Two eagles lift Dufner to Heritage lead

15 Apr

Jason Dufner had two eagles in a six-under par 65 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead going into the final round of the US PGA Tour’s Heritage in Hilton Head, South Carolina.Dufner eagled both par-fives on the front nine, rolling in an 11-footer at the…

New protests set in troubled Venezuela

15 Apr

Opponents and backers of Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro announced new marches for Wednesday after violence in ongoing anti-government protests that have left five people dead.Both sides promised to hold sway across Caracas on the heels …

N. Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul

15 Apr

A new North Korean missile test failed on Sunday, the South’s defence ministry said. “North Korea attempted to test an unidentified type of missile from Sinpo area in the South Hamkyong Province this morning, but we suspect the launch has failed,” the …

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Cavaliers escape with win over Pacers in playoff opener

15 Apr

The NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers escaped with a 109-108 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday in the opening game of the 2017 playoffs.Indiana’s C.J. Miles missed a wide-open jump shot at the buzzer after the Cavaliers, as they often did in t…

Protesters across US press Trump to release tax returns

15 Apr

Thousands of protesters gathered Saturday in cities across the United States to pressure President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, a move of transparency he has refused to make.”Until he does, we’ll never know what he’s hiding or who his polic…

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Reigning world champion Selby races into second round

15 Apr

Mark Selby made a commanding start to the defence of his World Championship title by overwhelming Fergal O’Brien 10-2 in their first-round match on Saturday.The Englishman was 8-0 up at one stage to put himself in with a chance of completing only the s…

Real Madrid to face MLS All-Stars in August

15 Apr

Real Madrid will take on Major League Soccer’s All-Star lineup at Soldier Field in Chicago on August 2, MLS announced on Saturday.The game will mark the first time that the MLS All-Stars will play a team from La Liga.In previous versions of the exhibit…

Ton up for Chanderpaul, Cook hits fifty on county return

15 Apr

West Indies great Shivnarine Chanderpaul proved age is no barrier to batting success as the 42-year-old made a painstaking 182 for Lancashire on Saturday’s second day of their County Championship clash with Surrey.Already 85 not out overnight, the vete…

Pollard stars as Bulls snap losing streak

15 Apr

Fly-half Handre Pollard booted 16 points as Northern Bulls snapped a three-loss Super Rugby run by defeating Jaguares of Argentina 26-13 in Pretoria Saturday. The Springbok fly-half converted tries by winger Trevor Ismaiel and lock Lood de Jager and s…

Ex-Ravens star Heap accidentally kills 3-year-old daughter

15 Apr

Former Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals tight end Todd Heap accidentally struck and killed his three-year-old daughter while moving a truck in his driveway.Police in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa responded to the accident on Friday afternoon and sai…

3,000 migrants rescued off Libya coast Saturday: NGO

15 Apr

The Italian coastguard and other boats rescued some 3,000 migrants from unseaworthy boats off the Libyan coast on Saturday, as the good weather pushes the numbers up, a participating NGO said.In all 35 rescue operations were launched during the day, wi…

Tunisian Islamist party says time to ‘bury’ democracy

15 Apr

The Tunisian branch of the radical Islamist Hizb ut-Tahrir movement, which calls for Islamic law and wants to unify Muslims into a caliphate, said Saturday it was time to “bury” democracy.”Democracy no longer attracts anyone,” the movement’s politburo …

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15 Apr

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Former British Open sensation leads in Rabat

15 Apr

Ireland’s Paul Dunne, who famously led the British Open heading into the final round in 2015 before his challenge unravelled, carved out a two-shot advantage at the Trophee Hassan II on Saturday.The 24-year-old was still an amateur when he stormed to a…

Turkey heads to polls in knife-edge referendum

15 Apr

Turkey goes to the polls Sunday in a controversial constitutional referendum, which if passed, would grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping executive powers by replacing the parliamentary system with a presidential one.

Russia arrests two suspected ‘terrorist’ recruiters

15 Apr

Two suspected recruiters of “terrorists” from Central Asia were arrested in Saint Petersburg, justice authorities said on Saturday, in connection with a deadly bomb attack on the Russian city’s metro.One suspect, aged 32, is accused of recruiting for t…

Bodyguard of El Chapo’s sons killed after jailbreak

15 Apr

The head bodyguard of the sons of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been killed by soldiers while on the run following a jail break last month, officials said Saturday.Francisco Javier Zazueta Rosales died in a gunfight with Mexi…

Kompany leads by example for ruthless City

15 Apr

Vincent Kompany marked his return to the Manchester City line-up with a rare goal as his side climbed to third in the Premier League with a 3-0 win at Southampton on Saturday.Pep Guardiola’s team were in control for long periods at St Mary’s, but it wa…

Cockerill’s Toulon eye play-offs, Clermont close to semis

15 Apr

Richard Cockerill continued his perfect start as Toulon head coach as the three-time European champions boosted their French Top 14 play-off hopes with a 23-14 win over Castres on Saturday.Meanwhile, second-placed Clermont ran in nine tries in a crushi…

Iran elections: top candidates

15 Apr

Registration to run in Iran’s election on May 19 closed on Saturday, with more than 1,600 hopefuls throwing their hats in the ring.The conservative-controlled Guardian Council will whittle that number down over the next fortnight — normally to around …

Yemen fight for Red Sea base leaves 25 dead

15 Apr

At least 25 soldiers and rebels have died in clashes around a key military base near Yemen’s west coast, military and medical sources said Saturday. Loyalist forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition launched an assault to seize the Khaled Ibn Al-Walid ba…

Delight as Leipzig Champions League dream comes true

15 Apr

Germany striker Timo Werner said RB Leipzig’s dreams had come true as their 4-0 rout of Freiburg on Saturday guaranteed them a crack at the Champions League next season.With five games left, Leipzig are guaranteed to finish their first Bundesliga seaso…

Seri scores twice as Nice secure Champions League place

15 Apr

Pocket-sized midfielder Jean Michael Seri netted twice in the second half as Nice came from behind to beat Nancy 3-1 on Saturday and secure a crack at next season’s Champions League.Junior Dale gave struggling Nancy the lead at the Allianz Riviera but …

Higuain brace puts Scudetto in sight for Juve

15 Apr

Gonzalo Higuain’s brace sent Juventus eight points clear in Serie A with a 2-0 win at struggling Pescara on Saturday, and relaunched his bid for another top scorer’s award.Argentina striker Higuain, who hit a new league record of 36 goals for Napoli la…

Bottas ends Hamilton run for first career pole

15 Apr

A cool, calm and collected Valtteri Bottas claimed his first pole position on Saturday when he beat his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton with a well-controlled fastest lap in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix.The 26-year-old Finn, who joined the t…

Security tight as Egypt Copts prepare for Easter mass

15 Apr

Egypt tightened security outside churches as Coptic Christians prepared for a subdued Easter mass on Saturday days after suicide bombers killed 45 people in two churches north of the capital.In Saint Mark’s Cathedral, where Coptic Pope Tawadros II will…

Isco winner takes Ronaldo-less Real six points clear

15 Apr

Isco struck in stoppage time to send Real Madrid six points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga after twice coming from behind to beat Sporting Gijon 3-2 on Saturday.Madrid can all but secure a first league title in five years with victory when th…

Spurs hot on Chelsea’s heels, Everton up to fifth

15 Apr

Title-chasing Tottenham thrashed Bournemouth 4-0 to move within four points of Premier League leaders Chelsea, while Everton climbed to fifth place with a 3-1 win over Burnley on Saturday.Mauricio Pochettino’s side are hot on Chelsea’s heels as the tit…