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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 01:01
Andy Murray guaranteed his place at the World Tour Finals on Thursday while Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer stayed neck and neck in their battle for world number one at the Paris Masters. Djokovic...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 01:01
Russia agreed to resume gas deliveries to war-torn Ukraine through the winter in an EU-brokered, multi-billion dollar deal signed by the three parties in Brussels on Thursday. In a hard-fought accord...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 01:00
Fans of Brazilian giants Corinthians will be able to show their allegiance for eternity after the club confirmed plans to open a dedicated cemetery for their supporters. Up to 70,000 plots will be...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 01:00
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced a net 250 job cuts Thursday -- the first major job reductions under his reorganization plans at the bulked-up development bank. Kim said in an internal...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:39
Devils 2, Jets 1 (SO): Michael Ryder scored the tying goal late in the third period and Jacob Josefson netted the lone shootout tally as host New Jersey snapped its lengthy losing streak in the bonus...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:39
Knicks 95, Cavaliers 90: Carmelo Anthony led the way with 25 points as visiting New York held off Cleveland and spoiled LeBron James’ return. Iman Shumpert and Jason Smith added 12 points apiece for...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:38
Fleury, Kuntiz lead Penguins over Kings PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins tricked Los Angeles Kings goaltender Martin Jones three times and treated their home fans to a 3-0 win on Halloween Eve....
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:38
Lightning 4, Flyers 3: Captain Steven Stamkos recorded a pair of goals and an assist as Tampa Bay held off visiting Philadelphia for its fourth victory in five games. Defenseman Jason Garrison...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:38
By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - A gray wolf was recently photographed on the north rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona in what would be the first wolf sighting in the national park since the last one...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:37
Blackhawks 5, Senators 4 (SO): Patrick Sharp scored the lone goal in the third round of the shootout as visiting Chicago beat Ottawa for the second time in five days. Captain Jonathan Toews scored...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:37
By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The crash of an unmanned Orbital Sciences Antares rocket is a "wake-up call" to the U.S. space community about the need to develop a new U.S. rocket engine,...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:36
Marchand propels Bruins past Sabres BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Left winger Brad Marchand picked as good a time as ever to break out of his scoring slump. Marchand had two goals and an assist, including the...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:36
Mavericks 120, Jazz 102: Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points on 9-of-13 shooting as Dallas opened up a 25-point halftime lead and rolled past visiting Utah. Chandler Parsons also scored 21 points and Al-...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:35
Panthers 2, Coyotes 1: Scottie Upshall scored the go-ahead goal midway into the third period as Florida recorded its first home win of the season and avenged last week's loss to Arizona. Brandon...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:35
Blues 2, Ducks 0: Jake Allen made 24 saves en route to his second career shutout while Alex Steen and Ryan Reaves scored as host St. Louis posted its third straight victory. Maxim Lapierre and...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:35
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's shadow banking sector continued to grow at breakneck speed in 2013 and now ranks as the third largest in the world, a report released by the Financial Stability Board...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:34
Timberwolves 97, Pistons 91: Thaddeus Young scored 19 points and Minnesota held off a furious rally to win its home opener. Nikola Pekovic finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds while Ricky Rubio...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:33
Foreign exchange rates in Vietnam HANOI, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- The following are foreign exchange rates against the Vietnamese dong (VND) on Friday, released by the State Bank of Vietnam, the country's...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:33
BEIJING, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- China on Friday pledged to provide non-reimbursable assistance of 500 million yuan (about 81.43 million U.S. dollars) to Afghanistan this year at an international meeting...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:33
PARIS, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- Matthias Brandle of Austria set a new cycling world hour record with his 51.85-kilometer effort Thursday, trimming more than 700m off the old mark set by Germany's Jens...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:33
New Zealand home building consents hit six-year high WELLINGTON, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Consents for building new homes reached a six-year high in the year to the end of September, but the figures were...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:33
LAGOS, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- A German national, who was abducted a week ago in southwestern Nigeria, has been released, the authorities confirmed Thursday. Ogun State police spokesperson Abimbola...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:33
New Zealand sets out commitment to open government WELLINGTON, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand has formally become a member of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), an international group that aims...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:33
Japan's consumer prices rise 3.0 pct in September TOKYO, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Japan's consumer prices for September rose 3.0 percent from a year earlier, marking the 16th straight monthly increase,...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:32
BEIJING, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Following are news items about China to be covered or pursued by Xinhua on Friday: Wire Service: -- China Focus: China's eased mortgage policies spur sales, sector...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:32
by Larry Neild LONDON, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- "With this ring, I thee wed ..." and the bride will usually adopt her husband's surname in their marriage. But in the new century, it will open up a whole...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:32
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Pentagon chief on Thursday praised the progress made against the Islamic State (IS) as U.S.-led coalition continues to implement a comprehensive strategy aimed at...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:32
Tokyo stocks close 1.68 pct higher on Wall St. gains TOKYO, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed 1.68 percent higher in the morning session of Friday, bolstered by overnight gains on Wall Street....
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:31
Foreign exchange rates in Cambodia PHNOM PENH, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- The following are the main foreign exchange rates against Cambodian riel issued by the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), or the...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 23:31
Australia could sign AIIB deal: Abbott SYDNEY, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday that his government would sign up to the new Asian Infrastructure Investment...