New York Times

WHO Names Mugabe a 'Good-Will Ambassador,' and the World Balks
New York Times
The World Health Organization's decision to name President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe a “good-will ambassador” has provoked outrage from medical professionals, rights groups, opposition leaders and others, who took to social media to call it an “insult” ...
Dismay as Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe Named World Health 'Ambassador'NBCNews.com
UK 'disappointed' as Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassadorThe Guardian
Robert Mugabe made 'goodwill ambassador' by World Health OrganisationTelegraph.co.uk
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The Guardian

Catalonia independence: Spain pushes to remove leaders
BBC News
The Spanish prime minister has outlined plans to remove Catalonia's leaders and take control of the separatist region. Speaking after an emergency cabinet meeting on Saturday, Mariano Rajoy stopped short of dissolving the region's parliament but put ...
Catalonia: Spanish government to impose direct ruleThe Guardian

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NPR

One Of New Zealand's Best Sailors Aims For Triple Crown In Round-The-World Race
NPR
Now Burling, along with friend and fellow New Zealander Blair Tuke (they were Olympics and America's Cup teammates), is aiming to become the first sailor ever to win the Triple Crown — an Olympic gold, the America's Cup and a round-the-world race.

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FIFA.com

FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
FIFA.com
Mali held on to defeat Ghana 2-1 and reach the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Saturday. The result follows victory over their West African rivals in this year's CAF U-17 Africa Cup of Nations final and moves them into a last-four ...
Mali beat Ghana to reach U-17 World Cup semi-finalBBC Sport

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New York Times

Dodgers Crush the Cubs and Reach Their First World Series Since 1988
New York Times
With a resounding 11-1 victory, the Dodgers knocked out the defending champion Chicago Cubs to claim their first National League pennant since 1988. Now the World Series awaits, where the Dodgers will play either the Yankees or the Houston Astros.
Prices for World Series tickets at Dodger Stadium soarESPN
What time will the Dodgers' World Series games start?Los Angeles Times
World Series: Dodgers manager says Corey Seager is expected to return for Game 1CBSSports.com
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WIRED

The Way the World Ends: Not with a Bang But a Paperclip
WIRED
Probably, he says, the idea originated years ago on a mailing list for singularity cassandras, which sounds like the world's most terrifying listserv. “The idea isn't that a paperclip factory is likely to have the most advanced research AI in the world ...

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Los Angeles Times

Scioscia says '88 World Series team was special — and so are these Dodgers
Los Angeles Times
And the young talent was really starting to come together.” It is, in short, an exceptional team — one good enough to get the Dodgers back to the World Series for the first time in a generation. Just don't compare it to the Dodgers' last World Series ...
World Series 2017: Ticket prices soar in seller's marketKABC-TV
Vin Scully on a World Series comeback: 'I honestly don't feel I belong'Yahoo Sports

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New York Post

Astros pick snake-bitten righty to pitch them to World Series
New York Post
HOUSTON — A.J. Hinch was unbowed. Maybe half the world and most of Houston expected him to announce Lance McCullers Jr. was going to be his starter for Game 7 of the American League Championship Series, but he was the one with the choice.



The Verge

For those who want to watch the world burn, there's Geostorm
The Verge
The actual point of the film is watching CGI cities around the world get destroyed by firestorms and tornados, as the foreshadowing sets up a technologically induced worldwide storm that will devastate the entire planet. Everything else is just set ...



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