Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
American gets 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for 'hostile acts' An American tour operator has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for alleged “hostile acts” against the repressive regime, according to its official state news agency. Kenneth Bae, who is in his mid-40s and lives in Washington state, has been described by friends as a devout Christian who took tourists on trips to North Korea, The Associated Press reported. More
Profile: Andy Zhang, China's teenage golfer Andy Zhang - the 14-year-old poised to become the youngest golfer to play the US Open since World War II - will be one of the big talking points at the tournament which begins on Thursday. The Chinese-born Florida-based player may be half the age of many ... 06/14/2012 - 1:19 pm | View Link
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Andy Zhang Andy Zhang (born 14 December 1997) is a Chinese amateur golfer who spent much of his childhood in Beijing, China. He first became interested in golf at age six, and ... 07/18/2014 - 12:26 pm | View Website
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It's OK, little Blue Jays baby. We understand if you're tuckered out. You had an exhausting day that presumably included eating, keeping your head upright, and screaming. Besides, the Blue Jays aren't going to pull off a 13-run comeback. It's the eighth inning. Go to sleep. Read more
Bob Bowlsby is a man with a very influential job. He is the commissioner of the Big 12 conference, one of the so-called power conferences that helps set policy for major college football. He also harbors a belief that is most commonly associated with pre-20th-century economics, and has really only endured as a central tenant of Marxism—namely that the value of an object is really only based on the amount of human labor that went into producing it.
Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton has been chosen preseason offensive player of the year in the Mountain West Conference a media vote, with Fresno State safety Derron Smith taking defensive player honors.
New Mexico return specialist Carlos Wiggins was tabbed preseason special teams player of the year after winning the award last season.
Keeton, a senior, threw for 1,388 yards and 18 touchdowns with two interceptions last season before a knee injury against BYU in his team's sixth game ended his season.
Smith enters his final season leading all returning FBS players with 14 career interceptions.
Fifth-seeded Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic needed a late rally to beat 100th-ranked Diego Sebastian Schwartzman 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (2) in the first round of the Croatia Open on Tuesday.
Schwartzman was serving at 4-3 in the third set and the Argentine even had game point to increase his lead.