Reality stars and xenophobes: Trump’s California delegates mirror their maker

Presumptive Republican nominees delegation from the Golden State is surely among the most colorful cast of characters to grace a national convention Its not every day that billionaire Los Angeles Times in 2000 for his daily practice of patrolling the mile and a quarter of the US-Mexico border that makes up his property line with […]

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Max Scherzer ties MLB strikeout record as Nationals’ momentum builds

Between a major league record and a new $175m seven-year deal, theres been plenty of drama at the Nats this week Max Scherzer was approaching a record and the Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker had a decision to make: balance the rare opportunity to make history against the danger of keeping his hurler on the […]

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Fitness fears grow over Roger Federers participation in French Open

A far from 100% fit Federer manages to beat the German Alexander Zverev at the Italian Open but says: To even to think of tomorrow is already a big ask Less than a fortnight before the French Open, Roger Federer admits he is far from 100% fit and the fear that his run of 65 […]

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NBA MVP Stephen Curry isn’t a ‘system player’ he is the system

The NBA has never had a unanimous most valuable player before. But the ridiculously talented Golden State Warriors guard is an obvious first The NBA has never had a unanimous MVP winner before. Sure, in the past, players have not even on whether the Earth is flat, this might be his most impressive accomplishment yet. […]

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Sanders wins West Virginia primary as Trump rolls on toward convention

Sanders victory does little to narrow Clintons large delegate lead, while presumptive Republican nominee claims wins in West Virginia and Nebraska A defiant Bernie Sanders refused to go gently into the night on Tuesday with another last-minute primary win over Hillary Clinton that comes despite her commanding lead in the national race for delegates. In […]

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Why we shouldn’t protect teenagers from controversial issues in fiction

There are certain subjects sex, drink, drugs, violence that light fires and push buttons. So how do you write about them for teenagers? YA author Chris Vick shares the guidelines he sets himself to get the balance right Kook. A response to the risky, and sometimes illegal, activities the characters get up to. Set in […]

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Doctor named who saw Prince ‘day before death’ and gave prescriptions

Minnesota medic Dr Michael Todd Schulenberg questioned by police, according to search warrant, as investigators return to Paisley Park estate Police have returned to Princes estate in Minnesota as investigators questioned a local doctor who prescribed medications to the musician and visited him the day before he died, according to a search warrant. Dr Michael […]

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Trump sending white nationalist delegate to convention after list debacle

Trump campaign blames database error for the inclusion of prominent white nationalist William Daniel Johnson on the official delegate list for convention Donald Trumps presidential campaign has been told it cannot remove a prominent white nationalist from the official list of delegates to the Republican national convention. In an afternoon of chaotic back-and-forth, the campaign […]

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Yacht’s sex tape hoax undermines real ‘revenge porn’ victims, say activists

The LA band is facing backlash over its fake sex tape stunt, which activists say may make it harder for real victims of non-consensual porn to be believed Experts on sexual assault have criticised LA band Yacht for creating a fake sex tape to promote their new album, something activists say may make it harder […]

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Black West Point cadets will not be punished for raised-fists photo

US Military Academy says an internal inquiry found the sixteen female cadets had not violated defense department rules limiting political activity Sixteen black West Point cadets who

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