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Sheriff says only one deputy at fault in Florida school shooting

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 24 min ago
(Reuters) - Only one sheriff's deputy failed to stop the gunman who killed 17 people at a Florida high school, the Broward County sheriff said on Sunday, dismissing reports that other deputies did not enter the school during the attack as unverified.

Box Office: 'Black Panther' rules with $108 million in second weekend

Entertainment News - 1 hour 58 min ago
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Disney-Marvel's "Black Panther" is dominating the box office with an astounding $108 million at 4,020 North American locations -- the second-highest second weekend ever behind "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

Tennis: Khachanov upsets Pouille to win Marseille title

Top Sports News - 2 hours 5 min ago
(Reuters) - Russian Karen Khachanov denied local favorite Lucas Pouille a second title this month when he beat the Frenchman 7-5 3-6 7-5 in the Open 13 final in Marseille on Sunday.

Gun lobby pushes back on Trump's gun plans after Florida shooting

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 54 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Rifle Association pushed back on Sunday against modest proposals by President Donald Trump and other Republicans to change U.S. gun laws in the wake of a school shooting in Florida that killed 17 students and staff.

South Korea brings curtain down on 'Peace Games'

Top Sports News - 6 hours 26 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea brought the curtain down on its "Peace Games" on Sunday, with winter sports athletes dancing and singing together at a vibrant closing ceremony, though there was little warmth between dignitaries from the United States and North Korea.

Quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games on day 16

Top Sports News - 6 hours 27 min ago
(Reuters) - Memorable quotes from the Pyeongchang Olympics on Sunday:

England's Pepperell edges Fisher for maiden European Tour title

Top Sports News - 7 hours 1 min ago
(Reuters) - England's Eddie Pepperell held off compatriot Oliver Fisher to claim his first European Tour title at the Qatar Masters on Sunday.

Kenya's Chumba reigns supreme at Tokyo Marathon

Top Sports News - 7 hours 43 min ago
(Reuters) - Kenya's Dickson Chumba cruised to victory at the Tokyo Marathon, beating Japan's Yuta Shitara who set a national record on Sunday.

American Korda wins LPGA Thailand title for first win since 2015

Top Sports News - 8 hours 29 min ago
(Reuters) - American Jessica Korda fired a five-under par 67 in the final round to collect her first title since 2015 at the LPGA Thailand on Sunday.

Ice hockey: Silver is miracle enough for Germany

Top Sports News - 9 hours 14 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - It was not quite a "Miracle on Ice" but it was close enough for Germany as they celebrated an unlikely silver medal on Sunday after their enthralling battle with the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) ended in a dramatic 4-3 defeat.

Cross-country skiing: Historic Bjoergen storms to mass start gold

Top Sports News - 9 hours 34 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Norway's Marit Bjoergen stormed to gold in the women's 30km mass start cross-country ski race, claiming her 15th Olympic medal in the final competition of the Pyeongchang Games on Sunday.

Olympics: Ice Hockey - Russians sing banned anthem after beating Germany to gold

Top Sports News - 10 hours 5 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Kirill Kaprizov scored in overtime to lead the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) past a feisty Germany 4-3 on Sunday to win the men's ice hockey gold before joining his team mates to defy a ban by singing the Russian national anthem during the medal ceremony.

Olympics: Alpine skiing - U.S. skis off to the 'doctor' after bruising Pyeongchang

Top Sports News - 10 hours 31 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - American Alpine skiers have walked away from Pyeongchang Games without major injuries but the same can not be said of their skis, which were severely damaged by the extreme weather conditions in South Korea, a U.S. ski technician said.

Olympics: Cross-country skiing - Historic Bjoergen storms to mass start gold

Top Sports News - 11 hours 20 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Norway's Marit Bjoergen stormed to gold in the women's 30km mass start cross-country ski race, claiming her 15th Olympic medal in the final competition of the Pyeongchang Games on Sunday.

Ice Hockey: Russians sing banned anthem after beating Germany to win gold

Top Sports News - 11 hours 25 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Russian ice hockey players sang their national anthem after clinching the gold medal in overtime against Germany at the Winter Games on Sunday, despite the anthem being banned as punishment for a years-long Russian doping scandal.

Olympics: Disappointing U.S. to look at itself, and others, for answers

Top Sports News - 12 hours 9 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Having fallen way short of their Olympic medal target, the U.S. team said on Sunday it would take a hard look at what went wrong in South Korea - and a long look at who fared well.

Olympics: Ice Hockey - Russians, Germans head to overtime in gold medal game

Top Sports News - 12 hours 25 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Germany and the Olympic Athletes from Russia team are headed to overtime in the final of the Olympic men's ice hockey competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Olympics: Skaters let their hair down at final Olympic event

Top Sports News - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 11:36pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Rappers, Spiderman and a sultry tiger took to the ice on Sunday as the world's top skaters let their creativity take over in a gala exhibition, the final figure skating event at the Pyeongchang Games.

Olympics: Fun comes first for 'one of a kind' Ledecka

Top Sports News - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 11:24pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Ester Ledecka believes her ability to have fun on snowboard and ski gives her an edge over her rivals and she is not going to let her unprecedented success at the Pyeongchang Olympics change that any time soon.

India's Bollywood legend Sridevi dies at 54 of cardiac arrest

Entertainment News - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 11:12pm
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian actress Sridevi, arguably Bollywood's first female superstar, died in Dubai after cardiac arrest, media reported on Sunday. She was 54.Sridevi is survived by her husband - producer Boney Kapoor - and daughters Jhanvi and Khushi. She was in Dubai to attend a family wedding and died late on Saturday.

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