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  • Shakespeare's Globe taking 'Hamlet' …

    Shakespeare's Globe taking 'Hamlet' …

    Four centuries after his death, William Shakespeare is probably Britain's best-known export, his words and characters famous around the world. It's fitting they … More »

    Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
  • World Cup rush leaves gaps in Brazil …

    World Cup rush leaves gaps in Brazil …

    Brazil had trounced the Spanish world champions. The final of the 2013 Confederations Cup, a dress rehearsal for this year's World Cup, was a promising 3-0 victory … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Keflezighi's Boston win a boost for …

    Keflezighi's Boston win a boost for …

    The Boston Marathon champion crossed the finish line wearing sneakers from Skechers, not exactly a brand associated with sports. The company signed Meb Keflezighi … More »

    Associated Press - 5 hours ago
  • Cycling union lifts doping ban on Australian …

    Cycling union lifts doping ban on Australian …

    The International Cycling Union (UCI) on Wednesday lifted its doping ban on Australian Michael Rogers, who last year tested positive for clenbuterol. Rogers was … More »

    AFP News - 5 hours ago
  • Canadiens sweep Lightning after 4-3 …

    Canadiens sweep Lightning after 4-3 …

    MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens swept their way into the second round of the NHL playoffs, and now look forward to some rest. … More »

    Associated Press - 13 hours ago
  • Violence erupts in Rio slum near Olympic …

    Violence erupts in Rio slum near Olympic …

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Rio de Janeiro slum erupted in violence late Tuesday following the killing of a popular local figure, with angry residents setting fires and … More »

    Associated Press - 14 hours ago
  • Former AP photographer Harry Koundakjian …

    Former AP photographer Harry Koundakjian …

    NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Koundakjian, a former photographer and photo editor for The Associated Press in the Middle East and New York City, has died. He was 83. … More »

    Associated Press - 18 hours ago
  • Comcast 1Q earns surge on upbeat NBC …

    Comcast 1Q earns surge on upbeat NBC …

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp. said Tuesday that its first-quarter net income rose by 30 percent as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC, helped by the … More »

    Associated Press - 18 hours ago
  • Navalny's conviction in Russia a …

    Navalny's conviction in Russia a …

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow judge on Tuesday left open the possibility of jailing President Vladimir Putin's main critic for years, a sign of Putin's increasingly … More »

    Associated Press - 23 hours ago
  • Phelps facing toughest challenge ye …

    Phelps facing toughest challenge ye …

    By Julian Linden REUTERS - Michael Phelps has been swimming against the tide all his life. Time and time again he has proved the doubters wrong, setting the … More »

    Reuters - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 1:25 AM PHT
  • 'Modern Family' dad opens beer restaurant …

    'Modern Family' dad opens beer restaurant …

    He plays a bumbling dad on ABC's "Modern Family," but in Salt Lake City Ty Burrell is trying out for a role as restaurateur. Burrell has just opened Beer Bar, a … More »

    Associated Press - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 11:12 PM PHT
  • Dawson to retire next year as R&A chief …

    Dawson to retire next year as R&A chief …

    LONDON (Reuters) - Peter Dawson will retire next year as chief executive of the Royal and Ancient (R&A), the body which governs golf outside the United States said … More »

    Reuters - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 11:05 PM PHT
  • NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

    NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

    NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network's coverage now reflects … More »

    Associated Press - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 9:18 PM PHT
  • Dawson to retire as chief executive …

    Dawson to retire as chief executive …

    ST ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Peter Dawson is to retire next year as chief executive of The R&A after 16 years with the governing body in charge of the Rules of Golf … More »

    Associated Press - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 8:08 PM PHT
  • Comcast 1Q earns beat Street on upbeat …

    Comcast 1Q earns beat Street on upbeat …

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast's first-quarter net income rose by nearly a third as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC, helped by the Winter Olympics in Sochi … More »

    Associated Press - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 7:04 PM PHT
  • American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston …

    American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston …

    BOSTON (AP) — A year ago, an injured Meb Keflezighi watched the Boston Marathon from the stands at the finish line on Boylston Street, leaving five minutes before … More »

    Associated Press - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 6:16 PM PHT
  • Boston Marathon men's champ says …

    Boston Marathon men's champ says …

    By Richard Valdmanis BOSTON (Reuters) - American runner Meb Keflezighi said memories of the victims of last year's bomb attack carried him through the last, … More »

    Reuters - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 11:16 AM PHT
  • Mourinho, Guardiola, Ancelotti - who …

    Mourinho, Guardiola, Ancelotti - who …

    Three of the tournament's best-ever bosses have the chance to win their third trophy this season and eclipse the record of Manchester United great Sir Alex Ferguson … More »

    GOAL.com - Mon, Apr 21, 2014 8:25 PM PHT
  • Germany, Czech Republic into Fed Cup …

    Germany, Czech Republic into Fed Cup …

    Germany reached their first Fed Cup final since 1992 on Sunday -- where they will face the Czech Republic, who will be playing in a third title match in four years. … More »

    AFP News - Mon, Apr 21, 2014 8:34 AM PHT
  • Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight …

    Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight …

    REUTERS - American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles when he scored a split decision victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to … More »

    Reuters - Sun, Apr 20, 2014 2:49 PM PHT

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