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Columbine-obsessed US teen dead from apparent self-inflicted gunshot

LOS ANGELES: An American teenager whose obsession with the Columbine High School massacre set off school closures and a manhunt in the Denver area...

Facing arrest, former Peru president Garcia kills himself

LIMA : Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died in hospital on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head at his home as police were about...

Kim oversees test of new weapon

SEOUL: North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has supervised the test-firing of a new tactical weapon with a “powerful warhead”, state media reported yesterday, in...

Nadal steamrolls to opening win

MONTE CARLO (Principality of Monaco): Rafael Nadal charged out of the blocks Wednesday to hammer Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-1 in his opening match...

Bucks, Rockets romp as Celtics fightback stuns Pacers

LOS ANGELES: The Milwaukee Bucks and Houston Rockets cruised towards the NBA playoff conference semi-finals on Wednesday as Kyrie Irving led a late Boston...

Folau case raises problems for Rugby Australia

SYDNEY: A push to sack Israel Folau over his anti-gay comments could pose problems for Rugby Australia and its boss Raelene Castle, with expensive...

Female Iranian boxer ‘to stay in France’ after victory in fight

BORDEAUX: An Iranian woman, who became the country’s first female boxer to win an international fight, intends to stay in France, her spokesperson said...

Joshua-Miller fight off after New York commission denies licence

LOS ANGELES: Jarrell Miller was denied a licence to box by the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) over a failed drug test on...

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