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Chinese, N Korean envoys talk up ties despite nuclear tensions

SHANGHAI (AFP) - A senior Chinese envoy met an aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang, the two sides said yesterday, stressing...

Strong predawn earthquake jolts Tibet; no casualties

BEIJING (AP) - A predawn 6.9 magnitude earthquake jolted a remote corner of Tibet early yesterday, with no reported casualties. The China Earthquake Administration placed...

Queen, Prince Philip celebrate 70 years married

LONDON (AFP) - He accepted living in her shadow. She forgave his periodic gaffes. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary...

Zimbabweans gather to march against Mugabe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Euphoric crowds have gathered in Zimbabwe’s capital to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in...

LeBron James scores 39pt, Cavs beat Clippers

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 39 points, Kevin Love added 25 and the Cleveland Cavaliers won their fourth straight, 118-113 in overtime over...

Iraqi forces liberate last IS urban stronghold

BAGHDAD (Xinhua) - Iraqi security forces battling Islamic State (IS) militants freed Friday the city of Rawa near the border with Syria, dislodging the...

Russia again vetoes bid to renew Syria gas attacks probe

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) - Russia cast a second veto in as many days at the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday...

Park in control at LGPA finale after birdie spree

MIAMI (AFP) - South Korea’s Park Sung-Hyun opened up a commanding three-shot lead at the season-ending LPGA Tour Championship on Friday, forging clear of...

Mourinho blasts England over Jones injections

MANCHESTER (AFP) - Jose Mourinho has strongly rebuked England manager Gareth Southgate and his medical staff for playing Manchester United defender Phil Jones in...

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

DETROIT (AP) — After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to...

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