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Today’s News

From The42 McIlroy one off the lead at Travelers Championship, solid start for Harrington PGA Tour

McIlroy one off the lead at Travelers Championship, solid start for Harrington

Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson are out in front after the first round in Connecticut.

Whiskey, jeans and motorbikes: EU tariffs on US goods come into effect

The move comes after US President Donald Trump imposed 25% tariffs on steel imports and 10% on aluminium.

From Business ETC Bourbon, jeans and motorbikes – the EU’s hit list of tariffs on US goods that have just taken effect Policy And Economy

Bourbon, jeans and motorbikes – the EU’s hit list of tariffs on US goods that have just taken effect

The move comes after US President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.

Melania Trump says jacket message at border saying 'I really don't care' doesn't mean anything

The odd choice of jacket message has only served to fan the flames of controversy around the American policy of separating children from their parents at the Mexican border.

Eight years and three bailouts later, Greece's debt crisis is finally over

Greece’s economy has stabilised after being in turmoil for many years.

Roseanne is coming back ... without Roseanne

A reboot of the show was axed last month.

'This is not a trivial offence, but a sexual assault': Female reporter groped during World Cup report Me Too This post contains videos

'This is not a trivial offence, but a sexual assault': Female reporter groped during World Cup report

Julieth Gonzalez Theran said she was determined to keep doing her job.

Yesterday’s News

Residents of Scottish island raise €5.1 million to buy out aristocrat landlord

They delayed the sale under a new Scottish law, allowing them to raise the money through public funds and private donations.

From The42 'The Argentina squad clouds Leo's brilliance. He is limited because the team doesn't gel' Cry For Me

'The Argentina squad clouds Leo's brilliance. He is limited because the team doesn't gel'

“I’m very hurt by this defeat,” says Jorge Sampaoli, “but I probably didn’t set up my team in the right way.”

From The42 Argentina on the brink of premature World Cup exit as Croatia cruise to incredible victory Upset

Argentina on the brink of premature World Cup exit as Croatia cruise to incredible victory

A heavy defeat leaves Argentina on just one point after two games and on the cusp of an early exit.

From The42 Arab dismay - and jokes - after mass World Cup exit Reaction

Arab dismay - and jokes - after mass World Cup exit

Egypt, Morocco and Saudi Arabia have so far mustered no points.

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Intel CEO resigns over 'past consensual relationship' with an employee

Chief Financial Officer Bob Swan will serve as interim chief executive.

Koko, the famous gorilla who mastered sign language and cared for a kitten, has died California This post contains videos

Koko, the famous gorilla who mastered sign language and cared for a kitten, has died

Koko, a tribute said, “touched the lives of millions as an ambassador for all gorillas”.

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud and breach of trust

Netanyahu himself is under investigation on suspicion of corruption offences.

From The42 Pochettino hails England captain Kane as 'the best striker in the world' Kane And Able

Pochettino hails England captain Kane as 'the best striker in the world'

“That is the complete player, that is somebody who can change and evolve as the game is being played.”

Instagram launches new long-form video service to compete with YouTube

Instagram’s CEO also announced that the social media platform now has more than one billion active users.

New Zealand prime minister gives birth to a baby girl

Jacinda Ardern becomes just the second world leader to give birth while in office.

'Horrifying, shameful, unforgivable': UK families call for criminal charges over hospital deaths

An independent inquiry looked into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

From The42 FifPro slams decision to allow Morocco midfielder play after concussion Russia 2018

FifPro slams decision to allow Morocco midfielder play after concussion

‘This is yet another alarming example of a player being put in harm’s way,’ the players’ union said.

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'

Trump’s about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents and adult relatives.

Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'I didn't like the sight of families being separated': Trump signs order to end family separations

For weeks, Trump had insisted he was bound by the law to split the children from their parents and that only Congress could resolve the problem.

From The42 'It's not the usual combination, to be a footballer and filmmaker' Alternative

'It's not the usual combination, to be a footballer and filmmaker'

Hannes Halldorsson says his job on the side sets him apart.

From The42 'Don't blame Messi', pleads Argentina boss Pressure

'Don't blame Messi', pleads Argentina boss

The beaten 2014 finalists go into Thursday’s crucial Group D clash desperate for three points.

From The42 'Embarrassed' Phil Mickelson apologises after US Open controversy Faux Pas

'Embarrassed' Phil Mickelson apologises after US Open controversy

Mickelson deliberately broke the rules by hitting a moving ball during his third round.

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Theresa May fends off 'Remainer' Tories on a no-deal Brexit vote

MPs will vote on amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill this evening.

Trump says he'll sign executive order to avoid family separations after worldwide outcry

The US House of Representatives is due to consider a bill on the issue tomorrow.

From The42 Suarez leads Uruguay to the knockout stages as Saudi Arabia exit World Cup Last Sixteen

Suarez leads Uruguay to the knockout stages as Saudi Arabia exit World Cup

Uruguay made it two wins from two on Wednesday afternoon as Saudi Arabia become the second team to exit this year’s World Cup.

EU counter-tariffs on US products including blue jeans, motorbikes and whiskey kicking in on Friday

Cranberries, cranberry juice, orange juice, sweetcorn and peanut butter are among the other food products targeted.

From The42 Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979 Breakthrough

Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979

More than 10,000 tickets were expected to be put on sale for Wednesday’s screening.

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Australia is having a national inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace

“No-one should have to suffer sexual harassment at work, or in any other part of their lives,” Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer said.

Murray casts doubt over Wimbledon after 11-month comeback ends in defeat

‘How I feel tomorrow is relevant. If I wake up and don’t feel good then that’s not the best sign for best of five tennis.’

From The42 'The thinking man's golfer': Five-time Open winner Thomson dies RIP

'The thinking man's golfer': Five-time Open winner Thomson dies

The Australian golfing great was 88.

Hours after doubling down on family separation policy, Trump backs party plans to end it

The US President has apparently backed Republican bills “100%”.

Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From The42 Captain scores freak own goal as Russia emphatically sour Salah's scoring return All In Vain This post contains videos

Captain scores freak own goal as Russia emphatically sour Salah's scoring return

Mohamed Salah found the net for Egypt but it was all too late as the hosts romped to another win.

Trump says to prosecute migrants 'you have to take the children away'

US officials say more than 2,300 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

From The42 Niang pounces for opportunistic goal as Senegal stun Poland for first African win at World Cup Howler This post contains videos

Niang pounces for opportunistic goal as Senegal stun Poland for first African win at World Cup

The Poland players were incensed his goal was allowed.

Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake' says Central Africa Republic

The document’s serial number corresponded to one of a batch of new passports that were stolen in 2014.

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From The42 Neymar limps out of training with 'painful right ankle', setting Brazilian alarm bells ringing Injury

Neymar limps out of training with 'painful right ankle', setting Brazilian alarm bells ringing

After a frustrating 1-1 draw with Switzerland on Sunday night Brazil will next take on Costa Rica on Friday.

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds

The study examined ethnically varied populations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

Dozens still missing after ferry capsized at Indonesia's Lake Toba

The wooden vessel sank yesterday afternoon with an estimated 80 people aboard.

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