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An ESPN Reporter Smacked Down A Football Fan On Live TV For Making An Anti-Gay Comment

Gabriela Moreira said the media cannot be "a vehicle for any kind of prejudice".<p>She said that she acted "in a natural way, according to what I believe professionally. I reacted because I believe that the press can not be a vehicle of any kind of prejudice."

Nigerian election: opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari sweeps to victory

72-year-old former military ruler defeats incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, marking only eighth time in sub-Saharan Africa challenger unseats incumbent at the polls<p>The Nigerian opposition leader, Muhammadu Buhari, has swept to victory in the country’s presidential election, a political earthquake that …

Iraq's Government Says It Just Won Its Largest Fight Against ISIS Yet

The nearly month-long campaign for Tikrit has been hyped as a warm-up to retaking the bigger prize of Mosul. But the length of the effort is raising concerns.<p>Iraqi officials claimed on Tuesday that government forces had finally succeeded in the largest operation against ISIS militants to date by …

12-year-old girl allegedly attempts to poison her mom with bleach after she took away her iPhone

Now, the daughter of the victim has been detained in Boulder, Colorado, BuzzFeed's Ali Vingiano reports.<p>"On both attempts the girl used bleach," a statement from the Sheriff's Office reads. The 12-year-old allegedly planned to kill her mother by sneaking the substance into her coffee and …

Richard III: Leicester welcomes king's remains

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1154000/1154543_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1531973964_0cfd97ab59148c88db593d39144de3b6<p><b>King Richard III's remains have arrived at Leicester Cathedral ahead of his reburial.</b><p>His funeral cortege entered the city at the historic Bow Bridge …

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Florida coral restoration may take $250 million, and 400 years

Here's the estimated price for restoring two declining coral species found in South Florida and the Caribbean: about $250 million.<p>How long will it take? 400 years or so (assuming all goes smoothly).<p>No one expected it would be easy to restore elkhorn and staghorn corals, the once-abundant, …

Erdogan's lobbying exposes fractures in Turkey's ruling party

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Anyone watching the multitude of Turkish television stations broadcasting President Tayyip Erdogan’s speeches on an almost daily basis might be forgiven for thinking he was the one standing in a June election.<p>Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan arrives for a welcoming ceremony at …

South Asia

Barbados PM says island will replace the Queen and move towards republic

Prime minister of Barbados Freundel Stuart says the shift to a republic will happen in the near future<p>The Queen could be the monarch of one less country next year after the prime minister of <b>Barbados</b> announced his intention to replace Her Majesty as the country’s head of state.<p>Freundel Stuart told a …

Anti-austerity sentiment takes root in Andalusia

The Socialists (PSOE) have emerged as winners in the Spanish region of Andalusia in a election which has produced a possible foretaste of political upheaval ahead of a national poll later this year.<p>The left wingers garnered 47 seats out of 109 in the regional parliament, but it was the performance …

Debra Jean Milke, Arizona Woman Who Spent 22 Years on Death Row, Has Murder Case Tossed

PHOENIX — A judge on Monday dismissed the murder case against an Arizona woman who spent more than 20 years on death row in the 1989 killing of her 4-year-old son.<p>Debra Jean Milke hugged her supporters and sobbed as she exited the Phoenix courtroom. Judge Rosa Mroz ended the case after prosecutors …

Jungle hideout for Nazi officials found in northern Argentina, archaeologists believe | Fox News

A team of scientists from the Center for Urban Archeology (CAU) at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina traipsed to the jungle along the border of Paraguay to examine mysterious stone ruins in one of the most isolated portions of the country.<p>“This is a building that exists where it should …

Peru bus crash leaves 36 dead and dozens injured

<b>At least 36 people have died in a multiple pile-up in Peru.</b><p>Around 70 people are also reported to be injured after a bus drifted into the opposite lane.<p>The bus, operated by the Murga Serrano line, was hit by three vehicles coming in the opposite direction - two buses and a truck.<p>The vehicle was …

How German voters are losing patience with Greece

Germany,Greece,Europe,World news,Eurozone crisis,Economics,Euro,Currencies,Financial crisis,European monetary union,European Union,Business,Second world war,Alexis Tsipras,Angela Merkel<p>Amid demands for wartime compensation from Athens, and for deep economic reforms from Berlin, a majority of …

Ted Cruz 'imagines' 2016 presidency in Liberty speech

<b>Lynchburg, Virginia (CNN) —</b> Sen. Ted Cruz, the conservative firebrand from Texas, became the first Republican to announce his campaign for the presidency, and he spent Monday morning telling a crowd at the largest Christian university in the world to imagine what the country will be like when he …

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Microsoft and Tencent are bringing League of Legends to Windows 10 (update)

Microsoft announced today a partnership with games behemoth Tencent that will see popular multiplayer battle arena game <i>League of Legends</i> come to Windows 10 and the new Windows store.<p>Alongside this release will be a number of other titles connected with Tencent, including <i>Cross Fire</i> and <i>Dungeon &</i> …

One of the first direct flights from Cuba to NY just took off from Havana

The chartered flight departed Tuesday from Jose Marti International Airport with 10 people on board.<p>The routes are booked by California-based Cuba Travel Services and operated by Sun Country Airlines. Initially, the 3 1/2-hour flights will run once per week.<p>That comes after a third round of …

Nigeria is retaking most of Boko Haram’s territory, but it still can’t find the missing Chibok girls

It’s been 338 days since more than 200 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped from their boarding school in Chibok in the country’s northeast by the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram.<p>Their abduction got major international attention from a #BringBackOurGirls campaign that went viral, including …

Africa

Mexico introduces circus animals ban

The Mexican authorities have introduced a new law banning certain animals from performing in circuses.<p>The move means the industry now needs to find a way to address the problem of the estimated 2,000 animals it has in captivity - including tigers, elephants and zebras.<p>Ben Bland reports.

Buddy Elias, Anne Frank's last living relative passes away at age 89 | DW | 17.03.2015

Bernhard "Buddy" Elias, the last living relative of diarist Anne Frank, died at the age of 89 in Basel, Switzerland, the Anne Frank Fonds foundation …

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Missouri executes Cecil Clayton, state's oldest death-row inmate

The state of Missouri executed its oldest death row inmate on Tuesday – a man who was mentally impaired from a work accident that removed a large portion of his brain – after his final appeals failed at the US supreme court.<p>The execution of Cecil Clayton, 74, was delayed for several hours, while …

Gunmen 'take hostages' in attack on Tunisia parliament

Tourists from Poland and France among those killed, as Tunisian PM says one of gunmen was known to intelligence services before the attack<p><b>• Nine people arrested by Tunisia police in connection with attack</b> <b><br>• Overall death toll rises to 23, including 20 foreign tourists</b> <b><br>• One of gunmen was known to</b> …

Indonesian rescue teams end hunt for AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash victims

Hunt ends with bodies of 106 of 162 victims found, with little light still having been shed on what might have caused crash ahead of a report expected in August<p>Indonesian search and rescue teams have ended the hunt for victims from last year’s AirAsia plane crash, with 56 people still unaccounted …

Tsarnaev friend says he gave him gun before marathon bombing

A close friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a jury that Tsarnaev borrowed a gun from him two months before the 2013 attack and the killing days later of a police officer.<p>Prosecutors have identified the Ruger handgun as the weapon used to kill Massachusetts Institute of …

Netanyahu claims victory in Israel election after hard right shift

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu pledged on Wednesday to form a new governing coalition quickly after an upset election victory that was built on a shift to the right and drew an immediate rebuke from the White House.<p>In the final days of campaigning, Netanyahu …

Israel

The Government's Verdict On Whether The Muslim Brotherhood Are Terrorists Has Been Delayed, Yet Again

The controversial and long-delayed report was meant to be published on Monday. But instead, we're still waiting.<p>The report, which was commissioned in April last year, was widely expected to conclude that the controversial Islamist movement, which has been accused of promoting terrorism overseas, …

French government orders website block

<b>The French authorities have used new powers to block five websites, which they claim condone terrorism, without a court order.</b><p>Internet service providers have 24 hours to comply.<p>The chairman of European Internet Service Provider OVH tweeted that his firm had not been given any warning.<p>The new powers …

Riots in Pakistan follow suicide attacks on two Christian churches

Anguished Pakistanis protesting suicide attacks on two Christian churches clashed with police and other residents in chaotic scenes in the city of Lahore on Monday, leaving one person dead and several others injured, police said.<p>The mainly Christian demonstrators hurled stones, damaged cars and …

Netanyahu Vows No Palestinian State While He's Prime Minister

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared there will be not be a Palestinian state so long as he is Prime Minister, reversing his prior …

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