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Dave Boling: Seahawks defense earns anot...

Dave Boling: Seahawks defense earns another chance to achieve ‘limitless’ g...

The Seahawks defense has been a statistical marvel, leading the NFL in most of the important categories, already establishing itself as one of the best in recent seasons. But it’s all different come January, when the stage is bigger, lights are brighter, and such displays of excellence can lead... read more »

Vince Grella’s Melbourne Heart deb...

Vince Grella’s Melbourne Heart debut beckons, but the Socceroos can w...

VINCE Grella is confident he will prove his critics wrong, but the Socceroos’ World Cup qualifier against Jordan in March is the farthest thing from his mind. Grella, 33, had his first session with Melbourne Heart yesterday, but no date has been set for his A-League debut. After 11 fruitful... read more »

The best and worst A-League imports

The best and worst A-League imports

A-LEAGUE marquee players can be like the little girl with the curl. Like Alessandro Del Piero, when they’re good, they’re very, very good. When they’re bad, they’re horrid. Like Mario Jardel. The marquee player concept appeared a great idea when the league started in 2005.... read more »

Perth Glory go top of A-League after 2-0...

Perth Glory go top of A-League after 2-0 win over Melbourne Heart

A GOAL in either half propelled Perth Glory to a 2-0 win over Melbourne Heart and a share of top spot on the A-League ladder. Glory had the better of the chances at nib Stadium tonight with both goals coming from corners – Dean Heffernan grabbing the first and Billy Mehmet the second –... read more »

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Lance Armstrong dumped by Nike, his biggest corporate supporter, ...

Nike, the biggest corporate supporter of Lance Armstrong, has terminated its endorsement deal with the embattled cyclist following last week’s damning report by the U.S. anti-doping agency. The... read more »

Walkom: McGuinty resigns: Dalton McGuinty takes de...

When Prime Minister Stephen Harper shut down Parliament for just six weeks in 2010, he was called a dictator. “What’s Stephen Harper trying to... read more »

Loblaw cuts 700 Toronto head office jobs

The decision by Loblaw Companies Limited to chop 700 jobs from the payroll in administration and at head office in Brampton on Tuesday was met with mixed... read more »

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart—the Best of Their ...

Did anyone really think Robsten wouldn’t survive a little cheating scandal? Of course not. Since word of their much-anticipated reconciliation broke this... read more »

Lance Armstrong steps down as head of foundation, gets ...

In his first acknowledgment that his personal brand has been damaged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s voluminous account of what it characterized as... read more »

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Market vendors at a stall in Hebron Old City

Stifled West Bank economy drains Palestinians’ hopes

Passers-by linger in front of the window displays on a main shopping street in central Hebron but seem reluctant to enter the stores. In the old market, vendors call out their wares but are largely... read more »

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Why Russia’s Orthodox Church is teaching tee...

The Russian Orthodox Church has come under fire following recent stories about church officials being involved in drink-driving and road rage... read more »

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CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA—Australia’s prime minister did not define “misogyny” wrong in a blistering attack on a male rival — the dictionary did. Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s fiery... read more »

Lawless execution of Gadhafi, followers pinned on militias

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Syria Envoy Brahimi Warns Conflict Could Spread

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