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Italy fail to qualify for World Cup following draw with Sweden

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In one of the biggest World Cup shocks in recent memory, Italy will not get to take part in next year's finals after losing to Sweden 1-0 on aggregate in their two-leg play-off.... Read full article

Lebanese-Canadian Named BMW’s New Designer

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The Lebanon-born Canadian designer Karim Habib has been named by BMW to lead the design of its brand cars starting June 1. Habib, 42, has joined the BMW team in 1998, followed by a brief stint with Mercedes-Benz but returned to BMW...... Read full article

Tearful Federer Wins Australian Open for 20th Slam Title

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A tearful Roger Federer surged home to beat Marin Cilic in five riveting sets and win his sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title in Melbourne on Sunday.... Read full article

Salah 'Almost 100%' Certain to Play for Egypt

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Egypt coach Hector Cuper said that star striker Mohamed Salah has recovered from his shoulder injury and will almost certainly play against Uruguay in the sides' World Cup opener on Friday.... Read full article

U.S., Mexico and Canada to Host 2026 World Cup

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The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 World Cup after easily beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations on Wednesday.... Read full article

New police cameras will catch phone use from 700m away

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VICTORIA Police has started using futuristic new traffic cameras to nab drivers who text, talk or tweet on mobile phones. They will also capture people not wearing seatbelts, or those applying make-up or eating while driving.... Read full article

Fred and Neymar claim Confeds Cup for Brazil

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An incredible Maracana atmosphere spurred Brazil to their third consecutive FIFA Confederations Cup, with a brilliant 3-0 win against FIFA World Cup™ holders Spain. Fred grabbed a brace and Neymar grabbed yet another brilliant goal.... Read full article

A Lebanese-Brazilian Driver in Formula One

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Sauber signs Lebanese-Brazilian driver Felipe Nasr for 2015 Formula One season... Read full article

Cricketer Phillip Hughes Loses Fight For Life

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In tragic news, Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes has lost his battle in hospital today after sustaining a severe blow in Tuesday's Sheffield Shield Match at the SCG. ... Read full article

Australia world’s second best for human development: UNDP report

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Australia has been ranked the second best country in the world when it comes to human development. Australia sits ahead of the United States (third), the Netherlands, Germany, New Zealand and Ireland.... Read full article

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