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Defense attorneys slam ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz as a gang kid

Lawyers for the gangbangers accused of slaughtering an innocent teen outside a Bronx bodega last summer insisted in their closing arguments that the 15-year-old aspiring cop was a gang member. “Junior was in a gang,” defense attor...

Defense attorneys slam ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz as a gang kid

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More gang members to face trial in brutal murder of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz Eight more gangbangers will face trial after the summer for the brutal murder of innocent teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz after five men were convicted Friday. Among the suspects to go on trial on Sept. 23 is Diego Suero, an alleged leader in the brutal Trinitarios gang who instructe...
22:17, 2019-06-17

Backing Stewart, junior defense minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defense minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
12:17, 2019-06-16

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary during the Obama administration who is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the defense sector, including the mega-merger between United Technologies and Raytheon....
16:34, 2019-06-11

State attorneys general sue IRS over charitable contributions The state attorneys general of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut joined forces Wednesday, filing a new lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service over a rule banning charitable contributions to state and local governments in exchange for tax write-offs. The rules approved by the state were an a...
09:51, 2019-07-18

Attorneys seek light sentence for cop who shot 911 caller MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman are asking a judge for a creative sentence that keeps him out of prison. Mohamed Noor was found guilty in April of murder and manslaughter in the death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. He sho...
07:17, 2019-06-07

The Latest: US attorneys challenge grizzly bear ruling BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on court case that will decide if Yellowstone-area grizzly bears should retain federal protections (all times local): 5:15 p.m. U.S. officials are asking a federal appeals court to overturn part of a judge’s ruling that blocked the first grizzly bear hunts in ...
02:00, 2019-05-25

Batali accuser’s attorneys: Chef must he held accountable BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for a woman who says Mario Batali forcibly kissed and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017 say the celebrity chef “must be held accountable … for his despicable acts.” The lawyers said in a statement released Thursday that Batali abused his celebrity stat...
22:17, 2019-05-23

Minneapolis officer’s attorneys seek no prison for shooting MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time. If that’s not granted, they’re seeking less prison time than state sentencing guidelines recommend. Mohamed Noo...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, CBS News reported. Barr, President...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Attorneys: SEAL made mistake, but didn't murder A military jury sentenced a decorated Navy SEAL to four months of confinement for posing with the body of an Islamic State captive in Iraq, but a judge credited him with enough days to ensure he won't be locked up. (July 3)        ...
07:34, 2019-07-04

Attorneys ask court to intervene against U.S. over migrant kids' detention conditions A 17-year-old Honduran migrant described babies sleeping on a cold floor. A teen mother said her sick baby was unable to open her eyes but no one responded to her pleas for help for two days. Another teenager took charge of a 5-year-old stranger because the small child was very upset and had no one ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Harvey Weinstein hires two new attorneys ahead of sex assault trial Harvey Weinstein, the former Hollywood movie mogul, has hired two lawyers from a Chicago-based firm to join the legal team representing him in his September trial on rape and sexual assault charges, his representatives said on Thursday....
03:51, 2019-06-28

Attorneys: Texas border facility is neglecting migrant kids EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A 2-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they’ve been doing their best to feed and soothe the clingy toddler who was handed to them by a guard days ago. Lawyers warn that kids are taking care of kids, and there...
19:34, 2019-06-21

DOJ Attorneys Reportedly Ready to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger To literally no one’s surprise, the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced Monday that he’d recommend approving the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. But it now looks as if the Justice Department’s own attorneys vehemently oppose the merger.Read more......
10:17, 2019-05-23

Judge clears Robert Kraft’s attorneys of contempt accusation FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has cleared the attorneys representing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft of contempt of court allegations filed against them after a hearing on his misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution charge. Judge Leonard Hanser on Friday rejected prosecutors&...
20:34, 2019-06-14

State attorneys general sue to block merger between Sprint and T-Mobile Nine states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, believing that the combination of the country’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers would threaten competition and harm consumers....
19:51, 2019-06-11

Defence attorneys say Jeffrey Epstein had foreign passport out of fear of kidnapping "The passport was for personal protection in the event of travel to dangerous areas, only to be presented to potential kidnapers, hijackers or terrorists should violent episodes occur," they wrote....
11:17, 2019-07-17

Accusers nearing settlement in Harvey Weinstein sex trafficking case, attorneys say Attorneys for Harvey Weinstein’s former film studio and for a group of women who say the disgraced film producer sexually assaulted them told a federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday that a settlement agreement with the lecherous producer’s accusers is “imminent.”...
15:51, 2019-06-05

State Attorneys General Will Sue to Stop Sprint and T-Mobile Merger: Report It’s been one year since T-Mobile announced its intention to buy Sprint for $26 billion and, despite some scrutiny, the mega-merger has trudged forward at pace, save a few hiccups. That might have something to do with the lobbying blitz the companies embarked on a year ago.Read more......
19:51, 2019-06-11

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany approved new laws this year that end cash bail fo...
02:34, 2019-07-09

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious passport is Austrian, was needed for 'personal protection,' attorneys say Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that an expired passport federal investigators found in a safe in the well-connected financier’s Manhattan home was necessary for his "personal protection."...
08:34, 2019-07-17

Exclusive: U.S. state attorneys general plan lawsuit to stop Sprint and T-Mobile merger At least 10 state attorneys general plan to jointly file a lawsuit as soon as Tuesday to stop the $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, a deal that would reduce the number of nationwide wireless carriers to three from four, according to three sources familiar with the matter....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Dozens of attorneys general ask Betsy DeVos to forgive  disabled vets students loans  Attorneys general from 47 states, three territories and the District of Columbia on sent a letter Friday to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to forgive more than $1 billion in student loans for disabled veterans....
15:00, 2019-05-26

Trump attorneys appeal ruling ordering accounting firm to hand over records to Congress President Donald Trump's attorneys are appealing a ruling by a federal judge ordering an accounting firm to comply with a congressional subpoena, acting fast on the one-week window until the firm turns over Trump's personal, business and charity financial records and communications to House Democrat...
23:17, 2019-05-21

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information with immigrant communities about their rights. The raids by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement scheduled to begin Sunday are set to target about 2,00...
04:17, 2019-07-12

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
23:00, 2019-05-21

51 attorneys general urge Betsy DeVos to forgive disabled veterans' student loan debt A group of bipartisan attorneys general from 51 states and territories on Friday wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Department of Education automatically forgive the student loan debt of eligible veterans who became disabled through their military service....
04:00, 2019-05-27

UK junior minister suspended after grappling with eco-protester A junior foreign office minister has been suspended pending an investigation after grabbing a female demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a climate-change protest interrupted a speech by Britain's finance minister....
13:51, 2019-06-21

Rouyn-Noranda Huskies win Memorial Cup junior title HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — The Rouyn-Noranda Huskies beat the Halifax Mooseheads one last time to win their first Memorial Cup. Peter Abbandonato scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and Rouyn-Noranda beat Halifax 4-2 on Sunday night in the winner-take-all major junior hockey finale. ...
05:01, 2019-05-27

| Koen: Junior Springboks have solid foundation to build on Junior Springbok assistant coach, Louis Koen belives the teamhad a solid base to build on in the World Rugby U20 Championship after victory over Scotland....
22:34, 2019-06-06

| Koen: Mindset and attitude vital for Junior Boks Junior Springbok assistant coach Louis Koen said the SAU20s showed against New Zealand that if they are in the right frame of mind they can pitch up for big games....
18:00, 2019-06-14

| Nhleko: Junior Boks' handling and discipline have to improve Junior Springbok assistant coach Bafana Nhleko was honest in his assessment of the team's performance in their World Rugby U20 Championship win over Georgia....
05:51, 2019-06-10

| Junior Boks earn bonus-point win against Georgia Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux said his team will have to sharpen up before their final World Rugby U20 Championship pool game against New Zealand....
00:34, 2019-06-09

They’re back: The shoes I wore in junior high school In some ways, their simple design and off-white coloring looked as dated to me as mom jeans. But in another sense, they looked as wonderful as the day I first saw them. My 13-year-old wanted them. And in that moment, I wanted them, too....
20:51, 2019-06-06

8 more to face trial over murder of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz Now that the first five have been convicted, eight more gangbangers will face trial after the summer for the machete-and-knife mistaken-identity murder of teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz. Among the suspects to go on trial on Sept. 23 is Diego Suero, an alleged leader in the brutal Trinitarios ga...
09:17, 2019-06-18

Yuka Saso wins Girls Junior PGA Championship Yuka Saso of the Philippines rallied to win the Girls Junior PGA Championship, closing with a 3-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Jensen Castle       ...
23:51, 2019-07-12

Case Filed Against BJD Lawmaker For Forcing Junior Engineer To Do Sit-Ups A PWD junior engineer, who was allegedly forced by a newly elected BJD assembly lawmaker in Odisha to do sit-ups in public, Friday claimed the legislator had even asked an executive engineer to slap......
00:17, 2019-06-08

Junior star Marczyk fulfils dream with ERC stage win "FIA ERC1 Junior Championship frontrunner Miko Marczyk says he fulfilled “one of my dreams” on leg one of PZM 76th Rally Poland by taking an overall stage win, beating Alexey Lukyanuk in a head-to-head race."...
13:34, 2019-06-30

Honda F1 junior Matsushita confident "nightmare" F2 weekends over Nobuharu Matsushita is confident that his "nightmare" Formula 2 weekends are over as the Honda Formula 1 junior lies eighth in the championship after five rounds...
20:34, 2019-06-04

The Latest: Mochizuki reaches junior final at Wimbledon Shintaro Mochizuki became the first Japanese player to reach a junior boys' Grand Slam singles final after outlasting fourth-seeded American Martin Damm 6-1, 0-6, 10-8       ...
18:00, 2019-07-12

US indicts 22 members of MS-13 gang in killings Members and associates of the MS-13 gang committed seven murders including several in which victims were hacked to death with machetes in a Southern California forest, according to a federal indictment released Tuesday. (July 16)        ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

MS-13 gang members cut out rival's heart Members and associates of the notorious MS-13 gang in California have been charged with seven murders, including one in which a rival gang member had his heart cut out....
08:34, 2019-07-17

Biker gang raid: What do we know about Al-Salam-313? In a dawn raid, some 500 police officers stormed 43 properties in eleven cities across the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. What exactly do we know so far about the group that was targeted? DW investigates....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Rankings change to help tennis pros at lower, junior levels Tennis players at the lower and junior levels will have an easier opportunity to move up to the main tours under a new system that makes rankings points available at their tournaments        ...
15:00, 2019-05-24

Mom of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz accosted by obscenity-spewing woman The mother of slain Bronx teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz was accosted by a supporter of her son’s accused killers, who shouted obscenities at her outside court Tuesday. Leandra Guzman was leaving the murder trial for five gangbangers accused of hacking her 15-year-old son to death outside a Bro...
01:17, 2019-05-22

Bronx cooperator in ‘Junior’ killing fears retribution for ‘snitching’ The gangbanger-turned-witness who helped drag Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz from a Bronx bodega during the innocent teen’s slaying avoided looking at five of his alleged gangland cohorts in court Tuesday — as he fingered them in video stills of the murder. Cooperating witness and former Trinitario ...
01:17, 2019-05-22

Torn opens a lead in tight ERC3 Junior battle "Ken Torn leads fellow Ford Fiesta R2T driver Jean-Baptiste Franceschi in a tight battle in the FIA ERC3 Junior Championship on day one of Rally Liepāja."...
20:00, 2019-05-25

Doctors Arrested For Abetting Junior's Suicide Sent To Judicial Custody A special court Friday sent three doctors of a state-run hospital, arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of a junior colleague, to judicial custody till June 10....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Judge calls screaming mom of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz ‘hysterical’ The mother of an innocent teen chased down and hacked to death with machetes by a pack of gangbangers was called “hysterical” by a Bronx judge Thursday after having to be restrained and escorted out of court by police when she began screaming at the top of her lungs. Leandra Feliz, the m...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Mochizuki makes history for Japan with junior title at Wimbledon Teenager Shintaro Mochizuki became the first Japanese to win a junior boys' Grand Slam title, beating Spain's Carlos Gimeno Valero 6-3 6-2 in the Wimbledon final on Sunday....
23:34, 2019-07-14

| Bjorn Borg's son set for 'incredible' junior Wimbledon place: reports Almost 40 years after his father Bjorn Borg won a fifth consecutive Wimbledon title, 16-year old Leo Borg is set to make his debut at the legendary tournament....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Prema boss: Ferrari F1 junior Schumacher can make F2 breakthrough Prema boss Rene Rosin says Ferrari Formula 1 junior Mick Schumacher is not "far away" from strong results in Formula 2, but needs to turn "bad luck into results"...
23:00, 2019-06-19

The Latest: Daria Snigur wins junior title at Wimbledon Daria Snigur of Ukraine won the junior girls' title at Wimbledon, beating Alexa Noel of the United States 6-4, 6-4       ...
17:51, 2019-07-13

Germany's junior governing party in disarray, mulls future Leaders of Germany's junior governing party are meeting to consider the way forward after its leader quit abruptly, raising new questions about the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government....
14:51, 2019-06-03

Queens Junior ROTC cadets get two years for disturbing hazing The Queens Junior ROTC cadets who tormented their younger peers in a disturbing hazing ritual — and branded one student’s butt with a clothes iron — have been sentenced to two years in prison, officials said. The students, whose names were not released because of their age, will serve ti...
06:51, 2019-06-29

K-pop star Kangin announces departure from Super Junior after 14 years After 14 years with one of the most prolific K-pop groups in entertainment, 34-year-old Kangin announced via Instagram that he will be leaving Super Junior. Kangin posted the notice on Thursday, citing a “long debate” prior to finalizing his decision:...
00:00, 2019-07-12

Armstrong "glad" fellow Ferrari junior Shwartzman was penalised Marcus Armstrong was "glad" his fellow Ferrari Formula 1 junior and Prema Racing FIA Formula 3 team-mate Robert Shwartzman was penalised after contact fighting for victory in Austria...
18:51, 2019-07-01

Renault F1 junior Guan Ju Zhou takes first F2 pole at Silverstone Renault Formula 1 junior Guan Yu Zhou became the first rookie of the season to take a Formula 2 pole, topping a thrilling session for Virtuosi Racing at Silverstone...
19:01, 2019-07-12

Nipsey Hussle Still Under Investigation for Gang Affiliations Despite being hailed by the Los Angeles Police Department as a community leader who invested in the youth and created countless opportunities for residents of South Los Angeles, Nipsey Hussle was reportedly under investigation for his gang affiliations prior to his killing earlier this year....
01:51, 2019-07-17

Shooting near bar leaves 10 wounded; likely gang-related ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a street shooting in eastern Pennsylvania that left 10 people wounded is likely to be gang-related. The shooting outside the Deja Vu nightclub in Allentown occurred shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday. Authorities say most of the victims had just left the nightclub a...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Gangbangers ordered to inflict ‘damage’ before slay of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz Bronx gangbangers were given the order to inflict “any kind of damage” they could on rivals just three days before the murder of innocent teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz, according to court testimony Friday. A Trinitarios ringleader, Diego Suero, issued the order to his m...
00:51, 2019-06-01

Shooter Anish Bhanwala Wins Gold In ISSF Junior World Cup Last year, Anish Bhanwala rose to fame after he broke the Commonwealth Games record in 25m rapid fire pistol event and became India's youngest ever gold medallist at CWG....
20:17, 2019-07-17

Italy's League junior minister resigns after conviction, Salvini accepts Italy's League leader and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini accepted on Thursday the resignation of a junior minister convicted for embezzlement, in a move likely to avoid a potential hurdle for the ruling coalition....
15:34, 2019-05-30

‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s mom storms out of court, lawyers call for mistrial Leandra Feliz, the mother of victim Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz, repeatedly yelled, "You killed my son" in Spanish at cooperating witness Michael Sosa Reyes....
23:34, 2019-06-04

‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s blood-soaked clothes shown in trial Bronx jurors got a glimpse on Thursday of the blood-soaked clothes Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz was wearing when he was hacked to death by knives and a machete last June — evidence that left his father feeling haunted. “It was really painful and I don’t want to see it...
08:51, 2019-05-31

India's Latest Google Probe Sparked by Junior Antitrust Researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-competitive practices....
20:51, 2019-07-08

Bronx bodega faces reckoning after ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz trial The Bronx bodega where tragic teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz was murdered by a mob of Trinitarios gangsters continues to be the site of grief and angry protest — and some neighbors still won’t shop there. Guzman-Feliz, 15, had sought refuge inside the Cruz and Chiky Grocery at East 183rd Street...
11:17, 2019-06-16

Backing Stewart, junior defence minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
13:51, 2019-06-16

Major Misfire: This Kid Clearly Thought ‘MasterChef Junior’ Was Some Sort Of Bodybuilding Contest One of the main appeals of reality TV is its unpredictability, but one of the most popular reality shows on television just went off the rails in a way that, quite frankly, wasn’t fun for anyone to watch: MasterChef Junior just introduced a new kid contestant who clearly thought the show was some ki...
02:17, 2019-05-25

‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s mom thanks Jesus after gangbangers found guilty of murder A Bronx jury on Friday convicted five Trinitario gangbangers of the mistaken identity, machete and knife murder of 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz in a bodega last year. The verdict left the tragic boy’s mother thanking Jesus, and one defiant defendant shouting, “Popote!” a Spanish nickna...
17:00, 2019-06-15

Accused killer of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz asked me to lie to cops: ex-girlfriend The former girlfriend of a gangbanger on trial for the murder of an innocent Bronx teen held back tears in court Tuesday as she described how her beau asked her to lie to cops....
02:17, 2019-05-29

One of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s killers allegedly attacks Rikers guard One of the gangbangers facing life in prison for the murder of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz attacked a guard at Rikers Island Tuesday night, dislocating his shoulder, law enforcement sources told The Post. Jose Muniz, one of five men convicted for murdering Guzman-Feliz outside a Bronx...
23:00, 2019-06-19

ERC1 Junior leader Mares bounces back after Czech crash "ACCR Czech Rally Team’s young star in an R5 car Filip Mareš is back on form in his quest for FIA ERC1 Junior Championship success on Rally di Roma Capitale, building up his confidence after a crash last weekend."...
21:00, 2019-07-20

US: Gang leaders ran killings, drugs from California prison SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was accused of organizing drug trafficking and killings from their state priso...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Gang member charged in shooting of 11-year-old boy in Brooklyn A gang member was arrested on Friday for the shooting of an 11-year-old boy in Brooklyn, sources said. Angel Eaddy, 27, a member of the Bloods, was charged with attempted murder, assault, and reckless engagement, according to law enforcement sources. He allegedly shot the young bystander near Lincol...
01:51, 2019-06-22

Trump says ICE focused on getting MS-13 gang ahead of expected raids President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the U.S. immigration enforcement agency ICE was focused on getting the MS-13 gang out of the United States, as U.S. cities braced for expected immigration raids on Sunday....
18:00, 2019-06-22

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, citing death threats....
14:17, 2019-06-16

Gang crime still 'a huge problem,' says top criminal investigator German police have carried out a massive raid on a biker gang suspected of illegal arms trade and human trafficking. A leading detective told DW that police must adopt a long-term plan to eradicate such crime....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Albania busts gang trafficking migrants into EU, arrests eight Albanian police said on Wednesday they had broken up a criminal gang trafficking Syrian, Turkish and Iraqi migrants to western Europe from Greece and had arrested eight people including the Turkish ringleader....
20:34, 2019-06-13

Europol smashes major European crime gang In an operation code named "Icebreaker," European authorities announced that they had dismantled a large criminal group. Police across five countries seized cash, diamonds, jewelry and luxury vehicles....
13:51, 2019-05-22

MS-13 Gang Members Charged With Brutal Murders in Los Angeles A sweeping indictment of 22 members of the transnational criminal gang’s “Fulton Clique” lists a host of crimes ranging from racketeering to gruesome killings....
00:17, 2019-07-17

Cop dragged by teen gang member honored for heroism The hero detective who suffered a severe brain injury when he was dragged by a fleeing driver two years ago was met with a standing ovation from fellow officers and friends Wednesday as he accepted an award for heroism at a union ceremony. Attendees at the Police Benevolent Association’s Fines...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Dutch court outlaws No Surrender motorcycle gang A Dutch court has outlawed motorcycle gang No Surrender in the Netherlands, in another victory for prosecutors in their fight against what they consider to be groups of violence....
15:34, 2019-06-07

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
11:34, 2019-07-05

4 police killed, 9 wounded in Mexico gang attack Four police officers were killed and seven others wounded in gang attacks in western Mexico, according to local officials, and two bystanders were being treated for wounds....
20:34, 2019-05-27

Red Bull junior Vips feels radio issue cost him Formula 3 podium Red Bull Formula 1 junior Juri Vips says radio issues cost him a podium in the Paul Ricard Formula 3 race, as he didn't hear a penalty had been rescinded...
16:34, 2019-06-22

Sarabjot Singh Wins India's Ninth Gold At ISSF Junior World Cup After six days of top class shooting and with one more day to go, India remain on top of the medal standings with nine gold, nine silver and four bronze for a total of 22 medals....
20:00, 2019-07-18

For D.C. United’s Junior Moreno, tattoo of his late father ‘brings the whole story home’ An image of Carlos Horacio Moreno, a former soccer player and longtime coach who died May 13 at age 70, now graces the United midfielder's right forearm....
23:51, 2019-05-31

Mom of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz agrees to stay out of courtroom after murder trial outbursts The mother of an innocent teen chased down and hacked to death with machetes by a pack of gangbangers has agreed to stay out of the courtroom following her repeated outbursts. Lesandra Feliz and the Bronx District Attorney’s office came to a joint agreement on Thursday that she will watch the ...
02:17, 2019-06-07

Marine veteran boxer captures junior lightweight title on Memorial Day weekend Jamel Herring, a U.S. Marine veteran, defeated Masayuki Ito by unanimous decision in Florida on Saturday to become the WBO junior lightweight champion....
20:00, 2019-05-28

Pentagon Ends Review of Deadly Niger Ambush, Again Blaming Junior Officers Military leaders have struggled over how to apportion blame over the deaths of four American soldiers amid family members’ demands to hold more senior officers accountable....
07:17, 2019-06-06

Junior Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Continue Strike: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the country, has been rejected by the junior doctors......
11:51, 2019-06-15

Jurors begin deliberations in ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz bodega slay trial Jurors have begun their deliberations in the murder trial for Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz — nearly one year to the day after he was butchered by machetes and knives outside a Bronx bodega last summer. The first five of the dozen gangbangers to face trial are charged with murder in the...
23:34, 2019-06-13

Does the Dream and Promise Act give green cards to gang members? Republicans say so, but the bill specifically excludes immigrants who were in criminal street gangs, as well as felons and those with three or more misdemeanors....
13:34, 2019-06-17

Police raiding homes of Iraqi gang in western Germany BERLIN (AP) — Police in western Germany are raiding premises linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade and forging identity papers. Essen police said hundreds of police officers were involved in the raids that began early Wednesday in ele...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Gang member who shot undercover FBI agent found guilty A reputed gangbanger who cornered and then shot an undercover FBI agent has been found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn. The panel deliberated over three days before convicting Ronell Watson Wednesday on charges of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer, assault and the use of a firearm. ...
00:00, 2019-07-18

Suspects arrested across Europe in drug gang investigation: Europol Twenty-two suspects have been arrested across Europe in a coordinated operation against a drug smuggling gang, European police agency Europol said on Wednesday....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Police say body found on Long Island is MS-13 gang victim MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say they have recovered the body of a MS-13 gang victim who was buried in a shallow grave over two years ago. Newsday reports that detectives unearthed the body in the heavily wooded Massapequa Preserve on Friday. The body has not been identified, but po...
01:51, 2019-05-26

NYPD blasts proposal to warn kids on gang database A new City Council bill would force cops to warn kids when they’ve been added to the department’s controversial database of suspected gang members — but NYPD brass said Thursday it would devastate ongoing criminal investigations. “Including a qualifying individual in the database is a le...
00:17, 2019-06-28

Gay Couple Beaten On London Bus After Refusing To Kiss In Front Of Gang Two women were punched by male assailants on a London bus after the couple refused to perform a kiss for the gang that surrounded and taunted them, according to an account by one of the victims. The......
20:51, 2019-06-07

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Cape Town in a controversial move aimed at curbing gang violence.The South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, signed off last week on the ...
15:51, 2019-07-19

Suspected Bloods gang member busted for attacking elderly man A suspected gang member was nabbed Thursday morning for beating an elderly man unconscious in a random attack behind a Bronx charter school, police and sources said. Tyekeem Wright, 19, was arrested around 12:30 a.m. for attacking the 71-year-old behind South Bronx Classical Charter School III/IV on...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Dutch court bans Hells Angels motorcycle gang BRUSSELS (AP) — A Dutch court has outlawed the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, calling it a violent organization that is a danger to public order. Wednesday’s ruling by the Central Netherlands Court in Utrecht banned the Dutch arm of the gang and its international mother organization. It is the ...
15:00, 2019-05-29

California gang members charged in L.A. machete murders, racketeering Twenty-two Los Angeles members of the notorious MS-13 gang with nicknames such as "Desastre" and "Lucifer" have been charged with running a criminal racketeering enterprise enforced with a string of murders, some by machete, prosecutors said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-07-17

MS-13 gang members 'hacked victims with machetes in California forest' Federal racketeering indictment charges 22 people with nearly 200 crimes, including ‘heinous, horrible and cruel’ killings Prosecutors in Los Angeles have accused members and associates of the MS-13 gang of seven murders, including several in which victims were hacked to death with machetes in a sou...
01:51, 2019-07-17

Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member. Ernesto Godinez was convicted Monday of the May 2018 shooting of Kevin Crump as he and other agents were installin...
01:34, 2019-06-18

At Least 40 Inmates Strangled To Death In Amazon Prison Gang Clashes At least 40 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before,......
08:51, 2019-05-28

Prolific crime gang behind £600m UK smuggling operation smashed An organised crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering has been smashed by Europol....
16:34, 2019-05-22

Bronx teen in bodega slay ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz died from knife to neck Slaughtered innocent Bronx teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz suffered numerous cuts, scrapes and bruises when he was attacked outside a bodega by gangbangers who allegedly mistook him for a rival — but it was a single stab wound that went clear through his neck that killed him, a...
08:00, 2019-06-08

Indian Google antitrust probe was sparked by junior researchers at India’s own competition commission Two Indian antitrust researchers and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices.Read More...
13:17, 2019-07-09

Jury convicts all five defendants of murder in ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz bodega slay trial A Bronx jury on Friday convicted five gangbangers of the mistaken identity murder of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz in a bodega last year. The defendants were found guilty of all four charges each faced: first-degree murder, second-degree murder, second-degree conspiracy and second-degre...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Video shows gang members gleefully opening fire in public Shocking footage shows alleged gangbangers grinning as they recklessly fire guns into the streets and skies in Brooklyn. The videos were released Tuesday by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office as it announced a slew of charges against 21 alleged members of Folk Nation-affiliated gangs, inc...
21:17, 2019-07-09

Operation targeting MS-13 gang in Texas nets nearly 2 dozen arrests, officials say Three MS-13 gang members charged with the killing of a rival gang member who was hacked to death were among nearly two dozen recently arrested in the Houston area as part of an operation targeting the notorious gang, federal officials announced Tuesday....
21:34, 2019-06-05

'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti, 7 arrested Seven people were arrested after an iconic Chicago tourist destination was defaced with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree early Tuesday, according to police....
01:34, 2019-07-03

German police launch raids on Iraqi organized crime gang Heavily armed police have carried out a series of coordinated raids on the homes of members of the "Al-Salam-313" group. The targets are suspected of people smuggling as well as dealing in narcotics....
10:34, 2019-05-22

| India court convicts six in gang rape, murder of Kashmir girl, 8 Six men have been convicted over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of a young girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions....
10:34, 2019-06-10

10 injured in apparent gang-related shooting outside Allentown, Pa., nightclub, police say At least 10 people were wounded early Thursday as shots were fired on patrons leaving a nightclub in Allentown, Pennsylvania, police say.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-20

El Salvador takes aim at imprisoned gang leaders ability to make calls It will be much harder for El Salvador's prison population, including gang leaders, to communicate with those on the outside after the government on Friday ordered mobile telephone service providers to disable their signals in the facilities....
05:51, 2019-06-22

Transgender woman suffers kidnapping and humiliating abuse by gang in Pakistan A transgender woman was kidnapped, beaten and had her head shaved by a gang in Pakistan, after refusing to pay them extortion money, activists have claimed....
18:17, 2019-06-11

Spanish police free women held by Marbella prostitution gang Spanish police say they have freed eight women who were being held at a house in Marbella, and arrested 21 presumed members of a gang that allegedly sexually exploited them....
15:34, 2019-06-09

'Khan Market Gang': India's Modi mocks his elite adversaries A tatty shopping center originally built to house refugees in the heart of New Delhi has become a handy symbol for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his supporters to rub salt in the wounds of their opponents, who just got a drubbing in India's general election....
09:17, 2019-05-31

Andrea Leadsom quits: Junior minister who challenged for Tory leadership and became high-profile Brexiteer From junior minister to Tory leadership candidate to "Pizza Club plotter", Andrea Leadsom's recent political career has been defined by the fall-out from the 2016 EU referendum....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because Mayor Chuck Espy has $10,000 with your name on it....
03:51, 2019-05-22

BREAKING: Girl, 18, 'gang raped' in filmed Majorca attack – suspects in court TOURISTS accused of gang raping and filming a horror attack on an 18-year-old girl in a Brit holiday hotspot on Majorca have claimed the "sex was consensual"....
14:51, 2019-07-20

British model Chloe Ayling testifies against accused kidnapper: ‘They said they had taken me for a sex trafficking gang’ Glamour model Chloe Ayling broke down in tears Friday as she testified via video against a man accused of kidnapping her for six days in 2017, according to reports....
20:51, 2019-05-31

White nationalist gang charged with directing killings and drug smuggling from prison Members and associates of the Aryan Brotherhood are charged with racketeering and conspiracy, among other chargesLeaders of a white nationalist prison gang were charged Thursday with directing killings and drug smuggling from within the most secure prisons in the state of California.A total of 16 m...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Leaders of Aryan Brotherhood white supremacist prison gang charged in killings SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Leaders of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang were charged Thursday with directing killings and drug smuggling from within California’s most secure prisons, US prosecutors said. The charges detail five slayings and accuse an attorney of helping smuggle drugs and cellphones to aid...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Two charged with felonies after 'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti Two of the seven people arrested for allegedly defacing an iconic Chicago tourist attraction with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree were charged with felonies, police said Thursday....
23:17, 2019-07-04

South African army descends on Cape Town to combat spiraling gang warfare South Africa is sending in the big guns to wrest back control of some of the most impoverished neighborhoods of Cape Town - announcing a three-month deployment of the army aimed at tackling spiraling gang-related violence that has claimed the lives of more than 1,500 this year so far....
21:51, 2019-07-12

Gang members found guilty in mistaken-identity stabbing death of Bronx teen One of five alleged gang members charged in the brutal stabbing death of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz outside a New York City convenience store last year was found guilty for his role in the slaying. ...
23:51, 2019-06-14

Brazil to send prison gang leaders to federal jails after massacre: justice minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern city of Manaus will be moved to maximum security federal jails....
00:00, 2019-05-29

19 MS-13 gang members indicted in 'medieval-style' California slayings were in country illegally, officials say Nearly all of the members and associates of an MS-13 gang charged in the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people in California were in the country illegally, according to officials. ...
18:34, 2019-07-17

Brazil officials find 42 prisoners dead in Amazonas state after deadly gang clash At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four separate jails in the state of Amazonas, the same state where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, authorities said....
00:34, 2019-05-28

MS-13 gang member sentenced to life in prison for rape and murder of 13-year-old girl in 2001 An MS-13 gang member has been sentenced to life in prison for the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl in 2001, whose body was found in Los Angeles' Elysian Park....
18:00, 2019-06-23

Black model’s leg broken by gang of rugby players in South Africa 'racist attack' A BLACK model was brutally battered and left with a broken leg after star rugby players attacked her while she was with her white German boyfriend in an alleged racist attack....
04:17, 2019-07-16

Met busts violent gang that shipped £300m overseas using cash transfer shops in London A global "money laundering and terrorist finance network" that shipped £310 million of criminal profits overseas in a year using high street money transfer shops in London has been busted by Met detectives....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Report: Coaches Wasted 25 Minutes Before Calling Paramedics In Heat Stroke Death Of Junior College Football Player Football coaches at Garden City Community College, a prominent junior college program in Kansas that has played in two of the last three NJCAA championship games, reportedly delayed for 25 minutes before contacting paramedics after finding 19-year-old Braeden Bradforth collapsed outside his dorm las...
05:00, 2019-06-07

| Destructive tornado | Dial-a-dealer gang busted: WATCH the top World news videos for today EF3 Tornado destroys Ohio apartment complex | Mass arrests 'massive blow' against dial-a-dealer Sydney cocaine ring; here are the top World news videos for your Wednesday. WATCH....
13:51, 2019-05-29

Russian police uncover diamond theft gang inside state mining firm Alrosa Russian police uncovered around $3 million worth of stolen diamonds, and over $2.5 million in cash, at the homes of a criminal ring operating inside state-controlled diamond producer Alrosa, authorities said on Monday....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Iranian hitman linked to Irish gangsters 'Gucci Gang' killed in Ireland in apparent revenge attack An Iranian national who worked as a hitman for the group “Gucci Gang” was shot dead in Ireland on Tuesday after being targeted in an alleged revenge killing for the murder of two of his fellow associates....
00:17, 2019-05-30

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
17:34, 2019-06-12

Come on slam, and welcome Don Cheadle to Space Jam 2 In a casting announcement that sounds almost too good for what we’ve come to expect from the Space Jam brand, Deadline is reporting that Don Cheadle has joined the cast of the long-rumored, now-finally-happening reboot with LeBron James. We don’t know who he’ll be playing, but assuming he’s not a Lo...
03:17, 2019-07-12

Red Bull junior O'Ward got "arse whipping" on Red Bull Ring F2 debut Red Bull junior Patricio O'Ward says he "never felt slower" after an "arse whipping" on his Formula 2 debut, but said the sprint race was a "major leap forward"...
18:51, 2019-07-01

A 24th Slam for Serena or a second for Simona? "Serena Williams enters her 11th Wimbledon final knowing she is just one title away from equalling Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slams held since the 1970s."...
14:51, 2019-07-12

| Novak eyeing second 'Djoko Slam' Novak Djokovic laid down an early marker in his bid to hold all four Grand Slam titles for the second time, powering past Hubert Hurkacz at Roland Garros....
22:17, 2019-05-27

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th anniversary....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in any of tennis's four biggest tournaments....
10:00, 2019-07-19

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam? FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz        ...
00:17, 2019-05-24

Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row Garrett Cooper hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins won their sixth in a row, rallying past Detroit 5-2 to finish a terrible homestand for the Tigers        ...
23:17, 2019-05-23

| Tougher for teen to win men's Slam than women - Federer Roger Federer believes there's no reason why 15-year-old Coco Gauff can't win a Grand Slam, but doesn't expect to see a similar breakout performance for the men....
08:17, 2019-07-07

'Toy Story 4' delivers another cinematic grand slam "Toy Story 4" delivers a cinematic grand slam, a nine-years-later sequel that's wholly equal to the high expectations raised by the terrific trio that it follows. Touching, raucously funny, adventurous and yes, even profound, Pixar's signature property once again touches them all....
20:51, 2019-06-13

Five schoolboys arrested for 'gang-raping' mentally disabled woman Five boys aged 12 and 14 have been arrested on suspicion of gang-raping an 18-year-old mentally disabled woman, in what police have called an act of "massive violence"....
22:00, 2019-07-10

Shabana Azmi New Leader Of "Tukde Tukde Gang": Minister Giriraj Singh Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Monday called veteran actor Shabana Azmi the "new leader of 'tukde tukde' and 'award wapsi' gang", accusing her of subverting India's interests by criticising the......
17:34, 2019-07-08

Mother stabbed by mugger as she walked with son says 'gang initiation' may have been behind attack A mother who was stabbed in the leg by a teenage boy while walking with her infant son has said she believes the attack was part of a "gang initiation"....
06:51, 2019-06-12

Tamil Nadu-Based Terror Gang Busted, Says National Anti-Terror Agency The National Investigation Agency on Saturday said it has busted a gang which allegedly conspired, collected funds and made preparations to carry out terrorist attacks in India with the intention of......
00:17, 2019-07-14

Woman and girlfriend attacked on London night bus 'for refusing to kiss for gang of men' A woman has described a terrifying attack on her and her girlfriend by a group of men while they were on their way home on a night bus in north London....
14:17, 2019-06-07

MS-13 gang members indicted after 'medieval-style' killing spree in Los Angeles Federal racketeering, murder and other charges were filed against 22 alleged MS-13 gang members linked to a series of grisly killings in Los Angeles.        ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

'Toy Story 4' exclusive: Check out the four comedy legends joining Woody, Buzz and the gang 'Toy Story 4' brings back Woody and the gang but also introduces Betty White, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Carol Burnett as a quartet of baby toys.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-03

Residents slam NYCHA redevelopment plan in Chelsea More than a hundred public housing tenants demanded answers from the city’s embattled Housing Authority over a controversial plan to knock down a portion of a Manhattan’s Fulton Houses to make room for private apartment towers. The proposal is part of Mayor de Blasio’s much-ballyhooed rescue plan fo...
09:51, 2019-06-05

| Grand Slam clock ticking for weary Serena With her 38th birthday fast approaching, the clock is ticking for Serena Williams and on her pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros....
18:34, 2019-05-25

Highlights: Supreme Vondrousova reaches first Slam final "Johanna Konta’s remarkable and unexpected run at the French Open came to a sudden end in the semi-finals on Friday with defeat to Marketa Vondrousova in straight sets."...
15:01, 2019-06-07

Freese’s grand slam powers Dodgers by Pirates 10-2 PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Freese hit a grand slam off opener Michael Feliz and Cody Bellinger added his 18th homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-2 on Friday night. The Pirates gave Feliz his first major league start in 157 career appearances in an effort to address th...
05:34, 2019-05-25

Win Wimbledon, win the all-time Grand Slam title race? "With Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon semi-final action on Friday, what bearing could this Grand Slam have in their three-way race for the all-time men’s record?"...
19:34, 2019-07-11

| Federer into Wimbledon last 16 with record 350th Grand Slam win Eight-time Wimbledon singles champion Roger Federer posted yet more landmarks as all the main contenders encountered few problems in reaching the last 16....
23:34, 2019-07-06

Serena returned to tennis to hunt down Slam No. 24, says coach "Patrick Mouratoglou has steered Serena Williams to some of her greatest achievements, but the coach has never seen the American work as hard as she has to battle back from injury and illness in pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title."...
17:00, 2019-07-10

| Federer, Nadal threaten Djokovic bid for historic Slam Novak Djokovic can become only the second man in history to have twice held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time with victory at the French Open....
08:51, 2019-05-23

Second 'Nole Slam' would put Djokovic up with Federer and Nadal: Wilander Novak Djokovic stands on the verge of holding all four Grand Slam titles for the second time in his career and should he do it by winning the French Open, it would surpass anything Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer have achieved, said Mats Wilander....
16:17, 2019-05-26

Will Nadal pass Federer for grand slam wins? Rafael Nadal's 12th French Open title took him to just two grand slams behind Roger Federer's mark of 20. But who will end their career with more majors?...
20:34, 2019-07-02

Highlights: Thiem ends Djokovic’s Slam streak "Dominic Thiem defeated Novak Djokovic in five sets 6-2 3-6 7-5 5-7 7-5 to set up a rematch of last year’s clash with Rafa Nadal in the French Open final."...
18:17, 2019-06-08

McIlroy's grand slam bid on life support at Masters "Rory McIlroy\u0027s quest to complete the career grand slam at this year\u0027s Masters was on life support after the misfiring Northern Irishman failed to make a move during his third round on Saturday."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

I can’t protect Grand Slam record forever, says Federer "Roger Federer admits he cannot protect his men’s Grand Slam singles record forever after an “incredible opportunity missed” saw Novak Djokovic close the gap at Wimbledon on Sunday."...
18:34, 2019-07-15

Brett Baty’s first Mets home run is a grand slam Brett Baty’s first professional home run definitely made some noise. The Mets’ first-round pick in the 2019 MLB draft stepped up to the plate for the Gulf Coast rookie league squad and went deep in the second inning for a grand slam during a 9-1 win over the Astros on Monday. The 19-year-old third b...
03:34, 2019-07-02

Whiny researchers slam dodgeball as a tool of ‘oppression’ These researchers were clearly last picks. Forget famine, war and disease, the real tool of oppression, at least according to three Canadian researchers, is dodgeball. “The message is that it’s okay to hurt or dehumanize the ‘other,’ ” researcher Joy Butler, a professor who s...
00:51, 2019-06-08

The Latest: Khachanov reaches first Grand Slam quarterfinal The Latest on the French Open: Tenth-seeded Karen Khachanov points to his pregnant wife in the stands after concluding a 7-5, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory over No. 8 Juan Martin del Potro to reach his first Grand Slam quarterfinal        ...
22:34, 2019-06-03

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
18:34, 2019-07-12

Wimbledon is Federer's best chance to win 21st slam: Wilander Wimbledon is Roger Federer's best chance to win another Grand Slam but, at 37, the Swiss maestro is no longer an outright favorite to prevail in multiple five-set contests over two weeks, seven-times Grand Slam champion Mats Wilander said....
17:34, 2019-06-30

Never count out Queen Serena on her quest for a Grand Slam "Serena Williams might be struggling for fitness and for form - but that does not mean she can\u0027t fight her way through to yet another Grand Slam final at Roland Garros."...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Serena Williams opens bid for 8th Wimbledon title, 24th Slam Serena Williams renews her bid for her 24th Grand Slam title and eighth at Wimbledon with a Centre Court match against Giulia Gatto-Monticone of Italy....
14:17, 2019-07-02

| Osaka sets sights on 'cool' Grand Slam sweep Naomi Osaka said it would be "cool" to complete a Grand Slam sweep in 2019 even if her rise to fame has left her feeling as if she's 35 rather than 21....
16:17, 2019-05-24

Edman's grand slam lifts Cardinals over Reds 7-4 Tommy Edman snapped a sixth-inning tie with his first career grand slam and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 for their fifth win in six games       ...
05:17, 2019-07-19

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing people. Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete is under house arrest in Italy....
23:17, 2019-07-02

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country’s protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on protesters. The Sudanese Professionals Association, which was behind rallies that drove longtime autocrat Om...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Djokovic Slam run ends at French; Thiem vs. Nadal in final Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended in the French Open semifinals because he made some odd strategic choices, because the wild weather bothered him, because the chair umpire got under his skin....
22:51, 2019-06-08

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure over inaction in the development of tourism in their......
06:34, 2019-07-09

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The White House hopefuls—including Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Bill de Blasio, and Jay Inslee—joined demonstrations by workers in 13 cities targeting the world’s most powerful restaurant chain over wages and working conditions.        ...
12:00, 2019-05-24

Laureano hits grand slam, Athletics beat Rays 6-2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ramon Laureano hit his first career grand slam to break an eighth-inning tie and finished with five RBIs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Wednesday. Oakland went 6-4, including taking two of three from the Rays, on a season-long 10-game road trip t...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Drake's Emotional Performance of ''O Canada'' at the NBA Finals Is a Slam Dunk Drake offered up quite the rendition of "O Canada" during Game 5 of the NBA Finals, and let's just say it was every bit sweeter than a spoonful of maple syrup. Cameras......
15:17, 2019-06-11

The Latest: Halep says Slam losses helped her beat Williams Simona Halep figures her past problems in Grand Slam finals allowed her to come through against Serena Williams at Wimbledon        ...
03:34, 2019-07-14

4 Democratic women of color slam Trump for ‘bigoted remarks’ From left, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., respond to remarks by President Donald Trump after his call for the four Democratic congresswomen to go back to their “broken” countries, during a n...
18:51, 2019-07-16

Rizzo hit slam, Cubs overcome Machado, beat Padres 6-5 Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead grand slam and the Chicago Cubs overcame an early home run by Manny Machado to beat the San Diego Padres 6-5. Javier Báez also homered for the NL Central-leading Cubs, who have won six of seven since the All-Star break       ...
02:00, 2019-07-20

Dylan Alcott on track for calendar year grand slam Alcott defeated Wagner 6-2, 4-6, 6-2Wins at Wimbledon and the US Open will see him equal Rod Laver’s featAn emotional Dylan Alcott reached out to his fans via Twitter to thank them for their support as he became the first Quad Wheelchair Champion at the French Open. That feeling when you win your fi...
06:01, 2019-06-09

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals When Tommy Paul heads to Paris for his first main-draw appearance at the French Open, he'll be hoping to turn in the kind of performance his pals and countrymen Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka produced at the Australian Open        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

Hernandez hits grand slam in Dodgers’ 9-0 rout of Giants LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw combined with two relievers on a four-hit shutout, Enriquè Hernàndez had a pinch-hit grand slam to highlight a six-run seventh, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the rival San Francisco Giants 9-0 Tuesday night. Kershaw (7-1) allowed three hits, struck out six and...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Trade, global growth worries slam Wall Street U.S. stock indexes slumped 2% on Thursday, as investors dumped technology, industrial and energy stocks on fears that a spiraling trade war between the United States and China would shackle global growth....
20:17, 2019-05-23

Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration against misappropriating funding authorized only for humanitarian use....
01:34, 2019-07-20

Against the odds, Germany's Kerber eyes career Grand Slam Former world number one Angelique Kerber is going into next week's French Open knowing victory on the Parisian clay would make her only the seventh woman in tennis with a complete set of all four major titles....
05:00, 2019-05-24

'Thinker' Cilic's search for winning grand slam formula Marin Cilic describes himself as a "thinker." Deeply reflective, the Croatian is one of only three players outside the Big Four to win a grand slam in the last decade and he's very conscious of not wanting to stop at one....
13:17, 2019-06-17

Machado’s grand slam carries Padres over Harper’s Phillies SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado hit a grand slam over Bryce Harper in the first showdown this season between the superstars who changed teams during spring training and the San Diego Padres beat the NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 on Monday night. It was Machado’s 10th homer this seas...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Dozens of tornados slam Midwest as floodwaters rise; at least 2 dead Dozens of storms and tornados in the Midwest damaged multiple buildings in their path Tuesday -- including a racetrack grandstand -- but were expected to weaken by Wednesday. ...
08:34, 2019-05-22

Sports: Serena Chases a Grand Slam Record at Wimbledon This is the third Grand Slam final for Serena Williams since she gave birth to her daughter. She lost the first two — can she win Saturday at Wimbledon?...
22:17, 2019-07-12

Naomi Osaka's unbeaten Grand Slam run ended by Siniakova Naomi Osaka's 16-match winning streak in Grand Slam tournaments came to an end in straight sets at the hands of Katerina Siniakova in the third round of the French Open on Saturday....
22:34, 2019-06-01

Democratic candidates slam Joe Biden for remarks on segregationist senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed....
08:17, 2019-06-20

Djokovic aims to extend Slam streak at French Open The four remaining quarterfinal matches at the French Open have been rescheduled for Thursday after a washout Wednesday due to rain        ...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
22:34, 2019-07-03

Conforto’s grand slam sends Mets past Dodgers 7-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Conforto’s first career grand slam snapped a seventh-inning tie and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 Tuesday night. Conforto struck out twice but his five RBIs helped the Mets end a six-game road skid. The Dodgers’ bullpen imploded in the seve...
10:17, 2019-05-29

Dems slam Trump for comments to Putin about election meddling President Trump was assailed by Democrats on Capitol Hill on Friday over his smirking, finger-wagging warning to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin not to interfere in the 2020 US election. The two leaders met at the G20 summit in Japan for the first time since special counsel Robert Mueller concluded...
23:34, 2019-06-28

The Latest: Federer wins in his 400th Grand Slam match The latest on the French Open: Roger Federer's 400th Grand Slam match was a confident 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (8) win over Casper Ruud        ...
17:51, 2019-05-31

French Open glance: Djokovic looks to keep Slam streak alive A quick look at the French Open: Djokovic looks to extend his Slam streak with quarterfinal matches rescheduled for Thursday after Wednesday's washout        ...
23:17, 2019-06-05

Mickelson's quest for career grand slam put on hold again Phil Mickelson failed to drain birdie putts early and self-destructed late to finish with a 75 and another disappointing weekend at the U.S. Open       ...
02:51, 2019-06-16

Serena Williams loses her 3rd consecutive Grand Slam final Serena Williams' loss to Simona Halep at the All England Club was her third consecutive defeat in a Grand Slam final        ...
18:51, 2019-07-13

Naomi Osaka knocked out of French Open to end winning grand slam run • Osaka beaten 6-4, 6-2 by Katerina Siniakova• Defending champion Simona Halep races into last 16Naomi Osaka’s winning grand slam run came to a disappointing end in a straight-sets defeat to Katerina Siniakova in the third round of the French Open.The world No 1 had won 16 consecutive slam matches, ...
18:34, 2019-06-01

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain....
17:51, 2019-05-27

Serena among 13 Grand Slam champs in US Open women's field Serena Williams will try again for a record-equaling 24th major title as one of 13 Grand Slam champions who gained direct entry into the U.S. Open        ...
20:34, 2019-07-17

Classic Matches: Agassi comes from two sets down to complete career Grand Slam "In this Classic Match we revist the men\u0027s 1999 final when Andre Agassi came from two sets down to beat Andriy Medvedev and complete a Career Grand Slam."...
11:17, 2019-05-26

Wimbledon: Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams to win second Grand Slam Simona Halep was nearly flawless in her first Wimbledon final, quickly dispatching Serena Williams in straight sets to win the championship. It is the second Grand Slam title win for the Romanian....
21:51, 2019-07-13

Gallo’s 1st career grand slam leads Rangers past Royals 6-2 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo’s first career grand slam capped a six-run, sixth inning outburst as the Texas Rangers rallied past the Kansas City Royals 6-2 Friday night. Gallo’s home run, his team leading 16th of the season, sailed 457 feet and landed in the second seating area bey...
06:17, 2019-06-01

Collins and Murkowski become most prominent Republicans to slam Trump for 'unacceptable' tweets Two senators from President Trump’s own party spoke out Monday against the president’s tweets suggesting that four minority congresswomen "go back" to where they came from, calling the tweets “spiteful” and arguing that Trump should remove them from his Twitter feed....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Acuña hits grand slam after early fracas, Braves top Pirates ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a grand slam, Ozzie Albies added two homers and the Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh 13-7 on Monday night after Pirates starter Joe Musgrove was ejected in a first-inning fracas. The Braves hit five homers, including two-run shots by Nick Markakis and Freddie Freema...
05:17, 2019-06-11

Joe Biden says Cory Booker 'should apologize' for slam over working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden told Fox News on Wednesday that he was not going to apologize for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.”...
06:34, 2019-06-20

Biden to slam Trump as 'existential threat' during dueling Iowa stops In what could be a preview of next year’s general election campaign for the White House, both President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will go head to head on Tuesday as they each make stops in Iowa, the state that kicks off the presidential caucus and primary calendar....
18:17, 2019-06-11

| Federer marks record 400th Grand Slam match with victory Roger Federer became the first player to contest 400 Grand Slam matches, marking the occasion in style with a straight-sets victory over Casper Ruud....
18:00, 2019-05-31

Chavis' grand slam helps Red Sox beat Blue Jays 10-8 Rookie Michael Chavis hit a grand slam, Xander Bogaerts had three hits and Andrew Benintendi drove in three runs for Boston to lead the Red Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays       ...
05:34, 2019-07-16

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would be a costly job killer....
22:51, 2019-07-18

Watch: Chris Herrmann crushes grand slam in first game with Athletics Chris Herrmann had just one hit in his Oakland Athletics debut, but it happened to be a go-ahead grand slam in an 8-6 win against the Minnesota Twins....
17:00, 2019-07-03

Dwight Smith hits 1st grand slam, Orioles beat Giants 9-6 Dwight Smith's first career grand slam capped a six-run outburst in the first inning and the Baltimore Orioles outslugged the San Francisco Giants 9-6 Friday night.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-01

Thiem ends Djokovic's Slam streak in French Open semifinals Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended with a dramatic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 loss Saturday to Dominic Thiem in a rain-interrupted French Open semifinal that spanned more than four hours over two days....
22:51, 2019-06-08

Boy asks for homer, Rizzo hits slam as Cubs beat Padres 6-5 Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead grand slam after a 9-year-old named Mateo asked for a homer, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 6-5       ...
05:51, 2019-07-20

Iglesias hits grand slam as Reds beat Pirates 8-1 for split José Iglesias hits grand slam as Cincinnati Reds beat Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 for doubleheader split        ...
05:00, 2019-05-28

Play Eurosport's Fantasy Tennis game for the second Grand Slam of the year "The second Grand Slam of the year is upon us, so sign up for the Eurosport Fantasy Tennis game, pick your team, join a league, and invite your friends."...
20:34, 2019-05-23

Conforto's grand slam sends Mets past Dodgers 7-3 Michael Conforto's first career grand slam snapped a seventh-inning tie and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3        ...
09:17, 2019-05-29

Djokovic has time on his side as he eyes Federer’s grand slam haul Wimbledon champion says Swiss rival is an inspiration and he hopes that he will still be competing at the age of 37At the end of this seesawing and tempestous epic, which was not only the longest final in Wimbledon history but perhaps its most dramatic, Novak Djokovic pointed one finger to the sky i...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Phil Mickelson’s latest quest for career Grand Slam fades away PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — It isn’t completely official. That will come on Sunday when the 119th U.S. Open comes to its conclusion. But Phil Mickelson’s latest quest to complete the career Grand Slam is over. Mickelson, needing to go low in his third round on Saturday, shot a 4-over-par 75 and stands at...
04:51, 2019-06-16

Michael Conforto’s grand slam propels Mets past Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Michael Conforto’s month has included a concussion and ricocheted ball off the fence that nailed him in the crotch earlier this week. So if the Mets outfielder was going to soon experience another first in his major league career, maybe something positive was in order. Tuesday night he...
14:51, 2019-05-29

Federer overcomes shaky start to join Grand Slam 100 club Roger Federer chalked up another monumental milestone to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday, recovering to beat Japan's Kei Nishikori in four sets and become the first man to record a century of singles wins at any Grand Slam....
05:51, 2019-07-11

French Open glance: Osaka takes 14-match Slam run to Paris A quick look at the French Open: Naomi Osaka's bid for a third consecutive Grand Slam title finally gets started on Day 3 of the French Open        ...
10:00, 2019-05-28

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, on fears that the escalating U.S.-China trade war would stymie global economic growth....
00:51, 2019-05-24

Anderson hits grand slam as Marlins beat Nelson, Brewers 8-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brian Anderson hit his first career grand slam and the Miami Marlins spoiled Jimmy Nelson’s return to the major leagues, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 on Wednesday night. Starlin Castro and Bryan Holaday each drove in two runs as the surging Marlins earned their fourth str...
08:51, 2019-06-06

Odor hits grand slam, Rangers’ bullpen beats Reds 7-1 CINCINNATI (AP) — Roughned Odor hit his fourth career grand slam, Delino DeShields singled and drove in a run during a reunion with his dad, and the Texas Rangers went with their bullpen from start to finish — even got an interleague hit from a pitcher, too — while beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on...
05:51, 2019-06-15

Yelich hits grand slam, Brewers power past Braves 13-1 Christian Yelich hit his second career grand slam, Keston Hiura and Lorenzo Cain each had a solo home run, and the Milwaukee Brewers got a need victory, 13-1 over the Atlanta Braves       ...
07:17, 2019-07-17

Democrats slam USDA's relocation of economists as blow to scientific research Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from Washington to the Midwest, saying it will hurt the agency's research capabilities by prompting many to resign....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Global Media Watchdog Slam Pak For "Brazen Censorship" Of News Channels A global media watchdog has slammed Pakistani authorities over the removal of three television channels from the country's airwaves, saying the move was "indicative of disturbing dictatorial......
22:34, 2019-07-10

Ashleigh Barty wins French Open for first Grand Slam title The No. 8-seeded Ashleigh Barty beat unseeded 19-year-old Marketa Vondrousova in the French Open final for her first Grand Slam title.       ...
20:00, 2019-06-08

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the Assistant can book a restaurant reservation and translate live conversations in two dozen languages, a group of contractors toiling behind the scenes bui...
02:34, 2019-05-31

Posey hits grand slam in 10th, Giants beat Brewers 10-7 Buster Posey hit a grand slam in the top of the 10th inning to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 10-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers       ...
08:01, 2019-07-13

Fitness key to Serena breaking slam record, says Billie Jean King She's on course to break the all-time grand slam record, but fitness could be the key to Serena Williams achieving that goal, according to tennis Billie Jean King....
11:17, 2019-07-02

Baez hits grand slam, Cubs beat Reds 6-0 behind Quintana CINCINNATI (AP) — Javier Baez hit his first grand slam of the season Saturday, and Jose Quintana went six innings for his first victory since May 5, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds. The NL Central leaders are 14-14 in June. They need to win the final game of the series...
05:17, 2019-06-30

She was just 17: Amanda Anisimova first player born in 2000s to reach Slam quaterfinals American Amanda Anisimova, 17, is the first player born in the 2000s to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal.        ...
03:34, 2019-06-04

Tellez slam helps Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-6 to end skid BALTIMORE (AP) — Rowdy Tellez hit a grand slam to cap a six-run fifth inning, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Wednesday night to end a five-game losing streak. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had two RBIs for the Blue Jays, who matched their run tota...
05:34, 2019-06-13

Dershowitz, Concha slam media fueling calls for Trump's impeachment Professor Alan Dershowitz says impeachment "isn't constitutionally permissible," and members of the liberal media should stop calling for Democrats to impeach President Trump. ...
05:34, 2019-06-13

Democratic presidential candidates slam Trump for North Korea visit Several 2020 presidential candidates criticized President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un in North Korea as a dangerous and one-sided gesture....
00:00, 2019-07-01

UK Labour politicians slam party for re-admitting lawmaker in anti-Semitism dispute Senior politicians in Britain's Labour opposition expressed fury with their party on Thursday for readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended over comments he had made about anti-Semitism and demanded that leader Jeremy Corbyn intervene....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Shoppers slam fashion retailer over cheap bikini: 'Disgusting, questionable ethics' Shoppers are upset with fashion retailer Missguided over their £1 ($1.25) bikini promotion, which many have called unethical and bad for the environment....
18:34, 2019-06-18

Rosie O'Donnell defends Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after Sarah Sanders slam Rosie O’Donnell defended Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from Sarah Sanders after the freshmen congresswoman criticized Ivanka Trump for accompanying her father to the G-20 summit....
16:17, 2019-07-02

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night....
05:34, 2019-06-15

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his career by capturing the French Open....
22:34, 2019-05-24

English soccer fans slam Alex Morgan’s tea gesture over ‘poor technique’ "My biggest issue with Alex Morgan's celebration is that it was v.poor tea drinking technique. You don't throw it back like that, unless you want a faceful of boiling liquid."...
03:17, 2019-07-04

Gallo's 1st career grand slam leads Rangers past Royals 6-2 Joey Gallo's first career grand slam capped a six-run, sixth inning as the Texas Rangers rallied past the Kansas City Royals 6-2 Friday night        ...
06:00, 2019-06-01

Barty wins French Open to claim maiden Grand Slam title Ashleigh Barty claimed her maiden Grand Slam title when she crushed Czech teenager 6-1 6-3 on Saturday to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win the French Open singles....
18:17, 2019-06-08

4-year-old boy's performance of the national anthem at Indiana Fever game is a slam dunk A 4-year-old boy stepped up and gave a rousing performance of the national anthem prior to the Indiana Fever’s game against the Las Vegas Aces on Wednesday....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Wimbledon '19: Serena eyes 24th; Sharapova makes Slam return The AP takes a look at some of the women to watch at Wimbledon in 2019, including 23-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams, top-ranked Ash Barty and 2004 champ Maria Sharapova        ...
16:34, 2019-06-28

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero target, a report by the government's climate advisers said on Wednesday....
02:51, 2019-07-10

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Threaten Novak Djokovic Bid For Historic Slam Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with 20 and 17 career Grand Slam titles each respectively, are ahead of 15-time major winner Novak Djokovic in total hauls....
12:17, 2019-05-25

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after he refused to do so in 2016 because of that year's upcoming election....
21:34, 2019-05-29

Chasing 24th grand slam title, Serena targets 'calm' space She's 37 and a mom, but Serena Williams says she is inspired by other veteran sports stars such as Roger Federer and Tiger Woods as she chases a record-equaling 24th grand slam title....
19:17, 2019-07-12

Watch: Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam skies for thunderous alley-oop slam Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam threw down a monstrous alley-oop dunk against the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA Finals....
04:34, 2019-06-03

Serena Williams loses 24th Grand Slam title to Simona Halep Williams started stronger in the second set as the pair traded holds until it was 2-2, but Halep broke her in the fifth game and never looked back -- reeling off the next three games to seal the victory after just 56 minutes of play....
19:51, 2019-07-13

Dylan Alcott wins at Wimbledon to secure fourth straight grand slam • Australian beats Britain’s Andy Lapthorne 6-0, 6-2 in final• Alcott is Wimbledon’s first quad wheelchair singles championWhen Rod Laver won Wimbledon for the fourth and last time in 1969 it was the 11th time in 14 years that an Australian man had won the title. Though John Newcombe won in each of ...
06:34, 2019-07-14

'I'm getting closer' - Djokovic nears Federer tally with 16th Slam title at Wimbledon "\"When the crowd is chanting \u0027Roger\u0027 I hear \u0027Novak\u0027,\" freshly-crowned Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic said with a smile on Sunday."...
08:34, 2019-07-15

Tech Giants Slam British Spy Agency Proposal to Snoop on Encrypted Chats Some of the biggest names in tech - Google, Apple, Microsoft and WhatsApp, among them - have joined human rights groups and security researchers in condemning a British intelligence proposal that......
09:34, 2019-05-31

"Gaon, Gareeb, Kisaan": Opposition Leaders Slam Budget Over Farmer Issues The government on Friday announced an increase in budget allocation for the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare by over 78 per cent to around Rs. 1.3 lakh crore for the current fiscal....
18:51, 2019-07-05

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
00:17, 2019-07-02

Johanna Konta backed to end Grand Slam title wait after disappointing Wimbledon exit Five times Johanna Konta has made it to the last eight of a Grand Slam but not once has that been converted into a final appearance, let alone the title....
15:51, 2019-07-10

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Global growth worries slam Wall St as trade tensions persist U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escalating trade war between United States and China would stymie global economic growth....
01:01, 2019-05-24

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7,500,000 Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil, in this case, the electronic cigarette company Juul, calling the HBCU’s recent decision to accept a $7.5 million grant from the e-cigarette firm deeply troubling....
07:17, 2019-06-20

Pelosi responds to AOC slam, says caucus has her back for condemning chief of staff’s ‘offensive’ tweet House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood her ground Thursday in response to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claiming the speaker has been disrespectful to several minority lawmakers, saying she has the backing of her caucus and defending her handling of the rabble-rousing freshman 'squad' ...
19:17, 2019-07-11

Watch: Serena Williams moves on to final, eyes record Grand Slam at Wimbledon Serena Williams will go for her record-tying 24th Grand Slam title after beating Barbora Strycova in straight sets in a 2019 Wimbledon semifinal Thursday in London....
19:51, 2019-07-11

Dems slam DHS plan to have troops boost border wall's 'aesthetic appearance,' reports say U.S. military personnel will spend the next month painting the border wall, reports said Wednesday. But at least two Democrats spoke out against the plan....
13:34, 2019-06-06

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee responds to Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ slam Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:51, 2019-06-04

2020 Democratic hopefuls slam Trump's meeting with Kim as 'photo opportunity', say he's 'coddling' dictators The candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary put aside their squabbles on Sunday - sort of - to focus on a common enemy: President Trump....
21:00, 2019-06-30

Tenants, son slam soft-serve king accused in multimillion-dollar ticket scam Accused ice-cream “cone” artist Dimitrios Tsirkos has a freezer full of problems. The soft-serve king, whose fleet of trucks got scooped up last week after he was charged with ducking $4.5 million in parking and traffic tickets, has angered a residential tenant and lost touch with his adult son. The...
05:17, 2019-06-09

Rain delays force Ashleigh Barty's first grand slam semi-final on to outside court Men’s semis will be played on centre court in ParisOrganisers’ decision declared ‘unfair and inappropriate’ Ashleigh Barty’s first appearance in a grand slam semi-final will not be on the grand stage normally reserved for a last-four match at Roland Garros, after rain delays pushed the schedule back...
08:51, 2019-06-07

Dirty dozen: Nadal wins 12th French Open for 18th Slam title Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 for his record-extending 12th French Open championship        ...
21:34, 2019-06-09

Ashleigh Barty: a humble and hugely popular grand slam champion | Simon Cambers The Australian was close to individual perfection in the French Open final but as ever was keen to stress the importance of her teamEverything you need to know about Ash Barty was summed up in the immediate aftermath of her first grand slam success. Within minutes, the 23-year-old, a teenage prodigy...
05:00, 2019-06-09

Ashleigh Barty rides momentum heading into maiden grand slam final | Simon Cambers Australia’s No 1 plans to go out and simply enjoy French Open decider against Markéta Vondroušová There have been a couple of near-misses in the 46 years since the last Australian champion at Roland Garros, with Wendy Turnbull, in 1979, and Sam Stosur, in 2010, going closest of all. But on Saturday,...
01:17, 2019-06-08

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency's work as toothless....
22:00, 2019-07-15

Serena Williams faces Simona Halep in Wimbledon final chasing 24th Grand Slam Serena Williams faces "pressure times 100" when she plays Simona Halep in the Wimbledon final seeking a 24th Grand Slam singles title, her coach says....
15:00, 2019-07-13

Isaiah Rivera wins slam dunk contest in Paris using Blake Griffin as prop – video NBA stars Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin, Carmelo Anthony, Kemba Walker and WNBA star Maya Moore along with filmmaker Spike Lee helped judge the 15th edition of Quai54 slam dunk contest in Paris.The competition, which was part of the world streetball championship, saw Puerto Rican Isaiah Rivera cl...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Atletico Madrid slam Barcelona over Antoine Griezmann chase with wantaway star expected to report for pre-season Atletico Madrid have hit out at Barcelona over their pursuit of Antoine Griezmann and say the French forward is obliged to report to pre-season training in the capital on Sunday....
13:00, 2019-07-06

Top-seeded Naomi Osaka’s 16-match Grand Slam winning streak ends with third-round French Open loss PARIS (AP) — Top-seeded Naomi Osaka’s 16-match Grand Slam winning streak ends with third-round French Open loss. The post Top-seeded Naomi Osaka’s 16-match Grand Slam winning streak ends with third-round French Open loss appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:00, 2019-06-01

Serena Williams ousts Strýcová, reaches Wimbledon final to inch closer to 24th Grand Slam Williams handily defeated unranked Barbora Strýcová of the Czech Republic in straight sets to advance to Wimbledon's final for a second year in a row.       ...
17:17, 2019-07-11

Warriors making fun of defense they don’t want to see again OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors continued goofing on the old-school box-and-one defense the Raptors employed in the final minutes of Game 2 Sunday in Toronto. The more Golden State made fun of it, the more it seems the Warriors don’t want to see it again. The strategy — after Klay Thompson left in th...
14:34, 2019-06-05

Defense Won Liverpool The Champions League In the end, all it took for Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool to finally win a final was one more clean sheet. For all the focus on Liverpool’s vaunted front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mané, and Roberto Firmino, for all the hype surrounding their attacking fullback duo of Andrew Robertson and Trent Alex...
20:17, 2019-06-03

Former US defense official: We know UFOs are real - here's why that's concerning After a bombshell report detailing near-daily interactions with unidentified flying objects by Navy pilots in 2014 and 2015, former Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Christopher Mellon has argued that this information is nothing new, and the government needs to do something about it....
20:00, 2019-05-29

Warriors want a more aggressive defense in Game 2 Draymond Green put the onus squarely on himself to improve the results for the visiting Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday night against the Toronto Raptors....
22:34, 2019-06-01

In Defense of Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest The original Castlevania was one of the first NES games I played. So when the sequel came out for the NES in December 1988, I knew I had to play it. Simon’s Quest mixed up the first game’s action-platforming formula and gave players a Metroidvania-style game with RPG mechanics, revolving around a cu...
19:34, 2019-06-22

Swimmer in Germany says he drowned dog in self defense BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale when the German Shepherd attacked the 49-year...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for serious injuries....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Simon Yates takes Stage 12 win to complete Grand Tour grand slam "Britain\u0027s Simon Yates produced a technically perfect finish after a day in the breakaway to win Stage 12 of the Tour de France in a three-up sprint to complete a Grand Tour grand slam, with a stage win in each of the Giro, Vuelta and Tour."...
17:34, 2019-07-18

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo goes coast-to-coast for huge slam Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the rim with a coast-to-coast dunk against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals....
05:00, 2019-05-24

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an American show of force in the Middle East.“We’ve put on hold the potential for attacks on Americans,” Pa...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Frequentis Defense gets $8.4M contract for work on MQ-25 Stingray Frequentis Defense Inc. received an $8.4 million U.S. Navy contract for work on the MQ-25 Stingray unmanned air vehicle, the Defense Department announced....
20:00, 2019-07-03

CVS Mounts Defense of Aetna Deal on Two Fronts CVS Health will defend its acquisition of insurer Aetna in high-profile settings as it aims to simultaneously sell skeptical investors and a federal judge on the nearly $70 billion deal approved by the Justice Department....
17:17, 2019-06-02

Man stabbed with glass bottle after coming to dad’s defense A man rescued his dad from a Fourth of July assault in the Bronx and was stabbed by one of the assailants shortly after the attack on his father, police said Wednesday. The fracas started when the victims spotted a group of people setting off fireworks near their car near River Avenue and McClellan ...
09:51, 2019-07-18

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is concerned that the merger will decrease competition in the Defense Department supply chain....
06:17, 2019-06-11

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant's odd confession The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killing his five children are carefully going over his full confession in court as they seek to prove their insanity case....
00:17, 2019-05-23

Iran executes 'defense contractor' over spying for the CIA Jalal Hajizavar was hanged at a prison near Tehran after documents and spying equipment were found at his home, news agencies reported. The death happens at a time of fierce tensions between Iran and Washington....
19:34, 2019-06-22

Russia delivers more air defense equipment to Turkey Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defense equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, continuing to implement a deal that is likely to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally....
14:00, 2019-07-13

James Bettcher knows he must put his stamp on Giants’ defense There is a difference between what should be done and what can be done. James Bettcher, in his debut as defensive coordinator with the Giants last season, was unable to properly imprint the defense in his image. Anyone familiar with his work in Arizona knows it. All those grumpy Giants fans who witn...
17:51, 2019-06-06

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday....
00:17, 2019-06-01

Comedy is David Feherty’s ‘self-defense’ from his demons It was the first Monday of April — fittingly the day after April Fool’s — and David Feherty was on a stage at a small theater in North Jersey doing what he does best: making people laugh and masking the pain from the laundry list of inner turmoil he lives with on a daily basis.......
07:00, 2019-07-15

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
02:51, 2019-06-01

Trump says he will likely nominate Esper for defense secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely nominate Mark Esper to be the secretary of defense, hours after he named Esper, the secretary of the Army, to replace Patrick Shanahan as acting defense secretary....
01:17, 2019-06-19

Europe Vows to Spend More on Defense, but U.S. Still Isn’t Happy Washington says it supports allies’ efforts to increase military funding and capacity, but has complained that the plans cut out American contractors....
16:51, 2019-06-06

Saudi air defense intercepts five Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted five drones launched by Yemen's Houthis at Abha airport and the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said in a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency early on Friday....
03:51, 2019-06-14

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey Turkey’s Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the country closer to U.S. sanctions...
12:17, 2019-07-12

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning about their victim’s sexual orientation. The state House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday preventing defendants from using the so...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with Washington on the issue....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale when the German shepherd attacked the 49-year-old ...
18:34, 2019-06-07

Tim Cook's defense of Jony Ive signals a new era at Apple Apple's CEO responded to a critical WSJ story about Jony Ive's departure from the company in an email to NBC News. Cook's letter defends his legacy at Apple....
11:34, 2019-07-03

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
18:34, 2019-05-23

Pentagon to get its third acting defense secretary of the year Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will assume the role of acting defense secretary this month for as long as it takes the Senate to confirm or reject the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become President Trump’s second defense secretary....
01:00, 2019-07-10

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
10:34, 2019-06-09

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
03:34, 2019-06-13

Bigger and better becoming theme in defense sector, analyst says Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Sheila Kahyaoglu, aerospace and defense analyst for Jefferies, and Ron Epstein, Bank of America, discuss the deal....
15:17, 2019-06-10

Man can reject insanity defense in ex-girlfriend’s slaying JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge has ruled a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body can reject an insanity defense. Joseph Oberhansley is accused of killing and mutilating 46-year-old Tammy Jo Blanton in Jeffersonville in 2014. He faces trial on Aug. 19. Ob...
05:34, 2019-06-13

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel's heir apparent Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer improve its image?...
17:17, 2019-07-17

Blackmon has 4 hits, Desmond hits slam as Rockies top Padres DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon finished with four hits for the third straight game, Ian Desmond hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 14-8 on Saturday night in another wild Coors Field game. Blackmon became the first Rockies player to have three ...
09:17, 2019-06-16

U.S.: Turkey's purchase of Russia air defense system 'disappointing' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense called Turkey's decision to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system "disappointing," in remarks that break days of administration silence about the move by the NATO ally....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Mark Esper indicates he’ll be a defense secretary in the mold of Jim Mattis Defense secretary nominee Mark Esper told senators at his confirmation hearing that his views are very much in line with those of Jim Mattis, President Trump’s first defense secretary, who resigned in December over policy disagreements with the commander in chief....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and escalate tensions between Turkey and its Western partners in the NATO military alliance....
15:17, 2019-07-12

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Trump to Officially Nominate Esper as Next Defense Secretary If confirmed, Mr. Esper, who fought in the gulf war before becoming a lobbyist for Raytheon, would join a national security team with his West Point classmate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
23:51, 2019-06-21

Molinari paired with Scott and DeChambeau for Open defense Francesco Molinari said this year's Open will be "extra special" as he prepares to try and defend the Claret Jug at Royal Portrush, the first time the tournament has been played on Northern Irish soil for 68 years....
23:17, 2019-07-15

Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths on Monday....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors that top military brass would be replaced after a failed uprising in April....
07:17, 2019-07-08

France trumpets shared European defense on Bastille Day France’s annual Bastille Day parade became a showcase for defense cooperation in Europe as leaders of other European nations joined President Emmanuel Macron to review their military contingents marching on the Champs-Elysees avenue...
20:34, 2019-07-14

Extended scares: in defense of the two-hour-plus horror movie In Midsommar, Ari Aster’s divisive follow-up to Hereditary, scares are drawn out for 140 minutes, allowing for a more effectively nightmarish experienceAs a movie-watcher develops a more clearly honed sense of their own taste, they may come to understand certain disparaging critical remarks as cover...
09:34, 2019-07-01

Trump defense secretary nominee says US not seeking war with Iran Confirmation of Mark Esper appeared almost certain at Senate hearing where he received significant Democratic supportDonald Trump’s nominee to become the first permanent US defence secretary in more than six months, has said that the US is not seeking war with Iran and needed to “get back on the dip...
01:51, 2019-07-17

The Netherlands Huffed And Puffed Until They Blew Italy’s Defense Down Just because the Netherlands narrowly survived their round of 16 match against Japan thanks to a late penalty didn’t mean that they were out of the woods yet with the tough obstacles ahead of them in the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup. In fact, on paper their Saturday match up with Italy se...
20:00, 2019-06-29

Trump says 'unfair' defense treaty with Japan needs to be changed U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the pact as unfair....
15:00, 2019-06-29

No Questions About U.S. Wars in Defense Chief’s Confirmation Hearing Mark T. Esper spent the hourslong hearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee mostly discussing military challenges from Iran, China and Russia....
00:17, 2019-07-17

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used in anti-submarine warfare, the Pentagon said....
10:51, 2019-07-19

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trade and technology. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday said cooperation in ...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey despite US warning Turkey's Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the country closer to U.S. sanctions....
16:34, 2019-07-12

Turkey continues receiving Russian S-400 air defense parts Turkey has continued receiving components of a Russian-made air defense system for a second day, despite Washington’s warnings that it will impose sanctions on the NATO-member country...
10:51, 2019-07-13

Cuomo signs legislation outlawing 'gay panic' defense in NY New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that would bar people who attack or kill a gay person from arguing they panicked over their victim's sexuality....
02:34, 2019-07-01

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used in anti-submarine warfare, the Pentagon said....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Dutch PM to visit Trump for talks on trade, defense Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is visiting U.S. President Donald Trump next week, amid reports that the Netherlands is considering an American request to send a frigate to the Persian Gulf to protect shipping...
12:17, 2019-07-12

Trump to nominate Mark Esper as defense secretary President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, as the next defense secretary, among other key defense posts....
00:34, 2019-06-23

US defense will face greater challenges in knockout round Much of the attention on the United States rightly goes to its prolific offense, especially after that 13-goal game to open the Women's World Cup       ...
21:17, 2019-06-22

Trump to nominate Mark Esper to be next defense secretary President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next US defense secretary. Esper, who is currently Army secretary, is scheduled to take over as acting defense secretary Sunday. His predecessor as acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, left the Pentagon Friday. Shanahan withdrew from c...
05:51, 2019-06-22

Spacey accuser can't find phone defense wants, lawyer says An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn over to the defense....
16:34, 2019-06-20

US Air Force base in New Mexico gets upgrade for ‘space defense’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Air Force has begun construction on a facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that officials say will play a role in the proposed “space defense.” The Albuquerque Journal reports the Air Force Research Laboratory’s $12.8 million Space Control Laboratory wil...
11:17, 2019-06-12

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Has a Book Coming Out This Summer (NEW YORK) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming out this summer, but he warns that it will not be a “tell-all” about President Donald Trump. “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead” will be published July 16, Random House announced Tuesday. Co-written w...
13:17, 2019-05-28

Adjudicator says any security defense of U.S. auto tariffs at WTO 'very difficult' The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has ruled on a related case told Reuters....
20:17, 2019-05-27

GM defense unit gets new leaders, stays quiet on plans GM has remained in stealth mode a year and a half after re-establishing its defense unit. What is known is that the new leadership team will be responsible for launching several hydrogen fuel cell-powered products....
07:34, 2019-05-25

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals with the Toronto Raptors, coach Steve Kerr says....
00:34, 2019-06-02

Patrick Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew his nomination to lead the department as a report says the FBI is investigating a domestic violence dispute from nine years ago involving him and his then-wife. A separate report detailed an incident where their son struck his mom with a ...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Trump says Shanahan has withdrawn from Defense secretary consideration President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that he will not nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to hold the position in a permanent capacity. Army Secretary Mark Esper will become the new acting defense secretary, Trump said....
23:51, 2019-06-18

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
11:34, 2019-05-24

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" since then....
07:17, 2019-06-02

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in the industry....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic began defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin in the first round on Monday....
13:17, 2019-06-18

U.S., United Arab Emirates join new defense agreement The United Arab Emirates and the United States have agreed to a new defense cooperation deal during national security adviser John Bolton's visit to the Middle Eastern nation....
13:51, 2019-05-30

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
00:17, 2019-06-12

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week despite their high-profile lawsuit against their soccer federation....
01:00, 2019-06-09

Defense Consolidation Continues as Spending Priorities Shift The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
12:17, 2019-06-11

Doctor says dad who killed kids is insane, defense rests COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The defense has rested in the death penalty trial of a father charged with killing his five children, after a psychiatrist testified that the defendant was insane at the time of the killings. Lawyers defending Timothy Jones Jr. called more than two dozen witnesses , including f...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Cisco Systems wins $724 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
04:51, 2019-06-18

No distractions for U.S. team ahead of women's World Cup defense Defending champions the United States are in their own private 'bubble', shutting out any distraction ahead of the women's World Cup starting in France on Friday, and loving it....
16:51, 2019-06-06

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it Federal prosecutors detailed the brutal death of a Chinese scholar in opening statements of a federal death-penalty trial for a former University of Illinois graduate student. The defense admits he did it. (June 12)        ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

Fiers solid, O’s defense falters in Athletics’ 3-2 victory OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics took advantage of Baltimore’s shoddy defense to beat the Orioles 3-2 Monday night. Fiers (7-3) allowed two unearned runs over 6 2/3 innings, getting into the seventh for the seventh time ...
09:51, 2019-06-18

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
01:51, 2019-05-24

Nexon’s Godzilla Defense Force rampages onto iOS and Android In advance of the film Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Nexon launches Godzilla Defense Force as a free-to-play mobile game on iOS and Android.Read More...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company in its 15-year history....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Halep stays positive as title defense crumbles Simona Halep tried to look on the positive side after losing in the French Open quarter-finals on Thursday, saying her shock 6-2 6-4 defeat to Amanda Anisimova gave her more time to prepare for the grasscourt season....
16:51, 2019-06-06

For the industrial Internet of Things, defense in depth is a requirement Enlarge / Sensors, sensors everywhere! (credit: Getty / 7postman) Ars yesterday wrote a big feature on the concept of "Industry 4.0," the fancy-sounding name that describes the ongoing shift in how products are created from raw materials and distributed along the supply chain to customers. What th...
16:17, 2019-06-19

Patrick Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew himself from consideration to be formally nominated to head the Defense Department, President Donald Trump announced....
09:00, 2019-06-19

The Latest: Defense gives jury their side in mailbox case HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a corruption trial against a former Honolulu police chief, his wife and current and former officers (all times local): 3 p.m. The defense attorney representing the wife of a former Honolulu police chief says what happened to money she allegedly stole from her grandmothe...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Defense Department Works to Develop Software Faster The Pentagon is taking a page from tech companies, pushing its software developers to release code faster and with a sharper focus on users—in this case, members of the armed forces....
19:34, 2019-06-06

The rise and fall of Patrick Shanahan, the defense industry's 'Mr. Fix-It' Patrick Shanahan rose to acclaim as the defense industry's "Mr. Fix-It," but a Pentagon facing the threat of war with Iran, missile testing in North Korea, and aggressive behavior from Russia won't benefit from his problem-solving skills. Shanahan withdrew from consideration as secretary of defense ...
06:51, 2019-06-19

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems Taiwan confirms it has submitted a request to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in a major potential arms sale that could worsen China-U.S. frictions...
06:34, 2019-06-06

Wimbledon: Simona Halep's dominant win spoils Serena Williams' bid for 24th Grand Slam title Serena Williams’ bid for a 24th Grand Slam title was spoiled Saturday by No. 7 seed Simona Halep, who dominated Williams 6-2, 6-2 at Wimbledon.       ...
17:51, 2019-07-13

Hillary Clinton quite the ironic choice for Cyber Defense Summit Put this in the “you got to be kidding” department. There’s something called the Cyber Defense Summit being held in October in Washington. The keynote speaker? Hillary Clinton. That’s the same Hillary Clinton who is the poster child for un-secure cyber use. The same woman who allowed her password to...
04:51, 2019-06-06

Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship The acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, who is facing a tough Senate confirmation battle, told reporters that “our business is to run military operations and not become politicized.”...
17:34, 2019-05-31

Erdogan says Turkey committed to Russian missile defense deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was out of the question for Turkey to take a step back from its deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused sex-cult cohorts, Brooklyn jurors heard Tuesday. Government witness Richard Guerci, formerly of the IRS, testified that the liquor scion had deposited ...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Kellen Winslow II decides not to testify in his own defense at rape trial Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II said in court that he will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial. He has pleaded not guilty.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-03

U.S. women’s soccer team opens World Cup defense with something to prove After early Group F matches against Thailand and Chile, the Americans are expected to face their first stiff test of the World Cup against Sweden, which ousted the United States from the Olympics three years ago....
01:51, 2019-06-11

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)...
02:51, 2019-06-01

Russian Defense Ministry says 14 sailors killed in submarine fire A fire on one of the Russian navy's deep-sea submersibles killed 14 sailors, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday without giving the cause of the blaze or saying if there were survivors....
18:51, 2019-07-02

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House Mark Esper was formally nominated to the position of defense secretary by the White House on Monday, a role he has been carrying out in an acting capacity since last month....
00:34, 2019-07-16

E.U. Names Germany’s Defense Minister President of European Commission European Union leaders nominated Ursula von der Leyen, Germany’s defense minister, for arguably the most powerful position in Brussels: president of the European Commission....
20:51, 2019-07-02

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems for the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said on Monday....
01:00, 2019-07-16

There is no choice but to spend more on defense, Trump tells NATO allies U.S. President Donald Trump said NATO allies had no choice but to increase their military spending, repeating his demand that all those in the alliance meet the target of spending 2% of GDP a year on defense....
16:51, 2019-06-04

Russian defense chief goes to Arctic base after navy fire Russia’s defense minister has arrived at an Arctic navy base to oversee the investigation into a fire on one of Russian navy’s deep-sea research submersibles that has left 14 crewmen dead...
12:00, 2019-07-03

Secondary is primary focus for Ravens' defense this season During a busy offseason, the Baltimore Ravens put a high priority on fortifying a secondary that last season played a huge role on the top-ranked defense in the NFL       ...
23:17, 2019-06-11

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey after U.S. warns of sanctions The first shipment of Russia’s S-400 air defense missile system arrived at an air base near Ankara, Turkey Friday, the country's defense ministry said....
16:34, 2019-07-12

4 Questions Hovering Over Deal to Create a Giant Defense Contractor Raytheon and United Technologies say joining forces will be good for America. But President Trump and antitrust experts worry that the deal could reduce competition....
21:17, 2019-06-11

Bill O'Reilly extols Jon Stewart for emotional defense of 9/11 responders Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly praised comedian Jon Stewart for his impassioned defense of 9/11 first responders at a congressional hearing Tuesday....
02:34, 2019-06-12

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
20:51, 2019-06-11

Russian CEO who oversees Kremlin's defense industry says S-500 'will enter service very soon' Russia claims the ground-based missile system is capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles, drones and aircraft as well as stealth warplanes F-22 and F-35....
22:51, 2019-07-03

Turkey receives first delivery of Russian S-400 missile defense system Turkey on Friday received its first shipment of S-400 missile defense system hardware from Russia, its defense ministry said, raising the potential for the U.S. to remove Turkey from the F-35 program....
19:51, 2019-07-12

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
18:51, 2019-06-03

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
02:51, 2019-06-08

Terrible defense, base running doom Yankees’ bid to sweep Sox On a night the Yankees made a costly mistake on the basepaths and Clint Frazier looked completely lost in right field, not even Boston’s shaky bullpen was capable of getting the home team back in the game in an 8-5 loss in The Bronx. With the weather worsening late in the game, as rain. thunder......
15:17, 2019-06-03

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
22:17, 2019-07-12

China to 'fight at all costs' for 'reunification' with Taiwan: defense minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over its military presence in Asia....
07:17, 2019-06-02

Progressives seek concessions from Pelosi over massive defense bill House Democratic leaders eager to pass a massive $733 billion defense bill this week must first win over frustrated progressives who are still stinging from their loss on last month’s bitter border spending fight.The Democratic caucus’ most prominent liberals, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Pramila Ja...
02:17, 2019-07-10

Acting defense chief: Major drills with SKorea still on hold Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South Korea that have been curtailed over the past year as a diplomatic olive branch to North Korea...
13:17, 2019-06-02

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
21:34, 2019-06-02

Mom of Bronx HS stabbing victim doesn’t buy suspect’s ‘self defense’ claim The mother of a teen stabbed to death by a classmate inside a Bronx high school classroom said after court Thursday that she doesn’t buy the killer’s claim that he can’t remember the stabbing. Abel Cedeno, 19, had just insisted on the witness stand that he remembers being bullied a...
15:17, 2019-07-12

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented radar units, the Pentagon said. (Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
00:00, 2019-06-08

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the Asia-Pacific region, calling its activity a “tool kit of coercion.”...
15:17, 2019-06-01

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region threatened on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister's threats Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister's renewed threat to use force to assert China's claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the region and seeking to "expand its hegemony."...
09:51, 2019-06-03

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday....
23:51, 2019-05-31

U.S. starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
22:51, 2019-06-07

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
20:34, 2019-06-10

Raytheon, United Technologies merger creates defense powerhouse Untied Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" Sunday that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
16:51, 2019-06-10

Harvey Weinstein recasts his defense team yet again as trial looms Lawyer Jose Baez says he and his client can’t get along as he asks judge’s permission to leave the case in latest defectionWith one lawyer bolting amid public backlash and another saying he and his client just couldn’t get along, disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein is recasting his defense team...
19:00, 2019-07-11

In swipe at China, U.S. defense chief warns of Asia instability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stirring already heightened tensions between the world's two largest economies....
03:17, 2019-06-01

Mets must fix mind-boggling defense to avoid reliving this nightmare MIAMI — The Mets came into the season with a strong rotation and a weak defense. And it has only gotten worse. For everyone. How a team can be based on pitching yet not fix its defense is mind-boggling. But that’s the Mets and that’s how this team has been built. Some potential deals didn’t......
16:51, 2019-07-14

Lockheed Martin wins $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract for design and development of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
00:00, 2019-06-08

Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent top official....
00:01, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 2-U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
01:01, 2019-05-24

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democratic-led investigations in the U.S. Congress....
14:51, 2019-05-28