thai police charge two eight-year-old girls who tore down pink lists

the girls were charged with obstructing the referendum process and destroying public property after tearing down the lists posted outside a school, said damrong phetpong, police commander in the northern province of kamphaeng phet. the referendu

2016-07-23 07:12:23  

snow beats gilmour for 2nd governor's cup regatta title

newport beach, calif. (ap) — nevin snow of san diego won his second governor's cup title with a 2-0 victory saturday against former two-time champion sam gilmour of australia at the balboa yacht club.

2016-07-23 06:59:34  

at age 37, ivo karlovic to face monfils in citi open final

washington (ap) — even ivo karlovic willingly admits that whatever success he has on a tennis court is due mainly to his big serve.

2016-07-23 06:47:35  

valentina shevchenk stuns holly holm at ufc chicago

chicago (ap) — valentina shevchenko stunned holly holm on saturday night at ufc chicago, unanimously outpointing the former ufc champion.

2016-07-23 06:47:11  

eli tomac wins washougal national

washougal, wash. (ap) — eli tomac won the washougal national on saturday for his second overall lucas oil pro motocross championship victory in the last three 450 class events.

2016-07-23 06:30:57  

residents flee as wildfire threatens homes in foothills near los angeles

by dan whitcomb los angeles (reuters) - a fast-moving wildfire that has forced hundreds of people to flee from their homes in the drought-parched foothills northwest of los angeles had blackened some 20,000 acres by saturday evening and was thre

2016-07-23 06:22:17  

ex-lebanon hostage thomas sutherland dies in colorado

fort collins, colo. (ap) — thomas sutherland, a teacher was held captive in lebanon for more than six years until he was freed in 1991 and returned home to become professor emeritus at colorado state university, has died.

2016-07-23 06:10:20  

south-east asia bloc pushes for south china sea breakthrough

south-east asian foreign ministers will hold crunch talks in communist laos on sunday at a summit already overshadowed by infighting over beijing's sabre rattling in the south china sea. the gathering in vientiane is the first major regiona

2016-07-23 05:50:02  

us researcher: young shooters tend to research role models

milan (ap) — the u.s. psychologist who wrote a book about school shootings that investigators found in the munich gunman's room says researching other mass killers can be a warning sign since young gunmen often are looking for role models —

2016-07-23 05:49:23  

solar impulse 2 leaves egypt for final leg of world tour

the first solar-powered plane to circle the world took off from cairo on sunday for abu dhabi, in the final leg of its journey. swiss pilot bertrand piccard was behind the controls of solar impulse 2, which can fly for days on only energy from t

2016-07-23 05:35:49  

britain's konta rides big serve to reach first career final

stanford, calif. (ap) — johanna konta beat slovakia's dominika cibulkova 6-4, 6-2 on saturday to reach her first career final, also becoming the first british woman to reach the championship match at stanford since virginia wade was runner-

2016-07-23 05:28:47  

thunder sign spanish guard alex abrines

oklahoma city (ap) — the oklahoma city thunder have signed guard alex abrines to a multiyear contract.

2016-07-23 05:22:05  

snedeker leads amateur du toit, johnson in canadian open

oakville, ontario (ap) — jared du toit was in position to become the first canadian to win the canadian open in 62 years — and the first amateur to break through on the pga tour in 25 seasons.

2016-07-23 05:12:52  

kaine wows crowds on day one as clinton running mate

tim kaine made a big splash saturday in his first appearance as hillary clinton's running mate for the white house, savaging donald trump's foreign policy ideas as dangerous and wowing a miami crowd with fluent spanish. kaine, a 58-yea

2016-07-23 05:11:28  

top asian news 12:53 a.m. gmt

vientiane, laos (ap) — for 49 years, the unity of southeast asia's main grouping has hinged on its founding principle: decisions by consensus. but that cardinal rule is now proving to be the biggest headache for its members, who began important

2016-07-23 04:53:12  

houston astros sign cuban shortstop anibal sierra

houston (ap) — the houston astros have signed cuban shortstop anibal sierra.

2016-07-23 04:51:05  

solar plane leaves cairo on last leg of globe-circling trip

cairo (ap) — an experimental solar-powered airplane took off from cairo for abu dhabi early sunday on the last leg of its globe-circling voyage, mission organizers said.

2016-07-23 04:25:34  

eun jeong seong wins second straight us girls' junior

paramus, n.j. (ap) — eun jeong seong rallied to beat andrea lee 4 and 2 on saturday in the u.s. girls' junior to become the first player to successfully defend the title since hollis stacy in 1971.

2016-07-23 04:20:42  

mexico weighs house arrest for aged drug lord

mexico city (ap) — mexico's government is studying a request to place imprisoned 86-year-old drug lord ernesto fonseca carrillo under house arrest, an official said saturday.

2016-07-23 04:19:59  

man tries to steal olympic torch in brazil

sao paulo, brazil (ap) — a man was wrestled to the ground and detained after he tried to steal the olympic torch as it passed through the brazilian town of guarulhos.

2016-07-23 04:14:36  

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