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Source: Fox News

5 inconvenient truths about Che Guevara

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

In Guevara’s diaries, he wrote of one man who, “apart from being homosexual and a first-rate bore, had been very nice to us.”. “The regime that Che Guevara co-founded is the only one in modern history in the Western Hemisphere to have herded gays into forced labor camps,” Humberto Fontova, author of “Exposing the Real Che Guevara,” told Fox News.

Rapper Jay-Z has worn the shirt, model Gisele Bundchen has posed in swimwear featuring Che's face, and even Prince Harry was photographed in Che garb in his younger years.

Source: Fox News

Steve Hilton: Never Trumpers just hate that Trump is actually succeeding where they failed

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

A New York Times op-ed by Jonathan Rauch and Peter Wehner caught my eye last week because it perfectly captured the prejudice and hate of the Never Trump Republicans:. "...chaos is consuming the Trump administration... Scandals and corruption besiege the president on every side...". The authors speculate with relish about, “The discovery of clear criminality by the president or those closest to him… An economic recession… The prospect that he will lead his party to comprehensive defeat in 2020. If some combination of criminality, incompetence or crisis moves the center-right against the president, his end could come quickly.”

Source: The Guradian

Jussie Smollett: Chicago police still seeking follow-up interview

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

Chicago police are still seeking a follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett after receiving new information that “shifted” their investigation of a reported attack on the Empire actor. The trajectory of the investigation “shifted” after detectives questioned two brothers about the attack and released them late on Friday without charges, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Saturday.

He declined to comment on published reports that police believe Smollett staged the assault or that a grand jury may hear evidence in the case.

Source: The Guradian

Court has Semenya’s career in its hands – and decision could affect all of sport

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

Caster Semenya’s challenge to the IAAF’s testosterone rules for female athletes, which begins on Monday at the court of arbitration for sport, may yet be as far-reaching and profound as the Bosman ruling.

Inevitably such a policy would have a disastrous effect on Semenya’s performances – with the sports scientist Ross Tucker estimating it would make her between five to seven seconds slower over 800m.

Source: DW

Maldives court orders arrest of ex-President Yameen Abdul Gayoom

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

The criminal court in the capital Male ordered Monday that former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom be arrested and held in custody on suspicion of money laundering.

Yameen lost his re-election bid last year to current President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who had promised to investigate alleged corruption in his predecessor's government. Other politicians who served in Yameen's inner circle also are suspected of having participated in related money-laundering schemes.

Source: The Week

The most grammatically-infuriating holiday of the year

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

Presidents Day has been an extremely confusing holiday ever since George Washington died in 1799 and people decided we ought to figure out a way to celebrate the guy.

A few centuries later, in 1968, Congress decided it'd be better if Americans had more three-day weekends (agree), and they issued the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, which officially moved George Washington's birthday to "the third Monday in February."

Source: Global News

7 lawmakers quit U.K. Labour party citing Brexit rift, anti-Semitism

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

Seven British lawmakers quit the main opposition Labour Party on Monday over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism, blasting open a long-simmering rift in the left-of-centre party.

Those Labour lawmakers who quit in 1981 eventually became today’s Liberal Democrats, a centrist party that has failed to topple the dominance of Britain’s two main political parties, Conservatives and Labour.

Source: Common Domain

European stocks hover at 4-month highs on hopes for more trade progress; Wirecard surges

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

European stocks traded mixed Monday, but the main index hovered at the best levels in four months as, investors continue to watch trade negotiations between the U.S. and China unfold, hoping for upbeat news.

However, investors are still concerned about the progress made on difficult issues such as Washington’s dissatisfaction over Chinese technology and trade policies. The auto sector was leading the downside, with shares of Volkswagen AG VOW3, -1.04%   down over 1% and Daimler AG DAI, -0.42%  down just under 1% after the U.S. Commerce Department on Sunday reportedly sent a national security report to President Donald Trump offering recommendations over new tariffs on imported autos and auto parts.

Source: Common Domain

Historic ‘Berkshire Cottage’ on 59 Acres in Western Massachusetts

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, some of America’s wealthiest families built grand mansions in and around Lenox and Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Built in 1914-15, Villa Virginia is one of the last of the great Berkshire Cottages to be built in Stockbridge, and it remains a significant example of Mediterranean Renaissance Revival architecture.

Source: BBC

French 'yellow vest' boxer convicted

Thursday 00:35 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Bitcoin prices on track for three-day skid

Wednesday 20:00 GMT
Source: BBC

Are we on the road to civilisation collapse?

Tuesday 00:33 GMT
Source: Fox News

Luke Bryan adopts 18-year-old rescue dog expected to be 'a forever hospice foster'

Wednesday 20:00 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Top 10 foods to try in Sweden

Monday 11:44 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Cisco stock rises as earnings, outlook top expectations

Thursday 00:35 GMT
Source: BBC

5 questions about Frozen 2 we just can't let go

Wednesday 20:00 GMT
Source: CTV

Wilson-Raybould meets with Trudeau's cabinet amid SNC-Lavalin heat on the Hill

Today 09:00 GMT
Source: Common Domain

U.S. Sales Prices Increase as Number of Houses Sold Drops

Today 09:00 GMT
Source: Fox News

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85, reports say

Today 09:00 GMT
Source: Fox News

Doug Schoen: Remembering Pat Caddell -- a colleague, mentor and friend

Today 08:59 GMT
Source: BBC

Karl Lagerfeld: The life of a design icon in pictures

Today 09:00 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Majority of European firms have no CO2 reduction targets

Tuesday 20:55 GMT
Source: DW

German NASA volunteer finds oldest white dwarf star

Today 08:59 GMT

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