Loading...
  • Lee happy to be team player in quest for individual goals

    Lee happy to be team player in quest for individual goals

    Reuters - 14 minutes ago
    Lee happy to be team player in quest for individual goals

    By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Former world number one Lee Chong Wei is by far the biggest name in the Southeast Asian Games' badminton tournament but the Malaysian shuttler is happy to keep his return from a doping ban low-key as he eyes bigger goals. For 32-year-old Lee, his appearance in the men's team event will end a 10-year hiatus from the multi-sports gathering and while his presence will install Malaysia as favorites, an elusive world or Olympic title remains his ultimate …

  • Biden tries to smooth over anger sparked by Carter's comment

    Biden tries to smooth over anger sparked by Carter's comment

    Associated Press - 29 minutes ago
    Biden tries to smooth over anger sparked by Carter's comment

    WASHINGTON (AP) โ€” Vice President Joe Biden is reassuring Iraq's government of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice and bravery of Iraqi forces" one day after Defense Secretary Ash Carter questioned the Iraqi military commitment. …

  • Vermont's Sanders to kick off 2016 bid from Clinton's left

    Vermont's Sanders to kick off 2016 bid from Clinton's left

    Associated Press - 30 minutes ago
    Vermont's Sanders to kick off 2016 bid from Clinton's left

    BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) โ€” For a vocal group of liberals who aren't satisfied with Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vermont's self-described "democratic socialist" senator isn't the candidate they want. But Bernie Sanders is the candidate they're about to get. …

  • Across nation, veterans' sacrifices honored in many ways

    Across nation, veterans' sacrifices honored in many ways

    Associated Press - 30 minutes ago
    Across nation, veterans' sacrifices honored in many ways

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) โ€” President Barack Obama saluted Americans who died in battle and made special mention on Memorial Day of the families of lost loved ones "who represent the best of who we are." …

  • Beleskey's overtime winner pushes Hawks towards NHL elimination

    Beleskey's overtime winner pushes Hawks towards NHL elimination

    AFP News - 33 minutes ago
    Beleskey's overtime winner pushes Hawks towards NHL elimination

    Matt Beleskey scored the game winner 45 seconds into overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks over Chicago 5-4, putting the Blackhawks on the brink of elimination from the NHL Western Conference finals. Cam Fowler and Ryan Kesler scored just 32 seconds apart in the first period and Sami Vatanen and Patrick Maroon also notched goals for the Ducks, who took a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series. Beleskey collected a rebound off a Kesler shot and then dropped to one knee and punched the puck …