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UCLA players depart China after Trump asked for Xi's help

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Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting were headed back to the U.S. after President Donald Trump said he had sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case.
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UCLA basketball players to be sent home from China after Trump's intervention

UCLA basketball players to be sent home from China after Trump's intervention

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LiAngelo Ball and two UCLA teammates are reportedly set to be released and sent home from China.
The three players were arrested in China and charged with shoplifting.
President Donald Trump spoke with President Xi Jinping of China about the case during his recent visit and asked for assistance.
Three UCLA basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, the brother of NBA star Lonzo Ball, "are set to leave China" after being detained on shoplifting charges, according to reports Tuesday morning.
News of the players' pending release comes two days after President Donald Trump made a personal...
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Report: LiAngelo Ball, UCLA players detained in China are returning to Los Angeles

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Just hours after Donald Trump reportedly enlisted the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping to end the legal process that three UCLA players are going through, the trio of Bruins are set to fly home. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill are scheduled to return
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Trump Say He Hopes for Swift Return of UCLA Players Detained in China

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President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's hopeful that three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting will be allowed to return home soon.
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Trump speaks to Xi about UCLA players accused of theft

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President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he had discussed the situation of three UCLA men's basketball players arrested for shoplifting in China with Chinese President Xi Jinping, expressing hope that the three would soon be able to return to the U.S. “The basketball players, by the way - I know a lot of people are asking - I will tell you, when I heard about it two days ago, I had a great conversation with President Xi,” Trump said Tuesday. “What they did was unfortunate. You know, you're talking about very long prison sentences. They do not play games.” UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen...
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Trump Asks Xi for Help on U.C.L.A. Players Arrested in China

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The American president appealed to his Chinese counterpart in the case of the three members of a university basketball team accused of shoplifting.
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Trump hopes for swift return of UCLA players

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WATCH: Trump personally asked Chinese president to resolve case of detained UCLA players

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President Donald Trump said he has personally appealed to Chinese President Xi Jinping to help resolve the case of three UCLA men's basketball players who were arrested for alleged shoplifting in China last week and now potentially face lengthy jail time.
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Three UCLA Players Accused of Stealing Louis Vuitton Sunglasses Are Still Being Held in a Chinese Hotel

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The case of the freshman basketball players was raised by Donald Trump with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
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Trump personally asked Chinese president to resolve case of detained UCLA players

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China has detained three UCLA basketball players for alleged shoplifting.
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