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Egypt aims for $10 billion foreign investment in oil, gas in 2018/19

CAIRO Egypt aims for foreign investment in the oil and gas sector to reach about $10 billion in the 2018/19 fiscal year that begins in July, Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said on Sunday.

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Golf: Levy holds nerve for fifth European Tour win in Morocco

RABAT, Morocco Frenchman Alex Levy carded four birdies on his way to a final-round 70 and a fifth career title on the European Tour at the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco on Sunday to provide a boost to his 2018 Ryder Cup hopes.

12:39pm EDT

Repairs on Libya's Waha Oil pipeline to take 'a few days': NOC

BENGHAZI, Libya Repairs to a pipeline operated by Libya's Waha Oil Co that was damaged by fire due to an attack are expected to take "a few days", National Oil Corp said on Sunday.

12:20pm EDT

Kipchoge and Cheruiyot win London Marathon titles, Farah sets British record

LONDON Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the third time on Sunday, with Mo Farah breaking the British record as he finished third, while there was a surprise victory for Vivian Cheruiyot in the women’s race.

10:35am EDT

Farah unhappy with marathon staff despite record-breaking result

LONDON Mo Farah was unhappy with the way staff at the London Marathon handled a mishap with his drinks bottle, even though he went on to break the British record on Sunday.

10:00am EDT

Kipchoge wins third London Marathon as Farah breaks British record

LONDON Eliud Kipchoge defied soaring temperatures to win the London Marathon for a third time on Sunday, while Mo Farah finished in an impressive third place, breaking the British record in the process.

9:45am EDT

Trump's travel ban faces U.S. Supreme Court showdown

WASHINGTON The first big showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court over President Donald Trump's immigration policies is set for Wednesday when the justices hear a challenge to the lawfulness of his travel ban targeting people from several Muslim-majority countries.

8:05am EDT

Cheruiyot shocks Keitany to win London Marathon

LONDON Vivian Cheruiyot shocked favorite and fellow Kenyan Mary Keitany to win the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday but failed to break Paula Radcliffe’s world record as high temperatures took their toll.

7:01am EDT

Golf: India's Gangjee ends long title drought in Japan

OSAKA, Japan India's Rahil Gangjee ended a 14-year title drought when he sank a decisive birdie on the final hole for a one-shot victory at the Panasonic Open in Osaka on Sunday.

6:40am EDT

Zimbabwe nurses end strike, challenge dismissal in court

HARARE Zimbabwean nurses have called off a strike against poor working conditions and will return to work on Monday, a nurses union said on Sunday.

6:27am EDT

Bounasser wins Vienna marathon as Kimetto drops out

VIENNA Morocco's Salaheddine Bounasser was the surprise winner of the Vienna marathon on Sunday while world record holder Dennis Kimetto's injury frustration continued as he failed to finish.

6:05am EDT