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Conor McGregor tops Forbes’ list of highest-paid athletes

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Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor was the world’s highest-paid athlete over the last year ahead of soccer players Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, according to the annual Forbes list.

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Serena Williams’ 1,000th match ends in defeat at Italian Open

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Serena Williams’ 1,000th tour-level match ended in defeat as she marked her return to action with a 7-6 (6), 7-5 loss to Nadia Podoroska on Wednesday in the second round of the Italian Open.

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France’s top court to rule on Canadian academic Hassan Diab’s terrorism case next week

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France’s top court is expected to issue a ruling on May 19 on whether Canadian academic Hassan Diab must stand trial in connection with a 40-year-old bombing attack outside a Paris synagogue.

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Indigenous Services Canada news conference on COVID-19

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Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, Valerie Gideon, Associate Deputy Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, and Dr. Tom Wong, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease.

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France’s top court to rule on Canadian academic Hassan Diab’s terrorism case next week

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France’s top court is expected to issue a ruling on May 19 on whether Canadian academic Hassan Diab must stand trial in connection with a 40-year-old bombing attack outside a Paris synagogue.

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New York Rangers fire head coach David Quinn, 3 assistants

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The New York Rangers fired coach David Quinn and three assistant coaches on Wednesday after missing the playoffs with one of the NHL’s up-and-coming young teams.

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Canada names Olympic women’s softball team

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Softball Canada has announced the 15 athletes that will represent Canada at the Tokyo Olympics.

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How can we stop the next pandemic? Experts call for major changes in surveillance, alert systems

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A new transparent global system should be set up for probing disease outbreaks, empowering the World Health Organization to deploy investigators at short notice and reveal findings, a COVID-19 pandemic review panel said on Wednesday.

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Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and the Go-Go’s to be inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and the Go-Go’s were elected Wednesday to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame their first time on the ballot, leading a class that also includes Tina Turner, Carole King and Todd Rundgren.

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How can we stop the next pandemic? Experts call for major changes in surveillance, alert systems

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A new transparent global system should be set up for probing disease outbreaks, empowering the World Health Organization to deploy investigators at short notice and reveal findings, a COVID-19 pandemic review panel said on Wednesday.