Bernie Torme, guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, dead at 66

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Torme, a guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, died a day before his 67th birthday, according to his drummer. Drummer Mik Gaffney told The Associated Press on Tuesday t...

US adds Venezuelan state mining company to sanctions list

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has added a Venezuelan state-owned mining company and its president to a growing sanctions list as it seeks to increase pressure on President Nicolas Maduro. ...

WORLD SPORTS DIGEST at 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES: OLY--TOKYO-TAKEDA RESIGNATION TOKYO — Tsunekazu Takeda, the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee, is resigning amid a bribery scandal that inves...

Swimmer Kenneth To dies at 26 while training in Florida

HONG KONG (AP) — Kenneth To, a swimmer who won a silver medal for Australia at the 2013 world championships, has died after becoming ill while training in Florida. He was 26. To won ...

Taiwanese jam master wins Double Gold at World’s Original Marmalade Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese entrepreneur Ke Ya (柯亞) won big at the World Marmalade Awards 2019 in Penrith, the UK, Central News Agency (CNA) reported on Tuesday. “These quirky awar...

Japanese Olympic Committee head resigns amid bribery scandal

TOKYO (AP) — Tsunekazu Takeda, the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee, is resigning amid a bribery scandal that investigators suspect helped Tokyo land next year's Olympics. ...

Olympic gold medalist Florent Manaudou returns to swimming

PARIS (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Florent Manaudou is making a comeback to swimming with the aim of competing at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. The Frenchman, who won the 50-meter freesty...

Berhalter shifting Adams to right back, Yedlin to midfield

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — New U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announced an intriguing position change after his first training session with the full American player pool, moving Tyler Adams to right back and ...

BC-US--Stock Prices, US

New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Monday: AFLAC s 50.250 Up ...

BC-US--Gold, US

New York (AP) — Gold futures trading on the NY Merc Monday: (100 troy oz.; dollars per troy oz.) ...

New Zealand's darkest day: 36 minutes of terror

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — On March 15, New Zealand changed. Some are calling it a loss of innocence, a reminder that distance doesn't bring protection against violence. Prime Minister Jacinda A...

Cubs' Baez has new magic tricks ready for this season

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — It does not take Javier Baez long to show off his magic tricks, even in a spring training game. The Chicago Cubs star singled in the first inning on Sunday against...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 18, the 77th day of 2019. There are 288 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 18, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 18, the 77th day of 2019. There are 288 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 18, ...

Undergrad Chen set to face Hanyu at figure skating worlds

TOKYO (AP) — Defending champion Nathan Chen heads to the world figure skating championships in Japan balancing the rigors of competition with the scholastic requirements of being an undergraduate at Y...