Aug 5, 2015

Free-diving legend Molchanova still missing

The search for free-diving great Natalia Molchanova was set to resume Wednesday with little hope remaining she would be found alive more than two days after disappearing off Spain’s Balearic islands. AIDA, the international diving federation, said in a statement that Molchanova had been ...

Aug 5, 2015

China jails TV hacker for 12 years for anti-government messages

A Beijing technician who hacked into a Chinese cable television system has been jailed for 12 years, state media reported, after he broadcast denunciations of the ruling Communist party — including showing the Tiananmen Square “Tank Man” image. Wang Yibo accessed the cable feed ...

Diary shows Eisenhower had misgivings about A-bomb attacks

Aug 5, 2015

Diary shows Eisenhower had misgivings about A-bomb attacks

A diary kept by a U.S. official has shown that two months after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, Dwight Eisenhower, then an Army general, expressed misgivings about what had happened, a U.S. think tank said Tuesday. It is already known ...

Aug 5, 2015

Date-Krumm stuns Lisicki in California

Evergreen veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm came from behind to score an upset victory over Germany’s Sabine Lisicki at the Stanford WTA tournament here Tuesday. Date-Krumm, 44, who was forced to qualify for the main draw, looked to be heading to a rapid defeat after Lisicki ...

Bryant drops retirement hint

Aug 5, 2015

Bryant drops retirement hint

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant hinted that next season may be his last on Tuesday after admitting it was “absolutely” possible he may finally call time on his glittering NBA career. The 36-year-old icon’s recent seasons have been disrupted by various injuries, but ...

Aug 5, 2015

Dombrowski out as Tigers president

The end of Dave Dombrowski’s tenure in Detroit came suddenly and unexpectedly — like so many of the moves he made to build the Tigers into an American League powerhouse. Dombrowski is out after nearly 14 seasons as president and general manager of the ...