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O.J. Simpson banned from Las Vegas hotel bar

O.J. Simpson was banned from a Las Vegas hotel bar Wednesday, but it remains unclear if he was behaving in an unruly manner, as reported. If Simpson were drunk at the time, that could violate the terms of his parole following his release from a Nevada prison last month.<div class="bingadsoneclick" id="bingadsoneclick" data-id="91" data-m='{"i":91,"p":78,"n":"bingadsoneclick","y":8,"o":13}' data…

Catalonia passes bill for vote on independence from Spain

Region on collision course with Madrid after clearing plans for October 1 referendum The Catalan parliament has approved a law to hold a referendum to break away from Spain, setting it on a collision course with Madrid, which has vowed to stop it. A majority of the regional parliament, which is controlled by pro-independence parties, voted in favour of the bill, which is designed to give a legal basis for a binding referendum vote on October 1. The law puts the Catalan regional government in ope…

Hurricane Irma, an “extremely dangerous” Category 5 hurricane, is barreling toward the Greater Antilles and Southern Florida.

Hurricane Irma is an “extremely dangerous” Category 5, barreling toward the Greater Antilles and Southern Florida. It’s already the strongest hurricane ever recorded outside the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, and it’s likely to make landfall somewhere in Florida over the weekend. If it does, the impact could be catastrophic. The storm is life-threatening for the United States and British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and the Bahamas. Hurricane warnings have…

Conor Mcgregor was homeless

Less than 10 years ago, Conor Mcgregor was homeless. While homeless he met a woman named Dee Devlin. She took him off the streets, moved Conor into her tiny apartment and fed him daily.All she ever asked was that he worked hard and believed in himself. She struggled to buy expensive, healthy food so Conor could train and stay focused... but she stuck by him.ONLY 6 years ago, Conor was a plumber... barely living above poverty, but Dee stuck by him.Last night, Dee sat in in attendance to once agai…

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Parliament shooting: Police officer 'stabbed'

A police officer has been stabbed in the Houses of Parliament in central London, in what police are treating as a terrorist incident.Commons Leader David Lidington told MPs the "alleged assailant was shot by armed police".There are also reports of as many as five people being "mowed down" on nearby Westminster Bridge.MPs said they had heard three or four gunshots. A Downing Street source said Prime Minister Theresa May was "OK".Prime Minister Theresa May was seen be…

LE TON MONTE DANGEREUSEMENT ENTRE ANKARA ET PLUSIEURS ÉTATS MEMBRES DE L'UE

En campagne électorale auprès de la diaspora turque, comme ici à Metz, plusieurs ministres turcs ont fustigé les villes européennes qui refusaient de les accueillir, à l’image de Rotterdam.“Aux Pays-Bas, la soi-disant capitale de la démocratie, et je dis ça entre guillemets parce qu’ils sont la capitale du fascisme”, a déclaré le chef de la diplomatie turque, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, après une manifestation de soutien à Ankara, dispersée manu militari non loin du consulat de Turquie de Rotterdam.Le Pre…

ERDOGAN AMENAZA A HOLANDA CON QUE "PAGARÁ" NO HABER PERMITIDO HABLAR A SUS MINISTROS EN ROTTERDAM

El ministro de Exteriores Mevlut Cavusoglu y el presidente turco Recep Tayyip Erdogan critican al unísono la actitud de Holanda. Ambos han atacado con palabras muy duras la decisión de prohibir el aterrizaje del ministro y la expulsión de otra. Cavusoglu no pudo dar su mitin en Holanda, pero sí en Francia. Mevlut Cavusoglu, Ministro de Exteriores de Turquía: “Holanda, la llamada capital de la democracia, entre comillas, porque en realidad es la capital del fascismo” dijo Mevlut Cavusoglu durante…

TURQUIA E HOLANDA ABREM "GUERRA DIPLOMÁTICA"

Turquia e Holanda protagonizaram este domingo uma verdadeira “guerra diplomática”.Depois de ver recusada a visita ao território holandês, Mevlut Cavusoglu deslocou-se a um comício da diáspora turca na cidade francesa de Metz, durante o qual não hesitou em lançar um novo ataque a Haia.O chefe da diplomacia turca afirmou que “na Holanda, a chamada capital da democracia […] é na realidade a capital do fascismo”.A decisão de bloquear a visita de Cavusoglu e expulsar a ministra turca da Famíli…

HOW EU COUNTRIES HAVE RESPONDED TO TURKEY RALLIES

The Turkish government is seeking the support of its nationals in Europe for a referendum over enhanced powers for its president. However, many countries are uneasy about foreign government officials, especially those from a government criticised for clamping down on democratic rights, campaigning on their territory.In the absence of an EU-wide response, different measures have been applied. NetherlandsTwo Turkish ministers were prevented from addressing rallies. Foreign minister Mevlut Cavusogl…

LA COLÈRE DE BERLIN QUAND ERDOGAN ÉVOQUE DES "PRATIQUES NAZIES"

Berlin a réagi avec colère aux accusations de “pratiques nazies” du président turc, au moment où les deux pays multiplient les passes d’armes après l’interdiction de meetings électoraux pro-Erdogan en Allemagne.Cette flambée de tensions politiques vient détériorer des relations déjà difficiles: la Turquie a très mal pris les critiques allemandes des derniers mois sur le respect de la liberté d’expression et des droits de l’opposition après les purges déclenchées à la suite du putsch raté de juil…

ANGELA MERKEL CALIFICA DE "INADMISIBLE" LA COMPARACIÓN CON EL NAZISMO REALIZADA POR EL PRESIDENTE

En un acto celebrado el domingo en Ankara, Recep Tayyip Erdogan comparó la cancelación de los mítines que varios ministros turcos tenían previsto celebrar en Alemania con “las prácticas nazis”.Unas declaraciones que han reavivado la tensión entre los dos países. “Existen profundas diferencias entre Alemania y Turquía en temas como el estado de la libertad de prensa y de opinión en ese país y sobre el destino de más de cien periodistas encarcelados, entre ellos nuestro compatriota, el periodista,…

GERMANY'S ANGELA MERKEL HITS BACK OVER 'NAZI' CLAIMS BY TURKEY'S PRESIDENT ERDOGAN

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fiercely rejected comments made by Turkey’s President that Nazi practices were being used in her country.Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the claims after rallies designed to woo Turkish voters in Germany ahead of a referendum were cancelled. Some 1.4 million Turks who live in Germany can vote in Erdogan’s April referendum, which will grant the president more powers.Relations have also soured following the detention of Turkish-German journalist Deniz Yücel…