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Venezuela will play Italy in a one-game tiebreaker Monday night, with the victor advancing to the second round. The subtraction of the inning allowed for Venezuela to surpass Mexico . Although Colombia put the Dominicans on the edge of their seats, they rallied under the extra-inning rules to win 10-3. Gregorius drove in a run in the eighth with a flyout when the Netherlands added two runs.
  • Ciara involved in auto crash around Los Angeles area

    Ciara involved in auto crash around Los Angeles area

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    Police and fire-department responders were on the scene. However, photos taken by paparazzi show, she's walking and standing fine while talking on the phone. That's great news for Ciara , who recently told Harper's Bazaar that she's looking forward to this next chapter of her life. "Our hands will be full of non-stop action".
  • Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar elected as new Mumbai Mayor

    Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar elected as new Mumbai Mayor

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    Mahadeshwar, a three-time corporator from Bandra was the Principal of Raje Sambhaji Junior college. Sena president Uddhav Thackeray himself led all his corporators including Mahadeshwar to Hutama chowk, a memorial to the martyrs of the Samyuka Maharashtra movement (United Maharashtra movement), to offer tributes, and then to the BMC headquarters nearby.
  • USMNT to play Haiti or Nicaragua in Cleveland

    USMNT to play Haiti or Nicaragua in Cleveland

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    Group A will feature Honduras, Costa Rica, Canada and French Guiana. The United States is the top seed in Group B , which includes Panama, Martinique and the victor of a two-leg playoff later this month between Haiti and Nicaragua. "Obviously we'll wait to see who the third team will be, but regardless we know we will need to be prepared". Defending champion Mexico, the favorite heading into this year's tournament, is the top seed in Group C.
  • Napoli vs Real Madrid, Champions League

    Napoli vs Real Madrid, Champions League

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    Insigne, who caught out Real with a long-range drive in Madrid, came close to another long-distance goal with a dipping shot from 35 yards that forced Navas down low at his near post. Gareth Bale, 27, sat out the La Liga game due to a 2-game suspension after earning a red card for kicking and pushing Jonathan Viera , 27, in a match against Las Palmas.
  • NY Gov Cuomo travels to Israel

    NY Gov Cuomo travels to Israel

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    In New York City alone, anti-Semitic hate crimes almost doubled in the past year, according to NYPD data. The expedition is paid for with state funds through a 2015 initiative for trade missions to Mexico, Canada, Italy, China, and Cuba. "This is another step to show how seriously we take this problem of anti-Semitism", Cuomo said. " The second objective of this trip is 'Hineini, ' I am here, I have been here before, and I will be here again", he added .
  • Syrian government says opposition holding Geneva talks hostage

    Syrian government says opposition holding Geneva talks hostage

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    Syria's warring sides agreed to a future round of negotiations at the end of a fourth set of talks in Geneva, a mild breakthrough after a week's worth of stalled discussions and a steadily failing ceasefire. The talks, that included a delegation representing the Syrian regime of Bashar al Assad and three opposition groups, were the first to be held in more than a year.
  • Defiant Fillon faces 'fake job' charges

    Defiant Fillon faces 'fake job' charges

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    Members of the legal affairs committee voted 18-3 earlier this week to recommend that Le Pen lose her immunity, writing of the images, which included the beheading of an American journalist , "it is beyond question that their violent nature is likely to undermine human dignity".
  • Boy's drowned body found as mother charged

    Boy's drowned body found as mother charged

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    The river is known for its strong current and many snags, complicating the search for the many crews involved, including Victoria police divers and NSW search and rescue, SES and the Rural Fire Service. "The mother in this instance has been a really troubled individual, she's been a long term ice addict", Brooks said. In court, witnesses said she told them that she "had to drown my babies".
  • 'No economic case' for Scottish independence - Theresa May

    'No economic case' for Scottish independence - Theresa May

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    Mrs May declared: "The United Kingdom we cherish is not a thing of the past, but a Union vital to our prosperity and security, today and in the future". The devolved Scottish government published a report in December that set out ways for Scotland to maintain its current position in the single market - which guarantees the free movement of goods, services and people within the bloc - even if the rest of the United Kingdom leaves.
  • US Says Russia 'Accidentally' Bombed American-Backed Syrian Troops

    US Says Russia 'Accidentally' Bombed American-Backed Syrian Troops

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    Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, commander of the US-led coalition forces against ISIS, accused Russian Federation of bombing the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) resulting in "some casualties". The villages where the Tuesday strikes took place were close to al Bab and about 15 or 20 km (10 to 12 miles) from Manbij city, Townsend said. "To prevent any such incidents, a US representative gave precise coordinates of the USA -backed opposition forces in that area to a Russian military ...
  • US House Intel Committee Chiefs Agree on Scope of Russia Election Probe

    US House Intel Committee Chiefs Agree on Scope of Russia Election Probe

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    On Tuesday, White House lawyers instructed the president's aides to preserve any materials that could be connected to Russian interference in the election, three administration officials told the Associated Press . Both the House and Senate Intelligence Committees are investigating the issues surrounding Russia's meddling. But a flood of reporting and leaks from inside the White House have raised serious questions about the president's relationship with Russian Federation, and it's ...
  • Trump signs laws to boost numbers of women and girls in STEM

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    By encouraging women to follow a career in STEM, we can help foster innovation, promote entrepreneurism and maintain our country's global competitiveness. Such important programs are meant to encourage more young women to enter fields such as science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Those are science, technology, engineering and math.
  • Germany arrests suspected Syrian war criminal

    Germany arrests suspected Syrian war criminal

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    The second man, Abdulrahman A.A., 26, is also suspected of being a member of Jabhat al-Nusra and of dealing with money and transport for his unit. Nusra Front was created as the Syrian affiliate of Al-Qaeda, the extremist Islamic group that sent 19 of its militants to carry out the September 11, 2001, attacks.
  • Indian priest held for rape after minor delivers baby

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    The police took the priest to his parsonage in Kottiyoor village, Kannur district, almost 300km from the airport, where he allegedly assaulted the minor, who was studying at the IJM Higher Secondary School. Meanwhile the Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC) expressed regret over the incident. A DNA test is to be carried out as part of the investigation.
  • Samsung heir to be indicted on bribery charges

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    Prosecutors accuse Park of letting Choi pull government strings from the shadows and extort money from Samsung and other big companies. Samsung is going through a restructuring to clear the path for Lee to assume control after his father was incapacitated by a heart attack in 2014.
  • Iran Navy test-fires Valfajir Torpedo on final day of drills

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    Last month, Iran conducted a ballistic missile test sparking concern and resulting in Trump warning Tehran it had been "put on notice". The drills also witnessed the test-firing of new torpedoes as well as missiles. Former President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a long letter to President Trump on Sunday in which he criticized the travel ban that the US President tried to impose on seven Muslim-majority nations - one of which was Iran.
  • Syrian sides face off under United Nations flag, asked to work together

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    He said the attacks aimed to "derail the Geneva talks" and cast a shadow in Geneva , adding that "any party who refuses to condemn the attacks, we will consider that party to be accomplice of terrorism". "This unsafe development necessitates that [not only UN Secretary General and UNSC, but] also the Special Envoy condemn this act of terror and that all the factions participating in Geneva talks, without exception, condemn such terrorist attacks", the ministry said, as cited by SANA.