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Von Miller takes blame for Broncos' loss to Bills
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 10:12 pm

Von Miller takes blame for Broncos' loss to Bills  ESPNBuffalo Bills stymie Broncos in 26-16 win (Sep 24, 2017)  FOXSports.comDenver Broncos shocked by the Buffalo Bills: Score, game recap, stats  OregonLive.comTime for Broncos to show what they've got in a road show  Washington PostFull coverag […]

Ben Roethlisberger explains why Steelers stayed...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 10:04 pm

Ben Roethlisberger explains why Steelers stayed in locker room for national anthem  CBSSports.comHoward's 19-yard TD in OT leads Bears over Steelers 23-17 (Sep 24, 2017)  FOXSports.comPittsburgh Steelers vs. Chicago Bears RECAP, score and stats  NJ.comFull coverag […]

Giants' Brandon Marshall: Donald Trump's rant...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 10:03 pm

Giants' Brandon Marshall: Donald Trump's rant 'shows what we feel is real'  NJ.comInstant Analysis: Eagles 27, Giants 24  Giants.com (blog)Giants' hopes come crashing down with game-ending dagger  New York PostJake Elliott 61-yard field goal gives Eagles dramatic 27-24 win over Giants  Philly.comFull coverag […]

This is the day that Brandin Cooks became a true...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 9:58 pm

This is the day that Brandin Cooks became a true Patriot  Boston.comBill O'Brien coached scared and cost the Texans an upset over the Patriots  USA TODAYQB education of Texans' Deshaun Watson takes big step despite loss  ESPN (blog)Full coverag […]

Masked gunman rampages through Nashville church;...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 9:45 pm

Masked gunman rampages through Nashville church; usher uses personal weapon to subdue shooter  Washington PostShooter kills one, wounds 7 at Tennessee church  CNNChurch Shooting in Tennessee Leaves One Dead and Seven Wounded  New York TimesNashville police identify 'hero' usher who confronted church shooter  The TennesseanNashville church shooting: Masked gunman kills woman, injures seven in Antioch, police say  The TennesseanFull coverag […]

Saints QB Drew Brees disagrees with Trump's...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 9:37 pm

Saints QB Drew Brees disagrees with Trump's comments but says national anthem for unifying  The AdvocateAs New England looms, here's what went wrong in Carolina Panthers' loss to New Orleans  Charlotte Observer (blog)Saints vs. Panthers: Postgame notes  NewOrleansSaints.comFull coverag […]

In Mexico City, hopes of finding quake survivors...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 9:33 pm

In Mexico City, hopes of finding quake survivors dwindle  Washington PostWhile Wealthy Mexicans Swamped by Quake Aid, Poor Feel Abandoned  U.S. News & World ReportRescuers continue searching for survivors of devastating earthquake in Mexico as death toll reaches 319  New York Daily NewsFull coverag […]

Falcons edge Lions after Tate TD was overturned
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 9:27 pm

Falcons edge Lions after Tate TD was overturned  NFL.comLions come up just shy against Falcons, but show they are playoff contenders  ESPN (blog)Did they get it right? Watch the Detroit Lions' final play vs. Atlanta Falcons  Detroit Free PressQuick observations from the Lions' dramatic loss against Falcons  MLive.comLions vs. Falcons Review: Detroit Lions Lose A Heartbreaker  The Detroit Lions Podcast - News (blog)Full coverag […]

Germany election: Merkel wins fourth term,...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 9:13 pm

The chancellor is re-elected but nationalists make a historic breakthrough, sparking protests. […]

Milo Yiannopoulos Flounders At Desperate 'Free...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 9:02 pm

Milo Yiannopoulos Flounders At Desperate 'Free Speech' Rally On UC Berkeley Campus  HuffPostUpdate: Milo's 15 minutes in Berkeley cost university $800000  The Mercury NewsLatest: Right-Wing Activist Holds Short California Rally  U.S. News & World ReportMilo Yiannopoulos is greeted by dozens of counter-protesters on UC Berkeley campus  Los Angeles TimesMilo Yiannopoulos' brief visit was 'most expensive photo op' in Cal history  SFGateFull coverag […]

Trump NFL row: Defiance after US president urges...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 8:44 pm

Players kneel in protest during the US anthem as the president's remarks are strongly condemned. […]

GOP health bill in major peril as resistance...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 8:41 pm

GOP health bill in major peril as resistance hardens among key senators  Washington PostGOP Health Bill Close to Collapse as Critical Senators Balk  New York TimesCruz opposes latest Obamacare repeal attempt  PoliticoGraham-Cassidy bill a disaster for public health  STLtoday.comFull coverag […]

7 charged with rioting after protest in St. Louis...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 8:22 pm

7 charged with rioting after protest in St. Louis County  Fox NewsSome forcibly arrested in St. Louis weren't protesting  mySanAntonio.comGroup moves to hotel after mall protest arrests in St. Louis  KY3Full coverag […]

Germany election: Merkel wins fourth term,...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 8:06 pm

Germany election: Merkel wins fourth term, nationalists rise  BBC NewsGermany's jubilant far-right has Merkel in its sights  ReutersAngela Merkel Wins Fourth Term as German Chancellor  TIMEThe Latest: German chancellor holds on to legislative seat  Washington PostMerkel must now address Germany's biggest problems  CNNFull coverag […]

Seahawks, Titans players don't take part in anthem
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 8:06 pm

Seahawks, Titans players don't take part in anthem  NFL.comSeahawks, Titans stay in locker room for national anthem; singer takes a knee  SB NationTitans vs. Seahawks: Live updates from Nissan Stadium  The TennesseanHere's how the NFL responded to President Trump's comments Sunday  Boston.comSeahawks, Titans stay in locker room during national anthem prior to Sunday's game in Tennessee  Seattle TimesFull coverag […]

Bus crash in Austrian Alps averted after tourist...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 7:53 pm

The passenger reached the brake moments before the vehicle left the road in the Alps, police say. […]

Kushner used private email to conduct White House...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 7:39 pm

Kushner used private email to conduct White House business  PoliticoKushner used private email for White House work: report  The HillKushner Used Private Email Account for White House Business: Politico  U.S. News & World ReportFull coverag […]

17 ISIS Fighters Reported Killed as US Ends Lull...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 6:49 pm

17 ISIS Fighters Reported Killed as US Ends Lull in Libya Airstrikes  New York TimesUS strikes Islamic State camp in Libyan desert  Long War JournalUS strikes IS camp in Libya, killing 17: official  Daily MailFull coverag […]

Rescuers aren't giving up in search for...
Posted by Andrea Castillo on September 24, 2017 at 6:25 pm

As officials turn their focus to rebuilding, rescuers continue to search for survivors in the remnants of collapsed buildings five days after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico, killing at least 319 people. In Mexico City, rescuers Sunday continued to dig through the ruins of buildings, including... […]

Trump Weighs Replacement to Travel Ban
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 6:18 pm

Trump Weighs Replacement to Travel Ban  U.S. News & World ReportThe Travel Ban Is About To Officially Expire  The Daily CallerTrump's 'Muslim Ban' Expires Sunday - But What Will Replace It, And Will It Be Worse?  NewsweekFull coverag […]

Pope's Sex Abuse Advisers Also Look Into Children...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 5:51 pm

Pope's Sex Abuse Advisers Also Look Into Children of Priests  U.S. News & World ReportIn the Kingdom of God No One is Unemployed  Catholic OnlinePope's advisers on sex abuse also look into kids of priests  SFGateFull coverag […]

NFL Week 3: Trump praises 'solidarity' as...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 5:20 pm

NFL Week 3: Trump praises 'solidarity' as Seahawks and Titans stay in locker room  Washington PostTrump responds to NFL protests: 'Standing with locked arms is good, kneeling is not acceptable'  CNNDonald Trump attacked what makes America great  New York PostNFL Week 3 live: Chargers trail Chiefs in third quarter after day of NFL protests  Los Angeles TimesPolitics Has Always Had a Place in Football  New York TimesFull coverag […]

Rohingya crisis: UN reports drop in arrivals in...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 5:11 pm

But UN agencies warn it is too soon to say the influx of those fleeing Myanmar's violence "is over". […]

Far-right party surges in Germany, casting shadow...
Posted by Erik Kirschbaum on September 24, 2017 at 5:10 pm

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was poised to win reelection to a fourth term Sunday as her conservative party appeared to retain its place as the country’s largest political force. However, the stunning rise of a far-right, anti-immigrant party cast a pall over her expected victory. In the first... […]

Falling jet wing panel damages car in Japan
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 2:52 pm

An airline launches an investigation after the panel falls near Kansai International Airport. […]

Man clings to train's windscreen wiper in...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 1:57 pm

A man is arrested after apparently riding a 110kmph train in Perth by clinging on at the back. […]

Kenya election: Chief prosecutor orders inquiry...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 1:24 pm

An inquiry is ordered into the electoral commission after last month's presidential poll was ruled void. […]

China watches in frustration as North Korea...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 12:15 pm

China watches in frustration as North Korea crisis enters dangerous spiral  Washington PostUS-North Korea Discord Goes Beyond Discourse To A Show Of Military Force  NPRFormer top CIA official: US 'running out of options' on NK  The HillMore Sanctions, Fewer Insults Against North Korea  BloombergFull coverag […]

Bodybuilder dies after celebrity kickboxing bout...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 11:57 am

Organisers say both fighters had a medical check-up before the fight in Singapore. […]

Killer whales join in on Norway surfing...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 11:51 am

Two killer whales have been spotted alongside participants in the semi-finals of a surf contest in Norway. […]

Chaos at Sydney airport as flights cancelled at...
Posted by Australian Associated Press on September 24, 2017 at 10:16 pm

Early morning power cut in air traffic control grounds hundreds of domestic passengers Sydney airport was thrown into chaos on the first day of the NSW school holidays after a technical problem grounded all departing flights.Hundreds of passengers were affected after power in the traffic systems operations went down about 5am on Monday. Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar all confirmed the problem was affecting their flights. Continue reading... […]

NFL players kneel for anthem in unprecedented...
Posted by Bryan Armen Graham and Martin Pengelly in New York on September 24, 2017 at 10:11 pm

President: attack on racial injustice protests has ‘nothing to do with race’Colin Kaepernick has won: he wanted a conversation, Trump started itNFL players staged an unprecedented wave of protest on Sunday, beginning at Wembley Stadium in London, as Donald Trump maintained his attack on players who kneel in protest of the national anthem. Related: Memo to Trump after his NFL rant: sport is, and always has been, political Continue reading... […]

'Jeremy Corbyn has exceeded expectations': Sadiq...
Posted by Katharine Viner Sadiq Khan Adam Sich Mat Heywood on September 24, 2017 at 9:57 pm

Guardian editor-in-chief Katharine Viner asks Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, about housing in the capital, Brexit and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Khan’s verdict on Corbyn is: ‘Good manifesto, energising Labour supporters who’d left our fold, bringing them back, energise a new generation of Labour voters … huge progress made by Jeremy in the space of two years’ Continue reading... […]

One dead and seven injured in church shooting...
Posted by Staff and agencies on September 24, 2017 at 9:16 pm

Masked gunman enters Nashville church after shooting woman deadMan who tackled suspect pistol-whipped before gunman shoots selfA masked gunman entered a church in Tennessee on Sunday and opened fire, killing one person and injuring seven others before shooting himself, an official said. Nashville mayor Megan Barry called the shooting “a terrible tragedy for our city”.Metropolitan Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron said a church usher who confronted the gunman was pistol-whipped by the suspect, who then apparently shot himself during a struggle. The usher then went to his own car to retrieve his own gun, Aaron said, returned and stood over the suspect until police arrived. […]

German elections 2017: detailed results
Posted by Seán Clarke on September 24, 2017 at 9:14 pm

Electors in Germany today voted to elect a new Bundestag, the federal parliament. Angela Merkel is likely to stay on as chancellor, but may have to form a new coalition. Meanwhile, the radical right-wing AfD has entered parliament as the third-largest party, according to exit polls. We analyse the latest results. Continue reading... […]

AfD leaders will ‘hound Angela Merkel’ after...
Posted by Philip Oltermann in Berlin on September 24, 2017 at 8:40 pm

Germany’s rightwing populists likely to take 80 seats in next parliament, achieving best result for any new party since 1949Leaders of Germany’s Alternative für Deutschland have vowed to “take back our country and our people” and “hound Angela Merkel” with a legal investigation into the refugee crisis as they became the first overtly nationalist party to swoop into the Bundestag in more than five decades.As the figures of the first exit polls flashed up on the screen shortly after 6pm on Sunday, supporters inside a Berlin nightclub hired by AfD broke out into a spontaneous rendition of the national anthem – though they made sure to skip the […]

Angela Merkel faces stark choice between...
Posted by Philip Oltermann in Berlin on September 24, 2017 at 8:32 pm

Chancellor is expected to try to reach agreement with parties that between them denied her a majority in the BundestagLive election resultsGermany is braced for a period of fraught and protracted coalition talks after Sunday’s elections left an unprecedented number of parties jostling for influence in the next parliament.With Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, the centre-left Social Democratic party (SPD), rightwing populist Alternative für Deutschland, pro-business FDP, leftwing Die Linke and the Green party, six parties will crowd into the Bundestag’s plenary chamber, a first since the introduction of a 5% hurdle for parliamentary seats in 1953. Continue […]

German elections 2017: Angela Merkel wins fourth...
Posted by Jon Henley, European affairs correspondent on September 24, 2017 at 8:09 pm

Exit poll puts Merkel’s CDU/CSU on 32%, with Social Democrats in second place on 20% AfD takes 13% and projected to be first far-right party to enter Bundestag in six decadesFollow the official results live 9.07pm BST 8.31pm BSTThis is important for French president Emmanuel Macron’s hopes for eurozone reform, including a eurozone budget, finance minister and transfers: the pro-business FDP party, Merkel’s likely coalition partner along with the Greens, will not play ball. "€60bn eurozone budget flowing into France or Italy is inconceivable for us...a line in the sand," sez FDP leader @c_lindner. Continue reading... […]

Ted Cruz joins Republicans ranged against...
Posted by Oliver Laughland on September 24, 2017 at 7:39 pm

Effort to replace ACA appears doomed as Cruz indicates Lee will follow him and Collins says it is ‘very difficult’ for her to envision voting for the billThe Trump administration’s latest efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) appeared to be disintegrating over the weekend, as a growing number of Republican senators indicated they would vote against the so-called Graham-Cassidy bill. Related: Trump attacks McCain and other Republicans over healthcare failure Continue reading... […]

Senate blow for Macron as he pushes through...
Posted by Associated Press in Paris on September 24, 2017 at 7:28 pm

Partial results showed the centre-right Republican party on track to keep majority after vote for about half of the 348 seatsEmmanuel Macron’s centrist party suffered its first electoral blow on Sunday as rival conservatives dominated elections to the French Senate. The French president is embarking on unpopular changes to labour law and other reforms he hopes will reinvigorate the economy. Related: Macron takes a page from Trump to change France's labour laws Continue reading... […]

One dead, six injured in shooting at Nashville...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 6:16 pm

(Reuters) - A woman was killed and at least six people were injured when a gunman opened fire at a church in Nashville on Sunday morning, officials said. […]

Trump weighs replacement to travel ban
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 6:09 pm

SOMERSET, N.J. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday was considering a replacement to his controversial executive order barring travel to the United States from several majority Muslim countries. […]

Iran halts flights to Iraq's Kurdish region in...
Posted on September 24, 2017 at 5:55 pm

DUBAI/ISTANBUL/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iran halted flights to and from Kurdish regions in northern Iraq on Sunday in retaliation to a plan by the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to hold a referendum on independence. It also started wargames at the Kurdish border. […]

Greece: missing British woman reportedly killed...
Posted by Sandra Laville on September 24, 2017 at 5:54 pm

Foreign Office would not confirm reports that 64-year-old woman was retired Oxford University professorA British tourist is believed to have died in Greece after apparently being attacked by a pack of stray dogs.The 64-year-old woman remains unaccounted for on the mainland, according to the British Foreign Office. Continue reading... […]

Lakes of mercury and human sacrifices – after...
Posted by Paul Laity on September 24, 2017 at 5:52 pm

When archaeologists found a tunnel under Mexico’s ‘birthplace of the gods’, they could only dream of the riches they would discover. Now its wonders – from jewel-eyed figures to necklaces of human teeth – are being revealed to the worldIn 2003, a tunnel was discovered beneath the Feathered Serpent pyramid in the ruins of Teotihuacan, the ancient city in Mexico. Undisturbed for 1,800 years, the sealed-off passage was found to contain thousands of extraordinary treasures lying exactly where they had first been placed as ritual offerings to the gods. Items unearthed included greenstone crocodile teeth, crystals shaped into eyes, and sculptures of jaguars ready to […]