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January 15, 2019 7:10 PM Motor racing: IndyCar signs title sponsorship deal with NTT

(Reuters) - IndyCar announced a multi-year agreement with NTT on Tuesday that will make the Japanese tech giant the title sponsor of North America’s premier open-wheel racing series. NTT replaces Verizon as title sponsor of the series. Its sponsorship of what will now be known as the NTT IndyCar Series launches with the March 10 season-opening race. The financial 2827

January 15, 2019 6:31 AM Socialist Workers Party's 2016 presidential candidate running for Dallas mayor: report

Allyson Kennedy, 68, who was a 2016 presidential candidate, is running for mayor of Dallas, a report said on Monday. (U.S. Census Bureau) A 2016 presidential candidate from the Socialist Workers Party is running for mayor of Dallas, a report said Monday. Allyson Kennedy, 68, who was on the ballots in seven states as the Socialist Workers Party candidate 245

January 11, 2019 8:02 PM South Carolina congressman stopped from entering House floor with 6-pack of beer in hand

Rep. Joe Cunningham, a newly elected Democrat from South Carolina, was barred from walking onto the House floor Friday as he tried to bring a six-pack of beer with him. The banned brewskis, from the Charleston area, were a gift for Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., a co-chair of the large House Small Brewers Caucus, Cunningham said on Twitter. “Making friends 328

January 6, 2019 1:16 PM Austrian racing car legend Lauda back in hospital after lung transplant

ZURICH (Reuters) - Former Formula One champion Niki Lauda is in hospital in Vienna with the flu, five months after undergoing a lung transplant, Austrian media sites reported on Sunday. Lauda, 69, an Austrian, was flown in early January from the Spanish island of Ibiza where he had been vacationing to a hospital in the Austrian capital, the publication 113

January 6, 2019 10:36 AM 'Turkish Messi' Abdulkadir Omur would welcome Liverpool move amid recent links

Promising Trabzonspor teenager Abdulkadir Omur would welcome the chance to join Liverpool amid recent reports of an offer from the Anfield club. The Reds have been closely linked with a move for Omur, 19, over the past week after reports in Turkish media claimed the Premier League leaders tabled a £27 million bid for the Trabzonspor winger. Omur discussed 123

December 31, 2018 12:49 AM Cards lose to fall to 3-13, will select No. 1 overall in draft

The Cardinals secured the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL draft after losing to the Seattle Seahawks, 27-24, on Sunday at CenturyLink Field to end their season 3-13. Seahawks kicker Sebastian Janikowski kicked the 33-yard. game-winning field goal as time expired. With Arizona the only three-win team heading into the weekend, the San Francisco 49ers, New York Jets and Oakland 91

December 24, 2018 5:35 AM NFL roundup: Saints hold off Steelers, clinch home field

Taking advantage of a special teams stop on a fake punt, Drew Brees threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas with 1:25 left to lift the host New Orleans Saints to a 31-28 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday and clinch home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs. Pittsburgh (8-6-1) led 28-24 with little more than four minutes 160

December 22, 2018 9:59 AM Russia warns of global conflict over nuclear pact collapse

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Saturday that the scrapping of a Cold War era nuclear pact may lead to an arms race and direct confrontation between several global regions, after a proposal by Moscow was rejected in a United Nations vote. Moscow had put forward a resolution in support of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) which 110

December 18, 2018 6:52 PM Arizona Republican McSally will fill McCain's Senate seat

(Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Martha McSally will take over the late John McCain’s U.S. Senate seat in January, two months after losing her bid for Arizona’s other Senate seat, the state’s governor said on Tuesday. McSally will replace the retiring John Kyl, whom Governor Doug Ducey appointed after McCain died in August following a battle 135

December 18, 2018 9:16 AM Kremlin rejects new U.S. reports alleging Russian election meddling

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin on Tuesday rejected two new U.S. reports alleging Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, saying they lacked detail and failed to explain how the Russian government was allegedly involved. Reports by private experts released on Monday by U.S. senators from both parties alleged that Moscow’s election meddling 145