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Amir Khan vs Billy Dib RESULT: Brit blows smaller man away with fourth-round knockout, calls out Manny Pacquiao

Amir Khan vs Billy Dib RESULT: Brit blows smaller man away with fourth-round knockout, calls out Manny Pacquiao

Sports
TOO STRONG It was a simple night's work for Khan Amir Khan floored Billy Dib twice to secure a fourth-round knockout on Friday night in Saudi Arabia. The Brit made his physical attributes tell against his overmatched, undersized, late-replacement opponent and put him away without any trouble. Getty The performance echoed Khan’s comeback win over Phil Lo Greco last year In the opening round, the size difference between the pair was blatant as super-featherweight Dib jumped up 17lbs to face welterweight Khan on short notice. Although nothing hugely significant landed from either man, it seemed to be only a matter of time. Come the second, this theory proved true as the Brit decked the Australian with a big left hook. Dib survived the
North Korea calls Japan a ‘malignant tumor’ for Aegis Ashore deployment

North Korea calls Japan a ‘malignant tumor’ for Aegis Ashore deployment

World
July 2 (UPI) -- North Korea verbally attacked Japan on Tuesday, calling the country a malignant tumor that is "disturbing the peace of Northeast Asia." Korean Workers' Party paper Rodong Sinmun compared the world's third-largest economy to cancer, referring to its latest military decisions. Japan plans to deploy two Aegis Ashore interceptors, largely to prepare for possible North Korea ballistic missile attacks. In May, Pyongyang tested several short-range missiles. North Korea described Japan's decision as part of the country's goal to "realize military ambitions." "Japan, in a frenzy amid reinvasion maneuvers, is a malignant tumor that is destroying peace and stability in Northeast Asia," the Rodong said. The Aegis Ashore systems were approved for purchase in January by the U.S. State...

OAS calls on Nicaragua to release all government opponents

World
The Organization of American States is urging Nicaragua to release all imprisoned government opponents, cancel the legal cases against them and restore fundamental rights. The OAS said in a Thursday statement that it applauds "the release of political prisoners," hundreds of whom have been already transferred to house arrest. But it adds it is "imperative" that all those remaining behind bars be freed and have their cases dismissed. It also calls for similar guarantees for Nicaraguans who fled to exile. According to the Nicaraguan opposition, at least 200 of them have outstanding arrest warrants. The government says it has released all prisoners from a list agreed upon during a 90-day window that ended this week. But the opposition says at least 84 people arrested after the initial agreem...
Theresa May calls for mental health to be priority

Theresa May calls for mental health to be priority

Health
Every new teacher in England will be trained in how to spot early warning signs of mental illness, under a plan being unveiled by Theresa May later.Mrs May, using some of her remaining political authority before leaving office, has called for improvements in preventing problems."Too many of us have seen first-hand the devastating consequences of mental illness," says Mrs May.Labour's Barbara Keeley said the prime minister only offered "warm words".The shadow minister for mental health said the "reality" was support services being "stretched to breaking point".'Personal priority'Mrs May, having stepped away from debates about Brexit, is using her last days in office to focus on what she sees as key domestic issues."We should never accept a rise in mental h...