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Mark Williams says World Snooker treatment of family ‘pathetic’

Mark Williams says World Snooker treatment of family ‘pathetic’

Williams through to second round of World Championship - best shotsDefending champion Mark Williams described World Snooker's treatment of his family as "pathetic" after his first-round World Championship win against Martin Gould in Sheffield. Williams said his son, 12, could not wish him good luck before the match as he had used his two backstage…
Explosions in Tripoli suburb after air strike as death toll rises

Explosions in Tripoli suburb after air strike as death toll rises

Explosions have shaken Libya's capital Tripoli following an air strike, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the city held by the internationally-recognised government. Powerful explosions, believed to be caused by aerial bombing, were reported early on Sunday across Tripoli's southern districts, with residents saying they saw an aircraft…
‘How do we make amends?’: House Dems debate reparations

‘How do we make amends?’: House Dems debate reparations

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee's bill, H.R. 40, would focus on the way racism has been embedded in the nation’s institutions, rather than simply doling out cash. The bill has gained nearly 50 co-sponsors so far. | Alex Edelmann/AFP/Getty Images Democrats have sidestepped the debate over reparations for African-Americans for decades. But now the issue is…
Manchester City 1-0 Tottenham: ‘Gripping and nervy in a different way’

Manchester City 1-0 Tottenham: ‘Gripping and nervy in a different way’

Teenager Phil Foden scored his first Premier League goal in Manchester City's 1-0 win over TottenhamManchester City and Tottenham delivered an all-time classic in the Champions League on Wednesday night. It gave this Premier League sequel an impossible act to follow. Yet, even though it was settled by teenager Phil Foden's early header as opposed…
Explosions at Sri Lankan churches, hotels kill at least 138 | CBC News

Explosions at Sri Lankan churches, hotels kill at least 138 | CBC News

At least 138 people were killed, including nine foreigners, in six near simultaneous and co-ordinated explosions that rocked three churches and three luxury hotels frequented by tourists in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, in one of the deadliest blasts in the country's history, officials said. The blasts targeted St Anthony's Church in Colombo, St Sebastian's Church…
What do refugees think of their Italian hosts?

What do refugees think of their Italian hosts?

Rome, Italy - In June 2018, two Italian populist parties formed a new government with an anti-immigration agenda. Italy started turning away NGO rescue boats at sea, evicted refugees from a camp and an abandoned building in Rome, and introduced a decree that scrapped a whole category of humanitarian protection. But the government's far-right platform…