Mike Trout went 5-for-5, his first career five-hit game, leading the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday night at Yankee Stadium. May 26, 2018; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees designated hitter Giancarlo Stanton (27) collides with the wall chasing an RBI double by Los Angeles Angels
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May faced demands from ministers and members of parliament in her Conservative party to reform Northern Ireland’s highly restrictive abortion rules after neighbouring Ireland’s vote to liberalise its laws. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville Voters in
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings chairman pledged to advance China’s semiconductor industry, saying the blow to ZTE Corp from Washington’s ban on U.S. firms supplying telecommunications company was a “wake-up” call, local media reported. FILE PHOTO: Tencent Holdings Ltd Chairman and CEO Pony Ma attends a news conference announcing the company’s annual results in
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HONOLULU (Reuters) – A broad lava flow crossed onto the property of a Hawaii geothermal power station on Saturday, posing a new hazard as molten rock from the erupting Kilauea volcano bulldozed relentlessly through homes and backyards. Lava from the Kilauea volcano pours out of a fissure, in the Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii, U.S.,
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The Chicago Cubs placed right-hander Yu Darvish on the 10-day disabled list for the second time this month on Saturday, this time as the result of right triceps tendinitis. May 20, 2018; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning at Great American Ball Park.
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WASHINGTON/CARACAS (Reuters) – American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, returned home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country’s socialist government unexpectedly released them. They were welcomed to the White House by U.S. President Donald Trump, who told Holt he had been “incredibly brave.” “It’s
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WASHINGTON/CARACAS (Reuters) – American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, returned home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country’s socialist government unexpectedly released him. They were being accompanied by U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, who met on Friday with Venezuelan President Nicolas
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s prime minister on Saturday hailed the culmination of “a quiet revolution” in what was once one of Europe’s most socially conservative countries after a landslide referendum vote to liberalize highly restrictive laws on abortion. Voters in the once deeply Catholic nation backed the change by two-to-one, a far higher margin than
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WASHINGTON/CARACAS (Reuters) – American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, was heading home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country’s socialist government unexpectedly released him. They were being accompanied by U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, who met on Friday with Venezuelan President
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INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – The pressure and heat will both be turned up for the 102nd Indianapolis 500 on Sunday with weather forecasters predicting the race could be the hottest on record. May 26, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Verizon IndyCar Series driver Tony Kanaan reacts during the drivers meeting a day before the Indianapolis 500 at
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The EU’s Brexit negotiator urged the British government on Saturday to stop playing “hide and seek” over its aims for trade ties and warned that delays in agreeing on judicial oversight risk wrecking any Brexit deal. European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier attends an EU’s General Affairs Council in Brussels, Belgium,
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CHANTILLY, France (Reuters) – Christian Dior turned the runway into a Mexican-inspired rodeo on Friday at France’s sumptuous Chantilly chateau, unveiling its latest mid-season “cruise” collection alongside a horse-riding spectacular. Under driving rain, riders decked in full white skirts put on a galloping display in the grounds of the chateau just north of Paris, famed
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EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) – American world champion Sam Kendricks outlasted a high-quality pole vault field in tricky conditions while Olympic gold medalist Thomas Rohler led a German domination of the javelin at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Friday. Athletics – IAAF World Indoor Championships 2018 – Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain – March 4,
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PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Former Panama president Ricardo Martinelli, jailed in Miami on spying charges while awaiting extradition to his home country, said in a letter released Friday that the United States reneged on promises from some U.S. officials to offer him a safe-haven. FILE PHOTO: President of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli smiles during a session
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