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  • Japan reduces chance of El Nino weather pattern this year

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's weather bureau said on Monday it sees less chance of an El Nino weather pattern forming later this year than it previously forecast. In a monthly online bulletin, the Japan Meteorological Agency said it sees a 50 percent...
  • Like old days: Lochte, Phelps 1-2 in 200 IM at nationals

    Like old days: Lochte, Phelps 1-2 in 200 IM at nationals
    IRVINE, Calif. — Like all the elite swimmers at this U.S. Championships, Winnetka's Conor Dwyer faced a dilemma because of the unusual selection process to which results from this meet contribute. The top two finishers in nearly all events at...
  • How Kentucky tobacco grew a possible miracle drug for Ebola problem

    When two American aid workers came down with the deadly Ebola virus recently, an experimental treatment materialized seemingly out of nowhere. How did a possible miracle drug for one of the deadliest diseases in Africa come to be grown half a world away...
  • Conor Dwyer gets up to speed

    Conor Dwyer gets up to speed
    IRVINE, Calif. – Like all the elite swimmers at this U.S. Championships, Winnetka’s Conor Dwyer faced a dilemma because of the unusual selection process to which results from this meet contribute. Top two finishers at nationals – and...
  • Ukraine fighting prompts Dutch to halt search for Malaysia jet remains

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte halted the search for victims' remains and belongings at the eastern Ukraine site of the July 17 Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash, saying Wednesday that the intensifying clashes in the area made it too dangerous for...
  • Simpson's run falls just short at Open

    Simpson's run falls just short at Open
    U.S. Open of Surfing, Brett Simpson, Tim Reyes, Kanoa Igarashi, Filipe Toledo, Ryan Callinan, Hodei Collazo, Mitch Coleborn, Koholhe Andino, Bede Durbidge, Peterson Crisanto, Garrett Parkes, Adam Melling, Willian Cardoso, World Qualifying Series, Maxime...
  • Glasgow Games hailed best ever in rousing closing Ceremony

    GLASGOW, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Hailed as the best ever Commonwealth Games by Federation president Prince Tunku Imran, Glasgow 2014 celebrated the end of a memorable 20th edition with a colourful closing ceremony on Sunday. In a sporting festival...
  • Geoffrey Rush to Star in Screen Australia-Backed 'Daughter'

    HONG KONG -- Oscar-winning actor, Geoffrey Rush will star in "The Daughter," a drama that marks the feature film debut of noted Australian stage director Simon Stone. Rush ("Shine," "The King's Speech") will appear with Ewen Leslie ("The Railwayman,"...
  • Australia asigna licitación para buscar a restos de vuelo MH370 a firma holandesa

    SÍDNEY (Reuters) - Australia otorgó el miércoles un contrato a la firma de ingeniería francesa Fugro para buscar el fondo del océano donde se cree que se estrelló el desaparecido vuelo MH370 de Malaysia Airlines, esperando descifrar el mayor misterio de...
  • World champion Sprenger a Pan Pacs doubt for Australia

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - World 100 metres breaststroke champion Christian Sprenger is a doubt for this month's Pan Pacific Championships because of the shoulder injury that wrecked his Commonwealth Games. Sprenger was listed as "subject to fitness" when the...
  • Prognosis for Rio Olympics 'much better' - IOC's Coates

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Olympic chief John Coates, who in April branded preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the worst ever, said on Tuesday the prognosis was now "much, much better". Speaking at an event to mark two years until...