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Hertha Berlin Takes A Knee Before Bundesliga Match

The action mimicked those of NFL players who have been protesting police treatment of African Americans and social injustice in the USA by kneeling, sitting or locking arms during the national anthem before games. Hertha Berlin's players and officials "took a knee" to show their support for "an open-minded world" before their 2-0 loss against Schalke on Saturday. [Full Article...]

With Collins out, more GOP could join governor's race

As such, some of her Democratic colleagues went public with their hopes that she wouldn't make the jump back into state-level politics, like North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp. While the temptation might be to walk away and leave the problems to others, there are very few who have the ability to bring about positive change. Independents are a powerful force in ME politics, with Collins' Senate ... [Full Article...]

Brexit talks deadlock on cash, Barnier eyes move by December

Brexit talks deadlock on cash, Barnier eyes move by December But EU officials noted that Mr Tusk, the European Council president, has sounded out most national leaders in recent days. The British government delayed triggering Article 50 - the mechanism that starts the process of withdrawal in European law - until March 2015, before which the EU refused to begin any talks with Britain. [Full Article...]

Three die in horrific skydive in Australia

Skydive Australia released a statement following the incident confirming that three people had died after sustaining injuries in the accident. Two other bodies were then found in a nearby tree. The company said skydiving operations had been suspended at Mission Beach while authorities conduct an extensive investigation. It's not known at this point what led to the accident, but the pol... [Full Article...]

Sex with wife under 18 is rape

Sex with wife under 18 is rape Presently, the Indian Penal Code (IPC) defines that any sexual practice with a minor girl whose age is below 18 - with or without her consent - will amount to rape. The plea had challenged the validity of an exception clause in the rape law that permits intercourse or sexual act by a man with his wife, not below 15 years. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Ophelia moving at crawl in northeastern Atlantic

Hurricane Ophelia moving at crawl in northeastern Atlantic That's a bit of an unusual track for Atlantic storms. And while cooler northern waters mean Ophelia won't have the intensity of recent storms that have slammed the United States, it is still likely to pack hurricane-force winds. The last time so many named storms in a row became hurricanes was in 1893, he said. Ophelia will get caught in the "westerlies", the jet-stream-powered flow that moves m... [Full Article...]

Former Ballon d'Or victor, George Weah Wins Liberia Presidential Election'

Former Ballon d'Or victor, George Weah Wins Liberia Presidential Election' Weah, a former Fifa World Footballer of the Year, has failed in two previous attempts to become the country's president. The NEC hasn't yet declared how numerous 2.2 million registered voters took part in the polls. He said Liberia's youth demonstrated "a commitment to be involved in the electoral and governmental process of their country". "All of these people are saying they want change and im... [Full Article...]

' We're on the Right Path': Trump Responds to Senator Corker's WWIII Accusations

After days of back-and-forth, on Tuesday the president referred to the senator as "Liddle' Bob Corker " in a tweet and said he had been made to "sound a fool" by the New York Times . Trump pointed the finger at the previous U.S. presidential administrations, which he said were on "the wrong path". The clash between Corker and Trump highlights fraying relations between the President and the men... [Full Article...]

Palestinian rival leaders head to Cairo for reconciliation dialogue

Palestinian rival leaders head to Cairo for reconciliation dialogue The Fatah-Hamas talks, brokered by Egypt, are supposed to kick off on Tuesday in Cairo to discuss implementation of the 2011 Cairo agreement between the two major Palestinian factions on reconciliation and reunification of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, divided since the 2007 Hamas coup. [Full Article...]

Google Finds Russian-Linked Ads on Gmail, YouTube and More

Google Finds Russian-Linked Ads on Gmail, YouTube and More Amid growing revelations that the companies which many Americans rely on as news sources were exploited by a Russian disinformation campaign surrounding the US presidential election, there's a new report that "Russian agents" spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads on Google properties, such as its search engine, YouTube, Gmail and more. [Full Article...]

The Equifax Hack Affected More People in the U.S. than in Canada

The Equifax Hack Affected More People in the U.S. than in Canada Equifax said it is continuing discussions with regulators in the United Kingdom regarding the scope of the company's consumer notifications as the analysis of the completed forensic investigation is completed. John Neely Kennedy put it colorfully: "You realize to many Americans right now that it looks like we're giving Lindsay Lohan the keys to the mini bar". [Full Article...]

Alibaba launches research arm for AI, quantum computing, and other emerging tech

Alibaba launches research arm for AI, quantum computing, and other emerging tech China's top e-commerce firm, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, is launching a $15 billion drive to build overseas research hubs as the deep-pocketed firm looks to compete with global leaders in e-commerce, logistics and cloud technology . The Chinese tech giant is now recruiting 100 researchers. At the Computing Conference 2017 in Hangzhou today, Alibaba's executive chairman Jack Ma said he en... [Full Article...]

Nathan Lane says Harvey Weinstein attacked him at Hillary Clinton's birthday

Longtime Hillary Clinton aides have been confused by the former secretary of state's silence on the issue, questioning - in private - why she has not weighed in at all. Senate in NY in 1999, according to the Center for Responsive Politics . Clinton, who has not taken her defeat to Trump in the last election lightly, blames all sides for her woes, and equally told The Times that in hindsight... [Full Article...]

3 people wounded in Kenya protest to reform electoral body

3 people wounded in Kenya protest to reform electoral body Odinga alleged that a lack of reforms at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) - the organisation responsible for running the election - had left the door open to electoral fraud by the ruling Jubilee Party. "Now we are ready for the repeat election and we are sure we will win with a bigger margin", Kenyatta continued. "We have come to the conclusion that there is no intenti... [Full Article...]

Ivana Trump: I talk to Donald regularly despite 'insane' divorce

Ivana Trump: I talk to Donald regularly despite 'insane' divorce And I don't want to cause any kind of jealousy or something like that, because I'm basically first Trump wife. Since her father took office in January this year, the first daughter has been seen by many as assuming some of the duties traditionally associated with the first lady role, including assuming the role of confidante towards her father. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400 missile system

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400 missile system Experts say this means Riyadh, traditionally a U.S. customer, is looking for military hardware alternatives. "THAAD's exo-atmospheric, hit-to-kill capability will add an upper-tier to Saudi Arabia's layered missile defence architecture". "Lots of militants from both Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia are fighting for the Islamic State [terrorist group, outlawed in Russia]", the Saudi top diplom... [Full Article...]

Michigan State vs. Michigan Odds: Point Spread, Total & Prediction

Michigan State vs. Michigan Odds: Point Spread, Total & Prediction An upset win like this is excellent news for the rest of the Big 12 Conference, because it gives teams like Texas Tech a better shot at the Big 12 Championship. 4 Penn State the Saturday after that, and their regular season ends with games at No. 9 Wisconsin and home vs. The Midshipmen have made at least one appearance in the Top 25 each of the last three seasons. [Full Article...]

Huge crowds rally against Catalan secession

Huge crowds rally against Catalan secession We have to talk about this", Mr Puigdemont said. On Tuesday King Felipe addressed the nation in a televised speech but failed to acknowledge the violence perpetrated against Catalan voters, and said nothing of the need for mediation to resolve the crisis. [Full Article...]

EPA to Propose Elimination of Obama's Clean Power Plan

EPA to Propose Elimination of Obama's Clean Power Plan As Oklahoma's attorney general, he took part in a lawsuit by 27 U.S. states against the rule. Trump has voiced doubts about the science of climate change and has blamed Obama's efforts to reduce carbon emissions for hurting the coal mining and oil drilling industries . [Full Article...]

13th person from Hollywood nursing home dies, lawyer says

13th person from Hollywood nursing home dies, lawyer says The Florida nursing home were 12 patients died during hurricane Irma is laying off its 245 employees. The 245 employees - including five doctors, 79 certified nursing assistants, 37 licensed practical nurses, 23 occupational or physical therapists, 18 registered nurses, 10 administrative assistants, 25 environmental or laundry workers and other staffers who worked in engineering, supplies an... [Full Article...]


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