Naval Academy grad Hurley wins Quicken Loans National
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:08:46 -0400
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Billy Hurley III held the club in his left hand and fist pumped with his right. The ball disappeared into the hole in front of him as the crowd roared, and Hurley let loose the emotion he'd been holding in.
Factbox: Spain has no easy options in search for a new government
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:06:37 -0400
Spain's center-right People's Party (PP) came first in a general election on Sunday, but acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy fell short of a majority for the second time in six months and will face arduous talks to reach a form a government. Following are the major issues and scenarios which will determine who becomes Spain's next premier: CALENDAR Once the new parliament and senate are operational, from July 19 onwards, it will be up to King Felipe VI to nominate a candidate to become prime minister though he would normally wait until the parties can agree on a nominee. If the candidate still falls short, the King must put forward another one.
Israeli official: Reconciliation deal reached with Turkey
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:03:04 -0400
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has reached a reconciliation deal with Turkey to end a bitter six-year rift between the Mideast powers, an official said Sunday.
Reyes cheered in 1st minor league game since rejoining Mets
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:56:35 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Reyes was a big hit with fans in his return to New York.
Gillaspie gets Giants past Phillies for Bochy's 800th SF win
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:53:40 -0400
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conor Gillaspie hit a game-ending RBI double with one out in the ninth inning to lift San Francisco past the Philadelphia Phillies 8-7 on Sunday and give manager Bruce Bochy his 800th win with the Giants.
Rainbow flags, images of shooting victims at pride parades
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:46:15 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Rainbow flags were held high along with portraits of the dead as thousands of people marched Sunday in gay pride parades tempered by this month's massacre at a Florida gay nightclub.
U.S. national security adviser sees few immediate Brexit concerns
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:44:48 -0400
U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice said on Sunday that there are "relatively few" immediate security concerns stemming from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, but the United States will work to ensure continued U.S.-UK cooperation on counter-terrorism and other security issues. "We will do all we can to ensure that the areas in which we are cooperating -- counter-terrorism, you name it, will remain solid," Rice said.
Wall Street futures lower on Brexit concerns
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:39:31 -0400
U.S. stock index futures eased slightly in early trading on Sunday after Britain's vote to leave the European Union sparked a sharp sell-off in global markets on Friday, wiping out over $2 trillion from world equities. Investors were blindsided by Thursday's vote, having bid up equity markets in the days leading up to it. U.S. stock indexes had been in striking distance of all-time highs, with some expecting a sharp rally to new highs in the coming days.
Past few days 'difficult' for former Tennessee coach Summitt
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:38:45 -0400
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt's family said Sunday that the last few days have been difficult for the former Tennessee women's basketball coach as her Alzheimer's disease progresses.
Panama Canal opens $5B locks, bullish despite shipping woes
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:36:18 -0400
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Fireworks exploded as a huge container ship made an inaugural passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, formally launching the Central American nation's multibillion-dollar bet on a bright economic future despite tough times for global shipping.