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Hawaii braces for worse lava flows from erupting volcano

World May 12, 2018

Hawaii braces for worse lava flows from erupting volcano

More destructive lava flows could soon hit Hawaii's Big Island as the Kilauea volcano erupts, posing a greater threat than oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands to evacuate, scientists said on Friday. As a lava lake at Kilauea's ...

Abe and Putin to hold talks in Moscow on May 26

National / Politics May 12, 2018

Abe and Putin to hold talks in Moscow on May 26

Yuri Ushakov, foreign affairs adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Friday that the president will hold a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Moscow on May 26, Russia's Interfax news agency reported. The Japanese and Russian governments are aiming to reach an agreement ...

Strong start carries Vissel Kobe past Jubilo Iwata

Soccer / J. League May 12, 2018

Strong start carries Vissel Kobe past Jubilo Iwata

First-half goals to Kazuma Watanabe and Wellington gave Vissel Kobe a 2-0 win away to Jubilo Iwata on Saturday and secured their first J. League victory in five matches. Vissel, who denied reports earlier in the week that they were set to sign star Barcelona ...

Dodgers hurler Kenta Maeda pounded by Reds

Baseball / MLB May 12, 2018

Dodgers hurler Kenta Maeda pounded by Reds

Kenta Maeda gave up five runs on nine hits and two walks in an uneven 4⅔ innings, suffering his third loss of the season as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 on Friday. Maeda (2-3) narrowly escaped a bases-loaded jam in the ...

Nadal ends record run on clay courts

More Sports / Tennis May 12, 2018

Nadal ends record run on clay courts

Rafael Nadal suffered a shock 7-5, 6-3 defeat by Austrian Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Open quarterfinals on Friday, a result that means the Spaniard will lose the world No. 1 ranking. Thiem, who lost to Nadal in the Monte Carlo quarterfinals last month, was ...

Sunwolves rout Reds for first win of season

Rugby May 12, 2018

Sunwolves rout Reds for first win of season

by Andrew McKirdy

The Sunwolves picked up their first win of the Super Rugby season in barnstorming style with a 63-28 demolition of the Reds on Saturday. Fly-half Hayden Parker was perfect from seven penalty and five conversion attempts as the Sunwolves dominated their Australian opponents in their ...

Hideki Matsuyama, other stars miss TPC cut

More Sports / Golf May 12, 2018

Hideki Matsuyama, other stars miss TPC cut

Three of the world's top-10 in Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy and Hideki Matsuyama, along with five-time major-winner Phil Mickelson, found themselves with the weekend off after missing the cut in The Players Championship on Friday. World No. 6 Fowler had to use a pair of ...