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FIFA eyes big crowds, bigger profits at 2026 World Cup

The 2026 World Cup hosted by the United States, Canada and Mexico promises to take the tournament to a new level, delivering more teams, bigger crowds and bumper profits. FIFA had already decided to expand the 2026 tournament to 48 teams and by backing the joint bid it has also …

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US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 World Cup after easily beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations on Wednesday. The joint North American bid received 134 of the 203 votes, while Morocco polled 65 in the ballot at a FIFA Congress …

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Police rescues 2 Americans, 2 Canadians kidnapped in Nigeria

The Police IRT team has rescued four kidnapped foreigners  along Jere-Kagarko Road Kaduna State. Two of the kidnappers were also arrested. The Combined teams of Intelligence Response Team IRT, Counter Terrorism Unit CTU and Kaduna Police Command all deployed by IGP Ibrahim k Idris have rescued the 3 White Men …

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Fuji Musician Kwam 1’s daughter dies in Canada

Fuji musician Wasiu Ayinde Marshal also known as Kwam 1 has lost his 34-year-old daughter Wasilat Anifowose. Wasilat reportedly died in the early hours of Tuesday from complications arising from diabetes in Canada. Kwa‎m 1’s manager, Esther has confirmed the death in a statement without much details.

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Bombardier exploring options for aerospace businesses: Bloomberg

Canadian aerospace manufacturer Bombardier Inc is exploring options for its aerospace businesses, including a sale of some operations, Bloomberg reported on Sunday. The company is considering disposal of assets including its Q400 turboprop and CRJ regional-jet unit, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter. https://bloom.bg/2gdycXF Bombardier is also …

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Kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple returns to Canada

TORONTO/OTTAWA, Oct 13 (Reuters) – A kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple freed in Pakistan this week, nearly five years after being abducted in neighboring Afghanistan, has returned to Canada, the Canadian government said on Friday. American Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband, Joshua Boyle, were kidnapped while backpacking in Afghanistan in 2012 …

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Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

SYDNEY, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback. The race from the northern city of Darwin to the southern city of Adelaide is expected …

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