Defending champ Nadal advances to Rogers Cup quarterfinals

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, returns to Guido Pella, of Argentina, during the Rogers Cup men’s tennis tournament Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP) Top-seeded defending champion Rafael Nadal advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals, beating Argentina’s Guido Pella 6-3, 6-4 in the wind Thursday …

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Indian floods see death toll reach 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated

The death toll from floods in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 147, state authorities said on Sunday, as rescue teams raced to evacuate people and waters submerged parts of a world heritage site. Heavy rain and landslides forced hundreds of thousands of people to take shelter …

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Up to 30% off Square Enix games on the Nintendo Switch

Amazon has discounted the physical versions of several notable Nintendo Switch games published by Square Enix with Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster dropping to $34.99, Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age to $34.99, Octopath Traveler to $45.99 and Dragon Quest Builders 2 to $50.94.

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Would you be OK with LGIABCAP?

It’s the 1970s, and pdilot fish working in the IT department of a large hospital in the Deep South reports that a new junior fish is serious about learning all he can about the various systems in use. And he really gets a kick out of the multitude of acronyms …

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The London theatre director battling stereotypes

Ola Ince is a south Londoner who is taking London’s theatre scene by storm. The 30-year-old has directed a host of shows in the West End including Tina the Musical. She is also not afraid to tackle controversial subjects that ask questions about race and gender. Ms Ince addresses these …

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FBI and DoJ launch investigations into Jeffrey Epstein's death

Fallout from the death by apparent suicide of the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein in a New York City jail cell intensified on Sunday, as authorities in three separate jurisdictions opened investigations into the death and alleged victims expressed outrage at not being able to confront Epstein in court. Epstein, 66, …

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Trout hits 1st HR at Fenway, Angels rout Red Sox 12-4

Mike Trout hit the first home run of his career at Fenway Park and the Los Angeles Angels snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 12-4 rout of the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Justin Upton added a three-run homer in the first inning. With his 428-foot drive over the …

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Farmers don't think tariff fight helps them

WASHINGTON – As the Trump administration’s trade fight with China deepens, the impacts are starting to pile up – particularly in the nation’s farming communities where tariffs targeting agricultural products are hitting hard. And with 2020 approaching, the ongoing dispute could have serious electoral implications. Polls show a mix of …

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