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Thais pray they’re barking up the right tree looking for lottery luck

Thais pray they’re barking up the right tree looking for lottery luck

Published 22/11/2018

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Superstition and looking for luck are a part of daily life in Thailand. In one temple in central Bangkok, visitors hope to [more…]

Darts-Players let rip in flatulence row at Grand Slam of Darts

Darts-Players let rip in flatulence row at Grand Slam of Darts

Published 17/11/2018

(Reuters) - Players set more than just their arrows flying at the Grand Slam of Darts this week, with opponents rowing over who had emitted [more…]

Japan cybersecurity and Olympics minister: ‘I’ve never used a…

Japan cybersecurity and Olympics minister: ‘I’ve never used a…

Published 15/11/2018

(Corrects minister’s time in parliament in second paragraph of this Nov. 14 story.) TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s recently appointed cybersecurity and Olympics minister has told [more…]

Southgate forced England to face up to Iceland debacle

Southgate forced England to face up to Iceland debacle

Published 10/07/2018

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) - There has been a relentless positivity and forward-looking tenor to England’s approach to this World Cup but before the adventure in [more…]

Factbox: Croatia vs. England semi-final history factbox

Factbox: Croatia vs. England semi-final history factbox

Published 10/07/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Here is a brief history of previous World Cup semi-final appearances by England and Croatia, ahead of their last four match at [more…]

National tensions simmer ahead of Belgium-France World Cup semi-final

National tensions simmer ahead of Belgium-France World Cup semi-final

Published 10/07/2018

PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - It’s a showdown between “Asterix” and “Tintin”. Les Bleus (The Blues) versus Les Diables Rouges (The Red Devils). France against Belgium. The [more…]

Actor George Clooney injured in scooter accident in Italy: Ansa

Actor George Clooney injured in scooter accident in Italy: Ansa

Published 10/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - The American actor and director George Clooney was injured in a scooter accident on the Italian island of Sardinia where he is [more…]

Southgate in no mood to change England’s winning formula

Southgate in no mood to change England’s winning formula

Published 10/07/2018

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) - England manager Gareth Southgate says he is not about to change his team’s approach for Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final against Croatia, [more…]

Major League Baseball roundup: Red Sox shut out Rangers

Major League Baseball roundup: Red Sox shut out Rangers

Published 10/07/2018

J.D. Martinez slugged a three-run shot for his major-league-leading 28th home run, Steve Pearce added a two-run blast, and the host Boston Red Sox blanked [more…]

NFL notebook: Tepper’s purchase of Panthers official

NFL notebook: Tepper’s purchase of Panthers official

Published 10/07/2018

The sale of the Carolina Panthers from founder Jerry Richardson to new owner David Tepper is complete, the team announced on Monday. Tepper, 60, was [more…]