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Jim Mattis tours contaminated Vietnam War-era Agent Orange site

Asia Pacific Oct 18, 2018

Jim Mattis tours contaminated Vietnam War-era Agent Orange site

U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis toured a former Agent Orange storage site in southern Vietnam on Wednesday, revisiting one of the war's darkest chapters that lives on among a million Vietnamese with severe birth defects, cancers and disabilities linked to the toxic defoliant. Standing near ...

Kyushu Basho an underrated gem for fans

Sumo | INSIDE SUMO Oct 18, 2018

Kyushu Basho an underrated gem for fans

by John Gunning

Sumo's Autumn Regional Tour has reached Kansai and will continue winding its way westward until it arrives in Yamaguchi prefecture at the end of the month. From there it's just a short hop across the Kanmon Straits to Fukuoka, where the November Grand Sumo Tournament ...

More Sports / Gymnastics Oct 18, 2018

U.S. gymnastics chief quits after criticism

The newly appointed head of USA Gymnastics resigned just four days after being named to the job on Tuesday following stinging criticism of her appointment by Olympic stars Simone Biles and Alexandra Raisman. Former Republican politician Mary Bono, who had only been revealed as interim ...

New stars shine for Samurai Blue

Soccer Oct 18, 2018

New stars shine for Samurai Blue

by Dan Orlowitz

A squad in transition following a surprisingly successful run in the World Cup. A new head coach establishing his vision. A South American opponent ranked fifth in the world. A sold-out Saitama Stadium. An impressive win that fans will look back on as having ...

More Sports / Ice Hockey Oct 18, 2018

Marc-Andres Fleury ties for 10th in NHL wins

Jonathan Marchessault was 13 when goalie Marc-Andre Fleury got his first NHL win on Oct. 18, 2003. Nearly 15 years later, Marchessault helped Fleury reach a major milestone with victory No. 407. Marchessault scored twice and Fleury tied Glenn Hall for 10th place in NHL history ...

Cody Bellinger's late hit lifts Dodgers over Brewers

Baseball / MLB Oct 18, 2018

Cody Bellinger's late hit lifts Dodgers over Brewers

Cody Bellinger singled home the winning run in the 13th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Tuesday night and tying the NL Championship Series at two games apiece. Bellinger grounded a 3-2 pitch from Junior Guerra into right field, ...

Angels could build new stadium after lease opt-out

Baseball / MLB Oct 18, 2018

Angels could build new stadium after lease opt-out

The Los Angeles Angels opted out of their Angel Stadium lease with the city of Anaheim on Tuesday, renewing the possibility they could build a stadium somewhere near their longtime Orange County home. The team and the city will negotiate on a new deal to ...

Warriors outpace Thunder with strong fourth quarter

Basketball / NBA Oct 18, 2018

Warriors outpace Thunder with strong fourth quarter

Stephen Curry is coming off an injury-plagued season and a summer he thought might be among his best yet. On a festive night of celebration as another championship banner went up, Curry brought his usual flair and dazzle. Kevin Durant did all of the little ...