No. 22 Arizona State passes Stanford for 28-10 win

TEMPE, Ariz. – Deandre Pierce scored a 27-yard touchdown on a side interception and the Arizona No. 22 state drove its explosive run game to a 28-10 win over Stanford on Friday night. The Sun Devils (5-0, 3-0 Pac-12) took advantage of one of the worst-executed defenses in the nation, scoring 255 yards and three … Read more

Arozarena shines, Rays blank Red Sox 5-0 in ALDS opener

NS. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Randy Arozarena is back in action in October. The all-rounder became the first player to hit a homerun and stole home in a postseason game, propelling the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox in their AL Division Series opener Thursday-evening. Last October’s breakout star, Arozarena … Read more

Strong earthquake in southwest Pakistan costs at least 20

QUETTA, Pakistan – A powerful earthquake collapsed at least one coal mine and many flimsy mud houses in southwest Pakistan on Thursday morning, killing at least 20 people and injuring more than 200, an official said. The death toll was expected to rise further as crews searched the remote mountainous region, said Suhail Anwar Shaheen, … Read more

US trade deficit hits record $73.3 billion in August

WASHINGTON — The US trade deficit rose to a record $73.3 billion in August as a small increase in exports was swamped by a much larger increase in imports. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that the monthly trade deficit rose 4.2% in August, reaching an all-time high, surpassing the previous record of $73.2 billion set … Read more

Progress stalls in EU accession for Western Balkan countries

BRUSSELS — As European Union leaders gather for a summit on how to keep in touch with their neighbors in the Western Balkans, the bloc’s once-successful enlargement policy has reached an impasse. The European Commission has repeatedly promised that the future of six countries in the region lies within the bloc of 27 countries. But … Read more

Rushing streak alive, but Ravens leaning on Jackson’s arm

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — After their first three games were at stake, the Baltimore Ravens had a comfortable lead in the closing minutes in Denver. In fact, the only question at the end of this one was whether the Ravens would keep their streak of 100-yard rushing games alive. They did – drawing the fury … Read more

Leaked Data Opens a ‘Pandora’ Box of Financial Secrets

Hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers have hidden their investments in mansions, exclusive beachfront properties, yachts and other assets over the past quarter of a century, according to a review of nearly 12 million acquired files from 14 companies across the country. whole world. The report released Sunday … Read more

Brady adds Belichick to list of coaching victims

FOXBOROUGH, Mass — Put another point in the victory column for Tom Brady in his ongoing grudge against Bill Belichick. The Buccaneers quarterback, who has won a Super Bowl since leaving his longtime coach, won his first game against Belichick on Sunday night as he led Tampa Bay to a 19-17 victory over the New … Read more

Survivors of 2013 shipwreck honor dead on Italian island

LAMPEDUSA, Sicily — Survivors of a 2013 capsize, one of the deadliest migrant tragedies in the Mediterranean, joined residents of a small Italian island on Sunday in an anniversary ceremony honoring the 368 people who died. Participants at the memorial threw flowers into the crystal clear waters of Lampedusa, a southern Italian island closer to … Read more

Blaze Damages Historic Bridge Over the River Tiber in Rome

ROME — A fire, possibly caused by a gas cylinder explosion, destroyed part of a historic bridge over the River Tiber in Rome before firefighters extinguished the flames early on Sunday. Firefighters said the fire broke out near the Ostiense neighborhood before midnight on Saturday and completed their work by 4am on Sunday. No one … Read more

Hayes makes FG as time goes by, Oregon St. beats Washington

Corvallis, Oregon. — BJ Baylor had 20 carries for 110 yards and two touchdowns, Everett Hayes kicked a 24-yard field goal as time went on, and Oregon State defeated Washington 27-24 on Saturday night. It’s still relatively early in the season, but Oregon State’s win coupled with Stanford’s upset of No. 3 Oregon in overtime … Read more

Patriots place RB James White (hip) on injured reserve

FOXBOROUGH, Mass – The New England Patriots placed running back James White on an injured reserve Friday with a hip injury. White left Sunday’s game against New Orleans in the second quarter and did not return. White has rushed 38 yards and one touchdown and caught 12 passes for 94 yards this season, his eighth … Read more

China appoints new governor of Xinjiang after abuse allegations

BEIJING: China appoints new governor for Xinjiang, where ruling Communist Party is accused of committing mass detentions and other abuses against members of the Uyghur and other Muslim minority groups. A former deputy governor, Erkin Tuniyazu gained some notoriety for delivering a vociferous defense of Chinese policies in the Northwest region, most notably using facilities … Read more

Venezuela introduces new currency with 6 zeros less

CARACAS, Venezuela — A new six-zero currency will be introduced Friday in Venezuela, whose currency has been rendered nearly worthless by years of the world’s worst inflation. The highest denomination to date was a 1 million bolivar note worth just under a quarter as of Thursday. The new currency comes in at 100 bolivars, just … Read more

Chiefs bet Gordon can stay out of trouble in KC

Kansas City, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs have never been shy about giving players of questionable backgrounds a second chance. Or third or fourth or fifth. Or, in the case of Josh Gordon, a sixth. The wildly talented but problem-prone wide receiver was reinstated by the NFL this week after his fifth suspension for … Read more

Bichette drives Jays past Yanks, AL wildcard race tightens

Bo Bichette homered twice, including a decisive drive off Clay Holmes in the eighth inning that lifted the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 over the Yankees Wednesday-evening, tightening the AL wildcard race and ending New’s seven-game winning streak York. Marcus Semien hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the first inning off a faltering Gerrit Cole, setting … Read more

Brooklyn bishop retires after Vatican acquits him of abuse

ROME — Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Brooklyn Catholic Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio on Wednesday, weeks after a Vatican investigation cleared him of sexual abuse charges and appointed a native New Yorker to replace him. DiMarzio is 77, two years older than the normal retirement age for bishops. Francis accepted his resignation and appointed Bishop … Read more

Japanese prosecutors close case against American in Ghosn payment

TOKYO — Japanese prosecutors demanded two years in prison for former Nissan chief executive Greg Kelly, accusing him of participating in a “conspiracy” to improperly pay his former boss Carlos Ghosn in closing arguments Wednesday in a year-long trial. “That there was unpaid compensation is clear,” prosecutor Yukio Kawasaki told the Tokyo court, reading briskly … Read more

Fabio Cannavaro steps down as Guangzhou coach

GUANGZHOU, China — Fabio Cannavaro has stepped down from his post as coach of troubled Chinese powerhouse Guangzhou FC, the club announced on Tuesday. Cannavaro, who captained the Italian team that won the World Cup in 2006, began his second stint as manager of Guangzhou in 2017 and won the Chinese Super League title two … Read more

Reparations draw UN oversight, but those who would pay say little

More than a year after Black Lives Matter protests launched a global reckoning on the centuries of racism that black people still face, the issue of reparations — uneven — emerged as a high-profile issue at this year’s largest gathering of world leaders. . At the UN General Assembly, African and Caribbean countries that would … Read more

UN chief tries to resume talks on Cyprus with lunch invitation

UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hosted a luncheon for the leaders of divided Cyprus on Monday, hoping to bring them back to negotiations to reunite the Mediterranean island nations — talks that have stalled since 2017. The United Nations did not immediately comment on the discussion. Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades called the meeting “creative” … Read more