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  • Ryu leads in Canada at 20 under, eyes LPGA record

    The Sports Xchange Ryu leads in Canada at 20 under, eyes LPGA record So Yeon Ryu of South Korea shot 5-under-par 67 on Saturday and will take a four-stroke lead over Azahara Munoz of Spain and Na Yeon Choi, also of South Korea, into the final round of...
  • Jackie Robinson West takes aim at history

    Jackie Robinson West takes aim at history
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Jackie Robinson West will look to make history its story Sunday when it faces Seoul, South Korea for the Little League Baseball World Series championship (2 p.m., ABC). No all-African-American team ever has won the world...
  • Jackie Robinson West ready for Little League title test

    Jackie Robinson West ready for Little League title test
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. –  The Jackie Robinson West kids are ready for Sunday’s Little League championship game against South Korea, after an exhilarating win over Las Vegas for the U.S. title. Brandon Green, who caught on Saturday, is...
  • Ledecky breaks world record to overshadow Phelps

    (Reuters) - It's not often that Michael Phelps gets upstaged in the pool, especially when he wins. But that's exactly what happened at the Pan Pacific championships on Saturday. Phelps won his first individual gold medal at an international meet in two...
  • Jackie Robinson West falls 8-4 in Little League final

    Jackie Robinson West's rally falls short in final
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — In the end, the scoreboard said Seoul defeated soul and heart and determination that was Jackie Robinson West. History will say it was 8-4 in favor of the Little League Baseball World Series champions from South Korea....
  • North Korea: rocket firing not timed to coincide with papal visit to South

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday its firing of three short-range rockets shortly before Pope Francis arrived in the South Korean capital the previous day had nothing to do with the papal visit. The rockets were fired from multiple launchers...
  • Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China

    Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China
    Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to South Korea and the first papal visit to Asia in 15 years. Before a Mass on Monday...
  • Russia may ban car imports if West applies new sanctions: Vedomosti

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may tighten retaliatory sanctions against Western nations to include a ban on car imports, if the United States and the European Union impose additional sanctions on Moscow, daily newspaper Vedomosti reported on Monday. The...
  • New head of South Korean 2018 Winter Games vows 'success' after delays

    With the organizers of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, hoping to recover from a turbulent summer, the group's new leader met with International Olympic Committee officials over the weekend. Cho Yang-ho took control of the organizing...
  • Pope Francis focuses on charity during ceremony in South Korea

    Pope Francis focuses on charity during ceremony in South Korea
    In the midst of a five-day visit to South Korea, Pope Francis continued to draw enthusiastic crowds Saturday, speaking on one of his favorite topics — charity — and also making an implicit statement on the hot-button issue of abortion....
  • Pope Francis beatifies martyrs in South Korea, urges sacrifice

    Pope Francis beatifies martyrs in South Korea, urges sacrifice
    Pope Francis beatified 124 martyrs before a crowd of hundreds of thousands here Saturday, and called on South Koreans to heed their example of sacrifice in a world of growing poverty and inequality. The beatification Mass was one of the main events of...