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Rights groups urge U.N. to probe China crackdown in Xinjiang

Asia Pacific Feb 4, 2019

Rights groups urge U.N. to probe China crackdown in Xinjiang

Rights groups urged the United Nations Monday to send investigators to China's northwestern Xinjiang province to probe the mass detainment of ethnic Uighur and other Muslim minorities. "The abuse in Xinjiang today is so severe that it cries out for international action," Human Rights Watch ...

Shoya Nakajima makes record move to Qatar's Al-Duhail

Soccer Feb 4, 2019

Shoya Nakajima makes record move to Qatar's Al-Duhail

Qatari first-division club Al-Duhail on Sunday announced the signing of Shoya Nakajima from Portuguese top-flight outfit Portimonense. Al-Duhail has reportedly paid €35 million ($40 million) for the 24-year-old, a record for the transfer of a Japanese player, overtaking the roughly $29 million Parma paid Italian ...

Rams' high-powered offense hits snag in Super Bowl

More Sports / Football Feb 4, 2019

Rams' high-powered offense hits snag in Super Bowl

Jared Goff trudged to the Los Angeles Rams' bench, his face betraying confusion and despair while the Patriots celebrated their interception behind him. Sean McVay left the sideline and leaned into his ear. The coach didn't say much, but he encouraged his quarterback to learn ...

Shinji Kagawa strikes twice in debut with Besiktas

Soccer Feb 4, 2019

Shinji Kagawa strikes twice in debut with Besiktas

Midfielder Shinji Kagawa came off the bench late to strike twice in his debut for Besiktas in a 6-2 win at Antalyaspor in the Turkish League on Sunday. Kagawa, who joined Besiktas on loan from runaway German Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund until the end ...