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Tomic pays penalty for Wimbledon behavior

Story highlights Head: “We were extremely disappointed” Tomic feels “bored” with the sport ITF fines Tomic $15,000 (CNN)Australian tennis star Bernard Tomic is starting to pay a price for being “bored” with tennis. The 24-year-old has lost a sponsorship deal with sports equipment and clothing company Head and also has incurred a $15,000 fine from the Wimbledon referee following his ...

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WBO agrees to review of Pacquiao-Horn bout

Story highlights WBO agrees to request to review Sunday’s title fight in Brisbane Decision to award Aussie fighter Horn the win can’t be repealed, however (CNN)The boxing body responsible for Sunday’s upset bout, which saw welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao lose his belt to underdog challenger Jeff Horn, will review the fight, it said Thursday. The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has ...

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2,700 migrants removed from 'illegal camps' in Paris

(CNN)More than 2,700 migrants and refugees were removed from illegal roadside camps in northern Paris on Friday. With the nearby newly-established refugee aid center in Porte de la Chapelle at capacity, hundreds of displaced people had established makeshift sleeping arrangements below bridges, on nearby pavements and other thoroughfares. Workers clear the site in Porte de la Chapelle. As day broke ...

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Tillerson: Trump, Putin agree Syria ceasefire

Story highlights “This is our first indication of the US and Russia being able to work together in Syria,” Tillerson said He said they had a “lengthy discussion of other areas in Syria where we can work together” Washington (CNN)US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin reached an agreement on curbing violence in southwest Syria during their sitdown ...

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Deadly attacks in Egypt's Sinai target soldiers

Story highlights No one has claimed responsibility so far ISIS has a presence in the Sinai (CNN)Attackers carried out car bombings Friday on a military checkpoint in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, leaving soldiers dead and wounded, the military said in a statement. At least 26 people were killed or injured in the incident; authorities couldn’t immediately provide a breakdown of casualties. ...

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Trump, Putin, Erdogan: The three men upending global diplomacy

Nic Robertson is CNN’s international diplomatic editor. The opinions in this article belong to the author. (CNN)Ever heard the one about the three world leaders who walked into a meeting room? The first says: “I’m the most powerful man in the room — 33 million people follow me on Twitter.” The second says: “I’m the most powerful man in the ...

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Inside ISIS-held Raqqa

Raqqa, Syria (CNN)CNN has gained rare access inside the Old City of Raqqa, as rebels and international forces tighten their grip on the final bastion of ISIS’ de facto capital. US-led airstrikes breached the 1,300-year-old Rafiqah Wall on Monday, and CNN is the first Western media organization to film inside the fortification since then. After pushing through one of two ...

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Putin critic Navalny released from jail early

(CNN)Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been released from prison early after serving 25 days of his month-long sentence, his press secretary said Friday. The Putin critic was jailed on June 12 after being found guilty of repeatedly calling for unlawful protests. His sentence came one day after anti-corruption demonstrations took place across Russia, in which nearly 1,400 people detained ...

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