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Thursday

Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

Real Madrid fired their coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday as the popular Italian paid for a disappointing season without a major trophy.

Greek Orthodox Church bans religious rites at cremations

The Greek Orthodox Church says it will not provide religious rites for those who choose cremation, saying it disrespects the human body.

American Spieth runaway winner of Australian Open

Rising American star Jordan Spieth dominated the final round to win the Australian Open by six shots and leave world number one Rory McIlroy and third-ranked Adam Scott floundering in his wake on Sunday.

US urges N. Korea to compensate Sony for cyberattack

The United States on Monday urged North Korea to admit it ordered a cyberattack on the Hollywood studio Sony Pictures and to pay for the damage it had caused.

US 'delighted' by impending arrival of Sudanese Christian convert

The White House said it was "delighted" over the release by Sudan of a Christian woman sentenced to death for renouncing Islam, and welcomes her arrival "soon" in the United States.

Iran nuclear deal proves elusive

Foreign ministers from world powers struggled Saturday to nail down a landmark nuclear deal with Iran, with US Secretary of State John Kerry announcing his imminent departure and Iran's chief negotiator downbeat.

Wanderers in fairytale run to AFC Champions League final

This year's AFC Champions League final has set up a contest between the competition's newest team and the continent's most decorated side for the title of Asia's best football club.

Fall rules Worley out of Winter Olympics

France's Tessa Worley, the reigning world giant slalom champion, has been ruled out of the Winter Olympics next February after a fall during the World Cup slalom race at Courchevel on Tuesday.

Moyes defiant as United's top-four bid falters

Manchester United manager David Moyes had no concerns about his side's performance despite the champions suffering their eighth Premier League defeat of the season at Stoke City's windswept Britannia Stadium.

Carters, Nevill blunt England bowling attack in tour game

Ryan Carters and skipper Peter Nevill frustrated England's bowlers with an unbroken 178-run stand for the Cricket Australia Invitational XI on Wednesday in the tourists' final match before the Ashes.