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GOP House candidate under fire for racist dog whistle attack on former BU dean
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GOP House candidate under fire for racist dog whistle attack on former BU dean

Madison Cawthorn, a Republican candidate for the House from North Carolina, created an attack website accusing a journalist of leaving a job in academia “to work for non-white males, like Cory Booker, who aims to ruin white males running for office.” The journalist, Tom Fiedler, who had written favorably about Cawthorn’s opponent, is a former…

Review: Pumpkin Jack
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Review: Pumpkin Jack

Tonnes of skele-fun.We don’t know about you, but Halloween is one of our favourite times of the year. Autumn is in full force, supermarkets are littered with skeletons and pumpkins, and it’s possibly the only time of year where it’s acceptable to watch The Exorcist on repeat while gorging on Toblerone (although you’ll forgive us…

Five SA players on the verge of featuring in the English Premier League
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Five SA players on the verge of featuring in the English Premier League

Mogamat Bull of South Africa (l) and Bradley Cross of South Africa celebrate winning the 2017 COSAFA U20 Final football match between South Africa and Lesotho at Arthur Davies Stadium, Kitwe on 16 December 2017 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix The likes of Lucas Radebe, Benni McCarthy, and Quinton Fortune have achieved great feats in the English Premier…

100 organisations join Premier League star’s free school meals push
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100 organisations join Premier League star’s free school meals push

At least 100 organisations have offered to supply free school meals during half term, inspired by footballer Marcus Rashford’s campaign to end child food poverty.On Thursday, Rashford encouraged anyone wishing to join him to tweet using the hashtag #endchildfoodpoverty and he would retweet with a locator, saying he was “blown away” by the support he’d…

Quiz: Name all the Uruguayans to play in the Premier League
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Quiz: Name all the Uruguayans to play in the Premier League

Edinson Cavani you will have heard of, Facundo Pellistri you probably won’t have. Manchester United’s deadline day signings will be the latest Uruguayans to appear in the English top flight. Now this is one of the toughest quizzes we have had, containing some rather obscure names, but can you name all 21 previous Uruguayans to…

Ollie Watkins: Aston Villa striker’s rapid rise from non-league to Premier League
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Ollie Watkins: Aston Villa striker’s rapid rise from non-league to Premier League

Ollie Watkins marked his Premier League debut with a perfect hat-trick against Liverpool last monthWhen he was sweeping the floor of a non-league changing room, the prospect of scoring a perfect hat-trick against the Premier League champions would have felt like the stuff of fantasy for a teenage Ollie Watkins.But the 24-year-old had never been…

News24.com | ‘Perfect storm’ forced Springboks out of Rugby Championship
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News24.com | ‘Perfect storm’ forced Springboks out of Rugby Championship

SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux talks to the media after France was announced as the host nation for the 2023 Rugby World Cup at Royal Garden Hotel in London on 15 November 2017 (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) A coronavirus-induced “perfect storm” forced world champions South Africa to pull out of the 2020 Rugby Championship…

LS speaker replaces chairmen of two panels with their party colleagues
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LS speaker replaces chairmen of two panels with their party colleagues

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday nominated BSP MP Ritesh Pandey as chairperson of a parliamentary panel, replacing his party colleague Shyam Singh Yadav. Similarly, the speaker nominated YSR Congress MP Vallabhaneni Balashowry as chairperson of parliamentary panel on the subordinate legislation in place of his party colleague Raghu Ramakrishna Raju. Raju had fallen…

Zack Snyder’s Justice League Will Feature Joe Manganiello’s Deathstroke
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Zack Snyder’s Justice League Will Feature Joe Manganiello’s Deathstroke

The hype around Zack Snyder’s Justice League is only growing by the day. And with good reason. The film is setting up to be one of DC and Warner Bros. biggest superhero spectacles yet. Since the official announcement of the film, we’ve seen various confirmed reports of several additions and variations being made to the…

Liverpool denied derby win as VAR rules out Jordan Henderson strike to ensure Everton stay top
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Liverpool denied derby win as VAR rules out Jordan Henderson strike to ensure Everton stay top

And so, 10 years to the day since Everton’s last win against Liverpool with the team looking better than they ever have during this decade, their wait for derby delight went on – but from the vantage point of being top of the table.An engrossing Merseyside derby, shadowed by a comically poor decision, kept Carlo…