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Source: Washington Post

How foreign-born players put the ‘world’ in World Cup

Wednesday 19:10 GMT

Ten World Cup rosters are filled only with players born in those countries, but their international connections are obvious in their names and their stories.

Because citizenship rules vary — birth, parentage and residency are handled in different ways in different countries — around the globe, many players qualify for more than one national team. Only citizens of a country are eligible to play for its national team, according to FIFA, international soccer’s governing body.

Source: CBS News

Second night of rowdy protests over fatal police shooting of teen Antwon Rose. Jr. in East Pittsburgh

Saturday 07:02 GMT

For the second straight night, hundreds of people took to the streets Thursday over the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old boy.

Allegheny County police are conducting an independent investigation of the shooting in East Pittsburgh, a borough about 10 miles east of Pittsburgh. The shooting has sparked some social media outrage and calls for punishment of the officer, including from rapper Nas and a handful of other celebrities.

Source: New York Times

The Costumes in Modern Dance’s Attic

Wednesday 19:10 GMT

Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn’s touring trunks are packed with costumes and accessories that filled out their exotic visions.

“She plays the chief’s daughter,” Ms. Hamilton said, “who Shawn is trying to woo, and they marry at the end of the work.”

Source: Fox News

Hundreds of Kilauea survivors seek FEMA help as volcano rages on

Wednesday 19:10 GMT

More than 800 survivors of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano are seeking help from the federal government following five weeks of unprecedented turmoil and destruction with no end in sight.

In addition to money for housing assistance, Trump green-lighted relief from other FEMA programs to help those affected by Kilauea. However, there was no specific dollar figure sought by Ige or attached to the package Trump approved, though The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported that eligible homeowners and renters could get $34,000 each.

Source: New York Times

Disability Applications Plunge as the Economy Strengthens

Wednesday 23:55 GMT

The number of Americans seeking Social Security disability benefits is plunging, a startling reversal of a decades-old trend that threatened the program’s solvency.

Other disabled workers may not be so fortunate to find a position that enables them to forgo disability benefits, he added, “but my example shows they can try.”

Source: Washington Post

As Tesla races to meet Model 3 deadline, factory pressures and suspicions grow

Wednesday 23:55 GMT

Tesla chief Elon Musk said last week that the company’s layoffs of 9 percent of its workforce wouldn’t affect production as the all-electric automaker races to build thousands of new Model 3 sedans a week.

Though Tesla has said it wants it “to be the safest factory on Earth,” three factory workers told The Post that they worried the accelerated Model 3 demands could compromise the cars’ safety and lead to more injuries and worker burnout. “We’re a NASCAR pit crew,” said one worker, who declined to be named because he feared retaliation.

Source: DW

Critics say el-Sissi's media law shuts down speech in Egypt

Wednesday 19:10 GMT

Activists and journalists are concerned a week after Egypt's parliament passed a law that allows President Abdel Fatah el-Sissi's government to punish press outlets and social media users for publishing "false information." In a statement released Tuesday, the Egyptian Syndicate of Journalists called the law an "assault on the Egyptian constitution" that "opens the door for the Egyptian government to dominate the press."

Source: New York Times

A Shipshape House in the Hamptons

Wednesday 19:10 GMT

When Larry Shields and Claire Cardone began dreaming of building a beach house in the Hamptons, they envisioned the home not just as their personal escape, but as a magnet for family.

In February 2011, they found what seemed like an ideal lot in Westhampton Beach, N.Y., about an hour’s drive from their home in Upper Brookville, N.Y. “It was a gray, misty, cold day, and it reminded me of my youth, because I was brought up in the Rockaways,” said Dr. Shields, 78, a neurologist.

Source: Reuters

Qualified France now have time to fine tune

Saturday 13:38 GMT

France might not have impressed in their first two World Cup matches, but they have already secured their last-16 spot and will use their last Group C game against Denmark to improve before the knockout phase.

Giroud believes France have to be more efficient, offensively and defensively, after Les Bleus failed to sparkle in their first two matches. “Our mindset is to win this game, to finish what we’ve started, to improve,” said striker Olivier Giroud, whose deflected shot led to Mbappe’s goal against Peru.

Source: NBC News

What is gun control The history, the arguments, the numbers

Wednesday 23:55 GMT

Gallup polling indicates a growing desire for more gun control; 60 percent say gun laws should be stricter, 5 percent say they should be less strict and 33 percent saying laws should remain as is.

A more recent Pew Research Center survey estimated that in 2017, 42 percent of U.S. adults lived in a household with a gun and 30 percent owned a gun themselves.

Source: Fox News

Cynthia Nixon calls ICE 'terrorist organization,' says it should be abolished

Saturday 07:02 GMT

New York gubernatorial candidate and former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon on Thursday called U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “a terrorist organization” and called for its abolition, pitting progressive New Yorkers against Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., a potential 2020 candidate, faced a backlash in March after saying “ICE has a purpose, ICE has a role, ICE should exist” during an interview.

Source: New York Times

Trump Is Said to Intend to Campaign for South Carolina Governor in G.O.P. Runoff

Wednesday 23:55 GMT

President Trump intends to campaign Monday for Gov. Henry McMaster of South Carolina, according to Republican officials familiar with the plan, putting his presidential prestige on the line for one of his earliest supporters a day before the state’s closely contested Republican runoff election.

As in Alabama, where the Senate was left vacant after Jeff Sessions became the attorney general, there is a competitive race in South Carolina because of an administration appointment: Mr. McMaster took office last year when Nikki R. Haley, then the governor, become the United States ambassador to the United Nations.

Source: DW

Why it's tough for some Asians to get German visas

Saturday 13:38 GMT

To assess regional disparities when it comes to obtaining German visas, DW journalists have analyzed data concerning the issuing of visas by German embassies between 2014 and 2017.

Oltmer, however, rejects the idea that this could be a means to control migration, arguing that a country's economic, political and security situation play a far more decisive role, in addition to whether or not Germany actually has an interest in migration from that particular country.

Source: Washington Post

Our favorite fruit pie recipes to celebrate the season

Sunday 09:58 GMT
Source: New York Times

Matt Murphy, Master of Blues Guitar, Is Dead at 88

Tuesday 22:48 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Mexico Criticizes U.S. Over Policy Removing Immigrant Children From Parents

Wednesday 18:15 GMT
Source: Reuters

In Mexico, Trump's child separations trigger wrenching decisions

Thursday 05:16 GMT
Source: CBS News

Conservatives see opening in Trump’s immigration tweets

Saturday 17:18 GMT
Source: The Week

The liberal lurch left on immigration

Saturday 09:59 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Tesla services margin smells fishy, analyst says

Saturday 17:19 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Spotify, Amazon, Apple or YouTube The Streaming-Music Showdown

Today 08:06 GMT
Source: Reuters

Xi says China must lead way in reform of global governance

Sunday 16:24 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Advertising Guidelines for Online Sponsored, Branded & Featured Content

Sunday 12:41 GMT
Source: Reuters

Waiting for Peter Thiel: big tech directors miss shareholder meetings

Today 08:06 GMT
Source: CBS News

2018 World Cup: Schedule, scores and updates for Monday's matches

Today 08:05 GMT
Source: Global News

How legal weed will affect the Canadian music industry: Alan Cross

Today 08:06 GMT
Source: The Week

Laurence Tribe's book recommendations

Today 08:06 GMT

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