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27 killed in heavy shelling on rebel-held area in Syria's Aleppo

The two medics identified the family they said was killed by chlorine in a film distributed online. Air raids, barrel bombs and artillery fire killed at least 56 people on Saturday, volunteers with the White Helmets group told Al Jazeera .


Congressman John Conyers' son, Carl, found safe

Congressman John Conyers' son, Carl, found safe

Monica Conyers flew to Houston from Michigan Thursday afternoon to help with the search. Carl Conyers, 21, a student at the University of Houston, was found around 2:20 a.m. Carl Conyers' girlfriend, Daisha Lewis, told WWJ Newsradio 950 in Detroit that she was supposed to meet him on campus Wednesday, but that he never showed.



Bayern's Robben, Martinez, Coman miss Dortmund game

After just 11 minutes, Gotze played in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang inside the penalty area and the Gabon global converted for the game's only goal . The injury issues have yet to completely ease, with Marco Reus , Neven Subotic , Sebastian Rode , Erik Durm and Sven Bender , while there is also a doubt over Portugal worldwide Raphael Guerreiro is a major doubt.


Newcastle and Leeds fans to honour Welsh football legend Gary Speed

Newcastle and Leeds fans to honour Welsh football legend Gary Speed

Before the game, Magpies boss Rafa Benitez had described Speed as "A good player for both clubs, a big name and someone who had the respect of everyone". It was one of several tough selection decisions for the Spaniard, following the 2-1 home win against Cardiff before the worldwide break. An Alan Shearer penalty gave the visitors a 1-0 lead but the game swung in Leeds United's favour with goals from Mark Viduka and Alan Smith.


Austin Nichols dismissed from UVA men's basketball team

Austin Nichols dismissed from UVA men's basketball team

After sitting out a year ago due to transfer restrictions, Nichols had been named to at least one preseason All-American team, the only Cavalier to receive such accolade. He transferred after his sophomore season and had to sit out last season for Virginia. With assistance from legal counsel, Nichols was able to quickly get Memphis to relent and allow him to transfer anywhere he pleased.


Mamata flays Modi over chit fund 'scam' charge

Mamata flays Modi over chit fund 'scam' charge

Prof Amol Mukherjee, a political analyst, welcomed Mamata's move and said, "Her populism will gain confidence among 96% people as her hue and cry against demonetisation clearly projects her pro-people stand". He expressed confidence that the objective of ending corruption, black money and the fake currency menace, that was the reason behind the decision, would be achieved.