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Juventus overcame an early injury to striker Gonzalo Higuain as they edged past neighbours Torino 1-0 on Sunday to chalk up their ninth league win in a row. Juve’s win in the Derby della Mole meant that they will spend at least two hours on top ahead of leaders Napoli’s clash with SPAL.
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Japan has okayed plans to let people choose to start drawing their state pensions beyond the age of 70 as it grapples with severe labour shortages, ballooning welfare costs and a shrivelling tax base stemming from its greying population.
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Iran has offered to raise the freight discount on oil sales to India in return for New Delhi agreeing to boost imports, as the Opec member is keen to eat into the market share of other producers including top rivals Saudi Arabia and Iraq.
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US stock markets are unlikely to return to the unusually calm conditions seen last year, even though equities have already recovered more than half the ground lost in the recent selloff and traders have rapidly dialed down fear.
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A 19-year-old gunman returning to a Florida high school where he had once been expelled opened fire with an assault rifle on Wednesday, killing 17 people and wounding more than a dozen others before he was arrested, authorities said.
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A lawsuit accusing singer Taylor Swift of stealing lyrics for her song Shake It Off was thrown out by a judge, who ruled the phrases in question were not sufficiently original to merit copyright protection. Swift’s 2014 song reached No 1 on the pop charts and marked her evolution from country to pop music.
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