• Cup win won't disguise poor season, says Welbeck

    Danny Welbeck admits that Arsenal's season will still be a disappointing one even if they win the FA Cup final. The Gunners missed out on Champions League qualification for the first time in two decades when they finished fifth in the Premier League. Arsenal take on champions Chelsea at Wembley on Saturday in the final of a competition they won in 2014 and again in 2015.

  • The US is finally telling the public who overstays their visas the most-and it’s not Mexicans

    For years, the best-and virtually only-publicly released statistic tracking illegal immigration in the US has been the number of people caught at the southern border. Now, the US Department of Homeland Security is scrutinizing a lesser known type of undocumented immigrant: the one who comes in legally. In a new report released May 22, the…

  • Howard Shaw jailed for third drink driving offence

    Shaw family scion Howard Shaw Chai Li, 46, has been sentenced to eight weeks’ jail for his third drink driving offence in 10 years, after he pleaded guilty to the offence on Monday (25 May). The grandson of Runme Shaw, the founder of pioneering Asian film distributor and cinema operator Shaw Organisation, was also fined $10,000 and disqualified from driving for eight years. In 1997 and 2006, Shaw was also convicted of drink driving.

  • Preparation key to Manchester United's Europa victory, says Mourinho

    By Zoran Milosavljevic STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Manchester United finished the season on a high note by winning the Europa League because the club meticulously study their opponents before big games, manager Jose Mourinho said after a 2-0 victory over Ajax Amsterdam in Wednesday's final. "I am very humble when I play finals," the Portuguese coach told a news conference after an emotional triumph that followed Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead and 64 injured. It means going back to the Champions League and playing in the European Super Cup next August.

  • The Latest: Army trucks roll deeper into Philippine city

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Latest on the siege of a Philippine city that led President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the south (all times local):

  • In first under Trump, U.S. warship challenges Beijing's claims in South China Sea

    By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the first such challenge to Beijing in the strategic waterway since U.S. President Donald Trump took office. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USS Dewey traveled close to the Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, among a string of islets, reefs and shoals over which China has territorial disputes with its neighbors. The so-called freedom of navigation operation, which is sure to anger China, comes as Trump is seeking Beijing's cooperation to rein in ally North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.

  • Pedra Branca case: Singapore files written observations with ICJ

    Singapore has filed its written observations on the admissibility of Malaysia’s application to revise the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) 2008 judgement on the sovereignty of Pedra Branca, Middle Rocks and South Ledge.