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Trump given permission to build another golf course in Scotland

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Leon Neal/Getty Images, SWNS/The Scotsman. US President Donald Trump has been given permission to build another golf course in Scotland, after authorities there decided in his favour on Sunday in spite of local opposition. The new 18-hole course is to be named after Trump’s mother, Mary Anne MacLeod, who hailed from a Scottish Read More…

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Lakers return to glory, claim record-tying 17th NBA title

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports, Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times. The Los Angeles Lakers captured a record-tying 17th NBA Championship on Sunday with a 106-93 victory over the Miami Heat that sealed the best-of-seven title series 4-2, restoring the storied franchise to the top of the basketball world. The Lakers’ victory tied them with the Read More…

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Messi penalty kick gives Argentina winning start over Ecuador

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Argentina got their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign off to the perfect start on Thursday when Lionel Messi’s penalty kick gave them a 1-0 win over Ecuador at home. The Argentine FA piped fan noise around the empty Bombonera stadium and the chants of “Messi! Messi!” were vindicated as early as the 12th minute. That Read More…

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Kenin tames Kvitova to reach French Open final

Reading Time: 2 minutes American Sofia Kenin’s amazing year continued as the fourth seed outmanoeuvred big-hitting Czech Petra Kvitova 6-4 7-5 to reach her first French Open final on Thursday. The Moscow-born Florida-based 21-year-old gave a masterclass of game management on a windy Court Phillipe Chatrier and will face Polish teenager Iga Swiatek on Saturday. A second Grand Slam Read More…

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MJ’s Beat It, rock guitar virtuoso, Eddie Van Halen dies at 65

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, Greg Allen/Invision/AP. Eddie Van Halen, the pioneering guitar player whose hard-rocking band emerged from the Sunset Strip music scene in Los Angeles in the early 1970s to stand at the top of rock ‘n’ roll for a decade, died of cancer on Tuesday. He was 65. Van Halen’s death was announced Read More…

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Harvey Weinstein charged with six more counts of sexual assault

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: AP, USA Today. Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein has been charged with six more counts of forcible sexual assault in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles District Attorney said on Friday. The charges involve two victims and stem from incidents that occurred more than a decade ago, District Attorney Jackie Lacey said in a Read More…

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Barack Obama: My Eulogy for Congressman John Lewis

Reading Time: 13 minutes By Barack Obama James wrote to the believers, “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, lacking nothing.” It is a great honor to Read More…

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Africa records over 500,000 COVID-19 cases – WHO

Reading Time: 3 minutes The World Health Organisation (WHO) says COVID-19 infections in Africa have surpassed 500,000 and there is concern as a growing number of countries are experiencing a sharp rise in cases. WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo disclosed this in a statement posted on its website. It said, so far, in less than five Read More…

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Werder Bremen score 6 goals to avoid automatic relegation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Four-times champions Werder Bremen extended their 39-year stay in the Bundesliga for at least another 10 days on Saturday, when they thumped Cologne 6-1 to avoid automatic relegation. They completed the first half of what could become a great escape as they climbed out of the drop zone and leapfrogged Fortuna Duesseldorf to finish 16th Read More…

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Ferguson congratulates Dalglish on Liverpool’s Premiership title win

Reading Time: 2 minutes Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson sent a text message to congratulate old rival Kenny Dalglish, the former Liverpool manager has said. Ferguson’s message was to congratulate Dalglish after Liverpool ended their 30-year wait for a top flight title by winning the 2019/2020 English Premier League (EPL) on Thursday. Both Scots are icons at their Read More…