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9 local guards dead, 11 Americans wounded in Kabul

The bomb, one of the deadliest in Kabul and coming at the start of the holy month of Ramadan , exploded close to the entrance to the German embassy, wounding...


Djokovic knocked out of French Open in quarter-finals

Nadal stands two wins from another trophy as title odds improve for the 31-year-old. By that stage, Nadal was already back in the locker room, safely into th...


PK Subban is pretty confident the Nashville Predators will win Game 3

Two more Penguins wins and those fans will get their wish. "It was fun, and we tried to make it educational". Evgeni Malkin extended Pittsburgh's lead to ...


EU's Juncker says member states need to up defense spending

The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, has tweeted that Europe did not know "when Brexit talks [would] start" but only "when they must end". Then...


NBA Draft 2017: First-round prospect Jonathan Jeanne diagnosed with Marfan syndrome

Jonathan Jeanne is a 19-year-old French NBA prospect who's been thought to go as high as the 23rd pick in the first round of this month's draft. Marfan is ...


Halep to face unseeded Ostapenko in French Open women's singles final

She is the first Latvian to reach a Slam final , going one step further than Ernests Gulbis in 2014 when a young Ostapenko was in his players' box as he be...


Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

It said Qatar may need to tap its sovereign wealth fund and central bank reserves to offset a major outflow of funds, and considers foreign financing of the eco...


Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final

Hainsey's second goal of the playoffs came 16:40 into the period. "You're in the Cup final, this is what it's all about". The valuable Nashville defenseman le...


Woakes out of Champions Trophy with side strain

Given that England are now in the midst of a global tournament, another strong candidate could have been Stuart Broad, a proven worldwide performer who has no...


Conte on FA Cup final: Moses was exhausted, he didn't dive intentionally

David Ospina was influential for the Gunners in this match in what could possibly seem like his last match for Arsenal , with reports suggesting he could be he...


Bangladesh suffer woeful warm-up for Champions Trophy opener

We see crickets (the insect) on the batting side. With a few players emerging from a disappointing Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign and injuries, defend...


Porte confidence up after Criterium du Dauphine stage win

Porte flew round the course at an average speed of more than 50kph, finishing 12sec faster than German speed specialist Tony Martin in second and 24 ahead of ...


Golden State Warriors move one win away from record

Smith finally got started. Durant has stepped up huge through the first three games of the NBA Finals with a double-double of 34.0 points on 56.1 percent sh...


Saudi Arabia footballers ignore minute's silence for London attack victims

The Celtic attacking midfielder hit a wonder strike to give the Socceroos a vital victory. Saudi Arabia refused to take part in the moment of silence duri...


Automatic braking to be standard on top-selling Nissans

The full-size Titan and Titan XD pickup trucks will not be part of the initial AEB rollout. AEB is an automated safety technology that detects possible co...


Former NFLer James Hardy's body found in river

He was found at a water filtration plant by a city employee making rounds; his body was lodged in a dam in the river. The family of Hardy had reported him mi...


Morata scores late as Spain draws with Colombia in friendly

And with more important competitive matches looming later this summer, focus on the here and now can be a little lacking. "Even if people don't whistle, you r...


Cubs' Addison Russell calls wife abuse allegation 'false'

The post accused Russell of cheating, but made no mention of abuse. She wrote (via the Chicago Sun-Times): "Hateful is cheating on your wife, mentally & phy...


Polls open in United Kingdom snap election

A man fixes a sign to the railings outside a polling station in London ahead of the arrival of Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn who will vot...


Mom: 'It looked like they pulled a toddler out of my belly'

Pregnancies are always tough because of the fear of complications for many mothers and especially if it is a larger-than-expected baby . "No more babies for m...


Kohli makes place in Forbes list of highest paid athletes

According to Forbes , UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor is the 24th highest paid athlete in the world and made a whopping $34 million in 2016. Ronaldo's...


Tottenham increase price for Man City target Walker

Secondly, and far more mundanely, there is the matter of money. Walker earns wages of £70,000-a-week but believes he can double his pay packet should he move ...


Karolina Pliskova into first French Open semi-final

Down 5-6 in the tie-break, she sent a sizzling backhand victor to stave off the match-point, levelling proceedings and as Svitolina crumbled, Halep took home th...


Pats, Julian Edelman agree to multiyear extension

He entered the National Football League as a seventh-round draft choice of the Patriots in 2009, the 232nd overall selection. The Patriots have exercised an o...


Durant helps Warriors into 3-0 series lead

The Cavaliers led by six after a Smith three-pointer with 3:09 left and never scored again. The Golden State Warriors took a 3-0 lead in the NBA Finals wi...