November 2016

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Super Bowl winner Darren Sharper jailed 20 years for rapes in four states

Former NFL star Darren Sharper was sentenced on Tuesday a 20-year prison term Former NFL star Darren Sharper was sentenced on Tuesday a 20-year prison term, ending a tour of shame and punishment in the courthouse where he first admitted drugging and raping women in four states. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor denounced […]

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Jrgen Klopp vows to protect Liverpool record-breaker Ben Woodburn

Jrgen Klopp vowed to protect Ben Woodburn and let him fulfil his potential after he became Liverpools youngest goalscorer in the 2-0 defeat of Leeds United in the EFL Cup Jrgen Klopp vowed to protect Ben Woodburn and allow him to fulfil his potential at Liverpool after the 17-year-old became the youngest goalscorer in the […]

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Progress Personified: Sarah Frey turns her family’s farm into a produce empire

When Frey Farms was in danger of being repossessed by a bank, the familys youngest child stepped up and saved the day. Thats just the beginning of this success story. Paid for by Principal Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/progress-personified/audio/2016/nov/21/sarah-frey-family-farm-produce-illinois-pumpkin

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Former Black Panther serving life sentence for murder denied release

New Jersey police have opposed the release of Sundiata Acoli, who killed a state trooper more than 40 years ago, since he became eligible for parole in 1992 A former Black Panther who turns 80 next month has been denied release from prison and ordered to wait 15 years before seeking freedom again. Sundiata Acoli […]

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Kellogg pulls ads from Breitbart News: site isn’t ‘aligned with our values’

An online campaign designed to get marketers to abandon the site featured a screen shot of the cereal companys Frosted Mini-Wheats advertisement Breitbart News, a news platform for the so-called alt right founded by Trump chief strategist Steve Bannon, is being abandoned by advertising giant Kellogg. Kellogg Co is pulling its ads from the website […]

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Canada approves controversial Kinder Morgan oil pipeline

Infrastructure will help exports reach Asia and reduce reliance on US but Justin Trudeau blocks Northern Gateway pipeline through rain forest Canada has approved Kinder Morgan Incs hotly contested plan to twin a pipeline from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific coast, setting up a battle with environmentalists who helped elect the prime minister, […]

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French pop star detained in Moscow after plagiarism row with Russian singer

Didier Marouani, who founded disco band Space, detained with lawyer in bank in Moscow after row over songs with Philipp Kirkorov The leader of a cult French disco band has been detained in Moscow following a plagiarism dispute with a Russian pop star who recently made the news speaking about his long friendship with US […]

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Belgium and Netherlands agree to swap land to simplify border

Countries agree to cede small, uninhabited parcels of land to reflect change in course of river, with Belgium giving more land than it will receive Belgium is about to get smaller and the Netherlands bigger after the countries agreed to a swap of land. Each will cede

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Libyan general Khalifa Haftar meets Russian minister to seek help

Haftar, who previously requested military support from the Kremlin to help fight Islamic militants in Libya, met foreign minister Sergei Lavrov Libyas eastern government, has met Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and said he was seeking Moscows help in his fight against Islamic militants at home. Haftar, on his second visit to Moscow since the […]

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Neil Young asks Obama to stop ‘violent aggression’ at Dakota pipeline protest

Musician who has performed at the Standing Rock protest site asked Obama to intervene in an impassioned Facebook post before Trump becomes president Neil Young has called on President Barack Obama to intervene in the North Dakota pipeline standoff and criticized the unnecessary and violent aggression faced by protesters gathered at the Standing Rock site. […]

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