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2020 vision: Tsitsipas targets grand slam after ATP Finals triumph - 11/18/2019

Stefanos Tsitsipas believes it won't be long before he wins a grand slam title after his triumph at the season-ending ATP Finals. And he would like to see the dominance of the "big three" come to an...

Super-sized 76ers have big plans for this season - 10/20/2019

As the entire NBA trends toward small ball, the Philadelphia 76ers plan to contend for the championship by overwhelming opponents with their big lineup. Washington (dpa) - The Philadelphia 76ers have...

Polish banks await crucial ruling of EU court with billions at stake - 09/28/2019

On October 3, the European Court of Justice will rule on a case that could empower half a million Polish consumers to claim compensation from banks over abusive mortgage clauses. The ruling could...

Spate of clinical trials has US scientists hopeful of HIV vaccine - 09/07/2019

LOS ANGELES, Emily Baumgaertner, Los Angeles Times (tca/dpa)- First there were the drugs that could knock back HIV to undetectable levels, and the virus was no longer synonymous with a death...

New Zealand birdlife to take 50 million years to recover from humans - 08/07/2019

BERLIN (dpa)- Since arriving in New Zealand some 700 years ago, humankind has devastated the region's birdlife to such an extent that regeneration would take 50 million years, an international...

Unrepentant Alex Acosta refuses to quit over Epstein case - 07/11/2019

Washington (tca/dpa)- Under pressure to resign, U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta pushed back Wednesday against assertions that he negotiated a "sweetheart deal" years ago in South Florida with...

British democracy activists turn waste bins into ballot boxes - 07/11/2019

LONDON (dpa)- Electoral reform activists turned litter bins into mock ballot boxes on Saturday to highlight their claim that most votes in British elections are wasted. Make Votes Matter organized a...

Jeffrey Epstein arrested in New York, charged with sex trafficking - 07/07/2019

Miami (tca/dpa) - More than a decade after receiving one of the most lenient sentences for a serial sex offender in US history, multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested outside of New York,...

As Russian flood death toll rises to 20, five feared dead found alive - 07/05/2019

Moscow - By Peter Spinella, - Five people who had been feared dead amid devastating floods in eastern Russia have been found alive, authorities said on Wednesday, as the death toll rose to 20. Most...

Tunisian President Essebsi, 92, hospitalized after severe illness - 06/27/2019

Tunis - By Tarak Guizani and Nehal El-Sherif, ) - Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi was transferred to a military hospital in the capital Tunis on Thursday after suffering from an acute health...
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