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December 16, 2018 10:51 PM Car blast kills nine in Syrian city near Turkey border

AMMAN (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed on Sunday when a car bomb exploded in a vegetable market in the northwest Syrian city of Afrin, in the latest such attack in towns under control of Turkey-backed rebel groups, witnesses and rebel sources said. They said the blast came from a detonated car parked close to the busy market in the city only days after 76

December 15, 2018 3:02 PM Wanda inks $1.7 billion "red tourism" site in China's Communist heartland

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Wanda group has signed a deal to build a sprawling complex for patriotic tourists to visit a site where the ruling Communist Party’s traces its revolutionary roots in northwestern Shaanxi province. At a ceremony in Beijing on Thursday, China Wanda Group and the Yanan city government agreed to start work on a 12 billion yuan ($1.74 billion) 81

December 15, 2018 2:36 AM UFC Fight Night Milwaukee undercard recap

Before UFC Fight Night Milwaukee's event between Kevin Lee and Al Iaquinta, a multitude of undercard fights had major implications. Here's how it went down. Joaquim Silva was trailing much of the fight but landed a set of punches in the third round that knocked Jared Gordon out cold. The win moves Silva to 11-1 as a professional, 4-1 in the UFC. Gordon 71

December 15, 2018 2:34 AM Nobel laureate Murad to build hospital in her hometown in Iraq

SINJAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Nadia Murad, an Iraqi Yazidi woman held as a sex slave by Islamic State militants who won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, said on Friday she intended to use the prize money to build a hospital for victims of sexual abuse in her hometown. The Yazidi survivor was speaking to a crowd of hundreds in Sinjar, her hometown in northern 83

December 14, 2018 2:22 PM The cases for, against the Capitals returning to Stanley Cup Final

The Pittsburgh Penguins' Cup Final victory over the Nashville Predators in 2016-17 marked the first time since the Detroit Red Wings won championships in 1996-97 and 1997-98 that a team raised the Cup in consecutive seasons. Making two straight appearances in the Cup Final is slightly less rare. Pittsburgh and Detroit played each other to decide the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons 61

December 14, 2018 12:45 PM Britons will have to pay 7 euros for visa-free travel to EU after Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British travelers will have to pay 7 euros ($7.91) for a three year pre-travel authorization to visit the European Union after Brexit, provided London seals a divorce agreement with the bloc. The EU is readying a new electronic visa waiver system by 2021 to beef up security. The bloc’s executive proposed to exempt Britain from visas 83

December 14, 2018 12:06 AM Bitcoin ransoms just are not what they used to be

The people behind a rash of bomb threats made across the United States and Canada on Thursday demanded a $20,000 ransom to be paid in bitcoin. Authorities said none of the threats - emailed to hundreds of businesses, public offices and schools - appeared credible. Frankly, the perpetrators would have been better off asking for Turkish lira. Bitcoin and other 74

December 13, 2018 5:16 PM Delta Air Lines shares drop on weak revenue outlook

(Reuters) - Shares in U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N) dropped 4 percent in Thursday morning trading on concerns that slowing global economies would limit the No. 2 U.S. airline’s revenue growth in 2019 despite strong travel demand. At its investor day, Atlanta-based Delta forecast a 4 to 6 percent rise in revenues, compared to an average 5.6 percent 90

December 13, 2018 3:58 PM Lightning's Andrei Vasilevskiy returns, to start against Leafs

Thursday's game (ESPN+, 7:30 p.m. ET) matches the top two teams in the Eastern Conference. Without Vasilevskiy, who hasn't played since Nov. 10, Louis Domingue has gone 11-2-0 and has won six straight games for the Atlantic Division-leading Lightning. Edward Pasquale won his only appearance for the Lightning on Dec. 4 as well. Vasilevskiy, 24, is 9-3-1 with a 2.30 goals-against 53

December 13, 2018 1:37 AM ‎Brawl Stars on the App Store

Fast-paced multiplayer battles from the makers of Clash of Clans, Clash Royale and Boom Beach. Battle with friends or solo across a variety of game modes in under three minutes. Unlock and upgrade dozens of Brawlers with powerful super abilities. Purchase and collect unique skins to stand out and show off in the arena. Join or start a band to share tactics 115