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The issue of players demonstrating during the national anthem hit its peak after the president said at a political rally in Alabama: "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a b-- off the field right now.
  • Uber launches appeal against loss of London licence

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    The capital's transit authority - Transport for London (TfL) - said last month that it would not renew Uber's license because of its approach to reporting serious crimes, along with other concerns. In an open letter last month, Khosrowshahi apologised for "mistakes" made by Uber. Some 3.5 million passengers and 40,000 drivers use the service in London, according to Uber.
  • Rohingya deportation hearing on Nov 21, won't accept emotional argument: SC

    Rohingya deportation hearing on Nov 21, won't accept emotional argument: SC

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    The court said the government should not deport the refugees, but did not pass a formal order putting any restrictions. The Indian government had earlier told the apex court that besides being a security threat because of links to the ISI and the IS, Rohingyas will exhaust natural resources meant for Indian citizens resulting in hostility and social tensions.
  • Pakistan frees American family kidnapped five years ago

    Pakistan frees American family kidnapped five years ago

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    Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement on Thursday said the hostages were rescued "through an intelligence-based operation by Pakistani troops and the ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence)". The hostages are "safe and sound and are being repatriated to the country of their origin", the military statement said, after the rescue in Kurram tribal agency, one of seven semi-autonomous tribal areas along the Afghan border.
  • New Orleans police officer shot and killed, suspect also shot

    New Orleans police officer shot and killed, suspect also shot

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    The identities of the officer and suspect have not been released. Harrison said the shooter is believed to be a 30-year-old man. "Our officer has expired", said Superintendent Michael Harrison. She said officers went around knocking on doors and ushered residents out of the building. The NOPD, Louisiana State Police and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are investigating the scene.
  • Turkish Forces Say Installing 'Observation Posts' in Syria's Idlib

    Turkish Forces Say Installing 'Observation Posts' in Syria's Idlib

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    The Turkish military began setting up observation posts in northern Syria's Idlib province on Thursday as part of a "de-escalation" deal which it agreed on last month with Iran and Russian Federation. Three other de-escalation zones are now operating in south-western Syria, eastern Ghouta (suburbs of Damascus) and northern Homs province. The convoy was heading to Sheikh Barakat, a hilltop that overlooks large areas of rebel-held northwestern Syria, but also the Afrin area held by Kurdish ...
  • Who Can Still Make the World Cup?

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    Given that only 23 countries have qualified for next year's finals so far, the figure would appear to show many fans have lost interest in the team following their underwhelming recent displays. They will now definitely get two strong teams in their group when they could have escaped this when in a pot with all other European teams. In Group C, it comes down to Morocco and the Ivory Coast .
  • SCA dismisses Zuma appeal on corruption charges

    SCA dismisses Zuma appeal on corruption charges

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    The case was scrapped a month before Zuma, 75, became president in 2009 after recorded phone calls indicated the investigator's actions may have been politically motivated. Advocate Kemp J Kemp, counsel for Zuma, made the same concession. In his decision to reject their appeal, Judge Lorimer Leach said it was "irrational" for the NPA to have set the charges aside.
  • UAE announces halt to visa issuance to N.Koreans

    UAE announces halt to visa issuance to N.Koreans

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    North Korean laborers working overseas are one of the major sources of foreign currency for Pyongyang. In a statement from the UAE's foreign ministry Thursday, North Korea's ambassador has been told to leave the country, and Dubai will also recall its own envoy from Pyongyang.
  • Nawaz Sharif's daughter, son-in-law get bail in Panama Papers case

    Nawaz Sharif's daughter, son-in-law get bail in Panama Papers case

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    The clashes outside the court in Islamabad broke out shortly on October 13 before the arrival of Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar. The judge had expressed his fury over absence of the members of Sharif family and had made a decision to separate cases of each member in order to differentiate between present and absent accused.
  • Tagbo: My heart is pure - Davido

    Tagbo: My heart is pure - Davido

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    Share your thoughts in the comment section or join the #AmoréNation community to join in the gist. This outburst comes hours after the Lagos police re-invited him for questioning . "To be objective and verify facts, I called for a pre-investigation meeting in my conference room". Imohimi also claimed that hospital footage showed a white vehicle owned by Davido near the hospital on the night of Umeike's death.