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Tennis: Osaka toppled by Hsieh in Miami Open third round

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:01
Naomi Osaka crashed out of the third round of the WTA and ATP Miami Open on Saturday as Hsieh Su-Wei exacted revenge for a painful Australian Open defeat with a 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 victory.

Football: Ramos helps Spain edge Norway, Kean stars for Italy

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:00
Sergio Ramos scored a second-half penalty to help Spain beat a spirited Norway 2-1 on Saturday in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier, while teenage striker Moise Kean netted in Italy's win over Finland.

Druze protest Trump's backing of Israeli sovereignty on Golan

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 04:44
Dozens of Druze Arabs, some carrying Syrian flags and pictures of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, gathered on the Golan Heights on Saturday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s support for Israeli sovereignty over the territory.

Traffic-choked Jakarta to inaugurate mass rapid transit system

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 04:43
Indonesia's capital will inaugurate its first mass rapid transit system on Sunday, a $1.1 billion project seen as crucial to tackling some of the world's worst traffic congestion.

Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open with knee injury

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 04:00
REUTERS: Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Miami Open with a left knee injury, tournament officials said on Saturday. It is the second consecutive WTA event in which the American has been unable to continue, after her retirement from last week's tournament in Indian Wells with a viral illness ...

Turkish watchdogs to probe JP Morgan after lira plunge

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 03:42
Turkey's banking watchdog has launched an investigation into JP Morgan over complaints about a report it published on Friday, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Saturday.

Football: McCarthy begins second Ireland spell with nervy Gibraltar win

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 03:19
Mick McCarthy made an inauspicious start to his second stint in charge of the Republic of Ireland as his team laboured to a 1-0 Euro 2020 qualifying victory over Gibraltar on Saturday.

Kvitova prevails in marathon three-setter in Miami

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 02:45
World number two Petra Kvitova was extended to three sets before the Czech overcame Croatia's Donna Vekic in the third round of the Miami Open on Saturday.

Football: Brazil denied victory by determined Panama

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 02:27
Brazil were held to a 1-1 draw against Panama in an international friendly played at Porto's Dragao Stadium on Saturday.

Brazil held 1-1 by Panama in lacklustre friendly

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 02:25
Brazil drew 1-1 with Panama in a friendly on Saturday, one of the poorest results and performances by the five-times world champions since Tite took over as coach in mid-2016.

US airlines prepare for 737 MAX tests, Southwest parks jets near desert

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 02:19
Teams from the three U.S. airlines that own 737 MAX jets were heading to Boeing Co's factory in Renton, Washington, to review a software upgrade on Saturday, even as Southwest Airlines Co began parking its 34 MAXs near the California desert.

Israeli ex-spy who helped capture Nazi mastermind Eichmann dies at 92

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 02:03
Rafi Eitan, a former Israeli minister and veteran spy who led the operation to capture fugitive Nazi mastermind Adolf Eichmann, died on Saturday at the age of 92.

Patriots owner apologizes after prostitution charges

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 01:59
NFL champion New England Patriots' owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in a statement, making his first public comments since being charged with soliciting prostitution last month in Florida.

US airlines prepare for 737 MAX tests, Southwest parks jets near desert

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 01:50
Teams from the three U.S. airlines that own 737 MAX jets were heading to Boeing Co's factory in Renton, Washington, to review a software upgrade on Saturday, even as Southwest Airlines Co began parking its 34 MAXs near the California desert.

Gymnastics - Whitlock rues no perfect 10, mulls scoring changes

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 01:20
Britain's double Olympics gold-medal winning gymnast Max Whitlock believes the sport's "confusing" scoring system could switch fans off and says new innovations should be considered.

Turkish watchdog to investigate JP Morgan, other banks: Anadolu

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 01:00
Turkey's banking watchdog has launched an investigation into JP Morgan over complaints about a report it published on Friday, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Saturday.

Clashes break out in latest French 'yellow vest' protests

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 00:54
Police and demonstrators clashed sporadically in Paris and other French cities on Saturday as "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government took place for a 19th consecutive weekend.

Rugby: Toulon's struggles continue with Lyon loss

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 00:53
Toulon coach Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe said his side's 42-33 defeat by Lyon in the Top 14 on Saturday reflected their whole campaign.

Death toll from southern Africa cyclone, floods exceeds 700

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 00:44
Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people and left thousands in desperate need of help, many on rooftops and trees.

Transgender men have functional ovaries after a year of testosterone injections

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 00:25
The ovaries of transgender men appear to remain functional even after a year of receiving hormonal treatment with testosterone, according to a small Israeli study presented Saturday in the United States.

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