Ward has big game, No. 6 Houston beats UConn 42-14
HOUSTON (AP) ? Greg Ward Jr. threw for a career-high 389 yards and accounted for five touchdowns in just more than three quarters to help sixth-ranked Houston beat Connecticut 42-14 on Thursday night.
Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions HitlerPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised his bloody anti-crime war rhetoric to a new level Friday, comparing it to how Hitler massacred millions of Jews and saying how he would be "happy to slaughter" ...
Asia stocks slip as Deutsche sours mood, oil pulls back
Asian stocks extended losses on Friday as worries about the health of Deutsche Bank weighed on financial shares and as oil prices inched back from near-one month highs on scepticism over OPEC's new plan to curb output. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost almost 1 percent and was on track for a 0.8 percent drop for the week. On Thursday, Wall Street lost about 1 percent as Deutsche Bank shares slumped to a record low after a report that trading clients had withdrawn excess cash and positions held in the largest German lender.
A.J. Green has big game as Bengals dominate Dolphins 22-7
CINCINNATI (AP) ? For most of the game, A.J. Green piled up more yards than the entire Miami Dolphins offense in a virtuoso performance. As an encore, he thrilled the crowd by juggling some Florida citrus.
Three Chinese fishermen killed in confrontation with South Korea coastguardThree Chinese fishermen were killed on Thursday in a fire that broke out on their boat when South Korean coastguard men trying to apprehend them for illegal fishing threw flash grenades into a room they were hiding in, a South Korean official said. Disputes over illegal fishing are an irritant in relations between China and U.S. ally South Korea, even as their economic relations grow close. A Chinese embassy official in Seoul could not be reached for comment and China's foreign ministry in Beijing did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Watt has back surgery, expected to miss rest of season
China reports 6 dead, 23 missing in typhoon landslides
BEIJING (AP) ? Six people are reported dead and at least 23 people are still missing after two landslides triggered by a major typhoon swept through separate villages in southeastern China, state media reported.
Canada wins World Cup, rallying to beat Europe 2-1
Brad Marchand scored a short-handed goal with 43.1 seconds left and Canada beat Team Europe 2-1 on Thursday night to win the World Cup of Hockey. "It's the biggest stage in the world right now and ...
Duterte compares Philippine drug killings to Hitler, says he'd be "happy to slaughter" 3 million addicts.MANILA, Philippines (AP) ? Duterte compares Philippine drug killings to Hitler, says he'd be "happy to slaughter" 3 million addicts.
Family band Flatt Lonesome wins 3 at Bluegrass AwardsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) ? Family band Flatt Lonesome won three awards at the International Bluegrass Music Awards while the Earls of Leicester were named entertainer of the year for the second consecutive year.