TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-05-24 11:01

Australia hopes for Barty party in France

Ashleigh Barty sent Australia into a frenzy with her maiden Grand Slam quarter-final at Melbourne Park in January so the sports-mad nation will be eager to see how she pr...

Australia hopes for Barty party in France

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Australia's Barty wins French Open Australian Ashleigh Barty defeats Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in the French Open final to win her first Grand Slam singles title and complete a fairytale return to the sport....
2019-06-09 03:00

Goolagong, Court lead the way as Australia lauds battling Barty Evonne Goolagong Cawley led the way as Australia hailed their new Grand Slam tennis champion Ash Barty on Sunday after the proudly indigenous 23-year-old ended the country's 46-year wait for a French Open women's singles champion....
2019-06-09 15:51

Back from cricket, Australia's Barty now French Open champ Ash Barty certainly did not think her best chance of winning a Grand Slam title would be at the French Open        ...
2019-06-09 17:00

Barty's parents to miss the Paris party While millions of their compatriots will stay up late into the night to watch Ash Barty try and win the French Open on Saturday, her parents will be stranded just a couple of hundred miles away from Roland Garros....
2019-06-08 11:17

Barty's Wimbledon party over but world No.1 hopeful for US Open "Ash Barty\u0027s surprise fourth-round defeat to unheralded American Alison Riske at Wimbledon was a bitter pill to swallow after her giddy ride to the top of world tennis but the Australian said it would only fortify her for the rest of the year."...
2019-07-09 13:17

Barty party underway as Ashleigh triumphs in Paris Ashleigh Barty, the Australian who ditched tennis to play professional cricket for a year, smashed Marketa Vondrousova for six on Saturday to lift the French Open crown at Roland Garros....
2019-06-08 22:17

Barty's Wimbledon party over but world No.1 looks ahead with hope Ash Barty's surprise fourth-round defeat to unheralded American Alison Riske at Wimbledon was a bitter pill to swallow after her giddy ride to the top of world tennis but the Australian said it would only fortify her for the rest of the year....
2019-07-09 07:51

Ashleigh Barty wins French Open title, ends Australia's 46 year drought Ashleigh Barty won the French Open singles title on Saturday, defeating Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3 to become the first Australian woman to win at Roland Garros in 46 years....
2019-06-08 23:00

England vs Australia: World Cup hosts' hopes hinge on stopping Mitchell Starc In a World Cup memorable for its quality fast bowling, one quick has stood above the rest. To make Sunday's final, England have no choice but to overcome the venomous Mitchell Starc....
2019-07-09 14:51

| Perth to host Australia v France Fed Cup final Perth has been named as host city for the Fed Cup final between Australia and France later this year - the first to be held Down Under for four decades....
2019-06-17 13:51

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party hopes for first UK lawmaker in Peterborough vote Nigel Farage's Brexit Party could win its first seat in Westminster when the eastern English city of Peterborough goes to the polls on Thursday to elect a new member of parliament....
2019-06-06 04:51

Australia's Aveo says Brookfield arm preferred party for co's takeover Australia's Aveo Group on Thursday confirmed that the real estate investment arm of Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc is the preferred party with which the retirement-home operator is holding takeover talks....
2019-07-04 04:51

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault deal: French budget minister French budget minister Gerald Darmanin said he hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault and added France would be happy to re-examine any new proposal from Fiat....
2019-06-06 11:51

Surfing the Green wave? Climate party hopes ride high in EU vote An ebb in support for mainstream parties is raising hopes among Europe's Greens that they could act as kingmakers in the next European Parliament, with growing concerns over climate change likely to hand them their strongest showing yet....
2019-05-23 10:17

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new members at the Security Council; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human ...
2019-06-07 23:17

France's conservative party chief quits after poor election The leader of France's traditional right-wing party The Republicans has resigned following its trouncing in the European Parliament election last month....
2019-06-03 17:17

France's center-right party leader steps down after poor EU election results The leader of France's center-right opposition Les Republicains political party Laurent Wauquiez said on Sunday he will quit as the party's president after it recorded its lowest score ever in last week's European parliament elections....
2019-06-03 02:51

Leader of France's Les Republicains party steps down after poor EU election results The leader of France's center-right opposition Les Republicains political party Laurent Wauquiez said on Sunday he will quit as the party's president after it recorded its lowest score ever in last week's European parliament elections....
2019-06-02 21:34

World Cup: French Embassy promotes unity at US-France watch party All were welcome at a World Cup watch party hosted by the French Embassy that aimed to show that "people can share a great moment."       ...
2019-06-29 07:00

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Throw a Pre-Wedding Pool Party in France Feeling cool by the pool! Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's wedding weekend has arrived, and they're spending time with their loved ones ahead of their special day. The Jonas Brothers......
2019-06-28 02:51

Women's World Cup fans party in New York's Times Square as U.S. tops France A throng of soccer fans, office workers and curious tourists crowded into New York's Times Square on Friday afternoon to watch a giant screen show the United States defeat France in one of the hottest matches in the history of the women's World Cup....
2019-06-29 01:00

Marine Le Pen's National Rally party wins France elections for European Parliament, Greens surge in Germany: polls Europe's longtime political center appeared to shrink Sunday as exit polls and early results from the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades showed both the anti-immigrant far right and the pro-environment Greens gaining ground....
2019-05-27 02:51

Afghanistan vs Australia: David Warner, Australia Player To Watch Out For Back in the fray after a scandalous exit from all cricket after the ball-tampering row, David Warner is going to be one of the players to watch out for in the Australian World Cup 2019 squad....
2019-06-01 00:17

Australia tracks Chinese warship headed toward U.S.-Australia war games Australian defense officials said on Monday they were tracking a Chinese surveillance ship that is expected to position itself just outside of its territorial waters to monitor military exercises between Australia and the United States....
2019-07-08 09:34

France and Rwanda: Re-examining France’s role in the genocide A French commission of experts is taking a fresh look at France’s role in the Rwandan genocide twenty five years ago. To come up with a fair assessment of the mutual recriminations will be no easy task....
2019-06-07 00:51

Former Erdogan ally resigns from AK Party, hints at rival party Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan said on Monday he was resigning from President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party over "deep differences" with the party's direction and said that Turkey needed a new vision....
2019-07-08 15:34

#expelmetoo: Furious Labour members who voted against party in European elections dare party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell's expulsion Furious Labour members have dared the party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell was expelled for voting for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
2019-05-29 10:17

Ain’t no party like a Big Little Lies disco party The midpoint of this midseason episode of Big Little Lies hits its apex right where it should: Amabella’s ’70s disco party. You gotta hand it to the solid citizens of Monterey. Even though a previous dress-up party ended in disaster, that’s not going...
2019-07-01 05:34

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
2019-05-22 13:17

Who can challenge Barty for No. 1 at Wimbledon? Ashleigh Barty has been world No. 1 for just a couple weeks, but the Australian already faces a slew of challengers for the throne when Wimbledon begins Monday....
2019-06-30 22:00

Wimbledon day seven: Barty crashes out, men's 'big three' all into last eight – video World No 1 and top seed Ashleigh Barty's winning run of 15 consecutive matches was ended with a three-set defeat to the gutsy Alison Riske, whose reward is a quarter-final against Serena Williams.In the men's draw Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Ra...
2019-07-09 15:51

Highlights: Barty ends Anisimova run "Ash Barty reached her first Grand Slam final after ending American 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova’s run in a nerve-ridden semi-final at Roland Garros."...
2019-06-07 15:51

Tennis: Barty a win away from world number one Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian woman to be ranked world number one in more than 40 years if she beats her doubles partner Julia Goerges in the final of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Sunday....
2019-06-22 21:34

No. 1 Ash Barty wins on No. 1 Court at Wimbledon Ash Barty played her first match as the No. 1 player in the world on No. 1 Court at Wimbledon, and she won        ...
2019-07-02 17:34

Tennis: Barty withdraws from Strasbourg International Ashleigh Barty's French Open preparations suffered a blow on Tuesday when a right arm injury forced the Australian's withdrawal from the Strasbourg International....
2019-05-21 15:01

The Latest: No. 1 Barty breezes into 3rd round at Wimbledon Top-ranked Ash Barty won again, reaching the third round at Wimbledon by beating Alison Van Uytvanck 6-1, 6-3        ...
2019-07-04 15:17

Barty dispatches Van Uytvanck on distant Court Two "Top seed Ash Barty hurried into the Wimbledon third round on Thursday, dispatching Alison van Uytvanck 6-1 6-3 in 54 minutes on the All England Club\u0027s distant showcourt Two."...
2019-07-04 14:51

New world number one Barty out of Eastbourne with arm injury "New world number one Ashleigh Barty has suffered a Wimbledon injury scare and has withdrawn from this week\u0027s Eastbourne grasscourt tournament."...
2019-06-27 19:17

Grinding Barty through to French Open final Sometimes, tennis is just about grinding through the bad moments and Ashleigh Barty did just that on Friday when she weathered tough conditions and a fierce opponent to reach the French Open final....
2019-06-07 19:17

Tennis: Black and white's all right for stylish Barty Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty is not known for extravagant outfits, preferring to let her tennis do the talking on court, but she made an impression on both counts as she began her French Open campaign in style on Monday....
2019-05-27 19:00

Paris bookends remarkable decade for Barty Ashleigh Barty hated her first trip to Paris but 10 years later, after one of the more remarkable tennis journeys, she woke up in the French capital on Sunday as queen of Roland Garros....
2019-06-09 15:51

Ashleigh Barty moves to within one win of world No 1 ranking Australian beats Barbora Strýcová to reach finalGermany’s Julia Goerges stands in her way Ashleigh Barty has moved to within one victory of becoming only the fifth Australian world No 1 after beating Czech Barbora Strýcová 6-4, 6-4 to reach the final...
2019-06-23 00:51

New top dog Barty plays down Goolagong Cawley comparisons Ashleigh Barty is honored to become Australia's first women's world number one since Evonne Goolagong Cawley but feels she has a lot more to do to be worthy of comparison with the indigenous great....
2019-06-24 09:17

Tennis greats applaud Barty’s rise to No. 1 SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s greatest female tennis players, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley, have joined in celebrating the rise of compatriot Ashleigh Barty to the No. 1 world ranking which they both held. Barty became the first Austr...
2019-06-24 11:00

| Barty makes winning start on grass French Open champion Ashleigh Barty got her grass court season off to a winning start with a comfortable win over Donna Vekic at the Birmingham Classic....
2019-06-19 15:34

Barty closes in on No. 1 spot with victory over Venus "French Open champion Ashleigh Barty warmed up for Wimbledon with a comfortable 6-4 6-3 win over Venus Williams to reach the semi-finals of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Friday."...
2019-06-21 23:51

Barty beats Venus to remain on course for No. 1 ranking BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — French Open champion Ashleigh Barty remains on course for the No. 1 ranking after beating seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams 6-4, 6-3 at the Birmingham Classic on Friday. Barty hit five aces in the 85-minute quar...
2019-06-21 19:17

| Ashleigh Barty: From quitting tennis to world No 1 Newly-crowned world No 1 Ashleigh Barty could never have imagined rising to the summit of the rankings when she took a break from professional tennis in 2014....
2019-06-24 05:51

The Latest: Riske upsets No. 1 Barty at Wimbledon Alison Riske came from a set down to upset top-seeded Ash Barty 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 at Wimbledon and reach her first Grand Slam quarterfinal        ...
2019-07-08 14:34

| Barty looks to end 46-year Aussie drought in Paris Ashleigh Barty aims to end Australia's 46-year wait for a Roland Garros women's singles champion when she faces Czech teenage breakout star Marketa Vondrousova....
2019-06-08 12:17

Factbox: Ashleigh Barty v Marketa Vondrousova A look at the records of Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova before their title clash at the French Open on Saturday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-06-07 23:00

Barty has what it takes to lift French Open trophy Ashleigh Barty has all the tools to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win the French Open title when she faces fearless Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday....
2019-06-07 23:00

Barty to play Goerges for Birmingham title and No. 1 spot French Open champion Ashleigh Barty will play Julia Goerges for the Birmingham Classic title on Sunday and clinch the world No. 1 spot if she wins        ...
2019-06-22 19:00

Barty cheered on by Aussie fans on distant Court Two Top seed Ash Barty hurried into the Wimbledon third round on Thursday, dispatching Alison van Uytvanck 6-1 6-3 in 54 minutes on the All England Club's distant showcourt Two....
2019-07-04 19:01

Obstacles galore await Wimbledon favorite Barty The angle of Ash Barty's climb to the top of women's tennis has been so steep, the rise so fast, that the sight of her name perched on top of the Wimbledon draw as top seed and favorite still requires a second glance....
2019-06-28 20:51

Barty too hot for Kenin as Aussie's French Open run continues Ashleigh Barty's impressive run at the French Open continued on Monday when the Australian saw off American Sofia Kenin 6-3 3-6 6-0 to reach the quarter-finals....
2019-06-03 13:34

Tennis greats applaud Barty's rise to No. 1 Australia's greatest female tennis players, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley, have joined in celebrating the rise of compatriot Ashleigh Barty to the No. 1 world ranking which they both held        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

Ash Barty’s unusual journey leads her to French Open win PARIS — Ash Barty decided to take a break from tennis in 2014 to play cricket. After almost two years away, the Australian returned to the tour, and that career choice paid off in a big way Saturday with her first Grand Slam title. The No. 8-se...
2019-06-09 00:17

Ashleigh Barty eyes Wimbledon glory from world No.1 After winning the French Open and rising to world No. 1, Ash Barty tells CNN Sport in an exclusive interview why she is ready to conquer the Wimbledon grass courts....
2019-06-27 19:51

Barty's tactical mind her biggest weapon, says Stosur Ashleigh Barty concedes not even she could have imagined climbing to number one in the world rankings heading into Wimbledon but for fellow Australian Samantha Stosur it is no surprise....
2019-06-23 19:51

Analysis: New No. 1 Barty's rapid rise could be just a start Fendrich on Tennis: Ash Barty's rapid rise to the top of tennis could signal just the start of a lengthy run        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

Tennis: Barty looking forward to fresh start on grass Newly-crowned French Open champion Ashleigh Barty is looking forward to a fresh start as she gets ready to begin her build-up to Wimbledon on Birmingham's grasscourts next week....
2019-06-14 22:51

Barty beats Goerges in Birmingham final to take No. 1 spot BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ashleigh Barty defeated Julia Goerges 6-3, 7-5 to win the Birmingham Classic title on Sunday, a victory that ensures the Australian will be No. 1 in the rankings on Monday. The 23-year-old Barty, who lost the final to Petra...
2019-06-23 16:51

French Open draw opens up for all-business Barty Ash Barty has reached the last 16 of the French Open for the first time without dropping a set along the way and, even if the Australian says she is not looking too far ahead, a pathway deep into the second week opened up for her on Saturday....
2019-06-02 18:17

Ashleigh Barty to become world No 1 after Birmingham win over Julia Görges • Australian will be top when WTA rankings are released• Barty beat Julia Görges 6-3, 7-5 in Birmingham ClassicAshleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Cla...
2019-06-23 16:00

Factbox: Ashleigh Barty's rise to number one in the world Factbox on Ashleigh Barty, who will become the first Australian woman in 43 years to be ranked world number one in singles after she beat Julia Goerges 6-3 7-5 in the final of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Sunday....
2019-06-23 19:51

French Open champ Barty up to career-best No. 2 in rankings French Open champion Ash Barty's first Grand Slam title has lifted her to a career-best No. 2 in the WTA rankings       ...
2019-06-10 13:34

Brutal Barty hungry to extend dominant run at Wimbledon "Having dropped only two sets in her last 15 matches, Ash Barty\u0027s opponents are getting used to her exhibiting a streak of near fiendish brutality."...
2019-07-07 21:34

| Osaka defeat opens door to No 1 for Barty in Birmingham World number one Naomi Osaka's defeat to Yulia Putintseva at the Birmingham Classic has handed Ashleigh Barty the chance to end the week on top of the rankings....
2019-06-20 19:17

Osaka stunned in Birmingham as Barty closes on No 1 spot "Naomi Osaka’s reign as world number one is under threat after she fell in straight sets to Yulia Putintseva at the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham."...
2019-06-20 19:00

Osaka's Birmingham exit gives Barty shot at number one French Open champion Ashleigh Barty could become the first Australian woman to top the tennis rankings in more than 40 years if she wins the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham following Naomi Osaka's second round exit on Thursday....
2019-06-21 06:34

| Barty admits turning down Murray 'hardest decision ever' Ashleigh Barty says her decision to rebuff Andy Murray's offer to play mixed doubles at Wimbledon was "the hardest decision" she has ever had to make....
2019-06-22 14:51

Ten Sovereigns wins in France, Japan wins in France Ten Sovereigns hits the win column impressively in the Darly July Cup at Newmarket in England while Japan travels from Ireland to win the Grand Prix de Paris....
2019-07-15 20:00

Ashleigh Barty sorry she had to reject Andy Murray’s Wimbledon offer • ‘It was the hardest decision I have ever had to make’• Australian speaking after beating Venus WilliamsAshleigh Barty has described turning down Andy Murray’s request for her to be his partner in the mixed doubles at Wimbledon as the hardest decisi...
2019-06-21 23:51

Australian Barty reaches WTA summit to complete remarkable rise Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
2019-06-23 19:51

Ashleigh Barty powers past Harriet Dart into Wimbledon last 16 • World No 1 wins 6-1, 6-1 against Briton in only 53 minutes• French Open champion has now won 15 matches in a rowHarriet Dart’s Wimbledon came to an end in just 53 minutes as the challenge of competing against the World No 1, Ashleigh Barty, proved ...
2019-07-06 16:51

Network defends Barty snub after 'sexist' broadcast claims Australian broadcaster Seven Network has defended its decision to televise Nick Kyrgios's first round match rather than world number one Ash Barty's opener after being hit with claims of "sexism" over its Wimbledon coverage....
2019-07-03 10:51

Barty's run ends at Wimbledon, Riske reaches quarterfinals Ash Barty's winning streak is over, and so are her chances of winning a second straight Glam Slam title        ...
2019-07-08 15:34

Ash Barty was back: tennis balls showed up at front door Ash Barty's father Rob had a pretty good idea when his daughter had made the decision to return to tennis after nearly two years playing professional cricket: Four boxes of tennis balls showed up at the front door.      ...
2019-06-12 08:34

On Tennis: At the Miami Open, It’s Ashleigh Barty’s Turn for a Title The Australian beat Karolina Pliskova for her most significant victory, showing the promise of many more. She also became the 14th different WTA champion this year in 14 events....
2019-05-21 16:00

Small but mighty: Ash Barty's height no barrier to winning Wimbledon None of the last 13 Wimbledon winners were under 1.7mBarty believes her power belies her 1.66m heightAshleigh Barty insists her diminutive size shouldn’t be a barrier to winning Wimbledon and believes she boasts the power game needed to claim the gre...
2019-06-10 09:34

Top-seeded Barty withdraws from French Open warm-up event Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty has withdrawn from the Internationaux de Strasbourg clay-court tournament because of a right arm injury        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

| Barty cruises, fireworks anticipated for Kyrgios & Nadal clash Ashleigh Barty's bid to become the first woman since Serena Williams to win the French Open and Wimbledon is on track after proceeded to the third round at SW19....
2019-07-04 15:51

Anisimova tops '18 French Open champ Halep; gets Barty in SF In the latest surprise at a French Open filled with them, defending champion Simona Halep was knocked out in the quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova on Thursday....
2019-06-06 19:17

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for French success Ash Barty was not the only Australian sportswoman competing in elite competition in France this weekend and the newly-crowned Grand Slam tennis champion has sent a message of support to the Matildas ahead of their women's World Cup opener....
2019-06-09 15:51

Ash Barty's return to tennis brings her to French Open final Ashleigh Barty was once a teen prodigy. After burning out, quitting and coming back, she's now the women's favorite at Roland Garros. She has one hurdle left, against Marketa Vondrousova, in Saturday's final....
2019-06-08 13:17

Barty ends Anisimova's run to reach French Open final Australian Ashleigh Barty weathered the fierce challenge of Amanda Anisimova to end the 17-year-old's barnstorming run at the French Open and reach the final with a rollercoaster 6-7(4) 6-3 6-3 victory on Friday....
2019-06-07 16:34

On her terms and timeline, Ashleigh Barty climbs to top at French Open Hailed as a phenom when she first hit the tennis stage at age 15, Ashleigh Barty soon landed on the same predictable path toward teenaged tennis burnout. Instead, her instincts helped her make a detour, one that paid off with her first Grand Slam tit...
2019-06-08 21:17

Warrior on court, diplomat off it, classy Barty eases into week two Ash Barty has raised Australian hopes of a first Wimbledon singles title since 2002 by storming into the fourth round of the championships but the world number one has also managed to calmly dodge a rash of potential controversies in week one....
2019-07-07 05:51

Ashleigh Barty storms to French Open glory with win over Vondrousova • Australian dominates in straight-sets cruise, 6-1, 6-3• Impressive display secures first grand slam titleAshleigh Barty always tells it like it is, so when she described her straight-sets win over the Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova to become th...
2019-06-08 20:34

Barty to face Goerges for Birmingham tilte and World No.1 spot "Ashleigh Barty is just one win away from her first biggest grass title ever and the World No.1 ranking after setting up a Birmingham Classic final with Julia Goerges."...
2019-06-22 17:00

Barty to face Goerges for Birmingham title and World No.1 spot "Ashleigh Barty is just one win away from her first biggest grass title ever and the World No.1 ranking after setting up a Birmingham Classic final with Julia Goerges."...
2019-06-22 18:17

Ashleigh Barty beats Marketa Vondrousova to win French Open Ashleigh Barty won her first grand slam title and became the first Australian to claim the French Open in 46 years when she beat Czech teen Marketa Vondrousova in straight sets....
2019-06-08 19:17

Ashleigh Barty handed second-round court snub at Wimbledon World No 1 to meet Alison Van Uytvanck on Court TwoShrugs off Seven’s decision not to show her openerAshleigh Barty has been dealt another Wimbledon snub with the world No 1’s second-round match on Thursday being shunted to Court Two. Instead of taki...
2019-07-04 07:34

Barty's winning streak snapped as Riske advances at Wimbledon "Ashleigh Barty is out of Wimbledon after suffering a shock defeat to Alison Riske, snapping the 15-match winning streak that took her to World No 1."...
2019-07-08 21:34

Ashleigh Barty wins French Open for first Grand Slam title The No. 8-seeded Ashleigh Barty beat unseeded 19-year-old Marketa Vondrousova in the French Open final for her first Grand Slam title.       ...
2019-06-08 20:17

Ashleigh Barty handed tough route in French Open draw World No 8 slated to meet Serena Williams in last 16Nick Kyrgios plays British No 1 Cam Norrie first up Ashleigh Barty has received no French Open favours despite entering as the tournament’s eighth seed after being lumped in a stacked top quarter of...
2019-05-24 11:34

| Nadal sparks sexism spat over Barty's Centre Court snub Spanish great Rafael Nadal has fired a parting shot at Ashleigh Barty, reminding the tennis world where Australia's world No 1 stands in the grand slam pecking order....
2019-07-09 14:34

Murray flooded with Wimbledon mixed doubles offers after Barty rejection French Open champion Ashleigh Barty may have rejected Andy Murray's request to play mixed doubles at Wimbledon but the Scot has been flooded with offers from players past and present who are willing to join forces with him....
2019-06-21 19:17

Injury cloud hangs over Ashleigh Barty with French Open around corner World No 8 pulls out of warmup event with injury‘I hope to be 100% next week,’ Australian says Australian preparations for the French Open have hit a speed bump with Ashleigh Barty injured, John Millman eliminated from a warm-up tournament and only t...
2019-05-22 05:51

Barty secures world number one ranking with Birmingham victory over Goerges "French Open champion Ashleigh Barty rose to the top of the women’s rankings on Sunday with a straight sets 6-3 7-5 victory over Julia Goerges in the final of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham."...
2019-06-23 17:17

French Open 2019: Kenin v Barty, Siniakova v Keys and more – live! Keep up with all the action from Roland GarrosKonta reaches last eight | Federer and Nadal on courseEmail jacob.steinberg@theguardian.com | Tweet @JacobSteinberg 10.50am BST A momentum shift on Suzanne-Lenglen as well. Outplayed in the first set, Kat...
2019-06-03 12:01

2019 French Open: Barty and Vondrousova Make the Women’s Final Marketa Vondrousova lost the first 10 points against Johanna Konta before claiming a win. Ashleigh Barty recovered from an early collapse to beat Amanda Anisimova....
2019-06-07 18:34

The Latest: Barty beats Anisimova, reaches French Open final The latest at the French Open: Australian player Ash Barty beats American teenager Amanda Anisimova 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 to reach final        ...
2019-06-07 13:34

Ashleigh Barty books French Open final place with win over Anisimova Australian sets up final against Markéta VondroušováRollercoaster of a match ends with three-set winAshleigh Barty ended 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova’s run at the French Open to reach the final with a wild 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-3 victory. The eighth-seeded ...
2019-06-07 14:00

Barty reaches French Open final after nerve-ridden thriller "Ash Barty reached her first Grand Slam final after ending American 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova’s run in a nerve-ridden semi-final at Roland Garros."...
2019-06-07 13:17

Wimbledon 2019: Barty, Nadal, Gauff, Williams and more in action – live! Updates from all the fourth-round action at SW19Over-30s dominate men’s last 16 at WimbledonThe reasons behind Coco Gauff’s stunning riseAnd you can email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 11.08am BST Play has started on Court 3. Elina Svitolina, the ei...
2019-07-08 12:17

Wimbledon day two: Nadal and Kyrgios set up meeting as Barty and Konta also advance – video Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal survived early scares when they stepped on to the Wimbledon grass for the first time on Tuesday, but it is the Spaniard who must prepare for another rumble on Thursday when he faces his new nemesis, Nick Kyrgios, who wo...
2019-07-03 11:34

Ashleigh Barty on brink of world top five after moving into French Open third round Australia’s No 1 beats Danielle Collins 7-5, 6-1Barty remains on course to meet Serena WilliamsAshleigh Barty is poised for entry into the world’s top five after booking a career-best third-round showing at the French Open. Even a loss to Danielle Co...
2019-05-31 05:34

Anisimova tops '18 French Open champ Halep; gets Barty in SF In the latest surprise at a French Open filled with them, defending champion Simona Halep was knocked out in the quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova        ...
2019-06-06 15:51

Alison Riske: Who is unheralded American who upset No. 1 Ashleigh Barty at Wimbledon? Alison Riske, a 29-year-old who grew up in the Pittsburgh area, knocked off No. 1 seed Ashleigh Barty in stunning fashion — 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 at Wimbledon.        ...
2019-07-08 18:34

American teen Amanda Anisimova's French Open run ended by Ash Barty Ash Barty came back from a set and a break down to end 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova's French Open run with a topsy-turvy 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 victory Friday that put her in her first Grand Slam final....
2019-06-07 16:17

Tennis star Ash Barty sneaking Disney lyrics into press conferences Ashleigh Barty's Wimbledon singles adventure may have ended at the hands of America's Alison Riske Monday, but she's clearly been having some fun off the court....
2019-07-08 19:34

French Open champion Barty makes smooth transition to grass French Open champion Ashleigh Barty made a smooth transition from Parisian clay to British lawns as the Australian opened her grasscourt campaign with an impressive 6-3 6-4 victory over Croatia's Donna Vekic on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 22:00

Marketa Vondrousova to face Ashleigh Barty in French Open final Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova will face Ashleigh Barty in Saturday's French Open final with a maiden grand slam title on the line for either player....
2019-06-08 02:51

Channel Seven defends bumping Ash Barty's Wimbledon match for Nick Kyrgios 'epic' Seven says ratings for Kyrgios match were ‘comparable to a Wimbledon final’Channel Seven’s “difficult decision” to stick with the Nick Kyrgios and Jordan Thompson Wimbledon match rather than switch to Ash Barty has paid off for the network, which had...
2019-07-03 11:34

Barty's parents to miss French Open final despite late Paris dash "While millions of their compatriots will stay up late into the night to watch Ash Barty try and win the French Open on Saturday, Ashleigh Barty\u0027s parents will be stranded just a couple of hundred miles away from Roland Garros."...
2019-06-08 11:17

Wimbledon 2019: Barty, Federer, Serena Williams and Nadal in action – live! Follow updates from a packed schedule on day two at SW19Cori Gauff, 15, eclipses Venus Williams in Wimbledon first roundEmail Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 10.41am BST Matthew Engel writes. Enjoy. Related: Wimbledon can’t really disguise chang...
2019-07-02 11:51

'Today wasn't my day': Ashleigh Barty shrugs off shock Wimbledon defeat – video Australian tennis star and world No 1 Ashleigh Barty addresses the media after her fourth-round loss 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to unseeded American Alison Riske at Wimbledon. Barty says she has 'absolutely no regrets' after falling a set short of becoming the fi...
2019-07-09 15:51

'The stars aligned': Ashleigh Barty's stormy journey to French Open glory – video Ashleigh Barty has crowned her incredible comeback to tennis with a stunning French Open final triumph.Five years after quitting the sport in despair, Barty joined Australian legends Margaret Court, Evonne Goolagong Cawley and Lesley Bowrey on the Ro...
2019-06-09 00:51

Wimbledon 2019: Barty v Dart, Murray in doubles action, Serena Williams and more – live! Updates from Saturday’s third-round action at SW19Gauff keeps Wimbledon dream alive with comebackGet in touch! Email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 1.31pm BST It’s not taken Ashleigh Barty to break through. With Harriet Dart understandably feeling th...
2019-07-06 14:34

French Open: Thiem stops Djokovic in 5-set semi; Barty wins women's title Dominic Thiem advanced to the French Open's final round with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 victory over top-seeded Novak Djokovic. Later Saturday in the women's final, Ashleigh Barty defeated Marketa 6-1, 6-3....
2019-06-09 01:17

Ashleigh Barty reaches French Open quarter-finals after beating Sofia Kenin Australian prevails 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 against 20-year-oldBarty will face Madison Keys, who beat Katerina SiniakovaAshleigh Barty’s impressive run at the French Open continued on Monday when the Australian saw off American Sofia Kenin 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 to rea...
2019-06-03 15:17

Wimbledon day six: Williams and Murray make strong start as Barty and Federer also advance – video Day six at Wimbledon saw some big names in action with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Serena Williams all on court. Federer and Nadal progressed into the next round with routine wins over Lucas Pouille and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga respectivel...
2019-07-07 22:34

Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning French Open and first grand slam title – video Ashleigh Barty says 'the stars aligned' for her to claim her maiden grand slam title after becoming the first Australian woman to win the French Open in 46 years.Eighth seed Barty, 23, who five years ago quit tennis for 18-months to play cricket in B...
2019-06-09 00:51

Ashleigh Barty: a humble and hugely popular grand slam champion | Simon Cambers The Australian was close to individual perfection in the French Open final but as ever was keen to stress the importance of her teamEverything you need to know about Ash Barty was summed up in the immediate aftermath of her first grand slam success. ...
2019-06-09 10:00

Ashleigh Barty rides momentum heading into maiden grand slam final | Simon Cambers Australia’s No 1 plans to go out and simply enjoy French Open decider against Markéta Vondroušová There have been a couple of near-misses in the 46 years since the last Australian champion at Roland Garros, with Wendy Turnbull, in 1979, and Sam Stosu...
2019-06-08 04:51

French Open quarter-finals: Anisimova shocks Halep, Barty beats Keys and more – live! Djokovic v Zverev and Thiem v Khachanov to follow at Roland GarrosKonta’s calm mantra allows her to make the best of herself againEmail Katy here or tweet @KatyMurrells 12.26pm BST Anisimova now knows she’ll face Ashleigh Barty tomorrow. They’ll both...
2019-06-06 13:34

French Open: rain delays force Ashleigh Barty's semi-final away from main court Men’s semis will be played on centre court in ParisOrganisers’ decision declared ‘unfair and inappropriate’ Ashleigh Barty’s first appearance in a grand slam semi-final will not be on the grand stage normally reserved for a last-four match at Roland ...
2019-06-07 10:00

Ashleigh Barty vs Markéta Vondroušová live stream: watch 2019 French Open Women's final at Roland-Garros So who's going to be marching on to the Philippe Chatrier Court at Roland-Garros for today's 2019 French Open women's final then? Serena Williams? No. Simona Halep? No. Kerber, Muguruza or Wozniacki? No no no. Step forward Ashleigh Bar...
2019-06-08 15:00

Barty stops US teen's French run; faces Czech teen in final Ash Barty came back from a set and a break down to end 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova's French Open run with a topsy-turvy 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 victory that put her in her first Grand Slam final        ...
2019-06-07 14:34

Koreans cling to slim last 16 hopes Thrashed 4-0 by France in their opener and beaten 2-0 by Nigeria on Wednesday, South Korea have disappointed at the women's World Cup so far but with a place in the last 16 still up for grabs coach Yoon Duk-yeo says his side have much to play for....
2019-06-13 04:51

Hopes rise for an end to ‘heartless’ rationing of IVF Health chiefs reinstate UK patients’ access to fertility treatment as minister says postcode lottery is unacceptableAfter years of savage rationing of IVF treatment, NHS bodies in England are again making it available to childless women, raising fert...
2019-06-29 18:34

| S15 knockouts: Why SA hopes may fizzle fast The Bulls and Sharks have made the KO cut, but various factors conspire to make it unlikely the SA challenge will go beyond the quarter-finals, writes Rob Houwing....
2019-06-15 22:00

Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off "Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner."...
2019-05-24 19:17

Andreescu keeps Canadian hopes alive Bianca Andreescu salvaged Canada's French Open hopes as she came through a tough opening test against Marie Bouzkova on her Roland Garros main draw debut on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 21:51

Kvitova out of Birmingham, still hopes to play Wimbledon Defending champion Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from next week's Birmingham Classic because of an arm injury that ruled her out of the French Open, but is still hopeful of playing at Wimbledon        ...
2019-06-13 21:51

To grandma with love: O'Reilly hopes to take Cup to big fan To grandma with love: O'Reilly wins Stanley Cup after saying he wants to take it to Ontario to share with one of his biggest supporters.       ...
2019-06-13 07:34

Highlights: Nishikori buries Tsonga hopes "Japan\u0027s Kei Nishikori overcame a sluggish start to see off local favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6 6-4 6-4 6-4 and reach the third round of the French Open"...
2019-05-30 00:51

Tennis: Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner....
2019-05-24 20:00

China Hopes India Won't Be Influenced By US On Huawei China on Thursday hoped India won't be influenced by the US and take an independent judgment on Huawei after Washington told New Delhi that it would act against Indian firms found supplying American......
2019-06-20 23:51

Wall Street rebounds on rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 on track to erase losses from a two-day selloff, after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would act "as appropriate" to trade war risks, leaving the door open for a possible rate...
2019-06-04 19:17

Garmin hopes Alexa will convince you to buy a dedicated GPS There's no question that dedicated GPS units are on the decline in an era when your smartphone is often good enough for navigation, if not better. Garmin, however, thinks it can stave off obsolescence in a simple way -- by adding a voice assist...
2019-06-05 15:00

Women's World Cup 2019: what are your hopes and expectations? The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away. How will your country fare? Host nation France kick off the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Friday as they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes. They are one of several sides fancying...
2019-06-03 15:17

Wall Street soars on U.S. rate cut hopes Wall Street's three major indexes rallied on Tuesday to clock their biggest one-day gains in five months after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell left the door open for a possible rate cut....
2019-06-05 00:34

World Cup: Five teams that could stand in the way of US title hopes France has been the second-strongest team at the World Cup, and it could meet the Americans in the quarterfinals.       ...
2019-06-21 18:00

Law hopes to show who is boss at U.S. Women's Open There is nothing like winning the week before a major to boost one's confidence, and Bronte Law is hoping to strike while the iron is hot and complete a quick double at the U.S. Women's Open this week....
2019-05-29 19:34

Survey reveals students’ hopes and fears about sex A survey of people aged 18 to 25 found that women are more interested in the quality of their sexual encounters, while men are more focused on quantity...
2019-07-11 06:17

Everything Should Be Ported To Switch (And Other Wild Hopes For E3 2019) Will this E3 be the year we hear about Final Fantasy XVI? Or get that long-awaited Metroid Prime trilogy Switch port? On this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, we shared our best guesses and most optimistic dreams about what will and won’t be rev...
2019-06-07 17:34

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s gains for a second consecutive session....
2019-06-11 22:34

India Hopes to Snap Out of Slump With More Spending India plans to increase spending and allow more foreign investment as it attempts to jump-start a stalled economy that has emerged as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biggest challenge....
2019-07-05 17:34

| Bafana beaten by Morocco, cling to slim last 16 hopes Bafana Bafana have lost to Morocco in their Group D AFCON clash in Egypt and now face an anxious wait to see if they qualify for the knock-out rounds....
2019-07-01 21:17

Recovering from mumps, Richarlison hopes to face Argentina PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Richarlison says he has recovered from mumps and wants to play Tuesday in the Copa América semifinal between Brazil and Argentina in Belo Horizonte. The striker said he will join Brazil’s squad later on Sunday ahead ...
2019-06-30 22:17

The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belonging in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco. We recently sat down with Talbot and Fails (...
2019-06-15 03:00

Bulgaria's Borissov says hopes for deal in EU top job summit fight Prime Minister Boyko Borrisov said disagreement over the EU's top jobs had pitted nations against each other but that he hoped that EU leaders would find a way to unite behind a deal at a third day of talks on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 15:17

METALS-Chinese stimulus hopes support copper Copper prices touched their highest in two weeks on Tuesday, lifted by hopes that top consumer China will pump money into building metals-intensive infrastructure....
2019-06-11 18:51

Redirecting hate: ADL hopes Googling for KKK or jihad will take you down a different path The Redirect Method uses ads and Google search to steer people away from extremist content to material that exposes the hatred of such groups       ...
2019-06-27 23:51

Jan Vertonghen hopes for glorious end to ‘craziest Champions League ever’ • Spurs defender praises Mauricio Pochettino as final nears• ‘In every single game something crazy happened’Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen is hoping for a successful end to the “craziest Champions League ever”, as the countdown to Saturday’s final with L...
2019-05-31 00:34

Arsenal hopes to win Europa League for missing Mkhitaryan BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka and Sokratis Papastathopoulos say they want to win the Europa League title for their teammate Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who is missing the final for political reasons. Xhaka says “of course we̵...
2019-05-28 18:34

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown with his club....
2019-06-21 00:51

Trump hopes to announce more on trade deal with Japan very soon The United States and Japan hope to have more to announce very soon on a trade deal, President Donald Trump said on Monday after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a state visit....
2019-05-27 10:00

El Chapo’s hopes of breathing fresh air squashed by judge Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman won’t be breathing fresh air anytime soon, a judge has ruled. Brooklyn federal court Judge Brian Cogan sided with prosecutors in his Monday decision, lampooning Guzman’s hopes for outdoor exercise and...
2019-06-04 06:01

Newly-wed Vettel hopes for good news from stewards A newly-married Sebastian Vettel and his Ferrari Formula One team hope to persuade stewards on Friday to review a controversial decision that cost the German victory in Canada two weeks ago....
2019-06-21 00:34

‘Balkan Spring’ Turns to Summer, and Hopes for Change Dim From Serbia to Montenegro and Albania, thousands have taken to the streets for months to protest corrupt, autocratic leaders. Yet nothing has budged....
2019-06-01 09:34

S&P 500 opens at record high on rising rate cut hopes The S&P 500 index hit a record high at the open on Wednesday, boosted by healthcare stocks, as bets of an interest rate cut were spurred by fears of a slowing global economy due to simmering trade tensions....
2019-07-03 15:51

‘It means everything’: Morgan hopes World Cup win can have lasting impact • England captain praises Ben Stokes for heroic batting effort• ‘To come through all that is extraordinary, almost superhuman’After the most heart-stopping of all finals, from which England’s men emerged as World Cup winners for the first time, their...
2019-07-15 10:34

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on hopes for trade progress NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stock prices are sharply higher on Wall Street following news that the leaders of the U.S. and China will meet face-to-face next week to discuss their long-...
2019-06-18 19:51

Rapinoe hopes to be ready for final despite hamstring strain A minor hamstring strain kept star forward Megan Rapinoe out of the United States' nail-biting 2-1 win over England in the Women's World Cup semifinals Tuesday night       ...
2019-07-03 06:01

After Budapest Boat Accident, Fading Hopes for Survivors At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway to determine the cause....
2019-05-30 15:34

U.S. trade rep says he hopes Congress can approve USMCA legislation 'very soon' The North American trade pact renegotiated under President Donald Trump is a "watershed development" for labor that will reduce incentives to outsource jobs, the U.S. Trade Representative said in prepared remarks to lawmakers on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 17:34

St. Louis newspaper may have just jinxed the Blues’ Stanley Cup hopes If only they stopped the presses. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch embarrassingly published a letter from team owner Tom Stillman on Sunday that celebrated a championship the team has yet to win. “Winning the Stanley Cup was a dream come true for so...
2019-06-09 23:51

S&P 500 hits record high on rising rate cut hopes The S&P 500 index hit a record high on Wednesday, led by defensive sectors, as bets of an interest rate cut rose on fears of a slowing global economy due to simmering trade tensions....
2019-07-03 17:51

Warriors stun Raptors to keep NBA Finals hopes alive  TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s presence and subsequent absence spurred the Warriors to somehow keep alive their season in a 106-105 Game 5 triumph Monday over the tight, cold-shooting Raptors at Scotiabank Arena. After his sharp, 11-point first quarter set...
2019-06-11 10:51

Wall St. rallies on hopes of U.S. rate cut, trade progress Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
2019-06-08 02:51

Hopes Dashed: Son Of Rajasthan Man Killed By Mob, Named In Chargesheet Amid a controversy over the name of Pehlu Khan, a dairy farmer killed by a group of cow vigilantes in Rajasthan in 2017, in a chargesheet, his son on Saturday said that he his hopes of justice from......
2019-06-29 22:51

Hopes in China rise for a Trump-Xi trade deal As the presidents of U.S. and China near a highly anticipated meeting on trade, the gap in both sides' expectations regarding a deal remains wide....
2019-06-19 18:51

Raptors’ Anunoby (appendectomy) hopes to return for finals TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Raptors reserve OG Anunoby hopes to return during the NBA Finals after missing almost seven weeks because of an emergency appendectomy. Anunoby had surgery April 11, two days before the Raptors opened the first round of the pla...
2019-05-29 23:34

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle East. Abe told reporters Wednesday that he wants to do as much as he could to secure peace and stabi...
2019-06-12 09:17

Dutch PM Rutte hopes agreement will be reached on top EU jobs Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday said he hoped EU leaders would reach a decision on filling the bloc's top posts, but declined to speculate about the chances of Dutchmen Frans Timmermans becoming the next European Commission president....
2019-07-02 11:51

Trade hopes lift S&P to record as tech leads U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
2019-07-02 03:17

UA player hopes to follow aunt’s footsteps with Nat. Title TUCSON – Arizona infielder Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her aunt (former Wildcat softball great Toni Mascarenas). Mascarenas won a national championship with the Cats in 2001.  Arizona’s 2019 team suits ...
2019-05-30 06:17

'Prince of clay' Thiem hopes his time has come in Paris Austrian world number four Dominic Thiem was a losing finalist at the French Open last year as Spaniard Rafael Nadal continued his dominance on the Paris clay....
2019-05-24 05:00

Stocks rise on trade hopes, but off from earlier high U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but were well off highs that sent the S&P 500 to a record, fueled by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
2019-07-01 21:17

Isner's hopes extinguished on 4th of July as 10 Americans march on There were no celebratory 4th of July fireworks from John Isner as Wimbledon's ultra marathon man perished on Thursday and failed to join his 10 fellow Americans who have made it into round three....
2019-07-05 16:00

UK hopes trade deal with US could soften Brexit blow While in the UK for a three-day state visit, US President Trump is dangling the possibility of a "big" post-Brexit trade deal. But can freeing up bilateral trade really alleviate the fallout of the UK's exit from the EU?...
2019-06-05 04:17

| Thomas hopes to shake off rust on Canadian debut Justin Thomas is usually bidding to make a splash when he plays a new tournament, but he'll be happy just to make the cut in his Canadian Open debut....
2019-06-05 10:51

GameStop hopes renovations will keep its retail stores alive GameStop thinks it has a way to keep its stores relevant as downloads take hold: revamp the stores themselves. The chain has unveiled a team-up with designers at R/GA on a pilot program to renovate stores and give them a "place in the video gaming c...
2019-07-15 22:34

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:34

Putin says he hopes Venezuela talks will normalize situation Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Norway-brokered talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition would normalize the situation in country and bring an end to political turmoil....
2019-07-11 16:00

Hopes for third Trump-Kim summit revived despite Pyongyang criticism Hopes for a third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared to be revived Wednesday even after Pyongyang rebuked Washington over "hostility" that "viciously slandered" the country....
2019-06-27 18:34

Poland, UK's Farage dash far-right hopes for EU parliament alliance Far-right parties' hopes of forging a powerful new eurosceptic bloc in the European Parliament suffered a double blow on Wednesday when Poland's ruling nationalists and Britain's Brexit Party both said they would not join such a grouping....
2019-06-05 15:00

Vettel: Ferrari needs turnaround by summer to have any F1 title hopes Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari needs to turn around its form before the summer break to have any chance of getting back into the Formula 1 title battle...
2019-06-07 14:00

Thailand's World Cup Hopes Could Hinge On Not Getting Stomped By The USWNT In a few hours’ time, barring a sequence of events so improbable as to not even merit serious concern, the USWNT will have easily beaten Thailand in the two countries’ opening 2019 Women’s World Cup match. The extent of that essentially guaranteed re...
2019-06-11 22:34

Mexico hopes to reach migration deal with U.S. as tariffs loom Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as diplomatic talks were set to begin in Washington....
2019-06-03 15:17

Wall St. slips with Apple, as hopes of sharp rate cut fade U.S. stocks fell on Monday, pressured by a drop in Apple Inc following a broker downgrade, and as investors toned down expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month....
2019-07-08 21:51

World shares rally again on Trump tariff relief, Fed hopes World shares rallied on Tuesday to hold near one-month highs, with German carmakers outperforming and Wall Street looking to extend gains after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-11 16:34

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower as U.S. rate cut hopes fade Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday, as investors scaled back expectations for a hefty rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve....
2019-07-08 15:00

World share markets continue rally on trade, Fed hopes Stock indexes around the world gained on Tuesday as investors piled into riskier assets as they bet on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and that a U.S.-China trade agreement could follow the U.S.-Mexico deal....
2019-06-11 18:51

Wall Street higher on trade optimism, rate cut hopes Wall Street's main indexes rose and the S&P 500 edged back toward record territory on Tuesday, as easing trade tensions with Mexico and hopes of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve lifted investor sentiment....
2019-06-11 18:51

US STOCKS-Futures slip as aggressive rate cut hopes wane U.S. stock futures fell on Monday, as investors scaled back bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month following a solid June jobs report....
2019-07-08 15:00

| Half a century and counting? Strike duo hold key to Arsenal hopes Arsenal are aiming to win a first European trophy in in 25 years and their hopes appear to rest at the feet of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette....
2019-05-28 08:51

Struggling Zarco hopes for boost from Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP verdict Johann Zarco says KTM MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's feedback will validate whether his comments about the RC16 so far this season "are wrong or not"...
2019-06-13 22:17

Trump hopes lightning strikes twice as 2020 campaign set to launch When Trump kicks off his re-election bid in Florida next week, the insurgent is now the incumbent – and it appears the presidency hasn’t changed his strategyWhen Donald Trump launches his presidential re-election campaign next week, he will do it at ...
2019-06-13 15:51

Novartis hopes Kisqali data will help narrow gap to blockbuster rival Novartis has released data showing sharply improved overall survival rates for its breast cancer drug Kisqali, which the Swiss drugmaker hopes will help it chip away at the dominance of Pfizer's blockbuster Ibrance....
2019-06-01 14:17

Marquez willing to sacrifice Germany MotoGP streak for title hopes MotoGP points leader Marc Marquez says he's ready to sacrifice his German Grand Prix winning streak if he feels going for the win could be detrimental to his points lead...
2019-07-07 02:00

Royals prospect Witt hopes to live up to lofty billing KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. has spent his much of his short life around the major leagues. For the first time Wednesday, he was the star attraction at the ballpark. The son of retired pitcher Bobby Witt was introduced as the highest-profil...
2019-06-13 02:51

Wall St. slips on trade concerns, muted rate cut hopes U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday as investors fretted over a hit to company earnings from the protracted U.S.-China trade dispute and reined in expectations of a big interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month....
2019-07-09 16:51

Turkey's Albayrak says he hopes for current account surplus in June Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Monday he hoped Turkey would post a current account surplus in June for the first time since President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party came to power nearly 17 years ago....
2019-06-03 15:34

Gene-edited pig organs being tested on monkeys in hopes of human use For George Church, the future is finally now. Back in 2017, the Harvard University geneticist predicted that a startup company he co-founded, eGenesis, would be using animal organs for human transplants within two years. “I was wrong,” Ch...
2019-06-13 03:51

England end India's unbeaten run to revive semi-final hopes "A spirited England ended India\u0027s unbeaten run in the Cricket World Cup with a 31-run victory in a high-scoring group match to boost their semi-final prospects on Sunday."...
2019-06-30 22:00

Edmund retires injured as British hopes in men's draw ends "Kyle Edmund was forced to retire injured against Pablo Cuevas in the third set as British hopes were ended in the men\u0027s draw at Roland Garros."...
2019-05-30 17:34

Xi tells Trump he hopes U.S. treats Chinese firms fairly Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday that he hopes the United States can treat Chinese companies fairly, China's Xinhua state news agency reported....
2019-06-29 10:00

"Futuristic, Ignites Hopes For India": Amit Shah On Budget Praising the Union budget as futuristic, Home Minister Amit Shah said on Friday that it reflects Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision where farmers prosper, the poor lead a life of dignity and the......
2019-07-05 12:34

Actress and singer Karen Mok hopes to bring Broadway to China Karen Mok may be currently performing on what she says will be her final concert tour but the Hong Kong-born actress and singer has no plans to retire just yet, setting her sights on bringing Broadway-style musicals to China....
2019-07-05 19:34

Germany's Maas hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine under new leader The top diplomats from Germany and France are set to visit Ukraine to stress their countries' support for peace there. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Ukrainians had set great hopes in their new president....
2019-05-30 17:17

Semenya hopes to inspire South Africa at women's World Cup Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after paying a visit to their camp in Paris on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 19:17

The England triumph of 2009 that will fire their Women’s World Cup hopes Four members of Phil Neville’s squad won the Under-19 Euros 10 years ago. They believe that could prove crucial in FranceLucy Bronze recalls a goal from a decade ago as if it were yesterday. “I remember both the goals that we scored in the final,” sh...
2019-06-03 19:17

Oil prices little changed on U.S. inventory data, hopes for trade deal Oil futures edged up on Wednesday as government data showed U.S. crude inventories fell more than expected, while the prospect of a trade deal between Washington and Beijing also supported prices....
2019-06-19 18:17

Pulisic hopes for chance to play alongside Hazard at Chelsea "Christian Pulisic hopes he can reach the same heights as Eden Hazard when he begins his Chelsea career this summer – and also wants to play alongside the Belgium international next season."...
2019-05-22 13:01

UK hopes Trump and Xi can ease trade tensions at G20 summit: Hammond Britain hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can make progress on easing trade tensions when they meet later this month at a summit of world leaders in Japan, British finance minister Philip Hammond said....
2019-06-17 16:34

Chelsea’s waltzing wizard Eden Hazard hopes for one last dance Europa League final against Arsenal will likely be the brilliant No 10’s farewell but he has always aimed to leave on a highEden Hazard’s plan was always to go out on a high. That was clear even when times were toughest, a little over three years ago...
2019-05-26 00:51

RPT-Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
2019-05-22 05:17

Dutch star Martens hopes to make final despite injury The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup final with a 1-0 extra-time win over Sweden on Wednesday achieved without their star player, midfielder Lieke Martens, for much of the game....
2019-07-04 03:51

European shares boosted by rate-cut hopes before U.S. jobs data European stocks gained ground on Friday as hopes that central banks would loosen policy offset trade friction and the threat of global recession, putting indexes on track for their best week in two months....
2019-06-07 11:34

The Latest: Weber hopes for center-ground European stability BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on elections for the European Parliament (all times local): 11:40 a.m. The center-right German candidate to head the European Commission says he hopes voters will back a “Europe of stability” and a united and am...
2019-05-26 12:00

Ogden rate review falls short of insurers' hopes Think of the name Ogden and you might think of the American poet Ogden Nash, Coronation Street's busybody Hilda Ogden and her layabout husband, Stan, or even the famous Ogden's Nut Brown Flake tobacco brand, later parodied by 60s rockers The Small Fa...
2019-07-15 21:51

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that cryptocurrencies are gaining wider acceptance after Facebook disclosed plans for a digital coin....
2019-07-09 13:34

Tiger Woods struggles out of the gate as US Open hopes fade PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Tiger Woods was hoping to post a low number in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday and put early pressure on the leaders. That didn’t happen. Woods ruined his round as soon as it began, taking bogey on two of the first...
2019-06-16 09:17

Danielle Fishel Says She Hopes to ''Never'' Return to NICU After Newborn Son Is Discharged Danielle Fishel is finally able to bring her baby boy home. The Boy Meets World star is proud to share that her newborn son Adler is finally able to leave the Children's Hospital......
2019-07-16 00:34

Major averages close at record highs on dovish Fed hopes U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy....
2019-07-03 20:17

Dow, U.S. stocks hit record highs on rate cut hopes ahead of July 4th The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished at record highs on Wednesday, boosted by thin trading and the prospect of three dovish central bank nominees.       ...
2019-07-03 20:01

Oil declines as inventory data counters hopes for trade deal Oil prices declined on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal....
2019-06-19 16:51

Michelisz boosts WTCR title hopes with Nurburgring Nordschleife win Hyundai World Touring Car Cup driver Norbert Michelisz boosted his title chances by claiming his first victory of 2019 in the opening Nurburgring Nordschleife race...
2019-06-21 19:51

Oil inches down as inventory data counters trade deal hopes Oil prices ticked down on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal....
2019-06-19 14:34

Cycling: Pinot triggers huge French hopes on the Tour The prospect of a home-grown rider winning the Tour de France for the first time in more than three decades started to take shape on Saturday when Thibaut Pinot ended the first block as the best of the overall contenders....
2019-07-13 23:51

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
2019-05-22 22:17

Connecticut mom, 58, hopes to become Sports Illustrated's oldest swimsuit model Jodi Harrison-Bauer is trying to fulfill a lifelong dream: The 58-year-old Connecticut mother-of-two adult daughters hopes to become the oldest model to don a swimsuit in Sports Illustrated's iconic swimsuit issue....
2019-07-14 21:00

Machado hopes lightning doesn't strike twice in rematch with Cancio Alberto Machado is determined to put the first loss of his career behind him in a rematch with Andrew Cancio on Friday, and he vows to be better prepared this time to regain his junior lightweight world title....
2019-06-20 00:34

Marquez: Assen "best race" for my 2019 MotoGP championship hopes Marc Marquez says the Dutch TT was the "best race" for his MotoGP championship hopes, as the Honda rider increased his points lead to 44 after finishing second...
2019-07-03 12:34

Wall Street rises with hopes of Mexican tariffs delay Wall Street's main indexes closed higher after a choppy session on Thursday as investors grew more optimistic on trade after reports that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
2019-06-06 23:17

Oil group Total hopes new supercomputer will help it find oil faster and more cheaply Energy major Total said its new supercomputer - which has propelled it to a world ranking as the most powerful computer in the sector - will enable its geologists to find oil faster, cheaper and with a better success rate....
2019-06-18 21:51

Wall St. rises, helped by rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes rose on Wednesday as investors bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut after weak private sector jobs data and on optimism the United States and Mexico would reach a agreement and avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
2019-06-05 22:34

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's main indexes rose about 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in U.S. job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, with Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods adding to the upbeat mood....
2019-06-07 20:34

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
2019-06-20 19:01

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carbon emissions cause seem to be increasing themThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is preparing t...
2019-06-15 17:34

Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
2019-05-21 16:00

Brain beats brawn as Strycova ends Konta's hopes Johanna Konta played almost perfect tennis for the opening five games of her Wimbledon quarter-final against unseeded Czech Barbora Strycova on an expectant Centre Court on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 23:00

T-Mobile hopes to reel you in with free Taco Bell at its stores T-Mobile has a simple way to draw you into its stores: it's straight-up bribing you with free food. The carrier is partnering with Taco Bell on "T-MoBell" (yes, we know) pop-up stores at signature T-Mobile locations in Chicago, Los Angeles and ...
2019-07-16 18:34

Pompeo hopes U.S., North Korea can be 'more creative' in nuclear talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hoped both North Korea and the United States could "be a little more creative" when the two sides restart talks aimed at ending Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program....
2019-07-16 03:17

President Trump Says Iran Was Behind Oil Tanker Attacks, but He Still Hopes for Negotiation (WASHINGTON) — Calling Iran “a nation of terror,” President Donald Trump on Friday publicly accused the Persian Gulf nation of responsibility for recent attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Trump said Iran&...
2019-06-14 19:17

Swiss foreign minister hopes bourse battle with EU just temporary Switzerland hopes a tit-for-tat battle with the EU over stock market access will be short-lived as the two sides try to hammer out a deal over a stalled draft partnership treaty, its foreign minister said on Thursday....
2019-06-27 18:51

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan later this month to try to reduce trade tensions between the two countries....
2019-06-14 18:17

Aidy Boothroyd hopes Under-21s can smooth path to England domination Boothroyd takes squad to the Under-21 Euros determined to add to other junior teams’ triumphs and entertain on the wayAt St George’s Park, where England’s Under-21s have spent the past three weeks preparing for the European Championship, Aidy Boothro...
2019-06-14 12:34

Mayor Hopes To Jump-Start City’s Recycling Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mayor Linda Gorton tells the media that she is taking steps to jump-start the city’s recycling program. “I want to make the changes we need to make and get our recycling program back on track,” Gorton said. “I’m ...
2019-06-21 16:51

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St gains ground on rate cut hopes The benchmark S&P 500 closed higher on Wednesday after briefly crossing the 3,000-point mark for the first time following dovish remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell boosting the case for an interest rate cut this month....
2019-07-11 00:34

| Becker hopes people start waking up to Djokovic's greatness The Wimbledon crowd didn't give Novak Djokovic the love he deserved after his win over Roger Federer, but Boris Becker hopes that will change next year....
2019-07-16 20:00

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be an opportunity to build a good life and a secure......
2019-06-21 10:17

Hachimura hopes his success helps growth of Japan basketball Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and helped bring the sport into the Japanese consciousness....
2019-06-21 00:17

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you realize it’s based on a true story, and then it becomes a horror movie,'' Julianna Margulies told Global...
2019-05-27 23:34

Australian shares gain on U.S.-China ceasefire and RBA cut hopes; NZ flat Australian shares started the week higher as a U.S.-China trade ceasefire prompted risk-on buying, while the possibility of a local interest rate cut also lent support to equities....
2019-07-01 05:34

Pompeo says he hopes the US and North Korea can be 'more creative' in nuclear talks "I hope the North Koreans will come to the table with ideas that they didn't have the first time. We hope we can we be a little more creative too," says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
2019-07-16 12:17

Australia’s China Challenge With Beijing pushing as far as it can wherever it can in the era of President Xi Jinping, Australia has become a global case study in Chinese government influence....
2019-05-21 20:00

How many people did it take to colonize Australia? A new study suggests that the first humans to move into Australia and New Guinea came in larger numbers—and perhaps with more of a plan—than some researchers previously thought. People have lived in Australia and New Guinea since at least 60,000 year...
2019-06-19 22:17

Goolagong Cawley says Barty's French Open win 'joy to watch' Evonne Goolagong Cawley says fellow indigenous athlete Ash Barty's first Grand Slam singles title at the French Open was "a joy to watch."        ...
2019-06-09 06:34

Grassley says China stalling on trade in hopes Democrat replaces Trump Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he now believes that China is intentionally stalling in trade talks with the U.S. in the hopes that a Democrat is elected in 2020 to replace President Trump....
2019-05-22 22:17

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
2019-05-24 23:51

MLB scraps 2020 Asia opener; Manfred hopes more Europe games LONDON (AP) — Major League Baseball has scrapped plans to open its 2020 season in Asia and hopes to play more games in Europe. MLB started its season in Tokyo for the fifth time in 2019, and its labor contract with the players’ union called for...
2019-06-29 20:34

Oil prices dip, still set for weekly gains amid Mideast tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in the Middle East and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rates that may stimulate global growth....
2019-06-21 08:17

Wall St. opens flat as hopes of a rate cut counter trade worries U.S. stocks opened flat on Wednesday as Washington's tough stance heightened worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, with losses offset by tame inflation data that supported the case for an interest rate cut....
2019-06-12 15:51

Preview: South Africa, Pakistan Battle To Keep Semis Hopes Alive South Africa and Pakistan both have managed to win just one match so far in the tournament and are currently in eighth and ninth positions respectively in the World Cup points table....
2019-06-22 15:51

Wall St. opens higher on rate-cut hopes, China tariff delay U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, after a weak payrolls data in May increased bets that the Federal Reserve would lower interest rates, while news that the United States would give China more time to avoid a tariff hike helped add to the gains....
2019-06-07 15:51

Tour of Norway: Boasson Hagen hopes stage win a catalyst for success "A promising start the season has given way to disappointment for Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen and Team Dimension Data, but the three-time Tour of Norway winner is happy, healthy and back in yellow following Stage 3 win in Kristiansand …"...
2019-05-30 23:00

METALS-Copper at near 2-week highs on hopes China imports could grow Prices for industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper prices hitting the highest in almost two weeks on expectations that China's appetite for the commodity could grow....
2019-06-11 08:17

NRL's first female referee Belinda Sharpe hopes to inspire future generations Sharpe will take control of Broncos-Bulldogs game‘An historic moment for the game,’ says Todd GreenbergBelinda Sharpe is hoping her historic appointment will inspire a generation of female referees to follow her example and officiate NRL games in the...
2019-07-16 11:51

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Terrorist Attack Dims Election Hopes The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
2019-05-21 20:00

Wall St. Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-06-21 20:00

Italy's Di Maio says in touch with FCA over Renault, hopes deal will boost jobs Italy's industry minister said on Monday he was in contact with Fiat Chrysler over a proposed merger with French rival Renault, and hoped the deal could boost investments and create jobs....
2019-06-03 17:00

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, China tariff delay Wall Street's main indexes rose 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods added to the upbeat mood....
2019-06-07 18:01

Stewards dash Ferrari's hopes of Canada Grand Prix review Formula One stewards on Friday dashed Ferrari's hopes of overturning a penalty that denied Sebastian Vettel victory in Canada, ruling that the Italian team had not presented significant and new evidence....
2019-06-21 19:17

Tony Awards host James Corden hopes audience will find ‘joy’ NEW YORK (AP) — TV talk show host James Corden steps back into the role of Tony Award host Sunday, not planning anything too political and not worried about any online snark. He says he hopes the audience “will find joy in it.” Corden spo...
2019-06-07 19:34

Ray Shero hopes Devils’ draft choice reinvigorates Rangers rivalry BUFFALO — He might be at the front of the line with the No. 1-overall pick at the NHL draft on June 21, but rest assured Devils general manager Ray Shero knows the Rangers are not just another team picking at No. 2. “With us, the thing with New York ...
2019-05-31 02:34

Toby Alderweireld returns to Madrid and hopes to exorcise ghosts of 2014 The Tottenham defender was on the losing side against Real Madrid in the Champions League final five years agoToby Alderweireld has been close to a Champions League title before. Close enough, in fact, that there was probably someone squirrelling awa...
2019-05-30 08:34

Wall St. falls as Apple drags, sharp rate cut hopes fade U.S. stocks fell on Monday, pressured by a more than 2% drop in shares of Apple Inc and as investors toned down expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month....
2019-07-08 17:51

Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
2019-06-20 08:51

As Mexico-U.S. talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with markets rebounding on reports that a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration flows were enough to stop tariffs on Mexican good...
2019-06-06 23:51

| Lionhearted Spanish student hopes not to reach Roland Garros final World number 137 Aliona Bolsova is 400-1 with the bookmakers to win the French Open, which is just as well as she has a university exam on the day of the final....
2019-05-30 18:34

Wall Street rises on rate-cut hopes, China tariff delay U.S. stocks extended gains in a broad-based rally on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while the United States' decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods lifted the mood....
2019-06-07 16:34

Stephens hopes clay will 'neutralise' Konta threat in quarter-final "Sloane Stephens is hopeful that the Roland Garros clay will prove to be the \"neutraliser\" when she faces Johanna Konta in the French Open quarter-finals on Tuesday seeking a first win over the Briton."...
2019-06-04 09:34

Hamilton hopes Vettel's Montreal pole is Ferrari's "turning point" Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton hopes Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix pole position marks a turning point for the Ferrari team this season...
2019-06-09 00:00

Global stocks rally on U.S. rate-cut hopes, bond yields rise Global stock indexes rallied on Tuesday and U.S. stocks registered their biggest one-day gains in five months as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell seemed to open the door to the possibility of a rate cut, while yields on U.S. Treasuries rose....
2019-06-05 00:34

Crushed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Pins Economic Hopes on Mall Developer Faced with a U.S. campaign to choke Iran of capital and investment, Saeed Mohammed of the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is trying to find ways to keep the lifeblood of his country’s economy flowing....
2019-07-09 15:00

AOC-backed Tiffany Cabán hopes to rock the establishment in Queens DA race A young public defender with the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Queens DA race hopes to rock the borough’s Democratic machine. Tiffany Cabán’s campaign has become a test of whether the AOC effect will last into the 2020 elections...
2019-06-16 00:34

Seoul hopes Trump-Kim meeting helps inter-Korean engagement SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it hopes the diplomatic momentum created by the latest meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would help revive inter-Korean dialogue and engagement that ground to a halt ...
2019-07-01 06:17

Putin, visiting Italy, says hopes Rome can help mend Moscow-EU ties Russia President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Italy would speak out clearly and consistently in favor of restoring fully fledged relations between the European Union and Russia and help persuade Brussels that sanctions on Moscow were a mi...
2019-07-04 20:34

JGB yields track Treasuries lower as Powell raises rate-cut hopes The benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond futures climbed on Thursday, after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reinforced prospects for an interest rate cut later this month....
2019-07-11 09:17

Rallying: Sordo wins in Sardinia after late blow to Tanak's hopes Spaniard Dani Sordo won the Rally of Italy in Sardinia for Hyundai on Sunday after Toyota's overnight leader Ott Tanak suffered a steering problem on the final stage and slumped to fifth....
2019-06-16 15:34

Nikkei rallies as Fed rate cut hopes lift sentiment, cyclical stocks Japan's Nikkei rebounded sharply on Wednesday morning thanks to a rally in U.S. stocks after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a possible rate cut in a boost to riskier assets....
2019-06-05 07:00

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
2019-05-27 10:00

Pine Bluff officials: Flood won’t sink Arkansas city’s hopes LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An economically struggling Arkansas city is preparing for record-breaking floods, though local officials say even after the waters recede, the community’s resilience will bolster recovery. Officials in Pine Bluff, Arkan...
2019-06-04 23:51

UPDATE 1-Vale says hopes to reach dam burst global settlements by year-end Brazil's Vale said on Thursday that it expects to reach global settlements covering economic and environmental damages from the January collapse of its Brumadinho tailings dam by late this year or in 2020....
2019-06-14 01:51

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso bounces up on hopes of deal on U.S. migration Mexico's peso bounced up after a big two-day slide, as Mexico reported progress on talks with Washington to avoid tariffs, while other regional currencies firmed after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell made some investors believe a rate...
2019-06-04 17:17

Wall Street gains on rate-cut hopes; tech leads rebound U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, led by a rebound in the battered technology sector, as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's said the central bank would act "as appropriate" to trade war risks, leaving the door open for a possible rate cut....
2019-06-04 17:34

European chipmakers tumble after Broadcom dashes hopes of rebound in demand European semiconductor stocks fell on Friday after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom warned a U.S.-China trade conflict and export restrictions on Huawei were causing a broad slowdown in demand for chips....
2019-06-14 12:17

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass reforms seen as crucial to the economy. Sao Paulo's Bovespa stock index jumped 1.2% on broad-based g...
2019-05-27 18:01

Pogba's agent Raiola hopes for 'satisfying solution' to player's future "Paul Pogba\u0027s agent Mino Raiola hopes for a \u0027satisfying solution\u0027 to the Frenchman\u0027s future as he continues to be linked with a move away from Manchester United."...
2019-07-09 18:34

Scotland’s World Cup hopes hang by a thread after painful defeat by Japan A “terrific” second half in which Shelley Kerr’s Scotland scored what could yet be a vital goal and “finished strongly” was not enough as they slipped to a second World Cup defeat within five days of their first against England .Japan, the winners ei...
2019-06-14 20:00

French government hopes to ban supermarkets from destroying unsold non-food items France is examining legislation banning supermarkets and producers from destroying unsold non-food items, said Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday, as governments around the world look to cut down on waste and protect the environment....
2019-06-04 20:51

As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
2019-06-03 16:00

Unai Emery hopes to tap into Arsene Wenger's knowledge of Arsenal Unai Emery revealed he has met Arsene Wenger just once since replacing him as Arsenal boss – but hopes in time the pair will have lunch together to share their experiences....
2019-05-29 01:17

Hungary's Orban hopes for anti-immigration shift in Europe in vote The European parliamentary election will hopefully strengthen anti-immigration political forces across Europe, Hungarian right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban told reporters after he cast his vote on Sunday....
2019-05-26 10:01

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 opens at record high on rising rate cut hopes The S&P 500 index hit a record high at the open on Wednesday, boosted by healthcare stocks, as bets of an interest rate cut were spurred by fears of a slowing global economy due to simmering trade tensions....
2019-07-03 16:00

Andy Murray’s hopes rest on Serena Williams after men’s doubles defeat • Murray and Hugues-Herbert out of Wimbledon men’s doubles• Croatia’s Mektic and Skugor win 6-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-3Andy Murray’s 2019 Wimbledon hopes now rest entirely on the mixed doubles after he and Pierre Hugues-Herbert were beaten in the men’s.Murray...
2019-07-06 18:51

Central American migrants say deal doesn't dash asylum hopes At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively to curtail migration from Central America....
2019-06-10 02:17

Nikkei surges to 4-week highs on hopes for trade talks and U.S. rate cut Japan's Nikkei surged to four-week highs on Wednesday morning on news that the United States and China will rekindle talks on trade, while ongoing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment....
2019-06-19 05:51

Central American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopes At a small migrant shelter near the U.S.-Mexico border, a Honduran is disappointed over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively curtail migration from Central America...
2019-06-10 05:51

Dow ends higher on hopes of an interest rate cut after weak jobs report The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher after weaker-than-expected hiring likely increased the odds the Fed will have to cut interest rates.       ...
2019-06-08 02:17

Wall St. dips on trade tensions, hopes of rate cut limit losses Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday as worries of a protracted U.S.-China trade war were heightened by Washington's tough stance, but losses were limited by a tame inflation report that supported the case for an interest rate cut....
2019-06-12 16:51

Oil broadly stable as inventory data counters trade deal hopes Oil prices were broadly steady on Wednesday as data suggesting a smaller-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories countered support from hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal....
2019-06-19 12:00

Murray hopes to play singles again, doesn’t give time frame LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray says he is playing tennis “pretty much pain-free” and is hoping to compete in singles “at some stage this year.” The three-time Grand Slam champion says he doesn’t want to put a time frame on wh...
2019-06-12 16:00

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Meeting Raises Hopes For Peace: Pope Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
2019-06-30 16:51

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, sterling yo-yos as PM May quits World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly...
2019-05-24 13:51

Powell: W Series title hopes now slim after airborne Misano crash Alice Powell believes that her chances of winning the inaugural W Series title are now slim, after crashing out on the first lap of the third round at Misano...
2019-06-09 18:00

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026 Olympics host vote The head of Sweden's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday's vote for the perceived underdog against Milan-Cortina       ...
2019-06-24 01:51

US Hopes For PM Modi's Freer Hand To Pursue Tough Economic Reforms The White House is hopeful that Narendra Modi in his second term as prime minister with a strong mandate will have a freer hand to pursue some of the tough economic reforms that will help create a......
2019-06-08 14:00

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher for second day on rate cut hopes U.S. stocks rose at the open on Wednesday after a report showed smallest monthly private jobs growth in May since 2010, raising bets that the central bank would lower interest rates to counter any economic slowdown....
2019-06-05 17:34

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
2019-05-24 23:51

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-06-23 17:00

UPDATE 1-Italy's economy minister hopes Atlantia will buy stake in Alitalia Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Friday he hoped infrastructure group Atlantia would buy a stake in Alitalia, the troubled airline company the government is struggling to rescue....
2019-07-12 11:34

Cuba hopes for slight growth as Trump pummels Caribbean island Communist-run Cuba put on a brave face Saturday at a mid-year session of the National Assembly, the government insisting it would not let a growing financial crisis and mounting pressure from the administration of President Donald Trump thwart develo...
2019-07-14 03:34

The Latest: Australia in trouble at 112-5 after 25 overs LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 31 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Australia opted to bat first on a used pitch and was in trouble at 112-5 after 25 overs against New Zealand in the day-night match at Lord’s. The New Zeala...
2019-06-29 16:51

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
2019-06-05 14:34

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G available in Australia from next week If you've been eagerly awaiting the release of Samsung's most advanced flagship, the Galaxy S10 5G, you're in luck – the South Korean electronics giant has announced Australian availability of the next-generation device, an...
2019-05-22 11:34

Euthanasia Law Comes Into Effect In First Australia State Euthanasia laws for terminally ill patients came into effect in Australia's second-most populous state in a "bold change" Wednesday, the only place in the nation where the practice will be legal....
2019-06-19 10:34

Australia's 'Egg Boy' donates to Christchurch victims The 17-year-old who went viral cracking an egg over a politician's head was given thousands by the public to cover his legal fees and allow him to "buy more eggs." He has donated the money to victims of a mosque attack....
2019-05-29 09:51

China vs. India vs. Australia vs. Japan Chinese stocks have been under-performing, but what about India, Japan, Australia? Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski explain why he sees the light at the end of the tunnel for several regional markets....
2019-05-21 14:32

Australia's central bank says 'likely' will have to cut rates again - Australia's central bank believes it will likely have to cut interest rates further from the current record low of 1.25% in order to push down unemployment and revive growth in wages and inflation....
2019-06-18 07:17

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
2019-05-21 21:00

VAR drama as Australia come from two down to stun Brazil "Women\u0027s World Cup Group C, Stade la Mosson - Australia 3 (Foord 45\u0027, Logarzo 58\u0027, Monica 66\u0027) Brazil 2 (Marta P 27\u0027, Cristiane 38\u0027)"...
2019-06-13 21:17

What's new on Netflix Australia for June 2019 As the number of shows and movies available to stream in Australia continues to grow at an impressive rate, it can be tough to keep up with all the new additions to each streaming service each month.We've all come to anticipate a new stable of N...
2019-05-28 10:00

The best cheap 4K TV deals in Australia for May 2019 With so many great 4K televisions to choose from, making a decision about which one to purchase for your family may very well come down to price. A good cheap 4K TV deal can be hard to refuse, and these days there are more great TVs at even better pr...
2019-05-27 04:51

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournament goal....
2019-06-14 13:17

Petr Cech Hopes To Haunt Chelsea In Europa League Final Farewell Petr Cech won 13 trophies including four Premier League titles and the Champions League in 11 seasons with Chelsea before moving across London to Arsenal in 2015....
2019-05-27 06:17

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cuts U.S. stocks surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-18 22:17

England Cricket captain Eoin Morgan: Big win over India was vital to World Cup hopes Eoin Morgan believes the emphatic manner of England's 31-run win over India at Edgbaston will serve them well in Wednesday's crucial meeting with New Zealand....
2019-07-01 16:51

How Tessa Thompson Hopes to Inspire a Young Generation of People in Men in Black: International Tessa Thompson continues to be all kinds of goals. Speaking to E! News at the New York City premiere of Men in Black: International, the 35-year-old actress shared the heartwarming and......
2019-06-13 09:34

Stocks slide after strong jobs report diminishes hopes for Fed rate cut this month Mark Lennihan/AP Stocks fell on Friday after the strong jobs report lowered expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve this month. The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq Composite had rallied to all-time highs on ...
2019-07-06 10:34

Wall Street drops as strong jobs report cools rate cut hopes U.S. stocks lost ground on Friday, retreating from record levels hit in the previous session, after strong U.S. job growth in June pushed investors to scale back bets on aggressive interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve....
2019-07-05 17:51

World stocks rise, dollar drops as Fed chair boosts rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
2019-07-11 02:51

England lift Cricket World Cup hopes as Plunkett and Woakes deny India • England 337-7; India 306-5• Plunkett 3-55 and Woakes 2-58 in 31-run win; Bairstow hits 111England reignited their World Cup campaign with a stirring victory over India, Jonny Bairstow letting his bat do the talking with a match-winning century at E...
2019-06-30 20:34

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ends with gains on renewed trade hopes U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
2019-07-01 23:17

Stocks climb, dollar drops as Fed chair remarks boost rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
2019-07-10 19:51

Washington Redskins' Alex Smith hopes to play again after gruesome injury, needs to learn to run again Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is still hoping to play football again – even after suffering a broken fibula and tibia and suffering post-operations complications in his leg....
2019-06-22 13:51

Wall St. climbs as weak private jobs data boost rate cut hopes Wall Street's major indexes rose on Wednesday as investors bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut after weak private sector jobs data and hopes grew that the United States and Mexico would reach an agreement to avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods...
2019-06-06 00:34

Sensex, Nifty Rise On Hopes Of Economic Reforms Ahead Of Budget 2019 The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes snapped their two day losing streak on hopes that the re-elected National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government will announce steps to bolster economic......
2019-07-01 13:17

SEC hopes to turn continued baseball dominance into another College World Series championship The SEC has four teams at this year's College World Series and has sent 21 over the past eight years, but has just two titles to show for it so far.       ...
2019-06-15 22:34

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
2019-07-04 08:00

Nikkei edges up on hopes for Japan-U.S. trade progress, turnover lowest since 2014 Japanese stocks edged higher on Monday, when volume was low with U.S. markets closed, as investors awaited details from trade talks between the leaders of Japan and United States....
2019-05-27 09:51

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave the way for new talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
2019-06-23 21:51

Cricket World Cup: Pakistan beat New Zealand to keep semi-final hopes alive Pakistan keep their hopes of a World Cup semi-final place alive - and increase the prospect of England going out - with a six-wicket victory over New Zealand....
2019-06-27 23:51

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a scheduled meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
2019-06-27 23:51

Wall St drifts lower as trade concerns weigh, big rate cut hopes fade The S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials edged lower on Tuesday, as investors worried over warnings of a hit to earnings from the U.S.-China trade dispute and reined in hopes of a steep interest rate cut this month....
2019-07-09 21:17

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms on rate cut hopes, Brazil's real outperforms Rising bets on an interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve boosted Latin American stocks and currencies, with Brazil's real jumping to an over three-month high on optimism over the government's pension reform. The real firmed at 3.7969 per d...
2019-07-04 20:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
2019-05-25 03:01

UPDATE 2-As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
2019-06-03 17:00

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens at six-week high on hopes of dovish Fed U.S. stocks opened at their highest level in six-weeks on Tuesday, with Nasdaq leading the charge, as dovish calls from the European Central Bank raised expectations of a similar accommodative stance from the Federal Reserve....
2019-06-18 16:17

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-06-22 01:34

Pope praises Trump-Kim meeting as significant gesture, raises hopes for peace Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
2019-06-30 15:17

Stocks hit new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts The S&P 500 index set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
2019-06-21 02:00

England’s Mark Wood hopes West Indies worry about facing his pace • Fast bowler troubled next World Cup opponents in spring tour • ‘It is a team I’ve had success against,’ Wood saysOne feature of the World Cup so far has been the importance of quality pace bowling. This was not on display on Tuesday in Bristol, whe...
2019-06-11 19:51

Wall St. opens lower as Apple slips, hopes of sharp rate cut fade U.S. stocks fell at the open on Monday as Apple Inc shares dropped and investors scaled back bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month following a solid June jobs report....
2019-07-08 16:34

METALS-Copper prices extend gains on hopes China imports could grow Prices for industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper extending gains on expectations China's appetite for the commodity could grow....
2019-06-11 08:17

Stocks target best week since April on rate-cut hopes; U.S. jobs data awaits European shares climbed on Friday as hopes that central banks would loosen policy offset trade friction and the threat of global recession, putting them on track for their best week in two months....
2019-06-07 14:00

Nikkei hits 3-1/2-month low as hopes of early resolution to U.S.-China standoff fade Japan's Nikkei share average closed at a 3-1/2-month low on Thursday, on growing anxiety the trade dispute between the United States and China will be prolonged and damaging to the economy....
2019-05-30 10:17

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices advanced on Friday amid tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rates that may stimulate global growth...
2019-06-21 04:17

Murray hopes to play singles again, doesn't give time frame Andy Murray says he is playing tennis 'pretty much pain-free' and is hoping to compete in singles 'at some stage this year'       ...
2019-06-12 15:34

UPDATE 1-Brazilian markets surge on rate cut hopes, stocks hit record high Brazilian markets rose strongly on Friday, as the increasing likelihood of lower domestic and overseas interest rates in the coming months boosted investor sentiment and sent stocks to their highest on record....
2019-06-21 18:17

England's FA Hopes Internet Shaming Will Prevent The Lads From Acting Like Absolute Knobs The most recent instance of English lads descending on the Iberian peninsula for a soccer match ended up making international news after a Brit shoved an old man into a fountain. So it makes sense that England’s Football Association would want to st...
2019-05-30 21:17

Stocks near new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates.       ...
2019-06-20 19:17

Andy Murray hopes to play singles this year but sets no timescale for return • Murray returns to doubles action next week after hip surgery• ‘It’s baby steps just now, but I hope to play singles this year’Andy Murray hopes to be back on the singles court later this year, but the former world No 1 is setting no time limits. Mu...
2019-06-12 15:01

'Pain-free' Andy Murray hopes to return to singles tennis - video Andy Murray says he is playing 'pain-free' and is hoping to compete in singles tennis at some stage this year. The three-time Grand Slam champion, who underwent hip surgery in January, added that he doesn't want to put a timeframe on when his return ...
2019-06-12 22:34

Josh Doctson isn’t upset Redskins didn’t pick up his option, hopes to have a big season The former first-round pick says he loves the game more as he reaches the middle of his career, and understands expectations are high in the final year of his contract: "Obviously, I have to bring it."...
2019-05-30 01:17

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies, stocks rally as Fed lifts rate cut hopes Most Latin American currencies firmed on Thursday as the U.S. dollar remained on the backfoot after the Federal Reserve boosted bets of an interest rate cut as early as next month. Emerging market assets rallied, with the MSCI's index of Latin Am...
2019-06-20 17:17

Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard hopes to mend ties between school, Fab Five Juwan Howard was introduced as the next men’s basketball coach for the Michigan Wolverines on Thursday and expressed the desire to mend the ties between the program and the Fab Five....
2019-06-01 05:00

Norway defeat Australia on penalties to reach last eight "Women\u0027s World Cup last 16, Allianz Riviera, Nice - Norway 1 (Herlovsen 31\u0027) Australia 1 (Kellond-Knight 83\u0027). Norway win 4-1 on penalties."...
2019-06-23 04:17

South Koreans beats Australia 1-0 in friendly BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — Hwang Ui-jo scored in the 76th minute Friday to give South Korea a 1-0 win over Australia in an international friendly. Hwang controlled a cross and tapped it past rookie goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne. Tottenham forward Son Heu...
2019-06-07 17:17

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
2019-07-10 17:51

Four kids in Australia steal car and drive 1,000 kilometers A group of four kids left a farewell note before stealing a car and driving some 1,000 kilometers down the Australian east coast. The kids, aged 10-14, packed fishing rods and allegedly stole petrol from two towns....
2019-07-15 17:34

Australia and Sam Kerr quiet the haters at the World Cup Australia’s path to the Women’s World Cup was turbulent even before its upset loss in the opening round. That loss to Italy in stoppage time was a terrible start for a team that some consider one of the tournament favorites. The Matildas ...
2019-06-17 22:17

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone. Prime Ministe...
2019-06-24 08:51

Belgian dad pleas for help to find son missing in Australia A Belgian man says an encrypted phone message sent by his missing son could hold a clue to the 18-year-old tourist’s disappearance from an Australian coastal town...
2019-06-17 05:17

Inside the audacious mission to map every microbe in Australia Billions of viruses, bacteria, and other tiny organisms live in Australia. A bold project hopes to use DNA sequencing to identify all of them – can it be done? ...
2019-06-11 21:51

| WATCH: Meet Australia's democracy sausage This is the democracy sausage, an Australian election day tradition. The famously barbecue-loving nation have been sizzling "snags" on polling day for several years....
2019-05-21 14:51

WWC roundup: Australia scores improbable win over Brazil Australia rallied from a two-goal, first-half deficit to earn a 3-2 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Group C play at the Women's World Cup from Montpellier, France....
2019-06-14 04:17

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia’s opposition leader SYDNEY (AP) — Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia’s new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday. The 56-year-old became the new leader of the country’s main opposition par...
2019-05-27 12:17

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday....
2019-05-27 08:51

Australia's 'Missile' Magnussen hangs up the goggles Three-times world champion James Magnussen has retired from competitive swimming after years of battling shoulder injuries, the Australian said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 03:17

Australia's Green makes first win a major at Women's PGA Hannah Green became the third Australian woman to win a major with a one-stroke victory over South Korean Park Sung-hyun at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Sunday....
2019-06-24 09:17

Only one in 20 fathers take primary parental leave in Australia Mothers take 95% of the primary carers leave and the birth of a child has little impact on fathers’ employment, report saysMothers take 95% of the primary carers leave in Australia, and a lack of legislated shared parental leave, traditional gender r...
2019-05-28 05:00

The prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
2019-06-12 13:34

Ben Simmons among nine NBA stars in Australia's World Cup squad Coach Andrej Lemanis announces strong squad17-man list will be trimmed to 12 playersBen Simmons, Joe Ingles, Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and Matthew Dellavedova headline Australia’s star-studded extended squad for the Fiba World Cup campaign. Boomers co...
2019-05-23 13:00

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset and unsure if it will face the six-time FIFA Player of the Year....
2019-06-13 17:17

Man Utd backroom staff member hospitalised in Australia "A member of Manchester United\u0027s backroom staff has been rushed to hospital during the club\u0027s pre-season tour of Australia, with reports claiming he had taken an overdose."...
2019-07-12 15:51

US Marine dies after Australia exercise accident SYDNEY (AP) — A decorated U.S. Marine has died in Australia, days after a military training accident. A statement from the U.S. Marines says 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Hans Sandoval-Pereyra, from Fairfax, Virginia, died on Wednesday at the Royal Darwin H...
2019-05-29 08:51

Australia's economy may see a 'significant slowdown' in 2019 Katrina Ell of Moody's Analytics says weakness in the Australian economy is coming from a few different fronts, including the consumption sector. However, she also says that modest house price growth could return to Sydney and Melbourne toward t...
2019-07-09 11:00

Interest rates in Australia are still heading to zero: Investor Chris Bedingfield of Quay Global Investors says, unless there's a significant policy change, interest rates in Australia will end up effectively at zero. He also discusses the factors that are bringing about stabilization in the housing market....
2019-07-02 12:01

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
2019-06-06 14:51

Trump Administration Considered Tariffs on Australia The White House shelved the plan amid fierce opposition from military and State Department officials, who argue that tariffs would antagonize a critical ally....
2019-06-03 03:17

Australia goes Kerr-azy after four-goal blitz at World Cup Tributes rained down on Sam Kerr in Australia on Wednesday after the striker-captain became the nation's first player - male or female - to score a World Cup hat-trick in a four-goal blitz of Jamaica....
2019-06-19 10:51

The best SIM-only plans in Australia: updated July 2019 When it comes to mobile plans, those that come bundled with a handset tend to steal the limelight, but if you've already got a phone you're happy with, then SIM-only plans present an excellent opportunity to save some money.As the name impl...
2019-07-02 09:51

Australia, a Top Natural-Gas Exporter, Considers Imports The energy crisis in Australia is so severe that the country, one of the biggest exporters of natural gas, is thinking about imports to avoid blackouts....
2019-06-06 21:51

Norway v Australia: Women's World Cup last 16 – live! Updates on the Matildas’ game at the Stade de NiceAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.21pm BST I’ve been trying to find out why the Norwegians are nicknamed the Gresshoppene (Grasshoppers). My intel to date suggests that it stems back to the...
2019-06-22 20:34

Australia Are Pure, Thrilling, Perilous Anarchy Australia are front-runners for the title of most entertaining team at the Women’s World Cup. The chaotically good Matildas head to France this summer with the stated goal of winning the trophy but the more important (at least for non-Aussies) unstat...
2019-06-06 22:51

Wisconsin man says he illegally shipped weapons to Australia MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to illegally shipping guns to an Australian weapons dealer using a crate with a secret compartment to fool customs officials. The Journal Sentinel reports that Andy Huebschmann, of New Holstein, adm...
2019-06-30 19:00

U.K.’s EE will launch 5G on May 30 as Australia’s Telstra offers free 5G Commercial 5G services will commence by month's end in both the United Kingdom and Australia, thanks to announcements from the countries' top carriers.Read More...
2019-05-22 16:17

How NAB is taking Australia's skills shortage into its own hands The National Australia Bank is seeking 2,000 tech-focused staff and sending more than 2,000 of its existing staff through training provided by AWS to combat the looming skills shortage....
2019-05-21 17:34

Kerr has 4 goals and Australia beats Jamaica 4-1 Sam Kerr scored four goals, one shy of the World Cup record and the most by an Australian, in a 4-1 victory over Jamaica on that advanced the Matildas into the knockout rounds Kerr tied American Alex Morgan for the tournament lead with five goals &#...
2019-06-19 01:51

The best PS4 prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) With the release of the PS4 Pro, Sony's non-4K console has seen some incredibly competitive prices in both the bundles and the regular Slim model consoles. There's also the new white PlayStation 4 Slim which is looking cooler than ever, so ...
2019-05-22 11:34

Australia: Cryptocurrency unlikely for retail payments, Facebook or not The world is still processing the specifics of Facebook‘s Libra digital currency, but even the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has realized it’s set to rub cryptocurrency purists the wrong way. In a whopping 5,800-word paper published earlier today, ...
2019-06-20 15:17

Family to be deported from Australia because son has cystic fibrosis An Irish family settled in Australia are calling for community support after their bid to stay in the country was denied due to the cost of their son’s genetic disease...
2019-05-29 15:51

Morrison sworn in as Australia’s prime minister SYDNEY (AP) — Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia’s prime minister, 11 days after retaining the position in the country’s general election. Along with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, Morrison was sworn in by Queen Eliza...
2019-05-29 06:00

NZ finally updates its cybersecurity strategy, so where's Australia's? New Zealand's generic new cybersecurity strategy may be long on motherhood statements, short on detail, and late, but it sure beats Australia's two years of cyber policy stagnation....
2019-07-03 11:34

Australia cuts key interest rate to record low 1.25% Australia's central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to a new record low of 1.25% in the first rate change in almost three years....
2019-06-04 07:17

Best Samsung Galaxy S10 plans and prices in Australia With the Samsung Galaxy S10 and its more expensive, and more affordable, siblings landing in Australia, everyone's eager to get their hands on what is shaping up to be one the best Android handsets around.While you can learn everything there is ...
2019-06-03 08:34

Best Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus plans and prices in Australia Naturally, the freshly-launched range of Galaxy handsets contains a Galaxy S10 Plus, and it just so happens that it's one of the most expensive and powerful Android handsets money can buy!You can check out everything there is to know about this ...
2019-06-03 08:34

Norway sink Australia in shootout to reach last eight Norway beat Australia 4-1 on penalties to reach the women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2007 following a highly-entertaining 1-1 draw after extra time on Saturday....
2019-06-23 02:34

The best PS4 Pro prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) Sony beat Microsoft to the punch with its new 4K gaming system, the PS4 Pro, and you should definitely grab one.Here you'll find the best prices around on the PlayStation 4 Pro console and any bundle deals available so you can score Sony's ...
2019-05-22 11:34

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on rate-cut hopes, China tariff delay U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, after a weak payrolls data in May increased bets that the Federal Reserve would lower interest rates, while news that the United States would give China more time to avoid a tariff hike helped add to the gains....
2019-06-07 16:34

World stocks rise, dollar drops as Fed chair remarks boost rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
2019-07-10 21:51

Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt says she hopes to see her alleged sexual abuser ‘in an orange jumpsuit’ Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt is doubling down on her claims that she was sexually abused as a teenager working in the often unforgiving entertainment business....
2019-06-07 20:34

Nationals’ tandem of Yan Gomes and Kurt Suzuki not delivering on all-star level hopes at catcher The Nationals hoped before the season that they could have an all-star catcher between Yan Gomes and Kurt Suzuki. The numbers say that hasn't panned out....
2019-06-07 22:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade truce hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a much-anticipated meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may lead to a truce in the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-06-27 18:51

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares climb, wager all on dovish Fed, trade hopes revive Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors hoped the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day....
2019-06-19 08:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
2019-06-20 08:34

Investors are banking on rate cuts to extend the stock market's gains. Here's why their hopes could be dashed. Carolyn Kaster/AP The stock market and the bond market have priced in multiple interest-rate cuts from the Federal Reserve this year and next. Still, industry watchers don't think a rate cut will come in June. Cuts have not always been positive fo...
2019-06-18 03:17

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
2019-06-19 03:51

Japan supports U.S.-North Korea process, hopes latest talks lead to progress: Abe Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday Japan supported the United States and North Korea's "process" and wished for the latest talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un to result in positive developments, Japanese media reported....
2019-07-01 05:34

Putin hopes G20 Summit meeting with Theresa May can help repair relations after Salisbury novichok poisoning Vladimir Putin has said he believes his meeting with Theresa May at the G20 summit this week could help repair relations after the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil....
2019-06-28 04:00

U.S. stocks drop amid fears strong jobs data will work against rate cut hopes The Federal Reserve Board will meet at the end of July to decide what will happen to interest rates in light of the nation’s longest economic expansion on record, now in its 10th year....
2019-07-05 21:00

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens flat as hopes of a rate cut counter trade worries U.S. stocks opened flat on Wednesday as Washington's tough stance heightened worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, with losses offset by tame inflation data that supported the case for an interest rate cut....
2019-06-12 16:34

Home Depot CEO says company hopes to cut costs to reduce impact of tariffs on consumer prices Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said the company aims to minimize any impact that potential tariffs will have on customers by cutting costs elsewhere in the supply chain. The company makes 70% of its goods domestically, which also lessens the effect....
2019-06-27 23:00

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX fall as dollar rallies on dimmer hopes of aggressive U.S. rate cut Most Latin American currencies slipped on Friday as the dollar was lifted by hopes that the U.S. Federal Reserve would not cut rates aggressively at its meeting this month. The dollar rally was spurred by investors trimming bets of a 50-basis-poi...
2019-07-06 07:00

Warriors coach Steve Kerr hopes younger generation will vote out lawmakers against gun control Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr opened up about advocating for gun control in an interview Tuesday, saying he believes things are changing in that area....
2019-06-01 05:00

Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco announces he is fighting leukemia, hopes to pitch again in 2019 The Indians right-hander told a Dominican TV station that he has leukemia, a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow.       ...
2019-07-06 22:17

Norway beats Australia on penalties to reach quarterfinals NICE, France (AP) — Ingrid Engen hit the decisive penalty kick and Norway beat Australia in a shootout Saturday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup. Australia captain Sam Kerr, who was frustrated by Norway most of the...
2019-06-23 00:51

Swimming: Sun doping case needs more 'clarity', says Australia coach Australia's head swimming coach has questioned a panel decision to clear Sun Yang of wrongdoing in refusing a doping test and urged anti-doping authorities to provide more transparency over the Chinese swimmer's case....
2019-07-14 12:17

KFC owner in remote Australia lobbies for a Michelin star One of the charms of KFC is that it differs wherever you go in the world. In China, its franchises serve soy milk drinks and egg tarts; in India, you’ll find an array of vegetarian fare; in Israel, the fast-food chain developed a milk-flavored soy po...
2019-07-06 01:17

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
2019-05-29 10:00

U.S., Australia reach C-17A plane cross-servicing agreement A cross-servicing agreement for C-17A Globemaster transport planes was announced on Friday between the U.S. Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force....
2019-06-22 01:34

Euthanasia law takes effect in Australia's Victoria state Voluntary euthanasia became legal in the Australian state of Victoria on Wednesday, with the government saying it had extensive safeguards to prevent the process being misused while allowing people a compassionate choice over how they die....
2019-06-19 13:00

Australia's Wobbly Growth Streak Has Some Seeing Easy Money on the Way Australia’s bond yields have hit record lows, part of a global swoon, as investors wager it could be the next rich economy forced to adopt unorthodox monetary policy....
2019-05-29 09:51