April 23, 2016

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World Snooker Championship: Mark Selby holds off Sam Baird

The GuardianRonnie O'Sullivan trails Barry Hawkins 5-3 after the first session of their second-round match. Five-time winner O'Sullivan made a stunning 139 break in only...

Calvary 'outright beat' Lady Jaguars

Fielder's parents, Jaf and Shelly, running the scoreboard and PA system in the press box, were sitting on pins and needles when Fielder launched her...

Kentucky GOP leaders pick 25 delegates in quieter state convention

Saturday's event largely left the Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich campaigns sidelined. It was a flash mob of a ... Rand Paul, after...

Be dazzled by Van Cleef & Arpels' show at ArtScience Museum

These treasures are part of The Art & Science Of Gems, Van Cleef & Arpels' largest exhibition to date. It will showcase the artistry of...

Dillons in Wichita robbed this morning

... around 8:00 a.m. to rob the store. “Suspect came into the store, indicated he had a weapon,” says Wichita Police Sgt. Wendell Nicholson. “Fill...

Here's another reason why you should go easy on fast food

To the mounting cache of scientific evidence that fast food adversely impacts human health has now been added another sinister dimension: the presence of industrial-grade...

5 highlights from the Yukon legislative agenda

The Yukon legislative assembly has been gathered for just over two weeks now. It's the last sitting before the territorial election later this year. MLAs...

Mistrial in Chester, S.C., councilman murder case

Moore testified that he and four friends were armed and had planned to rob someone at a house near Williams' concrete shop. No one was...

New Lynden restaurant comes with European flair

Rob and Stephanie Peterka bought Bellingham Music and the Bellingham Academy of Music at 232 E. Champion St., said Dick Zagelow, a broker at Moore...

Lyon up to second after dramatic 3-2 win at Toulouse

Olympique Lyonnais climbed into second place in Ligue 1 after coming from behind to beat Toulouse 3-2 at Le Stadium on Saturday following a dramatic...

Lionel Ainsworth strikes again as in-form Motherwell beat Hearts

McDonald missed an even better opportunity five minutes later after robbing Buaben, shooting high and wide with only Alexander to beat and Moult inside him.

Motherwell 1-0 Heart of Midlothian

But just as the game was beginning to spiral into complete mediocrity and the home fans were bemoaning a missed opportunity from Chris Cadden, Scott...

Weed Saved My Life After a Decade on Anxiety Meds

Former Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced the proposed changes to the MMAR in December of 2012. The old program was to be done away with...

GAA digest: Dublin recall Connolly for Kerry clash

Dublin manager Jim Gavin has recalled Diarmuid Connolly in the only change in personnel for the Allianz Division 1 Final with Kerry at Croke Park...

Local golf scores

Seniors 2-best ball net, 1st, Ursula Vosseler, Skid Heyworth, Mary Slidell and Bob Murray 130; 2nd, Roger Flaherty, Lu Cotta, Val Cooksey and Ron Council...

How Prince pushed back against the fragmenting world of music

On the same album, he also covered VH1 staples "I Can't Make You Love Me" and "One of Us," songs made most famous by Bonnie...

Shakespeare's work has thrived for 400 years. Here's how to improve it

William Shakespeare is 400 years dead as of April 23, but his heritage seems in excellent shape. His plays are loved, admired and endlessly produced;...

Mackay woman infected with the contagious disease travelled to Brisbane

A measles alert has been issued for Brisbane and Mackay after a woman tested positive to the disease on Friday. The Mackay woman, 31, was...

Rangers star Martyn Waghorn rates these two Scottish Championship rivals highly

BBC NewsRangers star Martyn Waghorn has revealed to Sky Sports that he voted for Falkirk striker John Baird for the PFA Scotland Championship Player of...

China's Foul-Mouthed Web Superstar Papi Jiang Rapped by Censors

While Papi Jiang has stayed away from politically sensitive topics, her fast-paced videos ran afoul of Internet regulators because of excessive foul language, state media...

Wasn't fit to confess, Thacker witness says

POTEAU, Okla. -- A psychologist testified Friday that confessions Elvis Aaron Thacker made that he murdered Briana Ault in 2010 were unreliable because of the...

Falkirk hitman John Baird: I'll always have soft spot for Raith but promotion with the Bairns is my main aim

Baird's part in that 1-0 success at Easter Road was previously immortalised by a framed photo in the corridors of Rovers' Stark's Park but it...

Real estate transactions

David Alexander of Newcor Commercial Real Estate represented the landlord, Kopke & Marek Investments. Tom Coltharp with First Group represented ... Chris Nash and Travis...

Having Trouble Driving In Runs, Yankees Try Stealing One

This was rob-the-bank-in-broad-daylight audacious. Jacoby Ellsbury, after measuring the leisurely windup of the Tampa Bay left-hander Matt Moore, took off toward home on a two-out,...

Jason Kenney wants Conservative Party membership fee hike rolled back

Former Conservative defence minister Jason Kenney is calling for the elimination of a recent hike in the cost of a Tory Party membership, because the...