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United States competitors DeChambeau & Koepka not likely to play together at Ryder Cup

United States competitors DeChambeau & Koepka not likely to play together at Ryder Cup

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DeChambeau and Koepka are both in a 12-man United States squad aiming to win only the nation's third Ryder Cup in 20 yearsDates: 24-26 September Venue: Whistling Straits, WisconsinCoverage: Live text coverage, clips and highlights on the BBC Sport website and app; listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and BBC Sounds; watch highlights…
Afghanistan: Examination released into interpreter information breach

Afghanistan: Examination released into interpreter information breach

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By Phil Kemp & Lucy Manning & Ed CampbellBBC Newsimage source, AFP / GettyDefence Secretary Ben Wallace has launched an investigation into a data breach involving the email addresses of dozens of Afghan interpreters who worked for British forces.More than 250 people seeking relocation to the UK - many of whom are in hiding -…
Boost environment modification dedications, Boris Johnson to advise Joe Biden

Boost environment modification dedications, Boris Johnson to advise Joe Biden

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Boris Johnson is expected to urge US President Joe Biden to increase his country's climate commitments in a meeting at the White House.On Monday, the PM had said he was "frustrated" that richer countries were failing to financially support poorer ones fighting climate change.The two men are also likely to discuss the situation in Afghanistan.But…
Aukus: France takes out of UK defence talks amidst row

Aukus: France takes out of UK defence talks amidst row

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By Alex TherrienBBC Newsmedia captionAustralia’s ‘risky bet’ to side with US over ChinaFrance's defence minister has cancelled talks with her UK counterpart amid the row prompted by a new security deal between Britain, the US and Australia.Paris is angry after Australia signed the Aukus pact to build nuclear-powered submarines, pulling out of a major contract…
Russia election: Putin’s celebration heads for success in the middle of vote scams claims

Russia election: Putin’s celebration heads for success in the middle of vote scams claims

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image source, Getty ImagesPresident Vladimir Putin's United Russia party looks set for another big win in the country's parliamentary elections, despite a drop in support.The party claimed victory a few hours after the polls closed on Sunday evening.Putin's most vocal critics were barred from running in the election, and candidates who were allowed to stand…
Killamarsh deaths: Male apprehended after 4 bodies discovered

Killamarsh deaths: Male apprehended after 4 bodies discovered

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image source, PA Mediaimage captionSpecially-trained officers are supporting the families of the deceasedA murder investigation has been launched after four people were found dead at a house in Derbyshire.Officers were called to a property in Chandos Crescent, Killamarsh, at 07:25 BST on Sunday after concerns were raised about the people living there.Police said they have…
Gas cost increase: Federal government thinking about loans for energy companies

Gas cost increase: Federal government thinking about loans for energy companies

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image source, Getty ImagesThe government is considering offering emergency state-backed loans amid fears for struggling energy companies and soaring bills for customers.Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng held crisis talks with industry bosses including Centrica and E.On on Monday.High demand for gas and reduced supply are behind a surge in wholesale prices.Consumers are protected from sudden hikes…
Match of the Day 2 analysis: How Manchester United beat West Ham in Premier League

Match of the Day 2 analysis: How Manchester United beat West Ham in Premier...

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Match of the Day 2 pundits Mark Chapman, Alan Shearer and Dion Dublin discuss Jesse Lingard's "cracker" and Mark Noble's injury-time penalty miss in Manchester United's 2-1 victory over West Ham in the Premier League. MATCH REPORT: West Ham 1-2 Manchester United Watch Match of the Day 2, streaming now on BBC iPlayer Available to…
SpaceX: Inspiration4 amateur astronauts go back to Earth after 3 days

SpaceX: Inspiration4 amateur astronauts go back to Earth after 3 days

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media captionMoment SpaceX capsule splashes back to EarthFour amateur astronauts have splashed down successfully in the Atlantic Ocean after three days in space.They are the first private, all-civilian team ever to orbit the Earth.The Inspiration4 crew left on a SpaceX capsule from Florida on Wednesday, and landed off the state's coast after 19:00 local time…
Truss hails Aukus defence pact in the middle of French criticism

Truss hails Aukus defence pact in the middle of French criticism

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By Alex TherrienBBC Newsmedia captionAustralia’s ‘risky bet’ to side with US over ChinaThe UK's new security agreement with the US and Australia will make it safer and could create hundreds of new jobs, the new foreign secretary has said.The pact, known as Aukus, will see Australia being given the technology to build nuclear-powered submarines.Liz Truss…

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How vulnerable is South Africa to cyber attacks?

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SA federal government will not accommodate Afghan refugees– Everyday Pal

SA federal government will not accommodate Afghan refugees– Everyday Pal

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