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8 October, 2018 6:01 AM Facebook Buys TV Rights for Copa Libertadores Soccer

Facebook bought the television rights for the 2019-2022 Copa Libertadores on Friday, adding South America's premier club competition to a growing list of football tournaments in their broadcast portfolio. The social media network bought exclusive rights to transmit Thursday night games in South America's equivalent of the UEFA Champions League, as well as shared 29

1 September, 2018 5:13 AM Six Indians Among 300 Arrested For Allegedly Violating US Immigration Law

Among those arrested include a 25-year-old man from India in Illinois. He was convicted of sexual abuse on July 30 Six Indians are among over 300 people arrested by American authorities for criminal activities and violating the country's immigration laws during a month-long crackdown across six states. Federal officers with the US Immigration and Customs 92

26 June, 2018 3:07 PM SIMP may boost Indian shrimp exports to US: Icra

Going forward, with increasing value-added facilities being setup by shrimp processors, Icra expects the proportion of VA exports from India to rise further. The Seafood Import Monitoring Programme (SIMP) is likely to boost the country's shrimp exports to the US as most of Indian shrimps are from registered farms compared to other producing nations like Vietnam 62

27 March, 2018 1:21 PM UK minister: “miserable little worm” Assange should turn himself in

Julian Assange was called a “miserable little worm” on Tuesday by a junior British foreign affairs minister who said the WikiLeaks founder should leave the Ecuadorean embassy in London and give himself up to British justice. Assange has been living inside the embassy since June 2012, when he entered the building to avoid extradition to Sweden to face questioning 88

11 January, 2018 5:06 PM Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange

Julian Assange has been sheltering at its London embassy for five years Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been sheltering at its London embassy for five years to avoid arrest, Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced Thursday. Espinosa told a press conference in Quito that Assange, an Australian, became 60

11 January, 2018 4:47 PM Ecuador gives Assange citizenship, seeks solution with Britain

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was “naturalised” as an Ecuadorean on December 12, at his request, Ecuador’s foreign minister said on Thursday, adding that she was seeking a “dignified” solution to his situation with Britain. Britain said earlier on Thursday it had refused a request by Ecuador for Mr. Assange to be given diplomatic status, a spokesman 26

8 September, 2017 12:39 PM At least 15 dead as magnitude 8.2 quake rocks Mexico

MEXICO CITY: A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico late on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and triggering a tsunami alert in what the president called the quake-prone country's biggest one in a century. The quake hit offshore in the Pacific at 11:49 pm (0449 GMT), about 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the coastal town of Tonala, in far southern 129

7 September, 2017 1:56 PM Hurricane Irma worsens Latin America’s fuel supply crunch

Over 100 million barrels of storage in Caribbean; fresh hurricanes threaten refineries, storage facilities Monster Hurricane Irma has shut down oil terminals across the northern Caribbean, worsening a fuel supply crunch in Latin America, which is struggling to meet demand since Hurricane Harvey disrupted shipments from the U.S. Gulf Coast last month 47

18 August, 2017 7:00 AM World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Alexis Sanchez named in Chile squad for games against Paraguay, Bolivia

Santiago: Chile have included Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez in their squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay and Bolivia, coach Juan Antonio Pizzi said on Thursday. Sanchez has yet to play for his English Premier League club Arsenal this season after straining an abdominal muscle. He missed the Community Shield victory over Chelsea 39

20 June, 2017 2:19 AM US Student Otto Warmbier Dies Days After Release From North Korea

Warmbier returned from North Korea last week in a coma, and his father Fred Warmbier denounced the "pariah" regime that brutalized his son. Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea for nearly a year and a half, died Monday afternoon, his parents announced. Warmbier had been medically evacuated and returned to Cincinnati 103