Irish government backs rescue package for governing body

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IN—Ireland's government agreed on Thursday to support a financial rescue package for the Football Association of Ireland, including a restoration and doubling of its state funding that it said would ensure Irish soccer has a secure future.

UN-backed government in Libya suspends talks after attack. GENEVA (AP) " The U.N.-supported government in Libya said Tuesday it would suspend its participation in talks in Geneva aimed at salvaging a fragile cease-fire in the North African country following an attack on Tripoli's strategic port.It appeared to be the first such attack on Tripoli's port since Libyan forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter began their siege of the city almost a year ago.The National Oil Corporation said projectiles struck meters away from a [