Iraqi PM pledges reforms to calm angry protests

BAGHDAD: The Iraqi government announced a series of reforms early on Sunday after an “extraordinary” session overnight in response to sweeping anti-government rallies that have left nearly 100 dead in less than a week. The United Nations on Saturday urged an end to violence in Iraq, after five days of protests calling for the government […]

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Boris Johnson’s Brexit proposal is ‘unlikely to work,’ strategist says

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s latest proposal to take his country out of the European Union would divide Ireland and therefore “is unlikely to work,” a strategist said on Thursday. The U.K. currently has until Oct. 31 to leave the EU — with or without a deal. That deadline has been pushed back multiple times […]

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Premier League: Ten talking points from Rodgers’ Liverpool return to Emery’s midfield muddle

1. Rodgers returns to Anfield – and Leicester could beat Liverpool Brendan Rodgers returns to Anfield for the first time since leaving Liverpool, and he brings with him a Leicester side fully capable of ending Jurgen Klopp’s side’s winning start. Liverpool may have made a perfect Premier League start but they have looked somewhat vulnerable at the back, […]

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Should we treat incels as terrorists?

In April of 2018, a 25-year-old man killed 10 people in downtown Toronto and injured many more. A Facebook post hinted that the killer was part of the incel movement, a mostly online community of men obsessed with their own “involuntary celibacy.” Last week, an interview transcript and video removed all doubt — the perpetrator […]

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Yankees fans rightly ripped for chanting ‘Uber!’ at Twins’ starting pitcher

MLB Playoffs: Yankees fans rightly ripped for chanting Uber at pitcher 1.4k shares share tweet pin sms send email By: Andy Nesbitt | October 5, 2019 8:01 pm Follow @nesbittandy1 A group of New York Yankees fans at Saturday’s Game 2 of the their team’s series with the Minnesota Twins apparently thought they were being […]

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Porque é que Red Dead Redemption 2 chega apenas em dezembro à Steam?

A Rockstar anunciou há momentos a data de lançamento de Red Dead Redemption 2 no PC, que está marcada para o dia 5 de novembro, bem como a sua chegada ao serviço streaming da Google, Google Stadia,quando este chegar ao mercado, durante o mês de novembro. Mas uma das surpresas deste anúncio prende-se com o […]

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Titeloffenbarung zur NYCC? Erste Fotos zur dritten The Walking Dead-Serie veröffentlicht

Am Samstag, den 5. Oktober findet im Rahmen der New York Comic Con ein umfassendes Panel für das The Walking Dead-Universum statt. Als Vorgeschmack gibt es die ersten Bilder aus dem nächsten Spin-off direkt über den offiziellen Twitter-Account des Zombie-Dauerhits. Kein Titel, dafür erste Fotos Die dritte The Walking Dead-Serie hat noch keinen Titel. Dafür […]

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Andrew Coyne: You can’t be leader of one country and pledge allegiance to another

If hypocrisy is the tribute vice pays to virtue, virtue must be feeling awfully flattered of late. Hardly had we digested the news that Justin Trudeau, for all his attempts to tar opponents as racially insensitive troglodytes — certainly next to his own exquisitely sensitive self — had made something of a hobby of dressing […]

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WWE Hell in a Cell 2019: How to watch, match card, start times and WWE Network – CNET

Everything is great in wrestling town. WWE What an insane week to be a wrestling fan. On Friday’s SmackDown, Cain Velasquez made his WWE debut by punking out Brock Lesnar — moments after Lesnar won the WWE Championship off Kofi Kingston. Days earlier, AEW launched its own weekly TV show, Dynamite, going head to head […]

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Why a St-Hubert Plaza electronics store is thriving despite construction

While many businesses in the St-Hubert Plaza are feeling negative effects from a major renovation project, one electronics store is thriving and the owners are crediting their deep roots in the community. Co-owner Danny Monaco first began working at Radio St-Hubert 45 years ago while still in CEGEP. He said that while the area has […]

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A.L.D.S. Game 2: How the Yankees Beat the Twins

From 2016 to 2018, Didi Gregorius was a cornerstone for the Yankees. He played slick defense at his demanding shortstop position, improved his plate discipline and smashed at least 20 home runs each year, a crucial left-handed counterbalance in a Yankees’ lineup heavy on right-handers. But this season was anything but smooth for Gregorius. He […]

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Pokémon Sword and Shield got a 24-hour livestream to give fans a preview

Viewers were able to watch new characters appear in a mysterious, fictional forest. On average, about 25,000 people were watching the stream at any given time throughout the day. It was produced to promote the new “Pokémon Sword” and “Shield” games arriving on Nintendo Switch on November 15. Towards the end of the livestream, amidst […]

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Scheer confident in campaign’s vetting process despite candidate’s LGBTQ slurs

On the last day of a difficult week on the campaign trail for Andrew Scheer, the Conservative leader visibly didn’t want to talk about a B.C. candidate he fired the previous night for slurs she had made against LGBTQ people. Upon his exit from glad-handing at a harvest festival in Newcastle, Ont., reporters tried to […]

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Trump seethes over impeachment inquiry and slams critics

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is seething over an impeachment inquiry into his conduct after Democrats subpoenaed the White House about contacts with Ukraine and he signaled his administration would not cooperate. In a series of tweets on Saturday sent as the presidential motorcade ferried him to his Virginia golf course, Trump defended his comments and […]

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Brexit deadline could be extended again, says UK lawmaker

With the European Union appearing lukewarm toward U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s latest Brexit proposal, the deadline for Britain to leave the bloc could once again be pushed back, according to a British lawmaker. The U.K. currently has until Oct. 31 to leave the EU. Britain’s departure has been pushed back multiple times from the […]

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New trailers: Birds of Prey, 1917, The King’s Man, and more

Jake is still out, so you’re stuck with my rambling thoughts on the art of cinema again this week. I didn’t really watch any movies this week, so I’m going to use this time to talk about big-budget adaptations of books — specifically, books I like. In the post-Harry Potter boom, it felt like every […]

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Kansas basketball stunned after Snoop Dogg does Snoop Dogg things

The Kansas Jayhawks basketball team kicked off its 2019-20 season with “Late Night in the Phog” on Friday, an evening that was capped by an eyebrow-raising performance by rap legend Snoop Dogg. Snoop Dogg delivered a show that may not have been suitable for any kids in attendance, complete with explicit lyrics and pole dancers. […]

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Monster Hunter: World vai receber evento crossover com Resident Evil 2 Remake

Dois universos da Capcom vão colidir, quando Monster Hunter World: Iceborne receber um evento crossover com Resident Evil 2 Remake em novembro. O evento levará Leon, Claire e zombies para os caçadores do Novo Mundo, assim como armas exclusivas inspiradas na série de mortos-vivos da companhia. Além disso, a Assistente não será mais a simpática […]

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Der Aufstieg Skywalkers: Wurden die zwei wichtigsten Fragen längst beantwortet?

Für Der Aufstieg Sykwalkers waren zwei Fragen besonders bedeutsam. Mit Episode 9 sollen die Drehbuchautoren J. J. Abrams und Chris Terrio nicht nur die Sequel-Trilogie beenden, sondern gleichzeitig die komplette Star Wars-Saga abschließen. Jetzt enthüllt Terrio die zwei Fragen, die bei der Entstehung der finalen Episode am wichtigsten waren: Frage 1: Wer ist Rey? “Eine […]

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John Ivison: This doesn’t look like reconciliation, it looks like self-interest

“I never want to hear one single Liberal pronounce the word ‘reconciliation’ ever again,” said former NDP MP Romeo Saganash on hearing that the federal government is appealing a ruling to compensate First Nations children harmed by the on-reserve child welfare system. Justin Trudeau was elected in 2015 partly on a pledge that “no relationship […]

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Microsoft’s Surface Duo phone just might beat Galaxy Fold’s shaky track record – CNET

Microsoft is betting on a dual screen phone as opposed to a foldable display. Sarah Tew/CNET Foldable phones versus dual-screen devices that have a seam down the middle. Any way you bend it, phones that fold in half are touted as our mobile future. Microsoft’s take on the doubled-screen device, the Android-based Surface Duo (no, not […]

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Bernie Sanders Suffered Heart Attack, Doctors Confirm

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt. has been released from a Las Vegas hospital three days after a heart attack, his doctors revealed in a statement through his presidential campaign Friday. The Democratic presidential candidate was first admitted to the hospital on Tuesday. His campaign hadn’t disclosed any information on Sanders’ specific condition at that time, noting […]

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HEC Montreal social event cancelled after two drunk students hospitalized

The HEC Montreal is cancelling its 4-a-7 social events for a few weeks after two students became so drunk on Thursday night they had to be taken to hospital. “Usually everything goes well, but last night, two students had to be taken to the hospital because they were too drunk,” said HEC spokesperson Marie-Pierre Hamel […]

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