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UN urges world action to cut 1.3 million road deaths in half

UNITED NATIONS: The UN General Assembly’s first high-level meeting on road safety called Friday for global action to cut the annual toll of nearly 1.3 million deaths and 50 million injuries in traffic crashes by at least half by decade’s end. The political declaration adopted by consensus on the final day of the two-day session says traffic deaths and injuries not only cause

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Analysis: Settlement best solution for Deshaun Watson, NFL

Now that Deshaun Watson’s disciplinary hearing has concluded, the best solution for the NFL and the quarterback’s legal team is to reach a settlement before retired judge Sue Robinson issues a decision.

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Minnesota Timberwolves Trade 4 1st-Round Picks, Players for Gober

The Utah Jazz agreed to trade center Rudy Gobert to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a blockbuster deal that will pair him with fellow All-Star big man Karl-Anthony Towns, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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Questions Surrounding The Utah Jazz At The Center Of NBA Free Age

The Utah Jazz find themselves at the center of NBA free agency as rumors and questions swirl about their plans. Are they starting from scratch? Trading Mitchell

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Yankees, Guardians postponed by rain, doubleheader Saturday

CLEVELAND (AP) — As the New York Yankees watched with amusement, two imposters dressed as sluggers Aaron Judge and Anthony Rizzo ran into the rain-soaked outfield before performing belly slides on the infield tarp.

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Australia spins out Sri Lanka to win 1st test by 10 wickets

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka collapsed in stunning fashion as Australia won their first test before lunch on the third day by 10 wickets at Galle Stadium on Friday. Australia started the day still batting in its first innings.

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Libya's Dbeibah says 'election' the only solution for crisis

The head of Libya’s Government of National Unity Abdulhamid Al-Dbeibah said he supports protesters in the country, agrees that all institutions should leave including the government, and there is no way to do that except through “election.” Dbeibah’s comments come after protesters stormed the parliament building in the eastern city of Tobruk and staged the biggest

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Protesters storm into parliament building in eastern Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya: Demonstrators broke into the building that houses the eastern Libya-based parliament in Tobruk on Friday, setting fire to parts of it amid protests over months of failed efforts to set the divided country on a path toward elections. One witness, Taher Amaizig, said thousands joined a march to the parliament building calling for the current political powers to

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Saudi Arabia reports 625 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia reported 625 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, according to the Ministry of Health. As a result, the total number of cases in the Kingdom over the course of the pandemic grew to 795,811. The authorities also confirmed one new COVID-19-related death, raising the total number of fatalities to 9,209. Of the new infections, 216 were recorded in Riyadh, 96 in

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Johnson, Ortiz tied for lead in LIV Golf event in Portland

The outcry that marked the start of the Saudi Arabia-funded LIV Golf series' first American stop quieted a bit on Friday, putting the focus on the play at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. Modest crowds and mild temperatures in the mid-70s greeted the players on the upstart series — bankrolled by Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund — which is trying to shake up the PGA Tour.

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