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 2020-06-12 04:25 

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NFL pledges $250m to battle systematic racism...

The National Football League said Thursday it would commit $250 million over the next 10 years to fight systematic racism against black people in the United States....

 2020-06-12 04:15 

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Trump praises US police, rejecting protesters' cries of racism...

US President Donald Trump on Thursday rebooted his flagging reelection campaign with a speech starkly rejecting nationwide protesters' claims of police racism, saying only a "few bad apples" are to blame.Some Americans may want calm after mont...

 2020-06-12 03:19 

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Ramping up fight, Trump brandishes sanctions over ICC war crimes probe...

President Donald Trump on Thursday authorized sanctions against any official at the International Criminal Court who investigates US troops, ramping up pressure to stop its case into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan."This assault on the ICC is an eff...

 2020-06-12 03:19 

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Trump praises US police, rejecting protesters' cries of racism...

US President Donald Trump on Thursday rebooted his flagging reelection campaign with a speech starkly rejecting nationwide protesters' claims of police racism, saying only a "few bad apples" are to blame.Some Americans may want calm after mont...

 2020-06-12 03:19 

AFP

Trump praises US police, rejecting protesters' cries of racism...

US President Donald Trump on Thursday rebooted his flagging reelection campaign with a speech starkly rejecting nationwide protesters' claims of police racism, saying only a "few bad apples" are to blame.Some Americans may want calm after mont...

 2020-06-12 03:10 

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Florida teams set to open MLS return tournament in Orlando...

Orlando City and Inter Miami will kick off Major League Soccer's 26-team tournament on July 8 when the league returns from a four-month shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-06-12 02:54 

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Double-lung transplant on COVID-19 patient offers hope for others...

A woman in her 20s has become the first person in the United States to receive a double-lung transplant for COVID-19, offering hope for other critically-ill coronavirus patients, her doctor said Thursday.The patient, who is Hispanic, is now conscious and ...

 2020-06-12 02:54 

AFP

Ramping up fight, Trump brandishes sanctions over ICC war crimes probe...

President Donald Trump on Thursday authorized sanctions against any official at the International Criminal Court who investigates US troops, ramping up pressure to stop its case into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan."This assault on the ICC is an eff...

 2020-06-12 02:45 

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La Liga resumes after three months away as Sevilla defeat Betis...

Sevilla beat Real Betis 2-0 as La Liga returned after three months away on Thursday, becoming the second of Europe's five major leagues to resume following the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-06-12 02:45 

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La Liga resumes after three months away as Sevilla defeat Betis...

Sevilla beat local rivals Real Betis 2-0 as La Liga returned after three months away on Thursday, becoming the second of Europe's five major leagues to resume following the coronavirus pandemic. For now though, stands remain empty, the voices of the p...

 2020-06-12 02:39 

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Top US general says wrong to appear with Trump at protest site...

America's top general said Thursday he was wrong to appear with President Donald Trump in a photo op near the White House last week, staged after the area was forcefully cleared of anti-racism protesters.Milley and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper were...

 2020-06-12 02:39 

AFP

Double-lung transplant on COVID-19 patient offers hope for others...

A woman in her 20s has become the first person in the United States to receive a double-lung transplant for COVID-19, offering hope for other critically-ill coronavirus patients, her doctor said Thursday.The patient, who is Hispanic, is now conscious and ...

 2020-06-12 02:24 

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Europe to reopen borders as virus spread quickens in Africa...

The European Union firmed up plans to reopen internal borders on Thursday, as the World Health Organization warned the pandemic was accelerating in Africa and US stocks plunged on coronavirus fears.The death toll in Latin America passed 70,000 fatalities ...

 2020-06-12 02:24 

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Top US general says wrong to appear with Trump at protest site...

America's top general said Thursday he was wrong to appear with President Donald Trump in a photo op near the White House last week, staged after the area was forcefully cleared of anti-racism protesters.Milley and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper were...

 2020-06-12 01:53 

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Ramping up fight, Trump OKs sanctions over ICC war crimes probe...

President Donald Trump on Thursday authorized sanctions against any official at the International Criminal Court who investigates US troops, ramping up pressure to stop its case into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan."This assault on the ICC is an eff...

 2020-06-12 01:53 

AFP

Europe to reopen borders as virus spread quickens in Africa...

The European Union firmed up plans to reopen internal borders on Thursday, as the World Health Organization warned the pandemic was accelerating in Africa and US stocks plunged on coronavirus fears.The death toll in Latin America passed 70,000 fatalities ...

 2020-06-12 01:20 

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Double-lung transplant on COVID-19 patient offers hope for others...

A Hispanic woman in her 20s has become the first person in the United States to receive a double-lung transplant for COVID-19, offering hope for other critically-ill coronavirus patients, her doctor said Thursday.The patient is now conscious and has been ...

 2020-06-12 01:20 

AFP

Ramping up fight, Trump OKs sanctions over ICC war crimes probe...

President Donald Trump on Thursday authorized sanctions against any official at the International Criminal Court who investigates US troops, ramping up pressure to stop its case into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan."This assault on the ICC is an eff...

 2020-06-12 01:15 

AFP

Double-lung transplant on COVID-19 patient offers hope for others...

A Hispanic woman in her 20s has become the first person in the United States to receive a double-lung transplant for COVID-19, offering hope for other critically-ill coronavirus patients, her doctor said Thursday.The patient is now conscious and has been ...

 2020-06-12 01:10 

AFP

Burundi cabinet meets on way forward after president's death...

Burundi held an extraordinary cabinet meeting Thursday to discuss a way forward after the sudden death of long-serving ruler Pierre Nkurunziza left many anxious over the future of the troubled country.Under the constitution, the speaker of the National As...

 2020-06-12 01:10 

AFP

Double-lung transplant on COVID-19 patient offers hope for others...

A Hispanic woman in her 20s has become the first person in the United States to receive a double-lung transplant for COVID-19, offering hope for other critically-ill coronavirus patients, her doctor said Thursday.The patient is now conscious and has been ...

 2020-06-12 01:10 

AFP

Double-lung transplant on COVID-19 patient offers hope for others...

A Hispanic woman in her 20s has become the first person in the United States to receive a double-lung transplant for COVID-19, offering hope for other critically-ill coronavirus patients, her doctor said Thursday.The patient is now conscious and has been ...

 2020-06-12 00:55 

AFP

Warholm smashes world record, youngest Ingebrigtsen dominates Kenyans...

Double world 400m hurdles champion Karsten Warholm put aside coronavirus-induced Lego building to smash the world record for the unorthodox 300m hurdles behind closed doors at a near-empty Bislett Stadium on Thursday.The victory went to Jakob Ingebrigtsen...

 2020-06-12 00:55 

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Warholm stars as athletics returns to Oslo via French garden and windswept Kenya...

Double world 400m hurdles champion Karsten Warholm put aside coronavirus-induced Lego building to smash the world record for the unorthodox 300m hurdles behind closed doors at a near-empty Bislett Stadium on Thursday.The victory went to Jakob Ingebrigtsen...

 2020-06-12 00:50 

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Warholm smashes world record, youngest Ingebrigtsen dominates Kenyans...

Double world 400m hurdles champion Karsten Warholm smashed the world record for the unorthodox 300m hurdles behind closed doors at a near-empty Bislett Stadium on Thursday....

 2020-06-12 00:50 

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'It's bizarre': La Liga returns after three-month coronavirus suspension...

Spain's La Liga resumed on Thursday after three months away due to the coronavirus as Sevilla hosted local rivals Real Betis behind closed doors at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan....

 2020-06-12 00:31 

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Ex-head of track and field says hid doping cases to help sport's finances...

The former head of global track and field, Lamine Diack, told his corruption trial on Thursday he had agreed to delay and stagger bans for Russian athletes caught doping for the sake of the sport's "financial health"....

 2020-06-12 00:10 

AFP

FIFA allows transfer windows to open before current season finishes...

FIFA will allow leagues to open their transfer windows before the current, delayed season has been completed as football recovers from the impact of the lengthy coronavirus shutdown, the game's world governing body announced on Thursday....

 2020-06-12 00:05 

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Haris withdraws from Pakistan's tour of England over coronavirus fears...

Middle-order batsman Haris Sohail on Thursday became the first player to withdraw from Pakistan's England tour over coronavirus fears, the Pakistan Cricket Board revealed....

 2020-06-11 23:40 

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Afghanistan coach Moles vows to carry on despite amputated leg...

Afghanistan director of cricket Andy Moles plans to continue his career despite the "trauma" of having his leg amputated after being told he could otherwise lose his life....

 2020-06-11 23:32 

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Rose grabs lead in PGA virus return as Floyd remembered...

Britain's Justin Rose fired a seven-under par 63 Thursday to seize the early lead as the US PGA Tour ended a 91-day coronavirus shutdown and paid tribute to George Floyd....

 2020-06-11 23:10 

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Joshua showdown with Fury unlikely to be in UK says promoter...

Anthony Joshua's first blockbuster bout with Tyson Fury is unlikely to take place in Britain, according to promoter Eddie Hearn....

 2020-06-11 23:02 

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Shortened MotoGP season to start July 19 at Jerez...

The 2020 MotoGP season will start on July 19 in Spain following the coronavirus lockdown, with back-to-back races to be held at the Jerez circuit, organisers announced on Thursday....

 2020-06-11 22:56 

AFP

Ex-head of track and field says hid doping cases to help sport's finances...

The former head of global track and field, Lamine Diack, told his corruption trial on Thursday he had agreed to delay and stagger bans for Russian athletes caught doping for the sake of the sport's "financial health"....

 2020-06-11 22:53 

AFP

Belgium reopens case with possible link to McCann suspect...

Belgium reopened an investigation on Thursday into the 1996 murder of a German teenager because of a possible link with the man suspected of murdering British girl Madeleine McCann.His investigation was closed unsolved in 2016. In Germany, a five-year-old...

 2020-06-11 22:53 

AFP

Burundi cabinet meets on way forward after president's death...

Burundi held an extraordinary cabinet meeting Thursday to discuss a way forward after the sudden death of long-serving ruler Pierre Nkurunziza left many anxious over the future of the troubled country.Under the constitution, the speaker of the National As...

 2020-06-11 22:39 

AFP

Burundi cabinet meets on way forward after president's death...

Burundi held an extraordinary cabinet meeting Thursday to discuss a way forward after the sudden death of long-serving ruler Pierre Nkurunziza left many anxious over the future of the troubled country.Under the constitution, the speaker of the National As...

 2020-06-11 22:39 

AFP

Belgium reopens case with possible link to McCann suspect...

Belgium reopened an investigation on Thursday into the 1996 murder of a German teenager because of a possible link with the man suspected of murdering British girl Madeleine McCann.His investigation was closed unsolved in 2016. In Germany, a five-year-old...

 2020-06-11 22:34 

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Europe to reopen borders but world virus toll mounts...

Brussels set out plans to reopen the EU's internal borders on Thursday, even as the global coronavirus outbreak hit worrying new landmarks in the United States, Latin America and Russia.And the death toll in Latin America passed 70,000 fatalities on W...

 2020-06-11 22:34 

AFP

Burundi cabinet meets on way forward after president's death...

Burundi held an extraordinary cabinet meeting Thursday to discuss a way forward after the sudden death of long-serving ruler Pierre Nkurunziza left many anxious over the future of the troubled country.Under the constitution, the speaker of the National As...

 2020-06-11 22:04 

AFP

Top US general says wrong to appear with Trump at protest site...

America's top general said Thursday he was wrong to appear with President Donald Trump in a photo op near the White House last week, staged after the area was forcefully cleared of anti-racism protesters.Milley and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper were...

 2020-06-11 22:04 

AFP

Europe to reopen borders but world virus toll mounts...

Brussels set out plans to reopen the EU's internal borders on Thursday, even as the global coronavirus outbreak hit worrying new landmarks in the United States, Latin America and Russia.And the death toll in Latin America passed 70,000 fatalities on W...

 2020-06-11 21:52 

AFP

Struggling to unite country, Trump reopens reelection campaign...

US President Donald Trump will address searing anger over racism and police brutality during a trip to Texas on Thursday but his main focus is rapidly shifting to a more personal problem -- his troubled reelection campaign.The choice of Texas for Thursday...

 2020-06-11 21:52 

AFP

Top US general says wrong to appear with Trump at protest site...

America's top general said Thursday he was wrong to appear with President Donald Trump in a photo op near the White House last week, staged after the area was forcefully cleared of anti-racism protesters.Milley and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper were...

 2020-06-11 21:44 

AFP

Ramping up fight, Trump authorizes sanctions over ICC war crimes probe...

President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered sanctions against any official at the International Criminal Court who investigates US troops, ramping up pressure to stop its case into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan."This institution has become, in prac...

 2020-06-11 21:44 

AFP

Struggling to unite country, Trump reopens reelection campaign...

US President Donald Trump will address searing anger over racism and police brutality during a trip to Texas on Thursday but his main focus is rapidly shifting to a more personal problem -- his troubled reelection campaign.The choice of Texas for Thursday...

 2020-06-11 21:33 

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England's Anderson calls for action to tackle racism in cricket...

James Anderson says English cricket must do more to "make the game for everybody", joining other sportsmen who have spoken out about racism across the globe....

 2020-06-11 21:28 

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Thiem signs up for Ultimate Tennis Showdown...

World number three Dominic Thiem will complete the field in the Ultimate Tennis Showdown (UTS), a 10-man league played over five weekends at an academy in Nice run by the coach of Serena Williams....

 2020-06-11 21:28 

AFP

NHL teams tentatively set to open training camps July 10...

National Hockey League training camps for the 24 teams remaining in the Stanley Cup chase will begin July 10, provided a deal is struck with players on resuming the season....

 2020-06-11 21:03 

AFP

Burundi cabinet meets on way forward after president's death...

Burundi held an extraordinary cabinet meeting Thursday to discuss a way forward after the sudden death of long-serving ruler Pierre Nkurunziza left many anxious over the future of the troubled country.Under the constitution, the speaker of the National As...

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