Real Madrid football club honours Palestine activist Ahed Tamimi | Israel News | Al Jazeera

Ahed Tamimi was presented with a personalised football jersey at the Bernabeu stadium [Costas Baltas/Reuters] Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi, whose arrest last year drew international condemnation, has been honoured by Spanish football club Real Madrid after she was released from Israeli prison. The 17-year-old was arrested in December 2017 after a video of her slapping […]

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Secret life of rare antelope revealed – BBC News

Secret life of rare antelope revealed 29 September 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright Chester Zoo Image caption The lowland bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus eurycerus) was spotted on camera traps The world’s largest forest antelope has been caught on camera in Uganda for the first […]

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House control edges toward Democrats – CBS News poll – CBS News

Last Updated Sep 23, 2018 10:53 AM EDT By Kabir Khanna and Anthony Salvanto Democrats remain in a stronger position than Republicans to win the House of Representatives, with their chances having gradually improved over the summer. We estimate that Democrats would win 224 seats if the elections were held today, which is more than […]

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Uranus Examiner: Local newspaper stirs controversy – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The announcement of the Uranus Examiner follows the closure of another local paper (file photo) A small town in the US state of Missouri is stirring controversy after announcing the title of its new local newspaper, the Uranus Examiner. The newspaper, which was “launched” in the town of Uranus […]

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Probiotics labelled ‘quite useless’ – BBC News

These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Probiotics include yogurts that contain “good bacteria”. A group of scientists in Israel claim foods that are packed with good bacteria – called probiotics – are almost useless. Their study is among the most detailed […]

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Air Niugini plane comes down in Micronesia lagoon – BBC News

Air Niugini plane comes down in Micronesia lagoon 28 September 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright James Yaingeluo A passenger aircraft has come down in a lagoon off Chuuk International Airport in Micronesia after it missed the runway, airport officials say. The Air Niugini […]

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Maths strugglers ‘may have dyscalculia’ – BBC News

Maths strugglers ‘may have dyscalculia’ By Robbie Meredith BBC News NI Education Correspondent 11 September 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image caption Dyscalculia is related to dyslexia, but affects numbers instead of words Pupils who struggle with maths may be suffering from an undiagnosed condition, […]

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Bishop apologizes for inappropriately touching Ariana Grande at Aretha Franklin funeral

#MeToo Reckoning Bishop apologizes for inappropriately touching Ariana Grande at Aretha Franklin funeral “It would never be my intention to touch any woman’s breast. … I don’t know I guess I put my arm around her,” Ellis told the Associated Press. by Kalhan Rosenblatt / Sep.02.2018 / 3:30 PM ET Pastor Charles Ellis speaks as […]

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Florida Republican Matt Gaetz makes controversial ‘white power OK’ hand gesture on Fox News

Florida GOP congressman Matt Gaetz makes a controversial and hand gesture associated with white supremacy on Fox News/Screenshot Don’t miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Follow @rawstory During Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, a Trump aide named Zina Bash was accused of being a white supremacist for positioning her hands in an “OK” gesture. Bash originally made […]

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Turkey’s Erdogan denounces dollar; US acting like ‘wild wolves’ | News | Al Jazeera

President Erdogan again lashed out at the US on Sunday saying ‘we will be victorious’ in escalating disputes [Reuters] Turkey will pursue non-dollar transactions in trade and investment with other countries, its president said on Sunday, adding recent US sanctions showed Washington was behaving like “wild wolves”. Negotiations between Turkey and Russia are under way […]

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