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September 16, 2018 3:11 PM Pussy Riot member treated in Berlin for suspected poisoning

Verzilov was first hospitalized in Moscow on Tuesday and had remained in intensive care, Pussy Riot members said this week. Maria Alekhina, a member of the group, told The Associated Press that he regained consciousness Friday. Verzilov, his partner Veronika Nikulshina and two other Pussy Riot members served 15-day jail sentences for running onto field 8

September 8, 2018 1:27 PM Egypt court sends 75 to death, 47 to life over 2013 protest

Mahmoud Abu Zaid, a photojournalist known as “Shawkan” whose detention has been decried by rights groups at home and abroad, received five years in prison. He was detained in August 2013, meaning that he should walk free within days for time served. The sit-in at a square in a Cairo suburb was staged by supporters of Mohammed Morsi, a Brotherhood stalwart 8

September 4, 2018 2:10 PM Nike decides a Kaepernick deal is worth the backlash

The backlash started just hours after Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who sparked controversy for kneeling during the national anthem, tweeted that he’s starring in Nike’s iconic “Just Do It” ad campaign. Following the announcement, the hashtags #BoycottNike and #JustBurnIt started trending on Twitter. Some angry consumers 12

August 14, 2018 9:03 PM Canadians give Ottawa mixed reviews for its handling of Saudi Arabia spat

OTTAWA — Canadians are giving the federal government mixed reviews for its handling of the diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia, a new poll shows. A poll done by Forum Research shows that 44 per cent say they approve Ottawa’s response to the surprise tiff, with almost one-quarter saying they strongly approve. But almost one-third of those surveyed (30 per cent) 13

August 3, 2018 12:11 PM Zimbabwe opposition claims ‘unverified fake results’ gave Mnangagwa the election win

HARARE, ZIMBABWE— Zimbabwe’s capital was quiet on Friday hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the winner of the tight election, which began with Monday’s peaceful vote but turned deadly when the military fired on protesters 48 hours later. Unease remained after six people were killed when the army rolled in with tanks on Wednesday to disperse 18

July 20, 2018 3:24 PM NFL puts national anthem policy on hold until further discussion with NFL Players Association

As part of the agreement, the new rule requiring players and league personnel to stand for the national anthem has been put on hold pending further discussions between the NFL and NFLPA over the course of the next several weeks. The joint statement comes only hours after it was reported the Dolphins implemented a “Proper Anthem Conduct” policy for the coming 12

July 15, 2018 12:51 PM Trump told Theresa May to ‘sue the EU’ over Brexit, she says

LONDON—Donald Trump has advised British Prime Minister Theresa May to “sue” the European Union to resolve the tense negotiations over Britain’s impending exit from the bloc. The American president told reporters Friday at a joint press conference with May that he had given the British leader a suggestion that she found too “brutal.” Asked Sunday on the BBC’s 14

July 12, 2018 10:23 PM Trump says, ‘They like me a lot in the U.K.’ 100,000 protesters may disagree

Trump arrived around 1:45 p.m. Thursday, straight from the NATO summit. The first protest, described as “the wall of sound,” is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., when Trump heads to Winfield House, the residence of the U.S. ambassador, in Regent’s Park in London. That’s where he will spend the night. Activists planned to stir up as much noise as possible and play harrowing 16

July 5, 2018 5:41 PM ‘Trump baby’ blimp to fly over London during U.S. president’s visit

Activist Leo Murray, one of those behind the blimp, said Thursday that City Hall “originally told us that they didn’t recognize Trump Baby as legitimate protest. But, following a huge groundswell of public support for our plan, it looks like City Hall has rediscovered its sense of humour.” Anti-Trump protests are planned in London — a city the president 52

June 23, 2018 2:26 AM Hundreds of women march in Rio to demand legal abortion

RIO DE JANEIRO—Hundreds of women marched in Rio de Janeiro on Friday to demand the legalization of abortion in Brazil. The march followed a breakthrough for abortion supporters in neighbouring Argentina, where the lower house of Congress approved a bill this month that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Carrying banners 20