Pro-, anti-Trump protesters clash; 13 arrested

Pro-, anti-Trump protesters clash; 13 arrested

Story highlights Anti-Trump demonstrators, pro-Trump supporters fight at “Patriot Day” rally Scuffles break out, police don gas masks and use pepper spray on the crowd. “A large number of fights have occurred and numerous fireworks have been thrown in the crowds,” Berkeley police said in a statement. “There have also been numerous reports of pepper spray being used in the crowd.” CNN affiliate KPIX reported that Trump supporters planned a “Patriot Day” rally at noon and counter-protesters showed up a few hours earlier. Hundreds of people had gathered in Civic…

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Ferrari and Mercedes set for 'great battle'

Ferrari and Mercedes set for 'great battle'

As the pair prepare to duel again under the lights in Sunday’s 57-lap race there is a growing sense that Ferrari can genuinely challenge Mercedes for the 2017 Formula One world title. “Ferrari have done a great job catching up with Mercedes and it’s great to see Ferrari winning races,” Haas F1 Team driver Romain Grosjean told CNN. “I’m biased because I want Ferrari to win for the fans, for F1, for everyone but I think it could be a great battle.” Bahrain has been a happy hunting ground for…

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CNN SPECIAL: Inside Erdogan's heartland

CNN SPECIAL: Inside Erdogan's heartland

Konya, Turkey — Once an agricultural hub, Konya was best known as the home of Turkey’s whirling dervishes. Now it’s an economic powerhouse where skyscrapers have joined a horizon dominated for centuries by minarets. The transformation came about largely thanks to a high-speed train across the Turkish prairie to Ankara, which cut travel time between the cities from more than 10 hours to just under two. The rail link — conceived by the ruling AK Party (AKP) and completed in 2010 — opened the city, in the central Anatolia region,…

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'Special' Eddie Betts leaves coach crowing after demolishing Bombers

'Special' Eddie Betts leaves coach crowing after demolishing Bombers

Posted April 16, 2017 08:00:29 Photo: Eddie Betts capped off a difficult week in the best manner possible against Essendon. (AAP: David Mariuz) Related Story: Betts responds to racism row by thumping Essendon Adelaide star Eddie Betts responded to a week that included a race row with a brilliant six-goal performance to lift the Crows over Essendon. His ability to bounce back and deliver for Adelaide in the 65-point thumping left coach Don Pyke crowing about Betts’ special qualities. “That is the quality of the guy,” Pyke said. “He had…

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100 killed as bomb hits evacuee buses in Syria

100 killed as bomb hits evacuee buses in Syria

The blast, which struck buses of people who were leaving their towns as part of a rebel-regime swap, also injured 55 others in Rashidin, a suburb of Aleppo in northwestern Syria, according to Syria Civil Defense, also known the White Helmets The convoy of buses, which were parked at the time, was carrying thousands of people from two regime-held but rebel-besieged villages in northwestern Syria, state-run media reported. Video shown on Syrian state-run television showed heavily damaged and burned buses parked on the side of a road. People walked outside…

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