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France withstands ferocious comeback to beat Argentina 23-21

9 hours 56 min ago
Camille Lopez's international career appeared to be finished not long ago. Now he's the toast of France at the Rugby World Cup. His crucial late dropped goal helped…

Rattled Australia beats beat Fiji 39-21

10 hours 14 min ago
Rattled, Australia avoided the first big upset of the Rugby World Cup when it rallied from nine points down early in the second half to beat Fiji 39-21…

All Blacks beat Springboks 23-13

10 hours 17 min ago
New Zealand straightened the world champion crown on its head and removed any doubt about its status as Rugby World Cup favorite as it overcame South Africa 23-13…

Mitsubishi says Singapore-based oil trader lost $320 mil in unauthorized trades

17 hours 11 min ago
Mitsubishi Corp, Japan's biggest trading house by revenue, says a trader at its Singapore-based unit has lost $320 million through unauthorized transactions in crude oil derivatives, and the…

Rugby World Cup fanzones closed as powerful typhoon nears Japan

17 hours 11 min ago
Rugby World Cup organizers issued an extreme weather warning and closed two fanzones on Saturday as a large and powerful typhoon approaches Japan, but said matches are expected…

Typhoon may bring heavy rain, strong winds to western Japan

17 hours 14 min ago
A typhoon passing near the southern prefecture of Okinawa could bring heavy rain, strong winds and high waves to western Japan on Sunday and Monday, the weather agency…

Herculean task ahead to shield New York from rising waters

18 hours 12 min ago
New York is bracing for the rising sea levels that climate change will bring, and preparations have already begun -- but the long-term costs of adapting to a…

Braves beat Giants 6-0 to clinch 2nd straight NL East title

18 hours 41 min ago
The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco on Friday night…

U.S. sending troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack

22 hours 38 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabia's air and missile defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom's oil facilities, which…

Delay in bill criminalising sex outside marriage divides Indonesians

Fri, 2019-09-20 21:49
Indonesian President Joko Widodo's decision to delay a planned vote in parliament on a new penal code that would criminalise sex outside marriage and gay sex was met…

23 states sue Trump to keep California's auto emission rules

Fri, 2019-09-20 21:49
California and 22 other states sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking the authority of the nation's most populous state to set emission standards for cars…

Taiwan dismayed as another Pacific nation switches to Beijing

Fri, 2019-09-20 21:49
Taiwan lashed out at China on Friday after the tiny island nation of Kiribati switched its recognition to Beijing, the second diplomatic defection in the strategically important Pacific…

Bus with Chinese-speaking tourists crashes in Utah; 4 dead

Fri, 2019-09-20 21:49
A bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists crashed near a national park in southern Utah, killing at least four people and critically injuring up to 15 others, authorities said Friday.…

Minibus bombing outside Iraq's Karbala kills 12, injures 5

Fri, 2019-09-20 21:49
A bomb exploded on a minibus packed with passengers outside the Shiite holy city of Karbala Friday night, killing 12 people and wounding five others, Iraqi security officials…

Trump announces new sanctions on Iran

Fri, 2019-09-20 21:49
President Donald Trump on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's central bank, calling the measures the toughest ever imposed on another country by the United States. "We have…

Yemen rebels say they're halting attacks on Saudi Arabia

Fri, 2019-09-20 21:48
Yemen's Houthi rebels said late Friday night that they were halting drone and missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, one week after they claimed responsibility for a strike that…

Britain and EU spar over Brexit as clock ticks down

Fri, 2019-09-20 21:48
Britain said on Friday a Brexit deal with the European Union could be reached at a summit next month, but EU member Ireland said the sides were far…

Global youth protests urge climate action

Fri, 2019-09-20 21:48
A wave of climate change protests swept the globe Friday, with hundreds of thousands of young people sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The…

Political battle escalates over whistleblower complaint about Trump

Fri, 2019-09-20 21:48
A political battle over a classified whistleblower complaint about U.S. President Donald Trump escalated on Friday, with Democrats warning of a national security threat and Republicans turning it…

Townsend banks on experience as Scots seek to down Ireland

Fri, 2019-09-20 21:42
Scotland coach Gregor Townsend hopes the greater experience of his side will smooth its path to victory, after naming a starting XV with a combined 630 caps for…

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