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  • Egyptians vote again to elect new parliament

    CAIRO: Egyptians voted Sunday across 13 of the country’s 27 provinces in the second phase of parliamentary elections after a low turnout marred the first stage in the absence of any opposition. The election is expected to elect lawmakers who firmly back President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who has crushed all forms of dissent since ousting

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  • Lee scoops third consecutive title in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG: Former world number one Lee Chong Wei cemented his strong comeback to the badminton circuit, taking his third consecutive Super Series title at the Hong Kong Open on Sunday. The Malaysian beat Chinese world number ten Tian Houwei in straight games 21-16, 21-15 to take the crown after a marathon final rally. “Today

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  • Guidebook Make your porridge rib cartilage with power stress stove

    Guidebook Make meals the porridge rib cartilage using electrical force oven Rib cartilage porridge, toast incredibly delectable and also wholesome. The particular sweet tastes regarding deep-fried foodstuff using the identical flank of oats quinces easy to take, then that’s fantastic. Just which has a finest electrical pressure stove, you should have that scrumptious porridge dishes

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  • Obama says will not relent in fight against Islamic State, urges Russia help

    KUALA LUMPUR: President Barack Obama vowed Sunday that the United States and its international partners “will not relent” in the fight against the Islamic State, insisting the world would not accept the extremists’ attacks on civilians in Paris and elsewhere as the “new normal.” Wrapping up a nine-day trip to Turkey and Asia, Obama also

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  • World champion Carolina Marin wins Hong Kong women's title

    HONG KONG: Two-time world champion Carolina Marin of Spain took her sixth title of the year at the Hong Kong Open on Sunday, beating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in a tightly fought marathon three sets. The epic 84 minute final — the longest match in the women’s competition this tournament — saw the world number one

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  • China says US guilty of 'political provocation' in South China Sea

    KUALA LUMPUR: China said on Sunday that the United States was making political provocations with its patrols in the disputed South China Sea, as tensions around the strategic waterways mount. China will continue to construct military facilities on artificial islands it is building, vice foreign minister Liu Zhenmin told a news conference in Kuala Lumpur.

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  • Bob Foster, former light heavyweight champion, dies at 77

    ALBUQUERQUE: Bob Foster, the former light heavyweight champion who fought Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali and went on to become a sheriff’s deputy, died Saturday. He was 77. New Mexico state Rep. Antonio Maestas said in a statement that Foster died at Presbyterian hospital in Albuquerque with wife Rose and his family at his side.

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  • Pentagon expands inquiry into intelligence on ISIS surge

    WASHINGTON: When Islamic State fighters overran a string of Iraqi cities last year, analysts at US Central Command wrote classified assessments for military intelligence officials and policymakers that documented the humiliating retreat of the Iraqi army. But before the assessments were final, former intelligence officials said, the analysts’ superiors made significant changes. In the revised

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  • Alvarez outpoints Cotto to capture world title

    LAS VEGAS: Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez captured the vacant World Boxing Council middleweight title Saturday with a unanimous decision victory over Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto. Judges awarded Alvarez the verdict by scores of 119-109, 118-110 and 117-111, the Mexican improving to 46-1-1 while Cotto fell to 40-5. Alvarez, 25, became only the second Mexican fighter

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