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Twins manager Rocco Baldelli blasts reversal of ump's call in loss

Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli used terms like "beyond embarrassing," "completely unacceptable" and "pathetic" in criticizing a reversed call on ...


MLB roundup: Dodgers sweep Padres for 8th straight win

Cody Bellinger hit a pair of home runs and Tyler Anderson went seven scoreless innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers ...


100 Thieves run win streak to 7 in LCS Summer Split

100 Thieves won their seventh straight match and moved back into a tie for first place as Week 7 of ...


Jerry Kelly beats John Huston in playoff to win in Calgary

Jerry Kelly birdied the first playoff hole to defeat John Huston and win the Shaw Charity Classic on Sunday at ...


Thieves beat FaZe, claim title at CDL Championship Weekend

The Los Angeles Thieves defeated the Atlanta FaZe 5-2 in Sunday's best-of-nine grand final to win the Call of Duty ...


Blue Jays record controversial win over Twins

Whit Merrifield scored the winning run on an overturned out call at the plate in the 10th inning to give ...


Chile Sinkhole Grows Large Enough to Swallow France's Arc de Triomphe

A sinkhole in Chile has doubled in size, growing large enough to engulf France's Arc de Triomphe and prompting officials ...


Brittney Sykes, Sparks pick up pivotal win over Mystics

Brittney Sykes scored a game-high 21 points on Sunday and the Los Angeles Sparks kept their WNBA playoff hopes alive ...


Ashleigh Buhai wins AIG Women's Open in playoff over In Gee Chun

Ashleigh Buhai of South Africa persevered through four playoff holes and made a crucial sand save her fourth time through ...


CWG 2022: India's Treesa Jolly-Gayatri Gopichand pair claim bronze in women's doubles

Birmingham [UK], August 8 (ANI): Indian women's doubles duo of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand clinched the bronze medal in ...


Xi faces dilemma as catering to nationalist sentiment can have economic costs

Beijing [China], August 8 (ANI): With tensions simmering in the Taiwan strait, Chinese President Xi Jinping is facing a mammoth ...


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Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...

After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...

American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...

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Mexico President Urges Increased Effort to Save Trapped Miners

Agujita, Mexico - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called Sunday for intensified efforts to save 10 workers trapped in ...

Paul Eenhoorn, 'This Is Martin Bonner' and 'Land Ho!' actor, dies at 73

Washington [US], August 8 (ANI): The Australian actor Paul Eenhoorn, best known for his critically acclaimed cameo appearances in the ...

Biden praises Israel for saving countless lives

The American leader has welcomed a ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militantsUS President Joe Biden has commended the Israeli government ...

UK Museum Agrees to Return Looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

London - A London museum agreed Sunday to return a collection of Benin Bronzes looted in the late 19th century ...

Blinken Visits South Africa Amid New 'Cold War'

Johannesburg, South Africa - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in South Africa on Sunday in what analysts describe ...

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Russian women's stars complete hat-trick of tennis titles

Daria Kasatkina and Liudmila Samsonova added to Daniil Medvedev's title triumph at the weekendRussian women's players Daria Kasatkina and Liudmila ...


Swept over weekend, reeling Padres turn attention to Giants

With sky-high expectations after a monstrous talent haul at the trade deadline, the San Diego Padres might well have received ...


Angels-A's series opener to have a familiar feel

The Los Angeles Angels hope to have Shohei Ohtani available when they begin a rematch series against the host Oakland ...


Mets not yet satisfied, look to carry momentum into series vs. Reds

Fresh off watching the New York Mets produce a declarative series victory against the defending World Series champion Atlanta Braves, ...


Orioles, Blue Jays kick off pivotal 3-game series

When the visiting Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles begin a three-game series on Monday night, they might as well ...


Cubs look to hand Nationals 6th straight setback

A week ago, Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo was listening to various offers for Juan Soto and Josh Bell ...


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