Day: December 25, 2019

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US recalls ambassador who criticised jailing of gay couple and highlighted corruption

The US has recalled its ambassador to Zambia after he called the imprisonment of a gay couple “horrifying” and accused authorities of corruption. Daniel Foote, a career diplomat appointed by the Trump administration in 2017, had issued a strongly worded statement criticising the 15-year sentences handed down to two men for being in a relationship. […]

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NBA Christmas Day betting guide: Odds, predictions

It’s not quite the day-night stocking stuffer the NBA, ESPN’s family of networks, and sports bettors were hoping for. No Stephen Curry for Golden State’s injury-depleted roster. No Zion Williamson for New Orleans. The Lakers’ LeBron James either will be out or slowed down by an injury that caused him to sit out this past […]

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Mike Pompeo says U.S. standing with Canada on ‘coercive detentions’ of Canadians in China

OTTAWA — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says his country is sticking with Canada in fighting what he calls China’s “coercive detentions of Canadian citizens.” Pompeo and Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne spoke Monday about a range of global concerns, including China, the ongoing crisis in Venezuela, and the United States’ upcoming presidency of […]

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