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Wu Xiaohui, chairman and chief executive officer of Anbang Insurance Group Co. The head of a deal-hungry Chinese insurer that recently held talks with the Kushner family over a New York office tower is reported to have been detained by Chinese authorities. Wu Xiaohui, the chairman of Anbang Insurance Group, was taken away Friday as part of a government...
Never in my wildest dreams did I think this would ever happen!! Thank you to the San Francisco Giants for giving me this opportunity!!! pic.twitter.com/8zchAbUq5U John Gavin must still be pinching himself after a lifelong dream turned into reality Tuesday afternoon when the San Francisco Giants took a hometown kid in the eighth round of the 2017 MLB...
An Islamic State flag flies over the custom office of Syria's Jarablus border gate as it is pictured from the Turkish town of Karkamis, in Gaziantep province, Turkey August 1, 2015. Karkamis is a Turkish town of 10,500 people that sits directly opposite the border post. Shut for more than a year, the military sealed the crossing with a...
Erin Hills once had a 19th "Bye" hole to settle bets, a No. 2 green about as tiny as a Frisbee and a par-3 hole with a green invisible from the tee. The latter was modeled after the famous "Dell" hole (dell meaning "a small valley") at Lahinch Golf Club in Ireland, and it drew equal amounts of love...
A Broadway show based on a niche comedy sketch about tuna isn't your textbook recipe for success, but hey, that's not how Broadway works (rapping presidents felt like a stretch, too). Oh, Hello stars John Mulaney and Nick Kroll as George St. Geegland and Gil Faizon, two doddering Manhattanites with an affinity for mispronouncing words and pranking people in...
SAN JUAN, P.R. — Puerto Rican politicians were pleading their cases to Congress on Monday, just one day after 97 percent of voters cast ballots in favor of statehood in a nonbinding referendum on the island’s future. But just as the vote’s meaning was muddled by a historically low turnout, Puerto Ricans were delivering conflicting messages before a very...
Guards escort a suspect into a court hearing in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, April 6, 2017. (Yevgeny Kurskov/AP) Eight members of extremist cells have been arrested in connection with last week’s deadly bombing on the subway in St. Petersburg, Russia’s intelligence chief said Tuesday. The suicide bombing in Russia’s second largest city killed 13 passengers and injured dozens of...
Slight, skilful, pacy and inventive attackers have proved a key ingredient in Barcelona becoming the Champions League's defining side during the modern era - winning four titles in the past 11 seasons. On Tuesday, their hopes of another could be severely damaged by a forward who is not readily associated with any of those virtues. During Croatia's illuminating and...
With fewer than five female Burmese roofed turtles remaining in the wild, the discovery and protection of two viable egg clutches is cause for celebration. For a while it was believed that the Burmese roofed turtle (Batagur trivittata) had gone the way of the dodo. Found only in Myanmar, the beautiful turtles were once common in the Ayeyarwady-Chindwin River...
There was no reason for the patients to receive vitamin D tests. They did not have osteoporosis; their bones were not cracking from a lack of the vitamin. They did not have diseases that interfere with vitamin D absorption. Yet in a recent sample of 800,000 patients in Maine, nearly one in five had had at least one test...

Venezuela has seen a wave of protests since 1 April, with dozens of people killed in clashes. But how did it get to this?

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