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Former CIA directors issue unprecedented Trump condemnation

World / Politics Aug 19, 2018

Former CIA directors issue unprecedented Trump condemnation

Former CIA directors and another half-dozen of America's most senior spies have issued an unprecedented condemnation of President Donald Trump over his decision to blacklist their colleague John Brennan. In a statement, ex-CIA bosses appointed by both Republican and Democratic presidents — including Robert Gates, ...

Japan seeks removal of latest 'comfort woman' statue in Taiwan

National Aug 19, 2018

Japan seeks removal of latest 'comfort woman' statue in Taiwan

Japan's de facto embassy in Taiwan has requested the removal of a statue in Tainan symbolizing the "comfort women," officials said Friday. The Taipei office of the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association asked officials of the Kuomintang, Taiwan's biggest opposition party, to take "appropriate" action over the ...

Indonesia raises curtain on Asian Games

More Sports Aug 19, 2018

Indonesia raises curtain on Asian Games

Asia's biggest multisport event, attracting more than 10,000 athletes from across the continent and offshore islands, got underway Saturday for two weeks of competition in 40 sports ranging from the mainstream to the esoteric. The 18th edition of the Asian Games, running through Sept. 2, ...

Diamondbacks continue winning ways at Petco

Baseball / MLB Aug 19, 2018

Diamondbacks continue winning ways at Petco

The Arizona Diamondbacks are making themselves right at home at Petco Park. Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run, Steven Souza Jr. drove in three and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 9-4 on Friday night. Goldschmidt drove the first pitch he saw from ...

Winx breaks Black Caviar win streak

More Sports / Horse Racing Aug 19, 2018

Winx breaks Black Caviar win streak

Winx smashed legendary sprinter Black Caviar's Australian win record Saturday when she made it 26 in a row at a race named in her honor. The 6-year-old darling of the Australian turf, the world's top-ranked horse, hadn't run since the Queen Elizabeth Stakes in April, ...

Nasa Hataoka two shots off lead

More Sports / Golf Aug 19, 2018

Nasa Hataoka two shots off lead

Nasa Hataoka shot a 3-under 69 Friday to stay in contention heading into the weekend at the rain-affected Indy Women in Tech Championship. Hataoka, who started two strokes behind overnight leader Lizette Salas of the United States, carded five birdies and two bogeys at Brickyard ...

Usain Bolt set for tryout in Australia

Soccer Aug 19, 2018

Usain Bolt set for tryout in Australia

Usain Bolt says he's deadly serious about becoming a professional soccer player and plans to show the world what he's capable of after arriving in Australia Saturday for a trial stint with an A-League club. The superstar athlete has been given the chance to prove ...