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Source: DW

Racism accusations made in charged Hannover youth game

Friday 21:48 GMT

American teenager Christopher Gloster suffered racial abuse throughout Hannover U23's game against VfB Lübeck, according to the team's academy director.

Hannover did not inform us, and there was nothing of the like in the referee's report - we collected a great deal of information and cannot understand the comments made by Hannover," VfB Lübeck's spokesman Thomas Schikorra told Sportbuzzer. The game, which ended in a 1-1 draw after a late Lübeck equalizer, itself was also charged, with three members of both teams sent to the stands by referee Murat Yilmaz after a mass confrontation.

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Source: Fox News

Former Marine arrested in raid at North Korean embassy in Spain

Sunday 19:03 GMT

A former Marine has been arrested in Los Angeles in connection with an underground group’s raid last month on North Korea’s embassy in Madrid.

Reuters reported that the participants fled the embassy with computers and hard drives that they presented to the FBI in the U.S.. The incident came just five days before President Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi.

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Source: Fox News

Controversial Steele dossier back in spotlight after Mueller report's release

Sunday 19:03 GMT

At the heart of the controversy over the Steele dossier is not just how reliable its contents were, but also what role it played in the FBI’s application for a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) warrant against former Trump campaign aide Carter Page.

“On Carter Page and [former Trump campaign chairman] Paul Manafort, that information came from political opponents, the Clinton campaign fed right into the FBI, directed to the special counsel to go investigate what was in the infamous Steele dossier,” Nunes said. “That is the only thing of relevance that was in today's 450-page report.”

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Source: The Guradian

Tolkien estate disavows forthcoming film starring Nicholas Hoult

Today 02:25 GMT

The family and estate of JRR Tolkien have fired a broadside against the forthcoming film starring Nicholas Hoult as a young version of the author, saying that they “do not endorse it or its content in any way”. Out in May, and starring Hoult in the title role and Lily Collins as his wife Edith, Tolkien explores “the formative years of the renowned author’s life as he finds friendship, courage and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school”.


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