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China Launches Rover for First Far Side of the Moon Landing

China launched a rover early Saturday morning destined to land on the far side of the moon, a global first that would boost Beijing's ambitions to become a space superpower.

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Ex-FBI Director Comey Grilled Again in U.S. Congress

Former FBI director James Comey, sacked by President Donald Trump in 2017, testified Friday before U.S. lawmakers for the first time in over a year, but this time out of the camera glare.

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Man City Not Rattled by Liverpool Pursuit, Says Klopp

Jurgen Klopp does not believe Premier League leaders Manchester City are feeling the pressure of Liverpool's pursuit -- even if his side go top of the table.

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Madrid under Tight Security for 'High Risk' Libertadores Final

Nearly 4,000 police and private security guards will be deployed in Madrid for the "high-risk" Copa Libertadores final between Argentine rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate, the government said Friday.

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Guardiola Warns High-Flying Man City against Complacency

Pep Guardiola has warned his Manchester City players that complacency is the biggest threat to their push for domestic and European domination.

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Trump Assails Russia Probe, Taps New Attorney General

U.S. President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering new attack Friday on Robert Mueller, as he tapped a veteran conservative lawyer to head the U.S. Justice Department -- and assume oversight of the special counsel's Russia investigation as it inches ever closer to the White House.

The latest of Trump's increasingly frequent outbursts against the probe came ahead of crucial court filings that could reinforce suspicions the president's campaign colluded with a Russian effort to get him elected in 2016, or that Trump himself sought to obstruct justice -- two of Mueller's lines of inquiry.

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Mourinho 'Very Happy' at Man United, Says His Agent

Jose Mourinho is "very happy" at Manchester United despite the club's Premier League struggles, his agent Jorge Mendes said on Friday.

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Turkey Asks U.S. to Lift Syria Observation Posts

Turkey on Friday asked the U.S. to scrap observation posts in northern Syria aimed at helping prevent clashes between Turkish forces and a Kurdish militia backed by Washington.

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#MeToo Takes Fight for Gender Equality to New Heights, Says U.N. Women Chief

The global #MeToo campaign has taken the battle for women's rights to "where we have never been before," the head of the U.N.'s agency for gender equality told AFP during her first official visit to Pakistan Friday.

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Yemen Rebels Refuse Sanaa Airport as Domestic Hub

Yemen's Huthi rebels on Friday turned down a government demand that Sanaa international airport, shut for years in a war between the two rivals, be reopened as a hub for domestic flights.

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