20 July 2017
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22/04/2017 23:01

Kiwi Brockie knocks out Kaizer Chiefs

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New Zealander Jeremy Brockie was the key figure as South African FA Cup title-holders SuperSport United beat Kaizer Chiefs on penalties in Soweto Saturday to...

22/04/2017 22:21

Coffee attempts comeback after seven years, Army stint

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Former NFL running back Glen Coffee is attempting a comeback after spending seven years away from the gridiron, the past four of them serving in the US Army.

22/04/2017 21:06

IMF warns against protectionism, but strikes word from statement

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With fears rising that the Trump administration will follow through on its threats to raise trade barriers, world finance ministers are united on one message: protectionism threatens the global economy.

22/04/2017 20:11

Griffin out for playoffs with big toe injury

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Los Angeles Clippers star forward Blake Griffin will miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs because of a right big toe injury, the club announced Saturday.

22/04/2017 19:01

Sobbing mother video prompts controversy for American Airlines

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Less than two weeks after United Airlines prompted a public relations crisis for dragging a passenger from his seat on an overbooked flight, rival American Airlines is being buffeted by its own controversy.

22/04/2017 12:56

US supercarrier due in Sea of Japan «in days»: Pence

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The US supercarrier Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan in days, Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday, after days of mixed messages from Washington over the warship's whereabouts.

22/04/2017 12:26

«Assault on facts» energizes global March for Science

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Scientists and their supporters across the globe are expected to march in the thousands Saturday amid growing anxiety over what many see as a mounting political assault on facts and evidence.

22/04/2017 08:56

Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base: govt

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More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in a coordinated Taliban attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, the country's defence ministry said Saturday.

22/04/2017 08:31

China's first cargo spacecraft docks with space lab

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China's first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, successfully completed docking with an orbiting space lab on Saturday, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center said.

22/04/2017 08:04

Pentagon chief warns Syria against using chemical weapons

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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday that there can be «no doubt» Syria has retained some chemical weapons and warned President Bashar al-Assad's regime not to use them.

22/04/2017 07:56

Imitation Game: China carmakers ape foreign brands at Shanghai show

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If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then global carmakers are basking in the compliments at Shanghai's auto show, where some Chinese-made models bear striking resemblances to famous foreign brands.

22/04/2017 07:56

Canada sets new sanctions against Syria after chemical attack

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Canada announced new sanctions against Syria on Friday targeting officials and entities linked to the use of chemical weapons.

22/04/2017 07:53

Taliban kill «more than 50» Afghan troops in army base attack

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Taliban militants wearing Afghan army uniforms killed at least 50 soldiers in a gun and suicide attack at a base in northern Afghanistan, the US military said, as the extremists ramp up their campaign against beleaguered government forces.

22/04/2017 07:49

Iran FM mocks US claims it is violating nuclear deal

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Iran's foreign minister mocked US President Donald Trump's claim Tehran was «not living up to the spirit» of the nuclear deal on Friday, saying Washington was flouting the accord.

22/04/2017 07:46

«Assad blames ex Al-Qaeda affiliate for bombing evacuees»

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Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad on Friday blamed the country's former Al-Qaeda affiliate for a deadly bombing against buses carrying evacuees outside Aleppo at the weekend.

22/04/2017 07:43

Arrest of WikiLeaks's Assange a «priority»: US top cop

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The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a US «priority,» Attorney General Jeff Sessions said, as media reports indicated his office was preparing charges against the fugitive anti-hero.

22/04/2017 07:33

Tributes and discord one year after Prince death

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One year after Prince's death, the pop legend's purple-clad fans converged Friday on his estate for a festive celebration, but some found it marred by commercialism and questions that still surround his overdose.

22/04/2017 07:32

Super Bowl champion Pats open season against Chiefs, visit Mexico

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The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will host the Kansas City Chiefs to open the 2017 season, according to the season schedule unveiled Thursday by the NFL.

22/04/2017 07:31

Australia, New Zealand kick off global science rallies

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Thousands of people rallied in Australia and New Zealand Saturday in support of science, the first of more than 500 marches globally triggered by concern over the rise of «alternative facts».

22/04/2017 07:12

Trump: Iran not «living up to spirit» of nuclear deal

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Iran is «not living up to the spirit» of the nuclear deal struck with world powers, US President Donald Trump said Thursday, warning America would set out its position on that soon.

22/04/2017 07:07

Serena eyes challenge of post-baby comeback

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Serena Williams has spent her career defying the odds, winning 23 Grand Slam singles titles and becoming the oldest world number one at age 35.

22/04/2017 07:03

US Treasury's Mnuchin: US growth good for global economy

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The Trump administration's priority is boosting US growth through tax cuts and an overhaul of regulations, and a growing American economy will be good for the world, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday.

22/04/2017 06:51

New actor Trump heightens North Korea drama: analysts

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Geopolitical tensions flare every spring on the Korean peninsula, but analysts say the anxiety of recent weeks has been magnified by the unpredictable new player in the annual drama: Donald Trump.

22/04/2017 06:41

Thunder survive Rockets, claw back in series

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Russell Westbrook's latest triple-double came with plenty of help from his teammates, and translated to a 115-113 NBA playoff victory for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

22/04/2017 05:05

«No doubt» Syria has retained chemical weapons: Mattis

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Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said during a visit to Israel Friday that there can be «no doubt» that Syria has retained some chemical weapons and warned President Bashar al-Assad's regime not to use them.

22/04/2017 04:51

US to honour «dumb» refugee deal with Australia: Pence

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The US will honour a controversial agreement with Australia to take refugees from Pacific island detention centres, Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday -- a deal Donald Trump had previously branded «dumb».

22/04/2017 03:21

Thomas and top-seeded Celtics bounce back against Bulls

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The top-seeded Boston Celtics turned the tables on the Chicago Bulls, powering to a 104-87 victory to narrow the gap in their NBA Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.

22/04/2017 02:36

Cauley claws way into share of Texas Open lead

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Bud Cauley had to reach deep into his bag of tricks Friday to shoot a bogey-free 66 and seize a share of the lead at the halfway mark of the Texas Open.

22/04/2017 02:31

Russian FM presses US's Tillerson over Syria probe

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov voiced «regret» in a phone call with his US counterpart at Washington's opposition to a Moscow-backed plan to investigate an alleged chemical attack in Syria.

22/04/2017 01:56

Rangers release former AL MVP Hamilton

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Former American League Most Valuable Player Josh Hamilton, his bid to return to the Major Leagues stymied by a new knee injury, was released by the Texas Rangers on Friday.

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