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Chinese most-corrupt suspect surrenders

Formerly deputy director of the construction bureau of eastern Zhejiang province, she was wanted by authorities for embezzling more than $40 million. Yang Xiuzhu, 70, arrived in Beijing on a flight from the United States in the afternoon, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said on its website.

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K L Rahul back in Test squad against England

In the meanwhile, Shikhar Dhawan [who also suffered an injury] and Gautam Gambhir got their opportunities at the top of the order and failed to impress. "We are not looking to change the lot in the second Test. Rahul has been our obvious choice for the opening slot over the last few months and that is the reason why we brought him back to the squad after his injury".

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Thousands stranded in New Zealand after earthquakes

And officials say the town - home to about 2,000 residents - only has intermittent power, limited fuel supplies and enough water to last three days. He said about five metric tons of supplies were ready to be delivered from Christchurch . Elsewhere in the capital, many people returned to work after the quake shut down much of the city's center on Monday. One person died in Kaikoura and another in Mt Lyford, a nearby ski resort.

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Henrique scores in OT to lift Devils past Stars, 2-1

Henrique said good communication on the defensive end allowed Palmieri and Henrique to start the break the other way, and Henqirue made sure he drove to the net hard while Palmieri controlled the puck. "You look throughout the lineup, everyone competed". After Beau Bennett stole the puck from John Klingberg at the Dallas blue line, Bennett fed PA Parenteau to start the rush.

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Bills have signed veteran safety James Ihedigbo

Buffalo is tied for 26 in the National Football League in allowing pass plays of 25 yards or more this season surrendering a total of 21 in their first nine games. He mainly served in a reserve role, but also contributed on special teams. As Williams had little impact for the Bills' defensive core, he was the logical choice to be replaced.

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Barcelona presents Rakuten as jersey sponsor for 4 seasons

Rakuten's online store now has around 75 million users and 2016 has seen the company look to expand into the European market. Barcelona's Argentine striker Leo Messi is one of the most popular athletes in the world on social media, with over 78 million fan followers on Facebook alone.

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'I'm Coming For Mine Now' - Conor McGregor

However, despite the historic win, McGregor stated that he might be taking a sabbatical in 2017 as he and his girlfriend are now expecting a child, due to be born next year. "Let's talk but I want equal share". Alvarez lost the belt he won from Rafael dos Anjos in July and fell to 28-5 (3-2 in UFC). But I want ownership now.

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Baylor QB Seth Russell suffers gruesome ankle injury

Baker Mayfield led the way for OU again with 175 yards on 12-of-18 passing to go with his two touchdowns (one on the ground and one through the air). The qualities are sometimes lost in rivalry games, which might sound odd when talking about Oklahoma and Baylor. Thought that we had so many opportunities to come away there with a win, but then we just fell apart against TCU, so for us to go out and have a chance against Oklahoma, we've got to regroup.

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Huskies fall to No. 6 in college playoff rankings

Washington State moved up 1 spot to number 22. No. 2 Ohio State (9-1) hosts No. 3 MI (9-1) in two weeks and if the Buckeyes win, No. 8 Penn State (8-2) could sneak into the Big Ten title game against No. Though the Pac-12 is now outside of the four playoff spots, Washington is poised to take one of those places if it wins out. Alabama, now the nation's lone unbeaten, power-conference team, remains at No.

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Ben Roethlisberger active, will start vs. Ravens

Coach Mike Tomlin told ESPN and WDVE 102.5 after practice Friday that Roethlisberger "had a good day today" but said the team had not yet made a determination on his availability. His quick return was no surprise for Baltimore veteran linebacker Terrell Suggs. He has completed 145-of-226 passes for 1,685 yards, 16 touchdowns, and six interceptions this season.

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Nishikori bests Wawrinka in Finals opener

In the second, Cilic held serve and then had a break point on the Murray serve. Nishikori, who is making his third straight appearance in the season-ending indoor tournament, set himself up well for a matchup with Andy Murray, who earlier this month became the first British tennis player to top the ATP rankings.

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Haseeb Hameed to make England Test debut against India in Rajkot

The perceived wisdom is that the start of an innings is the easiest time to bat on sub-continent wickets, so England want to make the most of that run-making opportunity by playing the more aggressive Ben Duckett alongside captain Alastair Cook , leaving Gary Ballance in the middle order to offer ballast during a more hard time to score.

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USA back to 4-4-2 formation at Costa Rica

And quite honestly, we don't spend a whole lot of time worrying about it. The US had arrived in Costa Rica desperate for three points after suffering a shattering 2-1 loss against Mexico last Friday in their opening game of the CONCACAF region's final round of qualifiers.

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Nigeria U20 Women 3-1 Canada U20 Women: Falconets send Canucks packing

The win moves the Falconets to third in Group B. The Falconets were thrashed 6-0 by Japan in the opening game on Sunday, November 13. Nigeria's Rasheedat Ajibade won player of the match award. Uchendu fired in Falconets equalizer from the penalty spot after a Canadanian play handled the ball in the area. At the blast of the whistle for the second half, Joy Bokiri gave Nigeria her second goal in 40 seconds.

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Irish Open Season With 89-64 Victory Over Bryant

From a purely statistical standpoint, the Fighting Irish have risen from 103rd nationally in total defense among 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams to No. POLL IMPLICATIONS: The Irish should be able to hang onto their top ranking following a dominant performance. Notre Dame had an advantage of almost nine minutes on Saturday.

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Costa Rica vs. USA

Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati said. "There's a lot of points left on the board - 24 to be exact". The US had arrived in Costa Rica desperate for three points after suffering a shattering 2-1 loss against Mexico last Friday in their opening game of the CONCACAF region's final round of qualifiers.

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Eddie Alvarez offers explanation for UFC 205 loss to Conor McGregor

Has he ever made $300million in one night? The public spat was triggered when Mayweather was asked for his opinion on comparisons between himself and McGregor. "I'm going to be a daddy early next year", the UFC lightweight and featherweight champion said. In an interview with ESPN , Diaz says the title fight turned out as he thought it would, and believes the belt was essentially "handed" to McGregor.

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Frank Ocean Gives Rare Interview, Explains Why He Snubbed the Grammys

His Apple Music exclusive album " Endless " fulfilled his recording duties in his contract with Def Jam ― something he describes as "a seven-year chess game" ― and now he alone decides what Frank Ocean will do next. "It started to weigh on me that I was responsible for the moves that had made me successful, but I wasn't reaping the lion's share of the profits, and that was problematic for me", Ocean said, adding: "I had, in the midst of all of this, this feeling of isolation".

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KL Rahul No.1 choice as Team India opener: Virat Kohli

He is likely to replace Gautam Gambhir in the playing XI. Gambhir's technique was thoroughly exposed as Stuart Broad got him with an inswinging delivery in the first innings and Chris Woakes dismissed him with a short ball in the second essay.

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Returning hero Murray masters Cilic, Nishikori wins

The victor of the US Open , reaching the semi-finals of the last tournament of the season the last three years, dropped pavilion 6-2, 6-3 to Kei Nishikori in his first match of the competition. "I see the opportunity to go up the rankings". But plotting to stay ahead of Novak Djokovic and company has certainly been on the agenda. Afterward, Murray admitted in his on-court interview that "It's one of the best matches I have played here".

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Best Buy gives us an early look at holiday deals

When the Mall of America made the surprising announcement last month that it would stay closed on Thanksgiving for the first time in years, some skeptics wondered how big of a change it would really be since the megamall was still giving individual stores the option to open that day.

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Coutinho: Klopp brought winning mentality to Liverpool

Klopp has a lot of experience at developing world-class players, so it is a good club for him to be at. The 24-year-old agreed a new contract in February 2015 that should keep him at Liverpool until 2020 - however that is unlikely to deter Barca's attempt to lure him away from Anfield.

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Gritty Djokovic avoids Thiem upset at Tour Finals

Thiem had never taken a set off the Serbian in their previous meetings, but came out on top in a marathon tie-break to take the opener before the second seed hit back in emphatic fashion in Group Ivan Lendl. After that I felt very comfortable on the court, I put a lot of returns back and made him play an extra shot'. The Serb was in no mood to relinquish his advantage and quickly found himself with three match points, but he needed only the one to go one step closer to history and his old ...

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McGregor coach: 'Holding a third belt is definitely a possibility'

The Irishman revealed after beating Eddie Alvarez to claim the lightweight belt that he will next year welcome a baby with girlfriend Dee Devlin. McGregor alluded to the new ownership of UFC and the reported $4 billion price tag that came along with it.

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Rookie Peyton Barber to start at RB for Bucs vs. Falcons

Atlanta has actually been a decent road team this season, winning three of the four games away from home. The 5-2 Atlanta Falcons will travel down past the Florida-Georgia Line to meet the 3-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers on the Bucs' home turf of Raymond James Stadium.

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Costa Rica routs U.S. as Americans drop to 0-2 in qualifying

The visitors controlled possession with their 4-3-3 formation against a US side that opted for an unorthodox 3-4-3 (which some analysts called a 3-5-2), creating constant danger down the left side. United States will face Costa Rica for 2018 W. Guzan is expected to start against Costa Rica on Tuesday as Jurgen Klinsmann's squad aims to secure their first points of the hex.

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Odell Beckham Jr. becomes fastest player to record 3500 receiving yards

With the Giants trailing 10 to 7 in the second-quarter, Manning threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Odell Beckham Jr . They are also a half game behind the Steelers , who lost to the Cowboys in new fashion as well. The NFL has slapped Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery with a four-game suspension without pay for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

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OHL Classic: Scotland's Russell Knox finishes third in Mexico

Though he made his only bogey of the day at the par-four 12th after hitting a wayward tee shot and a poor chip for his third, he comfortably parred the final six holes to post a 21-under total of 263. But all honours were with 40-year-old Perez who admitted afterwards the win was the toughest of his career. I started about 2 ½ months ago. Next week's RSM Classic in Sea Island, Georgia, will be hosted by Ryder Cup hero Davis Love III before we turn to Tiger Woods' event in the Bahamas to kick ...

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Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test

We had seen it all before, but that didn't make it any easier to believe it was happening again, this time on home soil. "You might not need to have that extra bowling option (which Lyon offers) if there's a lot of rain around. "I think the team's in a good place at the moment", a defiant Smith said in the face of a barrage of criticism. While question marks hang over the captaincy of Steve Smith, Faf du Plessis is in the process of making a strong case to permanently replace AB De ...

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Novak Djokovic overcomes first-set loss for win in London

Rafa, when he was starting to play better, he had this problem with a wrist issue and that set him back. The group named after American John McEnroe will then take centre stage tomorrow, with Murray opening against Croatia's seventh seed Marin Cilic.

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Jamie Murray on win over Bryan brothers: 'One of our best'

After winning the first set 6-3, Murray fired on all cylinders to win the second set and eventually the game. The Brit converted four break points to see off the Croatian in London on Monday, extending his unbeaten streak to 21 matches.

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Want Rahul in starting XI, that's why he is selected: Kumble

In the end, India needed an unbeaten 49 from Kohli to secure a draw as England fell four wickets short of victory, and the captain expects better from his side in the second Test at Visakhapatnam, which starts on Thursday. This paper reported about the likelihood of Rahul being fast-tracked into the national team and one of the reasons could be that Gambhir did not exactly set the stadium ablaze with his batting.

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KL Rahul: First-Class Game Helped me Gain Confidence

But it is really not the bowling that will turn it around for India as the New Zealand series suggested that India is yet to come to terms with five-bowler theory as there has been times the middle-order has looked brittle whenever Kohli or Rahane has had failures.

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Mourinho is trying to force Shaw, Smalling out of United - Walker

Ibrahimovic's afternoon suffered a blemish when he received his fifth yellow card of the season for a foul on Leroy Fer, meaning he sits out United's game against Arsenal after the global break. Schmeichel added: "He's a top player and I'd like to see him involved again". "We gave it our best and gave everything". He has been in and out of the team since making his first-team comeback in August and is reported to have felt pain in the leg he broke during last Thursday's Europa League defeat ...

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Rod Marsh resigns as Australia's Chairman of selectors

He was previously Cricket Australia's manager of elite coaching development, head of the Australian Cricket Academy from 1990-2001, and worked for the England and Wales Cricket Board as director of its academy and later as a selector. Selectors, mulling numerous changes to the side who risk becoming the first Australian outfit to be whitewashed in a home Test series since federation, were set to name a new Test squad on Sunday.


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