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 2021-05-06 02:50 

Reuters

Marcell Ozuna's slam carries Braves past Nationals...

Marcell Ozuna hit the Braves' second grand slam in two nights, Max Fried pitched five innings in his first start since April 13 and Atlanta defeated the host Washington Nationals 5-3 on Wednesday night....

 2021-05-06 02:50 

AP

Morant, Grizzlies hold on for 138-132 win over Wolves...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ja Morant had 37 points and 10 assists and the Memphis Grizzlies held on for a 139-135 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.Desmond Bane scored 22 points of......

 2021-05-06 02:50 

Reuters

Marvin Bagley III, Kings defeat Pacers for 4th straight win...

Marvin Bagley III finished with 31 points and 12 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings cap a perfect four-game road trip with a 104-93 victory over the host Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night....

 2021-05-06 02:49 

AP

Bagley's fast start helps Kings race past Pacers 104-93...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marvin Bagley III kept Sacramento's slim playoff hopes alive Wednesday night with a breakthrough game by scoring a season-high 31 points and grabbing 12 rebounds to lead the the......

 2021-05-06 02:49 

Reuters

Weightlifter Hubbard poised to become first transgender Olympian...

New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is on track to become the first transgender athlete to compete at an Olympics after meeting modified qualifying requirements for the Tokyo Games....

 2021-05-06 02:47 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Olympics-Weightlifter Hubbard poised to become first transgender Olympian...

New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is on track to become the first transgender athlete to compete at an Olympics after meeting modified qualifying requirements for the Tokyo Games....

 2021-05-06 02:42 

Reuters

U.S. embassy in the doghouse in China after student visa post backfires...
 2021-05-06 02:41 

Reuters

Hawks' bench too hot for Suns in blowout win...

The Atlanta Hawks' reserves, sparked by 16 points apiece from Lou Williams and Danilo Gallinari, overpowered the visiting Phoenix Suns in the fourth quarter and ran away with a 135-103 win on Wednesday....

 2021-05-06 02:40 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. judge puts ruling on hold invalidating CDC eviction ban...

A federal judge late on Wednesday agreed to put on hold her ruling that invalidated the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) nationwide moratorium on evictions....

 2021-05-06 02:38 

AP

UN says 155 million people faced severe hunger last year...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At least 155 million people faced acute hunger in 2020, including 133,000 who needed urgent food to prevent widespread death from starvation -- and the outlook for 2021 is equ......

 2021-05-06 02:34 

Reuters

76ers roll past seven-man Rockets...

Joel Embiid posted his 29th double-double as the Philadelphia 76ers extended their winning streak to six games with a 135-115 road victory over the short-handed Houston Rockets on Wednesday....

 2021-05-06 02:31 

Reuters

Didi Gregorius' slam enough to hold off Brewers, 5-4...

Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam in the first inning and the host Philadelphia Phillies held on to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Wednesday....

 2021-05-06 02:31 

UPI

CDC releases COVID-19 guidelines for cruise lines conducting trial voyages...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidelines Wednesday for cruise lines seeking to conduct trial voyages with volunteer passengers before full sailings with paid guests resume in the summer....

 2021-05-06 02:29 

AP

Asia Today: Fiji sequesters hospital staff after COVID death...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The military and police in the Pacific nation of Fiji have surrounded and locked down a major hospital amid concerns of a growing virus outbreak. Health authorities s......

 2021-05-06 02:26 

AP

Oshie has a hat trick, Capitals beat depleted Rangers 4-2...

NEW YORK (AP) — T.J. Oshie had a hat trick, Vitek Vanecek made 19 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the depleted New York Rangers 4-2 in a fight-filled game Wednesday night.Oshie beat Alexanda......

 2021-05-06 02:25 

AP

Capela, Hawks pull away late to take 135-103 win over Suns...

ATLANTA (AP) — Clint Capela scored 18 points to lead seven scorers in double figures and the Atlanta Hawks pulled away late to overcome Devin Booker's 30 points and rout the Phoenix Suns 135-103 on......

 2021-05-06 02:24 

Reuters

BOJ policymakers agreed to focus on low rates as pandemic pain persists...
 2021-05-06 02:24 

AP

Monterrey downs Columbus to advance in the Champions League...

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Maximiliano Meza scored twice and Monterrey advanced to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Champions League with a 5-2 aggregate victory over the Columbus Crew on Wednesday nig......

 2021-05-06 02:24 

Reuters

U.S. judge puts ruling on hold invalidating CDC eviction ban...

A federal judge late on Wednesday agreed to put on hold her ruling that invalidated the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) nationwide moratorium on evictions....

 2021-05-06 02:24 

AP

Senators surge to 5-1 victory over Canadiens...

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Erik Brannstrom had three assists for his first career multi-point game, Shane Pinto scored his first NHL goal and the Ottawa Senators stalled Montreal's playoff charge with ......

 2021-05-06 02:23 

Reuters

S.Korea stocks track Wall Street higher on optimism over upbeat corporate earnings...

Round-up of South Korean financial markets:...

 2021-05-06 02:22 

Reuters

U.S. embassy in the doghouse in China after student visa post backfires...

The resumption of student visa applications at U.S. missions in China got off to an acrimonious start this week when netizens took exception to an American embassy social media post they interpreted as likening Chinese students to dogs....

 2021-05-06 02:22 

AP

What did lawmakers pass this year? A look at the top bills...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — DO NOT MOVE DO NOT MOVE DO NOT MOVETennessee lawmakers on Wednesday adjourned their annual legislative session. Here's a look at the top bills that the GOP-controlled Genera......

 2021-05-06 02:20 

AP

Most New Zealand IPL players to return home Friday...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Most New Zealand players, coaches and support staff who were involved in the suspended Indian Premier League will return home on a charter flight Friday.New Zealand C......

 2021-05-06 02:20 

UPI

Rangers-Capitals game turns into brawl amid Tom Wilson controversy...

Wednesday's game between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden quickly descended into chaos, with the teams engaging in six separate fights in the first period....

 2021-05-06 02:19 

AP

Tennessee Legislature adjourns for the year...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers on Wednesday adjourned for the year after spending their final moments slashing how long the unemployed can receive benefits, and banning certain concept......

 2021-05-06 02:18 

AP

Ozuna hits grand slam, Braves beat Nats in Fried's return...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marcell Ozuna hit Atlanta's third grand slam in four games, Max Fried pitched five strong innings in his return from the injured list, and the Braves beat the Washington Nationals......

 2021-05-06 02:16 

Reuters

NZ's Black Caps forced to wait for India departure after IPL suspension...
 2021-05-06 02:09 

Reuters

[ Business ]

EMERGING MARKETS-Thai baht eases, Indonesian rupiah firms...

The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0205 GMT. CURRENCIES VS U.S. DOLLAR Currency Latest bid Previous day Pct Move Japan yen 109.340 109.18 -0.15 Sing dlr 1.335 1.3351 +0.02 Taiwan dlr 27.945 27.96 +0.05 Korean won 11...

 2021-05-06 02:01 

AP

Cernak has goal and 2 assists, Lightning beat Stars 6-2...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Defenseman Erik Cernak had a goal and two assists to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 6-2 on Wednesday night.Defending champion Tampa Bay has won six of the sev......

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