Rishabh Pant equals Dhoni’s record, Juventus beats Inter, and other news in picture

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Rishabh Pant equals Dhoni’s record

Indian wicket keeper Rishabh Pant equalled M.S. Dhoni’s record of six catches in the ongoing first test. Australia were all out for 235 in their first innings Saturday on the third day of the opening Test against India, to trail the visitors by 15 runs.

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Warriors avenge blowout loss to Bucks

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks in Milwaukee on December 7, 2018.

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks in Milwaukee on December 7, 2018.
 
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The Golden State Warriors earned a measure of revenge against the host Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night, reversing an earlier blowout loss with a 105-95 victory.

On a night when Kevin Durant was held to 11 points on 3-for-14 shooting, the Warriors turned to their depth to complete a 3-2 trip with a third straight win.

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson shared game-high scoring honors for Golden State with 20 points apiece, each hitting four 3-pointers.

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Paris in lockdown as France braces for new riots

Yellow vests hang on the rooftop and at windows of an apartment building in Marseille, southern France on December 7, 2018. Across the country, France is mobilizing some 89,000 police, up from 65,000 last weekend when more than 130 people were injured and over 400 arrested as protests degenerated into the worst street violence to hit Paris in decades.

Yellow vests hang on the rooftop and at windows of an apartment building in Marseille, southern France on December 7, 2018. Across the country, France is mobilizing some 89,000 police, up from 65,000 last weekend when more than 130 people were injured and over 400 arrested as protests degenerated into the worst street violence to hit Paris in decades.
 
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Paris was in lockdown early on Saturday with thousands of French security forces braced to meet renewed rioting by “yellow vest” protesters in the capitaland other cities in a fourth weekend of confrontation over living costs.

The Eiffel Tower and other tourist landmarks were shut, shops were boarded up to avoid looting and street furniture removed to avoid metal bars from being used as projectiles.

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Huawei CFO’s hearing adjourned till Monday

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou (left), who was arrested on an extradition warrant, appears at her B.C. Supreme Court bail hearing in a drawing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on December 7, 2018.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou (left), who was arrested on an extradition warrant, appears at her B.C. Supreme Court bail hearing in a drawing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on December 7, 2018.  
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Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s Chief Financial Officer faces U.S. accusations that she covered up her company’s links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran despite sanctions, a Canadian prosecutor said on Friday, arguing against giving her bail while she awaits extradition. After nearly six hours of arguments and counter-arguments, no decision was reached and the hearing was adjourned until Monday 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (1800 GMT).

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Juventus beats Inter 1-0 to open up 11-point lead in Serie A

Juventus' Mario Mandzukic, right, celebrates with teammate Mattia De Sciglio, left, and Paulo Dybala after scoring his side's opening goal during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Inter Milan at the Turin Allianz stadium, Italy

Juventus’ Mario Mandzukic, right, celebrates with teammate Mattia De Sciglio, left, and Paulo Dybala after scoring his side’s opening goal during the Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Inter Milan at the Turin Allianz stadium, Italy
 
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Mario Mandzukic often scores important goals and he did so again as he helped Juventus to a 1-0 win over title rival Inter Milan in the Derby d’Italia on Friday.

The imposing Croatia striker headed home in the 66th minute after Inter had missed a couple of golden opportunities as Juventus continued its seemingly unstoppable march to an eighth successive Serie A title. Juventus has an 11-point lead over second-placed Napoli.

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