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Bar scales back 'free shot per goal' promotion after U.S. 13-0 win A Miami bar that offered customers "free shots" for every goal scored by the United States at the Women's World Cup has scaled back its offer in the wake of the team's record-breaking 13-0 thrashing of Thailand this week.
Reuters | Jun 13, 2019 6:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fowl ref! Scotland bring out the rubber chickens at World Cup Scotland's hopes of reaching the last 16 at their maiden women's World Cup were dented by defeat to England in their opener but they have responded by bringing out their secret weapon for their next game against Japan - rubber chickens.
Reuters | Jun 13, 2019 07:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unlucky 13 for Miami bar that offered free shots for U.S. goals Customers at a bar in Miami had more reason than most to celebrate as the United States women's soccer team went on a record scoring rampage against Thailand at the World Cup on Tuesday.
Reuters | Jun 12, 2019 6:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stocks slip as protests shake Hong Kong, trade woes linger Global shares retreated Wednesday and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell sharply as thousands continued protests against proposed legislation that many city residents fear could further erode the territory's legal autonomy. U.S. shares were headed for a wea
Yahoo! News | Jun 12, 2019 11:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New Zealand quashes China extradition over torture fears A New Zealand court on Tuesday stopped a murder suspect from being extradited to China, saying it could not send him to a country where torture was "widespread" and "systemic". The Court of Appeal quashed a ministerial decision to extradite Kyung Kim to C
Yahoo! News | Jun 11, 2019 09:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Southwest Airlines launches 72-hour sale with fares under $100 Southwest Airlines' fares have tumbled to below $100 round-trip, just in time for you to book travel to your holiday destinations.
Yahoo! News | Jun 4, 2019 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Britain is a reluctant host' - how the US reacted to Donald Trump's state visit America's cable news shows have been offering rolling coverage of Donald Trump's State Visit to the UK, revelling in the pomp and circumstance of the occasion with 'royal experts' on hand to guide viewers through every nod and handshake. B
Yahoo! News | Jun 4, 2019 04:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Raleigh daycare license temporarily suspended after 10-month-old choked to death on pine cone Raleigh police are investigating after they say a 10-month-old baby choked to death on a pine cone.
Yahoo! News | May 30, 2019 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Latest: Group behind private border wall has more plans SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) The latest on the crowd-funded barrier built on the U.S.-Mexico Border (all times local):
Yahoo! News | May 30, 2019 8:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mueller Signals Congress Deserves His Evidence. Otherwise Trump Is Untouchable. Jim Bourg/ReutersMany people were unhappy to hear that Special Counsel Robert Mueller does not want to testify about his report before Congress. But, in his remarks Wednesday, Mueller indicated that Congress has the constitutional authority to do somethin
Yahoo! News | May 30, 2019 2:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend