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Tennis-Refreshed Muguruza braced for big hitters in Singapore
SINGAPORE, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Garbine Muguruza feels fit and fresh ahead of the WTA Finals with the Spanish world number two keen to bank on her experience of previous visits to Singapore to emerge from a group containing the tour's hardest hitters in the round-robin phase.
Iraq increases oil exports from south by 200,000 bpd to make up for Kirkuk fields shortfall
BAGHDAD, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Iraq increased on Saturday oil exports from the southern Basra region by 200,000 barrels per day, to make up for a shortfall from the northern Kirkuk fields, the oil ministry said.
Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Saturday
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RPT-Iranian commander issued stark warning to Iraqi Kurds over Kirkuk
SULAIMANIA/BAGHDAD, Oct 20 (Reuters) - A senior Iranian military commander repeatedly warned Kurdish leaders in northern Iraq to withdraw from the oil city of Kirkuk or face an onslaught by Iraqi forces and allied Iranian-backed fighters, Kurdish officials briefed on the meetings said.
Marquez snatches pole for Australian Grand Prix
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - World champion Marc Marquez steered his Honda onto pole for the fourth year in a row at the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday, striking a major blow in the title race with his main rival Andrea Dovizioso only 11th fastest after an earlier crash.
Thailand rehearses lavish $90 million funeral for late king
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Drums and a band played as officials in black tops and ancient costumes rehearsed on Saturday for the funeral procession of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose cremation next week is expected to be attended by a quarter of a million mourners.
Australia's Groves cleared of breach of whereabouts rules
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Rio Olympics silver medalist Madeline Groves has been cleared of a third breach of anti-doping 'whereabouts rules' and is free to compete at next year's Commonwealth Games, Swimming Australia said on Saturday.
Motor racing-Ferrari replace Vettel's chassis
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Ferrari changed the chassis of Sebastian Vettel's car on Friday after failing to get to the bottom of problems he experienced in practice for what could be a title-deciding U.S. Formula One Grand Prix.
Monsanto sues Arkansas over proposed herbicide limits
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Monsanto Co sued Arkansas agricultural officials on Friday to stop a proposed summer ban on a weed killer linked to widespread crop damage beyond the major farm state's borders.
Turkish hunger striker released for remainder of trial
ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish teacher who has been on hunger strike for months to protest about losing his job in the government's purge since a failed coup attempt last year, has been released from jail pending her trial on terrorism-related charges.
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