• United outclass Ajax to win Europa League on emotional night

    By Philip O'Connor and Richard Martin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a goal in each half as their team comfortably outclassed Ajax Amsterdam to win an emotional Europa League final 2-0 and qualify for the group stages of the Champions League. A minute's silence held for the victims of Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester in which 22 people died turned into applause as chants of "Manchester" and "We'll Never Die" bellowed out from the English supporters before the match. World record signing Pogba opened the scoring in the 18th minute as United won the ball after an Ajax throw-in, the Frenchman's shot taking a wicked deflection to wrong-foot goalkeeper Andre Onana and fly into the net.

  • Philippine Islamists beheaded local police chief, Duterte says

    Islamist militants rampaging through a southern Philippine city beheaded a local police chief, President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday. "The chief of police in Malabang on his way home, going back he was stopped by a checkpoint manned by terrorists and I think they decapitated them right then and there," Duterte he told a news conference. Fighting erupted Tuesday after Philippines security forces raided a house in Marawi where they believed Isnilon Hapilon, a leader of the infamous Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom gang and Philippine head of Islamic State, was hiding.

  • Moody's downgrades Hong Kong after China ratings cut

    Moody's Investors Service downgraded Hong Kong's local and foreign currency issuer ratings just hours after it cut China's credit ratings for the first time in nearly 30 years. The U.S. ratings agency downgraded Hong Kong's rating to Aa2 from Aa1 and said credit trends in China will continue to have a significant impact on Hong Kong's credit profile due to close economic, financial and political ties with the mainland. Moody's changed Hong Kong's outlook to stable from negative, denoting that the risks to the city's rating are balanced.

  • 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…

  • Passenger: airline was warned about disruptive man at gate

    Before a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu took off carrying a passenger whose inflight behavior prompted bomb-threat procedures and military fighter jets to escort the plane, passengers complained to ...

  • South Korea 'Rasputin' daughter abandons appeal for extradition

    The daughter of the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's ousted president has cancelled her appeal against extradition, a Danish court said Wednesday. Chung Yoo-Ra, the 20-year-old daughter of the woman dubbed South Korea's "Rasputin", is one of the figures in the influence-peddling scandal that sparked huge street protests demanding the removal of President Park Geun-Hye. "Decision to extradite Korean Ms. Chung is now final," the court announced on Twitter.

  • I Didn't Eat Breakfast For 3 Months and This Is What Happened

    The photo above was taken March 1, 2017, six days after I started intermittent fasting and eight months after starting CrossFit. This photo was taken May 20, 2017, just over 12 weeks after starting intermittent fasting. During my first month of IF, I didn't talk to anyone about it, because skipping meals, especially breakfast, is so taboo.