South Korea marks first ‘comfort women’ day, joined by protestors in Taiwan

SEOUL/TAIPEI (Reuters) – People in South Korea and Taiwan unveiled monuments and staged protests on Tuesday to mark Japan’s wartime use of “comfort women”, a euphemism for girls and women forced to work in Japan’s wartime brothels. Protesters hold pictures of “comfort women” and of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe outside Japan’s de facto embassy in Taipei, Taiwan August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu In South Korea, a new monument was unveiled as part of its…

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Live commentary, kick-off time and team news for Carabao Cup clash

CUP FOR IT After a terrific start to the league season, you can hear Marcelo Bielsa’s next game right here on talkSPORT Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds host Bolton as this season’s Carabao Cup gets underway. Both of these sides have got off to a great start in the Championship, with the Whites sitting second after thumping victories over promotion hopefuls Stoke and Derby. Getty Phil Parkinson’s Bolton have made a solid start to the season What…

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Firefighter killed battling largest blaze in California history

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A firefighter has been killed battling the largest wildfire in Californian history that has been stoked by prime fire weather conditions as it has destroyed dozens of homes. The unidentified firefighter was killed on Monday while battling the Ranch Fire, one of two blazes that make up the Mendocino Complex, which has already charred about 349,000 acres (141,200 hectares), the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal…

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Congo starts using experimental Ebola treatment

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment on patients in the east of the country, the health ministry said on Tuesday, the first time it has been deployed against an active outbreak. The outbreak in eastern Congo’s North Kivu province has now spread to neighboring Ituri province, where a person who was a confirmed case died after returning home from the flare-up’s epicenter…

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UK PM May: My thoughts are with those injured in Westminster incident

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said her thoughts were with those injured in an incident outside parliament on Tuesday after two people were taken to hospital when a car crashed into security barriers. Police officers stand at a cordon after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London, Britain, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Neither of those hurt were believed to have suffered serious injuries. Parliament is in recess…

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Patrick Roberts to join Girona on season-long loan despite rumoured Celtic interest

ALMOST DONE The winger spent two-and-a-half seasons on loan at the Scottish champions but it seems he’s going to try his hand in LaLiga Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts is close to joining LaLiga club Girona on a season-long loan, according to reports in Spain. Roberts, 21, has spent the last two-and-a-half seasons on loan at Scottish champions Celtic and he scored 17 goals in his first 16 appearances for the Hoops. Roberts in action…

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‘NO TAPES,’ Trump Tweets As He Brags Omarosa Called Him A Civil Rights Champ

President Donald Trump lashed out at fired White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Monday evening as he declared for the first time that there are no tapes of him used a racial slur on the set of “The Apprentice” reality TV show. He repeated an insult that Manigault Newman is “wacky” in a tweet, this time adding that she is “deranged.” Yet he also pointed out the many “wonderful and powerful things” the former “Apprentice”…

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Congo starts using experimental mAB114 Ebola treatment

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment on patients in the east of the country, the health ministry said, the first time it has been deployed against an active outbreak. The treatment was developed in the United States using the antibodies of the survivor of an Ebola outbreak in the western Congolese city of Kikwit in 1995 and was 100 percent effective when…

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Anti-terrorism police lead inquiry after people hit by car at UK parliament

LONDON (Reuters) – Two people were injured when a car drove into security barriers outside the British parliament on Tuesday and the driver was arrested, emergency services said, with counter-terrorism police leading the investigation into the incident. Neither of those hurt were believed to have suffered serious injuries and police said they were trying to piece together what had happened. “While we are keeping an open mind, the Met’s Counter-Terrorism Command is leading the investigation…

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Tottenham defender Danny Rose expected to seal move away this month with PSG and Schalke keen

DAN DEAL PSG and Schalke are both eyeing moves for the England World Cup ace Danny Rose is expected to leave Tottenham by the end of this month. The England defender has lost his place to Ben Davies and was not included in the squad for the opening game of the Premier League season, against Newcastle United on Saturday. Danny Rose is wanted by Paris Saint-Germain and Schalke Rose was Tottenham’s first-choice left-back before a…

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