Plenty to prove that cycling is a right | Letters

Plenty to prove that cycling is a right | Letters

A right-of-way signal is none of my business. I suppose that this led me to have my bike stop at red lights. I’ve had my bike stopped by wires and posts. Then when there…

Only 13% of German citizens can vote in elections

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Only 13% of German citizens can vote in elections

Only 13 percent of German citizens in some of the country’s biggest cities have been able to cast their vote in upcoming elections after local authorities failed to issue or register them with identification,…

Watch Marco Rubio's full interview on CNN Tonight

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Watch Marco Rubio’s full interview on CNN Tonight

This conversation will air exclusively on CNN Tonight at 9 p.m. ET CNN’s Jake Tapper sits down with U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, Republican of Florida, in a discussion about the trade deal with China…

Kings host Magic in a back-and-forth affair

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Kings host Magic in a back-and-forth affair

James Johnson scored a career-high 41 points, Derrick Williams had 30 and the Kings beat the Magic 142-130 on Friday night. Playing on the West Coast for the second time in three days, the…

Lydia Ko notches another round of 66

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Lydia Ko notches another round of 66

Lydia Ko cannot have enjoyed the week she just had. On Friday, the young New Zealander surged to a six-shot lead going into the weekend at the Ricoh Women’s British Open, shooting a 5-under…

Now you can get married in Japan, even if you’re gay

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Now you can get married in Japan, even if you’re gay

Tokyo’s Olympic committee announced Friday a plan to let Japanese couples marry regardless of their sex, moving ahead with a bid that has not always been popular with Tokyo city lawmakers. Tokyo already allows…

Iran quake: One killed, thousands injured

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Iran quake: One killed, thousands injured

Image copyright IRANIAN TIMES Image caption Several aftershocks have been recorded in the immediate aftermath of the 6.3-magnitude quake At least one person has been killed and several others injured in an earthquake in…

Great Gossip: Let Canadians visit South Africa.

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Great Gossip: Let Canadians visit South Africa.

Canada should reconsider a blanket ban on its citizens from travelling to South Africa because of the ongoing violence there. Last month, the South African government moved to ban all British subjects from entering…

Women, childbirth and global health

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Women, childbirth and global health

For about the first 12 weeks, the baby’s cells expand and form white blood cells and other cells that are good at destroying bacteria. The placenta helps maintain this by absorbing as much waste…