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Isle of Wight Labour party members and supporters rally behind Jeremy Corbyn

Thousands of people packed on to St George's Plateau as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn brought his campaign to keep control of the party to Liver...

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Instagram introduces Snapchat-like feature called 'Stories'

Facebook isn't trying to monetize Stories for now, though the original Instagram feed does have ads. Yes folks there is such a thing as postin...

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Buescher emerges in the fog at Pocono for 1st career Cup win

Competitors, with the exception of Buescher and Smith, cycled through their final green-flag pit stops with about 36 laps remaining in the sch...

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Comeback falls short as Cards lose to Marlins 5-4

The reason for the trade was on display Friday when Jose Urena was knocked around for eight runs in an 11-6 shellacking by the Cardinals. Th...

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Bailey is sharp in return as Reds beat Padres 3-2

The 26-year-old Dickerson - a. 382 hitter this year at Triple-A El Paso - had homered in four straight games when Padres manager Andy Green inse...

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Red Sox pushing hard for Chris Sale

UPDATE: 11:45 a.m. Chicago hung on to ace pitchers Chris Sale and Jose Quintana, as well as closer David Robertson, right-hander James Shi...

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Mets trade for Reds outfielder Jay Bruce reportedly done, pending physicals

He is producing on a team-friendly contract as Bruce is owed $4.3 million of his 12.5 million salary for this season and his contract contains a...

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Mets acquire NL RBIs leader Jay Bruce from Reds

The Mets continue to work on a deal for Jay Bruce on trade deadline day. This deal nearly didn't go through. The medical concerns seem to be...

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Photos from friendly against Chivas in Los Angeles

TheHardTackle considers five key talking points from the Arsenal win. The Gunners season curtain-raiser is against Liverpool. But it didn't ...

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Athletes in Rio Olympics' refugee team luckier than many

Yusra Mardini was a competitive swimmer in Syria until she left Damascus with her sister a year ago and settled in Berlin. "I hope they're goi...

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International Olympic Committee sets up 3-person panel to rule on Russian entries

There is already a test to pick up if athletes are directly injecting EPO, the substance at the heart of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal in c...

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Real Could Still Rival Manchester United For Pogba

But he is set to return on wages of £250,000-a-week after reportedly agreeing personal terms. Manchester United's chase for Paul Pogba see...

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Russian weightlifters barred from Rio Games

International Olympic Committee spokesperson Mark Adams says the panel will decide on the eligibility of Russian athletes who have been put forw...

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Beckham-Norman feud could get ugly

It is uncertain whether Beckham will practice Tuesday, the first day the Giants wear pads. The franchise's most dynamic player since Lawrence ...

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Rain postpones NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono to Monday

Consensus, though, is that Kyle Busch is the best at restarts. Busch is also going for a record this weekend . Remember, it's not just finish...

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Earnhardt says no change in concussion-like symptoms

No decision has been made by Hendrick Motorsports about next week's race at Watkins Glen. Jeff Gordon left the possibility open that he coul...

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NZ in command of 1st Zimbabwe Test

Williamson scored his 20th test 50 as he picked up the scoring rate after lunch. Guptill, who was 14 not out overnight, played a loose drive a...

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Sri Lanka beat Australia by 106 runs to clinch opener

The start of play was delayed by an hour due to rain and the weather could still have a big say on the outcome of this match. "It's pleasing t...

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Mourinho lauds the impact of new boy Eric Bailly

His United teammate Memphis Depay has predicted that the derby against Manchester City could feel like a home game for United, such is the sup...

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Ibrahimovic creating 'functional empathy' at Man United: Mourinho

The Turkish side then bossed the remainder of the half and led thanks to goals from Sinan Gumus and Bruma. Marouane Fellaini headed a fourth b...

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World number five Simona Halep out of Olympics over Zika

The 14-time Grand Slam victor has not played since pulling out of the French Open in May. Czech Republic's Berdych, who fell to Andy Murray ...

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Giants flip: Cueto starts Saturday, Samardzija on Sunday

NY was discussing a trade that would send Chapman to the Chicago Cubs as part of a swap that would bring 19-year-old shortstop prospect Gleybe...

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UFC 201 Predictions: Picks For Lawler Vs. Woodley, Other Main Card Events

Lawler competed in January in what many still consider to be the Fight of the Year when he beat Carlos Condit at UFC 195. But to Woodley's credi...

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Woodward warns Mourinho United will return to China

In a change of plan, United trained at the Olympic Sports Centre on Sunday evening, to help protect the weather-damaged pitch at Monday's match ...

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Latest on Bruce: Reds unlikely to make deal with Mets

The Reds would likely receive a prospect from the Rays in the deal , who would then also trade starting pitcher Chris Archer to the Dodgers , ...

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