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Ex-Stanford swimmer leaves jail after serving half his term

Turner was released from the jail earlier Friday after serving half of his six month sentence. The protest outside the San Jose jail was one of many already organized by UltraViolet, whose members have been vocal and active in trying to get Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Persky recalled from the bench.


Zimbabwe charges 68 with violence after protests, activist denied bail

Zimbabwe charges 68 with violence after protests, activist denied bail

An impeccable government source said: "The President will be leaving Harare tomorrow (today) early morning around 1am to Dubai for medical attention". "On Wednesday, August 25, 2016, the Zimbabwe Republic Police embarked on an orgy of violence in downtown Harare , beating up and vandalising innocent and peaceful demonstrators who had been embarking on a lawful march led by the MDC Youth Assembly", it said.



Russian Foreign Ministry: Russia, U.S. close to a deal on Syria

US and Russian military officials have been meeting for weeks to try and work out the terms of the deal. The civil war has killed more than 250,000 people and displaced 11 million, causing a refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe, and contributing to a rise in militant Islamist groups.


Chinese President Xi offers condolences over death of Uzbek President Karimov

Chinese President Xi offers condolences over death of Uzbek President Karimov

Thousands of people were lined up along the roads as Karimov's funeral cortege made its way through the city from the airport to what the state TV described as the president's ancestral home. Karimov was born January 30, 1938 in the city of Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Karimove declared the Uzbekistan an Independent nation on 31st August 1991.



Rosberg wins Italian GP after Hamilton's poor start

Behind them, Ricciardo's team-mate Max Verstappen was also on a charge and he grabbed seventh from Force India's Sergio Perez with five laps to go. Hamilton later blamed himself for his poor getaway and not the team. "I don't know what happened, l did everything as normal", Hamilton said after battling back to finish in second through a combination of Mercedes' superior speed and strategy.