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Man United beats Leicester 1-0 for 3rd straight win in EPL – Winnipeg Free Press

LEICESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United secured its third straight win in the Premier League by beating Leicester 1-0 on Thursday, with Cristiano Ronaldo again only making a late appearance off the bench. Jadon Sancho finished off a flowing move on the break for the only goal of the game in the 23rd minute as United’s players backed up victories over Liverpool and Southampton to put their early-season crisis behind
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Man United spending up to $240M as Antony completes move – Winnipeg Free Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United took the cost of its recent rebuild to nearly $240 million by completing the signing of Brazil winger Antony from Ajax on Thursday, the final day of the transfer window. The 22-year-old Antony became United’s second most expensive signing — after Paul Pogba in 2016 — at $95 million and is the latest player to arrive at Old Trafford from the Dutch league. Erik
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Man United set to sign Brazil winger Antony from Ajax – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Brazil winger Antony looks set to complete a move to Manchester United for $95 million, joining Lisandro Martinez in making a big-money switch from Dutch club Ajax to the English giant in the transfer window. The clubs said on Tuesday they have reached agreement on Antony’s transfer, subject to a medical examination, his contract being finalized, and international clearance. The 22-year-old Antony, a skilful and
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`Misfit’ reporter drawn to ‘woman who lived as man’ – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] “Diary of a Misfit,” by Casey Parks (Alfred A. Knopf) Growing up gay in rural Louisiana, Casey Parks always felt like a misfit. When she came out as a lesbian in college to her Southern evangelical family, it did not go well. Her pastor asked God to kill her. Her mother was so distraught that her grandmother had to step in. “Life is a buffet,” she scolded her daughter.
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Bernardo Silva staying at Man City, Guardiola says – Winnipeg Free Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Bernardo Silva will be staying at Manchester City, manager Pep Guardiola said Friday, seemingly bringing to an end a summer of uncertainty over the Portugal midfielder’s future. Silva has been heavily linked with a move to Barcelona, with Guardiola saying this week that the player “likes Barcelona a lot” and previously saying he doesn’t want to keep players at City if they are unhappy. However, with
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Man United, Liverpool meet in heavyweight EPL game – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Monday: ENGLAND Manchester United hosts Liverpool for what is historically the biggest game in English soccer. Except, for this particular fixture, there’s a catch. Both teams currently sit in the bottom six of the Premier League, which is a massive surprise even if it is very early in the season. United has lost both of its games, 2-1 to Brighton
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Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he studied Man United’s failures to avoid team’s decline

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff has revealed that he studied Manchester United's failures to avoid a decline at the Formula One team.In an interview with the Financial Times, Wolff claimed he looked at the Premier League club's mistakes to understand why "great teams" are not able to continue their success.Manchester United won a record 13 Premier League titles, and three consecutive titles on two separate occasions under legendary manager Sir Alex
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UK man in court over threat to ‘kill queen’ with crossbow – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] LONDON (AP) — A man who got into the grounds of Windsor Castle armed with a crossbow told police he wanted to “kill the queen,” prosecutors said during a court hearing Wednesday. Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, is charged under the Treason Act with intending to “injure the person of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, or to alarm her Majesty.” He has also been charged with threats to kill and
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Texas to execute man for slaying of Dallas real estate agent – Winnipeg Free Press

HOUSTON (AP) — A man who fatally stabbed a real estate agent inside a model home in suburban Dallas faces execution Wednesday evening, more than 16 years after the slaying. Kosoul Chanthakoummane was on parole when he was condemned for killing 40-year-old Sarah Walker in July 2006. She was found stabbed more than 30 times in the model home in McKinney, about 30 miles (48 km) north of Dallas. Prosecutors
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Man killed himself after ramming US Capitol barrier – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — A man drove his car into a barricade near the U.S. Capitol early Sunday and then began firing gunshots in the air before fatally shooting himself, police said. The incident happened just before 4 a.m. at a vehicle barricade set at East Capitol Street NE and 2nd Street SE in Washington. It comes at a time when law enforcement authorities across the country are facing an