• Insigne blows away World Cup blues in Milan win
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    Insigne blows away World Cup blues in Milan win

    Lorenzo Insigne washed away his World Cup woes by starring in Napoli's 2-1 victory over struggling but spirited AC Milan on Saturday that saw the Serie A leaders go four points clear. Maurizio Sarri's team are also five ahead of third-placed Roma, who are level on 30 with Inter Milan after beating

  • Derby stalemate leaves Real 10 points behind Barcelona
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    Derby stalemate leaves Real 10 points behind Barcelona

    Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid slipped 10 points behind Barcelona at the top of La Liga as a Madrid derby short on chances finished 0-0 at Atletico's Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday. Earlier, Barca also weren't at their best but Luis Suarez's double ended a five-game goal drought for the

  • Gatland denies Wales bent laws
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    Gatland denies Wales bent laws

    Wales coach Warren Gatland denied there was any attempt to manipulate the rules after his team's lacklustre 13-6 victory over Georgia ended controversially. With Georgia pushing for a try and conversion to level the scores in the final minutes, Wales' substitute prop Tomas Francis was sin-binned

  • Goffin shocks Federer, faces Dimitrov in ATP Finals decider
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    Goffin shocks Federer, faces Dimitrov in ATP Finals decider

    David Goffin shocked overwhelming favourite Roger Federer on Saturday in the last four of the ATP Finals and will face Grigor Dimitrov for the title in the season finale. Belgium's Goffin had never previously beaten the Swiss 19-time Grand Slam champion in six attempts and was in deep trouble after

  • Sutton faces tough road ahead to get Chinese on track
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    Sutton faces tough road ahead to get Chinese on track

    Shane Sutton, the newly-appointed head of China's track cycling programme, admits he faces a difficult task to change the culture within the national squad if they are to enjoy success at the Tokyo Olympic Games. The 60-year-old Australian, considered one of the key figures behind the triumphs enjoyed

  • Cook pulls clear at Sea Island
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    Cook pulls clear at Sea Island

    Austin Cook will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the RSM Classic after firing a four-under-par 66 at Sea Island, Georgia, on Saturday. The 26-year-old PGA Tour rookie, who produced a scintillating 62 on Friday, enjoyed another solid outing on the par-70 Seaside course to move to 18 under

  • Springboks bounce back to beat France
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    Springboks bounce back to beat France

    Tries from Dillyn Leyds and Jesse Kriel helped South Africa bounce back from last week's record 38-3 drubbing by Ireland to beat France 18-17 in Paris on Saturday. Despite fly-half Handre Pollard having an off day, and leaving 11 points out on the field, the Springboks earned a sixth straight win

  • Argentina's search for missing sub hampered by bad weather
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    Argentina's search for missing sub hampered by bad weather

    Argentina's military pushed forward Saturday with the hunt for a submarine that has been missing with 44 crew aboard for days, but said that bad weather has hampered the search. There has been no contact with the ARA San Juan since early Wednesday, according to the navy, prompting Buenos Aires to

  • Spain's top prosecutor Maza dies in Argentina
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    Spain's top prosecutor Maza dies in Argentina

    Spain's top prosecutor Jose Manuel Maza, fresh off the drama of the Catalonian independence bid, died unexpectedly Saturday during a working visit to Argentina.

  • Papadakis and Cizeron set new ice dancing record
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    Papadakis and Cizeron set new ice dancing record

    French duo Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron laid down a marker for the 2018 Winter Olympics by setting a new ice dance world-record score at the Grand Prix event in Grenoble on Saturday. The two-time former world champions became the first ice-dancing pair to ever break 200 points earlier this

  • Hariri announces return to Lebanon as crisis simmers
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    Hariri announces return to Lebanon as crisis simmers

    Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he will return to Lebanon for Wednesday's Independence Day celebrations and explain his situation, after his shock resignation announcement in Saudi Arabia sparked political turmoil. Speaking after talks in Paris on Saturday with French President Emmanuel Macron,

  • Kaufman surges as Park fades at LPGA finale
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    Kaufman surges as Park fades at LPGA finale

    Kim Kaufman thrust herself into contention for a first ever victory after firing a superb eight-under-par 64 to grab a share of the lead at the LPGA Tour Championship on Saturday. The 26-year-old world number 114 produced a flawless display at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida, comprising eight

  • Cavani kills Ranieri's Canaries
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    Cavani kills Ranieri's Canaries

    Edinson Cavani fired two goals past Claudio Ranieri's Nantes as Paris Saint-Germain went six points clear in Ligue 1 on Saturday with an eye-catching 4-1 win. With the Champions League visit of Celtic looming in midweek, PSG rested Kylian Mbappe but his replacement Javier Pastore scored one and

  • Morocco minorities call for religious freedom
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    Morocco minorities call for religious freedom

    Representatives of Morocco's religious minorities on Saturday urged the government to clarify the law on freedom of worship in Morocco, where Islam is the state religion. "The Moroccan state still places barriers when it comes to legal reforms concerning minorities," Jawad el Hamidi, the

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    Widow of Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer auctions rare items

    The widow of the Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange trip with the psychedelic rock-and-roll band. Hal and Jesse Kant's memorabilia collection includes signed ...

  • Fiji push Ireland to the limit
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    Fiji push Ireland to the limit

    Fiji came close to beating an inexperienced Ireland team in a pulsating clash in Dublin on Saturday but the home side clung on for a sixth win a row. Tries by Darren Sweetnam, Dave Kearney and Jack Conan put Ireland 17-3 up but five minutes into the second half Fiji pulled level. The muscular pairing

  • US nuclear commander would resist 'illegal' order for strike
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    US nuclear commander would resist 'illegal' order for strike

    The general in command of US nuclear forces said Saturday that he would resist any "illegal" presidential order for a strike and work to find an alternative. President Donald Trump's history of unpredictable and volatile behavior has raised concerns that he could unilaterally order an

  • Montpellier take Top 14 lead with Toulouse win
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    Montpellier take Top 14 lead with Toulouse win

    Montpellier returned to the Top 14 summit with an impressive 32-22 victory over Toulouse on Saturday, after previous leaders Lyon were beaten at champions Clermont. Hosts Montpellier ran in two tries in each half to see off the challenge of Toulouse, who crossed only once through South African Maks

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    Muni bond Friday update: 10-year yield increases

    A look at the AP Municipal Bond Index for Friday, Nov. 17: BIGGEST MOVER: Three-year bonds. Yield climbed 7 basis points over the last week to 1.45 percent. TWO-YEAR: Yield rose 1 basis point to 1.33 percent. ...

  • All Blacks resist inspired Scotland
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    All Blacks resist inspired Scotland

    It took an injury-time tackle from New Zealand fly-half Beauden Barrett on Scotland's flying full-back Stuart Hogg to deny a dogged Scotland the chance of an historic victory against the All Blacks on Saturday. A converted 76th-minute try from centre Huw Jones had put the Scots within five points

  • Vatican opens fresh probe into 'sex abuse' at school
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    Vatican opens fresh probe into 'sex abuse' at school

    The Vatican has opened a new investigation into possible sexual abuse committed before 2013 at a private school in Rome for children destined for the priesthood, the Holy See announced Saturday. The probe will be centred on "a former student of the pre-seminary Saint Pius X", who later became

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    Football: Pogba in a class of his own: Mourinho

    Paul Pogba is in a "different class" declared Jose Mourinho after the France midfielder's man of the match performance in Manchester United's 4-1 victory over Newcastle United on Saturday. The 24-year-old Frenchman returned after an injury absence of over two months to score a goal

  • New leader for Macron's party as honeymoon fades
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    New leader for Macron's party as honeymoon fades

    Emmanuel Macron's party named a new leader Saturday as the French president faces the first rebellious grumblings in the 19-month-old movement that swept him to power. Christophe Castaner, a smooth-talking, ultra-loyal government spokesman, takes the helm of Republic on the Move (LREM) six months

  • Fashion giant Azzedine Alaia dies at 77
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    Fashion giant Azzedine Alaia dies at 77

    French-Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaia, whose timeless gowns won an army of devotees around the world, has died at the age of 77, his couture house said, sparking an outpouring of tributes from across the world. Adieu Azzedine Alaia." Barbadian superstar Rihanna Instagrammed a picture of the designer

  • Palestinians threaten to cut ties with US if PLO office is shut
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    Palestinians threaten to cut ties with US if PLO office is shut

    The Palestinians will freeze their ties with the US if it follows through on a threat to close the Palestine Liberation Organisation's office in Washington, a senior PLO official warned Saturday. The surprise American move and Palestinian backlash came as US President Donald Trump seeks bargaining