Day: May 17, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon is fighting testicular cancer, according to medical tests, the Major League Baseball club’s trainer said Wednesday.Pirates trainer Todd Tomczyk said tissue removed from the 25-year-old right-handed starter in …

The US Department of Justice Wednesday named a former head of the FBI as special counsel to lead the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and possible collusion with Donald Trump’s team.The US president stands accused of seeking to…

US Ambassador Nikki Haley will make her first trip overseas this week as Washington’s envoy to the United Nations, traveling to Jordan and Turkey to focus on the plight of Syrian refugees. Haley will meet with government officials and representatives …

Network equipment maker Cisco Systems said Wednesday it was cutting 1,100 jobs after reporting weaker-than-expected financial results in the past quarter.Following the announcement Cisco shares slumped more than five percent in after-hours trading.Cisc…

Teenage star Kylian Mbappe helped Monaco secure their first Ligue 1 title in 17 years with his 15th goal of the season in Wednesday’s 2-0 victory at home to Saint-Etienne.The 18-year-old raced clear of the visiting defence to nervelessly roll in the op…

Dani Alves and Leonardo Bonucci struck one apiece as treble-chasing Juventus secured a record third successive Italian Cup with a 2-0 victory over Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday.Juventus, who won a league and Cup double the past two seasons,…

Real Madrid moved to within one point of winning La Liga as Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice to down Celta Vigo 4-1 on Wednesday.The European champions lead Barcelona by three points at the top of the table and now need to just avoid defeat at Malaga on …

The largest flawless heart-shaped diamond has sold for nearly $15 million in Geneva Wednesday, breaking a world record in its category, auction house Christie’s said.The 92-carat diamond forms the centre-piece of a necklace of cultured pearls.The sale …

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Wednesday he made moves to lower his team’s chances to win in order to “tank” gamaes after being eliminated from NBA playoff contention.The famously outspoken owner said on “The Dan Patrick Show” he made the moves…

Sergio Romero displayed some eye-catching pre-Europa League final form by saving a penalty as Manchester United drew 0-0 at Southampton in their penultimate Premier League game on Wednesday.United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed Romero will start a…