Bangkok hotel orgy to title glory, the sex tape that changed the Foxes' fortunes
It was billed as a goodwill trip and a chance to unwind after a heroic relegation escape, instead Leicester City's close-season Thai tour became the turning point in their improbable title charge -- all thanks to a racist sex tape.
Baseball: Dodgers pitcher Ravin banned 80 games
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Ravin was banned for 80 games on Monday after testing positive for growth hormones, the Major League Baseball team announced in a statement.
Mexico City bans 40% of cars again over air pollution
Mexico City officials issued a new air pollution alert on Monday, meaning that 40 percent of vehicles will be banned on Tuesday, while industries will be required to cut emissions.
US Treasury seeks Congress action on Puerto Rico crisis
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed lawmakers Monday to work fast to enable Puerto Rico to restructure its massive debt, as the US island defaulted on a $422 million payment.
US denounces 'wrong' views on TTIP leaks
The United States denounced Monday interpretations of leaked documents on its free-trade negotiations with the European Union, insisting the proposed trade pact would not weaken health and environmental standards.
California Muslims sue over hijab discrimination
Two lawsuits filed in California on Monday claim that Muslim women were discriminated against in separate incidents because of their religion and for wearing the hijab.
Uber drivers of NY form labor group, seek better pay
Pressing for better pay and work conditions, Uber drivers in New York have formed a labor group to lobby for their interests, since they cannot easily unionize.
ANZ Bank profit slumps, repositions for future
ANZ Bank's interim net profit slumped 22 percent Tuesday on the back of impairment and restructuring charges, but the result was welcomed by the market as the lender repositions for a challenging future.
UN Security Council to make Somalia visit ahead of vote
The UN Security Council will travel to Somalia this month to show support for elections scheduled in August, Egypt's UN Ambassador and this month's council president, Amr Aboulatta, said Monday.
Florida man charged with plot to blow up synagogue
A Florida man has been arrested and charged with trying to blow up a synagogue with a fake bomb following an FBI sting operation.
US woman sues Starbucks for $5 mn over ice in cold drinks
A Chicago woman is suing Starbucks for more than $5 million, claiming the coffee giant is underfilling its popular hand-blended iced coffee, tea and other drinks, making customers overpay for beverages.
Dollar falls vs euro after manufacturing data
The dollar fell against the euro Monday after eurozone manufacturing data outshone a similar US report.
US Supreme Court to consider cheerleader costumes
Can a cheerleader uniform be copyrighted?
Euphoria in streets of Leicester as outsiders take title
Ecstatic fans rushed into the streets of Leicester on Monday as the outsiders won the Premier League in a victory seen as the most astonishing in the history of English football.
Guatemala arrests dozens of gang members in raids
Security forces on Monday launched raids on one of the biggest gangs in Guatemala, arresting 72 suspected members of a cell specializing in extortion, officials said.
Snooker: Selby sees off Ding to win world title
Mark Selby denied Asia its first snooker world champion by beating China's Ding Junhui 18-14 in the World Championship final on Monday.
NZ's Helen Clark starts UN campaign tour in Paris
New Zealand's former prime minister Helen Clark was in Paris on Monday at the start of a tour of key world capitals in her campaign to head the United Nations.
Sleepy Leicester awoken by a king and the gods of football
Off the tourist trail and loved by few but its residents, Leicester was a sleepy place until a king who died over 500 years ago and footballing triumph roused it from its torpor.
Proust's personal archives headed to auction in Paris
Intimate letters, personal photographs and rare manuscripts that once belonged to French writer Marcel Proust will go under the hammer in Paris, Sotheby's auction house said Monday.
'The Jungle Book' tramples competition at the US box office
Three movie releases failed to best Disney's "The Jungle Book," which trounced the competition at the US box office during its third weekend with $43.7 million, industry data showed Monday.
80 countries to attend world aid summit
Some 80 countries so far are planning to attend the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul this month to re-think how to confront global crises, the UN aid chief said Monday.
US stocks rise, ending two-day skid
Wall Street stocks ended a two-day losing streak Monday, rising ahead of the April jobs report and other key data releases later this week.
Common calculator 'overestimates' heart disease risk
A commonly used method of calculating a person's risk of heart attack or stroke in the next five years may overestimate the actual risk, leading doctors to unnecessarily prescribe cholesterol-lowering drugs, researchers said Monday.
Corruption probe requested against Brazil opposition leader Neves
Brazil's chief prosecutor asked the Supreme Court Monday to authorize a corruption investigation of opposition leader Aecio Neves, one of embattled President Dilma Rousseff's top rivals.
Quebec separatist leader quits politics
Media tycoon Pierre Karl Peladeau announced Monday he is quitting politics, less than one year after taking up the cause of splitting Quebec province from the rest of Canada.
Obama still undecided about Hiroshima visit
The White House on Monday said it is still weighing a possible first presidential visit to Hiroshima, one of two Japanese cities bombed by a US nuclear weapon.
Court order shuts down WhatsApp in Brazil, again
Irate Brazilians found themselves without the popular WhatsApp smartphone messaging application for the second time in six months Monday, after a court blocked the service for 72 hours.
Trump romps to Indiana win, White House nomination in sight
Donald Trump crushed his Republican rivals in Indiana's primary Tuesday, bringing him to the brink of outright victory in the presidential nomination race and dashing the hopes of a movement bent on stopping him.
US Navy chief hopes for 'normalization' with Russia in Baltic
Admiral John Richardson, the US Navy's top officer, said Monday he hopes for a "normalization" of relations with Moscow in the Baltic Sea, where Russian jets have buzzed US planes and ships.
Egypt journalists jailed 15 days over incitement
Egyptian authorities on Monday ordered the detention of two journalists for 15 days after their arrest on allegations of incitement to protest, a judicial source said.
Circus elephants' retirement home promises pampered life
When Mysore performed in the Ringling Brothers' traveling circus, she waltzed, she hooked her trunk onto another elephant's tail, and she stood on her hind legs in a line for a trick known as the long mount.