Mom suspects racism after sons are pulled from college tour

The mother of two Native American teenagers who campus police pulled from a college tour in Colorado after a parent reported feeling nervous about them said she believes her sons were victims of racial profiling and she feared for their safety after learning about the encounter.

  • Sarah Ferguson surprises in leather for her THIRD royal wedding outfit
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    Sarah Ferguson surprises in leather for her THIRD royal wedding outfit

    The Duchess of York scored a fashion hat-trick at her daughter Princess Eugenie's wedding! We loved her beautiful outfit for the star-studded ceremony, which took place at Windsor Castle. On Monday the mum-of-two shared a snap on her popular Instagram page of her third and final outfit, which consisted of a pale blue dress and coordinating leather jacket. The gorgeous dress, which is by designer label Jad Ghandour and features a fitted top and pleated midi skirt.

  • Theresa May has reneged on her Brexit promises at every turn – that’s why we need to march for a Final Say on Saturday
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    Theresa May has reneged on her Brexit promises at every turn – that’s why we need to march for a Final Say on Saturday

    On Wednesday European Union leaders gather for their summit in Brussels when the principle elements of the Brexit deal between the EU and the UK are supposed to be agreed, pending the Withdrawal Agreement being finalised at a special summit in mid-November. Prime minister Theresa May is due to address a working dinner of heads of government on the topic. There was some drama yesterday with unplanned talks between leading Brexiter, the Brexit secretary Dominic Raab and the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier, aimed at paving the way for the emergence of a deal in Brussels.

  • All the signs that hinted at Duchess Meghan's pregnancy – from her outfits to her body language
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    All the signs that hinted at Duchess Meghan's pregnancy – from her outfits to her body language

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced they are expecting their first baby! The palace released the news in a sweet statement on Monday morning, which read: "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019. On a number of occasions during the summer, the Duchess was seen discreetly using her body language to hide any sign of a bump – at Charlie Van Straubenzee and Daisy Jenks' wedding in August, for example, she regularly held her clutch bag in front of her stomach. MORE: What titles will be used for Prince Harry and Meghan's children?

  • Strictly star Craig Revel Horwood slams claims judges ‘fix’ scores
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    Strictly star Craig Revel Horwood slams claims judges ‘fix’ scores

    Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood has slammed claims the judges “fix” scores on the BBC ballroom show. The show has come under fire from fans and professional dancers who have accused the judges of influencing viewer votes. Former Strictly pro Ola Jordan suggested back in 2015 that the panel deliberately gave higher scores to certain contestants, something show bosses have denied.

  • Brexit talks: What on earth just happened?
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    Brexit talks: What on earth just happened?

    All weekend, news trickling out of Brexit talks became more and more positive. Dominic Raab, the Brexit secretary, headed out to Brussels to confirm it all – or so we thought. Then the Brexit roller coaster hit yet another big dipper: after a shorter-than expected meeting between Raab and Michel Barnier, it was all off again, and we were, in the words of one official “back to square one”.

  • Don’t let Johnson and Rees-Mogg hold the UK to ransom
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    Don’t let Johnson and Rees-Mogg hold the UK to ransom

    Britain’s EU brink comes as border gates slam shut at Dover, the M20 jams and the French visa office is besieged. From the moment, early in her leadership, that Theresa May pretended she could have both Brexit and open borders with the EU “in all circumstances”, a crisis of reality was bound to come.

  • Daylight Saving Time: When do the clocks change, why do we use GMT – and do we still need to?
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    Daylight Saving Time: When do the clocks change, why do we use GMT – and do we still need to?

    October has arrived; the leaves are turning, the temperatures are dropping and the mornings are gradually becoming lighter later.

  • Best grammar schools in 2018 according to GCSE league tables
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    Best grammar schools in 2018 according to GCSE league tables

    The Tiffin Girls' School in Kingston upon Thames is at the top of the tree when it comes to GCSE performance among grammar schools.

  • Cars Submerged as Aude River Floods in Southern France
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    Cars Submerged as Aude River Floods in Southern France

    Residents in the Aude department of France were warned not to leave their homes or drive after multiple people died in flash flooding in the region on October 15. Red and orange alerts were in place on October 15. Edouard Philippe, France’s Minister of the Interior, said seven helicopters were mobilized to the affected areas to assist in rescue operations. In Limoux, shown in this footage, the Aude river flooded and left parked cars submerged. Credit: Fédération Aude Claire via Storyful

  • Harry and Meghan may have breached etiquette by announcing baby news at Eugenie's wedding, says expert 
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    Harry and Meghan may have breached etiquette by announcing baby news at Eugenie's wedding, says expert 

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s decision to announce their pregnancy to family and friends at Princess Eugenie’s wedding has been branded a “faux pas” by Britain’s leading etiquette expert.

  • Nicola Sturgeon calls for extension of Brexit transition period
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    Nicola Sturgeon calls for extension of Brexit transition period

    Nicola Sturgeon said a longer transition period was ‘vital to avoid another cliff-edge scenario’. Nicola Sturgeon has called for an extension of the proposed 21-month Brexit transition period to give the UK government more time to negotiate a compromise with opposition parties, in order to deliver a “commonsense” future relationship with the EU. “If the last two years have shown us anything, it is surely that more time will inevitably be needed to agree the future relationship, and so being able to extend the transition period will be vital to avoid another cliff-edge scenario,” Scotland’s first minister said.

  • 7 black women who are rocking TV in 2018
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    7 black women who are rocking TV in 2018

    The revolution is being televised.

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    Fleetwood Mac disputes Lindsey Buckingham lawsuit

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fleetwood Mac disputes allegations in a lawsuit filed by Lindsey Buckingham for kicking him off the band's new tour.

  • Best independent schools in 2018: Full league table for A-Level results 
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    Best independent schools in 2018: Full league table for A-Level results 

    Cardiff Sixth Form College has retained its spot at the top of the tree when it comes to A-level performance among independent schools.

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    UK offers prescription for loneliness, no drugs involved

    Doctors in England will be able to write prescriptions for cooking classes and walking groups by 2023 as part of the government's effort to combat loneliness. Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday described loneliness as "one of the greatest public health challenges of our time," saying it is linked with a range of illnesses, including heart disease, stroke and Alzheimer's disease.

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    New York's 'champagne water' takes on soil taste

    The tap water in New York City has caused a stir as residents complain it tastes like soil. As the New York Post put it, "It's eau de dirt". This mineral rich water normally makes up around 10% of the water supply in New York City but has risen to up to 30% in Manhattan and parts of the Bronx.

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    Speed record team Bloodhound calls in administrators

    The British-led attempt to create the world's first land vehicle capable of breaking the 1,000mph speed barrier has called in administrators as it seeks a £25m cash injection. FRP Advisory said on Monday that it had been called into handle the insolvency process for the company behind Project Bloodhound, confirming a story first reported by Sky News. Joint administrator Andrew Sheridan said the administration "provides some breathing space to identify an investor who will bring the guaranteed funding, impetus and expertise required to drive the project forward".

  • 13 people killed as flash flooding hits Aude, southwest France
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    13 people killed as flash flooding hits Aude, southwest France

    At least 13 people have been killed in flash floods in the southwest of France, local officials say. Several months' worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight in the region of Aude, with one river rising by more than 20ft (6m). Interior Ministry spokesman Frederic de Lanouvelle said one other person is missing and five others are seriously hurt.

  • US Embassy 'sorry to disappoint' after Cookie Monster cat pyjama-party invitation sent out accidentally
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    US Embassy 'sorry to disappoint' after Cookie Monster cat pyjama-party invitation sent out accidentally

    The US Embassy in Australia has apologised after it inadvertently spammed computers with a photo of a cat dressed in Cookie Monster pyjamas, holding a plate of biscuits. The email, titled "meeting", featured a photo of a tabby cat wearing a blue Cookie Monster outfit was reportedly sent by mistake as part of a training exercise - distributed as fake meeting invitation. US Mission to Australia public affairs counsellor Gavin Sundwall apologised on behalf of the US State Department, saying that there would sadly be no such pyjama party.

  • BMW teams up with Sweden's Northvolt, Umicore for electric car batteries
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    BMW teams up with Sweden's Northvolt, Umicore for electric car batteries

    German carmaker BMW has created a vehicle battery recycling venture with Belgian materials and recycling firm Umicore and Northvolt, which is building a battery factory in Sweden. The venture aims to design and commercialize a "closed life cycle loop" to give vehicle batteries a second life as storage products before recycling the raw materials, the companies said. European governments want to encourage the domestic battery industry to rival Asian players such as BYD , CATL , Samsung and LG Chem , which are building a dominant position.

  • Roger Daltrey reveals he discovered he had three children he knew nothing about at 50
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    Roger Daltrey reveals he discovered he had three children he knew nothing about at 50

    Roger Daltrey was a proud father of five children, until he discovered he had three more that he’d never known about. The Who frontman, 74, only found out that he was the father of the three children when they reached out to him after his 50th birthday, having been given up for adoption as babies. The rock icon fathered the children after his divorce from his first wife Jackie in 1968 and before he wed second wife Heather in 1971.

  • Kangaroo attacks leaves Australian woman with collapsed lung and broken ribs
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    Kangaroo attacks leaves Australian woman with collapsed lung and broken ribs

    A woman in Australia has undergone emergency surgery after she was attacked by a six-foot kangaroo while feeding the animal at her home in Queensland. Linda Smith suffered a collapsed lung, broken ribs, cuts and scratches after the animal turned on her as she attempted to protect her husband. The 64-year-old and her husband Jim Smith are wildlife carers who feed around 30 kangaroos and wallabies at their 60-acre property in Darling Downs every night.

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    Oil trader Gunvor closes sustainability-linked $745 million loan

    Global energy trader Gunvor Group has secured a $745 million loan from banks with an interest rate that depends on meeting targets to reduce pollution and improve transparency, the company said. In what Gunvor said was the first loan of its kind, the company will receive a discount on the interest for the borrowing base facility if its sustainability targets are met but will be penalized if it severely misses them. The savings on the interest, which are expected to total hundreds of thousands of dollars, will go to the recently launched Gunvor Foundation, a non-profit, philanthropic arm of Gunvor, the company said in a statement.

  • See how the Porsche 911 has evolved through the years
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    See how the Porsche 911 has evolved through the years

    Numbers don't lie: engines, chassis, tyres, brakes; all have changed so much over time.

  • Petrol stations urged to slash prices by 2p per litre
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    Petrol stations urged to slash prices by 2p per litre

    RAC wants the cost of fuel to fall in line with oil price slumps.