Cavaliers roll over Magic

(The Sports Xchange) - The Cleveland Cavaliers hardly broke sweat in rolling to their most lopsided win of the season, a 111-76 victory over the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center.LeBron James scored 25 points as the Cavaliers beat the Magic for the 12t...

Oscar Pistorius: bailed, tagged and free to roam

PRETORIA Oscar Pistorius, who murdered his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013, was granted bail on Tuesday and has the freedom of South Africa's capital Pretoria as he waits to appeal his conviction in April.The Paralympic champion, nic...

Still air traps smog in China's capital triggering 'red alert'

BEIJING A blanket of humid air trapping smog brought Beijing's first pollution "red alert" on Tuesday although many residents ignored warnings to limit time outdoors and authorities said the pollution would last several more days.Hundreds of people, in...

Denver's 'tough love' therapy aims to turn lives around

Paul Thompson started sniffing glue at 10 years old. It seemed harmless enough at first but it was the first step on a road to addiction and crime. At 17 he was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a court in Boulder, Colorado for armed robbery. After h...

Mexican artist Toledo mourns disappeared, murdered in new show

OAXACA, Mexico Bloodshot faces, baked into ceramic pots, grimace in pain. Gnarled fingers poke from ashen clay. A skull and hands, the only remains of a body, grip the top of a wall, trying to escape.They are among more than 100 pieces created by Franc...

Abstract painter, sculptor Ellsworth Kelly dies at 92

Influential American abstract painter and sculptor Ellsworth Kelly died on Sunday, said an art gallery owner in New York. He was 92.Matthew Marks of the Matthew Marks Gallery said Kelly died of natural causes at his home in Spencertown, New York. Mar...

VW faces billions in fines as U.S. sues for environmental violations

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT The U.S. Justice Department has sued Volkswagen for up to $48 billion for allegedly violating environmental laws - a reminder of the carmaker's problems nearly four months after its emissions scandal broke.Although such U.S. lawsui...

Samarco sensors gave warnings well before Brazil damburst: Globo

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian iron ore miner Samarco Mineração SA received serious danger warnings from ground sensors in 2014 and 2015, months before a deadly and environmentally destructive burst of a tailings dam, Globo TV's Fantastico news magazine sa...

Singer Celine Dion's brother dies days after death of her husband

NEW YORK The 59-year-old brother of award-winning Canadian singer Celine Dion died after a long battle with cancer on Saturday, two days after the death of Dion's husband, her representatives said in a statement.Daniel Dion, the eighth oldest of 13 sib...

Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...