Day: April 5, 2017

Gibraltar on Wednesday accused Spain of causing long traffic jams with tightened border controls, saying it was “clearly a response” to rising political tensions over the British territory.As Gibraltar emerges as a sore point in Britain’s exit negotiat…

Chart-topping singer Barry Manilow came out of the closet Wednesday at age 73, saying he kept silent on his nearly four-decade relationship with a man to avoid disappointing fans.Manilow, best known for his love ballad “Mandy” and Latin-tinged pop numb…

The percentage of men and women who use tobacco every day has dropped in most nations since 1990, but the total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths has increased, a consortium of researchers reported Thursday.Mortality could rise even further …

Amazon announced Wednesday it is making a foray into streaming live sports with a deal to add pro US football games to its Prime subscription video service.Rights to stream 19 Thursday night matches of the National Football League during the 2017 seas…

Britain, France and the United States on Wednesday held off calling a vote at the UN Security Council on a resolution demanding an investigation of the suspected chemical attack in Syria to allow time for negotiations with Russia.However, a vote on the…

Eden Hazard fired Premier League leaders Chelsea to a crucial 2-1 win over Manchester City, but Tottenham are hot on their heels after a sensational fightback in their 3-1 victory at Swansea on Wednesday.Chelsea remain seven points clear of second plac…

Eden Hazard scored twice as leaders Chelsea beat Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City 2-1 on Wednesday to reassert their control of the Premier League title race.Chelsea had given the chasing pack hope after crashing to a shock 2-1 loss at home to Crystal P…