May 4, 2016

Indonesia erupts in anger over teen's gang rape and murder

Indonesian activists called Wednesday for the government to strengthen laws against sexual violence after the brutal gang rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl. The teenager was on her way home from school in a small village on the main western island of Sumatra ...

May 4, 2016

Retired Japanese exec, 51, embarks on solo trans-Atlantic race

Hiroshi Kitada embarked from Plymouth for New York on Monday as the first-ever Japanese skipper to attempt the Transat, a 3,000 mile (5,650 km) solo trans-Atlantic race. The 51-year-old former company boss with a spirit of adventure is aboard a Class40 12-meter single hull ...

Lightning slip past Islanders in OT

May 4, 2016

Lightning slip past Islanders in OT

Brian Boyle delivered a hard hit and then took advantage of a lucky carom to get the Tampa Bay Lightning a big playoff win. Boyle scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on ...

Iwakuma steps up for M's

May 4, 2016

Iwakuma steps up for M's

Hisashi Iwakuma felt the game was on the line when he faced a bases-loaded situation in the second inning. After getting through it unscathed, the offense came alive to give him some breathing room. Robinson Cano, Kyle Seager and Leonys Martin hit home runs, ...

Spieth refusing to dwell on Masters

May 4, 2016

Spieth refusing to dwell on Masters

Jordan Spieth understands his meltdown at the end of the Masters will follow him. And three weeks later, Spieth’s not quite ready to say he’s over letting a five-shot lead in the final round morph into that awkward ceremony in the Butler Cabin that ...

May 4, 2016

Abe, Michel agree to set up counterterrorism talks

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel on Tuesday agreed to set up bilateral dialogue to counter terrorism later this year. Abe told his Belgian counterpart that counterterrorism will be high on the agenda at the Group of Seven summit Japan ...

Warriors rally past Blazers in fourth

May 4, 2016

Warriors rally past Blazers in fourth

The defending champions mounted a remarkable comeback without MVP Stephen Curry. Next game, they might have him back and really get rolling. Klay Thompson scored 27 points and gave Golden State its first lead of the game on a 3-pointer with 5:33 left, and ...