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July 15, 2018 1:03 PM Congo's Kabila appoints army chief under U.S., EU sanctions for alleged violence

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo’s President Joseph Kabila has appointed a new army chief who is under international sanctions for the violent repression of dissent, raising fears of an imminent crackdown. State television reported on Sunday that Kabila had appointed General John Numbi to the role of inspector general of the Congolese Armed Forces. Numbi has been placed 56

July 9, 2018 2:46 PM Kerber survives seeding cull to reach Wimbledon quarter-finals

LONDON (Reuters) - German 11th seed Angelique Kerber became the highest-ranked player to reach the women’s quarter-finals after she outclassed Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic 6-3 7-6(5) at Wimbledon on Monday. Over the last week, Kerber has watched all the top 10 seeds perish, which has raised expectations that she could repeat her 2016 run to the final 41

July 4, 2018 3:04 PM Switzerland weighs relaxing marijuana ban

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland, which permits low potency cannabis but bans most marijuana for recreational use, aims to allow pilot studies on ways to relax its laws, its government said on Wednesday. It also proposed making it easier for people to access medical marijuana to treat conditions like multiple sclerosis or cancer. Cannabis is now regularly 76

July 3, 2018 9:33 PM Tina Turner's Firstborn Son Craig Turner Dead from Suicide

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Craig Raymond Turner died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Studio City, CA. Authorities arrived at his place just after noon Tuesday and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Craig was born when Tina was 18 ... before she married Ike Turner. Once Tina and Ike wed, Ike adopted Craig. His biological father 76

June 29, 2018 12:55 PM Novartis to Spin Off Alcon Eye-Care Business

Decision is the latest move by new CEO to reshape the Swiss drug company Novartis AG on Friday said it would spin off its Alcon eye-care unit, a business analysts think could be valued at more than $20 billion, the latest move by the company’s new chief executive to reshape the Swiss drug giant. The company said that spinning off Alcon into a stand-alone 54

June 27, 2018 10:58 AM World's safest country to visit in 2018 revealed by Gallup survey

Francesca Street, CNN • Updated 27th June 2018 Sun, sea and sand are all great things to consider when planning a trip, but so is staying out of trouble. Which is why a newly published survey which rates destinations for their perceived safety might be of interest. It asked citizens of 142 countries about their confidence in local policing, feelings 63

June 25, 2018 1:59 PM European Union hits 11 Venezuelans with sanctions

The European Union hit 11 Venezuelan officials with sanctions Monday, as the South American country continues to face condemnation over the snap presidential election last month that handed President Nicolás Maduro a new six-year term. Among those who will now face having their assets frozen and a travel ban in the E.U. are Vice President Delcy Rodriguez 49

June 24, 2018 6:37 PM England, Belgium World Cup group fate could come down to fair play ranking points

England and Belgium go into their Group G game on Thursday with identical records, meaning that fair play points could decide who is the winner of the group. Both teams have scored eight goals and conceded two in the opening group games, putting them completely level. The winners of the meeting in Kaliningrad are guaranteed to top the group, but if the match 64

June 24, 2018 11:13 AM World Cup group permutations: Who can qualify for the Round of 16?

The second round of games in the World Cup group stage is now underway. Find out what each nation has to do to qualify for the knockout stage ahead of the final round of matches. The first tiebreakers are goal difference and goals scored rather than head-to-head (see full breakdown at the foot of the page). - Russia are through and will top the group 67

June 23, 2018 2:50 PM Brazil's Douglas Costa to miss World Cup game vs. Serbia through injury

Douglas Costa will miss Brazil's World Cup game against Serbia on Wednesday with a thigh injury, team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said. Costa injured the thigh in Brazil's 2-0 victory over Costa Rica on Friday and, after scans, was ruled out for the Group E game in Moscow. "Yesterday, at the end of the game, Douglas Costa complained of pain in the back of his right 75