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Trump Planning To Pardon Ex-Aide Flynn – US Media

  US President Donald Trump plans to pardon his former national security advisor Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to the FBI over his Russian contacts, US media reported Tuesday. Axios and the New York Times both cited unnamed sources as saying that Trump plans to include Flynn in a series of … Continue reading Trump Planning To Pardon Ex-Aide Flynn – US Media

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Scores Of Pilot Whales Dead In New Zealand Stranding

  Almost 100 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding on New Zealand’s remote Chatham Islands, conservation officials said Wednesday. Most of the marine mammals beached themselves over the weekend but rescue efforts were hampered by the area’s isolated location, about 800 kilometres (500 miles) east of the South Island, the Department of Conservation … Continue reading Scores Of Pilot Whales Dead In New Zealand Stranding

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Tokyo To Urge Residents To Avoid ‘Non-Essential’ Outings

  Tokyo’s governor will urge residents to avoid non-essential outings and ask businesses serving alcohol to shut early as the country battles record coronavirus infections, local media said Wednesday. Japan has seen a comparatively small outbreak of the respiratory disease, with just over 2,000 deaths and 135,400 infections, and it has not imposed the strict … Continue reading Tokyo To Urge Residents To Avoid ‘Non-Essential’ Outings

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Haaland Continues Record Exploits As Dortmund Beat Brugge

  Erling Braut Haaland broke yet another Champions League record on Tuesday as he fired Borussia Dortmund a step closer to the knockout stages with two goals in a 3-0 win over Club Brugge. Haaland’s 18th-minute opener against Brugge saw him reach 15 Champions League goals in fewer games than any other player in the … Continue reading Haaland Continues Record Exploits As Dortmund Beat Brugge

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Firmino Is Key Player In Liverpool ‘Orchestra’, Says Klopp

  Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Roberto Firmino is a key player in his Anfield “orchestra” despite the Brazil forward’s recent lack of goals for the Premier League champions. Firmino’s header in Sunday’s 3-0 victory over Leicester was only his sixth goal in the whole of 2020. Firmino’s lack of goals is a stark contrast … Continue reading Firmino Is Key Player In Liverpool ‘Orchestra’, Says Klopp

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Aguero Won’t Be Rushed Back, Says Guardiola

  Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he will not rush Sergio Aguero back into action despite his side’s lack of goals in the Premier League. City’s record goalscorer was an unused substitute in Saturday’s 2-0 defeat at Tottenham as he nears a return from his latest injury problem. The 32-year-old Argentine missed the end … Continue reading Aguero Won’t Be Rushed Back, Says Guardiola

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Neymar Penalty Keeps PSG On Course In Champions League

  A nervy Paris Saint-Germain were outplayed for long spells but held on after an early Neymar penalty to beat RB Leipzig 1-0 on Tuesday and revive their Champions League campaign. Last season’s runners-up had lost two of their opening three matches in Group H and would have been staring at an early exit from … Continue reading Neymar Penalty Keeps PSG On Course In Champions League

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Fernandes Bags Brace As Man United Sink Basaksehir

  Manchester United avenged their humbling Champions League defeat against Istanbul Basaksehir as Bruno Fernandes scored twice in a 4-1 rout of the Turkish champions on Tuesday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side crashed to a shock 2-1 loss at the hands of the Group H outsiders in Istanbul earlier in November. But there was never any … Continue reading Fernandes Bags Brace As Man United Sink Basaksehir

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UN Security Council Holds First Meeting On Ethiopia’s Tigray

  The UN Security Council’s first meeting on the conflict in Ethiopia’s dissident Tigray region ended without members issuing a statement Tuesday. European members forced the closed-door discussion to be held after African countries pulled out of organizing the meeting at short notice, highlighting divisions over Security Council action on the three weeks of fighting. “South Africa … Continue reading UN Security Council Holds First Meeting On Ethiopia’s Tigray

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Barcelona Beat Dynamo Kiev, Qualify For Champions League Last 16

  Barcelona qualified for the Champions League last 16 with two games to spare on Tuesday as Martin Braithwaite scored twice in a 4-0 win over Dynamo Kiev. Lionel Messi was among a handful of key players rested for Barca but Braithwaite’s double, as well as goals from Sergino Dest and substitute Antoine Griezmann saw … Continue reading Barcelona Beat Dynamo Kiev, Qualify For Champions League Last 16

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