Witness: Self-help guru wanted women to be 'hungry dogs'

NEW YORK (AP) — Self-help guru Keith Raniere was a taskmaster who expected his female followers to be as obedient as "hungry dogs," whether he wanted them to send nude photos to him or buy him groceri...

US Open exempt players

PEBBLE BEACH, California (AP) — Exempt players for the 119th U.S. Open, to be played from June 13-16 at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Players listed only in the first category for which they are elegible (...

BC-GLF--World Golf Ranking

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Defending champion returns for Taiwan Amateur Golf Championship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Taiwan Amateur Golf Championship will take place at Nan Fong Golf Club in Nantou City from May 28-31, gathering more than 100 golfers from 12 domestic and internationa...

Johnson 2nd at PGA Championship after late charge at Koepka

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Dustin Johnson has completed the so-close slam. The former world No. 1 erased all but one stroke of a seven-shot deficit in the final round of the PGA Champi...

Denmark's Lucas Bjerregaard has 2019 PGA's only hole-in-one

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Lucas Bjerregaard (BEER'-gard) and playing partner Lucas Glover did the old 1-2 on No. 17 at Bethpage Black in the final round of the PGA Championship. Bjerr...

Gone with the wind: DJ's chance to catch Koepka

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka's coronation in this PGA Championship nearly got blown off the golf course. It didn't because his main competition, Dustin Johnson, had just as...

With Koepka out front at PGA, 2nd place plenty to play for

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — There's a pretty good competition going on in the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, only it's not for the Wanamaker Trophy, the nearly $2 million first-place prize and a maj...

Former 'sex slave' of self-help guru testifies at his trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A former follower of a self-help guru is telling a jury how the leader created a sorority of sex slaves under his command. The testimony by Lauren Salzman came Friday...

Senate confirms Trump official as Justice Department deputy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to confirm Jeffrey Rosen as deputy attorney general, the second-ranking official at the Justice Department. The vote was 52-45. ...

Lebanese bid farewell to ex-cardinal at state funeral

BKIRKI, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanon is bidding farewell to the former patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite Christian church at a state funeral attended by the country's top political and spiritual leaders. ...

Osaka wins first of 2 matches in a busy day at Italian Open

ROME (AP) — Top-ranked Naomi Osaka comfortably beat Dominika Cibulkova 6-3, 6-3 in the first of her two matches at the Italian Open on Thursday. With play backed up following a raino...

Fresh off a senior major, Stricker returns to Bethpage

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The modest Midwestern lifestyle of Steve Stricker has given way to moments of celebrity over the last month. Stricker spoke Wednesday about watching the fina...

Tiger Woods' win at Masters still has Rory McIlroy in awe

FARMINGDALE, N.J. (AP) — It's been a month since Tiger Woods stunned the golf world by overcoming four back surgeries and periods when his troubled career appeared to be over by winning the Masters fo...

NYPD training official: Garner officer used banned chokehold

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department official in charge of training new recruits said Tuesday that the restraint technique an officer used on Eric Garner five years ago, leading to his death...