, Sobral ironically said he "could not understand the vote". Its 2017 entry Amar Pelos Dois ( Love For Both Of Us ) by ...


White House: North Korea has been 'flagrant menace for far too long'

A statement from US President Donald Trump's White House called North Korea a "flagrant menace" and urged "far stronger sanctions" against the reclusive nation....


London Stock Exchange Group reiterated as Neutral By Goldman Sachs

The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, February 16 by Wedbush. Pacific Crest initiated the stock with "Equal Weight" rating in Thursday, October 8 r...


Comey was a 'showboat'

He said he could not discuss that in a public setting. Several congressional panels are also investigating Russia's role in the election. White House depu...


The Encana Corp (ECA) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.02

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for t...


The most striking quotes from James Comey's testimony

You see, a range of external forces were responsible for her defeat. I don't know yet. "But I think it was bad thing to do, and really for me a very disappointi...


Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Ukraine is hosting Eurovision amid a continuing armed conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the country's industrial east that has now killed more than 10,...


Bill Nelson amps up fundraising call ahead of Senate AHCA Vote

Just 8 percent say they favor the bill strongly, with 34 percent strongly opposed. But moderate Senate Republicans were outright dismissive. McConnell has i...


Comey defends Clinton choice

That prompted Democrats to complain of a double-standard in the way the investigations were treated. Comey said he had the choice to either "speak" or "concea...


Ashmore Group plc (ASHM) Receives Hold Rating from Shore Capital

Goldman Sachs Group Inc restated a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 280 ($3.62) price objective on shares of Rotork p.l.c.in a report on Tuesday, February 28th. IL...


3 last-minute gifts for mom on Mother's Day

Many of us would have already bought gifts or made plans for the special day. Thank you for everything, I love you , and I hope you have a handsome Mother...