Florida zoo celebrates its first lion birth in 30 years

U.S. 05/24/19, 10:45

A Florida zoo is celebrating the birth of three African lion cubs.The Naples Daily News reports this is the first time in 30 years that the Naples Zoo has had lion cubs. The zoo announced the birth of the cubs Thursday; one was born May 13 and two were born ...

Broadcaster Warner Wolf arrested for damaging ‘racist’ sign

Sports 02/09/19, 14:34

Sportscaster Warner Wolf is facing a felony charge after police say he damaged a sign outside his Florida community because it included the word "Plantation," which he considers racist.Collier County records show the 81-year-old Wolf surrendered Thursday on a felony criminal mischief charge and was released.The sheriff's office says Wolf ...

Famed Naples pizzeria latest target of bombs linked to mob

Business 01/16/19, 08:54

A popular Naples pizzeria is the latest target of bombings in the area which Italian authorities have linked to mobsters.A small blast outside Pizzeria Sorbillo in the city's historic center early Wednesday damaged the eatery's metal grating.The ANSA news agency said eight bombs have targeted Naples-area businesses in recent days. ...

Harnessed horse unearthed in ancient stable near Pompeii

Science 12/23/18, 13:51

Archaeologists have unearthed the petrified remains of a harnessed horse and saddle in the stable of an ancient villa in a Pompeii suburb. Pompeii archaeological park head Massimo Osanna told Italian news agency ANSA that the villa belonged to a high-ranking military officer, perhaps a general, during ancient Roman times. Osanna was ...

Thompson, Howell close year with victories

Golf 11/18/18, 19:03

Lexi Thompson was the best this week, and Ariya Jutanugarn was the best all season. Neither left any doubt about that Sunday.Thompson shot a 2-under 70 to finish at 18-under 270 and win the LPGA's season-ending CME Group Tour Championship by four strokes over Nelly Korda. The win makes this ...

Jutanugarn wins Race to CME Globe, LPGA scoring title

Sports 11/18/18, 15:06

Ariya Jutanugarn has clinched the Race to the CME Globe trophy and the LPGA's season scoring title.Jutanugarn shot a 6-under 66 in Sunday's final round of the season-ending tour championship to claim both prizes. She briefly fell out of the CME Globe race lead on Sunday, overtaken by Brooke Henderson, ...

Thompson leads LPGA finale, Jutanugarn eyes more trophies

Sports 11/17/18, 17:12

Lexi Thompson has control of the CME Group Tour Championship, and Ariya Jutanugarn is in control of just about everything else.Thompson's 4-under 68 on Saturday pushed her to 16 under after three rounds of the LPGA's season-ending event. She moved three shots clear of Nelly Korda and six ahead of ...

Jutanugarn looks to close out huge 2018 with CME Globe

Golf 11/14/18, 12:49

Ariya Jutanugarn is occasionally fearful on the golf course, which might seem peculiar given her resume.She's already clinched the LPGA's player of the year award, her second in the last three seasons. She's already clinched the money title, also for the second time in three years. She's back to No. ...

Buffon behaves when faced with another penalty

Soccer 11/07/18, 08:55

There wasn't a hint of protest from Gianluigi Buffon this time.Returning to the Champions League following his three-match ban for comments about the referee last season, Buffon immediately realized there was no point in arguing when Napoli was awarded a penalty that turned out to be the equalizer in a ...

Late Insigne strike earns Napoli 1-0 win over Liverpool

Soccer 10/03/18, 17:50

Lorenzo Insigne scored in the 90th minute to give Napoli a 1-0 win over a surprisingly listless Liverpool in the Champions League on Wednesday.Having threatened all night without anything to show for it besides Dries Mertens' volley off the crossbar, Napoli finally broke through when Insigne redirected a cross from ...

Juventus stadium partly closed for 1 match for racist chants

Soccer 10/02/18, 13:42

Juventus has been ordered to play one match with a section of its stadium closed after its supporters made racist and anti-territorial chants against Napoli during a 3-1 win this weekend.Serie A's governing body announced the sanction on Tuesday, saying chants which were "clearly racist" were directed toward Napoli defender ...

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