MLB's Cleveland to drop 'Indians' moniker
Los Angeles (AFP) - Cleveland's Major League Baseball team confirmed on Monday it will drop its long-held "Indians" name after protests from fans and Native American groups who regard the moniker as racist. Cleveland confirmed the change, which had been widely reported on Sunday, in a statement on Twitter. The club has yet to decide on a replacement name for the "Indians" tag adopted in 1915. "The Cleveland Indians today announced our decision to begin the process of changing from our team name 'Indians'," the team said. "Since July we have conducted an extensive process to learn how our team ...
Trump goads Biden for forgetting his name
Washington (AFP) - US President Donald Trump on Monday taunted opponent Joe Biden for forgetting his name and calling him "George" just a week before the election.Trump, 74, has often accused Biden, 77, of being senile as the two candidates battle it out ahead of the November 3 vote.Joe Biden's habit of verbal gaffes reemerged on Sunday evening when he struggled to remember Trump's name as he addressed a virtual concert by TV link.He twice called his opponent "George" -- perhaps a reference to one of the Bush presidents."Four more years of George, er, George, er, he -- we're going to find ours...