Olympic Gold Medalist competing in Women’s Modern Pentathlon final Samantha Achterberg is the lone American in the field of 36 athletes from 16 nations ... Bence Demeter of Hungary won Friday’s men’s final, overcoming Olympic gold medalist Aleksander Lesun’s lead entering the final event and out- sprinting Pavlo ... 02/25/2017 - 6:21 am | View Link
American-born players on the Kings appreciate U.S. gold medal hockey anniversary Kings backup goaltender Jeff Zatkoff was born seven years after the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team pulled off its stunning upset of the Soviets and went on to beat Finland 37 years ago Friday to win the gold medal at the Lake Placid Games. But Zatkoff, a ... 02/24/2017 - 3:57 pm | View Link
Sochi gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White skipping 2018 Winter Olympics Davis-White are the gold standard. “I am filled with incredible pride,” Davis said. “I feel that American ice dance is such a force to be reckoned with, with two teams on the podium last year at the World Championships. And it really feels as though ... 02/22/2017 - 8:39 am | View Link
‘We’ve got a winner that’s bleeding all over’: American University runner wins race with one shoe It’s me.’ ” [‘Like Father, Like Son’: Matt Centrowitz’s stellar career paved the path for his son’s Olympic gold] This story actually began Saturday, when Purdy ran the anchor leg for American’s 4×800 team. He ran a time of about 1:50 ... 02/21/2017 - 11:30 pm | View Link
Brazil fires coach of Rio Olympic soccer gold medalists RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s football confederation has fired the coach who ledNeymar and company to the country’s first Olympic football gold medal in Rio de Janeiro ... In nine games in the South American U20 championship, Brazil won three ... 02/21/2017 - 8:07 pm | View Link
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A senior Iraqi police commander says troops have taken control of the western side of a key bridge in Mosul amid intense clashes with the Islamic State group.
Thamir told The Associated Press that IS fighters fought back with snipers, anti-tank missiles and suicide car bombs, describing the clashes as "fierce."
Cameras will be in the courtroom for the retrial of a former Illinois prosecutor charged with first-degree murder in the death of his first wife.
The trial was moved from Adams County in western Illinois to Sangamon County on a change of venue request and last week a judge said he would allow one video camera and two still cameras in the courtroom.
Doubts over merger of London Stock Exchange, Deutsche Boerse
In a statement late Sunday, the London exchange said the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, was demanding that it sell its majority stake in MTS, an electronic trading platform for European wholesale government bonds, to resolve competition concerns.
Academy Awards after parties are always swanky and star-studded.
There were a few cheers when "La La Land" was announced as the best picture winner, and then gasps and screams when the mistake unfolded on stage and "Moonlight" was revealed to have won.
The best picture gaffe delayed host Jimmy Kimmel's arrival, but the Oscar host was beaming when he finally arrived with pregnant wife Molly McNearney.
Other show guests who made their way to the official after party included the cast of "Moonlight" and director Barry Jenkins, Viola Davis, Lucas Hedges, Vince Vaughn and Pharrell Williams.
Since most show guests had nothing to eat but candy dropped from the ceiling during the show, consuming calories is a top priority for many after the show.
The Governors Ball is catered by Wolfgang Puck, a waiters passed out comfort food including macaroni and cheese, individual pot-pies and mini cheeseburger sliders.
Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos, whose monolithic company is now in the fine film business, appeared to enjoy his movie mogul role, holding court with several people around him.
The European Union is boosting its sanctions against North Korea in line with a U. N. Security Council Resolution following another nuclear test in September last year.
The EU also imposed a ban on helicopter and ship exports and tighten restrictions in the financial services after the U. N. decision of November.
Malaysian police investigating the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother believe they know somebody who might help them solve one of the most bizarre murder mysteries they have ever faced.
National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said investigators have submitted a request through Malaysia's foreign ministry to the North Korean Embassy to interview the diplomat.
Because of allegations the North uses its embassies abroad to make money for its nuclear and missile programs, United Nations sanctions now call for vigilance against North Korean diplomats engaged in illicit activity.
All member states are required to reduce the number of staff at its diplomatic missions and consular posts and limit the number of bank accounts each can have.
 few things are more established in the way the diplomatic community around the world conducts its day-to-day business than the concept of diplomatic immunity — the essential freedom of diplomats to travel and conduct their duties without the fear of being arrested or harassed for political reasons.
 while diplomats aren't always the perfectly law-abiding citizens that we might hope, when diplomatic immunity and the realities of a criminal investigation butt heads, local police tend to have the weaker hand.