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July 20, 2018 3:11 AM Adrian Cronauer, 'Good Morning, Vietnam' DJ, dead at 79

ADRIAN Cronauer, whose exploits as a US military disc jockey inspired the film Good Morning, Vietnam starring Robin Williams, has died at the age of 79. Cronauer, a former US Air Force sergeant, died on Wednesday, according to an obituary published by a funeral home in Troutville, Virginia, where he lived. Cronauer was a co-author of the original story 100

July 17, 2018 11:57 PM AC Milan's Europa League ban appeal set for Thursday

LAUSANNE: AC Milan's appeal against a European ban for breaking UEFA's financial fair play rules will be heard Thursday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the court announced. A spokesman for the Lausanne-based court told AFP that the hearing will be at 9:30am and a decision would follow "probably within 24 hours". Last month European football's 31

July 10, 2018 1:13 AM Croatia official fined by FIFA over Ukraine video

Football's world governing body FIFA has fined a Croatian official 15,000 Swiss francs (15,000 dollars) for unsporting behaviour following a video posted on social media after the team's victory in a penalty shoot-out over Russia. The official, Ognjen Vukojevic, had earlier Monday been relieved of his duties by the Croatian football federation HNS and had his accreditation 56

July 9, 2018 9:10 AM Zuma son in S. Africa court on corruption charges

JOHANNESBURG: Duduzane Zuma, the son of scandal-hit former South African president Jacob Zuma, appeared in ankle shackles in a Johannesburg court on Monday on corruption charges before being released on bail. Duduzane, 34, worked for the Gupta family, which is accused of corrupt dealings with Zuma's government by being granted lucrative government contracts 18

July 4, 2018 2:54 AM Konta, Edmund revive British spirits at Wimbledon

LONDON: With Andy Murray pulling out of Wimbledon on the eve of the tournament, the two-time champion's shock absence has put the spotlight on his fellow Britons at the grass-court Grand Slam. Of the four Britons in action on Monday, only teenager Katie Swan emerged victorious with a shock success against world number 36 Irina-Camelia Begu. After a combined 104

July 3, 2018 1:51 AM White House won't recognise Crimea annexation: Official

WASHINGTON: The White House said Monday it rejects Russia's annexation of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, and US sanctions will remain in place until the move is reversed. "We do not recognise Russia's attempt to annex Crimea. We agree to disagree and the sanctions against Russia remain in place until Russia returns the peninsula to the Ukraine 62

July 2, 2018 12:49 AM First woman elected Mexico City mayor: Exit polls

MEXICO CITY: Mexico City has elected a woman mayor for the first time in history, local politician and scientist Claudia Sheinbaum, according to exit polls. Sheinbaum, 56, won the election to lead North America's largest city with between 47.5 and 55.5% of the vote, according to an estimate by polling firm Mitofsky. A woman had previously served as mayor 82

June 29, 2018 6:22 AM Michael Jackson returns posthumously on Drake album

NEW YORK: Michael Jackson returned posthumously Friday with new music as the late King of Pop starred on the new album by Drake. The Toronto hip-hop star, one of the top-selling artists in recent years, had kept fans in suspense for weeks as he prepared the release of his fifth full-fledged studio album, entitled "Scorpion". As he put out the 25-track 92

June 29, 2018 5:07 AM More than 30 international golfers in Kuching for Asian Tour Championship (Video)

KUCHING: More than 30 Asian Tour champions from 20 different countries are expected to vie in the inaugural RM1.21 million Sarawak Championship next week. Gaganjeet Bhullar of India, who holds eight Asian Tour titles, will feature in the event alongside 2017 Rookie of the Year Micah Lauren Shin of the United States, Xiao Bowen of China and Thailand's 89

June 28, 2018 12:02 AM Libyan sentenced to 22 years over Benghazi attack

WASHINGTON: Libyan Ahmed Abu Khattala was sentenced Wednesday in Washington to 22 years in prison for his role in the 2012 Benghazi attack that killed a US ambassador and three others. Prosecutors were unable to convince a jury that Khattala, leader of a militant group who had been photographed watching the attack on Sept 11, 2012, was directly to blame 62