Clippers close gap on Jazz with home triumph

Jamal Crawford came off the bench to score a game-high 28 points and power the Los Angeles Clippers over Utah 108-95 Saturday to tighten their NBA playoff position fight.The Clippers improved to 44-30, moving within one-half game of the Jazz (44-29) fo...

Stroud grabs lead at Puerto Rico Open

Chris Stroud capped his five-under 67 with a birdie to seize a one-shot lead after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open on Saturday.Stroud broke out of a three-way tie atop the leaderboard, finishing 54 holes at Coco Beach Golf and Countr...

Dutch suffer World Cup shock, Ronaldo in 70-goal landmark

The Netherlands' hopes of reaching the World Cup finals suffered a major setback on Saturday when the three-time runners-up slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria.The loss left the Dutch six points behind Group A leaders France, who beat Luxembourg ...

New leader for divided Hong Kong as China looks on

A pro-China committee will choose a new leader for Hong Kong Sunday to take the helm of a deeply divided city that is fearful Beijing is squeezing its freedoms.The vote comes after an unprecedented five years of anti-China protests under current chief ...

New Principal Named for Saint Juliana School

Saint Juliana Parish announces the appointment of Marjorie Marshall as principal of Saint Juliana School beginning July 1, 2017. Mrs. Marshall is currently completing her fourth year as principal of Saint Cyprian School in River Grove, Illinois.

Thousands join anti-abortion rallies in Romania, Moldova

Several thousands of people took to the streets of Romania and Moldova in an anti-abortion March for Life on Saturday, including 2,000 in Bucharest, police said. According to the organisers, rallies took place in more than 300 towns across the two coun...

Hindu arti worship weekly held at Harvard

A weekly arti is reportedly held at Harvard University (HU), one of the world's top and United States' oldest institution of higher education established in 1636.

US imposes sanctions against 8 Russian firms – reports

Eight Russian companies have been sanctioned by Washington over their alleged engagement in nuclear proliferation activity with Iran, North Korea and Syria, Russian news agencies reported, citing the US State Department. Read Full Article...

Monaco on high alert after brazen Cartier heist

Monaco police were hunting for two suspects Saturday after a daring afternoon robbery at the famous French jeweller Cartier, prompting a brief lockdown of the tiny principality and jet set haven.Three men entered the boutique toward 3:40 pm (1440 GMT) ...

Sweden cruise, unbeaten Swiss on track for Russia

Sweden crushed Belarus 4-0 to keep the pressure on their rivals in qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup as Switzerland remain unbeaten with a 1-0 win over Latvia.Sweden now have ten points from five games to go provisionally top of Group A ahead of France...

Poland charges 11 over bizarre Auschwitz stunt

Polish prosecutors on Saturday said they had pressed charges against 11 people who slaughtered a lamb and then stripped naked at the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.The unprecedented stunt, carried out on Friday in front of the camp's ...