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How Li Na and the $225 million Wuhan Open took on the world

London (CNN)Take one of Asia’s biggest sports stars, a multimillion dollar investment and a Chinese city determined to compete domestically and internationally and what do you have? The Wuhan Open. Big sports events “Shanghai and Beijing have done it and so have places like Bahrain and Qatar. They realize that …

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Reporter’s Surprise Reunion With Syrian Family Will Leave You Bawling

Lyse Doucet, a reporter for the BBC, just had an unexpectedand highly emotional reunion with a Syrian family she hadnt seen for two years, and the heartwarming moment it happened was captured on video. This will melt your heart. While reporting on refugees in Canada @bbclysedoucet saw the Syrian family …

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The sports shoes that helped Muhammad Ali and Serena Williams become champions

From Fred Perrys Green Flashes to Michael Johnsons gold Nikes, a new book celebrates the trainers that brought sporting victory and became style icons The renown of sports shoes long outlives that of the sports stars who made them famous. Sneakers the ones that stick become legendary in their own …

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Khlo Kardashian Makes Out With Tristan Thompson On Snapchat See The Pic!

These two are definitely an item! Khlo Kardashian basically proclaimed her relationship status with Tristan Thompson by walking hand-in-hand with him to dinner in Miami Friday AND by totally making out with him at a club afterwards. It was all captured on her Snapchat too! Snapchat official is the new …

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Yale denies expelling basketball captain to prove tough on sexual assault

No criminal charges were ever filed against Jack Montague, who says school used him to prove tough on sexual misconduct Yale University has denied it was trying to make an example of a former basketball captain, Jack Montague, when it expelled him over an allegation of sexual assault. The school …

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Colin Kaepernicks critics are ignoring the target of his protest | Bryan Armen Graham

By discussing whether the quarterbacks national anthem protest is unpatriotic, America is failing to confront police brutality, profiling and racial inequality A few nights ago the University of Florida law professor Katheryn RussellBrown watched four commentators on ESPN debate soldiers away at war, talking about police brutality, profiling and racial …

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Barry review: this year’s second young Obama movie boasts hope and audacity

Vikram Gandhis college years biopic is a plotless yet compelling look at a nascent power, with a startling good central performance Where are you from? is usually a simple question to answer. For Columbia University transfer student Barry, it means a deep breath followed by a lot of explaining. Mostly …

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‘All-star team of the worst of the worst’: alleged leaders of Hobos gang go on trial

Prosecutors say the defendants murdered, maimed and tortured their way into controlling the most lucrative drug markets on Chicagos south side Six purported leaders of the Hobos street gang went on trial Wednesday in a case that is expected to provide a rare look inside the criminal activity fueling gun …

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NCAA turns up pressure on North Carolina over bathroom law | Fox News

The law passed in March requires transgender people to use restrooms in schools and state government buildings that correspond to the gender on their birth certificate. It also excludes gender identity and sexual orientation from statewide antidiscrimination protections. The Obama administration is suing the state over the measure, calling it …

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Cruz condemns athletes’ anthem protests

(CNN)Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday condemned athletes protesting police violence against African Americans. “To all the athletes who have made millions in America’s freedom: stop insulting our flag, our nation, our heroes,” the former Republican presidential contender tweeted.

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