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A planned voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti aboard a small sailboat didn't start off well for two Honolulu women. They made a decision to continue on their journey, using the ship's sail as part of their bid to reach land. "There is a true humility to wondering if today is your last day, if tonight is your last night", she said. In Sasebo, Japan, the USS Ashland was near the area on routine deployment.
  • United States pulls out of UNESCO

    United States pulls out of UNESCO

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    The withdraw becomes official on December 31, 2018, after which the United States will remain involved as a nonmember observer state. Unesco was dependent on the United States for 22 percent of its budget, then about $70 million a year. The US stopped paying dues to the worldwide body in late 2011 after the agency voted to accept a Palestinian bid for full membership and now owes approximately $550 million, a State Department spokesperson said.
  • Australian cricket team bus window shattered by rock

    Australian cricket team bus window shattered by rock

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    Indian Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore, an Olympic silver medalist in shooting, said there were tight security arrangements in place for the Australian team as well as for the players taking part in the Under-17 FIFA World Cup. Whoever indulged in the act did it with the sole objective of defaming Assam and derailing our journey towards excellence. The governing body said after the Chittagong incident that it was comfortable with security in Bangladesh.
  • Los Angeles Dodgers Back to Dominating Opponents

    Los Angeles Dodgers Back to Dominating Opponents

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    That about said it all. "These games are dogfights, so it's going to take a team effort and a collective unit", Barnes said. His departure came suddenly. I mean, I get why the D-Backs would be upset, but if you put a pool in your ballpark, you're asking for trouble. "That's one thing that sticks out", catcher Jeff Mathis said of Greinke's rough start.
  • Serena set for Australia Open

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    If that's in Melbourne, she'll be competing for more money. "I have been playing some really great tennis this year and I feel I'm in a strong position, both physically and mentally, in the lead up to Sydney ", she said. The first Grand Slam of the year in the 2018 Australian Open could be one of the most exciting events in recent memory with a host of stars confirmed to return to action.
  • Herath's double rock Pakistan in second Test

    Herath's double rock Pakistan in second Test

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    Dilruwan struck seven boundaries and Rangana Herath added an unbeaten 27 as Sri Lanka piled on the runs to ensure Yasir was in no mood to celebrate yet another five-wicket haul. Karunaratne plays a shot during the second day. He had bowled 16.3 overs on Friday before coming out to bowl only two overs on day two. Late on day one, Amir left the field nursing an injury to his shin, but he had been cleared to bowl on the second day, and yet, could manage no more than three overs before leaving ...
  • Simona Halep Becomes New World Number One in Women's Tennis

    Simona Halep Becomes New World Number One in Women's Tennis

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    Halep is the 25th player in WTA history and the first Romanian to become world number one , and will replace Spain's Garbine Muguruza at the top of the standings when the official rankings are released on Monday. Of the 74 percent of first serves that she was able to make to put Sharapova on the defensive right from the off, Halep was more often than not able to come away victorious, winning 77 percent (24/31) of the points when she managed to land her first delivery.
  • NBA's new All-Star format drops East vs. West matchup

    NBA's new All-Star format drops East vs. West matchup

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    Players and league officials have been eager to inject new interest in the often defense-absent game, and they made a decision to act after another boring affair last February in New Orleans. The voters will still keep the same privileges as well, with fans making up 50% of voting for the starters, and current players (25%) and media (25%) making up the rest.
  • Chelsea FC: Star's return bodes well for striker Alvaro Morata

    Chelsea FC: Star's return bodes well for striker Alvaro Morata

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    He certainly shouldn't be judged exclusively on his goal return, but he will need a greater efficiency in the tournament to be labelled amongst the top three on the planet. Morata headed in a 59th-minute cross from the exceptional Eden Hazard to move on to seven goals in all competitions this season and worse was to follow for Diego Simeone's men.
  • Rodgers carries Packers to rout Bears but lose key players to injuries

    Rodgers carries Packers to rout Bears but lose key players to injuries

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    Montgomery had five carries for 28 yards on the opening series of the game before leaving with about 10 minutes left in the first quarter. "Really, every injury is different", Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Friday . As with most rookies who aren't seen as franchise-shifting pieces right away, fantasy players should proceed with some level of caution with Williams even after Montgomery's setback.
  • Celtic Champions League - 28 September 2017

    Celtic Champions League - 28 September 2017

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    Ntcham, 21, impressed the Hoops supporters on Twitter for the role he played in Leigh Griffiths' goal in the first half when he fed in Kieran Tierney to put a stunning cross in for the Scottish forward. "Even after the game against Rangers on Saturday we reflected on it and looked at things we could have done better". Anderlecht's torrid night continued with more poor defending, this time allowing Scott Sinclair to drive into the box and place a finish into the roof of the net ...