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Confederations Cup: Claudio Bravo helps save Chile in shootout victory over Portugal - Los Angeles Times
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(Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Republican Representative Ryan Zinke of Montana, a former Navy SEAL commander, as his interior secretary, a senior transition official said on U.S.
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And while many know that the aptly named City of Gold is awash in opulence, said opulence is so extreme it's often hard to fathom. We've found 17 things that prove just how decadent Dubai is. 1.Dubai's
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Keep these fun facts in mind when you catch the next rerun. There's a reason 40 million Americans still watch syndicated episodes of I Love Lucy every year: The show is an example of entertainment at finest