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Sport 10 killed in Nigeria mosque attack
Author: 0 10 killed in Nigeria mosque attack

Some of them were heard chanting, "leave, we do not need your assistance". The youths, armed with club and sticks, smashed one of SEMA vehicles and prevented the team from carrying out its mission. The University Mosque has remained vulnerable to suicide attacks ever since. Last Monday, at least 19 people were killed and 23 others injured when four women set off their bombs in the Molai Kolemari area of the city.

Sport England Women reach World Cup semi-final despite pitch concerns
Author: 0 England Women reach World Cup semi-final despite pitch concerns

Sciver has two hundreds. While England boast of a strong batting line-up led by their opening batswoman Tammy Beaumont, the tournament's leading run-getter with 372 runs from her seven innings, South Africa will hope for skipper Dane van Niekerk, the 2017 World Cup's highest wicket-taker (15 from six matches), will rip apart the home side's batting.

Sport Bullpen help on the way in Doolittle and Madson
Author: 0 Bullpen help on the way in Doolittle and Madson

The A's acquired reliever Blake Treinen and two of the Nationals' top 10 prospects, minor league left-hander Jesus Luzardo and minor league infielder Sheldon Neuse . Doolittle is 30 and has missed a great deal of time since 2015 with shoulder injuries, which are scary stuff. But when both righty Ryan Madson and lefty Sean Doolittle became available, Rizzo couldn't pass up the opportunity to add a pair of pitchers who have worked high-leverage innings, closed games, and are capable of ...

Sport Netanyahu Opposes Russian-US Agreement on Ceasefire in South Syria
Author: 0 Netanyahu Opposes Russian-US Agreement on Ceasefire in South Syria

French far-right leaders, including Marine Le Pen , have long argued that the collaborationist Vichy regime did not represent the French state, but Macron dismissed those claims. "This story has nothing to do with Israel", he added. Sunday was Netanyahu's first visit to France since his appearance in January 2015 at Paris's Grand Synagogue, immediately following the attack on the supermarket, when he delivered a controversial speech urging Jews to consider leaving France.

Sport UFC Glasgow: Santiago Ponzinibbio registers huge upset victory over Gunnar Nelson
Author: 0 UFC Glasgow: Santiago Ponzinibbio registers huge upset victory over Gunnar Nelson

Stevie Ray entered free agency with his loss to Paul Felder . "I'm climbing the ladder, moving up the ranking, and in a main event now". Ray got dropped in the first round and Felder finished with him with brutal elbows from top position. Legendary Irish flyweight Neil Seery put on a vintage display in his retirement bout against Alexandre Pantoja. Nelson has won his last two fights, earning performance of the night honors in both of them.

Sport Emily Blunt is in spit spot form as Mary Poppins
Author: 0 Emily Blunt is in spit spot form as Mary Poppins

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Meryl Streep , Colin Firth, Julie Walters and Angela Lansbury will also star. In other Disney live-action news, Emily Blunt , who is set to step into the shoes of Julie Andrews (alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda) in Mary Poppins Returns, spoke at the expo about the primary source for the sequel and the duty of playing the iconic role.

Sport Ball's 36 Carries Lakers In Summer League Action
Author: 0 Ball's 36 Carries Lakers In Summer League Action

The one area he has struggled in has been his three-point shooting. But he still hadn't played in them. The 2017 #Nba Summer League has been as big as it's ever been this summer with the attraction of the NBA's newest product that features one of the best draft classes in years.

Sport Rookie Gutierrez cleared medically to drive in Honda Indy Toronto
Author: 0 Rookie Gutierrez cleared medically to drive in Honda Indy Toronto

He's a great representative, but this is so good", Newgarden said. Newgarden, who also won here in 2015, came out in front on Lap 25 after a crash by Tony Kanaan caused a caution . "Obviously previous year getting in the Fast Six was pretty good for us, best start that we've had here, and to match that, this weekend is pretty good", he said.

Sport 'Hulk Movie Will Never Happen,' Says Mark Ruffalo
Author: 0 'Hulk Movie Will Never Happen,' Says Mark Ruffalo

The real question is, how will the events of Thor: Ragnarok lead to this Hulk storyline in Avengers 3 and Avengers 4? The reason is that apparently Universal still holds some of the Hulk solo movie rights, and unlike Sony with Spider-Man , they're not interested in making a deal.

Sport Back Talk: Mayweather - McGregor; Government worker furloughs
Author: 0 Back Talk: Mayweather - McGregor; Government worker furloughs

With a suit on and the fake credentials around his neck, Alsop was able to sneak by security by sticking close to Mayweather's crew as they entered the arena. "Because that's all you're worth", Mayweather replied. I don't even know how close the Russian Federation thing is. There's something that tells me that the 2-year layoff and his age will become a factor.

Sport Redskins QB Kirk Cousins unlikely to sign deal by Monday deadline
Author: 0 Redskins QB Kirk Cousins unlikely to sign deal by Monday deadline

So just by osmosis Cousins' camp knows that if he plays out the franchise tag this season, the 49ers will presumably be there patiently waiting for him in February or March. On top of that, it's been reported Cousins is really dissatisfied with the way things have gone in Washington . Again , this should come with little shock to most fans.

Author: 0 Cubs acquire lefty Jose Quintana in trade with White Sox

Louis in the National League Central, 5 1/2 games behind Milwaukee. The 28-year-old Quintana is pitching to a 4-8 record with a 4.49 ERA now, but has excellent stuff and has pitched to an ERA under 3.80 in each of the last five seasons.

Sport Muguruza beats Venus to win first Wimbledon title
Author: 0 Muguruza beats Venus to win first Wimbledon title

Those of us who recall the halcyon years of tennis - let's say 1977-1984 - when it was bursting with all-time talent, led by McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, Jimmy Conners, Guillermo Vilas, Ilie Nastase and a conga line of greats, still miss those years when you could name the top-10 players without pause.

Sport Former Patriots QB Babe Parilli dies at age 87
Author: 0 Former Patriots QB Babe Parilli dies at age 87

A future Hall of Famer, Vito "Babe" Parilli helped bring national recognition to United Kingdom football during the golden era of Bear Bryant. He was an All-American in 1950 and 1951. Playing for the Boston Patriots, Parilli become a three-time AFL All-Star. He was voted into the Patriots Hall of Fame in 1993. He was 87 years old.

Sport Tonga secures final spot in Pool C for 2019 Rugby World Cup
Author: 0 Tonga secures final spot in Pool C for 2019 Rugby World Cup

A hat-trick from Henry Seniloli helped the John McKee's side run out 38-16 winners in Apia this morning. Samoa will still get another chance to seal a spot in the World Cup when they play-off against either Czech Republic or Portugal. Fiji qualified last week after they beat Tonga 14-10 in Nuku'alofa and as the top-ranked Oceania team will join Australia, Wales, Georgia and either Canada or Uruguay in Pool D in Japan.

Sport Wenger reveals he has exchanged messages with Alexis Sanchez over player's future
Author: 0 Wenger reveals he has exchanged messages with Alexis Sanchez over player's future

Sanchez, who is now on holiday, has revealed that he has made a decision with regards to his future , but is yet to publicly state his decision. And Wenger expects him to be ready for the start of the season less than a fortnight later. Sanchez generally shone as one of the best attacking players in Europe, scoring 30 goals and contributing 13 assists in all competitions. Sanchez's future has been in the balance since the window opened for business, having been allowed to enter the ...

Sport Buffon gave green light to Bonucci's AC Milan move
Author: 0 Buffon gave green light to Bonucci's AC Milan move

Having helped Juventus to a record six straight Serie A titles, the 30-year-old Bonucci is considered Italy's top center back. "He is a player with worldwide experience". At Juve, he has managed to win six league titles, three Italian Cups and Super Cups, in the seven years he has been there after joining in 2010. "Our objective has to be getting into the Champions League and that is a very exciting challenge, especially with all the new signings".

Author: 0 Manchester United increasingly likely to seal Kasper Schmeichel transfer

Well, we know that Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata won't be one of them. "They've identified for a long time that his development at Juventus, his training at Madrid and the fact that he's a consistent trophy victor at a very young age, meant that they thought he was the right player".

Sport Wimbledon 2017: Saturday London Schedule and Predictions
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017: Saturday London Schedule and Predictions

The 37-year-old will take on 23-year-old Garbine Muguruza on Centre Court in front of a packed crowd. Williams, who is pregnant with her first child, said it is actually "pretty fantastic" to be on the sidelines as other players, including her sister, Venus Williams, march toward the trophy.

Sport Serena Williams Has a Poster of Herself in Her Home
Author: 0 Serena Williams Has a Poster of Herself in Her Home

Having already become the oldest player to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam she is now a step away from becoming the oldest Grand Slam champion in the Open Era (since 1968). It's her physio. I mean, I know she acts like this all the time . Muguruza had spoken eloquently this week of etching her name onto the Wimbledon honours board alongside Venus , Serena and the other All England Club icons.

Sport It is definitely my preference to stay at Arsenal: Ozil
Author: 0 It is definitely my preference to stay at Arsenal: Ozil

It's the first game, it's a bit early. "They are young, just 17 or 18 years old, so that is very promising". Arsenal leave for China winning both games on their first tour to Australia in 40 years after beating A-League champions Sydney FC 2-0 on Thursday.

Sport Wilshere gets summer orders from Wenger
Author: 0 Wilshere gets summer orders from Wenger

Addressing the situation again during an interview with The Mirror , the manager said: "I think Jack will be with Arsenal next season, yes". Wilshere was sent to Bournemouth last season as Wenger admitted he couldn't guarantee him regular first-team football, with the added incentive that Wilshere needed to prove his fitness to his parent club to stake a place in their starting lineup.

Author: 0 Oppose new GOP health care bill

Cruz confirmed to reporters that his amendment is in the bill and called that "very significant progress". " More generous plans that meet the needs of sicker individuals may still be available but could become too expensive even for the highest-risk individuals".

Sport Kim Clijsters makes a male fan wear white skirt during Wimbledon 2017
Author: 0 Kim Clijsters makes a male fan wear white skirt during Wimbledon 2017

Andy Murray Stylishly Shuts Down Reporter's "Casual Sexism" at Wimbledon 2017 and Twitter Can't Stop Admiring World No 1 Player . One man was pulled from the crowd during a women's invitational doubles tennis match and given the chance to try to return a serve from four-time major champion Kim Clijsters.

Sport Luke Shaw Gets One Last Chance With Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Luke Shaw Gets One Last Chance With Jose Mourinho

There was not a new contract [to allow] time for everybody to think, feel and decide. "He made the choice to try to play at the highest level". Nonetheless Mourinho , who also coached Ibrahimovic at Inter Milan and remains close to the player, said the Swede is rehabbing at Manchester United's Carrington training ground and, in the coach's eyes, remains part of the team.

Sport After nine years, Venus faces final reckoning against Muguruza
Author: 0 After nine years, Venus faces final reckoning against Muguruza

Cilic would join countryman Goran Ivanisevic, the 2001 Wimbledon victor, as the only Croatians to win the Wimbledon title. "We work so many years for these moments that she has right now, and I'm really happy for her", the 23-time grand slam victor told Yahoo Sports.

Sport KCR congratulates cricketer Mithali Raj on becoming top scorer
Author: 0 KCR congratulates cricketer Mithali Raj on becoming top scorer

Mithali Raj has certainly made India proud of her fantastic performance in the ICC Women's World Cup by becoming the first player who created a record of crossing 6,000 runs in the history of women's ODI. Jhulan Goswami has lacked penetration, taking 4 wickets in six games at an economy of 4.7 in the tournament. England, Australia and South Africa have all booked a place in the last-four with victories on Wednesday, leaving a straight shootout between India and New Zealand for ...