Hong Kong (AFP) - Malaysia's ringgit and Indonesia's rupiah led an emerging market rally against the dollar Friday while Asian equities also pushed higher after minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting suggested it could keep borrowing costs at record lows into next year.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals at their own game Thursday night, relying on sharp pitching from Collin McHugh and stingy defense behind him for a 5-2 victory in the opener of their AL Division Series.
HOUSTON (AP) — Andre Johnson had two touchdown catches against his former team to help the Indianapolis Colts beat the Houston Texans 27-20 on Thursday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S.
A look at what's happening around the major leagues Friday: ___ ALL DAY LONG It's a jam-packed Friday for baseball fans, with four playoff games on tap one right after the other.
A few weeks back, the internet was abuzz after ABC's new Muppets series not only revealed longtime couple Kermit and Miss Piggy broke up, but that Kermit also had a new girlfriend, named Denise. When photos of Denise came online, many were quick to compare the character's appearance to actress Natalie Dormer, who plays Margaery Tyrell on HBO's "Game of Thrones." For some reason Denise the pig from #TheMuppets reminds me of Margaery Tyrell in #GameofThrones pic.twitter.com/HYQ6F0i6TA — Kyle Nolan (@kyool) June 3, 2015 Kermit's new girlfriend looks like Margaery Tyrell.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie Robby Fabbri scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period to help the St.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz raised $12.2 million in the past three months for his Republican presidential bid, about twice what competitor Marco Rubio collected in the same time period.
Beirut (AFP) - Four Russian cruise missiles aimed at targets in Syria crashed in Iran, a US official said Thursday, as regime troops backed by Lebanon's Hezbollah pressed a "vast offensive" against rebels in the war-torn country's west.
Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Game of Thrones," including speculation on future events. With "Game of Thrones" heading into its sixth season, fans are dying to learn the fates of their favorite characters.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes "Like" just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow?
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The California Coastal Commission on Thursday approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego — but it banned breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw isn't sure what to expect from the new-look Mets, whose dramatic transformation in the second half of the season led to an NL East title.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday.
Glasgow (AFP) - Scotland boss Gordon Strachan refused to be drawn on whether he would remain at the helm of the national side for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers after his side failed to qualify for Euro 2016.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen during the early 1980s, chef and owner Paul Prudhomme would drive to his hometown near Opelousas in his pickup truck and come back loaded down with supplies reflecting his native Cajun cuisine.
BEIJING (AP) — Research published in the medical journal The Lancet says one in three of all the young men in China are likely to die from tobacco, but that the number can fall if the men quit smoking.
London (AFP) - Australia and Wales may have qualified for the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup already but there is plenty resting on their Pool A clash at Twickenham on Saturday.
Zenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (AFP) - Gareth Bale says he is fit and raring to go as Wales look to end their 57-year wait to qualify for a major tournament by booking a place at Euro 2016.
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