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Delight as Serena Williams ‘welcomes baby girl’

Miami, United States | AFP | Tennis superstar Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl on Friday, US media reported, prompting an outpouring of delight from fellow professionals, celebrities and fans of the sporting icon. Williams, who will turn 36 later this month, was admitted to the St Mary’s Medical …

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Senegal singer released after ‘fake news’ arrest

Dakar, Senegal | AFP | A Senegalese singer was granted provisional release Monday after 10 days of detention for “offending the head of state and spreading fake news”, her lawyer said. Amy Colle Dieng, a well-known singer of Senegal’s popular mbalakh form of dance music, had been arrested on August 3 …

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Ronaldo says his ‘brilliance’ bothers people

Lisbon, Portugal | AFP | Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo said Tuesday his “brilliance” annoys people, a day after he was quizzed by a Spanish judge investigating whether he evaded paying millions of euros in taxes. “What bothers people is my brilliance, insects only attack lamps that shine!!!!” the Portuguese wrote …

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Ronaldo denies tax fraud at court hearing

Madrid, Spain | AFP |  Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo denied hiding millions of euros in income at a court hearing near the Spanish capital on Monday where he was charged with tax evasion. The Portuguese — the world’s highest paid sportsman according to Forbes magazine — is the latest …

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Justin Bieber abruptly ends tour

New York, United States | AFP | Justin Bieber abruptly canceled the remainder of a world tour Monday, citing “unforeseen circumstances.” The 23-year-old Canadian superstar — who in recent years has been as known for off-stage antics as for his music — had been due to resume his “Purpose” tour …

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Collusion? Who’s who in the Russia probe

Washington, United States | AFP |  The bombshell revelation that President Donald Trump’s oldest son Don Jr. met with a Kremlin-tied Russian lawyer hawking damaging material on Hillary Clinton has taken suspicions of election collusion with Moscow to a new level. There are several probes into whether the Trump team …

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