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Flooding rain, severe storms to aim for southeastern U.S.

While the next storm on the way for the eastern United States will be warmer when compared to last weekend’s storm, it may create trouble in the South in the form of flooding as rain and thunderstorms beginning late this Read More

How the media and elites fuel racism in British football

Over the weekend the two biggest British newspapers, the Sun and the Daily Mail, reported on the racist abuse suffered by Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling during Saturday’s game against Chelsea. Both led with images of Sterling standing dismayed, surrounded Read More

Berlin's Museum Island welcomes new stately entrance

As of 2019, visitors to Berlin’s Museum Island complex will gain access to its different museums via a new building, the James Simon Gallery designed by star architect David Chipperfield. Museum Island is a unique UNESCO World Heritage ensemble of Read More

Guy beaten up by angry mob for queue jumping at limited edition Air Jordan sale in Changsha

While queue jumping may be common practice in China, there are some places where you really shouldn’t try it, such as at the launch event for new limited edition Air Jordans. Back on Sunday, more than 500 people had gathered Read More

High-speed train crash in Turkey leaves at least nine dead and dozens injured

Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured after a high-speed train crashed into a locomotive in the Turkish capital on Thursday, officials said. Transport Minister Cahit Turhan told reporters in televised remarks that three of those killed were operators Read More

Banned from the Olympic movement for sexual misconduct, these men are still coaching kids

Gerald Murphy served time in prison after being convicted of lewd and lascivious assault of a child. The state of Florida permanently revoked his teaching certificate for the crime. Murphy was also a youth coach, a member of USA Taekwondo. Read More

Tim Paine expects Perth pitch to play well despite grass cover

It will be a good toss to lose, said Australian captain Tim Paine on eve of the second Test against India, considering the grassy nature of the pitch and extreme hot weather. “Yeah it will be I reckon (good toss Read More

Ashfaq Hussain Shah elected new president of PFF

Syed Ashfaq Hussain Shah was elected as the new president of Pakistan Football Federation, outvoting Anwar ul Haq Qureshi by a clear margin of 17 to 3 votes in Pakistan Football Federation’s elections held at the Supreme Court building. The Read More

Canada frees CFO of China's Huawei on bail; Trump might intervene

A top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was granted bail by a Canadian court on Tuesday, 10 days after her arrest in Vancouver at the request of U.S. authorities sparked a diplomatic dispute. Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s Read More

Trump ex-lawyer Cohen sentenced to three years prison on campaign charge

Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, was sentenced to a total of three years in prison on Wednesday for his role in making illegal hush-money payments to women to help Trump’s 2016 election campaign and lying to Read More