· Elliott Whitehouse: Grimsby Town midfielder gets six-game ban for using racist language →
Grimsby Town midfielder Elliott Whitehouse has been banned for six games and fined £2,000 for using racist language towards an opponent.
The Rio Times
· Ruling on Sexual Crimes During the Military Dictatorship in Argentina →
Around 2,000 political opponents were illegally detained, tortured, and most of them murdered between 1976 and 1979.
· Revealed: conservative group fighting to restrict voting tied to powerful dark money network →
“It isn’t any surprise to those of us that do work in both of these spaces that our opponents [who] want to constrict access to voting, access to the courts, who are seeking an anti-inclusive, anti-civil rights agenda are one in the same,” she said.
The New York Times
· Trump Plays the Old Conspiracy Theory Hits →
“I hope the seniors are going to remember it,” he said, before taking a swipe at Joe Biden, his likely Democratic opponent.
· Rouhani urges Iran MPs to cooperate as parliament opens →
The moderate president defended the performance of his government, which has faced criticism from its conservative and ultra-conservative opponents who now form a majority in the parliament.
· Leah McCourt aiming for summer return in Los Angeles →
As with any professional athlete, time is often the toughest opponent.
· Buy a classic sport photograph: Bille Jean King – living the dream →
The match was worth $100,000 to the winner, but, as King said, much more was at stake: “I thought it would set [women] back 50 years if I didn’t win that match – it would ruin the women’s tour and affect all women’s self-esteem.” She duly trounced her opponent in straight sets (6-4, 6-3, 6-3) in front of a global TV audience of almost 100 million.
The New York Times
· For Steve King, the Number of People Who Want Him Gone Could Be a Blessing →
Scholten is waiting,” one of Mr. King’s challengers, Jeremy Taylor, said at a debate last week, referring to Mr. King’s general election opponent from 2018, who is running unopposed in the Democratic primary.
· Trump's treaty aversion is destroying Cold War safety nets and hastening a superpower crisis →
Opponents of the treaty are correct that arms control is a means to enhance American security and cannot be considered a policy goal or end state.
· We can't keep pretending refugees and economic migrants don’t exist – it’s a recipe for a human rights crisis →
Opponents argue the new law deliberately deter low-income workers and refugees, following a worrying tradition in UK immigration policy.