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Labour Party backs Cameron's EU referendum plan
Britain's opposition Labour Party will back Prime Minister David Cameron's plans to hold a referendum on the country's European Union membership by the end of 2017, its acting leader said on Sunday. Labour had fought this month's national election, in which it suffered a crushing defeat to Cameron's Conservatives, on the policy that it would offer Britons an EU referendum only if there were a further transfer of powers to Brussels from London. Cameron, who has promised to renegotiate Britain's ties with the EU ahead of the referendum, will on Wednesday set out plans to enshrine the vote in law when his government's legislative agenda is published.
Greece will not make June IMF repayment: interior minister
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will not make a debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund due next month as it does not have the money, the country's interior minister said on Sunday. "The four installments for the IMF in June are 1.6 billion euros ($1.8 billion), this money will not be given and is not there to be given," Nikos Voutsis told Greek Mega TV's weekend show. Shut out of bond markets and with bailout aid locked, Athens has been scraping state coffers to meet debt obligations and to pay wages and pensions. (Reporting by George Georgiopoulos; editing by David Clarke)
Malaysia finds graves of suspected trafficking victims
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered "mass graves" in more than a dozen abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held. They did not say how many bodies were found
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Choi claims first OneAsia win with birdie finish Choi Jin-ho held his nerve to drain an 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the SK Telecom Open on Sunday by one shot from South Korean compatriot Lee Soo-min. The 30-year-old, in his third tournament back following a near-two year break to fulfill military duties, had tossed away the lead after his third bogey of the day at the par four 15th before his stunning finish sealed a first OneAsia Tour win. "Amazing, I am so relieved," said Choi after signing for a final round of level par 72 and 10-under total. Choi, who had won three times on the domestic tour before his military break, held a one shot lead at the start of the day and eagled the fifth before he coughed up bogeys to keep the field in touch.
Curry and Warriors push Rockets to brink
NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry delivered a dazzling 40-point display as the Golden State Warriors beat Houston 115-80 to push the Rockets to the brink of elimination in the Western Conference finals. The Warriors lead the best-of-seven series three-games-to-zero, and can book their first trip to the NBA finals since 1975 with a win in game four in Houston on Monday. The Rockets will fight for their playoff lives knowing that no NBA team has come back from an 0-3 deficit to win a seven-game series.
Warriors take 3-0 lead over Rockets in Western finals
(Reuters) - The Golden State Warriors are one victory away from the NBA Finals after routing the Houston Rockets 115-80 in Game Three of the Western Conference finals on Saturday. Guard Stephen Curry scored 40 points, including seven-of-nine from three-point range, in the Warriors' near-record road victory that gave them a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. It was the second largest victory margin by a visiting team in the conference finals.
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