The untitled piece by Jean-Michel Basquiat hasn't been on sale in more than three decades. Basquiat, born in Brooklyn to Haitian and Puerto Rican parents, died in 1988 of an overdose at age 27 after a fleeting eight-year career. Phillips' auction raised $110.3m (£85.5m) with all 37 lots finding buyers. "I think it just speaks about the talent of this guy". "It's just pure emotion.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that WW2 started due to disunity of the world's leading countries and called for the world to unite at a Victory Day parade in Moscow. In addition, the Panzir-SA antiaircraft complex, painted in white, black and gray camouflage to be deployed in the Arctic, was exhibited for the first time at Red Square, as well as the Panzir S-1, the S-400 Triumf complexes and intercontinental ballistic missiles.
The United States, which has 28,500 troops in South Korea to guard against the North Korean threat, has called on China to do more to rein in its ally and neighbour. Since Moon Jae-in took office on May 10, signs have emerged that Beijing and Seoul are seeking to reconcile their differences and fix damaged relations caused by the THAAD dispute.
Blumenthal said the next director could be "a career prosecutor with a distinguished background - not just any prosecutor". "Look where he works now, a Trump law firm", Brown said, referring to Lieberman's job as senior counsel at the firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres and Friedman.
Workers are also protesting AT&T's pervasive offshoring of jobs to low-wage contractors, which eliminate good jobs and hurt customer service. Landline workers in California and Nevada picketed for a day in March to protest work rules for some in-home technicians and moves to replace USA call-center jobs with contractors hired overseas.
It's one thing to cancel a festival but nonrefundable tickets make for an even worse reputation. The firm stated that the festival owes its secured creditors approximately US$2.5 million. The creditors will need to provide supporting documentation to prove these claims. The festival's Twitter account was deleted, but confused fans flocked to the Facebook page to demand answers.
Democratic State Senator David Parks , the legislator who sponsored SB 201, said in a statement that the law was "a major step forward in building a more equal and inclusive state". Bruce Rauner signed Illinois', and Chris Christie signed New Jersey's shortly before his fall from grace. The American Psychological Association has stated that the practice can be damaging, and can lead to depression, suicidal thoughts and substance abuse.
The malware was first detected in March and publicly reported stolen from the NSA a month later. Most alarming, WannaCry did not spread across networks in the usual way, through people clicking on email attachments. Sean Pike, program VP in the security products group at IDC, a tech industry research provider, pointed that everyone has been a bit numb to attacks because it is something they hear so much about now and Microsoft benefits from that.
We lost seats but we are closing the gap on the Conservatives . The Tories also retained Essex, Hampshire and Dorset , while Wrexham and Flintshire councils remain without overall control. Meanwhile, Labour forfeited more than 250 council seats, lost control of Glasgow after 40 years and suffered reverses in Welsh strongholds. In a statement, Nuttall said his party's candidates had worked hard but there was "nothing they could have done in the face of a big national swing to the ...
With Qalibaf dropping out , there are now five candidates contesting, though others may choose to drop out in the coming days. Seyyed Hassan Khomeini, the grandson of the late founder of the 1979 Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini, has, in a video message , announced his support for Rouhani, expressing the hope that on May 19, Iranians would decide their fate for the coming years and shape their future.
It was cruising at 24,000ft (8,000m), but lost contact with air-traffic controllers in Miami as it glided over the Bahamian island of Eleuthera. Police in The Bahamas are searching for a plane that disappeared while carrying a New Hampshire man and three other people.
He's up for re-election. A war of words between Washington and Tehran appears to reflect the new administration's view of Iran as a global threat rather than merely a regional troublemaker. Although sanctions relief has allowed oil exports to resume, the limited growth has not significantly improved the lives of ordinary Iranians. In the ongoing presidential campaign, Rouhani said he would focus on tackling unemployment and stimulate production.
What had been an early Liberal lead has largely dissolved, with the NDP pulling even and at times taking the lead in the seat tally. The Greens received eight per cent of the popular vote in the 2013 election along with their lone seat, but Weaver boldly forecasted gains in areas of NDP strength on Vancouver Island and the Kootenays.
The government's overall gross debt is heading to $606 billion within four years, which has been met with concern by business groups. The Budget imposed a 0.06 per cent annual levy on banks with a debt of more than $100million, including the country's big five banks - Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, ANZ, National Australian Bank and Macquarie.
Even Baldwin implied as much when he stated recently he might retire his Trump impression at the end of this "SNL" season next week. Baldwin's Trump insisted that it had less to do with the economy and more about sex with the First Lady. Laughing at the real-life absurdities beats crying. McCarthy's angry Spicer announces after storming into the room following the suggestion that Sanders simply replace him.
Chinese President Xi Jinping saidtoday that all countries should respect each other'ssovereignty and territorial integrity, as he inaugurated thehigh-profile Belt and Road Forum which India boycotted due toconcerns over an economic corridor that runs through PoK.
I'm not going to spend time on the decision or the way it was executed. "I was scanned, patted down, and then sniffed by canines", he wrote . Meeting Lavrov the next day was considered a questionable move, and it has been suggested it wasn't one the White House wanted to publicize.
The electoral environment did not result in a surge of support for Moon as evident in comparing his performance in 2012, where Moon captured 48% of the vote in his loss to Park. The opposition has been intensified by China's furious reaction, including a boycott of South Korean brands, and President Trump's statement last month - promptly pulled back - that Seoul should pay $1 billion for the battery.
A big challenge will be U.S. President Donald Trump, who has proven himself unconventional in his approach to North Korea, swinging between intense pressure and threats and offers to talk. The suspects faced heavy punishment under North Korea's criminal law, the office said. South Korea plays a crucial role in regional stability, it said.