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Published:Tuesday | August 2, 2016 | 11:17 PMAP

Wawrinka pulls outRIO DE JANEIRO (AP):Two-time major champion, Stan Wawrinka, pulled out of the Olympics yesterday because of injury, leaving the Rio Games without half of the men ranked in the ATP's top 10.A statement issued by Wawrinka's...

Published:Tuesday | July 26, 2016 | 12:31 AMAP

Verizon is buying Yahoo for US$4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet. It is the second time in as many years that Verizon, extending its digital reach, has snapped up the remnants of a fallen internet...

Published:Sunday | July 17, 2016 | 12:49 AMAP

Federal regulators closed an investigation of the multinational, nutritional supplements company Herbalife, which has for years been dogged by accusations that it was run as an elaborate pyramid scheme. Though Herbalife was ordered to restructure...

Published:Friday | July 15, 2016 | 12:46 AMAP

Cuba is reassigning its economics minister to a different post where he will continue to supervise the direction of the country's struggling economy. An announcement Wednesday night in state media said Vice President Marino Murillo will be...

Published:Friday | June 17, 2016 | 11:44 PMAP

Men and women in business suits mixed with hippies sporting blazers printed with marijuana leaves Friday during the last day of the Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition.The three-day conference at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center was...

Published:Wednesday | June 15, 2016 | 11:06 AMAP

A Swiss newspaper is reporting that a computer specialist for Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca has been taken into custody by Geneva authorities in connection with a probe over the leak of a massive trove of data on offshore companies. Daily Le...

Published:Wednesday | June 1, 2016 | 5:03 PMAP

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP): Kevin Durant has a lot to consider in the next month. The face of the Thunder franchise since their move from Seattle in 2008 is heading into free agency and what he chooses to do after July 1 could shake up the NBA landscape....

Published:Wednesday | June 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

BERLIN (AP):Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus was dropped from Germany's European Championship squad yesterday and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger made the final cut despite injury.Reus, who had been struggling at the...

Published:Wednesday | May 25, 2016 | 11:02 PMAP
Published:Friday | May 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

UNITED STATESWASHINGTON, (AP):The Supreme Court is making it easier for the government to deport or otherwise remove people who are not US citizens if they are convicted of seemingly minor crimes.The justices ruled 5-3 yesterday that a man who spent...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

UNITED STATESHOUSTON, (AP):Immigrant rights lawyers have asked a federal judge to appoint a special monitor to oversee a longstanding legal agreement on the detention of children caught crossing the US-Mexico border, an accord at the centre of...

Published:Wednesday | May 11, 2016 | 11:05 PMAP
Published:Tuesday | April 26, 2016 | 6:45 PMAP

Apple sold more than 51 million iPhones in the first three months of this year — and that's the problem. That' 10 million fewer iPhones than the tech giant sold during the same quarter a year ago. As a result, Apple on Tuesday...

Published:Tuesday | April 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

KENYANAIROBI, (AP):Kenyan opposition leaders have been tear-gassed as they led hundreds of supporters to the electoral commission offices to demand that it is disbanded for being biased.Nairobi police chief Japheth Koome disclosed yesterday that the...

Published:Monday | April 25, 2016 | 11:03 PMAP

UNITED STATESKENTUCKY (AP):A new report has concluded that Kentucky has the highest percentage of children in the nation who have had a parent in jail.Citing a report released yesterday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, The Courier-Journal reports...

Published:Monday | April 25, 2016 | 11:02 PMAP

UNITED STATESWISCONSIN (AP):Governor Scott Walker has signed a bill creating tougher drunken driving penalties.The proposal makes a fourth drunken driving offence a felony regardless of when it occurred. Currently, a fourth offence is a felony only...

Published:Monday | April 25, 2016 | 11:02 PMAP

UNITED KINGDOMLONDON, (AP):UK politicians who want Britain to leave the European Union are fighting back after President Barack Obama sided with those who want the country to stay in the 28-nation bloc.Justice Secretary Michael Gove led the charge...

Published:Friday | April 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

JERUSALEM, (AP):Israel's attorney general has banned a Jewish women's prayer group from holding a special service at a key Jerusalem holy site.The group, Women of the Wall, calls for gender equality at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews...

Published:Wednesday | April 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

UNITED STATESWASHINGTON, (AP):Earth's record heat streak has hit a record 11 months.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said March's average global temperature of 54.9 degrees was not only the hottest March, but continues a record...

Published:Wednesday | April 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP
Published:Tuesday | April 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMAP

The Walt Disney Company's The Jungle Book, opened with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts ever at the box office and continuing the studio's streak of unearthing live-action riches buried in its animated...

Published:Monday | April 11, 2016 | 11:10 PMAP

VENEZUELACARACAS, (AP):Venezuela's two main cellphone service providers are suspending long distance calling as the South American country struggles to pay its bills.Movistar and Spain-based Telefonica both announced on Friday that they would be...

Published:Wednesday | April 6, 2016 | 11:07 PMAP
Published:Wednesday | April 6, 2016 | 8:57 AMAP

The biggest United States-based drugmaker, Pfizer Inc, will stay put thanks to aggressive new US Treasury Department rules that succeeded in blocking Pfizer from acquiring rival Allergan and moving to Ireland — on paper — to reduce its...

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