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Matsuyama out-lasts Simpson for second straight Phoenix crown
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Matsuyama out-lasts Simpson for second straight Phoenix crown

Yahoo News Japan's Hideki Matsuyama won his second straight Phoenix Open title on Sunday, and just like last year he needed a fourth playoff hole to do it. Matsuyama holed a 12-foot birdie putt at

VW likely to win global sales crown as Toyota growth slows
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VW likely to win global sales crown as Toyota growth slows

Yahoo News TOKYO (AP) — Volkswagen can in all likelihood claim the title of world's biggest automaker for the first time.

Thailand's crown prince becomes country's new king
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Thailand's crown prince becomes country's new king

King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be known as Rama X, or the 10th king of Thailand's Chakri Dynasty.

Crown prince formally becomes Thailand's new king
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Crown prince formally becomes Thailand's new king

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has a new king, with the country's crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years.

Holder Aubameyang, Mahrez vie for African crown
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Holder Aubameyang, Mahrez vie for African crown

Borussia Dortmund's Gabonese goal king Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang remains in the running to defend his African Player of the Year crown after making the final shortlist of five players on Tuesday. The

Russian and Norwegian to battle for world chess crown
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Russian and Norwegian to battle for world chess crown

Reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin were set to clash Friday in the first game of a battle to determine the world's top player. The match

To beer or not to beer: Belgium fears for brewing crown
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To beer or not to beer: Belgium fears for brewing crown

Belgium is historically one of the world's top beer countries but Thomas Costenoble, organiser of the Brussels Beer Challenge, fears that trouble is brewing. In 2015 the first prize went to an IPA,

Love, loss and royalty star in Netflix drama 'The Crown'
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Love, loss and royalty star in Netflix drama 'The Crown'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britain's Queen Elizabeth is known for her dedication to a demanding job. Claire Foy, who plays Elizabeth as a young ruler in Netflix's "The Crown," can claim the same.

Hawaii mayor used county card for Heineken, Crown Royal
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Hawaii mayor used county card for Heineken, Crown Royal

HONOLULU (AP) — The mayor of Hawaii County charged Heineken beer and Crown Royal whiskey to his government credit card at a drug store and passed off the purchases as official business, a state

Tycoon Packer 'deeply concerned' for Crown staff held in China
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Tycoon Packer 'deeply concerned' for Crown staff held in China

Australian gaming tycoon James Packer on Tuesday said he was "deeply concerned" about 18 of his Crown Resorts staff detained in China as his board held an emergency meeting to determine what to do

Crown shares plunge after China detains high-roller chief
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Crown shares plunge after China detains high-roller chief

Shares in billionaire James Packer's Crown Resorts slumped on Monday after 18 sales and marketing staff were detained in China, including an executive in charge of luring high-rollers to Australia.

Australia's Crown Resorts says 18 staff detained in China
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Australia's Crown Resorts says 18 staff detained in China

Crown Resorts Ltd, Australia's biggest casino company, said on Monday that 18 of its employees, including its head of VIP gambling, have been detained by the Chinese authorities, confirming earlier

Thai Crown Prince urges calm over succession: junta chief
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Thai Crown Prince urges calm over succession: junta chief

Thailand's Crown Prince has urged people not to "worry" about his surprise decision to delay being proclaimed king following the death his beloved father, the country's junta leader said Saturday.

India says British queen should keep her crown jewel
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India says British queen should keep her crown jewel

India should relinquish its claim to a huge diamond it has fought for decades to get back from the British, the government told the Supreme Court on Monday, because the stone was given to its former