Day: April 17, 2017

Beleaguered Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger challenged his players to win every game between now and the end of the season to keep alive faint hopes of a top-four Premier League finish.Seven league wins is the only way the Frenchman reckons that Arsenal …

The New York rat race is notorious — the commute and the endemic rodent population. But the city may soon have a new weapon in its arsenal: rat birth control.Rodents are one of the least savory sights in America’s largest city, spotted scurrying in an…

Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes said Monday he will no longer seek re-election next year, after his bid to change the constitution triggered deadly riots.Cartes said in a statement he will “in no event” try to run in the April 2018 vote, seeking to…

Netflix subscriber growth missed its mark in the first quarter of this year, unsettling investors despite strong earnings figures released on Monday.The US-based on-demand television service reported a net increase of 4.95 million subscribers, most of …

Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil ended Arsenal’s run of four successive away defeats with a scratchy 2-1 victory over struggling Middlesbrough in their Premier League clash on Monday.The Gunners’ performance was far from convincing but will sti…

As Jean-Luc Melenchon, the radical leftwinger shaking up France’s presidential race, cruised into eastern Paris on a barge on Monday a chant went up from supporters on the quayside: “Resistance! Resistance!”Under ominous skies, hundreds of people flock…

Petra Kvitova is planning a surprise return at the French Open, six months after her left hand was badly injured in a knife attack, she said on Monday.The two-time Wimbledon champion suffered severe injuries to her playing hand as she fought off a knif…

An ultra-sensitive, wearable sweat sensor may improve diagnosis and treatment of cystic fibrosis, diabetes and other conditions, researchers said Monday.Unlike previous sweat sensors, the new model requires only a trace of moisture to do its job and do…