Man arrested in French car attack that wounded 6 soldiers

PARIS — French authorities have detained a man linked to an Algerian driver who sped his car into a group of soldiers near Paris. It is the first arrest in the case. A judicial official said Thursday the man was arrested Wednesday and will be questioned by counterterrorism investigators. Police have been unable to question…

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German state committee votes to lift nationalist’s immunity

BERLIN — A committee of a German state parliament has recommended lifting the immunity of a German nationalist leader so they can pursue an investigation of allegations that she lied under oath. German news agency dpa reported that the committee in Saxony on Thursday unanimously voted in favour of lifting Frauke Petry’s immunity from prosecutrion.…

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Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours

MADRID — Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has rescued some 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far this year. The service said it rescued five migrants early Thursday in the Strait of Gibraltar. On Wednesday, its vessels…

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Bundesliga top flight set for its first female referee

BERLIN — After a decade in Germany’s second division, Bibiana Steinhaus will make Bundesliga history this season by becoming the first woman to referee in the country’s top flight. The 38-year-old police officer is among four referees to have been promoted by the German football federation (DFB) into the league’s elite group of 24. “For…

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‘Outdoors Bandit’ suspect nabbed trying to board Belgium jet

SALT LAKE CITY — A suspect in more than a half-dozen Idaho and Utah bank robberies nicknamed the “Great Outdoors Bandit” has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport where authorities said he was trying to board a flight bound for Belgium. Federal prosecutors said Monday Josue Daniel Alfaro was taken into custody on Sunday.…

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Premier League Team of the Week – Gameweek One

The Premier League is well and truly back underway after a first weekend filled with goals, drama and shocks. Early upsets for Burnley and Huddersfield have highlighted once again just how unpredictable the Premier League is, and after all the fixtures have taken place, I’ve picked an eleven to rival Garth Crooks’ weird and wacky […]

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Premier League Preview – Part Five

Tottenham Hotspur Last Season Premier League – 2nd      FA Cup – Semi-Finals      EFL Cup – Fourth Round                Champions League – Group Stage                Europa League – Round of 32 In’s – None Out’s – Filip Lesniak (Aalborg, Free), Connor Ogilvie (Gillingham, Loan), Luke McGee (Portsmouth, Undisclosed), Kyle Walker (Manchester City, £45million), Federico Fazio (AS Roma, Undisclosed), […]

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