Day: March 16, 2019

Massive legitimate-Catalan rally staged in Madrid

Massive legitimate-Catalan rally staged in Madrid

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Protesters carried signs that read “Freedom to political prisoners” Tens of thousands of supporters of Catalan independence have rallied in Spain’s capital Madrid in protest at an ongoing trial of 12 separatist leaders. Many waved Catalan flags and had placards reading “Self-determination is not a crime”. Protest organisers said 120,000…

Dilapidated Love Island star dies used 26

Dilapidated Love Island star dies used 26

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mike Thalassitis rose to fame on ITV’s Love Island show Love Island star Mike Thalassitis has died aged 26, his management has confirmed. The 26-year-old reality television star and former footballer was reportedly found dead in Essex on Friday. He found fame on the 2017 series of the ITV…

DUP says disorders remain over Brexit deal

DUP says disorders remain over Brexit deal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds speaks to the media outside the Cabinet Office on Friday The Democratic Unionist Party has said there are “still issues to be discussed” with the government as Theresa May continues to try to win support for her Brexit deal. Mrs May is expected to bring…

U.S. Navy feeble held in Iran sentenced to 10 years in detention middle, lawyer says

U.S. Navy feeble held in Iran sentenced to 10 years in detention middle, lawyer says

Christal Hayes USA TODAY Published 5:02 PM EDT Mar 16, 2019 WASHINGTON – A U.S. Navy veteran was sentenced to 10 years in an Iranian prison, according to his attorney, potentially fueling more friction between the United States and Iran.  Michael T. White, a veteran from California who has been held in the country since July, was given…

Chelsea Clinton berated by students blaming her ‘rhetoric’ for inflicting Unique Zealand shootings

Chelsea Clinton berated by students blaming her ‘rhetoric’ for inflicting Unique Zealand shootings

Christal Hayes USA TODAY Published 5:00 PM EDT Mar 16, 2019 WASHINGTON – Video of Chelsea Clinton being confronted by several students who claimed her “rhetoric” had “stoked” the New Zealand mosque attacks went viral Saturday — and allowed for an unexpected bipartisan moment as Republicans came to her defense.  The video was taken Friday at a…

March Madness bubble look: Convention tourney winners and losers sooner than Preference Sunday

March Madness bubble look: Convention tourney winners and losers sooner than Preference Sunday

Scott Gleeson USA TODAY Published 4:41 PM EDT Mar 16, 2019 Selection Sunday is quickly approaching, and it’s win or go to the NIT for a good chunk of NCAA tournament bubble teams competing in conference tournaments.  With only seven spots open, a dozen or so teams with borderline credentials are looking to enhance their résumés enough…