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Rugby-Pumas eye best chance of first win over All Blacks
BUENOS AIRES, July 18 (Reuters) - Argentina have never beaten New Zealand at rugby in 32 matches but momentum on one side and personnel changes on the other mean they may never have a better chance to end that run than on Saturday in Buenos Aires.
UPDATE 1-U.N.'s Bachelet says Congresswomen opposing Trump are "fantastic"
GENEVA, July 18 (Reuters) - Four progressive Democratic members of Congress vilified by U.S. President Donald Trump are "fantastic," U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday.
Zimbabwe state workers accept pay deal, avert strike
HARARE, July 18 (Reuters) - Zimbabweâs public sector workers said on Thursday they had accepted a government pay offer, averting a potentially damaging strike in a country facing its worst economic crisis in a decade.
Holmes sets pace as McIlroy cards nightmare 79 at Open
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy's British Open hopes were in tatters after a first-round horror show at Royal Portrush on Thursday ended with the home favourite carding an eight-over-par 79.
UPDATE 4-Golf-Holmes sets pace as McIlroy cards nightmare 79 at Open
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland, July 18 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy's British Open hopes were in tatters after a first-round horror show at Royal Portrush on Thursday ended with the home favorite carding an eight-over-par 79.
June 2019 was the hottest June on record across the globe - NOAA
(Reuters) - June 2019 was the hottest June in 140 years, setting a global record, according to the latest monthly global climate report released on Thursday by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Libyaâs Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: airport statement
DUBAI (Reuters) - The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Thursday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airport authority's Facebook page.
Cricket-ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket over government interference
July 18 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe were suspended from the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday, with the world governing body saying the country's cricket administration was not free from government interference.
Trump distances himself from 'send her back' chants
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facing a backlash, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday distanced himself from supporters' chants of "send her back" after he criticized Somali-born Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar at a rally in North Carolina.
'I want to punch myself' says dejected McIlroy
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy said he felt like punching himself after suffering a nightmare round at the British Open on Thursday, shooting an eight over-par round of 79 at the Royal Portrush course.
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