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NY store owner plotted to send jihadists to Syria, kill U.S. troops himself

A man who owns an upstate New York food store funded ISIS, tried to send jihadists to Syria to fight with the terrorist group and plotted to do some killing himself — by gunning down U.S. troops who had served in Iraq — federal authorities alleged Tuesday. Mufid A. Elfgeeh, 30, was arrested on May 31, though federal officials didn’t ...

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Matt and Jamie dissect the Wallabies brilliant victory over the All Blacks in Sydney

This week Hugh, Matt and Jamie dissect the Wallabies brilliant victory over the All Blacks in Sydney. They break down key moments and players, as well as some hard-hitting analysis of the set piece. It’s then time to look ahead to Eden Park, with Matt giving some hot tips as to the starting side. We then wrap up all things ...

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Djokovic starts U.S. Open buildup with Montreal win

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic began his preparation for the U.S. Open by defeating Thomaz Bellucci 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) Tuesday, advancing to the third round of the ATP Montreal Masters. But there was no luck with the weather for Andy Murray, with the British second seed forced off court at 4-4 against Spain’s Tommy Robredo when rain struck less than an hour ...

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Pedro proved to be the hero for the Catalans as the wantaway winger

Barcelona can take a big step toward a fifth trophy in 2015 when they face Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup Friday, just three days after sealing the UEFA Super Cup with a remarkable 5-4 extra time win over Sevilla. Pedro Rodriguez proved to be the unlikely hero for the Catalans as the wantaway winger, who had been controversially ...

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12-year-old Saudi boy wins U.S. tennis championship

A Saudi boy has won the U.S. Tennis Association Boys 12s National Championship this week. 12-year-old Saud Alhogbani beat 11-year-old opponent Benjamin Kittay in the final match of the tournament on Saturday. In a 6-3, 6-0 victory to Alhogbani, Kittay said his rival’s serves were “too good.” “They were just too good,” Kittay told Arkansas News. “I’m used to them, ...

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Israel says badminton player can’t get visa for worlds

The Olympic Committee of Israel says Indonesia has denied one of their athletes a visa to participate in the upcoming Badminton World Championships in Jakarta, which start Monday. OCI secretary general Gili Lustig says badminton player Misha Zilberman has not been granted a visa to enter Indonesia – the world’s most populous Muslim country – because he is Israeli. Zilberman ...

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Backlash against corporate boxes a warning for sports stadium redevelopment

Australian sports stadiums have been warned against devoting too much space to corporate boxes as fans claw back prime seats in European football grounds. FC Barcelona, one of the world’s wealthiest sports team, is considering bringing its members – known as “Socios” – back into the middle tier of its home ground “Camp Nou” when it renovates its 99,000-seat stadium, according to ...

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Edmund closing in on world’s tennis elite

EAST YORKSHIRE’S Kyle Edmund has moved closer to tennis’s top 100 players after winning a title in New York. The Beverley ace beat Bjorn Fratangelo in straight sets to win the Binghamton Challenger event. Edmund, the British number four, won 6-2 6-3 in just over an hour to collect his second Challenger trophy of the year. Breaking twice in the ...

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Eden Hazard could become the best player in the world

Eden Hazard could become the best player in the world if he heeds manager Jose Mourinho’s advice, according to new Sky Sports pundit Ian Holloway. Hazard joined Chelsea from French side Lille in 2012 and has since developed into one of the world’s best players, playing a pivotal role in the club winning the Premier League and Capital One Cup ...

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Greek banks were closed on Monday to prevent the financial system of the country from being collapsing into panic states. Account holders faces strictly limited withdrawals from ATMs. Furthermore, the trading of the Greek stocks and bonds also stopped. Greece faced the default rapidly, and withdraw from the eurozone were announced on Sunday. The European leader confronts the worst moment in ...

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