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Serie A: Inter Milan drop points against Atalanta; Third generation of Maldini family rises

Daniel Maldini scored his first Serie A goal 13 years, 179 days after the last league goal netted by his father Paolo — in 2008 — and 60 years, 22 days after his grandfather Cesare scored against Catania in 1961.

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Premier League: Manchester City ends run of losses to Chelsea; Manchester United lose

The way Manchester City dominated possession and reduced Chelsea to mostly long balls showed that Guardiola’s team, the defending champion, might still be the team to beat this season.

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Former Ivory Coast star striker Didier Drogba steps down as AFI vice-president, accuses body of 'inaction'

"I hereby announce I have decided to resign from my post as vice-president of the AFI and from its executive committee," the former Chelsea attacker said in an open letter to the media.

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Australian Open 2021: Ash Barty moves into quarters after beating Rogers; Rafael Nadal defeats Fognini

Jessica Pegula defeated Elina Svitolina to register her first victory over a Top 10 opponent. Among men, Nadal and Medvedev advanced to the quarter-finals.

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LaLiga: League president Javier Tebas expects more player swaps instead of big payments in transfer window

Tebas said he did not expect the Spanish league's transfer market to move more than 800 million euros ($908 million), compared to 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) last summer.

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US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal says his body will be 'in good shape' ahead of semi-final clash

Second seed Nadal, a three-time champion in New York, will play Italy's Matteo Berrettini for a berth in the final after the 18-time Grand Slam winner overcame a gritty performance from the 5ft 7in (1.70m) Schwartzman.

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Wreckage of plane carrying Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson found, say investigators

The wreckage of the plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala was located on Sunday, two weeks after it disappeared from radar over the English Channel.

World

Polar vortex makes US cities colder than South Pole; 22 states record sub zero temperatures, whiteout conditions

At least 22 states recorded sub-zero temperatures Wednesday and 139 million people in the U.S. who were under a wind chill advisory or wind chill warning as of midday Wednesday, according to information from the National Weather Service.

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NBA: Spurs' DeMar DeRozan delivers first career triple-double to sink Raptors; James Harden rallies Rockets to beat Warriors

DeMar DeRozan delivered his first career triple-double as the San Antonio Spurs routed the Toronto Raptors 125-107 on Thursday to spoil the return of Kawhi Leonard to the Alamo City.

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Pro Kabaddi 2018: UP Yoddha beat Patna Pirates; Gujarat Fortunegiants brush aside Jaipur Pink Panthers

UP Yoddha produced an impressive team effort to beat defending champions Patna Pirates 47-31 in a Pro Kabaddi Season 6 match on Sunday.

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India vs Australia: Coach Ravi Shastri says critics should stop picking on Virat Kohli and Co for poor overseas record

Coach Ravi Shastri vowed Sunday India will take no prisoners in their quest to win a Test series in Australia for the first time, but cautioned against underestimating the struggling home team.

World

Boris Johnson departure as top UK envoy sparks regret, relief among world's diplomats; NYT editorial says 'good riddance'

Diplomats and politicians around the world were bidding a not-always fond farewell Tuesday to Boris Johnson after the blond foreign secretary's bombshell resignation.

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Wimbledon 2018: Stan Wawrinka bows out to qualifier Thomas Fabbiano; Kevin Anderson beats Andreas Seppi

Stan Wawrinka, winner of three Grand Slam tournaments, trailed by two sets overnight but was 6-5 ahead in the third when play resumed in muggy conditions.

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Japan tells US auto tariff could backfire badly on American job market, hurt world economy

Japan's government warned in a report Friday that a higher U.S. tariff on auto imports could backfire, jeopardizing hundreds of thousands of American jobs created by Japanese auto-related companies, raising prices for U.S. consumers and devastating the U.S. and global economy.

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US Congress delays vote on 'compromise' immigration bill in face of likely defeat after hard-right bill sinks

The US House of Representatives killed a hard-right immigration bill Thursday, and Republican leaders delayed a planned vote on a compromise GOP package with the party's lawmakers fiercely divided over an issue that has long confounded them.

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US zero tolerance immigration policy: Donald Trump commits he'll sign executive order to end family separation at border

US President Donald Trump said he would be signing an executive order later Wednesday that would end the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally.

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US 'zero tolerance' immigration policy: Cries of 'don't leave me, Mom' from border separations shatter political gridlock as outrage rises

Blanca's story is emblematic of the 2,300 instances in which US President Donald Trump's administration has separated minors from their migrant parents in an effort to deter illegal immigration. The practice has provoked a national uproar fueled by stories of children being torn from their mothers' arms and of parents being deported without their kids.

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Former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort jailed; judge revokes house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in Mueller probe

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was jailed Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

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Asian-American group sues Harvard University over 'startling magnitude of discrimination' in acceptance rates

Even though they bring stronger academic records than any other racial group, Asian-Americans who apply to Harvard University face the lowest acceptance rates, according to a study of admissions records filed Friday by a group that's suing the school over alleged discrimination.