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Judge refuses to remove block on Trump sanctuary city order

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 6:42pm
A U.S. judge on Thursday refused to revisit a court order that blocks President Donald Trump’s administration from carrying out a policy designed to threaten the granting of federal funds to so-called sanctuary cities. U.S. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco ruled that a recent...

The Papers: 'Borders will remain open after Brexit'

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 6:41pm
The latest round of talks between the UK and the European Union feature on many of the front pages.

Clashes kill six Ukraine soldiers in spike of violence

Al Jazeera - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 6:27pm
The latest surge in fighting with Russian-backed rebels along the volatile frontline is the bloodiest in recent months.

Keith Olbermann blasts wimpy mainstream media for sticking to the rules while Trump laughs in their face

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 6:26pm
In Vladamir Putin’s Russia, any trace of representative government is dead, Keith Olbermann said in his recent installment of “The Resistance.” With that death also came the deaths of reporters who questioned him and political opponents. All the while, President Donald Trump laughe...

School exclusions: Record numbers for drugs and alcohol

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 6:26pm
New figures reveal schools in England are battling a growing drug and alcohol problem

OJ Simpson to be freed from Nevada prison

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 6:19pm
The former sports star and actor is granted parole after almost nine years in prison for armed robbery.

As an open-air heroin camp is closed, options narrow

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 6:12pm
A half-mile stretch of rail track in Philadelphia has become a refuge for hundreds of addicts, but the city is about to descend.

Who is the slowest and laziest player in your team?

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 6:05pm
How live streaming of player data is giving sports fans unprecedented levels of analysis.

Hamas warns Israel of al-Aqsa 'red lines' amid protests

Al Jazeera - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:57pm
Almost one week after attack that set off tensions, Israeli officials deciding whether to keep new security measures.

Poynton High School charity trip sent home from India

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:54pm
The 16 students from Poynton High School were refused entry at Chennai Airport.

Qatar's Emir orders changes to law combating terrorism

Al Jazeera - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:53pm
Decree defining terms such as 'terrorist acts' follows a deal between Qatar and US to fight 'terrorism financing'.

White House deregulation push clears out hundreds of proposed rules

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:43pm
 The White House said Thursday it had withdrawn or removed from active consideration more than 800 proposed regulations that were never finalized during the Obama administration as it works to shrink the federal government’s regulatory footprint. In a report, the Trump administration said it h...

Police use tear gas to halt Morocco 'million-man march'

Al Jazeera - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:40pm
Riot police in Al-Hoceima fire tear gas to scatter hundreds of protesters who defied a ban to march against 'injustice'.

Amnesty International Accuses Cameroon of Torturing Suspects

World News (NY Times) - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:32pm
More than 100 people have been tortured by Cameroon’s security forces after being accused of having links to the extremist group Boko Haram, the human rights group reported.

Moon dust bag sold for $1.8m at New York auction

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:28pm
The bag was used by astronaut Neil Armstrong to collect the first ever samples of the Moon in 1969.

Salvador Dali exhumed for paternity test

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:26pm
The body of surrealist artist Salvador Dali is being exhumed from the Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres, north-eastern Spain. Samples will be taken from his body for a paternity test after a woman claiming to be his daughter won her case in court last month. I’m in the town where Salvador Dalí is buri...

Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome 'should' claim fourth title - Rob Hayles

BBC News - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:25pm
Chris Froome should win his fourth Tour de France title - but the race is "not over yet", says ex-British road race champion Rob Hayles.

India picks BJP-backed politician as new president

Al Jazeera - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:05pm
Ram Nath Kovind's election makes him nation's first president aligned to ruling party-allied Hindu revivalist group RSS.

Go take a virtual tour of the International Space Station right now

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:04pm
It’s on Google Street View, and it looks incredible. The inside of the ISS cupola on Google’s Outer Space view. Google Google’s street view takes us to some pretty wild places. From the comfort of your computer, you can visit a tiny train ‘Wunderland’, pilot the Millenn...

‘They don’t have the f*cking balls’: Billionaire GOP donor furious at Republicans afraid to stand up to Trump

The Raw Story - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 5:01pm
A wealthy and generous donor to the Republican Party has revealed that he is furious with the cowardice of his party’s federal officials. “All the Republicans who hide behind the flag and hide the church, they don’t have the f*cking balls to do what it takes,” Florida billionaire Mike Fernande...
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