Portugal jubilant after singer's Eurovision victory

Before Saturday's victory, Portugal had not won the Eurovision Song Contest. The song "Amar Pelos Dios" earned him a total of 758 points. Salvador Sobral from Portugal, top center, and Kristian Kostov from Bulgaria, bottom right, react during t... More..

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Happy Mother's Day 2017 Wishes, Gifts, Cards and Quotes

In fact, protesting the commercialization of Mother's Day became her life's unlikely and futile work, ending with her death in a Philadelphia sanitarium in the late 1940s. That was how she observed the first ...More..

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Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov 2nd in Eurovision Song Contest

The song was written and staged by Sobral's sister, Luisa, who also filled in for her brother during the first and second rehearsals due to his heath conditions. Heavy security is in place in Kiev for the event...More..

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Eurovision final pits Italy's gorilla against Portuguese crooner

While English is usually essential for a Eurovision win, this year the songs that are close rivals to win are in Portuguese and Italian. Australia's Eurovision Song Contest entrant Isaiah Firebrace has li...More..

World reels from massive cyberattack that hit almost 100 countries
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World reels from massive cyberattack that hit almost 100 countries

Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies . In Russia, the...More..

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SPOTTED: Melissa McCarthy Scoots Around NYC On A WH Podium

May 12, 2017. (McCarthy has since returned to do the impression twice more.) On Wednesday, the show released a teaser trailer for McCarthy's appearance as host that foregrounded her transformation into Spicer w...More..

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Why US President Donald Trump was insane to talk about tapes

In a tweet , Mr Trump appeared to issue a thinly veiled threat to Mr Comey, saying he had "better hope there are no tapes" of their conversations. The BBC's Laura Bicker in Washington says Mr Trump was refer...More..

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Ian Foster: All Blacks face stern challenge in RWC pool

World champions New Zealand will meet South Africa in Pool B , while Ireland and Scotland are joined by the hosts in Pool A . Schmidt revealed after the draw that it was "incredibly exciting" to be pa...More..

Portugal wins Eurovision for the first time
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Portugal wins Eurovision for the first time

This year, Ukraine has used the contest to take tentative steps to soften the climate of homophobia prevalent in the ex-Soviet Union. Eurovision has a major following, and it has helped to boost the careers...More..

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WikiLeaks offers $100k bounty for alleged 'tapes' between Trump and Comey

And BuzzFeed News reported previous year that Trump listened in on calls made by staff at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. For a White House accustomed to bouts of chaos, Trump's handling of Comey's firi...More..

LYRICS QUIZ: 2017 Eurovision Song Contest Finalists
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LYRICS QUIZ: 2017 Eurovision Song Contest Finalists

The contest's organising body, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), tried to negotiate a diplomatic solution, either by Russian Federation submitting a new song and artist or by having Samoylova perform via s...More..

Cyber attack: 100000 organisations hit in 150 countries
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Cyber attack: 100000 organisations hit in 150 countries

Researchers with Czech Republic-based security software maker Avast said they had observed more than 126,000 ransomware infections, with 60 per cent of infected computers located in Russian Federation, followed...More..

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Acting FBI Chief Won't Confirm Comey Told Trump He Wasn't Under Investigation

The panel's Republican Chairman Richard Burr and ranking Democrat Mark Warner made the comments to reporters following a meeting with US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the wake of President Donald Tr...More..

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"Music is not fireworks, music is feeling": Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins Eurovision

Salvador Sobral won millions of hearts with his handsome orchestral ballad Amar Pelos Dois . He scored an impressive 758 points on the night after picking up points from nearly every jury and dominating the ...More..

Don't portray my father as 'underworld don': Haji Mastan's son threatens Rajinikanth
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Don't portray my father as 'underworld don': Haji Mastan's son threatens Rajinikanth

The buzz is strong that apparently Rajinikanth will be seen playing the titular role of the underworld don Haji Mastan, who lived between 1926 and 1994, in his next film with Pa Ranjith, reports ANI. Any such a...More..

Portugal wins the Eurovision Song Contest
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Portugal wins the Eurovision Song Contest

Salvador was diagnosed with a life-threatening heart condition and was unable to travel to Kyiv for his technical rehearsals for the first semi-finals last week. The stage invader, wrapped in an Australian flag...More..

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Eurovision 2017 results in full: Scoreboard from tonight's Eurovision Song Contest

The broadcaster has previously defended its broadcast of the competition's semi-finals after not airing one contestant's big romantic moment. Speaking on winning, he said: "We live in a world of disposable mu...More..

Tender Ballad by Portugal's Salvador Sobral Wins Eurovision Song Contest
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Tender Ballad by Portugal's Salvador Sobral Wins Eurovision Song Contest

Salvador Sobral from Portugal celebrates as he holds the trophy after winning the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest with his song " Amar pelos dois ", in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 13, 2017 . This is the...More..

Bear is a mini version of Liam Payne
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Bear is a mini version of Liam Payne

The 33-year-old singer - who recently welcomed son Bear with partner Liam Payne - has been holding meetings with record executives and is reportedly planning a pop comeback. Liam said that he FaceTimes with...More..

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Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch

South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported a university hospital had been affected, while a communications official in Indonesia said two hospitals there had been hit. But it appears to be "low-level" stuff, giv...More..

Ballad beats glitz as Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Ballad beats glitz as Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision

It launched a year before the foundation of the European Economic Community, forerunner of the European Union. The Knesset overnight Wednesday-Thursday voted to excise the news division from the new public br...More..

Kristian Kostov Registers Best Performance for Bulgaria in Eurovision
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Kristian Kostov Registers Best Performance for Bulgaria in Eurovision

In February, Ziv beat out three other contestants on the reality television show "Next Star" ("Kochav Haba") when Israeli viewers chose him as their representative to the contest. Millions of Europeans were lik...More..

Portugal win first ever Eurovision Song Contest
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Portugal win first ever Eurovision Song Contest

Songs can be sung in any language and must be no longer than three minutes. "And I think isn't it the whole point of Eurovision to help bring Europe together?" The flasher draped in an Australian flag has t...More..

Clinton to launch anti-Trump resistance
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Clinton to launch anti-Trump resistance

The FBI chief closed the investigation on July 5 but says he re-opened the probe and sent the October 28 letter to Congress out of fear that if the investigation turned up anything, he would have been seen as c...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Melissa McCarthy's "Spicey" Spotted Riding Motorized Podium In NYC

No, it wasn't actually Spicer, but rather Melissa McCarthy doing the impression of him that she's made famous on " Saturday Night Live ". Fans are expecting her to revive her beloved impersonation of Spicer. ...More..

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Six fun facts about Star Wars Day

Maybe the biggest of the unofficial holidays is Star Wars Day , which of course happens May the Fourth. "He also added that his favorite movie is The Empire Strikes Back and his favorite character is Darth...More..

Trump warns against leaks, threatens press briefings in tweet storm
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump warns against leaks, threatens press briefings in tweet storm

But on her third day leading the briefing, Sanders is already showing a similar penchant for such missteps, suggesting that they may simply come with the territory of trying to defend this White House. "That ex...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Death in older cars more likely in crash

Cars produced between 2010 and 2015, which make up 17 per cent of the fleet, were involved in 10 per cent of fatalities. AA Motoring Services General Manager Stella Stocks says older vehicles are significantl...More..

Blac Chyna Gets Ferrari 488 Spider as 29th Birthday Present
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Blac Chyna Gets Ferrari 488 Spider as 29th Birthday Present

She just finished celebrating her 29th birthday but made her way to Las Vegas to attend her friend's wedding. Chyna, who turned 29 on Thursday (May 11), showed off pictures of her new 488 Spider Ferrari on I...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

The White House's changing story on the Comey firing

The panel's Republican Chairman Richard Burr and ranking Democrat Mark Warner made the comments to reporters following a meeting with US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the wake of President Donald ...More..