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Macedonia agrees to name change deal with Greece

Macedonia agrees to name change deal with Greece

World
June 12 (UPI) -- Macedonia reached an agreement with Greece to change its name on Tuesday, ending a 27-year dispute between the two countries. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev reached an agreement with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to change the country's name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia in acknowledgement of the Greek region of Macedonia across the border. Both countries' parliaments must ratify the deal and Macedonia is expected to hold a referendum on the change. "There is no way back," said Zaev. The name will be used both internally by the government and externally when conducting foreign affairs. Macedonia was previously only recognized by organizations such as the United Nations by the name Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. A spokesman for United Nations Secretary...
Khloe Kardashian divides opinion with 'stupid' baby name

Khloe Kardashian divides opinion with 'stupid' baby name

Entertainment
Khloe Kardashian's first baby arrived into the world last week, following a string of reports about her partner Tristan Thompson's alleged cheating.Now, the couple have finally revealed the name of their newborn on the official Khloe Kardashian Instagram account.Posting a picture of a room filled with pink balloons and streamers, the 33-year-old wrote: "Our little girl, True Thompson, has completely stolen our hearts and we are overwhelmed with LOVE."Such a blessing to welcome this angel into the family! Mommy and Daddy loooooove you True! [sic]."It's safe to say Khloe's daughter's name has left fans divided, with many rushing to leave their opinion in the comments section.INSTAGRAM/ KHLOE KARDASHIANREVEALING THE NAME: Khloe Kardashian revealed her baby's name is True ThompsonKhloe Kardash...
Arizona Cardinals expected to name Kirby Wilson running backs coach

Arizona Cardinals expected to name Kirby Wilson running backs coach

Sports
Kirby Wilson is expected to be named the Arizona Cardinals' running backs coach, according to a published report Tuesday. It will mark a return to the desert for Wilson, radio station 98.7 FM in Arizona reported. Wilson served as the running backs coach with the Cardinals for three seasons from 2004-06. Wilson spent the past two seasons as the running backs coach of the Cleveland Browns. His replacement in Cleveland is Freddie Kitchens, who was the Cardinals' running backs coach this past season. The 56-year-old Wilson has ample NFL experience as a running backs coach. He served in that capacity with the New England Patriots (1997-99), Washington Redskins (2000), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2003-04), Pittsburgh Steelers (2007-13) and Minnesota Vikings (2014-15) before landing with Cleveland. Ari...
Interstellar asteroid is given a name

Interstellar asteroid is given a name

Science
The first known asteroid to visit our Solar System from interstellar space has been given a name.Scientists who have studied its speed and trajectory believe it originated in a planetary system around another star.The interstellar interloper will now be referred to as 'Oumuamua, which means "a messenger from afar arriving first" in Hawaiian. The name reflects the object's discovery by a Hawaii-based astronomer using an observatory on Maui.It was discovered on 19 October this year by Rob Weryk, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy.Weryk and fellow Institute for Astronomy researcher Marco Micheli realised it was going extremely fast (with enough speed to avoid being captured by the Sun's gravitational pull) and was on a very eccentric trajectory takin...
Diddy backtracks on latest new name Brother Love

Diddy backtracks on latest new name Brother Love

Entertainment
Sean 'Diddy' Combs has backtracked on his latest new name, Brother Love, saying it was just a joke - but fans can still call him 'Love'.The rapper and producer, 48, made headlines over the weekend after announcing on Instagram that he would only answer to the name Brother Love.No stranger to a name change, he has been known by the names Puffy, Puff, Diddy, P Diddy and Puff Daddy over the years.On Monday, following some not-so-positive feedback from fans on the Brother Love moniker, he backtracked in an Instagram video.The father of six said: "Well, ladies and gentlemen, today I've come to the conclusion that you can NOT play around with the internet."Due to an overwhelming response from the media out there... and just due to there not wanting to be any confusion - I was only joking."I didn...