Scotland got a chance, didn't take it at World Cup in Japan

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The Scots were so desperate to get their chance on the night in Yokohama, there was talk of a day in court. When it came to the moment of truth, they couldn't ...

Sri Lanka presidential hopeful vows to bolster intelligence

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's former defense chief, a presidential hopeful, says he will empower the state's intelligence sector with necessary legal cover for their duties to secure the count...

Mercedes driver Bottas wins Japanese Grand Prix

SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas surged into the lead at the start and held on to win the typhoon-hit Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday for his third Formula One victory of the season ...

Ferrari driver Vettel grabs pole at Japanese GP

SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel grabbed pole position at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday in a windy qualifying session that was moved to race day because of the powerful typhoon...

Trump says he's an 'island of one' on Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's an "island of one" for removing U.S. forces from northeastern Syria. Trump's decision drew swift bipartisan criticism in the U.S. a...

Indonesia nabs 2 accused of planning to attack Bali police

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's counterterrorism squad has arrested two suspected militants accused of plotting an attack on police on the tourist island of Bali. Bali police ...

France, Cyprus hold joint naval maneuvers in Cypriot waters

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Officials say joint French-Cypriot naval maneuvers off Cyprus aim to assist the east Mediterranean island nation fulfill its duties as a sovereign country. Fre...

Taipei 101 draws crowds after price cuts for Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The introduction of the cheapest tickets for the Taipei 101 observation deck in its 15-year history has been a success, reports said Saturday (October 12). From October...

Hong Kong protests draw thousands, down from earlier rallies

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters are marching again in Hong Kong but in numbers that so far seem significantly reduced from rallies that drew many thousands as recently as last weekend. A...

Taiwanese tourist fined for sporting skimpy string bikini in Boracay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman has sparked controversy in the Philippines after she was spotted on the country's resort island of Boracay sporting a super skimpy bikini. On Wed...

As Japan braces for typhoon, rugby squad trains in the rain

TOKYO (AP) — Emergency crews were on high alert. Flights and trains were cancelled. Rugby stars here for the World Cup mostly heeded the same warnings as everyone else and stayed indoors as Japan brac...

Japanese GP in holding pattern at Typhoon Hagibus approaches

NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — With the Suzuka circuit shuttered on Saturday because of the approaching typhoon, the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix was in a holding pattern with drivers forced to spend the day...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2019. There are 80 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, ...

The Latest: Scots want chance to crash Japan's Cup party

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Day 23 of the Rugby World Cup in Japan (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The Scottish players have tried to be good guests at the Rugby World...

Bracing for impact at Rugby World Cup as typhoon nears Japan

TOKYO (AP) — With two games already canceled and the prospect of more disruptions as the worst typhoon of the year bears down on Japan, Rugby World Cup organizers have again outlined the plan to asses...