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Belgium's Wout Van Aert sprints to Milan-San Remo victory

Belgium's1. Wout Van Aert (BEL/JUM) 7hr 16min 09sec (average: 41.9km/h), 2. Julian Alaphilippe (FRA/DEC) same time, 3. Michael Matthews (AUS/SUN) ...


Can the Takuba Force Turn Around the Sahel Conflict

PARIS - Two years after a pan-European military initiative was first proposed to help tackle the Sahel's Islamist insurgency, the ...


US Approaches 4.9 Million COVID Cases, More Than Any Other Country

The number of COVID-19 cases around the world continues its steady climb with more than 19.1 million infections, according to ...


8 Russian songs that are famous EVERYWHERE

Culture Aug 07 2020 Victoria Ryabikova Pavol FreŇ°o (CC BY 2.0); Public Domain; Russia Beyond Throughout the 20th century, Russian ...


US Approaches 4.9 Million Coronavirus Cases

The number of COVID-19 cases around the world continues its steady climb with more than 19.1 million infections, according to ...


Groenewegen 'sorry' after Tour of Poland crash puts Jakobsen in coma

Cyclist he said.Doctors said Jakobsen, of the Deceuninck-Quick Step team, was in a "serious but stable condition".He underwent a five-hour ...


In pics: Celebrate the love of beer on International Beer Day

File photo taken on Sept. 9, 2018 shows a man holds a glass of beer during a Beer Weekend activity ...


Gareth Bale did not want to play against Man City, says Zidane

Zinedine Zidane has said Gareth Bale told him he did not want to play for Real Madrid against Manchester City ...


Paris broils as nine departments face red alert heatwave conditions

The French capital and nine north-central departments have been placed on the highest level of heatwave alert, with 53 other ...


Kenya Olympic champion Kipruto tests positive for COVID-19

NAIROBI, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Olympic and world champion Conseslus Kipruto announced on Saturday that he had tested positive ...


Live COVID-19 updates: Brazil's death toll surpasses 100,000

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...


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Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

Andy Farrell confident Ireland can win Six Nations

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has urged his players to be fearless in pursuit of Six Nations ...

Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

Champions League: Barcelona, Bayern Munich proceed to quarterfinals

Barcelona/Munich [Spain/Germany], Aug 9 (ANI): Barcelona and Bayern Munich have progressed to the quarterfinal of the Champions League after winning ...

Latest COVID-19 watch, Aug. 9: Brazil's death toll surpasses 100,000

Medical workers in personal protective equipment are on duty to perform COVID-19 rapid tests for taxi drivers in Sao Paolo, ...

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Kroenke Sports Entertainment partners with global sportsbook operator

PointsBet, a global sportsbook operator, and Kroenke Sports Entertainment, LLC announced Friday an entrance into a new, multi-year partnership. The ...

U.S. dollar makes small recovery, Wall Street mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks faltered on Friday despite better-than-expected jobs growth in July, and a rebound in ...

Switch revenue jumps 13% in second quarter

Switch is the latest data centre operator to post strong financial results as the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to fail ...

Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

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Trump thinks 'it would be cool' to invade Venezuela

On Tuesday of this week, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on Venezuela. Appearing before the committee ...


11 arrests in Virginia and Maryland over shocking sexual exploitation

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia Eleven members or close associates of the infamous MS-13 gang were arrested this week and face numerous charges ...


Desktop review of Melissa Davey's new book on the Pell case

Melissa Davey just a few days ago brought out her book on The Case of George Pell. Davey has followed ...


Seventeen dead, 123 injured as jet breaks in two on landing in India

DUBAI, UAE - An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people on board skidded off a runway and ...


Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...


Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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