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Burberry Removes 'Noose' Hoodie after London Fashion Week

British fashion house Burberry on Wednesday said it was removing from its collection a hoodie shown during London Fashion Week that included a knot shaped like a noose.

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Partner of Serbia's Gay PM Gives Birth to Baby Boy

Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic's partner gave a birth to a baby boy Wednesday, her office said, heralding it as a historic event although the conservative country does not legally recognize same-sex marriages or partnerships.

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Five Turkish Soldiers Injured in Live Fire Drill

Five Turkish soldiers were wounded Wednesday during a military drill in the western outskirts of the capital Ankara, the defense ministry said. 

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U.S. Says Sudan Demos Crackdown Threatens Lifting of Blacklist

A top U.S. official warned Wednesday that the "excessive violence" used by Sudanese security forces to quell anti-government protests could threaten talks to remove Sudan from Washington's state sponsors of terrorism list.

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Concern for Misfiring Suarez as Goals Dry Up for Barcelona

The image of a frustrated Lionel Messi with his hands on his hips in Barcelona's 0-0 Champions League draw in Lyon on Tuesday may reverberate the most around the world, but it is Luis Suarez's form in front of goal that is causing most concern in Catalonia.

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Federer to Play on Clay at Madrid Open

Roger Federer's comeback on clay will feature a return to the Madrid Open for the first time since 2015, it was confirmed on Wednesday. 

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Sala Tragedy Sparks Unsavory Legal Wrangle

The tragedy of the plane crash that killed Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala has now entered an ugly aftermath as Premier League club Cardiff City and French side Nantes threaten to go to court over his £15 million ($19 million) transfer fee.

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Khedira Out for a Month after Heart Surgery

Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has undergone successful treatment for a heart problem and will be out of action for a month, the Italian champions confirmed on Wednesday.

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Brazil to Save $300 Billion over 10 Years with Pension Reform

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday unveiled a crucial plank of his plan to overhaul Latin America's biggest economy, presenting a bill to Congress to reform his country's unsustainable pension system.

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Why is the Kurdish-Led Offensive against IS in Syria Dragging On?

The Islamic State group is cornered on a tiny patch of land in eastern Syria, after losing almost all the territory it claimed during a lightning 2014 offensive that was mirrored in neighboring Iraq.

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