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Obama:Colin Kaepernick was “exercising his constitutional right”

Obama,Colin Kaepernick

President Obama said Monday that NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was “exercising his constitutional right” to bring attention to racial injustice by not taking part in the national anthem at the ...

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Soccer star Megan Rapinoe kneels during national anthem

Soccer, star, Megan Rapinoe, kneels, national anthem

U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe knelt during the national anthem Sunday night before the Seattle Reign’s game against the Chicago Red Stars in support of NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick’s ...

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The game is up: Shakespeare’s language not as original as dictionaries think

The game is up, Shakespeare, language, original, dictionaries, think

Shakespeare did not coin phrases such as “it’s Greek to me” and “a wild goose chase”, according to an Australian academic. In an article for the University of Melbourne, Dr ...

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Former high-level Apple engineer turned down for job at Genius Bar

high-level, Apple, engineer, job, Genius Bar

An engineer credited with changing the way in which Apple computers work was turned down for a job at one of the company’s Genius Bars. JK Scheinberg left Apple in ...

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Marcus Rashford’s debut hat-trick for England Under-21s helps thrash Norway

Marcus Rashford, debut, hat-trick, England, thrash, Norway

Marcus Rashford hopes he has sent a message to José Mourinho and the watching Sam Allardyce after his hat-trick on his England Under-21s debut helped the Young Lions to a ...

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Pep Guardiola faces Manchester derby dilemma over Ilkay Gündogan

Pep Guardiola, Manchester, derby, dilemma, Ilkay Gündogan

Pep Guardiola faces a selection problem for Saturday’s Manchester derby becauseIlkay Gündogan is fit for selection while Nicolás Otamendi is not expected back from international duty with Argentina until late ...

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Syrian opposition coalition to announce democratic transition plan

Syrian, opposition, coalition, democratic, transition, plan

A detailed transition plan for Syria, committing the country to democratic and religious pluralism, will be unveiled on Wednesday by an alliance of moderate opposition groups. The move comes as ...

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‘Flagrant disregard’: UN condemns North Korean missile launches

'Flagrant disregard', UN, condemns, North Korean, missile, launches

The United Nations security council has strongly condemned North Korea’s latest launch of three ballistic missiles, and threatened “further significant measures” if the Pyongyang regime continued its missile and nuclear ...

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Former El Salvador president granted asylum in Nicaragua, government says

El Salvador, president, granted, asylum, Nicaragua, government

Nicaragua said on Tuesday it has given political asylum to former El Salvador president Mauricio Funes, who has come under scrutiny back home for a truce with gangs during his ...

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No free trade deal until Brexit settled, says Australian minister

free trade, deal, Brexit, settled, Australian, minister

A senior Australian cabinet minister has said any free trade deal with the United Kingdom will only be possible once the timeline for leaving the European Union is settled. Steven ...

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