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Police investigating threats against dentist

Police investigating threats against dentist

Police in Minnesota are investigating reports of a threat against a dentist who killed Zimbabwe's most famous lion just outside a national wildlife preserve, sparking a global firestorm of hate messages on social media.

Cricket: England skittle Aussies to take control

Cricket: England skittle Aussies to take control

Paceman James Anderson took six wickets to skittle Australia for a paltry 136 and put England in control on the first day of the third test at Edgbaston.

Taliban leader dead - Afghanistan

Taliban leader dead - Afghanistan

Afghanistan says Mullah Omar, the elusive leader of the Taliban movement fighting to topple the government, died more than two years ago.

Russia vetoes UN vote on MH17

Russia vetoes UN vote on MH17

Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.

Cricket: Ponting argues Haddin's case

Cricket: Ponting argues Haddin's case

Former captain Ricky Ponting believes Australia were wrong to leave wicketkeeper Brad Haddin out of the team for the third Ashes test and says they will miss his experience when it starts at Edgbaston later on Wednesday.

Football: Mexico coach fired

Football: Mexico coach fired

Miguel Herrera, Mexico's national football team coach, was fired on Tuesday, a day after he allegedly punched a reporter who had criticized his team's performance in the recent Copa America and Gold Cup tournaments.

Cricket: Nevill gets nod for third test

Cricket: Nevill gets nod for third test

Peter Nevill has got the nod ahead of Brad Haddin as Australia's wicketkeeper for the third Ashes test against England at Edgbaston.

Rugby: Jean de Villiers poised for return

Rugby: Jean de Villiers poised for return

Jean de Villiers is set to make his return for South Africa when they face Argentina in their final Rugby Championship test of the year in Durban on Aug. 8.

Dairy trade impasse holding up TPP - NZ

Dairy trade impasse holding up TPP - NZ

The United States, Canada and Japan have to make concessions on dairy trade before a wider Pacific trade deal can be wrapped up, New Zealand's agricultural trade envoy said on Tuesday.

NFL: Brady destroyed phone, suspension upheld

NFL: Brady destroyed phone, suspension upheld

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday upheld a four-game suspension of Tom Brady for his role in deflating footballs used in the game that put the New England Patriots in the 2015 Super Bowl, saying for the first time that the star quarterback had his phone destroyed to keep it out of hands of investigators.

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