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With Brexit looming, the future of Ireland is at stake

With Brexit looming, the future of Ireland is at stake

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David Callaway , Opinion contributor Published 6: 00 a.m. ET Aug. 15, 2019 | Updated 8: 38 a.m. ET Aug. 15, 2019It would be one of the great ironies of history if the U.K. departure from the EU actually led to the end of its occupation of Northern Ireland.DERRY, Northern Ireland — From the 400-year-old walls of Derry, famous for blocking the siege of King James II and his Catholics in 1689, you can easily look out across the River Foyle to see the hills of County Donegal beyond the Irish border. In this city where history is a living battle, the border is once again at the center of the ancient Irish question.“It’s not the Irish border, it’s the British border,” shouts Paul Doherty, a local tour guide who specializes in…
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Conor McGregor, former MMA fighter, tosses sucker punch at male in The Mable Arch Club in Ireland over whisky shots – CBS News

Conor McGregor, former MMA fighter, tosses sucker punch at male in The Mable Arch Club in Ireland over whisky shots – CBS News

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Conor McGregor was taped on video apparently sucker punching an older male inside a Dublin bar previously this year. The attack took location as the retired MMA fighter was taking pleasure in shots of whisky with other customers. On Thursday, TMZ posted surveillance footage drawn from inside The Marble Arch Club, where McGregor was seeking to purchase a round of his Correct Twelve whisky for people in the middle of the day. Among the males inside declined, putting the glasses back on the counter twice and seemingly irritating the one-time fighter. The April 6 video shows McGregor downing a shot with 3 other customers before taking a swing at the male who wasn't anticipating it. In spite of that, the man appeared unfazed after the attack and McGregor was quickly…
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England v Wales: Lock Alun Wyn Jones to set caps record against England

England v Wales: Lock Alun Wyn Jones to set caps record against England

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Media playback is not supported on this gadget. Alun Wyn Jones 'is worthy of the distinctions' coming his method - Gatland World Cup warm-up: England v Wales Location: Twickenham Date: Sunday, 11 August Kick-off: 14: 00 BST Coverage: Live on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC 5 Live Bonus & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary Alun Wyn Jones will appear in a Welsh record 135 th Test when he captains the group in Sunday's World Cup warm-up versus England at Twickenham. The 33- year-old will make his 126 th appearance for Wales, having likewise won 9 British and Irish Lions caps. He beats the mark set by prop Gethin Jenkins, who made 129 looks for Wales and played in 5 Lions Tests. Lock…
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Viewpoint: The Open Champion at Portrush might be just thing Northern Ireland can settle on

Viewpoint: The Open Champion at Portrush might be just thing Northern Ireland can settle on

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Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports By:-LRB- ***************) Eamon Lynch | July 15, 2019 1: 04 pm PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland-- When Darren Clarke steps to the tee at Royal Portrush at 6: 35 a.m. Thursday morning and gets the 148 th Open Championship underway, he will end up being the first Northern Irishman to fire a shot here and have it generally invited. That observation may be routine, but whistling past the graveyard is a common characteristic among those of us who matured in Northern Ireland throughout what we euphemistically called 'the Troubles.' And Thursday will be simply the most recent in a series of days that as soon as appeared so improbable regarding be barely worth the dream. August 31, 1994 was one. The Irish Republican Army announced a ceasefire, starting…
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Look for Different Tickets Prior To Scheduling a Connecting Flight

Look for Different Tickets Prior To Scheduling a Connecting Flight

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Picture: Pixabay Long stopovers aren't all terrible; if you're linking in an unfamiliar city, it's an opportunity to check out a new destination for a few hours and up until your next flight departs. However if you aren't finding an ideal itinerary due to the fact that your connection is too narrow, you can broaden your choices by scheduling each leg of that connection individually; you may even save a little money in the procedure." I took an early morning flight to Chicago, where I had actually booked an afternoon flight to Beijing for $600 big salami," Arizona Republic's Melissa Yeager writes. "That was half the price of scheduling straight through. On a flight between Morocco and Berlin, I stopped overnight in Madrid saving myself money and [add] a stop…
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Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt raise Brexit stakes with views on Irish backstop – The World and Mail

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt raise Brexit stakes with views on Irish backstop – The World and Mail

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Conservative management competitors Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt take part in a debate in Manchester. MATT FROST/AFP/Getty Images The two contenders to become Britain's next prime minister raised the Brexit stakes by saying they will dispose of a contentious part of the European Union divorce deal agreed by outbound leader Theresa May. The British pound fell to a 27- month low of US$ 1.24 Tuesday after Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt appeared to make it more most likely that the United Kingdom will leave the EU without an agreement on the terms to smooth the way. Britain's Parliament has consistently declined Ms. Might's handle the bloc, in large part since of a measure developed to keep products and people flowing freely throughout the border in between the U.K.'s Northern Ireland…
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Read the House Resolution Condemning ‘Trump’s Racist Comments Directed at Members of Congress’

Read the House Resolution Condemning ‘Trump’s Racist Comments Directed at Members of Congress’

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ImageRepresentative Tom Malinowski, Democrat of New Jersey, on Tuesday before a vote to condemn as racist President Trump’s attacks against four congresswomen. Mr. Malinowski was a co-author of the resolution.CreditCreditErin Schaff/The New York TimesThe House of Representatives voted Tuesday on a resolution condemning recent remarks by President Trump as “racist comments that have legitimized increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of color.”Mr. Trump had attacked four congresswomen of color — Representatives Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ayanna S. Pressley of Massachusetts — saying they could “go back” to the countries from which they came, though all but one were born in the United States.Mr. Trump defended himself. “Those Tweets were NOT Racist,” he tweeted. “I don’t have a…
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Jill Ellis Will Step Down as U.S. Women’s Coach

Jill Ellis Will Step Down as U.S. Women’s Coach

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Ellis’s decision to leave her post comes less than a month after she led the United States to its second straight Women’s World Cup title.ImageJill Ellis led the United States to two consecutive Women’s World Cup titles.CreditCreditElsa/Getty ImagesJill Ellis knew last Christmas. Ellis knew she had done almost everything she had wanted to do as coach of the United States women’s soccer team, knew she had taken its players about as far as she could. She knew what it felt like to lift the World Cup trophy, what it felt like to compete at the Olympics, and she knew it would be wonderful to experience those feelings again. But she also knew that every coach, and every team — even a great one — eventually runs its course, and she…
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EU’s Juncker informs Britain: no-deal Brexit will hurt you the most

EU’s Juncker informs Britain: no-deal Brexit will hurt you the most

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker indications the visitor book during his go to at the Finnish Parliament in Helsinki, Finland, July 5,2019 Emmi Korhonen/Lehtikuva through REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS OFFERED BY A 3RD PARTY. NO 3RD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USAGE BY REUTERS 3RD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS. FINLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN FINLAND. VIENNA (Reuters) - A no-deal Brexit would injure Britain more than the rest of Europe no matter how much Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government pretends otherwise, outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stated in remarks released on Saturday. Britain has actually been pressing the European Union to amend the terms of Britain's withdrawal contract, saying Brussels would have to take obligation for a no-deal Brexit if it does not compromise. However at…
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Criticism of Wales’ World Cup warm-up schedule is fair, says Gatland

Criticism of Wales’ World Cup warm-up schedule is fair, says Gatland

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Warren Gatland will leave his post as Wales head coach after the 2019 World Cup World Cup warm-up: England v Wales Location: Twickenham Date: Sunday, 11 August Kick-off: 14: 00 BST Protection: Survive On BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC 5 Live Extra & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary Head coach Warren Gatland states it is "fair" to criticise Wales' choice to play four World Cup warm-up matches. Famous full-back JPR Williams and fly-half James Hook are among those who have actually voiced concerns that players might suffer injuries prior to the competition. Wales face England at Twickenham on Sunday and in Cardiff on Saturday, 17 August, prior to playing Ireland house and away on 31 August and 7 September." I understand the…
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