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Ryder Cup Captain Claims Donald Trump

Ryder Cup Captain Claims Donald Trump "Is Right" About Anthem Protests

American players will stand when the national anthem is played ahead of this week's Presidents Cup, captain Steve Stricker has said. Skipper Stricker consulted his side over how they wanted to act during the playing of the anthem. So that's what we're planning on doing'. "We ought to take a break during the national anthem to thank our country, to thank our forefathers who went before us".


India ranks 40th in Global Competitiveness Index, 3rd among BRICS nations

India ranks 40th in Global Competitiveness Index, 3rd among BRICS nations

Malaysia was among the top 50 countries in each of the 12 pillars, despite declining in six of them. "The Global Competitiveness Report helps us understand the drivers of innovation and growth and this edition comes at a time when increasing the ability of countries to adopt innovations is critical to achieving broad-based growth and economic progress", said Xavier Sala-i-Martin, Professor of Economics at Columbia University.


White House says 'absurd' to claim war declared on N Korea

White House says 'absurd' to claim war declared on N Korea

The rancor began Friday evening, when Trump used an expletive to describe players who took part in protesting the anthem during a campaign rally in Alabama. Which was yet another attempt to reframe Trump's attacks as being patriotic. "How is that not an issue of race?" the reporter asked. However, Sanders denied this had anything to do with race.



Scared Trump will start a war with a tweet?

The war of words between Trump and Kim Jong-un has been escalating for some time, and the North Korean leader has threatened to shoot down USA aircraft even if they are not in North Korean airspace. Twitter did respond later, however, in a series of tweets announcing the company would soon be updating its public-facing rules. Like many diplomatic flare-ups under the Trump administration, this one began with a tweet.