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Asian champion shot-putter Manpreet fails drug test, may lose Gold

Asian champion shot-putter Manpreet fails drug test, may lose Gold

The national record holder failed an in-competition test conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the June 1-4 Federation Cup in Patiala. Dimethylbutylamine is structurally related to methylhexanamine, a stimulant which was found to have been used by several sporstpersons just before the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.


Professional Baseball Players Take $682 Uber for 421-Mile Ride

Professional Baseball Players Take $682 Uber for 421-Mile Ride

Four Tacoma players were stranded in Phoenix following a canceled flight and took a seven-hour Uber ride to Albuquerque for the game. After arrangements to book an American Airlines flight fell through, Lowe, Peterson, first baseman Dan Vogelbach and pitcher Pat Light found an Uber driver dedicated enough to take the long journey overnight.


Terrorism reduced in Pak for 2nd straight year: US State Department

Terrorism reduced in Pak for 2nd straight year: US State Department

The United States continues to convey to Pakistan at all levels the importance of taking action against all terrorist and extremist groups". As in 2014, Pakistan launched military operations to eradicate terrorist safe havens, although their impact on all terrorist groups was uneven.


Truck driver killed, banks set ablaze in Apapa

Truck driver killed, banks set ablaze in Apapa

Korodo made the denial against reports that some tanker drivers were shot dead during a fracas involving some policemen during which two banks were set ablaze. Also on ground afterwards to help put out the fire were fire servicemen from the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and NPA mobile policemen. "They contributed fuel from their tanks and set the banks ablaze".



Brexit: German MEP accuses Michel Barnier of 'punishing' Britain as negotiations continue

A Number 10 spokesman said: "We have said we wish to consult widely on Brexit and also on the economy and industrial strategy". A report from the Lords Select Committee, 'Brexit: the European Union data protection package', the House of Lords reiterates that there is "no prospect of a clean break" with Europe when it comes to data flows.


China supports soverign Palestinian state, Xi Jinping says

China supports soverign Palestinian state, Xi Jinping says

Addressing the Chinese Academy of Governance in Beijing, Abbas said he was ready to cooperate with China on setting up the appropriate mechanisms to achieve the initiative, the Palestinian official WAFA news agency reported. During the visit, Abbas decorated Xi with the Grand Medal of Palestine in a show of respect, according to Wafa . Abbas thanked Xi for his continued support for Palestine.