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AFL and players agree to pay deal during coronavirus shutdown | Sport

The bitter stand-off between the AFL and its players has ended, with players agreeing to a 50 per cent pay cut until the end of May owing to the coronavirus shutdown. They are also prepared to play games until December to ensure the season is completed. In an agreement reached …

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Major League Baseball and players’ union agree on terms for return of 2020 season | Sport

Players agreed to a deal with Major League Baseball that would preserve service time in the event this season is canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but left open details of what a configured schedule would look like. As part of the agreement approved by the union Thursday night, players …

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NFL players agree to new deal, opening way for 17-game season | Sport

NFL players have come to an agreement with the league over a new collective bargaining agreement, which opens the way for an increase in salaries while also ushering in a 17-game season. The new agreement will run until 2030. Immediate impacts will see players receive higher minimum salaries, improved benefits …

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Syria war: Russia and Turkey agree Idlib ceasefire

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Photo: 5 March 2020

Image copyright EPA Image caption Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin reached a deal after six hours of talks Turkey and Russia have agreed a ceasefire from midnight local time in Syria’s north-western Idlib province in a bid to avoid a major escalation. In Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin and …

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Yemen’s warring sides agree to ‘large-scale’ prisoner exchange | News

Yemen's warring sides agree to 'large-scale' prisoner exchange | News

Yemen‘s warring sides have agreed to implement a major prisoner swap, the United Nations has said, in a breakthrough that came after another bout of heavy fighting, including air raids by a Saudi-UAE-led military coalition that killed dozens of civilians. Sunday’s announcement over the long-delayed exchange came after seven days …

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Exit polls: New Hampshire Democrats want to beat Trump but can’t agree on how

This New Hampshire town's voting system is 130 years old

Six in 10 Democratic voters in New Hampshire prioritize a nominee who can beat Trump. Yet Democrats seem split over what qualities a candidate ought to have. Just over a third say that they sought a candidate who could bring needed change, while about the same amount said they were …

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