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Dominic Thiem Beats Zverev To Win US Open For First Grand Slam Title

  Dominic Thiem produced a historic comeback to beat Alexander Zverev in a nervy five-setter and win the US Open on Sunday for his first Grand Slam title. The second seeded Austrian beat the fifth seed 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) in 4hr 2min inside a near-empty Arthur Ashe Stadium. It marked the first … Continue reading Dominic Thiem Beats Zverev To Win US Open For First Grand Slam Title

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Neymar, Four Others Red-Carded As Marseille Secure First Win Over PSG In Nine Years

    Marseille secured a first win over Paris Saint-Germain in 21 matches as the Ligue 1 champions lost 1-0 on Sunday and had Neymar sent off on his return from serving a Covid-19 quarantine. Florian Thauvin scored the only goal on 31 minutes at the Parc des Princes as Marseille earned a first victory … Continue reading Neymar, Four Others Red-Carded As Marseille Secure First Win Over PSG In Nine Years

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Tanzania, Uganda Sign $3.5b Oil Pipeline Project Deal That’d Create 10,000 Jobs

    Tanzania and Uganda signed an agreement Sunday to commence construction on a 1,445-kilometre (900 mile) oil pipeline through East Africa that conservation groups say threatens livelihoods and fragile ecosytems. The project focuses on oilfields in landlocked Uganda discovered in 2006 and proposes pumping the crude to the coast via a pipeline across Tanzania … Continue reading Tanzania, Uganda Sign $3.5b Oil Pipeline Project Deal That’d Create 10,000 Jobs

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Rampant Arsenal Devour Fulham In Premier League Opener

  Arsenal made a flying start to the new Premier League season as Gabriel Magalhaes grabbed a debut goal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a stunner in Saturday’s 3-0 win at Fulham. Just 48 days after last season’s delayed conclusion, the Premier League is back and Arsenal hit the ground running with the kind of confident … Continue reading Rampant Arsenal Devour Fulham In Premier League Opener

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Neymar Seals Sponsorship Deal With Puma

  Neymar has sealed an endorsement deal with Puma, the German company announced on Saturday, two weeks after the Brazilian superstar left his long-time sponsor Nike. “Welcome to the fam @neymarjr #KingIsBack” Puma tweeted alongside a photo of the Paris Saint-Germain player, without specifying details of the deal. Details later…  

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Mali Leaders To Discuss 2-Year Transition Govt

  A forum in Mali debating how to restore civilian rule on Friday discussed a proposal to appoint a two-year transitional government, heavily influenced by the military junta. The proposal, made by junta-appointed experts, has been submitted to about 500 participants from political parties, unions and NGOs at a three-day conference in the capital Bamako. … Continue reading Mali Leaders To Discuss 2-Year Transition Govt

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France Says COVID Crisis ‘Worsening,’ Aims To Avoid Lockdown

  French Prime Minister Jean Castex warned Friday the country was seeing a “clear worsening” of the coronavirus pandemic but said he would aim to avoid a new nationwide lockdown that would further hamper the economy. Nearly 10,000 new cases were recorded on Thursday, a record since wide-scale testing began, but Castex said a recent … Continue reading France Says COVID Crisis ‘Worsening,’ Aims To Avoid Lockdown

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Giraffe Haven In Niger Faces Uncertain Future After Attack

  One of the most famous animal sanctuaries in the Sahel faces a troubled future after suspected jihadists murdered eight people, six of them young French aid workers. The Koure Giraffe Reserve, located 60 kilometres (35 miles) southeast of Niger’s capital Niamey, is a rare success story for conservation on the vast hard-scrabble rim of … Continue reading Giraffe Haven In Niger Faces Uncertain Future After Attack

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Pope Francis Wears A Face Mask For The First Time In Public

  Pope Francis was seen Wednesday for the first time wearing a protective face mask as he attended his second traditional general audience before a limited public presence after a six-month suspension. The pontiff — known for a fondness for close personal contact — however quickly removed the mask as he emerged from the car … Continue reading Pope Francis Wears A Face Mask For The First Time In Public

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