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Barca appeal Suarez suspension from Cup final

BARCELONA: Barcelona hope to reverse Luis Suarez’s suspension from the King’s Cup final after launching an appeal against the Uruguayan’s second booking in Tuesday’s semi-final second leg with Atletico Madrid, the Spanish champions said on Wednesday. The Cup holders said on www.fcbarcelona.com that they will also appeal Sergio Busquets’ yellow card in the game, which… Read More »

Obama to hold final news conference on Wednesday – White House

WASHINGTON: Outgoing President Barack Obama will hold his final news conference as U.S. leader on the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 18 in the briefing room at the White House, spokesman Josh Earnest said on Friday. He offered no specific time for the event. (Reporting by Ayesha Rascoe; Writing by David Alexander; Editing by Eric Walsh)… Read More »

Hong Kong's ousted anti-China lawmakers make final appeal over ban

HONG KONG: Two ousted pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers on Wednesday (Dec 28) announced they were making a final bid to overturn a controversial Beijing-linked ban preventing them from taking up their seats in parliament. Yau Wai-ching and Baggio Leung were elected in citywide polls in September but deliberately misread their oaths of office during their… Read More »

Obamas send their final Christmas message from White House

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama sent their final Christmas salutations from the White House on Saturday (Dec 24), highlighting common values uniting Americans of all faiths. “The idea that we are our brother’s keeper and our sister’s keeper. That we should treat others as we would want to be treated,” Michelle… Read More »

Doping cases pile up as Rio Games enter final stretch

RIO DE JANEIRO: Bronze medallist weightlifter Izzat Artykov on Thursday became the first athlete to be stripped of a Rio Olympics medal, testing positive for drugs as doping moved into the spotlight with the Games entering the final stretch. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had executed the most extensive pre-Games drugs testing plan while also… Read More »