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WHO Chief 'Rethinking' Good-Will Ambassador Title for Mugabe
New York Times
The World Health Organization's decision to name President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe a “good-will ambassador” has provoked outrage from medical professionals, rights groups, opposition leaders and others who took to social media to call it an “insult” ...
Dismay as Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe Named World Health 'Ambassador'
Robert Mugabe's WHO appointment condemned as 'an insult'BBC News
Mugabe may be stripped of controversial World Health Organisation goodwill ambassador role after
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Your guide to ALCS Game 7: Who is headed to the World Series?
With a trip to the World Series on the line, anything is possible. And while it is highly unlikely that Verlander will emerge from the bullpen even for a few pitches against the New York Yankees -- "I think he's done enough for us already," fellow ...
World Series 2017: Schedule Details, Format and PredictionsBleacher Report
What time will the Dodgers' World Series games start?Los Angeles Times
World Series 2017: Ticket prices soar in seller's marketKABC-TV

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US bow out of U-17 World Cup with 4-1 quarterfinal loss to England
The US Under-17 national team's run at the FIFA U-17 World Cup came to a disappointing end on Saturday, when they lost 4-1 to England in the quarterfinals. England striker Rhian Brewster led England with a hat trick, scoring his first two goals in the ...
USA 1-4 England: Liverpool youngster Rhian Brewster treble fires Under 17s to first ever World Cup semi finalDaily Mail
USA's Strong 2017 World Cup Ends in 4-1 Quarterfinal Loss to EnglandU.S. Soccer (press release) (blog)

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Catalonia independence: Spain pushes to remove leaders
BBC News
The Spanish prime minister has outlined plans to remove Catalonia's leaders and take control of the separatist region. Speaking after an emergency cabinet meeting on Saturday, Mariano Rajoy stopped short of dissolving the region's parliament but put ...
Catalonia: Spanish government to impose direct ruleThe Guardian
Spain Will Remove Catalonia Leader, Escalating Secession CrisisNew York Times

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Fans petition to have Vin Scully call World Series, but don't count on it happening
Earlier this week, the Los Angeles Dodgers won the National League pennant by defeating the Chicago Cubs in the NLCS. That means the Dodgers will play in their first World Series in nearly three decades, and that Dodgers fans want Vin Scully to call ...
Scioscia says '88 World Series team was special — and so are these DodgersLos Angeles Times
Bring Back Vin Scully to Call the World Series PetitionGoPetition

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The Guardian

What Harvey Weinstein tells us about the liberal world
The Guardian
In Weinstein's world, politics often correlated with conspicuous displays of luxury goods – it was something you did on Martha's Vineyard, or on the Riviera, or in the Hamptons, toasting the candidate or raising money for the good cause. Here is a ...

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The Way the World Ends: Not with a Bang But a Paperclip
Probably, he says, the idea originated years ago on a mailing list for singularity cassandras, which sounds like the world's most terrifying listserv. “The idea isn't that a paperclip factory is likely to have the most advanced research AI in the world ...

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WFTV Orlando

Hurricane Irma: Line suspended at Camping World Stadium for benefits
WFTV Orlando
NOW: DCF is expecting roughly 100,000 people at Orlando's Camping World Stadium over the next five days for disaster SNAP registration following Hurricane Irma. How will state officials deal with the lines? Watch our story on Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. ...

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New York Post

Astros pick snake-bitten righty to pitch them to World Series
New York Post
HOUSTON — A.J. Hinch was unbowed. Maybe half the world and most of Houston expected him to announce Lance McCullers Jr. was going to be his starter for Game 7 of the American League Championship Series, but he was the one with the choice.

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