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Father of molested girls lunges at US Gymnastics doctor

CHICAGO: A father whose three daughters say they were sexually abused by Larry Nassar lunged at the disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor in a Michigan courtroom Friday, bringing his sentencing…

‘Tenancingo’, the Mexico sex slavery capital

TENANCINGO: “Tenancingo” means “the walled city” in the Nahuatl language, and it lives up to its name: Mexico’s sex slavery capital is not a place that welcomes scrutiny from outsiders.…

Turkish border guards shoot fleeing Syrians

HRW urges Turkey to end ‘lethal force’ ISTANBUL: Turkish guards at the border with Syria are indiscriminately shooting at and summarily returning asylum seekers attempting to cross into Turkey, Human…

California homeless live in fear

LOS ANGELES: Since learning that the California homeless camp where she lives will be dismantled, Ashley Foster has had three serious epileptic seizures. The 23-year-old lives on the banks of…

Nepal losing out to China; Everest operators cross the mountain

KATHMANDU: Poor regulation and overcrowding are pushing Everest climbers away from Nepal to China, which is investing millions to boost a rival path to the top of the world. Veteran…

Vatican’s delicate Chinese mission runs into trouble

Complex row sparks a new war of words – China’s roughly 12 million Catholics are divided VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis is facing a complex row over the Vatican’s warming ties…

Sanchez on target as United win

United were missing Fellaini, Phil Jones, Bailly and Zlatan MANCHESTER: Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez were on the scoresheet as Manchester United scrapped their way to a 2-0 victory against…

Official urges efforts to lift Int’l ban on Kuwait sports

KUWAIT: Public Authority for Sport (PAS) Director General Hmoud Al-Flaiteh yesterday called for serious and sincere efforts for lifting international suspension of the Kuwaiti sports. Al-Flaiteh, in a statement, urged…

Kuwait Finance House clinches Kuwait Banking Association Cricket Trophy

KUWAIT: Kuwait Finance House (KFH) Cricket Team clinched the Kuwait Banking Association (KBA) final cricket trophy 2017-2018 after defeating the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) by 4 wickets in the…

Lynn, Maxwell hit out in Australia T20 win over N Zealand

SYDNEY: Power hitters Chris Lynn and Glenn Maxwell propelled Australia to a convincing seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first tri-series Twenty20 match at the Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday.…

Opener Kalra’s unbeaten ton seals U-19 World Cup for India

MOUNT MANUGANUI: Opener Manjot Kalra smacked an unbeaten 101 in even time as India easily disposed of Australia at Mount Maunganui yesterday to win the Under-19 World Cup for a…

KIB: Year-long sponsorship of Al-Fadel

KUWAIT: In a continuation of its ongoing efforts to support sports activities and young local talents, Kuwait International Bank (KIB) offered its sponsorship to world-renowned Jet Ski champion and national…