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Brady, Manning, Brees: It's time to go back to work
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Brady, Manning, Brees: It's time to go back to work

Jul 13th 2011, 4:12 PM 116 Views 0 Comments

Star quarter-backs say the players’ proposed deal to end lock-out is fair for all sides.

Nike workers in Indonesia say they are kicked and slapped
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Nike workers in Indonesia say they are kicked and slapped

Jul 13th 2011, 1:28 PM 2,060 Views 10 Comments

In one factory producing Converse runners, workers have described being hit and called names, and made to stand in the blazing sun.

Watch: The final spacewalk of the NASA space shuttle era
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Watch: The final spacewalk of the NASA space shuttle era

Jul 13th 2011, 12:40 PM 169 Views 1 Comment

The flight by Atlantis is the last for the 30-year shuttle programme

Question now is how good will Rory McIlroy be?
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Question now is how good will Rory McIlroy be?

Jul 13th 2011, 10:13 AM 95 Views 0 Comments

“All I need to do is focus on my game, and, if I can do that, I know my good golf is good enough to win plenty more tournaments,” the Holywood man said yesterday.

Contador faces test in Pyrenees, ready or not
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Contador faces test in Pyrenees, ready or not

Jul 13th 2011, 9:58 AM 82 Views 0 Comments

The three-time champ is about to face a real test as an already-dramatic Tour hots up.

Mafia leader gets life for Duisburg massacre
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Mafia leader gets life for Duisburg massacre

Jul 12th 2011, 6:49 PM 1,681 Views 0 Comments

The violent slayings, sparked by a feud involving two sides of the ‘Ndrangheta organised crime syndicate, highlighted the international reach of Italy’s Calabrian mafia.

Egypt's former prime minister guilty of corruption
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Egypt's former prime minister guilty of corruption

Jul 12th 2011, 5:38 PM 153 Views 0 Comments

Former prime minister of Egypt, Ahmed Nazif, along with interior minister Habib el-Adly and Youssef Boutros Ghali, were found guilty of corruption

Clinton says Assad has 'lost legitimacy' but Syria says that's provocation
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Clinton says Assad has 'lost legitimacy' but Syria says that's provocation

Jul 12th 2011, 2:55 PM 157 Views 0 Comments

The US said it had nothing invested in Bashar Assad remaining in power.

US newspapers offer cheap Android tablets in exchange for subscriptions
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US newspapers offer cheap Android tablets in exchange for subscriptions

Jul 12th 2011, 1:08 PM 335 Views 1 Comment

Two Philadelphia papers will offer their customers discounted tablets if they buy long-term subscriptions in a bid to stimulate the market.

In pictures: Fan nearly falls from stands during homer derby
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In pictures: Fan nearly falls from stands during homer derby

Jul 12th 2011, 11:00 AM 269 Views 0 Comments

Spectators catch fan who fell while trying to catch a ball in the stands.

Afghan president’s brother assassinated
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Afghan president’s brother assassinated

Jul 12th 2011, 9:25 AM 272 Views 2 Comments

Ahmad Wali Karzai has reportedly been killed by his bodyguard.

Shareholders sue News Corp over hacking scandal
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Shareholders sue News Corp over hacking scandal

Jul 11th 2011, 8:42 PM 374 Views 6 Comments

A group of News Corporation shareholders are suing the media conglomerate over what they claim are large-scale governance failures surrounding the British phone-hacking case.

Syrian protesters storm US embassy in Damascus
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Syrian protesters storm US embassy in Damascus

Jul 11th 2011, 3:06 PM 276 Views 5 Comments

Witnesses say protesters scrawled graffiti referring to the US ambassador to Syria as a “dog”.

No announcement by Tiger today - agent
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No announcement by Tiger today - agent

Jul 11th 2011, 2:02 PM 111 Views 0 Comments

Stricker completes John Deere three-peat
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# Three-sy Does It

Stricker completes John Deere three-peat

Jul 11th 2011, 10:28 AM 127 Views 0 Comments

WATCH: Two world-class shots on the final hole gave Stricker a one-shot win over Kyle Stanley.

US suspends aid to Pakistan military over fears of extremist collusion
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US suspends aid to Pakistan military over fears of extremist collusion

Jul 11th 2011, 9:52 AM 663 Views 1 Comment

Some $800million is being withheld as tensions between the ‘war on terror’ allies continue to ratchet up.

Strong earthquake rattles Japan's northeast coast
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Strong earthquake rattles Japan's northeast coast

Jul 10th 2011, 12:06 PM 242 Views 0 Comments

A 7.3 magnitude hit Japan’s northeastern coast on Sunday prompting a brief tsunami warning for the area, however there are no reports of abnormalities at the Fukushima plant.

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sports writing
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# Well Read

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sports writing

Jul 10th 2011, 10:10 AM 203 Views 0 Comments

Put your feet up and enjoy seven of the best pieces of sports writing from the week that’s passed.

Israel hopes to expel activists within 72 hours
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Israel hopes to expel activists within 72 hours

Jul 10th 2011, 9:18 AM 956 Views 44 Comments

The timetable will depend on foreign airlines’ ability to fly the activists home.

Police in Malaysia fire tear gas at protesters, arrest 1,667
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Police in Malaysia fire tear gas at protesters, arrest 1,667

Jul 9th 2011, 6:31 PM 321 Views 2 Comments

Malaysia’s biggest political rally in four years has ended with hundreds of arrests, as protesters defied warnings to stay at home and electoral reform.

Berlusconi firm ordered to pay €560m to rival media group
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Berlusconi firm ordered to pay €560m to rival media group

Jul 9th 2011, 4:29 PM 516 Views 11 Comments

The Italian Prime Minister’s financial holding company, Fininvest, was ordered Saturday to pay millions in damages to media group CIR.

Ferrer sees off Roddick in Davis Cup quarter-final
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# Beaten

Ferrer sees off Roddick in Davis Cup quarter-final

Jul 9th 2011, 12:18 PM 70 Views 0 Comments

The big American bull was no match for the Spanish matador.

Former first lady Betty Ford dies at 93
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Former first lady Betty Ford dies at 93

Jul 9th 2011, 9:10 AM 557 Views 3 Comments

The former First Lady, better known for setting up the world-famous rehab clinic, passes away in California.

The world's newest country: South Sudan set to number 193
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The world's newest country: South Sudan set to number 193

Jul 8th 2011, 9:22 PM 1,231 Views 12 Comments

South Sudan’s new government faces huge challenges in reforming its military and diversifying the oil-based economy.

Texas executes Mexican man despite White House concerns
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Texas executes Mexican man despite White House concerns

Jul 8th 2011, 2:10 PM 794 Views 12 Comments

The Obama administration wanted time to consider the impact this execution could have on other foreign citizens living in the US – and US citizens abroad.

End of an era: final Harry Potter film arrives
# Potty About Potter
# Potty About Potter

End of an era: final Harry Potter film arrives

Jul 8th 2011, 12:59 PM 1,341 Views 2 Comments

Thousands of fans gathered in London for the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.

Paris prosecutors open official investigation into DSK assault claims
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Paris prosecutors open official investigation into DSK assault claims

Jul 8th 2011, 12:20 PM 860 Views 8 Comments

Tristine Banon’s claims of attempted rape in 2003 are under official investigation. So will Strauss-Kahn sue for slander?

Pro-Palestinian activists blocked from flying into Israel
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Pro-Palestinian activists blocked from flying into Israel

Jul 8th 2011, 9:29 AM 958 Views 10 Comments

Hundreds of activists are expected to arrive at Ben Gurion airport at the weekend. Israel has asked foreign airlines to block blacklisted travellers.

Fan dies after falling from stands at baseball game
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Fan dies after falling from stands at baseball game

Jul 8th 2011, 9:23 AM 458 Views 0 Comments

Tragedy in Texas as man falls 20 feet while trying to catch a baseball.

WATCH: Lar Corbett and Tony Browne gear up for Munster decider
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# Final Countdown

WATCH: Lar Corbett and Tony Browne gear up for Munster decider

Jul 8th 2011, 8:11 AM 286 Views 0 Comments

Munster and Tipperary clash on Leeside this weekend. Two of the county’s heroes expect a real showdown.

World's first synthetic organ transplant carried out in Sweden
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World's first synthetic organ transplant carried out in Sweden

Jul 7th 2011, 9:40 PM 1,132 Views 7 Comments

The artificial windpipe was grown in a lab and transplanted into a 36-year-old man suffering from tracheal cancer.

1 dead, 13 injured in Dutch stadium collapse - reports
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1 dead, 13 injured in Dutch stadium collapse - reports

Jul 7th 2011, 2:15 PM 1,437 Views 6 Comments

The roof at one end of FC Twente’s De Grolsch Veste Stadium partially collapsed this morning.

The Dallas Cowboy who proposed by mail wants the ring back
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# If You Liked It...

The Dallas Cowboy who proposed by mail wants the ring back

Jul 7th 2011, 11:01 AM 131 Views 0 Comments

NFL wide receiver is suing his former beauty queen girlfriend after she spurned his offer of marriage – despite a $70k engagement ring.

Watch: US President's Twitter town hall event
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Watch: US President's Twitter town hall event

Jul 6th 2011, 9:44 PM 405 Views 1 Comment

Barack Obama fielded questions ranging from the US military to the decision to end NASA’s space shuttle programme.

Lagarde pledges to diversify IMF after sex scandal
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Lagarde pledges to diversify IMF after sex scandal

Jul 6th 2011, 5:57 PM 260 Views 2 Comments

New IMF chief Christine Lagarde has said she wants the organisation to be more open to developing countries.

Rush for scattered cash on Moscow motorway
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# Cash Pile

Rush for scattered cash on Moscow motorway

Jul 6th 2011, 3:30 PM 706 Views 3 Comments

Motorists couldn’t believe their luck when they saw the money along a major ten-lane road – causing a huge traffic jam.

Is Harrington right? Will Tiger's absence pile pressure on Rory?
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# Debate

Is Harrington right? Will Tiger's absence pile pressure on Rory?

Jul 6th 2011, 3:17 PM 254 Views 2 Comments

The eyes of the golfing world will be on one young Hollywood native at next week’s British Open. Pádraig Harrington reckons McIlroy he would have welcomed Woods’ presence.

Pyeongchang, South Korea to host 2018 Winter Olympics
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Pyeongchang, South Korea to host 2018 Winter Olympics

Jul 6th 2011, 1:18 PM 388 Views 0 Comments

Pyeongchang, Munich and Annecy made their final pitches earlier and it was the eastern bid that won out.

Onwards and upwards for Contador after testing his legs on first climb
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Onwards and upwards for Contador after testing his legs on first climb

Jul 6th 2011, 12:09 PM 111 Views 0 Comments

Today’s stage shouldn’t be as taxing as yesterday’s.

Jeter edges closer to New York history books
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# Yankee Doodle

Jeter edges closer to New York history books

Jul 6th 2011, 10:12 AM 113 Views 1 Comment

Yankees’ skipper is within four runs of the magic 3,000 figure he’s been chasing.