Trump agreed to 'back off' criminal probes as 'personal favors' to dictators;Told Chinese President Xi Jinping should go ahead with building camps the regime was constructing for Chinese Uighurs;Spent part of Osaka summit 'pleading with Xi to ensure he'd win' reelection by buying U.S. crops' Believed Finland was part of Russia;Said invading Venezuala was 'cool' and said the nation was 'really part of the United States'Made it a 'high priority' to get Mike Pompeo to hand a copy of Elton John's 'Rocket Man' to North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-un; Did not know Great Britain was a nuclear power; andDefended Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi to distract attention from Ivanka Trump using personal email. The White House worked furiously to block the book, asking a federal court for an emergency temporary restraining order Wednesday against its release. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump calls John Bolton a ‘liar’ – but fails to deny he lifted sanctions to please China’s Xi and demands to see ‘he’s full of s***’ note Pompeo sent about him – as DoJ seeks emergency order to block publication of his book
There are plenty more examples. “Watford were leading the home side, Oxford United, 4-0 in the Second Division game at the Manor Ground on 13 May 1989 when the referee blew for time after 41 minutes of the second half,” writes Justin Horton. “At this distance I can’t remember the identity of the referee nor whether they ever gave an explanation of their error. But given the scoreline, few home supporters were particularly concerned that they were cheated of the last few minutes of a disappointing season.” … [Read more...] about In which matches have whistle-happy referees blown for time too early?
The fantasy drama returns for a second series later this year, with Andrew playing Colonel John Parry and Phoebe providing a voice cameo as his soul daemon, an osprey called Sayan Kötör. … [Read more...] about Great British Bake Off’s Prue Leith, 80, pulls out of junior version over coronavirus fears