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Germany to Boost Support for Attack Victims after Criticism

The German government said Wednesday it would ramp up support for relatives of victims of attacks, after facing accusations of insensitive handling of last year's Christmas market assault.

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British PM Facing Rebellion over Key Brexit Bill

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a rebellion by her own MPs on Wednesday over parliament's role in authorizing a final Brexit deal, threatening a damaging defeat at home even as she makes progress in Brussels.

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Campaigners: UK Must Obey EU Environment Rules for Post-Brexit Air Deal

The EU must make Britain's air industry sign up to the bloc's environment rules if it wants to keep access to European skies after Brexit, a campaign group warned in a report Wednesday.

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Iniesta Savors Barca's Stamford Bridge Return

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta admitted his late goal to knock Chelsea out in the Champions League semi-finals in 2009 is one of his best memories ahead of his club's return to Stamford Bridge.

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Football: Most Fans Comfortable with Gay Players

More than three-quarters of football fans across the globe would have no problem if a player in their national team came out as gay or bisexual, a poll showed on Wednesday.

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FA Gives United, City More Time to Explain Bust-Up

The Football Association on Wednesday gave Manchester United and Manchester City extra time to explain the ugly post-match scenes at Old Trafford following victory for Pep Guardiola's team.

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Neymar Returns to Paris after Brazil Trip

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has returned to the French capital and will train on Thursday after being allowed to visit his native Brazil on family matters, the Ligue 1 leaders said Wednesday.

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Dollar Drops, Wall Street Up before Fed Rate Call

The dollar dropped Wednesday but U.S. stocks rose awaiting the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy meeting which analysts believe will result in higher rates.

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Israeli Minister Threatens to Return Lebanon to 'Stone Age'

Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz on Wednesday issued a fresh warning to Lebanon and Hizbullah.

Israel and Hezbollah fought a war in 2006 and often trade warnings.

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Israel Intel Minister Wants Saudi Crown Prince to Visit

Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz wants Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to visit, his spokesman said Wednesday, in what would be a historic trip involving two nations with no official diplomatic ties.

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