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McCullers solid in return as Astros top Mariners 5-2

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Houston Astros Josh Reddick runs after hitting a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)

SEATTLE — Josh Reddick homered, Brian McCann added …

Tony Shaw urges Collingwood not to deceive Nathan Buckley about his future

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TONY Shaw has labelled Nathan Buckley’s midfield as the “Collingwood crabs” as he urged the Pies board not to deceive their senior coach if they move him on.

Collingwood was humbled by Port Adelaide on Saturday and their midfield smashed …

Govt mulls 100 percent FDI in insurance broking

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An official said that representations have been made to the government that insurance brokers should be treated at par with other financial services intermediaries, where 100 per cent FDI is permitted.

The government is considering allowing 100 per cent foreign …

Record number of Filipinos among ‘richest people on the planet’

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MANILA, Philippines – The number of Filipinos who made it to Forbes’ 2017 list of "richest people on the planet" reaches 14. This is a record count since businessmen from the Philippines first joined the ranks of World Billionaires in …

Desir impressive in victory

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Heather Hardy is an undefeated boxing champion who is hoping to make a successful transition into MMA like former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. Hardy makes her MMA debut in her native New York against 4-5 opponent Alice Yauger.…

Mr Planet Hollywood… pioneer of celebrity branding Robert Earl is back with a TV streaming idea – will it work?

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No company epitomised the glitzy heydays of the 1990s more than Planet Hollywood. The restaurant chain was backed by Hollywood A-listers including Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger and its history had even more twists and turns than the plots of …

We’ve been waiting SIX months for a phone line and broadband, and now BT’s excuse is the ground is ‘too muddy’ for installation

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When you move to a new home having basic utilities such as water, gas, electric and a reliable broadband service is vital.

But Helen Carby, 46, has been waiting six months for her broadband and phone line to be set …

Trump may tighten screws on Pakistan, freeze billions of dollars of military aid

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Billions of dollars of military aid to Pakistan is under fresh scrutiny as pressure mounts on U.S. President Donald Trump from top generals, officials and research groups for a policy review on the nuclear-armed South Asian nation.

With relations between …

Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City battles as death toll mounts

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Displaced civilians from Mosul’s Old City, the last district in the hands of Islamic State militants, flee during fighting between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants in western Mosul, Iraq June 24, 2017. REUTERS/Marius Bosch

Iraqi forces opened exit routes …

Give your tomato plants a fighting chance

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Tomatoes come from coastal regions in Chile and Peru – rocky places high in the mountains that are a far cry from our damp, mild climate. You can grow great tomatoes outside in the UK, but it’s a gamble: they …

This AirAsia X flight was forced to turn back after an engine problem left it "shaking like a washing machine".

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The boys who wore skirts to school this week, to make a point.

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