Trump brought up the matter in talks with Xi on Saturday in Beijing and the Chinese leader promised the players from UCLA would be treated fairly and expeditiously, The Washington Post reported.
Ball, Cody Riley, and Jalen Hillwere arrested on November 7 for allegedly stealing merchandise from a Louis Vuitton store near the Hangzhou hotel the team was staying in.
After Trump raised the matter with the Chinese president, Xi promised to look into the case and ensure that the players are treated fairly and expeditiously, a USA official who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation told the Washington Post.
Gymnast Aly Raisman was sexually abused by Larry Nassar Clubs are now "required to report child abuse or neglect, including sexual misconduct, to proper authorities, including the U.S. The sex abuse scandal led to the ouster of USA Gymnastics CEO Steve Penny, who resigned in March under pressure from the U.S.
Ball, Riley and Hill were taken to the police station in Hangzhou, where they were kept for a number of hours, according to ESPN.
Surveillance video of the players appeared to show them shoplifting from stores inside of the high-end shopping complex including Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. According to the Post's source, the charges have been reduced and the case is proceeding to a resolution.
Ball, the second son of outspoken and high-profile sports dad, LaVar Ball, is set to begin his freshman season at UCLA.
Once the UCLA basketball players' legal cases are resolved and they return to the United States, Trump likely will tell the world about his role in accelerating the timeline for their release. The Los Angeles Lakers selected his brother, Lonzo Ball, with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
For Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts , he not only is at the top of his game on the baseball field but on the lanes as well. Entering Sunday night, he was averaging a 204.71 score through 35 games and ranked 156th out of 195 players.
Foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying had said the Indo-Pacific region is a "dynamic region" with great potential. A statement from India on Sunday said the meeting focused on "issues of common interest in the Indo-Pacific region".
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In July, the Court of Cassation - France's court of final appeals in civil and criminal proceedings - ruled in Benzema's favour. Check out more of what the striker said here . "When I see him like this with PSG, I feel bad for him.
Tunisia finished on 14 points in Group A of the African preliminaries , one ahead of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Group B: Zambia 2 (Daka 26, Mwila 64) drew with Cameroon 2 (Zambo Anguissa 31, Banana 90+1).
Two people have been killed after a shooting took place before a show by United States rapper Cousin Stizz in Atlanta. The gunman also fired toward the ground, and "most likely" hit the other victims at that time, Bender said.
Leaving the state to fend for itself during heavy showers, the minister is said to have gone for a study tour to Australia. However, he said, "Today there is no water logging in Chennai due to the speedy work of ministers and officials".
Although he told CNN a "cure" for Alzheimer's is "probably setting a high bar", it should be the long-term goal. The Alzheimer's Association said Monday that it "applauds [Gates's] efforts to seek an end to Alzheimer's".
Dream Chaser successfully completes glide flight
Right now, two companies - SpaceX and Orbital ATK - hold contracts with NASA to periodically resupply the station through 2018. Dream Chaser was carrying the same space-grade avionics that it'll use for ISS missions, Sierra Nevada said.
Fans revolt against EA's Star Wars in-game payment system
That assumes you don't spend any of those points on other upgrades or loot crates , which are also implemented in this game. Yesterday we posted about concerns over the Star Wars Battlefront 2 progression system raised by the community.
The best Black Friday deals in the Capital Region
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Navy Seals allegedly killed Green Beret over theft discovery
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'He had demons': Ex-wife of Texas church shooter speaks out
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Lyft is expanding to Toronto, its first global city
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Portland area Sunday forecast: Rain, rain, rain
But despite the warm temperatures, the record in Denver is 75 degrees - set back in 1999, so we won't come close to that. Tuesday , there is a 20 percent chance of drizzle before noon, then a slight chance of showers or drizzle after noon.
2 security personnel, 10 terrorists killed in Pak attack
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