Day: September 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and the sports world engaged in an intensifying spat on Saturday after he called for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the U.S. national anthem and disinvited a National Basketball Association star from a White House visit. Responding to Trump’s attacks on football players who
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114 countries support restriction on the right to veto of the permanent members of the UN Security Council, the foreign minister of Lichtenstein Aurelia Frick stated. Moscow disagrees to this proposal. The deputy permanent representative of Russia in UN Vladimir Safronkov said any idea on limiting the authorities of the UN SC permanent members is
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MILAN (Reuters) – Italian designer Angela Missoni celebrated 20 years at the creative helm of the family-owned knitwear brand with a party-inspired collection, declaring herself proud of having kept the brand relevant over the years. “I wanted to celebrate my twentieth anniversary given it’s a relevant moment for any designer,” Missoni told reporters at the
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PARIS (Reuters) – French far-left opposition party leader Jean-Luc Melenchon drew tens of thousands to a rally on Saturday against President Emmanuel Macron’s labor reforms, aiming to reinforce his credentials as Macron’s strongest political opponent. Trade union protests against Macron’s plan to make hiring and firing easier and give companies more power over working conditions
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(Note: Strong language in paragraphs 2 and 5) By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s call for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the U.S. national anthem revealed an “unfortunate lack of respect” for the NFL and its players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Saturday. Goodell, in
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