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January 15, 2017 8:47 PM WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka dead at 73

Legendary professional wrestler and WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, who thrilled fans for decades with his splash from the top rope as one of the original high flyers, died Sunday from stomach cancer. He was 73. Snuka, who was from the Fiji Islands, had three stints with World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment and was inducted 13

January 15, 2017 7:14 AM In parts of Mosul, a semblance of normality despite war

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - In some parts of Mosul, you can almost forget that a war is being waged over the city between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants who still control more than half of it - at least momentarily. Cars clog the streets, stalls are heaped with fresh produce and bicycles weave through the traffic, as the city slowly emerges from more than two years 12

January 14, 2017 8:04 AM Bernie Sanders’s claim that ‘36,000 people will die yearly’ if Obamacare is repealed

“As Republicans try to repeal the Affordable Care Act, they should be reminded every day that 36,000 people will die yearly as a result.” For context, more than 2.6 million people died in the United States in 2015, or nearly 7,200 per day. So Sanders is suggesting repeal of the law would increase the number of deaths by 1.4 percent. Sanders obtained 19

January 14, 2017 6:31 AM Protests Shut Down UC Davis Group’s Event With Milo Yiannopoulos

An event at a California university featuring controversial so-called "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli and Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos was canceled Friday after a large number of protesters blocked entrance to the event, UC Davis said. The speakers were invited by the student group Davis College Republicans. UC Davis said in a statement that after 15

January 13, 2017 4:08 PM Australian, Romanian tennis players banned over betting

LONDON (AP) — Two low-ranking tennis players have been banned for corruption offenses after they bet on matches. The Tennis Integrity Unit says Mihaita Damian of Romania has been banned for a year and fined 5,000 euros ($5,300) for placing 199 bets on games from 2011 to 2013. The 23-year-old Damian is 1,645th in the doubles rankings. The unit also announced 1

January 13, 2017 7:25 AM Nintendo Switch Price, Release Date and Other Details Officially Revealed

January 13, 2017 Written by Alex Co Nintendo has finally announced the price and release date of its home console/portable hybrid, the Nintendo Switch! During its highly anticipated presentation earlier today (which you can re-watch in the video above), the video game company showed off the console and announced the Nintendo Switch price at $299.99 and that it’ll 18

January 12, 2017 8:33 PM MLS will play again during World Cup qualifying

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer will play again during World Cup qualifying but with a reduced schedule. Three games each are scheduled during the June and September international fixture periods and two in October, the league said Thursday. National teams have the right to players during those dates, meaning clubs may be without stars. The U.S. hosts 13

January 12, 2017 6:33 PM Juventus sign Mattia Caldara for €15m but defender will stay at Atalanta

Juventus have signed Mattia Caldara on a five-year contract but the promising Italy under-21 defender will remain with Atalanta until June 2018. The 22-year-old has agreed a deal running until 2021 with the reigning Serie A champions, with Atalanta both receiving €15 million in return and keeping the player in Bergamo on loan for 18 months. The contract 17

January 11, 2017 11:18 PM Luis Suarez scores 100th goal for Barcelona; MSN reaches 300

The Uruguayan striker reached the milestone with a superb 35th-minute volley of a Neymar cross in Barca's 3-1 Copa del Rey last-16 second-leg tie. Suarez, 29, moved from Liverpool to the Camp Nou for €81.72 million in the summer of 2014, and needed just 120 matches to achieve his century of goals with the club. Wednesday's match also marked the 300th goal scored 16

January 10, 2017 10:28 PM Watch: Lionel Messi's masterful weekend free kick

CASTELLó, Spain, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Lionel Messi authored another chapter in his book of futbol greatness Sunday. In the final minute of Barcelona's match against Villarreal, Messi stepped up to take a free kick from about 25 yards out. Messi eyed the man-made wall to his right, before deciding the strike the shot to the keeper's strong side. His shot hit perfectly 14