Tag Archives: The Independant

Jodie Foster leads anti-Donald Trump rally: 'This is our time to resist'

Hollywood actor-director Jodie Foster gave an impassioned anti-Donald Trump speech during a rally against the President’s resurfacing Muslim ban. Foster was addressing 1,200 protesters outside the Los Angeles headquarters of United Talent Agency (UTA) which held the demonstration in place of its annual Oscars party. She warned the crowd of an “attack on democracy” telling the gathered protestors it was ...

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Australia thrash India to inflict rare home defeat within three days and end 19-Test unbeaten streak

Spinner Steve O’Keefe finished with 12 wickets as Australia ended India’s 19-Test unbeaten streak with a crushing 333-run triumph within three days in Pune. O’Keefe, 32, followed up his first-innings six for 35 with identical figures in the second as the hosts were skittled for 107. Fellow spinner Nathan Lyon snared the other four wickets. Australia captain Steve Smith had ...

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Scotland vs Wales live: What time does it start, what TV channel, where can I watch it, teams and it it on BBC or ITV?

Scotland and Wales both know that they must avoid defeat when they clash at Murrayfield on Saturday if they are to hold on to any hope of winning the Six Nations championship this year after each suffering defeats in their last outing. Follow the latest here. Scotland vs Wales kicks off at 14:25 Scotland make five changes to their squad ...

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The Top 10: Expressions Used Only in the Negative

Find me the man who minces his words, said Lloyd Bracey: he probably also suffers fools gladly. Here are 10 more negatives turned positive.  1. “I’ve tried to think of good examples to some avail,” said Roger Stevenson. But he thought this was only a mean feat.  2. Thank you for your nomination, John Peters, it will butter many parsnips ...

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Majority of Americans want Congress probe into Donald Trump's Russia contact, poll finds

The majority of Americans support a Congress investigation into claims that Donald Trump’s administration had close ties with Russia during his presidential campaign, a new poll has found.  Just over half (53 per cent) of US citizens want the alleged communications investigated, while 54 per cent want a Congress investigation into general Russian interference in the election, the survey for NBC News and The ...

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