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  • SportsBBC

    McCrorie 'ready' for Scotland opportunity

    Ross McCrorie insists he is "ready" for his Scotland debut after his call up to the Euro 2024 squad.

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  • NewsBBC

    Woman's body found inside jaws of Texas alligator

    Authorities shot and killed the alligator to stop it from doing more damage to the remains.

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  • SportsBBC

    ECB agrees to sell Hundred teams later this year

    The England and Wales Cricket board will sell stakes in the eight Hundred teams later this year and says the competition “will play a vital role in the future of our sport”.

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  • NewsThe Canadian Press

    Turkey signals a new military intervention in Syria if Kurdish groups hold local elections

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey won't hesitate to carry out a new offensive in northern Syria if Kurdish-led groups, which Ankara accuses of links to outlawed Kurdish militants, proceed with plans to hold local elections in the region, Turkey’s president said Thursday. A Kurdish-led autonomous administration that controls northern and eastern parts of Syria has announced plans to hold municipal elections on June 11. The vote to choose mayors will be held in the provinces of Hassakeh, Raqqa, Deir el

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  • SportsBBC

    Broja gets European interest

    Chelsea striker Armando Broja has interest from multiple clubs in Europe, including French side Monaco. This year Broja had an unsuccessful loan spell at Fulham, who paid a £4m penalty fee for not starting the former Vitesse and Southampton striker in 10 or more matches. Fulham are not interested in making the loan spell permanent after a superb end to the season for Rodrigo Muniz but long-term admirers AC Milan and Wolves could join Monaco in the race for Broja's signature.

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  • BusinessThe Canadian Press

    US economic growth last quarter is revised down from 1.6% rate to 1.3%, but consumers kept spending

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a sluggish 1.3% annual pace from January through March, the weakest quarterly rate since the spring of 2022, the government said Thursday in a downgrade from its previous estimate. Consumer spending rose but at a slower pace than previously thought, a sign that high interest rates and lingering inflation are pressuring household budgets.

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  • NewsThe Canadian Press

    Trial postponed in financial dispute over Ohio ancient earthworks deemed World Heritage site

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A trial to determine how much Ohio's historical society must pay to restore public access to a set of ancient ceremonial earthworks that has been leased for over a century to a country club has been rescheduled for July 15. The 2,000-year-old Octagon Earthworks near Newark in central Ohio are part of the Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks network named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in September. Native Americans constructed the earthworks, including eight long earthen walls, tha

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