Leicester City owner’s helicopter crashes leaving stadium

Image copyright Liam Hopkin / @hopkin_liam Image caption One witness said he heard “a big bang” and then saw “a big fireball” The Leicester City owner’s helicopter has crashed in a car park outside the club’s ground, shortly after taking off following a match. It is not known if Vichai …

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Italians Protest in Rome About Dismal State of the City

ROME — Thousands of Romans gathered in front of City Hall on Saturday morning to protest the state of the Italian capital, where garbage is piled high on pothole-filled streets that have become a hazard for cars but a haven for wild boars, and where public buses catch on fire. …

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Ireland Votes to Overturn Constitutional Ban on Blasphemy

Ireland has voted to remove a reference to blasphemy as a punishable offense from the country’s constitution, paving the way for repeal of a law that criminalizes public utterances judged offensive to religious sensibilities. The decision in a referendum on Friday is the latest signal reflecting the country’s weakening adherence …

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Control of U.S. Senate may hinge on possible Mississippi runoff

By Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) – A crowded U.S. Senate race in Republican stronghold Mississippi could set the stage for weeks of uncertainty over which party ends up controlling the upper chamber of Congress after the Nov. 6 elections. Two Republicans and two Democrats are contesting a special election to serve …

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Driven by Trump Policy Changes, Fracking Booms on Public Lands

Ms. McDonald, then a top lobbyist at the Independent Petroleum Association of America, also intervened on behalf of oil companies like Chesapeake, ConocoPhillips and EOG Resources, pushing for specific changes in zones set up in Wyoming to protect sage grouses. “To ignore the problem,” Ms. McDonald wrote in a July …

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Dumb Questions For The World’s Greatest Free Solo Climber Alex Honnold

Funny Or Die writer Tam sits down with mountain climber and all around adventurer Alex Honnold, the star of the new National Geographic Film “Free Solo” for a very candid interview. Together the two discuss how to deal with natural bodily functions while scaling El Capitan as well as watch …

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Damn millenials! – 9GAG

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Gauging the Fed’s Next Move

Text size The Federal Reserve will almost certainly raise interest rates this year—but don’t count on it doing so at this week’s meeting. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Zach Gibson/Bloomberg The prices of overnight index swaps imply there is a 98% chance the Federal Open Market Committee will leave its policy …

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