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Jan 04, 2017
Chapecoense to sign up to 20 players for new season with hopes of recovery post plane crashChapecoense, the Brazilian football club devastated by an airline crash, will sign up to 20 players for the new season.
Dec 27, 2016
Chapecoense plane crash: Pilots were aware of fuel shortage, were late in sounding alarm, confirm authoritiesPreliminary investigations have confirmed that a plane that crashed in the Colombian mountains last month killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian football club was out of fuel, officials said Monday.
Dec 20, 2016
Chapecoense plane crash: Brazil and Colombia to play benefit game for victims' familiesThe Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has announced a benefit game between Brazil and Colombia on 25 January, the same day Chapecoense play their first game since the air crash that prompted the friendly.
Dec 17, 2016
Protests, looting break out in Venezuela amid cash chaos | ReutersBy Anggy Polanco and Maria Ramirez | EL PINAL/CIUDAD GUAYANA, Venezuela EL PINAL/CIUDAD GUAYANA, Venezuela Protests and looting broke out in parts of Venezuela on Friday due to a lack of cash after the socialist government suddenly pulled the nation's largest banknote from circulation in the midst of a brutal economic crisis.Waving the now-worthless 100-bolivar bills, pockets of demonstrators blocked roads, demanded that stores accept the cash and cursed President Nicolas Maduro, witnesses said.
Dec 16, 2016
White supremacist found guilty on all counts in Charleston church massacre | ReutersBy Greg Lacour | CHARLESTON, S.C. CHARLESTON, S.C. A federal jury on Thursday found avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof guilty on all counts for gunning down nine black parishioners at a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina, last year.Twelve jurors deliberated for a little under two hours after six days of chilling testimony about the bloodshed during a Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17, 2015
Dec 11, 2016
Nobel fetes Colombia peace deal, Bob Dylan 'honoured' to receive award despite no-showColombia's peace deal is a model for countries at war like Syria, President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday as he accepted his Nobel Peace Prize, though a ceremony for other laureates was marked by Bob Dylan's no-show.
Dec 10, 2016
Colombian Nobel Prize winner says a ray of hope for Syria, Sudan | ReutersBy Alister Doyle | OSLO OSLO Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said an accord to end a 52-year civil war with Marxist rebels was a "ray of hope" for solving conflicts from Syria to South Sudan as he collected the Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday.
Dec 10, 2016
Chapecoense plane crash: 'What happened in Medellin was murder', says Bolivian ministerBolivia's defense minister said Friday a plane crash that killed 71 people traveling to Colombia aboard a Bolivian-registered charter plane was "murder," accusing the pilot of flying with insufficient fuel.
Dec 09, 2016
John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies at 95 | ReutersBy Will Dunham John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest explorers as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world's oldest astronaut, and also had a long career as a U.S. senator, died in Ohio on Thursday at age 95.Glenn, the last surviving member of the original seven American "Right Stuff" Mercury astronauts, died at the James Cancer Hospital at Ohio State University in Columbus, said Hank Wilson, a spokesman at the university's John Glenn College of Public Affairs, which Glenn helped found.Glenn was credited with reviving U.S
Dec 06, 2016
Chapecoense plane crash: Brazil invites Colombia to play friendly match next monthBrazil have invited Colombia to play a friendly match next month with proceeds from the game going to families of the Chapecoense players and staff killed in the Medellin air crash, a Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) spokesman told Reuters on Monday.