US: Philippines' Duterte sparking distress around the world
MANILA, Philippines (AP) ? America's top diplomat for Asia said Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial remarks and a "real climate of uncertainty" about his government's intentions have sparked distress in the U.S. and other countries.
ICYMI in NFL's Week 7: U-G-L-Y, you ain't got no alibi
Let's not write off the NFL just yet, no matter what the declining TV ratings say. Still, this was one long day of tedious, bad football that showcased various problems with the current state of the game.
Indians embrace underdog role in World Series against Cubs
Tom Hayden, famed 1960s anti-war activist, dies at 76
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) ? Tom Hayden, the famed 1960s anti-war activist who moved beyond his notoriety as a Chicago 8 defendant to become a California legislator, author and lecturer, has died. He was 76.
Limited gains in first week of Iraq's Mosul offensive
KHAZER, Iraq (AP) ? In the week since Iraq launched an operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group, its forces have pushed toward the city from the north, east and south, battling the militants in a belt of mostly uninhabited towns and villages.
Stokes seals thrilling Test win for England over Bangladesh
Ben Stokes took the last two Bangladesh wickets in three balls as England won a thrilling first Test by 22 runs in Chittagong Monday, narrowly depriving their hosts of an historic victory. Bangladesh, needing 33 runs for what would have been their first win over England in nine attempts, added just 10 runs to their overnight total and were all out for 263 after 20 minutes of play on the fifth and final day at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium. Sabbir Rahman, the overnight half-centurion, was left stranded on 64 as the allrounder Stokes dismissed the other two batsmen in his second over.
Bryant, Baez and other young Cubs critical in title chase
The Latest: Iraqi forces shell IS positions near Mosul
China's Xi seeks to enforce will at Communist Party meeting
BEIJING (AP) ? Having punished more than a million Communist Party members for corruption, Chinese President Xi Jinping will use a key meeting that started Monday to drive home the message that his signature anti-graft campaign is far from over and that his authority remains undiminished.
Hanjin shares dive on European sale news
Shares in the troubled South Korean shipping giant Hanjin plunged almost 14 percent on Monday after it said it would close its European business. The firm said it had applied for court approval to close all of its European units in more than 10 countries including Germany, where it has its regional headquarters, a spokeswoman said. Hanjin -- the South's largest shipping company and once the world's seventh largest -- is seeking bankruptcy protection at home and in the US after creditors rejected a plan to deal with a $5.37 billion debt load.