Day: December 14, 2019

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The Cipher Brief

Reconsidering Great Power Competition Below Armed Conflict

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Red Len McLuskey and his friend Karie Murphy are accused of turning on leader

Labour’s post-Election civil war escalated last night as Jeremy Corbyn’s former top aide, Karie Murphy, was accused of trying to blame him personally for the party’s historic defeat. The Left-winger is said to have formed a pact with union leader Len McCluskey to make Mr Corbyn culpable for the disaster – not his extremist Left- wing […]

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On Your Tables: Ginger Beef, Caesars and Butter Tarts

Readers of The Canada Letter were keen to highlight the contributions by their communities and provinces to Canadian cuisine after I presented my inadequate and incomplete list a couple of weeks ago. Among your many emails, one came from Jacqueline Fobes, a reader from Pebble Beach, Calf., alerting me to a terrific book about this […]

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World Darts Championship 2019 results LIVE from Ally Pally: Full schedule at Alexandra Palace

The 2020 incarnation of the PDC Darts World Championship returns to Alexandra Palace tonight. Three-time champion Michael van Gerwen heads back to London to defend his title having never previously won the world crown in successive years.  Raymond van Barneweld, who won the PDC title in 2007, will bring the curtain down on a glittering career as darts waves […]

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Gov. Newsome Says PG&E’s Bankruptcy Plan Is ‘Woefully Short’ Of What’s Needed : NPR

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday rejected a restructuring plan from the state’s largest utility Pacific Gas & Electric. Christian Monterrosa/AP hide caption toggle caption Christian Monterrosa/AP California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday rejected a restructuring plan from the state’s largest utility Pacific Gas & Electric. Christian Monterrosa/AP California Gov. Gavin Newsom rejected a bankruptcy […]

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s talk will happen, perhaps even at Poway school

The abrupt withdrawal of a permit allowing Rep. Rashida Tlaib to speak at a San Diego County high school, reportedly to allow staff time to clean the facility before the holiday break, will not block the Democratic congresswoman’s visit, organizers say. The Poway Unified School District first approved the event Wednesday, then did an about-face […]

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Jurgen Klopp’s panicked reaction to Virgil van Dijk’s botched backpass vs Watford

Liverpool extended their unbeaten run in the Premier League to 17 matches as they beat Watford 2-0 at Anfield. Mohamed Salah notched a brace, firstly curling in a stunner on the counter before making sure of the result with a cheeky flick. But it wasn’t without a couple of moments of panic for Klopp and […]

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Life and style

‘It’s a focus for the community’: Stormzy takes Jay Rayner to his favourite cafe | Food

Bluejay Café, 2 Market Parade, Portland Road, South Norwood, London SE25 4PP (020 8656 9050). Breakfast £3.50-£7; main dishes £6-£10; desserts £2-£4.25 Licensed A decade ago, when he was in his teens, Michael Owuo would come to Bluejay Café in London’s South Norwood after a heavy night out. “The Caribbean breakfast was the thing,” he […]

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European Commission
European Parliament

#Brexit – ‘We are ready to start the next phase, to defend and promote Europe’s interests’ #EUCO

  The decisive victory by the British Conservatives in yesterday’s general election was widely and enthusiastically welcomed by European leaders attending today’s (13 December) European Council. Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said that they welcomed the certainty that the election provided and said that it had been difficult when things had been agreed in Brussels, […]

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There’s no money at the Olympics, but winning a gold medal is what you dream about growing up

“I fully admit I don’t know where I am quite a lot of the time,” he smiles. “I get up regularly in the middle of the night in hotel bedrooms and walk left and bathroom’s right. Yes, sometimes it’s tiring. But when you’ve had the kind of year I’ve just had it makes things easier. […]

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