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Cavs use long-range 3 point onslaught to pound Hawks

Mo Williams of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots makes the 25th record-setting three point shot of the game over Mike Muscala of the Atlanta Hawks during the NBA Eastern Conference semifinalsThe Cleveland Cavaliers fired a record-setting 25 three pointers as they pummelled the Atlanta Hawks 123-98 to seize a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference playoff series on Wednesday. Cleveland produced 18 first half three pointers which propelled them to a 74-38 halftime lead. JR Smith led the barrage from beyond the arc with seven overall as 10 Cleveland players made three pointers in the second round postseason game.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 01:31:13 -0400

Spieth laughing about Masters meltdown

Jordan Spieth of the United States plays his shot during the final round of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2016 in Augusta, GeorgiaJordan Spieth says he has already come to terms with his astonishing Masters collapse at Augusta last month and is confident the episode will not leave lasting psychological scars. The 22-year-old's hopes of back-to-back Masters triumphs unraveled when he shot a quadruple bogey seven on Augusta National's famous par-three 12th hole. Speaking during an event to announce a $1 million donation to a children's hospital in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Spieth said he had no problem putting the loss in perspective.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 14:25:09 -0400

Israeli Beck sets flawless pace in Alabama
(Reuters) - Israel's Laetitia Beck took advantage of relatively calm early conditions before the wind strengthened to surge into a two-shot lead in Thursday's opening round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic in Prattville, Alabama. The 24-year-old, the first golfer from Israel to qualify for the LPGA Tour, piled up seven birdies in a bogey-free display to fire a seven-under-par 65 on the Senator Course at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 20:09:38 -0400

Better together? Men and women tee-it up in Rabat

European golf claimed a slice of history on May 5, 2016, when both men's and women's tours competed at the same venue at the same time at Rabat's Royal Golf Dar Es Salam courseEuropean golf claimed a slice of history on Thursday when both men's and women's tours competed at the same venue at the same time at Rabat's Royal Golf Dar Es Salam course. In the men's EPGA Trophee Hassan II tournament, Francesco Laporta, Thomas Linard and Jason Scrivener shared the lead on four under, playing the Red Course. England's Florentyna Parker, meanwhile, topped the leaderboard in the LPGA's Lalla Meryem Cup on the neighbouring Blue Course with a five-under 67.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 15:23:42 -0400

Aussie golfer Leishman to skip Olympics over Zika fears

The threat of mosquito-borne Zika has forced Marc Leishman to pull out of the Rio OlympicsGolfer Marc Leishman pulled out of the Rio Olympics on Thursday over fears about the Zika virus and its possible impact on his wife, after fellow Australian Adam Scott also withdrew. Leishman is Australia's number three and after Scott's controversial move to skip Rio because of his busy schedule, he was in line to join world number one Jason Day in Brazil.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 22:41:21 -0400

McIlroy to play Memorial, skip Wentworth

Rory McIlroy hits a tee shot ahead of the 2016 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 4, 2016 in Charlotte, North CarolinaWorld number three Rory McIlroy confirmed Wednesday he'll skip the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth as he tries to stay fresh in a busy season that includes both the Olympics and Ryder Cup. Speaking on his 27th birthday, and on the eve of his title defence at the US PGA Tour's Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, North Carolina, McIlroy outlined an upcoming schedule that doesn't include the European Tour's flagship event May 26-29. "The reason that I took three weeks off after Augusta was I'm not going to have more than a week off until after the Ryder Cup," McIlroy said.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 16:52:40 -0400

Indian Lahiri sets clubhouse pace at Quail Hollow

PGA: The Masters - Final RoundBy Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Anirban Lahiri took the clubhouse lead as Rory McIroy recovered from a poor start and a case of the hooks to haul his way back into a reasonable position in the Wells Fargo Championship first round on Thursday. Lahiri reeled off six birdies for a six-under-par 66 in cool morning conditions to set the early pace at Quail Hollow. Defending champion McIlroy, a day after celebrating his 27th birthday, plunged to four over after playing the more difficult back nine first, but he improved on the inward half to card a one-over 73.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 15:33:46 -0400

Family, friends help Spieth process Masters meltdown

PGA: The Masters - Final Round(Reuters) - Jordan Spieth says he has come to terms with his shocking Masters meltdown with the help of family and close friends, and is ready to challenge for the year's second major, next month's U.S. Open at Oakmont in Pennsylvania. "I learned a lot off of just playing a round and a half here," the 22-year-old said after playing the back nine in practice on Tuesday before completing all 18 holes on Wednesday.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 16:38:14 -0400

Raptors top Heat in OT despite guards\' woes

NBA: Playoffs-Miami Heat at Toronto Raptors(Sports Xchange) - With All-Star guards Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan continuing to struggle, the Toronto Raptors are forced to find other ways to win. On Thursday night, it was forward DeMarre Carroll stepping up with a game-high 21 points as the Raptors defeated the Miami Heat 96-92 in overtime. The Raptors evened the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final series at one game apiece.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 02:11:06 -0400

Miami Heat\'s Bosh out for rest of NBA playoffs

Basketball - Heat's Bosh out for rest of playoffs"The Miami Heat and Chris Bosh announce that Chris will not be playing in the remainder of the 2016 NBA Playoffs," a joint statement from player and club said. Bosh hasn't played since February 9 due to a blood clots in his calf. In March, Bosh issued a statement saying his condition this season had "never been life threatening" and he was confident he would return to the court.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 18:11:12 -0400

Quarterback Manziel booked by Texas police on assault charge

Highland Park Texas Department of Public Safety booking photos of former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny ManzielBy Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was booked by police in Dallas County on Wednesday and posted bond on a charge of beating his ex-girlfriend earlier this year, police said. Manziel had a mug shot taken and posted bond of $1,500, police said.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 18:42:10 -0400

Mickelson uses short game magic to make move at Wells Fargo

PGA: Wells Fargo Championship - First RoundBy Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Veteran Phil Mickelson used his short game magic to claw his way within three strokes of clubhouse leader Andrew Loupe in the second round at the Wells Fargo Championship on Friday. Mickelson, a five-times major champion who needs only to win the U.S. Open next month to complete the elusive career Grand Slam, hit only nine greens in regulation but used his vaunted touch around the greens to piece together a two-under-par 70. "I scrapped it around," said Mickelson, adding that poor driving, rather than suspect iron play, had put him in danger of dropping shots time and again.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:05:53 -0400

NBA\'s Utah Jazz keep coach Snyder at helm

Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder cheers during the third period of a game on December 13, 2015 in Oklahoma City, OklahomaThe Utah Jazz and coach Quin Snyder have agreed on a "long-term" contract extension, the NBA team said Friday, without giving further details. Snyder just finished the second season of a three-year deal with a team option for a fourth. "We have continued to take significant steps as a team under Quin's direction," Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey said in a statement.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 14:58:40 -0400

Furyk back from injury as McIlroy defends at Quail Hollow

PGA: The Barclays - Second RoundBy Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - American 17-times PGA Tour winner Jim Furyk makes his comeback from injury at this week's Wells Fargo Championship, where Rory McIlroy is defending champion. Furyk, 45, has not played since September due to a left wrist injury that required surgery in February and he will have plenty of work to do if he is to secure a spot in his 10th consecutive Ryder Cup later this year. McIlroy is also raring to go after three weeks off, having not played since the Masters, where he tied for 10th and was not happy with aspects of his swing.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 18:38:29 -0400

NBA Pacers part company with Frank Vogel

Indiana Pacers part company with Frank Vogel, pictured April 25, 2016, after five seasons with the franchiseThe Indiana Pacers parted company with head coach Frank Vogel on Thursday after five seasons with the franchise. Pacers President Larry Bird said the team had decided not to renew Vogel's contract despite the coach expressing his desire to stay on. "Frank's not getting fired.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 13:05:13 -0400

Cavs take long-range approach to big win over Hawks

NBA: Playoffs-Atlanta Hawks at Cleveland Cavaliers(The Sports Xchange) - LeBron James scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers made a record 25 three-pointers to pound the Atlanta Hawks 123-98 on Wednesday to take a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference semi-finals. Ten Cavs made three-pointers, led by J.R. Smith with seven. Dahntay Jones' corner three-pointer with 2:24 left gave the Cavs the all-time record, surpassing the 2009 Orlando Magic and the 2014 Houston Rockets, who each made 23 treys in a game.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 01:45:59 -0400

Curry ruled out of Game 3, \'slight chance\' for Game 4

NBA: Playoffs-Portland Trail Blazers at Golden State Warriors(Reuters) - Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been ruled out of Saturday's Game Three against the Trail Blazers in Portland and has "maybe a slight chance" of playing in Monday's Game Four, the NBA champions said on Friday. Curry, the reigning NBA Most Valuable Player, has missed Golden State's last three playoff games because of a sprained knee, though the Warriors lead their best-of-seven Western Conference semi-finals series against Portland 2-0.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 14:36:40 -0400

Golf-Skipping Rio does not mean abandoning Australia, says Scott
By Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, May 4 (Reuters) - Former world number one Adam Scott says he will be glued to television coverage of the Olympic Games in August, but does not plan to watch any of the golf. Two weeks after announcing that he would skip the Rio Games, the first prominent player to do so, Scott on Wednesday spoke about his decision, saying he has not abandoned Australia and feels that he represents his nation every time he competes. "I love watching the Olympics, the swimming and athletics (track and field), absolutely," the 2013 Masters champion told Reuters, before adding that he would tune out the golf.
Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 17:26:54 -0400

Janus\' Bill Gross sells part of famed stamp collection

Bill Gross, co-founder and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), speaks at the Morningstar Investment Conference in ChicagoGross, who left Pimco in September 2014 and is now a portfolio manager at Janus Capital Group Inc, will donate $2 million to the Pimco Foundation. Last October, Gross sued Pimco, a unit of German insurer Allianz SE and his employer for more than four decades, for more than $200 million, claiming he was pushed out so other executives could divvy up his bonus.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 15:54:50 -0400

Skipping Rio does not mean abandoning Australia, says Scott

PGA: The Masters - Final RoundBy Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Former world number one Adam Scott says he will be glued to television coverage of the Olympic Games in August, but does not plan to watch any of the golf. Two weeks after announcing that he would skip the Rio Games, the first prominent player to do so, Scott on Wednesday spoke about his decision, saying he has not abandoned Australia and feels that he represents his nation every time he competes. "I love watching the Olympics, the swimming and athletics (track and field), absolutely," the 2013 Masters champion told Reuters, before adding that he would tune out the golf.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 17:35:54 -0400

Golf absences open door for South Africans, Australians for Rio Games

PGA: The Masters - Second RoundBy Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - The decision by four top South African and Australian players to opt out of Olympic golf has left lower-ranked men from both countries scrambling to qualify for Rio after having been resigned to missing out. Former world number one Ernie Els is among those still keen to get on board the South African team, but knows he must put some good results on the board soon. ?I would love to do that,? four-times major champion Els told Reuters at this week's Wells Fargo Championship when asked about the Olympic experience.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 13:22:07 -0400

LeBron tells Cavaliers to soak up record night

NBA: Playoffs-Atlanta Hawks at Cleveland CavaliersLeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers team mates have bigger fish to fry but the superstar implored his men to enjoy their record-breaking night on Wednesday. The Cavaliers knocked down an incredible NBA record 25 three-pointers in their 123-98 Game 2 win over the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference semi-finals, taking a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. It keeps the side on track to claim the first NBA championship for the franchise.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 02:50:07 -0400

Seahawks put Lynch on NFL retirement list

Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks during the third quarter of the NFC divisional playoff game against the Carolina Panthers on January 17, 2016 in CharlotteMarshawn Lynch was placed on the formal retirement list by the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday, marking the official end of his all-star National Football League career. The soft-spoken American hinted at his pending retirement in February when he tweeted a picture of his green gridiron shoes hanging from a high wire. Lynch, 30, joined the Seahawks after a 2010 trade with the Buffalo Bills.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 19:21:56 -0400

Cink taking break from golf to care for wife

Stewart Cink hits off the third tee during the second round of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort Copperhead Course on March 11, 2016 in Palm Harbor, FloridaStewart Cink is taking an indefinite break from golf to care for his cancer-stricken wife, the American said Wednesday. "We are still in the process of figuring out exactly what she is fighting, and the uncertainty continues to be very difficult," Cink, 42, said in a statement. "In order to assist Lisa in meeting this challenge, I will be stepping away from competitive golf until circumstances improve for her.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 15:23:06 -0400

Golf-Mickelson uses short game magic to make move at Wells Fargo
By Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, May 6 (Reuters) - Veteran Phil Mickelson used his short game magic to claw his way within three strokes of clubhouse leader Andrew Loupe in the second round at the Wells Fargo Championship on Friday. Mickelson, a five-times major champion who needs only to win the U.S. Open next month to complete the elusive career Grand Slam, hit only nine greens in regulation but used his vaunted touch around the greens to piece together a two-under-par 70. "I scrapped it around," said Mickelson, adding that poor driving, rather than suspect iron play, had put him in danger of dropping shots time and again.
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:03:01 -0400

Golf-European Tour Trophee Hassan II scores
May 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Trophee Hassan II at the par-72 course on Thursday in Rabat -4 Jason Scrivener (Australia) 68 Francesco Laporta (Italy) 68 Thomas Linard (France) 68 -3 Estanislao Goya (Argentina) 69 Borja Virto (Spain) 69 Michael Lorenzo-Vera (France) 69 Adrien Saddier (France) 69 Younes El Hassani (Morocco) 69 -2 Andrew Johnston (Britain) 70 Clement Berardo (France) 70 Ben Eccles (Australia) 70 Renato Paratore (Italy) 70 Romain Wattel (France) 70 Mikko Korhonen (Finland) 70 Zander Lombard (South Africa) 70 Kevin Phelan (Ireland) 70 -1 Alejandro ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 14:43:35 -0400

Israeli Beck grabs first round lead at Yokohama Classic

Laetitia Beck took a two-stroke lead over Annie Park and Lee Min-Je after the opening round of the LPGA Tour's Yokohama ClassicLaetitia Beck fought off difficult windy conditions to card a seven-under 65 in the opening round of the LPGA Tour's Yokohama Classic. Beck, who missed the cut in her previous three LPGA tournaments, took a two-stroke lead over American Annie Park and Australian Lee Min-Jee. The first Israeli to qualify for the LPGA tour, Beck took the lead by completing a bogey-free round at the Prattville, Alabama course.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 00:58:29 -0400

Scottish isle a world away from fireworks of native son Trump

The house where Donald Trump's mother grew up in is seen in Tong on the Isle of Lewis and Harris, an island off the northwestern tip of Scotland in the Outer Hebrides, BritainBy Elisabeth O'Leary ISLE OF LEWIS, Scotland (Reuters) - Donald Trump has played up his family roots from Lewis, an island off the northwestern tip of Scotland, but his success in the U.S. Republican presidential battle has not drawn the kind of rapture the billionaire might like from his home crowd. Trump's mother, Mary Anne MacLeod, emigrated to the United States from the Lewis village of Tong in the early 1930s, and a visit from her property mogul son would certainly interest the friendly inhabitants of this weather-beaten isle.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 12:37:35 -0400

Dallas judge tells quarterback Manziel not to contact former girlfriend

Highland Park Texas Department of Public Safety booking photos of former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny ManzielBy Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel made his first appearance in a Dallas court on Thursday on a charge of assaulting his former girlfriend, and the judge told him to keep away from her. Manziel, 23, surrendered to police on Wednesday, had a mugshot taken and posted bail of $1,500. Manziel, dressed in a suit, nodded and gave a brief reply in confirmation of the conditions.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 11:44:42 -0400

Yankees place A-Rod on 15-day disabled list

MLB: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox(The Sports Xchange) - The New York Yankees placed designated hitter Alex Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a strained right hamstring. A-Rod had an MRI on Wednesday morning after injuring his hamstring in Tuesday night's 4-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. The 40-year-old Rodriguez left the game after he grabbed at his right hamstring while running out a grounder in the fifth.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 16:29:33 -0400

Golf-Indian Lahiri sets clubhouse pace at Quail Hollow
By Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, May 5 (Reuters) - Anirban Lahiri took the clubhouse lead as Rory McIroy recovered from a poor start and a case of the hooks to haul his way back into a reasonable position in the Wells Fargo Championship first round on Thursday. Lahiri reeled off six birdies for a six-under-par 66 in cool morning conditions to set the early pace at Quail Hollow. Defending champion McIlroy, a day after celebrating his 27th birthday, plunged to four over after playing the more difficult back nine first, but he improved on the inward half to card a one-over 73.
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 15:30:21 -0400

Warriors star Curry to miss game three against Trail Blazers

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors talks to the press in Cleveland, Ohio on June 10, 2015Golden State guard Stephen Curry has been ruled out of Saturday's game three of the Warriors' NBA playoff series against Portland as he continues to recover from a knee sprain. Warriors coach Steve Kerr confirmed on Friday that Curry would miss a fourth straight playoff game after spraining a ligament in his right knee in game four of the Warriors first-round series win over Houston.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 14:48:24 -0400

Golf-Family, friends help Spieth process Masters meltdown
Jordan Spieth says he has come to terms with his shocking Masters meltdown with the help of family and close friends, and is ready to challenge for the year's second major, next month's U.S. Open at Oakmont in Pennsylvania. "I learned a lot off of just playing a round and a half here," the 22-year-old said after playing the back nine in practice on Tuesday before completing all 18 holes on Wednesday.
Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 16:32:02 -0400

Paterno son denies new allegations about his late father in Sandusky case

Penn State University head coach Paterno watches his team before the start of their NCAA football game against the University of Illinois in ChampaignIn a Twitter post, Scott Paterno denied that "Papa" Joe was told about such abuse decades before the alleged incidents became public and led to Sandusky's conviction, a scandal that rocked the world of college football and cost the elder Paterno his job.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 11:37:05 -0400

Wheatcroft, Loupe tied for lead, fan distracts Fowler

Wells Fargo Championship - Round OneSteve Wheatcroft hits his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow on May 5, 2016Steve Wheatcroft and Andrew Loupe had to battle the elements to shoot 65s and share the first-round lead at the USPGA Tour's Wells Fargo Championship. Anirban Lahiri of India was one stroke behind after a 66. Kevin Chappell and South Africa's Dawie van de Walt were another stroke back at 67.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 23:41:41 -0400

NBA\'s Raptors turn up heat in overtime to beat Miami

Basketball - Raptors turn up heat in overtime to beat MiamiDeMarre Carroll finished with a team-high 21 points as the Toronto Raptors evened the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series at 1-1 with a 96-92 overtime win over the Miami Heat. DeMar DeRozan tallied 20 points and eight rebounds and Kyle Lowry finished with 18 points and six assists for the host Raptors, who scored six consecutive points to start the overtime then held on for the second round postseason victory. "We decided to be the more physical team tonight in overtime," said Lowry.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 01:06:51 -0400

Indian Lahiri one-shot back of Quail Hollow leaders

PGA: The Masters - Final RoundBy Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Anirban Lahiri, who felt he was overdue for a low score, shot a 66 to trail American co-leaders Steve Wheatcroft and Andrew Loupe by a stroke after the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship. On a cool and breezy day when defending champion Rory McIlroy battled for a 73, India's Lahiri enjoyed a flawless six-birdie performance on a damp Quail Hollow course on Thursday. "Anytime you have a bogey-free card, it's fantastic," said Lahiri, who played in slightly tougher morning conditions.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 20:20:06 -0400

MLB relocates Puerto Rico series over Zika concerns

MLB: Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves(Reuters) - A pair of Major League Baseball games scheduled to be played in Puerto Rico later this month will be relocated to Miami due to growing concerns over the Zika virus in the area, MLB said on Friday. The MLB Players Association had requested that Commissioner Rob Manfred relocate the May 30-31 games between the Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates after players expressed concerns about contracting and transmitting the Zika virus. (Reporting by Larry Fine in New York; Editing by Frank Pingue)



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 16:24:49 -0400

Australian Leishman withdraws from Rio citing Zika

Marc Leishman of Australia hits his tee shot on the second hole during first round play in the 2013 Masters golf tournament in AugustaGolfer Marc Leishman said on Thursday he has withdrawn his candidacy for the Rio Olympics, citing the Zika virus and health concerns for his wife, becoming the first Australian athlete to withdraw over the mosquito-borne virus. Leishman, Australia's number three golfer, was first in the race to qualify for Rio alongside compatriot and world number one Jason Day after former U.S. Masters champion Adam Scott ruled himself out of the tournament last month. The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) confirmed world number 35 Leishman had become the first prospective Australian Olympian to withdraw from Rio over the Zika virus.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 02:54:28 -0400

McIlroy hopes return to Quail Hollow kickstarts 2016 campaign

Rory McIlroy hits a tee shot ahead of the 2016 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 4, 2016 in Charlotte, North CarolinaRory McIlroy, whose seven-stroke romp at Quail Hollow last year made him a two-time winner of the Wells Fargo Championship, hopes a return to Charlotte, North Carolina, will jumpstart his 2016 season. "Quail Hollow and Charlotte has been a very good place for me in my PGA Tour career," McIlroy said Wednesday of the course where he won his first US tour title in 2010 and was in a playoff in 2012. In all McIlroy has five top-10 finishes in six appearances on the course well-suited to his length and accuracy off the tee.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 17:25:43 -0400

Golf-Indian Lahiri sets clubhouse pace at Quail Hollow
By Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, May 5 (Reuters) - Anirban Lahiri took the clubhouse lead as Rory McIroy recovered from a poor start and a case of the hooks to haul his way back into a reasonable position in the Wells Fargo Championship first round on Thursday. Lahiri reeled off six birdies for a six-under-par 66 in cool morning conditions to set the early pace at Quail Hollow. Defending champion McIlroy, a day after celebrating his 27th birthday, plunged to four over after playing the more difficult back nine first, but he improved on the inward half to card a one-over 73.
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 15:30:21 -0400

The Latest: Doctor says he believes media mogul has dementia

FILE - In this April 20, 2013, file photo, media mogul Sumner Redstone arrives at the 2013 MOCA Gala celebrating the opening of the Urs Fischer exhibition at MOCA, in Los Angeles. A judge ruled on Monday, May 2, 2016, that Sumner Redstone should give 30 minutes of videotaped, sworn testimony in a case about the ailing media mogul's mental capacity that was filed by Redstone's ex-girlfriend and longtime companion, Manuela Herzer. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) ? The Latest on a trial that will determine whether media mogul Sumner Redstone is mentally competent (all times local):



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:35:21 -0400

Canadian convoy begins, hoping to flee wildfire zone

Canadian convoy begins, hoping to flee wildfire zoneFORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) ? A massive convoy was under way Friday to move evacuees stranded at oil field camps north of wildfire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta, through the community to safe areas south of the Canadian oil sands capital.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 16:14:30 -0400

Wheatcroft, Loupe tied for lead, fan distracts Fowler

Wells Fargo Championship - Round OneSteve Wheatcroft hits his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow on May 5, 2016Steve Wheatcroft and Andrew Loupe had to battle the elements to shoot 65s and share the first-round lead at the USPGA Tour's Wells Fargo Championship. Anirban Lahiri of India was one stroke behind after a 66. Kevin Chappell and South Africa's Dawie van de Walt were another stroke back at 67.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 23:41:41 -0400

MLB relocates Puerto Rico series over Zika concerns

MLB: Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves(Reuters) - A pair of Major League Baseball games scheduled to be played in Puerto Rico later this month will be relocated to Miami due to growing concerns over the Zika virus in the area, MLB said on Friday. The MLB Players Association had requested that Commissioner Rob Manfred relocate the May 30-31 games between the Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates after players expressed concerns about contracting and transmitting the Zika virus. (Reporting by Larry Fine in New York; Editing by Frank Pingue)



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 16:24:49 -0400

Lawyers clash on mental competency of media mogul Redstone

FILE - In this April 20, 2013, file photo, media mogul Sumner Redstone arrives at the 2013 MOCA Gala celebrating the opening of the Urs Fischer exhibition at MOCA, in Los Angeles. A judge ruled on Monday, May 2, 2016, that Sumner Redstone should give 30 minutes of videotaped, sworn testimony in a case about the ailing media mogul's mental capacity that was filed by Redstone's ex-girlfriend and longtime companion, Manuela Herzer. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)Lawyers on both sides agree that ailing media mogul Sumner Redstone was being manipulated in the months before he expelled a longtime companion from his life late last year. They disagree, however, on ...



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 16:06:51 -0400

McIlroy hopes return to Quail Hollow kickstarts 2016 campaign

Rory McIlroy hits a tee shot ahead of the 2016 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 4, 2016 in Charlotte, North CarolinaRory McIlroy, whose seven-stroke romp at Quail Hollow last year made him a two-time winner of the Wells Fargo Championship, hopes a return to Charlotte, North Carolina, will jumpstart his 2016 season. "Quail Hollow and Charlotte has been a very good place for me in my PGA Tour career," McIlroy said Wednesday of the course where he won his first US tour title in 2010 and was in a playoff in 2012. In all McIlroy has five top-10 finishes in six appearances on the course well-suited to his length and accuracy off the tee.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 17:25:43 -0400

US airlines enlist travelers in effort to cut security lines

US airlines enlist travelers in effort to cut security linesNEW YORK (AP) ? U.S. airlines have been pressing the government to act to reduce the intolerably long security lines at the nation's airports. Now, they're even asking passengers for help by sharing their frustration on social media.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:46:36 -0400

Paterno son denies new allegations about his late father in Sandusky case

Penn State University head coach Paterno watches his team before the start of their NCAA football game against the University of Illinois in ChampaignIn a Twitter post, Scott Paterno denied that "Papa" Joe was told about such abuse decades before the alleged incidents became public and led to Sandusky's conviction, a scandal that rocked the world of college football and cost the elder Paterno his job.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 11:37:05 -0400

Global Fund: $3.8 million fraud, stops aid to Nigeria agency
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) ? The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has suspended payments to Nigeria's AIDS agency over evidence that $3.8 million was stolen by its workers and consultants, the Geneva-based agency said Friday.
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:50:27 -0400

Cink taking break from golf to care for wife

Stewart Cink hits off the third tee during the second round of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort Copperhead Course on March 11, 2016 in Palm Harbor, FloridaStewart Cink is taking an indefinite break from golf to care for his cancer-stricken wife, the American said Wednesday. "We are still in the process of figuring out exactly what she is fighting, and the uncertainty continues to be very difficult," Cink, 42, said in a statement. "In order to assist Lisa in meeting this challenge, I will be stepping away from competitive golf until circumstances improve for her.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 15:23:06 -0400

London elects Khan as first Muslim mayor

Labour party candidate for London Mayor Sadiq Khan reacts as he canvasses for supporters at a market in London on May 4, 2016London became the first major Western capital to elect a Muslim mayor on Friday as Labour claimed victory for its candidate Sadiq Khan despite setbacks elsewhere in Britain for the main national opposition party. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn hailed Khan's win over Conservative Zac Goldsmith, after a bitter campaign in which Prime Minister David Cameron sought to link Khan to Islamic extremists.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 16:24:35 -0400

NBA\'s Raptors turn up heat in overtime to beat Miami

Basketball - Raptors turn up heat in overtime to beat MiamiDeMarre Carroll finished with a team-high 21 points as the Toronto Raptors evened the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series at 1-1 with a 96-92 overtime win over the Miami Heat. DeMar DeRozan tallied 20 points and eight rebounds and Kyle Lowry finished with 18 points and six assists for the host Raptors, who scored six consecutive points to start the overtime then held on for the second round postseason victory. "We decided to be the more physical team tonight in overtime," said Lowry.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 01:06:51 -0400

Indian Lahiri one-shot back of Quail Hollow leaders

PGA: The Masters - Final RoundBy Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Anirban Lahiri, who felt he was overdue for a low score, shot a 66 to trail American co-leaders Steve Wheatcroft and Andrew Loupe by a stroke after the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship. On a cool and breezy day when defending champion Rory McIlroy battled for a 73, India's Lahiri enjoyed a flawless six-birdie performance on a damp Quail Hollow course on Thursday. "Anytime you have a bogey-free card, it's fantastic," said Lahiri, who played in slightly tougher morning conditions.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 20:20:06 -0400

Tunsil signs $12.45 million, 4-year contract with Dolphins

FILE - In this April 29, 2016, file photo, top Miami Dolphins draft pick Laremy Tunsil smiles during a news conference, in Davie, Fla. Tunsil and the Dolphins were quick to agree on his value in the wake of his NFL draft freefall. The offensive lineman from Ole Miss signed his rookie contract before joining the Dolphins' rookie minicamp which began Friday, May 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)DAVIE, Fla. (AP) ? Laremy Tunsil and the Miami Dolphins were quick to agree on his value in the wake of his NFL draft freefall.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:25:37 -0400

Khan\'s rise from London housing estate to city hall

Sadiq Khan (R) and his wife Saadiya pose for photographers as they leave a polling station in south LondonLondon's new mayor Sadiq Khan has gone from a public housing estate in the British capital to running the city, a remarkable rise for the Pakistani immigrant bus driver's son. After a campaign that saw his main rival try to establish links between Khan and Islamist extremists, the Labour Party candidate now faces the task of bringing London's diverse communities together to keep it on its perch as a top world city. Born in London in 1970 to parents who had recently arrived from Pakistan, Khan was the fifth child out of seven brothers and one sister.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 16:20:25 -0400

Seahawks put Lynch on NFL retirement list

Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks during the third quarter of the NFC divisional playoff game against the Carolina Panthers on January 17, 2016 in CharlotteMarshawn Lynch was placed on the formal retirement list by the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday, marking the official end of his all-star National Football League career. The soft-spoken American hinted at his pending retirement in February when he tweeted a picture of his green gridiron shoes hanging from a high wire. Lynch, 30, joined the Seahawks after a 2010 trade with the Buffalo Bills.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 19:21:56 -0400

The Latest: Suspect threatened to \'commit suicide by cop\'

A police officer with his gun drawn runs for cover as Eulalio Tordil, 62, a suspect in three fatal shootings in the Washington, D.C., area is taken into custody nearby, in Silver Spring, Md., Friday, May 6, 2016. Tordil is an employee of the Federal Protective Service, which provides security at federal properties. He was put on administrative duties in March after a protective order was issued against him. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)BETHESDA, Md. (AP) ? The Latest on the three fatal shootings in the Washington suburbs (all times local):



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 16:19:03 -0400

Golf-Mickelson uses short game magic to make move at Wells Fargo
By Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, May 6 (Reuters) - Veteran Phil Mickelson used his short game magic to claw his way within three strokes of clubhouse leader Andrew Loupe in the second round at the Wells Fargo Championship on Friday. Mickelson, a five-times major champion who needs only to win the U.S. Open next month to complete the elusive career Grand Slam, hit only nine greens in regulation but used his vaunted touch around the greens to piece together a two-under-par 70. "I scrapped it around," said Mickelson, adding that poor driving, rather than suspect iron play, had put him in danger of dropping shots time and again.
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:03:01 -0400

Dallas judge tells quarterback Manziel not to contact former girlfriend

Highland Park Texas Department of Public Safety booking photos of former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny ManzielBy Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel made his first appearance in a Dallas court on Thursday on a charge of assaulting his former girlfriend, and the judge told him to keep away from her. Manziel, 23, surrendered to police on Wednesday, had a mugshot taken and posted bail of $1,500. Manziel, dressed in a suit, nodded and gave a brief reply in confirmation of the conditions.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 11:44:42 -0400

Little Rock settles lawsuit over 2010 police shooting
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) ? Little Rock agreed to settle a lawsuit Friday from the family of 67-year-old black man who was fatally shot in 2010 after two white off-duty police officers entered his apartment without a warrant, a city official told The Associated Press.
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:19:15 -0400

Job market slowdown, rising wages may fit Fed\'s playbook

David Wallace of Lockheed Martin interviews an applicant at a job fair held by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Washington Nationals baseball club in WashingtonA slowdown in U.S. hiring coupled with a jump in wages last month dovetails with what the Federal Reserve expected as the economy approaches full employment and is not likely to alter its interest rate hike trajectory. The Labor Department reported on Friday that 160,000 jobs were added in April, short of the 215,000 expected by economists and below the recent monthly average of 200,000, tempering hopes of a strong economic rebound in the second quarter. The Fed signaled in March it expected to raise rates twice this year, though prices in the fed funds futures market suggest investors see just one increase in 2016.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:52:44 -0400

Outcry grows over bombing of Syria camp for displaced

Syrians look at the destruction at a camp for displaced people near the town of Sarmada in Syria's Idblib province, near the border with Turkey, following an air strike on May 5, 2016Condemnation mounted Friday over deadly air strikes on a camp for displaced people in northern Syria as the regime and its Russian ally denied involvement amid a fragile truce in Aleppo city. The strikes in Idlib province, which is controlled by Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front and rebel allies, came as a 48-hour ceasefire took hold in the battleground city of Aleppo to the east. The Aleppo halt in fighting is part of international efforts to revive a landmark February ceasefire and galvanise peace talks to end a five-year war that has killed more than 270,000 people and displaced millions.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 16:01:11 -0400

Federal officer held after shootings outside Washington

This undated image obtained from the Prince George's County Police Department shows Eulalio Tordil, who was taken into custody on May 6, 2016 after being sought in the shooting death of his wifeA federal police office was taken into custody Friday after shootings in suburban Washington shopping centers that left two people dead and two others wounded. Authorities said they had taken into custody Eulalio Tordil, a 62-year-old officer in the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Protective Service, which protects US government facilities. Police in Montgomery County, Maryland, outside the US capital, made the announcement on Twitter without offering further details after a manhunt that lasted several hours.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:29:52 -0400

Australian Leishman withdraws from Rio citing Zika

Marc Leishman of Australia hits his tee shot on the second hole during first round play in the 2013 Masters golf tournament in AugustaGolfer Marc Leishman said on Thursday he has withdrawn his candidacy for the Rio Olympics, citing the Zika virus and health concerns for his wife, becoming the first Australian athlete to withdraw over the mosquito-borne virus. Leishman, Australia's number three golfer, was first in the race to qualify for Rio alongside compatriot and world number one Jason Day after former U.S. Masters champion Adam Scott ruled himself out of the tournament last month. The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) confirmed world number 35 Leishman had become the first prospective Australian Olympian to withdraw from Rio over the Zika virus.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 02:54:28 -0400

Golf-European Tour Trophee Hassan II scores
May 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Trophee Hassan II at the par-72 course on Thursday in Rabat -4 Jason Scrivener (Australia) 68 Francesco Laporta (Italy) 68 Thomas Linard (France) 68 -3 Estanislao Goya (Argentina) 69 Borja Virto (Spain) 69 Michael Lorenzo-Vera (France) 69 Adrien Saddier (France) 69 Younes El Hassani (Morocco) 69 -2 Andrew Johnston (Britain) 70 Clement Berardo (France) 70 Ben Eccles (Australia) 70 Renato Paratore (Italy) 70 Romain Wattel (France) 70 Mikko Korhonen (Finland) 70 Zander Lombard (South Africa) 70 Kevin Phelan (Ireland) 70 -1 Alejandro ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 14:43:35 -0400

Yankees place A-Rod on 15-day disabled list

MLB: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox(The Sports Xchange) - The New York Yankees placed designated hitter Alex Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a strained right hamstring. A-Rod had an MRI on Wednesday morning after injuring his hamstring in Tuesday night's 4-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. The 40-year-old Rodriguez left the game after he grabbed at his right hamstring while running out a grounder in the fifth.



Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 16:29:33 -0400

Capitals are loose and confident and on brink of elimination

A Pittsburgh Penguins fan waves an inflatable Stanley Cup at Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, left, during the third period of Game 4 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) ? For weeks, if not months, the Washington Capitals have brushed off their playoff history, saying this is a new year and a new team with none of the scars.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:08:47 -0400

Heat, Blazers head home, stung by Game 2 disappointments

Toronto Raptors' DeMarre Carroll celebrates with teammate Kyle Lowry (7) after Lowry made a key basket late in the game during NBA playoff basketball action against the Miami Heat in Toronto on Thursday, May 5, 2016. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)MIAMI (AP) ? Game 2 became a big missed opportunity for Miami. Same goes for Portland, which now has minimal room for error.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:04:38 -0400

Law firm warns against \'Panama Papers\' being released online

The Panama Papers are a trove of about 11.5 million leaked documents of the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca that reveal the large-scale use by firms and wealthy individuals of offshore shell companiesThe law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal said Friday it has issued a cease-and-desist letter to a journalists' collective urging it not to release online a trove of documents plundered from its computer servers. Mossack Fonseca issued the letter to the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists stressing the information was stolen and its release would breach attorney-client privilege. The ICIJ has announced it will next Monday put online many -- but not all -- of the 11.5 million documents it obtained from a German newspaper, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, which received them from an anonymous source.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:34:12 -0400

Golf-Family, friends help Spieth process Masters meltdown
Jordan Spieth says he has come to terms with his shocking Masters meltdown with the help of family and close friends, and is ready to challenge for the year's second major, next month's U.S. Open at Oakmont in Pennsylvania. "I learned a lot off of just playing a round and a half here," the 22-year-old said after playing the back nine in practice on Tuesday before completing all 18 holes on Wednesday.
Publ.Date : Wed, 04 May 2016 16:32:02 -0400

Dems hope state conventions can unite Sanders, Clinton fans

State delegates Loyd Dussault, Sr., and Barbara Garland both of Berwick, Maine, review rules and regulations after checking in at the state Democratic convention, Friday, May 6, 2016, in Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)PORTLAND, Maine (AP) ? Democrats are hoping to use state conventions to unite supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders as fans of the two candidates engage in sometimes bitter disputes ahead of the presidential election.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:34:22 -0400

Scottish isle a world away from fireworks of native son Trump

The house where Donald Trump's mother grew up in is seen in Tong on the Isle of Lewis and Harris, an island off the northwestern tip of Scotland in the Outer Hebrides, BritainBy Elisabeth O'Leary ISLE OF LEWIS, Scotland (Reuters) - Donald Trump has played up his family roots from Lewis, an island off the northwestern tip of Scotland, but his success in the U.S. Republican presidential battle has not drawn the kind of rapture the billionaire might like from his home crowd. Trump's mother, Mary Anne MacLeod, emigrated to the United States from the Lewis village of Tong in the early 1930s, and a visit from her property mogul son would certainly interest the friendly inhabitants of this weather-beaten isle.



Publ.Date : Thu, 05 May 2016 12:37:35 -0400

Suspect arrested in Washington-area shootings that killed three

Handout of Eulalio Sevilla TordilBy Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Police arrested a man on Friday suspected in three shootings over two days in the Washington, D.C. suburbs that killed three, wounded three and revived memories of the "Beltway sniper" attacks of 2002. Eulalio Sevilla Tordil, 62, a police officer with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, was arrested near the shopping center where the second of Friday's two shootings took place, police said. When a pair of shootings broke out in neighboring Montgomery County on Friday, investigators turned their attention to Tordil, who had threatened to commit "suicide by cop," police said.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:53:46 -0400

Chinese billionaire treats 3,000 workers to paella in Spain

Chinese conglomerate Tiens Group employers are severed Paella in Madrid, Spain, Friday, May 6, 2016. The billionaire founder of Chinese conglomerate Tiens Group is treating 3,000 of his best salespeople to a traditional Spanish paella meal in a free Madrid trip that also includes a bullfight and a tour of King Felipe VI's Royal Palace. The smiling salespeople washed down their heaping plates of paella with sangria Friday at a mass spread of picnic tables in a riverside park during the event footed by Li Jinyuan and organized by China's U Tour travel company. (AP Photo/Paul White)MADRID (AP) ? The billionaire founder of Chinese conglomerate Tiens Group treated 3,000 of his top salespeople Friday to a traditional Spanish paella dinner during a free Madrid trip that also included a bullfight and a tour of King Felipe VI's Royal Palace.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:23:02 -0400

Israeli Beck grabs first round lead at Yokohama Classic

Laetitia Beck took a two-stroke lead over Annie Park and Lee Min-Je after the opening round of the LPGA Tour's Yokohama ClassicLaetitia Beck fought off difficult windy conditions to card a seven-under 65 in the opening round of the LPGA Tour's Yokohama Classic. Beck, who missed the cut in her previous three LPGA tournaments, took a two-stroke lead over American Annie Park and Australian Lee Min-Jee. The first Israeli to qualify for the LPGA tour, Beck took the lead by completing a bogey-free round at the Prattville, Alabama course.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 00:58:29 -0400

A Trump proposal for national debt would send rates soaring

FILE - In this Friday, April 15, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Hartford, Conn. In the event that the U.S. economy crashed, Trump has floated a recovery plan based on his own experience with corporate bankruptcy: Pay America?s creditors less than full value on the U.S. Treasurys they hold. Experts see it as a reckless idea that would send interest rates soaring, slow economic growth and undermine confidence in the world?s most trusted financial asset. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)In the event that the U.S. economy crashed, Donald Trump has floated a recovery plan based on his own experience with corporate bankruptcy: Pay America?s creditors less than full value on the U.S. Treasurys they hold. Experts see it as a reckless idea that would send interest rates soaring, derail economic growth and undermine confidence in the world?s most trusted financial asset. If trouble arose, he added, he could get investors to accept reduced payments for their Treasury holdings.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 15:10:33 -0400

PGA player DQ\'d after hitting himself in head with putter
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) ? PGA Tour golfer Zac Blair has been disqualified from the Wells Fargo Championship after hitting himself in the head with his putter ? and then using the bent club to finish out the hole.
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 16:17:52 -0400

Egypt rights lawyer arrested, another detained in Cairo

A girl chants slogans during a protest to mark World Press Freedom Day in front of the Press Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Memos containing internal instructions from Egypt's Interior Ministry were leaked to the media on Tuesday, outlining strategies on how to deflect public outrage over arrests it made inside the journalists' union, handle the media in general, and deal with the case of an Italian student found tortured to death. Arabic on the banner reads, "remove our shackels." (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)CAIRO (AP) ? A prominent Egyptian rights lawyer who had raised a legal suit against the president's decision to hand two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia was arrested early on Friday and ordered held in custody for 15 days, pending investigation into a list of allegations, including attempts to overthrow the government.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 16:27:29 -0400

Warriors star Curry to miss game three against Trail Blazers

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors talks to the press in Cleveland, Ohio on June 10, 2015Golden State guard Stephen Curry has been ruled out of Saturday's game three of the Warriors' NBA playoff series against Portland as he continues to recover from a knee sprain. Warriors coach Steve Kerr confirmed on Friday that Curry would miss a fourth straight playoff game after spraining a ligament in his right knee in game four of the Warriors first-round series win over Houston.



Publ.Date : Fri, 06 May 2016 14:48:24 -0400

 

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