Reavie leads at Pebble Beach as Spieth, Day battle

American Chez Reavie rebounded superbly from missed cuts in his last two PGA Tour starts to fire an eight-under-par 63 and grab a one-shot lead in the opening round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday.While some of the biggest names in the ...

Meadowlark Lemon, star of 'Harlem Globetrotters,' dies at 83

Meadowlark Lemon, the court jester of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team who delighted audiences around the world for some 25 years with an array of trick shots, comedy routines and pure charisma, has died at the age of 83, the team announced on ...

IAAF ex-chief 'organized conspiracy and corruption' while officials looked away: report

MUNICH The former head of world athletics, Lamine Diack, ran a clique that covered up organized doping and blackmailed athletes while senior officials looked the other way, independent investigator Dick Pound said on Thursday.Pound's report for the ind...

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...

U.S. EPA to re-run November 2015 RIN generation data

NEW YORK The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has removed data for production of biofuels credits for November 2015 from its website and said it plans to re-release the data by Monday, Dec. 21, after the report was not generated with the corr...

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...

Singer-songwriter Fish bids farewell to 'Misplaced Childhood'

LONDON Thirty years after the release of Marillion's platinum-rated "Misplaced Childhood" album, Scottish lead singer Fish is on the road performing the work in its entirety for the last time before retiring. In an iTunes age of schizophrenic track hop...

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...

Travel agency in isolated Gaza recalls the 'golden' 1950s

GAZA Nabil Shurafa's travel agency in Gaza was once packed with clients booking flights to London, Paris, New York or cities across the Arab world. These days, he's lucky if anyone comes in, as so few people can get out.The posters of the Eiffel Tower,...

Oklahoma earthquakes raise calls for restrictions on energy firms

OKLAHOMA CITY Earthquakes in Oklahoma in the past week, including one of the strongest ever recorded in the state, have led to calls for the governor to make changes to oil and gas drilling regulations and reduce seismic activity scientists link to th...