September 2016

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Colin Kaepernick receives support from America’s military veterans

#VeteransforKaepernick hashtag trends after scores of positive messages from military personnel Colin Kaepernicks refusal to stand for the national anthem August 31, 2016 Don’t use my service–or that of any veteran–to justify the silencing of black Americans. Not on my watch. in the Army Times, said he initially felt anger toward Kaepernick but then changed […]

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Venice film festival 2016: Emma Stone, Sam Mendes and Jeremy Irons at the opening night – in pictures

La La Land, a musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, was the first film to screen at this years Venice film festival and has been rapturously received. Its star and director, as well as this years jury, were on the red carpet for the gala premiere Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/film/gallery/2016/aug/31/venice-film-festival-2016-emma-stone-sam-mendes-and-jeremy-irons-at-the-opening-night-in-pictures

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Ryan Harrison shocks Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic at US Open

Canadian Raonic hits 15 double faults as 120th-ranked qualifier Harrison reaches third round of a grand slam for the first time Ryan Harrison, trumpeted for years as Americas next big tennis star before he was written off as a case of unfulfilled potential, scored the biggest win of his career when he saw off a […]

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Premier League 2016 summer transfer window: club-by-club verdicts

The lowdown on the business conducted by Englands top-flight clubs before the close of the deadline Arsenal It has taken two summers but Arsne Wenger has finally bought to strengthen the spine of his squad. Coming in after Petr Cech last season are players to address key positions that have needed bolstering for some time. […]

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Andy Murray ready to face Marcel Granollers in US Open second round

Andy Murray has said he is primed to face Marcel Granollers in US Open second round It was gone midnight but Andy Murrays eyes lit up when he was reminded that for the first time since 1987, there were five British players in the second round of the US Open. That was the year I […]

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Mario Balotelli completes move from Liverpool to Nice on free transfer

Mario Balotelli has signed for the Ligue 1 side Nice on a free transfer Mario Balotelli has signed for Nice on a free transfer. The misfit Italian, who was deemed by Jrgen Kloppp to be surplus to requirements, joins on a one-year deal. With the addition of Sadio Man from Southampton, Liverpool are well-stocked for […]

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Johanna Konta collapses in heat but recovers to reach US Open third round

Johanna Konta suffered in the stifling heat before recovering to beat Tsvetana Pironkova 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 Johanna Konta collapsed to her knees midway through her match in stifling heat at the US Open before recovering to record an astonishing and controversial win in three sets over the Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova. The incident sent a worrying […]

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Pea Nieto’s making a dangerous gamble with Trump’s Mexico visit | Daniel Pea

The beleaguered Mexican president, battered by one scandal after another, hopes that the meeting might boost his approval ratings. But will it backfire? Outside of their respective hairstyles, questionable real estate dealings and plagiarism scandals, President Enrique Pea Nieto and Donald Trump dont seem to have much in common. So why then would Pea Nieto […]

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Woman sues Albuquerque for seizing car despite ban on civil asset forfeiture

Arlene Harjo is suing city, claiming it illegally seized her car on only suspicion of a crime, despite a 2015 law making the practice by police illegal A woman is suing the city of Albuquerque, claiming it illegally seized her car on only suspicion of a crime, and is seeking to resell it, despite a […]

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Dennis Cooper’s blog re-launched after Google censorship criticisms

Artist and author writes that tech firm will provide all Gmail correspondence and gif novel he was working on, and post data from site to new domain post-by-post Artist and author Dennis Cooper message on the blogs Facebook account on Friday to explain Googles reasoning for erasing his 14-year-old blog, which housed a gif novel […]

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