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Kolo Toure closing in on Celtic move

Kolo Toure is expected to sign with Glasgow Celtic today as Brendan Rogers continues to put his own stamp on his new squad. "I'm here to play,...

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Shorter seasons for Game of Thrones

The new season will be different from past seasons; it will premiere in summer 2017 but not in the spring, as usual, and there will only be seve...

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International Olympic Committee: 45 more positive cases in retests of 2008, '12 samples

The results are part of the IOC's re-testing of samples from past Games to keep cheats from competing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August. ...

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Baton Rouge council to consider police residency requirement

In his letter , Obama highlighted the officers who have been ambushed and killed this month in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, saying the vi...

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Brickyard 400 Preview: NASCAR Returns to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Earnhardt continues to battle balance issues and nausea likely related to concussions. Head injuries are not something that one can nor should...

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Texans star JJ Watt has back surgery

The initial report from the Houston Chronicle's John McClain was that Watt would not miss any games this season. Watt spent most of the offs...

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NFL suspends Colts defensive lineman Art Jones for 4 games

He missed the entirety of last season with an ankle injury he suffered in the preseason, and has played just nine games for the Colts. The Jo...

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Alex Manninger joins Liverpool

Manninger will back up Karius and Simon Mignolet, and has been signed because of a rule change which means Jurgen Klopp can not recall Danny W...

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Cruz: I won't be 'servile puppy dog' to Trump, despite criticism

Or rather, Ted Cruz's audience sounded a lot like Nelson Rockefeller's. Cruz infuriated the crowd at the convention hall Wednesday night, an...

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Woodward not in China as Pogba chase hots up

There is no deal done regarding Paul Pogba, lots of bla bla bla. I can not tell. First of all because I don't think it's correct to speak about ...

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Sketches from Day 2 of the Republican convention in Cleveland

But his speech didn't play particularly well with the GOP crowd, which booed him several times when he appeared on stage. Considering the ...

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Mark Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France

Mark is really sad to leave the tour, we are committed to support him in his dream goal of receiving a medal for Britain at the Rio Olympic ga...

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National Basketball Association exploring other cities to hold 2017 All-Star Game

The All-Star Game was awarded to Charlotte last summer at a news conference that included Silver, Hornets owner Michael Jordan and McCrory. "I t...

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Dodgers' Kershaw out for series vs Nats because of back pain

The Dodgers knew that they would be getting their ace back before long, and that he would be feeling 100 percent healthy when he did come back. ...

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WNBA fines 3 teams, players for shirts in wake of shootings

The teams were fined $5,000 each, and players lost $500 from their paycheck, the AP reports . The shirts, which were black with the hashtags ...

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Christie slams Clinton in RNC speech

The former secretary of state "told us that she didn't send information marked classified, well we now know, you don't have to take my word for ...

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Dhoni doesn't regret quitting Test cricket

Kumble has stressed his team must demonstrate patience throughout the series, a sentiment shared by West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite....

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Malaysia's Chia unfazed by Zika threats at Rio

The CDC has also reported cases of the virus spreading through blood transfusions, from pregnant mothers to their newborn children, and by sexu...

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Zika virus: Florida investigating possible locally spread case, first in US

A small number of cases of Zika transmitted between sexual partners have also been documented. Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquito...

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Kevin Durant-Draymond Green Friendship Irked Thunder

Durant's free agency decision came down to six teams: the incumbent Oklahoma City Thunder, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs, Boston Celtics, Los An...

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Airbnb hires ex-US Attorney General to help shape policy

Holder "has agreed to join our team to help craft a world-class anti-discrimination policy", the statement from Airbnb co-founder Brian Chesky...

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Sam Allardyce to be named England manager this week

Allardyce is now manager at English Premier League side Sunderland, a team he helped escape relegation this past season. While the focus will ...

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AB InBev says it has US approval for SABMiller merger

It is thought that increasing investor pressure for SAB to seek a higher cash offer from Stella Artois-owner AB InBev will be a topic of discu...

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Cavendish quits Tour de France to focus on Rio

Richie Porte has a good chance of attacking during the uphill sections of the stage. Nairo Quintana is expected to be at his best for the fina...

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WADA reinstates Rio testing lab ahead of Olympics

IOC president Thomas Bach called Russia's actions a "shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of sport and on the Olympic Games". Th...

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