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Broadcast revenue accounted for more than half of Premier League clubs' total revenue and has nearly doubled since 2008/09 to £1.9bn. All of the teams to finish inside the top six last season - Chelsea , Tottenham, Manchester City , Liverpool , Arsenal and Manchester United - will be televised on Sky Sports in the first two weeks of the season, and Head of Football at the broadcaster Gary Hughes said a Friday evening game "is an exciting way to kick things off".
  • China sends troops to open first overseas military base

    China sends troops to open first overseas military base

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    It will also be used for military co-operation, naval exercises and rescue missions, said the Xinhua report. The decision to station Chinese troops comes after "friendly negotiations" between the two countries, and would serve the "common interest" of both sides, the news service stated.
  • Trump says had 'great meeting' with Moon, Abe

    Trump says had 'great meeting' with Moon, Abe

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    Having abandoned the Obama administration's policy of "strategic patience", the Trump administration's approach is one of "maximum pressure and engagement". Nevertheless, Haley's repeated references to trade measures against China over North Korea do not mean Mr. Trump actually intends to pursue such actions.
  • Americans, 1 British volunteer killed fighting alongside Kurds against ISIS in Syria

    Americans, 1 British volunteer killed fighting alongside Kurds against ISIS in Syria

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    YPG fighters said that Warden and Rutter were both killed on July 5, " during the big campaign to liberate Raqqa from the terrorism of IS ", according to the BBC . The YPG is part of the Syrian Democratic Forces and a United States partner force in the Syrian conflict. Fighters are receiving weapons, air cover, logistics and special forces support from members of the US-led coalition as the advance into the densely populated city continues.
  • Iranian cancer researcher detained at Logan

    Iranian cancer researcher detained at Logan

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    The hospital said the reasons for the detention were unclear. Sayed Mohsen Dehnavi was coming to work at Boston Children's Hospital as a visiting scholar on a J-1 visa. On Tuesday, the MA chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union tweeted out that it was "hearing reports from Logan Airport about possible violations of the Supreme Court's order on the Muslim ban".
  • Trump and Xi Skirt North Korea Divide in `Excellent' Talks

    Trump and Xi Skirt North Korea Divide in `Excellent' Talks

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    She said that was the message she had given to Chinese President Xi Jinping at the recent G20 summit in Hamburg. These contrasted sharply with April's decision not to label China a currency manipulator in order to avoid hurting Chinese feelings at a time when the USA was asking for its help to bring the provocative regime in Pyongyang under control.
  • Nigerian govt urged invest in family planning

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    The UN Population Fund's Esther Muia says South Africa is one of a few countries where the family planning commodities budget is funded 100% by the government. "Investments in family planning help lead to prosperity for all", Kanem said, highlighting this year's theme for the 2017 Day, 'Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations'.
  • Text Messages At Center Of Hearing Over Frat Death At Penn State

    Text Messages At Center Of Hearing Over Frat Death At Penn State

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    David Scicchitano, a detective in State College, Pennsylvania, took the witness stand for a third day at a hearing for 16 fraternity brothers charged in the February 4 hazing death of Timothy Piazza. Prosecutors say the frat pack tried to cover it up. The judge will decide if there's enough evidence to send the case to trial. Casey was pledge master during the semester of Piazza's death and is charged with involuntary manslaughter , 50 counts of recklessly endangering another person and ...
  • Pope Francis grants sainthood to those who die for others

    Pope Francis grants sainthood to those who die for others

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    The Servant of God must have lived a life of Christian virtue before offering his or her life, and maintained it to death. The document is titled " maiorem hac dilectionem ", or "greater love than this", after the verse from the Gospel of John which says: "No one has greater love than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends".
  • MSNBC's Joe Scarborough Is Leaving The Republican Party

    MSNBC's Joe Scarborough Is Leaving The Republican Party

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    The former lawyer was the Republican congressman representing Florida's 1st District from 1994 to 2001. Mika Brzezinski , the co-host of the MSNBC news show " Morning Joe " and a recent target of President Trump's ire, has signed a three-book deal with Weinstein Books.