26 May 2017
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11/05/2017 23:47

Ivory Coast's rebel soldiers apologise to president

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Some 8,400 Ivory Coast soldiers who mutinied in January apologised to President Alassane Ouattara in an orchestrated ceremony that was aired on national television late Thursday.

11/05/2017 23:43

Silva service key to Man City's Champions dream

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David Silva’s comeback from injury helped inspire Manchester City’s return to form last weekend, and his fitness is likely to prove crucial to their Champions League qualification prospects.

11/05/2017 23:25

Wenger aims to silence critics with Euro push

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There is nothing Arsene Wenger relishes more than confounding his doubters and the Arsenal manager will know on Saturday whether he has a strong chance of doing so once again.

11/05/2017 22:52

Canada maintain perfect record at worlds

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Titleholders Canada maintained their perfect record at the world ice hockey championships on Thursday sealing a late 3-2 win over tournament co-hosts France at a sold-out Paris-Bercy Arena.

11/05/2017 22:27

Venues on show as Olympic officials inspect LA bid

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Iconic venues from across Los Angeles's sporting skyline took center stage on Thursday as a team of International Olympic Committee officials scrutinized the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics.

11/05/2017 22:23

UN urges G. Bissau leader to appoint new prime minister

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Expressing deep concern over political gridlock in Guinea-Bissau, the UN Security Council on Thursday urged President Jose Mario Vaz to appoint a prime minister who enjoys broad political support.

11/05/2017 22:15

Microsoft making mobile connection with Windows update

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Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a forthcoming Windows update aimed at keeping its desktop and laptop computers at the heart of lifestyles increasing reliant on smartphones.

11/05/2017 21:24

Shakira plans new album this month

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Shakira announced Thursday that she will release a new album later this month after the superstar sported a reggaeton sound on her first single.

11/05/2017 21:20

Bailly off as Man Utd squeeze into Europa final

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Manchester United survived a sizeable scare to reach their first Europa League final after a nervy 1-1 draw with Celta Vigo on Thursday completed a 2-1 aggregate victory.

11/05/2017 20:48

Brazil calls off Zika emergency

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Brazil's government on Thursday declared an end to a national emergency over the Zika virus which was detected in the Latin American country late in 2015 before becoming a global concern.

11/05/2017 20:14

NFL rejects Gordon's reinstatement request

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NFL officials have denied a reinstatement petition by Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon, who has not played since 2014 after banishment under the NFL substance-abuse policy, a league website report said on Thursday.

11/05/2017 20:12

Rod Rosenstein: a grey man in the American spotlight

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The dramatic sacking of the FBI director has left a bespectacled 52-year-old most Americans have never heard of holding the credibility of the US justice system -- and possibly even its democracy -- in his hands.

11/05/2017 20:11

Microsoft aims at 'mixed reality' with new devices

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Microsoft on Thursday debuted hardware for reaching into virtual worlds powered by its technology as it looked to "mixed reality" as the next big computing platform.

11/05/2017 20:04

Judge blesses $1 bn compensation deal in VW diesel case

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A federal judge in California on Thursday said he would approve a $1.2 billion settlement between Volkswagen and the US authorities over the last 80,000 cars in the company's emissions-cheating scandal.

11/05/2017 19:55

Design breakthrough kickstarts Dutch ocean clean-up plan

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A Dutch inventor aiming to clean up vast ocean "garbage patches" of plastic Thursday unveiled a radical design breakthrough, enabling his ambitious project to start two years early.

11/05/2017 19:52

US sees growing repression, deepening crisis in Venezeula

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US intelligence agencies believe Venezuela's government will ratchet up repression against the country's population this year to contain growing popular discontent, a senior US official said on Thursday.

11/05/2017 19:33

Myth busted: People smell as well as dogs

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People's sense of smell is just as sharp as those of rats and dogs, a US researcher said Thursday, calling for an end to a century-old "myth" to the contrary.

11/05/2017 19:22

World's tallest building delayed to 2019: Saudi prince

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The completion date for the world's tallest tower has been pushed back to 2019, a Saudi Arabian billionaire said Thursday, almost six years after launching the record-breaking project.

11/05/2017 19:16

Penguins face Ottawa and Ducks meet Predators in NHL semis

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Sparked by goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, the Pittsburgh Penguins continue their quest to become the NHL's first back-to-back champions since 1998 when they meet Ottawa in the Stanley Cup playoff semi-finals.

11/05/2017 19:02

Egypt cleric suspended, faces trial for non-Muslim remarks

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An Egyptian Muslim cleric has been barred from preaching and is set to appear before a court for saying Christians and Jews followed corrupt religions and would not go to heaven.

11/05/2017 18:50

Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

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Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Thursday he had "no doubt" that Turkey and the United States would work out any differences arising from the US decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria.

11/05/2017 18:24

Father of Fatima 'miracle' boy recounts recovery

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The father of a Brazilian boy who recovered at lightning speed after a serious fall on Thursday recounted what he called a "miracle" brought about by two child shepherds in Portugal's Fatima.

11/05/2017 18:21

Uneasy compromise found for France's ex-PM Valls

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France's embattled former prime minister Manuel Valls escaped fresh humiliation on Thursday, with president-elect Emmanuel Macron's party saying it would not field a candidate against him in June's general elections.

11/05/2017 18:12

Dior to show cruise collection in Los Angeles

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The glamour of France's fashion industry hits Los Angeles Thursday as Dior lures a bevy of stars including Charlize Theron and Brie Larson to the Santa Monica mountains for its latest runway show.

11/05/2017 18:11

Trump says he was always going to fire FBI director

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US President Donald Trump insisted Thursday he always intended to fire FBI director James Comey, undercutting the initial White House explanation that he acted on the recommendation of top justice officials.

11/05/2017 18:09

Miley Cyrus transforms anew with lo-fi ballad

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Miley Cyrus, whose young career has already undergone marked transformations, on Thursday released a lo-fi rock ballad in a departure from her previous sound.

11/05/2017 18:05

Tillerson hosts Arctic forum in shadow of Russia spat

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was in Alaska to play host to the eight nations of the Arctic Council on Thursday, trailed by burning questions about Russia and climate change.

11/05/2017 17:46

Trump says he was always going to fire FBI director

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Donald Trump claimed Thursday he always intended to fire FBI director James Comey, undercutting the initial White House explanation that he acted on the recommendation of top justice officials.

11/05/2017 17:26

White House fumes after Kremlin releases Trump meeting photos

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Donald Trump's administration was left red-faced Thursday after the Kremlin surprised them by releasing pictures of a closed-door meeting between the US president and Russia's top diplomat.

11/05/2017 17:24

Fifth UN peacekeeper found dead after C. Africa attack

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Another UN peacekeeper has been found dead in the Central African Republic, bringing to five the toll from an attack this week, the deadliest to target the mission so far, the UN spokesman said Thursday.

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