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Today’s News

Trump defends Justice Brett Kavanaugh as he faces fresh sexual misconduct allegations

A former Yale classmate of Kavanaugh alleged that the jurist exposed himself at a freshman year party.

Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities

Iran has denied allegations it is behind the attack.

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Yesterday’s News

From The42 Antonio Brown scores in Pats debut as NFL champs thump Dolphins Wrap

Antonio Brown scores in Pats debut as NFL champs thump Dolphins

Elsewhere, there were wins for the Cowboys, Bills, and Seahawks.

From The42 Jordan free-kick fires Sevilla to top of La Liga Out In Front

Jordan free-kick fires Sevilla to top of La Liga

Julen Lopetegui faces a reunion with Real Madrid in the league next weekend.

From The42 Sergio Garcia claims his first win of year at Dutch Open Off The Mark

Sergio Garcia claims his first win of year at Dutch Open

The Spaniard finished one shot ahead of Danish teenager Nicolai Hojgaard.

From The42 Roglic seals Vuelta title and makes cycling history for Slovenia Triumph

Roglic seals Vuelta title and makes cycling history for Slovenia

Ireland’s Sam Bennett, meanwhile, finished second in today’s 21st and final stage.

From The42 Wildcard Pettersen seals thrilling Solheim Cup win for Europe Unlikely Hero

Wildcard Pettersen seals thrilling Solheim Cup win for Europe

Pettersen, a new mother who had hardly played in two years, was a controversial selection.

From The42 Australia retain the Ashes as England rally to tie the series All Square

Australia retain the Ashes as England rally to tie the series

Victory for the home side at the Oval means the Ashes ends in a draw for the first time since 1972.

From The42 Arsenal blow two-goal lead to drop points at lowly Watford Sting In The Tail

Arsenal blow two-goal lead to drop points at lowly Watford

Unai Emery’s inability to find a balance between his brilliant attack and shoddy defence continued in a crazy game at Vicarage Road.

Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election

The move was announced by Benjamin Netanyahu.

From The42 Leeds strike late to go top of the Championship Leeds Leeds Leeds

Leeds strike late to go top of the Championship

Marcelo Bielsa’s side got the job done in the end.

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Tear gas and water cannons used against Hong Kong democracy protesters

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets again today in Hong Kong.

'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US will work to ensure “Iran is held accountable for its aggression”.

From The42 All Blacks scotch Sonny Bill injury rumours Be Grand

All Blacks scotch Sonny Bill injury rumours

Social media in New Zealand has been abuzz with reports that the centre was heading home.

A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?

The disruption caused in Tokyo on Monday by a typhoon has ignited questions about contingency planning.

Saturday 14 September, 2019

From The42 Leaders Leipzig frustrate Bundesliga champions Bayern as Dortmund outclass Leverkusen Contenders

Leaders Leipzig frustrate Bundesliga champions Bayern as Dortmund outclass Leverkusen

Emil Forsberg scored from the spot as RB Leipzig came from behind to draw 1-1 with Bayern Munich and reclaim top spot.

From The42 Neymar jeered and insulted by PSG fans on return, wins game with last-minute overhead kick Neymarmite

Neymar jeered and insulted by PSG fans on return, wins game with last-minute overhead kick

Having been reluctantly forced to stay in France, the Brazilian then set about showing he can still make the difference.

From The42 James Forrest keeps Celtic three points clear of Rangers In Form

James Forrest keeps Celtic three points clear of Rangers

Mohamed Elyounoussi made an instant impact on his debut.

From The42 Sarri returns as injury-hit Juventus are held by Fiorentina Frustration

Sarri returns as injury-hit Juventus are held by Fiorentina

The Champions lost three payers to injury ahead of next week’s European meeting with Atletico Madrid.

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From The42 Man United end Leicester's unbeaten start to the season Relief

Man United end Leicester's unbeaten start to the season

Marcus Rashford got the only goal after just eight minutes from the penalty spot.

Abraham repays Lampard's faith with hat-trick in thrilling Wolves win

Spurs, meanwhile, got back in the groove with a battering of Crystal Palace.

Drone attacks cause fires at Saudi Arabia oil facilities

The facilities are owned by Aramco.

Trump confirms that son and heir of Osama bin Laden killed in counter-terror operation

Trump said the killing “deprives Al-Qaeda of important leadership skills and the symbolic connection to his father”.

'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe

While Mugabe leaves a divided legacy, no expense was spared for his funeral in Harare today.

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From The42 Leaders Liverpool beat Newcastle to make it 5 wins from 5 Report

Leaders Liverpool beat Newcastle to make it 5 wins from 5

They have extended their lead at the top to five points.

From The42 'I loved the World Cup up until the semi-finals. Then I hated it' Remember When

'I loved the World Cup up until the semi-finals. Then I hated it'

The pressure was ‘horrendous,’ says former South Africa player Mark Andrews.

CIA reveals it tried to train animals to spy on the Russians in the 1970s

The CIA hoped birds of prey could be trained for “emplacement” missions like dropping a listening device on a windowsill.

Friday 13 September, 2019

Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal

Le Pen’s estranged daughter Marine, who now heads the renamed National Rally, has already been charged in the case.

Roman-era 'lovers of Modena', buried hand-in-hand, were men

Exactly why the two men were carefully laid to rest with their hands interlocked remains a mystery.

From The42 Ireland's Sam Bennett earns another second-placed finish in dramatic day at Vuelta Sam The Man

Ireland's Sam Bennett earns another second-placed finish in dramatic day at Vuelta

In spite of a crash, Primoz Roglic maintained his overall lead.

From The42 Guardiola fears Laporte will be out of action for up to six months Worry

Guardiola fears Laporte will be out of action for up to six months

The key defender may not even be ready for the early knockout stages of the Champions League.

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From The42 Former world number one Osaka changes coach for second time this year Alternative

Former world number one Osaka changes coach for second time this year

The 21-year-old has announced she will no longer be working with Jermaine Jenkins.

From The42 Legendary racehorse trainer denies doping Triple Crown king Justify Controversy

Legendary racehorse trainer denies doping Triple Crown king Justify

‘I unequivocally reject any implication that scopolamine was ever intentionally administered,’ Bob Baffert said.

Paris facing biggest strike in over a decade as metro workers walk out over pension dispute

The city has come to a standstill in parts with cars sitting bumper to bumper and cycle lanes lined with commuters.

From The42 Man United add Pogba to lengthy injury list ahead of Leicester test Unavailable

Man United add Pogba to lengthy injury list ahead of Leicester test

The Frenchman will miss Saturday’s Premier League game along with compatriot Anthony Martial.

From The42 All Blacks' rising star ruled out of World Cup with concussion Duty Of Care

All Blacks' rising star ruled out of World Cup with concussion

“I’m gutted to be missing the Rugby World Cup,” 22-year-old flanker Luke Jacobson said.

From The42 Newton struggles as Panthers fall to Winston's Buccaneers NFL This post contains videos

Newton struggles as Panthers fall to Winston's Buccaneers

It was a forgettable night for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers.

All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says

A total of 34 people died in the 2 September fire.

Thursday 12 September, 2019

From The42 Bored Mourinho itching for managerial return, but only on his terms The Special One

Bored Mourinho itching for managerial return, but only on his terms

The former United boss ruled out joining a club mid-season.

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