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Trump says NFL should have suspended Colin Kaepernick for kneeling

Thursday 13:39 GMT

President Donald Trump donned a metaphorical coach's cap on Wednesday and said the National Football League should have suspended former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick when he knelt during the "The Star-Spangled Banner." Trump told Fox News after a speech on tax reform in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, that he found Kaepernick's decision to protest police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem to be "terrible."

Source: Washington Post

Boy Scouts of America to allow girls in its ranks for the first time

Thursday 10:53 GMT

The Boy Scouts of America will allow girls into its ranks for the first time in its nearly 100-year history, its leaders announced Wednesday, the latest move to adapt the organization’s rules in an era of declining membership.

Chief Scout Executive Michael Surbaugh described the latest decision in part as an attempt to bring more families into the Boy Scouts, whose membership has declined by about a third since 2000.

Source: Global News

‘Bachelor Canada’ Chris Leroux reveals 8 things about his season

Thursday 10:53 GMT

New ‘Bachelor Canada’ Chris Leroux teases new season: ‘I’m not good at handling drama’. “I do have social media, but I’m not active,” said Leroux.

Global News sat down with Leroux and Bachelor Canada host Noah Cappe to discover what the 12-episode Season 3 has on offer. At least, according to Cappe, who says he’s watched every season of both the U.S. and Canadian Bachelor and Bachelorette shows.

Source: Common Domain

Ben Affleck apologizes for groping Hilarie Burton in 2003

Thursday 10:53 GMT

A day after condemning Harvey Weinstein's behavior, Ben Affleck said he was sorry Wednesday for groping actress and producer Hilarie Burton on camera in 2003 when she was a host on MTV’s “Total Request Live.”. “I acted inappropriately toward Ms. Burton and I sincerely apologize,” Affleck tweeted. In a statement Tuesday, the actor-director said Weinstein's conduct made him “sick,” only to be called out on social media by actress Rose McGowan and others, including one Twitter user who brought up the 2003 incident involving Burton.

Source: Washington Post

‘Lost an election’ Russian news outlet to remove D.C. ads that seem to reference Clinton’s defeat.

Thursday 10:53 GMT

Advertisements from a Russia-funded news outlet that appear to make light of Hillary Clinton’s loss to President Trump in last year’s election will be removed from D.C. streets after the outlet said federal officials asked it to register as a foreign agent.

Anna Belkina, a spokeswoman for RT, said the ads were intended to run for a month but would be removed on the advice of its legal team.

Source: Fox News

Dem Rep. Al Green introduces articles of impeachment against Trump

Thursday 10:53 GMT

Liberal Democratic Rep. Al Green on Wednesday followed through on threats to file articles of impeachment against President Trump, introducing the resolution in the House while delivering an anti-Trump tirade on the floor.

Accusing Trump of betraying “his trust as president” by embracing racism, Green referenced Adolf Hitler and made the point that Trump can still be removed from office even if he didn’t commit a crime. “The public has been led to believe that a president must commit a crime to be impeached, which is not true,” Green said.

Source: Common Domain

Plans to rebuild hurricane-ravaged Barbuda reignite a decades-old land dispute

Thursday 10:53 GMT

In an indication of just how hot emotions run on the land issue, Kendra Beazer, a member of the Barbuda Council, the government body whose duties include administering the land, described the government’s plan as “an opportunity for disaster capitalism and cultural genocide.” “If they were to get through with this, then everything that is known to be Barbudan will change automatically — how we go about applying for a piece of land, how we go about building our homes, how we go about starting our businesses,” he said.

Source: Common Domain

For Match Group Investors, a Look Beyond Tinder

Thursday 10:53 GMT

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Tinder Gold, a new feature that lets Tinder users pre-sort their matches, has rocketed the app toward the top of Apple ’s App Store rankings over the last month or so.

Source: New York Times

Seychelles Reports a Case of Plague

Thursday 10:53 GMT

The outbreak of plague in Madagascar has spread to the Seychelles, a nearby chain of islands in the Indian Ocean, the country’s health ministry said Wednesday.

Like tuberculosis, the cause is bacterial, and it can be transmitted between people in prolonged close contact, such as members of a single household, or those in prisons, schools or hospitals.

Source: Fox News

Jessica Chambers murder trial: Fuel found on clothing next to woman burned alive

Saturday 08:06 GMT

A forensic analyst said Friday he found gasoline on a piece of clothing at the scene where Jessica Chambers was fatally burned, but other items submitted for testing did not have the ignitable liquid on them.

Tellis could receive life in prison without parole if convicted of capital murder at trial in Batesville, about 50 miles south of Memphis.

Source: Common Domain

Here’s how the U.S. could deliver the events that ‘upend’ global markets

Tuesday 22:48 GMT

Away from the fires, provocative economist Andy Xie has a warning about high prices across global markets — and how the U.S. could bring about the price drop that so many have been anticipating.

The U.S. political scene could provide the developments that pop the latest bubble, according to the independent economist. The bubble economy keeps squeezing the middle class, with more debt and less wages, and the resulting political tension could boil over soon, says Xie (making no mention of Catalonia, though he easily could).

Source: Common Domain

Trio of Properties in Los Angeles Lists for $30 Million

Thursday 10:53 GMT

Three connected parcels just off Los Angeles’s Sunset Strip are set to make a developer’s dreams come true after having listed Monday for a combined $30 million .

Nile Niami—the developer responsible for Opus, the gilded mansion that was, until recently, asking $100 million—recently renovated a home close by that is now listed for $17.95 million.

Source: NBC News

Self-Flying Planes May Arrive Sooner than You Think. Here's Why

Thursday 10:53 GMT

In fact, the aviation industry is pushing to make autonomous passenger aircraft a reality — and sooner than you might think.

A report released last August suggests that by transitioning to self-flying aircraft the aviation industry could save $35 billion a year.

Source: New York Times

A New Street Was Meant to Bridge Belfast’s Sectarian Divide. Then the Doorbell Rang.

Thursday 06:07 GMT

Eighteen years on from the peace deal that largely ended three decades of sectarian violence between people of Catholic and Protestant backgrounds here, the two communities still live largely apart.

It has raised concerns about certain politicians’ commitment to the process of integration, and about the ability of the Northern Irish police to curb the influence of sectarian paramilitary groups.

Source: NBC News

Will Sweden Become the First Country to Go Cash-Free?

Thursday 06:07 GMT

Sweden has been forgoing cash an at increasing rate over the last several years, and experts predict that it’s only a short matter of time before the country is entirely cashless.

According to a new study, the nation is on track to leave cash behind completely by 2023, though retailers expect to still accept cash for a couple more years after that. Have you noticed that, over the years, you’ve begun to use your cards or mobile pay apps much more frequently than cash?

Source: DW

Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont asks to meet Rajoy, doesn't clarify independence status

Monday 21:55 GMT
Source: New York Times

Ophelia Lashes Ireland, Killing at Least 3 People

Monday 20:05 GMT
Source: ABC News

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL over alleged collusion

Monday 21:55 GMT
Source: Common Domain

2 bodies found inside Joshua Tree National Park

Monday 21:55 GMT
Source: The Guradian

US military rushes to defuse looming crisis in Kirkuk after Iraqi army advances

Monday 21:56 GMT
Source: BBC

Man found guilty of New York bombing

Monday 21:01 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Days after devastating truck bomb in Somali capital, death toll still climbing

Monday 18:12 GMT
Source: Fox News

Judicial Watch says FBI has found Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting documents

Saturday 23:41 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Where’s Zinke The Interior secretary’s special flag offers clues

Friday 22:48 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Cubs fans’ ‘W’ flags run afoul of Nationals policy on banners

09-Oct-2017
Source: DW

Lufthansa strikes major labor deal with pilots

Thursday 09:02 GMT
Source: DW

Workers' rights in Germany: Not everyone can go on strike

Thursday 15:31 GMT
Source: Common Domain

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Friday 00:19 GMT
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Rainbow flag flies at U.S. monument, but not on federal land

Friday 16:24 GMT

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