Thursday, July 19th, 2018


Chile imposes tough new immigration measures

Chile imposes tougher immigration measures to cope with the influx of migrants from neighbouring countries. Source: Aljazeera


S Korea government liable for botched MV Sewol rescue: court

A court orders the South Korean government to pay $177,000 for families of deceased passengers of ill-fated ferry. Source: Aljazeera

Why Africa's best was not good enough at World Cup 2018

All five African representatives at Russia 2018 crashed out at the group stage for the first time in 36 years. Source: Aljazeera

Syria: Evacuation of rebel-besieged towns in Idlib complete

Residents of Shia-majority towns will head to government areas in return for the release of rebels held in prisons. Source: Aljazeera

Hodeidah's displaced flee fighting, seek refuge in Lahij

Camps are being set up in the neighbouring province to accommodate those displaced by fighting in the port city. Source: Aljazeera

Government air raids pound rebel holdout in southwest Syria

Syrian army's campaign intensifies as Nawa, the largest urban centre still held by rebels in Deraa, comes under attack. Source: Aljazeera

What are the limits of foreign lobbying in the UK?

The United Arab Emirates is accused of helping to boost Islamophobia in Britain. Source: Aljazeera

Turkey's emergency ends as bill seeks to keep some of its powers

State of emergency imposed in 2016 is lifted as bill seeking to retain some of its powers is brought to parliament. Source: ...

Dutch FM under fire after making discriminatory remarks

Foreign Minister Stef Blok calls Suriname "a failed state" and says ethnic divisions are genetically determined. Source: Aljazeera

Iraq struggles with economic, energy crises as protests spread

Unrest over lack of electricity and other basic services that began in Basra last week has spread to other large cities. Source: ...

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France's Game Plan In The World Cup Final Was Just "Give It To Kylian Mbappé"

July 19, 2018
Throughout the World Cup, 19-year-old Kylian Mbappé showed why he was worth over $200 million to PSG last ...

Way-Too-Hardcore Toronto FC Supporters Started A Fire In Their Opponent's Stadium

July 19, 2018
Some Toronto FC fans went fucking buckwild tonight during their Canadian Championship semifinal match against the Ottawa Fury. ...

Here's Michigan State's Settlement Agreement With Larry Nassar's Victims

July 19, 2018
Documents filed last week in a U.S. district court show the full details of the settlement between Michigan ...

Angels Defend Mike Trout After MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Says He Should Market Himself More [Update]

July 19, 2018
MLB czar Rob Manfred had a pretty short-sighted take to lob at Angels outfielder Mike Trout. Manfred said ...

The Dodgers Have Won The Manny Machado Sweepstakes, Finally

July 19, 2018
Manny Machado is heading west. USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reported yesterday that the Baltimore Orioles had the framework ...

Here's The Police Body-Cam Footage After The Pickup Basketball 911 Call

July 19, 2018
By now you might be familiar with the story of a Virginia man who sought out law enforcement ...

GameStops Have Excellent DIY Fixes For NBA 2K19's Outdated LeBron Signs

July 19, 2018
At the time LeBron James was announced as one of NBA 2K19's cover stars, he was a Cleveland ...

The 10 Best Deals of July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018
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Titans' Jurrell Casey Says He'll Keep Protesting Injustice Despite NFL's New Anthem Policy

July 18, 2018
Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey regularly demonstrated during the national anthem before games last season, and even though ...

The Three Best Backpacking Tents, According To You

July 18, 2018
After exploring all the options you submitted, these three tents set up camp at the summit of the ...

Many A Dong Was Blasted Into The Night In The 2018 All-Star Game

July 18, 2018
Tuesday night’s MLB All-Star Game started slowly. It was a 2–2 game headed into the eighth inning, and ...

Serving Up A Three-Run Homer Is Somehow Only The Second-Worst Part Of Josh Hader's Night

July 18, 2018
Brewers reliever Josh Hader pitched just a third of an inning during Tuesday night’s MLB All-Star Game, and ...

Rich Dauer, Astros Coach Who Nearly Died During 2017 Championship Parade, Joins All-Star Game Coaching Staff

July 18, 2018
This is very cool. Rich Dauer has been out of baseball since he collapsed during the Houston Astros ...

Tiffany Hayes Steals, Then Scores An Extremely Badass Buzzer-Beater

July 18, 2018
The Connecticut Sun probably thought they would be the only ones with a buzzer beating opportunity as the ...

Report: Cardinals TE Ricky Seals-Jones Arrested After Hotel Refuses To Let Him Go To The Bathroom

July 18, 2018
Arizona Cardinals tight end Ricky Seals-Jones was reportedly arrested by Scottsdale Police over the weekend and charged with ...

MLB Commissioner: Actually It Is Mike Trout's Fault That He Is Not More Popular

July 18, 2018
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred says Mike Trout, the very best baseball player in the world and ...

Ohio State Report: Diving Coach Accused Of Sexually Abusing Teen Said It Was Just Flirting

July 18, 2018
Ohio State released today its investigative report into what happened when multiple people told the university in 2014 ...

Arsène Wenger: Oh God, What Was I Doing At Arsenal For The Last 22 Years?

July 18, 2018
Pretty much the entire back half of manager Arsène Wenger’s 22-year tenure with Arsenal could be forgotten with ...

Cardinals GM Steve Keim Suspended For Five Weeks, Fined $200,000 After Pleading Guilty To Extreme DUI

July 18, 2018
The Arizona Cardinals announced Tuesday that general manager Steve Keim has been suspended for five weeks and fined ...

Jacob DeGrom Deserves Better Than To Be Left Hanging By The Mets

July 18, 2018
Mets ace and two-time All-Star Jacob deGrom, who also has MLB’s lowest ERA by more than half a ...