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02/18/2018 - 21:38

Trump says Russia succeeding in sowing US discord

President Donald Trump said Sunday that Russia was succeeding beyond its "wildest dreams" in sowing US discord but refrained once more from directly challenging Moscow on its election meddling.

Trump says Russia succeeding in sowing US discord

President Donald Trump said Sunday that Russia was succeeding beyond its "wildest dreams" in sowing US discord but refrained once more from directly challenging Moscow on its election meddling.


02/18/2018 - 21:34

Baftas begin with black-clad stars in show of force against abuse

Britain's Bafta film awards got under way Sunday at London's Royal Albert Hall, with stars dressed mainly in black in a show of support for the fight against sexual harassment, as "The Shape of Water" topped the nominations list.

Baftas begin with black-clad stars in show of force against abuse

Britain's Bafta film awards got under way Sunday at London's Royal Albert Hall, with stars dressed mainly in black in a show of support for the fight against sexual harassment, as "The Shape of Water" topped the nominations list.


02/18/2018 - 21:24

Iran postpones hunt for plane lost in mountain blizzard

The hunt for a plane that disappeared with 66 people onboard in Iran's Zagros mountains was stopped until morning as blizzard conditions made progress impossible for rescue teams, state television said Sunday.

Iran postpones hunt for plane lost in mountain blizzard

The hunt for a plane that disappeared with 66 people onboard in Iran's Zagros mountains was stopped until morning as blizzard conditions made progress impossible for rescue teams, state television said Sunday.


02/18/2018 - 20:19

Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform

Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to "shame" politicians into reforming laws that make firearms readily available.

Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform

Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to "shame" politicians into reforming laws that make firearms readily available.


02/18/2018 - 18:20

Oscar Wilde biopic by Everett hails 'Christ-like' gay icon

Gay cinema pioneer Rupert Everett said his new biopic about legendary literary dandy Oscar Wilde captures him as a "Christ-like" figure who sacrificed himself for the future global LBGTQ rights movement.

Oscar Wilde biopic by Everett hails 'Christ-like' gay icon

Gay cinema pioneer Rupert Everett said his new biopic about legendary literary dandy Oscar Wilde captures him as a "Christ-like" figure who sacrificed himself for the future global LBGTQ rights movement.


02/18/2018 - 17:34

Japan's Kodaira stuns S. Korean champ to win speed skate gold

World champion Nao Kodaira shook off the pressure of the biggest race of her life Sunday to become Japan's first female Olympic speed-skating gold medallist by capturing the 500m title.

Japan's Kodaira stuns S. Korean champ to win speed skate gold

World champion Nao Kodaira shook off the pressure of the biggest race of her life Sunday to become Japan's first female Olympic speed-skating gold medallist by capturing the 500m title.


02/18/2018 - 17:31

Burkina filmmaker Ouedraogo dead at 64

Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, a towering figure in African cinema, died Sunday at the age of 64, the national film makers guild announced in a statement.

Burkina filmmaker Ouedraogo dead at 64

Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, a towering figure in African cinema, died Sunday at the age of 64, the national film makers guild announced in a statement.


02/18/2018 - 17:28

Belarus leader fumes after skier failed to qualify for Olympic final

Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday accused judges of unfairly "throwing out" skier Anton Kushnir from the Olympic final, after rousing the country's diplomats the night before to get them to complain to the IOC.

Belarus leader fumes after skier failed to qualify for Olympic final

Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday accused judges of unfairly "throwing out" skier Anton Kushnir from the Olympic final, after rousing the country's diplomats the night before to get them to complain to the IOC.

02/18/2018 - 22:08

Higuain, Bernardeschi blow for Juventus in bruising derby win

Juventus top scorer Gonzalo Higuain suffered a sprained ankle while winger Federico Bernardeschi took a knock to his left knee in Sunday's bruising 1-0 derby win over Torino.

Higuain, Bernardeschi blow for Juventus in bruising derby win

Juventus top scorer Gonzalo Higuain suffered a sprained ankle while winger Federico Bernardeschi took a knock to his left knee in Sunday's bruising 1-0 derby win over Torino.


02/18/2018 - 21:58

Young counts cost of Wasps' win over Exeter

Wasps coach Dai Young was left counting the cost of a bruising 13-7 win over Exeter in the English Premiership on Sunday that saw four members of his side, including playmaker Danny Cipriani, all leave the field injured.

Young counts cost of Wasps' win over Exeter

Wasps coach Dai Young was left counting the cost of a bruising 13-7 win over Exeter in the English Premiership on Sunday that saw four members of his side, including playmaker Danny Cipriani, all leave the field injured.


02/18/2018 - 21:13

Rochdale stun Spurs to force FA Cup replay

Lowly Rochdale scored deep into stoppage time to deny Tottenham Hotspur victory as their FA Cup fifth-round tie ended in a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday.

Rochdale stun Spurs to force FA Cup replay

Lowly Rochdale scored deep into stoppage time to deny Tottenham Hotspur victory as their FA Cup fifth-round tie ended in a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday.


02/18/2018 - 21:01

Racing close gap at French Top 14 summit

Racing92 scored three tries in the first half and held off a second-half fightback by La Rochelle to win 19-12 and leapfrog into second in the French Top 14.

Racing close gap at French Top 14 summit

Racing92 scored three tries in the first half and held off a second-half fightback by La Rochelle to win 19-12 and leapfrog into second in the French Top 14.


02/18/2018 - 20:45

NHL condemns racial abuse of Capitals player

The National Hockey League reacted with condemnation on Sunday after Washington Capitals player Devante Smith-Pelly was racially abused during his team's road game against the Chicago Blackhawks.

NHL condemns racial abuse of Capitals player

The National Hockey League reacted with condemnation on Sunday after Washington Capitals player Devante Smith-Pelly was racially abused during his team's road game against the Chicago Blackhawks.


02/18/2018 - 20:44

Pitch battle as Reus ends goal drought in Dortmund win

A brilliant first-half strike saw Marco Reus grab his first Bundesliga goal since May to secure a 1-0 win for Borussia Dortmund at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday in a match played on an atrocious pitch.

Pitch battle as Reus ends goal drought in Dortmund win

A brilliant first-half strike saw Marco Reus grab his first Bundesliga goal since May to secure a 1-0 win for Borussia Dortmund at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday in a match played on an atrocious pitch.


02/18/2018 - 20:43

Thiem wins second Buenos Aires title in three years

Top seed Dominic Thiem won his second Buenos Aires title in three years on Sunday, laying down an early marker for the clay court season.

Thiem wins second Buenos Aires title in three years

Top seed Dominic Thiem won his second Buenos Aires title in three years on Sunday, laying down an early marker for the clay court season.


02/18/2018 - 20:21

Kvitova takes Qatar title to clinch top 10 return

Petra Kvitova fought back from a set down against Garbine Muguruza on Sunday to win the Qatar Open, a victory which will take her back into the world's top 10.

Kvitova takes Qatar title to clinch top 10 return

Petra Kvitova fought back from a set down against Garbine Muguruza on Sunday to win the Qatar Open, a victory which will take her back into the world's top 10.

02/18/2018 - 22:18

Netflix-funded banner sparks row at Marseille game

Plans for a group of Marseille supporters to unfurl a giant banner at Sunday's French league game at home to Bordeaux were scrapped after rival fans objected to Netflix financing its production.

Netflix-funded banner sparks row at Marseille game

Plans for a group of Marseille supporters to unfurl a giant banner at Sunday's French league game at home to Bordeaux were scrapped after rival fans objected to Netflix financing its production.


02/18/2018 - 21:56

Award-winning Bosnian Roma actor dies penniless

Bosnian Roma actor Nazif Mujic, who won a Silver Bear acting award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2013, has died aged 48, following a harrowing descent into extreme poverty despite his film success.

Award-winning Bosnian Roma actor dies penniless

Bosnian Roma actor Nazif Mujic, who won a Silver Bear acting award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2013, has died aged 48, following a harrowing descent into extreme poverty despite his film success.


02/18/2018 - 21:34

Baftas begin with black-clad stars in show of force against abuse

Britain's Bafta film awards got under way Sunday at London's Royal Albert Hall, with stars dressed mainly in black in a show of support for the fight against sexual harassment, as "The Shape of Water" topped the nominations list.

Baftas begin with black-clad stars in show of force against abuse

Britain's Bafta film awards got under way Sunday at London's Royal Albert Hall, with stars dressed mainly in black in a show of support for the fight against sexual harassment, as "The Shape of Water" topped the nominations list.


02/18/2018 - 21:26

French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies aged 62

Noted French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, a disciple of the late Stephane Grappelli, died of a heart attack early Sunday, his agent said.

French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies aged 62

Noted French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, a disciple of the late Stephane Grappelli, died of a heart attack early Sunday, his agent said.


02/18/2018 - 20:12

Lebanese mark mysterious Zambo festival in Tripoli

Residents of the Lebanese city of Tripoli donned bright, curly wigs and dark body paint Sunday for Zambo, a festival on the eve of the start of the Orthodox Christian period of Lent.

Lebanese mark mysterious Zambo festival in Tripoli

Residents of the Lebanese city of Tripoli donned bright, curly wigs and dark body paint Sunday for Zambo, a festival on the eve of the start of the Orthodox Christian period of Lent.


02/18/2018 - 19:59

'Black Panther' pounces to box office glory over holiday weekend

As the US kicked back for a long weekend, Disney's "Black Panther" got off to a superhero start in the North American box office, rocketing to the top spot with estimated earnings of $218 million, data showed Sunday.

'Black Panther' pounces to box office glory over holiday weekend

As the US kicked back for a long weekend, Disney's "Black Panther" got off to a superhero start in the North American box office, rocketing to the top spot with estimated earnings of $218 million, data showed Sunday.


02/18/2018 - 18:20

Oscar Wilde biopic by Everett hails 'Christ-like' gay icon

Gay cinema pioneer Rupert Everett said his new biopic about legendary literary dandy Oscar Wilde captures him as a "Christ-like" figure who sacrificed himself for the future global LBGTQ rights movement.

Oscar Wilde biopic by Everett hails 'Christ-like' gay icon

Gay cinema pioneer Rupert Everett said his new biopic about legendary literary dandy Oscar Wilde captures him as a "Christ-like" figure who sacrificed himself for the future global LBGTQ rights movement.


02/18/2018 - 17:32

Burkina filmmaker Ouedraogo dead at 64

Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, a towering figure in African cinema, died Sunday at the age of 64, the national film makers guild announced in a statement.

Burkina filmmaker Ouedraogo dead at 64

Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, a towering figure in African cinema, died Sunday at the age of 64, the national film makers guild announced in a statement.

02/18/2018 - 08:53

Thai officials smell clue with faeces find in tycoon poaching case

Thai officials will test human faeces found at a campsite in a wildlife sanctuary to try to prove their case against a tycoon accused of poaching a leopard.

Thai officials smell clue with faeces find in tycoon poaching case

Thai officials will test human faeces found at a campsite in a wildlife sanctuary to try to prove their case against a tycoon accused of poaching a leopard.


02/18/2018 - 04:23

Myanmar farmers going against the grain with apps

A free app on farmer San San Hla's smartphone is her new weapon in the war against the dreaded stem borer moth that blighted her rice paddy in southern Myanmar for the last two years.

Myanmar farmers going against the grain with apps

A free app on farmer San San Hla's smartphone is her new weapon in the war against the dreaded stem borer moth that blighted her rice paddy in southern Myanmar for the last two years.


02/18/2018 - 03:19

Palmreaders? Japan team builds second skin message display

Palmreading could take on a whole new meaning thanks to a new invention from Japan: an ultra-thin display and monitor that can be stuck directly to the body.

Palmreaders? Japan team builds second skin message display

Palmreading could take on a whole new meaning thanks to a new invention from Japan: an ultra-thin display and monitor that can be stuck directly to the body.


02/17/2018 - 23:38

Romeo the lonesome frog is feelin' the love

In the end, Romeo the lonesome Bolivian frog found more love than he could have imagined.

Romeo the lonesome frog is feelin' the love

In the end, Romeo the lonesome Bolivian frog found more love than he could have imagined.


02/17/2018 - 02:37

Light pollution threatens Chile's dark skies

It seems nothing can escape the inexorable spread of light pollution -- not even the giant telescopes probing the heavens above northern Chile, a region whose pristine dark skies, long considered a paradise for astronomers, are under increasing threat.

Light pollution threatens Chile's dark skies

It seems nothing can escape the inexorable spread of light pollution -- not even the giant telescopes probing the heavens above northern Chile, a region whose pristine dark skies, long considered a paradise for astronomers, are under increasing threat.


02/16/2018 - 19:17

Japanese, US astronauts end spacewalk to fix robotic arm

A Japanese and an American astronaut floated for hours outside the International Space Station Friday on a spacewalk to repair the orbiting outpost's robotic arm and move some equipment into storage.

Japanese, US astronauts end spacewalk to fix robotic arm

A Japanese and an American astronaut floated for hours outside the International Space Station Friday on a spacewalk to repair the orbiting outpost's robotic arm and move some equipment into storage.


02/16/2018 - 15:22

Daimler, VW face more recalls over emissions cheating: report

German transport authorities will next week recall thousands more Daimler and Volkswagen vehicles, Der Spiegel magazine reported Friday, as the massive emissions cheating scandal that has engulfed the sector for more than two years shows no sign of going away.

Daimler, VW face more recalls over emissions cheating: report

German transport authorities will next week recall thousands more Daimler and Volkswagen vehicles, Der Spiegel magazine reported Friday, as the massive emissions cheating scandal that has engulfed the sector for more than two years shows no sign of going away.


02/16/2018 - 13:34

Philippines, China eye joint exploration in disputed waters

China and the Philippines are discussing joint mineral exploration in the South China Sea despite an ongoing territorial conflict over the strategic waterway, Manila's foreign secretary said Friday.

Philippines, China eye joint exploration in disputed waters

China and the Philippines are discussing joint mineral exploration in the South China Sea despite an ongoing territorial conflict over the strategic waterway, Manila's foreign secretary said Friday.

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