Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74 – family statement

Boxing icon Muhammad Ali died on Friday, a family spokesman said in a statement."After a 32-year battle with Parkinson?s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74," spokesman Bob Gunnell said.Ali, whose fame transcended sport during a rema...

To fight lionfish invasion, Cuba learns to cook them

If you can't beat your enemies, eat them: That's the strategy Cuba has adopted to respond to an invasion of lionfish, a poisonous predator that has strayed far from its home waters in the South Pacific and Indian Oceans.A favorite in aquariums for its ...

PRIMUS to Exhibit at New York Small Business Expo

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Janneh Wright Telephone number (212) 328-0138 info@primusco.com PRIMUS to Exhibit at New York Small Business Expo New York, NY - June 1, 2016 - PRIMUS Business Managementannounces that it will exhibit at NEW YORK SMALL BUSINESS...

Colombia shatter American dream in Copa opener

Colombia wrecked the United States' hopes of a winning start to the Copa America Centenario as goals from James Rodriguez and Cristian Zapata gave the South Americans a comfortable 2-0 victory.AC Milan's Zapata and Real Madrid star Rodriguez struck in ...

Paris museums close doors as Seine nears 30-year high

Paris' Louvre and Orsay museums shut their doors in a race to move art treasures from their basements, as the River Seine Saturday neared its highest level in more than three decades.At least 17 people have been killed in floods that have wrought havoc...

IMF releases bailout cash for Sri Lanka

The IMF on Saturday released the first tranche of a $1.5 billion bailout for Sri Lanka, which is reeling after a government spending spree and facing a balance of payments crisis.The International Monetary Fund said the formal approval of a 36-month lo...

Young Hongkongers turn backs on Tiananmen vigil

Young activists will turn their backs on Hong Kong's commemoration of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown on Saturday amid growing calls in the city for greater autonomy from China.The vigil, which each year draws tens of thousands, has caused a wide...

Worries over cycling arena readiness for Rio games

The Rio Olympics are just two months away and as preparations head into their furious final straight, worries are mounting that delays to the cycling stadium have spun out of control.The building in the nerve center of the Olympic Park was supposed to ...

Two-drug regimen shows promise against pancreatic cancer

A combination of two chemotherapy drugs has shown promising results in fighting pancreatic cancer, significantly improving five-year survival rates, according to a European study presented Friday.The trial showed that patients who take the oral drug ca...

Farah seeks happier ending at Birmingham Diamond meet

British athletics great Mo Farah will step out on the track for Sunday's Diamond League meeting in Birmingham in a far happier frame of mind than the one which forced him to withdraw last year.The 33-year-old Somalia-born double Olympic titleholder run...

Nordqvist tied for lead at ShopRite Classic

Defending champ Anna Nordqvist picked up right where she left off last year by firing a 64 Friday to move into a tie for the lead after the opening round of the ShopRite Classic. Nordqvist, of Sweden, Ai Miyazato of Japan, and Paula Reto of South Afric...