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After record transfer, Higuain's waistline has Juve worried

August 19, 2016 18:32 PM

ROME, Aug 19: With Serie A set to start Saturday with Roma hosting Udinese and five-time defending champion Juventus facing Fiorentina, here are a few things to know about the Italian league:

Teen accused of lighting 85-year-old on fire, killing him

August 19, 2016 16:57 PM

BIRMINGHAM,  Aug 19:  An Alabama teenager is charged in the slaying of an 85-year-old man who was doused with gasoline and set on fire.

Teen accused of lighting 85-year-old on fire, killing him

August 19, 2016 16:57 PM

BIRMINGHAM,  Aug 19:  An Alabama teenager is charged in the slaying of an 85-year-old man who was doused with gasoline and set on fire.

China tightens control of online news after sensitive gaffes

August 19, 2016 13:33 PM

BEIJING, Aug 19:  The Chinese government is holding chief editors of news websites personally liable for content after several portals this year posted material that was seen as embarrassing to President Xi Jinping.

Icho captures 4th historic Olympic gold in wrestling

August 19, 2016 08:11 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 18: With just seconds to spare, Kaori Icho reminded everyone why she’s the best women’s wrestler in history.

Resurrected rape allegations derail an Oscar favorite

August 19, 2016 07:13 AM

“While I maintain my innocence that the encounter was unambiguously consensual, there are things more important than the law,” he wrote. “There is morality.”

Haunting image of Syrian boy rescued from Aleppo draws outrage

August 18, 2016 18:19 PM

BEIRUT, Aug 18: Syrian opposition activists have released haunting footage showing a young boy rescued from the rubble in the aftermath of a devastating airstrike in Aleppo.

Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing in Istanbul

August 18, 2016 17:53 PM

ISTANBUL, Aug 18: A Qatar Airways passenger jet made an emergency landing at Istanbul's main airport shortly after takeoff Thursday following a fire in one of its engines, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

Leicester and Arsenal meet after false starts to EPL season

August 18, 2016 16:07 PM

LONDON, Aug 18: When the English Premier League champions take on the runners-up, the stage should be set for a clash between two teams bursting with confidence.

2 car bombs in eastern Turkey kill 6, wound at least 219

August 18, 2016 16:02 PM

ANKARA, Turkey, Aug 18: Two car bombings targeted police stations in Turkey, killing at least six people and wounding 219 others, officials said Thursday.

FC Barcelona beats Sevilla 3-0 to win the Spanish Super Cup

August 18, 2016 08:48 AM

BARCELONA, Aug 18: Arda Turan scored two goals before Lionel Messi added a third as Barcelona beat Sevilla 3-0 on Wednesday to win the Spanish Super Cup with a 5-0 victory on aggregate.

Trump campaign shakes up leadership in latest sign of tumult

August 17, 2016 18:27 PM

TETERBORO, Aug 17: Donald Trump announced a shakeup of his campaign leadership Wednesday, the latest sign of tumult in his bid for the White House as his poll numbers slip and only 82 days remain before the election.

Police issue warrant for IOC exec for scalping Rio tickets

August 17, 2016 17:48 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 17: Rio de Janeiro authorities issued an arrest warrant for an International Olympic Committee executive accused of scalping tickets for the Summer Games as part of a wider probe of tickets allocated to Ireland that were being sold for higher fees.

Rams' Quinn heads to Rio watch sister in 100-meter hurdles

August 17, 2016 17:25 PM

IRVINE, Aug 17: Los Angeles Rams defensive end Robert Quinn missed practice Tuesday to watch his sister Jasmine Camacho-Quinn compete in the 100-meter hurdles at the Rio Olympics.

Losing gracefully still an Olympic sport

August 17, 2016 16:56 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 17: In a world in turmoil, one thing never changes: the Olympic sport of losing gracefully.

FIFA prosecutors want 3 banned in South African fixing case

August 17, 2016 16:49 PM

ZURICH, Aug 17: FIFA ethics prosecutors want a six-year ban for a former South Africa Football Association president in a case of fixed friendlies played by the 2010 World Cup host.

S. Korea: Senior N. Korean diplomat based in London defects

August 17, 2016 16:43 PM

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug 17: A senior North Korean diplomat based in London has defected to South Korea, becoming one of the highest-level officials to do so, South Korea said Wednesday.

Australia 77-1 at lunch chasing 324 to win on final day

August 17, 2016 13:15 PM

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Aug 17: Australia lost a wicket at the stroke of lunch on Wednesday's fifth day to be 77-1 in its pursuit of 324 to win the third and final test against Sri Lanka.

At least 12 dead in India from drinking tainted liquor

August 17, 2016 13:13 PM

PATNA, India, Aug 17:  At least 12 people have died after drinking bootleg liquor in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, police said Wednesday.

Google's Duo app joins crowded field of video calling

August 17, 2016 11:40 AM

Like FaceTime for iPhones, Duo only requires a person's phone number to connect. Many other services require both participants to have account logins to use their video calling options.