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Mercedes drivers celebrate dream team triple

BRIXWORTH, England (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg took time out from their title battle on Tuesday to join Mercedes bosses and factory staff in celebrating the team's third successive Formula One constructors' world championship.
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Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio’s staff does not have one of the 128 highest-paid assistants in the sport.        
The Baltimore Orioles are in the market for a right fielder, but they’re not interested in one of the best... Read More »
Last season, Cyrus Jones was a nationally renowned punt returner and an All-SEC cornerback on an Alabama team that won... Read More »
Crystal Palace striker Connor Wickham has started his long road to recovery after undergoing anterior cruciate ligament surgery.
Killebrew got his first interception of the season in the 28-13 win over Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.        
FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots’ defense has been an enigma this season. They rank second in points allowed (17.2... Read More »
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former FIFA official from Nicaragua who was responsible for overseeing the soccer governing body's development efforts in Central America pleaded guilty on Wednesday to U.S. cha
Tim Tebow’s baseball road show could out-shine the New York Mets’ spring training efforts at some point early next year.... Read More »
The Cape Cobras' late quest for a T20 Challenge playoff spot has gathered serious momentum with a second successive win at Newlands.
After several weeks of good health, the Detroit Lions are heading into the final month of the season a bit beaten up.        
South Florida co-offensive coordinator T.J. Weist will lead the 25th-ranked Bulls in the Birmingham Bowl following coach Willie Taggart's departure to Oregon
Canada’s Governor-General, David Johnston, convened a high-profile forum on concussions Tuesday in Ottawa. Maybe you heard about it.
As a two-time Stanley Cup champion, left-winger Brandon Saad isn't about to proclaim his Columbus Blue Jackets to be legitimate Stanley Cup contender
To beat the Minnesota Wild Wednesday night, the Maple Leafs will have a set of doors to break through.
Several playoff contenders could suffer key losses in Week 14 of the 2016 NFL season. Three first-place teams are underdogs on the upcoming schedule, and a few wild-card teams could have trouble winn
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said Wednesday he envisions being able to return in 2016 -- but he put a caveat on his comeback. The 2015
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Twice Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva was named on Wednesday as head of a new Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Supevisory Council which will control the actions und
You hear that? It’s the Boston Red Sox making noise again. The Red Sox have made some notable moves in... Read More »
Oregon has hired Willie Taggart, who spent the last four seasons as head coach at South Florida, to take over as coach of the Ducks following the dismissal of Mark Helfrich
Fiery heavyweight Dereck Chisora hurled a table at a press conference to promote Saturday's bitter British title fight with Dillian Whyte.
Adrian Peterson could provide a boost for a sinking Minnesota team.        
Panthers utility Tyrone Peachey will push to remain in Penrith's centres despite the return from injury of some high-profile teammates in 2017.
Off-contract Sharks centre Jack Bird says he wants to not only remain at the club beyond 2017, but take on a more senior role as the current leaders retire.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Re-tests of doping samples from the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics have found another three positive tests to take the tally to 101 and more are expected, the
Maryland coach D.J. Durkin said it was too hard to determine whether the spot was good on the controversial call in the UM-OSU game.        
Arsenal playmaker Santi Cazorla has given his fans a huge boost after undergoing the 'perfect surgery'. The Spaniard had surgery to cure a long-term achilles problem.
The significant change is a result of a rise in aggressive behavior on the playing field and the hope to curtail it.
Mikhail Saakashvili told DW that his goal is about much more than him becoming the prime minister or president of Ukraine. “I want to totally change the rules of politics,” he said. In the
FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots are practicing four times this week with a Monday night game on the schedule,... Read More »
John Wall was left questioning his teammates' effort Tuesday after the? Washington Wizards lost to the visiting Orlando Magic?despite his career-high 52 points. "
Oregon has hired South Florida's Willie Taggart as its next football coach, the school announced Wednesday. Taggart will be officially introduced at a press conference Thursday morning.?
PARIS (Reuters) - France Davis Cup skipper Yannick Noah has been named the country's Fed Cup captain as well, the French tennis federation said on Wednesday.
As ageless as our boyhood idols might seem, time keeps turning and doesn’t stop for anyone. Just ask Boston Celtics... Read More »
As ageless as our boyhood idols might seem, time keeps turning and doesn’t stop for anyone. Just ask Boston Celtics... Read More »

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Fayose in army camouflage, embarrassment to our people – Ekiti APC

 Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has berated Governor Ayodele Fayose for wearing military camouflage to the House of Assembly on Tuesday to present the 2017
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We’ll address delay in payment of Super Falcons – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja pledged to examine the problems delaying the payment of the allowances and bonuses of the victorious Super Falcons by the Nigerian Football Federation. The
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Another Nigerian gets Grammy nomination

The chances that the 2017 Grammy awards may produce a Nigerian winner is getting brighter with another Nigerian nomination. Faridah Seriki known by her stage name Kah-Lo, a rising international artist
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Senate orders Dalong, NFF to pay Falcons

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate on Wednesday asked for the prompt payment of Nigerian female football team, the Super Falcons, of all salaries and allowances due to them. The lawmakers lamented the tre
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DSS arraigns three for murder of NDDC employee

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt THE Department of State Service has arraigned three persons before the Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt for the killing of an employee of the Niger Delta Development C
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Thieves pose as mannequins, steal multi-million naira designer clothes

The thieves posed side by side with real mannequins, and waited patiently until the store closed. Then they went for the kill! The following morning, the store owners watched the CCTV with horror as t
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EFCC arraigns man for allegedly duping American $.6m

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned one Dr. Vincent Anyigor and his company, Vanyigor Concepts Limited, before Justice M. A. Liman of the Federa
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Resource control bill passes seconnd reading

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed through second reading a bill to grant states in the country control over minerals resources within their domain. The bill, seeks to grant the control
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Approved! Royal Caribbean, Norwegian are going to Cuba

The Cuban government on Wednesday gave approval for Cuba trips to five lines        
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NEW YORK, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Two New York real estate brokers marketing a condominium in Trump Tower have used the heavy presence of U.S. Secret Service agents who protect President-elect Donald Trump
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U.S. bank trade group sues regulator over new credit unions rule

Dec 7 (Reuters) - The American Bankers Association said it filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), seeking to overturn a recently passed rule to ease rest
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BRIEF-One Liberty increases qtrly dividend to $0.43 per share

* Declared quarterly dividend on company's common stock of $0.43 per share, representing an increase of $0.02 per share or 4.9 pct Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
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BRIEF-UniCredit needs no kind of support from the state - CEO

* Asked if it was true the bank did not need any support from the state, CEO Jean-Pierre Mustier said "yes... absolutely not" Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan newsroom)
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CFTC faces tough questions as trial of Chicago firm, founder ends

NEW YORK, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commodity and Exchange Commission faced tough questions from a federal judge on Wednesday over whether the agency could support its claims that a Chicago trading f
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BRIEF-Snaplogic says raised $39.4 mln in equity financing

* says it has sold $39.4 million in equity financing - sec filing
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BRIEF-Guaranty bancorp files for offering of up to 5.4 mln shares of voting common stock

* Files for offering of up to 5.4 million shares of voting common stock by the selling stockholders - sec filing
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UPDATE 2-Tata Steel sweetens offer to UK workers, moves closer to merger

* Tata Steel wants cuts to pensions in return for deal (Adds comment from Tata, pensions scheme trustees, background)
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Monte dei Paschi asks ECB to extend rescue deal deadline to Jan 20 - source

MILAN, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena has asked the European Central Bank (ECB) to extend a deadline for completing its rescue plan to January 20, a source familiar with the matter
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