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New Zealand beats Australia 34-17, retains Rugby World Cup

LONDON (AP) — New Zealand capped one of the most dominant eras in rugby history by becoming the first team to retain the World Cup, repelling Australia's second-half resurgence in…

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Australia goes down fighting in Rugby World Cup final

LONDON (AP) — In a Rugby World Cup final few expected them to reach, the Wallabies produced a comeback that seemed improbable at halftime. Rather than capitulating under the might…

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Chevron slashes jobs and spending to weather low oil prices

By Ernest Scheyder (Reuters) – Chevron Corp is slashing 10 percent of its workforce & sharply paring back its budget, with Chief Executive Officer John Watson giving a downbeat view…

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Rugby World Cup gets ideal final in New Zealand vs Australia

LONDON (AP) — The two best teams in the tournament. Nos. 1 & 2 in the world. Archrivals. Neighbors. Records at stake. The Rugby World Cup may just have its…

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Key matchups between New Zealand and Australia in RWC final

LONDON (AP) — A look at key player matchups for the Rugby World Cup final between New Zealand & Australia at Twickenham on Saturday: ___ BEN SMITH vs. ISRAEL FOLAU

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Route to Rugby World Cup final for New Zealand, Australia

LONDON (AP) — New Zealand & Australia have won all of their games en route to the Rugby World Cup final. Here's how they arrived at the showpiece at Twickenham…

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Alphabet's Google announces deal with Indonesian telecoms on Web access

By Deborah M. Todd MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc, the new holding company for Google, has teamed up with three Indonesian telecommunications companies as part of its effort…

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Amnesty accuses Australia of paying people smugglers

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Amnesty International used full-page ads in Australian newspapers on Thursday to accuse border protection officials of illegally paying people smugglers & endangering lives in their efforts…

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McCaw, Carter retirement no All Blacks motivator

Twickenham (United Kingdom) (AFP) – The looming retirement from Test rugby of greats Richie McCaw & Dan Carter will not figure in the All Blacks preparation for Saturday's World Cup…

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Australia into Rugby World Cup final vs New Zealand after 29-15 win over Argentina

LONDON – With a resurgent Argentina piling pressure on, it took an incisive Drew Mitchell moment to regain control for Australia & set up a Rugby World Cup final against…

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