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Baku wants a June race date and revised F1 contract

Top Sports News - 1 hour 4 min ago
MONACO (Reuters) - Azerbaijan wants to return to a June slot on the Formula One calendar and is trying to renegotiate its contract post-2020 so that it pays less in race-hosting fees and gains more commercial benefits.

Photos of the week

Photo Feed - 1 hour 6 min ago
Our top photos from the past week.

Movie producer Weinstein surrenders on sex assault charges

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 17 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Film producer Harvey Weinstein surrendered on Friday to authorities at a New York City police station on sex crime charges, months after he was toppled from Hollywood's most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of misconduct.

Movie producer Weinstein surrenders on sex assault charges

Entertainment News - 1 hour 17 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Film producer Harvey Weinstein surrendered on Friday to authorities at a New York City police station on sex crime charges, months after he was toppled from Hollywood's most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of misconduct.

Serena aside, Sharapova will fear no one at French: Evert

Top Sports News - 1 hour 22 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Russian Maria Sharapova could run into old nemesis Serena Williams in the fourth round of the French Open but, the American aside, she will fear no one on her first appearance at the claycourt slam for three years.

NHC says 90 percent chance of cyclone near Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 30 min ago
(Reuters) - A low pressure system located over the northwestern Caribbean Sea east of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, has a 90 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.

Exclusive: Blacklisted fan bypasses Russia's World Cup security system

Top Sports News - 2 hours 11 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A soccer fan blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behavior was granted a document allowing him to attend World Cup matches, while several other fans have skirted a stadium ban, Reuters has found.

Plot thickens as danger lurks everywhere for Halep

Top Sports News - 2 hours 19 min ago
(Reuters) - Even Agatha Christie would have struggled to hatch a plot as thick as this year's French Open women's singles with world number one Simona Halep attempting to finally win a grand slam with danger lurking everywhere.

Swimmer bids to become first to cross Pacific, raising awareness of plastic pollution

Top Sports News - 3 hours 2 min ago
YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - When Ben Lecomte stepped onto land for the first time after swimming across the Atlantic Ocean in 1998, he told himself 'never again'.

Major League Baseball roundup: Rays' Snell masterful again vs. Red Sox

Top Sports News - 3 hours 53 min ago
Blake Snell continued his dominance of the Boston Red Sox with eight strikeouts over six scoreless innings as the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep with a 6-3 win on Thursday in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Oscar winner Danny Boyle to direct next Bond film

Entertainment News - 3 hours 57 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Academy Award winner Danny Boyle will direct the next James Bond film, the movie's producers said on Friday, with actor Daniel Craig returning for his fifth outing as Britain's famous fictional spy, the smooth-talking, martini-drinking 007.

Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Warriors

Top Sports News - 4 hours 7 min ago
Eric Gordon sank two free throws with 2.4 seconds left, and the Houston Rockets eked out a 98-94 victory over the visiting Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday at Toyota Center.

U.S. ambassador skips encounter with sanctioned Russian tycoon

Political News - 4 hours 39 min ago
ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - U.S. ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. pulled out of an event on Friday that would have required him to be in the same room as Viktor Vekselberg, a Russian metals tycoon subject to U.S. sanctions.

When Roland Garros embraced 'Open' grand slam tennis

Top Sports News - 6 hours 19 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - When the singles champions at this year's French Open each pocket their 2.2 million euros ($2.7 million) in prize money, they might spare a thought for the players who made it all possible.

Tennis: When Roland Garros embraced 'Open' grand slam tennis

Top Sports News - 7 hours 2 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - When the singles champions at this year's French Open each pocket their 2.2 million euros ($2.7 million) in prize money, they might spare a thought for the players who made it all possible.

Gunman at Oklahoma restaurant shot dead by bystander

Top U.S. News - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 9:58pm
(Reuters) - A gunman who wounded two people in an Oklahoma restaurant on Thursday was shot dead by a bystander when he walked outside the business, authorities said.

Deja vu for French Open as Nadal favorite again

Top Sports News - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 9:16pm
The words are likely to be heard seven times at the French Open as the Spanish juggernaut guns for a record-extending 11th title at Roland Garros.

Hawaii helicopter evacuation readied as new lava stream hits ocean

Top U.S. News - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 9:03pm
PAHALA, Hawaii (Reuters) - A third lava flow from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano streamed into the ocean on Thursday as U.S. Marines Corps helicopters stood by to evacuate a Big Island community should molten rock or huge cracks block its final escape route.

Democrat running for Iowa governor quits after sex allegations

Political News - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 9:01pm
(Reuters) - A Democratic candidate among front-runners in the race for Iowa governor dropped out on Thursday after accusations of sexual misconduct by three women.

Democrat running for Iowa governor quits after sex allegations

Top U.S. News - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 9:01pm
(Reuters) - A Democratic candidate among front-runners in the race for Iowa governor dropped out on Thursday after accusations of sexual misconduct by three women.

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