GOP senator, Trump feud ahead of Senate Republican lunch
Sen. Bob. Corker, R-Tenn., an outspoken critic of President Trump, engaged in a Twitter battle with the president Tuesday. The online feud comes in light of the Republican lunch with Trump that will be held to discuss overhauling the tax code.
The Latest: Anne Frank passage to be read before matches
The Italian soccer federation has announced that a passage from Anne Frank’s diary will be read at soccer matches this week in response to racist and anti-Semitic actions by soccer club fans. Earlier this week Lazio fans covered the Stadio Olimpico with images of Frank wearing their rival team’s jersey. Lazio fans have a history of anti-Semitism, dating back to 20 years ago when they sported a banner aimed at rivals that read, “Auschwitz Is Your Homeland; The Ovens Are Your Homes.”
Catalan leaders plan legal challenge to Spain’s takeover
Catalonian leaders are planning to appeal to the Spanish courts to fight back against Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s aims to get rid of the Catalonian government and curb the region’s parliament. If Catalonia is not successful in Spanish courts, it will turn to international courts.
Trump’s refugee ban ends, new screening rules coming
President Donald Trump’s four-month ban on refugees ended Tuesday with no action from the president to extend it. New, more stringent refugee screening procedures are expected to be announced shortly.
Early celebration leads to upset goal
An early celebration on a penalty kick led to some unexpected consequences.