Astros turn to Justin Verlander to close out Yankees

Justin Verlander has been put in just about every situation on the mound and come out of them all as one of the game’s best pitchers. Even so, his accomplishments do not protect him from the nerves…

Yankees’ nightmare encapsulated in this one inning

After the Yankees squandered a terrific chance to break the game open — and perhaps knock out Zack Greinke — in the first inning Thursday, they saw another opportunity materialize during their 8-3 …

Juan Mata hails 'great' Mesut Ozil after Arsenal exile

The German insists he'll see out his Arsenal contract.

China's economic growth slowest in almost 30 years - business live

Rolling coverage of the latest business and economic news, as fresh data shows Chinese GDP grew at its weakest rate since the early 1990s

New Zealand vs Ireland is going to be nothing short of explosive

After speculation whether these two teams would meet in Japan, the stage is now set for what promises to be a thrilling showdown in the capital

Oil ebbs as China's slowest GDP growth in almost three decades...

Oil prices slid on Friday on jitters over demand from China after the world's largest oil importer recorded its weakest quarter of economic growth in nearly three decades, dragged down by a trade...

Heavy fighting erupts as El Chapo's son goes free

Security forces and cartel gunmen clash after drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's son is discovered.

Mexican security forces flee after cartel gunmen launch WAR to release El Chapo’s son at drug lord’s

In order to protect lives, Mexican authorities were forced to release the notorious drug lord Joaquin El Chapo Guzman’s son after heavily armed cartel gunmen launched an assault against security forces holding their alleged boss.

To bring Hong Kong back to normal, violence must stop, politician says ahead of weekend protests

Earlier this week, a package of housing initiatives was introduced and Chan says those measures are the first step to returning the city to "normalcy."

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Rejects Calls for Social Media Ban on Trump, Defends Platform’s Ad Policy

Former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign lashed out at Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday over a speech where the Facebook CEO defended his company's decision not to remove political adverts containing what is alleged to be false information.

World War 3: Soviet Union’s secret London invasion plan exposed in chilling maps

CHILLING maps, declassified after the fall of the Soviet Union, reveal plans for London and the rest of the UK following a proposed invasion from the communist state. 

Court to hear Russian's claim that Apple 'turned him gay'

A Moscow court on Thursday holds a preliminary hearing in the case of a Russian man who is suing US tech giant Apple for allegedly turning him gay. He is seeking 1 million rubles (S$21,295) in damages from Apple for sending him a cryptocurrency known as GayCoin instead of the Bitcoin he had ordered. The bizarre civil suit has been filed in a coun

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