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Three killed in gun attack on bank in Kenyan northeast: police

Three killed in gun attack on bank in Kenyan northeast: police

Published 23/06/2017

Attackers shot and killed three people in a raid on a commercial bank in northeast Kenya's on Friday, police said.

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Athletics: Coleman sizzles in 100m heats as Gatlin keeps pace

Athletics: Coleman sizzles in 100m heats as Gatlin keeps pace

Published 23/06/2017

Jun 22, 2017, Sacramento, CA, USA- Christian Coleman of Tennessee wins 100m heat in 9.90 for the top qualifying time during the USA Championships at Hornet Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Christian Coleman displayed the kind of speed that helped him clock the fastest time of the year when he led 100 meters qualifying at the U.S. national championships on Thursday as 35-year-old Justin Gatlin kept pace with the youngsters.

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Koepka takes road less traveled to U.S. Open triumph

Koepka takes road less traveled to U.S. Open triumph

Published 19/06/2017

Jun 18, 2017- Hartford, WI, USA- Brooks Koepka reacts on the 18th hole during the final round of the 2017 U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills. Mandatory Credit: Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY NETWORK

Brooks Koepka took an unorthodox path to reaching the goal of all professional golfers on Sunday but the 27-year-old Floridian said he would not change a thing after claiming his first major title.

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Second body found in collapsed Kenyan building: Red Cross

Second body found in collapsed Kenyan building: Red Cross

Published 14/06/2017

Emergency personnel work at the scene after a building collapsed in a residential area of Nairobi, Kenya June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A second body has been found in the wreckage of a collapsed residential building in Kenya's capital, the Red Cross said.

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`Wombs for rent` business flourishes in communist Laos

`Wombs for rent` business flourishes in communist Laos

Published 07/06/2017

Fertility clinic Miracle IVF Center is seen in Vientiane, Laos June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Phoonsab Thevongsa

Dozens of fertility clinics have mushroomed in land-locked Laos after scandals over commercial surrogacy have spurred wealthier southeast Asian neighbors to ban the controversial procedure since 2015.

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Horny male seeks mate: Kenya`s last northern white rhino joins Tinder

Horny male seeks mate: Kenya`s last northern white rhino joins Tinder

Published 26/04/2017

FILE PHOTO: The last surviving male northern white rhino named 'Sudan' grazes at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia national park, Kenya June 14, 2015. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya/File

Like many guys using the Tinder dating app, Sudan loves the outdoors and travels widely. The catch: he's the world's last male white northern rhino and desperately needs to mate.

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Canada, Germany deliver shock World Relays wins

Canada, Germany deliver shock World Relays wins

Published 24/04/2017

Apr 23, 2017- Nassau, Bahamas- Aaron Brown celebrates after running the anchor leg on the Canada 4 x 200 relay that won in 1:19.42 during the IAAF World Relays at Thomas A. Robinson Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Canada survived a scary moment in the heats before going on to deliver a stunning win ahead of the United States and Jamaica in the men's 4x200 meters at the IAAF World Relays on Sunday.

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Sven Lindblad keeps adventure travel all in the family

Sven Lindblad keeps adventure travel all in the family

Published 11/04/2017

Travelers these days take it for granted that they can journey to remote places like Antarctica or the Galapagos, but it was one family, the Lindblads, that helped make that even possible.

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Putin says Russia never had state-sponsored doping program

Putin says Russia never had state-sponsored doping program

Published 01/03/2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a news conference at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool/File Photo

Russia has never had a state-sponsored doping program, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday, after the association of National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) called for a temporary blanket ban on Russia from international sport.

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Kipsang eyes world record at new-look Tokyo marathon

Kipsang eyes world record at new-look Tokyo marathon

Published 24/02/2017

Silver medalist Wilson Kipsang of Kenya celebrates at the Berlin marathon in Berlin, Germany, September 25, 2016. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Former world record holder Wilson Kipsang believes he can reclaim the mark at this weekend's Tokyo Marathon after a move of the finish line by race organizers resulted in a flatter course.

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