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FIFA claims progress in letting women attend games in Iran

FIFA claims progress in letting women attend games in Iran

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ZURICH - FIFA says Iran's soccer federation supports letting women attend 2022 World Cup qualifying games of its men's national team, though government approval is still needed.
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Netherlands Runner Sifan Hassan Breaks Women's Mile Record In Race Dedicated To Gabe Grunewald

4 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Sifan Hassan, a distance runner from the Netherlands, broke the women's mile record on Friday with a time of four minutes 12.33 seconds. The record was previously...
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AI warns motorcycle riders before they turn too abruptly

AI warns motorcycle riders before they turn too abruptly

4 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Researchers at ETH Zurich and KU Leuven propose an AI system that warns motorcycle riders when they're about to take a curve too sharply or quickly.
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Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species

7 days ago   |   WGN TV

Scientists in Switzerland have discovered a new species of dinosaur after unearthing a well-preserved skeleton from the late triassic period. According to new research from the...
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FIFA stats show women referees relied more on VAR than men

FIFA stats show women referees relied more on VAR than men

7 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ZURICH - FIFA statistics show Women's World Cup referees relied on video re
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FIFA launches program to safeguard children from abuse

9 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ZURICH - FIFA has launched a program teaching soccer bodies worldwide how to safeguard children from abuse.
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U.S. seeks extradition of Chinese researcher in drug secrets theft

12 days ago   |   National Post

ZURICH - The United States wants Switzerland to extradite a Chinese researcher accused of helping his scientist sister steal secrets worth $550 million from drugmaker...
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Swiss police clear climate protest at bank, detain 2 dozen

12 days ago   |   ABC News

Police say they have removed environmental protesters who blocked the entrance to the premises of one of Switzerland's biggest banks in Zurich and detained about two dozen people
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Scott Piercy Leads By 2 After 1st Round Of 3M Open

15 days ago   |   CBS   |   3 articles

BLAINE, Minn. - Scott Piercy had one birdie in his first seven holes Thursday. Then he went on a binge. Piercy birdied eight of his final 11 holes en route to a 9-under 62 and...
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Lost Wallets With Lots of Money More Likely to Be Returned

Lost Wallets With Lots of Money More Likely to Be Returned

19 days ago   |   Psych Central

The more money there is in a lost wallet, the more likely it is to be returned to its owner, a new global study has found. According to researchers from the Universities of...
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Leake takes perfect game to 9th, Mariners beat Angels 10-0

Leake takes perfect game to 9th, Mariners beat Angels 10-0

SEATTLE - Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off the Los... Read more ...

Radical or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

Radical or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

The Biden plan released this week is an update of the Affordable Care Act with controversial differences. Among them: a "public option" that covers abortion, and subsidized... Read more ...

Pennsylvania school district warns parents they could lose kids over unpaid...

Pennsylvania school district warns parents they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

District says that it is trying to collect more than $20,000 Read more ...

Iran claims it seized a British tanker because it collided with an Iranian...

Iran claims it seized a British tanker because it collided with an Iranian fishing boat

Iranian authorities say they seized a British-flagged tanker after it collided with an Iranian fishing boat and then failed to respond to attempts to contact it. "The British... Read more ...

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

HONG KONG - Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong... Read more ...

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level. Read more ...

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke. He was 32. Pulaski County Coroner Gerone... Read more ...

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

SEATTLE - The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday. Read more ...

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

ATLANTA - Josh Donaldson's bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night after Luke... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

The Cardinals topped the Reds 12-11 at Great American Ball Park, despite trailing 7-0 entering the sixth inning. Read more ...