27 May 2017
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07/05/2017 23:53

Klopp blames Anfield pitch after stalemate

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A disappointed Jurgen Klopp said the "really dry" Anfield pitch was partially to blame for Liverpool's drab 0-0 home draw with Southampton that damaged their Champions League ambitions.

07/05/2017 23:25

Third of French voters spoiled ballots or abstained

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A third of French voters declined to choose between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential election, either abstaining or spoiling their ballots -- a record rate in nearly half a century.

07/05/2017 23:20

Australia's Westpac Bank interim net profit up 6%

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Australian banking heavyweight Westpac posted a six percent rise in interim net profit to Aus$3.90 billion (US$2.89 billion) Monday on the back of a strong performance from institutional operations.

07/05/2017 22:53

Cavaliers sweep past Raptors into conference finals

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The NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers powered into the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday, downing the Toronto Raptors 109-102 to complete a four-game sweep of their playoff series.

07/05/2017 22:47

Epic Harman birdie edges top-ranked Johnson for title

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Brian Harman sank a 28-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the PGA Wells Fargo Championship, edging top-ranked Dustin Johnson and Pat Perez by a stroke.

07/05/2017 22:05

Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming pointed at Preakness

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Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming will get a head start on preparations for the second leg of US racing's Triple Crown when he arrives at Pimlico on Tuesday ahead of the May 20 Preakness.

07/05/2017 21:40

Five challenges for France's new president

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Emmanuel Macron, who exit polls say won France's presidential elections on Sunday, may have seen off the competition in the race for the Elysee Palace but will face daunting challenges when he takes office.

07/05/2017 21:25

Evra nets first Marseille goal to sink Nice

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Patrice Evra scored his first goal for Marseille in Sunday's 2-1 victory over Nice to extinguish the visitors' hopes of claiming an automatic Champions League qualifying spot.

07/05/2017 21:17

Venezuela opposition rejects Maduro plan to rework constitution

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President Nicolas Maduro's plan for an elected assembly to draw up a new Venezuelan constitution faced headwinds Sunday, when opposition parties refused to join the process amid continuing violent anti-Maduro protests.

07/05/2017 21:12

With Macron win secured, France and Germany look to EU future

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Germany heaved a sigh of relief after liberal candidate Emmanuel Macron won France's presidential election comfortably on Sunday, but the two staunch allies face tough challenges over Europe's future.

07/05/2017 21:10

Met Opera stars mark Lincoln Center anniversary

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The Metropolitan Opera was gearing up Sunday to celebrate 50 years at Lincoln Center with a gala concert featuring many of opera's biggest stars.

07/05/2017 20:36

Euro rallies after Macron wins French presidency

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The euro rallied to a six-month high against the dollar in early Asia-Pacific forex trading Monday after pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in a resounding victory over far-right rival Marine Le Pen.

07/05/2017 20:32

Le Pen claims 'massive' gains but plans party revamp after defeat

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Defeated French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen claimed a "massive" result for the far right in Sunday's presidential run-off against centrist Emmanuel Macron, but said her National Front (FN) party had to undergo major change.

07/05/2017 20:27

Israel says video shows Palestinian hunger-strike leader eating

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Israel's prison authority on Sunday shared a video of what it says is jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti eating after weeks of leading hundreds on a hunger strike.

07/05/2017 20:16

Nigeria president leaves for 'follow-up medical consultation'

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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari headed to London on Sunday for what his office said was a "follow-up medical consultation" with his doctors, after weeks of mounting concern about his health.

07/05/2017 19:59

Macron supporters greet win with joy, some trepidation

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Shouts of joy erupted Sunday and a sea of French flags flew in the courtyard of the Louvre museum in the heart of Paris as a giant screen flashed up Emmanuel Macron's resounding election victory.

07/05/2017 19:38

Egypt parliament passes investment law

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Egypt's parliament on Sunday adopted a law whose aim is to attract foreign investors to the country as authorities seek to redress its struggling economy.

07/05/2017 19:14

What world leaders said about Macron's victory

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French centrist Emmanuel Macron stormed to the presidency on Sunday, scoring a resounding win over his far-right rival Marine Le Pen in a run-off vote.

07/05/2017 18:39

Macron elected French president

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Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron resoundingly won France's landmark presidential election on Sunday, first estimates showed, defeating far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a pivotal vote for the future of the divided country and Europe.

07/05/2017 18:31

Gazprom starts construction of gas pipeline to Turkey

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Russian gas firm Gazprom said Sunday construction had begun of a gas pipeline under the Black Sea to Turkey meant to eventually also serve the European Union.

07/05/2017 18:23

Young leaders around the world

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Emmanuel Macron, 39, who won the second round of the French presidential election on Sunday, according to estimates, will be one of the world's youngest leaders.

07/05/2017 18:23

Factfile on Macron's campaign pledges

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Emmanuel Macron, France's president-in-waiting after a resounding poll victory Sunday, campaigned on a platform that combined unstinting support for the EU with tax cuts for business and a pledge to maintain the country's social safety net.

07/05/2017 18:21

«Guardians» grabs massive box office, top spot in North America

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Lighthearted space romp «Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2» had a massive opening weekend, according to industry estimates Sunday showing some $145 million in tickets sold to dominate box offices in the US and Canada.

07/05/2017 18:18

10 defining moments in France's rollercoaster election

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French centrist Emmanuel Macron was voted the country's next president, initial estimates showed Sunday, after a tense election campaign with multiple twists and turns.

07/05/2017 18:15

Marine Le Pen: far-right firebrand who shook up France

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Marine Le Pen suffered a crushing defeat in France's presidential election, estimates showed Sunday, but she can console herself with having transformed her far-right National Front (FN) from a pariah party into a force to be reckoned with.

07/05/2017 18:10

Emmanuel Macron: a 39-year-old political prodigy

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In his unorthodox private life and short political career, France's new president Emmanuel Macron has battled conventions and broken with traditions.

07/05/2017 17:58

Talks begin on evacuating rebels from Syria capital

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Negotiations were under way on Sunday on evacuating insurgents and their families from two districts in Damascus, a Syrian military source on the ground told AFP.

07/05/2017 17:41

Freiburg eye Europe after downing Schalke

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Freiburg are on course for the Europa League next season after striker Florian Niederlechner netted twice in Sunday's 2-0 home win against Schalke to go fifth in the Bundesliga.

07/05/2017 17:39

Le Pen's FN turns away news outlets from post-vote event

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Around 15 news outlets said Sunday they had been barred from the election night gathering for French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen and her supporters.

07/05/2017 17:34

More troops deployed as Canada braces for worse flooding

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With heavy rains persisting and waters still rising over much of waterlogged eastern Canada, the nation's military on Sunday tripled the number of troops urgently working to evacuate thousands of residents.

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