NHL roundup: Isles set franchise mark with 16-game points streak

Brock Nelson, playing in his 500th career game, scored with 43.5 seconds left in overtime Thursday night as the red-hot New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in Brooklyn, ...

Dispute between Japan and South Korea overshadows G20 meetings

NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) – Japan seized the last event of its G20 presidency on Friday to push back at South Korean claims about radiation from its ruined Fukushima nuclear plant ...

Athletics: Former NZ Olympic champ Snell survives heart scare while driving

(Reuters) – New Zealand’s former three-times Olympic champion Peter Snell has said he passed out while driving earlier this week due to a heart issue and was unable to travel ...

New Zealand jury convicts man of murdering British backpacker

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A jury in New Zealand on Friday convicted a 27-year-old man of murdering a British woman backpacker, a case that shocked the country and raised questions about ...

Kazakh president sacks mayor after outrage over school latrine rape

FILE PHOTO: Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September ...

Australia bushfire smoke shoots Sydney into top 10 global pollution index

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Australian state of New South Wales was gasping under the worst levels of air pollution ever recorded on Friday as smoke from widespread bushfires ...

U.S. says it is concerned by China’s attempts to influence Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Reuters) – The United States is concerned about China’s attempts to influence Taiwan’s presidential election, the top U.S. official in Taiwan said on Friday, as China ...

Handful of Hong Kong protesters surrender as university siege nears end

HONG KONG (Reuters) – At least eight protesters who had been holding out at a trashed Hong Kong university surrendered early on Friday, while others searched for escape routes ...

U.S. says concerned about China’s attempts to influence Taiwan’s presidential vote

TAIPEI (Reuters) – The United States is concerned about China’s attempts to influence Taiwan’s upcoming presidential election, the top U.S. official in Taiwan said on Friday, ...

Handful of Hong Kong protesters surrender as university siege staggers on

HONG KONG (Reuters) – At least eight protesters who had been holding out at a trashed Hong Kong university surrendered to police in the early hours of Friday, while others desperately ...