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Milan close in on Sensi?

Milan close in on Sensi?
Milan are reportedly close to signing Sassuolo and Italy midfielder Stefano Sensi for just €13m. Tuttosport reports Milan are ‘on the verge’ of formalising their deal for Sensi, who has already found a home in the area. The newspaper explains the Rossoneri will pay just €13m for the 23-year-old as they will write off the €12m that Sassuolo owe for Manuel...

US destroyer sails in disputed South China Sea to ‘challenge excessive’ claims by China – Fox News

US destroyer sails in disputed South China Sea to ‘challenge excessive’ claims by China – Fox News
The U.S. guided-missile destroyers Preble. For the second time this month, the U.S. destroyer Preble sailed near islands claimed by China in the disputed South China Sea while the two countries engage in a trade fight.The operation was carried out...

Trump: ‘I will not let Iran have nuclear weapons’ | TheHill – The Hill

Trump: ‘I will not let Iran have nuclear weapons’ | TheHill – The Hill
President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls for Republicans to be 'united' on abortion Tlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution Facebook temporarily suspended conservative commentator Candace Owens MORE said in a Sunday night Fox News interview that he doesn't want to go to war with Iran but emphasized he will never allow the nation to develop nuclear weapons."I will not let Iran...

Hundreds protest Alabama abortion ban: ‘My body, my choice!’ – NBC News

Hundreds protest Alabama abortion ban: ‘My body, my choice!’ – NBC News
Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMay 20, 2019, 3:00 AM UTCMONTGOMERY, Ala. — Hundreds of demonstrators marched to the Alabama Capitol on Sunday to protest the state's newly approved abortion ban, chanting "my body, my choice!" and "vote them out!"The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey...

Buttigieg takes on Trump, pitches four new tax hikes in Fox News Town Hall – Fox News

Buttigieg takes on Trump, pitches four new tax hikes in Fox News Town Hall – Fox News
Town Hall with Pete Buttigieg: Part 1Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg discusses his youth, leadership experience, inclusive policy plans, abortion, drug addiction and debt with moderator Chris Wallace in Claremont, New Hampshire.Insurgent Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg acknowledged at the Fox News town hall in Claremont, New Hampshire Sunday evening that he needs to do more to...

Brawl erupts at convention for local-government officials at Indian Wells resort – Los Angeles Times

Brawl erupts at convention for local-government officials at Indian Wells resort – Los Angeles Times
A conference of local government officials from across California erupted into violence over the weekend when several attendees began throwing punches, with at least one person apparently knocked unconscious, according to five witnesses to the incident. A spokesman with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that a brawl at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort...

World’s biggest cave is even bigger than we thought – CNN

World’s biggest cave is even bigger than we thought – CNN
(CNN) — Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought. Last month, a trio of British divers -- the same divers who aided in the rescue of the trapped soccer team in Thailand in 2018 -- ventured to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park,...

Aged just nine, Lauren lost both parents to contaminated HIV blood

Aged just nine, Lauren lost both parents to contaminated HIV blood
When nine-year-old Lauren Palmer was summoned to a family meeting her first thought was that she might be getting another pet.Or could it be about the washing-up rota that she and her two brothers were always being threatened with? The truth, however, was horrifying.'Mum told us that she was very poorly with something called HIV and that she wouldn't...

Alabama’s march for reproductive freedom, Sudan street violence, and other news in pictures

Alabama’s march for reproductive freedom, Sudan street violence, and other news in pictures
11.00 amHundreds protest Alabama abortion banHundreds of demonstrators marched to the Alabama Capitol on Sunday to protest the state’s newly approved abortion ban, chanting “my body, my choice!” and “vote them out!”The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most stringent abortion law in the nationmaking performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases unless necessary...

Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath recommends sacking of Rajbhar from Cabinet

Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath recommends sacking of Rajbhar from Cabinet
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.   | Photo Credit: PTI more-in Adityanath sought immediate sacking of Mr. Rajbhar who had been making controversial remarks against BJP. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday recommended Governor Ram Naik to sack Om Prakash Rajbhar from his Cabinet with "immediate effect."Mr. Rajbhar holds the Backward Classes  portfolio in the Yogi Adityanath government....

Live: General election 2019 | Rupee, markets rise on exit poll predictions

Live: General election 2019 | Rupee, markets rise on exit poll predictions
9.55 amRupee, markets rise on exit polls predictionsThe rupee and bonds rallied at market opening on Monday after exit polls suggested the election will give a clear mandate for the ruling party led coalition.But traders said market gains would be kept in check ahead of the vote counting on Thursday.Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to return to power...

After Chandrababu Naidu, Mayawati may meet Sonia Gandhi today

After Chandrababu Naidu, Mayawati may meet Sonia Gandhi today
Though there is no official confirmation about a Mayawati-Sonia Gandhi meeting, sources confirmed to The Hindu about the BSP chief’s plan to fly down to Delhi. A 2018 file photo of Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Mayawati in Bengaluru   | Photo Credit: K. Murali Kumar If the meeting does take place today, it would signal a thaw...

Exit polls predict second term for PM Narendra Modi

Exit polls predict second term for PM Narendra Modi
‘BJP will retain its strongholds in the north and west and make considerable gains in West Bengal’ All exit polls released at the conclusion of the seven-phase 17th general election predicted a second term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.Most polls indicated minor to considerable setback for Mr. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata...

The issues that mattered in an issue-less election

The issues that mattered in an issue-less election
With reports of joblessness being at a four-decade high, a deepening agrarian crisis and a recent spike in food prices, it was widely expected that economic issues would end up mattering the most to Indians when they vote in the Lok Sabha election.This expectation was not misplaced given that there is a fairly large body of work in Western...