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Chris Brown's DC trial delayed for months

LOS ANGELES: Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge was put on hold for months Wednesday after prosecutors declined to grant immunity to his bodyguard, who would be a key witness in the case.

Apple splitting stock as iPhone sales soar

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple on Wednesday courted investors with stock split plans as hot iPhone sales pushed up profits while underscoring pressure for the company to unveil "the next big thing."

MH370 Tragedy: Debris found on beach not from missing plane

PERTH: The Australian Transport Safety Bureau ruled out Thursday any link between material found on a beach in southwestern Australia and the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

Football: Liverpool reveal Anfield redevelopment plans

LONDON: Premier League leaders Liverpool on Wednesday published plans for the redevelopment of their Anfield home that would raise the stadium’s capacity from 45,276 to around 54,000.

US actress Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

LOS ANGELES: Two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, a spokeswoman for the veteran US actress told AFP on Wednesday.

Football: Mourinho, Faria, Ramires charged by FA

LONDON: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, assistant Rui Faria and midfielder Ramires have been charged over their behaviour during their side’s loss to Sunderland last weekend, the Football Association announced on Wednesday.

Phelps ditches one of his planned comeback events

PHOENIX: Michael Phelps has withdrawn from one of the three events he planned to compete in at his eagerly-anticipated return to competitive swimming.

Football: Talented teenager Januzaj opts for Belgium

BRUSSELS: Manchester United’s teenage winger Adnan Januzaj has ended months of speculation by choosing to represent Belgium at international level, national coach Marc Wilmots revealed on Wednesday.

Car bomb targeting Iraq minority group kills 7

MOSUL: A car bomb exploded in a village in northern Iraq mainly populated by members of the Shabak minority on Wednesday, killing seven people, police and a morgue employee said.

Ex-Italian PM Berlusconi signs up for community service

MILAN: Italian former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi officially signed up to his community service Wednesday, agreeing to a court document which lays down the rules for his punishment for tax fraud.