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  • Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

    President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail. Trump's tweet Sunday comes after the father of player LiAngelo Ball minimized Trump's involvement in winning the players' release in comments to ESPN. "Who?" LaVar Ball...

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  • Goods worth $400K stolen from Venus Williams' Florida home

    Burglars hit tennis star Venus Williams' Florida home, stealing $400,000 worth of goods while she was at the U.S. Open, police said Thursday. The burglary happened between Sept. 1 and 5 at Williams' 10,000-square-foot (1,000-square-meter) home, which is in a well-to-do gated community, Palm...

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  • Ex-con, wife charged in carjack killing of Chinese student

    An ex-convict accused of gunning down a University of Utah student with a weapon stolen from a slain Colorado man was charged with aggravated murder, robbery and a dozen other counts on Thursday. Austin Boutain, 24, hatched the deadly carjacking plot with his wife, who is also accused in...

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  • Top Indonesia official escapes arrest by anti-graft police

    Indonesia’s anti-graft commission said Thursday it will declare the speaker of parliament a fugitive if he doesn’t turn himself in after being accused of involvement in the theft of $170 million of public funds.

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  • Top Indonesia official escapes arrest by anti-graft police

    Indonesia's anti-graft commission said Thursday it will declare the speaker of parliament a fugitive if he doesn't turn himself in after being accused of involvement in the theft of $170 million of public funds. Local TV reported that Corruption Eradication Commission officials and...

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  • 3 UCLA players suspended indefinitely after China arrests

    Three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China apologized Wednesday before coach Steve Alford announced they were being suspended indefinitely. LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were described as "good young men" by Alford at a campus news conference. The coach...

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  • 3 UCLA players return to US after China shoplifting incident

    Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting are on a plane back to Los Angeles.

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  • Trump hopes swift return of UCLA players detained in China

    President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's hopeful that three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting will be allowed to return home soon. Trump said he had a long conversation on the matter with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. "They're working on it right...

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  • Ex-treasurer of soccer league admits $400K theft

    The former treasurer of a volunteer youth soccer league in New Jersey has admitted stealing more than $400,000 dollars. Anthony Gallo of Freehold Township on Monday pleaded guilty to theft. … Click to Continue

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  • 2 stabbed at Minnesota's Mall of America; man in custody

    A stabbing at one of the nation's largest malls has left two people injured and shoppers who were waiting to see Santa Claus shocked following what police call an "interrupted theft." Police say the incident happened Sunday evening in the dressing room area of the Mall of America's Macy's....

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  • Report: 3 UCLA players stay in China; team returns to US

    The UCLA basketball team is heading back to Los Angeles without three players arrested on shoplifting charges in China, according to a report. Citing sources, ESPN says freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were to remain in Hangzhou, China. UCLA won its season-opening game...

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  • Hamilton says Mercedes team members robbed at gunpoint

    Members of Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes team were robbed at gun point in their minivan while leaving the Formula One race track where Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix will be held.

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  • Hamilton says Mercedes team members robbed at gunpoint

    Members of Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team were robbed at gun point in their minivan while leaving the Formula One race track where Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix will be held. There were no injuries reported but a shaken Hamilton — who was not present — says on Twitter that "gun shots were...

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  • 'We are people first': Officers help mother caught stealing food

    Officers in North Carolina went the extra mile to help a mother caught stealing food.

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  • 'We are people first': Officers help mother caught stealing food

    Officers in North Carolina went the extra mile to help a mother caught stealing food.

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  • Advice for overseas basketball tours: Be aware, respectful

    Washington coach Mike Hopkins has taken multiple teams overseas with USA Basketball, coaching in Olympics, world championships and various events. Each time a team goes on an international trip, the message is the same: Enjoy yourselves, but realize you're in a foreign country. The laws and...

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  • Chinese authorities say 3 Americans are under investigation

    Chinese authorities are investigating three Americans following media reports that three UCLA freshmen were arrested for shoplifting ahead of their basketball game against Georgia Tech in Shanghai. Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Thursday that the case was in the...

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  • Russia's hackers took only a week to pry into Clinton camp

    Nineteen thousand lines of raw data associated with the theft of emails from Hillary Clinton campaign staffers show how the hackers managed the election-shaking operation. Minute-by-minute logs gathered by the cybersecurity company Secureworks and recently shared with The Associated Press...

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