Troy Merritt bogeys fifth playoff hole at Detroit to give Cam Davis first PGA Tour title

DETROIT — Cam Davis won the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title when Troy Merritt missed a 6-foot par putt on the fifth hole of a playoff. Davis missed putts to win on each of the playoff holes. The 26-year-old Australian left 6- and 18-foot putts high, a 25-foot putt […]

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Queen Elizabeth To Honour UK Health Workers For Covid Service

“You (NHS staff) have the enduring thanks and heartfelt appreciation of us all,” Queen said (File) London: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will award the UK’s state-run National Health Service (NHS) the country’s highest civilian honour in recognition of health workers’ service during the pandemic, the government announced Monday. The award of the George Cross, which is […]


United States opening World Cup qualifying against Canada in Nashville

The United States’ first home World Cup qualifier against Canada on Sept. 5 will be at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. The venue for the match, announced Sunday, will follow the Americans’ opener at El Salvador on Sept. 2 and precede a Sept. 8 match at Honduras. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. […]

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Ukraine’s Female Soldiers Made to Parade in Heels; Cabinet Calls Out the ‘Sexism’

Ukraine’s defense minister is under pressure from members of the government over the decision to have female military cadets wear pumps with heels in an important parade. “The purpose of any military parade is to demonstrate the military ability of the army. There should be no room for stereotypes and sexism,” said a joint statement […]


China regulator orders Didi to be removed from app stores

China’s cyberspace regulator ordered app stores to remove Didi Chuxing from their list of offerings, citing serious violations on the ride-hailing company’s collection and usage of personal information. The Cyberspace Administration of China announced the move on Sunday, just two days after it said it was starting a cybersecurity review of the company. It ordered […]


Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani becomes first All-Star picked as pitcher, position player

NEW YORK — Shohei Ohtani achieved a first in the near century history of baseball’s All-Star Game: selection as both a hitter and a pitcher. The Los Angeles Angels’ two-way sensation was among the American League starting pitchers picked Sunday for the July 13 showcase at Denver’s Coors Field. Ohtani, who leads the majors in […]

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Learn To Live With The Virus: Boris Johnson Tells Britons

“Today we will set out how we can restore people’s freedoms,” Boris Johnson said (File) London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Monday unveil a plan to lift coronavirus restrictions from July 19, while urging the population to “learn to live with” the virus. Johnson had initially aimed for a full reopening on June […]


Major League Baseball investigators looking into range of inquiries in Trevor Bauer case

With five days remaining in Trevor Bauer‘s current administrative leave, rendered after he was accused of sexual assault, Major League Baseball investigators are pursuing a range of inquiries, according to sources. Investigators intend to speak with the woman who obtained a restraining order against Bauer last week. To date, MLB investigators have communicated with her […]

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8 People Wounded in Shooting Near Fort Worth Car Wash

Representational image. Police said in a statement that the eight gunshot victims were taken to hospitals and were in stable condition. Police said no suspects were in custody. Eight people were wounded early Sunday in a shooting near a Fort Worth car wash in which it appears multiple guns were used, police said. Police said […]


Luka Doncic, Slovenia ‘fought really, really hard’ en route to securing country’s first Olympics berth in men’s basketball

Most of the members of Slovenia’s basketball team charged toward Luka Doncic moments after the final buzzer sounded Sunday, determined to get him onto their shoulders and carry their best player around the court in celebration. How fitting. He lifted them, so they lifted him. Doncic and Slovenia are headed to the Olympics for the […]