Surging Celtics notch 50th NBA win

The Boston Celtics hit the 50-win mark for the first time in six NBA seasons on Sunday with a wire-to-wire 110-94 victory over the New York Knicks."A couple of years ago I would have thought that would be something we would have to build for a while fo...

UN dinner fails to set date for Cyprus talks

Rival Cypriot leaders on Sunday failed to set a date to restart stalled peace talks on reunifying the island after meeting for dinner in the UN-controlled buffer zone, the United Nations said.The dinner was hosted by UN envoy Espen Barth Eide for Greek...

Trump hails EU for ‘good job’ uniting in Brexit era

US President Donald Trump praised the EU for doing "a very good job" in uniting after Britain's decision to quit the bloc, in a Financial Times interview published on Sunday."I would have thought when it happened that more (countries) would follow, but...

Federer to skip clay season ahead of French Open

Roger Federer, fresh from winning his third title of the year in Miami, said Sunday he will take a nearly two-month break from the sport before returning for the French Open in late May.Federer has won the Australian Open, Indian Wells and Miami since ...

Colombia seizes 6.1 tonne cocaine haul

Colombian authorities seized 6.1 tonnes of cocaine in the northern port city of Barranquilla as it was about to be shipped to Spain in a cargo of scrap metal, the government said Sunday.The seizure Friday night was the third largest in Colombian histor...

Henley rolls to Houston Open win, Masters berth

Russell Henley powered to victory in the US PGA Tour Houston Open on Sunday to secure the last invitation to the Masters.Henley lit up the Golf Club of Houston course, firing 10 birdies in a seven-under-par 65.His 20-under-par total of 268 gave him a t...