Deadline looms for vote on new World Rugby competition BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The beginning of Ireland's World Cup training camp this week has no doubt demanded the attention of Irish Rugby's key men, but as September's trip to Japan looms ever closer, D-Day approaches for World Rugby's controversial Nations Championship plan. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/rugby/deadline-looms-for-vote-on-new-world-rugby-competition-38232229.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article38233086.ece/484bc/AUTOCROP/h342/inpho_01457490.jpg Email The beginning of Ireland's World Cup training camp this week has no doubt demanded the attention of Irish Rugby's key men, but as September's trip to Japan looms ever closer, D-Day approaches for World Rugby's controversial Nations Championship plan. The sport's governing body has confirmed that the Six Nations and Rugby Championship sides - ten in all - must deliver an answer by Friday on what would likely be considered the most … [Read more...] about Deadline looms for vote on new World Rugby competition
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Newly-revealed FBI documents portray the great civil rights leader as a sexual libertine who ‘laughed’ as a forcible rape took place David J. Garrow Features 30/05/2019 Martin Luther King arrives at the FBI to speak with J. Edgar Hoover on December 1, 1964. Their meeting was highly publicised, but evasive and dishonest on Hoover’s part (©BETTMANN/GETTY IMAGES) Newly-released documents reveal the full extent of the FBI’s surveillance of the civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King in the mid-1960s. They expose in graphic detail the FBI’s intense focus on King’s extensive extramarital sexual relationships with dozens of women, and also his presence in a Washington hotel room when a friend, a Baptist minister, allegedly raped one of his “parishioners”, while King “looked on, laughed and offered advice”. … [Read more...] about The troubling legacy of Martin Luther King
United Kingdom European Union membership referendum “ Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? ” LocationUnited Kingdom (pop. 65.648m) and Gibraltar (pop. 0.030m)Date23 June 2016 Results Votes % Leave 17,410,742 51.89% Remain 16,141,241 48.11% Valid votes 33,551,983 99.92% Invalid or blank votes 25,359 0.08% Total votes 33,577,342 100.00% Registered voters/turnout 46,500,001 72.21% Results by voting areas Leave Remain On the map, the darker shades for a colour indicate a larger margin. The results for Northern Ireland are by parliamentary constituency. The electorate of 46.5m represents 70.8% of the population.The United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, also known as the EU referendum and the Brexit referendum, took place on 23 June 2016 in the United Kingdom (UK) and Gibraltar to ask the electorate if the country should remain a member of, … [Read more...] about 2016 United Kingdom European Union membership referendum
By Kal Sajad BBC Get Inspired 16 Apr From the section Get Inspired Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/get-inspired/47868531 Read more about sharing. "If I win, my legacy will be cemented and I could walk away from the sport as a hero, as a legend."Amir Khan has no doubt about the magnitude of his fight against WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford at Madison Square Garden this weekend.But, no matter what the result, the legacy he speaks of extends beyond his exploits in the ring.Khan announced himself to the British public at the 2004 Olympics, where he was Great Britain's only boxer.A British Asian just as proud of his Bolton roots as of his Muslim and Pakistani heritage, Khan won silver and became a poster boy for the sport.But, almost 15 years on, what influence has he had on the next … [Read more...] about Amir Khan v Terence Crawford: Briton aims to ‘cement legacy’
US & Canada By Jonathan Turley Law professor, George Washington University 11 April 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47874728 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel The arrest and expected extradition of Julian Assange has set … [Read more...] about How likely is an Assange conviction in US?