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Reports: 48-team 2022 World Cup decision in June

3 days ago   |   NBC Sports   |   3 articles

If FIFA can find appropriate countries to help Qatar host the 2022 World Cup, we may very well have a 48-team tournament.
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U.S. warship quarantined at sea in Persian Gulf due to virus outbreak

4 days ago   |   WGN TV

A U.S. warship has essentially been quarantined at sea for over two months and has been unable to make a port call due to an outbreak of a viral infection similar to...
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Refugee Soccer Player Hakeem al-Araibi Granted Australian Citizenship

Refugee Soccer Player Hakeem al-Araibi Granted Australian Citizenship

6 days ago   |   NPR

He fled his native country of Bahrain after being imprisoned. Then he was jailed in Thailand and faced extradition charges. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called him...
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'I'm an Aussie': Footballer Hakeem al-Araibi receives citizenship

7 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Hakeem al-Araibi, who had refugee status in Australia, was arrested last year in Thailand at Bahrain's request.
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Refugee soccer player happy he's now an Australian citizen

7 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

SYDNEY, Australia - A former Bahraini soccer player and refugee became an Australian citizen Wednesday, four weeks after detention in Thailand on an extradition request from...
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Time has come for Vettel to deliver F1 success for Ferrari

8 days ago   |   National Post

PARIS - After collapsing under pressure in the past two seasons, this may be Sebastian Vettel's last chance to show he can deliver a long-awaited Formula One title for...
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Foreign Leaders Showered the Trump Family With Over $140,000 Worth of Gifts in 2017

12 days ago   |   Time

Foreign leaders showered President Donald Trump and his family with more than $140,000 in gifts during their first year in the White House, with China and Saudi Arabia among...
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Saudi Plans to Bolster Gas Exports Shine New Light on Efforts to Undermine Iran

19 days ago   |   MintPress News

Saudi plans to become a major gas exporter within a decade raise questions about what the real goal of the kingdom's policy, and by extension that of the United States, is...
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Infantino looks toward June deadline for expanding '22 WCup

19 days ago   |   National Post

ROME - FIFA president Gianni Infantino has hinted that his plan to expand the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48 teams won't be finalized at next month's council in Miami...
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Bahrain's Gulf Air says it is delaying, cancelling flights

20 days ago   |   Miami Herald

The Bahrain-based long-haul carrier Gulf Air is acknowledging it is cancelling and delaying flights without explaining why. Local media reported flight delays and cancellations...
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Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

"Jerry Lee Lewis is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab," his neurologist said. Read more ...

FBI was investigating Cohen a year before raid, released documents show

FBI was investigating Cohen a year before raid, released documents show

The FBI was looking into Michael Cohen, President Trump's longtime lawyer and fixer, for almost a year before agents raided his home and hotel room last April, according to... Read more ...

Donald Trump Rips Into George Conway: 'Total Loser!'

Donald Trump Rips Into George Conway: 'Total Loser!'

The husband of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway recently suggested Trump is mentally unfit to be president. Read more ...

Teen shown in video pushing friend off bridge pleads guilty

Teen shown in video pushing friend off bridge pleads guilty

A teen who shoved her pal off a 60-foot Washington state bridge last year - leaving the victim with five broken ribs and a punctured lung - has pleaded guilty to the stunt. A... Read more ...

PSG scores legal win over UEFA in financial monitoring case

PSG scores legal win over UEFA in financial monitoring case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Paris Saint-Germain has won an initial legal battle with UEFA over the monitoring of its spending on player transfers and wages. Read more ...

‘You will never hear me mention his name': New Zealand's PM hopes to deny...

‘You will never hear me mention his name': New Zealand's PM hopes to deny shooter notoriety

DUNEDIN, New Zealand - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she would deny the accused gunman the fame he sought by refusing to even speak his name in an emotive... Read more ...

Fast luck: Tourist wins $1M jackpot in under 5 minutes

Fast luck: Tourist wins $1M jackpot in under 5 minutes

The lucky win happened on St. Patrick's Day. Read more ...

Saint Joseph's fires longtime basketball coach Phil Martelli

Saint Joseph's fires longtime basketball coach Phil Martelli

Phil Martelli, 64, has been the head coach at Saint Joseph's since 1995, going 444-328 in that span. Read more ...

US Sen. Markey to give away campaign donations from Kraft

US Sen. Markey to give away campaign donations from Kraft

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey says he will donate campaign contributions he received from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft to an organization that works to end human trafficking. Read more ...

Head Of Japan's Olympic Committee Steps Down Amid Tokyo 2020 Corruption Probe

Head Of Japan's Olympic Committee Steps Down Amid Tokyo 2020 Corruption Probe

French prosecutors suspect the Tokyo bid committee of paying bribes to host the 2020 Games. Tsunekazu Takeda, who also chairs the IOC's Marketing Commission, maintains his... Read more ...