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Trump aid cuts embolden Israel but hurt peace prospects: analysts

Sep 03, 2018

Trump aid cuts embolden Israel but hurt peace prospects: analysts

Cuts in aid for Palestinians that the U.S. has announced will advance Israel's interests but risk compromising a U.S.-led peace push and raise tensions in the Middle East, analysts and diplomats said Saturday. The Trump administration said Friday it would no longer provide any funding ...

Aretha Franklin, worth millions, left no will

Sep 03, 2018

Aretha Franklin, worth millions, left no will

Aretha Franklin was so hard-nosed in her business dealings that she demanded to be paid in cash before performing. Her heirs won't have it so simple. Though she lived to 76 and was terminally ill with pancreatic cancer, the Queen of Soul died without a ...

Osako nets first league goal for Werder in win over Eintracht

Sep 03, 2018

Osako nets first league goal for Werder in win over Eintracht

Yuya Osako opened his Bundesliga account for Werder Bremen on Saturday, scoring the opener in a 2-1 victory over 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt. The Samurai Blue striker scored with a right-footed shot in the 20th minute to give the visitors the lead against an Eintracht side ...

Umpire confiscates Phillies pitcher's cheat sheet

/ Sep 03, 2018

Umpire confiscates Phillies pitcher's cheat sheet

Pitchers can't have a cheat sheet — at least for now. Veteran umpire Joe West confiscated a card from Phillies reliever Austin Davis in the eighth inning of Philadelphia's 7-1 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. Davis and Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said he ...

Yankees' Tanaka tames Tigers to earn first win since July 31

/ Sep 03, 2018

Yankees' Tanaka tames Tigers to earn first win since July 31

Masahiro Tanaka gave a commanding seven-inning performance Saturday to lead the New York Yankees to a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers. The Japanese right-hander snapped a five-start winless streak as he struck out six and allowed a single earned run off seven hits, with ...

Delegation head praises Japan's performance

| Sep 03, 2018

Delegation head praises Japan's performance

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Yasuhiro Yamashita, head of Japan's Asian Games delegation,and other officials who traveled to Jakarta were pleased to have their expectation exceeded during the tournament, where Japan exceeded its medal targets. On Sunday, the country nabbed gold in the mixed triathlon relay, the final competition of ...

Japan wraps up Asian Games with gold medal

/ Sep 03, 2018

Japan wraps up Asian Games with gold medal

Japan wrapped up its Asian Games campaign with another gold medal on Sunday, the final day of the quadrennial multisport event, after defending its title in the mixed triathlon relay. The team of Yuka Sato, Jumpei Furuya, Yuko Takahashi and Yuichi Hosoda claimed the final ...