21 July 2017
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23/04/2017 23:41

NHL Senators oust Bruins with overtime triumph

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Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal 6:30 into overtime to give Ottawa a 3-2 victory Sunday at Boston that advanced the Senators into the second round of the National Hockey League playoffs.

23/04/2017 21:21

US counting on French anti-terror ops in Africa: Mattis

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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday urged France to continue its African anti-terror operations under its new presidency, as he visited strategic Djibouti on the day of France's first-round election.

23/04/2017 21:16

Cavaliers sweep Pacers, Rockets put Thunder on the brink

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LeBron James scored 33 points and made key plays to give the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers a 106-102 victory at Indiana and a sweep of their playoff series.

23/04/2017 20:16

Western Iraq ambush on military convoy kills 10

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An ambush by the Islamic State group killed 10 members of the security forces Sunday in western Iraq, where federal and other forces recently ramped up an anti-jihadist offensive.

23/04/2017 20:06

NHL Kings promote assistant Stevens into top coach post

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John Stevens, an assistant coach on the Los Angeles Kings staff for the past seven seasons, has been promoted to head coach, the National Hockey League team announced Sunday.

23/04/2017 19:26

Bulls guard Rondo, Rockets guard Beverley draw fines

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Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo and Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley were each fined $25,000 by the NBA on Sunday for violations committed in playoff defeats.

23/04/2017 19:16

«Furious» leaves competition in the dust at North America box office

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«The Fate of the Furious» ran at full throttle for a second weekend, raking in $38.7 million to head North American box-office profits with a total of $163.6, industry analysts estimated on Sunday.

23/04/2017 19:11

Younis one short of 10,000 Test runs

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Younis Khan was just one run short of becoming the first Pakistan batsman to complete 10,000 Test runs as his team reached 125 for two in their first innings at tea on the third day of the rain-affected first Test against the West Indies at Sabina Park on Sunday.

23/04/2017 18:56

Oprah Winfrey conquers acting fears in «Henrietta Lacks»

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Before Henrietta Lacks died of cervical cancer in 1951, doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore removed some of her cancerous cells to grow outside her body in a petri dish.

23/04/2017 17:41

Trump to insist on border wall funds as budget deadline looms

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Donald Trump pressed for the funding of a Mexico border wall Sunday as a looming spending showdown in Congress threatens to shut down the US government on...

23/04/2017 14:40 Video

Trump salutes NFL champs at the White House

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Absent for family reasons Tom Brady's quarterback and superstar. At the ceremony there were no other six companions among them, some have stated that their absence is due to Trump.

23/04/2017 13:26

«Happy Days» actress Erin Moran dies at 56

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US actress Erin Moran, who played mischievous kid sister Joanie on the sitcom «Happy Days» and its spin-off «Joanie Loves Chachi,» has died. She was 56.

23/04/2017 12:41

Roll with it: Gazans create own limo from five different cars

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A Gazan firm has found a way to add style to weddings in the Palestinian enclave despite being unable to import a limousine: make one with parts from five cars.

23/04/2017 12:06

Kenyans Wanjiru, Keitany in London Marathon double

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Daniel Wanjiru and record-breaking Mary Keitany made it a memorable double for Kenya on Sunday as they stormed to victories in the London Marathon.

23/04/2017 11:56

US Defense Secretary Mattis visits strategic Djibouti

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived Sunday for a short visit to Djibouti, a strategic Horn of Africa nation which hosts Washington's only permanent military base on the continent.

23/04/2017 11:06

Iran's Ahmadinejad says won't endorse other candidates

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Iran's former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that he won't endorse other candidates in next month's election, after he and his deputy...

23/04/2017 10:01

Australia police stop driver, 12, on epic car journey

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A 12-year-old boy trying to drive from coast-to-coast through the vast Australian outback was stopped by traffic police more than a thousand kilometres into the epic road trip, authorities said Sunday.

23/04/2017 09:41

Furious Afghans call for resignations after Taliban base attack

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Afghan families buried their dead and the country observed a national day of mourning Sunday after at least 100 soldiers were killed or wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base, prompting angry calls for ministers and army chiefs to resign.

23/04/2017 08:01

Australia, New Zealand hit back at North Korea threat

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Australia and New Zealand stiffened their rhetoric against North Korea Sunday after the isolated state threatened Canberra with a nuclear strike, urging it...

23/04/2017 07:57

US judge orders VW to pay $2.8 bln criminal penalty

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A US judge on Friday sentenced Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the diesel emissions cheating scandal, in line with a deal struck between the automaker and the US government.

23/04/2017 07:56

Israeli attack on Syria military camp kills three

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An Israeli attack on a Syrian training camp near the Golan Heights killed three members of a pro-government militia on Sunday, an official from the forces said.

23/04/2017 07:46

Kendrick Lamar scores biggest US album release of year

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Kendrick Lamar has pulled off the biggest US album debut this year with «DAMN.,» an introspective work of hip-hop storytelling that features Rihanna and U2.

23/04/2017 07:42

Star Wars' Hamill goes to dark side in Cannes festival comedy

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Star Wars legend Mark Hamill -- Luke Skywalker in the original trilogy -- goes over to the dark side in a new offbeat comedy to be shown at next month's Cannes film festival.

23/04/2017 07:31

Warriors put Blazers on brink, Gasol's floater sinks Spurs

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Stephen Curry scored 14 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and the Golden State Warriors stormed back from a 16-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 119-113.

23/04/2017 06:47

Spielberg waxes lyrical on the joy of movie theaters

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He has ruffled feathers with his backing of home streaming as a model for watching features, but Steven Spielberg cheered traditionalists with a spirited defense of the movie theater.

23/04/2017 06:36

New Zealand teams dominate Super Rugby as Crusaders stay unbeaten

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The Canterbury Crusaders remained unbeaten as New Zealand teams dominated Super Rugby this weekend ahead of June's British and Irish Lions tour.

23/04/2017 05:41

Iran elections have history of dark horses

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Election season is under way in Iran and the rumour mill is in overdrive as the public tries to divine the backroom machinations that have thrown up major surprises in the past.

23/04/2017 05:31

South Africa winemakers on quest for quality and prestige

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Looking out at his 50-hectare (124-acre) estate in a valley nestled below the Helderberg mountains, winemaker Ken Forrester beams with pride in his achievements over 20 years in the business.

23/04/2017 05:11

US businesses getting hammered by Venezuela crisis

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The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is costing US companies dearly, as General Motors can attest following the unexpected nationalization of its plant there.

23/04/2017 04:41

Gatlin trumps De Grasse, Thompson shines at World Relays

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Evergreen American sprinter Justin Gatlin struck gold when he anchored his team to victory at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, while double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson shone for Jamaica.

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