Japan's Abe to avoid visit to war-linked shrine on 75th war anniversary: Jiji

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will refrain from visiting the Yasukuni shrine for war dead on the 75th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War Two, Jiji news agency said on Sunday (Aug. 9...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 10, the 223rd day of 2020. There are 143 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 1...

DeShields leads Indians over White Sox 5-4 in 10 innings

CHICAGO (AP) — Delino DeShields snapped a tie with a perfectly placed squeeze bunt in the 10th inning, and the Cleveland Indians topped the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Sunday night. DeS...

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

TORONTO (AP) — Joonas Korpisalo stopped 33 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets advanced to the first round of the NHL playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a decisive Game 5 on Sunda...

A brief look at the third round of the PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A glance at Sunday's final round of the PGA Championship at Harding Park: CHAMPION: Collin Morikawa hit his drive on the short par-4 16th hole to 7 feet to set u...

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Benches cleared and even the stands emptied during Oakland’s 7-2 victory over the Astros on Sunday, tempers flaring at last between the AL West rivals months after Houston’s sign-stealing scandal was ...

As college leaders meet, football players push to play

The Power Five conference commissioners met Sunday to discuss mounting concern about whether a college football season can be played in a pandemic, and players took to social media to urge leaders to ...

Taiwan denies planning new global health organization with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office on Monday (Aug. 10) denied a Japanese media report suggesting it is in the process of planning a new agency with the U.S. to supplant the World Hea...

Japan's legacy of forced labor haunts ties with neighbors

TOKYO (AP) — For years, Yeom Chan-soon was haunted by the cracking sound of a leather belt eating into the flesh of a fellow Korean mine worker being punished for trying to escape from forced labor in...

HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under national security for 'colluding with foreign powers'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media mogul and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai (黎智英) has been arrested along with one of his sons under the contentious national security law, local media repo...

Sa Sa x Boutir Makes New Inroads into New Retail

Building integrated channels and helping business owners Develop new systems to boost sales HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 10 August 2020 - Sa Sa International Holdings Limited (...

"What a shot:" Casey can only watch as PGA hopes vanish

Tied for the lead while standing on the 17th tee, Paul Casey heard what passed for a commotion on the largely silent, fan-free golf course. He looked behind him and realized his hop...

LEADING OFF: A's try for 10th win in row, wait for MLB word

A look at what's happening in the majors on Monday: PENALTIES POSSIBLE The Athletics try for their 10th straight win when they start a series on the road against th...

Astros, A's clear benches, empty seats; Oak wins 9th in row

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Benches cleared and even the stands emptied during Oakland's 7-2 victory over the Astros on Sunday, tempers flaring at last between the AL West rivals months after Houston’s sig...

Sheffield shuts down Rockies as Mariners win 5-3

SEATTLE (AP) — Justus Sheffield struck out seven in his longest stint of the season, Dylan Moore hit a two-run homer and the Seattle Mariners beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Sunday. ...