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Sarkozy defeated in primary for French right’s presidential candidate

Former prime ministers Franois Fillon and Alain Jupp face second vote on 27 November, after Nicolas Sarkozy suffers humiliating rejection Former French president Nicolas Sarkozys political career has been effectively ended, after he was dealt a humiliating defeat on Sunday by his former prime minister Alain Jupp, the mayor of Bordeaux who was prime minister […]

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Obama presses Putin on Syria as Aleppo bombed by regime forces

US president stressed the need to reduce the violence and suffering inflicted on the Syrian people The US president, Barack Obama, has urged greater efforts to end violence in war-torn

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Kickers set NFL record with 11 missed extra-points on chaotic afternoon

NFL kickers missed like never before on Sunday, setting a record with 11 failed extra point attempts NFLkickersmissed like never before on Sunday, setting a record with 11 failed extra point attempts. Kickersmissed left, right, had kicks blocked and hit the uprights.Kickersmissed in the wind and indoors. With several games left,kickersalready had the most misses […]

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NFL round-up: Cowboys make it nine straight wins as Elliott sets rookie record

Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes, two to Dez Bryant, in the first game with Tony Romo as his backup Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes, two to Dez Bryant, in the first game with Tony Romo as his backup, and the Dallas Cowboys set a franchise season record with their ninth straight win, beating […]

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The Kovalev-Ward decision was about boxing’s fine margins, not corruption

Many will feel the Russian was robbed of victory by home judges. But fights between two skilled operators can be incredibly tough to call Kathy Duva is no stranger to disappointment. The veteran promoter behind Sergey Kovalev has been on the wrong end of more than a few controversial decisions in her nearly three decades […]

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FA refuses to comment on reports England players visited strip club

The Football Association has declined to comment on reports that two England players visited a strip club on the night Wayne Rooney was photographed socialising at the team hotel The Football Association has refused to comment on reports that two England players visited a strip club on the same night that Wayne Rooney was photographed […]

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Monkey attack in Libya sparks tribal clashes that kill more than a dozen

Three men turn a pet monkey loose on a schoolgirl, prompting retaliation that escalates into use of tanks and mortars At least 16 people died and 50 were wounded in Libya in four days of clashes between rival factions that were reportedly sparked by a monkey. According to residents and local media in the southern […]

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Rwanda genocide: Catholic church sorry for role of priests and nuns in killings

We didnt show that we are one family but instead killed each other, say bishops in statement marking the end of the holy year of mercy The Catholic church in Rwanda apologised on Sunday for the churchs role in the 1994 genocide, saying it regretted the actions of those who participated in the massacres. We […]

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Autumn internationals: Italy shocks South Africa to write history

(CNN)Italy beat South Africa 20-18 in front of a raucous home crowd in Florence to register a first ever win against one of the three Southern Hemisphere giants. Never before had Italy tasted victory against the Spingboks, New Zealand or Australia but capitalized on a succession of South African errors to grind out a narrow […]

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Columbia University suspends wrestlers over lewd and racist texts

New York (CNN)Columbia University has suspended members of its wrestling team after a school investigation found they sent lewd and racist group messages and texts. The entire wrestling program was put on hold earlier this week as the university conducted the inquiry. This is the second such incident this month involving an Ivy League school […]

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