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Dodgers find one cure for a bad bullpen in 11-1 victory over Mariners

August 18, 2018 | Source: Andy McCullough

As the ninth inning rolled around Friday, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts surveyed the sort of scene which had avoided his team for the previous week. The Dodgers held a lead, which was nothing new. Except this time, in an 11-1 victory over the Mariners, …

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Mavis Staples on her decades-long friendship with Aretha Franklin and their shared gospel roots

August 18, 2018 | Source: Mavis Staples, as told to Randy Lewis

Soul-gospel singer Mavis Staples, a peer and longtime family friend of Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, spoke to pop music writer Randy Lewis from her home in Chicago on Friday — a day after Franklin’s death at age 76. Staples, 79, touched on their long…

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Steven Gerrard: Rangers boss aims ‘keep Rangers heroes’ like Alfredo Morelos

August 17, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Steven Gerrard says it is his “responsibility to keep heroes” at Rangers, reiterating he thinks Alfredo Morelos deserves a new deal.

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Gervinho: Parma sign Ivory Coast forward for Serie A return

August 17, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Italian side Parma have signed Gervinho on a three-year contract after Hebei China Fortune agreed to release the former Arsenal forward.

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44 dead in Congo Ebola outbreak

August 17, 2018 | Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Regions - Africa

There have been 78 cases of Ebola reported in the current outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo as of Wednesday, the World Health Organization said Friday.

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Nigerian girls win US contest for app that spots fake drugs

August 17, 2018 | Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Regions - Africa

Five months ago Jessica Osita had never used a computer, sent an email or even browsed the internet, yet she is part of a team of five teenagers who have just won a major tech award in California.

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Morocco World Cup youngster Hamza Mendyl joins Schalke

August 17, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Young Morocco World Cup defender Hamza Mendyl joins German club Schalke from French side Lille on a five-year deal.

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Fifa rejects Nigeria call for talks as Giwa stands firm

August 17, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Fifa rejects calls from the Nigerian government for a meeting to discuss questions over who runs the football federation with Chris Giwa refusing to give up his claims.

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Why is the Bible so offensive?

August 17, 2018 | Source: Greg Laurie

Would you believe it if I told you the mere sight of the Bible is offensive to some people? This week, my church is holding its SoCal Harvest event for the 29th year in a row. Formerly known as Harvest Crusade, this annual gathering is one of the large…

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Liberia call up Newcastle under-23 player Mohammed Sangare

August 17, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Liberia call-up Newcastle United’s under-23 player Mohammed Sangare for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against DR Congo.

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