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Read story U.S. Women's Gold Medal-Winning Ice Hockey Olympic team criticized for lacking diversity
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The U.S. women's Ice Hockey team which won the gold medal on Thursday morning at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea,...

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From U.S. Women's Gold Medal-Winning Ice Hockey Olympic team criticized for lacking diversity
"I want to ask you white Americans, are you really of the ignorant view that that team is representative of people like me...." - see story

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BBC reporter fired for "racist" comment while covering FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup match

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A sports reporter with the BBC has been fired for a "racist" comment she made while covering the FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup now taking place in Uruguay. The reporter, identified as Samantha Lewis, had worked with the BBC since 2008 covering football matches. She even covered games from the previous Under-17 Women's World...

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Snow shock! Met Office claims, "It's not easy predicting the weather".

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After 6" of snow fell across the UK last night, the Met Office, today, said the UK might have snow. A spokesperson said: "We've been predicting snow for six weeks and we've finally got it right." When it was pointed out that the snow had fallen 12 hours before their prediction, the spokesperson replied: "Oh, fuck off!

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Peruvian President declares Monday 10th December 'Shevchenko Day' following UFC 231 title win

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Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra has declared tomorrow Monday 10th December a national holiday named ‘Shevchenko Day' following Valentina Shevchenko's victory at UFC 231 over Poland's Joanna Jedrzejczyk on Saturday in the Flyweight Division in Toronto, Canada to capture her first UFC title and the first for a Peruvian fighter....

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Russia relieved by first World Cup win in 16 years

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The whole of Russia breathed a sigh of relief earlier today as they finally won another match at the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 2002. It was only the World Cup host country's third win since the dissolution of the Soviet Union....

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Bernie Sanders: Venezuela is a Socialist Utopia

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Socialist Bernie Sanders is praising Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and says that Venezuela is "doing fine" under his leadership. In an interview with the political website theleftisright.com, Sanders had this to say about the seemingly troubled South American nation....

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All-female gang in Germany targeting male migrants

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German Police are investigating reports of an all-female gang who are going around the city of Cologne specifically targeting male migrants of Middle Eastern and North African backgrounds for robbery and assault. The gang, which comprises of only young females of Euro-German...

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Facebook video of Polish Christmas market invokes ire of viewers

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A Facebook video of people in a Christmas market in Warsaw, Poland invoked the ire of users because of the lack of diversity. In the video, the Polish people are seen having a good time in the market at night. They are buying gifts and some are seen dressed up in Santa hats sing...

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FIFA warns Russia ahead of World Cup

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One month before the start of the 2018 World Cup, FIFA is warning Russia to control the behaviour of its fans or risk being banned from future FIFA tournaments. Reading from a speech at a press conference today at FIFA headquarters in Zurich, President Gianni Infantino said...

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