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English FA investigating if clubs paid off sex abuse victims

English FA investigating if clubs paid off sex abuse victims

The news comes after Gareth Southgate, the new England manager, revealed he was a teammate of one of the footballers who has come forward in recent weeks. Southgate has those who have spoken out have shown "exceptional" bravery and "to hear their stories is heartbreaking". I won't say "management", but come on, how good do we want to be? No rules were broken as the players were officially off that night, but there has been criticism of their off-field discipline and questions asked about ... Read More

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First flight from Charlotte to Cuba takes off Wednesday morning

First flight from Charlotte to Cuba takes off Wednesday morning

Now that USA regulators have made their decisions on service awards for Cuba, the airlines must now prepare to serve a country with unique challenges - ranging from airport infrastructure to hotel room availability. In addition, American is seeking regulatory approval to reduce the jet size it uses for daily flights to Camaguey and Cienfuegos. "This is the first time we've had commercial service to Havana in over 60 years", Cody said. Read More

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Jill Stein presidential recount effort prompts money gusher

Jill Stein presidential recount effort prompts money gusher

Donald Trump's destruction of the Democratic "blue wall" of Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania - victories that catapulted him to the presidency over Hillary Clinton - is set to become the subject of recounts. The recounts are not expected to change the results of the election. "In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally", EFE news quoted Trump as saying in a tweet, referring to the vote ... Read More

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Man United: Shock recall for United midfielder

Man United: Shock recall for United midfielder

However, Valencia has been thrilled by the impact Mourinho has had on his own game since his appointment as Louis van Gaal's successor. United manager Jose Mourinho served a one-game touchline ban after his dismissal for kicking a water bottle during Sunday's 1-1 Premier League draw against West Ham , but his absence had no ill-effects. Read More

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Frustrated With Trump's Silence, Liberal Protesters Turn to Ivanka In Desperate Plea

Frustrated With Trump's Silence, Liberal Protesters Turn to Ivanka In Desperate Plea

Beyond her post within the transition team, the group is targeting Ivanka because "her husband is trying to get a position within the cabinet, and she is one of the key family members said to take over the Trump businesses and is not abiding by the required transparency about conflicts of interest normally governing the office of the president", explains curator and organizer Alison Gingeras. Read More

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Tomi Lahren And Trevor Noah Face Off Over Black Lives Matter

But on last night's show, Noah had a breakthrough moment when he cordially discussed a range of incendiary topics with the young conservative pundit Tomi Lahren. Still, Lahren defended herself and asked for civility and communication between people who disagree, saying "I wish we could disagree with each other without (people) thinking that we are bad people or ill-intentioned folks". Read More

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Trump narrowly wins Mich. amid plans for recount

Trump narrowly wins Mich. amid plans for recount

Most counties plan to do hand recounts anyway, which are due to start on Thursday. Will a recount change the outcome? "The people have spoken and the election is over, and as Hillary Clinton herself said on election night, in addition to her conceding by congratulating me, 'We must accept this result and then look to the future'". Read More

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President-elect Trump objects to MI recount

If the objection is not adopted by the board, the recount can commence after the second business day following the board's decision. The four-member board could accept Trump's arguments, and that would end the recount. Stein has raised almost $7 million to fund her recount effort, which has been joined by Clinton's campaign, which has said it is participating in the recount only because its candidate is involved, not because it has uncovered any evidence of voter fraud, despite a report ... Read More

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Asylum protesters shut down question time

Asylum protesters shut down question time

The protesters have made their voices well heard this week, even shutting down Question Time on Wednesday in continuation of their campaign against the government's treatment of refugees. "Justice4refugees." The water in the fountain in front of the parliamentary building was turned red with dye. Most government members, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, left the chamber during the protest, while Opposition lawmakers remained seated. Read More

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United Nation's humanitarian chief says 16000 displaced in Syria's Aleppo

United Nation's humanitarian chief says 16000 displaced in Syria's Aleppo

Nearly 10,000 civilians have fled battered eastern Aleppo towards government-held districts and the Kurdish-controlled neighbourhood of Sheikh Maksoud, a monitoring group said yesterday.The government forces are now bombing strategic Sakhour district to drive out militants.An official in an Aleppo rebel group said a map circulated by pro-government media showing government forces in control of the Hanano area was largely accurate. Read More

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Mitt Romney splits Donald Trump camp

Instead of being joined by their wives, which was the original expectation, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus was their only other guest. "He did something I tried to do and was unsuccessful in", Romney said. "I could have said, " Mitt , drop to your knees" - he would have dropped to his knees", Trump said. Read More

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Black Friday 2016: More shoppers, less spending

Black Friday 2016: More shoppers, less spending

The trade group estimates that some 154 million USA consumers shopped over the holiday weekend, up 1.9 percent from 151 million last year, but the average shopper spent about $289.19 this year, down about 3.6 percent from $299.60 in 2015. ComScore data also said that between November 1 and 25, desktop ecommerce sales surged 12%, hitting $21.96 billion. Mobile performance: Conversions were higher over holiday averages, with smartphones at 1.9 percent, tablets at 3.7 percent and desktops at ... Read More

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Syria: Israeli Jets Strike Outside Damascus, No Casualties

Syria: Israeli Jets Strike Outside Damascus, No Casualties

He did not specify the target. The London-based Arabic news website, Rai al-Youm, meanwhile cited sources as saying that the first target was an arms depot belonging to the 38th Brigade of the Syrian army's 4th Division. This past Sunday, the militants reportedly attacked an Israeli reconnaissance unit with a machine gun-mounted vehicle. They returned fire, but soon came under attack from mortar shells. Read More

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Duterte to go near battle scene despite wounding of 7 guards

Duterte to go near battle scene despite wounding of 7 guards

Amid his latest slew of threats, the Inquirer reports that the President brandished a stack of documents he said contained a "validated list" of some 5,000 public officials with alleged links to the drug trade. According to the Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict, KIM is now led by brothers Omar and Abdullah Maute Romato. But authorities said they could not say if the Maute group was responsible for Tuesday's blast. Read More

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