• Bundesliga leaders Bayern held by Bremen at home

    Bundesliga leaders Bayern held by Bremen at home
    BERLIN, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Bayern Munich avoided defeat to Werder Bremen as Kingsley Coman's second-half equalizer cancelled out Maximilian Eggestein's first-half opener in the eighth round in the Bundesliga on Saturday. Bremen had a well-positioned defence from the kick-off and gave the defending champions a difficult time. It was also the visitors...
  • U.S. appeals ruling that barred Postal Service changes before election

    Read full article By David Shepardson29 November 2020, 2:11 am·2-min read U.S. appeals ruling that barred Postal Service changes before election New York State and City legislators rally for legislation to allow absentee ballot drop box locations across the state in New York By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Postal Service (USPS), Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and President Donald Trump late Friday appealed a federal judge's ruling suspending service changes and requiri
  • UK says tough tiers needed as PM tries to see off lawmaker backlash

    Read full article By Sarah Young29 November 2020, 2:09 am·2-min read UK says tough tiers needed as PM tries to see off lawmaker backlash Britain's PM Johnson holds news conference on COVID-19 By Sarah Young LONDON (Reuters) - England needs tough restrictions after its current lockdown ends if hospitals are not to become overwhelmed, a senior minister said, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to lawmakers to say the measures would end in February to try to quell opposition. Britain upped
  • Three killed, one missing as floods hit Italy Sardina Island

    Three killed, one missing as floods hit Italy Sardina Island
    Read full article ANI29 November 2020, 2:19 am·1-min read Representative image Nuoro [Italy], November 29 (ANI/Sputnik): Floods in the Nuoro province of Italy's Sardinia island have left at least three people killed and one gone missing, local media reported on Saturday. Heavy rains rocked Sardinia early on Saturday, causing...
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  • Michigan St holds off No. 11 Northwestern for a 29-20 win

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — No. 11 Northwestern put itself in position to play for the Big Ten title, then it hit the road. Michigan State was ready. Matt Coghlin made a tiebreaking 48-yard field goal with 3:35 left, and the Spartans handed Northwestern its first loss of the season with a 29-20 victory Saturday. The Wildcats (5-1, 5-1) were coming off a 17-7 victory over Wisconsin that moved them into contention for a spot in the College Football Playoff. That prospect likely was dashed wit
  • Lewis accounts for 5 TDS, No. 23 ULL beats ULM 70-20

    MONROE, La. (AP) — Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier didn't complain about being stuck at home recovering from COVID-19 while the No. 23 Ragin' Cajuns prepared for a rivalry game. Rather, Napier saw it as an opportunity for key players to put their leadership on full display — and he wasn't disappointed. Levi Lewis passed for three touchdowns and ran for two more in less than three quarters, and Louisiana-Lafayette routed winless Louisiana-Monroe 70-20 on Saturday. “Certai
  • In El Salvador, arrested gang members paraded for the cameras

    Read full article 1/5 In El Salvador, arrested gang members paraded for the cameras Over 700 gang members in Central America arrested in U.S.-assisted actions 2/5 In El Salvador, arrested gang members paraded for the cameras Over 700 gang members in Central America arrested in U.S.-assisted actions 3/5 In El Salvador, arrested gang members paraded for the cameras Over 700 gang members in Central America arrested in U.S.-assisted actions Yahoo News is better in the app Keep up to speed at a glanc
  • Georgia to be impacted by severe storms across Southeast this weekend

    A powerful storm system is forecast to rip across the South in the coming days. According to AccuWeather, heavy rain and thunderstorms could cause floods across the Gulf Coast, impacting Louisiana and Texas through Saturday. “While low-lying and poor-drainage areas will be most at risk for flash flooding complications, anyone traveling amidst these storms should be on alert for ponding or flooding on roadways,”...
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  • Corral, Ole Miss jump out early, beat Mississippi St. 31-24

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matt Corral threw for two touchdowns as Ole Miss raced to a 14-0 first quarter lead and held off a late Mississippi State surge Saturday to defeat the Bulldogs 31-24 in the Egg Bowl rivalry. Ole Miss (4-4, 4-4 Southeastern Conference) snapped a two-game losing streak in the rivalry, erasing last year’s painful one-point loss after Elijah Moore drew an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in the end zone,...
  • Brexit: Face-to-face negotiation start between Britain and EU

    Face-to-face negotiations between Britain and the European Union over a trade deal restarted earlier on Saturday as the two sides make a last ditch attempt to reach an agreement with just five weeks to go before their current relationship ends. There is currently no call scheduled between UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU Commission president Ursula von der...
  • All Blacks' win over Pumas eases pressure on head coach

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The exacting standard to which New Zealand rugby fans hold All Blacks coaches is evident again at the end of a turbulent 2020 season in which the national team played only six test matches. The All Blacks retained the Bledisloe Cup for the 18th straight year and likely clinched the Tri-Nations title with Saturday’s 38-0 win over Argentina at Newcastle. But fans likely would give new head coach Ian Foster only a probationary pass mark at the end of his f
  • Rutgers rallies to knock off Purdue 37-30 behind Langan

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Backup quarterback Johnny Langan sparked a second-half comeback to lead Rutgers to a 37-30 victory over Purdue Saturday in Big Ten Conference action. Langan completed all four passing attempts for 95 yards and ran for 95 yards on 21 carries for the Scarlet Knights (2-4). Langan took over for Artur Sitkowski for most of the second half. Sitkowski got the nod because starter Noah Vedral was...
  • Russell lifts Rhode Island past South Florida 84-68

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Fatts Russell scored 15 points as Rhode Island topped South Florida 84-68 at Bubbleville at theMohegan Sun Resort on Saturday. Jalen Carey had 12 points for Rhode Island (1-2). Makhel...
  • Pennsylvania high court rejects lawsuit challenging election

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) " Pennsylvania's highest court on Saturday night...
  • Manjon, Pepper, carry UC Davis past Idaho St.

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Ezra Manjon had 23 points as UC Davis defeated Idaho State 70-61 on Saturday. Elijah Pepper had 13 points and six...
  • Arkansas beats North Texas 69-54

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Justin Smith scored 18 points, JD Notae added 16 and Arkansas never trailed Saturday night in a 69-54 win over North Texas. The Razorbacks (2-0) opened the second...
  • Monchengladbach increase Schalke's relegation worries with 4-1 win in Bundesliga

    Monchengladbach increase Schalke's relegation worries with 4-1 win in Bundesliga
    BERLIN, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- Borussia Monchengladbach extended Schalke's winless run to 25 games after Florian Neuhaus, Oscar Wendt, Marcus Thuram and Hannes Wolf were on target at the ninth round in Bundesliga on Saturday. The "Foals" started brightly into the encounter as they needed only 15 minutes to break the...
  • Live COVID-19 updates: Ecuador registers 1,375 cases, Chinese mainland reports 11 new imported cases

    Live COVID-19 updates: Ecuador registers 1,375 cases, Chinese mainland reports 11 new imported cases
    BEIJING, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - QUITO -- Ecuador registered 1,375 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the national count to 190,909, the Ministry of Public Health (MSP) reported on Saturday. Meanwhile, 13 more deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 13,371, said the MSP. - - - - BEIJING -- The Chinese mainland reported 11 new imported COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the total number of im
  • Woman freed in Iran hostage swap originally arrested for dating Israeli: report

    A British-Australian professor who spent 804 days in some of Iran’s most notorious jails was originally arrested for dating an Israeli, according to a report. ......
  • Tristan Thompson Becomes a U.S. Citizen Then Jets Off to Boston to Join the Celtics

    NBA champion, father, partner...And now Tristan Thompson has a new title: U.S. citizen. The 29-year-old Canadian-born athlete was sworn in at a naturalization ceremony just before Thanksgiving and days after it was announced that he had signed a deal to play for the Boston Celtics. On Saturday, Nov. 28, he shared a photo of himself en route to his new NBA home. A photo of a masked Tristan, Khloe Kardashian's partner and father of their 2-year-old daughter True...
  • In Japan, more people died from suicide last month than from Covid in all of ...

    In Japan, more people died from suicide last month than from Covid in all of ...
    Eriko Kobayashi has tried to kill herself four times. The first time, she was just 22 years old with a full-time job in publishing that didn't pay enough to cover her rent and grocery bills in Tokyo. "I was really poor," said Kobayashi, who spent three days unconscious in hospital after the incident. Now 43, Kobayashi has written books on her mental health struggles and has a steady job at an NGO. But the coronavirus is bringing back the stress she used to feel. "My salary was cut, and I cannot
  • Pope's new cardinal in Mexico known for indigenous outreach

    Read full article By David Alire Garcia29 November 2020, 1:58 am·2-min read Pope's new cardinal in Mexico known for indigenous outreach FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis elevates 13 prelates to the rank of cardinal, at St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican By David Alire Garcia MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Among the new cardinals formally installed by Pope Francis on Saturday is an outspoken Mexican cleric who has spent decades ministering to the mostly poor, indigenous communities near the country's sou
  • Britons to plant trees to mark Queen Elizabeth's 70 years on throne

    Read full article 29 November 2020, 1:53 am·2-min read Britain's Queen Elizabeth marks her official birthday in Windsor LONDON (Reuters) - Britons will be encouraged to plant trees to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 70th anniversary on the throne as part of a plan to create a greener country in honour of her seven decades of service. The 94-year-old, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, is due to mark her Platinum Jubilee in February 2022. The government is planning a...
  • Horvath leads UMBC past St. Francis (Pa.) 80-65

    LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Brandon Horvath had 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead Maryland-Baltimore County to an 80-65 win over St. Francis (Pa.) on Saturday. St....
  • Halvorsen leads W. Carolina past UNC-Asheville 83-81 in OT

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Halvorsen scored 21 points as Western Carolina beat UNC-Asheville 83-81 in overtime on Saturday. Xavier Cork had 16 points, including a tying putback at the buzzer to force overtime at 71-71, as well as three blocks for...
  • China finds Covid-19 virus on Chilean seafood packaging

    China finds Covid-19 virus on Chilean seafood packaging
    China halted imports from a Chilean seafood producer as a precautionary measure after detecting the Covid-19 virus on the supplier’s...
  • Bottom side Cologne flabbergast Dortmund 2-1 in Bundesliga

    BERLIN, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- Cologne ended its 18-match winless streak and recorded its first win of the campaign after upsetting Borussia Dortmund 2-1 by courtesy of Ellyes Skhiri's brace at the ninth round in Bundesliga on Saturday. The "BVB" took over from the kick-off and created a promising chance with just four minutes played when Jadon Sancho rattled the woodwork with a...
  • Boko Haram kills at least 43 farm workers in Nigeria: militia

    Shares Boko Haram fighters killed at least 43 farm workers and injured six in rice fields near the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Saturday, an anti-jihadist militia told AFP. The assailants tied up the agricultural workers and slit their throats in the village of Koshobe, the militia said. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari condemned the attack, saying:...
  • The Latest: Wake Forest pausing football activities

    The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Wake Forest is pausing all football team activities until at least Wednesday because of recent positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. The announcement came shortly after the Atlantic Coast Conference said the Demon Deacons’ home game against No. 10 Miami for next Saturday has been postponed. It also followed the cancellation of last weekend’s game against Duke in a long-running instate series,
  • Ravens-Steelers game in more doubt; 49ers banned by county

    The Pittsburgh Steelers placed running back James Conner on the COVID-19 list on Saturday, while their scheduled opponent next Tuesday, the division rival Baltimore Ravens, added six more players to the list. Conner is joining three teammates already on the list along with 20 Ravens — Baltimore is down to three defensive linemen — casting further doubt on the ability to pull off a game rescheduled from Thanksgiving night to Sunday to Tuesday night. Conner, who leads the unbeaten Stee

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