Bonds has conviction overturned by Court of Appeals

Apr 23, 2015

Bonds has conviction overturned by Court of Appeals

Baseball legend Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction was thrown out Wednesday by a federal court of appeals, which ruled 10-1 that his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government’s investigation into illegal steroids distribution. Bonds, whose ...

NFL suspends Hardy for 10 games over assault

Apr 23, 2015

NFL suspends Hardy for 10 games over assault

The NFL suspended defensive end Greg Hardy for 10 games without pay Wednesday for conduct detrimental to the league after concluding there was “credible evidence” he roughed up his ex-girlfriend nearly a year ago when he was a member of the Carolina Panthers. Hardy, ...

Nadal gets revenge on Almagro in Barcelona; Cilic ousted

Apr 23, 2015

Nadal gets revenge on Almagro in Barcelona; Cilic ousted

Rafael Nadal avenged last year’s loss to Nicolas Almagro by beating his fellow Spaniard 6-3, 6-1 at the Barcelona Open on Wednesday, while U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic slumped to a second-round exit. The second-seeded Nadal, who lost last week to Novak Djokovic in ...

Apr 23, 2015

Record number of reports of illegal Internet content logged

A police-commissioned private body working to remove illegal content from the Internet received a record number of reports last year of such material on websites hosted overseas, the National Police Agency said Thursday. The Tokyo-based Internet Hotline Center, which works for the NPA, received ...

| Apr 23, 2015

Greenback firms to around ¥119.90

The dollar was firmer around ¥119.90 in Tokyo trading Thursday but failed to extend gains as the U.S. currency was hit by profit-taking. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥119.86-88, up from ¥119.58-58 at the same time Wednesday. The euro was at $1.0683-0685, ...