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Unilever's CEO described the firm's pledges as a "transformation of our portfolio" with a "feasible" target as he attempted to soothe any lingering concerns from investors after a rejected takeover bid from its US rival. Unilever executives said their strategy of long-term steady growth had found support in talks they had held with investors including all of the group's top 50 shareholders.
  • Madison Bumgarner homers twice, fans 11 in Giants' loss

    Madison Bumgarner homers twice, fans 11 in Giants' loss

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    He is the first pitcher to hit two home runs on Opening Day. A Pollock single pushed Descalso to third and Chris Owings floated a jam-shot into shallow right for an fantastic walk off win. After jumping out to a manageable 3-0 lead, the Diamondbacks fought their way back to tie the game up after Bumgarner coasted through the first five innings on the mound.
  • DeChambeau, Points tied in Puerto Rico

    DeChambeau, Points tied in Puerto Rico

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    Nothing really freaks me out. David Hearn of Brantford, Ont., is the top Canadian. "I'm making some nice putts". Bill Lunde also was at 11 under and still had three holes left to play. Tim' Wilkinson shot a 63 and was in the group at 10-under 134 that included J.J. Henry, San Juan native Rafael Campos and J.J. Spaun, a PGA Tour rookie who had a pair of top 10s during the West Coast Swing.
  • Bayern Keeper Neuer Out For Two Matches With Foot Injury

    Bayern Keeper Neuer Out For Two Matches With Foot Injury

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    That's half as many points as separated those two positions at this time last season. "I am happy to have a forward who more or less scores in every game", he said. After back-to-back defeats before the global break, second-placed RB Leipzig emphatically returned to winning ways with a 4-0 romp against bottom side Darmstadt , who had midfielder Sandro Sirigu sent off.
  • The Patriots are reportedly one of Adrian Peterson's free agent visits

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    At this stage in his career, Peterson surely is looking to play for a Super Bowl tending team. Blount set the single-season record for rushing touchdowns. He logged 37 carries for 72 yards without a score. That is despite New England being fairly well-stocked at running back between Rex Burkhead , Dion Lewis , James White and D.J.
  • Rafael Nadal reaches Key Biscayne final for 5th time

    Rafael Nadal reaches Key Biscayne final for 5th time

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    The match starts at 12am BST (Saturday ). Federer, the No. 4 seed from Switzerland, outlasted 10th-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic on Thursday, winning 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (6). The Kyrgios-Zverev quarter-final was billed as a glimpse at the future of top-level tennis and if so, the sport should have an entertaining era ahead.
  • Ndidi scores stunner as Leicester sink Stoke 2-0

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    Since the controversial sacking of Claudio Ranieri, Shakespeare has overseen four wins in his four games in charge by returning to the line-up that won the club the title last season, but Albrighton believes the whole Leicester squad will be called upon during April.
  • NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

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    The financing package includes $ 750 million in public funds, the biggest tax subsidy ever awarded for a professional sports stadium. Green, whose team is also abandoning Oakland for a new arena in San Francisco by the 2019 season, said he'd feel differently if the Raiders were merely moving within the Bay Area.
  • Pochettino warns Spurs to fear Burnley threat

    Pochettino warns Spurs to fear Burnley threat

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    If Winks's season over it will be a cruel blow to a player who has to bide his team before being given regular game time under Mauricio Pochettino this season . "When you reduce the gap to seven points it's completely different to 10 points - we just have to be there if Chelsea fail and want to be there until the end of the season".
  • Bill Self to be inducted into Hall of Fame

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    She was allocated to the New York Liberty for the WNBA's inaugural season in 1997 and spent four years there. A first time ballot inductee, Self is one of 11 new members of the Hall that will be enshrined in the Hall in Springfield, MA, for a ceremony later this fall.
  • Two dead, more evacuations ordered in NSW as flood risk moves south

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    Authorities have ordered nearly 20,000 people to evacuate to higher ground across parts of southern Queensland and the neighbouring NSW, where thousands of schools also shut. Flood levels in Lismore and Murwillumbah have already broken the records set in 2005 and 2001, respectively. Dozens of schools in the area were shut on Friday as word spread across town of cracks in the $19 million flood levee, with the Wilsons River peaking at 11.55 metres.