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Chelsea, Liverpool maintain EPL perfection after 5 games

The foundations are being laid for one of the English Premier League’s most exhilarating and competitive title races.   For the first time since the league’s inception 26 years ago, two teams — Chelsea and Liverpool — have a 100 percent winning record after five matches.  Eden Hazard’s hat trick powered Chelsea to a 4-1 victory over Cardiff on Saturday ...

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Real Madrid drops first points in La Liga in 1-1 draw at Bilbao

Real Madrid dropped its first points in the Spanish league after being held at Athletic Bilbao to 1-1 on Saturday.   Madrid needed Francisco “Isco” Alarcon to come off the bench and score three minutes later in the 64th to salvage a point from the visit to the Basque Country club. Isco slipped into the area unmarked and headed Gareth ...

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UN agrees global plan to battle TB ahead of first-ever summit

UN member-states on Friday agreed on a global plan to step up the fight against tuberculosis, the world’s number one killer among infectious diseases, settling a row with the United States over access to cheap drugs.   Following weeks of tough negotiations, the text of a final declaration won approval and will be formally adopted at the first-ever TB summit ...

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At least 9 killed in extremist attacks in Burkina Faso

 Authorities in Burkina Faso say extremists have killed at least nine civilians in two attacks in the country’s east. The governorate of the eastern region says six people including an imam were killed in one attack on a mosque in the community of Diabiga. In Friday’s other attack, three members of a family were shot dead in Kompienga province.   ...

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Moon seeks to break nuclear deadlock at Pyongyang summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in travels to Pyongyang this week for his third summit with Kim Jong Un, looking to break the deadlock in nuclear talks between North Korea and the United States. Moon — whose own parents fled the North during the Korean War — flies north on Tuesday for a three-day trip, following in the footsteps of his ...

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Israeli missiles target Damascus airport

An Israeli missile attack targeted the Syrian capital’s airport late Saturday, activating air defences which shot down a number of the projectiles, state news agency SANA reported. “Our air defences responded to an Israeli missile attack on Damascus international airport and shot down a number of hostile missiles,” a military source said, quoted by SANA.   The agency, without giving ...

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London mayor Sadiq Khan calls for second Brexit vote

London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for a second EU referendum, criticising the government’s handling of Brexit negotiations with the EU. Writing in the Observer, the Labour politician said that with the UK due to leave the EU in six months, it now faced either a “bad deal” or “no deal”.   The debate had also become “more about Boris ...

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Pakistan official: 4 killed as roof collapses in heavy rain

A Pakistani government official says the roof of a mud and brick house collapsed amid heavy rain in northwestern Pakistan killing four members of a family and injuring another. Fahad Khan, a district official in Hangu, said Sunday that a couple and their two minor children were buried under the debris when the roof collapsed the previous night amid heavy ...

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US ‘serial killer’ border agent arrested in Texas

 A US Border Patrol agent has been arrested in the state of Texas on suspicion of killing four prostitutes. Officers began looking for Juan David Ortiz in the city of Laredo after a fifth woman allegedly escaped from him and got help from local police.   Mr Ortiz, who has worked for the force for a decade, initially fled but ...

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Death toll in Philippines typhoon rises to 25: official

The number of people killed by Typhoon Mangkhut as it tore a path of destruction through the Philippines has risen to 25, authorities said Sunday. “As we speak… there are 25 dead,” Francis Tolentino, the government’s lead disaster co-odinator, told AFP as reports began to emerge from regions cut off by the typhoon. Super Typhoon Mangkhut — the biggest storm ...

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