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July 14, 2017 12:31 AM The Latest: Trump saddened by political prisoner's death

The White House says President Donald Trump was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Chinese political prisoner Liu Xiaobo. Press Secretary Sean Spicer says in a brief statement, "The President's heartfelt condolences go out to Liu Xiaobo's wife, Liu Xia, and his family and friends. " The United States had called on China's government to let the Nobel 58

July 13, 2017 9:18 PM Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo dies in custody, struck by liver cancer

SHENYANG, China (Reuters) - Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, a prominent dissident since the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, died on Thursday after being denied permission to leave the country for treatment for late-stage liver cancer. Liu, 61, was jailed for 11 years in 2009 for "inciting subversion of state power" after 57

July 13, 2017 9:07 PM Ex-Man Utd star Adnan Januzaj: Mo Farah is helping me resurrect my career

ADNAN JANUZAJ has turned to Mo Farah in a bid to help his career. Januzaj has left Manchester United to join Real Sociedad in an £8m deal. The Belgium international left United after failing to establish himself and has gone to Spain to resurrect his career. Januzaj is close friends with Farah and has been taking training and fitness tips from the Olympic 12

July 13, 2017 7:39 PM Kotoko, Hearts super clash postponed indefinitely

The Ghana Premier League Board has postponed indefinitely the Match Day 23 of the 2016/17 Ghana Premier League clash between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak scheduled for Sunday July 16, at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. A press release issued by Ashford Tettey-Oku, Chairman of the Professional League Board (PLB) on Friday said, “This comes 18

July 13, 2017 6:11 PM Brexit: UK could be 'associate' of EU nuclear body

The UK could have an "association agreement" with the EU to replace its membership of Europe's nuclear agency, Brexit Secretary David Davis has suggested. Mr Davis told the BBC an "arbitration arrangement" would have to be agreed. A leading figure in the nuclear industry said there was "goodwill" for such an arrangement. The government has said it will push ahead 62

July 13, 2017 4:58 PM PLB postpones Hearts-Kotoko fixture indefinitely

The Premier League Board (PLB) has postponed the match day 23 Premier League fixture between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak which was scheduled for Sunday July 16 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi. The decision to postpone the match indefinitely follows the tragic accident involving Asante Kotoko on their way to Kumasi after their 18

July 13, 2017 4:13 PM PLB postpones Hearts vrs Kotoko fixture indefinitely

The Premier League Board (PLB) has postponed the match day 23 Premier League fixture between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak which was scheduled for Sunday July 16 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi. The decision to postpone the match indefinitely follows the tragic accident involving Asante Kotoko on their way to Kumasi after their 22

July 13, 2017 12:12 PM Parents of sick UK infant storm out of new court hearing

LONDON — The parents of a baby with a rare disease returned to a court in London on Thursday, hoping for a fresh analysis of their wish to take the critically-ill child to the United States for medical treatment. Charlie Gard’s parents disagree with Britain’s most famous children’s hospital on how best to care for the 11-month-old with a rare genetic 64

July 13, 2017 12:03 PM Afghan girls team can travel to U.S. for robotics contest after being denied visas twice

A group of Afghan teenage girls will be allowed to travel to the United States to partake in an international robotics competition after their visa applications were denied twice, U.S. officials said Wednesday. A Homeland Security Department spokesman said in an email that the agency had approved a request from the State Department for the six girls 36

July 13, 2017 11:33 AM Gaza Crisis: Final Power Plant Closure Leaves Millions In the Dark

Much of Gaza was plunged into darkness Wednesday night after the coastal enclave's final working power station shuttered due to fuel shortages. Authorities turned off the last turbine at the plant in southern Gaza City, local officials told Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz. Israel, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority (PA) in the West Bank all provide 46