Turkey expects Russian missile systems in 1st half of July

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president says the country expects to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defense systems in the first half of July, despite U.S. objections to the deal. ...

Review: Joanna Wallfisch's travels result in unique album

Joanna Wallfisch, "Far Away from Any Place Called Home" (Joanna Wallfisch) Songstress, poet and darn good cyclist Joanna Wallfisch draws from both disappointment and wonder on her la...

Keeping your convenience spending under control

Sure it's nice to have your groceries delivered now and then. Ditto dinner. Want to stream your favorite movies? Why not. Curated clothes and books sent to your home? Yes please. But too much convenie...

Big blow for India as Dhawan ruled out of Cricket World Cup

India opener Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out of the Cricket World Cup on Wednesday because of a broken left thumb, handing one of the title favorites its first big problem this tournament. ...

Delivery man who rescued girls from alleged abuse honored

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police have honored a pizza delivery driver they say rescued two girls who were being abused by their father. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Mark ...

Afghan batsman rejects advice, bats on after head knock

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Afghanistan batsman Hashmatullah Shahidi was struck by a short ball that split his batting helmet and ignored medical advice to retire hurt in the Cricket World Cup game aga...

Brazil and Argentina eclipsed at start of Copa America

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Uruguay, Chile and Colombia impressed at the start of the Copa America, eclipsing hosts Brazil and embattled Argentina early in the South American tournament. I...

Afghan spinner Rashid Khan gets unwanted century vs England

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Rashid Khan arrived at the World Cup near the top of the list of most dangerous bowlers in limited-overs cricket. He'll leave with a mark near the top of t...

Morgan's 17 sixes highlights England World Cup record day

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Eoin Morgan set the tone for England's record sixathon when he slogged a free hit for six and followed it up by clearing the boundary over long-on off the very next delivery...

Morgan hits record 17 sixes; England reaches 397-6 v Afghans

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — England captain Eoin Morgan clobbered 148 from 71 balls including a Cricket World Cup-record 17 sixes against Afghanistan on Tuesday. Morgan went to the cr...

Bangladesh handed target of 322 to beat West Indies

TAUNTON, England (AP) — West Indies amassed 321-8 against Bangladesh in the Cricket World Cup at Taunton on Monday despite Chris Gayle and Andre Russell both getting out for ducks. S...

Still standing, but Proteas face tough road at World Cup

As Elton John said goodbye to Wales in a soccer stadium, South Africa's cricket team sent out a message in Cardiff that it's not yet ready to give up on the World Cup. The veteran st...

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although di...

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines to launch first flights January 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei-headquartered StarLux Airlines (星宇航空) announced plans to operate its first flights in January 2020, with tickets available as early as December. The company is w...

England has 2 injuries but bowls out West Indies for 212

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — England lost two fielders and dropped two outfield catches yet managed to dismiss the West Indies for 212 in 44.4 overs on Friday in cold, mainly overcast conditions at the...