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100 members to quit Macron party over ‘lack of democracy’

Some 100 activists from Emmanuel Macron’s political party are quitting because the movement “offends fundamental principles of democracy” and shows “arrogance and contempt” for its dialogue-seeking members. The disillusioned members of the ruling Republic on the Move (LREM) party announced that they would leave the movement ahead of the LREM Congress which is to take place in the city of ...

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Lamar Jackson overlooked due to lack of diversity among writers

Last season Lamar Jackson opened his sophomore year with three straight video-game like performances. In those games, the Louisville Cardinals faced UNC-Charlotte, Syracuse and Florida State. Jackson passed for 913 yards, ran for 464 more, and scored 18 touchdowns while doing the majority of that work in the first half of those games. It was the beginning of one of ...

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Aly Raisman right to call out USA Gymnastics for lack of response

We already know that Aly Raisman is an exceptional gymnast. She was the captain of the Fierce Five and the Final Five, winning Olympic gold in the 2012 and 2016 Summer Games in London and Rio, as she has six Olympic medals to her name. But this past weekend, we found out that the 23-year-old is also fearless. On Saturday, ...

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Trump’s lack of criticism for Putin signals U.S. weakness

Where is the President of the United States? When it comes to Russia, Donald Trump is just not there. Yesterday, in his first public comments since Russia expelled 755 American diplomats, the President offered no condemnation. Instead, he cracked a joke about how it will save the government money. It sends the signal to Vladimir Putin that the United States ...

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Trump's transgender military ban held up by lack of direction

President Trump’s ban on transgender military service can’t go into effect because he hasn’t given any direction for it, the U.S. military’s highest-ranking officer said Thursday. “There will be no modifications to the current policy until the president’s direction has been received by the secretary of defense and the secretary has issued implementation guidance,” Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. ...

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Merkel ready to consider Macron's EU reforms as Chancellor criticises lack of 'cohesion'

The German Chancellor told an audience at the annual conference of the BDI, the German industry association, in Berlin, that the time was right for change. Ms Merkel said she would take on board suggestions of a Brussels finance minister and a common budget for the EU. She signalled that European leaders should also band together as Britain heads towards ...

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Tony Awards had some drama despite lack of hit like 'Hamilton'

It’s so nice to have you back where you belong. “Hello, Dolly!” took theater’s top prize for best revival of a musical Sunday night at a Tony Awards ceremony filled with some actual drama — in the absence of a generational hit like “Hamilton.” Bette Midler also won for leading actress in a musical for her role as matchmaker Dolly ...

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With no big arms in the minors, Mets’ pitching woes lack solution

PITTSBURGH – Hope doesn’t come in a Pill. The Mets’ pitching problems are so deep, beyond the major league level, that small moves like Friday’s call up of Tyler Pill to the majors does not change anything for the struggling team. The medicine the Mets really needed Friday night wasn’t hope; it was results. As they started a series against ...

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Lack of length from starting pitching wearing out Yankees bullpen

Michael Pineda was really good on Monday night, yet the streak continues. It has now been 12 straight games since the Yankees have had a starting pitcher go seven innings, and that simply has to change. Their manager knows it, too. “When I look at where we are, I think getting a little bit more consistent length out of our ...

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Brett Gardner’s power surge is making up for his lack of steals

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Brett Gardner hasn’t stolen a base since April 10, but given that he’s been really good at driving himself in of late, he hasn’t needed to. The 33-year-old veteran leftfielder’s crazy power surge continued on Sunday afternoon, as he belted his eighth homer of the season in the Yankees’ 3-2 victory over the Rays at The ...

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