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    Trump says solution to shutdown impasse ‘so simple’

    With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat, declaring he would “never ever back down.”

  • California launches legal sale of cannabis for recreational use

    California is to launch the world’s largest regulated commercial market for recreational marijuana, as dozens of newly licenced stores catering to adults who enjoy the drug for its psychoactive effects open for business up and down the state.

  • US knocked out of World Cup after Trinidad defeat

    The United States fail to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986, crashing to a shock 2-1 defeat against already-eliminated Trinidad and Tobago.

  • PM undergoes gallbladder surgery in US

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in the USA, underwent a gallbladder surgery in Washington on Monday night (Washington time).

  • Harvey floodwaters climb as Texas rescuers scramble to find survivors

    Rescuers in Texas are racing against time Wednesday to find survivors of Harvey's wrath and take them to safety, with Houston's mayor declaring a nighttime curfew to head off looting as rains persisted and the raging floodwaters continued to rise.

  • Elvis Presley: 40 years since the death of 'the King'

    Elvis Presley, American icon and King of rock 'n' roll who transformed popular culture and sold over a billion records, is idolised as ever on the 40th anniversary of his tragic death.

  • A story about loving, in black and white

    You see, Mildred Jeter was black, while her husband, Richard Loving (yes, that is his real name) was white. In the 1950s, Virginia was one of 24 states whose anti-miscegenation laws made interracial marriage a felony. The Lovings were charged with “cohabiting as man and wife, against the peace and dignity of the Commonwealth.”

  • Team USA must be wary of fired-up Kyrgios

    Australia's number two Bernard Tomic will be absent from this week's Davis Cup quarter-finals but the United States will still have a fight on their hands in Brisbane due to the impressive form of Nick Kyrgios, U.S. team captain Jim Courier said.

  • USA held by Panama

    Clint Dempsey scored his fourth goal in two games as the United States were held to a 1-1 draw in a hard-fought CONCACAF World Cup qualifying battle with Panama on Tuesday.

  • Kerber rallies to reach fourth round

    Second seed Angelique Kerber put on a determined display to rally past France's Pauline Parmentier 7-5 3-6 7-5 in the scorching desert heat to reach the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.

  • Djokovic seeks to turn up heat in California desert

    Five-time champion Novak Djokovic will be out to reassert his dominance on the hard courts of Indian Wells this week, seeking to shake off the slump that has dogged him into 2017.

  • Mickelson among leaders

    Five-time major-winner Phil Mickelson was enjoying the challenge of the high-altitude Chapultepec Golf Club Thursday as he seized a share of the first-round lead in the WGC-Mexico Championship.

  • Phelps frustrated by Rio doping fears

    US swimming legend Michael Phelps has spoken of his frustration at the possibility rivals were using drugs at last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

  • Raonic downs del Potro to book title clash with Sock

    Top-seeded Canadian Milos Raonic held off Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) on Saturday to book a title clash with Jack Sock at the ATP Delray Beach Open.

  • Dustin Johnson vaults to world golf number one

    Dustin Johnson made the complicated world golf ranking calculations simple on Sunday, vaulting to number one with a convincing victory in the Genesis Open.

  • Castro cigars, Ali's boxing gloves highlight auction

    Muhammad Ali's fight gloves and a box of cigars signed by the Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro are among some of the highlights in an auction of memorabilia steeped in sporting history.

  • USA rehire Arena

    Bruce Arena was rehired Tuesday for a second stint as United States head coach, replacing sacked German Jurgen Klinsmann.

  • Klinsmann fired as US football coach

    Former German international striker Jurgen Klinsmann was fired Monday as coach of the United States after losing two straight 2018 World Cup qualifying matches.

  • Strike possible as US women fight for equality

    Members of the reigning Women's World Cup champion United States national team vow to push their case for equal pay to the US men's team as far as it takes.

  • Keane to leave LA Galaxy after six seasons

    Striker Robbie Keane will leave LA Galaxy after his contract expires in December, the Major League Soccer (MLS) club have announced.

  • US in trouble after losing 4-0 to Costa Rica

    The United States face an uphill battle to qualify for their eighth consecutive World Cup Finals after being demolished 4-0 by a rampant Costa Rica in San Jose.

  • Mexico win a thriller

    Skipper Rafael Marquez scored an 89th minute winner as Mexico stunned the United States 2-1 in a thrilling World Cup qualifying duel between the arch-rivals here Friday.

  • Sporting deaths that sparked safety re-thinks

    Batsman Phillip Hughes died after he was struck on the neck by a bouncer during an Australian domestic match in 2014, stunning the sporting world.

  • WADA says hackers may have doctored leaked data

    Computer hackers who leaked the medical records of more than 100 top athletes in a bid to reveal questionable drug exemptions may have tampered with the data, according to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

  • Gay, Bailey eye bobsled role

    Veteran sprinter Tyson Gay is making a bid to force his way onto the US bobsled team after entering this week's National Push Championships in Canada.

  • WADA says hackers released another batch of athlete data

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says that another batch of athlete data has been leaked by the same Russian cyber espionage group that published confidential medical data earlier this week.

  • Lochte gets 10-month suspension

    American swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months, US media reported on Wednesday, following a scandal

  • Altidore fires USA

    Striker Jozy Altidore scores twice as the United States thrash Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 to book their place in the final round of the CONCACAF region's 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

  • USA edge closer to final round

    Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic scores twice as the United States thrashed Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6-0.

  • Williams sister act through to second round

    World number one Serena Williams opens her U.S. Open account with a tidy 6-3 6-3 win over Ekaterina Makarova.

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