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Apr 24

Philippine lawyer accuses Duterte of 'mass murder' at ICC

A Philippine lawyer on Monday filed a complaint at the world’s only permanent war crimes court against President Rodrigo Duterte, alleging his war on drugs has caused some 8,000 deaths. Lawyer Jude Sabio urged the prosecutor at the International Crimi…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.yahoo.com/news/philippine-lawyer-accuses-duterte-mass-murder-icc-114243991.html

Apr 24

American Killed in Ukraine, Kremlin Coy on Alleged Abuses of Gay Chechens: The Weekend Behind, the Week Ahead

The headlines you might have missed this weekend, and the ones to watch this week.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.yahoo.com/news/american-killed-ukraine-kremlin-coy-133147934.html

Apr 24

Senate Russia probe flounders amid partisan bickering

Senate Russia probe flounders amid partisan bickeringThe Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and whether any Trump associates were connected to it, has made little progress.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.yahoo.com/news/senate-russia-probe-flounders-amid-partisan-bickering-130323166.html

Apr 24

‘Father Time has caught up with Klitschko’

Briton Anthony Joshua says “Father Time has caught up with Vladimir Klitschko” as the two prepare for Saturday’s heavyweight world title bout.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/39690692

Apr 24

Elite National Championships: Lisa Whiteside wins seventh title

Preston’s Lisa Whiteside extends her record-breaking run with a seventh Elite National Championships win.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/39691215

Apr 24

Le Pen, Macron Set For Run-Off In French Elections

The winner of that round will be the next President of France.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.yahoo.com/news/le-pen-macron-set-run-080002194.html

Apr 24

Wheaton College mourns freshman killed during track event

Wheaton College is in mourning after a 19-year-old student was killed in a bizarre accident at a track meet.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.yahoo.com/news/wheaton-college-mourns-freshman-killed-144202630.html

Apr 24

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battlesWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. It’s all complicated by a potential showdown with Democrats over paying for a border wall.

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Apr 24

Trump to insist on border wall funds as budget deadline looms

Donald Trump pressed for the funding of a Mexico border wall Sunday as a looming spending showdown in Congress threatens to shut down the US government on the president’s 100th day in office. Building the wall was Trump’s signature campaign promise, a…

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Apr 24

Police search for missing boy in California; father arrested

Police search for missing boy in California; father arrestedSOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California on Sunday finished their search of a park where the passed-out father of a missing 5-year-old boy was found over the weekend and are asking for anyone with information to come forward.

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Apr 24

The Latest: California police ask for help to find boy

The Latest: California police ask for help to find boyLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a missing boy whose father was found passed out in a Los Angeles County park (all times local):

Permanent link to this article: https://www.yahoo.com/news/latest-california-police-ask-help-boy-002709762.html

Apr 23

Obama meets with at-risk youth ahead of Chicago speech

Obama meets with at-risk youth ahead of Chicago speechWASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama met Sunday with at-risk young men and boys in his hometown of Chicago before his first major post-presidency speech.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.yahoo.com/news/obama-meets-risk-youth-ahead-chicago-speech-225551765--politics.html

Apr 23

Russia boosts military spending despite sanctions: study

Russia became the world’s third largest military spender in 2016 despite low oil prices and economic sanctions, as the global expenditure rose for a second consecutive year, a study said on Monday. Russia’s military spending was $69.2 billion (around …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.yahoo.com/news/russia-boosts-military-spending-despite-sanctions-study-220853367.html

Apr 23

Wladimir Klitschko says he and Joshua have sent out ‘great message’ for boxing

• Ukrainian heavyweight praises well-mannered buildup
• Contrasts with behaviour of Tyson Fury and David Haye

Wladimir Klitschko believes the manner in which he and Anthony Joshua have conducted themselves in the build-up to their heavyweight fight at Wembley on Saturday has presented a “great message” about boxing and is in contrast to the way Tyson Fury and David Haye, two of his former opponents, have behaved when promoting fights.

It is a little over four months since Klitschko and Joshua announced their fight and the interim has seen very little of the usual trash talking. The ugliest it has got was arguably earlier this month when Klitschko claimed Joshua, the IBF champion, took confidence from his “big muscles” and was more suited to bodybuilding than boxing. Otherwise the two men have been respectful of each other and vowed to maintain that in the remaining days before they meet at the national stadium.

Related: Wladimir Klitschko’s scientific approach opens door for Anthony Joshua to tee off

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/apr/23/wladimir-klitschko-anthony-joshua-wembley-fight

Apr 23

Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world

Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around worldPARIS (AP) — Whatever the result of France’s presidential election, the choice will resonate far beyond France’s borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.yahoo.com/news/tight-tense-french-presidential-vote-echoes-around-world-132455884.html

Apr 23

Nine killed in drug gang shootout in Mexican mountain village: prosecutors

Nine people were killed in what prosecutors said on Sunday was a gun battle between rival drug gangs in the mountains of Mexico’s west coast state of Michoacan. The battle took place Saturday and in an isolated village of the municipality of Churumuco…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.yahoo.com/news/nine-killed-drug-gang-shootout-mexican-mountain-village-195355138.html

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