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Ethiopian leadership announced their intent to expand the limits of the country's capital, Addis Ababa , which would infringe upon the lands of the Oromo people. Reda disputed those numbers and said Ethiopia's security response to the protests is standard police protocol - to disperse "rioters". Thousands more have been jailed.
  • Zunino, Seager power Mariners to 7-5 win over Yankees

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    On if the trades and changes in the bullpen have made it a different kind of reality: "Yeah, our bullpen has done a pretty good job, the problem is, we weren't able to get Michael through six and that was the problem". Sanchez added two more home runs on Monday night against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. Robinson Canó (3×4, 2 R) recorded his 12th game of the season with 3 or more hits.
  • Royals Report: KC Sweeps Tigers Despite Anibal Sanchez's No-Hit Bid

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    The left-hander relieved Yordana Ventura in the seventh inning and picked up a strikeout over 1.2 innings as his Kansas City Royals edged the Detroit Tigers 4-1. The right-hander retired the first 12 batters Wednesday night, then walked Eric Hosmer and Alex Gordon in the fifth inning. Cabrera made an early exit from Monday's series opener against the Royals with a left biceps strain and he was held out of Tuesday's game.
  • Denver Broncos, Mark Sanchez, Paxton Lynch & Choosing a Starting QB

    Denver Broncos, Mark Sanchez, Paxton Lynch & Choosing a Starting QB

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    Siemian has never had the chance to show his skills after a full week of team-specific game planning, unlike Sanchez who has been an entrenched starter for long stretches of his career. I mentioned before that there was a chance that Trevor Siemian could end up winning the job , but most didn't want to believe that. Several players didn't suit up, most for precautionary reasons, including defensive tackle DeForest Buckner, who has a "soft-tissue, lower-body" issue that isn't serious, ...
  • Trump says he did not flip-flop on immigration

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    Trump responded by citing a controversial Eisenhower administration initiative called "Operation Wetback", which deported up to 1.5 million immigrants who were living in the United States illegally. Just $3 million of the money will get spent in August while the balance will go toward ads this fall. NEW CAMPAIGN MANAGER KELLYANNE CONWAY, when pressed on Mr Donald Trump's hardline immigration policy.
  • JA Happ: Happ yields four runs but records 17th win

    JA Happ: Happ yields four runs but records 17th win

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    The 23-year-old completed his first multi-homer effort with a three-run blast in the fourth that gave NY a 5-0 lead. After going scoreless off Michael Pineda through five innings Toronto hit four home runs off New York's bullpen following a 42-minute rain delay.
  • Swedish newspaper expertly trolls Hope Solo over her 'coward' comments

    Swedish newspaper expertly trolls Hope Solo over her 'coward' comments

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    Solo called Sweden's soccer team "a bunch of cowards" after Sweden upset the USA team during the Friday quarterfinals of the Rio Olympics. No gold for Hope Solo, but plenty of bitterness. That forced Lisa Dahlkvist to wait a few minutes to take her spot kick, an uncomfortably long time at such a crucial moment. In spite the turnover in the US team's personnel, core members of the squad remain, such as Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe, and Solo.
  • U.S. runner stops to help Kiwi rival

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    The pair were subsequently given places in the 5,000m final after the United States of America and New Zealand teams successfully protested. As Hamblin lay in the foetal position on the track D'Agostino jumped up quickly and pulled the New Zealander to her feet.
  • Kagawa leads Dortmund to 3-0 win at Trier in German Cup

    Kagawa leads Dortmund to 3-0 win at Trier in German Cup

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    Kagawa could find his place under threat from Mario Gotze this season following the latter's return from Bayern Munich, but, with the 2014 FIFA World Cup victor sidelined due to a minor thigh complaint, the Japanese attacker took the opportunity to impress.
  • LeBron James: Kevin Durant joining Warriors is 'great for our league'

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    In an interview with USA Today, LeBron said , "It would be pretty wonderful to be able to actually play for the greatest National Basketball Association coach of all time". "I can't be there on a day-to-day basis". "Every time I watch 'em, I wish I was out there". So I think every decision is different, and how much you have invested in that player, I guess, or how much you feel for that player is how you're going to react.
  • The Tragically Hip Take Their Emotional Final Bow In Kingston

    The Tragically Hip Take Their Emotional Final Bow In Kingston

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    Within the audience at the sold-out concert was Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who was among those treated to a marathon The Hip show. "This was not suppose to happen until the end of the night", said a teary-eyed, Barb Beavis. Trudeau's official photographer tweeted a photo of the prime minister and Downie embracing before the concert. An estimated 6,000-plus people either stood or sat on lawn chairs along Bobcaygeon's Bolton Street where both adults and children took in the show ...
  • How much are Olympic medals really worth?

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    Eight other nations earned their first Olympic gold medal: Bahrain in the women's steeplechase, Fiji in the men's Rugby Sevens, Ivory Coast and Jordan in the men's taekwondo, Kosovo in women's judo, Puerto Rico in women's tennis, Tajikistan in men's hammer-throwing and Vietnam in men's shooting.