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06 October 2018 8:56 AM Chance the Rapper donates $1m towards bettering mental health services

Chicago — Chance the Rapper says he's donating $1m to help improve mental health services in Chicago. The Chicago native made the announcement on Thursday during a summit for his nonprofit organisation SocialWorks, saying those involved "want to change the way that mental health resources are being accessed." Six mental health providers in Cook County 35

05 October 2018 4:01 AM Jimmy Kimmel to open comedy club in Las Vegas in 2019

Los Angeles - Jimmy Kimmel will see a dream come true when he opens a comedy club next spring in Las Vegas where he will make regular appearances and give up-and-coming comics a chance to hone their talents. The late-night talk show host joined casino giant Caesars Entertainment in announcing plans on Wednesday for the newest comedy club in Sin City. Kimmel 61

20 September 2018 7:18 AM Anderson leads Team World's Laver Cup charge

Cape Town - South Africa’s Kevin Anderson leads Team World’s charge against a formidable Team Europe in this weekend’s Laver Cup exhibition event in Chicago. Anderson, the world No 9, is the highest-ranked member of Team World which also features Americans John Isner (world No 10), Jack Sock (No 17) and Frances Tiafoe (No 40), Argentina’s Diego Schwartzmann 37

18 September 2018 12:51 PM Spanish golfer found dead at US course

Chicago - Police have charged a man with the premeditated murder of a Spanish golfer, Celia Barquin Arozamena, who investigators say was assaulted and killed on a golf course in the US state of Iowa. The 22-year-old's body was discovered on Monday by police officers who responded to a report of a "suspicious" unattended golf bag at the Coldwater Golf Links 24

14 August 2018 5:37 AM Federer 'anxious' ahead of return in Cincinnati

Cincinnati - Roger Federer on Monday said he is eager to make his start at the Cincinnati Masters as the world number two begins his delayed summer hardcourt season. With the US Open a fortnight away, the 37-year-old Swiss is keen to test his form prior to the August 27 kick-off of the last Grand Slam of the season. The 20-time major winner skipped Toronto 34

03 August 2018 6:08 PM Harlequins sign former NFL star

London - English Premiership club Harlequins have signed former Chicago Bears fullback Paul Lasike, who swapped the NFL for rugby union last year. Quins announced that the 28-year-old centre will join them from US rugby side Utah Warriors. Since leaving the NFL, New Zealand born Lasike has won six Test caps for the United States scoring three tries 27

14 July 2018 10:46 AM Trade Wars: China to import less soy first time since 2004

China has been gobbling up the world’s soybeans at breakneck speed over the past decade. But as the trade spat with the US escalates, its imports of the oilseed are set to decline for the first time in 15 years. China will bring in 95 million metric tons of soybeans in the 2018-2019 season, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said on Thursday in its monthly 29

12 July 2018 6:49 PM Mickelson will 'act better' after US Open controversy

Gullane - Phil Mickelson wishes he could take back the moment when he swatted a moving golf ball at the US Open. "But there's not much I can do about it now other than just try to ... act a little better," Mickelson said on Thursday at the Scottish Open. In his most extensive comments since he purposely violated the Rules of Golf at Shinnecock Hills 44

12 July 2018 5:54 AM Miami man with no arms charged with stabbing Chicago tourist

A homeless South Florida man with no arms has been charged with stabbing a Chicago tourist. Miami Beach police say 46-year-old Jonathan Crenshaw held a pair of scissors with his feet and stabbed 22-year-old Cesar Coronado just after midnight early Tuesday. The Miami Herald reports that Crenshaw is a popular fixture in the area, known for painting on canvases 40

04 July 2018 4:01 AM Former US congressman sues Mugabe, ex-aides for $35m – report

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and several former cabinet ministers have reportedly been sued for at least $35m by a US congressman, after he claimed to have been tortured by the country’s intelligence operatives while in custody. According to Daily News, in letter of demand to Mugabe and several other ministers, the lawyers for Mel Reynolds 27