Durant and new-look Warriors ready for NBA bow
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said his new-look team is relishing the pressure entering their 2016-2017 NBA campaign opener on Tuesday against the San Antonio Spurs. The Warriors' blockbuster off-season move for Kevin Durant has made the already formidable-looking Dubs an even more daunting proposition as they set out to regain their NBA Finals crown. Kerr, however, said Monday his team of all-stars welcomed the burden of expectation that comes with being able to field a team with Durant, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green in the line-up.
Hong Kong court sees chilling video describing torture
A jury in Hong Kong watched chilling video Tuesday of a British banker describing how he tortured and killed an Indonesian woman he met in a bar, saying he repeatedly raped her and "tortured her badly." ...
Clinton slams Trump for comments on offensive against Islamic State
By Luciana Lopez and Steve Holland MANCHESTER, N.H./ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed rival Donald Trump on Monday for saying that the week-old effort to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the control of Islamic State was going badly. ?He?s basically declaring defeat before the battle has even started,? Clinton said at a campaign event in New Hampshire. ?He?s proving to the world what it means to have an unqualified commander in chief.? In a tweet on Sunday, Trump, the Republican nominee for the Nov. 8 election, said the ?attack on Mosul is turning out to be a total disaster.
Trooper's widow urges no vote on legalizing marijuana
BOSTON (AP) ? The widow of a state trooper killed by a driver who allegedly smoked marijuana before the crash is making an emotional plea against a ballot question that would legalize recreational marijuana.
Denver gives Osweiler rude welcome in 27-9 win over Houston
Must see TV: why gutting NAFTA unlikely to create U.S. jobs
By Timothy Aeppel CUIDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO (Reuters) - Both U.S. presidential candidates routinely criticize free-trade deals they blame for the loss of American jobs. Winnsboro, South Carolina-based Element, and the television industry more broadly, offer a window into the complexity of industrial supply chains and illustrate why pushing manufacturing jobs back to the United States is so difficult. Element's plant in South Carolina is nearly identical to a rival factory operated by Taiwanese conglomerate Tatung Company that sits on a dusty back street in this Mexican border town.
Man accused of filming crime spree, killing relatives on lam
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) ? Authorities have spent more than 24 hours seeking a man they say posted live videos to social media while running from police during a violent crime spree that included shooting two police officers, armed car thefts and killing his aunt and uncle, apparently attempting to sever their heads.
Tata stocks fall after chairman Mistry ousted
Shares in Tata Sons companies fell in early trade on Tuesday after India's biggest conglomerate shocked the Indian business world and abruptly sacked its chairman Cyrus Mistry. In a statement Tata Sons, the holding company of the massive $100 billion Tata Group, said Monday its board had voted to replace Mistry, four years after he became its first chief from outside the immediate Tata family. It added that 78-year-old Ratan Tata, one of India's most famous industrialists, would return to the helm of the company until a successor is found, which would likely to take four months.
Siemian stars as Broncos tame Texans to ruin Osweiler return
Rookie Trevor Siemian ruined Brock Osweiler's return to Denver as the Broncos outgunned the Houston Texans 27-9, after the visitors were rocked by a horrific injury to right tackle Derek Newton. Siemian, who stepped up as Denver's starting quarterback after Osweiler left the Super Bowl champions in the close season, on Monday completed 14 of 25 passes for 157 yards at Mile High Stadium. As well as connecting with Demaryius Thomas for a four-yard touchdown, Osweiler piloted the Broncos on four other scoring drives as Denver improved to 5-2 after consecutive losses.
Ohio Zoo improves exhibit barrier following Harambe deathCINCINNATI (AP) ? Officials with the Ohio zoo where a gorilla was shot and killed when a 3-year-old got into its enclosure say they've improved the exhibit's barrier.