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August 26, 2017 6:54 AM Indian city on high alert after protests at guru's conviction

Indian guru's rape conviction triggers riots Indian soldiers were on high security alert in the northern Indian city of Panchkula on Saturday, a day after thousands of people violently protested a court's decision to convict famous Indian guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh of rape. Police said calm had been restored to the city following Friday's protests 186

August 25, 2017 8:42 AM Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee given 5-year jail sentence for bribery

SEOUL (Reuters) - The billionaire head of South Korea's Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, was sentenced to five years in jail for bribery on Friday in a watershed for the country's decades-long economic order dominated by powerful, family-run conglomerates. After a six-month trial over a scandal that brought down the then president, Park Geun-hye, a court ruled 126

August 24, 2017 6:03 AM How Trump's Wall Could Shut the Government Down: QuickTake Q&A

At a raucous political rally in Phoenix on Aug. 22, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the federal government if Congress refuses to send him a spending bill that funds the U.S.-Mexico border wall on which he staked his presidential campaign. Trump, a Republican, laid the blame on Democrats for the lack of construction money. Democrats 68

August 20, 2017 7:06 PM Tottenham must reverse perception of Wembley curse after Chelsea defeat

LONDON -- There really is no place like home and don't Tottenham know it. They have certainly made every effort to make Wembley feel like "home" following their temporary move to the national stadium while White Hart Lane is being rebuilt, but for all the Tottenham banners, flags and even the executive box windows bearing a frosted image of the club crest 67

August 20, 2017 5:32 PM Arsenal slip, down the league

While previewing the start of the new season two weeks ago, pundits and punters alike would have picked the same top six as each other, only in different positions. Save a few optimistic Evertonians, it is safe to say that most expect the champions Chelsea, the Manchester clubs, Tottenham, Liverpool and Arsenal to take up the six berths at the top of the league 64

August 20, 2017 5:16 PM Tottenham's Wembley gimmicks fall flat as Antonio Conte plans the perfect smash-and-grab

Tottenham were unbeaten at home last season, but it is one Premier League game at Wembley and one defeat for Spurs this term. Other than most people wondering how on earth they lost, the big question to arise from the Wembley experience was who on earth was banging that damn drum? The fact the beat echoed through the loud speakers confused supporters 43

August 18, 2017 11:39 PM EuroBeat: Bayern, Monaco, Burton Albion notch wins overnight

The video assistant referee is being trialled in the Bundesliga this season and came into play for the first time to spot that Lewandowski was fouled in the area in the second-half. The Polish striker dutifully slotted home the penalty to put Bayern 3-0 up after new signings Germany defender Niklas Suele and France midfielder Corentin Tolisso scored 64

August 18, 2017 5:48 PM Rwanda leader Kagame inaugurated; won nearly 99 pct of vote

Many African leaders attended the ceremony in the capital, Kigali. The longtime president had described the Aug. 4 election as "a formality" while campaigning. The East African nation has virtually no political opposition, and critics accuse Kagame of being intolerant of dissent. He denies it. "It's a day of gratitude and I will continue to work for Rwandans 59

August 18, 2017 6:58 AM Critics Cry Foul as Joshua Wong and Other Young Hong Kong Democracy Leaders get Jail

HONG KONG — A Hong Kong appeals court jailed three leaders of the Chinese-ruled city’s democracy movement for six to eight months on Thursday, dealing a blow to the youth-led push for universal suffrage and prompting accusations of political interference. Joshua Wong, 20, Alex Chow, 26, and Nathan Law, 24, were sentenced last year to non-jail terms including 59

August 17, 2017 4:37 AM Dominant Madrid crush Barcelona to win Super Cup

MADRID – Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup for the 10th time with a 2-0 win over rivals Barcelona at a joyous Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday to complete a 5-1 aggregate victory that underlined their new status as Spain’s dominant force. Marco Asensio followed up his brilliant late goal in Sunday’s first leg with a stunning effort from 30 metres in the fourth 63