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Henry Bolton refuses to stand down as crisis hit UKIP leader calls for Britain to 'drain the swamp'

Crisis-hit UKIP leader Henry Bolton will not stand down from his position after his love life made national news headlines – because his girlfriend made racist remarks about Prince Harry’s future wife, Meghan Markle. Bolton spoke on Monday afternoon, after his party was hit with a wave of resignations, insisting he will not stand down. He took aim at the ...

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Erdogan demands NATO take stand on US-backed Syrian Border Force in Syria

Ankara expects NATO to take an official stance on the creation of a ‘terrorist army’ along the Turkish border in Syria, President Erdogan said. He was referring to the planned 30,000-strong US-backed mostly Kurdish force. Read more Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the US-led defense block, of which Turkey has been a part for decades, must clarify its stance on the ...

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2017 could have been year Russia and US made up. Now they stand on brink of new Cold War

On this day 12 months ago, Moscow held off from retaliating to Barack Obama’s diplomatic parting shot, in hope of a new start. Instead, 2017 has been the worst year of US-Russia relations since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Three weeks before leaving the Oval Office, Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and closed two Moscow-owned properties in the US ...

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When will Britain stand up to Trump, asks Shadow Foreign Secretary in wake of US Jerusalem move

Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry has called on the May government to officially recognize United States president Donald Trump as a ‘bully’ who threatens world peace. “Donald Trump is not crying fire in a crowded theater, he is deliberately setting fire to the theater,” Emily Thornberry told the British Parliament on Thursday, in an urgent question to the UK’s Foreign ...

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Poll shows more than half of Americans against making players stand for anthem

Published time: 26 Oct, 2017 22:02 More than half of Americans (51 percent) think professional athletes should not be forced to stand when the national anthem is played, while 47 percent believe they should, according to a poll. Read more The poll, conducted by Marist Poll, suggested public opinion has shifted slightly since September 2016 when a similar poll indicated ...

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‘Everyone should stand’ for anthem, but NFL won't change policy – commissioner

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 22:27 The National Football League is not changing its policy, but the commissioner is insisting that all players should stand for the US national anthem. President Donald Trump has blasted players who refused to stand as disrespectful. The controversy, which began in 2016 with a protest over police brutality, escalated following Trump’s remarks at a ...

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New York continues to stand by its union workers

Today as the federal government continues its efforts to compromise and undermine the rights of union workers, New York is doubling down on its commitment to protect them. Since January, this new administration and new Congress have taken measures against organized labor, reversing decades-old policies that have benefitted millions of workers and our national economy as a whole. In New ...

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De Blasio: NYC will stand by people who rely on DACA

I have a message for President Trump: Don’t mess with your fellow New Yorkers. As a city, we do not take kindly to anything that affronts our people. We don’t like it when our neighbors are singled out for who they are. On Tuesday, the President sent out his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, to announce that his administration is ending ...

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Usain Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years

KYOTO, Japan — Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades. The only sprinter to capture the 100- and 200-meter track titles at three consecutive Olympics, Bolt retired last month after the world championships in London. He holds the world record of 9.58 seconds in the 100 and 19.19 in ...

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Kevin Durant Almost Stand Up Paddleboarding in Maui

Kevin Durant This SUP Stuff Ain’t for 7-Footers! 9/4/2017 11:01 AM PDT What helps Kevin Durant dominate on the court, makes him suck at stand up paddleboarding. KD totally looked like a fish (a really big one) out of water as he attempted to get up on a board in Maui. Looks like he quickly discovered 7 feet — or ...

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