Richie Porte wins Tour Down Under for 2nd time

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Richie Porte of Australia won the Tour Down Under cycle race for the second time Sunday, though for the first time in seven years he failed to win the grueling stage to the ...

Taiwan men's baseball ranked No. 4 in latest world rankings

Taiwan men's baseball retained itsNo. 4 world ranking in 2019 after national squads won three world titles, according to the latest rankings released by the WorldBaseball Softball Confederation (W...

Greek police report seizure of nearly 1.2 tons of cocaine

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they seized nearly 1.2 tons of cocaine and arrested 8 alleged members of an international drug trafficking gang. Almost all of the cocaine, 1.1...

BC-GLF--Dubai Desert Classic Scores

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Ben Stokes fined, given demerit point for swearing at fan

England vice captain Ben Stokes was fined and given a demerit point on Saturday for swearing at a fan as he walked off the field after getting out during the final cricket test against South Africa. ...

Libya says oil shutdown caused over $255 million in losses

CAIRO (AP) — The closure of Libya’s major oil fields and production facilities has resulted in losses of more than $255 million in the six-day period ending Jan. 23, the country’s national oil company...

Global Forecast-Celsius

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Nortje leads fight for South Africa, England 300-7

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa fast bowler Anrich Nortje held back England with three wickets in quick succession on the second day of the series-deciding final test on Saturday. N...

'This is huge': Locust swarms destroy crops in East Africa

KATITIKA, Kenya (AP) — The hum of millions of locusts on the move is broken by the screams of farmers and the clanging of pots and pans. But their noise-making does little to stop the voracious insect...

England shocks South Africa at New Zealand Sevens

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) — England shocked three-time world champion South Africa 21-19 to remain unbeaten after the first day of pool play Saturday at the New Zealand leg of the World Rugby Sevens ...

Daryl Impey takes lead from Richie Porte at Tour Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Two-time defending champion Daryl Impey of South Africa snatched the overall lead from Australia's Richie Porte on the penultimate stage of the Tour Down Under cycle race, t...

Too soon to tell if new virus as dangerous as SARS cousin

The new virus from China has the world on edge because it’s a close cousin to viruses that killed hundreds in separate outbreaks. While it’s too early to tell if this latest threat will prove as deadl...

In Paris, Michael Jordan takes questions on many NBA topics

Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls probably played a role in changing basketball in Europe, when they played in Paris and won a tournament 23 years ago. On Friday, back in Paris, J...

BC-US--Foreign Exchange, US

NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign Exchange, New York prices. Rates for trades of $1 million minimum. ...