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November 12, 2018 3:10 PM Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines making AFF Cup defence hard for Thailand

Thailand's football chief wants a third consecutive AFF Suzuki Cup title but has warned that the improving Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines squads make the 2018 edition that much harder. After winning the 2014 and 2016 titles, the War Elephants kicked off their defence in Bangkok last week with a 7-0 win over Timor Leste but are aware that the challenge 92

November 9, 2018 4:06 PM Macron and May pay tribute to fallen fighters of the Somme

SOMME VALLEY, France (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May laid a wreath at a memorial in the Somme valley on Friday, honoring fallen World War One soldiers on the eve of the centenary of the war’s end. The Somme Offensive, waged in 1916, was intended to hasten a victory for the allies against the German 92

November 8, 2018 4:36 PM Italian police make major heroin haul on ship from Iran

ROME (Reuters) - Italian police discovered 270 kg (600 lb) of heroin hidden in a container that arrived aboard a ship from Iran, the biggest such haul for at least 20 years in Italy, police said on Thursday. The freighter had set sail from the Iranian Gulf port of Bandar Abbas and stopped off in Hamburg, Germany and Valencia, Spain before reaching the Italian 109

November 5, 2018 2:04 PM SWIFT says suspending some Iranian banks' access to messaging system

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Belgium-based SWIFT financial messaging service said on Monday it is suspending some unspecified Iranian banks’ access to its messaging system in the interest of the stability and integrity of the global financial system. In a brief statement, SWIFT made no mention of U.S. sanctions coming back into effect on some Iranian financial 94

November 2, 2018 7:05 PM Gymnastics: Biles sets record for world championship gold medals

(Reuters) - Olympic champion Simone Biles became the all-time leading world gymnastics championship gold medal winner when the American claimed her third gold at the Doha championships on Friday. Biles’s victory in the individual vault gave her 13 career gold medals, surpassing the record of Belarusian Vitaly Scherbo. Although suffering from kidney stone 86

November 1, 2018 10:15 AM Cameroon name Bayern Munich's Franck Evina in U-23 squad

Bayern Munich forward Franck Evina has been named in Cameroon's U-23 squad for their upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Chad later this month. The 18-year-old, who signed a three-year contract with Bayern in May, is among 11 foreign-based players included by coach Rigobert Song. Also on the list is Belgium's Royal Excel Mouscron midfielder 93

November 1, 2018 9:59 AM Munich or Saint Petersburg to host 2021 Champions League final

The 2021 Champions League final will be played in either Munich or Saint Petersburg after UEFA received declarations of interest from the two cities. Munich's Allianz Arena, which hosted the 2012 final between Bayern Munich and Chelsea, has been submitted as the German city's designated venue. The Krestovsky Stadium -- the venue for the World Cup semifinal 114

October 21, 2018 2:16 AM Willie Reed picked No. 1 overall by Salt Lake City in G League draft

NEW YORK -- Willie Reed was the No. 1 pick Saturday in the G League draft, his rights going to the Salt Lake City Stars. His career NBA high is 22 points, done twice with the Heat in a span of four days in January 2017. And now he returns to the G League as part of Utah's affiliate club, looking to prove himself again. "I'm ready to get around the guys and get to work," Reed said. "I want to be able to lead by example 67

October 20, 2018 6:05 PM ATP roundup: Gulbis stuns Isner in Sweden

Latvia’s Ernests Gulbis stunned top-seeded American John Isner 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Intrum Stockholm Open in Sweden. “I was fighting for every point,” said Gulbis, who will try for his sixth title and first since 2014. “I think I returned a lot smarter in the second and third set.” Isner, 33, was coming off two marathon 99

October 17, 2018 8:59 AM China bans pigs and pork products imports from Moldova

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has banned imports of pigs and pork products from Moldova to prevent spread of African swine fever, Chinese customs said on Wednesday. The ban followed five African swine fever outbreaks reported in Moldova, the customs said in a statement on its website. China also ordered the return or destruction of products shipped from the European 126