England 121-3 at tea on day 1 of 1st test with New Zealand

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (AP) — Opener Rory Burns labored for more than three hours over a half century which helped guide England to 121-3 at tea Thursday on the first day of the first cricket te...

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___ GM accuses Fiat Chrysler of bribing UAW to get lower costs DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair...

Review: Tom Waits’ songs shine on female-focused tribute

Various artists, “Come On Up to the House: Women Sing Waits” (Dualtone) Hard-times troubadour Tom Waits gets the Great American Songbook-style treatment in “Come On Up to the House,”...

Some binge-worthy options for holiday gift season

NEW YORK (AP) — Chances are there’s at least one TV binger on your gift list. Why not go all in for the holidays and wrap up something on-point? Some ideas: POPCORN...

Iraqi officials: Protests cut port road, close central bank

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say anti-government demonstrators in the south have blocked roads leading to the country’s main port while protesters in Baghdad forced the closure of Iraq’s ce...

Afghanistan beats WIndies by 29 runs to win T20 series 2-1

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Teenager Rahmanullah Gurbaz smashed 79 off 52 balls as Afghanistan beat West Indies by 29 runs in the third and final Twenty20 to clinch the series 2-1 on Sunday. ...

Free broadband? UK Labour Party promises nationalization

LONDON (AP) — The British Labour Party's latest plan for public ownership of big industries sent shivers through the telecoms sector Friday with an electoral promise to nationalize part of the former ...

Protesters in Iraq celebrate soccer win against Iran

BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands of anti-government protesters in Iraq’s capital city celebrated with fireworks a 2-1 win over Iran in a much-anticipated World Cup qualifying match, hoping it would return mom...

West Indies beats Afghanistan by 30 runs in 1st T20

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — West Indies started its preparations for next year’s Twenty20 World Cup with a 30-run victory over Afghanistan in the first match of their three-game T20 series on Thursday. ...

Sizing up the 2019 holiday shopping season for retailers

NEW YORK (AP) — With two weeks until the official start of the holiday shopping season, the nation’s retailers are gearing up for what should be another brutally competitive shopping period. ...

Photo of the Day: Uber Eats driver seen on Harley in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the food delivery craze grips Taiwan, an Uber Eats driver has been spotted taking food ferrying to a whole new level as he barreled through the mean streets of Taipei o...

US and Turkey have friendly talks but differences persist

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are “very good friends,” but their meeting Wednesday at the White House failed to resolve ...

UPS adds Taiwan to new delivery system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States parcel delivery company UPS has added Taiwan and nine other Asian countries to a new online market distribution system, reports said Wednesday (November 13)....

Boeing orders, deliveries continue to sag with Max grounding

Orders and deliveries of new Boeing planes remain depressed eight months into the grounding of the company's 737 Max. Boeing said Tuesday that an aircraft-leasing company replaced an...

UEFA signs Takeaway.com to replace McDonald's at Euro 2020

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has announced a new food sector sponsor for the European Championship, replacing McDonald's which owned the slot since 1992. UEFA says food delivery pla...