Author: Adam Zampa

A military vehicle drove through a group of protesters in Myanmar on Sunday, resulting in fatalities and leaving at least eight people injured, according to local media, eyewitnesses and video footage from the scene.The incident occurred on Sunday morning in Yangon, Myanmar’s most populous city. Soldiers fired into the group, according to two eyewitnesses. A video of the incident included the sound of gunfire, but it wasn’t clear who or what was being fired upon.There were conflicting reports on fatalities. The Irrawaddy and Myanmar Now, two news outlets that cover Myanmar, reported that four protesters had died. One eyewitness said…

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Team India seem to be cruising towards a big victory in the second and final Test of the series against New Zealand in Mumbai. After bowling the Kiwis out on merely 62, the Indian batters made a strong start with Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara stitching a century stand. Shubman Gill didn’t open for India on Day 2 due to a niggle, but returned to bat at number three.The Indian youngster was targetted with short-ball barrage from around-the-wicket from New Zealand pacers Kyle Jamieson and Tim Southee, and Gill faced some difficulty in seeing off the deliveries. Former Indian batter VVS…

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There are few pieces in a winter wardrobe that are as hard-working as a base layer—and anyone who’s made the mistake of throwing their winter coat over their regular office-appropriate outfit on a windy winter day knows that to be true. If you’re in a cold climate that’s prone to snow, hail or even a Nor’easter or two, a good pair of fleece-lined leggings might just change your life. “I look for a pair that’s super-comfortable, high-waisted, with a longer length,” says model and fashion blogger Kristina Zias, who relocated from the East Coast to Los Angeles. “I want something…

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Wafaa Eid, center, and her husband, Osama Kawkji, center right, and their children were among the 12 Syrians who flew with Pope Francis to Rome from Greece in 2016.Credit…Pool photo by Filippo MonteforteAfter Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos in April 2016, he took 12 Muslim refugees from Syria, including six children, with him back to Rome aboard the papal plane. It was an act that punctuated his pleas for sympathy toward refugees just as European attitudes were hardening against them.Five years later, the three families who traveled with Francis — two from Damascus and one from Deir al-Zour —…

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Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie believes that Mitchell Starc needs to step up in the upcoming Ashes series and that his performances could be critical to his place in the Australia Test XI. Starc hasn’t enjoyed consistent outings in Australian colours across formats this year, and Gillespie hopes for the Aussie left-arm quick to find form against England.Mitchell Starc took 9 wickets in four Tests in Australia’s last Test series against India and his inconsistent performances continued at the T20 World Cup. Earlier today, Australia’s newly-appointed Test captain Pat Cummins confirmed that Starc would be playing the first Test in…

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Michigan shooting suspect Ethan Crumbley and his parents were all behind bars inside the same Oakland County lockup on Saturday, according to authorities.James and Jennifer Crumbley joined their 15-year-old son inside the Oakland County Jail in Pontiac following their arrests in Detroit during the wee hours of Saturday morning, the New York Post reported.The three family members were being held in separate areas of the jail and were not being permitted to communicate, Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said, according to the Post.All three were being held in isolation and under suicide watch, the sheriff said.”We have nothing to lead…

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Donald Trump’s new social media venture announced Saturday it has won a commitment for an additional $1 billion from an unidentified “diverse group of institutional investors” — even though his operation missed a partial launch deadline last month.Trump’s “Truth Social” media venture was supposed to launch an invitation-only “beta” test version of the social media site last week, but it didn’t happen. It still only exists as a largely promotional website (with a waiting list) six weeks after Trump announced the venture.CNBC called the deadline the first “test” of whether Trump could deliver what he promised.The share price of Digital…

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Australia Test captain Pat Cummins on Sunday revealed the team’s playing XI for the opening Test of the impending Ashes series, beginning Wednesday at the Gabba in Brisbane. Travis Head got the nod as Australia’s No.5 batter in the line-up while pacer Mitchell Starc retained his place. Admitting it to be a “tight one” between Head and Queensland captain Usman Khawaja for the middle-order position, the former was picked on the virtue of being a more recent representative for the Australian Test team.”It was a tight one. Both really good options, really strong form,” said Cummins.”Experience is great from Uzzie and…

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During his sit-down interview with George Stephanopoulos this past Thursday, actor Alec Baldwin said it is “highly unlikely” he will face criminal charges over the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins; the district attorney, however, has not ruled those charges out. “I’ve spoken to the sheriff’s department multiple times,” Baldwin said. “I don’t have anything to hide.” Watch below:  Asked by @GStephanopoulos if he worries about being criminally charged, Alec Baldwin says: “I don’t. I’ve been told by people who are in the know…that it’s highly unlikely that I would be charged with anything criminally.” Read more: https://t.co/zYugqKzjNu #BaldwinABC pic.twitter.com/msTJuJDDl1 —…

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PARIS — The retro choreography was heavy-handed, its intent obvious: Éric Zemmour in a dark tie, eyes averted from the camera, reading into an old-fashioned microphone from sheets of paper, just like Charles de Gaulle in his famous speech from London on June 18, 1940, when he called for the liberation of a fallen France.Mr. Zemmour is not a towering general, and France is not on its knees. But Mr. Zemmour, the far-right polemicist who this week announced his run for next year’s presidential election, understands the power of provocative imagery. Effrontery and scandal have propelled his outsider candidacy.His campaign-launching…

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