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  • Thunder hold on beat Spurs 98-97, even series at 1-1

    3 May 2016 at 12:40am
    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) celebrates the teams win over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, May 2, 2016, in San Antonio. Oklahoma City won 98-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)SAN ANTONIO (AP) ? Russell Westbrook had 29 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held on to beat San Antonio 98-97 on Monday night, evening the series at one game apiece when the Spurs failed to score on a wild sequence in the fina...
     
  • HSBC Q1 net profit down 18 percent at $4.3 bn

    3 May 2016 at 12:39am
    HSBC Hong Kong headquarters building (C)HSBC's net profit was down 18 percent at $4.3 billion in the first quarter, the bank said Tuesday, affected by "extreme levels of volatility" early in the year.
     
  • Solar Impulse 2 completes Phoenix leg of round-the-world flight

    3 May 2016 at 12:39am
    Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered plane, flies over San Francisco on April 23, 2016The Solar Impulse 2, an experimental solar-powered aircraft, landed in Phoenix, Arizona, completing the latest leg of its around the world journey to draw attention to clean energy technologies. Pilot Andre Borschberg put the long, light, propelle...
     
  • Solar plane on global trip arrives in Arizona

    3 May 2016 at 12:33am
    FILE - In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Solar Impulse 2 flies over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco at the end of its journey from Hawaii, part of its attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The next leg of the solar-powered around-the-world flight is scheduled to start from Mountain View, Calif., Monday, May 2, 2016, at 5 a.m. PDT, bound for Phoenix.(AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)PHOENIX (AP) ? A solar-powered airplane landed in suburban Phoenix Monday night after a daylong flight from California ? the latest leg in its journey around the world using only energy from the sun.
     
  • Ex-NY Assembly speaker to be sentenced in corruption case

    3 May 2016 at 12:32am
    FILE- In this April 14, 2016 file photo, former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver leaves court in New York. Silver will learn his fate following his November conviction in a $5 million corruption case. Judge Valerie Caproni is scheduled to sentence the Manhattan Democrat on Tuesday, May 3. (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister, File)NEW YORK (AP) ? Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is set to learn how long he'll spend in prison following his conviction in a $5 million corruption case.
     
  • Penguins top Capitals 3-2 to take 2-1 series lead

    3 May 2016 at 12:27am
    Pittsburgh Penguins Tom Kuhnhackl (34) celebrates his goal with his teammates behind Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) during the first period of Game 3 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)PITTSBURGH (AP) ? Outhit, outshot and largely outplayed, Pittsburgh grabbed control of its Eastern Conference semifinal against Washington anyway.
     
  • Jewish American author Chabon takes on Israeli occupation

    3 May 2016 at 12:26am
    Israeli soldiers stand in front of the graffiti-covered controversial separation barrier during clashes with Palestinian stone throwers near the West Back city of RamallahAmerican author Michael Chabon's Jewish identity has long been central to his work. From 2001's Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay" -- the story of two Jewish cousins before, during and after World War II -- to 2007'...
     
  • The Latest: Solar plane lands in suburban Phoenix

    3 May 2016 at 12:25am
    FILE - In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Solar Impulse 2 flies over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco at the end of its journey from Hawaii, part of its attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The next leg of the solar-powered around-the-world flight is scheduled to start from Mountain View, Calif., Monday, May 2, 2016, at 5 a.m. PDT, bound for Phoenix.(AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) ? The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from California to Arizona in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe (all times local):
     
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