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Boxer Dereck Chisora breaks up brawl London club

The footage appears to show Chisora (pictured), 33, gesticulating to bouncers on the street outside Toy Room in SoHo, where several men are seen walking around in ripped shirts. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Turkey to stop teaching evolution theory in high schools

In a move which has alarmed secular Turks, a chapter entitled ‘Beginning of Life and Evolution’ will be deleted from the standard biology textbooks used in schools (file photo). Powered by WPeMatico  More →

‘More optimistic’ Koch brothers plan stepped-up spending

They say they are “more optimistic now about what we can accomplish.” Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Judge: Ivanka Trump must answer questions in shoe design lawsuit

Ivanka Trump must give a deposition in a lawsuit by an Italian shoemaker claiming her fashion label copied its designs, a federal judge has ruled. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Sally Yates goes after Attorney General Jeff Sessions over criminal justice reform

Her op-ed went after his advocacy for a “tough” approach to fighting crime. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

Egypt’s President Ratifies Deal to Transfer Islands to Saudi Arabia

(CAIRO) — Egypt’s president has ratified a disputed 2016 agreement under which his country would transfer control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. News of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi’s ratification of the maritime border demarcation agreement came in a Cabinet statement issued Saturday. The ratification followed the June 14 approval of the agreement by parliament, despite court rulings to annul the transfer. The government says the two islands have always been Saudi but were... 

U.S. asks Supreme Court to take up Microsoft fight over email privacy

The U.S. Justice Department wants the Supreme Court to take up a years-long court fight with Microsoft. Powered by WPeMatico  More →

‘Not Safe for People to Sleep in Overnight.’ 4 London Public Housing Towers Evacuated

(LONDON) — Britain’s fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities revealed that 27 high-rise apartment blocks across the country have cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers after experts found them “not safe for people to sleep in overnight.” Hundreds of residents hastily packed their bags and sought emergency shelter, with many angry and confused about the chaotic situation. Some refused to leave... 

British Parliament Investigating Cyberattack on Lawmaker Accounts

(LONDON) — British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country’s Parliament after discovering “unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts.” A spokeswoman for the House of Commons said the incident affected lawmakers and other parliamentary staff’s ability to log on its system and use their emails. It was not immediately clear how many people were affected or what the extent of the damage was. A statement said that remote email access for members... 

Turkey Bans Gay Pride March in Istanbul

(ISTANBUL) — Turkish authorities have announced they will not allow a march for gay, lesbian and trans rights to take place Sunday. The Istanbul governor’s office said Saturday that the LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex) Pride would be banned for the safety of participants and tourists, and public order. LGBTI activists had announced on social media that they would organize a march starting from Taksim Square. The governor’s office stated the area was not designated for... 
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