England, USA, Taiwan advance in LPGA International Crown
With Charley Hull back in action, England cruised into the final singles matches along with the United States and Taiwan at the LPGA's International Crown team event. Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Holly Clyburn routed Pornanong Phatlum and Pornani Chutichai of Thailand 7 and 5. Hull, sidelined by illness on Friday, returned and teamed with Melissa Reid a day later to beat sisters Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn 3 and 1 as England won Pool B with nine points.
Williamson, Giants beat Yanks 2-1 in 12 innings, stop skid
'Vampire Diaries' to end after 8 seasons
Brie Larson confirmed as 'Captain Marvel'
'Spider-Man: Homecoming' first look swings into Comic-ConSAN DIEGO (AP) ? "Spider-Man: Homecoming" is just 10 days into its shoot, but audiences at Comic-Con have already seen a first look at the film.
No surprise sheriff's deputy died helping fellow officers
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) ? The Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy killed last Sunday ran to help another officer when he could have stayed safe in the convenience store where he was working off-duty, a minister said at his funeral Saturday.
Ex-Lebanon hostage Thomas Sutherland dies in Colorado
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) ? Thomas Sutherland, a teacher was held captive in Lebanon for more than six years until he was freed in 1991 and returned home to become professor emeritus at Colorado State University, has died.
Snowden film 'almost killed' by self-censorship
It was the largest data leak in United States history, fueling a firestorm over the issue of mass surveillance that resonated with Americans and ignited around the world. Oliver Stone's hotly-anticipated "Snowden" tells the story of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in dramatic form for the first time -- but the movie almost never made it to theaters. It was definitely... self-censorship," Stone, 69, told San Diego fan convention Comic-Con International on Thursday.
IOC faces historic call on Russia Rio ban
The International Olympic Committee was set to decide Sunday on whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over state-run doping, an unprecedented move that could spark the Olympic movement's worst crisis in decades. According to an independent report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Russia's sports ministry directed a vast doping programme with support from the FSB intelligence agency. More than 30 sports were affected by the cheating that went on during the 2014 Sochi Games and other major events, said the WADA report released last week by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren.
South-east Asia bloc pushes for South China Sea breakthrough
South-east Asian foreign ministers will hold crunch talks in communist Laos on Sunday at a summit already overshadowed by infighting over Beijing's sabre rattling in the South China Sea. The gathering in Vientiane is the first major regional talks since the UN-backed tribunal ruled earlier this month that China did not have historic rights to vast swathes of the strategic sea. US Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrives in Laos on Monday, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi are among the delegates attending meetings on the sidelines of the summit.