Mavs say Porzingis involved in incident in native Latvia

Sports 05/12/19, 23:26

The Dallas Mavericks say Kristaps Porzingis was involved in an altercation at a nightclub in his native Latvia.After video showed the 7-foot-3 forward with a bloody forehead, the Mavericks said Sunday: "It is our understanding that Kristaps was jumped and ...

Poland, others mark 15 years in EU amid far-right protests

Europe 05/01/19, 12:20

Poland and other nations marked the 15th anniversary of their membership in the European Union with a leaders' summit in Warsaw, while far-right critics celebrated the occasion with protests Wednesday against the 28-nation bloc.Besides Poland, other countries that joined the ...

EU Council President Tusk to meet May ahead of Brexit summit

Europe 04/10/19, 02:36

European Council President Donald Tusk is meeting leaders including British Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of an emergency summit to decide whether to grant the United Kingdom a further delay in its departure from the European Union.Donald Tusk meets the ...

Attorney: NBA star Kristaps Porzingis is accused of rape

Basketball 03/30/19, 21:42

An attorney for Kristaps Porzingis acknowledges that a woman has accused the NBA star of rape, but "unequivocally" denies the allegation.Lawyer Roland Riopelle (RYE'-oh-pell) said Saturday that the claim against the Dallas Maverick was part of an extortion attempt that ...

Latvia loses case to suspend indicted ECB official

Europe 02/26/19, 07:53

The European Union's top court on Tuesday overturned Latvia's decision to suspend a member of the European Central Bank while he is investigated for alleged bribery in a scandal that has shaken the country.The EU Court of Justice said that ...

Federer rallies to reach Swiss quarterfinals

Tennis 10/25/18, 15:15

Roger Federer made it 17 wins in a row at the Swiss Indoors when he defeated Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany 6-3, 7-5 on Thursday to march into the quarterfinals.The top-seeded Swiss, who was born in Basel, had his serve broken ...

Party catering to Russian minority comes 1st in Latvian vote

Europe 10/07/18, 04:37

An opposition party catering to the Latvia's large ethnic Russian minority is poised to win the Baltic nation's parliamentary election but it's expected to face difficulties in forming a coalition government.A Latvian casts their ballot paper at a polling station ...

Ethnic Russians have big influence in Latvian election

Europe 10/05/18, 23:01

Latvians were casting their ballots Saturday in a parliamentary election in which a party catering to the Baltic nation's large ethnic Russian minority is expected to win the most support but have trouble forming a coalition government.Voters in Latvia, which ...

Pope praises Latvians for keeping faith during occupation

World 09/24/18, 03:42

Pope Francis praised Latvians on Monday for resisting Soviet and Nazi occupation and persevering in their Christian faith, telling them: "You fought the good fight, you ran the race, you kept the faith."On the third day of his Baltic pilgrimage, ...

Update: Cambage leads Australia past Nigeria

Basketball 09/22/18, 08:25

The Latest on the FIBA Women's World Cup (all times local):1:35 p.m.Liz Cambage had 34 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks to help Australia beat Nigeria 86-68 on Saturday.Cambage, who led the WNBA in scoring this past season, got off ...

Women’s World Cup gets underway in Spain

Basketball 09/22/18, 05:15

The FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup gets underway on Saturday with eight games. The U.S. will tip off against Senegal in its quest for a third consecutive championship, something the Americans have never done in their storied history.While the U.S. ...

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