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Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest after performance by Kalush Orchestra | Ents & Arts News

Ukraine has won the Eurovision Song Contest in a huge show of support from the rest of the continent following Russia’s invasion of the country. Performing their folk-rap song Stefania, Kalush Orchestra stormed up the leader board, beating off strong competition from the UK and Italy. The group were out on the streets fighting off …

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Palestinian man dies of head wound from Jerusalem violence

Placeholder while article actions load JERUSALEM — A 21-year-old Palestinian man died Saturday from a head wound sustained last month after Israeli police fired rubber bullets at stone-throwing Palestinian demonstrators during violence at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site. Israel’s Hadassah hospital announced the death early Saturday, saying only that Waleed Shareef had died weeks after …

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3 motorcyclists killed in wrong-way crash in Arkansas

MULBERRY, Ark. (AP) — A wrong-way driver on Interstate 40 in western Arkansas collided with a group of motorcyclists, killing three people from Louisiana and injuring six others, according to Arkansas State Police. Patricia Lemar, 44, of Slidell, Louisiana; Leonard Lemar Jr., 46, of Slidell; and Malinda Shano, 50 of Terrytown, Louisiana, died in the …

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In Close Touch With India On Standing Up Against Russian Aggression: US

White House official also said that Biden will also visit India and Australia in near future. Washington: The United States continues to be in close touch with India about its efforts to rally the world to stand up against Russian aggression, the White House said on Thursday. “We continue to remain in close touch with …

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Finland’s Leaders Urge NATO Membership ‘Without Delay’

BRUSSELS — Finland’s prime minister and president announced their support on Thursday for the nation to apply to join NATO. President Sauli Niinisto, who is mostly responsible for Finland’s foreign policy, has helped orchestrate Finland’s move away from a long history of military nonalignment, prompted by the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24. “Finland …

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Nearly $1B tentative settlement in condo collapse

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A nearly $1 billion tentative settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit brought by families of victims and survivors of last June’s condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida, an attorney said Wednesday. Harley S. Tropin announced the $997 million settlement during a hearing before Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Michael Hanzman. …

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Young Students Spend the Day Learning to Conquer Plastics in the Ocean with Ocean Conservation Experts

Five students pose with their cleanup tools and show the trash they’ve been able to remove Initiative is part of new transformational marine sciences curriculum rolling out in schools across Florida If we show young students how plastics in the ocean can affect the ecosystem, then they’ll have a better understanding of how they can …

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