RAMALLAH, West Bank – It has been 10 years since Palestinians began an uprising that swept away peace talks, triggered a ferocious reaction by the Jewish state and left thousands dead on both sides.Exactly why it happened just as Palestinian s
So bipartisanship isn't dead.By a vote of 348-79, Democrats and Republicans alike put aside their acrimonious differences and agreed, at least for a moment, to stop blaming each other for the sad state of American economic life.Instead, they agreed

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Sale and England fly-half Charlie Hodgson returns to the Sharks starting line-up for the first time this season.Flanker Neil McMillian makes his Sale debut after signing for the club this week, while Andy Tuilagi returns from injury at inside centre

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Bath name an unchanged starting XV from last week's win over Sale as they look to maintain pressure on Northampton and Premiership leaders London Irish.Tom Biggs replaces Ben Williams on the bench and prop David Wilson comes in for Mark Lilley.Glouc

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Centre Ashley Smith returns to Dragons duty as a replacement against Treviso on Friday following nearly six months out with a foot injury.Smith has been out since April after suffering a dislocation in the region's clash with Cardiff Blues.New signi

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Exeter Chiefs prop Brett Sturgess has said the side are still in a positive frame of mind despite last weekend's 40-13 loss at Harlequins.Northampton, where Sturgess spent six years, are the Chiefs' next opponents on Saturday.Sturgess told BBC Radio

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The anticipated sale of Portsmouth back to the club's most recent owner Balram Chainrai remains on hold.A takeover by the Hong Kong businessman was expected to be completed this week so the club could leave administration.But administrator Andrew An

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Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti will attend Sunday's match against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge despite the death of his father Giuseppe.Giuseppe passed away at the age of 87 on Wednesday night, with his son at his side, and the funeral is on Saturday

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Players and staff of troubled Dundee will not be paid their wages on Thursday as expected.The First Division club confirmed a delay in payments after the players who were expecting to their wages were informed of the situation.But the club say playe