Kosovo rape survivors battle 'code of silence' for recognition 

Raped during Kosovo's war for independence, Zana and thousands of other women are now eligible for financial aid from the government -- a victory hard-won through years of lobbying.... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 10:01:43 Categories: AFP

How Germany became Donald Trump's punchbag 

The Financial Times
<p>Despite disputes over trade, Nato and immigration, Berlin and Washington must find a way to work together</p>... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 10:01:34 Categories: The Financial Times

Police kept a 13-yr-old in a freezing car to get him to confess 

The Washington Post
<p>The 13-year-old was wearing dark clothes covered in dirt and stiffened by ice on a freezing night in January. He was joyriding in a golf cart on a Georgia state highway - and the stories he told the officers who stopped him weren't adding up.</p>... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 10:00:00 Categories: The Washington Post

Yerry Mina edges closer to Manchester United transfer 

Barcelona defender Mina is now at the top of United's wishlist after failing to land Leicester's Harry Maguire... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 10:00:00 Categories: Mirror

Meghan, Kate and Amal lead Tatler's best dressed list 

Evening Standard
The Queen, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle have been named alongside popstars Dua Lipa and Harry Styles as among Britain's best dressed in 2018.&nbsp;... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 10:00:00 Categories: Evening Standard

Orca mother falling behind as she carries dead calf 

Sky News
Researchers are concerned for the welfare of a female orca whale who has carried her dead calf for more than week.... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 10:00:00 Categories: Sky News

A Pregnant Dolphin. A Fatal Gunshot. A Disturbing Trend. 

The New York Times
The case is the latest example of violence against dolphins in the northern Gulf of Mexico, which experts say is becoming increasingly common.... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 10:00:00 Categories: The New York Times

Earth reaches scary milestone 

It has environmentalists worried.... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 10:00:00 Categories: Newshub

Cole Hamels whiffs 9 in Cubs' debut, offense pours it on for 9-2 win over Pirates 

Chicago Tribune
PITTSBURGH _ Cole Hamels provided quality Wednesday night to a Cubs pitching staff in need of stability.... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 9:55:00 Categories: Chicago Tribune

Interest rates set to rise to highest level for almost a decade 

Evening Standard
The Bank of England is today expected to hike interest rates to their highest level for almost a decade. Rates are predicted to increase from 0.5 per cent to 0.75 per cent in what would mark only the second rise since the financial crisis. The move would see rates reach their highest level since March 2009, when they were slashed from 1 per cent to the emergency low of 0.5 per cent. Investec economist George Brown said he is "fairly confident" the Bank will move to raise rates and is pencilling in an 8-1 vote in favour. Mr Brown believes the economy has performed in line with the Bank's last forecasts in May, when it backed off from an anticipated hike. The Bank also edged a step closer to pressing the button in June when its chief economist Andy Haldane joined two fellow policymakers in calling for a rise. Read more Londoners braced for interest rates rise Howard Young at the EY Item Club believes the vote may be less definitive given that inflation figures recently came in lower than expected. They were unchanged at 2.4 per cent in June, while wage growth has also been weak. It has become an even closer call after survey figures on Wednesday signalled a weaker performance from the manufacturing sector in July, according to Mr Archer. But he said this is "unlikely to deter" the MPC from raising rates. He said: "We believe that the odds still favour the Bank of England lifting interest rate from 0.50% to 0.75% on Thursday after the August MPC meeting - most likely following a split vote." He added: "With interest rates down at 0.50%, the Bank of England would clearly likely to gradually normalise monetary policy given that it is essentially an emergency low rate. "Furthermore, inflation remains above target and the labour market looks relatively tight with the MPC considering that there is little slack left in the economy."... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 9:36:00 Categories: Evening Standard

Cancer-stricken golfer sends emotional message to fans 

Cancer-stricken Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle thanked friends and fans in an emotional message Thursday after deciding to halt his treatment for leukaemia, saying he was overwhelmed by the outpouring of support.... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 9:34:09 Categories: AFP

Cancer-stricken golfer sends emotional message to fans 

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2. elokuuta 2018 9:34:09 Categories: AFP

Jim Jordan & The "Locker Room Talk" Excuse | The Daily Show 

On Wednesday night, Trevor Noah weighed in on the recent allegations made against Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH).... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 9:32:31 Categories: Evening Standard Mediaite

Corbyn and McDonnell called for Holocaust Memorial Day to be renamed 

The Labour Leader signed a motion put forward by the Shadow Chancellor when they were both backbenchers to rename it "Genocide Memorial Day"... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 9:30:00 Categories: Mirror

Painting of Trump 'Crossing the Swamp' kicks off frenzy 

FOX News
A newly unveiled painting meant to depict President Trump and his team navigating the Washington "swamp" has something for everyone... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 9:30:00 Categories: FOX News

World's most prestigious maths medal is stolen 

The Guardian
A Fields medal belonging to Caucher Birkar went missing just half an hour after he was jointly awarded the prize... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 9:30:00 Categories: The Guardian

Opinion: Meyer has talked himself into a corner with help from his own principles 

Sports Illustrated
Ohio State's coach has built a distinct image in line with his program's core values, continually framing himself against others who go about things The Wrong Way. But what happens if it's found he couldn't follow his own rules?... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 9:21:55 Categories: Sports Illustrated

Vanessa Hudgens & Nina Dobrev on their #Metoo encounters 

The actress cover Cosmopolitan's September 2018 issue.... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 9:15:00 Categories: ETOnline

Army using drug waivers, bonuses to fill ranks 

Associated Press
<p>Under the gun to increase the size of the force, the Army is issuing more waivers for past drug use or bad conduct by recruits, and pouring an extra $200 million into bonuses this year to attract and retain soldiers.</p>... read more
2. elokuuta 2018 9:06:00 Categories: Associated Press
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