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May 23, 2017 3:09 PM Over 300 golfers for Asantehene Open Championship

Over 300 professional and amateur golfers from across the nation and the sub-region would compete in the Vodafone 60th Asantehene Open Golf Championship. The four-day 72-hole event would come off at the Royal Golf Club in Kumasi. Otumfuo Osei Tutu, the Asantehene, would join officials of Vodafone Ghana, sponsors of the tournament, at the opening and closing 24

May 19, 2017 10:36 AM Lauded rocker Chris Cornell killed himself by hanging

DETROIT (AP) - Chris Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, hanged himself Wednesday in a Detroit hotel room, according to the city's medical examiner. He was 52. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office said Thursday it completed the preliminary autopsy on Cornell 61

May 11, 2017 5:00 AM Venezuela’s anti-government protesters show no signs of backing down

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. The crisis in Venezuela is only getting worse. On Wednesday, just as on every previous day for the past six weeks, anti-government protests hit various parts of the country 44

May 4, 2017 7:41 AM More protests planned in Venezuela as death toll reaches 32

University students in Venezuela will lead a fresh round of marches against President Nicolas Maduro Thursday, a day after police fired tear gas and protesters hurled Molotov cocktails in rallies against his plan to rewrite the constitution. Violence erupted in the latest of more than a month of clashes that prosecutors say have now killed 32 people 32

May 4, 2017 5:12 AM Eyewitness News — Death toll from anti-Maduro protests rises to 34

CARACAS – Venezuelan security forces battled protesters who lit fires and hurled stones on Wednesday in rage at President Nicolas Maduro’s decree to create an alternative congress, with another fatality taking the death toll to 34 during a month of unrest. In a familiar pattern in protests against the socialist government, thousands of opposition supporters 15

May 4, 2017 2:07 AM Clashes in Caracas over plans to rewrite constitution

Opponents of Venezuela's President Maduro say his move to rewrite the constitution is a way of dodging elections. Violence has broken out in Venezuela's capital, Caracas, with police firing tear gas and protesters hurling petrol bombs during a mass rally against President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution. "The young man sustained serious 4

May 4, 2017 12:43 AM Flames, fatality at Venezuela demo over leader's crisis maneuver

The young man's death raised to 32 the number of people killed in a month of demonstrations against the socialist leader's government and his plan to rewrite the constitution. Government forces used tear gas against demonstrators in las Mercedes, on Caracas' east end, the prosecutor's office said. At least one protester caught fire and two opposition 20

May 3, 2017 6:28 PM Venezuela violence flares as foes decry Maduro's power shakeup

CARACAS Youths at the head of a Venezuela opposition march on Wednesday lit fires and hurled stones at security forces who fired teargas to stop their latest demonstration against President Nicolas Maduro on the capital's main thoroughfare. In a familiar pattern from a month of protests against the socialist government, thousands of opposition supporters 20

May 3, 2017 8:30 AM Chaos Looms Over Venezuela

In over a month of protests, 29 people have been killed, and there have been over 1,200 arbitrary detentions, according to human rights organizations and the prosecutor’s office. President Nicolás Maduro’s government went from autocracy to dictatorship in just a few weeks. Today, it’s only a step away from tyranny. But the people aren’t giving up. They’re 14

April 22, 2017 8:05 PM Cuba Gooding Jr pays tribute to late soul singer father after shock death

CUBA GOODING JR has paid tribute to his late father, Cuba Gooding Sr, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 72. The American Crime Story star shared an image of his father's band The Main Ingredient's greatest hits album cover on Instagram. He captioned the picture with the word "eternal" with many followers offering him messages of support 12