De Gea in limbo after Madrid paperwork arrives too late

Sep 1, 2015

De Gea in limbo after Madrid paperwork arrives too late

Manchester United’s Spain goalkeeper David De Gea was facing an uncertain future on Tuesday after his expected move to Real Madrid was apparently scuppered when the paperwork did not arrive at the Spanish League on time. As the clock ticked towards the midnight deadline ...

Sep 1, 2015

German minister's 'Negro' comment sparks social media storm

A German state minister sparked a social media storm Tuesday after calling a beloved German pop singer a “wonderful Negro” during a TV debate on Europe’s migrant crisis. The Twitter hashtag #Neger (Negro) topped trending topics in Germany the morning after Bavarian Interior Minister ...

Death toll from violent protest in Ukraine rises

Sep 1, 2015

Death toll from violent protest in Ukraine rises

The death toll from violent protests in Ukraine rose to three Tuesday when two more National Guard officers died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion, officials said. In the worst outburst of violence in Kiev since the new government took power in 2014, ...

Bangkok bomb suspect detained on Thai-Cambodia border

Sep 1, 2015

Bangkok bomb suspect detained on Thai-Cambodia border

Thailand’s prime minister said a foreign man believed to be a “main suspect” in the Bangkok bombing this month was arrested Tuesday at a checkpoint on the Cambodian border, the second foreigner to be detained. The blast on Aug. 17 tore through a religious ...

Sep 1, 2015

Yet another opposition shake-up

The breakup of Ishin no To opens up a new chapter in the saga of the opposition camp, which has remained splintered since the DPJ fell from power in 2012.

Sep 1, 2015

Four dead, two missing after fishing boats capsize off Nagasaki

Four people were killed and two were missing after six fishing boats capsized early Tuesday off Nagasaki Prefecture as a low pressure system brought strong winds and heavy rain to the region, the Japan Coast Guard said. Five fishing boats capsized off Tsushima Island, ...

Manchester United set to sign Martial on hectic transfer day

Sep 1, 2015

Manchester United set to sign Martial on hectic transfer day

Manchester United was set to make French forward Anthony Martial the most expensive teenager in world soccer after a chaotic day of transfer dealings at Old Trafford that also saw Javier Hernandez and Adnan Januzaj offloaded. The French Football Federation said Monday that Martial, ...

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Dollar sinks close to ¥120 in Tokyo

The dollar plunged to near ¥120 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, dampened by stock sell-offs in and outside Japan amid persistent worries over the Chinese economy. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥120.06-07, down from ¥121.19-19 at the same time Monday. The euro was ...

Oh's career about more than records

Sep 1, 2015

Oh's career about more than records

With his prolific home run output rewriting the record books, Sadaharu Oh inspired a nation enjoying rapid economic expansion and subsequent stable growth in the 1960s and 1970s. The national commotion in Japan over his home runs peaked on Sept. 3, 1977, when Oh ...