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Leoz to be extradited to US to face corruption charges

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Nicolas Leoz, the former head of the South American football confederation, is being extradited to the United States to face corruption charges linked to FIFA. A…

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US scientists work to breed malaria-free mosquitos

US researchers have carried out genetic tweaks to malaria-carrying mosquitos so their offspring feature genes that block the parasite which causes the disease, opening the way to eradicating it. Previous…

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Ohio beats Norfolk State 93-71

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Gavin Block scored 19 points off the bench to lead five players in double figures as Ohio beat Norfolk State 93-71 on Saturday…

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Australian Jones named England's first foreign coach

LONDON (Reuters) – Australian Eddie Jones has been appointed coach of the England rugby team on a four-year contract starting in December, the Rugby Football Union said on Friday. The…

A 'Natural' Herb Can be Poisonous, Woman Learns

Herbal remedies that are touted as "natural" may not always be safe, as a new report shows: A woman in the United Kingdom who was trained in using herbs experienced…

A look at Egypt's sweeping new anti-terrorism law

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has approved a new draconian law that offers a sweeping definition of terrorism & sets harsh punishments, including heavy fines for journalists who…

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Israel denies talks with Hamas

Israel said Monday it was not engaged in talks with Hamas following a flurry of media reports suggesting the two sides were discussing a long-term ceasefire. "Israel is officially clarifying…

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At Least 50 Killed In Huge Explosions In China

At least 50 people are dead & hundreds injured after two large explosions hit an industrial area in the Chinese city of Tianjin. Authorities moreover said they have lost contact…