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A police officer and a conscript were killed after armed attackers opened fire on their patrol car, Egypt's interior ministry announced on Sunday, the latest deadly assault against the country's...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:20
A police officer and a conscript were killed after armed attackers opened fire on their patrol car, Egypt's interior ministry announced on Sunday, the latest deadly assault against the country's...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:20
Bernard Hopkins, the oldest world champion in boxing history at age 49, became the eldest fighter to unify world titles Saturday when he defeated Beibut Shumenov in a light-heavyweight showdown. Two...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:20
Results from Saturday's first-round NBA playoff games (all series best-of-seven): Eastern Conference at Toronto Brooklyn 94 Toronto 87 (Brooklyn leads series 1-0) at Indianapolis Atlanta 101...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:20
In a last terrified, tearful call to his elder sister, 16-year-old Kim Dong-Hyup promised to get off the sinking ferry alive. Four days later, his family still can't accept the missing high school...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:20
The Atlanta Hawks surprised the top-seeded Indiana Pacers 101-93 on Saturday in the opening game of their NBA Eastern Conference first-round playoff series. Atlanta's Jeff Teague, an Indianapolis...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:20
In a last terrified, tearful call to his elder sister, 16-year-old Kim Dong-Hyup promised to get off the sinking ferry alive. Four days later, his family still can't accept the missing high school...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:20
Marching in dragon dances, cheering on buffalo fights, singing folk songs with villagers, an enamoured traveller ticked off the sights during a three-week tour of Chinese ethnic minority festivals....
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:20
A Danish website is turning private homes into take-away restaurants by letting users advertise what they are cooking, when and for what price. "Sometimes I only put one serving up for sale,...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:20
Europe's mergers and acquisitions market is rebounding after years in the doldrums, as improving market sentiment is prompting companies to spend piles of cash built up during the financial crisis. A...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:20
When not plotting military strategy to seize South Sudan's crucial oil fields, sacked vice-president turned rebel chief Riek Machar spends time reading the economic and political history "Why Nations...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:19
Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia was set Sunday to launch a last-ditch legal bid to avoid standing trial for corruption, a case she says would destroy her already weakened centre-right party...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:19
Bad weather suspended searches Sunday on Mount Everest for three Nepalese sherpa guides still missing after an avalanche killed 13 of their colleagues in the deadliest accident on the world's highest...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:19
Resurrection and rebellion -- in Ukraine's separatist east this weekend, those two themes collided as pro-Kremlin militants briefly subjugated their political passions to religious ones in a...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:19
With fears that women's rights are being eroded in Iraq, prospective female lawmakers are determined to push women's issues to the fore of campaigning for this month's elections. Despite a...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:19
With a tight budget and a humble autorickshaw, a pioneering Indian transgender is campaigning in her southern hometown for a seat in parliament, just days after the country's highest court recognised...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:19
Leading final-round scores on Saturday from the $1.7 million US LPGA Lotte Championship (USA unless noted, a-denotes amateur, par-72): 274 - Michelle Wie 70-67-70-67 276 - Angela Stanford 72-64-67-...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:18
Russia looks increasingly likely to sink into recession in 2014 as the knock-on effects of its standoff with the West over Ukraine hurt an economy already beset by structural problems. Data released...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:18
Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera on Sunday expressed concern over Russian military planes spotted flying close to Japan for seven days in a row, calling them "abnormal flights not seen in the...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:18
A unit operating E-2C early warning patrol planes was newly launched Sunday at an Air Self-Defense Force base in Naha in southern Japan's Okinawa Prefecture to bolster monitoring following...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:18
SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. government has agreed to return a set of Korean national treasures, shipped out of here by an American soldier during the 1950-53 Korean War, when President...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:18
SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. took the wraps off the ix25 sub-compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) and the brand-new K4 midsize sedan at the Beijing International...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:18
SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- LG Electronics Inc., one of the world's leading consumer electronics manufacturers, said Sunday sales of its ultra high-definition (UHD) TV sets have reached 900 units...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:18
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JINDO, South Korea, April 20 (Yonhap) -- Rescue divers combed the sunken ferry Sewol off South Korea on Sunday after retrieving more than a dozen bodies from inside the underwater wreck for the first...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:17
SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a message of condolence to South Korean President Park Geun-hye over the deadly sinking of the ferry Sewol, Park's office said...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:17
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Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:17
JINDO, South Korea, April 20 (Yonhap) -- Rescue divers combed the sunken ferry Sewol off South Korea on Sunday after retrieving more than a dozen bodies from inside the underwater wreck for the first...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:17
JINDO, South Korea, April 20 (Yonhap) -- Rescue divers combed the sunken ferry Sewol off South Korea on Sunday after retrieving more than a dozen bodies from inside the underwater wreck for the first...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:17
SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- Hana Bank, South Korea's fourth-largest lender, said Sunday its president will complete his remaining term in office despite being disciplined by state regulators for...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:17
SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- Hana Bank, South Korea's fourth-largest lender, said Sunday its president will complete his remaining term in office despite being disciplined by state regulators for...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:17
JINDO, South Korea, April 20 (Yonhap) -- Rescue divers combed the sunken ferry Sewol off South Korea on Sunday after retrieving more than a dozen bodies from inside the underwater wreck for the first...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:17
JINDO, South Korea, April 20 (Yonhap) -- Rescue divers combed the sunken ferry Sewol off South Korea on Sunday after retrieving more than a dozen bodies from inside the underwater wreck for the first...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 04:17
BEIJING, China - Global and Chinese automakers are looking to the Beijing auto show to help boost sales in a slowing, intensely competitive market. Brands from General Motors Co. to Chinese SUV maker...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 02:46
Reddick's RBI single caps A's comeback in 4-3 win over Astros OAKLAND -- The first-place Oakland Athletics bumbled in the field and stranded runners left and right much of the day against the last-...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:41
(Updated: CORRECTING: Spelling of Rozsival in Para 5 and Game Notebook.) Blues 4, Blackhawks 3 (OT): Vladimir Tarasenko scored a power-play goal with seven seconds remaining in the third period and...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:40
By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE (Reuters) - An explosion at a central Tennessee ammunition plant that killed one man and injured three other people this week resulted from an industrial accident, a federal...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:40
(Reuters) - Former world number one Luke Donald, back in form after revamping his swing, closed strongly to earn a two-stroke lead after the third round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in South...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:39
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Some bigger German life insurance companies could find themselves struggling if low interest rates persist, according to comments made by the country's top insurance regulator...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:38
By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) - Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:38
By Alastair Macdonald KIEV (Reuters) - As Russians and Ukrainians celebrated Easter on Sunday with their nations locked in conflict, the head of Ukraine's Orthodox Church condemned Russian "...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:38
Fourth quarter rally lifts Warriors past Clippers 109-105 LOS ANGELES - Score round one for the Golden State Warriors. Guard Klay Thompson scored 22 points and forward David Lee added 20 points and...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:37
BEIJING (Reuters) - China is set to surpass the United States to become Volvo Car Group's biggest market in 2014 with sales of at least 80,000 cars in the world's largest auto market. Its car sales...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:37
By Byron Kaye and Matt Siegel SYDNEY/PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entered its 44th day on Sunday as Australian search officials said a crucial...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:37
England have appointed a new head coach in Peter Moores. But that in a sense was the easy part for the England and Wales Cricket Board as they look to get the team back on an even keel after a 5-0...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:36
England's Luke Donald fired a five-under par 66 to take a two-shot lead on Saturday after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Heritage. Donald went into the round with a share of fourth place behind...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:36
World number one Rafael Nadal targets a ninth Barcelona Open title this week desperate to prove his shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final exit is not a sign of decline. The 13-time Grand Slam...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:36
A Japanese state minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo Sunday in a move likely to anger China and South Korea which see it as a symbol of Japan's militarist past. Keiji Furuya,...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:36
Results from Saturday's first-round NBA playoff games (all series best-of-seven): Eastern Conference at Toronto Brooklyn 94 Toronto 87 (Brooklyn leads series 1-0) at Indianapolis Atlanta 101...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:36
Pep Guardiola has said Bayern Munich will only beat Real Madrid in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final with a vastly improved display after their lacklustre Bundesliga win at bottom-side...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:36
Maria Sharapova opens her claycourt season in Germany this week where she hopes to claim a hat-trick of Stuttgart titles and her 30th WTA career trophy. The defending champion is unbeaten at the...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:35
Neil Lennon says a half-time dressing-down inspired his players to come from two behind to seal a dramatic 3-3 draw with Motherwell at Fir Park. The Scottish Premiership champions trailed 2-1 at the...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:35
Politics overshadowed Easter observances in Kiev and Moscow, with the Orthodox religious leaders in each capital trading barbs over the crisis in Ukraine -- while the US reportedly prepared to send...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:35
New Zealand officials have granted a special visa to British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who has admitted cocaine use, in an apparent confirmation she has been blocked from entering the United...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:35
Divers retrieved more than a dozen bodies Sunday from the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, opening a grim new chapter in the search and...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:35
St. Louis captain David Backes was dazed by a hit to the head that knocked him out of game two of the Blues' NHL playoff series against Chicago on Saturday. Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:35
Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans. The Japanese firm...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:34
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet tried to console Jose Mourinho after Fabio Borini's controversial penalty condemned the Chelsea manager to a first home league defeat. The Chelsea bench and players were...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:34
Germany edged closer to their first Fed Cup final for 22 years on Saturday while the Czech Republic, twice champions in the last three years, looked certain to join them. Germany, who last won the...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:34
Ukraine's prime minister voiced outrage at reports masked men in east Ukraine's main city handed out demanding Jews register or be expelled, demanding "these bastards" be brought to justice. Members...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:34
Fed Cup results this weekend: World Group semi-finals At Ostrava (hard - indoor) Czech Republic 2 Italy 0 Saturday Lucie Safarova (CZE) bt Sara Errani (ITA) 6-4, 6-1 Petra Kvitova (CZE) bt Camila...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:34
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Divers retrieved 16 bodies Sunday from inside the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, opening a grim new chapter in the search and recovery...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:34
The Golden State Warriors overcame 21 turnovers to edge the Los Angeles Clippers 109-105 on Saturday and snatch home court advantage in their NBA Western Conference first-round series. Klay Thompson...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:33
Suspected Islamic militants have freed a Filipino engineer they abducted in the southern Philippines 53 days ago, the military said Sunday. Bonifacio Salinas was seized by alleged members of the Abu...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:33
New Zealand officials have granted a special visa to British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who has admitted cocaine use, in an apparent confirmation she has been blocked from entering the United...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:33
Justin Welby, the leader of the world's Anglicans, was to praise the resilience of persecuted Christian minorities around the world in his Easter sermon on Sunday. The Archbishop of Canterbury was...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:33
President Barack Obama will not visit China on his Asia tour next week, but its broadening shadow will be cast everywhere he goes at a time of complex regional disputes and questions about US...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:33
England's Luke Donald fired a five-under par 66 to take a two-shot lead on Saturday after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Heritage. Donald went into the round with a share of fourth place behind...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:33
Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters -- even before a crime has been committed. Researchers at the University of Virginia demonstrated...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:33
Divers on Sunday recovered 10 more bodies from the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, the coastguard said. "Another 10 bodies have just been...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:33
Manuel Pellegrini insists Manchester City can take the Premier League title race down to the wire because Liverpool and Chelsea will drop more points before the end of the season. City are title...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:32
Four French journalists taken hostage in Syria last year were freed on Saturday after a 10-month ordeal in the world's most dangerous country for the media. French President Francois Hollande...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:32
Britain's Scott Quigg retained his World Boxing Association (WBA) super-bantamweight title with a second-round stoppage of South Africa's Tshifiwa Munyai in Manchester on Saturday. Fighting in front...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:32
Leading automakers are gathering in Beijing Sunday for the kickoff of China's biggest car show, but lackluster growth and environmental restrictions in the world's largest car market have thrown...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:32
The Coastal Sharks opened a six-point break at the top of Super Rugby with a South African derby win as champions Waikato Chiefs lost narrowly at home this weekend. The Sharks, seeking a first...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:32
Scores after Saturday's third round of the $5.8 million US PGA Tour's Heritage (par 71, a-denotes amateur, USA unless noted): 205 - Luke Donald (ENG) 70-69-66 207 - John Huh 71-68-68 208 - Charl...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:31
Divers on Sunday recovered 10 more bodies from the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, the coastguard said. "Another 10 bodies have just been...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:31
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A fresh 6.1-magnitude tremor rattled Papua New Guinea's Bougainville island Sunday as officials scrambled for news of damage and casualties following a powerful earthquake overnight that sparked a...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:31
SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. government has agreed to return a set of Korean national treasures, shipped out of here by an American soldier during the 1950-53 Korean War, when President...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:31
SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will move to lift regulatory restrictions on the development of renewable energy to fuel investment in this critical field, the government said Sunday....
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:31
SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- The retained earnings rate of South Korea's top 10 conglomerates reached record high levels in 2013 despite their pledges to increase investments and hiring, a report...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:31
JINDO, South Korea, April 20 (Yonhap) -- Rescue divers combed the sunken ferry Sewol off South Korea on Sunday after retrieving more than a dozen bodies overnight from inside the underwater wreck for...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:31
SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has blasted South Korea and the United States for their largest-ever air exercise, calling it a threat against peace on the Korean...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:30
JINDO, South Korea, April 20 (Yonhap) -- Rescue divers combed the sunken ferry Sewol off South Korea on Sunday after retrieving more than a dozen bodies from inside the underwater wreck for the first...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:30
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Saturday criticized a U.S. government move to seize a Manhattan skyscraper owned largely by a foundation that promotes its language and Islamic culture, saying this violated...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:40
By Aleksandar Vasovic and Alastair Macdonald DONETSK/KIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian rabbi whose congregation was the target of an anti-Semitic leaflet that drew global media interest and condemnation...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:40
Cubs 8, Reds 4: Mike Olt, Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo all homered to help Chicago snap a five-game skid with a rare home win over Cincinnati. Emilio Bonifacio went 3-for-5 and scored a pair...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:40
Royals 5, Twins 4: Alex Gordon had a season-high three hits and scored during a five-run fourth inning as host Kansas City won its fifth straight game. Norichika Aoki and Omar Infante each tallied...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:40
Tigers 5, Angels 2: Nick Castellanos and Victor Martinez homered in support of Max Scherzer as Detroit snapped a 10-game losing streak against visiting Los Angeles. Scherzer (1-1) struck out nine...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:39
(Updated: UPDATES Harper pulled from game for lack of hustle in NOTEBOOK) Cardinals 4, Nationals 3: Lance Lynn drove in a run with his first career double and won for the fourth time in as many...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:39
By Michael Hann LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho congratulated referee Mike Dean and the official's boss Mike Riley after a contentious penalty for Sunderland put a huge dent in the...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:38
CAIRO (Reuters) - Armed militants killed two security staff and kidnapped a Chinese, an Algerian and a Sudanese worker in an attack on an oil field in Sudan's West Kordofan state, army spokesman Al-...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:38
By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - Sparked by a stinging expletive the NBA playoffs got off to an explosive start as the Brooklyn Nets landed the first blow in a suddenly bitter Eastern Conference...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:37
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he wished as much emphasis would be placed on preventing an escalation of tensions with Russia over Ukraine as there is at the...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:37
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it had completed watering down and converting more than 200 kilograms (440 lb) of enriched uranium under a deal reached in Geneva last November with world...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:37
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday led Easter rites commemorating what Christians believe was Jesus' resurrection from the dead, and urged people to rediscover...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:37
By Mark Miller CHICAGO (Reuters) - Paper Social Security benefits statements, which used to be mailed out every year and then fell victim to budget cuts, are going to make a partial comeback....
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:37
By Allyn Fisher-Ilan JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police refused to let the U.N.'s peace envoy to the Middle East, other diplomats and a crowd of Palestinians pass through a barricade to attend a...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:36
French Top 14 results on Saturday: Perpignan 31 Toulon 46 Oyonnax 19 Toulouse 19 Biarritz 19 Brive 13 Grenoble 21 Bayonne 21 Racing-Metro 22 Clermont 6 Stade Francais 37 Bordeaux 23 Friday Castres...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:36
Italian league table after Saturday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Juventus 34 29 3 2 72 22 90 Roma 34 25 7 2 69 19 82 Napoli 34 20 8 6...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 22:36