David Warner will lead Australia in next month's Twenty20 international tri-series against New Zealand and England as regular captain Steve Smith is given a break ahead of the crucial Test tour to South Africa. Opening batsman Warner, the Test vice-captain, steps up to lead Australia in the T20
The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 10:50 p.m. As the Senate appears to inch closer to an agreement to end a shutdown, the White House says President Donald Trump won't budge on his ...
A former oil executive has been sentenced to life in prison and a former high-ranking Vietnamese government official has received a lengthy prison term in a major corruption case. The court in the capital ...
New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl against Pakistan in the first of three matches between the world's top two ranked Twenty20 sides in Wellington on Monday.
South Korean prosecutors raided the house and office of ex-president Lee Myung-Bak's brother on Monday, reports said, probing allegations the former head of state took bribes from the national spy agency during his term. Lee Sang-Deuk, 82 -- who was seen as highly influential during his younger
Defending champion New England booked a third Super Bowl trip in four seasons Sunday, edging Jacksonville 24-20 to reach an NFL championship showdown against the Philadelphia Eagles. Five-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady's two fourth-quarter touchdown passes rallied the Patriots into Super Bowl
DAVAO, Philippines — A 19-year-old water truck personnel was bloody after the vehicle hit a tree at the Buhangin flyover in Davao City past 11:00 p.m. last Friday. The victim, John Carlo Cagaca, was trapped under the flattened part of the truck so UNTV News & Rescue, Kabalikat Rescue group, Central 911
Australian captain Steve Smith has shot down suggestions of ball-tampering after video of him using saliva from the corner of his mouth during Sunday's one-day loss to England raised eyebrows. Smith laughed off the reaction, after watching a replay of the video, saying it was his standard technique
George Weah emerged from Liberia's slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s, and has spent the last 13 years building political credibility to match his status as a sporting icon. Weah, 51, put education, job creation and infrastructure at the centre of his policy platform to beat outgoing
Former international footballer George Weah will be sworn in as Liberia's new president on Monday, a landmark moment that marks the troubled country's first peaceful democratic transition since 1944. Weah will become the 25th president of the West African nation, taking power from President
Following the exploits of Emmy-nominated Kerry Washington as Washington, DC crisis manager Olivia Pope and her team of problem-solving "gladiators," the show didn't immediately take off and it looked destined to be strangled at birth. As it nears its finale six years on, however, it bows
US lawmakers failed to reach an agreement Sunday on ending a government shutdown before the start of the working week as they postponed a crunch vote in the Senate despite marathon negotiations. Although leaders of President Donald Trump's Republican party and the opposition Democrats said progress
When Feng Shanshan was confirmed as the women's number one golfer she marked the historic achievement by ordering steak at Dallas airport and sending a photo of it to her parents. The 28-year-old had every reason to celebrate even while swapping planes: she was the first Chinese -- male or female
One of them, Maimuna Dawda, used to watch matches on television before she got the chance to hold the oval ball for herself in 2016. Now, the 14-year-old plays three games of short-format seven-a-side every week at the Kanda Cluster of Schools that she attends in the capital, Accra. In places like
Nick Kyrgios says he's in a much better "head space" than this time last year when he was booed off court at the Australian Open, and looking forward to what comes next. Twelve months ago the combustible Australian was in a bad place after being jeered and accused of giving up as he crashed
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will rehabilitate 25 bridges and 3 flyovers in Metro Manila. Undersecretary Catalina Cabral said the government allotted P1-billion from the 2018 budget for the rehabilitation projects. Among the bridges prioritized for rehabilitation
The government shutdown will extend into the workweek as the Senate appeared to inch closer to ending a partisan stalemate late Sunday but fell short of agreement. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ...
With a crown on his head, Marcio Matolias carefully retouches his sandcastle, sculpting and smoothing with a shovel as bathers cool off nearby in the suffocating January heat. In Barra da Tijuca, a wealthy beachside neighborhood west of Rio, neighbors and friends call him "The King." He gladly
Government shutdown will continue into Monday, as Senate leaders continue negotiations over immigration and spending.
Spain's Jon Rahm birdied the fourth playoff hole to beat Andrew Landry and capture his second US PGA Tour title at the CareerBuilder Challenge in California.
Senate sets noon EST Monday vote on ending Democratic delays against bill that would reopen government.
Dem leader Schumer: "We have yet to reach an agreement on a path forward" to end shutdown, as leaders' talks continue.
Facebook said Monday that it will train 65,000 French people in digital skills in free schemes to help women set up businesses and the long-term unemployed get back to work. The internet giant also announced that it will pour an additional 10 million euros ($12.2 million) into artificial intelligence
Pope Francis took a tough stand against political corruption on Sunday, and wrapped up his Latin American trip with a mass at an air base before more than a million faithful. It was the second time since arriving in Peru on Thursday that the leader of the world's Catholics attacked the "virus
MANILA, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) plans to open 50 more satellite offices this year. The agency said the move aims to lessen the long lines in securing NBI clearance and to bring government services closer to the public. “As far as Jolo, we will have an office. The latest