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Merkel's strategic retreat on same-sex marriage is rival's tactical win

Merkel's strategic retreat on same-sex marriage is rival's tactical win

But with three months of campaigning to go until the September 24 parliamentary election, Merkel's early retreat may prove to have been the better strategic choice. Merkel had held a closed-door meeting with her lawmakers on Tuesday and confirmed they would be free to vote according to their conscience - which suggests the Bill will sail through the chamber.



Germany 3 - 1 Cameroon: Timo Werner grabs a brace

Chile also advanced to the semifinals by playing to a 1-1 draw against Australia . The first semi-final game will be played by Portugal and Chile on Wednesday the 28 of June while the second between Germany and Mexico will be played on Thursday the 29 of June.


Mahrez hopes for Gunners deal

Mahrez hopes for Gunners deal

Arsene Wenger is under vast pressure to make some major signings this summer in the hope of getting back into the Champions League, and hopefully challenging for the Premier league. Meanwhile, Goal's Chris Wheatley has said Lemar's character is as appealing to Wenger as his technical acumen. He announced earlier this month that he wanted to leave the Foxes this summer.


Ronaldo is wanted at Real Madrid - Salgado

Ronaldo is wanted at Real Madrid - Salgado

Portugal and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo remained coy about his future with the Spanish football giants, refusing to take questions beyond the Confederations Cup where his national team won 1-0 against hosts Russian Federation.


Video shows officer threatening black man for jaywalking without an ID

Video shows officer threatening black man for jaywalking without an ID

When Bolen asked to if Shipman had any ID on him, Shipman said that he did not. He insisted that the signal was still blinking while they crossed. "There is no requirement in Florida law for anybody to have an identification card on their person unless they are doing certain activities such as operating a motor vehicle", Friday said.


Russian Federation crash out of Confederations Cup in group stage

Russian Federation crash out of Confederations Cup in group stage

Andre Silva dribbled deep into the New Zealand penalty area to score with a rising shot in the 80th and Nani drilled in a fourth goal for Portugal during stoppage time. Ronaldo helped to put them in control of the contest, after being presented with an opportunity to convert from the penalty spot. Bernardo Silva turned Eliseu's low cross into the net four minutes later, although he suffered a knock on the ankle in the process.