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The Burkini Ban Has Been Overturned by France's High Court

More than a dozen French cities and communes have banned the swimwear in a trend started by the Riviera city of Cannes. While Valls argued that burkinis oppress women, two ministers in his cabinet, Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem and Health Minister Marisol Touraine, have said banning burkinis is not a good option.


Israeli police on alert ahead of Celtic match

Israeli police on alert ahead of Celtic match

However, Celtic somehow managed to hold on in the final quarter of the match to book their place in the lucrative Champions League proper in what is the club's 52nd season in Europe. "We showed an incredible desire to want to see the game through and you can't ask any more. Everyone knows that, but we have to stay positive, do our work on the training field and you never know what can happen".


Browns trading linebacker Barkevious Mingo to Patriots

Browns trading linebacker Barkevious Mingo to Patriots

While Mingo had the look of a possibly elite pass rusher, his 6-foot-4, 240 pound frame was never able to get the job done. If he turns into a bust then the Patriots gave up a draft pick for him but if Mingo has a good year and gives the Patriots around five sacks then the deal will work very well in the favor of the Pats.



Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez fly in for Arsenal medicals

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits this has been a hard transfer window for the Gunners, although their spending could soon reach 100 million pounds. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is "99 percent" certain of completing new signings before the transfer window closes on Wednesday amid talks of imminent acquisition of striker Lucas Perez and defender Shkodran Mustafi.


Patriots QB Brady expected to make preseason debut

Patriots QB Brady expected to make preseason debut

For the third consecutive year the Carolina Panthers and New England Patriots will face off in the third week of the preseason. However ... the key words there are "to an extent". But it would certainly go against what Belichick has repeatedly declared is the "priority" of the team at the quarterback position. Aside from Tom Brady being sidelined in the first month of the regular season, running back Dion Lewis will be a knee procedure that could take 8-10 weeks for a possible return.



Syndergaard outduels Samardzija in Mets' 2-0 win over Giants

He returned from the disabled list Friday after missing two weeks with a strained right quadriceps. The drive soared inside the left field pole for his third home run in two games, and it landed on the stairway adjacent to the tunnel. Steven Matz , who had been scratched from Friday's start against the Giants, is due to be examined for shoulder discomfort in NY by team doctors on Monday.