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  • Benfica beat Olhanense to clinch Portuguese title

    Benfica beat Olhanense to clinch Portuguese title

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
    Benfica beat Olhanense to clinch Portuguese title

    Benfica clinched their first Portuguese league title since 2010, and only their third in the last 20 seasons, when they beat bottom-of-the-table Olhanense 2-0 at home with a double from forward Lima on Sunday. The 30-year-old Brazilian, a little-known journeyman until he joined Benfica two years ago, broke the deadlock in the 57th minute and added a second goal three minutes later helped by a blunder from goalkeeper Vid Belec. Benfica's 11th successive league win gave them an unassailable …

  • Reigning NBA champs Miami open playoffs with win

    Reigning NBA champs Miami open playoffs with win

    AFP News - 33 minutes ago
    Reigning NBA champs Miami open playoffs with win

    LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 50 points to lead two-time defending NBA champions Miami to a 99-88 victory over Charlotte in their post-season opener. …

  • Grim work for families as more bodies discovered

    Grim work for families as more bodies discovered

    Associated Press - 42 minutes ago
    Grim work for families as more bodies discovered

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — There are no names listed as relatives huddle around white signboards to identify bodies from a sunken ferry — just the slimmest of clues about mostly young lives now lost. Many favored hoodies and track pants. One girl painted her fingernails red and toenails black. Another had braces on her teeth. …

  • Biden heads to Ukraine after violence erupts

    Biden heads to Ukraine after violence erupts

    Associated Press - 54 minutes ago
    Biden heads to Ukraine after violence erupts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Ukraine to meet with leaders of the turbulent country. …

  • Atletico looking to land another blow on Mourinho

    Atletico looking to land another blow on Mourinho

    Reuters - 56 minutes ago
    Atletico looking to land another blow on Mourinho

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid sent Jose Mourinho packing without a major trophy in his final season in Spain and the surprise Champions League semi-finalists are itching to land another blow on the Portuguese coach. Mourinho's Chelsea play their last four, first leg at the Calderon on Tuesday against an Atletico side riding high in La Liga and through to the semi-finals of Europe's elite club competition for the first time in 40 years. In Mourinho's third and final …