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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:50
EditorsNote: Resend to change headline Hamels, Phillies bullpen combine to no-hit Braves ATLANTA -- Wildness cost Cole Hamels a chance at his first no-hitter, but the Philadelphia Phillies left-...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:48
(Updated: REMOVES extra mentions of "inning" in the first sentence of the third graph and in the first note of the GAME NOTEBOOK REWORDS second sentence of fifth graph) Twins 6, Orioles 4: Joe Mauer...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:48
Australia's central bank kept interest rates on hold at a record low 2.5 percent Tuesday as it flagged an accommodative monetary policy and stepped up its rhetoric against the local dollar. The...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:47
Fiji revealed for the first time Tuesday the demands being made by Al-Qaeda-linked Syria rebels who took more than 40 UN peacekeepers hostage in the Golan Heights last week. The Pacific nation's army...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:46
Japanese space scientists have unveiled the asteroid hunting space probe they hope to launch later this year on a mission to mine a celestial body. The probe, named Hayabusa-2, is expected to be...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:46
Europe's main stock markets rose at the start of trading on Tuesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.33 percent at 6,847.51 points. Frankfurt's DAX 30 gained 0.49 percent to 9,525.15...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:46
The Foreign Affairs Committee of China's legislature has sent a warning letter to its British counterpart over an inquiry launched into the political development of Hong Kong, the former British...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:46
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto touted Monday a sharp drop in drug-related murders, fewer kidnappings and a tougher crackdown on money laundering in his second state of the nation report. Pena...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:46
Tokyo stocks closed at their highest level in over seven months on Tuesday with the benchmark Nikkei index adding 1.24 percent as a sharp drop in the yen lifted exporter shares. The Nikkei rose 192....
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:45
Four fighter jets and an equal number of helicopters will take off and land on a freeway in central Taiwan next week as part of a military exercise, the island's defense ministry said Tuesday...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:45
Japan's Kei Nishikori booked a US Open quarter-final berth on Tuesday morning with a five-set victory over Milos Raonic that equalled the latest-finishing contests in the tournament's history....
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:45
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an audience with Japanese Emperor Akihito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Tuesday, as part of his five-day trip to Japan to strengthen bilateral ties...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:45
US military forces launched air strikes against the leader of Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab, the government said Tuesday, but gave no details if the attack was successful. "The Americans carried...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:44
In the face of Japan's first cases of domestic dengue fever infection since 1945, the Tokyo metropolitan government on Tuesday began trapping mosquitoes in hotspot Yoyogi Park to gauge how many...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:44
A man has been charged in Australia with sexually abusing twins he fathered with a Thai surrogate, reports and children's organisations said Tuesday. The case is the second in as many months to...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:43
JEONJU, South Korea, Sept. 2 (Yonhap) -- Global dog and cat feed maker Royal Canin S.A.S. is pushing to build a pet food plant in South Korea's provincial city of Gimje at a cost of US$64 million,...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:43
SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Yonhap) -- Rival parties showed no signs of resolving their political standoff Tuesday, prompting concerns about when the National Assembly will return to work. The 100-day regular...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:42
By Lee Minji SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Yonhap) -- One member of the central bank's monetary policy committee opposed a majority decision last month to cut the rate for the first time in 15 months, Bank of...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:41
AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to bowl as he returned to captain South Africa against Australia in a key triangular series clash on Tuesday. De Villiers had missed South Africa's victory...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:41
SEOUL/SEJONG, Sept. 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Tuesday announced it will delay implementing its low carbon vehicle incentive system until after 2020 to minimize the fallout to customers and the car...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:40
Japanese researchers said Tuesday they had developed a new method to detect the presence of the Ebola virus in 30 minutes, with technology that could allow doctors to quickly diagnose infection....
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:40
SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Yonhap) -- "Paradise in Service," a movie by acclaimed Taiwanese filmmaker Chen-Zer Doze Niu, will open the annual international film festival set to kick off in South Korea's largest...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:40
Australia on Tuesday agreed to scrap a contested resources profits tax after the government struck a surprise deal with crossbench senators, including mining tycoon Clive Palmer. The Minerals...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:39
SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Yonhap) -- Pantech Co., South Korea's No. 3 handset maker, said Tuesday it will put about 30 percent of its workers on leave with reduced pay in a bid to cut costs after the company...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:39
Australia's upper house on Tuesday agreed to scrap a contested resources profits tax after the government struck a surprise deal with crossbench senators, including mining billionaire Clive Palmer....
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:38
Oil prices fell in Asia Tuesday following disappointing manufacturing data out of top energy consumer China as well as Europe and as dealers await fresh US economic figures, analysts said. US...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:38
SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Yonhap) -- North Korea officially confirmed Tuesday its plan to transport its 273-member Asian Games delegation by air starting next week, South Korean organizers said. North Korea...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:37
SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Yonhap) -- Police sought arrest warrants Tuesday for two women in their 20s on charges of blackmailing leading actor Lee Byung-hun for millions of dollars over a video clip of the...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:37
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to reshuffle his cabinet on Wednesday in a bid to re-energise his economic and security agenda after once stellar approval ratings began to wane. The...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:36
SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Yonhap) -- One member of the central bank's monetary policy committee opposed a majority decision last month to cut the rate for the first time in 15 months, Bank of Korea (BOK)...