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Fans continue to taunt Chris Froome at the Tour de France

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Millau, July 23 (AP) - Spectators continue to taunt Chris Froome along the roads of the Tour de France after the four-time champion was cleared of doping.
Prior to the start of Stage 15 on Sunday in the southern town of Millau, one spectator leaned over the barriers toward Froome and made a gesture like he was injecting his arm.
Throughout the race, spectators have voiced their disapproval of the Team Sky rider.
A cloud had hung over Froome after a urine sample taken during the Spanish Vuelta...
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Indonesian teen raped by her brother jailed for abortion

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Jakarta, Jul 22 (AP) - A 15-year-old Indonesian girl who was raped by her brother has been sentenced to six months in prison for having an abortion, police said Sunday.
Both the girl and her brother were convicted Thursday by the District Court of Muara Bulian in Batanghari district in Jambi...
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Cuba approves new leader's Cabinet with old faces in place

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Havana, Jul 22 (AP)- Cuban lawmakers on Saturday approved the Cabinet named by new President Miguel Diaz-Canel, keeping most of the ministers from Raul Castro's government in place, except for in the key post of economic reform.
At the same time, the national assembly received a proposed reform...
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3 Jamaat leaders held in 2 dists

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Police arrested three leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami from Rajshahi and Satkhira districts on charge of sabotage acts.
In Rajshahi, police arrested Abu Yusuf Mohammad Selim, 50, nayeb-e-ameer of Rajshahi Jamaat and Waliul Islam Tipu, 47, ameer of Motiharthana Jamaat, from separate areas...
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2 ‘drug traders’ killed in ‘gunfights’

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Two bullet hit bodies found
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Two suspected drug traders were killed in reported gunfights with police and members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Kushtia and Chapainawabganj districts early Saturday.
Besides, police also recovered the bullet-hit bodies of two suspected drug...
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