‘Namaste Trump!’ India Greets U.S. Leader With Epic Party — And Modest Policy Aims : NPR

Students in Mumbai draw the likenesses of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Trump, ahead of the U.S. president’s visit to India on Monday. Indranil Mukherjee/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Indranil Mukherjee/AFP via Getty Images Students in Mumbai draw the likenesses of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Trump, ahead […]

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Scheer facing an internal audit over use of Conservative Party funds

OTTAWA–Outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is facing an internal audit over the use of party funds to cover his children’s private school tuition. Two sources told the Star Friday night that the Conservative Fund board, which manages the party’s finances and counts former prime minister Stephen Harper as a member, has ordered a forensic audit […]

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Socialist Jeremy Corbyn to step down as leader of Labour Party after defeat in U.K. election

LONDON — Jeremy Corbyn, the socialist leader of the opposition Labour Party, announced Friday he will step down after projected election results showed the party not only failed to oust the ruling Conservatives but also lost a swath of formerly dependable seats. Corbyn admitted it had been a “very disappointing” night as support crumbled in […]

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Sudan overturns moral policing law, disbands ex-ruling party

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s transitional government has abolished a law criminalizing immoral conduct and indecent clothing that rights groups criticize as targeting women and say is a holdover from the three-decade rule of toppled autocrat Omar al-Bashir. Sudan’s sovereign council and cabinet announced early Friday that they would overturn the notorious Public Order Act, and […]

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Football manager failed to warn his club’s owner about investors interested in third party ownership of players, court hears

A football manager failed to warn his club’s owner that a group of potential investors wanted to arrange third party ownership of players in breach of FA rules, a court heard yesterday.  Tommy Wright, who is charged with two counts of accepting a bribe, had agreed to arrange a meeting between Patrick Cryne, the owner of Barnsley […]

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The Conservative Party Leadership Race

The 2018 dystopian videogame We Happy Few takes place in an alternate version of Britain in 1964. A sparsely-detailed plot suggests that twenty years after the Nazi conquest of Britain, the Soviet counter-conquest of Europe, and the collapse of the Empire, 1960s Britain has become a desolate, hopeless land. Consequently the game’s setting, the fictional […]

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